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Former CM Sadananda Gowda quits ‘electoral politics’
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Former CM Sadananda Gowda quits ‘electoral politics’

November 9, 2023

Hassan: In a surprise development, former Chief Minister and sitting BJP MP from Bengaluru North D.V. Sadananda Gowda announced to quit electoral politics yesterday. Speaking to media persons after inspecting drought-affected areas in the district as part of his party’s State-wide tour to study drought situation, Gowda said: “I have enjoyed maximum power with the…

S.T. Somashekar, Shivaram Hebbar, six other MLAs to join Congress? 
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S.T. Somashekar, Shivaram Hebbar, six other MLAs to join Congress? 

November 3, 2023

Bengaluru: Amidst ongoing speculation of a Congress leadership change in Karnataka, fuelled by a power struggle between Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and his Deputy, D.K. Shivakumar, the ruling Congress party is actively engaging with leaders from both the BJP and JD(S) as part of its preparations for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. This development underscores the…

BJP seeks Police nod for ‘Chamundi Betta Chalo’
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BJP seeks Police nod for ‘Chamundi Betta Chalo’

October 10, 2023

Celebration to be called ‘Mahishotsava’ instead of ‘Mahisha Dasara’, says Urilinga Peddi Mutt Seer Mysore/Mysuru: Even as Chief Minister Siddharamaiah clarified that the State Government has never officially celebrated ‘Mahisha Dasara’ and it is at the discretion of the District Administration to allow or cancel its celebration, a delegation from the BJP met City Police…

Cauvery water row: City witnesses more protests
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Cauvery water row: City witnesses more protests

September 27, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: With the latest directive of the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC) also going against the interests of the State, the city witnessed more protests today against the CWRC directive to Karnataka Government to release 3,000 cusecs of water daily from KRS, for the next 18 days. Janata Dal (S) party led today’s protest at…

Commissioner exceeded powers in calling off MCC Council meeting: BJP
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Commissioner exceeded powers in calling off MCC Council meeting: BJP

September 10, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: BJP District Spokesman M.A. Mohan has criticised the decision to cancel the last Council meeting of Mayor Shivakumar, whose tenure ended on Sept. 5, 2023, and the justification provided by another former Mayor, Ayub Khan. Speaking at the BJP city unit office, Mohan stated, “According to the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (KMC) Act, the Mayor…

BJP stages protest against Congress Government
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BJP stages protest against Congress Government

September 8, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: As part of its Statewide stir in protest against the Congress Government’s anti-farmer policies, the City Unit of the BJP staged a demonstration in front of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Statue in Town Hall premises this morning. Addressing the protestors, K.R. MLA T.S. Srivatsa lashed out at the Congress Government for releasing Cauvery water to…

Release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu: No Expressway block; BJP stages protest in Mandya
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Release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu: No Expressway block; BJP stages protest in Mandya

August 21, 2023

Mandya: Denouncing the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) and Kabini Dams despite the prevailing water scarcity in the region, a gathering of over 500 BJP activists, including MPs, MLAs and various individuals, staged a protest in Mandya this morning. Forgoing the earlier planned location of Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway,…

Echo of Cauvery water release to Tamil Nadu: BJP to block Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway traffic tomorrow
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Echo of Cauvery water release to Tamil Nadu: BJP to block Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway traffic tomorrow

August 20, 2023

Karnataka RajyaRaitha Sangha calls for Highway bandh on Aug. 22 Mandya: Brace up for a significant blockade of the Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway on both Aug. 21 (Monday) and Aug. 22 (Tuesday), as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Karnataka RajyaRaitha Sangha (parent organisation) have declared a bandh to protest against the Congress Government’s decision to release…

Remembering partition: BJP takes out torchlight march
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Remembering partition: BJP takes out torchlight march

August 16, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: On Monday evening, the BJP took out a silent torchlight march within the city to commemorate ‘Vibhajan Vibhishika Smriti Divas,’ marking the partition of the country. The march, commencing from Chamundeshwari Temple in K.G. Koppal, passed through Jayanagar Main Road, major thoroughfares in Krishnamurthypuram and New Kantharaj Urs Road before concluding at its starting…

BJP protests against ‘dictatorial attitude’ of State Government
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BJP protests against ‘dictatorial attitude’ of State Government

July 23, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Criticising the ‘dictatorial attitude’ of the Siddharamaiah-led State Government, City and Rural BJP units staged a protest in city yesterday. The BJP activists, who assembled in front Zilla Panchayat Office alleged that Assembly Speaker U.T. Khader had suspended 10 BJP MLAs from the Assembly without giving them an opportunity to discuss people’s issues. By…

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