While speaking to media in Bengaluru on March 04, the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Karnataka Legislative Assembly and former Karnataka chief minister, Siddaramaiah condemned suspension of Congress MLA BK Sangamesh in Karnataka Assembly. Siddaramaiah said, "It is totally illegal, undemocratic, arbitrary, dictatorial attitude."
Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on February 23 visited the incident site where a quarry blast took lives of six people. He reviewed the site and talked to the authorities regarding the incident. As many as six people lost their lives and one got injured in the Chikkaballapur quarry blast. The incident happened due to large amount of explosives. A high-level investigation is underway and action will be taken against the guilty.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has been accused of "interference", "serious lapses and authoritarian ways" by one of his own ministers, KS Eshwarappa, who has reported his boss to the Governor and the BJP leadership. Thousands of farmers, who have been protesting against the central government's three agriculture laws near Delhi borders for over four months, will march to parliament in the first half of May
The Kumbh-Mela is set to begin on Thursday. Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Uttarakhand government on Tuesday made it mandatory for people coming from a dozen states to furnish negative RT-PCR test reports not older than 72 hours on arrival. Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to key opposition leaders including Congress's Sonia Gandhi today, suggesting a big get-together for a strategy to take on the BJP after the current round of assembly polls.
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Amid the ongoing state assembly elections, BJP president JP Nadda questioned the "lockdown imposed in West Bengal" when foundation stone laying ceremony of Ram Mandir was held in Ayodhya. "Should we let it continue? Should a grand temple of Lord Ram be made in Ayodhya or not?," he asked. Nadda further urged people to give a befitting reply to TMC in the polls.
While speaking to ANI in the national capital on March 06, the General Secretary of Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, Champat Rai spoke on Ram Temple construction and donation. Rai said, "Door-to-door collection has stopped. People can donate online on the Trust's website. We are in talks to acquire land for a ground in front of the temple but nothing decided yet." "Temple to be ready in 3 years," he added.
Jharkhand Congress MLA Irfan Ansari stoked controversy by performing puja at a temple. Ansari performed puja at Deoghar's Baidyanath Dham temple, a sacred abode of Lord Shiva. BJP MP Dr Nishikant Dubey demanded arrest of Ansari after he offered prayers at temple. Dubey claimed that entry of non-Hindus is strictly not allowed at Baidyanath temple. The MP from Godda demanded that Jharkhand's JMM-led govt order arrest of Ansari. He also sought action against the deputy commissioner and SP of Deoghar. Meanwhile, Ansari accused Dubey of playing dirty politics in the name of religion. Ansari, MLA of Jamtara, had entered temple's sanctum sanctorum with his companions and performed puja. Ansari claimed that he has been coming to the temple since childhood to seek blessings.
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The ICSE board exams for Classes 10 and 12 have been postponed amid the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today briefed about the efforts being made by the government to import medical grade oxygen. Scam-accused billionaire Nirav Modi's extradition to India has been cleared by the British government. UK Home Secretary Priti Patel signed the extradition order on Thursday. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. Tamil Actor Vivekh is still in critical condition and will be observed closely for the next 48 years at the SIMS Hospital in Vadapalani.
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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday, hours after chairing an emergency meeting on the coronavirus situation in the state. He tested positive for the second time in eight months. Yediyurappa will be shifted to Manipal hospital from Ramaiah Memorial hospital in Bengaluru where he was admitted earlier today following a fever.
Karnataka government will issue new circular regarding social, political, cultural gathering, informed Health Minister K Sudhakar after meeting with state Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa. "We have already imposed night curfew. Today we will issue a new circular regarding gatherings-social, political, cultural- we will discourage all these. There should be no more than 100 people at weddings in closed spaces and not more than 200 in open spaces," said Karnataka Health Minister.
Former chief minister of Karnataka, and Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy on February 17 raised several questions on the process of Ram Mandir fund collection, he also alleged that he has been threatened to donate money. "I am not concerned about contribution of money (for Ram temple), if required I will also contribute. But who is actually giving information? Where is the transparency in collecting money? Several people are collecting money by threatening others. I am also a victim, 3 people, including a woman, came to my house. They threatened me that why am I not giving money, this is country's prime issue - why are you not giving money? Who is she? Is she authorised to come and ask me?" questioned Kumaraswamy.
Actor Akshay Kumar, who is in Uttar Pradesh for shooting of his upcoming film 'Ram Setu', met Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow on March 18. Akshay was accompanied by the cast of 'Ram Setu' which include film's director Abhishek Sharma, co-stars Jacqueline Fernandez, Nushratt Bharuccha among others. Film's muhurat shot has been planned to be filmed in Ayodhya at the Ram Janmabhoomi site where a grand temple of Lord Ram is being constructed.
While addressing a rally at Midnapore on Friday, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan targeted Trinamool Congress and created a new full form of word 'Didi' and called Mamata Banerjee a 'dictator'...