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Amid intense speculation over the next chief minister of Karnataka, the Congress has said a decision on it is likely on Wednesday or Thursday and a new cabinet in the state will be in place in the next 48-72 hours. The party asserted that Karnataka will have a five-year-long stable government and urged people not to believe in speculation and "fake news" which it alleged was being peddled by the BJP.
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In yet another historic event in the maritime calendar of India, Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini touched the Indian shores as she entered Goa harbour and secured alongside the INS Mandovi jetty on successful completion of a 17000nm trans-ocean inter-continental voyage, after 188 days. The six-member crew was received at the jetty by Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant, Union Minister Smriti Irani, and Chief of the Naval Staff R Hari Kumar among other senior naval officers, enthusiastic members of the naval community and civilian dignitaries.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee issued a fresh call for Opposition unity on Monday ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. The Trinamool Congress chief said that she would back the Congress in certain areas, asserting that the BJP was unable to fight in areas where a regional party was strong. The remarks came days after the Congress secured a landslide win in Karnataka and set its sights on several other state polls.
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With Congress snatching away Bharatiya Janata Party's last citadel in South India in the recently concluded Assembly elections, Congress General Secretary in-charge Communications Jairam Ramesh tried explaining why people voted for Congress, rather than a ruling government. According to Ramesh, people in India, and especially Karnataka, are tired of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Modi and his campaigns. Despite the number of roadshows PM Modi did, people were not enthusiastic, claimed Ramesh.
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BJP’s C K Ramamurthy won the Jayanagar seat in Karnataka by 16 votes. This prompted the Congress to stage a protest allegedly misuse of the state machinery.
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