Articles by Srinivasa Prasad
Jan 19, 2019
United India Rally: Why K Chandrashekar Rao skipped 'national leader' Mamata Banerjee's Opposition carnivalForget reinventing politics, national or otherwise. Mamata Banerjee and KCR have reinvented themselves.
Jan 18, 2019
Karnataka MLAs poaching row: BJP's 'Operation Lotus' fails to bloom, but threat to Congress-JDS coalition persistsState BJP president BS Yeddyurappa is keeping his hopes up of ousting the government so that he can replace Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy
Jan 16, 2019
Dislodging Karnataka's JD(S)-Congress government suits Yeddyurappa's ambition and BJP's Lok Sabha designsYeddyurappa needs at least 14 more MLAs of the alliance to resign from the Karnataka Assembly or abstain from voting in case of a vote of confidence to stake his own claim
Jan 13, 2019
Excuse of upper caste poverty may not help Modi govt get away with 10% quota if it's legally challengedThe Supreme Court has ground to quash the 10 percent quota law it if it is challenged before it as there has been no mention of any inadequate representation of poorer sections of the society.
Jan 12, 2019
Quota Bill: Modi government's 10% reservation for the 'poor' is regressive and a fraud against the ConstitutionWhen it takes effect, the government’s new move raises the level of quota to 60 percent.
Jan 05, 2019
Sonia Gandhi’s command to Congress MPs on Sabarimala exposes party’s perverted ideology on gender justiceBut at the same time, Sonia had no problem letting the party continue its protests in Kerala against the temple entry of women to suit the state's "local politics".
Jan 03, 2019
Lessons for Mahagathbandhan: After power-sharing, seat-sharing tussle mars Karnataka's Congress-JD(S) coalitionIf Congress concedes to JD(S) demands, it will be a win-win situation for Gowda. But what the Congress doesn't want is to get caught in a lose-lose scenario in the Lok Sabha polls
Dec 27, 2018
Furore over MHA notification on electronic surveillance sidesteps more rampant misuse of telephone tappingThe MHA notification authorising central agencies to intercept any information generated, transmitted, received in any computer kicked up a furore.
Dec 21, 2018
Ahead of 2019 polls, BJP faces vacuum in south India with regional parties wary of alliances after recent electoral debaclesIt was after BJP’s stunning victory in the February-March 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections that the party leaders began to boast about an imminent cakewalk in Telangana.
Dec 16, 2018
Tale of two Telugu biddas: KCR wants to be kingmaker or king in Delhi in 2019, and so does Chandrababu NaiduChandrababu Naidu and KCR had an unwritten understanding that each would stick to his own bailiwick. Somewhere along the line, this truce was breached.