The region, a hotbed of communal polarisation in the state, is set to witness a ‘do or die’ battle between the two major contending parties.
The day-long fast is also aimed at highlighting the government’s failure to ensure a discussion in Parliament on important issues such as the bank scams, the CBSE paper leak, farmers’ distress, the dilution of the SC/ST Act, among others
The Nepali PM’s visit is being read as an attempt by the Himalayan nation to tread lightly and carefully while chalking its ties with India and China.
With the electoral rolls being finalised, and a window being given to those who have not yet enrolled, the 2018 elections in the state will have around 4 crore voters
Electioneering in Karnataka is entering a crucial phase around the next five days as both the Congress and the BJP are set to release their respective list of candidates by April 10. According to BJP sources, the party’s central committee that comprises Prime Minister Narendra Modi, among other top leaders, may give its nod to the first list of candidates for the May 12 elections on April 10 while the Congress state unit screening committee will make its recommendations to the party high command latest by April 9-10.
The manner in which the Speaker has adjourned the House on several occasions and expressed her inability to take up the no-confidence motion has stoked concerns that it is setting a dangerous precedent.
In the concluding part of this four-part series, Farooqui shows how in a cruel space like prison, theatre allowed its inhabitants to vent their feelings, sometimes find them and also sublimate their angst.
The guidelines issued by the ministry had caused a lot of uproar among media organisations primarily because the details were sketchy
Winning this seat will be a prestige issue for the BJP because it had stoked the ‘exodus controversy’ to gain a foothold in the constituency
The move comes in the wake of a strike called by separatists against the killing of four civilians in clashes with the security forces