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May 20, 2018 6:50 am gmt |
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Stressing the need to protect farmers and agriculture in the State, actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan on Saturday announced six points, on which a group comprising “friends of farmers” would deliberate further. Addressing the press after holding discussions with representatives of ...
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May 18, 2018 12:04 pm gmt |
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 The BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa, who was sworn in yesterday as Chief Minister of a minority government in Karnataka, has to take a trust vote at 4 pm tomorrow, the Supreme Court said today, drastically slashing to 24 hours the time he has to win over more lawmakers. Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala h...
In India
May 15, 2018 6:16 am gmt |
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Election leads from the south Indian state of Karnataka show India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ahead of the Congress party which currently rules the state. The BJP is ahead in 112 of 216 seats for which leads are available, according to the Election Commission. The polls are being ...
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May 15, 2018 3:12 am gmt |
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The counting of votes cast in 222 Assembly constituencies in Karnataka on May 12 will be taken up today. “All arrangements have been made for counting of votes in 222 seats from 8 a.m. onwards at 38 centres in 30 districts, including five in Bengaluru where polling was held in 26 of the 28 segm...
In India
May 12, 2018 4:37 am gmt |
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Voting has begun in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, in a bitterly contested election. More than 49 million people are eligible to vote for the state’s 224 assembly seats. The poll is significant for both India’s major parties ahead of general elections next year. The state is the ...
In India
April 11, 2018 3:51 am gmt |
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The Centre’s reluctance to set up a separate authority to distribute Cauvery waters among Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry clearly stems from purely electoral reasons. With an eye on the coming Assembly poll in Karnataka, it failed to implement the Supreme Court order asking it to set up ...
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March 29, 2018 10:40 am gmt |
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Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday, March 29, 2018, batted for setting up of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB), saying it was the “only acceptable just solution for us” in the inter-state river water dispute involving Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. “On the Cauvery issue… setting up of CMB will be th...
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January 29, 2018 8:53 am gmt |
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Members of various farmers associations and Opposition parties staged rail roko agitations in Thanjavur and Tiruvarur districts on Sunday to urge the Centre and State governments to impress upon Karnataka to release water to save the standing paddy crop in the delta region. Police took into custody 1...
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September 28, 2016 11:54 am gmt |
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Karnataka has once again refused to open Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. In a setback to Karnataka government, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu for three days. The next hearing in the case is scheduled for Friday it is learnt. However, In the...
In India
September 7, 2016 6:30 am gmt |
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A day after the Supreme Court ordered Karnataka government to release 15,000 cusecs of Cauvery water daily for 10 days to Tamil Nadu, the government began the release of water on Tuesday night even as protests, bandh and rasta-roko raged in Mysuru-Mandya region.  Karnataka has also decided to file a ...
In India
August 9, 2016 9:50 am gmt |
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A key accused in the 2000 Karnataka serial Church blasts case was arrested by the Bengaluru Police on Tuesday (9th Aug). The accused, Sheikh Amir alias Amir Ali a member of the terror outfit, Deendar Anjuman was arrested from Hyderabad by the Criminal Investigation Department. Ali an alleged member o...
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August 4, 2016 10:04 am gmt |
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In a shocking incident, a teacher thrashed a second standard school child with a leather belt for not completing her assignment in India’s southern Karnataka state early this week. The incident happened on Tuesday (2nd Aug) in Nelamangala district of the state. “Latha Miss beat me with a ...
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June 21, 2016 6:22 am gmt |
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The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested an alleged SIMI operative, who was wanted in connection with the 2008 serial bomb blasts in Ahmedabad, from Belgaum in Karnataka. Acting on a tip-off, ATS officials arrested Nasir Rangrez (38), an auto rickshaw driver, from his residence on Khade Ba...
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February 3, 2016 6:54 am gmt |
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Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has condemned the attempts by “vested interests” for projecting the Hyderabad University scholar Rohith Vemula as a non-Dalit. It is most unfortunate to know that “vested interests” are working hard to disprove the fact that Rohith Vemula ...
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December 30, 2015 7:38 am gmt |
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Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar stated that the government will let such cultural practices continue. “Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu, bullock cart race in Maharashtra, Kambala in Karnataka and some sort of race using bullocks in Punjab have been traditionally and culturally practiced for cent...
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August 10, 2015 6:03 am gmt |
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The sluices of the Stanley Reservoir in Mettur were opened for delta irrigation for the 82nd year to benefit 12 lakh acres. While agricultural officials say “the situation is slightly better than last year”, farmers expect the State government to get its due from Karnataka as per the Cauvery tribunal...
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August 2, 2015 11:35 am gmt |
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Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya requested the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to secure the other 2 among 4, who were kidnapped in Libya allegedly by Islamic State (IS) group. Recently, 4 Indians were kidnapped by the IS group. They were from Andra, Telangana and Karnataka areas. But follow...
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June 9, 2015 7:49 am gmt |
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The Congress Chief Ministers conference has begun in Delhi where the party is expected to launch an all-out attack on the government over the agrarian crisis and the controversial land acquisition bill. Being the first such meet after the party’s debacle in the Lok Sabha polls last year, the da...
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June 1, 2015 8:25 am gmt |
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The Congress government in Karnataka has decided to appeal against the High Court verdict acquitting J Jayalalithaa in a corruption case, which cleared the way for her comeback as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister last week. Karnataka law minister TB Jayachandra said this morning that the state cabinet has d...