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Karnataka: State in southern India
Karnataka is a state in the south western 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. The capital and largest city is Bangalore.

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SC order on tainted candidates: Congress says order already torn to shreds by PM

With the Supreme Court directing parties to upload online details of pending criminal cases against candidates contesting polls, the Congress on Thursday attacked the BJP over appointing a minister in..
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Karnataka: Bandh called by Kannada outfits over job reservation for locals today; schools, colleges remain open

A bandh has been called by some Kannada outfits in Karnataka demanding reservation in jobs for Kannadiga youths in the government and the private sectors.
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BJP vote share up, improved on number of seats in Delhi polls, says Nirmala Sitharaman at Times Now Summit

Speaking at Times Now Summit 2020, when asked by the anchor of the BJP losing state after state, Sitharaman said, "We have not lost Delhi, it was with AAP already. We gave our best in every election..
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Karnataka man onboard quarantined cruise ship in Tokyo cries for help

On Friday, Japan had reported 41 confirmed cases in the vessel which is currently docked at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, Tokyo. Abhishek works as a steward in Diamond Princess ship owned..
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6.1 lakh Waqf properties across India, most in UP, West Bengal, Karnataka


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Karnataka cabinet expansion: 10 new MLA's given ministerial berth

Eleven disqualified Congress-JDS MLAs had won the December bypolls on the ruling party ticket.
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Karnataka cabinet expansion: BJP tries to quell rebellion within


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Despite SC collegium’s 3 iterations, Centre sits on appointment of HC judge

Karnataka judicial officer P K Bhat's name was first recommended by the Supreme Court collegium on August 23, 2016. But the law ministry returned it, enclosing a May 3, 2016, complaint by a woman..
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Hegde's remarks on freedom movement: Cong says slap sedition case, demands PM's apology

The Congress on Monday accused the BJP of practising politics of violence and polarisation, and called for a sedition case against Karnataka MP Anantkumar Hegde and an apology from Prime Minister..
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Dissatisfaction, intense lobbying ahead of February 6 cabinet expansion in Karnataka

A wave of dissatisfaction has hit the six-month-old BJP government against the backdrop of chief minister B S Yediyurappa's announcement to induct 13 aspirants in the second cabinet expansion on..
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Karnataka cabinet expansion on February 6: Yediyurappa

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Sunday said that the cabinet expansion would take place on February 6, with 13 MLAs taking oath of office. "The cabinet expansion will take place on February..
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Twitter heaps praises for Karnataka orange seller who won Padma Shri for giving free education to children

A day before the 71st Republic Day the government announced the list of the 21 recipients of the Padma Shri Award 2020 and one name that created curiosity was Harekala Hajabba.
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Karnataka minorities in two minds about dealing with NPR

While many Muslim community leaders and organisations have decided to totally boycott the NPR in whatever form the exercise is executed, some are waiting to see how the situation will play out and the..
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Karnataka: Cabinet rejig deferred again as no consensus within BJP

Senior party functionaries said the expansion was to take place on Monday but it’s been deferred as Yediyurappa is awaiting the green signal from party bosses in Delhi due to differences over number..
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Maharashtra, Karnataka CMs & Sharad Pawar should meet over Belgaum dispute: Sanjay Raut


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If Home Ministry can abrogate Art 370 then it can resolve this issue too: Sanjay Raut on Belgaum border dispute

Under the States Reorganisation Act, Belgaum district was incorporated in Karnataka (erstwhile Mysore) in 1956 which angered the Maratha natives.
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Maharashtra-Karnataka border row is about preserving language: Sanjay Raut


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Proposed Christ statue triggers row in Karnataka


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Drug overdose kills 1 juvenile every 10 days: NCRB report

In 2018, 875 people died of overdose, an increase of 17% compared to 745 in 2017, which had seen a marginal dip from 2016. Just five states - Rajasthan (153), Karnataka (91), Uttar Pradesh (88),..
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Gauri Lankesh murder suspect arrested in Jharkhand

The suspect, Rushikesh Devdikar (44), was arrested from Katras in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district on Thursday. He was named in an earlier chargesheet filed in the murder case. A local court in Dhanbad..
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At 744, West Bengal tops crimes by foreigners

West Bengal recorded the highest number of crimes (744) committed by foreigners in 2018 followed by Karnataka (175) and Himachal Pradesh (147), according to 2018 National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)..
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Students booked on sedition charges over 'Free Kashmir' placard at protest in Karnataka


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PM betrayed people of Karnataka in a 'big way', says Siddaramaiah

Former chief minister Siddaramaiah on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of betraying Karnataka in a "big way" by not announcing any flood relief for the state during his visit. He recalled..
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Protest against Pak's atrocities on minorities, PM Modi tells anti-CAA protesters

PM Narendra Modi on Thursday at an event in Karnataka slammed the Congress and its allies opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act, saying they are against giving relief to those who have been brutalised..
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Karnataka: Prime Minister Modi arrives in Bengaluru

On his arrival, Prime Minister Modi was received by Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa and others. Prime Minister Modi will take part in various programmes in the state, including a visit to Sree..
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PM Modi arrives in Karnataka on two-day visit

Chief minister B S Yediyurappa, union ministers D V Sadananda Gowda and Pralhad Joshi and state revenue minister R Ashoka were present to welcome Modi. Yediyurappa greeted the Prime Minister by..
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Congress hits out at Modi for 'neglecting' Karnataka

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "neglecting" Karnataka ahead of his visit on Thursday, the state Congress questioned why he did not give adequate relief and pay a visit to the state, when most..
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PM Modi on two-day visit to Karnataka from today

PM will start his trip with a visit to Sree Siddaganga Mutt in Tumkur.
DNA - Published

Karnataka groups crowdfund Rs 2 crore for victims’ families

Two weeks after violent protests against CAA left two protesters dead in Mangaluru, various organisations and individuals have contributed over Rs 2 crore to help their families and those who were..
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Harvest festival gift: PM to give Rs 12,000 crore to 6 crore farmers today

Giving much-needed push to the Centre's ongoing 'income support scheme' (PM-Kisan), Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday disburse Rs 12,000 crore to 6 crore farmers through e-transfer at an..
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PM Modi to distribute Krishi Karman awards on Jan 2

PM Modi will distribute Krishi Karman Awards and Commendation Awards to states at a public meeting in Tumkur, Karnataka on Thursday. PM will hand over Certificates to beneficiaries under PM Kisan from..
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PM Modi to inaugurate 5 DRDO Young Scientists' Labs in Karnataka


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From P Chidambaram to Pilatus, a busy year for ED

It was a hyperactive year for Enforcement Directorate in 2019 when the agency had in its custody some of the most high profile persons like former finance minister P Chidambaram, former Karnataka..
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Tight security in place for PM's two-day visit to Karnataka


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Centre asks Karnataka govt to initiate process to get Nithyananda extradited


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Seer of Udupi Pejavara Mutt, Vishwesha Theertha Swami, passes away at 88; PM Modi, Karnataka CM express condolences

The health condition of the saint was very critical, and it further deteriorated on Saturday.
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Karnataka circular to keep tabs on Kerala students stirs row


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CAA protests: Karnataka may follow UP, make rioters pay for damage


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Peaceful protests to continue till CAA is revoked: Mamata Banerjee

Speaking at a protest rally in the city, the Trinamool Congress supremo accused the BJP of not keeping its promises and referred to Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa's remark about putting on..
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Kerala link in Mangaluru violence: Karnataka


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Foreigners' Detention Centre meant for illegal immigrants: Karnataka Deputy CM Karjol


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Karnataka detention centre ready but police yet to get list of illegals


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Karnataka opens its 1st detention centre for illegal immigrants


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Siddaramaiah demands judicial probe into Mangaluru violence

Rejecting CID inquiry into the December 19 police firing that claimed two lives during anti- CAA protests, former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Monday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting..
IndiaTimes - Published

Undeclared emergency in country, don't know if democracy exists: Siddaramaiah

A day after Section 144 was imposed in parts of Karnataka in view of protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said he doesn't know if..
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Internet suspended for 45 hrs in major cities of UP; services impacted in few areas of West Bengal

In an unprecedented clampdown, internet services were suspended across major cities in Uttar Pradesh and a few sensitive ones in West Bengal and Karnataka as central and state governments doubled down..
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'Absolutely undemocratic': Ramachandra Guha on detention over anti-CAA protests

Karnataka police on Thursday detained scores of people, including writer and historian Ramachandra Guha, protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Guha called police action "absolutely..
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Anti-CAA Protests: Two killed in Karnataka's Mangaluru, mobile internet suspended for 48 hours

A nationwide protest was called on Thursday against Citizenship Amendment Act.
DNA - Published

Anti-CAA protests rage across cities; Violence in UP, Karnataka: Top developments and reactions

Simultaneous protests raged against the Citizenship Amendment Act in multiple cities on Thursday with students, activists and others defying prohibitory orders to voice their dissent. Violence was..
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CAA: Protests escalate in south, violence in Karnataka


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