Friday, 31 March, 2023
TopicBJP Karnataka

Topic: BJP Karnataka

BJP eyes Vokkaliga votes with Kempegowda statue, but here’s why Bengaluru may not owe him origin

Rs 100 cr statue —‘Statue of Prosperity’ — & adjoining theme park add to long list of landmarks named after Kempegowda, in Vokkaliga-dominated city accounting for 28 out of 224 assembly seats

Mob breaks into heritage madrasa in Karnataka’s Bidar on Dussehra, 4 arrested, 9 others booked

The mob, part of a Dussehra procession, entered the Mahmud Gawan Madrasa Wednesday night while shouting slogans and performed Hindu rituals on the premises.

‘Major relief, diversion from PayCM’ — what PFI ban means for Karnataka BJP’s poll prospects

BJP will make central govt's 'stern action' against Popular Front of India one of its main poll planks ahead of state assembly election next year, says a senior leader.

Yediyurappa just keeps proving why he is indispensable to BJP

The inclusion of BS Yediyurappa in the BJP parliamentary board comes after his removal as Karnataka CM and denial of MLC ticket to his son. So what makes BSY so important?

Karnataka govt drops Nehru’s photo in its Independence Day ad paying tribute to freedom fighters

"Nehru will survive such pettiness," tweets Congress leader Jairam Ramesh. BJP says Nehru's picture is there in the sketch along with Gandhi and that opposition is trying to blow it up.

‘Riots, hate, killings’ — how this Karnataka district became hotbed of Hindu-Muslim violence

The rise of Hindutva and Islamist forces, coupled with socioeconomic tensions, have turned Dakshina Kannada into an arena of what experts have called ‘competitive communalism’.

Eshwarappa, who quit as Karnataka minister over contractor death, is key BJP architect in state

BJP's tallest backward classes leader in Karnataka, K.S. Eshwarappa has held various posts, including deputy chief minister and state party president.

Face-saving act? Why state government transferred the road rage case to CID

After several BJP leaders saw a communal angle, Bengaluru Police Commissioner tweeted a clarification. But the issue didn’t stop there. 

Karnataka, you’ve got a problem: Why BJP’s divisive politics can ruin Bengaluru’s unicorn party

BJP’s politics threatens to rob Karnataka of social cohesion, harmony & inclusive culture, necessary for building start-ups worth billions and fuelling the growth of a nation.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.