Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: Karnataka

Karnataka hijab row shows why Opposition has not been able to mount a defence against BJP

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How ex-IPS Bhaskar Rao, Chennai-born ‘Bengaluru boy’, aims to boost AAP’s Karnataka push

Bhaskar Rao joined the AAP this week after a 32-year career in IPS that saw him serve as Bengaluru Police commissioner as well as ADGP, and battle some controversy.

Urban planning key to realising rights for persons with disabilities. Learn from Karnataka

While disability rights are guaranteed by the Constitution, their realisation lies with state and municipal laws. Karnataka is a good model to start with.

‘Bhajans to counter azaan’: Sri Ram Sene takes cue from MNS, wants mosque loudspeakers banned

Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik says despite ‘multiple memorandums to district administration… this coward govt has refused to crack down on loudspeakers in mosques’.

BJP slams Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw for ‘growing divide’ in Karnataka remark, she has ‘faith in govt’

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is 1st business leader from Karnataka to speak against a campaign by Hindutva organisations that appears to target Muslim businesses in the state.

Girls need to be in school, hijab or not. Karnataka HC judgment a blow to diversity

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Day 1 of Karnataka Class 10 board exams: Govt says most adhere to hijab ban, 4 ‘walk out’

Minister B.C. Nagesh says ‘99.99%’ students take exam without head scarf. Karnataka government had made uniforms compulsory for Class 10 board exams, which began Monday.

‘Derogatory observations against Muslim women’: AIMPLB challenges Karnataka HC hijab order in SC

All India Muslim Personal Law Board attacks HC's 15th March judgment for 'closing doors' to the Muslim women who wear hijab, says court 'misdirected' itself.

Congress leader Siddaramaiah’s folk dance adds sparkle to village fest, son shares video

Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah performed the Veera Kunitha, a folk dance he formally learnt as a child, even before he started school.

BJP govt doing disservice to Hinduism by justifying ban on stalls by Muslims at Karnataka temples

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

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.