Articles by Srinivasa Prasad
Feb 16, 2019
All Lokis and no Thor in KarnatakaThe latest episode in Karnataka’s nataka is about an 80-minute audio tape which supposedly exposes BJP’s unabashed attempts to buy up MLAs of the Congress-JD(S) coalition.
Feb 15, 2019
After Kumaraswamy's 'tape' trap of Yeddyurappa, Amit Shah should end Karnataka's botched Operation LotusFor Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy to rescue his coalition government from BJP’s onslaught, an 80-minute audio tape did the trick.
Feb 10, 2019
BJP hits back at HD Kumaraswamy with a 'tape': Karnataka MLA's price up from Rs 2 lakh in 1983 to Rs 25 crore in 2019On Friday, HD Kumaraswamy of JD(S) played two audio clips, one of which purportedly caught state BJP president BS Yeddyurappa offering Rs 25 crore.
Feb 08, 2019
HD Kumaraswamy goes on offensive, but the reprieve for Karnataka's JD(S)-Congress govt may only be temporaryThe coalition of Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) in Karnataka came down on its enemies like a tonne of bricks on Friday.
Feb 06, 2019
Saradha scam: Despite Supreme Court's order on cooperation, Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar may prove a hard nut for CBIWhat the CBI must be wary of now is how the Kolkata Police commissioner may define “cooperation” which the Supreme Court said he must extend to investigators.
Feb 02, 2019
Budget 2019 is not overly populist, but watch out for a manifesto war among parties with competing sopsIn the case of Friday’s “interim budget” of the Narendra Modi government, the first trigger was partly provided by Congress president Rahul Gandhi.
Jan 31, 2019
Smartphones, sanitary napkins, cash doles, caste quotas: Chandrababu Naidu has them all as election promisesThere is probably no chief minister in India who is sweating it out as much as Chandrababu Naidu of Andhra Pradesh in the current election season.
Jan 30, 2019
Siddaramaiah's bruised ego fomenting trouble in Karnataka, but Rahul fails to see through ex-CM's personaWhen a frustrated Kumaraswamy began to sidestep Siddaramaiah and established his own direct channel of communication with Rahul and central leaders of Congress, things took a turn for the worse. This made Siddaramaiah feel he was dispensable, and he did the only thing he could do from his point of view: he began to prove he was indispensable by stoking dissidence
Jan 26, 2019
If Congress uses Priyanka Gandhi as Brahmastra, will Narendra Modi unleash Brahmadanda to neutralise it?Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi is being described as a Brahmastra that the party is firing at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Jan 24, 2019
Personal insults and Indian politics: EC must crack down on filthy language in 2019 just as in 2014Many obscenities that Indians toss at rivals without a second thought, besides being savage and crass in language, are personal in nature.