Tuesday, 22 May, 2018

Politics

Karnataka MLA

Karnataka trust vote: These 10 MLAs could make or break the fortunes of BJP

77 Congress MLAs were reportedly heading back to Bengaluru from Hyderabad, where they had been taken to evade poaching attempts.
K.G. Bopaiah

Controversial BJP leader Bopaiah appointed pro-tem speaker of Karnataka assembly

Congress, JD(S) allege governor picked Yeddyurappa’s man, Bopaiah was pro tem speaker when BJP govt faced trust vote in 2008.
Newly-elected Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa seeks the blessings of Shivakumara Swami

Yeddyurappa has to prove numbers tomorrow as Supreme Court wants to ‘balance the equity’

A three-judge bench of the apex court also directs that only a pro-tem speaker be elected to hold the floor test according to the rules of the house.
Narendra Mod i

Congress can learn from PM Modi that politics is hardly a kitty party

Modi’s sheer determination to win Karnataka may have actually seeded the Congress with some of the fight he has so clearly displayed these last few years.
Rs 25.84 crore donations for Shiv Sena

Among regional parties, Shiv Sena is the king of donations

According to Election Commission data, the Sena received Rs 25.84 crore in donations in 2016-17, while the Aam Aadmi Party received Rs 24.99 crore.
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Their Master’s Voice: Vala joins long list of governors who toed the Delhi political line

Since 1957, several governors have taken decisions guided by the central government instead of the rulebook. A look at history throws up many controversial names.
Justice Chelameshwar farewell

Justice Chelameswar won’t break convention, to share bench with CJI on last working day today

Over the past few days, sources suggested that Justice Chelameswar planned to break convention and opt to sit in his own court along with brother judge Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul.
Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav leads SP’s march into MP, will hold rally in an old Congress fortress

The party chief and former UP CM is set to address a rally Friday in Sidhi — the pocket borough of late Congress leader Arjun Singh. New Delhi: While new Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal...
National Executive of the BJP's all wings

Big task for BJP morchas: Contact 25 crore beneficiaries of govt schemes before 2019 polls

The exercise is part of BJP’s two-pronged outreach programme, party president Amit Shah says it will be audited and reviewed.

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on dharna to protest ‘murder of democracy’ in Karnataka

Sinha was joined by Rashtriya Janata Dal leader and MP Manoj Jha, as well as leaders from the Aam Aadmi Party, the Congress and the Samajwadi Party.
Narendra Modi

Superbrand Narendra Modi: Cast in Titanium, not merely coated with Teflon

He’s our most polarising leader, deeply hated by many but equally loved by more, especially the young. To extrapolate BJP’s struggles in Gujarat and Karnataka to 2019 is fatally complacent.