articles by Naheed Ataulla

India

COVID-19 management becomes a game of musical chairs in BS Yediyurappa's Karnataka

A power struggle between K Sudhakar and his cabinet colleague B Sriramulu, who was divested of the health and family welfare portfolio on Monday, is among the many reasons for Karnataka being third in terms of COVID-19 cases in the country

Politics

Bengaluru violence: 'We are everybody's punching bag,' says SDPI leader as Karnataka govt mulls banning party

The SDPI in its attempt to match the RSS, Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad has allegedly drifted from promoting positive politics committed to empower the Muslims, Dalits and deprived communities

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Bengaluru violence: Narrative of 'communal tensions' misleading; turf war between BJP, Congress, SDPI behind clashes

Three people died due to police firing in Bengaluru's Devarajeevanahalli (DJ Halli) and Kadugodanahalli (KG Halli) after violence and arson in the areas

Politics

'Karnataka was better prepared for COVID-19 than other states': BS Yediyurappa on governance, jobs and coronavirus

It has not been smooth sailing for Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa over the past nine months since he assumed power

India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others

Nanjangud's BJP MLA B Harshavardhan, who is the son-in-law of party MP V Srinivasa Prasad representing Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency is angry with the state government over the handling of the issue.

Politics

There'll be a makeover of Congress in Karnataka, I am going to set a new agenda: KPCC chief DK Shivakumar

As soon as the All India Congress Committee's official communiqué was out announcing the appointment of former minister DK Shivakumar as the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president, party workers outside his house in upscale Sadashivanagar in Bengaluru on Wednesday afternoon were ready with crackers and life-size cutouts of their leader

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Under BS Yediyurappa, Karnataka's Lingayat community mounts massive return to helm of state politics

Of the 224 Assembly constituencies in Karnataka, over 100 constituencies in north Karnataka are dominated by the Lingayats and are the deciding factor for a candidate's victory

Politics

Karnataka phone tapping row splits Congress bigwigs: DK Shivakumar sides with Kumaraswamy, MB Patil hedges bet

Two influential Congress leaders representing two major communities in Karnataka have taken differing stands on the telephone tapping controversy, even as the sentiment within the grand old party towards former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy — who has been accused of ordering the surveillance of prominent political figures — is one of hurt and anger.

Politics

Narendra Modi in hurry to implement RSS agenda; BSY to blame for fall of Congress-JD(S) govt: HD Deve Gowda

In an interview, former prime minister HD Deve Gowda delved into national politics and the collapse of the Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka