Bedfellows make strange politics, strange demand

It takes all types to keep a democracy afloat when high constitutional matters are sought to be resolved on the roadside in a State ruled by god’s own people.

G. Janardhan Reddy, who has led more rebellions against B.S. Yediyurappa than the number of Supreme Court strictures he has received, gives a leg up to K.S. Eswarappa, the state BJP chief whose chief preoccupation is to replace his townsman on the chief minister’s gaddi, as Katta Subramanya Naidu (extreme right), who had to resign in ignominy after being exposed as a real estate agent in minister’s clothes, looks on.

Photograph: Karnataka Photo News