The debate on who would be the chief minister of Karnataka if the Congress wins appears to be never ending. The Karnataka Congress chief, Dr. G Parameshwar has thrown the debate wide open by saying CM later, win first.
It is election time and the bookies are back in business. What are the bookies giving each party contesting the Karnataka assembly elections? The betting market in Karnataka is approximately around Rs 800 crore.
The Supreme Court has rejected a petition that sought for a SIT probe into the death of the judge, B H Loya. The court while rejecting the petition that sought for a probe by the Special Investigation Team said that there was an attempt by the petitioners to malign the judiciary.
The Supreme Court made some stinging observations while rejecting a batch of petitions that sought a probe into the death of judge B H Loya. One of the most stinging observations that were made by the court was when it said that courts are not a place to settle business or political scores.
Amidst the growing outcry against rapes in India and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi terming it as a crime against humanity, here is an interesting report on the subject. The Association for Democratic Reforms has analyzed 4,845 out of 4,896 election affidavits of current MPs and MLAs. It includes 768 out of 776 affidavits of MPs and 4077 out of 4120 MLAs from all the states of India.
Shivamogga formerly known as Shimoga is a district to watch out for. There are several big-wigs contesting from the 8 constituencies including Byandoor contesting and it promises to be an exciting fight.
D K Shivakumar, Congress leader and energy minister of Karnataka is richer by Rs 589 crore. He has reported a huge increase in wealth since the 2013 assembly elections.
Over the years the Soraba constituency in Shivamogga has always provided for an interesting fight. Once the stronghold of former Karnataka chief minister, S Bangarappa, the battle then on has been fought between his two sons, Madhu and Kumar and also their relative Hartalu Halappa.
It is not very often that politicians declare a drop in assets. In the case of B S Yeddyurappa, the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate his assets have dropped by almost Rs 2 crore since 2013.
B S Yeddyurappa who filed his nomination papers on Thursday sounded supremely confident that he would win the elections. His first reaction was in another 27 days, I will be the Chief Minister.