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Explained: Why Karnataka is battling torrential rain as North suffers from harsh heatwave
India

Explained: Why Karnataka is battling torrential rain as North suffers from harsh heatwave

Karnataka has been witnessing incessant downpour for the past three days, leaving many roads inundated, low-lying areas flooded and destroying houses. The IMD predicts even more rainfall for the state for the next few days and has sounded an orange alert for a few districts

Explained: The violence in Karnataka’s Hubballi over a WhatsApp status
India

Explained: The violence in Karnataka’s Hubballi over a WhatsApp status

Forty people have been taken into custody after a mob gheraoed a police station and pelted stones. Section 144 has been imposed in Hubballi

'Speculative': CBI refutes reports claiming FBI team in India to probe 'Bitcoin scam'
India

'Speculative': CBI refutes reports claiming FBI team in India to probe 'Bitcoin scam'

The statement comes after the Congress on Friday asked whether the FBI is in India to investigate an alleged 'Bitcoin scam' which the party had accused the BJP government in Karnataka of covering up last year

Karnataka High Court upholds hijab ban, says it is not essential religious practice of Islam
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Karnataka High Court upholds hijab ban, says it is not essential religious practice of Islam

The high court said that wearing Hijab is not an essential religious practice of Islam and that no compelling case was made out for invalidating the government order.

COVID-19: Karnataka government lifts weekend restrictions, night curfew to continue
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COVID-19: Karnataka government lifts weekend restrictions, night curfew to continue

The decision has been taken at a time when the state reported 47,754 new cases of coronavirus, and 29 fatalities

Bengaluru: At least one dead, several hurt after speeding Mercedes crashes, causes pile-up in Indiranagar
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Bengaluru: At least one dead, several hurt after speeding Mercedes crashes, causes pile-up in Indiranagar

The speeding car rammed into a two-wheeler from behind and in order to escape from the accident spot, continued to crash into a number of other vehicles, said the police

'Goodbye': Munawar Faruqui hints at quitting after Bengaluru Police deny permission for show
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'Goodbye': Munawar Faruqui hints at quitting after Bengaluru Police deny permission for show

Faruqui claimed that his 12 shows were called off in the last two months because of the threats to the venue and audiences

COVID-19 outbreak in Karnataka: 33 students at Bengaluru boarding school, 178 at Dharwad medical college test positive
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COVID-19 outbreak in Karnataka: 33 students at Bengaluru boarding school, 178 at Dharwad medical college test positive

As many as 33 students, aged below 18, and a staffer at a private boarding school at Dommasandra in Bengaluru’s Whitefield have tested positive for coronavirus

Bengaluru school sealed after 60 students test positive for COVID-19; one hospitalised
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Bengaluru school sealed after 60 students test positive for COVID-19; one hospitalised

The development comes only a day after 12 students tested positive for the infection in a school in Kolar district

Mysterious loud sound heard in Bengaluru; residents compare it to last year's sonic boom
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Mysterious loud sound heard in Bengaluru; residents compare it to last year's sonic boom

The silicon city had witnessed a similar incident in May 2020, after which the defence department claimed that the sound was a sonic boom that was caused by a test flight

Bengaluru violence: Narrative of 'communal tensions' misleading; turf war between BJP, Congress, SDPI behind clashes
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Bengaluru violence: Narrative of 'communal tensions' misleading; turf war between BJP, Congress, SDPI behind clashes

Three people died due to police firing in Bengaluru's Devarajeevanahalli (DJ Halli) and Kadugodanahalli (KG Halli) after violence and arson in the areas

Bengaluru violence: 3 killed in police firing after mob vandalises Congress MLA's home over social media post
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Bengaluru violence: 3 killed in police firing after mob vandalises Congress MLA's home over social media post

Bengaluru Police Commissioner has said that the accused has been arrested for posting derogatory posts and 110 people have been arrested for arson, stone-pelting, and assault on police

Karnataka bandh: Stones pelted at Tirupati-Mangaluru bus in Farangipet; Ola, auto services set to be hit in Bengaluru, public services unaffected
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Karnataka bandh: Stones pelted at Tirupati-Mangaluru bus in Farangipet; Ola, auto services set to be hit in Bengaluru, public services unaffected

Stones were pelted at a Tirupati-Mangaluru bus in Farangipet as the 12-hour Karnataka bandh call by several pro-Kannada organisations under the banner of Karnataka Sanghatanegala Okkoota began on Thursday.

National Human Rights Commission issues notice to Uttar Pradesh DGP over police action during anti-CAA protests in state
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National Human Rights Commission issues notice to Uttar Pradesh DGP over police action during anti-CAA protests in state

'Youth have been killed, the Internet has been suspended, and the police themselves are destroying public property', according to complaint submitted to NHRC

Opposition slams Centre for trying to 'fool people' over NPR; protests continue in Delhi, Assam over CAA
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Opposition slams Centre for trying to 'fool people' over NPR; protests continue in Delhi, Assam over CAA

Even as protests against the amended citizenship law continued in different parts of the country, the Union government approved a proposal to update the National Population Register

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: NPR first step for NRC, says Derek O'Brien; TMC leader accuses Centre of trying to fool people
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Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: NPR first step for NRC, says Derek O'Brien; TMC leader accuses Centre of trying to fool people

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: After the union cabinet approved Rs 3,941.35 crore for updating the NPR on Tuesday, the Trinamool Congress said that BJP is trying to 'fool and cheat' the people of the country as the population register is the 'first step towards NRC'.

Opposition steps up anti-CAA protests: 'Satyagraha' at Raj Ghat, massive rally in Chennai; demonstrations in Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam
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Opposition steps up anti-CAA protests: 'Satyagraha' at Raj Ghat, massive rally in Chennai; demonstrations in Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam

The Opposition on Monday stepped up protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act with the Congress holding a 'Satyagraha for unity' at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial, Raj Ghat in Delhi, and its ally DMK leading a massive rally in Chennai, while scattered demonstrations were held against the contentious law in several states by students and other citizens.

Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: 140 detained in Delhi after students, activists hold demonstrations in several parts of National Capital
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Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: 140 detained in Delhi after students, activists hold demonstrations in several parts of National Capital

Citizenship Amendment Act protests LIVE Updates: Around 140 people were detained on Monday as fresh protests by students and activists against the amended citizenship law erupted in several parts of the national capital, even as police stepped up vigil to maintain the law and order situation ahead of Christmas and New Year celebrations.

US ivy league students write open letter over CAA, NRC to 'condemn Hindutva ideology, Modi govt's fascist treatment of Indian Muslims'
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US ivy league students write open letter over CAA, NRC to 'condemn Hindutva ideology, Modi govt's fascist treatment of Indian Muslims'

College students in the United States have written an open letter to lawmakers demanding targeted sanctions on Indian government officials until the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens are repealed and inviting American universities and student groups to mark #HoliAgainstHindutva in March 2020.

Anti-CAA protests: 46 students detained outside Uttar Pradesh Bhawan in Delhi for protesting against police action
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Anti-CAA protests: 46 students detained outside Uttar Pradesh Bhawan in Delhi for protesting against police action

According to senior police officer, male students were taken to Mandir Marg police station while women students were dropped off at their universities