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Waghmore leads SIT to secret training ground in Belagavi

Belagavi: The SIT officials brought accused Parashuaram Waghmore to Belagavi on the late evening of Wednesday, June 20, in connection with the investigations into journalist Gowri Lankesh murder case. According to sources, the SIT wants to scan the place where ...

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DKShi gets hit with fourth summons in tax evasion case

Bengaluru: More trouble is brewing for Karnataka water resource minister DK Shivakumar against whom a fourth summons has been issued by a court in connection with alleged tax evasion. A senior Income Tax (IT) official confirmed that the fourth summons ...

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Karnataka: Bullet tanker explodes on state highway, leads to huge fire

BENGALURU: A bullet tanker turned into a ball of fire after the vehicle toppled while negotiating a curve on the state highway in Chikkamagaluru district in Karnataka on Tuesday afternoon. Police said the accident took place near Giriyapura, a small ...

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Karnataka farmers to hit the streets today as CM’s loan waiver promise remains unfulfilled

Just a month ago, Karnataka got a new government as well as a new chief minister, HD Kumaraswamy, who had promised the farmers of the state to waive off all debts, including loans given by nationalised banks, if he was ...

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Meghana Shanbough becomes IAF`s first women fighter pilot from Karnataka

Among the 113 flight cadets, who graduated as flying officers of the Indian Air Force on Saturday, is Meghana Shanbough, who has become the first woman fighter pilot from Karnataka. She has joined the club of five other women fighter ...

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KSRTC conductor befriending girls lands behind bars

Belthangady: The Belthangady police have arrested a-40-year-old KSRTC bus conductor for allegedly befriending a girl from another community and taking her to a lodge in the town. The arrested accused has been identified as Isubu Ali, attached to Dharmasthala Depot. ...

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Karnataka to build 5 lakh houses for poor

Bengaluru: Katnataka’s ruling JD-S-Congress has set a target of constructing 5 lakh houses across the state, including 2 lakh in Bengaluru, for poor families over the next five years, said an official on Friday. “The decision to build 5 lakh ...

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Karnataka: Free bus passes only for SC/ST students

BENGALURU: While Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy announced that they will take a decision on free bus passes for all students in a week, State Road Transport Undertakings (SRTUs) have started distribution of passes. However, free passes will be issued ...

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BJP wins 3 of 6 Karnataka legislative council seats, JDS-Congress gets rest

Bengaluru: Karnataka’s opposition BJP won three of the six legislative council seats in the June 8 biennial election held in the three Teachers and three Graduates constituencies across the state, said the Election Commission on Wednesday. The Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) ...

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Waghmare confesses to firing at Gauri Lankesh

Bengaluru: In a major development in the Gauri Lankesh murder case, accused Parashuram Waghmare has confessed to having shot at the journalist, activist allegedly angered by her anti-Hindu stance. While his confession comes as a morale-booster for the SIT team ...

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Sowmya Reddy wins Jayanagar for Congress

Breaking into a constituency that has been a BJP stronghold for the past decade, Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy won from Jayanagar constituency by securing 54,458 votes. She is the daughter of senior Congress leader Ramalinga Reddy, who served as the ...

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Modi throws fitness challenge at HDK and here’s what K’taka CM had to say!

Bengaluru: Responding to the fitness challenge thrown to him by Indian Cricket Team Captain Virat Kohli, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made public a video of his fitness regime on Wednesday. Close on the heels of releasing the video which ...

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Siddaramaiah gets Speaker Ramesh Kumar’s plush office

Bengaluru: Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly, K R Ramesh Kumar, has vacated his office on the first floor of the complex, as it has now been given to former chief minister Siddaramaiah. Although Siddaramaiah is the elected leader of the ...

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Schools, colleges shut in rain-hit Karnataka districts

Hundreds of schools and colleges were shut on Tuesday due to heavy rainfall in Kodagu and Chikkamagaluru districts in Karnataka as the southwest monsoon advanced vigorously, officials said. “Schools and colleges in four taluks (sub-districts) of Chikkamagaluru have been given ...

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