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Caste scores over clean administration in Karnataka (News Analysis)


July 8th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
From V. S. Karnic Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) dream of making Karnataka a launchpad to rule southern India is ending up as a sordid tale of ... Read more...

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Scarce tickets, long wait, rain threat for India-England tie


February 26th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S.Karnic Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) Just a few thousand tickets, a long wait for the first ball to be bowled, and a possibility of thunderstorm make for a tension-filled atmosphere at Sunday's ... Read more...

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Empty seats a real possibility at Chinnaswamy Stadium


February 25th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S.Karnic Bangalore, Feb 25 (IANS) With just around 7,000 tickets for Karnataka's cricket fans for Sunday's India-England tie, the World Cup organisers must be hoping there would not be empty seats at ... Read more...

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Mid-term poll question haunts Yeddyurappa (Letter from Bangalore)


February 20th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Feb 20 (IANS) Every action of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa these days turns into a question that haunts him, the latest being that is he readying for ... Read more...

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Bangalore geared up for India-Australia warm-up clash


February 12th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) A warm afternoon, chilly evening and around 50,000 spectators to cheer them on -- the Indian cricket team could not have asked for a better stage ... Read more...

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It’s season of petitions in Karnataka (Letter from Karnataka)


January 26th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Once hailed as a city of pensioners, this Karnataka capital has almost become a city of petitioners. Keeping track of pleas, both filed and planned, ... Read more...

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Better set a precedent than follow, Yeddyurappa learns the hard way (Letter from Bangalore)


January 24th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 24 (IANS) The word precedent and its various forms will resonate across India in the coming days as Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj's nod to prosecute Chief Minister ... Read more...

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After letter war, Bhardwaj, Yeddyurappa gear for longer battle


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) Months of verbal duel and exchange of letters, and now street battles ahead of a long legal tussle. That in a nutshell is Karnataka these ... Read more...

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All eyes on Raj Bhavan as Karnataka awaits storm (Letter from Bangalore)


January 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) Karnataka stares at a political storm in the coming days as Governor H.R. Bhardwaj sits in his sprawling 170-year-old bungalow mulling prosecution of Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Amid rising prices, cheerless harvest festival in Karnataka (Letter from Bangalore)


January 13th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 13 (IANS) The lowest priced vegetable, sweet pumpkin, costs Rs.12 a kg, the humble drumstick a whopping Rs.134 a kg, watermelon at Rs.15 a piece is the ... Read more...

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IPL auction: Present form, future potential outbid past records


January 8th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) If cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties, building a team for its shortest version cannot be any better. That is what the bidding here for ... Read more...

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Cricketers auction for IPL 4 begins in Bangalore (Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) Seated eight to a table at the over 7,000 sq ft pillar-less Mysore Hall of ITC Royal Gardenia Hotel here, business leaders and film stars ... Read more...

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IPL 4 auction: Ten bidders, 350 players, 16 hrs and $75m


January 7th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 7 (IANS) In a matter of 16 hours spread over two days from Saturday morning, $75 million (Rs. 3.3 billion) will be coughed up by some of ... Read more...

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BJP’s district polls showing may save Yeddyurappa his chair (News Analysis)


January 4th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday did not sweep the local governing polls in Karnataka as predicted by Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa -- but its ... Read more...

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Land, mining and sex scandals mar Karnataka (Lead, 2010 in Retrospect)


December 30th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Polls, political instability and scandals over land, mining and sex - these three topics dominated Karnataka in 2010.More than half the state, 17 of 30 ... Read more...

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Land, mining and sex scandals mar Karnataka’s image (2010 in Retrospect)


December 30th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Three topics dominated Karnataka in 2010 - polls, political instability and scandals over land, mining and sex.More than half the state, 17 of 30 districts, ... Read more...

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A university to teach how to laugh your way through life!


December 18th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S Karnic Bangalore, Dec 18 (IANS) Imagine a campus where you learn how to laugh instead of mugging up textbooks, where you are trained to accumulate health instead of wealth, where you ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa survives - at a cost to his and BJP’s image


November 24th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 24 (IANS) He was a leader with a largely clean image when he took over as Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first chief minister in south India 30 ... Read more...

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Caste-dominated politics still rule in IT land Karnataka (Letter from Bangalore)


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 22 (IANS) The southern Indian state of Karnataka is a land of contradictions - a leader in education, banking, science and technology but backward-looking in politics dominated ... Read more...

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Here’s how to dejargonise Karnataka land scam (Letter from Bangalore)


November 18th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 18 (IANS) 'G' category sites, denotification, KIADB, 'putra vyamoha'... among the frequently uttered words these days in Karnataka where land grabbing has reached scandalous proportions with allegations ... Read more...

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Bangalore’s dogs have hundreds signing up in support


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 3 (IANS) Many people in Bangalore are up in arms against a plan by the civic authorities to restrict the number of dogs they can keep. They ... Read more...

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CWG: India bests England to second place, ends Games with many firsts (Roundup)


October 14th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India Thursday brought the curtains down on the Commonwealth Games with many firsts - hosted it for the first time, won the highest number ... Read more...

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Murky goings on in Karnataka make India sit up (Letter From Bangalore)


July 14th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, July 13 (IANS) Bellary, Belekeri, the Reddy brothers, Lok Ayukta N. Santosh Hegde are on their way to becoming household names across India as the illegal iron ore ... Read more...

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Unbridled illegal mining makes Yeddyurappa fret and sob (Letter from Bangalore)


July 12th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) Rampant illegal iron ore mining in Karnataka is turning out to be the albatross of the state's first Bharatiya Janata Party government, though the unauthorized ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa completes two years, hopes remaining term will be smooth


May 30th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first government in Karnataka completes two years Sunday with the party and Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa praying that dissidence which ... Read more...

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158 dead as AI plane overshoots Mangalore runway, hurtles down cliff (Intro Roundup)


May 23rd, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic and Minu Jain Mangalore (Karnataka), May 22 (IANS) At least 158 people were killed when a packed Air India Express flight from Dubai crashed Saturday while landing at Mangalore's ... Read more...

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159 dead as AI plane overshoots runway, hurtles down cliff at Mangalore (Roundup)


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic and Minu Jain Mangalore (Karnataka), May 22 (IANS) At least 159 people were killed when a packed to capacity Air India Express flight from Dubai crashed Saturday while landing ... Read more...

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Power, water starved Bangalore looks to skies (Letter from Bangalore)


May 7th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) Monsoon is still nearly five weeks away for Karnataka, and one prayer on the lips of its residents is that rains should be bountiful. People, ... Read more...

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Will BJP repeat its electoral success in Bangalore? (Letter from Bangalore)


March 8th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) After a three-year delay, Bangaloreans are set to choose representatives to the Greater Bangalore City Corporation March 28. It will be the third major poll ... Read more...

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Dissidence may not spare Yeddyurappa in the New Year (Letter from Bangalore)


January 4th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa has described 2009 as the year of 'agni pareeksha', or trial by fire. But the dissidence that haunted him through ... Read more...

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Weakened Karnataka Congress banks on JD-S (Letter from Bangalore)


December 7th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Dec 7 (IANS) Beaten in all elections since 2004 in Karnataka, the Congress appears to lack the confidence to take on even a faction-ridden Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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An amiable BJP leader who became an unlikely dissident hero (Lead)


November 16th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. KarnicBangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) Karnataka Assembly Speaker Jagadish Shettar, a prominent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in the state, Monday quit his post to return to active politics at ... Read more...

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Free for all in Karnataka BJP, government (Letter from Bangalore)


November 15th, 2009 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 15 (IANS) It's free for all in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the state government even though it just about survived a dissident assault to ... Read more...

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Hard times for Karnataka executive, judiciary (Letter from Bangalore)


November 13th, 2009 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 13 (IANS) For the first time in Karnataka, both the executive and the judiciary are simultaneously passing through troubled times.The legislature, meeting early next month, is set ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa survives, but faces uncertain future (News Analysis)


November 9th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa has survived the threat to his chair from powerful dissidents but faces an uncertain future in the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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