Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicKarnataka elections 2018

Topic: Karnataka elections 2018

There is no hatred here: Rahul Gandhi tweets from Kailash Mansarovar

In April, Gandhi had stated that he wanted to undertake the pilgrimage, after his plane plunged hundreds of feet during the Karnataka campaign.

The two Congressmen who will share the limelight with Kumaraswamy today

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.

Oil conspires with politics to drive Rupee toward record low

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the rupee face a similar predicament - old foes have re-emerged to keep them in check.

Last Laughs: Karnataka on every cartoonist’s mind

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...

A desperate and determined opposition isn’t good news for Modi

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.

Post Karnataka, opposition still in sleep mode. Cong must unite frontline regional outfits

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.

With his speech, Yeddyurappa has already launched the 2019 Lok Sabha campaign

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.

Karnataka victory seen helping moves by opposition to unite against BJP at national level

The Karnataka fiasco left the BJP leaders red-faced as the party’s attempts to poach Congress MLAs became a matter of public discourse. 

Why Attorney-General Venugopal’s words in court remind us of the dark days of Emergency

In court for the Karnataka case, the AG has received polite rebukes for a number of controversial statements.

Speaker or vote? Supreme Court didn’t give Karnataka Congress & JD(S) much of a choice

Court says looking into pro-tem Speaker’s appointment would postpone trust vote, doesn’t pass order on manner of voting

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.