Congress Presient Sonia Gandhi Joins "Bharat Jodo Yatra" In Karnataka
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.
Tags: Indian Politics, Sonia Gandhi, Bharat Jodo Yatra, Karnataka, Congress
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
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.
Tags: Karnataka, Bangalore, Animal Abuse, KR Puram, Wildlife Protection
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Sonia Gandhi Visits Bheemanakolli Temple In Karnataka’s Begur To Offer Dussehra Prayers
The interim president of Congress party Sonia Gandhi, during her visit to Karnataka on October 5, visited the Bheemanakolli temple in Begur village to offer her Dussehra prayers. She was reportedly accompanied by village panchayat members and local Congress members. Sonia Gandhi’s visit to Karnataka has come in wake of the Bharat Jodo Yatra, the 3,500 km march from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, which is led by Rahul Gandhi.
Tags: Dussehra, Bharat Jodo Yatra, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Karnataka
HD Kumaraswamy Meets K Chandrashekhar Rao In Hyderabad In View Of National Party Launch
Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy met with Telangana CM and TRS leader K Chandrashekhar Rao, ahead of the general body elections in Hyderabad. The duo met at Pragati Bhawan on October 5. Kumaraswamy’s visit to KCR has come in view of the national party launch by the latter. Kumaraswamy along with 20 JDS legislators arrived at Hyderabad to attend the event.
Tags: HD Kumaraswamy, JDS, Karnataka, K Chandrashekhar Rao, TRS
Raids Conducted Across 6 States To Crackdown PFI; 75 Taken Into Preventive Custody
Police along with investigating agencies conducted raids in another major crackdown against Popular Front of India (PFI) on September 27. Reportedly, the raids are being conducted in Assam, Karnataka, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra. Over 75 PFI and SDPI workers have been taken into preventive custody. Furthermore, cases have been booked under Sections 108 and 151 of CrPC.
Tags: PFI, SDPI, Assam, Karnataka, Maharashtra
President Droupadi Murmu To Be On 2-Day Visit To Karnataka
President Droupadi Murmu is scheduled to be on a two-day visit to the state of Karnataka, where she’ll be attending few programmes. President Murmu is expected to inaugurate the Mysuru Dasara festival at Chamundi Hills, and on the same day, will attend the felicitation function ‘Poura Sanmana’ at Hubli. She is also expected to inaugurate the Indian Institute of Technology in Dharwad.
Tags: Droupadi Murmu, Karnataka, mysore, Dharwad, hubli
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.
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
Tags: EV, Basavaraj Bommai, Karnataka, Bangalore, Sanitation Workers
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
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.
Tags: Anti-Conversion Bill, Karnataka, Bangalore, Legislative Council, Basavaraj Bommai
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.
Tags: AAP, BJP, Karnataka, Bangalore, Ashok Mruthyunjaya