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    Shivamogga airport plan fast-tracked, cost goes up 275%

    Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Saturday ordered fast-tracking the construction of the Shivamogga airport, whose cost was revised from Rs 40 crore to Rs 150 crore at a meeting he chaired to review the project. CM Yediyurappa has been bullish on the airport project given that Shivamogga is his home district. It was decided in the meeting to exempt the project from the tender process under...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    SSLC preparatory: School heads, pvt schools lock horns

    The Karnataka State Secondary School Head Masters Association (KSSHMA) is pressuring Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa to withdraw the recent order issued by the Department of Primary and Secondary Education barring association or organisations from holding the preparatory examinations for Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) students. According to the sources, if the order is not...

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    KSRTC passes for disabled

    The KSRTC will issue the annual bus passes for the differently-abled from Dec 26, 2019, to Feb 28, 2020, at the divisional office, Bangalore Central Division, Shanthinagar. The applicants have to submit a photocopy of the pass of 2019, photo identity card book, Aadhaar or EPIC card along with two passport-size photographs and one stamp-size photograph. The cost of the pass for 2020 is fixed at Rs 660.

    • 2 days ago
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    Siddaramaiah in ICU after complaints of chest pain

    Congress leader and former CM of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah has been admitted to a hospital after he complained of chest pain, according to ANI Tweet. "Father has a heart problem," said Yatindra Siddaramaiah, son of Siddaramaiah. "Dr Ramesh looked after him from the beginning. Earlier, he had a similar angioplasty. Today, doctor said that blood circulation to his heart is not proper....

    • 2 days ago
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    NRC: Mosques in K'taka ask Muslims to keep docs ready

    Apparently in anticipation of nation-wide roll out of NRC (National Register of Citizens), mosques in Karnataka have given a call to Muslims to keep their documents up-to-date. Imams and Moulvis have been appealing to them to correct their documents if there are any anomalies in them. The Jamia Masjid in Bengaluru even opened a 'Citizen Centre' three months ago to assist people to keep their...

    • 2 days ago
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    Name change pays electoral dividend to Yediyurappa

    Coincidence or otherwise, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa's move to change the spelling of his name seems to be paying him handsome electoral dividends. All set for his fourth innings as the chief minister in July, he had reverted to the earlier English spelling of his name "Yediyurappa" from "Yeddyurappa", apparently influenced by numerology. After changing the...

    • 3 days ago
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    Lobbying intensifies for min berths in BSY cabinet

    With Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa indicating about cabinet expansion after the ruling BJP swept the December 5 bypolls that has given stability to his government, lobbying has intensified for ministerial berths, by both old guards and new entrants. A day after the BJP won 12 of the total of 15 seats in the byelections, he said on Tuesday that he would soon hold discussions with the...

    • 3 days ago
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    Karnataka bypolls: BJP's dominating victory

    The ruling BJP on Monday swept the Assembly by-polls in Karnataka winning 12 of the 15 seats to help the four-month-old Yediyurappa government retain the majority, in a morale booster for the saffron party after its recent setback in Maharashtra. here

    • 5 days ago
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    Karnataka bypolls: Voters choose triumph for defectors

    Party turncoats had a field day in the Karnataka Assembly by-elections to 15 segments as 11 of a total of 13 of them in the fray after joining the BJP emerged victorious. And now, ministerial berths also await them. Only H Vishwanath (Hunsur) and MTB Nagaraj (Hoskote) lost as the BJP's gamble to field the defectors from the Congress and the JD(S) who helped them come to power paid off. Ten...

    • 5 days ago
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    After bypoll defeat, Siddaramaiah resigns as CLP leader

    Following the lacklustre performance of the Congress in the Karnataka bypolls, Congress leader Siddaramaiah resigned as the Congress Legislature Party leader here on Monday. Speaking at a press conference, Siddaramaiah said that, as CLP leader, he had the responsibility to uphold democratic ideals. "In the interests of the party, I have resigned as Congress Legislature Party and will...

    • 6 days ago

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