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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
Elections 2018, News

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…

Congress, BJP workers clash at Gonikoppal
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Congress, BJP workers clash at Gonikoppal

Gonikoppal:  A clash between Congress and BJP workers during campaigning at Gonikoppal in Kodagu on May 9 night has left three persons including a student in critical condition. The injured have been identified as Gram Panchayat Member Jammanda Somanna, Gonikoppal Town Youth Congress President Karthanda Somanna and student Puneeth who have been   admitted to a…

JD(S), Congress leaders woo voters in Naganahalli under watchful eyes
Chamundeshwari, Elections 2018, News

JD(S), Congress leaders woo voters in Naganahalli under watchful eyes

Mysuru: The campaigning has reached feverish pitch in one of the most high profile constituencies, the Chamundeshwari, in which Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and his friend-turned-foe G.T. Devegowda (GTD) have locked horns. Thus, this constituency has drawn the attention of even the national and international media, as it is a do-or-die battle for the Chief Minister,…

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