A Preface to the Future

Sandeep Balakrishna

Minority appeasement has paid off but how far will Congress go?

The Last Leap of a Warhorse

As BS Yediyurappa bows out of electoral politics, Open hits the campaign trail with the Lingayat leader

The Day after Yediyurappa

New Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai may not be a mass leader like his predecessor but he is a skilled consensus-maker

All Eyes on Raj Bhavan

As BJP and JD-S vie to form Karnataka’s government, the Congress has lessons to learn in defeat

BJP Emerges Victor

But a Congress-JD(S) coalition may be on the cards

Final Call in Karnataka: A Wave or a Goodbye?

The BJP bets on Modi magic and caste arithmetic to beat a popular chief minister

Playing With Faith

With the Congress cashing in on the Lingayats’ demand for a separate religious identity, Karnataka’s caste politics comes full circle on the eve of a nervous Assembly election

The Battle for Karnataka

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is setting the poll agenda but the BJP has found a way to counter it

For an Unholy Blessing

After seers at Karnataka’s muths tilt, Sonia senses a chance


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