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Rajasthan battling water crises

State has received lowest rainfall in 13 years so far; 215 of 284 dams are dry; on the other hand, Assam, Bihar and Punjab continue to grapple with floods.

published on : 24th July 2019

Water supply protest spills over to streets of Odisha

​A group of residents of Gajapati Nagar locality, led by BJP leader Ram Kumar Patra, staged demonstration before the Public Health Engineering Organisation office over water supply-demand. 

published on : 24th July 2019

In this loss, Siddaramaiah stands to gain too  

It is also expected to allow him to gain full control over the state unit of the party, which now lacks a clear chain of command.

published on : 24th July 2019

DK Shivakumar was part of the problem 

In the past 14 months, senior Congressman and Minister D K Shivakumar emerged as one of the most influential leaders in the party, as also the coalition government.

published on : 24th July 2019

HD Revanna perhaps the biggest loser 

He tried hard to save his brother’s government from collapsing. From walking barefoot for the past few days to carrying lemons to ward off ‘evil’, in the end, nothing seemed to help. 

published on : 24th July 2019

KC Venugopal, the failed pacifier amid turmoil

First, the coalition partner, then his own partymen refused to let bickering die down. Then came the rebellion that cost the coalition dear, and things rapidly ran out of Venugopal’s control.

published on : 24th July 2019

A dose of introspection in order for Congress

It is no secret that the Congress had a lot pegged on the survival of its coalition government in Karnataka, more so after the rout it faced in the Lok Sabha polls this year.

published on : 24th July 2019

The death of water streams

Encroachments choke and kill natural water channels in Pallavaram, residents irked by lack of planning for new drains 

published on : 24th July 2019

Karnataka politicians draw ire from all quarters

While Karnataka’s politicians were busy slugging it out at Vidhana Soudha for the past six days, netizens took to social media to mock the government and the state of affairs in the state.  

published on : 24th July 2019

Hebbalkar, Shivakumar factor

It was then that Jarkiholi decided to settle scores with D K Shivakumar and the coalition government. Jarkiholi moved away from the coalition leaders and got close to the BJP leadership.

published on : 24th July 2019

For 10 months, Jarkiholi doggedly pursued mission to bring down govt  

It’s a mission accomplished for Gokak strongman and chief rebel Congress MLA Ramesh Jarkiholi at long last.

published on : 24th July 2019

In defeat, Kumaraswamy seeks a hero’s halo

From a self-proclaimed ‘helpless’ chief minister limited by the compulsions of the coalition, HD Kumaraswamy seemed to have come a long way to deliver a fiery speech on Tuesday.

published on : 24th July 2019

The Deccan siege ends in scripted defeat for HDK

Kumaraswamy, who made a long and impassioned speech, headed to the Raj Bhavan to submit his resignation to Governor Vajubhai Vala on late Tuesday night. 

published on : 24th July 2019

Political undercurrents in Belagavi led to fall of Congress-JDS coalition in Karnataka

The region which has produced several political heavyweights is responsible for the fall of the coalition government headed by H D Kumaraswamy on Tuesday.

published on : 24th July 2019

'Ashamed to vote for these politicians': Angry Bengalurians lambast "selfish" Karnataka MLAs

The political drama in the state has disappointed many, leaving them wondering whether they should ever vote for these kind of politicians again.

published on : 24th July 2019
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