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Apr 22, 2019
As Karnataka goes for final round of polling, BJP and Congress-JD(S) prepare to deal with ‘north-south’ divideThe north-versus-south war in Karnataka is also a political tug-of-war between Vokkaligas and Lingayats.
May 31, 2018
RR Nagar bypoll: INC's Munirathna set to retain crucial seat; contractor-turned-politico overcomes Vokkaliga challengeIf latest reports are to believed, Congress has managed to retain its position in Bengaluru's Rajarajeshwari Nagar with its candidate Munirathna Naidu.
May 13, 2018
Karnataka polls: Amid mud-slinging, BJP and Congress missed opportunity to discuss drought, corruptionDuring Karnataka polls, there was mud-slinging and allegations, caste equations and mutt visits, histories and histrionics. Thus was lost the opportunity to debate and discuss, once in five years, the issues that matter.
May 05, 2018
Karnataka polls: History shows caste never influenced results, but Siddaramaiah's Lingayat move may change itKarnataka has never exhibited a clear caste-wise preference in voting patterns, however, the Congress move to recommend separate religious status to the Lingayats makes this election interesting as it is the first such direct overture to a caste group in the state
May 03, 2018
Karnataka Assembly Election: Fate of JD(S) hangs in balance as MLAs who left for Congress deal blow to partyWhile the JD(S), by and large, retains its Vokkaliga vote share, losing seven MLAs to the Congress is a jolt, especially as it is fighting for relevance.
Apr 03, 2018
Karnataka Assembly Election 2018: Congress, BJP have enough reasons to be wary of old warhorse HD Deve GowdaWith his son HD Kumaraswamy, 58, having undergone a heart surgery, JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda has taken full charge of leading his party in the Karnataka Assembly election.
Mar 25, 2018
Rahul Gandhi in Karnataka: Congress president asks JD(S) to 'come clean' on its support to BJPContinuing his attack on the Janata Dal (Secular), Congress president Rahul Gandhi asked former prime minister HD Deve Gowda's party to come clean on its support to the BJP
Aug 16, 2017
Karnataka Assembly election: Amit Shah raps local BJP leaders, seeks action plan to accomplish 'Mission 150'Sensing that not everything was as it should be with the Karnataka unit of BJP ahead of the state Assembly election, Amit Shah, recently held a marathon class to teach the local leaders a thing or two
Jun 02, 2017
Congress sticks to caste algebra, ignores voter chemistry in Karnataka: Is Rahul Gandhi set for political harakiri?Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's changes in the Karnataka unit, cosmetic at their best, not only attempt a fragile balancing act between castes but also reflect a policy of status quo-ism and a weak effort to keep up a pretence of unity