Tag: Mysuru City Corporation

Pourakarmikas Strike: Stalemate continues, City stinks
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Pourakarmikas Strike: Stalemate continues, City stinks

Mysuru: As the conciliatory talks with Mysuru District Minister G.T. Devegowda and Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh failed to break the ice yesterday, Pourakarmikas continued their indefinite agitation for the fourth day this morning in front of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) office. Pourakarmikas are staging protest urging the State Government to fulfil various demands including regularisation…

MLA wields broom, extends support to Pourakarmikas
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MLA wields broom, extends support to Pourakarmikas

Mysuru: In a rare gesture extending support to the ongoing stir of Pourakarmikas, MLA L. Nagendra, accompanied by BJP Corporators of Chamaraja Constituency and party activists cleaned Devaraja Urs Road from K.R. Circle to JLB Road this morning. The garbage collected was shifted using goods autorickshaws. As Nagendra began the cleaning operation, a few Pourakarmikas…

Trin Trin for a healthy Lub Dub
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Trin Trin for a healthy Lub Dub

Apollo BGS Hospitals, in association with TRIN TRIN Public Bicycle Sharing System of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), had organised a Cyclothon to commemorate World Heart Day-2018. Dr. A.S. Subramanyeswara Rao, City Police Commissioner, Mysuru; Nagaraj, Chief Health Officer, MCC; N.G. Bharateesha Reddy, Vice-President, Apollo BGS Hospitals; Dr. S. Ravishankar and Dr. H.P. Guruprasad, Sr. Cardiologist,…

Downtown Beautification
Feature Articles, Mysore Dasara 2018

Downtown Beautification

Makeovers, restorations and beautification are happening in Mysuru and it’s all in preparation for one event: Dasara. And the Mysuru City Corporation is desperately trying to make the city look beautiful by roping in artisans. It is a tight balancing act as the civic body has to face flak if something goes wrong or if…

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…

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