articles by Anil Lulla

Politics

Karnataka polls: Politicos pull back on spending and promotion, make political consultants sweat

It is not only politicians who are sweating in Karnataka, but also political consultants of all hues.

Politics

Karnataka Election: BJP has 'completely lost the plot', says Congress' Priyank Kharge, targets 120 seats for party

Priyank Kharge, the youngest Cabinet minister in Karnataka, and son of Congress veteran Mallikarjun Kharge, recently sparked speculation that his father is about to return to state politics, but later clarified that he was speaking only as a son

Politics

Karnataka gives Lingayats separate religious status, splits community; Siddaramaiah risks blowback ahead of polls

Karnataka government on Monday recognised Lingayats as a separate religious minority and accepted the recommendation of a committee under the state Minorities Commission Act. The proposal will be sent to Centre for final approval.