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Expelled AIADMK Leader V K Sasikala Released From Jail After 4 Years

Former AIADMK leader V K Sasikala was released from Bengaluru's Parappana Agrahara prison on January 27 after four years. Reportedly, the prison formalities were completed at Victoria Hospital where Sasikala is recovering from COVID-19. However, the decision to discharge her from the hospital will be taken by the hospital authorities and family members jointly. A close aide of former Tamil Nadu CM late J Jayalalitha, Sasikala was convicted… read-more

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 12:20 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: VK Sasikala, Karnataka, AIADMK

Fire Explosion

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Explosive-laden Truck Blasts, Kills 8 At Railway Site In Karnataka

Massive explosion at Railway’s boulder crushing facility in Karnataka's Shivamogga district on January 21 killed eight people. The incident took place at around 10:30PM when a truck carrying gelatin - an explosive used in mining - blasted. The jolts, which were initially mistaken for an earthquake, had cracked the roads and vibrated the adjoining areas of Chikkamagaluru and Davangere districts. PM Narendra Modi in a tweet paid condolences to… read-more

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 07:39 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Fire explosion, Karnataka, Shivamogga, Gelatin, explosive

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Week Before Release, Sasikala Hospitalised In Bengaluru

Ahead of her release from jail on January 27, the ousted AIADMK leader VK Sasikala was admitted to a hospital in Bengaluru following breathlessness and fever. However, she has tested negative for COVID-19 and is "being treated with high flow nasal oxygen", stated Dr. Vijayalakshmi GN, hospital medical superintendent. The former AIADMK leader, who was expelled from the party, is currently serving her four-year jail term under the charges of… read-more

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 11:07 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: VK Sasikala, bengaluru, Karnataka, AIADMK, politics

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackerey

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Govt Aims To Annex Karnataka's Marathi Majority Regions: CM Thackrey

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray declared on January 17 that his government aims to consolidate Karnataka's Marathi majority areas. He said the merger would be a "true tribute" to the martyrs. Maharashtra has claimed to annex Belgaum, Karwar, and Nippani that were a part of the then Bombay presidency. Reportedly, the day has been commemorated by Maharashtra Ekikaran Samiti in memoriam of those who surrendered their lives for the cause.

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 04:04 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Maharashtra CM, Uddhav Thackeray, Karnataka, Merger

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Nitin Gadkari

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Karnataka: Gadkari Inaugurates Works For Highways Worth Rs 323 Crore

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari virtually laid stones for two national highway projects in Karnataka on January 16. The Rs 323 crore projects will include an elevated corridor and widening of NH road into a four-lane highway to reduce travel time in the Hubballi-Dharwad region. Besides, the project will enhance road safety and reduce pollution. Besides, Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa was also present in the virtual inauguration.

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 07:42 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Karnataka, National Highway Project, Union Minister, Nitin Gadkari, Foindation Laying Ceremony, Chief Minister BS Yediyurpaa

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Dharwad road accident

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Karnataka: 13 Dead In Road Accident At Dharwad; PM Mourns

In a tragic incident, 13 travelers lost their life in an accident where a minibus rammed into a truck. Besides, seven others were injured in the accident. Reportedly, the accident occured at the 32-Km strech of Hubbali-Dharwad bypass road, while the victims were on their way to Goa. Reacting to the accident, PM Narendra Modi said, "Saddened by the loss of lives due to a road accident in Karnataka's Dharwad district."

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 03:25 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Dharwad district, Road accident, Karnataka, Narendra Modi

Courtesy: India Today

Illegal Transportation of Cattle

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Karnataka Police Makes First Arrest Under New Cattle Law

Karnataka police registered the first case under the freshly drafted Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Act, 2020 on January 13. The police said that nearly 35 cattle were being illegally transported from Ranebennur to Mangaluru via Chikkamagluru district when they were attacked by an unidentified mob. While the cleaner escaped the attack, the police have registered a case after admitting the injured driver to the… read-more

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 05:59 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Karnataka, New Law, Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Act 2020, Mangaluru, Chikkamanguluru District, mob attack

Courtesy: NDTV

Union Minister Shripad Naik

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AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik's Condition Stable; Wife, PA Die In Accident

Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik, along with his wife Vijaya and personal assistant, met with an accident on January 11 in Hosakambi village of Karnataka’s Ankola district. He has been admitted to Goa’s Bambolim Hospital and his condition is stable. However, the minister’s wife and his PA Deepak Dube sustained critical injuries and could not survive. Heading towards Gokarna, the speeding car had hit a tree and fell into a ditch.  

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 11:48 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Union Minister, Shripad Naik, Road accident, Death, Karnataka, Ankola District

Reliance industries

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Karnataka: Reliance To Buy 1,000 Quintal Rice At Rs 82 Above MSP

Agents registered with Reliance Retail Ltd have agreed with Karnataka’s Sindhanur farmers to purchase 1,000 quintals of Sona Masoori paddy. The agreement states Reliance will be paying Rs 82 more than the minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 1,868. The produce will be procured by Swasthya Farmers Producing Company which has around 1,100 farmers registered with it. However, Karnataka’s Rajya Raitha Sangh said such luring measures will severely… read-more

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 06:44 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Reliance, Farmers, Karnataka, Minimum Support Price , Rice Deal

Courtesy: Times of India


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Karanataka To Resume Regular College Classes From January 14

The Deputy CM of Karnataka, Dr CN Ashwath Narayan, has announced the reopening of colleges in Karnataka from January 14. Resuming after almost nine-month gap, the order for the offline classes of the first, second and final year students came in the meeting attended by senior officials and the Vice-Chancellors of private and government universities of the state. Earlier, the state government had already started the classes for grade 10, 12… read-more

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 - 12:31 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Karnataka, Education, Colleges reopen, karnataka government, Ashwath Narayan

Courtesy: Times Now