Karnataka Assembly polls



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Lok Sabha 2019, Congress-jds, Yeddyurappa, Karnataka Assembly polls

Karnataka elections mark the beginning of a new trend in politics

The principles of democracy will be flagrantly violated if such practices continue.


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BJP, Congress-jds, Karnataka Assembly polls, Yeddyurappa resigns

BJP has even made Rahul Gandhi a hero by not being able to form government in Karnataka

The implications of the BJP's embarrassing defeat in Karnataka will be enormous in national politics.


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Floor test, Yeddyurappa, Karnataka Assembly polls, Rahul Gandhi

The day Rahul Gandhi did a Modi and took bhakts and critics by surprise

Minutes after BS Yeddyurappa conceded defeat on the floor of the Karnataka Assembly, the Congress president tore into BJP and the prime minister.


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Congress-jds, Democracy, BJP-RSS, Karnataka Assembly polls

Why I'm seriously worried about this country (and so should you be)

Voting has become a mechanical exercise that gives the illusion of agency and free choice.


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Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka Assembly polls

How Karnataka elections will impact BJP's prospects in Madhya Pradesh

The contest would be a direct one between the BJP and the Congress with no major third player to complicate matters.


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Yeddyurappa, Floor test, Karnataka Assembly polls, Kg bopaiah

Why appointing KG Bopaiah as pro tem speaker is a controversial decision

The Supreme Court had earlier made strong observations on a floor test the BJP MLA conducted in October 2010.


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Justice Sikri, Karnataka Assembly polls, Supreme Court

Why SC ordering floor test in Karnataka Assembly is bad news for BJP

The BJP veteran may end up remaining a two-day chief minister.


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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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Yeddyurappa, Karnataka Assembly polls, Horse-Trading, Corruption

100 crore for MLAs? What happened to demonetisation

According to a CMS study, almost Rs 9,500-10,500 crore was spent during the Karnataka elections.