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Kodagu MLAs unhappy with Defence Minister’s attitude
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Kodagu MLAs unhappy with Defence Minister’s attitude

Talking to Retd. Army Officers on environment instead of discussing devastation Madikeri: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the flood-affected Kodagu District recently and held a meeting with the environmentalists. However, this meeting led to a confrontation between her and the people’s representatives including District in-Charge Minister S.R. Mahesh, Legislators K.G. Bopaiah, Appachu Ranjan and  Sunil…

Ego & Political Blindness
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Ego & Political Blindness

Our Defence Minister visited Kodagu district to take stock of the situation and see how the Defence personnel were performing. Unfortunately, her visit became more about her ego than about Kodagu disaster. By now we all know about Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s outburst at the press conference. But what caused this? It seems, when the…

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits Kodagu
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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits Kodagu

Madikeri:  Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the flood-and-landslide affected areas of Kodagu, especially Madapura and took stock of the measures taken by the Armed Forces in mitigating the sufferings of people. She also visited some relief camps and interacted with flood victims. At a relief camp at Mythri Police Bhavan in Madikeri, she squatted on…

Defence Minister to visit Kodagu tomorrow
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Defence Minister to visit Kodagu tomorrow

Madikeri:  Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will visit flood-ravaged Kodagu district tomorrow (Aug. 24) to take stock of the situation. Sitharaman, who is scheduled to arrive at Harangi helipad at 9 am, will visit flood affected Sai Layout and Kuvempu Layout in Kushalnagar town, following which she will inspect landslides at Madapura at 10.15 am and…

Nirmala Sitharaman 2nd woman Defence Minister after Indira Gandhi
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Nirmala Sitharaman 2nd woman Defence Minister after Indira Gandhi

New Delhi: Nirmala Sitharaman, who earlier held the independent charge of the commerce and industry Ministry, has become the first independent woman Defence Minister of India after Indira Gandhi. It is for the first time in 35 years, that the crucial ministry has been given to a woman minister. Before this, then Prime Minister Indira…

Yes, Minister Nirmala Sitharaman who delivers on her promises
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Yes, Minister Nirmala Sitharaman who delivers on her promises

Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry  Nirmala Sitharaman was in city recently to participate in the day-long programmes that included meeting BJP workers to see the progress of Vistarak campaign and interact with the trade bodies on GST. In spite of her busy schedule, the erudite, highly articulate, thinking-politician, who does not hesitate…

GST: Conduct cluster meetings, Union Minister tells Commissioner
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GST: Conduct cluster meetings, Union Minister tells Commissioner

Mysuru: Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman pointedly asked the GST Mysuru Commissionerate, Commissioner G.V. Krishna Rao to go to the people instead of sitting in the office to clarify the problems and issues faced by the trade and industry bodies. “Your mission should be to go to each cluster, sit with the affected people there and…

Mahamastakabhisheka Exhibition Committee meets Union Minister
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Mahamastakabhisheka Exhibition Committee meets Union Minister

Seeks assistance for hosting International Expo-2018 at Shravanabelagola Mysuru: A delegation of the Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsava Exhibition Committee met Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in city yesterday, under the leadership of MP Pratap Simha, to seek assistance for hosting an Intl. Exhibition during the Mahamastakabhisheka at Shravanabelagola in Feb. 2018. The delegation led by Committee President Suresh…

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