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P.G.R. Sindhia to contest from Basavakalayan
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P.G.R. Sindhia to contest from Basavakalayan

Bengaluru: After much dilly-dallying, the JD(S) yesterday announced its second list of 56 candidates for the  Assembly polls. The second list has many political leaders who have hopped from their respective parties after they were denied tickets. The party has announced candidatures of senior leader P.G.R. Sindhia from Basavakalayan, Prakash Khandre, sitting BJP MLA who…

Going green to garner votes
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Going green to garner votes

Mysuru: Even as the election fever is hotting up, political parties are finding novel ways to woo the voters. If one party shows its admiration to its leader by garlanding him with 750-kg apples, another party is going green to match its party colour. Here is Chamaraja Constituency JD(S) candidate Prof. K.S. Rangappa riding a…

JD(S) functioning like second wing of RSS: Rahul Gandhi
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JD(S) functioning like second wing of RSS: Rahul Gandhi

Srirangapatna:  “Today JD(S) is functioning like a second wing of RSS,” alleged Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi. He was speaking during the ‘Janashirvad Yatra’ at Kuvempu Circle on Bengaluru-Mysuru Road here yesterday. The Congress Chief contended that JD(S) was claiming as a true secular party but unfortunately was functioning like a B-team of BJP. Compensation: Referring…

Rahul calls JD(S) Janata Dal Sangh Parivar
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Rahul calls JD(S) Janata Dal Sangh Parivar

Malavalli: Three days after calling the Janata Dal (Secular), the BJP’s ‘B’ team at a rally in Hassan, AICC President Rahul Gandhi continued his attack on the party, calling it ‘Janata Dal Sangh Parivar!’ Addressing Congress workers at Sri Kanaka Dasa Stadium here during the party’s ‘Janashirvada’ Yatra at Malavalli yesterday, Rahul said the ‘S’…

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…

RS Polls: JD(S) issues whip
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RS Polls: JD(S) issues whip

Bengaluru: With the countdown for the Rajya Sabha polls begun, the JD(S) has issued whip to all its party Legislators, including seven rebel MLAs, who had voted against the party’s official candidate in the 2016 RS Polls. The whip has asked all the party MLAs to vote for the party candidate B.M. Farooq. The JD(S)…

JD(S) mega rally in Bengaluru on Feb. 17
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JD(S) mega rally in Bengaluru on Feb. 17

Bengaluru: Ahead of the Assembly election, the JD(S) on Tuesday announced that it will be organising a mega rally on the outskirts of Bengaluru on Feb.17. Stating that the JD(S) does not want to hinder the movement of the common man by hosting the mega rally within city limits, former CM and State JD(S) President…

Congress leader Abdulla to join JD(S) on Feb.17
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Congress leader Abdulla to join JD(S) on Feb.17

Mysuru: With the Assembly elections round the corner, the JD(S) which is hoping to come to power on its own, is luring prominent leaders of the ruling Congress to its fold. As part of its poll strategy, the JD(S) is in talks with Congress leader from N.R. Constituency Abdullah, who is said to be disgruntled…

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