Saturday, 28 May, 2022
TopicKarnataka elections

Topic: Karnataka elections

Changing parties ‘common’, says Shivakumar, as Siddaramaiah says no to return of turncoat MLAs

Amidst emerging rift over the question of the party's chief ministerial candidate for 2023 polls, Karnataka Congress leaders take opposing stands on 14 MLAs who had moved to the BJP in 2019.

Kumaraswamy should resign, Karnataka should hold fresh polls

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High on Karnataka confidence, BJP may fight it alone in Andhra

BJP unlikely to tie-up with Jagan Reddy's YSR Congress, believes it should build on Narendra Modi's popularity for growth and expansion.

Tussle over portfolios keeps Karnataka cabinet formation on hold

Sources say the Congress wants home, finance and PWD ministries for itself while the JD(S) is not ready to forgo the finance ministry.

How Rahul Gandhi’s foreign trips hurt the Congress

His familial duties, birthday and New Year vacations stall critical decision-making in the party.

Karnataka episode shows blatantly partisan figures should not be appointed as Governors

Current trend of appointing politically partisan leaders as governors will continue to decrease confidence in public offices, and the rule of law cannot survive without such confidence.

Karnataka Congress leaders to hold cabinet expansion talks in Delhi today

Parameshwara, Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar, who will meet Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, are expected to discuss the contours of a common minimum programme for their coalition with the JD(S).

Year of the Dog: The BJP can blame Chinese Zodiac for Karnataka defeat

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India’s budget threat back in focus after Modi loses Karnataka

The bonds have taken a knock this year, which were further fueled by wider budget targets, faster inflation and a global selloff of emerging market assets.

Last Laughs: Yeddyurappa’s resignation is the flavour of the day

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.