Karnataka

Controversies notwithstanding, it is victory for Muniratna

Controversies notwithstanding, it is victory for Muniratna

He is an accused in a case of alleged voter ID card irregularities Controversies shrouding his prospects notwithstanding, Congress candidate Muniratna getting re-elected from Rajarajeshwarinagar constituency has come as a huge boost for the party. Though Mr. Muniratna is an accused in a case of alleged voter ID card irregularities …

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Karnataka Cabinet expansion likely on Sunday or Monday

Karnataka Cabinet expansion likely on Sunday or Monday

Some berths may be kept vacant by both Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) Differences over distribution of portfolios between coalition parters — the Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) — are said to have been resolved and the much-awaited State Cabinet expansion is expected to take place either on Sunday …

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DKS: I won’t be cowed into submission by BJP

DKS: I won’t be cowed into submission by BJP

In a dramatic turn of events, Congress strongman D.K. Shivakumar and his brother, D.K. Suresh, MP, Bengaluru Rural, hurriedly convened a press conference early on Thursday morning and alleged that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had obtained search warrants against them and 11 of their associates. In an open …

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Kalaburagi records State’s highest temperature

Kalaburagi records State’s highest temperature

City continues to sizzle at 42.5 degrees Celsius Even after Kalaburagi city received a short spell of rain on Tuesday night, the city continued to sizzle with a maximum temperature of 42.5 degrees Celsius, the State’s highest temperature as per the summary recorded by the India Meteorological Department at 8.30 …

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Government schools to have English-medium classes

Government schools to have English-medium classes

Education Department to start this initiative on pilot basis for classes 6 to 8 With the objective of making Kannada-medium government school students ready to compete with those from private English-medium schools, the Education Department here has taken a significant decision to start English-medium classes in government schools on pilot …

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Challenge is to keep the coalition intact: Horatti

Challenge is to keep the coalition intact: Horatti

‘It’s time for Cong. to shed ego in the interest of saving alliance’ Sounding a note of caution over the Cabinet formation exercise taking much more time than required, senior JD(S) leader and former Minister Basavaraj Horatti has said that it was time for Congress leaders to shed their ego …

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Hard copies may go as EC looks to simplify electoral roll revision

Hard copies may go as EC looks to simplify electoral roll revision

With several complaints of duplication of names and usage of improper verification methods during electoral roll revisions, especially in Bengaluru, the Election Commission is likely to bring in reforms to allow people to register as voters more easily. In the process, it is likely to do away with the need to provide …

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Kumaraswamy holds first public interaction

Kumaraswamy holds first public interaction

Employment, increase in pension, were among the demands Govinde Gowda, 76, waited patiently for his turn to meet the newly sworn in Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday. His request to the CM was allotment of a residential site in Kunigal where he hails from. “I have met five Chief …

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Very heavy rain expected along the coast

Very heavy rain expected along the coast

Very heavy rain, which Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts witnessed on Tuesday, will continue in the coastal districts at least till Friday, even as south interior Karnataka will get heavy rain during the period, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The IMD is yet to formally declare the onset …

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Poor response to bandh call in Mysuru

Poor response to bandh call in Mysuru

Educational institutions, hotels, shops, and petrol outlets remain open in district The bandh call given by the Opposition BJP elicited a poor response in Mysuru on Monday. However, scores of BJP workers including Mysuru MP Pratap Simha and MLAs S.A. Ramdas and L. Nagendra were arrested after they staged demonstrations …

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