Tag: Karnataka Elections 2018

Congress has a history of fooling Dalits: Amit Shah
Elections 2018, News

Congress has a history of fooling Dalits: Amit Shah

Mysuru: Accusing the Congress of fooling Dalits for decades, BJP National President Amit Shah has maintained that it was the Congress which prevented Dr. B.R. Ambedkar from entering the Parliament by defeating him. Speaking at an interaction meet with Dalit leaders at Rajendra Kalamandira here yesterday, Shah asserted that the BJP always worked for the…

Amit Shah seeks Suttur Seer’s blessings
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Amit Shah seeks Suttur Seer’s blessings

Mysuru: BJP National President and a close confidant of PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah began his tour of Mysuru region this morning with two significant meetings — one with Suttur Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji and the other with members of Mysore Royal family Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, Prince Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, his wife Trishikha…

Memorandum to Shah to field Vijayendra from Varuna
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Memorandum to Shah to field Vijayendra from Varuna

Mysuru:  With Chief Minister Siddharamaiah deciding to move to Chamundeshwari constituency to accommodate his son Dr. Yathindra in the neighbouring Varuna constituency in Mysuru district, lobbying has begun in the BJP to field B.Y. Vijayendra to contest against Yathindra.    A memorandum to this effect was handed over to BJP President Amit Shah who is…

Karnataka Assembly Polls – 2018: Four-cornered contest likely in Chamaraja Constituency
Chamaraja, Elections 2018, News

Karnataka Assembly Polls – 2018: Four-cornered contest likely in Chamaraja Constituency

Mysuru: With the Election Commission of India (ECI) announcing the poll schedule, parties have shifted gears to election mode, with one party trying to outsmart the other in poll preparations. While the ruling Congress is making its own calculations on fielding winnable candidates, the Opposition BJP and JD(S) are not lagging behind, charting out their…

DC warns parties on poll code violation
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DC warns parties on poll code violation

Mysuru: District Election Officer and Deputy Commissioner K.B. Sivakumar has asked the leaders of political parties to strictly comply with the Model Code of Conduct. “The parties should take care that poll code is not violated,” he said while chairing a meeting with leaders of political parties at his office yesterday. This election, each EVM…

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….

Siddharamaiah lacking in confidence of victory in Chamundeshwari: BJP leader
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Siddharamaiah lacking in confidence of victory in Chamundeshwari: BJP leader

Mysuru: Claiming that Chief Minister Siddharamaiah lacks confidence in winning from any one Assembly segment in the State, BJP leader N.V. Phanish has said that the CM is still looking for a safer constituency. Addressing a ‘Yuva Shakti Samavesha’ organised by BJP District Yuva Morcha at Rajendra Kalamandira in Agrahara here yesterday, Phanish maintained that…

Sumalatha Ambarish to contest Assembly polls?
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Sumalatha Ambarish to contest Assembly polls?

Mandya:  With actor and Mandya Congress MLA M.H. Ambarish making a rare appearance in the constituency, the KPCC is said to be looking for alternative candidates. Ambarish who is also facing health issues, is said to be not keen to contest the polls this time and as such, the KPCC  is looking at fielding the…

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