New Delhi: As many as 77 newly elected MLAs in Karnataka have declared criminal cases against them, with 54 declaring cases of serious crime, said a report prepared by the Karnataka Election Watch and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). “Out of the 221 MLAs (whose poll affidavits were) analysed, 77 (35 per cent) have …

Mumbai: Owing to a flamboyant half-century by Kieron Pollard, Mumbai Indians (MI) managed to post 186/8 in a do or die match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday. A bunch of MI batsmen got off to a good start but could not capitalize while …

Bengaluru: As Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R. Vala on Wednesday invited BJP legislature party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa to form the new government in the state, the Congress said the Governor denigrated his office, trampled the Constitution and acted as a BJP puppet.   “Vajubhai Vala denigrated the Governor’s office, trampled upon the Constitution, abused the law and …

Bengaluru: The newly elected Karnataka BJP legislators on Wednesday elected BS Yeddyurappa as their legislative party leader and he soon staked claim to form the government though the party is eight seats short of a majority in the Assembly. “We have staked claim to form the government as the single largest party with 104 newly …