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What is the future prospect of Congress JDS alliance in Karnataka
Karnataka

What is the future prospect of Congress JDS alliance in Karnataka

The political drama of Karnataka has taken its interval with a twisted episode. Now Congress JDS alliance has grasped the lead role from BJP. Newly sworn Chief Minister B.S Yeddyurappa resigned from the office devoid of a clear majority. H D Kumaraswamy of Congress JDS alliance is in the verge to rule Karnataka on behalf of a coalition banner. The BJP's failed endeavor to grab power will remain in records. But this act is not unprecedented. During its strongest phase, Congress party embraced ways to curb other parties having power. The ruling party at the Center upholds these strategies to stretch its presence across the nation. This is a tendency to curtail state federalism. These attempts are illegitimate and undemocratic. Coalition alliance has emerged in India as a repercussion of thes...
How BJP became the single largest party in Karnataka Polls 2018?
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How BJP became the single largest party in Karnataka Polls 2018?

With the pace and intensity Modi Ji is going, I fear from the PPP-Punjab, Puducherry, and Pariwar just the Pariwar will stay with the Congress. So the results have been announced already and the man has again proved invincible. People have reposed their trust in his development agenda and again many political pundits and exit polls have fallen flat. Let's look at the results of Karnataka Polls 2018 and what could have happened next? Hung Assembly: The Third Time BJP has single-handedly defeated the grand old party of India, the Congress and a strong regional political party, the JD(S) with an appreciable margin. The voters of Karnataka may have thrashed every dream of Congress and Siddharamaiya and voted them out of power but played a dirty trick with the BJP. BJP is falling shor
Has Karnataka’s Governor decision made way for unconstitutional democracy?
Analysis, Karnataka

Has Karnataka’s Governor decision made way for unconstitutional democracy?

The country witnessed another state election on 12th may 2018 in Karnataka and on 15th may this cakewalk turned into a cliffhanger for BJP. BJP has a total tally of 104 which makes it the single largest party but former PM H D Deve Gowda and Sonia Gandhi agreed to form a government to keep BJP out making their total tally as 116. The drama has just begun, with Karnataka throwing up a fractured verdict now it is up to the Karnataka governor Vajubhai R Vala to take the call. This former RSS man maintains a cordial relationship with PM Narendra Modi as an old BJP warhorse. He has held key portfolios like finance minister of Gujarat and speaker of its assembly and served the government for almost six decades. He was nominated as the governor in 2014. Let's find out Has Karnataka's Governor dec
Karnataka Election 2018 exit polls predict hung assembly
Karnataka

Karnataka Election 2018 exit polls predict hung assembly

Finally, the madness comes to a temporary halt or has it not. Maybe the PM is still campaigning in Nepal or maybe the Congress has seen some exit polls. The Karnataka battle has been fought now, the results await. We all have our predictions and assumptions and also aspirations regarding the Karnataka polls so let us read about the Karnataka Election 2018 exit poll and see the trends. Around 2600 candidates on around 224 seats will know what lady luck has for them on 15th of May. There was no doubt ever about this electoral battle to be fierce. Now when the votes are cast and people of Karnataka have exercised their right, it’s time for exit polls, the much dreaded, the not so helpful surveys in predicting anything but to only reinforce the idea of a close fight. Various channels have diff
4 key Factors which can help BJP in Karnataka Elections
Analysis, Karnataka

4 key Factors which can help BJP in Karnataka Elections

With Karnataka elections approaching, the question is if Modi would be able to divert the elections in favour of BJP?  Let us examine the various factors which reflect positive signs of BJP winning the Karnataka Elections. Modi Factor in Karnataka Election: Undeniably the strongest factor. When the battle gets tough for BJP, It’s Modi who has come to the rescue time and again. He seems to have all the infinity stones when it comes to winning an election. With some days of high end campaigning in Gujarat, Modi was able to defeat every sort of alliance, different opinion polls and petty communalising caste politics which few youngsters were trying to play. The win for BJP in Gujarat was one big achievement because factors like anti-incumbency, the discontent among Patidars, rising unemploy
Will Lingayat as a new religion lead Congress to a victory in Karnataka?
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Will Lingayat as a new religion lead Congress to a victory in Karnataka?

Karnataka government on 19th March 2018, Monday recognized Lingayats as a separate religious minority and accepted the recommendation of a committee under the state Minorities Commission Act. The proposal will be sent to Centre for final approval. Let's look in deep and try to understand can Lingayat as a new religion lead Congress to a victory or what is the motive of Congress? Who was Lingayats By-the-way? Lingayatism is a Shaivite religious tradition in India. Initially these were known as Veerashaivas, however, since the 18th century,  adherents of this faith are known as Lingayats. Lingayatism was founded, or revived, by the 12th-century philosopher and statesman Basavanna in Karnataka. Lingayat scholars thrived during 14th and 18th Century in northern Karnataka during Vijayanaga
What is the Strategy of BJP for Karnataka Assembly Election 2018?
Analysis, Karnataka

What is the Strategy of BJP for Karnataka Assembly Election 2018?

For Bhartiya Janta Party victory in all three elections in North East is just the start. The year brings them the task of retaining their own forts.  Forts like Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh will be a challenge to retain. For now, though, the whole of BJP is concentrating on reclaiming their old bastion- Karnataka. Karnataka goes to elections in April and May and both Congress and BJP are on the ground fighting each other. For BJP it will be a really big win and another step in their campaign. Let's look at the strategy of BJP for Karnataka Assembly Election 2018. For BJP, Karnataka is very important for multiple reasons. First, it is considered as the gateway to south Indian politics. With states like Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh going through political changes they see i
Karnataka election poll: Rate Karnataka government performance out of 10
Karnataka, Polls

Karnataka election poll: Rate Karnataka government performance out of 10

Participate in Karnataka election poll and tell us how much will you rate Karnataka government performance out of 10 in Karnataka and also give in your views in the comment section. (function(d, s, id){ var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0], r = Math.floor(new Date().getTime() / 1000000); if (d.getElementById(id)) {return;} js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.async=1; js.src = "https://www.opinionstage.com/assets/loader.js?" + r; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'os-widget-jssdk')); Karnataka has time and again been a closely knit competition between Congress, BJP and JD(S). In the previous elections, Congress emerged victorious by winning 122 of the 223 seats they contested for with 43% increase in the winning rat...
What is the Strategy of Congress for Karnataka Polls?
Analysis, Karnataka

What is the Strategy of Congress for Karnataka Polls?

The last standing bastion of Congress in the south, Karnataka goes to poll soon and they are all set to defend it. For Congress and their new President Rahul Gandhi, this election also brings a unique challenge. They have the task of retaining their only state in the south. Up till now, Congress seemed to be on an attack under Rahul Gandhi but this could change for Karnataka elections. Congress on its part will try and strategies around positive aspects of Siddaramaiah Government. Ground realities though will defer. For large talks about development being the issue for votes, in India factors like Caste and religion do affect the voting on a large level. So let’s see what could be the strategy for Congress for Karnataka polls. A local face In Karnataka Polls -  In recent elections, Congr