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Corruption in Karnataka politics

A pre-poll survey in Karnataka showed most voters inured to petty corruption even though the outgoing BJP government's terms was rocked by news of bribery

The survey was conducted between April 20 and 28. The survey covered 2143 voters registered in 82 polling booths across 21 of the State’s 224 Assembly constituencies. (Arijit Sen/HT Photo/Representative Image)
Published on May 17, 2023 06:30 PM IST

Pollscape | Karnataka: Can PM’s roadshows be an antidote to anti-incumbency?

BJP has relied heavily on PM Modi, with him holding 21 public meetings and several roadshows. But this strategy may have sent mixed signals to voters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a roadshow in Bengaluru. (PTI)
Published on May 08, 2023 05:58 PM IST

Pollscape | Lingayat support to BJP in Karnataka is a double-edged sword

The Lingayats appear to be caught between a quest for furthering their political interest and fidelity to their faith.

The community’s support kept alternating between the Congress and the non-Congress much before the alleged humiliation meted out to Veerendra Patil. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 24, 2023 04:53 PM IST

Polarisation helped BJP in coastal Karnataka

This coastal region in Karnataka, comprising 19 constituencies spread across three districts, has for long been considered a laboratory for Hindutva politics.

BJP workers celebrate the party's lead during counting of votes for Karnataka Assembly elections.(PTI Photo)
Updated on May 16, 2018 08:22 AM IST
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