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    Karnataka Assembly Elections: Shatrughan Sinha not happy with aggressive tone of PM Modi’s speeches

    Patna: Dissident BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha today disapproved of the aggressive tone of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speeches during the Karnataka assembly elections campaign, which concluded today, and sought to offer some ‘advice’.  In a series of tweets, Sinha – who has often contradicted his party’s official stand —   tagged Modi and said becoming the prime minister “does not make anyone the wisest”. “Sir. Today, the election campaign will come to an

  • High stakes campaign comes to an end

    The curtain has come down on one of the most contentious electoral battles in recent times with the end of campaigning in the Karnataka Assembly elections on Thursday. The stakes involved are huge indeed. For the Congress, it is a virtual battle for survival, the party having shrunk as never before with only Karnataka and Punjab in their kitty as of now among major states. Loss of Karnataka will make a mockery

  • Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Congress accuses BJP candidate B Sreeramulu of bribery charges

    New Delhi: In a huge embarrassment to the BJP, just 48 hours before polling in Karnataka, a video of a sting operation surfaced in Bengaluru in which the party’s Bellary MP B Sreeramulu is seen talking about Rs 160 crore he had paid as bribe to a Supreme Court judge in a mining case. He is purportedly talking to the judge’s son-in-law in the tape. (The Free Press Journal cannot vouch the

  • Karnataka Assembly Elections: Centre trying to fulfill Ambedkar’s dreams, says PM Modi

    Bengaluru: Reaching out to Dalits and other backward communities in poll-bound Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government was trying to fulfill B R Ambedkar’s dream of a powerful and prosperous nation.  Hitting out at the ruling Congress in Karnataka, he said  the party failed to confer the Bharat Ratna on Ambedkar when it was in power.

  • Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh takes dig at Rahul’s upcoming roadshow in the state

    Raipur: As Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is set to conduct a massive roadshow in Chhattisgarh, state Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday said he is welcome to hold the rally on ‘well-constructed roads of the state.’ Taking a jibe at the Congress chief, Singh said that the road of Chhattisgarh is not like Amethi (Rahul’s constituency), it is good for bike rides.

  • Karnataka Assembly Elections: High-pitched campaigning to conclude today

    Bengaluru: The high-voltage campaigning for the crucial Karnataka Assembly polls will come to an end on Thursday at 5 pm. The political parties, eyeing to sweep the polls, will hold multiple rallies today in their last attempt to woo the voter in their favour.

  • Bengaluru: Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses the media in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

    No contest with BJP on corruption in Karnataka, it wins hands down: Congress President Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today said there was “no contest” between his party’s government in Karnataka and the previous BJP regime in the southern state as regards corruption, adding that the saffron party’s rule “wins hands down”. Gandhi took to Twitter to draw a comparison between the Congress government in Karnataka and the previous BJP regime (2008-13) in the state, with the help of figures to show that his party’s

  • Karnataka Assembly Elections: Time for Karnataka to say goodbye to Congress, says PM Modi

    Bengaluru: It was time for Karnataka to say goodbye to the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today at an election rally.  Launching a broadside against the state’s ruling party ahead of elections on May 12, the prime minister labelled the Congress a “deal party”. Congress culture, communalism, casteism, crime, corruption and contract system were the six Cs destroying Karnataka’s future, Modi added at the rally in Bangarpet near this state capital.

  • Sonia plunges into epic battle

    With Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi having joined battle against the BJP mascot Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Karnataka, the Congress-BJP war has touched epic proportions. Both bigwigs were in the same region on Tuesday, sharply attacking each other with no holds barred. Considering that Sonia Gandhi is in indifferent health and has desisted from electioneering for nearly two years, this visit to a region from which she was once elected to the

  • Foes turn friends while jockeying for power

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had electrified the Gujarat electoral campaign in the last stages of the Assembly elections there and wrested the advantage over the Congress. Likewise, in Karnataka, which is heading for a prestigious battle on May 12, Modi’s fiery oratory and charisma seem poised to wipe out the purported lead that the Congress had gained.

  • Bengaluru: Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses the media in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

    BJP being led by ‘murder accused’: RaGa

    Bengaluru : As the Karnataka assembly elections loom, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked BJP chief Amit Shah by calling him a ‘murder accused’.

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