Congress taunts BJP of lip service

Congress accuses Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of leaving leather artisans jobless, cattle helpless, and citizens monitored Congress attacked BJP on grounds of damaging the leather and meat industry in the state leaving leather artisans jobless in a press conference today.They also accused the BJP government of forming a citizen surveillance government. Current Congress MLA Sharad […]

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Most people with Marathi roots favour Karnataka in the border-dispute

The ongoing Karnataka-Maharashtra border dispute sees tightening of police security at the borders of the two states. The Marathi speaking community of Karnataka are not ready to merge with Maharashtra, yet, “My mother tongue is Marathi but I am loyal to Karnataka,” said chairperson of Karnataka Maratha Communities Development Corporation Ltd (KMCDC), Dr M G […]

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Number of yatris reduce as Pancharatna Yatra travels across the state

The crowd size varies at each district as the yatra aims to cover 106 taluks. The Pancharatna Yatra started by the Janta Dal (Secular) party saw the participation of over 1 lakh people in Mulbagal, Kolar according to Kolar police. The yatra is now in Devanahalli, where only 750 people have turned up according to […]

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BBMP Elections

Social Media: The battleground for BBMP Elections

Parties said that social media will play a major role in the upcoming elections. Major parties contesting the upcoming Bruhat Bengaluru MahanagaraPalike (BBMP) elections have dedicated social media teams for campaigning on various social media platforms Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)  spokesperson Suresh N said, “Digital media today is omnipresent. With 5G being rolled out, using […]

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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 Elections: one month to go, no candidates yet

Political parties across the city claim that they have not received any directives from the Election Commission. No political party in Karnataka seems to have made any progress regarding the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) elections. Despite the High Court order to conduct (BBMP) election before December 31, 2022, major parties like the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), […]

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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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