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State’s poll process begins today

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will set the ball rolling on Wednesday for the Lok Sabha elections in the State by issuing notification, even as political parties are grappling to select candidates for many constituencies. The filing of nomination ...

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SDPI nurses hope for role in Third Front

The fledgling Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) is now setting its sights on playing a role in the formation of the next government at the Centre. Among the 42 parliamentary seats chosen by the party, Mangalore and Udupi-Chikmagalur feature ...

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Why Yeddyurappa is important for the BJP

The BJP is aiming to win 13 to 15 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka, their hopes bolstered by the return of B S Yeddyurappa. So why did the Lingayat strongman return to the BJP’s fold? What does his comeback mean? ...

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Today, last day to register as voters

The last day for the citizens to register themselves as voters and to check and rectify their names in the voters’ list is March 16, said a press release issued by the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike ( BBMP)here on Saturday.  ...

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3.2 lakh seek inclusion of name in voters’ list

The Election Commission has on a single day received as many as 3.2 lakh applications from citizens across the State for inclusion of their names in the voters’ list. On March 9, the Commission had held citizens’ camps for inclusion/correction ...

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Mar 16 last date to enrol in voters’ list

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Karnataka, Anil Kumar Jha on Monday said March 16 is the last date for inclusion of names in the voters’ list in the State. Addressing reporters, he said people who want to include their names in ...

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Another gold smuggler arrested at Mangalore airport

Mar 10, 2014 | Correspondent | Bhatkallys News Mangalore: The custom officers at Mangalore airport today arrested a passenger and seized gold pieces worth Rs 25 lacs from him. The accused has been identified as Muhammad Rafeeq (39), a resident ...

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Unseasonal rain claims three lives in N-K

Unseasonal rains accompanied with hailstorm wreaked havoc in parts of North Karnataka on Sunday. The showers claimed three lives and destroyed grape, pomegranate and chikku crops worth Rs 500 crore. Kamalavva Lakshmana Irgar (45) was killed after a tree under ...

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Karnataka Congress LS list soon

The Congress high command, which held a meeting on the selection of candidates for the coming Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka on Friday, is likely to announce the list in a day or two.  The meeting of the Central Election ...

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Karanataka to vote on April 17

Like it did for the last Assembly elections, the Election Commission (EC) has opted for single phase voting in Karnataka for the Lok Sabha polls. All 28 constituencies will face the elections on April 17. Sources in the EC said ...

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SDPI protests to fill vacancies in Government Jobs in Karnataka

Mar 06, 2014 | Bhatkallys News Bangalore: A protest was organized by SDPI (Social Democratic Party Of India) demanding that one lakh eighty thousand (1,80,000) job vacancies that exists in the Karnataka Government be filled immediately as there are lakhs of youth, ...

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CIGMA to hold 3rd South Indian Conference of NGOs in Bangalore

3rd SOUTH INDIA Conference of NGOs Date : 8th (Saturday) & 9th (Sunday) March 2014 Time : 10:00AM – 7:00PM Venue : Ferozes Terrace Garden, # 74, Cunningham Road, Bangalore – 560052 Who can Participate ? Individuals and NGOs of ...

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Electric passenger bus launched in Bangalore

BMTC, Utopia join hands for initiative In a first-of-its-kind in the country, an electric passenger bus, with zero emission level, was inaugurated by Transport Minister R. Ramalinga Reddy here on Thursday. An initiative taken up by Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation ...

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Kejriwal road shows in B’lore on March 15, 16

Arvind Kejriwal, the national convenor of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), will hold roadshows in Bangalore on March 15 and 16 to canvass for the fledgling party’s candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.  Kejriwal will arrive here on the morning ...

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