Karnataka

  • Does your vote really matter?

    The Mysore Post |  Kiran Batni
    Wherever you are in the world, chances are your national political establishment likes to call your vote sacred. There's probably no end to people advising...

  • Why are the MPs from Karnataka not opening their mouths in Parliament?

    Local Vocal |  Vasant Shetty
    Of late, after the civil-society driven anti-corruption movement caught the imagination of the educated middle class, there have been wide spread debates about the educational...

  • Australian and African mineral discoveries point to India's buried riches

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    While the consequences of the Supreme Court's wrath over rampant illegal mining in Karnataka and Goa are fairly obvious in terms of lost jobs, impaired...

  • Karnataka - An outsourced Congress government?

    Storyteller |  D P Satish
    DK Shivakumar, one of the most powerful Vokkaliga leaders and a six-time MLA was in the race for the Chief Minister's post till last week....

  • Congress' Siddaramiah: Rise of the 'Outsider'

    A pinch of Salt |  Veeraraghav T M
    It was an extremely sultry afternoon by Bangalore standards. The Congress office on Queens's road, deserted till the second half of the counting day, was...

  • Battle bugles: polls and beyond

    Deep Blue |  Deepa Balakrishnan
    Caught with their chaddis down? The BJP suffered one of its worst election debacles since it came to power five years ago in the ...

  • Power Wars

    Deep Blue |  Deepa Balakrishnan
    A regimen of disbelief When you attend any event surrounding B S Yeddyurappa, you'd be surprised by the stubborn disbelief over the fact that ...

  • Why Karnataka is not Gujarat Part Two

    Storyteller |  D P Satish
    On 13 February, I wished Pramod Muthalik a 'Happy Valentine's Day' in advance! To my surprise, Muthalik, whose Sri Rama Sene, known for its strident...

  • The South Diary

    Deep Blue |  Deepa Balakrishnan
    'Grooming' them right After a hectic fortnight of politics and another hectic fortnight of Anna Hazare's fast-protest, Heggadadevanakote was heaven on earth. A little ...

  • Solitary Song of Shimoga

    Storyteller |  D P Satish
    The only thing most people in Shimoga discuss these days is real estate. The real estate bug has bitten the people of Shimoga. Wherever you...

  • The Reddy Republic

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    When Karnataka's infamous Reddy brothers make their Diwali gift list this year, they might consider sending a large present to Congress president Sonia Gandhi. Had...