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Oct 11, 2017
Prakash Javadekar takes a dig at Rahul Gandhi for campaigning on Twitter, says BJP owes its success to himThe BJP poked fun at Rahul Gandhi, saying it has won everywhere the Congress leader has campaigned and claimed that his presence was only on Twitter.
Oct 10, 2017
Prakash Javadekar says Rahul Gandhi's presence is only on Twitter, lacks mass support"Rahul Gandhi is only on Twitter. His politics is confined to tweets. If you have mass support, then tweets are a symbol of strength, but doing politics through tweets is political bankruptcy," he told reporters.
Sep 24, 2017
Lingayat religious issue: Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah says govt has nothing to do with ralliesAmidst an intensified campaign for a separate religious status to Veerashaivas-Lingayat faith, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday said the government has nothing to do with the rallies being organised in this regard.
Sep 17, 2017
BJP's BS Yeddyurappa to contest 2018 Assembly polls from North Karnataka instead of ShikaripuraShikaripura, which falls in Shimoga district of central Karnataka, has been Yeddyurappa's bastion for long.
Sep 04, 2017
Cabinet reshuffle: Lingayats from North Karnataka have no representation, says BJP MP Suresh AngadiBJP MP Suresh Angadi faulted the state leadership for the dominant Lingayat community from north Karnataka not being included in the Union Cabinet.
Aug 16, 2017
Karnataka Assembly election: Amit Shah raps local BJP leaders, seeks action plan to accomplish 'Mission 150'Sensing that not everything was as it should be with the Karnataka unit of BJP ahead of the state Assembly election, Amit Shah, recently held a marathon class to teach the local leaders a thing or two
Jul 26, 2017
Lingayat religion: Siddaramaiah's quiet ploy to outwit BS Yeddyurappa may pit Hindus against CongressYeddyurappa, who fears that a divided community would mean a loss of support for the BJP, was quick to accuse Siddaramaiah of playing “political games with religion by creating confusion”.
Jun 02, 2017
Congress sticks to caste algebra, ignores voter chemistry in Karnataka: Is Rahul Gandhi set for political harakiri?Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's changes in the Karnataka unit, cosmetic at their best, not only attempt a fragile balancing act between castes but also reflect a policy of status quo-ism and a weak effort to keep up a pretence of unity
May 27, 2017
Karnataka Election 2018: Congress lashes out at BS Yeddyurappa as Lingayat strongman threatens Dalit vote bankAs the BJP announces its chief ministerial candidate in Karnataka, despite the pulao goof-up, the Congress readies to mount a fierce attack.
Apr 13, 2017
Karnataka By-election Results 2017: Loss shows BJP can’t win elections solely with defectors from CongressThe BJP had based its hopes on caste equations, the Narendra Modi factor, anti-incumbency against the Congress government headed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and, most importantly, defectors from Congress.