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$500 Million, 25,000 Jobs: Telangana, iPhone Maker Seal Pact For New Plant

$500 Million, 25,000 Jobs: Telangana, iPhone Maker Seal Pact For New Plant

Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Monday May 15, 2023, Hyderabad

Apple supplier Foxconn will invest $500 million in Telangana and as many as 25,000 jobs will be created in the first phase of the project, Telangana minister KT Rama Rao announced today.

Punjab Court Summons Mallikarjun Kharge In Rs 100-Crore Defamation Case

Punjab Court Summons Mallikarjun Kharge In Rs 100-Crore Defamation Case

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Monday May 15, 2023, New Delhi

During the recently-concluded Karnataka assembly elections, the Congress in its manifesto compared Bajrang Dal with "anti-national organisations like SIMI and Al-Qaeda", the petitioner said.

Why Changing Strategy Didn't Work For BJP In Karnataka: Data Explained

Why Changing Strategy Didn't Work For BJP In Karnataka: Data Explained

Written by Mohit M Rao | Monday May 15, 2023

Along with anti-incumbency and a strong narrative by the opposition, the BJP's diminished performance in the 2023 Karnataka election is perhaps an indictment of its social engineering strategies.

Siddaramaiah In Delhi, DK Shivakumar Expected: Congress' Karnataka Tussle

Siddaramaiah In Delhi, DK Shivakumar Expected: Congress' Karnataka Tussle

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Abhimanyu Kulkarni | Monday May 15, 2023, New Delhi

After registering a thumping win in Karnataka, the acid test for Congress now would be picking the chief minister with both state chief DK Shivakumar and senior leader Siddaramaiah eyeing the spot.

11 Dead After Consuming Toxic Liquor In Tamil Nadu, 2 Arrested

11 Dead After Consuming Toxic Liquor In Tamil Nadu, 2 Arrested

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Debanish Achom | Sunday May 14, 2023, Chennai

Eleven people died after consuming alleged toxic liquor in two separate incidents in Tamil Nadu.

"Karnataka Template In Other States": Sharad Pawar After Meet With D Raja

"Karnataka Template In Other States": Sharad Pawar After Meet With D Raja

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 14, 2023, Mumbai

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Sunday met NCP president Sharad Pawar at his residence in Mumbai and discussed providing an alternative to BJP, a meeting coming a day after the saffron party's drubbing in Karnataka elections.

MLAs' Meet, Ballot Boxes In Congress Tug Of War For Karnataka Top Job

MLAs' Meet, Ballot Boxes In Congress Tug Of War For Karnataka Top Job

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Debanish Achom | Sunday May 14, 2023, Bengaluru

The Congress party has asked its national chief Mallikarjun Kharge to decide who will be the new Chief Minister of Karnataka. Every MLA met the Congress's team of observers and told them their choice by vote.

"Sacrificed Several Times": DK Shivakumar Ahead Of Congress's Big Decision

"Sacrificed Several Times": DK Shivakumar Ahead Of Congress's Big Decision

NDTV News Desk | Sunday May 14, 2023, Bengaluru

DK Shivakumar and Siddaramaiah are seen as the two main contenders for the chief minister's post after the Congress party won the state assembly elections

Sunil Kanugolu, The Data-Driven Strategist Behind Congress's Karnataka Win

Sunil Kanugolu, The Data-Driven Strategist Behind Congress's Karnataka Win

Written by Vasudha Venugopal | Sunday May 14, 2023, New Delhi

Sunil Kanugolu's biggest strength is said to be is his ability to form personal relationships with the prominent leaders of the party.

Karnataka Independent MLA Offers "Unconditional Support" To Congress

Karnataka Independent MLA Offers "Unconditional Support" To Congress

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 14, 2023, Bengaluru

AICC general secretary in-charge of Karnataka Randeep Singh Surjewala on Sunday said Latha Mallikarjun, who has got elected as an independent from Harapanahalli Assembly segment has extended unconditional support to the Congress party in the State.

"All The Best": Karnataka Chief Minister To Siddaramaiah, DK Shivakumar

"All The Best": Karnataka Chief Minister To Siddaramaiah, DK Shivakumar

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 14, 2023, Bengaluru

Outgoing Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday wished "all the best" to Congress leaders Siddaramaiah and D K Shivakumar, who are in the race to become the next Chief Minister of Karnataka.

"Can't Have Alliance In Kerala Or Telangana, But...": Rahul Gandhi Aide

"Can't Have Alliance In Kerala Or Telangana, But...": Rahul Gandhi Aide

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Sunday May 14, 2023, New Delhi

KC Venugopal said that the Congress was open to forming post-poll alliances with other regional parties, even if they had ideological differences or were rivals in some states.

3 Dead After Consuming Toxic Liquor In Tamil Nadu

3 Dead After Consuming Toxic Liquor In Tamil Nadu

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 14, 2023, Villupuram

Three persons died after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district, police said on Sunday.

Top BJP Defector Jagadish Shettar's Accusation After Karnataka Results

Top BJP Defector Jagadish Shettar's Accusation After Karnataka Results

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Sunday May 14, 2023, New Delhi

A Lingayat heavyweight, Mr Shettar lost to the BJP's Mahesh Tenginakai by over 34,000 votes but claimed his quitting the BJP and raising the pitch on the Lingayats helped the Congress in 20 to 25 seats.

Day After Karnataka Celebrations, A Poster War Spells Trouble For Congress

Day After Karnataka Celebrations, A Poster War Spells Trouble For Congress

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Akhil Kumar | Sunday May 14, 2023, New Delhi

In the meeting, scheduled for 6 pm at the Shangri-La Hotel in Bengaluru, the Congress Legislative Party is expected to pass a resolution leaving it to the Congress national president to decide the chief minister pick.