articles by BS Nagaraj

Politics

Picking Tejasvi Surya instead of Tejaswini angers BJP Bangalore South constituency cadres, but it won't hurt party's chances

If history is anything to go by, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) shouldn't have much to worry in the high profile Bangalore South constituency despite the controversial choice of its candidate, thanks to a deep-seated sentiment of anti-Congressism.

Politics

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul Gandhi contesting from a second seat in the south makes good political sense

Should Congress president Rahul Gandhi contest from a second Lok Sabha seat apart from his traditional bailiwick of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh?

Politics

In Karnataka's Mandya, stardom may hijack campaign as Sumalatha, Nikhil Gowda seek to cash in on sympathy, family legacy

With actor-politicians Sumalatha and Nikhil Gowda, both first timers in politics, vying for Mandya seat, it's feared that important issues like agrarian crisis, water woes, etc, may get sidelined during the election campaign