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Karnataka Water Works
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Karnataka Water Works

March 16, 2019

Temperature may be rising and Cauvery may be drying up but on Wednesday, Holenarasipura taluk in Hassan district saw heavy rains. Why? Because the first family of JD(S) let their lachrymal glands run wild. Former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda, while vacating his Hassan Lok Sabha seat to his grandson Prajwal Revanna, cried saying he…

Dosti seat-sharing: 20 for Congress, 8 for JD(S)
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Dosti seat-sharing: 20 for Congress, 8 for JD(S)

March 14, 2019

Bengaluru: The Congress in Karnataka managed to secure 20 seats out of 28 to fight the coming Lok Sabha elections after several rounds of talks with the JD(S) leaders. The JD(S) climbed down from its initial demand of 12 seats and settled for eight. Former Chief Minister and the Chairman of the JD(S)-Congress Co-ordination Committee,…

JD(S) Legislators and Leaders appointed to Boards and Corporations
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JD(S) Legislators and Leaders appointed to Boards and Corporations

February 27, 2019

Bengaluru: After a prolonged delay, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday appointed eight JD(S) MLAs and a party leader to various Boards and Corporations. The CM also appointed four Legislators as Parliamentary Secretaries and a former MLA as his Political Secretary. Though his coalition partner, the Congress, had made these appointments two months ago, Kumaraswamy…

Three from H.D. Deve Gowda family to contest LS polls ?
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Three from H.D. Deve Gowda family to contest LS polls ?

January 12, 2019

Bengaluru: Even as the ruling alliance partners are yet to decide on contesting the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls jointly through a seat sharing agreement, three members from the family of JD(S) Supremo and former PM H.D. Deve Gowda are likely to enter the fray. Apart from H.D. Deve Gowda himself, his grandsons Prajwal Revanna and…

Nine get life term for rice merchant’s murder
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Nine get life term for rice merchant’s murder

January 12, 2019

Mandya: Nine persons, followers of JD(S) National General Secretary Zafrullah Khan, charged with murdering a rice merchant in 2010, were sentenced to life imprisonment by the IV Additional District and Sessions Court in Mandya yesterday. According to the Mandya West Station Police, Rafi Ulla was brutally attacked by the gang with lethal weapons on Jan.18,…

Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa knocking on JD(S) doors?
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Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa knocking on JD(S) doors?

January 5, 2019

Bengaluru: Former Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa, who was once a close aide of former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, is said to be knocking on the doors of the JD(S) after reportedly being sidelined by the Congress leadership. Dr. Mahadevappa is said to have met JD(S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda (HDD) through an influential leader in the…

Mayor election tomorrow
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Mayor election tomorrow

November 16, 2018

Mysuru: With just a day left for the Mayoral election, the contest to occupy the top post in the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Council has intensified with neither Congress nor the JD(S), which have forged a post-poll alliance to take control of the urban local body, willing to relinquish their claim to the Mayor’s post….

Congress, JD(S) leaders hold joint press meet
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Congress, JD(S) leaders hold joint press meet

October 20, 2018

Bengaluru:  In a bid to dismiss reports that all is not well between the ruling JD(S)-Congress coalition partners, top leaders of both the parties held a press meet at a private hotel here this morning. This was the first platform where former CM Siddharamaiah of the Congress and JD(S) Supremo H.D. Deve Gowda came together…

JD(S) finalises candidates for Lok Sabha by-polls
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JD(S) finalises candidates for Lok Sabha by-polls

October 14, 2018

Bengaluru:  With just two-days left for the deadline (Oct.16) for filing of nominations, the JD(S) announced its official nominees for Mandya and Shivamogga Lok Sabha by-polls today. The by-poll to Mandya, Shivamogga and Ballari Lok Sabha seats along with Ramanagar and Jamkhandi Assembly constituencies is scheduled to take place on Nov. 3 and the counting…

JD(S) retains hold in Mandya
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JD(S) retains hold in Mandya

September 4, 2018

Mandya:  Even as the coalition partners in the State Government — JD(S) and Congress — engaged in a ‘friendly fight’ in the Urban Local Body (ULB) polls, the JD(S) managed to retain its hold in Mandya district, winning in all ULBs. The JD(S) managed to hold on to power in Mandya CMC (City Municipal Council)…

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