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Mayor election tomorrow
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Mayor election tomorrow

Mysuru: With just a day left for the Mayoral election, the contest to occupy the top post in the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Council has intensified with neither Congress nor the JD(S), which have forged a post-poll alliance to take control of the urban local body, willing to relinquish their claim to the Mayor’s post….

Two years of demonetisation: Congress stages protest
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Two years of demonetisation: Congress stages protest

Mysuru:  Accusing that the Union Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi failed to take any action to lessen the miseries of the common people post demonetisation, members of District Congress Unit staged protest near Gandhi Square in city yesterday. They protesters, led by senior Congress leader and former Chairman of State Legislative Council Prof….

BJP stir against Tipu Jayanti, Congress stages counter protest in Mysuru
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BJP stir against Tipu Jayanti, Congress stages counter protest in Mysuru

Mysuru: As part of a State-wide agitation against Tipu Jayanti celebrations planned by the State Government on Nov.10, the City and District BJP staged protests at different venues in city this morning. The City BJP staged a demonstration at Gandhi Square. Accusing the JD(S)-Congress coalition government of celebrating Tipu Jayanti only as part of vote…

Congress, JD(S) leaders hold joint press meet
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Congress, JD(S) leaders hold joint press meet

Bengaluru:  In a bid to dismiss reports that all is not well between the ruling JD(S)-Congress coalition partners, top leaders of both the parties held a press meet at a private hotel here this morning. This was the first platform where former CM Siddharamaiah of the Congress and JD(S) Supremo H.D. Deve Gowda came together…

Petrol price had crossed Rs.80 in 2013 under UPA
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Petrol price had crossed Rs.80 in 2013 under UPA

Mysuru: Even as Congress staged a nation-wide bandh yesterday in protest against rising prices of petrol, diesel and LPG, it is recalled that the price of petrol had breached Rs.80 mark in 2013 itself, when the Congress-headed UPA Government was in power at the Centre. According to a petrol bill issued by a Fuel Station…

A coup that awaits the daring
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A coup that awaits the daring

By T.J.S. George There is a strategic political coup that Rahul Gandhi can execute, and thereby transform the entire landscape of the 2019 election. Routine politicking won’t do in the present climate because Narendra Modi’s oratorical ability to attract mass attention is unrivalled and his party has the advantage of being in power. It will…

Congress calls for ‘Bharath Bandh’ on Sept.10
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Congress calls for ‘Bharath Bandh’ on Sept.10

New Delhi: Congress has called for a Bharath Bandh on Sept.10 in protest against rising prices of petrol, diesel and LPG. Accusing the NDA Government headed by Prime Minister Modi of doing little to control the rising fuel prices, party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the Congress has been forced to call a bandh in the…

Congress bags most number of Wards in N.R. Constituency
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Congress bags most number of Wards in N.R. Constituency

Mysuru:  The Congress continued its dominance over N.R. Constituency by winning 13 out of the 23 Wards coming under the Assembly segment, which is represented by party MLA Tanveer Sait. While the JD(S) got six seats, BJP got three and independents secured one seat. While the Congress won in Ward numbers 8, 10, 11, 12,…

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