High Stakes Game in Karnataka

Anil Budur Lulla

With Sriramulu winning the Bellary bypoll, the Reddy group gets ready to dare the BJP

The Underfed and the Unscrupulous

Raichur district of Karnataka has some of India’s worst statistics on malnourished children. It is hard to tell which is the worse scandal: the lack of nutrition here or the money being made off it

The Land Mine Explodes

Karnataka’s illegal mining scam has claimed its Chief Minister. But, with so many people involved, it will be a long while before the dust settles

The Tearful CM

Tears, black magic and trips to the temple have dominated BS Yeddyurappa’s three years in office. But will he last now?

How to Save a Sanctuary

The Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary in Karnataka has been notified as a tiger reserve. While this tag will fetch extra conservation funds for the sanctuary, it threatens to displace Soliga tribals from their ancestral habitat. New generations of Soligas may not be content with their forefathers’ way of life, but this forest will lose its soul without them. And India will lose one of its best opportunities to try out a model of coexistence between wildlife and eco-sensitive people

Governor Needs Scrutiny

HR Bhardwaj’s decision may well be the right one, but his methods set an unfortunate precedent

BJP’s Catch-22

The BJP has succumbed to pressure and let Yeddyurappa stay.

Man Who Can’t Stay Aloof

Bhardwaj: Karnataka Governor, Congress headache

Of the BJP, by the BJP

The politics of pelf returns to haunt Karnataka’s ruling party

Out of Africa

A large number of African-Indians competed in sports to celebrate an African-American president’s first anniversary.


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