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Centre assures action to help Hettur farmers

The Centre has assured time-bound action to release Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) funds for relocation of farmers affected by elephant raids in eight villag

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School students run after the bee attack, in Belagavi on Friday
Minister stung by bees at park inauguration

Honey bees attack ruined the inaugural function of the mega Biodiversity Park. The bees left Forest, Ecology and Environment Department Minister B Ramanath Rai and others injured.

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A file photo of people gathered in front of the gymnasium owned by Yogish Gouda in Dharwad after the murder news spread.
Slain BJP leader’s brother alleges minister tried to goad him into a compromise

The murder case of BJP leader Yogish Gouda Goudar has taken a new twist with a video clip surfacing.

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A procession of seers during the Dharma Samsad in Udupi on Friday
Problems of Hinduism require realistic approach: Seer

Raising contentious issues of cow vigilantism and moral policing, Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji of Suttur Mutt in Mysuru said multiplicity of problems faced by Hinduism requires a realistic appr

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Folk artistes perform in the procession taken out as part of the 83rd Akhila Bharatha Kannada Sahitya Sammelana in Mysuru on Friday | S Udayashankar
Mammoth procession marks beginning of literary meet

The 83rd Akhila Bharatha Kannada Sahitya Sammelana got off to a colourful start with the mammoth procession similar to the Jamboo Savari here on Friday.

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Schools violating norms for affiliation to face action

Schools which have been operating by claiming CBSE affiliation, but in reality just have No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the state government, will face a tough time from the next academic year.

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Minister’s ‘threat’ in audio clip rocks Assembly

The concluding day of the winter session of the Legislative Assembly on Friday saw uproar in the House with BJP members staging dharna against Mines and Geology Minister Vinay Kulkarni and seeking his

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat delivers the keynote address at the Dharma Samsad in Udupi on Friday | rajesh shetty ballalbagh
Only Ram temple, nothing else at Ayodhya: Bhagwat

In his keynote address at the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP)’s three-day Dharma Samsad which began here on Friday, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat made a strong pitch for building the Ram temple at the disputed

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Love jihad: SC to hear plea of woman whose daughter fled to Afghanistan

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the plea of the mother of a girl who allegedly got radicalised in Kerala, married a Muslim and then fled to Afghanistan to join the ISIS when she was seven m

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Karnataka minister Vinay Kulkarni denies role in BJP leader Yogish Gouda Goudar's murder

On Friday, an audio clip in which minister Vinay Kulkarni allegedly threatening an advocate for supporting Mallamma, wife of Yogish Gouda, in court cases. was released to media houses.

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Veteran editor Rajashekar Koti dead

Veteran journalist and editor of Kannada daily Andolana, Rajashekar Koti, passed away following a massive cardiac arrest at a hospital in Bengaluru on Thursday. He was 71.

24 Nov 2017

VHP leader Praveen Togadia and Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji of Pejawar Mutt in Udupi on Thursday | EXPRESS
Dharma Samsad will take forward Indian culture: Togadia

Building a nation where there will be no untouchability, protection of cattle resources, a nationwide legislation banning cow slaughter, building of Ram Mandir at Ram Janmabhoomi and freeing Hindu tem

24 Nov 2017

German Ambassador to India Dr Martin Ney and his wife Med Gabriele Ney during the colloquium held in Bengaluru on Thursday | Jithendra M
15,500 Indians studying in Germany, says ambassador

Indian students planning to study abroad are increasingly preferring Germany as their destination, with the total number of Indian students doubling in the past 4 years, German ambassador to India Mar

24 Nov 2017

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Karnataka: Woman found alive at funeral, dies later

A pregnant woman from Devargudda village was declared brought dead by Ranebennur Government Maternity Hospital doctor on Wednesday.

24 Nov 2017

No relief for accused in PUC question paper leak case

The Principal City Civil and Sessions Court has declined to interfere in the criminal proceedings initiated by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) against the accused involved in the PUC quest

24 Nov 2017

Police arrest woman who posed as doctor

A woman who was pretending to be a doctor, was nabbed by Medical Superintendent of Basaveshwara Hospital Dr M R Pujar on Thursday morning.

24 Nov 2017

A man relaxes at Maharaja’s College Ground in Mysuru on Thursday | S Udayashankar
Mysuru decks up for lit fest

Over 1 lakh likely to attend meet; life-size cutouts of Jnanpith awardees put up throughout city

24 Nov 2017

Visitors check out the exhibits at the summit in Bengaluru on Thursday
Invest Karnataka kicks off

While the state has been able to attract the largest volume of investments across the country, the biggest challenge before Karnataka today is creation of jobs, Minister for Large and Medium Industrie

24 Nov 2017

Metro frequency will be increased, says George

The number of Namma Metro coaches will be doubled soon and BMRCL is also thinking of increasing the frequency of trains from the existing six minutes to three minutes, Bengaluru Development Minister K J George said.

24 Nov 2017

Article 371(J) brought sea change in H-K region: CM

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday said special status to Hyderabad-Karnataka region under Article 371(J) of the Constitution has brought sea changes in the region by enabling emergence of more d

24 Nov 2017

Special session plea amid empty seats irks Speaker KB Koliwad

Amidst rows of empty seats in the Assembly, reflecting the scant regard for the annual session in north Karnataka, members from BJP and Congress.

24 Nov 2017