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IT raids former Deputy CM G Parameshwara’s residence and his educational institutions in Bengaluru and Tumakuru.
Meanwhile, BJP government in Karnataka banned private media coverage of the winter session, scheduled to commence on Thursday. An order issued by the Karnataka Legislative Assembly Secretary said that only Doordarshan cameras will be allowed inside Assembly.
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The state assembly secretariat has entrusted Doordarshan alone to cover the assembly proceedings. Meanwhile, Congress and JDS have slammed the move by the Karnataka government. Private news channels can link themselves to Doordarshan if they wish to show happenings inside the House.
The congress described the move as a “shameful act.” “..While in opposition BJP used to shed crocodile tears for Free media.. @BSYBJP had threatened to go on dharna for freedom of press.
BJP govt in Karnataka banned private media coverage of the winter session, scheduled to commence on Thursday. An order issued by the Karnataka Legislative Assembly Secretary said that only Doordarshan cameras will be allowed inside Assembly. @IndianExpress pic.twitter.com/fTQbevUXaO
— Darshan Devaiah B P (@DarshanDevaiahB) October 9, 2019
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IIM-Bangalore, Ministry of Skill Development launch Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship
The Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) jointly launched a programme named the ‘Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship’ (MGNF).
Advertising The two-year fellowship programme will be delivered by IIMB’s Centre of Public Policy (CPP), which is an independent public interest-oriented policy think-tank engaged in pioneering research, teaching, training, and capacity-building. READ
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3 teen robbers thrashed
Three teenagers, who had planned to steal gold chains and valuables, were caught by locals and thrashed with sticks in Anandanagar near Nelamangala before being handed over to police on Monday evening. The suspects are Basavaraju V, 19, Nikil C, 19 and Tousif, 18, all residents of Laggere. Travelling in an autorickshaw, they tried to snatch a woman’s chain.
Shivakumar case: Karntaka co-op bank president appears before ED
Karnataka State Apex Cooperative Bank President K N Rajanna on Wednesday appeared before the ED in connection with the money laundering case filed against former state minister D K Shivakumar, officials said. READ
Delhi Confidential: Win Some, Lose Some
Giving in to his pressure tactics, the Congress on Wednesday made former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Leader of Opposition in the State Assembly, but eased him out of the Congress Working Committee. The reasoning was that none of the CLP leaders, not even Chief Ministers, are members of the CWC. Siddaramaiah faced resistance from bigwigs like H K Patil and former Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara for the post of Leader of Opposition. Meanwhile, S R Patil was named Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council. Other posts like deputy leaders and chief whips are yet to be filled. READ
IT raids underway at Congress leader Parameshwara’s residence
The Income Tax Department Thursday conducted raids at former Karnataka deputy chief minister G Parameshwara’s residence and his educational institutions in Bengaluru and Tumakuru. READ
Bengaluru lake breaches capacity after overnight rainfall, houses in low lying areas affected
Doddaabidarakallu lake in Nagasandra, off Tumakuru Road in north Bengaluru, breached its capacity after heavy rainfall in the early hours of Thursday. Rainwater entered stormwater drains and even some houses in low-lying areas. READ
Winter session of Karnataka Assembly commences
Three days winter session of Karnataka Assembly commences. The session expected to be stormy, with the opposition Congress and JD(S) likely to corner the BJP government on a host of issues, including flood relief.
Fellowship programme on Gandhi by IIMB
The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore signed an agreement with the Union ministry for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to launch ‘Mahatma Gandhi national fellowship’ programme. IIMB director Prof G Raghuram signed the agreement in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
IIMB’s Centre of Public Policy will deliver the two-year fellowship programme, which will be launched on a pilot basis in Gujarat, Karnataka, Meghalaya, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Eligible candidates with a graduate degree from a recognised university and in the age group of 21 to 30 years can apply.
IT raids former Deputy CM G Parameshwara's residence
IT raids former Deputy CM G Parameshwara's residence and his educational institutions in Bengaluru and Tumakuru.
(More details awaited)
Will request speaker to reconsider his decision on barring media: Yediyurappa
After private media coverage of the winter session banned, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tweeted that he will request speaker Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri to reconsider his decision on barring media.
My government is always committed to freedom of media.— CM of Karnataka (@CMofKarnataka) October 10, 2019
I will make sincere effort and request speaker Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri to reconsider his decision on barring media from telecasting the house proceedings.
BWSSB water adalat today
Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) will hold a water adalat in its various subdivisions on Thursday, from 9.30 am to 11 am, to settle the grievances of its consumers. Residents of JP Nagar 2, Kothanur Dinne, Vijaya Bank Layout, Nagarabhavi, Annapoorneshwari Nagar, SMV Layout, Moodalapalya, Jeevan Bima Nagar, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Baiyappanahalli, Sadanandanagar, Kathriguppe, Hosakerehalli, Devagiri-1, Ittamadu, High Grounds, Coles Park, Yelahanka Old Town, Yelahanka New Town, Malleswaram 1&2, Siramapura, Yeshwantpur 1 & 2 and Bhashyam Park, AECS Layout, Hoodi, Bhuvaneshwari Nagar, Koramangala 1 & 2 and Bellandur can air their grievances at their respective sub-divisional offices.
Congress appoints Siddaramaiah as LoP in Karnataka Assembly, S R Patil in Council
The Congress appointed former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah as the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Karnataka Assembly after the state legislature party met on Wednesday. And SR Patil was made the Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council. READ
Doddaabidarakallu lake in Bengaluru North breach from heavy rain
Doddaabidarakallu lake in Nagasandra off Tumakuru Road in north Bengaluru has breached due to heavy rain in the wee hours of Wednesday. The lake breached and flooded the stormwater drains and even entered houses in low-lying areas.
Doddaabidarakallu lake in Nagasandra off Tumakuru Road in north Bengaluru has breached due to heavy rain in the wee hours of Thursday. The lake breached and flooded the stormwater drains and even entered houses in low-lying areas. @IndianExpress pic.twitter.com/MOuAun0Jog— Darshan Devaiah B P (@DarshanDevaiahB) October 10, 2019
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