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Yeddyurappa will bring BJP back to power: Ananth Kumar

Union Minister Ananth Kumar on Saturday threw his weight behind former chief minister BSYeddyurappa, saying that the BJP would unseat the "corrupt" Congress from power in the next election under his leadership. He was speaking after the inauguration of the meeting of the state executive of the party here. He said the party would launch a campaign throughout the state, asking the government to give.....»»

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Now, Kambala organisers see a ray of hope

With the Union government clearing the draft ordinance for amending the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, enabling Jallikattu, the Kambala enthusiasts, too, are looking for a positive response from the authorities concerned.Speaking to DH, KGunapala Kadamba, the founder-secretary of the Dakshina Kannada Kambala Committee, said that pressure was mounting on it following the move on Jallik.....»»

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Legislative Council bypoll: 17 candidates in fray

As many as 17 candidates are in the fray for the byelection to the Karnataka Legislative Council from South-East Teachers' constituency, the polling for which is scheduled for February 3. T N Niranjan (Congress), Basavaraj (BJP) and Ramesh Babu (JD-S) are among the 17 candidates. The constituency, spread across Kolar, Chikkaballapur, Tumakuru, Chitradurga and parts of Davangere districts, has 21,0.....»»

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Disgruntled BJP leaders in touch with Congress, says Dinesh

Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee working president Dinesh Gundu Rao on Saturday claimed that many disgruntled BJP leaders are willing to join his party. The BJP leaders who are upset with state BJPpresident B S Yeddyurappa's leadership are in touch with the Congress. The Congress will take appropriate decision in this regard, he told journalists who sought his reaction to media reports that se.....»»

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BJP meet resolves to act against its members backing Rayanna brigade

The state executive meeting of the BJP on Saturday resolved to take action against members of the party who take part in the activities of the Sangolli Rayanna Brigade. This was announced by party general secretary Aravind Limbavali. Briefing journalists here on the proceedings of the meeting on the first day, Limbavali said the BJP national general secretary in charge of Karnataka P Muralidhar Ra.....»»

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Hundreds take out march for safer urban spaces for women

Hundreds of people from all walks of life marched from KSR (City) Railway Station to Freedom Park on Saturday, demanding safer streets for women. The march, triggered by the incidents of molestation of women on New Year's Eve, was part of a nationwide movement called #IWillGoOut. In over 30 cities across the country such as Delhi and Jaipur, people took to the streets and raised their voice agains.....»»

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Will encourage every sector that creates jobs, says CM

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said his government was committed to encouraging investments in any sector that would create jobs for the youths of Karnataka. Speaking after inaugurating the MFAR Manyata Tech Park, he said, "It is this steadfast zeal that has been the prime motivating factor for investments not only in Bengaluru, but also in tier-II cities like Mysuru, Mangaluru, Hubballi-.....»»

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Karnataka to get skills varsity to boost job chances of young grads

Karnataka will soon get a skills university to enhance the employability of graduates in the service sector, Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddy said here on Saturday. "The university will help to grow the service sector as we are far behind China and the US," he said at the 16th annual convocation of Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU). Rayareddy said the state government was st.....»»

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Unsegregated waste processing unit to be set up in Mathikere

A plant with the capacity of processing 10 tonnes of unsegregated waste will come up on a pilot basis near JP Park in Mathikere. Rajarajeshwari Nagar MLA Munirathna announced this during a demonstration programme at the Platinum City in Peenya. The plant will be set up by the Bengaluru-based Tesla Energy Private Limited with a patented technology from a US company. The company claimed that the gar.....»»

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Aussie cops in B"luru to probe Mindtree techie"s murder

Homicide detectives from the New South Wales police (Australia) are in Bengaluru as part of their investigation into the murder of Prabha Arun Kumar, 41, a senior technical analyst with Mindtree who was stabbed to death in Sydney on March 7, 2015. The four-member team that arrived here on January 16 is being moderated by the Bengaluru police at the Cyber Crime Wing of the Criminal Investigation De.....»»

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Upset, Katarki quits as state"s lawyer in SC

Water Resources Minister M B Patil and Law Minister T B Jayachandra on Saturday met jurist Fali Nariman, the counsel for the Karnataka government, to discuss the Cauvery water dispute case which is scheduled to come up for daily hearing in the Supreme Court from February 7.Mohan Katarki, who had represented Karnataka in Supreme Court since 1990, on Saturday quit his post in a huff on not being inv.....»»

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Car-free roads, flyovers can"t go together: Citizens

The Revised Master Plan 2031 is now in the public domain. The public consultation process is currently underway, giving citizens, elected representatives and domain experts an opportunity to voice their views. A recurring question to the state government and Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) at all these events has been this: What is the realistic plan to decongest the city and improve its tra.....»»

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Why the previous master plan failed

The Revised Master Plan 2015 (RMP-2015) had a grand vision for Bengaluru. But it failed on several fronts, the most apparent being its poor record in preventing mixed development. Rules have been blatantly violated through a well-oiled nexus of corrupt officials, politicians and builders to populate purely residential layouts with commercial establishments. This, say planning experts, has directly.....»»

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Panels set up to probe civil work irregularities in 17 varsities

The higher education department has given six tasks for the inquiry committees that have been set up to probe irregularities in civil works of 17 state universities. Higher Education Minister Basavaraja Rayareddy had often said there are large-scale irregularities in construction activities taken up over the years by all state varsities. Some varsities like the University of Mysore and Bangalore U.....»»

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‘Private teaching hospitals should provide low cost and quality healthcare’

Hospital administrators of 14 private medical colleges from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala gathered at Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (MGMCRI) in Puducherry on Sa........»»

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Indians eye clean sweep

With the series sealed after two exhilarating victories, a high-flying India would be looking to iron out a few chinks in their armour as they take on a wounded England in the third and concluding match of the one-day international series here on Sunday.Normally, a dead rubber wouldn't invoke the same passion and excitement as a decider but considering India would be hosting England in a three-mat.....»»

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"Woman"s ability to earn no ground to reduce maintenance"

A woman's capability to earn cannot be a ground to reduce maintenance granted to her by the husband during pendency of their matrimonial dispute, the Supreme Court has ruled.A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Prafulla C Pant set aside a Karnataka High Court order, which reduced the maintenance amount to a woman and her son after finding that she was capable of earning."Merely because the woman .....»»

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Women"s March: Women protest across nation against mass assault, victim-blaming

[India], Jan. 21 (ANI): Several women groups across the nation staged rallies protesting against several causes, especially the recent alleged mass molestation in Bengaluru on New Year's Eve, and the subsequent comments by politicians blaming women for the incident.The protests, publicised under the hash tag #IWillGoOut on social media, were meant to coincide with the scheduled "Million Women Marc.....»»

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‘Reckless development will lead to environmental issues’

H.C. Sharatchandra, environmentalist and former Chairman of Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), said on Saturday that promoting reckless development in eco-sensitive coastal Karnataka wi........»»

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‘Too early to see results of global investment’

Like others States, Karnataka has succeeded in getting global investment by holding various events but it’s too early to see the fruits of the investment that are being made, said Heavy and Medium Sc........»»

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