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Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah. (File | AFP)
Siddaramaiah launches personal Twitter handle

The new Twitter profile already has 2,480 followers and describes Siddaramaiah as "Kannadiga; Believer in equity & social justice; Family man; Chief Minister of Karnataka."

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Meti Sex CD case: CID questions B S Yeddyurappa's personal assistant

Santosh was summoned because he was in contact with Rajashekar Mulali, a social activist who reportedly leaked the alleged sex CD.

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Four labourers killed in brutal accident in Karnataka

According to police, rash and negligent driving by the truck driver led to the accident.

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BJP to demand resignations of D K Shivakumar and Ramesh Jarkiholi

The BJP will start an agitation to demand the resignation of Ministers D K Shivakumar and Ramesh Jarkiholi on August 18.

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Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and party leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjuna Kharge at a party rally on Wednesday
‘Modi destroyed what we built in 10 yrs in Jammu and Kashmir,’ says Rahul Gandhi

AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi blamed the BJP government for spreading hate and enmity in the Kashmir region and accused it of allowing Pakistan to brew trouble.

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Man uses rubber band to stop bedwetting, harms son's genitals

To tackle his four-and-a-half-year-old son’s bedwetting, a farmer of Periyapatna had been tying his son’s genital with a rubber band every night.

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7 JD(S) rebels to meet Sonia today

Seven  JD(S) rebel candidates will be joining the Congress party in December or early January. Announcing this after the rebels met AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi late on Wednesday, Chief Minister S

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‘Wish we had such canteens in my hometown too’

Rajesh S N, an ambulance driver from Chikkaballapur, had just dropped off a patient from Gowribidanur at Trinity Hospital in Jayanagar on Wednesday.

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The deserted Kyatanahalli village near Nanjangud, about 30km from Mysuru, all set to come alive again | Express
Forgotten village sees rebirth after over 80 years in Karnataka

More than 80 years a​go, Kyatanahalli was a tiny village near the temple town of Nanjangud, about 30km away from Mysuru.

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Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi | PTI
Gaffes galore in Rahul Gandhi's inaugural speech in Bengaluru's Indira canteen

The first gaffe was when Rahul Gandhi forgot the canteen was named after his grandmother Indira Gandhi, and referred to it as Amma canteen.

16 Aug 2017

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi inaugurated the first canteen on Kanakanapalya Main Road in Jayanagar, Bangalore. (Photo | Office of RG Twitter)
Karnataka launches 101 Indira canteens for affordable food in Bengaluru

The state government has launched 101 Indira canteens within city limits which will serve breakfast for Rs 5, and lunch and dinner for Rs 10.

16 Aug 2017

Karnataka's Chitradurga royal family in dire financial straits

Even though he has descended from the Palegar (Royal) family that ruled the Chitradurga region, now he is facing severe financial trouble. 

16 Aug 2017

‘Dead man’ killed uncle over affair: Police

The curious incident of a ‘dead man’ resurfacing in Ranebennur took a new turn on Tuesday.

16 Aug 2017

No army link, but he’s a ‘Military Man’

Despite having no connection with the defence forces, he is nicknamed as ‘Military Man’ just because of his devotion towards the security personal who laid down their lives to secure the borders of the nation.

16 Aug 2017

Khadi unit in a dilapidated state in Thagaduru village | express
No memorial for freedom fighters in Chief Minister's Varuna constituency

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah seems to have turned a blind eye to yeoman services of freedom fighters in his own backyard.

16 Aug 2017

Rahul to launch Indira Canteens

AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi will be in Bengaluru on Wednesday to inaugurate Indira Canteens in the morning and will address a public rally in the afternoon.

16 Aug 2017

BJP chief Amit Shah (File | PTI)
Amit Shah targets 4-fold jump in BJP’s social media reach

BJP national president Amit Shah proved a tough task master for the party’s Social Media Cell in the state.

16 Aug 2017

Government school students performing during the Independence Day celebrations at Manekshaw Parade Grounds in Bangalore on Tuesday | nagesh polali
Imposition of other languages unconstitutional: Karnataka Chief Minister

The primacy of state’s language is recognised by Constitution and imposition of any other language is against the spirit of  formation of states on linguistic basis.

16 Aug 2017

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah
Karnataka celebrates Independence Day

CM Siddaramaiah unfurled the tricolour, inspected a guard of honour and took the salute as the police and 40 other contingents marched by.

15 Aug 2017

‘Hidden agenda behind separate religion demand’

Social activist S R Hiremath smells a rat behind the demand by political parties for a separate religion status for Lingayats.

15 Aug 2017

Karnataka BJP leaders to woo Goa CM

The state BJP leadership is all set to woo Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar over sharing of Mahadayi waters.

15 Aug 2017