Manifestos promise more for Karnataka in 2023 elections

Political parties of Karnataka are getting pumped up for assembly elections 2023 with new ways of developing their manifestos. Major parties like the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Indian National Congress (INC), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), and Janata Dal are in the process of embracing manifestos with more participation of citizens. New to the political foray […]

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Parties prioritise infrastructure for upcoming BBMP elections

Political parties are working out strategies to fix the city’s tattered infrastructure, if they win. Major parties contesting for the upcoming Bengaluru municipal elections are promising to fix the city’s drainage systems and potholes if elected to power. The Karnataka High Court, recently ordered the government and the Election Commission to conduct elections before December […]

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BBMP waits for notice after SC verdict on MP Local Body election

The Karnataka State Election Commission held an internal meeting regarding the civic body elections and a notice will be issued soon. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike waits for a notice from the State Election Commission to hold the much-awaited BBMP election after the SC verdict. “We haven’t received any notice from the Karnataka State Election […]

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Third gender yet to be visible in voters list

Despite an estimated 80,000 transgenders in the state, only two percent of them have registered to vote for the upcoming BBMP elections in 2022. About a few months ago, Rakshitha, a transgender activist, visited the Election Commission office with the hope of walking out with a chance to vote. Even with all the eyes traveling […]

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EC to hold elections amidst Omicron fears

Election Commission doesn’t plan on changing the number of polling booths this year. The Karnataka State Election Commission (KSEC) announced that elections to 60 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) will be held on December 27, 2021, despite the new variant scare. The results will be announced on Dec 30, 2021. “The election commission’s guidelines do not […]

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Elections 2021: MLAs full of cash and criminal cases

A report shows that since the 2009 general election, the number of winners with declared criminal cases has increased from 30 percent in 2009 to 43 percent in 2019. Delhi: A majority of elected Members of Legislative Assemblies across the five states of Assam, West Bengal, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala were found to be […]

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Twitter Removes Kangana

Twitter has said that violating its rules would mean indulging in violence, harassment and behavior that discourages people from expressing themselves, diminishing the value of global public conversation.  Bangalore: Twitter suspended actress Kangana Ranuat’s account, on Tuesday, May 4 morning stating the actor violated Twitter’s rules. The actress had tweeted on May 4 criticizing the […]

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Shamshad Begum, awaiting the election

Shamshad Begum is contesting independently after being rejected by BJP. By Arghyadeep Dutta Shamshad Begum, who has supported Congress for the last 35 years, has changed her mind to compete in the Karnataka by-poll elections for MLA, being held on December 5. Now, She is contesting as an independent candidate from Shivajinagar constituency. “Since the […]

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