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It's official: All disqualified MLAs to join BJP tomorrow

Bengaluru, Nov 13 (UNI) All the 17 Congress and JD(S) MLAs, who were disqualified by the Karnataka Speaker, K R Ramesh Kumar in July this year would formally join the Bharatiya Janata Party tomorrow, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa announced here on Wednesday.
Speaking to newsmen, after attending a core committee of the party here he said that " It was decided to admit the disqualified MLAs, to the party fold in today’s meeting."
Informing that the state party president Nalin Kumar Kateel, had appointed party incharge for all the Assembly segments, which goes bypoll on December-5 he said that “A final decision will be taken tomorrow on naming the party candidates for the byelections”.
Hinting that all those who had deserted their parent Congress and the JD(S) party recently and helped to form the BJP to come to power in Karnataka, would get party ticket to contest, he said that “the disqualified MLAs, had also met senior party leaders in Delhi on Wednesday”.
He said that former Minister Aravind Limbavali, has been named as ‘overall incharge to oversee the party’s campaign for the Assembly byelections”.
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K'taka Minister says his words were misinterpreted

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Bengaluru, Jul 16(UNI) Karnataka Minister for Health and Family Welfare B Sriramulu on Thursday clarified that his remarks have been misinterpreted, wherein he apparently said that 'only God can save people from Covid'.

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Karnataka sees biggest jump of 4,169 COVID-19 cases

16 Jul 2020 | 8:22 PM

Bengaluru, Jul 16 (UNI) Karnataka registered record 4,169 cases on Thursday, raising the infection tally in the state to 51,422.

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140 Covid cases reported in TTD till date : TTD Chairman

16 Jul 2020 | 8:17 PM

Tirumala, Jul 16 (UNI) : As many 140 covid-19 cases have been reported in Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam(TTD) so far and majority affected cases are among Potu workers and APSP security personnel, TTD Chairman YV Subba Reddy said here on Thursday.

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Record number of 8000 Covid tests done in one day : EG Collector

16 Jul 2020 | 8:11 PM

Kakinada, Jul 16 (UNI): East Godavari Collector D. Muralidhara Reddy has said that a record number of as many as 8,000 Covid tests were done on Wednesday alone and attributed it to the coordinated efforts of the official machinery.

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Telangana KVK bags Pandi DeenDayal Upadhyaya Rashitriya Krishi vigyan Protsahan Purskar Award

16 Jul 2020 | 8:11 PM

Hyderabad, Jul 16 (UNI) KrishiVigyan Kendra (KVK) at Wyra in Telangana , under high spirited and invigorating leadership of Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) and Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute (ATARI), Zone – X, ascended the ladder of professional competency through the steps of success.

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