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Muslims will decide the outcome in 38 seats

While the Vokkaliga and Lingayat communities play a major role in the electoral campaign, politicians cannot ignore Karnataka's Muslim population. Muslims comprise 13 per cent of the state's 5.27......

Will it be cakewalk for Sadananda Gowda in B'lore North?

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda will battle it out against Congress strongman Narayanaswamy in this IT hub constituency of Bangalore North, which is all set to vote on development,......

NaMo or Sonia? Who is trending in South India?

Is there a Modi wave in South India? Has the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh dented the Congress' changes? Will B S Yeddyurappa's return help the BJP in Karnataka? With only four days to go for the......

Chikkaballapur poses testing time for two former chief ministers

Former Karnataka chief minister H d Kumaraswamy’s entry into the Chikkaballapur constituency will make the going tough for his opponent, and Union minister and former chief minister Veerappa......

'Modi wave much bigger than Vajpayee wave of 1999'

A surprise candidate, columnist Prathap Simha will be contesting on a Bharatiya Janata Party ticket from Mysore. Barely a few weeks old in the party, his selection sparked a row causing a lot of......

Punjab emerge champions in senior hockey national

An own goal in the second minute of extra-time helped Punjab register a 2-1 victory over Air India and claim the second Hockey India Senior Men's National championship title in Bangalore. After a......

Air India, Punjab in Sr National hockey final

Punjab and Air India entered the final of the second Hockey India Senior Men's National Championship after contrasting semi-final victories, in Bangalore, on Monday. While Air India came from......

Champions Challenge: India concede late equaliser to Belgium

India conceded a penultimate minute goal on a penalty corner to allow Belgium secure a 3-3 draw in their opening outing at the Champions Challenge hockey tournament in Johannesburg on Saturday. In......

  People speak for vokkaligas

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saranathan Narasimhan
Q. Has Yediurappa joining BJP has strengthened BJP getting more MPs?
Saranathan Narasimhan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/has-yediurappa-joining-bjp-has-strengthened-bjp-getting-more/27271822/answers/

Joseph Chacko
Q. Karnataka CM: Who is IN and Who is OUT?
Joseph Chacko:  A. Yes, it does. Added to it, vokkaliga & lingayats leaders of Cong. themselves ensure BJP sweep the state to ensure rebel against Siddhramiah down the line. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/karnataka-cm-who-is-in-and-who-is-out/23328095/answers/27271859

Joseph Chacko
Q. does vokkaliga caste comes under creamy layer
Joseph Chacko:  A. Plkease cry hard for caste-less world. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/does-vokkaliga-caste-comes-under-creamy-layer/23328095/answers/15717180

deepa
Q. Govt. gives reservation on basis of OC/OBC/BC/SC/ST etc..India should not be divided on the basis of OBC or non -OBC or caste. India should have only two classes : RICH and POOR.Govt. should help those by reservation who are economically poor in every field in any catagory.WHAT DO YO SAY ?
Deepa:  A. I am personally against reservation, an opinion to which I have come to a conclusion for what it has been able to achieve in the last sixty years...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/govt.-gives-reservation-on-basis-of-ocobcbcscst-etc..india-s/15717170/answers/8503241

prabhat kumar kumar
Q. why is caste factor so importent at the time of casting the votes in india?
Prabhat Kumar Kumar:  A. Because in India... People are... Kurmi, Yadava, Lingait, Vokkaliga, Nair, Nayyar, Brahimn, Kshatriya, Vaisya, SC, ST, Muslim, Christian, Jain,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-caste-factor-so-importent-at-the-time-of-casting-the-/8494839/answers/13964457

  Web results for Vokkaligas
JD(S) worries about HDK's chances

Bengaluru: The JD(S), which is hoping to win from Hassan, Mandya, Kolar, Shimoga and Chikkaballapur and believes it has a fighting chance in... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140420/nation-politics/article/jds-worries-about-hdk%E2%80%99s-chances
The Whispers In The Weathercock's Ears

The significance of the outcome of the 2014 general election will go much beyond the obvious one: the number of seats and the vote-share parties... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?290305
Bharatiya Janata Party hopes for 15, Congress 10

Bengaluru: A day after Karnataka's 4.62 crore electorate exercised its franchise, political parties across the state are putting every polling... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140419/nation-politics/article/bharatiya-janata-party-hopes-15-congress-10
Where caste vies with Modi factor

The Krishnagiri Lok Sabha constituency has to its credit many specialities such as, the much contentious Cauvery River entering the State at... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/krishnagiri-where-caste-vies-with-modi-factor/article5926406.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Half of Bangalore didn't vote

Bangalore's voter turnout was much lower than the state average of 65 per cent After all the hype generated about `voting' in the run-up to the... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/others/Lok-Sabha-polls-Election-Commission-Chief-Electoral-Officer-Anil-Kumar-Jha-BJP-AAP-JDS-Congress-Narendra-Modi-Aam-Aadmi-Party-BBMP/articleshow/33874084.cms

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