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Rahul’s road show at Chamarajanagar
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Rahul’s road show at Chamarajanagar

Chamarajanagar: Accusing the ruling BJP at the Centre of making efforts to change the Constitution, AICC President Rahul Gandhi asserted that the Congress will not let this happen, come what may. Addressing the party’s ‘Janashirvada’ rally at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Stadium here yesterday, Rahul alleged that the Modi Government which had refused to waive farm…

RS Polls: All three Congress nominees and one from BJP win
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RS Polls: All three Congress nominees and one from BJP win

Bengaluru: Congress candidates G.C. Chandrashekar, L. Hanumanthaiah and Syed Nasir Hussain and BJP nominee Rajeev Chandrashekar were elected to the Rajya Sabha (RS) on Monday amid high drama and unprecedented poll boycott by JD(S), citing violation of electoral rules. A candidate required around 38 votes to win the elections. Members of the Legislative Assembly form…

Srirangapatna MLA quits Assembly
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Srirangapatna MLA quits Assembly

Bengaluru: Soon as the Rajya Sabha polls for four seats from the State concluded yesterday, JD(S) rebel MLA from Srirangapatna, Ramesh Babu Bandi Siddegowda resigned his Assembly membership. Ramesh Babu, a rebel JD(S) MLA who turned against the party leadership after the 2016 Rajya Sabha polls, is all set to join the Congress in the…

Congress’ novel protest against empty ATMs
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Congress’ novel protest against empty ATMs

Mysuru:  Congress workers led by MLA M.K. Somashekar staged a novel protest on Monday in front of the State Bank of India ATM near Ramaswamy Circle by distributing neem leaves to the people who had come to withdraw money. The ATM was sporting the board ‘No Cash’ and the protesters shouted slogans like ‘Kendra Sarakara…

Ashok Kheny joins Congress
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Ashok Kheny joins Congress

Bengaluru:  NICE Chairman and Bidar (South) MLA Ashok Kheny joined the Congress at the KPCC office here this morning. KPCC President Dr. G. Parameshwara welcomed him by presenting the party flag, in the presence of Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar and other party leaders. Kheny, who is Chairman of NICE (Nandi Infrastructure and Corridor Enterprise) was…

Congress expels Mayor Bhagyavathi from party
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Congress expels Mayor Bhagyavathi from party

Mysuru: The Congress has expelled Mayor Bhagyavathi from the primary membership of the party for six years for revolting against the party in the Mayoral polls held last month. Announcing this at a press meet at Patrakarthara Bhavan here this morning, City Congress President R. Murthy said that Bhagyavathi, who represents MCC Ward No. 23,…

Congress to hold ‘Grama Vastavya’ from tomorrow
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Congress to hold ‘Grama Vastavya’ from tomorrow

Mysuru:  The KPCC Minority Cell has planned ‘Grama Vastavya’ (Village stay) in Assembly constituencies of Mysuru, Mandya, Chamarajanagar, Kodagu and Hassan districts, starting from tomorrow (Feb.13). Announcing this at a press meet here yesterday, KPCC Minority Cell Divisional President Rafiq Ahmed said that the stay will begin in Kodagu district, during which the people will…

Anil Chikkamadu quits JD(S)
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Anil Chikkamadu quits JD(S)

Mysuru: Anil Chikkamadu, son of late JD(S) legislator from H.D. Kote, S. Chikkamadu, resigned from the primary membership of the JD(S) today. Anil Chikkamadu also quit as ZP member from Hanagodu (ST) ZP constituency, from which he was elected on a JD(S) ticket. Anil, who was miffed with the JD(S) leadership for failing to assure…

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