Date: April 13th, 2017

Congress Wins:Retains both Nanjangud and Gundlupet seats
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Congress Wins:Retains both Nanjangud and Gundlupet seats

Nanjangud – The ruling Congress has won both Nanjangud and Gundlupet Assembly constituencies against its arch rival BJP in the by-elections. The counting of votes was held this morning at the JSS First Grade College on Ooty Road in Nanjangud and at St. John’s School in Gundlupet. While Congress candidate Kalale Keshavamurthy defeated BJP candidate…

I will not contest again, but will be in active politics: Prasad
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I will not contest again, but will be in active politics: Prasad

Mysuru – Nanjangud BJP candidate former Minister V. Sreenivasa Prasad, who was defeated by Kalale Keshavamurthy of the Congress, told reporters in Mysuru that though ‘Swabhimana’ has lost, it had gained the respect of the people. “People know who is a ‘Swabhimaani’ and I made them realise this,” he said.  “The defeat will not mean…

SSLC, PUC results likely by May 10
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SSLC, PUC results likely by May 10

Bengaluru – The SSLC and PUC results are likely to be announced by May 10, according to Primary and Secondary Education Minister Tanveer Sait. Speaking to press persons here yesterday, Sait said that the CET for admission to professional colleges will be held on May 6 and 7 and the All India NEET exam for…

Petrol, diesel prices to change every day from May 1
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Petrol, diesel prices to change every day from May 1

New Delhi – Come May 1, petrol and diesel prices will change every day in sync with international rates, much like what happens in most advanced markets. State-owned fuel retailers Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL), which own over 95 percent of nearly 58,000 petrol pumps…

No more heavy backpack:Government to split syllabus into 2 parts
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No more heavy backpack:Government to split syllabus into 2 parts

Bengaluru – To reduce the heavy backpack of school-going children, the government has decided to split the syllabus into two sets of text books. Disclosing this to press persons at his office here yesterday, Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Tanveer Sait said that all text books from 1st to 8th std. would be split…

Kalale, Geetha say victory due to Chief Minister’s good work
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Kalale, Geetha say victory due to Chief Minister’s good work

Nanjangud  – Nanjangud Assembly constituency winner Kalale Keshavamurthy has said that his victory was due to the pro-active role played by Chief Minister Siddharamaiah. “The CM has relentlessly strived for my victory during the last six months and the welfare works he has initiated in the last 4 years have helped me,” he said. He…

BJP has to learn from past mistakes: Yeddyurappa
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BJP has to learn from past mistakes: Yeddyurappa

Bengaluru  – State BJP President and former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa has said that the BJP will have to learn from the past mistakes. He was reacting to the defeat of BJP both in Nanjangud and Gundlupet by-elections the results of which was announced this morning. “We have to learn from our mistakes in this…

What is the purpose of one’s life?
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What is the purpose of one’s life?

By N.K.A. Ballal,  Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Another beautiful narration on my Facebook. Author unknown,  so I am not able to give the credit. But a well-read and well-heeled hermit to afford a private hut! What is my life’s purpose? How do I find my purpose? These two questions I get asked most frequently from…

Youth arrested for raping & blackmailing girl
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Youth arrested for raping & blackmailing girl

Mysuru – An incident of a youth raping a girl after forcibly making her consume soft drinks mixed with sedatives and blackmailing her for money has come to light lately in city. While the youth has been identified as Rashi Chinnappa, a native of Padmanabhanagar in Bengaluru and presently residing in Kuvempunagar here, the girl…

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