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In April, Gandhi had stated that he wanted to undertake the pilgrimage, after his plane plunged hundreds of feet during the Karnataka campaign.
As a child, Parameshwara and his brother received haircuts from their father because barbers in their hometown, Golahalli, would reportedly turn them away for being Dalits.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the rupee face a similar predicament - old foes have re-emerged to keep them in check.
The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint. The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately. In the lead cartoon from Sify, Satish Acharya takes a dig at the power games being played in Karnataka, and the fact that long-time arch rivals Congress and JD(S) seem to have become best buddies to form the government in Karnataka. In Dainik Bhaskar, Mansoor Naqvi, in keeping with the prevailing theme of political cartoons, takes a jab at how the floor test was handled by the Congress and the BJP. The drama that followed the 15 May Karnataka results also finds place in Manjul's cartoon for Mid-Day. Mika Aziz, for The Indian Express, combines two big headlines — rising fuel prices and the widespread allegations of horsetrading in Karnataka — pointing out that while petrol was getting dearer, it was still...
With national elections now less than a year away, the Karnataka episode reveals Modi's position atop India’s politics is less secure than it was just a few days ago.
Smaller opposition parties must acknowledge that Congress has the widest footprint at the national level to take on the BJP, and Congress must allow regional parties to be on the frontlines.
Congress and JD(S) now need to sit together to quickly reach an agreement on a power sharing agreement as well as a minimum common programme.
The Karnataka fiasco left the BJP leaders red-faced as the party’s attempts to poach Congress MLAs became a matter of public discourse.
In court for the Karnataka case, the AG has received polite rebukes for a number of controversial statements.
Court says looking into pro-tem Speaker’s appointment would postpone trust vote, doesn’t pass order on manner of voting