Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicKarnataka assembly election

Topic: Karnataka assembly election

Ahead of 2023 polls, BJP plans ‘major changes’ in Karnataka but ‘Bommai will remain CM’

Karnataka BJP under Bommai has been under pressure of late — first due to the hijab controversy, as well as over corruption allegations against state leaders and ministers.

Young, reclusive, ‘brilliant’ — meet Sunil Kanugolu, the ‘other Prashant Kishor’ of Congress

Sunil Kanugolu, not even 40 yet, was among founders of BJP campaign organisation Association of Brilliant Minds. He has been involved in 14 elections so far, avoids public glare.

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...

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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.