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Karnataka asks PM to rescind Cauvery water decision


September 21st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) Two days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked Karnataka to release 9,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu daily, the state government Friday petitioned him ... Read more...

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Mulayam says Third front after polls, admits PM ambitions (Roundup)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for the first time made clear his prime ministerial ambitions Thursday but in a shift of stance, declared the ... Read more...

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I’m not a saint: Mulayam makes clear his PM ambition


September 13th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday made clear his prime ministerial ambition, saying he was not a saint, and pointed out that if H.D. Deve ... Read more...

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Railway services in northeast partially restored


July 25th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar/Agartala, July 25 (IANS) The railway services between southern Assam and other states in the region were partially restored, connecting Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram with rest of the country ... Read more...

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Pranab urges Mamata, others to support him in poll


July 1st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Sunday urged uncommitted political parties, including Trinamool Congress, to support him in the July 19 poll.Mukherjee, on a ... Read more...

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Bitter caste battles grip Congress and BJP (Karnataka Newsletter)


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Casual visitors to Karnataka these days will find it hard to believe that the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party are India's national parties. They ... Read more...

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JD-S to vote for Pranab Mukherjee


June 21st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) The Janata Dal-Secular, with three Lok Sabha members and 26 legislators in Karnataka, said Thursday it will vote for United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential nominee ... Read more...

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Disunity rocks Congress amid talks of early polls (Karnataka Newsletter)


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) The Congress in Karnataka seems to be going the way of the state's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with rifts in the party amid mounting ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy seeks anticipatory bail


April 17th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 17 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has sought anticipatory bail apprehending arrest over his alleged involvement in an illegal land deal in the state.He has been ... Read more...

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H.D. Kumaraswamy survives bigamy charge


April 9th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 9 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday dismissed a petition charging former Karnataka Chief Minister and now Lok Sabha member H.D. Kumaraswamy of bigamy.The petition, filed by a ... Read more...

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Ex-PM Deve Gowda trashes son’s claim of bribe offer


March 29th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) Former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda Thursday rubbished claims by his son and former Karnataka chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy that he and his father had been ... Read more...

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Few takers in Karnataka BJP for nation-first mantra (Karnataka Newsletter)


March 10th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) goes to great lengths to claim that its members are driven by the motto of 'nation-first, party-second and individual-last'. But ... Read more...

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BJP scandals versus Congress scams in Karnataka bypoll


March 1st, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) Udupi is known for temples and Chikmagalur for enchanting coffee plantations, but over the next two weeks a battle of controversies will unfold in the ... Read more...

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Endless BJP bickering pushes parties into poll mode (Karnataka Newsletter)


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) The Congress, leading the central government, and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ruling Karnataka for the first time, have found a common tune - early ... Read more...

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Illegal mining: Court allows probe of Krishna, Kumaraswamy’s role (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) In a jolt to External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and a major embarrassment to the Congress, the Karnataka High Court Friday allowed probe into charges that ... Read more...

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Another land scam probe against Kumaraswamy


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 2 (IANS) The Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) special court here Monday ordered an inquiry into the allegedly illegal freeing of government land on the city's outskirts by former ... Read more...

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Krishna moves high court to quash illegal mining case


December 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 9 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday petitioned the Karnataka High Court to quash the illegal mining case against him, a day after police launched a ... Read more...

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With Bellary win, rebel Reddy brothers show BJP their clout


December 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Dec 4 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's pampered, ambitious and lately turned-rebellious Reddy brothers Sunday dealt a massive blow to the party in their stronghold Bellary ... Read more...

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India Inc. sees ‘policy paralysis’ changing to ‘reforms push’


November 27th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Thanks to two major executive decisions last week, India Inc. feels reforms may be back on track - a sudden shift from the ... Read more...

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Karnataka caught in ugly spectacle over Lokayukta


November 14th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) As the government and civil society groups wrangle over the proposed anti-corruption panel Lokpal, Karnataka, the first Indian state to set up a Lokayukta (ombudsman), ... Read more...

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Ex-PM Deve Gowda’s ‘threat’ to top cop under probe


November 13th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 13 (IANS) Former prime minister H. D. Deve Gowda's reported threat to a top police official probing corruption charges against his son is being probed and action will ... Read more...

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Row over transfer of Karnataka top cop probing graft


November 12th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 12 (IANS) Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government and former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda are caught in a major row after the transfer of a top ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh weakest PM: Advani


October 17th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 17 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday once again trained his guns on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, terming him the "weakest" prime minister ... Read more...

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Ombudsman raids offices, homes of Deve Gowda’s son


October 14th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 14 (IANS) Homes and offices of former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda's son were Friday raided by officials of the Lokayukta's office who were searching for evidence in ... Read more...

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Deve Gowda’s yet another son faces probe over assets


September 24th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) Troubles mounted for former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda as a court Saturday ordered probe into his eldest son's assets while his another son and daughter-in-law ... Read more...

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43 years, eight Lokpal bills, zero consensus


August 26th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India's effort to have an anti-graft ombudsman in the form of a Lokpal institution may have caught national attention only now. But parliament has ... Read more...

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Nine political parties protest, demand strong Lokpal


August 23rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Nine political parties, including the Left, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and AIADMK, Tuesday staged a protest inside the parliament house complex -- demanding a strong ... Read more...

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Left, non-NDA parties call all-India protest against graft


August 20th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Left and some other non-National Democratic Alliance (NDA) parties Friday accused the government of not taking serious steps to curb high level corruption and ... Read more...

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Court summons ex-chief minister Kumaraswamy, wife


August 8th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister H. D. Kumaraswamy and his wife and legislator Anita were summoned by a court to appear before it Aug 30 over ... Read more...

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Yeddurappa exit signals end of troubled rule


July 31st, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) The exit of B.S. Yeddyurappa, Bharatiya Janata Party's first chief minister in Karnataka and south India, signals the end of a troubled three-year rule ... Read more...

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Speaker to meet politicians on women’s reservation bill


July 13th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will Thursday again try to build consensus at an all-party meet over the controversial women's reservation bill hanging fire ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy calls off fast


July 10th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) Former Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy Sunday called off his fast for a CBI probe into his family's assets following appeals by his Janata Dal-Secular ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy to begin fast-unto-death Saturday


July 8th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy Saturday begins a fast-unto-death for a probe to determine if his family's Rs.1,500 crore assets were legally acquired or ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa, Kumaraswamy now fight over fast venue


July 4th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday said his predecessor H.D. Kumaraswamy will not be allowed to undertake his 'fast-unto-death' protest in front of Vidhana Soudha ... Read more...

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PM condoles demise of CPI’s Chaturanan Mishra


July 4th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday condoled the demise of former union minister and Communist Party of India leader Chaturanan Mishra, describing him as ... Read more...

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