Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicBJP Karnataka

Topic: BJP Karnataka

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.

Siddaramaiah & DK Shivakumar back to tussling, but Karnataka Congress leaders say ‘all is well’

Multiple incidents in the last couple of weeks have put the spotlight back on party state chief DK Shivakumar and leader of opposition Siddaramaiah’s tussle for assertion.

‘We’re finished’: Farmers, traders say Karnataka cattle slaughter law brought year of misery

Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Act, 2020, came into effect in January 2021. State finance department had earlier warned about its ‘huge financial implications’.

Majority want anti-conversion law, no one needs to fear harassment, says Karnataka CM Bommai

In an interview with ThePrint, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai discusses the controversial anti-conversion bill, the 'bitcoin scam', and BJP’s performance in MLC polls.

How Karnataka Congress plans to use Mekedatu to ‘expose BJP’s double engine growth’ promise

Congress has announced a padayatra over the proposed Mekedatu project, which is to provide drinking water to Bengaluru but is being staunchly opposed by Tamil Nadu.     

On Camera

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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