Dravidian language of south India
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Kannada, previously also known as Canarese, is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by the people of Karnataka in southwestern India, with minorities in all neighbouring states. It has around 44 million native speakers, and is additionally a second or third language for around 15 million non-native speakers in Karnataka.
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Who is TA Narayana Gowda, man at the centre of pro-Kannada protest in Bengaluru?TA Narayana Gowda and 29 others were arrested in Bengaluru following a pro-Kannada protest that turned violent.
Siddaramaiah govt to take ordinance route to enforce 60% Kannada on hoardingsThe Congress government in Karnataka is planning to enforce the allocation of 60% signboard space in all business establishments to Kannada, replacing the existing 50:50 ratio. The government announced..
Ordinance soon on Kannada signboards for shops in Karnataka: CM SiddaramaiahA magistrate court in Bengaluru on Thursday sent over 53 arrested pro-Kannada activists, including Gowda, to 14 days' judicial custody till January 10.
Why is Bengaluru on the boil? Outlets face vandalism amid '60% Kannada' order, malls forced to closeKarnataka Rakshna Vedikehad set a December 27 deadline for all establishments to implement 60 per cent Kannada in signboards across the city.
‘60% Kannada’ rule for Bengaluru shops
Cauvery dispute: Kannada activists give 'Delhi chalo' call, to stage protest at Jantar MantarThe activists will travel to New Delhi by train and flights on Tuesday from the state with the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike president Narayana Gowda joining them from Bengaluru.
Cauvery river row explained: Why farmers, pro-Kannada outfits are protesting in Karnataka?Home Minister G. Parameshwara has issued a warning to the protesters not to interfere with the law and order situation or harm public property while they are protesting. Various farmers' and Kannada..
Protests over Cauvery issue spreads in KarnatakaProtests have continued in various parts of Karnataka after the Supreme Court refused to interfere with orders to release water to Tamil Nadu. Farmer organizations and pro-Kannada outfits staged..
Meet Soundarya, Karnataka's first AI-generated news presenter introduced to South India audienceThis Kannada news channel presenter is South India's first robotic anchor.
Kannada superstar Kichcha Sudeep to join BJP? Actor breaks silence ahead of Karnataka elections 2023Kannada superstar Kichcha Sudeep, who is known for his blockbuster films Dabangg 3 and Vikrant Rona, has sparked rumours of joining BJP amid Karnataka election campaigning.
Kichcha Sudeep: I will only campaign for BJP, not contest Karnataka assembly election 2023Amid speculations about him joining ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka, Kannada superstar Kichcha Sudeep on Wednesday clarified that he will only campaign for the saffron party. The..
Given 'maximum importance to Kannada': Karnataka CM Basavaraj BommaiCM Bommai complimented the KRV President Narayanagowda for selfless service to the Kannada language without caste, colour, religion, or creed differentiation.
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Karnataka hits back, vows special aid for Kannada schools in MaharashtraThe move comes close on the heels of Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde promising pension to “freedom fighters” from Belagavi and other parts in Karnataka, which are claimed by Maharashtra...
Gandhada Gudi is tribute to mother nature: PM ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday offered his best wishes for Gandhada Gudi, a docudrama highlighting Karnataka's natural abundance and featuring late Kannada star Puneeth Rajkumar, and said it is..
Why HD Kumaraswamy urged the Karnataka government not to celebrate Hindi DiwasThe leader alleged that the Hindi Diwas was being foisted on the people of Karnataka, who mainly speak Kannada.
Kannada actress dies after fat reduction operationChethana got herself admitted to Dr Shetty’s Cosmetic Centre in Rajajinagar on Monday morning. Around 6 pm, she reportedly developed complications. The hospital called up her parents who rushed her..
Hindi national language row: Kannada organisations stage protest against Ajay DevgnKarnataka Rakshana Vedike Praveen Shetty faction staged a flash protest in Mysuru Bank circle in Bengaluru and raised slogans against the actor.
Can't impose Kannada: Karnataka HCStudents coming from outside Karnataka can't be compelled to learn Kannada language, be it classical or functional, the high court on Tuesday orally observed, granting time to the state government to..
Changing Kannada names to Malayalam: Yediyurappa writes to Pinarayi Vijayan; Kerala govt denies any such move
Noted Kannada poet Siddalingaiah no moreNoted Kannada poet Siddalingaiah died on Friday due to Covid-19 related ailments, sources close to him said. Popularly known as "Dalita Kavi" (Dalit Poet), he was 67. He is survived by wife, a son and..
After displaying Kannada as 'ugliest language' in search results, Google has THIS to sayMinister for Kannada, Culture, and Forest in Karnataka, Aravind Limbavali also highlighted the controversy on Twitter, demanding an apology.
Google shows Kannada as 'ugliest' language, removes it after outrage; apologises
Kannada vs Marathi row turns violent, stalls bus services