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The JD(S) members who were staying at the Shangri-La hotel, one of the sites struck Sri Lanka attacks

4 JD(S) leaders among Indians killed in Sri Lanka blasts, 3 others missing

The four Karnataka leaders were staying at Colombo's Shangri-La hotel, one of the sites that was attacked in the Easter Sunday terror strikes on Sri Lanka.

BJP’s Tejasvi Surya is in for a rough ride even in this anti-Congress Bengaluru seat

Discontent among BJP supporters of Tejashwini, wife of late minister Ananth Kumar, and a strong Congress campaign are posing a serious challenge for Surya.
Deve Gowda

Deve Gowda’s desperate family-first politics make even Pawar, KCR, Naidu clans look better

Even Deve Gowda’s supporters in Karnataka believe he now cares only about the political fortunes of his family.

The biggest test for Karnataka’s Congress-JD(S) alliance is in Mandya Lok Sabha seat

The independent candidate is banking on star friends, regional pride, and a local Congress rebellion to tackle the Deve Gowda family scion.

BJP tweets old fake letter claiming Sonia Gandhi ‘wanted to divide Hindus in Karnataka’

The letter allegedly written by Karnataka minister M.B. Patil to Sonia Gandhi was first published by Right-wing propaganda website Postcard News last year.
Ex-chief minister of Karnataka

BJP can try Operation Kamala again to win votes, but won’t succeed: Siddaramaiah

Congress took a jibe at the BJP by referring to 'Operation Kamala' from 2008 when it attempted to "poach-all" MLAs to stake claim to form the government in Karnataka.
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Shah Faesal called out on social media: Kashmir students jailed in Karnataka have legal aid

Former IAS officer Shah Faesal had claimed that three Kashmiris jailed for an ‘anti-national’ post after the Pulwama attack had no legal aid.
Gen-next leaders

In Karnataka, BJP wins Lok Sabha & Congress, JD(S) state polls but 2019 can be a close fight

The regret is that BJP vs Congress-JD(S) contest aside, Karnataka for all its civic activism hasn't given us alternative politics.

I-T raids on Karnataka Congress & JD(S) leaders come with a ‘political script’

There were Income Tax raids on people connected to the two parties ahead of the 2018 assembly polls, while Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar was raided in 2017.

Karnataka raids a brazen display of power, undermine democracy

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Industrialisation only hope to eliminate poverty in Africa

African development is key to a stable world. For if it remains underdeveloped, Africa, with its exploding impoverished population, will fall prey to climate disasters and wars.

Sri Lanka terror attack: Did the world let its guard down on ISIS?

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the serial suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, which have killed more than 300 people till last count.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
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Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.