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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Student protesters lathi-charged; 40 arrested

In a separate protest at Gandhi Bhavan, supporters of freedom fighter, Doreswamy, resolved to submit a memorandum against BJP MLA Yatnal By Shivani Verma, Apoorva GS Bengaluru police have arrested 40 students who were a part of a rally that marched to Raj Bhawan to meet the governor. They were part of a 70-100 students […]

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Small Political Parties Fail to Campaign Adequately

Small political parties have failed to campaign on a large scale when compared to that of the national party. By Rohit Chatterjee Bengaluru April 10, 2019 The election campaign for the first phase of the Lok Sabha poll has ended. National parties have campaigned to attract voters in every possible way. However, the small parties […]

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Environment has no Place in Elections

No political party has spoken about climate change and other policies in their election manifestos By Priyanka D Bangalore, April 10, 2019. The 2019 Lok Sabha elections are upon us, but political parties haven’t given any thought to either water conservation or the environment in their election manifestos. While many campaigns promise employment, poverty reduction, […]

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Perceived Existential Threat to Communal Harmony

Hate crimes against Muslims have surged across the country. By Sharathkumar Nair Bengaluru, April 9, 2019 According to a recent report published by the Ministry of Home Affairs on communal violence incidents in the country, the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Karnataka topped the list with the maximum number of people injured in these […]

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Backward Communities Demand Equal Rights

The Dalit Organisations are demanding equal rights from the government. By Rudrankar Raha Bengaluru, Jan. 29, 2019 In the wake of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the political debate is heating up. An event was held recently by the Dalit Labour Welfare Organisation to celebrate 100 years of the Backward Communities getting equal rights, which […]

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Post of BBMP Deputy Mayor Remains Vacant

Re-elections for the post of Deputy Mayor of the BBMP are yet to be announced. The post of Deputy Mayor of the Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) remains vacant a month after the previous appointee’s passing. The Janata Dal (Secular)’s Ramila Umashankar was elected as the Deputy Mayor on September 28th of this year. However, she […]

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