City governments, by far, have the largest and most direct impact on a citizen’s life. How often do we see news relating to municipal/city governments? How big of a deal are civic, or local elections? It is at a local level that change brings about the greatest respite in a citizen’s life.
With the Lok Sabha elections only a year away, Karnataka sets the stage for what to expect in 2019. Here’s a rundown of Karnataka’s electoral history and how it can affect the results tomorrow.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Udupi on 1st May as part of the BJP’s campaign for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections. Addressing a packed venue, Modi attacked the Congress government in his attempt to woo voters.
In an unprecedented move, members of the Justice Collegium of the Supreme Court went public with allegations that the Honourable Chief Justice of India had been exhibiting a clear lack of transparency and rationale while assigning cases to the judges of the Supreme Court.
Sprawling lawns once adorned by the Mughals, Gondola rides providing the view of the vast valley below, and tangible proof why world peace is needed, Kashmir is God’s gift to mankind.
Politics has regressed to a dormant state where principles stand only if they help score brownie points. The fundamental concept of principles and standing up for them has become completely irrelevant. Hypocrisy inherently surfaces on both sides of the political spectrum.
The media has recently been rocked by international debate regarding North Korea and its nuclear policy. With Trump and Kim exchanging verbal abuses on the trot, how to effectively curb this menace becomes the paramount question.
While the exit polls may predict a victory for BJP in tomorrow’s Gujarat elections, the polls also predict a significant drop in the party’s voter base, along with a steady growth in the number of voters for Congress.
On the fourth of February, 2014, the Gawker published a post summarising the multiple sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill Cosby. The ensuing scandal lead to the cancellation of most of Cosby’s TV and film projects. It also revealed to the public his many years of atrocious sexual
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent comments fuelled a fire, but they are also testimony to a much larger problem with the state of political discourse in India. With the fight to control the Rajya Sabha getting harder, what do we stand to lose if this problem continues?