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JD(S) making moves to retain Mayor post
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JD(S) making moves to retain Mayor post

Mysuru: The JD(S), which enjoyed the Mayor post in the last MCC Council by sharing power with the BJP, is now making moves to retain the post by aligning with the Congress, its coalition partner in the State Government. Soon after the results started pouring in on Sept.3, with the JD(S) winning 18 Wards in…

Who will be our Mayor, Deputy ?
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Who will be our Mayor, Deputy ?

Mysuru: Even as the results of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) polls held on Aug.31 was declared yesterday, the State Government last evening announced the reservation matrix for Mayoral posts. Accordingly, the Mayor post has been reserved for Woman (General category) and the Deputy Mayor for Backward Class (A) candidate. Although the Election Commission announced…

All in the… Family
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All in the… Family

Mysuru:  Even as media claims that there is resentment against dynastic politics at the National and Regional level, it seems this inclination for politics to be a family affair has now percolated even to the local level. In the recently held MCC elections, many family members from the local political families have made an entry….

2018 MCC Polls sidelights
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2018 MCC Polls sidelights

Wins with the biggest margin BSP candidate from Ward No. 56 (Krishnamurthypuram) Begum alias Pallavi  won with a huge margin of 2,904 votes. Pallavi secured 4,108 votes. Her closest rival Congress candidate Ambika secured 1,204.   Wins by least margin of votes BJP candidate from Ward No. 58 R.K. Sharath Kumar, a first time contestant,…

Hung Council Again
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Hung Council Again

Mysuru: The city has again thrown up a hung verdict in the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) elections, with no party getting an absolute majority in the 65-member civic body. The counting of votes polled in the elections held on Aug.31 was taken up at Maharani’s College of Commerce and Management on Valmiki Road in Vinayakanagar…

Untoward incident in Ward 35: Sandesh Swamy alleges conspiracy
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Untoward incident in Ward 35: Sandesh Swamy alleges conspiracy

Mysuru:  Alleging conspiracy in the untoward incident that took place near the Government Urdu School Booth at Kalyangiri (MCC Ward 35), former Mayor and BJP leader Sandesh Swamy has urged the authorities to take action against the culprits. Addressing a press meet here yesterday, Sandesh Swamy said that miscreants who sought to divide communities on…

MCC polls: City gears up for counting tomorrow
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MCC polls: City gears up for counting tomorrow

Mysuru: Even as the countdown for the counting of votes of MCC polls tomorrow (Sept.3) has begun, the authorities have put all measures in place for ensuring smooth counting at Maharani’s College of Commerce and Management on Valmiki Road, Vinayakanagar (Paduvarahalli) in city. The counting of votes will commence at 8 am, with 13 Returning…

Prohibitory orders in city
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Prohibitory orders in city

Mysuru: – As the counting of votes for the MCC polls will be taken up at Maharanis College of Commerce and Management on Valmiki Road, tomorrow (Sep.3), the City Police have clamped Prohibitory Orders under Crpc Section 144, in the City Police Commissionerate limits from 6 am tomorrow till 6 am on Sept. 4 to…

MCC Polls: Ward No.4 Congress candidate assaulted
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MCC Polls: Ward No.4 Congress candidate assaulted

Mysuru:  MCC Ward No.4 Congress candidate has been allegedly assaulted by a group at Bhyraveshwara Nagar here on Friday night. The Congress candidate, identified as S. Mahesh was sitting with his supporters Ravi and Dinesh and was discussing about the polling in the Ward at about 10.30 pm when Deepak Gowda, Mallikarjun and others, who…

Round-the-clock vigil for EVM Strong Rooms
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Round-the-clock vigil for EVM Strong Rooms

Mysuru: With the fate of 393 candidates, including 163 women, who had contested elections for 65 Wards of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) sealed in EVMs, the five Strong Rooms at Maharani’s College of Commerce and Management on Valmiki Road, Vinayakanagar (Paduvarahalli), have been fully secured, with over 150 Police personnel and a KSRP platoon guarding…

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