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Will 2018 poll witness BJP’s ‘poach-all’ operation?
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Will 2018 poll witness BJP’s ‘poach-all’ operation?

Bengaluru: In a re-run of the 2008 politics in Karnataka, the Congress has alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has started indulging in horse trading and accosting their leaders to reach the magic number of 113 in the 2018 Assembly elections. Desperate to return to power, the BJP has decided to rope-in politically influential…

BJP, Congress trade charges over land de-notification
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BJP, Congress trade charges over land de-notification

Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday made fresh charges against Chief Minister Siddharamaiah stating that he mislead courts to get 6 acre and 26 guntas of land in Bhoopsandra (RMV II Stage) in Bengaluru de-notified. The CM intervened to override a Supreme Court order in de-notifying the land, alleged the BJP. At a press…

BJP marches into Siddu’s electoral battlefield
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BJP marches into Siddu’s electoral battlefield

Mysuru: State BJP Vice-President V. Sreenivasa Prasad launched a padayatra in city yesterday under the party’s Raitha Morcha banner to publicise Central Government’s programme for farmers known as ‘Vision 2024.’ Today, the padayatra continued from Vajamangala in Varuna constituency with thousands of BJP activists taking part.   Tomorrow, Prasad will continue his padayatra visiting over…

BJP padayatra begins
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BJP padayatra begins

Mysuru: In a bid to address farmer issues, the district BJP Unit today launched a week-long padayatra from city this morning. Speaking after flagging off the padayatra near Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple at the North Gate of the Palace, former Minister and State BJP Vice-President V. Sreenivasa Prasad said that the padayatra is being taken out…

GTD, Vishwanath call on Sreenivasa Prasad to discuss poll strategy
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GTD, Vishwanath call on Sreenivasa Prasad to discuss poll strategy

Mysuru:  Even as Chief Minister Siddharamaiah is getting ready to contest from Chamundeshwari Assembly Constituency, JD(S) leaders A.H. Vishwanath and G.T. Devegowda(GTD) met BJP leader V. Sreenivasa Prasad at the latter’s Jayalakshmipuram residence here yesterday to discuss poll strategy for taking on CM Siddharamaiah who has declared that he would contest from Chamundeshwari. The meeting…

BJP attacks CM over land allotment case
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BJP attacks CM over land allotment case

Bengaluru: The State BJP on Saturday mounted an attack on Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, accusing him of nepotism in illegally granting land to a company owned by his son Dr. Yathindra’s former business partner. Addressing a press meet, BJP leader B.J. Puttaswamy demanded that 2.19 acres of land in Hebbal illegally allotted to a company linked…

BJP to take out Padayatra from tomorrow
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BJP to take out Padayatra from tomorrow

Mysuru: Alleging that the State Congress Government was pursuing an anti-farmer policy and had failed on all fronts, the District Unit of the BJP will take out a week-long Padayatra across the district from tomorrow (Oct. 8). Announcing this at a press meet at Pathrakartara Bhavan here this morning, District BJP President M. Shivanna said…

BJP’s image dims with economic disruption; Rahul’s image glows with US tour. This is Sonia’s chance to score big
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BJP’s image dims with economic disruption; Rahul’s image glows with US tour. This is Sonia’s chance to score big

By TJS George The Congress Party published full-page advertisements in New York to announce a Rahul Gandhi meeting there. It made history by including, alongside the pictures of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira, Rajiv and Sonia Gandhi, those of Lal Bahadur Shastri and P.V. Narasimha Rao. Shastri was never recognised during the Sonia years while Narasimha Rao…

Rain relief work: BJP, Congress leaders in verbal spat
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Rain relief work: BJP, Congress leaders in verbal spat

Mysuru: With last night’s heavy rains having brought untold misery to thousands of people living in low-lying areas of the city, especially in Kanakagiri, Congress and BJP leaders sparred over the relief work this morning. Even as the people of Kanakagiri were facing a lot of hardship because of last night’s heavy rains, K.R. Constituency…

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