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Tanveer Sait in Bengaluru, to meet KPCC President
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Tanveer Sait in Bengaluru, to meet KPCC President

March 1, 2021

Bengaluru: N.R. Congress MLA Tanveer Sait arrived at Bengaluru this morning to meet KPCC President D.K. Shivakumar over the issue of Mysuru Mayoral polls. Sait was summoned by Shivakumar to seek an explanation on the circumstances that led Congress Corporators to support JD(S) candidate in Mayoral polls that was held on Feb. 24. But even…

Individual pride taking toll on Congress, says MLA
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Individual pride taking toll on Congress, says MLA

February 28, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Asserting that he is a loyal Congressman and not a product up for sale, NR MLA Tanveer Sait, whose role in the just concluded Mysuru Mayoral polls has caused a rift in the Congress, said that it is not correct for any party leader to discredit others just for the sake of maintaining one’s…

Mayor’s post to JD(S) was a local decision: R. Dhruvanarayan
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Mayor’s post to JD(S) was a local decision: R. Dhruvanarayan

February 28, 2021

Chamarajanagar: Even as the rift continues to rage in Mysuru City Congress over the Mayoral Polls, KPCC working President and former Chamarajanagar MP R. Dhruvanarayan, who was deputed as KPCC Observer for Mysuru Mayoral polls,  has said that the decision to let go the Mayor post to the JD(S) was taken at the local level…

Mayor Election: Former Congress Mayors upset over outcome
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Mayor Election: Former Congress Mayors upset over outcome

February 27, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Upset over the outcome of the recently held Mayoral polls, former Congress Mayors have demanded disciplinary action against the MLA Tanveer Sait for what they called violation of the party’s stand. Addressing a press meet here yesterday, two former Congress Mayors Arif Hussain and Ayub Khan accused Sait of joining hands with former Chief…

Sait defends his action
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Sait defends his action

February 27, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Even as Sait’s supporters indulged in sloganeering against Opposition Leader Siddharamaiah and former Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar for issuing notice threat to him, N.R. MLA Tanveer Sait said that the decision to hand over the Mayor post to JD(S), has only enhanced the prestige of the Congress as the party was successful in keeping…

Mysuru Mayor election on Feb. 24
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Mysuru Mayor election on Feb. 24

February 15, 2021

BJP to ally with JD(S) to wrest Mayor’s post for the first time: MLA Nagendra Mysore/Mysuru: In a changed political scenario, Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) is likely to end alliance with Congress in the forthcoming Mayoral elections of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) and align with the Opposition BJP.  “The election will be held on Feb. 24…

Cong. protests rising fuel prices
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Cong. protests rising fuel prices

February 15, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Strongly condemning the rising prices of fuel, LPG and other essential commodities, Congress workers led by former K.R. MLA M.K. Somashekar staged a demonstration at RTO Circle on JLB road here this morning. Addressing the protestors, he ridiculed Prime Minister Modi for his ‘Achhe Din’ promise. Somashekar claimed that fuel prices have risen by…

MP appeals for autonomous status for Kannada language
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MP appeals for autonomous status for Kannada language

February 15, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Rajya Sabha Congress MP Dr. L. Hanumanthaiah has appealed the Union Government to grant autonomy status to Kannada language, which has been declared as a classical language. Speaking at the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament recently, Dr. Hanumanthaiah said that the Karnataka Government, littérateurs, Kannada activists and a host of Kannada…

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