Bengaluru: Karnataka is a state that is split into various regions. What is interesting is that each of these regions have a different voting pattern and parties have to strategise accordingly in order to bag in the votes.
The RSS has embarked on a mighty mission to ensure that the BJP wins the Karnataka assembly elections. Embarking on a man to man marking mission, the RSS would replicate what it did in Gujarat to ensure a BJP victory.
44 per cent of the people from Karnataka opposed the decision of the Congress government to observe Tipu Jayanti. The India-Today-Karvy poll which predicted a hung house in Karnataka with Congress being the largest party also asked respondents about what they felt about the Tipu Jayanti celebrations.
The Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief and Chief Minister of Telangana has assured JD(S) supremo, H D Deve Gowda of support in the upcoming May 12 Karnataka Assembly election.
Bengaluru: Like he did in Gujarat, Congress President Rahul Gandhi took time off to visit a host of temples in Karnataka as well. The temple visits by Rahul Gandhi led to the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate, B S Yeddyurappa calling him an ‘election Hindu.’
The lobbies of Karnataka always had a considerable amount of sway in the election process. The lobbies play an important part in the election process which begins with the distribution of tickets. The liquor, mining, education, real estate lobbies are some of the prominent in the state. The elections in Bengaluru are largely controlled by the real estate lobby. Back in 2008, it was the mining lobby in Ballari which was the strongest.
Putting to rest the confusion over the Cauvery Management Board, Karnataka has said that its stand before the Supreme Court today stood vindicated.
Bengaluru: The Congress has the richest MLAs and also tops the list when it comes to the most number of criminal cases in Karnataka.
In the Karnataka Legislative Assembly there are 68 MLAs who have pending criminal cases against them. Out of this 35 MLAs have declared that they have serious criminal cases pending against them.
On February 16, the Supreme Court delivered its final verdict on the Cauvery issue. It has been over a month and neither Tamil Nadu or Karnataka have filed a review petition.