Tag: Politics

Power-driven playtime
Editorial

Power-driven playtime

In an unwitting betrayal of their mindset, aspirants for votes of the land’s ever gullible masses are openly talking of capturing power and adorning authoritative posts in the government. Next comes the lobbying for plum portfolios promising avenues for syphoning off public funds in the name of taking up projects under broad banner of development….

Governance Vs administration
Editorial, Uncategorized

Governance Vs administration

An oft-heard comment is that India is the world’s best administered country, although with the rider that it is so only on paper. On the home front, voices have been aired in the circles of State Legislature that the present administration in Karnataka is the worst in its six-plus decades of history. While the incumbent…

Siddu is . . . King Cong
Columns, In Black & White

Siddu is . . . King Cong

The Nanjangud and Gundlupet by-election has been a good preliminary exam for Karnataka politicians. While it gave Congress party, which is suffocating under bad leadership, a gasp of air, the BJP choked…and if it does not change strategy it will drown in 2018. But the most dramatic part of the election was that V. Sreenivasa…

Travesty of transparency
Editorial

Travesty of transparency

Broadly speaking, democracy, such as the system familiar to the land’s literati, per force needs politicians whose presence in the land is expanding in geometric progression with each passing year, if not each passing day. Considering the interface between democracy as a system of governing a country and the politicians, more so their sway over…

Siddu paid Rs. 1000 crore to remain CM, alleges Yeddyurappa
News

Siddu paid Rs. 1000 crore to remain CM, alleges Yeddyurappa

Prove charges or quit politics – Siddu tells Yeddy Bagalkote, Feb.11- Dropping  what is described as a political bombshell, former Chief Minister and State BJP unit President B.S. Yeddyurappa yesterday accused Chief Minister Siddharamaiah of paying Rs.1,000 crore to the Congress High Command to retain his post and meet the needs for resources of the…

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