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South African parliamentary team visits Karnataka legislature


July 12th, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) A South African parliamentary delegation led by its National Assembly Speaker M.V. Sisulu visited the Karnataka legislature and interacted with the chairman and lawmakers of the ... Read more...

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Jockeying for power in Karnataka delays leadership change


July 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) hopes for a smooth leadership change in Karnataka were dashed Tuesday as supporters of outgoing chief minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda ... Read more...

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Leadership tussle in Karnataka leaves CM embarrassed


June 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 28 (IANS) The tussle in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued Thursday as the central party leadership snubbed the beleaguered Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Lawyers assault media persons, students in Bangalore (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) A group of lawyers here Friday attacked media persons, stoned their vehicles, police and college students in an ugly display of anger over media coverage of ... Read more...

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Sleazegate: BJP, opposition spar over three ministers


February 9th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka and opposition parties Thursday stepped up their attack on each other over action against three sleazegate ministers ... Read more...

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BJP man tries to attack minister with sandal


October 1st, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) A "disgruntled" Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker Saturday tried to hit Karnataka Housing Minister V. Somanna in the state secretariat with a sandal but was ... Read more...

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Security to be beefed up at Karnataka High Court


September 8th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 8 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court in the city centre would be fortified from Friday with entry for the public regulated to ensure safety and security in the ... Read more...

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Pratibha Patil in Bangalore on three-day visit


August 5th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil arrived here Friday on a three-day visit to the state to participate in a series of official functions.Karnataka's new chief minister S.V. ... Read more...

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Gowda is Karnataka chief minister, opponents boycott swearing-in (Second Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) D.V. Sadananda Gowda Thursday took over as Bharatiya Janata Party's second chief minister in Karnataka with the immediate task of uniting the party split over ... Read more...

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Defiant Yeddyurappa told to quit; successor on Friday (Roundup)


July 28th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday asked its first chief minister in south India, Karnataka's B.S. Yeddyurappa, to step down after the state's ombudsman ... Read more...

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Hegde submits mining report, Yeddyurappa’s fate uncertain


July 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) Amid continuing uncertainty about the fate of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde Wednesday submitted his report on illegal mining.The report, said to ... Read more...

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Criminal involvement of Yeddyurappa in mining scam: Santosh Hegde (Interview)


July 24th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 24 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta Justice N. Santosh Hegde, whose "explosive" probe report into the multi-crore mining scam in Karnataka has led to a major crisis for BJP's ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy begins indefinite fast


July 9th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy Saturday began a fast-unto-death demanding a CBI probe to determine whether his family's Rs.1,500 crore assets were legally acquired ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy plans fast over illegal wealth charges


June 30th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) Former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda's son H.D. Kumaraswamy Thursday threatened to "fast unto death" if Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa does not announce within ... Read more...

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Karnataka suspense enters second week, people suffer


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) The week that ended in Karnataka Sunday saw deserted corridors in the state secretariat, ministers busy in rallies, the chief minister leading protests and counter ... Read more...

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Karnataka gifts housing sites to World Cup winners


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government would allot free housing sites in Bangalore to each of the 15 members of the Indian cricket squad that won the World Cup, ... Read more...

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Hema Malini files nomination as BJP candidate from Karnataka


February 21st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 21 (ANI): Bollywood actor Hema Malini filed her nomination papers here on Monday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s candidate for the Rajya Sabha election from Karnataka.The by-election, scheduled ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa’s ‘black magic’ claim may land him in court


February 1st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 1 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah Tuesday threatened to drag Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to court over his claim of 'black magic' threat to his life."He has indulged in ... 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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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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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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Once a mental asylum, NIMHANS hails new status


October 20th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) "We are proud of it." These few words summed up the celebratory mood at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences here on becoming an institute ... Read more...

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Disqualified Karnataka MLAs approach high court


October 11th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 11 (IANS) A division bench of the Karnataka High Court will Monday afternoon hear a joint petition by 16 rebel legislators against their disqualification by Speaker K.G. Bopaiah ahead ... Read more...

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Karnataka opposition continues protest against illegal mining


July 15th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 15 (IANS) The Karnataka assembly Thursday passed six bills amidst slogan shouting and tearing of copies of bills and other legislative papers by the protesting Congress and Janata Dal-Secular legislators ... Read more...

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Bangalore building on fire, has no clearances (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 12 (IANS) A fire broke out Monday afternoon on the terrace of the five-storey Gold Towers, housing offices and a popular night club, in the heart of Bangalore. No casualties ... Read more...

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Bangalore residents succeed in keeping entry to parks free


December 11th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 11 (IANS) Groups of determined Bangaloreans have forced the state government to drop its plan to curb free entry of fitness enthusiasts - morning/evening walkers, joggers and the like - ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans to cycle for climate action


October 22nd, 2009 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 22 (IANS) A group of environmentally conscious Bangaloreans will take to cycling Saturday to observe International Day of Climate Action. The bicycle rally will start from Cubbon Park in the heart ... Read more...

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Karnataka offers a slew of reliefs with eye to polls (Lead)


February 21st, 2009 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 20 (IANS) With an eye to the upcoming general elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka sought to woo all sections of the people by proposing a please-all ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP legislator held while taking bribe, suspended from party (Second Lead)


January 30th, 2009 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A legislator of Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was Thursday caught taking a bribe of Rs.500,000 to close a criminal case, an official of the state ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP legislator held while taking bribe (Lead)


January 29th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka was caught Thursday taking a bribe of Rs.500,000 to close a criminal case, an official of ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP legislator held while taking bribe


January 29th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 29 (IANS) A legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka was caught Thursday taking a bribe of Rs.500,000 to close a criminal case, causing huge embarrassment to ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to head 30 member BJP ministry (Update)


May 30th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 30 (ANI): A thirty member Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministry headed by Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa was sworn into office on friday by Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur. The swearing-in ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa sworn-in as Karnataka Chief Minister


May 30th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 30 (ANI): B.S. Yeddyurappa was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka today.The swearing-in ceremony was held at the Vidhana Soudha.Governor Rameshwar Thakur administered the oath of ... Read more...

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President revokes Governor’s rule in Karnataka


May 30th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today signed a proclamation revoking Central rule in Karnataka. The move came on the day when a new BJP government led by B.S. ... Read more...

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Stage set for first BJP government in Karnataka


May 30th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) The first-ever Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka will assume office Friday afternoon when its chief minister-designate B.S. Yeddyurappa takes oath in front of the majestic Vidhana ... Read more...

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