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Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP’s Presidential nominee
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Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP’s Presidential nominee

New Delhi: The ruling BJP yesterday announced Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as its Presidential candidate. A politically significant choice, Kovind, a senior Dalit leader of the party, belongs to Uttar Pradesh and has been a two-time Rajya Sabha member. To ensure consensus over his candidature, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the phone with…

Big jolt to Congress: BJP’s Shankaramurthy to continue as Council Chairman
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Big jolt to Congress: BJP’s Shankaramurthy to continue as Council Chairman

Bengaluru: Congress party suffered a severe setback with JD(S) voting against the No Confidence Motion moved by the Congress against Legislative Council Chairman D.H. Shankaramurthy this morning. Council Deputy Chairman Marithibbegowda allowed the voting on the motion moved by Congress MLC V.S. Urgrappa. While the ‘For’ received 36 votes, ‘Against’ received 37 votes. The Congress…

With political help, lobbies put chemicals in our diet
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With political help, lobbies put chemicals in our diet

BJP must honour its pledge to keep GM food out Before the power of commercial lobbies, even the BJP government bows. The party’s manifesto took a strong stand against Genetically Modified (GM) foods; ignoring it, the Government’s Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) green-lighted genetically engineered mustard in India. GM mustard is known to be more…

BSY to hold three-day Satyagraha from July 7
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BSY to hold three-day Satyagraha from July 7

Mysuru: State BJP President and former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said that he will hold a three-day satyagraha in Bengaluru from July 7 to 9 to urge the Government to waive off farmers’ loan in Co-operative Banks. Speaking to the media after performing puja to cattle at Pinjrapole at the foot of Chamundi Hill yesterday,…

‘BJP will get majority in next elections’
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‘BJP will get majority in next elections’

Mysuru, June12- Asserting that the BJP will come to power in the 2018 Assembly polls, State BJP President and former CM B.S. Yeddyurappa said that the party can win 5-6 constituencies in the district if there was an honest effort by party workers. Addressing the party leaders and workers at the MMC&RI Auditorium in J.K….

Yeddyurappa kicks off Jana Samparka Abhiyana in city
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Yeddyurappa kicks off Jana Samparka Abhiyana in city

Mysuru: State BJP President and former CM B.S. Yeddyurappa set off the party’s ‘Jana Samparka Abhiyana’ campaign in the district by garlanding the statue of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar at FTS Circle on Mysuru-Bengaluru Road in city this morning. Later speaking to press persons, Yeddyurappa accused Siddharamaiah Government of inept handling of drought situation in the…

IAS officer Anurag Tiwari’s mysterious death: Govt. should clear Tiwari family’s doubts: BJP stages dharna in Assembly
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IAS officer Anurag Tiwari’s mysterious death: Govt. should clear Tiwari family’s doubts: BJP stages dharna in Assembly

Bengaluru: The BJP staged a dharna in the Assembly yesterday demanding that the Government clear the doubts raised by IAS officer Anurag Tiwari’s family regarding his mysterious death. As soon as the Session began, the Opposition Leader Jagadish Shettar and a few others raised the issue and demanded that the death of Tiwari be allowed…

2018 Assembly Polls: Villa hunting on for Amit Shah in B’luru
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2018 Assembly Polls: Villa hunting on for Amit Shah in B’luru

Bengaluru: BJP National President Amit Shah, who has decided to shift his base to Bengaluru to chalk out the strategy effectively for the 2018 Assembly elections, has began the hunt for villas through his emissaries. According to sources, the representatives of Amit Shah visited a villa located near Kempegowda International Airport in Devanahalli to have…

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