articles by Manjunath Somaraddi

India

In Karnataka's Belgaum, sugarcane farmers are being pushed to the edge by rising costs, price drops and long-pending arrears

In north Karnataka, sugar factories are owned by powerful politicians across the spectrum who hold considerable sway in their regions

Politics

Karnataka polls: No groupism in state BJP, BS Yeddyurappa could unify communities, says Hubli MLA Jagadish Shettar

Ahead of Karnataka polls, Jagadish Shettar spoke about BJP's chances, his political desires & party's decision to project BS Yeddyurappa as CM candidate.