Ranil Wickremesinghe: The new PM of Sri Lanka

He has been appointed as the Prime Minister of the country for the fifth time. By Supriya Mehta and Mrunmayee Kulkarni Ranil Wickremesinghe of the United National Party (UNP) has been sworn in as Sri Lanka’s next Prime Minister (PM) today. PTI reported that Ranil Wickremesinghe met the President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, on May 11 evening, before Rajapaksa […]

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JD(S) rally, the chariot that did not take off

Police said that the rally got cancelled due to a high court order. The SC Road, Gandhinagara witnessed a thumping atmosphere full of colours and anticipation for the ‘Janata Jaladhare’ rally today. Tribal girls from Ramnagara performed Dollu Kunitha while men adorned in party relics played the drums. They were joined by a transgender person […]

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Electoral migration begins in Karnataka

The Congress and the Aam Admi Party (AAP) bring in leaders and workers from other parties. By Sourasis Bose and Kaustubh Bagalkote Even though the Bengaluru weather is inclement and irregular, there were no irregularities in the political environment of Karnataka as members from Janata Dal (Secular), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and Prajakeeya Party switched […]

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Congress calls for judicial enquiry against Ashwath Narayan

Basavaraj Rayareddy has accused Ashwath Narayan of corruption in connection to the laptop scam.  Basavaraj Rayareddy, the Vice President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC), called for a judicial or Lokayukta enquiry against CN Ashwath Narayan, the Minister of Higher Education of Karnataka, with respect to the laptop scam. “When I was the minister, we […]

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“Making one religion important damages the nation” – Ramchandra Guha

A state level unity march and harmony convention is going to be held on May 14 in Udupi. Amidst the communal tensions in Karnataka, historian Ramchandra Guha made an appeal to restore communal harmony in the state. Guha said that Karnataka is a land of many cultures and religions which have lived in peace and […]

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Janata Party wants investigation into Yatnal’s claims

The Janata Party state president also said there could be a possible alliance between Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). State President of Janata party B. T. Lalitha Naik  has demanded a probe into BJP Vijayapura Member of legislative assembly (MLA)Basanagouda Patil Yatnal’s claim that he was offered Chief Minister’s (CM) post for Rs. […]

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Ashwath Narayan should resign says KPCC

Minister of higher education of Karnataka is accused for being involved in various scandals. Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) spokesperson and Ex MLC, Ramesh Babu has urged the Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to take legal action against Dr. C.N Ashwath Narayan, Minister of Higher Education of Karnataka. In the press conference held at the KPCC […]

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Religious institutes too have to pay commissions

Bhartiya Janta Party government (BJP) in Karnataka is taking 30 percent commission from religious institutes and mathas alleges  Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee’s (KPCC) general secretary S Manohar. The KPCC has accused the BJP government of demanding  30 percent commission  from religious organizations and mathas for releasing funds.  The allegations come after the death of Santhosh […]

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AAP blames BJP, Congress, and JDS for failure of housing scheme

No proper monitoring and software bugs remain the biggest hurdle for the scheme, alleged the AAP spokesperson. Aam Admi Party (AAP) held a press conference today at Press Club of Bangalore and alleged that Housing Minister V Somanna was “flirting with the lives of poor and middle class people who were not their own.” Jagdish […]

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