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Monday, Jul 06, 2020


Aug 20, 2019 11:03
Karnataka Cabinet expansion: The list of ministers, approved by party president Amit Shah, took time reaching Bengaluru and caused some unnerving moments for MLAs, who found it hard to second guess the central leadership read more
May 30, 2019 21:35
In the recent Lok Sabha polls, the BJP had made deep inroads into the south also, which was considered the stronghold ofthe Congress and the JDS. read more
May 16, 2019 07:34
“I plead with the members of the Veerashaiva (Lingayat) community in this region… if even one vote from the community goes to the Congress, which humiliated Veerendra Patil… who won 178 seats, it will be a big crime,” Yeddyurappa said. read more
Apr 17, 2019 15:37
The Congress took the step after BJP shared a letter on its Twitter handle allegedly written by then minister M B Patil to Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi in July 2017. read more
Oct 18, 2018 19:20
The issue pertains to the Congress-led state government’s decision to grant minority status to the sect in the lead-up to the assembly polls, following the year-long agitation on the demand. read more
Jul 26, 2018 16:25
The Separate State Agitation Committee has announced a bandh in the northern districts on August 2 to press for the demand, which has found renewed resonance in the light of perceived neglect of the region by the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) govern... read more
May 19, 2018 22:56
The Congress-JD(S) alliance stood firm to snatch an unlikely victory but, in defeat, the BJP could reap caste dividends. read more
May 16, 2018 08:27
The political class in Karnataka remains quite concentrated, a phenomenon reinforced by the fact that many politicians switch sides between elections. read more
May 16, 2018 07:46
This coastal region in Karnataka, comprising 19 constituencies spread across three districts, has for long been considered a laboratory for Hindutva politics. read more
May 15, 2018 19:33
The Congress lost power in Karnataka despite the absence of any visible anti-incumbency wave. Here’s an analysis of the Karnataka assembly election results that explains why this happened read more
May 15, 2018 17:35
The RSS, which perceives the proposal to recognise the Lingayats as a religious minority as a move to divide the Hindu electorate, has, however, maintained a diplomatic stance on the issue. read more
May 12, 2018 09:32
Neither Congress nor BJP has a clear advantage in Karnataka assembly elections; local candidates, Lingayats, minorities, Dalit votes could make the crucial difference. read more
May 12, 2018 09:19
With Yeddyurappa back in the BJP fold, the working assumption was that the Lingayat community had returned to the BJP. That was until current Congress chief minister Siddaramaiah took advantage of a schism in the Lingayat community by distinguishing... read more
May 09, 2018 10:34
Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah’s decision to accord minority religious status to Lingayats, including the Veerashaivas, is being viewed with some scepticism. read more
May 09, 2018 07:32
The outcome of the impending polls in Karnataka will depend a lot on Lingayats, who have a demographic share of 16-17 per cent in the state. read more