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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…

Siddu credits Jayanagar victory to Congress’ good work
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Siddu credits Jayanagar victory to Congress’ good work

Mysuru: Former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah crediting the Congress for the victory in the Jayanagar Assembly Constituency in Bengaluru, this  morning, said that it was not because of coalition government in the State that Congress party emerged victorious but it was because of the good work done by his party and also because the winning candidate…

Poll Results: Threats & Promises
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Poll Results: Threats & Promises

By T.J.S. George Never have by-election results made waves of the kind that last week’s did. Only two out of fourteen seats were won by the BJP, the party that is generally projected as the unstoppable force sweeping across the country. Opponents were quick to proclaim its stoppability. It would be a mistake to hurry…

HDK takes oath as 25th CM
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HDK takes oath as 25th CM

Bengaluru: Janata Dal State President H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) yesterday took oath as the 25th Chief Minister against the imposing backdrop of Vidhana Soudha in the presence of more than a dozen non-BJP leaders from across the country. Kumaraswamy was administered the oath of office and secrecy at 4.30 pm by Governor Vajubhai Vala at a…

How did Bjp manage to lose Karnataka?
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How did Bjp manage to lose Karnataka?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A  very old saying, “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” But this is not true in politics. BJP learnt this the hard way.  With 104 seats in a 222 seat Assembly, they had to concede defeat and sit in the opposition. For another five years. It was…

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