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Protests against moral policing in Karnataka


July 29th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore/Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) Protest rallies and demonstrations were held across Karnataka Sunday condemning the violent moral policing of a pro-Hindu outfit whose eight activists were arrested for ... Read more...

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No ministry, so Karnataka BJP legislator quits


July 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday suffered a jolt as legislator Halady Srinivas Shetty quit the assembly after he was not made a minister."My ... Read more...

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World of contemporary colours captured in India’s first art fiction (Lead) (With Images)


July 5th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) First it was Geoff Dyer who spun the heady glamour of the Venice Biennale with the magic of the holy temple town of Varanasi into ... Read more...

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India’s first art fiction captures world of contemporary colours (With Images)


July 5th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Writer Geoff Dyer had spun the heady glamour of the Venice Biennale with the magic of the holy temple town of Varanasi into "Jeff in ... 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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Troubles galore as BJP enters final year of rule (Karnataka Newsletter)


May 26th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) Karnataka's scandals-scarred, dissidence-riven Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government completes four years of its maiden rule in the state next week, depending heavily on its troubled ... Read more...

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Poll delays bonus for Goa employees, again


April 25th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) Goa government employees, waiting for a one-time bonus announced to them Dec 19 last year, have again been hit by the election code of conduct jinx.The ... 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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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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Hyundai workers gear up for negotiated settlement


January 28th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The United Union of Hyundai Employees (UUHE), the only recognised union at the plant of car maker Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) near here, seems to ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear Krishna’s plea Friday


January 26th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Friday hear a petition by External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna challenging the registration of an FIR by the Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) ... Read more...

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Krishna moves apex court against Lokayukta proceedings


January 24th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing of a private complaint and the probe ordered by the Karnataka Lokayukta for ... 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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In Goa, it’s time to sponsor pilgrimages


January 18th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 18 (IANS) Politicians in Goa have suddenly begun sponsoring pilgrimages to Hindu and Christian religious sites with gusto - possibly hoping for "divine intervention" in the March ... Read more...

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Poll panel keeping eye on large cash withdrawals


January 16th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 16 (IANS) Large cash withdrawals from banks in Goa are being monitored and the Election Commission of India (ECI) has asked the Reserve Bank of India ... 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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BJP demands Krishna’s resignation over illegal mining


December 9th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka Thursday evening demanded External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's resignation following the launch of a police probe into ... Read more...

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Krishna terms mining scam charges ‘unholy’ bid to malign him


December 8th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) External Affairs minister S.M. Krishna Thursday termed as "unholy attempts" at "character assassination" the allegations that he had allowed illegal mining in Karnataka for financial gains ... Read more...

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Three Karnataka ex-CMs named in mining scam FIR


December 8th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to the Congress, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday came under police scanner for his alleged role in allowing illegal mining ... Read more...

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Illegal mining: Embarrassment for Congress as Krishna faces probe


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 3 (IANS) The Congress, reeling under attack over corruption and other issues at the national level, Saturday faced embarrassment as Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna came under ... 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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Fluctuating legal fortunes of a CM and two ex-CMs


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 22 (IANS) It was a week of mixed legal fortunes for three leading politicians of two neighbouring southern states, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, with all the courtroom ... Read more...

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Dark Diwali for Karnataka BJP politicos (Karnataka Newsletter)


October 19th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) Two former chief ministers, four former ministers, one minister, one Lok Sabha member and three legislators in Karnataka have nothing much to celebrate Diwali for ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa arrest: Congress jubilant, JD-S wary


October 15th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress in Karnataka was jubilant Saturday following the arrest of former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa of the Bharatiya Janata Party in a corruption case ... Read more...

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Around 60 percent voting in Karnataka assembly bypoll


September 26th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Koppal (Karnataka), Sep 26 (IANS) Around 60 percent of the over 185,000 eligible voters cast their ballots Monday in the bypoll for the Karnataka assembly from this north Karnataka ... 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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Land scams snare Karnataka bigwigs (Karnataka Newsletter)


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 23 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta Shivaraj V. Patil's resignation following a row over acquiring two housing plots in land-scarce Bangalore is likely to give a fresh lease of ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy’s anticipatory bail plea adjourned


September 6th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Tuesday adjourned the anticipatory bail application of former chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and his lawmaker wife H.D. Anita to Wednesday in a ... Read more...

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Karnataka summons to two ex-CMs, jail for ex-minister


August 8th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Karnataka achieved a record of sorts Monday when a trial court summoned two former chief ministers for corruption and a former minister was sent to ... Read more...

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NMDC to open new iron ore mine in Chhattisgarh


July 29th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 28 (IANS) NMDC Ltd, India's largest iron ore producer and exporter in the public sector, said Thursday it plans to open a new iron ore mine in Chhattisgarh.``As ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa faces prosecution for graft, refuses to quit (Intro-Roundup)


July 28th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Karnataka ombudsman N. Santosh Hegde Wednesday recommended the prosecution of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa for a multi-crore illegal mining in the state along with ... Read more...

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Hegde wants Yeddyurappa prosecuted for graft, BJP hit (Roundup)


July 27th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Karnataka ombudsman N. Santosh Hegde Wednesday recommended the prosecution of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa for a multi-crore illegal mining in the state along with ... Read more...

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