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Karnataka: State in southern India
Karnataka is a state in the south western region of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, with the passage of the States Reorganisation Act. Originally known as the State of Mysore, it was renamed Karnataka in 1973. The state corresponds to the Carnatic region. The capital and largest city is Bangalore.

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Maharashtra, Karnataka CMs & Sharad Pawar should meet over Belgaum dispute: Sanjay Raut


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If Home Ministry can abrogate Art 370 then it can resolve this issue too: Sanjay Raut on Belgaum border dispute

Under the States Reorganisation Act, Belgaum district was incorporated in Karnataka (erstwhile Mysore) in 1956 which angered the Maratha natives.
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Maharashtra-Karnataka border row is about preserving language: Sanjay Raut


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Proposed Christ statue triggers row in Karnataka


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Drug overdose kills 1 juvenile every 10 days: NCRB report

In 2018, 875 people died of overdose, an increase of 17% compared to 745 in 2017, which had seen a marginal dip from 2016. Just five states - Rajasthan (153), Karnataka (91), Uttar Pradesh (88),..
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Gauri Lankesh murder suspect arrested in Jharkhand

The suspect, Rushikesh Devdikar (44), was arrested from Katras in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district on Thursday. He was named in an earlier chargesheet filed in the murder case. A local court in Dhanbad..
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At 744, West Bengal tops crimes by foreigners

West Bengal recorded the highest number of crimes (744) committed by foreigners in 2018 followed by Karnataka (175) and Himachal Pradesh (147), according to 2018 National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)..
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Students booked on sedition charges over 'Free Kashmir' placard at protest in Karnataka


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PM betrayed people of Karnataka in a 'big way', says Siddaramaiah

Former chief minister Siddaramaiah on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of betraying Karnataka in a "big way" by not announcing any flood relief for the state during his visit. He recalled..
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Protest against Pak's atrocities on minorities, PM Modi tells anti-CAA protesters

PM Narendra Modi on Thursday at an event in Karnataka slammed the Congress and its allies opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act, saying they are against giving relief to those who have been brutalised..
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Karnataka: Prime Minister Modi arrives in Bengaluru

On his arrival, Prime Minister Modi was received by Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa and others. Prime Minister Modi will take part in various programmes in the state, including a visit to Sree..
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PM Modi arrives in Karnataka on two-day visit

Chief minister B S Yediyurappa, union ministers D V Sadananda Gowda and Pralhad Joshi and state revenue minister R Ashoka were present to welcome Modi. Yediyurappa greeted the Prime Minister by..
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Congress hits out at Modi for 'neglecting' Karnataka

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "neglecting" Karnataka ahead of his visit on Thursday, the state Congress questioned why he did not give adequate relief and pay a visit to the state, when most..
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PM Modi on two-day visit to Karnataka from today

PM will start his trip with a visit to Sree Siddaganga Mutt in Tumkur.
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Karnataka groups crowdfund Rs 2 crore for victimsโ€™ families

Two weeks after violent protests against CAA left two protesters dead in Mangaluru, various organisations and individuals have contributed over Rs 2 crore to help their families and those who were..
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Harvest festival gift: PM to give Rs 12,000 crore to 6 crore farmers today

Giving much-needed push to the Centre's ongoing 'income support scheme' (PM-Kisan), Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday disburse Rs 12,000 crore to 6 crore farmers through e-transfer at an..
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PM Modi to distribute Krishi Karman awards on Jan 2

PM Modi will distribute Krishi Karman Awards and Commendation Awards to states at a public meeting in Tumkur, Karnataka on Thursday. PM will hand over Certificates to beneficiaries under PM Kisan from..
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PM Modi to inaugurate 5 DRDO Young Scientists' Labs in Karnataka


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From P Chidambaram to Pilatus, a busy year for ED

It was a hyperactive year for Enforcement Directorate in 2019 when the agency had in its custody some of the most high profile persons like former finance minister P Chidambaram, former Karnataka..
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Tight security in place for PM's two-day visit to Karnataka


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Centre asks Karnataka govt to initiate process to get Nithyananda extradited


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Seer of Udupi Pejavara Mutt, Vishwesha Theertha Swami, passes away at 88; PM Modi, Karnataka CM express condolences

The health condition of the saint was very critical, and it further deteriorated on Saturday.
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Karnataka circular to keep tabs on Kerala students stirs row


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CAA protests: Karnataka may follow UP, make rioters pay for damage


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Peaceful protests to continue till CAA is revoked: Mamata Banerjee

Speaking at a protest rally in the city, the Trinamool Congress supremo accused the BJP of not keeping its promises and referred to Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa's remark about putting on..
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Kerala link in Mangaluru violence: Karnataka


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Foreigners' Detention Centre meant for illegal immigrants: Karnataka Deputy CM Karjol


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Karnataka detention centre ready but police yet to get list of illegals


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Karnataka opens its 1st detention centre for illegal immigrants


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Siddaramaiah demands judicial probe into Mangaluru violence

Rejecting CID inquiry into the December 19 police firing that claimed two lives during anti- CAA protests, former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Monday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting..
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Undeclared emergency in country, don't know if democracy exists: Siddaramaiah

A day after Section 144 was imposed in parts of Karnataka in view of protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said he doesn't know if..
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Internet suspended for 45 hrs in major cities of UP; services impacted in few areas of West Bengal

In an unprecedented clampdown, internet services were suspended across major cities in Uttar Pradesh and a few sensitive ones in West Bengal and Karnataka as central and state governments doubled down..
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'Absolutely undemocratic': Ramachandra Guha on detention over anti-CAA protests

Karnataka police on Thursday detained scores of people, including writer and historian Ramachandra Guha, protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Guha called police action "absolutely..
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Anti-CAA Protests: Two killed in Karnataka's Mangaluru, mobile internet suspended for 48 hours

A nationwide protest was called on Thursday against Citizenship Amendment Act.
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Anti-CAA protests rage across cities; Violence in UP, Karnataka: Top developments and reactions

Simultaneous protests raged against the Citizenship Amendment Act in multiple cities on Thursday with students, activists and others defying prohibitory orders to voice their dissent. Violence was..
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CAA: Protests escalate in south, violence in Karnataka


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Yediyurappa says Citizenship Amendment Act does not discriminate on basis of religion

Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday appealed people to maintain calm over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and said it does not discriminate among people on the basis of religion.
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Anti-CAA Protests: Section 144 imposed in Bengaluru for 3 days, large gatherings banned

The Karnataka government on Wednesday banned large gatherings of people in parts of the state including capital Bengaluru ahead of a protest call by various groups against Citizenship Amendment Act on..
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MoEF writes to Karnataka, says nod for Kalasa Bandura kept in abeyance


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2 Hyderabad suspects behind 9 more rape-murders: Cops

Investigators probing the November 27 gang-rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad claimed that two of the four suspects had confessed to raping and burning nine other women. โ€‹โ€‹A team..
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Only bypoll winners to be made ministers, cabinet expansion by month-end: Karnataka CM Yediyurappa

With cabinet expansion on the cards ever since the BJP secured a comfortable majority in the assembly by winning 12 of the 15 constituencies which went to byelections on December 5, hectic lobbying has..
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Govt now stable, Karnataka CM turns focus on tightening administration


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Uncertainty in Karnataka Congress as high command yet to accept resignations

With the Congress Karnataka unit president and CLP chief resigning after the debacle in the assembly bypolls, a few senior leaders have started testing the waters on getting appointed to the posts,..
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At BJP meet, PM gives standing ovation to Karnataka people for BJP's 'record margin' victory in bypolls

"During the meeting, we gave a standing ovation to welcome the Prime Minister. But, the Prime Minister while congratulating Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa, state ministers and BJP leadership..
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Datta Jayanti 2019: Subh muhurat, significance- here's all you need to know

The festival is celebrated in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat with much fanfare.
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People won't tolerate if someone tries to play with public mandate: Fadnavis on Karnataka bypoll results


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Karnataka situation shouldn't pop up in Jharkhand, PM Modi tells election rally

Asking people to choose BJP to lead the state, he warned that people would not get the benefit of the central government's schemes if BJP is not voted back to power.
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Karnataka rejected 'corrupt, selfish' govt by giving majority to us: BJP

The BJP on Monday took a dig at its rival Congress and JD(S), saying people of Karnataka have rejected outright those "who are selfish and corrupt" by handing over a resounding victory to the saffron..
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BJP sweeps bypolls in Karnataka; two state Congress leaders quit over poor show


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Top Karnataka Congress leaders quit over poor show in bypolls

Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah and state Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao quit their posts after the party posted a poor show, winning only two seats, as against the 12 it had held..
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