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Will cooperate with CBI on probe into iron ore scam: Shettar


September 9th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 9 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Sunday said his government will "fully cooperate" with CBI in its probe into massive illegal export of iron ore ... Read more...

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Shettar stakes claim to form government


July 11th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) legislative leader Jagadish Shettar Wednesday staked claim to form the ruling party's third government in Karnataka. He will be sworn ... Read more...

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Shettar to take oath as Karnataka CM Thursday, power struggle continues (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The warring factions in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday finally paved the way for Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to take over as ... Read more...

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Shettar rose from ABVP and RSS ranks (Profile)


July 8th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) third chief minister in four years in Karnataka, has risen from the ranks of the RSS and the ... Read more...

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A sweet story from Karnataka


June 12th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 12 (IANS) Ask about Karnataka's most popular mithai and Mysorepak is the obvious answer. But there is another sweetmeat that many swear by, the kunda, from Belgaum ... Read more...

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‘Janoo’ - weak, but worth one time watch (Kannada Movie Review)


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Janoo"; Cast: Yash, Deepa Sannidhi, Rangayana Raghu, Sadhu Kokila, Shobharaj, Layendra, Madhu; Director: Preetham Gubbi; Producer: Jayanna, Bhogeendra; Music: Hari Krishna; Camera: S.Krishna; Rating: **1/2"Janoo", directed by Preetham Gubbi ... Read more...

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No bail for mining baron Reddy


May 30th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister and mining baron G. Janardhana Reddy's bail plea was rejected by a court here Wednesday on the ground that his offence was of ... Read more...

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Migration of Goans needs to be documented: commissioner


March 14th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 14 (IANS) The history of steady migration of Goans to other regions of India needs to be documented, outgoing head of Goa governemnt's Non Resident Indian (NRI) affairs ... Read more...

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Corruption-scarred BJP government starts bribe-free services (Karnataka Newsletter)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) Corruption at the political level may never end in Karnataka where the scale of alleged graft in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has numbed ... Read more...

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Karnataka man unknowingly dials Hina Rabbani Khar


February 13th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) The mobile phone number of Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar will not be known to many people, including VIPs in that country. But a 22-year-old ... Read more...

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Another Indian Mujahideen member held, say Delhi Police


February 7th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday claimed to have arrested one more cadre of the Indian Mujahideen terror outfit, who had provided refuge to Yasin Bhatkal, the main ... Read more...

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BJP minister found watching porn in Karnataka assembly (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 7 (IANS) Karnataka Cooperation Minister Laxman Savadi was Tuesday caught watching a sex act on his cell phone inside the state assembly, leaving the ruling Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister caught watching porn in assembly


February 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 7 (IANS) Karnataka Cooperation Minister Laxman Savadi was Tuesday caught watching blue film clippings on his cell phone in the state assembly, plunging the ruling Bharatiya Janata ... 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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Reddy brothers’ future in BJP hinges on bypoll Wednesday


November 29th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Nov 29 (IANS) The Bellary Rural assembly constituency byelection, slated for Wednesday, is set to decide mining barons Reddy brothers' future in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Massive power cuts in Karnataka, Bangalore spared


October 10th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) Rural Karnataka will go without power for eight hours a day from Tuesday following a massive dip in power generation in the state, the government ... Read more...

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BJP wins Karnataka bypoll, battle for credit begins


September 29th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Koppal, Sep 29 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday won the bypoll for the assembly seat from this north Karnataka town, immediately sparking a wrangle in the ... Read more...

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Telangana stir hits Karnataka’s power supply


September 26th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) People in Karnataka, including tech hub Bangalore, are in for frequent power disruptions as the agitation for a separate Telangana in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh has ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s Hubli airport on high alert against terror attack


September 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) Hubli airport in north Karnataka has been put on high alert after a tip-off by intelligence agencies that a small aircraft may be hijacked and crashed ... Read more...

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CBI to quiz Reddy brothers over illegal mining


September 15th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Over a week after arresting mining baron G. Janardhana Reddy for illegal mining, the Central Bureau of Investigation will on Friday interrogate two of his ... Read more...

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Police checks delay new passports in Karnataka


September 14th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Inordinate delay in police verification has been holding up issue of new passports in Karnataka, especially for applicants of this tech hub, an official said ... Read more...

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Bypoll turns into supremacy battle in Karnataka BJP (Karnataka Newsletter)


September 11th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 11 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's problems in Karnataka seem to be only multiplying with time. The latest to haunt it is who should lead the ... Read more...

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Gadkari summons Gowda, Yeddyurappa to discuss Reddy arrest


September 6th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) A day after former minister and mining baron G. Janardhana Reddy was arrested for illegal mining, the top leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Legal action against Mahyco, Monsanto in Bt Brinjal case


August 11th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) The National Biodiversity Authority of India (NBA) has recommended legal action against seed firms Mahyco and Monsanto for violating the biodiversity protection law in promoting Bt ... Read more...

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Rahi venture begins Gulbarga airport project


August 11th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Regional Airport-Holdings International Ltd (Rahi), a joint venture (JV) between Comet Infra-Developments Pvt. Ltd (CIDL) and IL&FS; Transportation Networks Ltd (ITNL), commenced project work on ... Read more...

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Hearing on Yeddyurappa plea against mining deferred


August 10th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Wednesday deferred the hearing to Aug 17 on a writ petition filed by former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa for quashing the Lokayukta's ... Read more...

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Goa joins Karnataka to counter Fukushima-type disaster


August 5th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 5 (IANS) Goa has teamed up with Karnataka to work on a joint strategy to counter nuclear radiation in case of a leak at the Kaiga atomic power ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa resigns, wants Sadananda Gowda as successor (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) Scam-hit B.S. Yeddyurappa, who resigned Sunday as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first chief minister in Karnataka, insisted on Lok Sabha member D.V. Sadananda Gowda ... Read more...

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Hegde should apologise, says Karunakara Reddy


July 29th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) Karnataka Revenue Minister G. Karunakara Reddy Friday denied any role in illegal mining in the state and sought an apology from the Lokayukta (ombudsman) for ... Read more...

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Reddy brothers abide by decision to dump Yeddyurappa


July 28th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) The powerful Reddy brothers - Revenue Minister G. Karunakara and Tourism Minister G. Janardhana Thursday agreed to abide by the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) leadership's ... Read more...

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Posco’s Karnataka steel plant plans in doldrums


July 14th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) South Korean giant Posco's plan to set up a six million tonnes per annum steel plant in Karnataka is in doldrums with the state government dropping ... Read more...

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Tibetans celebrate Dalai’s birthday at Bylakuppe


July 6th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 6 (IANS) The 76th birthday of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was celebrated with prayers, flag hoisting and cultural programmes at Bylakuppe, the largest Tibetan settlement, near ... Read more...

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Ban on GM crops’ field trials in Karnataka demanded


July 4th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) Civil society organisations and farmers' union Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha Monday sought a ban on field trials of genetically modified (GM) corn by Monsanto and action ... Read more...

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Gowda family involved in iron ore exports: BJP


June 14th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Former prime minister and Janata Dal-Secular leader H.D. Deve Gowda's family exported over 150,000 tonnes of iron ore soon after his son became chief minister ... Read more...

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