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Midnight escapade of Yeddyurappa leads to tremor in Coalition Government
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Midnight escapade of Yeddyurappa leads to tremor in Coalition Government

Mysuru: Following the political turbulence seen in Karnataka as a result of rumours about the imminent arrest of Water Resources Minister D.K. Shivakumar in the Income Tax case by the Enforcement Directorate, a Herculean effort seems to be underway to save and protect the number two powerful Minister in the Karnataka Coalition Government. Chief Minister…

Former Mayor Sandesh Swamy and other BJP leaders assaulted
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Former Mayor Sandesh Swamy and other BJP leaders assaulted

Mysuru: Even as the voting for the MCC elections yesterday, was by and large peaceful, former Mayor Satish (Sandesh Swamy) and a few other BJP leaders and workers were assaulted by a group in Ward 35 coming under Narasimharaja (NR) Assembly segment. The incident occurred when BJP workers questioned a youth who was moving around…

Former Chief Secretary K. Ratna Prabha to join BJP today
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Former Chief Secretary K. Ratna Prabha to join BJP today

Bengaluru: Amid speculations of her entry to politics after retirement as a top bureaucrat, former State Chief Secretary K. Ratna Prabha is all set to join the BJP today. Ratna Prabha, who retired as Chief Secretary in June this year after a three-month extension, is likely to be fielded as the BJP candidate to take…

BJP expels 6 for anti-party activities
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BJP expels 6 for anti-party activities

Mysuru:  The BJP has expelled six members from the party who have contested MCC and Town Panchayat polls in the district, for contesting against the party’s official candidates. BJP District President M. Shivanna in a press release, said that the six members expelled are B.E. Rakesh, who is contesting from MCC Ward 58, K.N. Shobha…

BJP gives ticket to marginalised backward communities
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BJP gives ticket to marginalised backward communities

Mysuru: The BJP this time seems to have become more sympathetic towards some of the backward communities who are asking for internal reservation in giving tickets to contest the forthcoming Corporation election. For the first time, it has given ticket to a Bhovi community candidate, Uppara community, Madiwala community and Kodava community in spite of…

BJP lost Assembly polls due to confusion within party: BSY
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BJP lost Assembly polls due to confusion within party: BSY

Mysuru: Maintaining that the BJP lost the Assembly polls by a whisker due to some internal confusions here and there, State BJP President and Opposition leader B.S. Yeddyurappa has called upon the party workers not to get disheartened over Assembly poll loss and work hard for ensuring victory in maximum number of seats in the…

BJP demands cancellation of MCC Ward reservation matrix
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BJP demands cancellation of MCC Ward reservation matrix

Mysuru:  Alleging that the MCC Ward reservation matrix list announced by the Government has rendered grave injustice to women and Dalits, the BJP has demanded its scrapping. Addressing a press meet here on Friday, City BJP Vice-President V. Somasundar said that the reservation announced by the Government was unscientific. Maintaining that the rule for reserving…

BJP leaders meet State RSS functionaries
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BJP leaders meet State RSS functionaries

Bengaluru:  Even as the State BJP unit is reeling under disappointment after coming so close to a majority in the Assembly polls held last month, top BJP leaders met key RSS State functionaries at the RSS Office ‘Keshava Krupa’ in Chamarajpet here yesterday. The meeting, which was held in the backdrop of so near yet…

Loan waiver: BJP plans protest from June 30
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Loan waiver: BJP plans protest from June 30

Bengaluru: Condemning Kumaraswamy Government for the delay in fulfilling its loan waiver promise, the Opposition BJP is gearing up for Statewide protests from June 30, if the CM fails to deliver on his promise. The protest will be organised by BJP’s Raitha Morcha from June 30 to July 15 in all the 224 Assembly segments…

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