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Vishwanath Quits Cong.
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Vishwanath Quits Cong.

Bengaluru: Senior Congress leader and former Mysuru-Kodagu MP Adagur H. Vishwanath, who was mulling quitting Congress for some time now, has finally resigned from the primary membership of the party. Participating in an interaction with reporters organised by the Bangalore Reporters Guild at the Bengaluru Press Club this morning, Vishwanath, who is also a former…

Congress planning to lose its hold on Karnataka, too? With boldness (not National Herald) it can win
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Congress planning to lose its hold on Karnataka, too? With boldness (not National Herald) it can win

Even in its glory days, the National Herald never had a South Indian presence. It was always a Delhi-Lucknow entity and knew it. It would have been another inconsequential provincial rag but for its ownership (Jawaharlal Nehru) and its editorship (Chalapathi Rau). Actually, the latter more than the former. While Nehru was an absentee overlord,…

Congress stages protest against Union Government’s anti-farmer policies
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Congress stages protest against Union Government’s anti-farmer policies

Mysuru: Accusing the NDA Government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of following anti-farmer policies, members of Mysuru District Farmers Congress Committee staged a demonstration at Gandhi Square in city yesterday demanding waving off farm loans in public sector Banks. Strongly condemning the police firing on protesting farmers at Madhya Pradesh recently, the protesters sought…

Congress to relaunch National Herald in Bengaluru
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Congress to relaunch National Herald in Bengaluru

New Delhi: National Herald, the pre-Independence era newspaper, founded and launched by India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru from Lucknow on Sept. 9, 1938, is all set to be re-launched in Bengaluru on June 12.   In 2008, the newspaper, known to be backed by the Congress and the Gandhi family, stopped its publication citing…

Is Congress eyeing for an alliance with JD(S) in 2018?
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Is Congress eyeing for an alliance with JD(S) in 2018?

Bengaluru: With the Congress High Command deciding to continue Dr. G. Parameshwara as KPCC President, it seems to have hit two birds with one stone. According to party insiders, while the High Command has played it safe by retaining Parameshwara — not to antagonise Dalit communities ahead of next elections — it has paved way…

Stay united to retain power, Venugopal tells Congressmen
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Stay united to retain power, Venugopal tells Congressmen

Bengaluru: After marathon meetings with party leaders, AICC General Secretary in-charge of Karnataka K.C. Venugopal has sent out a clear message to the party men by saying “Bury the hatchet if you want to retain power.” “If the party is united and if the workers are united, then people will stand by us. Our mantra…

Party leaders are forcing me to quit, says Vishwanath
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Party leaders are forcing me to quit, says Vishwanath

Mysuru: Former MP and Congress leader A.H. Vishwanath has claimed that the Congress leaders in the State including Siddharamaiah are forcing him to quit. Speaking to reporters here yesterday, Vishwanath said “I have never said that I will quit Congress, but the party leaders are creating such a situation. Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President…

Poll run-up: State Congress in-charge meets H-K leaders
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Poll run-up: State Congress in-charge meets H-K leaders

Bengaluru,: AICC General Secretary in-charge of Karnataka K.C. Venugopal, who is holding interaction with district level party leaders with an objective of ensuring better interaction between the party and the Government since yesterday, today began interaction with Congress leaders from Hyderabad-Karnataka (H-K) region in the State capital. The District in-charge Minister, the Party Legislators and…

Several Congress leaders to follow Vishwanath in joining JD(S)?
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Several Congress leaders to follow Vishwanath in joining JD(S)?

Bengaluru: Several Senior Congress leaders who are upset over the style of functioning of Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, are said to be mulling on joining the JD(S) in a group, along with another Senior Congress leader A.H. Vishwanath, who is lashing out at the Chief Minister for the past couple of months. The Congress leaders, who…

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