The Karnataka bandh called by the 'Kannada Okkoota' to oppose release of water to Tamil Nadu received a good response in Bengaluru, disrupting normal life on September 29. Authorities have clamped prohibitory orders under Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code in Bengaluru Urban, Mandya, Mysuru, Chamarajanagara, Ramanagara and Hassan districts, and declared a holiday for schools and colleges there. 'Kannada Okkoota' is an umbrella organsation… read-more
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Ahead of the crucial 2024 general assembly elections, the Janata Dal (Secular), led by former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy, joined the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Friday after meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP president JP Nadda, who announced the alliance on X (Twitter.), formally, we discussed joining hands with the BJP. We've discussed the preliminary issues formally...There is no demand (from our side),"… read-more
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In the Cauvery river water dispute, the Supreme Court on September 21, refused to interfere with the order of Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) to Karnataka on releasing 5,000 cusecs of water for now to Tamil Nadu.Tamil Nadu is saying they need 7200 cusecs, Karnataka is saying they can only give 2000 cusecs. We are not inclined to interfere. The Apex Court has asked the authority to meet every 15-days.
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A magistrate court in Udupi on July 28, granted conditional bail to three female students accused of taking a video of another student in a college washroom. A case against the three students and the college management was registered by Malpe police on July 25.
On Friday the students surrendered before the Additional Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate First Class Court of Judge Shyam Prakash.
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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its manifesto in poll-bound Karnataka. BJP chief JP Nadda unveiled the manifesto in the presence of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and party veteran BS Yeddyurappa at 11 am at the party headquarters in Bengaluru. Notably, the Karnataka elections are scheduled to be held in May 10. The major parties in the fray are the Indian National Congress (INC) and BJP.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah made a comment over the recent scrapping of the Muslim Quota in Karnataka. In a recent public rally, Shah justified the scrapping of the quota and said, "The statue of Jagadjyoti Basaveshwara here will send across a message to the entire world that India is the mother of democracy," Amit Shah. Notably, in the poll-bound Karnataka, ruckus occurred due to scrapping of Muslim reservation.
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After Secunderabad-Tirupati, the Central Government is planning to launch another Vande Bharat Express Train from Telangana. If launched, the third Vande Bharat express will travel between Hyderabad-Bengaluru, covering 660 km, in just eight hours and thirty minutes, connecting two tech hub cities of India. Although an official announcement regarding it is awaited, the BJP leaders are using this train launch in their poll campaigns, assuring… read-more
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PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, on April 8 and 9. The visit ahead of the 2023 state assembly elections hold a significance importance for the BJP, which is making efforts to form government in Karnataka for another round and win in Telangana and Tamil Nadu. The PMO confirmed the visit, during which PM Modi will inaugurate development projects and flag-off Vande Bharat trains.
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Congress president Sonia Gandhi joined the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Karnataka with her presence at the march being viewed in party circles as a major morale booster. Amid loud cheers and sloganeering by party workers, Sonia Gandhi, 75, walked beside her son Rahul Gandhi and other senior Congress leaders for a few kilometres in the Mandya district of Karnataka on the October 6 morning.
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Three Men Brutally Attack Neighbour’s Dog In Karnataka’s Bangalore; Video Goes Viral On Social Media
Three persons have been booked by the police of Bengaluru for brutally beating their neighbour’s dog. The trio reportedly assaulted the dog as it got into a fight with their pet dog. The video surfaced on the internet shows heart-wrenching visuals of the trio taking turns in bashing the dog while it screams in pain. Gadirappa, the owner of the dog, also sustained injuries when he tried to intervene.
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