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The 108-feet Nadaprabhu Kempegowda statue inaugurated by PM Modi: Why the Bengaluru founder matters even today
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The 108-feet Nadaprabhu Kempegowda statue inaugurated by PM Modi: Why the Bengaluru founder matters even today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 108-ft-tall statue dedicated to Nadaprabhu Hiriya Kempegowda, a 16th century chieftain of the Vijayanagara empire. He is credited to be the founder of Bengaluru and is considered very important to the Vokkaliga community in Karnataka

Karnataka Assembly adjourned till Monday as Congress escalates demand for Eshwarappa's removal
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Karnataka Assembly adjourned till Monday as Congress escalates demand for Eshwarappa's removal

CM Basavaraj Bommai criticised the behaviour of the Congress saying that Karnataka Assembly has never ever seen in its history such a demonstration for 'trivial reasons'

Karnataka Assembly: Bedlam as minister, Congress chief get into heated exchanges
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Karnataka Assembly: Bedlam as minister, Congress chief get into heated exchanges

State Congress president DK Shivkumar, claiming that Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj KS Eshwarappa said this (House) is not your (Shivakumar) father's property tried to charge towards him in a fit of anger

Now Shiv Sena's Gulabrao Patil compares roads in his constituency to Hema Malini's cheeks: A look at other politicos' most sexist statements
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Now Shiv Sena's Gulabrao Patil compares roads in his constituency to Hema Malini's cheeks: A look at other politicos' most sexist statements

The former Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar apologised after he made his'if rape is inevitable, enjoy it' statement during a discussion on farm laws in the Karnataka Assembly

Karnataka Congress MLA KR Ramesh Kumar’s ‘enjoy rape’ comment is not his first: A look at his controversial statements
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Karnataka Congress MLA KR Ramesh Kumar’s ‘enjoy rape’ comment is not his first: A look at his controversial statements

The former Karnataka speaker apologised after he made the reprehensible remark, which sparked outrage and furore

Karnataka Assembly passes three bills related to GST, town planning and online gambling
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Karnataka Assembly passes three bills related to GST, town planning and online gambling

The Karnataka Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) bill, according to the state Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister J C Madhuswamy, was in tune with the changes brought by the Central government to the Central GST law

BS Yediyurappa says Karnataka govt will promulgate ordinance on controversial 'anti-cattle slaughter' bill
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BS Yediyurappa says Karnataka govt will promulgate ordinance on controversial 'anti-cattle slaughter' bill

Though the Bill was passed by the state Assembly on Wednesday, it couldn't be table in the State Legislative Council as the upper house was adjourned sine die on Thursday

Karnataka Assembly clears controversial anti-cow slaughter bill amid uproar, Congress stages walkout
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Karnataka Assembly clears controversial anti-cow slaughter bill amid uproar, Congress stages walkout

Besides cows and calves, the bill also protects buffaloes and their calves less than the age of 12. The bill also contains a provision to set up special courts for speedy trials of the accused

Karnataka Assembly session to begin today: Govt likely to introduce bills against cow slaughter, 'love jihad'
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Karnataka Assembly session to begin today: Govt likely to introduce bills against cow slaughter, 'love jihad'

The upcoming session is set to be stormy as the Congress has announced it will resist any move against inter-faith marriages, while the BJP will try to corner it by raising the recent attacks on Bajrang Dal activists in Shivamogga

Protests against farm laws intensify in Punjab, Karnataka; tractor set on fire in Delhi, Amarinder Singh stages sit-in agitation
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Protests against farm laws intensify in Punjab, Karnataka; tractor set on fire in Delhi, Amarinder Singh stages sit-in agitation

Farmers’ organisations continued protests even as President Ram Nath Kovind gave assent to all the three contentious farm bills passed by the Parliament on 20 September

Congress will raise Bengaluru violence issue in upcoming Karnataka Assembly session, says Siddaramaiah
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Congress will raise Bengaluru violence issue in upcoming Karnataka Assembly session, says Siddaramaiah

The Leader of Opposition added that the culprits should be punished no matter how influential they are; the Monsoon Session of the Karnataka Assembly be held from 21 to 30 September

HD Kumaraswamy demands formation of House Committee to probe violence during anti-CAA protest in Mangaluru
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HD Kumaraswamy demands formation of House Committee to probe violence during anti-CAA protest in Mangaluru

Demanding the setting up of a House Committee to probe the Mangaluru violence, former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday released multiple videos of the clashes that broke out during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest that claimed two lives on 19 December.

SC verdict on rebel Karnataka MLAs: Stricter model of disqualification will have 'chilling effect' on legitimate dissent, says apex court
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SC verdict on rebel Karnataka MLAs: Stricter model of disqualification will have 'chilling effect' on legitimate dissent, says apex court

In the Karnataka judgment, the SC said that having a 'stricter model' of disqualification for lawmakers who defy the party line will have a chilling effect on legitimate dissent and it cannot be accepted, the Supreme Court said Wednesday.

Congress appoints Siddaramaiah as Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly; ex-CM thanks Sonia Gandhi for opportunity
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Congress appoints Siddaramaiah as Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly; ex-CM thanks Sonia Gandhi for opportunity

The Congress on Wednesday appointed former chief minister Siddaramaiah as Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly and ex-minister S R Patil in Legislative Council

Karnataka Assembly proceedings to be covered only by Doordarshan; Opposition describes move as 'shameful act'
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Karnataka Assembly proceedings to be covered only by Doordarshan; Opposition describes move as 'shameful act'

The Karnataka Assembly proceedings will now be shown through the lens of Doordarshan and not private news channels

Winter Session of Karnataka Assembly gets underway today; Opposition expected to corner govt on failure to handle flood relief
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Winter Session of Karnataka Assembly gets underway today; Opposition expected to corner govt on failure to handle flood relief

The winter session of the Karnataka legislature that will begin on Thursday is expected to be stormy, with the opposition Congress and JD(S) likely to corner the BJP government on a host of issues, including flood relief

Daily Bulletin: Shiv Sena chief to deliver traditional Dussehra address; Rajnath Singh to receive India's first Rafale jet; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Shiv Sena chief to deliver traditional Dussehra address; Rajnath Singh to receive India's first Rafale jet; day's top stories

RSS' traditional Dussehra event in Nagpur, PM likely to attend event in Delhi's Dwarka; Congress struggles with dissent in Karnataka unit amid contesting claims on post of LoP; day's top stories

Disqualification case of 17 Karnataka MLAs: Mukul Rohatgi tells SC bench to defer bypolls or stay ex-Speaker KR Ramesh's order
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Disqualification case of 17 Karnataka MLAs: Mukul Rohatgi tells SC bench to defer bypolls or stay ex-Speaker KR Ramesh's order

The 17 Karnataka MLAs, who were disqualified from the state Assembly earlier this year, on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to make Election Commission a party to their case

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear plea of disqualified Karnataka MLAs; Calcutta High Court likely to hear ex-top cop Rajeev Kumar's anticipatory bail plea; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: SC to hear plea of disqualified Karnataka MLAs; Calcutta High Court likely to hear ex-top cop Rajeev Kumar's anticipatory bail plea; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Supreme Court to hear plea of disqualified Karnataka MLAs seeking to contest bypolls today; Donald Trump impeached: Speaker Nancy Pelosi launches formal inquiry even as US president denies claims; and more

Supreme Court to hear plea of 17 disqualified Karnataka MLAs seeking to contest bypolls today
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Supreme Court to hear plea of 17 disqualified Karnataka MLAs seeking to contest bypolls today

A three-judge bench, headed by justice NV Ramana, said it would hear on 25 September the plea in which the MLAs, who were disqualified in July by then Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar, have sought interim relief to contest the by-elections.