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BJP plans M'luru Chalo for Rai's resignation 18.8.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The state BJP core committee on Friday decided to intensify its agitation against the ruling Congress dispensation. At a meeting of the panel headed by party state president B S Yeddyurappa in Bengaluru, it was decided to take the agitation of the party against the Siddaramaiah government to the Assembly-constituency level. The party on Friday held a protest in Bengaluru against the state government for shielding "corrupt" ministers, including D K Shivakumar who faced I-T raids recently. Briefing reporters, BJP State general secretary Aravind Limbavali said the party will organise a "Mangaluru chalo"protest soon demanding the resignation of Forest Minister Ramanath Rai. He charged Rai with supporting Popular Front of India (PFI) and Karnataka Forum for Dignity (KFD). Limbavali accused the two organisations of involvement in the killing of RSS and BJP functionaries. BJP national president Amit Shah, during his recent visit to Bengaluru, had expressed his strong displeasure at the lack of aggression in the ...
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It will be BJP ideology vs Cong money in Assembly polls: BSY 6.8.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The BJP on Sunday sounded the poll bugle at its state executive committee meeting in Bengaluru with party state president BS Yeddyurappa stating that BJP will strive to secure a "thumping majority" in the Assembly elections next year. "The Congress is hoping to win the Assembly polls on the basis of money. The next elections will be a fight between the ideology of the BJP and the money of the Congress," Yeddyurappa said at the meeting attended by around 600 party functionaries from across the state. The former chief minister said the party will win a "resounding" majority in the Assembly polls as the people have rejected the policies of the ruling dispensation in the state. He said two internal surveys commissioned by the party had revealed that there was "overwhelming support"among the electorate for the BJP. He said a large number of leaders from other parties will be joining the BJPthree months ahead of the elections. "Let us welcome them with open arms. Tickets have not been promised to anybody. It ...
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SC pulls up state for challenging quashing of case against Limbavali 10.7.2017 deccanherald.com
The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Karnataka government for challenging quashing of a criminal case against BJP MLA and former minister Aravind Limbavali for allegedly facilitating illegal constructions by a real estate firm by revising master plan in Bengaluru South taluk. "Why have you filed your special leave petition while similar plea by the complainant was already dismissed by us...You have got a grievance against the former minister but why did you not consider that the matter was earlier dismissed," a bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Navin Sinha told advocate V N Raghupathy, appearing for the state government. Before dismissing the state's plea, the court noted that the petition by the state government was filed when the matter pertaining to complainant N Nagaraju was disposed of earlier this year. The state government has challenged the order passed by the High Court of Karnataka on October 25,2016. The high court had quashed the FIR registered by the Lokayukta police in 2012 against ...
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Police plaint against Limbavali 3.7.2017 Deccan Herald - News
A police complaint has been lodged against senior BJP leader and MLA Aravind Limbavali for threatening to murder a man for making adverse comments against him in a Facebook post.

Venkatesh Maurya, a resident of Mathikere, in a recent post had claimed that Limbavali had borrowed Rs 30 lakh from a retired DCP named Thimmappa in 2009 to meet the expenses for contesting from the Chitradurga Lok Sabha constituency. The post reportedly contained adverse remarks against Limbavali.

Maurya received a call from a man on Monday afternoon. The caller threatened to murder Maurya if he did not remove the post and close his Facebook account. Maurya approached the police and lodged a complaint. The police registered a non-cognizable report based on the complaint.
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BJP to launch campaign to expand party base in state 28.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The state BJP will launch "Vistarak" (expansion) programme from July 1 wherein party workers will spend 15 days at places assigned to them and work towards strengthening the party base. A meeting to finalise the modalities of the programme was held at the BJP headquarters in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa said that as many as 20,000 workers will participate in the programme and all the 54,431 electoral booths in the state will be covered. The booth reach-out initiative is said to have been one of the factors that helped the BJP win the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. "The workers will visit places they have been assigned and stay there for 15 days. They will interact with voters, create awareness about the programmes of the NDA government, expose the misdeeds of the state government and visit local leaders," Yeddyurappa said. Yeddyurappa accused the state government of claiming credit for programmes initiated by the Centre. The state government was ...
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Bengaluru: Standing committee visits Varthur, Bellandur lakes; says committed to clean the city 6.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
The committee initially had a 3-hour long meeting on important issues affecting the city, such as traffic and pollution emanating from the lakes.
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BJP celebrates Modi government's fete 26.5.2017 Deccan Herald - State
State BJPworkers on Friday celebrated the completion of three years of the Narendra Modi government in office by bursting firecrackers and distributing sweets in front of the party headquarters here.

Former minister Aravind Limbavali led the low-key celebrations. BJPstate president BSYeddyurappa is away in Gadag. The celebrations will continue till June 15, with the party organising conventions in 40 places across the state.

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be attending the first such convention in Bengaluru on Sunday evening.

While their arrival dates are yet to be finalised, the party central leadership had deputed the following leaders to visit the state in the coming days: Union Power Minister Piyush Goel, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Union Minister of State for Law PPChaudhary, party sources said.
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Chief Minister Siddaramaiah wants IT firms to stay in East Bengaluru 16.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah visited the city’s tech corridor on Monday to supervise the rejuvenation work of the polluted Bellandur Lake. While at it, he seemed concerned by the allegations that technology companies were looking to pull out of East Bengaluru because of its reputation for bad infrastructure and garbage.
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Citizens' groups take pledge to save city's lakes 28.4.2017 deccanherald.com
Public representatives and members of various citizens groups on Friday took an oath to protect water bodies in Bengaluru. Launching their campaign, Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrasekhar, BJP MP P C Mohan and BJP MLA Aravind Limbavali along with a few corporators visited Bellandur, Varthur and Rampura lakes. During the inspection, citizens and politicians discussed the government's inaction in protecting lakes and deliberated over the need for civic agencies and citizens to collectively take the onus of restoring the lake ecosystem. Chandrasekhar said, "What we see today is clear evidence that there has been corruption in the state. Corruption is a culture that is now all-pervasive in the current government." N S Mukunda, founding president of Citizens' Action Forum hailed the initiative of building a strong group of people from every section of society to preserve the lake ecosystem. Naresh Narasimhan of a citizens' group Naagarika blamed the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) for ...
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Prominent BJP leaders skip BSY’s instrospection meet 24.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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BJP says Congress-JD(S) 'tacit pact' led to bypoll defeat 23.4.2017 Deccan Herald - News
State BJP general secretary and MLAleader Aravind Limbavali on Sunday said the party faced a setback in the recently held byelections to Nanjangud and Gundlupet because of tacit understanding between the Congress and the JD(S) and misuse of administrative machinery by the ruling party. "The ruling Congress used money power in the byelections. Moreover, the Congress and the JD(S) had a tacit understanding. Hence, the BJP lost the contest," he stated, briefing the media on the opinion expressed by party leaders who attended a meeting convened by state BJPpresident B S Yeddyurappa to introspect on the party's defeat in the bypolls. According to Limbavali, majority of those who attended the meeting said the party go ahead with its mission to win 150 seats in the next Assembly elections in the state. The leaders suggested that the party should project the achievements of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre and the previous BJP governments in the state. K S Eshwarappa and Jagadish Shettar, Opposition ...
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12 lakh residents in 110 villages likely to get Cauvery water 20.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Congress, BJP MLAs spar over flyover 2.3.2017 Hindu: News
Meeting to discuss Bengaluru’s drinking water problems turns into war of words
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Yet another violation of Pocso Act 27.2.2017 deccanherald.com
In another violation of the Pocso Act, a local BJP worker has named the playschool where eight children were allegedly molested by a supervisor. In a social media post on the participation of Mahadevapura MLA Aravind Limbavali in a protest against the school on Sunday, Raju Raj named the playschool, which is a violation of the Pocso (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act, 2012. There have been several violations of the Act with Limbavali himself naming the school in a tweet on Saturday. A tweet from the chief minister's official Twitter handle also named the school. Last week, a member of the Karnataka State Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR) was pulled up for posting a photograph on Twitter in which a board naming the school was visible. V S Ugrappa, the chairperson of the Legislative Committee on Women and Child Safety, condemned such posts and said people needed to be more responsible since revealing the identity of children would put them in harm's ...
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Sparks fly over note ban 8.2.2017 deccanherald.com
The Legislative Assembly on Wednesday witnessed a heated exchange of words between BJP and Congress members over the merits and demerits of demonetisation of high value currency notes. Participating in a motion of thanks to the Governor's address, KNRajanna (Congress) said the demonetisation move has failed to arrest corruption and black money. But it has increased unemployment rate in the country, he charged. Rajanna said demonetisation had a negative impact on the economy. "Farmers have stopped getting loan. Retrenchment of employees is on the rise," he said and wondered what happened to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise of bringing black money stacked aboard back to the country. KGBopaiah (BJP)said Rajanna was speaking on an issue that came under the jurisdiction of Parliament. "Who is here to answer to the points raised by you? he asked. Industries Minister RVDeshpande said demonetisation has affected every sector, including the state's resources and the member has every right to raise the ...
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BJP sounds warning to Eshwarappa on Rayanna Brigade 20.1.2017 Star of Mysore
BJP sounds warning to Eshwarappa on Rayanna Brigade
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BJP favours elevated corridor over steel bridge 1.11.2016 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Rudresh cremated; BJP says police not going after killers 18.10.2016 deccanherald.com
RSS and BJPworker Rudresh was cremated on Tuesday amid police security.The body was handed over to the family members after a post-mortem at Victoria Hospital. The body was kept at Milk Colony in Shivajinagar for about three hours for public to pay respects. Thousands of BJP party workers, including former ministers RAshoka, Shobha Karandlaje, Katta Subramanya Naidu, Aravind Limbavali and MPPCMohan paid their tributes and consoled the family members. Ashoka alleged that the Congress government was not serious about arresting the assailants. "The government's stand is suspicious. Neither the chief minister nor the Home Minister have met the family members so far and consoled them. The police are tight-lipped about the investigation as they are under political pressure.The BJP will organise state-wide protests on Wednesday seeking justice for the murdered BJP and RSSworkers," he said. MPShobha Karandlaje alleged that the suspects were linked to Karnataka Forum for Dignity and Popular Front of India. The ...
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BJP to hold statewide protests tomorrow, petition governor 17.10.2016 deccanherald.com
The BJP has decided to hold protest rallies at all district headquarters on October 19 against the murder of RSSworker Rudresh in Bengaluru. "Former chief minister BSYeddyurappa will lead the protest rally in Bengaluru in front of Mahatma Gandhi statue at Anand Rao circle between 11 am and 5 pm.The BJPleaders will submit a memorandum to Governor Vajubhai Vala on October 21 against the state government's failure in ensuring law and order in the state," former minister Aravind Limbavali told reporters. He also demanded a compensation of Rs 25 lakh to Rudresh's family members. The police extended prohibitory orders under CrPCSection 144 in Shivajinagar, Bharathinagar, Pulikeshinagar and Commercial Street areas till October 20. "The orders will be in effect between 12 midnight on October 17 and 12 midnight on October 20," City Police Commissioner NSMegharikh said. The four areas are highly sensitive. Political parties have planned road blockades and protest rallies till Rudresh's body is cremated. There are ...
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Traffic hit as cops close roads during BJP-RSS protest 17.10.2016 deccanherald.com
Vehicular movement was severly affected in many parts of the central business district on Monday as the BJP and RSS members took out a rally in Shivajinagar seeking immediate arrest of those who had hacked the RSSworker Rudresh to death on Kamaraj Road on Sunday. The police closed all roads leading toShivajinagar to ensure law and order. The closure of roads had cascading effect on the vehicular movement on Cubbon Road, Queen's Road, Kamaraj Road, MGRoad, Balekundri Circle, Police Thimmaiah Circle, Raj Bhavan Road, KRCircle and Chalukya Circle. There was heavy congestion at City Market, Hudson Circle and on JCRoad, Kasturba Road, Richmond Town, Residency Road. "Vehicular movement was affected around 9.30 am as hundreds of BJPworkers rushed to Shivajinagar in private vehicles. Many of them, including former minister Aravind Limbavali, failed to reach the protest venue on time due to traffic jams," said a police officer. "It was the first day of the week and hence there were more vehicles on road. The ...
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