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Religious Conversions Create Conflicts In Society: RSS' Indresh Kumar

Dec 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Religious conversions create conflicts in society and pose a threat to the country's unity and integrity, senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar has said, favoring the Karnataka government's proposal to bring a law against forced conversions in the state.

Karnataka: Rights Group Accuses Police Of Complicity In Growing ‘Hate Crimes’ Against Christians

Dec 15, 2021 Ashutosh Sharma

The People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) questions the rationale behind the Karnataka government’s proposal for tabling the anti-conversion bill in the ongoing winter session.


Voting Underway For 25 MLC Seats In Karnataka

The electorate for this election comprises elected members of urban and rural local bodies, and unlike legislative assembly or Lok Sabha polls, council contests are decided by preferential votes.

Nashik Literary Meet Concludes; Pawar Urges People To Take Marathi Literature To Next Generation

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Marathi language is the pride of Marathi people. Litterateurs should make efforts to get Marathi its glory and politicians should provide necessary co-operation," Pawar said.


CM Bommai Urges Centre To Abstain From Implementing Cauvery-Vaigai-Gundar Project Before Karnataka's Mekedatu Is Cleared

The Supreme Court had on November 16 issued notices to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry seeking replies in six weeks in connection with the proposed Cauvery-Vaigai-Gundar link project.

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02 December, 2021

K’taka CM Discusses Omicron Variant With Mandaviya; Calls For Booster Dose To Health Workers

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Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraja S Bommai on Thursday called on Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and discussed about the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron', on the day it was announced that two cases of the variant have been detected in the southern state.


01 December, 2021

Karnataka Chief Minister To Discuss Administration Of Booster Dose Of COVID Vaccine With Union Health Minister

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Speaking to reporters, he said he will get to know from the Union Minister the scientific developments on administering the booster dose and the Centre's take or recommendation in this connection.


30 November, 2021

Mandatory RT-PCR Test For Int'l Travellers Arriving In Karnataka

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Amid growing concerns over Omicron, the new variant of coronavirus, the Karnataka government on Tuesday said international travellers arriving in the state will have to mandatorily undergo RT-PCR test and be in seven days home quarantine.


29 November, 2021

Bullock Cart Race: Supreme Court To Hear Tamil Nadu & Karnataka on Maharashtra’s Application

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“For the nature of the issue involved, it may be appropriate to hear the parties appearing in proceedings pending in this court pertaining to the state of Tamil Nadu and state of Karnataka in particular,” the bench said.


29 November, 2021

Union Tourism Ministry Reveals That National Policy on Tourism Will Be Finalised Soon

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The Indian Tourism Mart which aims to showcase Northeast region as a tourist hotspot as well as boost its tourism potential as a part of government's 'look east policy,' is a way for the centre to perceive the potential of the sector.


27 November, 2021

India Meteorological Department Reveals That 100% More Rains In Southern States In November

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In IMD parlance, departure means an increase or decrease (here increase) from the average mean temperature/rainfall of the given time period based on 30 years' records.


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27 November, 2021

Karnataka CM Bommai Hints Action Over Covid-19 Spike

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Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has hinted at putting in place precautionary measures amid threat of new Covid-19 variant ‘Omicron’.


27 November, 2021

Covid-19 Infections At Dharwad Medical College Rise To 281

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With the number of COVID-19 infections at Dharwad's Medical College reaching 281 and new clusters emerging in Bengaluru amid the threats of new variant 'Omicron', Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday hinted at putting in place certain precautionary measures to control the spread of virus.


27 November, 2021

As Covid Cases Rise, Educational Insitutes Around SDM College In Dharwad Shut Down

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"We will get a clear picture by Saturday on Covid situation. The samples are being tested at DIMHANS, KIMS and SDM labs," District Commissioner Nitesh Patil said.


26 November, 2021

Karnataka Police Arrest 5 Bangladeshi Nationals

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The Karnataka Police have arrested five Bangladeshi nationals residing illegally -- in the outskirts of Bengaluru, on Friday. Joint Commissioner Sandeep Patil said the operation was carried out by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) and other agencies.



26 November, 2021

K'taka CM: Projects Rendered During The Congress Tenure Will Be Part Of Inquiry

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Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said that projects tendered during the Congress' tenure will be included in the inquiry he has ordered into the charges of corruption levelled by the state contractors association, as he termed the grand old party's demand for President's rule in the state as "ridiculous".


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24 November, 2021

Karnataka Chief Minister Bommai Announces Compensation For Those Affected By The Rains

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Continuous rains in the past three days have filled the Yelahanka lake, which is overflowing. The flood waters inundated the houses in the surrounding areas, including the Kendriya Vihar Apartment complex, which the CM visited on Tuesday.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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