Deplorable Situation of Agriculture in Telangana: TRS’s Role

Deplorable Situation of Agriculture in Telangana: TRS’s Role

On March 1, 2014, the then President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, clearing all constitutional obligations for the formation of Telangana state. K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party, which was on the forefront for the separate statehood movement, came to power in the newly formed state,…

Dakshina Kannada Violence: BJP Resorting to Politics of Polarisation

Dakshina Kannada Violence: BJP Resorting to Politics of Polarisation

  In recent days, incidents of communal violence in Dakshina Kannada district are resulting in the tensed atmosphere across Karnataka. With assembly elections due in coming May, the ruling Congress leaders are arguing that the main opposition BJP party as resorting to religious polarisation tactics to garner the support of Hindu voters. On January 3,…

History of Communal Violence in Karnataka and the Case of Communal Violence in Uttara Kannada in December 2017

History of Communal Violence in Karnataka and the Case of Communal Violence in Uttara Kannada in December 2017

In the backdrop of the mysterious death of Paresh Mesta in Honnavara town of Karnataka’s Uttara Kannada district, members of Hindutva outfits have kept the district on a fore of communal violence. Rumours and lies around Mesta’s death that his dead body was found in a brutalised condition which later turned out to be false…