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Supreme Court, Governor, Anglo-indian mla, Karnataka Assembly polls

Our prayers have been answered — we Anglo-Indians don't want to be used as pawns by any political party

SC restraining Anglo-Indian MLA's nomination is a victory for democracy and minority rights, writes All-India Anglo-Indian Association president-in-chief.


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Supreme Court, BJP, Congress-jds, Governor

Karnataka: Where are the laws to prevent 'MLA shopping' and 'resort politics'?

The governor's office is expected to exercise constitutional and political morality because it's an office that by far is beyond the purview of the courts.


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Karnataka, BJP, Governor, Yeddyurappa

Why BJP shouldn't have been allowed to form government in Karnataka

It was already rumoured that the governor had taken a decision to this effect much before it was finally confirmed.


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Sanjay Hegde, Karnataka Assembly polls, Governor

Karnataka: Sanjay Hegde on why Congress-JD(S) should be invited to form government

Post the hung poll verdict — it is now up to the governor to decide on who takes charge of the state.


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Harish Salve, Soli Sorabjee, Karnataka Assembly polls, Governor

Karnataka: Constitutional experts on why single-largest party should be invited to form government

Legal luminaries Soli Sorabjee and Harish Salve weigh in on the fraught state verdict.


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BJP, Congress jds alliance, Vajubhai vala, Governor

Karnataka crown in governor's hands, but there is no set convention for him to follow

Vajubhai Vala, who, in 2001, vacated his Rajkot West Assembly seat for a certain Narendra Modi, now decides the fate of Karnataka and future convention.


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Vajubhai vala, Raj bhavan, Governor, Karnataka Assembly polls

Karnataka verdict: Options ahead of the governor

Vajubhai Vala can go with majority party or invite an alliance.


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Narendra Modi, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Governor, BJP

Why Anandiben Patel has been appointed governor of Madhya Pradesh

It's a measure to placate the Patidar community that has been upset after a police firing led to the death of six farmers.


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Governor, Tamil Nadu

I feel my stand (not swearing VK Sasikala in as CM) has been vindicated by SC

Tamil Nadu governor Vidyasagar Rao talks about recent political upheavals in the state and more.


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Governor, O Panneerselvam, Sasikala

How the governor made a mess of Tamil Nadu

Vidyasagar Rao's lapses and mischief are self evident.