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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…

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…

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