PFI

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NIA, ED Conducts Raids Across 11 States, Arrests 106 PFI Members

In a join operation conducted by NIA, ED and the respected state police departments across 11 states, around 106 Popular Front of India (PFI) members were arrested on September 22. The highest number of arrested persons were from Kerala (22), followed by Karnataka (20) and Maharashtra (20). The operation commenced at around 1 am in the night and concluded at around 5 am. The operation involved over 1,500 personnel.

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 03:41 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: PFI, NIA, ED, Kerala, Karnataka

Courtesy: ANI

Basavaraj Bommai

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Karnataka CM Bommai Announces Free Electric Two-Wheelers For Sanitation Workers

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai kicked off a special drive providing free electric two-wheelers to sanitation workers. The scheme has so far been extended to ten municipal corporations in the state. About 600 sanitation workers have been selected under the scheme, and about 400 will be provided with electric two-wheelers in the first phase. The event was reportedly organised on behalf of Karnataka State Safai Karmacharis Development Corporation… read-more

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 - 06:01 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: EV, Basavaraj Bommai, Karnataka, Bangalore, Sanitation Workers

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Basavaraj Bommai

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Anti-Conversion Bill To Be Tabled In Karnataka Legislative Council

The anti-conversion bill will likely to be tabled by the Basavaraj Bommai-led government in the state Legislative Council on September 15. BJP MLC DS Arun said that he is expecting the support of Congress and JDS parties in passing the bill. Notably, the bill has been passed in the lower house, and is now waiting for approval in the upper house. 

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 02:01 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Anti-Conversion Bill, Karnataka, Bangalore, Legislative Council, Basavaraj Bommai

Courtesy: ANI

Bangalore Rains

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Bangalore Rains: AAP Slams BJP For Submerging Of Areas

AAP president from Bangalore’s Mahadevapura constituency slammed BJP MLA Arvind Limbavali for the submerging of areas in Bangalore due to incessant rains. He also blamed the BJP over irregularities in the development of Rajkaluve. AAP leader Ashok Mruthyunjaya said that Limbavali should answer as to whose pocket the crores of rupees are going. He also demanded investigation in the matter of Rajkaluve.

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 12:57 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: AAP, BJP, Karnataka, Bangalore, Ashok Mruthyunjaya

Courtesy: ANI

Praveen Nettaru

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Praveen Nettaru Murder Case: Accused’s Brother Held For Threatening Man

In the murder case of BJP leader Praveen Nettaru, the accused’s brother has been held for allegedly threatening a man, informed police. The arrested person has been identified as Abdul Safriz alias Abdul Saprith (21). A case has been registered based on the complaint given by right-wing activist Prashanth Poonja under sections 504 and 506 of IPC. Safriz is reportedly the brother of accused Shafeeq. 

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 12:27 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Karnataka, Mangalore, BJP, Praveen Nettaru, IPC

Courtesy: ANI

Dunzo Delivery Executive

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Dunzo Services Affected In Flood-Hit Areas: Bangalore

Dunzo delivery app services have been affected in flood-hit areas of Bangalore. The company halted services in such areas, to prioritise the safety of delivery executives. Dunzo promises to delivery groceries in 19 minutes, and also picks up packages and makes deliveries within the same city. The company is reportedly operating in eight cities. Meanwhile, several parts of Bangalore are waterlogged due to heavy downpour, bringing life to a… read-more

Fri, 09 Sep 2022 - 01:55 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Dunzo, Bangalore, Karnataka, Bellandur, Floods

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Karnataka HC

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Election Petitions Should Ideally Be Disposed Within 6 Months: Karnataka HC

The Karnataka High Court observed that election petitions should be disposed within a period of six months, and should not be dragged. This has come as the court observed that elections petitions are usually dragged till the next election. The observation was made by Justice Krishna S Dixit in an election petition filed by Muniraju Gowda in 2018. Notably, Gowda had lost the RR Nagar assembly seat to Munirathna Naidu.

Fri, 09 Sep 2022 - 01:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Karnataka, Bangalore, Election Petition, Krishna S Dixit, Limitation Act

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Praveen Nettaru

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NIA Conducts Raids At 24 Locations In Praveen Nettaru Murder Case: Mangalore

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Karnataka’s Mangalore, conducted raids at 14 locations in connection to the Praveen Nettaru murder case. Several places in Puttur and Sullia are being raided following the alleged murder of 32-year-old BJP Yuva Morcha leader Praveen Nettaru. Reportedly in Mangalore, on July 26, three persons came in a vehicle and hacked Nettaru to death outside his chicken shop.

Tue, 06 Sep 2022 - 07:56 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: NIA, Karnataka, Puttur, Praveen Nettaru, Mangalore

Courtesy: ANI

Bangalore Rains

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Girl Falls From Scooty In Bangalore’s Waterlogged Road, Gets Electrocuted: Karnataka

In Karnataka’s Bangalore, a 23-year-old girl after accidentally coming in contact with a live wire, died on September 6. The victim identified as Akhila, was returning home from work when her scooty skidded in a waterlogged road. When she attempted to grab an electric pole, she was electrocuted. The family of the deceased blamed the BBMP and the administration for improper handling for electricity and other systems.

Tue, 06 Sep 2022 - 11:30 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Bangalore, Karnataka, Whitefield, waterlogging, Road accident

Courtesy: ANI

Brijesh Kalappa

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Former Congress Leader Brijesh Kalappa Joins AAP: Karnataka

Former Congress leader and senior Supreme Court lawyer Brijesh Kalappa joined the Aam Aadmi Party, on September 5, in Karnataka. He was welcomed into the party by AAP's Karnataka in-charge Dilip Pandey. Kalappa resigned from the primary membership of the party in May, ending his 25-years long association with the grand old party. "The AAP has the potential to counter the BJP's misrule," said Brijesh Kalappa.

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 08:37 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Congress, AAP, Karnataka, politics, BJP