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CM says BSY’s son Vijayendra ‘irrelevant’ in Varuna
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CM says BSY’s son Vijayendra ‘irrelevant’ in Varuna

Mysuru:  Brushing off the reports of former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa’s son B.Y. Vijayendra gaining popularity in Varuna constituency, Chief Minster Siddharamaiah has said that Vijayendra will not make any impact at Varuna. “Ask Vijayendra’s father to contest in Varuna…,” a visibly upset Siddharamaiah told reporters yesterday when asked about the candidature of Vijayendra from…

‘Chief Minister is well-versed in sheep slaughter’
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‘Chief Minister is well-versed in sheep slaughter’

Mysuru: Stating that Chief Minister Siddharamaiah was well-versed in sheep slaughter, State JD(S) President and former CM H.D. Kumaraswamy has said that Siddharamaiah forced A.H. Vishwanath, who was instrumental in brining the CM into the Congress fold, to quit the Congress and also completely ignored former CM S.M. Krishan who had built the Congress for…

Rahul Gandhi speaks to Maharani’s students
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Rahul Gandhi speaks to Maharani’s students

Mysuru: Either the students of Maharani’s College were bowled over by Rahul Gandhi or he was won over by the students. Maharani’s Science College in city witnessed a fruitful interaction between the Congress President and over 600 girl students this morning where there were several moments that sent the audience into peals of laughter. One…

Rahul performs ‘Sankalpa’at Chamundi Temple
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Rahul performs ‘Sankalpa’at Chamundi Temple

Mysuru: Barricaded roads, ban on vehicle entry, armed commandoes covering the VVIPs, people barred from certain points, thick security cover, bandh-like atmosphere, argument between media persons and the Police — these were a few scenes witnessed at Chamundeshwari Temple atop the imposing Chamundi Hill in city this morning when Congress President Rahul Gandhi came calling….

Separate religion tag for Lingayats; Ball now in Centre’s court
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Separate religion tag for Lingayats; Ball now in Centre’s court

Bengaluru: In a significant move that is set to heat up the political scene ahead of the Karnataka Assembly elections, the Congress-led Siddharamaiah Government yesterday decided to give independent religious status to the Lingayat community, which forms 17% of the State’s population, and decided to ask the Centre to grant it minority status. The two…

CM takes IPS Officers to task for writing letter to Chief Secretary
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CM takes IPS Officers to task for writing letter to Chief Secretary

Bengaluru: Amidst reports that senior IPS Officer Dr. R.P. Sharma, who is also the President of Karnataka IPS Officers Association, has written a letter to the State Chief Secretary K. Ratna Prabha, alleging political and external interference in the investigation of key cases and Police functioning, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah is learnt to have held a…

Inauguration Spree for CM in city
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Inauguration Spree for CM in city

Mysuru: In an election year where the dominant political parties  Congress BJP and the JD(S) and a host of smaller parties – are pulling out all stops to woo the electorate, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah chose to go on a whistle-stop tour in city this morning to inaugurate a spree of development projects and pro-people initiatives….

Did CM give five star facilities to Sasikala in Central Prison?
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Did CM give five star facilities to Sasikala in Central Prison?

Mysuru:  Did Chief Minister Siddharamaiah himself direct the then DGP-Prisons to provide all five-star facilities to V.K. Sasikala, the close aide of late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J. Jayalalithaa in the Parappana Agrahara Jail? This shocking revelation was made by the then DGP Sathyanarayana Rao before the investigation agency probing into the matter. However,…

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