Date: August 13th, 2017

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Grand Gajapayana Signals Beginning Of Mysuru Dasara 2017

There was festive atmosphere in the air as  District in-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa flagged off Gajapayana, the majestic march of Dasara elephants to participate in the Dasara festivities beginning September 21, this morning at Nagapura Hadi (near Hunsur) in the premises of Girijana Vasathi Shale (Girijina Residential School) by offering flowers to the six…

Independence Day final rehearsals held
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Independence Day final rehearsals held

Mysuru: There was patriotic fervour in the air as Police Commissioner Dr. A.Subrahmanyeswara Rao took the guard of honour to mark the final rehearsal ahead of the Independence Day. The rehearsal, jointly organised by the District Administration and Mysuru City Police, began at the Bannimantap Torch Light Parade Ground at 9 this morning. It was…

50 years of Freedom and Failures
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

50 years of Freedom and Failures

Going back 20 years, on this 70th year of our Independence, Star of Mysore produces here the Abracadabra published on 14th Aug. 1997, the eve of India’s 50th year of independence, for your reading pleasure.—Ed This is an occasion for important magazines and newspapers all over the world to write about India’s 50 years of…

Amit Shah attacks Siddu Govt.
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Amit Shah attacks Siddu Govt.

Bengaluru: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Amit Shah began his 3-day visit to the State on Saturday by taking the Congress head-on and stating that he was here to root out Congress in the State. ‘I have come here to realise the slogan ‘Ab Ki Bar BJP Sarkar’ and will not rest till the…

Rahul Gandhi slams BJP for making hollow promises
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Rahul Gandhi slams BJP for making hollow promises

Raichur: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday came down heavily on the BJP for its reluctance to waive farm loans taken from nationalised banks. Addressing a party workers convention organised to felicitate AICC President Sonia Gandhi and Vice-President Rahul Gandhi for their contributions in amending article 371(J) of the Constitution for Hyderabad-Karnataka region, Rahul Gandhi…

Many State properties lying in a state of neglect
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Many State properties lying in a state of neglect

Mysuru: At a recent meeting of the district administration, Mysuru Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep directed his officers to identify vacant spaces to construct community centres. Though new Bhavans to cater to different class of people and area may be a necessity, authorities must also evince interest in creating a database of all its properties and…

Shivapura Flag Satyagraha
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Shivapura Flag Satyagraha

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore I was a child when India attained freedom from the British in 1947 and even at that age I was electrified by the joy of becoming free under the guidance of leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar…

Upendra to launch new political party
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Upendra to launch new political party

Bengaluru: Kannada film star Upendra,  yesterday announced that he would launch a new political party in the State. The actor said that he plans to form a party that creates a platform for talents who have ideas and skills to solve people problems. Clad in a khaki shirt, Upendra said that the dress symbolises that…

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