Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: Karnataka

Gowdas, JD(S) lie in shavasana as Modi reaches Mysuru to perform yoga

The decline of JD(S) in Karnataka is a mouth-watering chance for Congress and BJP as the state goes to the polls in mid-2023. But the Gowdas don't care much.

Effigy of suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma hanged in Karnataka’s Belagavi

The police have registered a case against unknown miscreants for spreading enmity between communities and disturbing peace in the society.

‘Many Holocaust films, none on India’s Islamic invasion’: Why Tejasvi Surya’s words sparked row

The BJP MP’s remarks, made at an event in Australia last week, have invited sharp criticism from Muslim groups, academics & human rights activists.

Bhagat Singh, Hedgewar, Lankesh — how Kannada school texts have become ‘ideology battleground’

With many accusing Karnataka of making Kannada textbooks 'less progressive', textbook review panel chair defends changes, cites 'complaints about syllabus favouring a certain ideology'.

With bike rally, Tibetans mark 27 yrs since spiritual leader Gedhun Choekyi Nyima’s kidnapping

The second most important spiritual leader for Tibetan Buddhists, the Panchen Lama identifies the Dalai Lama's reincarnation or successor.

21-year-old Kannada actor dies after plastic surgery, Bengaluru clinic accused of negligence

Kannada TV actor Chethana Raj allegedly suffered complications from a 'fat-free' plastic surgery at Dr Shetty’s Cosmetic Centre in Bengaluru on 16 May.

Karnataka Congress is unearthing scams, checking BJP. The problem? Its own leaders

Many in Congress are now wondering if DK Shivakumar is a baggage or a star. The party's internal fissures can be its final undoing.

Kejriwal taps into ‘40% commission’ charge on Bommai govt as he steers AAP push in Karnataka

Prominent farmer leader Kodihalli Chandrashekar joined the AAP in the presence of Arvind Kejriwal during a rally in Karnataka's Basavanagudi Thursday.

Quran at temple festival, dargah halt for fair — religious rows can’t stop Karnataka rituals

Upholding of centuries-old syncretic rituals in Karnataka comes at a time when Hindutva groups have been making issues out of hijab ban protests & Muslim businesses at temple fairs.

Congress membership drive strongest in Telangana, Karnataka; lacklustre in poll-bound Gujarat

The two states account for 23 per cent of the new Congress recruits, The Print has learnt. But here's why the party shouldn't gloat just yet.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.