Ramu Patil

Tiding over crisis after crisis, Karnataka govt completes 1 year

The Congress-JDS coalition government, headed by H D Kumaraswamy, completes one year on May 23, an anniversary marked by a struggle to survive.

23 May 2019

The farmer’s field is the temple, says theatre director and playwright Prasanna

Prasanna, who had touched thousands of lives with his initiatives in promoting rural economy and handmade products, says GST is increasing corruption.

20 May 2019

Focus on first family, national ambition let JDS down?

Coing by the number of seats it has contested, the Janata Dal (Secular) may not be a big player at the national level after the results are announced.

20 May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: The roof is leaking for Congress-JDS alliance icons in Karnataka

Seasoned leaders like Kharge, Moily and Muniyappa of Cong and even Deve Gowda are today struggling to keep their ‘safe’ seats.

09 Apr 2019

In Bangalore Central, it’s ‘Modi Modi’ Vs Congress’ local connect

While sitting MP Mohan pins hope on Centre’s work, Cong in control of 5 of 8 assembly seats, gives Rizwan a slight edge.

03 Apr 2019

Congress expects domino effect in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu

It was Karnataka that used to host political luminaries from the Nehru-Gandhi family who needed a safe seat.

01 Apr 2019

Tight contest on the cards in Deve Gowda’s backyard in Haasan

BJP is putting up a tough fight in haasan - the Vokkaliga heartland- where people are proud of their son-of-the-soil.

27 Mar 2019

It’s a fight against Deve Gowda’s family politics, says Manju

Former minister A Manju, who recently joined the BJP, is taking on H D Deve Gowda’s grandson Prajwal Revanna in the JD(S) bastion of Hassan.

23 Mar 2019

Karnataka BJP banks big time on Modi factor, national issues

 Like in 2014, BJP is banking on brand Modi to better its tally in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

21 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Vote transfer big challenge for Congress-JD(S)

Given the traditional rivalry between workers of Congress and JD(S), it would not be an easy task for the leaders to convince their respective party cadres.

15 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Tumakuru a safer bet for former PM Deve Gowda

Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda is now looking for a safe constituency to contest the Lok Sabha elections.

14 Mar 2019

Congress to consider voter feedback before finalising candidates

Determined to better its 2014 performance, the Congress seems to have adopted a number of strategies, including getting voters’ feedback, before finalising its candidates for the Lok Sabha polls.

28 Feb 2019

Air strikes send a strong message to Pakistan

'IAF brings in an element of surprise as Pakistan would have been prepared for land-based surgical strikes by army, which was conducted on them on September 28, 2016.'

27 Feb 2019

US fighter jets, Rafales to dominate Bengaluru skies

While over 30 leading US manufacturers and suppliers are participating in Aero India, the US government delegation will be led by US Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster.

14 Feb 2019

Congress-JD(S) coalition will not deliver what people want: SM Krishna

I think he has more than a 50% chance of becoming PM again, as the country is looking forward to a leader who can provide a decisive leadership.

08 Feb 2019