In Mandya, more theatrics than politics

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The battle in Mandya is turning out to be an interesting one. In fact, it has all the theatrics required with rebel star Ambareesh keeping all guessing. At first, he had indicated that he would not be contesting the elections owing to health reasons.

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Ramya to lead Congress’ social media army

ramyaFilm star and former Lok Sabha MP, Ramya will head the social media team of the Congress. As part of a major reshuffle within the Congress, the party has replaced Rohtak’s Lok Sabha MP Deependra Hooda with Ramya as the head of the social media wing of the party.

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Now former Congress MP Ramya faces sedition heat

Ramya_380PTIBengaluru, Aug 23: Now it is actor-politician Ramya’s turn. A case of sedition has been filed against the former Congress MP in a court following her statements in which she praised Pakistan.
The case has been filed in the court of the Judicial Magistrate First Class by advocate Vithal Gowda. Ramya following her SAARC visit to Pakistan had said that the country also has good people and they wanted to live in peace. Incidentally the remark came after Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar had said that entering Pakistan was like entering hell.

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Ramya’s inclusion into Karnataka ministry will worsen crisis: Congress sources

amramBengaluru, June 23: There appears to be no respite for Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah following the reshuffle of his cabinet.
He had dropped 14 and inducted 13 into his ministry.
With the rebellion increasing on one hand, Siddaramaiah has his task cut out. However the other big question is will he fill up the one vacant ministry and if he does who would it be.

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Actress Ramya is missing from constituency, Congress complains to Sonia

Ramya_380PTISeveral members of the Karnataka Congress have complained to Sonia Gandhi against Kannada actress turned politician Ramya. In the complaint it has been alleged that she is never at her constituency.

The complaint states that she has been missing from her Constituency (Mandya) for several months now and hence action be initiated against her. In a strongly worded complaint several members of the Congress have said that Ramya does not care for the people of her constituency and hence she should not be allowed to continue in politics.

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Siddu beats Gowda

All possible combinations to defeat the Congress in the two by elections fell flat. Both Congress candidates, D Suresh and Ramya beat their rivals in the Deve Gowda led Janata Dal (S) by huge margins.

Although right from the start it was clear that the Congress would win, there were egos and prestige at stake. Anita Kumaraswamy wife of H D Kumaraswamy and daughter in law of Deve Gowda was up against D Suresh of the Congress. Anita who had lost the assembly elections needed a win to save her political career. Moreoever it was a battle for the Vokkaliga votes between the two parties. Gowda who is called as the champion of the Vokkaliga could do little to salvage pride.

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