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Petrol price had crossed Rs.80 in 2013 under UPA
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Petrol price had crossed Rs.80 in 2013 under UPA

Mysuru: Even as Congress staged a nation-wide bandh yesterday in protest against rising prices of petrol, diesel and LPG, it is recalled that the price of petrol had breached Rs.80 mark in 2013 itself, when the Congress-headed UPA Government was in power at the Centre. According to a petrol bill issued by a Fuel Station…

A coup that awaits the daring
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A coup that awaits the daring

By T.J.S. George There is a strategic political coup that Rahul Gandhi can execute, and thereby transform the entire landscape of the 2019 election. Routine politicking won’t do in the present climate because Narendra Modi’s oratorical ability to attract mass attention is unrivalled and his party has the advantage of being in power. It will…

Congress calls for ‘Bharath Bandh’ on Sept.10
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Congress calls for ‘Bharath Bandh’ on Sept.10

New Delhi: Congress has called for a Bharath Bandh on Sept.10 in protest against rising prices of petrol, diesel and LPG. Accusing the NDA Government headed by Prime Minister Modi of doing little to control the rising fuel prices, party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the Congress has been forced to call a bandh in the…

Congress bags most number of Wards in N.R. Constituency
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Congress bags most number of Wards in N.R. Constituency

Mysuru:  The Congress continued its dominance over N.R. Constituency by winning 13 out of the 23 Wards coming under the Assembly segment, which is represented by party MLA Tanveer Sait. While the JD(S) got six seats, BJP got three and independents secured one seat. While the Congress won in Ward numbers 8, 10, 11, 12,…

Expelled from Congress for anti-party activities
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Expelled from Congress for anti-party activities

Mysuru: As per instructions from the KPCC, the Mysuru City Congress has expelled the following members from Primary membership of the party for six years for carrying out anti-party activities ahead of the MCC polls: Former Deputy Mayor B. Siddaraju, DCC Vice-President Shantaveerendra Swamy and R. Devaraj of Metagalli. The Party has also expelled the…

Congress will win MCC polls, asserts Siddu
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Congress will win MCC polls, asserts Siddu

Mysuru: Maintaining that the Congress was the only party that has fielded candidates in all the 65 Wards of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has asserted that the Congress will come to power in the MCC polls on its own as the people are aware of the Congress Governments’ achievements. Addressing…

Congress mulling on fielding Yaduveer from Mysuru in Lok Sabha polls?
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Congress mulling on fielding Yaduveer from Mysuru in Lok Sabha polls?

Bengaluru: Even as the State Coalition Government partners — JD(S) and Congress — are yet to conclude seat sharing talks for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the Congress is said to be mulling on fielding Royal Family Titular Head Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar from Mysuru-Kodagu Constituency as the party candidate. AICC President Rahul Gandhi, who…

Congress workers demand completion of road works
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Congress workers demand completion of road works

More than 100 Congress workers, led by KPCC Member Swamy, staged a protest in front of the PWD Assistant Executive Engineer’s (AEE) office in Periyapatna, urging the officials to take up the road works, which were stopped due to Assembly and MLC elections. The protesters alleged that the officials had stopped the works which were…

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