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  • Karnataka Chief Minister Yediyurappa tests positive for COVID-19

    Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday night and has been hospitalised.   Yediyurappa took to his Twitter handle to share the news and wrote, “I have tested positive for coronav...


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  • Karnataka Congress is in Vague state

    The decision of who has to be the next Pradesh Congress Committee chief is still unclear. Congress high command in Karnataka seems to be still in a dilemma. It had been asking its previous chief, Siddaramaiah who recently resigned...


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  • 10 lakh ex-gratia for the 2 killed in CAA protests: Karnataka CM

    Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa announced ₹10 lakh relief each to the families of victims who died in Mangaluru during the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protest.   The two persons died following the bullet injuries they sust...


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  • Kannada litterateur Prof LS Sheshagiri Rao passed away

    LS Sheshagiri Rao passed away on Friday due to age-related illnesses. He was 94. He was popularly known as Professor LSS and was much beloved by critics and lay readers alike. He was born in Bangalore and received his MA from Nagp...


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  • Former Mayor of Mangalore K Ashraf is among injured by Police firing

    Mr. K. Ashraf, a former mayor of Mangalore City, got injured in the police violence on Thursday. Ashraf was Mayor of Mangalore City Corporation in 2005. He had affiliated with the Janata Dal (Secular) party.    The pol...


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  • KIA not just an airport anymore

    The Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore is going to become a multi-use space. Officials envision an airport that hosts conferences, open-air events, and concerts. The government sanctioned a huge sum of Rs. 100 Crore for...


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  • DCP sings National Anthem, dispels protesters

    DCP (Central Bangalore), Chethan Singh Rathore, asked protesters to join him in singing the national anthem. This resulted in the protests coming to an end. The incident was a fittingly bizarre end to the day, during which leading...


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  • Bangalore Traffic in protesters’ favour

    Events on Thursday at Bangalore’s Town Hall took an unexpectedly comic turn as protesters who got carted away from the venue simply walked back. This was the same protest at which Ramachandra Guha got detained, and the Deput...


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  • Mangalore Erupts, Two Dead

    Mangalore, coastal Karnataka's largest and most important city, erupted in protest against the CAA, with tragic consequences. Two protesters - Jaleel and Nausheen - were killed in police firing. Curfew in Mangalore is extended up ...


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  • Ramachandra Guha detained in Bangalore 

    Ramachandra Guha, a well-known historian, and activist had detained on Thursday afternoon in Bangalore. Guha has tried to attend a protest at Town Hall to agitate against the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act.  ...


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  • Congress and JD(S) threaten agitation across Karnataka

    Janata Dal leader HD Kumaraswamy and Congress leader DK Shivakumar both threatened to launch stirs across Karnataka if the reigning government implements the Citizenship Amendment Act. Karnataka is currently a BJP government, led ...


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  • 46.62% voter turnout in Karnataka By-polls as BJP eyes on retaining power

    Bypolls to 15 constituencies across Karnataka are being held Thursday, which will decide the fate of the four-month-old Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa-led BJP government.   The voter turnout, according to Election Commissio...


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  • Australia man beaten in Karnataka for allegedly misbehaving with women

    A 35-year-old Australian tourist, William K James, had assaulted on Monday by a group of villagers in Bagalkot district of Karnataka after he allegedly misbehaved with women in the village, police said. Following the assault, they...


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  • 22-year old drowns as friends continue filming him in Karnataka

    A 22-year-old man drowned in a quarry pond while his friends were busy shooting a video of him during the incident in Karnataka. The matter came to light after the video of the incident went viral on social media.   22-year...


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  • 17 Karnataka rebel MLAs stay disqualified but can contest polls: Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the disqualification of the 17 rebel Karnataka MLAs on the orders of the then Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar.   Kumar had disqualified these 17 MLAs of ruling the Congress-JD(S) coali...


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  • Bengaluru businessman cheated of ₹3.5 crores through 'rice-pulling' scam

    A 34-year-old Bengaluru-based businessman got cheated of ₹3.5 crores by a group of people on the pretext of testing a 'rice-pulling' equipment, which they claimed agencies like NASA has interest in purchasing. "They said the equip...


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  • Bengaluru man burnt to death who lights a cigarette while cleaning an electric chimney

    Bengaluru man burnt to death who lights a cigarette while cleaning an electric chimney   A 26-year-old Bengaluru electrician, identified as Shivakumar, died in a fire on Thursday after he lit a cigarette while cleaning an e...


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  • ED faces danger by causing never-ending troubles for DK Shiv Kumar

    In the money laundering case filed against Karnataka Congress Leader DK Shiva Kumar, he moved the Delhi High Court for obtaining bail. The response of Enforcement Directorate on the plea was sought by the High Court after acceptin...


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  • Dalit BJP MP denied entry into a village near Bangalore

    Dalit BJP MP denied entry into a village near Bangalore   Witnessing some heinous practices being believed by some citizens in this country, BJP MP A Narayanaswamy on Monday was reportedly denied entry into Gollarahatti vil...


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  • Yediyurappa condemns Amit Shah’s language remarks

    Yediyurappa condemns Amit Shah’s language remarks   Amid the ‘one nation, one language’ debate sparked off by Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s call for Hindi to be India’s identity, Karnataka Ch...


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