High Tension Political Drama Grips Karnataka

Ananth Kumar, Javadekar hit out at Congress ‘Chola Bhatura’ fast From Ananth Kumar and Javadekar hitting out at Congress to Vokkaliga Supremo accusing Siddaramaiah of corruption cases, the political drama in K’Taka grips the state in election fever. By Narayan R, Garima Dhawan, Abhishek and Bharath Manjesh Bangalore, April 12, 2018: Minister of Parliamentary Affairs […]

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K’taka’s politicians and the fault in their stars

  He came. He saw. And He predicted. Meet the astrologer who knows the outcome of the state’s upcoming elections.  Bangalore, April 12, 2018: If only the election commission comes to its senses and listen to him. It can save on some serious moolah spent during the elections. He is the answer to Siddaramaiah’s sleepless […]

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Karnataka polls: Small parties plan to make a big impact

The 2018 elections will see plenty of new players entering the political arena. By Bhakti Makwana, Priyanka Pathak and Nilanjana Roy Bangalore, April 11, 2018: A number of small political parties have emerged and will be contesting in the state assembly elections to be held on May 12. The Sampoorna Bharat Kranti Party, headed by […]

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Students choose fields over books in Ron

High school students in Ron discontinue education after summer break. Bangalore,April 11, 2018:  High schools in Ron Taluk see an increase in drop out rates as children get occupied with labour work during summer and discontinue their education. Veena, a mathematics teacher at Hirehal Government High School said that most of the students get employed […]

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EC wants you to vote, will launch app to help

The latest app, expected to come out before April 17, will help voters avoid long queues, find nearest polling booth and information on assembly contestants. Bangalore, April 11, 2018: If the idea of waiting in unending queues at polling booths under the sweltering heat of the sun seems daunting to you, the State Election Commission […]

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New player in Karnataka elections aims big with alliance

One of its aims is to make one dollar equal to one rupee. Bangalore, April 11, 2018: The Sampoorna Bharat Kranti Party has been added to the list of parties contesting for elections in Karnataka for 50 seats from 224 constituencies. With its alliance with the Akhil Hindu Bhartiya Mahasabha, the Delhi based party is […]

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Dalit group: Anyone but Congress for 2018

State government is under pressure to implement the Sadashiva Committee recommendations on SC reservation. The Karnataka Madiga Dandora has called on the state’s Madiga community to ditch the Congress party in the upcoming assembly elections slated to be held on May 12. This is because they are dissatisfied over the non-implementation of the Sadashiva Committee […]

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Govt. services fail to serve SC/ST community in Siddapur Taluk

Caste discrimination is a major roadblock in the way of government services reaching the SC/ST community in Siddapur Taluk, Karnataka. Bangalore, April, 8, 2018: People belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) communities in Siddapur Taluk, Karnataka say they are denied access to housing and LPG schemes due to caste discrimination that […]

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Basket weavers in a fix as plastic trumps bamboo

Traditional basket weavers of Honnali have been suffering losses due to the increasing use of cheaper, plastic baskets Bangalore, April 09, 2018: A traditional basket weaving community in Honnali, Karnataka is facing losses and seeing their art form dying out because of the increasing popularity of cheaper, more durable plastic made baskets. Ajay Medar, 44, […]

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Lingayat tag is ‘vote bank politics’: Shobha Karandlaje

The BJP MLA says the CM is dividing the society. The state government’s decision has stirred up a hornet’s nest. The State Government’s recommendation to the Centre that religious minority status be granted to Lingayat and Veerashaiva communities has triggered strong reactions various political parties in the state. The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) has accused the […]

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