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Karnataka reports 208 Covid-19 cases, zero deaths
Karnataka on Wednesday reported a total of 208 Covid-19 cases and zero deaths. Total active cases are 1,799.
Yediyurappa gets exemption from court appearance in graft case
A special court on Wednesday granted exemption from personal appearance for the day to former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa in an alleged corruption case.
Polls to seven MLC seats in Karnataka set to be “unopposed”
The biennial election to seven seats of Karnataka Legislative Council scheduled for June three, is set to be “unopposed”, as all the seven nominations filed are in order.
Yediyurappa indicates bigger role for son in K’taka BJP, after denial of ticket for MLC elections
Karnataka BJP strongman B S Yediyurappa on Wednesday indicated the possibility of a bigger role for his son and the state vice president B Y Vijayendra in the party, a day after he was denied a ticket to contest the MLC polls.
We have added nationalism, says minister on textbook revision row
Karnataka education minister BC Nagesh while commenting on the textbook row said on Wednesday that everything relating to syllabus was being changed. “Since early years, syllabus designed by Britishers was taught in schools. After assuming power, yes, we have included nationalism in the syllabus,” he said. (IANS)
Karnataka govt in a fix over authors’ demand to drop lessons from textbooks
The Bommai government in Karnataka has come under pressure over the textbook revision row as some noted authors and activists have asked the government to drop their works from the textbooks. (IANS)
The district admin is monitoring everything. Section 144 imposed in the area (near Masjid): Karnataka home minister Araga Jnanendra on VHP & Bajrang Dal performed ‘Tambula Prashne’ at Sri Ramanjaneya Bhajana Mandira in Malali today morning

Denied ticket, Congress general secretary asks why party ignoring 50% of population
Karnataka Congress general secretary Kavitha Reddy on Monday lashed out at her party for not promoting women empowerment while picking candidates for the June 3 Legislative Council elections. Reddy said that social justice was irrelevant and incomplete without gender justice in political representation.
Karnataka: VHP and Bajrang Dal perform ‘Tambula Prashne’ at Sri Ramanjaneya Bhajana Mandira in Malali
Police deployment at Juma Masjid in Malali, Mangaluru as section 144 has been imposed within 500 meters from the worship place till 8am of May 26.
#Mangaluru | Police deployment at Juma Masjid in Malali, Mangaluru as section 144 has been imposed within 500 meter… https://t.co/HNrkLBLVNn
Cook approaches ACP after police let his attacker go
A 48-year-old cook has partially lost vision in his right eye after a man allegedly assaulted him with a stone at Mantri Web City near Kothanur over a petty issue. But when he approached Kothanur police, he was in for a shock. Read more here
BBMP served notice, stops Pattandur Agrahara Road work
In what residents of Whitefield are terming an “interim victory”, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Tuesday halted work on Pattandur Agrahara Road linking ITPL Main Road to Whitefield Main Road till further orders. Even as residents hailed the order as a recognition of their civic activism and rejoiced over it, civic body officials clarified that they will resume the project after obtaining permission from the relevant authorities. Read more here
Help kids switch from virtual to real: Experts to parents
With many CBSE and ICSE schools reopening this week and the next, campuses are resuming the pre-Covid format after a gap of two years, leaving parents and teachers anxious about how children will cope with the changes. Experts have advised parents to ensure the social well-being of kids as they move from the virtual to real world. Read more here
MLC polls: BJP picks Savadi, 3 new faces, ignores B S Yediyurappa’s son
In what is seen as a setback to former chief minister B S Yediyurappa, the BJP leadership on Tuesday denied a ticket to his son and state BJP vice president B Y Vijayendra to contest the June 3 legislative council polls. Read more here

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