Bengaluru municipality’s proposed pet licensing by-laws have met with overwhelming protest from animal welfare activists and pet owners. It has led to howls of indignation from dog owners in the city.
For those exiled from Shillong over the decades by a xenophobic politics, a willful amnesia has been the only way to move on.
Anuradha Roy on her new novel, the perils of nationalism and what sustains her at a time of toxic change.
Over the years, there have been many challenges to Ireland’s conservative stance on abortion — which, in effect, forces women to travel to the UK for legal and safe abortion.
Shivkumar Aaradhya had placed his trust — not so much in his party’s tactics in the Karnataka Assembly in three hours — but in Kaliamma and the “magic number”.
Mahesh won the Kollegal Assembly constituency in Chamarajnagar district, beating his nearest rival, the Congress’s A R Krishna Murthy, by a comfortable margin of 19,454 votes.
Karnataka Assembly Election Results 2018: The Congress office in Bengaluru, deserted since morning, was slightly more energised by evening. Party flags that had been brought in around noon were finally fluttering from its first-floor balcony.
Exuberance spilled over to anger in the crowd against the Congress, but also against actor Prakash Raj, who had led a sustained campaign against the BJP.
How Mumbai’s egalitarianism — in space and language — and working away from the Kannada literary establishment liberated author-lyricist Jayant Kaikini and why the ‘Chittal chauvinist’ won’t write a novel.
In village after village, conversations with Lingayats reveal great resentment at the way the government has “divided” the religion and empowered those at the bottom of the social hierarchy.
PM Modi has been exposed. The hope he represented, his charisma, have now diminished to almost 25 per cent, said MB Patil.
Karnataka Assembly elections 2018: “Modiji is very proud of the fact that he is a great orator. I completely agree with him. He speaks like an actor. But if his speeches could fill the country’s stomach, then I would like him to give even more speeches,” Sonia Gandhi said.
With 4.7 lakh voters, it is one of the largest constituencies in Karnataka. Mahadevapura, a reserved SC seat, was carved out only 10 years ago, when 110 villages were drawn into the margins of a city expanding on a diet of multinational capital.
Among the southern states, Karnataka has the worst figures for both infant mortality (24 per 100 live births) and maternal mortality (133 deaths per 100,000 live births).
The Congress has not fielded a candidate “in deference to Puttanaiah’s memory” — Chief Minister Siddaramaiah was close to KSP and had attended his funeral where he promised to support the family.
Karnataka elections: Now in BJP, six-time legislator threatens to end Congress MP’s ‘rule’ in Gulbarga area; but many Dalit voters feel his tirade has sparked counter-mobilisation of votes.
Arrested on March 29 for a “fake news” post that claimed that a Jain monk had been attacked by a Muslim youth, Hegde is now facing four cases.
For the jaded crime fiction reader, Murder in Seven Acts: Lalli Mysteries is a collection that is intimate and human.
Halahala is hurtling towards the end, with humans having become slaves of AI and their greed. If this is dystopia, says graphic novelist Appupen, are you in it?
Elections are a prosaic business. Why then are Amit Shah and Siddaramaiah quoting Karnataka’s rashtra kavi Kuvempu at each other in the run-up to the Assembly elections? Where does Karnataka’s beloved poet, novelist, playwright and intellectual stand in its culture and politics?
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.