During a dharma sabha attended by Lingayat seers in the Gadag region, the Congress leader who was the energy minister in the Siddaramaiah government said, “We made a big mistake in the government. No government must interfere in the matter of caste or religion.
The JDS is considering to launch one of Deve Gowda’s grandsons in the party’s stronghold in Mandya — a move that has the potential to cause divisions within the Vokkaliga patriarch’s family and the JDS party fold.
Ganesh Miskin (27), one of two suspects arrested for Kalburgi’s murder, has said that the 77-year-old scholar’s statement, made during a discussion on an anti-superstition Bill, was perceived as “anti-Hindu", and triggered the attack on him.
Sharad Kalaskar, 25, was produced in the court of the principal sessions judge in Bengaluru on a body warrant by the SIT. He was remanded in 20 days’ police custody under provisions of the Karnataka Control of Organized Crime Act, 2000.
The rebellion of the Jharkiholi brothers — sugar barons, who have till now had little political interest outside the confines of Belagavi district — is centred around the alleged interference by Shivakumar, state Minister for Irrigation and Medical Education, in their fiefdom.
While Nambi Narayanan was arrested on November 30, 1994, Sasikumar was arrested on November 21, 1994. Both spent 50 days in jail and were allegedly tortured by police, who alleged that the scientists were involved in espionage.
Shrikant Pangarkar, 42, who was arrested last month by the Maharashtra ATS in a terrorism case, was produced in the court of the principal sessions judge in Bengaluru by a Special Investigation Team of the Karnataka police and remanded in the custody of the SIT for 12 days.
The rocket, which has undergone one experimental and one developmental flight until now, is expected to undergo 10 flights, including two in an unmanned human space launch vehicle form, before launching humans into space in 2022.
India’s efforts to launch a human being into space is complicated as the mission will be attempted without a trial of sending animals into space, as done by countries, the IAM’s commandant Air Commodore Anupam Agarwal said.
“Mechanic’’ has been described by other suspects as being adept at stealing motorcycles and authorities are investigating if Suryavanshi was used in any way by the covert group for murders of Dabholkar, Pansare, Kalburgi and Lankesh.
The Jarkiholi brothers raised the banner of revolt after a faction of the Congress, led by state Mahila Congress president Lakshmi Hebbalkar, who owes allegiance to Energy Minister D K Shivakumar, attempted to gain control of Primary Land Development bank in Belagavi.