Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Karnataka

Bommai’s meeting with Shah raises hope of cabinet expansion in K’taka

Hopes of cabinet aspirants in Karnataka soared high after Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the national capital on Wednesday.Sources in the BJP stated that the meeting was held to finalise the list of...

K’taka govt warns of action against violations of loudspeaker rule

With the Karnataka government issuing a circular regarding use of loudspeakers following the azaan and Hanuman Chalisa row, state Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Wednesday said its implementation will be strictly monitored and action will be taken as per...

Cong leader seeks judicial probe into 19 lakh ‘missing’ EVMs

Senior Karnataka Congress leader and MLA H.K. Patil called on Legislative Assembly Speaker Vishveshwara Hegde Kageri on Sunday and sought a probe into the issue of 19 lakh “missing” Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).A delegation led by Patil submitted a...

Hijab row: PU exam starts amid tight security in Karnataka

The second-year pre-university examinations started in Karnataka on Friday amid tight security and in the shadow of the hijab row.Over 6.84 lakh students will write the exam at 1,076 centres across the state. The exams will go on till...

Karnataka contractor’s death: suicide note blames Minister

Cong hurls ‘40 per cent Sarkar’ barb, govt promises transparent probe The death of a contractor who levelled corruption charges against a Karnataka Minister erupted into a major political row on Tuesday with the opposition Congress calling for the resignation...

Muslim-owned stalls attacked in Karnataka

A group of Hindu supremacists vandalised stalls owned by Muslims near a temple in Karnataka’s Dharwad district on Saturday, the Deccan Herald reported.The incident took place outside the Nuggikeri Anjaneya temple on the outskirts of Dharwad city. Ten of...

Denial to non-Hindu traders on temple premises spreads in Karnataka

The issue regarding denial of permission for non-Hindu traders and vendors to carry out business during annual temple fairs and religious events Karnataka has now spread to different parts of the state, after it originated from Udupi.Initially, banners were...

6 held for Bajrang Dal activist’s murder in Karnataka

Six people have been arrested in connection with Bajrang Dal activist Harsha murder case here while some are at large, a senior police officer said on Tuesday, as stray incidents of arson and violence were reported in the city...

Wearing hijab not essential religious practice: K’taka

The Karnataka government on Monday told the High Court that the petitioners in the Hijab case were not only seeking permission to wear the headscarf but also wanted a declaration that it becomes part of a religious sanction to...

Tata Technologies to hire additional 1,000 people in FY23

Tata Technologies, a global engineering and product development digital services firm, will hire at least 1,000 more people in FY2023 than its planned recruitment of over 3,000 innovators over a 12-month period to fulfil the requirements of customers as...