Bengaluru News Highlights: Yediyurappa dismisses 'voter data theft' charge; Siddaramaiah demands HC Chief Justice monitored probe – The Indian Express

Bengaluru News Updates (November 19): The ‘voter data theft’ issue remained a hot topic in Karnataka’s political sphere with BJP leader B S Yediyurappa dismissing the Congress party’s allegations as baseless. He said that the accusation that the BJP government misused electoral data was a conspiracy by the opposition party. Meanwhile, Congress has demanded that the BJP government in Karnataka order a High Court Chief Justice-monitored judicial probe to expose what it called ‘Operation Voter’ scam.
The body of a two-year-old girl, who had been reported missing along with her father, was found near a lake in the Kolar region on Wednesday. Her father, a 45-year-old former information technology (I-T) sector employee of Bengaluru, remained traceless as of Friday. Rahul Parmar had left home Tuesday morning along with his daughter to take her to her playschool but never returned, the police said by quoting from the complaint submitted by the man’s wife Bhavya Parmar (33). The investigation is ongoing.
In other news, the Karnataka school education department Friday released a list of 13,363 candidates, including three transgenders, for a total of 15,000 graduate primary teacher posts for Classes VI, VII and VIII in government schools.
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