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By-polls: Sreenivasa Prasad, Keshavamurthy file nominations at N’gud
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By-polls: Sreenivasa Prasad, Keshavamurthy file nominations at N’gud

Geetha Mahadevaprasad and C.S. Niranjan Kumar file nominations under shadow of clashes between Congress and BJP activists at Gundlupet Nanjangud and Gundlupet are set to witness a high-voltage and acrimonious campaign as BJP and Congress candidates filed their nomination papers this morning. While V. Sreenivasa Prasad of BJP and Congress candidate Kalale Keshavamurthy filed their…

Leaders pay respects to ex-MLC N. Manjunath
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Leaders pay respects to ex-MLC N. Manjunath

Former MLC and KPCC SC Wing President N. Manjunath (54) passed away at a private hospital in Bengaluru yesterday. He leaves behind his wife Asha Manjunath, son Praful Kumar and a host of relatives and friends. He was the son of former Minister late T.N. Narasimhamurthy (TNN), who was associated with the Congress party for…

Digvijay out, Azad in?
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Digvijay out, Azad in?

Taking serious note of senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh’s ‘failure’ to cobble up any post-poll alliance to attain power in Goa despite the party emerging as the single largest in the recently held Assembly elections, the Congress high command has decided to replace Singh with Gulam Nabi Azad as the party  in-charge of Karnataka. According…

AICC General Secretary B.K. Hariprasad resigns
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AICC General Secretary B.K. Hariprasad resigns

 All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary B.K. Hariprasad has resigned from the post. Announcing this at a press meet here yesterday, Hariprasad said that the defeat suffered by Congress in the local body election in Odisha had prompted him to quit. Referring to the results of Assembly elections in five States, he said that…

Congress holds ‘Janavedana’ prog. at Hunsur
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Congress holds ‘Janavedana’ prog. at Hunsur

District Congress Wing had organised ‘Janavedana’ programme at the town Congress office here recently. Speaking on the occasion, District Congress President Dr. B.J. Vijaykumar alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had initiated demonetisation by flouting democratic norms and inconveniencing the common people. He added that the much-hyped action did not bring any positive result and…

Washout for Congress in Rahul’s Amethi
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Washout for Congress in Rahul’s Amethi

Six out of 10 Assembly seats in Amethi and Rae Bareli parliamentary constituencies that are long considered Congress strongholds have gone to the BJP while two went to the Samajwadi Party. It was a complete washout for the Congress in Rahul’s Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, comprising Assembly seats of Amethi, Tiloi, Jagdishpur, Gauriganj and Salon….

N.R. Block Congress holds ‘Satyameva Jayate’ Rally
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N.R. Block Congress holds ‘Satyameva Jayate’ Rally

Condemning the attitude of Central and State BJP leaders and the false propaganda being spread by them, N.R. Block Congress leaders held ‘Satyameva Jayate’ rally on Jodi Tenginamara road in Bannimantap yesterday. AICC Observer Kusum Kumar, who spoke after inaugurating the rally, said the rally has been organised under instructions from AICC Vice-President Rahul Gandhi….

Congress suffers setback as JD(S) candidate wins APMC top post
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Congress suffers setback as JD(S) candidate wins APMC top post

The ruling Congress suffered yet another jolt in the Chief Minister’s home district, with the JD(S) candidate winning the Mysuru taluk APMC President’s post in the election held yesterday. JD(S) candidate Mavinahalli S. Siddegowda, who was elected from Jayapura seat bagged the President post, while Bandipalya Basavaraju of the Congress was elected Vice-President. Mavinahalli Siddegowda…

Diary issue rocks Cong. meet
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Diary issue rocks Cong. meet

The Coordination Committee meeting of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) began in Bengaluru this morning at the party office on the Queen’s Road. The meeting was chaired by Congress party in-charge of Karnataka Digvijay Singh who arrived in Bengaluru yesterday and met Chief Minister Siddharamaiah at his Home Office Krishna. Other leaders including Siddharamaiah, KPCC…

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