Bengaluru, Karnataka Live Updates: BJP trying to communalise school curriculum, says Yashwant Sinha – The Indian Express

Bengaluru, Karnataka Live Updates: The opposition candidate for the presidential polls, former Union minister Yashwant Sinha, Sunday said that the BJP government in Karnataka was attempting to communalise the school curriculum in the state. He said, “the government in Karnataka is “attempting to communalise the minds of the young generation by introducing a new school curriculum coloured by the ruling party’s ideological agenda.”
Days after Maharashtra political crisis, opposition presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha Sunday said he will not hesitate to restrain the Centre from destabilising state governments run by Opposition parties. He said, “I shall have no hesitation to restrain the central government if it in any way aids and abets outrageously undemocratic practices like ‘Operation Kamal’.
In other news, after organising a three-day EV Expo at the Palace ground in Bengaluru, the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) Sunday said it has decided to hold another EV Expo in tier-two cities in Karnataka.
There was garbage lying in several areas in the city due to ongoing protest by civic workers. The pourakarmikas are protesting for better and dignified working conditions and to be treated as permanent workers.

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai with MLA Rizwan Arshad and others laid foundation for the long tunnel Aquarium at Cubbon Park, in Bengaluru on Monday.

The Karnataka Forest Department staff tranquilised and captured a 10-year-old tigress on the outskirts of Gopalswamy Betta under Bandipur Tiger Reserve Sunday. The tigress is to be sent to a rehabilitation centre in Mysuru.
Besides killing a cow, the tigress had injured two farmers in Gopalpura village in Gundlupet taluk of Chamrajanagar. Officials from the forest department said that the tigress took to killing cattle as it had read more

While Karnataka recorded 749 new Covid-19 cases, caseload in the city of Bengaluru amounted to 696 today. Active cases in the state and in Bengaluru were 6,474 and 6,075 respectively.
Science and Technology Minister Dr CN Ashwath Narayan laid the foundation for the Anti-Venom Research and Development Centre (AVRDC) at the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) in Electronics City, Bengaluru Monday.
The centre would be built at a cost of read more
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Monday said it has provisionally attached 16 immovable properties worth Rs 137.60 crore of Bengaluru-based real estate firm Dreamz Infra India Ltd.
Notably, the Dreamz Infra India Limited scam was exposed in 2017 after Bengaluru city police found that at least 5,000 people were cheated to the tune of Rs 1,500 crore. The prime accused in the case read more
We are committed to cleanse the entire system through an unbiased and uncompromising probe, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.
Speaking to media persons on the sidelines of a function, he said, “the CID has been given a free hand to investigate the PSI recruitment scam. They have taken action based on the evidence. Our government will act against the guilty even if it happens to be top officials.”
“The earlier governments had not bothered to investigate even when voices were raised against such scams during their regime,” Bommai said.
Senior IPS officer Amrit Paul was handed over to 10 days police custody. Paul had been arrested in a multi-crore Karnataka PSI recruitment scam today.
The trial in the Gauri Lankesh murder case began on Monday at a sessions court in Bengaluru with the recording of the statements of a witness who met several of the accused two months after the murder.
It was over three years ago that a special investigation team of the Karnataka police filed its chargesheet against 18 people linked to a secretive group targeting individuals they considered “anti-Hindu”. Seventeen of the accused have been arrested. Gauri Lankesh, 55, was shot dead on September 5, 2017, at the doorstep of read more
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials in Karnataka on Monday arrested IAS officer J Manjunath in a corruption case. Manjunath who served as Deputy Commissioner of Urban district was transferred as director of the Integrated Child Protection Scheme recently. 
In May last year, two of Manjunath’s staff were arrested while allegedly receiving Rs 5 lakh as bribe to get a favourable order from the DC court. The Karnataka High Court which was hearing the case had taken ACB to task for not questioning or interrogating the IAS officer. Later, Manjunath was questioned by the officials.
Alleging that the lease period has expired, Farooqia Girls’ High School in Mysore has been suddenly locked by the authorities. As a result, more than 450 children & teachers have been asked to leave. Widespread outrage was reported outside the school on Monday wherein students and members of SDPI Karnataka were out on the streets protesting against the school management.

Despite Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) stating that the Idgah Maidan at Chamarajpet is not its property,  the controversy surrounding its ownership has not died down. A residents’ forum has now called for a bandh on July 12 stating that the ground is for the public and not a Wakf Board property limited for Muslims to offer prayers.
Chamarajpet Citizens’ Federation, which comprises several trader organisations and right-wing Hindu outfits, plans to read more
Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Amrit Paul has been arrested in connection with the Police Sub Inspector Scam.
Prices of petrol and diesel remained stagnant across the country for the 43rd consecutive day on Monday, July 4, 2022.

Sini Shetty was crowned Miss India World 2022 last night at the grand finale event held at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai. Rubal Shekhawat from Rajasthan came second, and Shinata Chauhan was announced the second runner-up. Shetty, 21, who will represent the country on the Miss World stage, was born in Mumbai but represented Karnataka, which is her native state, according to the official Miss India site. Read More.
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A total of 518 persons in Mangaluru have been detained to check whether they are illegal Bangladesh Immigrants. The Mangaluru city police who had launched a drive against illegal immigrants from Bangladesh have zeroed in on 518 persons who have not provided necessary documents.

Mangaluru city police commissioner N Shashi Kumar said, ‘We are checking the 20 aspects which includes phone calls they have made, Aadhar card, voter ID, Call Details Record (CDR), Photo gallery, bank statements.’
A child among them was given the Rabies vaccine at a private hospital while six others were treated at the Bhatkal Government Hospital.

According to the sources, a total of six dog attack cases had been registered from morning till evening 8 pm on Sunday. The first incident took place at Gorte, followed by Sodigedde, Mood Bhatkal, Dongarapalli, Hanuman Nagar and lastly at Navayat Colony around 8 pm.

In line with the Union government’s ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, the higher education department of Karnataka on Sunday issued a circular ordering all educational institutions and institutions under the Department of Collegiate & Technical Education (DCTE) to hoist the tricolour on the premises. It also asked them to actively educate and encourage students and staff to do the same at their houses to ensure the success of the campaign.

They have also been told to ask drivers of their vehicles to hoist the national flag on vehicles, Karnataka higher education minister CN Ashwath Narayan said.

The Union government has announced multiple campaigns to celebrate 75-years of Independence in August. The ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign calls for hoisting the national flag at every household from August 11 to 17 to mark the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ of Indian Independence.
Dr. C.N.Ashwath Narayan, Minister for IT/BT laid the foundation stone for the “Anti-Venom Research and Development Centre” which will be a collaborative effort between the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) and the Indian Institute of Science(IISc.)

The Karnataka Police have booked an unidentified man who allegedly sought tourist arrangements in the Chamarajanagar district by claiming to be a retired Gujarat Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer working in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

Chamarajnagar deputy commissioner (DC) Charulatha Somal filed the police complaint after receiving a call on June 27 from a man who identified himself as ‘Rao” from the PMO and sought arrangements for the travel of his family to tourist spots in the district. Read More.
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The Karnataka police have arrested a government school teacher for allegedly forcing the mother of one of his students to have sex with him and then circulating the video of the act. According to the police, the complainant has alleged that the teacher promised tuition and government facilities for her daughter, and forced her to have sex with him.


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