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By-polls tomorrow: Public campaigning draws to a close
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By-polls tomorrow: Public campaigning draws to a close

December 4, 2019

Bengaluru: The public campaigning for 15 Assembly segments of the State going to the by-polls tomorrow (Dec.5) drew to a close yesterday, with top guns of all the three major parties — BJP, Congress and JD(S) — making last ditch attempts to woo the voters. The voting for Hunsur, K.R. Pet, Yeshwanthpur, K.R. Puram, Shivajinagar,…

Checking intensified for poll cash, freebies
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Checking intensified for poll cash, freebies

November 28, 2019

After Rs. 2 crore cash seizure in Hunsur, Rs. 52 lakh seized in Mandya today Mysuru: Following the seizure of Rs. 2 crore unaccounted cash that was being transported in a jeep at Manuganahalli Check Post between Yelwal and Bilikere late on Tuesday night, checking has been intensified in poll-bound Hunsur. Each vehicle is being…

By-polls: State BJP releases list of star campaigners
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By-polls: State BJP releases list of star campaigners

November 18, 2019

Bengaluru: Karnataka State BJP released the list of star campaigners who will be visiting all 15 constituencies for campaigning across the State ahead of by-polls to be held on Dec.5. As many as 40 leaders, including all Cabinet Ministers and other leaders, have been roped in for the campaign.  Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, BJP State…

Hunsur set for multi-cornered contest
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Hunsur set for multi-cornered contest

November 16, 2019

Hunsur: Even as the three major political parties in the State — Congress, BJP and JD(S) are gearing up for the all important Dec.5 by-polls for 15 Assembly segments across the State, Hunsur Assembly Constituency in Mysuru district seems to be set for a multi-cornered contest, as many independent candidates too are likely to enter…

Over 20,000 sarees seized in godown raid
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Over 20,000 sarees seized in godown raid

November 16, 2019

Mysuru: In  a crackdown on poll code violations, the authorities who raided a godown in city on Thursday, have seized over 20,000 sarees reportedly meant for distribution among voters in Hunsur, which is going to the by-poll on Dec. 5. Acting on  a tip off, a team of officials comprising Mysuru Assistant Commissioner Dr.N.C. Venkataraju,…

Bypolls tomorrow for 3 MP and 2 MLA seats
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Bypolls tomorrow for 3 MP and 2 MLA seats

November 2, 2018

Mysuru: With the by-election to Mandya, Shivamogga and Ballari (ST) Lok Sabha (LS) seats and Ramanagara and Jamkhandi Assembly seats scheduled to take place tomorrow (Nov. 3), political parties are making last ditch efforts to woo the voters by going on a door-to-door campaign today. The public campaigning ended yesterday. The bypoll to Mandya LS…

CM thanks voters, says money cannot win elections
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CM thanks voters, says money cannot win elections

April 27, 2017

Nanjangud: Dismissing BJP’s allegations that the Congress won the Nanjangud and Gundlupet by-polls by money and muscle power, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah said that elections cannot be won by spending money and if it was so, big industrialists such as Tata, Birla and Ambani too would have attained power. Addressing the Congress thanksgiving meet at the…

Chief Minister heads to Gundlupet, Nanjangud to thank voters
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Chief Minister heads to Gundlupet, Nanjangud to thank voters

April 26, 2017

Mysuru: Hitting back at the State BJP President B.S. Yeddyurappa (BSY) for predicting early Assembly polls in the State, Chief Minster Siddharamaiah wondered whether Yeddyurappa was the Election Commissioner to say so. Speaking to press persons upon his arrival at Mandakalli Airport this morning, Siddharamaiah who was en route to Gundlupet to take part in…

Misuse of Government machinery by Congress led to defeat, feels BJP
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Misuse of Government machinery by Congress led to defeat, feels BJP

April 24, 2017

Bengaluru: An introspection meeting convened by the State BJP at its headquarters in Malleswaram yesterday attributed the loss in the recent Nanjangud and Gundlupet by-elections to ‘gross misuse of the Government machinery, muscle and money power by the ruling Congress.’ The BJP top brass also felt a tactic understanding between the Congress and JD (S),…

Top leaders skip introspection meet
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Top leaders skip introspection meet

April 24, 2017

Bengaluru: The crucial meeting called to discuss the BJP’s poll debacle in Nanjangud and Gundlupet was skipped by many leaders signalling all is not well within the party. Other than Union minister H.N. Ananth Kumar, Yeddyurappa’s confidants Shobha Karandlaje, Aravind Limbavali and V. Somanna, and defeated candidates V. Sreenivasa Prasad and C.S. Niranjan Kumar, no…

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