Undecided BJP gives head start to Congress’ Hegde

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Udupi: While the Congress has nominated the incumbent MP K. Jayaprakash Hegde as its candidate for Udupi-Chikmagalur parliament constituency, the Bharatiya Janata Party is still in groping in the dark over choosing a candidate for the seat. That Mr. Hegde would be re-nominated for the seat was a given as he had been elected from […]

‘Congress sure to bag 28 MP seats’

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Mysore: Exuding confidence that Congress party would bag all the 28 MP seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, KPCC President G P Parameshwara who was in the city, also attacked Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his propaganda of ‘Gujarat Model’. Parameshwara was participating in the padayatra organised by Mysore-Kodagu LS candidate and incumbent MP […]

Chaos marks the start of kpcc president’s padayatra

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Mysore: Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President Dr. G. Parameshwar expressed his displeasure over media persons who approached him with mikes for recording his statements for their respective television channels, on his arrival to city this morning. Dr. Parameshwar, who arrived late to the city, straight away started his padayatra along with Mysore-Kodagu MP candidate […]

Nandan Nilekani to join Congress on Sunday

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Bangalore: Infosys co-founder and Unique Identification Authority of India chairman Nandan Nilekani, who is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections from the Bangalore South constituency, will join the Congress here on Sunday. Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) sources told The Hindu on Friday that Mr. Nilekani would join the Congress at the party office […]

Rahul Gandhi in Bangalore, takes feedback to empower Congress

Saturday, January 11th, 2014
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Bangalore: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi visited Bangalore on Saturday, Jan 11. The young scion of the Gandhi family was expected to meet at least 200 students and young entrepreneurs. The Congress leader was expected to take feedback from the young people who can help Congress to understand the needs of the people of this […]

Arrest Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat, demands Congress minority cell

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Mangalore: A delegation of congress men led by Mohammad Badruddin, KPCC minority cell member in Bangalore visited the City Police Commissioner ate building on Jan.8 Wednesday and met R Hitendra IPS, the city police commissioner with a petition complaining against Dr. Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat’s speeches in the recent past and demanding his arrest by the […]

‘NDA govt responsible for move on ban on arecanut’

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

Mangalore: KPCC Secretary Ivan D’Souza has accused that the NDA government was responsible for the move on ban on arecanut. A report submitted by an expert committee constituted by the NDA said that there are also evidences to show that chewing arecanut is carcinogenic. Addressing a press meet here on Friday, he said the committee […]

Karnataka minister Santosh Lad resigns over illegal mining charge

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Bangalore: Facing increasing heat over allegations of illegal mining, Karnataka minister of state for information and infrastructure development Santosh Lad on Friday resigned, in the first political casualty of the six-month-old Congress government in the state. Lad submitted his resignation letter to chief minister Siddaramaiah who, sources said, had asked him to put in his […]

CM rules out ministry expansion for now

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Bangalore : Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said he would not be expanding his ministry for now. He, however, stated that heads and members would be appointed for boards and corporations. Reports originating from New Delhi on Monday had said that the Congress high command had given permission for Siddaramaiah to take up the much-awaited […]

Government to set up academy to train unskilled workers

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

Bangalore : The State government will soon set up Karnataka Construction Academy on the lines of National Construction Academy at a cost of Rs 200 crore to impart short-term training to unskilled workers in the construction industry, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Sunday. Addressing a State-level convention of unorganised workers organised by the Karnataka Pradesh […]