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Bigwigs to file nominations tomorrow
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Bigwigs to file nominations tomorrow

Mysuru: With Tuesday, Mar.26 being the last day for filing nomination papers, heavyweights from all political parties are all set to file their nomination papers on Monday, Mar.25 (tomorrow). Monday is considered auspicious than Tuesday and candidates are looking for the precise moment to file their papers, in consultation with astrologers and well-wishers. While filing…

BJP to support Sumalatha
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BJP to support Sumalatha

Bengaluru: In a big boost to actress Sumalatha, wife of late actor-turned-politician Ambarish, who is contesting as an independent candidate from Mandya, the BJP on Saturday announced that it will not field its candidate in Mandya and extend support to her. The BJP Central Election Committee consisting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President…

Gautam Gambhir joins BJP, likely to contest from New Delhi seat
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Gautam Gambhir joins BJP, likely to contest from New Delhi seat

New Delhi: Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joined the Bharatiya Janata Party yesterday with weeks to go for the Lok Sabha elections and said he was ’impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision’. “I am impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision… I have contributed to the field of cricket and now hope to do…

BJP releases first list; 14 State MPs to seek re-election
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BJP releases first list; 14 State MPs to seek re-election

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party yesterday announced its first list of candidates from Karnataka for the Lok Sabha elections. As expected, of the 21 names announced, 14 sitting MPs were nominated once again from their respective constituencies. The party has to announce names for 8 more seats. This includes five-time MP Anantkumar Hegde who…

All incumbent MPs to get BJP tickets
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All incumbent MPs to get BJP tickets

Bengaluru: Eyeing 22 of the total 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to field all its 16 incumbent MPs, including Pratap Simha, D.V. Sadananda Gowda and Shobha Karandlaje, in the State in the elections while the process of selection of candidates for the remaining 12 constituencies is in…

Three in forefront for BJP ticket from Chamarajanagar
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Three in forefront for BJP ticket from Chamarajanagar

Mysuru: Even as the Election Commission of India (ECI) is yet to announce the schedule for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, State BJP Chief and former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa is said to be in constant touch with the party’s National Chief Amit Shah on finalising the list of party candidates. The first list of…

Echo of attack on Hassan BJP MLA’s house: BJP marches to Raj Bhavan; holds State-wide protests
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Echo of attack on Hassan BJP MLA’s house: BJP marches to Raj Bhavan; holds State-wide protests

Bengaluru / Mysuru:  Protesting against the attack on Hassan BJP MLA’s residence, the BJP staged State-wide protests this morning. In Bengaluru, BJP leaders marched into Raj Bhavan and submitted a memorandum to the Governor. The release of an 80-minute audio recording yesterday morning had repercussions on the streets of Hassan with JD(S) workers protesting outside…

Audio Gate: BJP walks out of meeting with Speaker
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Audio Gate: BJP walks out of meeting with Speaker

Bengaluru:  The meeting convened by Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar with Opposition leader B.S. Yeddyurappa and Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy at his chamber at Vidhana Soudha this morning to discuss the way on how the controversial audio clip should be probed, was a total failure as the Opposition BJP walked out of the   meeting twice….

HDK releases audio; says BJP trying to lure JD(S) MLA
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HDK releases audio; says BJP trying to lure JD(S) MLA

Bengaluru: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) this morning released two audio clips at his Home Office “Krishna” in Bengaluru and claimed that former Chief Minister and BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa is luring law-makers to topple his government. Later, the CM complained to Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar about the MLAs being lured allegedly by the BJP….

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