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  • 4,320 rescued in Kodagu, relief ops in final stage

    Kodagu : About 4,320 marooned people have been rescued till Monday morning in flood-hit Kodagu district in Karnataka as the rescue work entered its final stage in search of nearly 50 persons reportedly missing or stranded, an official said.

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    Karnataka Rains: CM Kumaraswamy to review relief operations in rain-hit Kodagu

    Bengaluru (Karnataka): In the wake of heavy rainfall in the state, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will on Saturday visit Kodagu to review relief operations in the district. He will also chair a high-level meeting regarding the same at around 10.30 a.m. today in Krishna, his home office before leaving for Kodagu district. He will pay a visit to rain-affected areas in Nanjangood and Kabini on August 19.

  • Rs 8.7 lakh for Naidu’s stay: AP smells a scam

    Bengaluru : A fuming Andhra Pradesh has bluntly told Karnataka that their Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu did not spend Rs 8.7 lakh for a less than 24 hours stay when he had come to Bengaluru for the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy.

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    Formalin scare: Goa lifts ban on fish imports; keeps strict vigil on border

    Panaji: The Goa government has lifted the ban on the import of fish from other states, and is keeping a strict vigil on border check posts to ensure consignments entering its territory are free of toxic chemicals. The fish import ban was imposed in Goa last month in the wake of formalin scare and it was lifted last night.

  • Separate north Karnataka will not happen during my, my son’s lifetime: H D Deve Gowda

    New Delhi: Opposing any move to divide Karnataka, former prime minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda today appealed to the people of north Karnataka not to get provoked by the BJP, and said the demand for a separate statehood for the region will not be met during his or his son and Chief Minister H D Kumarswamy’s lifetime.

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    Opposition failure: No counter narrative yet

    After gaining some traction in Gujarat and Karnataka in the last eight months the Congress appears to be losing steam again. It has not been successful in pinning down the Modi government on the demonetisation fiasco, hasty implementation of GST, price rise, rising joblessness, farm distress, turbulent Kashmir, worsening law and order, lynching and other hate crimes. The Opposition tasted limited electoral success in the recent by-elections mainly because of the upswing

  • Shocking video emerges of Hyderabad techie being dragged with rope before being killed

    In a horrific incident, a video of has emerged in the lynching incident of Hyderabad-based techie Mohammed Azam Usmansab. The video shows the mob dragging an injured and bloodied Azam with ropes tied on hands. Policemen also seen trying to handle the mob with pleading hands but to no one’s success. The mob consists of at least 50 or more people, including women.

  • Karnataka Congress asks party spokespersons to defend CM Kumaraswamy

    Bengaluru: The Congress in Karnataka today asked its spokespersons to defend its alliance partner and Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, saying he is “an emotional person” — a reference to his recent teary outburst on coalition compulsions.

  • Arun Jaitley targets Congress over Karnataka CM H. D. Kumaraswamy breaking down

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday targeted the Congress over Karnataka Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy breaking down at a public event, saying the party believed that “only members of one family can rule India” and that others should be pushed to weeping publicly.

  • Karnataka techie who worked at Google lynched to death: 10 facts we know so far

    Five men were targeted by a rumour driven crowd in Karnataka’s Bidar on Friday, the crowd killed one of the men and injured 2 very badly they also fought police when they entered the crime scene, says the First Information Report filed in the case. All the men were from Hyderabad, they were out on picnic in the countryside, where they were seen offering chocolates to local children, and this made the

  • Karnataka: Family of techie lynched by mob questions, “how can anybody suspect Azam to be a kidnapper of children?”

    The family members of the 32-year-old man who was lynched in Karnataka’s Bidar has demanded a proper investigation in the matter. Mohammad Azam was a software engineer working for Google. “He (Azam) was a software engineer working with Google. He looked so sophisticated and polished in his behaviour. How can anybody suspect him to be a kidnapper of children? Definitely it would not have been the reason,” said Azam’s brother, Mohammad Akram to

  • Karnataka: Google techie beaten to death by mob on child-lifting suspicion

    BIDAR: A long drive on his weekly day off along with a relative and friends proved to be deadly for Mohammad Azam, a software engineer working with Google, who was beaten to death by a mob in Karnataka’s Bidar district on Friday on suspicion of being a child lifter.