One district which received special attention during the BJP regime in the last five years was Belgaum. As chief minister, B S Yeddyurappa nurtured some politicians, including Minister V S Umesh Katti, from this Lingayat-dominant district. But, none of these ... Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago
Congress ticket aspirant in Karnataka’s Belgaum district violates model code of conduct. Vicky Nanjappa reports Usually politicians distribute liquor and cash as freebies when elections are around the corner, but how about providing insurance cover to voters as an incentive to get their votes? Dr Anjali Nimbalkar, wife of IPS officer Hemanth Nimbalkar, is wooing the electorate by distributing policy certificates issued by New India Assurance at Khanapur in Belgaum. The policy also gives ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
State Congress chief G Parameshwara has written to party president Sonia Gandhi, askingher not to field Muniratna Naidu, BBMP corporator from Yeshwantpur ward, in the Assembly elections. Naidu, a contractor-turned-corporator, was indicted by the Lokayukta for ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
But to say that only the government is misusing this law may be a wrong reading of the situation, believe observers of varying trends of online freedom of speech and expression. Many recent incidents point to the fact that citizens too, have been ...Firstpost.com, 1 month ago
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