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Karnataka polls: Axed BJP lawmakers stage huge rebellion

In many constituencies, BJP workers protested against the party leadership for denying tickets to their leaders.

published on : 13th April 2023
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Former Union minister Srinivas Prasad announces political retirement

Prasad had earlier declared that 2013 Assembly polls would be his last.

published on : 13th April 2023
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Disappointed the way party treated me: Udupi MLA K Raghupathi Bhat

The Udupi MLA asserted that the caste factor was not an issue as two Brahmins could be fielded from the Udupi district.

published on : 13th April 2023
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The Power of two: BJP pins hopes on Ashoka, Somanna

In Somanna’s case, both seats are new for him — in Varuna, he will take on CLP leader Siddaramaiah and in Chamarajanagara, he will challenge C Puttaranga Shetty of the Congress.

published on : 13th April 2023
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Karnataka polls: Minister Angara takes political sanyas, hits out at BJP 

The saffron party has given ticket to Bhagirathi Murulya for Sullia seat. 

published on : 13th April 2023
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In the shadow fight between Yediyurappa and Santhosh, ex-CM wins first round

While there was a campaign within the party to not give the ticket to GH Thippa Reddy from Chitradurga, Yediyurappa prevailed.

published on : 13th April 2023
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Karnataka polls: BJP releases second list of 23 candidates, Shettar left out

Nagaraja Chabbi, a Congress leader who recently joined BJP, is to contest from Kalghatgi constituency.

published on : 13th April 2023
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Karnataka polls: Denied ticket, former Deputy CM Laxman Savadi quits BJP

He added that he will take a "strong decision" on Thursday evening and will start working from Friday.

published on : 12th April 2023
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Congress to keep KMF-Amul issue simmering till Karnataka Assembly polls

The former CM said in 2014, KMF was procuring 45 lakh litres of milk and this increased to 73 lakh litres by end of 2017.

published on : 12th April 2023
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JDS leaders Bhavani, Swaroop to file papers for Hassan ticket in Karnataka

Leaders of both the factions held a series of meetings and worked out strategies to exhibit their strength within the JDS circle.

published on : 12th April 2023
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Returning Officer can’t seize items before poll announcement: Karnataka High Court

It was alleged that the rice was being held for distribution among the public to favour his candidature in elections to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly, which was declared on March 29.  

published on : 12th April 2023
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Karnataka polls: Will voters get inked in the shadow of Covid-19?

Dr Kishore Kumar, District Health Officer, Dakshina Kannada, admits that a small section of people still fears Covid, but opined that it may not negatively affect the voting percentage. 

published on : 12th April 2023
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Bihar CM Nitish comes to Delhi to hold Opposition unity talks

Incidentally, his deputy Tejashwi Yadav is already in Delhi in connection with his questioning by the ED in the land-for-job scam.

published on : 12th April 2023
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Karnataka polls: 189 in BJP’s first list, Somanna to take on Siddaramaiah, Ashoka to battle DKS

52 new faces included. Chief Minister Bommai will be seeking reelection from his home constituency Shiggaon in the Haveri district.

published on : 12th April 2023
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Lack of funds, Sri Lanka again delays local polls

The elections were originally slated for last month but Wickremesinghe's administration refused to finance them, saying the money was needed to pay for salaries and pensions.

published on : 11th April 2023
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Karnataka elections: BJP leadership tells Jagadish Shettar not to contest, he says he will 

"I questioned them why I should not contest the election. What are my minus points?... When the nomination is just two days away, I am definitely hurt," the former Karnataka CM said.

published on : 11th April 2023
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BJP will win more than 300 seats in 2024 Lok Sabha elections, declares Amit Shah

He lashed out at the Congress and its leader Rahul Gandhi after pointing out the BJP’s success in the recent elections in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya

published on : 11th April 2023
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Congress picks Tarun Pandey as its candidate for Jharsuguda bypolls

The Congress candidate said that pollution, unemployment and law and order situation are some of the issues that Jharsuguda needs to address as soon as possible.

published on : 11th April 2023
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Karnataka polls: Others smell chance as BJP faces challenges in its pocket borough  

The constituency saw major communal issues in early 2022 after the killing of Bajrang Dal activist Harsha, the putting up of Vir Savarkar’s poster in a mall and a stabbing incident. 

published on : 11th April 2023
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Karnataka polls: Lingayats seek 16 tickets in Congress third list

In Tarikere, the party could have considered giving the ticket to the small Madivala community instead of a Kuruba, and won over the backward communities.

published on : 11th April 2023
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