Vokkaliga(Search results - 8)
IndiaJun 8, 2019, 5:19 PM IST
Disappointed with poll rout, Deve Gowda says farmers alone can save JDS in Karnataka
Former PM, JDS chief HD Deve Gowda expressed his disappointment over Lok Sabha election results, but said that he will continue to struggle, no matter what
PoliticsApr 5, 2019, 5:39 PM IST
Congress’s Muslim candidate Rizwan Arshad on temple-mutt run fearing loss?
Karnataka Congress’s double standards clearly stand exposed after its Bengaluru Central Lok Sabha candidate Rizwan Arshad was seen approaching Vokkaliga community seer Nirmalanandanatha Swamy and later held pooja at a Ganesha temple. Senior Congress leaders like Mallikarjun Kharge, Siddaramaiah all have always ridiculed the believers of temple visits and about Hindu religious practices, but now their own candidate is seen doing temple and mutt run
ElectionsMar 25, 2019, 3:19 PM IST
JDS spares Bengaluru North to Congress; candidate yet to be finalised
BJP has fielded Sadananda Gowda, sitting MP from Bengaluru North. It is said that JDS does not have a strong candidate to field against Sadananda Gowda and that is why the party has given up Bengaluru North seat to the Congress.
IndiaJan 16, 2019, 5:54 PM IST
Operation Lotus: Karnataka BJP sidelines Vokkaliga leader Ashoka, promotes Ashwath Narayana
The Karnataka BJP's Operation Lotus is making noise all over India, however one name that is missing during the entire episode is former deputy chief minister R Ashoka. The BJP this time instead has given importance to another Vokkaliga CN Ashwath Narayana. Ashwath Narayana was seen conversing with Congress MLA Umesh Jadhav is very evident that BJP planning to look beyond Ashoka who calls shots in Bengaluru
IndiaJan 2, 2019, 7:47 PM IST
Karnataka BJP's firebrand leader CT Ravi to take on HD Deve Gowda in his own backyard
After a spectacular win in Chikkamagaluru district by securing four out of five seats and making inroads into neighbouring Hassan by securing one out of eight seats, CT Ravi has become a leader to watch out for in the coming days in Karnataka. Sources indicate that CT Ravi's name is being pushed for the Hassan Lok Sabha seat to take on the JD(S) against HD Deve Gowda's family politics.
IndiaJan 1, 2019, 5:30 PM IST
Karnataka BJP plans to elevate young leaders in a long-term plan
With the Lok Sabha election due in six months, the Karnataka BJP, in order to ensure that the absence of union leader HN Ananth Kumar does not cost them dearly in long run, is said to possess a plan to strengthen its Karnataka base, especially in Southern Karnataka. The plan aims to make inroads into the Vokkaliga heartland of Old Mysuru region. As a result, they have decided to promote key leaders like Aravind Limbavali and CT Ravi
IndiaOct 4, 2018, 4:27 PM IST
Will Vokkaliga voters make or break 2019 polls for Karnataka netas contesting from Bengaluru?
During Assembly elections in Karnataka, Vokkaliga votes played a crucial role in impacting the political prospects of the factions in the 28 constituencies of Bengaluru.