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Sonia says BJP pocketed cash

Taking an aggressive stand against the BJP government in Karnataka, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accused it of failing to properly utilise Central schemes for the poor, prompting many f

Assembly polls in Feb?


Will state Assembly polls be held in February and not in May as scheduled?

Former chief minister B.S.Yeddyurappa feels so and told reporters here on Friday that question of whether the Jagadish Shett

LK did not back me: BSY


In what could be termed a clear message to his loyalists who are seeking the postponement of the launch of new party, former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa stated that he was not dependent not on the

Ganesha gets new coat for every wish

The Gods love a splash of colours going by a unique tradition which has been prevalent in Bhankur village in Shahabad taluk for decades. People offering sweets, coconuts, clothes, cash and jewellery

Jackal devours baby as mum works in field

A fourteen-month-old baby boy was devoured by a jackal while her mother was working in a field, near here on Thursday.

Siddamma, a resident of Belur (J) village, had left her baby sleeping on a gunny

NREGS: Ramesh pulls up state

Stating that many serious irregularities have come to light in the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS) in some districts of Karnataka , Union rura

Poverty stalks girl babies

Visit the Banjara thandas of the state bordering Andhra Pradesh and you confront the stark reality of their poverty. It is here that women are driven to killing their baby girls after giving birth to

‘Congress doesn’t believe in BJP’s caste formula’

Ruling out a change in leadership in the state unit of Congress, Union labour minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Saturday ridiculed the “LKG” (Lingayat-Kuruba-Gowda) formula adopted by the ruling party in

Here it’s mothers who kill girl child!

Mothers starving their baby daughters to death? In a Lambani thanda in Chincholi taluk of Gulbarga district, there was uproar in the state, some ten years ago over hundreds of Lambani women selling t

Poll: BSY absence may hit BJP in H-K

For the first time since the BJP government came to power four years ago the party is going to polls without its star campaigner and former Chief Minister, B.S. Yeddyurappa in the Hyderabad-Karnataka

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