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“Congress is confused, its leadership divided”

09/05/2018 0

P Muralidhar Rao, 53, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) national general secretary, is the in-charge of election-bound Karnataka for the party. A former volunteer of the Rashtriya Swaymsevak Sangh (RSS), the Telangana-born leader worked with the Swadeshi Jagran Manch before the RSS sent him to the BJP. A tech-savvy politician, Rao has operated out of […]

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Party not allowed to campaign freely in Karnataka: Muralidhar Rao

02/05/2018 0

Party president Amit Shah was disallowed from garlanding a statue of B R Ambedkar during poll campaign and its workers were not even allowed to hoist party flags atop their houses, BJP General Secretary in-charge of Karnataka Muralidhar Rao told reporters here. The BJP today alleged the state administration was not allowing it to campaign […]

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Muralidhar Rao: BJP Manifesto To Have “Path-Breaking” Declarations

21/04/2018 0

He also indicated that there might be a mention of the party’s ideas with regard to not subjecting mutts and temples to any kind of government control or “intimidation” BJP general secretary in-charge of Karnataka, Muralidhar Rao, on Monday claimed that party’s manifesto would have “path-breaking” declarations, and gave a cue that ideas to be about Kannada and […]

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‘Karnataka will be a milestone in BJP’s southern expansion’

21/04/2018 0

‘How can the Chief Minister, who cannot ensure unity of secular forces in his own State, talk of national secular unity?’ BJP national general secretary and Karnataka in charge P. Muralidhar Rao has rubbished Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s claims that Karnataka will set the national agenda for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections by ensuring unity of secular forces. […]

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Siddaramaiah will lose power, says BJP leader

04/04/2018 0

Since Congress president Rahul Gandhi has started campaigning for his party in Karnataka, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will definitely lose power, State unit in-charge of Bharatiya Janata Party Muralidhar Rao has said. Addressing a gathering at the State-level Golla (Yadava) convention held on the premises of Shridevi Medical College in Tumakuru on Friday, he alleged that […]

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‘Rahul Gandhi aaye, Siddaramaiah gaye’ : Muralidhar Rao

27/03/2018 0

he time for Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to vacate his seat is nearing said BJP State In-charge Muralidhar Rao. “Rahul Gandhi aaye, Siddaramaiah gaye (AICC President Rahul Gandhi came and CM Siddaramaiah goes),” Rao quipped. He was speaking at the BJP Golla Samavesha, in Tumakuru on Friday. “Siddaramaiah has slept in the past five years. He […]

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Minority tag issue will affect Congress in the entire country: Muralidhar Rao

22/03/2018 0

BJP leader says Centre may not be able to decide on new status for Lingayat and Veerashaiva–Lingayat before Assembly polls Terming the Karnataka Cabinet’s decision to recommend ‘religious minority’ status for Lingayat and Veerashaiva–Lingayat communities as an “election gimmick”, Bharatiya Janata Party national general secretary and State in charge P. Muralidhar Rao has maintained that this […]

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Rahul Gandhi committed to vote-ism, not Hinduism: Muralidhar Rao

22/03/2018 0

Karnataka BJP in-charge and National General Secretary Muralidhar Raospeaks to Siddhartha Rai about political scenario in Karnataka and how the saffron party is addressing several issues ahead of polls What are the issues that the BJP is fighting ahead of polls in Karnataka? There are a couple of issues we are addressing. The first issue is the performance […]

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BSY-Modi combo will be powerful in Karnataka: BJP leader

20/03/2018 0

BENGALURU: BJP national general secretary and Karnataka incharge P Muralidhar Rao asserts that his party will reach the 150-seat mark, a figure according to him, not conceptualised just to motivate the party cadre. In an interaction with STOI, he explains the plan of action.  What makes the BJP optimistic about winning 150 seats, when no party has […]

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Third Front a frail possibility, says BJP leader

19/03/2018 0

Pits it against the popularity of PM Narendra Modi BJP national general secretary P. Muralidhar Rao has termed the proposed third front by Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao as “an imagination and daydreaming”. Talking to newsmen here on Tuesday, he said that the Third Front was known only for instability, corruption and internal squabbles. “There […]

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