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7 reasons which led to Congress debacle in Karnataka 15.5.2018 DNA: Opinion
The comprehensive trends are in and people of Karnataka have again decided to boot out the ruling regime, something they have been doing since 1985. Contrary to media reports and prediction from pollsters, Siddaramaiah failed to hold on to his bastion. Outgoing Karnataka CM even lost from one of the two seats he contested. So, what gives this dramatic Congress downfall in a state which they expected to win or at least emerge as the single largest party.  1. Siddaramaiah's Lingayat gamble backfires spectacularly This is probably one of the biggest takeaway from the election that a sensitive issue shouldn't be handled in a hurried, ham-handed manner just before the polls. Siddaramaiah played devious politics by granting Lingayat's minority status just months before the elections. It hoped to breach into BJP's traditional support base among Lingayats. What happened in reality is a massive tsunami of support for the saffron outfit among the Lingayat community with the saffron party is poised to win over 70% ...
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Why Karnataka's new government has a job on its hands despite 8.5% growth 15.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
In 2016, Karnataka recorded the second-highest number of farmer suicides-1,212, behind only Maharashtra
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A political party has given supari to kill me: Mamata Banerjee's startling claim 12.5.2018 Zee News : States
In a startling revelation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee claimed that some political parties are trying to get her assassinated. 
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Karnataka Election 2018: Yeddyurappa says BJP will win; top 10 developments 12.5.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Voting for Karnataka Assembly Election 2018 is underway. Riding on the Modi wave, the BJP hopes to snatch yet another state from the ruling Congress, while JD(S) is projected to play the kingmaker
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Karnataka Polls: Key Issues 11.5.2018 General News
Elections in Karnataka will be held on Saturday and the state has seen fever pitch campaigning by top leaders, each attempting to woo voters through their unique campaigning styles.Here are some of the key issues that voters would consider while exercising their franchise tomorrow:• FARMER CRISIS: The BJP claimed during its campaign that more than 3500 farmers committed suicide under the "anti-farmer" Siddaramaiah Government. The BJP said that if the Yeddyurappa Government is voted to power in the state, farmer loans of up to Rs 1 lakh would be waived off for each farmer. The BJP also promised that with a fund of Rs 1.5 lakh crore, every field in Karnataka will be watered.The Congress, on the other hand, has promised to double farmers' income and constitute a statutory Farmers Income Commission. To tide over the agrarian crisis in 2017, the Siddaramaiah Government waived off farmer loans of up to Rs 50, 000 per farmer at an estimated cost of Rs Rs 8,165 crore to the state ...
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‘BJP alone can ensure good governance, development’ 11.5.2018 Hindu: Mangalore
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday asked BJP workers to ensure good polling in Bantwal constituency where the party is facing B.
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Can the BJP wrest Karnataka from the Congress? 10.5.2018 Hindu: Opinion
YESThe JD(S) and the Congress are two faces of the same coin. The BJP will win with a majority Muralidhar Rao Yes, we will definitely wrest power fro
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Cong describes investment support scheme as 'election gimmick' 10.5.2018 General News
The Congress in Telangana today described the investment support scheme for farmers, launched by the state government, as "election gimmick." The party demanded that the minimum support price (msp) for all agriculture produce be increased by 25 per cent immediately to help the farming community. "TRS govt did not pay compensation of Rs 6 lakh under GO (government order) 421 to any of the families of the farmers who committed suicide. While TRS hovernment had no money to pay compensation, (Chief Minister) KCR had no time meet the families of farmers," Telangana Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy told reporters here. He claimed that not a single rupee was spent on providing remunerative prices for agriculture produce though "a budget of Rs. 6.75 lakh crore was presented and another Rs 2.5 lakh crore of loans were borrowed during the last four years." The state government has spent 'crores of rupees' on advertisements published in newspapers in other states, including .
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Congress trying to win Karnataka by hook or crook: Amit Shah 10.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday said that amid the "palpable public anger" against the Siddaramiah government, the Congress was trying to win the Karnataka assembly elections "by hook or by crook".
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Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Farmers in Rs 33-cr debt over toor dal production 10.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
As we close in on the last week in the run-up to the Karnataka state Assembly elections, here's a series looking at the agrarian crisis, testimonies, and the expectations of the farmer's community. In the first part of the series, we bring to you a story of contrasts: While farmers are reeling of debt on toor dar in the North Karnataka region with several taking their own lives, state officials in Gulbarga have sent a proposal for a Geographical Indication (GI) index of the pulse. 35-year-old Sudhamati lives a stone’s throw from the her in-laws house in Noulaspur village in East Bidar. But the last time she spoke to anyone there was in the wake of her husband, Nivarti Rao Shinde’s death, who took his own life on March 29, 2017, after years of debt that accrued after farming the 4.5 acres of land he owned with his three brothers. Most of the couple’s money went into finding a means to conceive. Nivarti cultivated sugarcane and toor daal (pigeon pea lentils) in his part of the land. Despite her ...
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Don’t make false promises, farmers’ groups tell parties 10.5.2018 Hindu: Rx
‘Both State and Centre have taken only half-hearted measures on agrarian crisis’
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Tobacco growers jittery as price dips 10.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Demand crop holiday next season if the board cannot ensure a fair price for the commodity
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Exclusive: Yeddyurappa has passed all tests and BJP will win Karnataka, says Amit Shah 8.5.2018 Zee News : India National
Ruling out any post-poll alliances, Amit Shah tells Zee News that BJP is confident of forming the next government in Karnataka all on its own.
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Exclusive: People of Karnataka won't tolerate being ignored, BJP will form govt with full majority, says Amit Shah 8.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
In an exclusive interview with Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary, BJP president Amit Shah unveiled his plans for Karnataka Assembly polls On why Karnataka should choose BJP: The present scenario in Karnataka is alarming. Law and order has collapsed. The interests of the common man have been ignored for four years. Farmers are committing suicide - in fact there has been a 173% jump in farmer suicides since Congress came to power in the state. Karnataka needs a government which listens to the needs of the people, that worries for them and works for them. On Lingayat issue: We are at receiving end of such issues. They (Congress) did not bring up these issues in last four years but only in the last six months. Our strategy has not changed because of it - people of Karnataka are intelligent enough to see through it. They (Congress) have only brought up such matters because of the upcoming elections.  On Rahul Gandhi campaigning for Congress in the state: Congress has fought many elections under Rahul ...
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As Karnataka Nears Elections, State Support Fails To Alleviate Farm Distress 8.5.2018 Sify Finance
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Karnataka polls 2018: Farmers are in distress but a loan waiver may not help 8.5.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Karnataka's farmers, battling drought and water shortage, have been under dire financial duress
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Karnataka election 2018: Congress not ashamed to take support of PFI and SDPI, says Amit Shah 8.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
BJP President Amit Shah today alleged that fearing defeat, the Congress has colluded with "anti-national" SDPI and PFI in the Karnatkaa assembly polls. He said the BJP and RSS lost their 24 workers in the last four years but the Siddaramaiah government "did not arrest the murderers." Shah said once the BJP comes to power, it will send every culprit behind the bar even if they were hiding in the remotest corner of the world. "Fearing defeat, the Congress government is sitting with the anti-national forces. They aren't ashamed to take the support of PFI and SDPI. JD-S has taken the support of (AIMIM chief Asaduddin) Owaisi," said Shah at an election rally in Nargund. The Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) is the political wing of Islamic outfit Popular Front of India (PFI). Referring to the Mahadayi river water issue involving Karnataka and Goa, Shah said the river water would flow into the taps of every house and every field in North Karnataka within six months of his party coming to power. Calling ...
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BJP's Tsunami will uproot Siddaramaiah govt: Amit Shah 7.5.2018 General News
Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Monday exuded confidence on party's Karnataka poll prospects and said their "Tsunami will uproot the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government.""PM Modi said that there is a storm of BJP in Karnataka, but I said that it's not a storm, but a Tsunami of BJP in Karnataka that will uproot the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government," said Shah while addressing a rally in Karnataka's Nargund town.Shah also questioned Congress' nationalist credentials and said a party that does not respect the national song of the country can never take care of the country.Further, holding Siddaramaiah-led Congress government responsible for farmer suicides, the BJP chief said, "While farmers are committing suicide, the Congress party is sleeping."On Mahadayi's water dispute with Goa and Maharashtra, he assured, "Let the BJP government come to power, and we will distribute Mahadayi's water across the state of Karnataka...it is the Siddaramaiah government that has kept ..
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In Yogi vs Siddaramaiah, political discourse revolves around who did what for victims 7.5.2018 Zee News : India National
While Yogi has questioned Siddaramaiah for farmer suicides in Karnataka, he himself has been attacked on several fronts including why he was in southern India when thundershowers in UP had killed many.
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BJP will waive crop loans up to Rs 1 lakh in K'taka: Rajnath 5.5.2018 General News
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said all crop loans up to Rs 1 lakh given to farmers in Karnataka would be waived when a BJP government comes to power in the state. Election to the 224-member Karnataka assembly is due on May 12. Campaigning for the BJP here, Singh claimed that over 3,800 farmers had committed suicide during the five-year rule of the Congress government in Karnataka. "Our party will waive all crop loans up to Rs 1 lakh given to farmers after coming to power in Karnataka," he said. Singh said crop loans were given at zero per cent interest rate when BJP chief ministerial candidateB S Yeddyurappa was the chief minister. "Yeddyurappa ran a farmer-friendly government in the state," he said at an election rally here. Singh said after so many suicides, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced just Rs 1 lakh for the families of farmers who had committed suicide. "Sidde Sarkar is Nidde Sarkar (the Siddaramaiah government is a sleeping government). The people of Karnataka .
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