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With Ramya Canteen, food politics picks up pace in Mandya
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With Ramya Canteen, food politics picks up pace in Mandya

Mandya: With Assembly Polls is just about 4-5 months away, political activities in Mandya has already started to gain momentum with supporters of various political leaders opening canteens and serving food in a subsidised rates. After the successful launch of ‘Indira Canteen’ in Bengaluru by the Congress State Government, it was the turn of JD(S),…

Congress to launch Jan Ashirwad Yatra soon
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Congress to launch Jan Ashirwad Yatra soon

Bengaluru: Not to be left behind ahead of the 2018 Assembly Polls, the Congress party will launch a Jan Ashirwad Yatra across the State as a reply to the BJP’s ongoing ‘Parivartana’ rally. Addressing press persons here yesterday, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah said that he will launch Jan Ashirwad Yatra in March. Pointing out that ahead …

To mock a PM on social media is to demean one’s country
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To mock a PM on social media is to demean one’s country

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief On reading about the new controversy over mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi by showing him as mispronouncing the internet vocabulary meme, I decided to know more about it. I went to the internet: An Internet meme, pronounced MEEM, is an activity, catchphrase or piece of media which spreads, often as mimicry…

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…

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