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Karnataka: State in southern India
Karnataka is a state in the southwestern region of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, with the passage of the States Reorganisation Act. Originally known as the State of Mysore, it was renamed Karnataka in 1973. The state corresponds to the Carnatic region. Its capital and largest city is Bangalore.

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Karnataka Minister Umesh Katti dies at 61 due to cardiac arrest | CM Bommai | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Karnataka Minister Umesh Katti dies at 61 due to cardiac arrest | CM Bommai | Oneindia News*News

Last evening, an eight-time MLA from Karnataka's Hukkeri assembly constituency and Minister of Forests, Umesh Katti, breathed his last. #UmeshKatti #BasavarajBommai #Karnataka

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Karnataka reels under floods as monsoon brings heavy rainfall in southern states| Oneindia News*News [Video]

Karnataka reels under floods as monsoon brings heavy rainfall in southern states| Oneindia News*News

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and lightning in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh on September 8 and 9. Meanwhile, Kerala, Lakshadweep,..

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Sadhguru turns 64: Little known facts about the Indian yoga guru | Sadhguru quotes | Oneindia News [Video]

Sadhguru turns 64: Little known facts about the Indian yoga guru | Sadhguru quotes | Oneindia News

Jagadish ‘Jaggi’ Vasudev aka Sadhguru is an Indian yoga guru. Sadhguru was born on September 1957 in Mysore, Karnataka. Today, is his 64th birthday. Know all about him. #Sadhguru..

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PM Modi unveils Indian Navy’s new ensign after commissioning INS Vikrant | Oneindia News*News [Video]

PM Modi unveils Indian Navy’s new ensign after commissioning INS Vikrant | Oneindia News*News

INS Vikrant, the first India-made aircraft carrier, commissioned by PM Modi; Rape-accused Karnataka seer gets 4-day custody, went to court in wheelchair; Delhi airport chaos, hundreds stranded as..

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Karnataka: Lingayat seer, Shivamurthy Sharanaru arrested for allegedly Raping minors |Oneindia *News [Video]

Karnataka: Lingayat seer, Shivamurthy Sharanaru arrested for allegedly Raping minors |Oneindia *News

Seer of the Lingayat community in Karnataka was arrested after two minor girls accused him of Raping them. #Karnataka #LingayatSeer #Shivamurthy

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At least 13,000 schools accuse Karnataka government of corruption, write to PM | Oneindia News*News [Video]

At least 13,000 schools accuse Karnataka government of corruption, write to PM | Oneindia News*News

Two associations representing at least 13,000 schools in Karnataka have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing the Basavaraj Bommai-led BJP government of corruption. #Karnataka..

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Karnataka: Tipu Sultan's poster vandalised, Congress demands strict action | Oneindia news *News [Video]

Karnataka: Tipu Sultan's poster vandalised, Congress demands strict action | Oneindia news *News

Tipu Sultan's posters were vandalised in Bengaluru ahead of the 75th year of Independence. The posters which were put up by the Karnataka Congress at the Hudson Circle were vandalised by some unknown..

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Wedding of the dead | Pretha Kalyanam | What is Pretha Kalyanam| Oneindia News *News [Video]

Wedding of the dead | Pretha Kalyanam | What is Pretha Kalyanam| Oneindia News *News

The ritual of Pretha Kalyanam or the marriage of the dead is practiced in certain parts of Karnataka and Kerala. In this ritual, the children below the age of 18 who passed away are married off so that..

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Praveen Nettaru's murder: 2 arrested in the murder of BJP Yuva Morcha leader | Oneindia news *News [Video]

Praveen Nettaru's murder: 2 arrested in the murder of BJP Yuva Morcha leader | Oneindia news *News

Two men were arrested on Thursday in connection with the murder of BJP youth wing leader Praveen Nettaru at Bellare in Karnataka's Dakshin Kannada. The murder which took place on July 26th triggered..

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On March 15, the high court had dismissed petitions filed by a section of Muslim students from the Government Pre-University Girls College in Udupi seeking permission to wear hijab inside the..
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'Baseless claims, sensationalism': PFI slams NIA for 'largest ever' search operation on its offices, leaders

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Hijab, like Eid cow slaughter, not an Article 25 right: Karnataka in SC

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Anti-conversion bill passed in Karnataka assembly

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India reports 4,510 Covid-19 cases and 33 deaths in the last 24 hours

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'Quran is religious book, Bhagavad Gita is not', says Karnataka Education Minister BC Nagesh

BC Nagesh said that the Basavaraj Bommai-led Karnataka government is planning to introduce Bhagavad Gita as a moral lecture in schools.
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Hijab row: Karnataka order on uniform 'religion neutral', says government

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Karnataka: Two suspected ISIS terrorists held by police in Shivamogga, one escaped

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Jacqueline Fernandez, Nora Fatehi, Pinki Irani and more: How and why conman Sukesh used lavish gifts to 'lure' actresses

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Hijab ban row: Petitioners allege 'pattern' to marginalise minority community

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Karnataka: Man shoots dog with air gun for barking at him

Karnataka: Police said that the accused had chased the dog for quite a distance before shooting it.
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Contracts case: FIR registered against Karnataka ex-CM BSY, son


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Concerns over Karnataka government's Rs 1,500 crore land deal in Bengaluru, complaint filed before PMO

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Karnataka man gets India's first full-arm transplant at Kerala hospital

Patients who had both of their hands severed due to electric shock had successful bilateral hand transplants using limbs taken from donors.
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Karnataka government to launch 15-day health campaign on PM Modi's birthday

Health Minister Dr. K Sudhakar said, initiative is aimed at catering to and creating awareness among people of state starting from kids to elderly.
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Excise policy case: ED raids 40 locations in Andhra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Delhi-NCR

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9 months on, Karnataka upper House approves anti-conversion bill

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‘One can ban miniskirt, not hijab on grounds of morality’

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'We are not interpreters of the Quran': Supreme Court on Karnataka's hijab row

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Bengaluru: Apartments built illegally will be demolished like Noida, says Karnataka minister

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Karnataka: Government announces quota in police constable recruitment for 'male third gender', first time in India

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