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BJP’s ‘fight’ against illegal mining wilting in Goa’s poll heat (Goa Newsletter)


February 11th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 11 (IANS) In the face of blistering electoral heat, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) "fight" against indiscriminate mining in Goa appears to have all but wilted.With an ... Read more...

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Reddy loyalists skip assembly, difficult days for BJP


December 5th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 5 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is in for difficult days with mining magnates, the Reddy brothers and their loyalists keeping it on tenterhooks about their ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa charged with graft, stares at trial (Evening Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde Wednesday sought the trial of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and four ministers for corruption over illegal mining, threatening the future ... Read more...

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Focus shifts to Lokayukta’s recommendation on Yeddyurappa


July 25th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 25 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde Monday said he would submit his report on illegal mining in the state Wednesday, shifting the spotlight on what action he ... Read more...

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Forbes names Baidu founder Robin Li Chinese mainland’s richest


April 29th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 29 (ANI): Robin Li, CEO of China's top domestic search engine Baidu, has been named as the richest man among 115 billionaires in the mainland area by the Forbes magazine, ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart to play transgender?


February 4th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 4 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart has reportedly teamed up with her mother Jules Mann to play a transgender in the movie "K-11".Hollywoodlife.com reports that Jules Mann is writing the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa should be jailed for corruption, says Congress leader


January 29th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 29 (IANS) All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary in charge of Karnataka Shantaram Naik has demanded the arrest of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on corruption charges. Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa in confessional mode, promises no more mistakes


January 27th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Jan 27 (IANS) A contrite Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday acknowledged he had made mistakes and said he would not repeat them."I have committed several mistakes. I will not commit ... Read more...

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Will take demand for Yeddyurappa’s resignation to streets: Opposition


January 13th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 13 (IANS) Intensifying the demand for Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's resignation over land scandals, the Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) members Thursday walked out of the assembly and ... Read more...

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Countdown to Karnataka crisis and road ahead


October 29th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) Half-way through its term, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first government in Karnataka and south India is fast becoming a regime constantly worrying about its stability.Dismissed for ... 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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Karnataka governor meets Patil, says no ‘license to corruption’


July 13th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) As Congress and JD-S legislators continued their protest against illegal mining in the Karnataka assembly, Governor H.R. Bharadwaj Tuesday met President Pratibha Patil here and said ... Read more...

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Illegal mining: Karnataka CM unfazed by opposition protests


July 13th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, July 13 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Tuesday said he was unfazed by the opposition protest to the illegal mining issue, and ruled out a CBI probe against ... Read more...

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Congress, JD-S MLAs to continue 24-hour assembly sit-in


July 13th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 13 (IANS) Having spent the night in the Karnataka assembly, Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) legislators in the state were Tuesday set to camp out some more with leaders ... Read more...

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Apex court allows Reddy brothers to resume mining


May 10th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday permitted magnates Reddy brothers to resume mining in Andhra Pradesh's Obulapurum on the condition that it would only be in undisputed areas. The court ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa makes rival Shettar minister, key meet Wednesday (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday inducted Jagadish Shettar, who has resigned as the assembly speaker, into his ministry, a day ahead of party legislators meet here ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa makes political rival Shettar minister


November 17th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday inducted Jagadish Shettar, who has resigned as the assembly speaker, into his ministry as part of the deal to buy peace ... 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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An amiable BJP leader who became an unlikely dissident hero


November 16th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) Karnataka Assembly Speaker Jagadish Shettar, a prominent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in the state, is set to return to active politics at a time when the ... 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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BJP’s Karnataka crisis resolved, Sushma plays peacemaker (Lead)


November 8th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The fortnight-long crisis plaguing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka was resolved Sunday with senior party leader Sushma Swaraj succeeding in bringing together Chief ... Read more...

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Dissidents insist on Yeddyurappa’s removal (Lead)


November 7th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Karnataka Tourism Minister G. Janardhana Reddy, who leads the campaign for the removal of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, Saturday rubbished reports of a compromise between the ... Read more...

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Karnataka woman minister says ready to quit to save government


November 5th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 5 (IANS) Shobha Karandlaje, the lone woman minister in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka, the party's first ever in the south, Thursday said she was ready ... Read more...

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BJP’s gateway to south, or highway to disaster? (Letter from Bangalore)


November 5th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 5 (IANS) The ongoing power struggle in the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first government in Karnataka threatens to shatter the party's dream to make the state a ... Read more...

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BJP asks Yeddyurappa to deal with rebellious Reddys with an iron hand


October 29th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct. 29 (ANI): The BJP's central leadership has reportedly told Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa to deal with the rebellious Reddy brothers with an iron hand.According to sources, Janardana Reddy and ... Read more...

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Rift rocks first BJP government in south, Jaitley arrives for patch-up


October 28th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's first government in Karnataka and south India was in deep trouble Wednesday with two ministers, who are also mining barons, intensifying efforts to ... Read more...

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New biography chronicles life of Madhavrao Scindia (With image)


March 11th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Suave, educated and secular with a reputation for honesty, former minister and veteran Congressman Madhavrao Scindia, who died in an aircrash in 2001, did not conform to ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa keeps finance, gives home to trusted man


June 8th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa has allotted portfolios to his ministers nine days after assuming office and kept with him 10 departments, including finance and the intelligence wing ... Read more...

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Karnataka ministry composition may help Gowda clan fight back (News Analysis)


May 31st, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by admin
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) The composition of the first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministry in Karnataka and south India may well turn out to be its biggest headache and provide ... Read more...

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With 30-member ministry, BJP starts rule in south India (Lead)


May 30th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) A 30-member ministry headed by B.S. Yeddyurappa Friday took office in Karnataka, marking a historic moment for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as it gets its first government ... Read more...

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Jobcentre seeking PS10-an-hour webcam strippers


February 9th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Internet porn magnates are advertising in a jobcentre for unemployed women to strip and talk dirty on the web, to satisfy pervert customers.The ad, offering wages of 10 ... Read more...

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China has the second largest billionaire population in the world


January 1st, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, January 1 (ANI): China has reportedly become the country with the second largest population of billionaires in the world, just behind the US.The number of Chinese entrepreneurs, who have ... Read more...

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