Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicKarnataka assembly election

Topic: Karnataka assembly election

How BJP has been outplaying Congress to form govt in states where it lacked majority

Karnataka, Meghalaya, Manipur, Goa & Arunachal witnessed high-voltage drama, like Madhya Pradesh, before the BJP outwitted the Congress and formed its own govt.

Disqualified Karnataka MLAs move Supreme Court seeking delay in December bypolls

The Election Commission had earlier postponed the polls to 5 December in view of the pending petitions challenging the disqualification of the MLAs.

Shivamogga turns battleground to test legacy of three Karnataka CMs

The sons of former CMs B.S. Yeddyurappa, J.H. Patel and S. Bangarappa are up against each other in the Shivamogga Lok Sabha bypoll on 3 November.

Kumaraswamy’s religious dash ahead of trust vote: 11 temples, 4 mutts, a church & a mosque

Besides the customary trip to Vokkaliga mutts, chief minister Kumaraswamy also visited mutts belonging to the Lingayats, the other major community in Karnataka.

Why the idea of a national ‘mahagathbandhan’ may be just wishful thinking

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.

Plugged-In: 10 protesters die in police fire, Karnataka gets a new CM, and fuel prices to be cut

Front Page 10 people killed during a protest against a copper smelter unit in Tamil Nadu. Thousands of people turned out in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, as...

Alliance with Congress is Kumaraswamy’s decision, says father Deve Gowda

Deve Gowda also says need of the hour is that all secular forces must come together and the country must be saved from the 'communal and undemocratic' BJP.

Plugged-In: JD(S), Congress thrash out Karnataka pact & 7 cops killed by Maoists

Front Page The aftermath of the Karnataka elections continues to unfold. The CM candidate of the JD(S)-Congress coalition, H.D. Kumaraswamy, says he will prove his...

Kumaraswamy to meet Sonia & Rahul tomorrow, says will prove majority by Thursday

After B.S.Yeddyurappa stepped down, Kumaraswamy has been invited to form the government.

Anti-defection law must be implemented emphatically. But Karnataka governor isn’t wrong

Governor Vala may have erred in giving 15 days to form the government in Karnataka, but his actions are neither unconstitutional nor malafide.

On Camera

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Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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