Terming the iron ore mining scam as the state biggest, Surjewala said the then anti-graft watchdog Justice Santosh Hegde exposed the unholy nexus of BJP's chief ministerial face B.S, Yeddyurappa with the Reddy brothers.
The BJP perhaps going to improve its tally in coastal Karnataka and then the honorable PM Narendra Modi-led BJP is anticipated o increase its number from the current 5 to 8 in the 21 seats in coastal Bengaluru.
Another opinion poll conducted for the India Today news channel this month also predicted that both the Congress and BJP, on their own, would fall short of a majority. He is the current chief minister, and therefore, there is no question of another candidate being chosen. Interestingly, at least five candidates are in the age group of 81 to 90 while at least 130 candidates are in the age group of 25 to 30. The party has created around 30,000 WhatsApp groups in the state so far.
As Karnataka polls near, Sandalwood actor, director Upendra is nowhere to be seen G R Pravin Patil (Bhadravati), H Lilavathi (Ramanagara), Nandini Gowda (Kanakpura), H K Suresh (Belur), J Preetham Gowda (Hassan) are the other candidates who make it to the BJP list.
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They referred to a similar notice against Supreme Court Judge J.C.Shah rejected by the then Lok Sabha Speaker G.S. The party also said that it would challenge the "illegal" order in the Supreme Court.
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Meanwhile, Tuesday on the very last day of filing nominations for the May 12 assembly elections, state Chief Minister Siddaramaiah filed his nomination from Badami Assembly seat and interestingly BJP candidate B Sriamulu also filed his nomination from the same seat. So, he filed his nomination from Varuna on April 19 without the mandatory B Form. Sriramulu had earlier filed his nomination papers from Molakalmuru constituency in Chitradurga district.
"CBI wrote to Karnataka justifying the closure of the case related to two Goa ports, principally on the flimsy and preposterous ground that "iron ore of Goa and Karnataka having been mixed together can not be identified". The Lokayukta had proclaimed losses of Rs 35,000 crore in the scam which had caused BS Yeddyurappa to quit from the CM's role. The party or its partners now rule 21 of India's 29 states, up from just seven when Modi took office in 2014.
The 40 high-profile campaigners are set to kick the BJP's campaign in the state into high gear just before the polls.