Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicBJP Karnataka

Topic: BJP Karnataka

‘Major relief, diversion from PayCM’ — what PFI ban means for Karnataka BJP’s poll prospects

BJP will make central govt's 'stern action' against Popular Front of India one of its main poll planks ahead of state assembly election next year, says a senior leader.

Yediyurappa just keeps proving why he is indispensable to BJP

The inclusion of BS Yediyurappa in the BJP parliamentary board comes after his removal as Karnataka CM and denial of MLC ticket to his son. So what makes BSY so important?

Karnataka govt drops Nehru’s photo in its Independence Day ad paying tribute to freedom fighters

"Nehru will survive such pettiness," tweets Congress leader Jairam Ramesh. BJP says Nehru's picture is there in the sketch along with Gandhi and that opposition is trying to blow it up.

‘Riots, hate, killings’ — how this Karnataka district became hotbed of Hindu-Muslim violence

The rise of Hindutva and Islamist forces, coupled with socioeconomic tensions, have turned Dakshina Kannada into an arena of what experts have called ‘competitive communalism’.

Eshwarappa, who quit as Karnataka minister over contractor death, is key BJP architect in state

BJP's tallest backward classes leader in Karnataka, K.S. Eshwarappa has held various posts, including deputy chief minister and state party president.

Face-saving act? Why state government transferred the road rage case to CID

After several BJP leaders saw a communal angle, Bengaluru Police Commissioner tweeted a clarification. But the issue didn’t stop there. 

Karnataka, you’ve got a problem: Why BJP’s divisive politics can ruin Bengaluru’s unicorn party

BJP’s politics threatens to rob Karnataka of social cohesion, harmony & inclusive culture, necessary for building start-ups worth billions and fuelling the growth of a nation.

Karnataka polls a year away but Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah vie for Lingayat voters’ attention

Gandhi and Shah are both set to attend 115th birth anniversary celebrations of Siddalinga Shivakumara Swamiji at Siddaganga Mutt. Ex-CM B.S. Yediyurappa will chair Friday's event.

BJP MLC, MLA oppose ‘ban’ on Muslim traders at temple fairs, minister calls it Hindus’ ‘reaction’

MLC H. Vishwanath & MLA Anil Benake have called ban 'madness'. State home minister says Hindus are reacting to Muslims’ protests against Karnataka HC’s verdict on hijab.

Rich Muslims, angry Hindus: Why coastal Karnataka and Kerala are hotbeds of violent politics

From Kozhikode in Kerala to Uttara Kannada in Karnataka, a unique brand of bloody, hateful, and divisive politics pervades the southwestern coastal districts.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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