Tag: Congress

Ticket losers protest in front of CM’s house
Elections 2018, News

Ticket losers protest in front of CM’s house

Mysuru:  With Chief Minister Siddharamaiah camping in city to take part in poll campaigning  at Chamundeshwari and Varuna Assembly segments since yesterday, supporters of Congress leaders from various districts, who were denied the party ticket for the May 12 elections, staged a demonstration in front of the CM’s Ramakrishnanagar residence here this morning Among the…

Allotment of party ticket: Congress workers vandalise party office in Mandya
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Allotment of party ticket: Congress workers vandalise party office in Mandya

Mandya: A day after the Congress announced its list of candidates for 218 Assembly seats, which also included Mandya, supporters of key aspirant Ravikumar (Ganiga Ravi) vandalised the Mandya District Congress office yesterday opposing the candidature of former Minister and actor M.H. Ambarish for Mandya Assembly segment. More than 30 supporters of Ravikumar, who gathered…

CM to contest from only one seat
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CM to contest from only one seat

Bengaluru: After nearly a week of hectic parleying, the Congress on Sunday night, announced its candidates for 218 Assembly seats for the May 12 polls. The party also ended much speculation about the Chief Minister contesting in two seats, by fielding CM Siddharamaiah from only Chamundeshwari in Mysuru and KPCC President Dr. G. Parameshwara from…

B.P. Manjegowda resigns, to contest polls
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B.P. Manjegowda resigns, to contest polls

Bengaluru: Ignoring the Law Department’s advice, the State Government on Tuesday finally accepted the resignation of Transport Department Officer and State Government Employees Association President B.P. Manjegowda, who is all set to contest on a Congress ticket from Holenarasipur in Hassan District. The Government had held up his resignation from a long time citing probe…

MLA Ambarish summoned to Delhi
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MLA Ambarish summoned to Delhi

Bengaluru: Even as actor and Mandya MLA M.H. Ambarish is taking his own time to disclose whether he will contest the May. 12 Assembly elections or not, the Congress High Command which seems to be running out of patience has summoned Ambarish to New Delhi in order to finalise the party tickets in Mandya district….

Congress finalises list of 75 candidates
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Congress finalises list of 75 candidates

Bengaluru:  With the announcement of poll schedule, the KPCC is said to have finalised the list of 75 candidates and sent it to the party high command for approval. The list contains the names of influential leaders and Ministers including CM Siddharamaiah, KPCC President Dr. G. Parameshwara, Minister D.K. Shivakumar, K.J. George and Dr. H.C….

No role for Kempaiah, political advisors as poll code kicks in
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No role for Kempaiah, political advisors as poll code kicks in

Bengaluru:  The State Government has come under the radar of the Election Commission for allowing a few departments to run on the ‘advice’ of experts. Amid a debate over whether a bunch of political advisers, appointed by the government, can continue to function under the Model Code of Conduct, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of…

Mammoth ‘Janashirvad Yatra’ by Congress
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Mammoth ‘Janashirvad Yatra’ by Congress

Mysuru:  Accusing the BJP Government at the Centre of failing to fulfil promises, All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Rahul Gandhi has maintained that the State Congress Government has been functioning as per the ideologies  of Basavanna. Addressing the party’s ‘Janashirvad Yatra’ at Maharaja’s College Grounds here yesterday, Rahul Gandhi said that the Congress has…

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