Empty offices slow down Shirahatti’s development

The difference between the sanctioned positions and the number of working officers in Shirahatti, has led to slow development of this taluk. S.H Nashpudi found himself at the revenue inspector’s desk after it was vacant for seven years. He was appointed to this position at the municipality office in Feb. 2023, while many other positions […]

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Panchamasali Lingayats: No votes until reservation is promised

Panchamasali Lingayats: No votes until reservation is promised By Anuja Parashar The Panchamasali Community has said that they will not cast votes for any political party in the upcoming elections until their demand of reservation gets fulfilled. H.M. Renuka Prasanna from All India Veerashaiva Mahasabha said, “The members of the community are disappointed with the […]

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No gram nyayalayas in Karnataka, smaller courts fill up

People of rural Karnataka have no choice but to travel to courts in the city. The 15-year old Gram Nyayalaya Act remains on paper. There is not a single gram nyayalaya functioning in Karnataka.  Several notifications have been issued by the Supreme Court and the High Court of Karnataka to the state government to establish […]

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Congress wants inquiry into actions of Ashwath Narayan

Says minister should quit or be dismissed The Congress on Monday demanded an inquiry into the “scandals” of Higher Education Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan. KPCC spokesperson Ramesh Babu said Ashwath Narayan was involved in the PSI scam, scandals  the appointment of Vice Chancellors and principals in government universities, andirregularities in the distribution of about 1.5 […]

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‘We will give a 0% govt’: Kejriwal promises a graft-free Karnataka

Kodihalli faction of KRRS merges with AAP Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday promised to free Karnataka of corruption. Addressing a rally of more than 40,000 farmers and AAP members from various districts of Karnataka, he said: “We have performed well in Delhi and Punjab. Now I want to form a government in Karnataka.” Kejriwal […]

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Congress blasts al-Qaeda for its praise of Muskan over hijab issue

Maken says BJP raising non-issues to divert attention The Congress on Thursday condemned the remark of the al-Qaeda on the hijab controversy in Karnataka.  “The al-Qaeda is a terrorist organization; it is a banned organization. It has no business commenting on our country’s internal affairs.… We condemn the statements of the organization,” AICC general secretary […]

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