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Ajay Sukumaran

Lok Sabha Election Results: BJP Takes Karnataka By Storm, Set To Make Inroads Into Southern Part

May 23, 2019 Ajay Sukumaran

A BJP sweep in Karnataka will, most observers anticipate, push the state's ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition to the brink.

Exit Polls Give BJP Clear Lead In Karnataka

May 19, 2019 Ajay Sukumaran

Various exit polls on Sunday gave the BJP a clear lead in Karnataka where the saffron party had faced a joint Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) campaign


Flashpoint Mandya: A Star Wife And Karnataka CM's Son Battle For Prestige

In Karnataka's Mandya, actress-turned-politician Sumalatha Ambreesh is taking on Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil Gowda in Lok Sabha elections, in a place politics is noisy and party loyalties run deep

Mission Shakti: What Is A-SAT Weapon? Why Is It Significant?

Mar 27, 2019 Ajay Sukumaran

PM Modi announced that India had joined the elite club of space powers by shooting down a low earth orbit satellite with an anti-satellite (A-SAT) weapon.


Deve Gowda To Contest Lok Sabha Polls From Tumkur

Gowda first contested from the Hassan Lok Sabha constituency in 1991 and has won the seat in five elections since.

21 March, 2019

Two Congress Rebels Find Place In BJP's First List Of Karnataka Candidates For Lok Sabha Polls

Ajay Sukumaran

Two former Congressmen -- Dr Umesh Jadhav and A Manju -- who recently joined the BJP have been given party tickets.


20 March, 2019

Sumalatha's Political Plunge Has Put Congress-JD(S) In A Conundrum In Mandya

Ajay Sukumaran

Sumalatha, who has acted in over 200 south Indian films, is the widow of Congressman-film star M H Ambareesh who has a huge fan following in Mandya.


26 November, 2018

Ambreesh, The Rebel Star Of Kannada Movies

Ajay Sukumaran

To the Kannada film fraternity, Ambareesh (66) was a big brother -- if there was a problem, they would seek his help.


15 November, 2018

Ponzi Scam: Mining Baron G Janardhana Reddy Granted Bail

Ajay Sukumaran

Reddy was granted bail two days after the former mining baron was arrested by the Bengaluru Police's Central Crime Branch unit for allegedly receiving funds from a finance firm accused of swindling hundreds of investors via Ponzi schemes.


06 November, 2018

Karnataka Bypoll Results A Big Jolt To BJP As Congress, JDS Show Strength Of Unity

Ajay Sukumaran

The ruling Congress-Janata Dal-Secular (JD(S)) alliance in Karnataka on Tuesday won two assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat in the by-elections.


26 September, 2018

The Unending Woes Of Bangalore's Bellandur Lake

Ajay Sukumaran

Rain over the past few days has again whipped up the froth in the lake with foam spilling over a high fence that the authorities had erected.


15 August, 2018

Mission 'Gaganyaan' By 2022? ISRO Says Tough But Not Impossible

Ajay Sukumaran

"It's not like we are starting from zero," Sivan told reporters at a press conference on Wednesday.


05 July, 2018

Karnataka Waives Rs 34,000-Cr. Farm Loans, Raises Fuel Taxes, Liquor Duties

Ajay Sukumaran

Debt waiver to benefit 45 lakh farmers, announces CM H.D. Kumaraswamy, saying government will reimburse the banks in four years.


17 May, 2018

11 March, 2018

Karnataka, Where The Congress And BJP Have Come Down From The Moral High Ground

Ajay Sukumaran

Five years ago, the BJP in Karnataka was a divided house, split into various factions and reeling from a scam-tainted term in office.



30 January, 2018

At Gauri Day, ‘How To Defeat The Common Enemy’ Becomes A Rallying Point

Ajay Sukumaran

The political activists largely focused on the communal and right-wing politics that Gauri Lankesh had opposed through her journalism.


26 January, 2018

Tricky Terrain For BJP In Poll-Bound Karnataka As Stir Over Mahadayi Water Intensifies

Ajay Sukumaran

Observers reckon that Siddaramaiah has been able to steer the politics over Kannada identity in his favour in recent months


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Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays tribute at former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's memorial at Marina Beach, in Chennai. Sasikala visited the memorial for the first time after being released from...

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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and others during the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting to discuss the current political situation, upcoming Assembly polls, and organisational elections, at AICC...

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Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi with party leader Rahul Gandhi and others during the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting to discuss the current political situation, upcoming Assembly polls, and...

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NCC cadets during a training to operate guns at the Combined Army Training Camp (CATC) at Nagrota, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi with party leader Rahul Gandhi and others during the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting to discuss the current political situation, upcoming Assembly polls, and...

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

Kashmir/Violence

Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu