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JD(S) begins preparations for 2018 Assembly polls
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JD(S) begins preparations for 2018 Assembly polls

Bengaluru – The JD(S) has decided to hold meetings with Party Legislators, District leaders and other prominent leaders at ‘J.P. Bhavan,’ the Party Headquarters, till the end of this month. As part of its ‘Connect with the people programme,’ JD(S) State President H.D. Kumaraswamy held a meeting with leaders of 5 Assembly segments of Bengaluru…

POINT BLANK: Fall of BJP – Will it Rise in 2018?
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POINT BLANK: Fall of BJP – Will it Rise in 2018?

Congress-JD(S) alliance in the horizon The whole world loves the winner, declared Indira Gandhi after winning a landslide victory in 1971 Lok Sabha elections,  held a year before the normal 5-year term. She got 362 seats out of 520, a two-third majority. A similar feat was delivered by BJP under Narendra Modi in the 2014…

Former Nagamangala MLAs join JD(S)
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Former Nagamangala MLAs join JD(S)

Bengaluru – Former Nagamangala MLAs and senior Congress leaders K. Suresh Gowda and L.R. Shivaramegowda were inducted to JD(S) Party at a function held at the Party Office here yesterday. The two leaders were welcomed by former Prime Minister and JD(S) National President H.D. Deve Gowda and former Chief Minister and State JD(S) President H.D….

Prajwal Revanna to take a political plunge
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Prajwal Revanna to take a political plunge

Likely to contest either from Hunsur or Holenarasipura Bengaluru – It’s official. Prajwal Revanna, the scion of former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda’s family, will enter politics. Son of H.D. Revanna and Bhavani Revanna, Prajwal, as hinted by Deve Gowda sometime back, will be at the helm in active politics. It may be recalled here that…

Ex-MP Kodandaramaiah to re-join JD(S)
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Ex-MP Kodandaramaiah to re-join JD(S)

Former MP P. Kodandaramaiah is likely to return to the JD(S) fold shortly. Kodandaramaiah, an IPS Officer who had served as Bengaluru City Police Commissioner in the 1990s was elected from Chitradurga Lok Sabha seat, contesting as a Janta Dal candidate in 1996. But after a few years, Kodandaramaiah, quit the JD(S) to join the…

‘Women not getting their due in political, economic fronts’
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‘Women not getting their due in political, economic fronts’

Observing that women play a crucial role in the all-round development of a family, Legislative Council Deputy Chairman Marithibbegowda regretted that women are not getting their due in the political and economic fronts. He was speaking at the International Women’s Day celebrations organised at the JD(S) office on Seshadri Iyer Road  here yesterday. Pointing out…

JD(S) bags APMC President post in Hunsur
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JD(S) bags APMC President post in Hunsur

Making inroads into Congress strongholds in the district, the JD(S) has bagged the Hunsur APMC President’s post in the election held yesterday. JD(S) candidate Nagamangala Kumar won the post by defeating Hanagudu Shivanna of the Congress by one vote. Nagamangala Kumar bagged 9 votes as against 8 by his Congress rival Hanagudu Shivanna. The Hunsur…

People will bring back JD(S) to power, says Deve Gowda
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People will bring back JD(S) to power, says Deve Gowda

Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda, exuding confidence of his party returning to power in Karnataka, urged party workers to forget the past and work hard for strengthening the party. “I have travelled far and wide in Karnataka and people have told me that this time, JD(S) will come to…

Congress suffers setback as JD(S) candidate wins APMC top post
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Congress suffers setback as JD(S) candidate wins APMC top post

The ruling Congress suffered yet another jolt in the Chief Minister’s home district, with the JD(S) candidate winning the Mysuru taluk APMC President’s post in the election held yesterday. JD(S) candidate Mavinahalli S. Siddegowda, who was elected from Jayapura seat bagged the President post, while Bandipalya Basavaraju of the Congress was elected Vice-President. Mavinahalli Siddegowda…

HDK hopes of doing well in bypolls
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HDK hopes of doing well in bypolls

Asserting that there is no dearth of candidates for Nanjangud and Gundlupet Assembly bypolls, former CM and State JD(S) President H.D. Kumaraswamy expressed hope that the party would fare well in the bypoll to the two Assembly segments. Addressing the press meet at the Government Guest House in Nazarbad this morning, Kumaraswamy said that the…

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