Articles by Srinivasa Prasad
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.
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