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Will 2018 poll witness BJP’s ‘poach-all’ operation?
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Will 2018 poll witness BJP’s ‘poach-all’ operation?

Bengaluru: In a re-run of the 2008 politics in Karnataka, the Congress has alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has started indulging in horse trading and accosting their leaders to reach the magic number of 113 in the 2018 Assembly elections. Desperate to return to power, the BJP has decided to rope-in politically influential…

Cong. convention at K.R. Nagar tomorrow
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Cong. convention at K.R. Nagar tomorrow

K.R. Nagar: Chief Minister Siddharamaiah will inaugurate a massive convention of Congress workers at K.R. Nagar on Oct.15. Taluk Congress leader Doddaswamegowda said that the Convention will take place at the TMC Ground at 11 am. KPCC President Dr. G. Parameshwara, Ministers Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa and D.K. Shivakumar, AICC Secretary in-Charge of Karnataka P.C. Vishnunath,…

KHB scam: Congress demands CBI probe against GTD
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KHB scam: Congress demands CBI probe against GTD

Mysuru:  Accusing ChamundeshwariMLA G.T. Devegowda (GTD) of indulging in rampant irregularities when he was the KHB (Karnataka Housing Board) Chairman earlier, the Mysuru District Congress has demanded a CBI probe into all the scams that took place in the KHB when G.T. Devegowda was its chairman. Addressing a press meet here recently, District Congress President…

BJP’s image dims with economic disruption; Rahul’s image glows with US tour. This is Sonia’s chance to score big
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BJP’s image dims with economic disruption; Rahul’s image glows with US tour. This is Sonia’s chance to score big

By TJS George The Congress Party published full-page advertisements in New York to announce a Rahul Gandhi meeting there. It made history by including, alongside the pictures of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira, Rajiv and Sonia Gandhi, those of Lal Bahadur Shastri and P.V. Narasimha Rao. Shastri was never recognised during the Sonia years while Narasimha Rao…

Rain relief work: BJP, Congress leaders in verbal spat
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Rain relief work: BJP, Congress leaders in verbal spat

Mysuru: With last night’s heavy rains having brought untold misery to thousands of people living in low-lying areas of the city, especially in Kanakagiri, Congress and BJP leaders sparred over the relief work this morning. Even as the people of Kanakagiri were facing a lot of hardship because of last night’s heavy rains, K.R. Constituency…

‘Congress to concentrate on decentralisation of power’
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‘Congress to concentrate on decentralisation of power’

Mysuru: Claiming that the Congress Government always stood for decentralisation of power in local bodies, former Legislative Council Chairman V.R. Sudarshan has alleged that the previous BJP Government in the State had made attempts to strangle them. He was speaking at the Gram Swaraj awareness workshop organised by the District Congress Committee (DCC) and Rajiv…

A strong man gets his due, but BJP betrays a greed  for one-party power. That’s dangerous for India
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A strong man gets his due, but BJP betrays a greed for one-party power. That’s dangerous for India

By TJS George D.K.Shivakumar is Karnataka’s most formidable politician. He is also the most feared. There are many in Karnataka, including senior Congress leaders, who see him as a liability in public life. Currently the State’s Energy Minister, he is recognised by all as a muscle-man, fixer, campaign manager, crowd mobiliser, money bag and general…

AICC leader calls for strengthening of Congress from booth level
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AICC leader calls for strengthening of Congress from booth level

Mysuru: AICC General Secretary in-charge of Mysuru division Congress P.C. Vishnunath has called upon the party leaders to take up the responsibility of strengthening the party right from the booth level. Addressing Krishnaraja Block and D. Devaraj Urs Block Congress meeting at Chikkamma Niketana Kalyana Mantap at Kuvempunagar here yesterday, Vishnunath stressed on the need…

Raids, Resorts and Saffron Reign
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Raids, Resorts and Saffron Reign

On July 29 last Saturday at 4 am, 44 Gujarat MLAs were escorted into Eagleton  Golf Resort on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway by D.K. Suresh as per the instructions of his powerful brother, Power Minister Doddalahalli Kempegowda Shivakumar, popularly known as DKS. DKS, like former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, is well-versed in moving people and keeping them…

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