Sumalatha visits BJP office, fuels speculation about joining party

Speculation has been rife about Sumalatha, the widow of Congress leader and popular actor turned politician M H Ambareesh, joining the BJP for some time now. The visit by independent MP Sumalatha Ambareesh to the BJP office in her constituency- Mandya- to attend a meeting on Wednesday sparked speculation about her joining the Amit Shah-led … Read moreSumalatha visits BJP office, fuels speculation about joining party

Prajwal Revanna: The rebellious one

Prajwal Revanna, along with his parents and elder brother, offered prayers at five temples before filing his nomination for the Lok Sabha election from Hassan. The mechanical engineer, who is making his electoral debut, also chose the most auspicious time to file the nomination, as advised by the astrologers. When the Janata Dal (Secular) announced … Read morePrajwal Revanna: The rebellious one

Firstpost Editor’s Picks: Congress manifesto, Joe Russo interview, Anand-Carlsen rivalry; today’s must-read stories

Congress manifesto makes right noises, but Rahul’s NYAY will be party’s headache The Congress, as expected, has picked up the most relevant economic talk points to frame its 2019 poll manifesto — unemployment, agriculture crisis and poverty alleviation. Of all the promises, Rahul Gandhi’s much-hyped Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY) stands out. Already, this scheme is … Read moreFirstpost Editor’s Picks: Congress manifesto, Joe Russo interview, Anand-Carlsen rivalry; today’s must-read stories

Sumalatha’s Political Plunge Has Put Congress-JD(S) In A Conundrum In Mandya

Actress Sumalatha on Wednesday filed her nomination as an Independent candidate from Mandya where she will take on Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Gowda in what is promising to be a high-stakes battle. Sumalatha, who has acted in over 200 south Indian films, is the widow of Congressman-film star M H Ambareesh … Read moreSumalatha’s Political Plunge Has Put Congress-JD(S) In A Conundrum In Mandya

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