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Former MP Vishwanath to quit Congress?
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Former MP Vishwanath to quit Congress?

Bengaluru: Upset over being continuously sidelined, former MP A.H. Vishwanath is said to have decided to quit the Congress, the party with which he was associated for over four decades. Vishwanath is all set to give a shock to the Congress, which is still in a celebratory mood following the Nanjangud and Gundlupet by-polls victory….

By-polls defeat: Dissidence erupts in BJP again
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By-polls defeat: Dissidence erupts in BJP again

Bengaluru: The defeat in the recent by-polls has triggered fresh bout of dissidence in the BJP, with some leaders questioning the style of functioning of State BJP President B.S. Yeddyurappa (BSY). The dissidents, who call themselves as loyal activists of the party, are set to meet on Apr.27 to discuss the state of affairs in…

Siddu meets Rahul
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Siddu meets Rahul

New Delhi – After steering Congress party to victory in the recently held Nanjangud and Gundlupet by-elections, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah met party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi this morning and sought permission to fill up two vacancies in his Council of  Ministers and three vacancies in the Legislative Council. CM Siddharamaiah, who arrived in New…

BJP High Command to seek explanation from State leaders
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BJP High Command to seek explanation from State leaders

Bengaluru – Bharatiya Janata Party’s failure to win both Nanjangud and Gundlupet Assembly by-elections has upset the BJP high command and it is seeking explanation from State leadership. BJP State President B.S. Yeddyurappa has already left for Bhubaneswar in Odisha where the two-day BJP National Executive is being held from Apr. 15 (today) and he…

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…

By-election counting turns into IPL-like event
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By-election counting turns into IPL-like event

Mysuru –  With curiosity building over the results of Nanjangud and Gundlupet by-polls, the political enthusiasts in the city were glued to their television sets watching the results telecast live in the news channels just like cricket enthusiasts during IPL matches. TV sets were mobbed in tea stalls in and around city. Hotel Siddharta, located…

By-poll: MyLAC supplies 1,100 vials of indelible ink
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By-poll: MyLAC supplies 1,100 vials of indelible ink

Mysuru – City-based Karnataka Government Undertaking Mysore Paints and Varnish Ltd. has supplied 1,100 vials of indelible ink for the voting in the by-elections for Nanjangud and Gundlupet Assembly constituencies. Voting at both the constituencies began this morning. Speaking to Star of Mysore, Chairman of Mysore Paints and Varnish Ltd. (also known as MyLAC) H.A….

By-Polls: ECI bans poll predictions by media
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By-Polls: ECI bans poll predictions by media

Mysuru – The Election Commission of India (ECI), in a press release, has banned media from publishing polls predictions, surveys and public opinion poll of the by-elections for the Assembly and Lok Sabha to be held in various States. The first phase of by-polls will be held tomorrow. Accordingly, the predictions by media are banned…

Rs. 20 lakh seized from official’s car
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Rs. 20 lakh seized from official’s car

Gundlupet –  Even as the public campaigning for Apr. 9 Nanjangud and Gundlupet by- polls comes to an end at 5 pm today, the Police have seized Rs. 20 lakh cash from the official car of an NWKRTC (North-West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation) official at Gundlupet town this morning. Some BJP activists who noticed the…

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