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Few surprises, four big upsets in city 15.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Bengaluru was a mixed bag for all three major parties
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As campaigning enters last phase, Turf war for Bengaluru intensifies 7.5.2018 Central Chronicle » Nation
Bengaluru, With the battle for ballot for the May 12 Assembly polls in Karnataka entering... more »
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Limbavali: Everytime a building collapsed, I wrote to BBMP 3.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Volunteers from Million Voter Rising, the citizen group from Mahadevapura, interviewed candidates contesting in the Karnataka Assembly elections from Mahadevapura constituency. This is the transcript of the interview with the incumbent MLA from Bharatiya Janata Party, »
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Limbavali: Everytime a building has collapsed, I wrote to BBMP 3.5.2018 Citizen Matters
Volunteers from Million Voter Rising, the citizen group from Mahadevapura, interviewed candidates contesting in the Karnataka Assembly elections from Mahadevapura constituency. This is the transcript of the interview with the incumbent MLA from Bharatiya Janata Party, »
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Mahadevapura MLA candidates pitch, answer citizen’s questions in open forum 1.5.2018 Citizen Matters
Candidate debates are a great way to assess candidates on their merits when compared to others. Mahadevapura in Bengaluru saw such a debate recently. »
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Citizens, lend me your vote and money 30.4.2018 Hindu: National
Several candidates are into crowd-funding this time
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Focus will be on education and health, says Bhaskar Prasad 24.4.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bhaskar Prasad wants to focus on better facilities for sanitation workers and street sweepers. »
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Kasavanahalli battles many issues, people want politicians to pay attention 3.4.2018 Citizen Matters
Building collapse case was a recent major accident that happened in Kasavanahalli. No practical solutions have been proposed to civic problems causing deaths in the area. »
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Politicos have a free run, give away freebies in Bengaluru, elsewhere 29.3.2018 Deccan Herald - News
Leaders aspiring to contest the polls have started doling out freebies such as sarees, hotboxes and even ISI-mark helmets to woo voters. While sarees are easy inducements to attract women voters, laptops, wrist watches and helmets are among the top choices for contestants to catch young voters. Senior BJP leader Aravind Limbavali reportedly distributed ISI-mark helmets with a sticker of Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Yeddyurappa and himself at Mahadevapura constituency in the city on Thursday. Byrathi Suresh, Congress MLC and ticket aspirant from Hebbal constituency in the city is learnt to have distributed free mixer grinders in slums and in areas populated by economically weaker sections. Sitting BJP MLA of the same constituency Y A Narayanaswamy was seen distributing hotboxes and separate dustbins to segregate wet and dry waste to residents. The dustbins even had his name printed on them. Some of these leaders had started distributing freebies before the announcement of election dates. BJP MLA Sathish ...
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Now, Karnataka voters get free water as BJP, Congress rush to capitalise on scarcity in parched Bengaluru villages 29.3.2018 Latest News Politics on Firstpost
Congress party workers claim that this distribution is an eyewash and the entire region in Bengaluru is living on the mercy of water mafias.
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What did Mahadevapura MLA Aravind Limbavali do in his 2nd term? 24.3.2018 Citizen Matters
Being a representative of one of the biggest and most-populated assemblies can be a quite daunting task. What has Aravind Limbavali been upto? How has he performed in last five years? ...
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Bellandur residents irked by inordinate wait for skywalk on ORR stretch 5.3.2018 Hindu: Rx

Three months after the fatal accident of a security guard who was trying to cross the Outer Ring Road stretch in Bellandur, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is yet to begin work on the

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BJP hits the streets to expose 'misgovernance' in city 2.3.2018 Deccan Herald - City
BJP leaders on Friday hit the streets by launching the Save Bengaluru padayatra, asking citizens whether they preferred "goondaraj" under the Congress rule or "good governance" under the BJP regime. The foot march, which will criss-cross the city over the next 15 days, is essentially a public awareness campaign to highlight the "failures" of the state government in governing Bengaluru and "large-scale" corruption in city-related works. The BJP plans to cover two constituencies per day. In the morning, Union ministers Prakash Javadekar and H N Ananth Kumar led the foot march in various parts of the Basavanagudi constituency. BJP workers, wearing saffron caps and holding flags and placards, also performed Dollu Kunitha (a drum dance accompanied by singing). At a street-corner meeting, Javadekar accused the Siddaramaiah government of turning Bengaluru into a "nightmare city". He said people were not even in a position to step out of their homes after evening hours. "Misgovernance and maladministration" by ...
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PM's rally: Over one lakh people expected to attend 13.2.2018 Deccan Herald - News
BJP state general secretary and former minister Aravind Limbavali said that over one lakh people are expected to attend the programme, scheduled to be held on Maharajas College Grounds, here, on February 19, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the gathering. After performing the groundbreaking puja, to the works on the pandal to be erected for the event, here, on Tuesday, Limbavali said that the PM will take part in the launch of various progressive and development works and will address the people. "The convention on the Maharajas College Grounds will be organised by the BJP and party workers from neighbouring districts will also participate," he said. He said that the PM will flag-off the trains on the electrified double track between Mysuru and Bengaluru and also the Mysuru-Rajasthan Hamsafar Express train. "Besides inaugurating the new building of the ESI Hospital, he will also lay the foundation stone for the works on the eight-lane Mysuru-Bengaluru highway road," he said. MP Pratap ...
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Murders: Cong red-faced as minister says C T Ravi will be next target 8.2.2018 Deccan Herald - State
The ruling party had to cut a sorry figure in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday when one of the ministers jokingly said BJP MLA. C T Ravi would be the next target in the wake of the murder of BJP workers in the state. Former deputy chief minister R Ashoka (BJP), who broached the topic of the murder of partys Bengaluru corporator Rekhas husband Kadiresh, he said, "First it was Santhosh -- today it is Kadiresh. I wonder who will be victimised tomorrow." The Cabinet minister candidly said, "C T Ravi", triggering an uproar in the House. Ravi, who was present in the House, said the government had hatched a plot against him. "This proves that they have hatched a plan to kill me. I dont fear death," he said. BJP members including Aravind Limbavali, D N Jeevaraj and Leader of the Opposition Jagadish Shettar demanded that the ruling party members name the minister who made the comment. They also demanded an apology from the said minister. The BJP members calmed down only after Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre ...
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Sabre-rattling in both Houses over law and order situation 6.2.2018 deccanherald.com
The war of words between the Congress and the BJP on the law and order situation in the state was played out in both the Houses on Tuesday. In the Assembly, BJP members said criminal activities in the state had reached an all-time high and the Home department had lost its significance. Congress members vociferously objected to the charges and said making such claims repeatedly would only portray the state in poor light, affecting investments. As soon as the House met, Leader of the Opposition Jagadish Shettar sought to move an adjournment motion on the law and order situation. He said 26 BJP/RSS workers had been murdered in the last four years. Bengaluru had earned the dubious distinction of being a "crime city", "murder city"and "rape city". Industries Minister R V Deshpande and Bengaluru Development Minister K J George said making such "sweeping statements" damaged the reputation of the state and Bengaluru. George charged the BJP with playing politics over the dead. "Those who are murdered suddenly ...
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Pedestrian’s skywalk to be ready in three months 25.1.2018 Citizen Matters
Pedestrians are always in peril, and many stretches on Outer Ring Road are extremely dangerous. MP has now promised a skywalk in Bellandur, named after a pedestrian who died there. »
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BMPC members object to draft RMP 16.1.2018 Hindu: Bangalore
Seeks extension of deadline to submit objections
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CM using DK murders for electoral gain, says BJP 8.1.2018 Deccan Herald - State
The state BJP on Monday stepped up its attack on state government for its "failure" to curb killing of Hindu youths. BJP leaders led by party state unit president BS Yeddyurappa staged a protest in front of Gandhi statue in Anand Rao Circle condemning the government for not making a sincere effort to stop the killings. Addressing the party workers, Yeddyurappa accused Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of using the murders of Deepak Rao and Basheer to provoke communal feelings of people for electoral gains. Home Minister R Ramalinga Reddy did not even hold a meeting with police officers after the murder of Rao and Basheer to control the situation in Surathkal, he said. While it was the responsibility of every government to maintain law and order in the state, the reverse was happening in Karnataka. The government itself is responsible for the deteriorating law and order situation, he charged. BJP state general secretary Shobha sought to know on what grounds ...
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Amit Shah to review Assembly election preparedness of BJP in Karnataka 26.12.2017 deccanherald.com
Bengaluru: BJP national president Amit Shah will pay a day-long visit to Bengaluru on December 31 to review the preparedness of the state unit of the party for the Assembly polls. Briefing reporters after the core committee meeting of the party on Tuesday, BJP general secretary Aravind Limbavali said Shah, among others, will review a recent initiative of the BJP wherein legislators and MPs are given responsibility not only to look after his or her constituency but one more allotted by the party. He will also review the progress of the Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivarthan Yatra which has travelled 170 Assembly constituencies. The state BJP core committee is learnt to have decided to send a proposal requesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi address two to three rallies in each of the seven regions of the state during February-March next year. Political parties usually divide the state into seven zones, Hyderabad-Karnataka, Mumbai-Karnataka, Coastal Karnataka, Malnad, Central Karnataka, Old Mysuru and ...
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