The host of the Dharma Sansad, Vishweshwara Thirtha, who is the head of the Pejawar Mutt in Udupi, brought a resolution seeking minority status for people within the Hindu religion, like Dalits, in order for them to avail benefits.
Two days ago, a judiciary committee of the US House of Representatives approved the bipartisan Bill ‘Protect and Grow American Jobs Act’, proposed by Republican Congressman Darell Issa and Democratic Congressman Scott Peters, to raise minimum H1B wages from $60,000 to $90,000.
Abdul Karim Telgi, was arrested in 2001 by the Bengaluru police for running a nationwide fake stamp paper racket from the early 1990s to divert crores worth of revenue of the state exchequer from sales of stamp paper.
While a systematic, professional investigation is being carried out by the Karnataka SIT, with as many as 121 policemen at its disposal, the element of luck that enables the convergence of multiple angles of investigation at a common `Eureka' point still eludes the Gauri Lankesh murder investigation.
The Karnataka CM has raised the issue at the insistence of a committee of the Gram Seva Sangh and following a hunger strike by noted Kannada theatre personality Prasanna seeking GST exemption for hand-made goods.
The five missing persons are: Praveen Limkar, 34, from Kolhapur; Jayaprakash alias Anna, 45, from Mangalore; Sarang Akolkar, 38, from Pune; Rudra Patil, 37, from Sangli and Vinay Pawar, 32, from Satara.
It was Justice Patel who in 2011, as part of a two-judge bench in the Gujarat High Court, had ordered a CBI probe into the 2004 killing of Mumbra girl Ishrat Jahan and three others after SIT concluded that the state police had faked the encounter.
Lankesh was shot in the frontyard of her home at 8 pm on September 5 by two assailants who came on a motorcycle and fired four bullets from a 7.65 mm country-made pistol, when she got down to open the gates to her home.
This finding has been communicated to the Special Investigation Team that is probing the murder of the 55-year-old journalist and activist, sources involved with the two separate investigations have told The Indian Express.
More than one official familiar with the probe into Lankesh’s killing said that although the investigation remained open in terms of tracking down the killers — and formal forensics and ballistics reports are awaited — there has been a “significant finding” that suggests a link between the killings of Kalburgi and Lankesh.
The CCTV footage has only been able to confirm that the killing was carried out by two men on a two-wheeler, who parked behind Gauri Lankesh’s car before the assailant stepped up and fired at her back.
No chief minister has returned to power in Karnataka for a second term since Ramakrishna Hegde in 1985. JOHNSON T A on why the Congress, crumbling elsewhere, is hoping that Siddaramaiah will break that record.
The IRNSS-1H was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre — the Sriharikota High Altitude Range (SHAR) — in Andhra Pradesh at 7 pm Thursday on board ISRO workhorse PSLV but the rocket lost velocity after the heat shield failed to separate at the requisite height.
The atomic clocks in the new satellite are modified versions of the original clocks provided by an European supplier under a 4-million-euro deal which were found deficient. Three similar clocks used in satellites for the European Galileo system, too, reported similar problems.