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    Rahul ignores clamour for southern contest

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi didn't respond to an appeal made by a few state Congress leaders that he should contest from a Lok Sabha segment in Karnataka. At the Parivartan rally here on Monday, Rahul chose not to respond to the appeal made by KPCC president Dinesh Gundurao. The past few days had witnessed a clamour in the state Congress that Rahul should contest from Karnataka. His grandmother...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Girl power on show at VTU convocation

    The 18th convocation of Visvesvaraya Technological University here on Monday saw girls stealing the show with N Suchitra of Jain Institute of Technology, Davangere, leading from the front with nine gold medals. Suchitra clinched nine gold medals in BE Civil stream. Madhushri S R of Bapuji Institute of Engineering, Davangere, bagged six golds in Civil while Meghana Prakash of Vidyavardhak College of...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    8.41 lakh students to face SSLC exam from March 21

    As many as 8,41,666 students will appear for the SSLC examination in the state scheduled to be held from March 21 to April 4. A total of 10,572 students will not be able to take the exams due to shortage of attendance. The students from 14,450 schools - 5,202 government schools, 3,244 aided and 6,004 private - are attending the examination conducted by Karnataka Secondary Education Examination...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    Support to Gowda in B'lore North comes with a rider

    A day after welcoming JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda's candidature in the Bangalore North Lok Sabha seat, Congress legislators expressed their reservations saying that their support was subject to fulfilment of their demands. The Congress has conceded the Bangalore North seat to the JD(S) as part of its seat-sharing arrangement. It is widely speculated that Deve Gowda might contest from the...

    • 2 days ago
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    Cong leaders bat for B'lore Central, Bidar for Rahul

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi will be formally invited to contest from Karnataka during his rally at Kalaburagi on March 18, even as party leaders locally have discussed three seats as suitable for him, including Mysore, Bangalore Central and Bidar. The state Congress leaders have already started a campaign, rallying for Rahul to contest from Karnataka where his grandmother Indira Gandhi and...

    • 2 days ago
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    Mathe Mahadevi laid to rest with state honours

    The mortal remains of Mathe Mahadevi, head of Basava Dharma Peeth, were laid to rest at Sharanaloka Samadhi Sthal here on Saturday with state honours. Mahadeshwar Swami of Kudalasangama Peeth conducted the last rites as per Basava Jangama tradition. Many Lingayat seers including Shivamurthy Sharana of Murugha Mutt, Chitradurga; Siddarama Swami of Thontadarya Mutt, Gadag; Basavalinga Pattadevaru of...

    • 3 days ago
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    Sumalatha targets JD(S) on social media

    Sumalatha Ambareesh, wife of the late actor-turned-politician M H Ambareesh, took to social media to comment against JD(S) leaders and also thanked Congress leader N Cheluvarayaswamy for his cooperation. In her post on Facebook, she has mentioned, "Politics in the name of farmers should be stopped. It is a dishonour to the farmers". Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda,...

    • 3 days ago
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    EC reaches out to corporates, techies

    To increase voter turn out in the city, the election commission has reached out to over 100 corporates and IT firms in the city. They have interacted with most firms in Electronic City, and even those outside, such as Wipro and ITC. To top it, the human resources departments of many corporate firms are coming forward to be a part of the Voters Awareness Forum. Following this, many companies have made it...

    • 4 days ago
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    Deal with JD(S) no setback for Cong: Siddaramaiah

    The Congress will not lose ground due to its pre-poll alliance with the JD(S) for the Lok Sabha elections, Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah asserted on Wednesday, allaying fears expressed by his own party colleagues. In an interaction with DH just before both parties finalised sharing of seats for the Lok Sabha polls, Siddaramaiah said the Congress-JD(S) coalition was poised...

    • 5 days ago
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    Special classes begin in aided schools

    With the state government's ultimatum on withholding salaries in case of poor results in SSLC examinations, the teachers in private aided schools are going out of their way to ensure good results this time. Just weeks ahead of the commencement of the SSLC exams in the state, several of these schools have started conducting special classes for students to give their performance a boost. It may be...

    • 6 days ago

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