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At mercy of Congress, not 6.5 crore people of Karnataka: Kumaraswamy

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At mercy of Congress, not 6.5 crore people of Karnataka: Kumaraswamy Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy said on Sunday that he was at the ‘mercy’ of Congress and not the 6.5 crore people of the state as his government had not received the full mandate which his party had sought in the assembly elections. Ahead of his Delhi visit to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other Union ministers, he reiterated that farm loan waiver was his priority as he had promised and he would resign if he failed to fulfil it. However, he reminded people that JD(S) did not ...

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PM-appointed governors defeating Congress, not voters: Digvijaya Singh

PM-appointed governors defeating Congress, not voters Digvijaya Singh

PM-appointed governors defeating Congress, not voters: Digvijaya Singh Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday said the party was being ‘defeated’ by “governors appointed by prime minister” and not by voters. Replying to a query on the party’s string of losses in recent assembly polls, he said, “The Congress is not defeated in the elections. But the governors appointed by Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) ensure the party’s defeat”. Citing examples of Goa, Mizoram, Manipur, Bihar and Karnataka, the Congress leader questioned why the single largest party was not invited to form government in the above mentioned states, like in Karnataka. ...

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Trinamool Congress hits back at PM Modi’s ‘murder of democracy in Bengal’ remark

Trinamool Congress hits back at PM Modi's 'murder of democracy in Bengal' remark

Trinamool Congress hits back at PM Modi’s ‘murder of democracy in Bengal’ remark Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday touched heavily upon the violence created by the ruling Trinamool Congress during the West Bengal panchayat polls, saying democracy was “murdered” for narrow political interests. “People weren’t allowed to file nominations. It isn’t only BJP people who suffered. People from all the leading parties except the one that rules Bengal suffered. This is serious. A land as great as West Bengal has to see such sights, it is unfortunate,” the Prime Minister said, adding that such malpractices are worrying in a ...

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Karnataka polls: Cong releases ‘bribe’ videos of Sriramulu, BJP calls it fake

Karnataka polls Cong releases 'bribe' videos of Sriramulu, BJP calls it fake

Karnataka polls: Cong releases ‘bribe’ videos of Sriramulu, BJP calls it fake Just two days ahead of the crucial Karnataka Assembly elections, the Congress on Thursday released two videos dating back to 2010 where BJP leaders B Sriramulu and G Janardhana Reddy were purportedly involved in negotiating a bribe with the son-in-law of a former Chief Justice of India, allegedly to influence a verdict in their favour in an illegal mining case involving the Reddy brothers. The videos appeared on a local television channel and were later released in the office of the Karnataka Congress by state working president Dinesh ...

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Centre trying to fulfill BR Ambedkar’s dreams of powerful, prosperous nation: Modi

Centre trying to fulfill BR Ambedkar's dreams of powerful, prosperous nation: Modi

Centre trying to fulfill BR Ambedkar’s dreams of powerful, prosperous nation: Modi Reaching out to Dalits and other backward communities ahead of the elections in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said his government was trying to fulfill BR Ambedkar’s dream of a powerful and prosperous nation. Hitting out at the ruling Congress in Karnataka, PM Modi said the party failed to confer the Bharat Ratna on Ambedkar when it was in power. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the SC, ST, OBC and Slum Morcha workers of Karnataka BJP via Narendra Modi app, said, “Our government has made ...

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‘My mother more Indian than many,’ says Rahul Gandhi on PM Modi’s jibe

'My mother more Indian than many,' says Rahul Gandhi on PM Modi's jibe

‘My mother more Indian than many,’ says Rahul Gandhi on PM Modi’s jibe Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has anger inside him. Addressing the media in Bengaluru, on the the last day of campaigning for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly election, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said, “PM Modi has got anger inside of him. He is angry with everybody, not only me. I am a lightning rod for anger, I attract anger. But that is his problem. It is not my problem.” When asked on the perceived “personal attacks” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

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Karnataka Assembly polls 2018: Seized voter ID cards not fake, clarifies EC

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The 10,000 voter ID cards seized from an apartment in Rajarajeshwari Nagar (RR Nagar) are genuine, Karnataka Chief Electoral Officer Sanjiv Kumar said on Wednesday, suggesting that the cards appeared to have been collected to bribe “vulnerable” voters in Benguluru which will go to polls on May 12. “The documents, including Voter ID cards, around 9,866 EPIC cards, 6,342 fresh voter acknowledgement letters with BBMP seals and another 27,700 acknowledgements without its seals are original,” Sanjiv Kumar said, adding that two people were arrested and a probe was on. The ‘discovery’ has triggered off a bitter back and forth between ...

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Karnataka polls 2018: EC seizes 10,000 voter IDs from Bengaluru apartment

Karnataka polls 2018: EC seizes 10,000 voter IDs from Bengaluru apartment

Karnataka polls 2018: EC seizes 10,000 voter IDs from Bengaluru apartment With just three days left for the Karnataka Assembly elections, a major revelation has been reported from Bengaluru, where nearly 10,000 voter identity cards were recovered from an apartment late on Tuesday night. The Election Commission has ordered an inquiry into the discovery of the voter ID cards. Alleging that the apartment from where the voter ID cards were recovered was linked to a Congress lawmaker, BJP has demanded that elections to the Raja Rajeshwari Nagar (RR Nagar) be cancelled. The Congress hit back, accusing the BJP of enacting ...

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BJP rakes up Sonia Gandhi’s Italian origin ahead of her Karnataka visit

BJP rakes up Sonia Gandhi's Italian origin ahead of her Karnataka visit

BJP rakes up Sonia Gandhi’s Italian origin ahead of her Karnataka visit Ahead of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s visit to poll-bound Karnataka which took place on Tuesday afternoon, the BJP raked up the issue of her Italian origin by referring to her maiden name Antonio Maino. “Today, Ms. Antonio Maino is here in K’taka to save her last citadel from falling! Madam Maino, K’taka needs no lessons from the person who was solely responsible for wasting India’s 10 precious years. And to Congress, need to remind you of your ‘import’ jibe?” Karnataka BJP said in a tweet. The BJP was ...

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Karnataka must reject ‘naamdaars’ and vote for ‘kaamdaars’: PM Modi

Karnataka must reject ‘naamdaars’ and vote for ‘kaamdaars’: PM Modi

Karnataka must reject ‘naamdaars’ and vote for ‘kaamdaars’: PM Modi Once again intensifying his attack on the Congress Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said it is time for the people of Karnataka to bid farewell to the party. Addressing an election rally at Bangarpet, PM Modi said, “People of various states have bid farewell to the Congress and that now it is time for the people of Karnataka to do the same.” “It is high time that the people of Karnataka see through the intent of the Congress and instead vote for those who work, those who show the ...

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