According to the draft anti-superstition bill, practices like astrological predictions, black magic and witchcraft were to be banned and made punishable.
As his comments drew criticism, D’souza apologised to Eshwarappa and his family.
Nearly 70 per cent of work on development of road connectivity to the ITIR had been completed: Siddaramaiah
“Everybody has a right to protest but it must not be at the cost of peace and security in the state,’’ Siddaramaiah.
As many as 900 doctors were reported to have resigned since the protests began.
In Mumbai for BJP’s poll campaign, Patel had recently urged industrialists to think beyond ‘congested’ Mumbai.
Siddaramaiah will share the stage for the first time with Prime Minister Modi.
Siddaramaiah had earlier launched a social media presence for the state information and publicity department on Twitter and Facebook.
Weighed down by internal bickering, the Congress will find it tough to meet the BJP’s challenge in Karnataka.
The Congress made a comeback in Bellary Rural after six years, wresting it with a margin of 33,104 votes from the BJP’s B Sreeramulu.
Congress has fielded a low-profile candidate H S Shantaveerappa Gowda against Yeddyurappa’s son but has put in serious effort to rally support for the party in the region.
Among the 13 government servants are five police officers.
Day long bandh was peaceful and evoked a mixed response with schools and commercial establishments like shops and hotels remaining shut.
The ruling Congress in Karnataka is seeing a conspiracy by the BJP in the widespread protests in the city.
Karnataka CM was recently seen dozing off during a debate on sexual offences against women in the Assembly.