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

Bengaluru violence: Deve Gowda says only real culprits should be punished after police arrest 140 for riots
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Bengaluru violence: Deve Gowda says only real culprits should be punished after police arrest 140 for riots

The JD(S) leader also said that the BJP and Congress shouldn't indulge in a political blamegame regarding the violence

Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda files nomination for 19 June Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka
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Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda files nomination for 19 June Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka

Speaking to reporters after filing his nomination, Gowda thanked the Congress' central leadership and leaders of several like-minded political parties who wanted him to contest and said he would continue to work for strengthening secular forces at the national level.

Deve Gowda to contest 19 June Rajya Sabha polls from Karnataka 'at Sonia Gandhi's request', says HD Kumaraswamy
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Deve Gowda to contest 19 June Rajya Sabha polls from Karnataka 'at Sonia Gandhi's request', says HD Kumaraswamy

Janata Dal (Secular) patriarch HD Deve Gowda has decided to contest the 19 June Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka, and will be filing his nominations on 9 June, his son and former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy said

Maharashtra BJP should stop 'daydreaming', Uddhav Thackeray-led govt 'strong, impregnable', says Shiv Sena after rebellion in Madhya Pradesh
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Maharashtra BJP should stop 'daydreaming', Uddhav Thackeray-led govt 'strong, impregnable', says Shiv Sena after rebellion in Madhya Pradesh

Comment comes days after Jyotiraditya Scindia quit Congress amid a rebellion in Madhya Pradesh by his supporters

BJP MLAs from Lingayat community discuss representation in Karnataka govt amid rumours of discord within party over cabinet expansion
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BJP MLAs from Lingayat community discuss representation in Karnataka govt amid rumours of discord within party over cabinet expansion

Amid speculations of factionalism in ruling BJP after recent meeting of senior MLAs 'upset' over not being inducted into the BS Yediyurappa ministry, more such activities surfaced with another group discussing cabinet representation

Karnataka cabinet expansion: 10 BJP MLAs, all defectors from Congress, JD(S) take oath as ministers; six berths to remain vacant
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Karnataka cabinet expansion: 10 BJP MLAs, all defectors from Congress, JD(S) take oath as ministers; six berths to remain vacant

In a reflection of the discontent and squabbling over the long-awaited cabinet expansion in Karnataka, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday expanded his six-month-old Cabinet with the induction of ten ministers

Karnataka cabinet expansion on 6 February, says BS Yediyurappa; 13 MLAs, including 10 rebels, to take oath at 10.30 am
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Karnataka cabinet expansion on 6 February, says BS Yediyurappa; 13 MLAs, including 10 rebels, to take oath at 10.30 am

'The Karnataka cabinet expansion will take place on 6 February with the oath-taking ceremony at the Raj Bhavan at 10.30 am,' Yediyurappa told reporters

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa gets approval for cabinet expansion; most rebel JDS-Congress MLAs likely to be among 13 new ministers
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Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa gets approval for cabinet expansion; most rebel JDS-Congress MLAs likely to be among 13 new ministers

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday said 13 new ministers will be inducted into the state cabinet and barring one or two, most of the disqualified JDS-Congress MLAs who got re-elected in the bypolls on BJP tickets will be made ministers

SC asks Parliament to ponder over Speaker's mandate to disqualify MPs, MLAs; solution may lie in transferring power to bodies outside Legislature
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SC asks Parliament to ponder over Speaker's mandate to disqualify MPs, MLAs; solution may lie in transferring power to bodies outside Legislature

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Parliament to ponder over the power of the Speaker under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution in deciding petitions seeking disqualification of lawmakers

Tasneem Bano elected as first Muslim woman mayor of Mysuru: 31-year-old JD(S) corporator wants to retain 'clean city' tag
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Tasneem Bano elected as first Muslim woman mayor of Mysuru: 31-year-old JD(S) corporator wants to retain 'clean city' tag

Tasneem, who was fielded by the Congress-JD(S) alliance, polled 47 of the 70 votes while her rival, BJP's Geetha Yoganand polled 23 votes

Ceremonial appearances won’t bring unity; Opposition parties must focus on pan-India issues, find strong leader to challenge BJP
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Ceremonial appearances won’t bring unity; Opposition parties must focus on pan-India issues, find strong leader to challenge BJP

The resurgence of a strong and united Opposition needs a rallying point — a focussed pan-India issue and a strong leader, who can be identified as a figure who can pose a challenge to Narendra Modi

Anti-CAA protests: Ashok Gehlot leads 'Samvidhan Bachao rally' in Jaipur, says amended law seeks to divide people in name of religion
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Anti-CAA protests: Ashok Gehlot leads 'Samvidhan Bachao rally' in Jaipur, says amended law seeks to divide people in name of religion

Members of different political parties including CPI, CPI(M), AAP, SP, RLD and JD(S), large number of people from minority communities, civil society, intellectuals and youths, participated in 'silent march'

Anti-CAA, NRC protest in Mumbai: Congress, NCP, other Opposition parties to lead outcry against 'discriminatory' Act at August Kranti Maidan today
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Anti-CAA, NRC protest in Mumbai: Congress, NCP, other Opposition parties to lead outcry against 'discriminatory' Act at August Kranti Maidan today

The front which has been formed to protest against CAA and NRC, said 19 December is historically significant as it was in this day in 1927 that freedom fighters Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaqullah Khan and Roshan Singh went to the gallows.

BS Yediyurappa secures govt in Karnataka with bypoll wins but political turmoil over shifting allegiance poses questions over anti-defection law
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BS Yediyurappa secures govt in Karnataka with bypoll wins but political turmoil over shifting allegiance poses questions over anti-defection law

But what make the BJP-sponsored floor-crossings, in Karnataka and elsewhere, look increasingly questionable are the motive, timing and the blatantly obvious quid pro quo considerations.

After Siddaramaiah, Dinesh Gundu Rao resigns as Karnataka Congress chief, cites poor show in Assembly bypolls
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After Siddaramaiah, Dinesh Gundu Rao resigns as Karnataka Congress chief, cites poor show in Assembly bypolls

The Congress, which held 12 of the 15 Assembly seats in Karnataka where byelections were held on December five, won only two, in a huge set-back to the Opposition party

Karnataka Assembly bypolls: Siddaramaiah resigns as legislative party leader after Congress goes down to defeat
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Karnataka Assembly bypolls: Siddaramaiah resigns as legislative party leader after Congress goes down to defeat

Even as the counting of votes for the by-elections in Karnataka is underway, senior Congress leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah on Monday announced his resignation as the Congress legislative party leader.

BJP sweeps Karnataka bypolls, BS Yediyurappa govt retains majority; state Congress leaders Siddaramaiah, Dinesh Gundu Rao resign from posts
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BJP sweeps Karnataka bypolls, BS Yediyurappa govt retains majority; state Congress leaders Siddaramaiah, Dinesh Gundu Rao resign from posts

BJP leader and Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa is set to retain power in Karnataka as the BJP bagged twelve seats, double the number required to maintain majority in the state government

Karnataka bypoll results Updates: BS Yediyurappa retains majority with BJP bagging six seats, leading in 6 others; CM thanks people for mandate
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Karnataka bypoll results Updates: BS Yediyurappa retains majority with BJP bagging six seats, leading in 6 others; CM thanks people for mandate

Karnataka bypoll results LIVE Updates: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is set to retain power in Karnataka as the BJP bags the required six seats to maintain the majority in the state government. While speaking to ANI, the chief minister said that without any problem, the BJP can give a 'pro-people and a stable government'.

Daily Bulletin: Amit Shah to introduce contentious CAB in Lok Sabha; Karnataka Assembly bypolls counting; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Amit Shah to introduce contentious CAB in Lok Sabha; Karnataka Assembly bypolls counting; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Citizenship Amendment Bill to be tabled in Lok Sabha today; Telangana HC orders to preserve bodies of 4 accused in Hyderabad vet's rape and murder case till Monday; and more