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Latest Election News and Update Bihar Exit Poll NDA Wins Bihar Election: Accurately Predicted by – Chintamani Exit Poll

The – Chintamani Exit poll for Bihar Election 2020 couldn’t have been more accurate to predict the win of NDA. When all the other exit polls had projected a Read More…

Bihar Election Result LIVE Update Bihar Election Results LIVE Updates

9:37:41 PM Mayawati’s BSP has secured 1 seat in Bihar Elections. While AIMIM had won 3 seats and is leading on 2. In the case of Left parties, CPI and Read More…

Bihar Exit Poll Unpredictability The Unpredictability of Exit Polls in Bihar Election

The Bihar Election 2020 Exit Polls have failed to give a uniform prediction about the winner. This means that the actual Bihar Election Result 2020 can swing in any direction. Read More…

Bihar Exit Poll 2020 Chintamani Exit Poll Predicts NDA’s Victory in Bihar Election 2020

Bihar has voted for the third and final phase of Bihar Election 2020. The result of the Bihar Election 2020 will be announced on 10 November. Prior to that, Chintamani Read More…

BJP Vote Share 2015 Analysis: Compared to Rivals, BJP’s Bihar Vote Share Swelled from 2005

Bihar is a state where the calculations of caste arithmetic and vote share hold tremendous importance for the political parties. Moreover, it can make or break the Bihar election result. Read More…

Bihar Election 2020: Key Candidates in the Ring for First Phase

The Bihar Election 2020 is commencing since the polling for the first phase is scheduled for 28 October 2020. In the first phase, 71 constituencies are witnessing the battle. Many Read More…

*The elections will be held in 222 Assembly constituencies. Elections in RR Nagar constituency has been deferred to May 28, while the elections in Jayanagar constituency have been postponed due to death of BJP MLA and contestant B N Vijaykumar. The dates for Jayanagar polls will be updated as EC notification.

Zakir Naik, the most famous preacher of Islam has once again come in the limelight. He is famous amongst Muslims particularly because of his modern Islam lectures. While most Indians know him as an absconder who has fled from India and has found a haven in Malaysia. Although Naik promotes himself as a modern Islamist, his views resemble a rotten egg. Recently, he has answered some questions from his followers in a YouTube video. He ...Read More

Although there is uncertainty over the schedule of the upcoming Bihar election, the parties have started preparing themselves for the exercise. Mainly the Mahagathbandhan in the opposition is pointing out the adversities of the NDA coalition. On the other hand, the current crisis of pandemic is forcing many migrants to return home. There is a high possibility that these worn-out migrant laborers could be a potential vote bank.  The people who are returning to Bihar ...Read More

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has been releasing the details of the ₹20 lakh crore economic package in tranches. The main aim of releasing the mega economic package is to make India self-reliant. Yesterday, Sitharaman announced 15 relief measures for the real estate sector, NBFCs, MSMEs, etc. Today, she made announcements for the welfare of urban poor, farmers, and laborers. Important announcements in Sitharaman's press conference Sitharaman announced that 300 Shramik special trains are allowed ...Read More

Even before the prime minister emphasized the need for labour law reforms in India. BJP states already hinted at this strategy such as Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh. As soon as the governments announced the reforms, the left front and opposition got furiously activated and started criticizing. It is evident that their opposition is simply out of dislike of the government, as there isn’t any merit in their accusation. The ongoing migrant worker crisis ...Read More

Going ahead with the Prime Minister’s Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, the finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced the first installment of the package. Today’s announced prominently focused on the MSME sector. Let us count the key takeaways of the MSME relief package. Change in definition of MSME According to the new definition; Micro units will have investments up to 1Cr and turnover up to 5 Crores. Small units can have investments up till 10 Cr and ...Read More

Today, the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman shared the details of the latest economic package of the government. This economic package focuses on SMEs, farmers, laborers, industries, and the middle-class. In the press conference, Sitharaman said that the banks aren't stepping down from disbursing loans. A lot of customers are talking about availing loans after the lockdown ends. Thus, sanctioned loans aren't released yet. Beneficiaries of the latest Economic Package Regarding the new change in ...Read More

On 12 May, PM Narendra Modi declared a ₹20 Lakh Crore package named 'Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan package'. This stimulus package is equal to approx. 10% GDP of India. With this economic package, PM Modi aims to revive the stagnant economy and make the nation self-reliant. He said that the new supply chain reforms will give rise to a rational tax system, capable human resources, agriculture, strong financial system as well as simple and clear laws. ...Read More

The Prime Minister in his televised address to the nation on Tuesday has spoken about the roadmap ahead. The economic activities can not be halted for a long time. Therefore in order to assist the concerns of the industries and stakeholders, he has announced a massive package of 20 Lakh Crore rupees. Let us understand what is Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan and how it focuses on self-reliance. The Swadeshi Focus The Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan particularly focuses ...Read More

On 12 May, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray filed his nomination for the upcoming polls in the state. These polls will be filling up the Maharashtra MLC seats. Moreover, Mr Thackeray will now win a seat of the legislative council with ease. Shiv Sena MP Sanjay said that the polls for the 9 seats of MLC will be unopposed. Shiv Sena held a discussion with Congress regarding the polls. The former explained about how it's time ...Read More

On 10 May, NCP (Nationalist Congress Party) declared 2 candidates for the upcoming Maharashtra MLC election. BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) has announced four candidates. Shiva Sena and Congress declared two candidates each for the polls. This takes the total number of candidates for the Maharashtra MLC election to 10. But the total number of seats are 9 and so, it will be a dreadful defeat for the one who doesn't win a seat. The Maharashtra ...Read More
Bengaluru Karnataka Region Map

Bengaluru Karnataka


Bangalore Karnataka was a part of the Princely State of Mysore under the Wodeyars during the British rule. Bengaluru region has been a Congress bastion since Independence, but in the recent years the people of the region have voted for candidates that can work for the development of the region and issues related to day-to-day life. Bengaluru Karnataka comprises the present day districts of Bengaluru Urban and Bengaluru Rural.

Historical Background

Bangalore Karnataka has a rich and complex history, while the Kempe Gowda I laid the foundation of western front of the city in 1537, the eastern front of present-day Bengaluru was built by the British administration in the beginning of the nineteenth century, after British forces moved to make the city a cantonment. The city developed parallel to each other, while British administration looked after the eastern city, the old city developed by Kempe Gowda I remained under the Princely State of Mysore and became its capital, after India gained Independence. Bengaluru was made the capital of the state of Mysore in 1956, when several other Kannada dominated regions were integrated to the Princely State of Mysore, with the passage of State Reorganisation Act. In 1986, Bangalore was divided into two parts: Bangalore Urban and Bangalore Rural for better administration. The development of Bengaluru has been on an upward trajectory ever since the time of IT-revolution in India, with the Government of India ushering in reforms in the telecom sector and pushed for development of IT sector in India. Bengaluru has since, gone onto achieve great success in the field of IT, thus, labelling the capital of Karnataka as "Silicon Valley of India".

Political Scenario

The Indian National Congress was the dominant party in the Bangalore Karnataka region till the beginning of 1980s, but since then, the people of Bangalore have elected their leaders wisely, based on their performance and what they have to offer to the urban population of the region. Since the rise of BJP in Karnataka, the Hindu majority population in the region has shown its support for the party for its "Hindutva brand" of politics. While Congress and JD(S) have a significant grip on the minority population of Bangalore region consisting of Muslims, Christians, and Jains.

Issues pertaining to the region

The rapid urbanisation and growing population due to workforce migration has seen Bengaluru face issues that are part of fast-growing cities in developing countries. Problems such as mass displacement, increasing slum settlements, health epidemics, and pollution, have become commonn for people living in the Bangalore Karnataka region. According to a recent report, Bengaluru is set to join Cape Town in terms of water shortage, as the city looks to be on the verge of "Day Zero", when the taps and other water sources in the city will run out of water. Sewage and drains are choked up in the region, as local authorities and government have time and again failed to restructure the water usage in the city and sewage management.

Assembly Constituencies and MLAs from Bengaluru Karnataka Region

AC. No. Constituency Current MLAParty
150YelahankaS. R. VishwanathBJP
151K.R. PuraB. A. BasavarajaINC
152ByatarayanapuraC. B. Krishna ByregowdaINC
153YeshvanthapuraS. T. SomashekarINC
155DasarahalliS. MunirajuBJP
156Mahalakshmi LayoutK. GopalaiahJD(S)
157MalleshwaramDr. C. N. Ashwath NarayanaBJP
158HebbalY. A. Narayana SwamyBJP
160SarvagnanagarK. J. GeorgeINC
161C.V Raman NagarS. RaghuBJP
162ShivajinagarR. Roshan BaigINC
163Shanti NagarN. A. HarisINC
164Gandhi NagarDinesh GunduraoINC
165Rajaji NagarS. Suresh KumarBJP
166Govindraj NagarPriyakrishnaINC
167Vijay NagarM.KrishnappaINC
169ChickpetR. V. DevarajINC
170BasavanagudiL. A. RavisubramanyaBJP
171Padmanaba NagarR. AshokaBJP
172B. T. M LayoutRamalinga ReddyINC
173JayanagarB. N. VijayakumarBJP
174MahadevapuraAravinda LimbavaliBJP
175BommanahalliM. Satish ReddyBJP
176Bangalore SouthM. KrishnappaBJP
177AnekalB. ShivannaINC
178HosakoteM. T. B. NagarajuINC
179DevanahalliPilla MunishamappaJD(S)
180DoddaballapurT. VenkataramanaiahINC
181NelamangalaDr. K. SrinivasamurthyJD(S)
183RamanagaramH. D. KumaraswamyJD(S)
184KanakapuraD. K. ShivakumarINC
185ChannapatnaC. P. YogeeshwarINC

Last on April 23, 2018