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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…

MCC records 50.01 percent polling
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MCC records 50.01 percent polling

Mysuru: The polling for 65 Wards of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) ended peacefully at 5 pm yesterday, with the city recording a dull 50.01 percent voting. The polling which began on a sedate note at 7 am on Friday, later picked up momentum as the day progressed. But the overall polling percentage stood at…

MCC polls: Residents block vehicle; allege EVM hijack
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MCC polls: Residents block vehicle; allege EVM hijack

Mysuru: Tense atmosphere prevailed last night at Gandhinagar where local residents and members of different political parties claimed that Electronic Voter Machines (EVMs) that stored the votes cast for Mysuru City Corporation  (MCC) yesterday were hijacked from the Polling Booths instead of being carried into Strong Rooms. The residents and party activists alleged that EVMs…

Moderate Polling: Mysuru city records 25.62% voting till 1 pm
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Moderate Polling: Mysuru city records 25.62% voting till 1 pm

Mysuru:  In what is considered as the first litmus test for the JD(S)-Congress coalition Government in the State, the voting to the 65 Wards of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) began at 7 am today. The coalition partners are contesting the MCC polls separately even as 102 other Urban Local Body (ULB) polls including three…

Five Pourakarmikas in fray for MCC polls
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Five Pourakarmikas in fray for MCC polls

Mysuru: Pourakarmikas of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), who played a key role in the city getting the ‘Cleanest City’ tag for two successive terms, are now trying their hand in politics, with five of them contesting the Aug.31 MCC polls from different parties. Pooja is contesting on a BJP ticket from Ward 32 (Ghousianagar…

SBM Manju is official JD(S) candidate for Ward No. 6
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SBM Manju is official JD(S) candidate for Ward No. 6

Mysuru: The problem pertaining to the official JD(S) candidate for MCC Ward No. 6 has been solved with the JD(S) party announcing the name of SBM Manju as its official candidate. The problem was created as the party had issued ‘B’ Forms to SBM Manju and B. Madhu. SBM Manju had first filed his nomination…

FOODPATHS: Pushing pedestrians off the footpath
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FOODPATHS: Pushing pedestrians off the footpath

A photo feature by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav Come evening and there is a Mela on certain city roads with vendors turning out in large numbers to sell everything from momos to gobi manchurian, egg, vegetarian and meat rolls to dosas, cut fruits, salted-and-peppered raw mangoes and pani-puris from their pushcarts. With people, especially youngsters and…

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