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Janardhana Reddy wanted in money laundering case, absconding

Janardhana Reddy wanted in money laundering case, absconding

Bengaluru police launch massive manhunt to find the mining baron Ballari mining baron and former Minister G. Janardhana Reddy, who is allegedly absconding, once again found himself in trouble with the law. The Bengaluru city police, on Wednesday, announced that he is wanted in a ₹20-crore money-laundering case and launched …

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CCB sleuths search Janardhana Reddy’s mansion in Ballari

CCB sleuths search Janardhana Reddy's mansion in Ballari

The Bengaluru city police has launched a massive manhunt to trace the former BJP Minister A team of Central Crime Branch (CCB) officials from Bengaluru, led by ACP Manjunath Choudhary, have begun search operations at mining baron Janardhana Reddy’s mansion in Ballari on Thursday. The search is in connection with …

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Jamkhandi sees record voter turnout of 81.58%

Jamkhandi sees record voter turnout of 81.58%

In the last election, it had recorded 74.98% polling The highest voter turnout of 81.58% seen in the Jamkhandi byelection on Saturday has led to speculations on which party will stand to gain the most from the record turnout. In the last Assembly election, Jamkhandi taluk had recorded 74.98% polling, in …

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Youth earn while helping with ‘smart’ crop survey

Youth earn while helping with ‘smart’ crop survey

Rukkappa Meesi from Srinivas Saradagi in Kalaburagi taluk, who has completed PUC, is helping the farming community in his village and earning a decent sum over the past few days, thanks to a technology-based crop survey currently under way. He is one of the many young people helping the Agriculture Department capture …

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The tough task of convincing Cong. voters in Ramanagaram

The tough task of convincing Cong. voters in Ramanagaram

With many still undecided about voting, Congress poll managers are concentrating mainly on bringing the party workers to polling stations Arshad, a staunch Congress worker in Ramanagaram, is a confused man. Having worked and voted for the Congress candidates irrespective of the poll prospects in the past, he and his …

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Kumaraswamy tells fisherfolk to choose progress over Hindutva

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Tuesday that people of the coastal region should not get swayed by Hindutva and other emotional issues expounded by the Bharatiya Janata Party for its political gains. He was speaking at a public meeting held to campaign for coalition candidate Madhu Bangarappa of the Janata Dal (Secular) for the bypoll to Shivamogga parliamentary seat, here. Mr. Kumaraswamy said in the last five-and-a-half months since the coalition government came to power in the State, there has been no major incidents of communal violence in the coastal districts. From Ullal to Karwar, the BJP has played up emotional issues for political gains, he said. “While the BJP leaders are enjoying in air-conditioned rooms, the fishermen are sweating it out under the blazing sun. Instead of getting carried away by the divisive agenda of the BJP, people should give importance to development issues,” he said. Subsidised kerosene Mr. Kumaraswamy said that the fishermen were seeking subsidised kerosene. Though the State government was keen to meet this demand, it had become difficult to implement it owing to the policies of the Union government.

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Tuesday that people of the coastal region should not get swayed by Hindutva and other emotional issues expounded by the Bharatiya Janata Party for its political gains. He was speaking at a public meeting held to campaign for coalition candidate Madhu Bangarappa of the …

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Shivarame Gowda is JD(S) candidate from Mandya

Shivarame Gowda is JD(S) candidate from Mandya

Madhu Bangarappa will most likely contest from Shivamogga constituency The Janata Dal (Secular), which is most likely to retain Mandya Lok Sabha constituency in the byelections, has nominated two-time MLA L.R. Shivarame Gowda. It is also likely to field its former legislator Madhu Bangarappa from Shivamogga constituency. Mr. Gowda’s candidature …

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Distressed local Congress leaders plan to field rebel from Ramanagaram

Distressed local Congress leaders plan to field rebel from Ramanagaram

A day after prominent Congress leader L. Chandrashekar joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress was dealt another blow as a section of local leaders raised the banner of revolt and declared that they would field a rebel candidate in the by election to the Ramanagaram Assembly seat. Some of them …

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Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT makes 16th arrest

Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT makes 16th arrest

Suspect allegedly provided stolen bikes for the gang that killed Gauri Lankesh and three others The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh made its 16th arrest on Thursday. The accused, Vasudev Suryavamshi, 29, was first arrested by the Maharashtra Anti Terror Squad (ATS) from Jalgaon …

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