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Deve Gowda targets Narendra Modi: Not right for any PM to speak like this

HD Deve Gowda said that Modi had not spoken like a person befitting the position of the Prime Minister in two election rallies in Karnataka on Tuesday.

Deve Gowda’s battle on a new front: social media

“Agricultural workers are migrating to cities for coolie work. If it was not for the free rice scheme of the previous Congress government, people would have starved,” says Mohan Kumar, 52, a member of the Honavalli panchayat.

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PM Modi trying to make India a 'Hindu Rashtra', alleges H D Deve Gowda

The former prime minister also sought to know as to why article 370 of the Constitution that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir should be abolished.

Lok Sabha elections 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: Will fill 20 lakh job vacancies by March 2020 if voted to power, says Rahul Gandhi

Lok Sabha elections 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: "We are all chowkidars, committed to a strong and prosperous India. As a chowkidar, I will also fulfil my responsibility," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

Congress-JDS to launch joint campaign for LS polls with mega rally on Sunday

Both parties that had fought against each other ahead of May 2018 assembly polls joined hands to form an alliance as the election threw up a hung verdict.

Lok Sabha Elections: JD(S) returns Bangalore North seat to Congress

The JD(S) was struggling to find a strong candidate, after former Prime Minister and party president H D Deve Gowda, who was tipped to contest against Union Minister D V Sadananda Gowda from this seat, opted for the relatively safer Tumkur constituency in South Karnataka.

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Deve Gowda to contest from Tumkur, to file papers Monday

Gowda had been dallying between Tumkur and Bangalore North, but chose the former after the BJP announced the candidature of G S Basavaraj — a pick of BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa — from Tumkur.

Congress wants Deve Gowda to contest from Bengaluru North: KPCC president Gundurao

The 85-year-old JDS patriarch is yet to decide on contesting the Lok Sabha polls and has been thinking about his "usefulness" in the national capital. Gowda has said he lacked the strength that he had in 1996, when he became the Prime Minister, but there is "enthusiasm".

Decision 2019: As Deve Gowda plans debut of grandsons, Congress leaders fight for spotlight

A second source of concern for local leaders of the Congress is the JD(S) plan to field Deve Gowda’s grandson and Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy’s son, film actor Nikhil Kumaraswamy (34), from Mandya.

Karnataka: Deve Gowda meets Rahul Gandhi, demands 10 Lok Sabha seats for JD-S

As part of a broad agreement, the Congress and JD(S) had decided to divide the 28 Karnataka Lok Sabha seats according to their strength in the Assembly: roughly two-third to the Congress (18 seats) and one-third to the JD(S).

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Karnataka Election Results 2018: Congress offers support to JD(S) to form government

Even though most exit polls predicted a hung assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to form the government in Karnataka with a simple majority, handing out a severe drubbing to the ruling Congress and relegating the Janata Dal (Secular) to the third spot.

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