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Congress to play ‘Women’s Card’ in next LS polls
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Congress to play ‘Women’s Card’ in next LS polls

November 17, 2023

Women candidates to be fielded in one third of total 28 Parliamentary Constituencies in the State Bengaluru: Congress party, which is leaving no stone unturned to wrest power from ruling BJP in the forthcoming Lok Sabha (LS) elections, is keen on wooing women voters by implementing 33 percent reservation for women while picking up the…

S.M. Krishna bats for merit-based leadership than caste-based CM
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S.M. Krishna bats for merit-based leadership than caste-based CM

November 4, 2023

Maddur: Distinguished personality and former Chief Minister S.M. Krishna articulated his views on the selection of Chief Ministers and the challenges confronting democracy. He voiced his apprehensions about the practice of appointing CMs based on caste considerations, contending that such a practice undermines democratic principles and equality. Instead, he emphasised the imperative of selecting Chief…

S.T. Somashekar, Shivaram Hebbar, six other MLAs to join Congress? 
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S.T. Somashekar, Shivaram Hebbar, six other MLAs to join Congress? 

November 3, 2023

Bengaluru: Amidst ongoing speculation of a Congress leadership change in Karnataka, fuelled by a power struggle between Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and his Deputy, D.K. Shivakumar, the ruling Congress party is actively engaging with leaders from both the BJP and JD(S) as part of its preparations for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. This development underscores the…

Priyank Kharge also wants to become CM
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Priyank Kharge also wants to become CM

November 3, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: With the Congress leadership appointing him as a Minister in the first round alongside party veterans, Chittapur MLA Priyank Kharge, now holding the influential IT, BT, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (RDPR) portfolios, stands as one of the top leaders in Karnataka Congress. Speaking to reporters in Mysuru this morning, Priyank Kharge shared his…

Demolish Devaraja Market and Lansdowne buildings
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Demolish Devaraja Market and Lansdowne buildings

October 5, 2023

Former Congress Mayors urge State Government Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the predicament among authorities over demolition of the landmark Lansdowne and Devaraja Market buildings continues,  several former Congress Mayors of the city have urged the State Government to demolish the over century old dilapidated Devaraja Market and Lansdowne buildings in the heart of the city and…

BJP stages protest against Congress Government
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BJP stages protest against Congress Government

September 8, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: As part of its Statewide stir in protest against the Congress Government’s anti-farmer policies, the City Unit of the BJP staged a demonstration in front of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Statue in Town Hall premises this morning. Addressing the protestors, K.R. MLA T.S. Srivatsa lashed out at the Congress Government for releasing Cauvery water to…

Pre-poll guarantees similar to White Elephants: MGP
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Pre-poll guarantees similar to White Elephants: MGP

September 8, 2023

MGP meeting debates how five promises made by Congress to grab power is denting State finances Mysore/Mysuru: With several thousands of crores of rupees being spent on the implementation of five pre-poll guarantees announced by the State Government, namely Shakti, Gruha Jyothi, Anna Bhagya, Gruha Lakshmi and Yuva Nidhi (which is yet to be implemented),…

Congress reacts to MP’s outbursts against CM: ‘Let Simha, GTD come for a debate on Sept. 6 and 7’
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Congress reacts to MP’s outbursts against CM: ‘Let Simha, GTD come for a debate on Sept. 6 and 7’

September 4, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: In light of MP Pratap Simha’s recent criticism of Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and the CM’s call for Simha’s defeat in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) spokesperson, M. Lakshmana, has thrown down the gauntlet. He has extended an invitation to both Pratap Simha and Chamundeshwari MLA G.T. Devegowda to engage…

Congress pours cold water on ‘Greater Mysuru’
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Congress pours cold water on ‘Greater Mysuru’

August 31, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: The move to upgrade the existing Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to a Greater Mysuru (Bruhat Mysuru Mahanagara Palike) on the lines of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) received a jolt as the Congress Corporators of the MCC opposed it. At the MCC Suggestion Committee meeting held yesterday, the Congress Corporators staged a walkout opposing…

Scrapping NEP-2020 in Karnataka: Congress elicits opinions for a ‘fair and just’ policy
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Scrapping NEP-2020 in Karnataka: Congress elicits opinions for a ‘fair and just’ policy

July 30, 2023

Bengaluru: Certain Congress-leaning academicians have advised the State Government to incorporate elements from the National Education Policy-2020 (NEP-2020) while formulating a State Education Policy (SEP). During an education convention organised by the All India Save Education Committee (AISEC) in Bengaluru on Friday, experts expressed their support for certain aspects of NEP, such as the provision…

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