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Koppal: Excise sleuths keep count of your liquor bottles

With police and excise sleuths insisting on receipts for purchase of more than 360ml of liquor, the poll code of conduct has turned into a party pooper for political parties in Koppal district.

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I can win from any constituency, says BJP candidte from Badami B Sriramulu

BJP has pitted B Sriramulu against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in Badami constituency (Bagalkot district) and this has propelled him to the stature of a state leader. Speaking to The New Indian Expres

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Two professors of University of Mysore have been suspended for taking part in a meeting organised on behalf of Congress party in view of elections on May 12.
Two University of Mysore professors suspended for attending political meet

According to a source at varsity, the action was based on a complaint from the office of deputy commissioner.

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The western areas of the city include constituencies like Malleswaram, Mahalakshmipuram, Rajajinagar, Vijayanagar and Govindrajanagar
Karnataka polls: Old guard may have it easy in western Bengaluru

In constituencies in western areas of the city, it is all about the perception people have about candidates, say residents.

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Karnataka polls: BJP's Varuna candidate Thotadappa Basavaraju has assets worth Rs 40 lakh

Thotadappa Basavaraju who is contesting assembly elections on BJP ticket from Varuna has declared assets worth Rs 40 lakh. According to the affidavit…

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Yeddyurappa may not remain as CM if BJP comes to power: Prakash Raj

Rai also said that he does not have any malicious propaganda against Hindus, but wants Indians to live in harmony.

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JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda
Karnataka polls: JD(S) changes its candidate from Afzalpur

Deve Gowda stated that the B-Form and A-Form of JD(S) has been given to Rajendra Kumar Vithal Rao Patil and that Rajendra Kumar should be considered as the official candidate of the party.

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Janata Dal (S) candidate Basavaraj Diggavi coming in a bullock cart in a procession to file nomination form from Gulbarga-South constituency on Tuesday (Express Photo)
Karnataka polls: Janata Dal (S) and BSP to break alliance?

Basavaraj Diggavi said that he has not received any communication from JD(S) supremo Deve Gowda or from state unit president HD Kumarswamy asking him not to file nomination.

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Shashi Tharoor thanks Piyush Goyal for re-introducing Malayalam in railway exams

The Indian Railways will now conduct its exams in six regional languages - Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Odia, Telugu and Bengali. A previous notification had excluded Malayalam.

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Akshay Kumar in his 'Kesari' avatar.
Fire breaks out on sets of Akshay Kumar film 'Kesari' in Maharashtra's Satara district

Asked how the fire started, police said the shoot had a scene depicting a bomb explosion and apparently some embers fell on set material in the vicinity.

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Skeletal and dental fluorosis affected people due to increasing of fluoride content in bore well water in parts of Arsikere taluk.
Karnataka: Unhappy coconut growers, fluoroisis major issues in Arsikere taluk

The fluoride content is above 2.5 PPM in the water in these villages and many have been suffering from dental and skeletal fluorosis.

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Rough sea conditions along Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep coasts tomorrow: INCOIS

It has also issued a forecast for "rough sea conditions" along and off the coast of West Bengal, Odisha, north Andhra Pradesh coasts and west coast of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

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Siddaramaiah offers prayers at the Banashankari temple (PTI Photo)
Karnataka polls: CM Siddaramaiah files papers from second seat, nomination ends

Hitting out at the BJP leaders for their taunt that he was contesting from Badami out of fear of defeat in Chamundeshwari, he pointed out that even PM Modi has contested from two seats in 2014.

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Karnataka polls: Congress fields Ravikumar Gowda Ganiga for Mandya after Ambarish's exit

Ravikumar said he is thankful to Ambareesh for putting Mandya on development track with "too many programmes".

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Karnataka polls: BJP rebel candidate Thotadappa Basavaraj is party's nominee from Varuna

Incidentally, it was Basavaraj who had raised a banner of revolt and had announced his resignation from the party in protest against the sudden entry of Yeddyurappa's son Vijayendra in Varuna.

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Karnataka polls: U-turn in Koppal BJP candidature may affect party

Sanganna Karadi belongs to Panchamasali sub-sect while C V Chandrashekhar belongs to Reddy Lingayat sub-sect within Veerashaiva-Lingayat community.

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B S Yeddyurappa (File photo | EPS)
Karnataka polls: Yeddyurappa's son Vijayendra's exit from Varuna shatters hopes of Veerashaivas

Differences came to the fore and BJP cadres are divided over the national leadership denying ticket to BY Vijayendra from Varuna constituency.

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Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah (File photo | EPS)
Caste polarisation may have forced Siddaramaiah to contest from two seats: watchers of the Assembly polls

According to some accounts, internal Congress surveys indicated a tough battle for the chief minister in Chamundeshwari.

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Actor-turned-politician and 'Rebel Star', H Ambarish (File photo | EPS)
'Rebel Star' Ambarish not to contest Karnataka polls, asks why should he campaign for Congress

In a major setback to Congress, actor-turned-politician H Ambarish rejected the party’s request to contest the May 12 assembly polls from his hometown Mandya.

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Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah accuses centre of misusing I-T department, minister denies raids

Siddaramaiah was reacting to reports of IT raids on minister HC Mahadevappa. However, Mahadevappa, as well as the IT department, denied that any raids were underway at properties of the Minister. 

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Denied Varuna ticket, BJP makes Yeddyurappa's son Vijayendra Yuva morcha general Secretary 

Vijayendra has been given charge of Mysuru region and will work for the party along with three other general secretaries Tammesh Gowda, Basavraj Yakanji and Tejaswi Soorya.

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