Regional leaders, from Sharad Pawar to Mayawati and Mamata, share stage with the Gandhis at swearing-in ceremony, welcome Naidu and Kejriwal ‘under the tent’.
A fondness for astrology, a fear of women candidates — the Deva Gowda clan has its share of quirks. But above all, it has exhibited political resilience time and again.
Several unanswered questions remain as the Congress-JD(S) coalition government takes oath, including whether the grand old party is ready to play second fiddle at the national stage.
As a child, Parameshwara and his brother received haircuts from their father because barbers in their hometown, Golahalli, would reportedly turn them away for being Dalits.
The BJP received donations of 7.05 billion rupees from 2,987 corporates during the four years to March 2016.Congress got 1.98 billion rupees from 167 business houses.
A total of seven schemes were launched as part Gram Swaraj Abhiyan targeting 16,850 backward villages across the country.
Party hopes to ensure that the Kumaraswamy government does not have the numbers in its first budget session; banks on differences between Congress, JD(S) leaders.
The controversial MP had moved a Private Member’s Bill in the Rajya Sabha last year that sought to introduce the death penalty as punishment for cow slaughter. He withdrew the bill this February.
The ADR report comes two years after AAP removed the list of its donors from the party website.
TDP, AIADMK came second and third with earnings of Rs 72.92 crore and Rs 48.88 crore respectively; opposition parties received far lesser amounts, says ADR report.