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Horse-Trading, Buta singh, Karnataka, Operation lotus

What is happening in Karnataka is wrong - but Congress has no business crying foul

The Congress has a long and inglorious history of toppling democratic state governments. Alongside, Narendra Modi and Amit Shah should also think of the repercussions of making similar moves.


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BJP, Karnataka, Operation lotus, Hd kumaraswamy

To be a Karnataka MLA: A job that requires you to be on holiday

It must be stressful being a people’s representative. Thank God Karnataka’s MLAs, mostly seen in five-star resorts, don’t crack under the strain.


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2019 Lok Sabha elections, Hd kumaraswamy, BS Yeddyurappa, Karnataka

Operation Lotus redux: Why BJP is so desperate to regain Karnataka

The BJP knows quite well the embarrassment of a failed attempt is a small price to pay for a major shot at 2019.


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Karnataka, Bollywood, Porn industry, Sunny Leone

Why India loves porn, but secretly hates actor Sunny Leone

The brouhaha over casting Leone as an epic queen shows how confused we are about internet versus reality, sex versus worship.


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Iron age, Karnataka, Archaeology, Maski

Why Maski, a sleepy village in north Karnataka, has much to offer archaeologically

Andrew M Bauer and Peter Johansen are trying to find more about the history of South India and its social life during the Iron Age.


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Congress, Karnataka, Lingayat issue, Dk shivakumar

Why Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar is apologising for giving minority religion status to Lingayats

The timing of the Congress leader’s statement, which can cause a rift within his party, is significant.


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BJP, Karnataka, Tipu jayanti, Tipu Sultan

It's that time of the year: Congress, BJP spar over Tipu Jayanti in Karnataka. Again

What is curious, however, is that year after year, the state government has never actually stopped celebrating it.


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Rahul Gandhi, Karnataka, Gujarat, Assembly Polls

Ahead of MP Assembly polls, Congress has a new strategy

Rahul Gandhi will play a central role in the poll campaign that is expected to borrow heavily from the Gujarat-Karnataka template.


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Lok Sabha elections 2019, BS Yeddyurappa, Karnataka, Dk shivakumar

Is BJP trying to breach Karnataka by pushing money laundering charges against Congress' DK Shivakumar?

B S Yeddyurappa has already called for Shivakumar's arrest and claimed that BJP will soon form a government in the state.


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Tumkur, Acid attack, Urban local body polls, Karnataka

Acid attack on Congress workers during victory rally in Karnataka: A curtain raiser for 2019?

The Congress won the Karnataka urban local body elections by bagging 954 seats. The BJP's secured 905 while JD(S) won 364.