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In Lieu of Current Events 05

In the recently held Karnataka State Assembly Elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) increased its seat tally to 104 but fell behind by eight seats from the half mark. Congress, despite shrinking down to 78 seats, found a friend in Janata Dal (Secular)'s HD Kumarswamy. BS...

The Prime Minister should stop insulting people: Rahul Gandhi

PADUBIDRI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi flagged off his ‘Janashirvada Yatra’ (Public blessing tour) in coastal parts of Karnataka for the upcoming state assembly elections. He addressed the party workers in a corner meet at Padubidri, Udupi on Monday, March 20. Addressing the gathering, mostly of middle-aged...

BJP revellers throng Tiger Circle

Manipal: Supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Narasimha Nayak and Mahesh Takur thronged the much busy Tiger Circle (TC) with crackers and loudspeakers soon after the elections results were announced. Celebrating their victory in Manipal and Eshwarnagar wards, BJP followers went around the...

BJP accuses Congress of ploughing money to bribe voters

Udupi: The elections for the Urban Bodies of Karnataka saw their end as the results were announced on March 11. In Udupi City Municipality Cooperation (Udupi CMC), the Indian National Congress (INC) swept across the tally by securing 22 seats out of the total 35...

Karnataka Congress holds second padayatra in the state

Malpe: The members of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee concluded the second phase of the Padayathra (Walkathon), from Ullall to Malpe on February 1. This walkathon is the second ‘theme-based’ rally conducted by the KPCC in Karnataka. The first rally; a 140km march from Hospet to...

Six held for RTI activist murder

Kundapur: The Kundapur police arrested six people in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Congress party member and Right to Information (RTI) activist Vasudeva Adiga. While the three accused Raghavendra, Umesh and Naveen were arrested on January 18, the other three Subramanya Udupa, Mohan and...

BJP responds aggressively to Sonia Gandhi’s remarks

Mangalore: On October 18, a rather aggressive Congress President Sonia Gandhi openly launched frontal attacks on the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in an address to her party workers in an All India Congress Committee (AICC) meeting in Mangalore. She accused the BJP for several issues...

Sonia Gandhi lashes out at BJP on Mangalore visit

Mangalore: The political scenario heated up in the region when United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Chairperson Sonia Gandhi lashed out at the Karnataka government attacking the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP).  She was addressing a crowd of 30,000 Congress workers on October 19 at Nehru Grounds in...