Cong is insulting Ballari, Modi says on Reddy turf

Freebies rain as BJP releases manifesto for Karnataka polls

On Thursday, Modi said people shouldn't "waste" their votes by backing Gowda's party as it was going to finish "a poor, distant third" in the elections. He has many times held discussions with party workers through Namo App. In 1948 after defeating Pakistan, General Thimayya was insulted by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Defence Minister Krishna Menon, he added.

The other candidates on the dais with the Prime Minister were B Sreeramulu, a BJP MP and close aide of Janardhan Reddy, and his nephew T H Suresh Babu, who is also accused of involvement in illegal mining by the CBI. "While Karnataka worked to offer free education to the girl child, in Modi's Gujarat, people have to struggle to afford education for their children because of blatant privatisation (of schools)". A year ago during Deepavali, Shri Narendra Modi interacted with over 25,000 party workers from Gujarat and Varanasi.

Often alluded as the "King Maker" party, JD (S) has a strong backing from the Vokkaliga community in the Old Mysore region.

Assembly elections will be held on May 12 and votes counted on May 15.

Apple plows United States tax cuts into record share buybacks
Revenue from that division surged to US$9.1bn, beating last year's figure of US$8.5bn and Wall Street forecasts of US$8.4bn. But the key number everyone was looking to was the one that has the greatest impact on AAPL stock: iPhone sales .

Congress leaders, including Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Rajeev Shukla and Pramod Tiwari, submitted a memorandum to Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat. "Will any intelligent person waste his vote on a party that can not win the election, can not dislodge the Congress from power?" he asked.

The Congress is not hamstrung by this duality as its campaign remains state-specific.

"Our youths made Bengaluru the computer capital but under the Congress rule, the city is turning into a crime capital as the state government is incapable of controlling the situation", Modi claimed at the public meeting, organised by the Bharatiya Janata Party state unit. JD (S) LEADER Kumaraswamy is campaigning. In the present situation it may indicate if the people want to give Mr Modi another term or not. Is this new love a sign of the not so secret understanding between BJP & JDS? While BJP sources attribute the decision to an assessment that Modi's first round of rallies has sparked a noticeable draw on sentiment, the Congress has flung another taunt at what it sees as an opposition desperately dependent on the Modi factor. The stakes for the two parties are indeed very high.

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