Protesting the ban on protests

After Mayor Gowtham Kumar rejected Congress party’s motion against the ban on protests at Town Hall, both Congress and JD(S) corporators boycotted the BBMP council meeting. By Vivek Kumar The opposition parties on Tuesday staged a protest in front of Kempegowda hall at the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) headquarters and demanded revocation of ban […]

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AAP seeks supporters in Bengaluru prior to municipality elections

AAP members are gearing up to enhance presence in the city through nation building campaign ahead of city municipality elections.   By Neetu Saini Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has nominated 50 candidates so far for the upcoming Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) elections in August –September . It is seeking new members and volunteers in […]

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Bilal Bagh Stands in Solidarity with Victims of New Delhi Violence

Bilal Bagh protesters plan to send an application to Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa with signatures of over a thousand protesters. By Astha Oriel February 25, 2020 Bengaluru: Last night Bilal Bagh protestors observed two-minute silence and held a candle light vigil in solidarity with the victims of New Delhi clash violence. The vigil was organised […]

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Andhra votes to abolish state legislative council, what next?

By Team SoftCopy States like Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Assam are in the race to restore their legislative councils. Meanwhile, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed a resolution to abolish the state legislative council on January 27, 2020. 133 out of the 175 members of the assembly voted in favour of the resolution. This is the […]

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Shamshad Begum, awaiting the election

Shamshad Begum is contesting independently after being rejected by BJP. By Arghyadeep Dutta Shamshad Begum, who has supported Congress for the last 35 years, has changed her mind to compete in the Karnataka by-poll elections for MLA, being held on December 5. Now, She is contesting as an independent candidate from Shivajinagar constituency. “Since the […]

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BJP releases manifesto for by-elections

The party asks people to vote for a stable government. Congress says the trend is against disqualified MLAs. By Vivek Kumar M Karnataka state BJP Chief Secretary, Aravind Limbavali, released the party’s manifesto for the by-election to be held on December 5, in a press conference at state BJP office here today.  He said that the […]

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Statement about Siddaramaiah’s PFI links baseless: G. Parameshwara

Yediyurappa’s accusation about Siddaramaiah’s links with the Popular Front of India has no contextual evidence, says G Parameshwara. Yamini Chincholi G Parameshwara denied Siddaramaiah’s Popular Front of India (PFI) links and involvement in the attack on Tanveer Sait. “Yediyurappa’s statement about Siddaramaiah lacks evidence,” said the former Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara.  Tanveer Sait, a […]

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