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BJP fanning violence in State: CM
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BJP fanning violence in State: CM

Mysuru:  Accusing the BJP of fanning violence in the State, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah lashed out at the BJP saying that the party always wanted to keep communal issues alive for political gains. He was speaking to press persons at Mandakalli Airport here this morning on a two-day tour of Mysuru to launch various works. He…

BJP will win all 3 Assembly seats in Mysuru
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BJP will win all 3 Assembly seats in Mysuru

Says Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman in city Mysuru: Claiming that there is a strong Narendra Modi wave in India, Union Minister of State (independent charge) for Ministry of Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win all the three Assembly seats in Mysuru…

Beef row: Progressive associations warn of counter protests
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Beef row: Progressive associations warn of counter protests

Mysuru: “Choice of food is a democratic right and vested interests in BJP are blowing an insignificant issue unnecessarily for political mileage,” said former Mayor Purushotham. He was addressing a press conference organised by Pragathipara Sanghatenegala Okkuta at Pathrakarthara Bhavan here this morning. Referring to the eating of beef at a function in Kalamandira premises…

BJP’s coup may send a nice man to Rashtrapathi Bhavan; but questions remain about politics by caste
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BJP’s coup may send a nice man to Rashtrapathi Bhavan; but questions remain about politics by caste

By T.J.S. George In political and strategic terms, the BJP leadership staged the equivalent of a coup d’etat when it nominated Ram Nath Kovind for President. The choice killed three birds with one stone. Bird No.1: The Opposition parties’ unity against the ruling dispensation. Not only did Bihar’s Nitish Kumar break rank to support the…

Beef-eating: Protest continues in city
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Beef-eating: Protest continues in city

Mysuru: Strongly condemning open consumption of beef at an event at Kalamandira on Sunday, over 100 members of BJP  SC Morcha staged a demonstration at FTS Circle on Mysuru-Bengaluru Road here this morning to register their protest. Pointing out that Kalamandira is the topmost cultural centre in city, the protesters claimed that the ‘so-called’ intellectuals…

Amit Shah arrives in Puducherry
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Amit Shah arrives in Puducherry

Puducherry: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah arrived in Puducherry on a two-day visit this morning. Shah was welcomed with a traditional song and a motorcycle rally from the airport. During his two-day visit, Shah will garland a statue of poet and journalist Subramania Bharati, followed by attending a party meeting to take stock…

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP’s Presidential nominee
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Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP’s Presidential nominee

New Delhi: The ruling BJP yesterday announced Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as its Presidential candidate. A politically significant choice, Kovind, a senior Dalit leader of the party, belongs to Uttar Pradesh and has been a two-time Rajya Sabha member. To ensure consensus over his candidature, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the phone with…

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