Monday, 27 March, 2023

Topic: Karnataka

Karnataka’s sex ratio at birth plummeting, govt data shows. Not so straightforward, say experts

Addition of more urban areas after 2011 Census can be reason for fall in ratio, says expert, adding 'increasing urban class size corresponds to higher preference for sons'.

Sangma’s NPP eyeing seats in Tripura & Karnataka, but can it shake off ‘party from Meghalaya’ tag?

This is 1st time NPP is fighting in Tripura, and 2nd time in Karnataka, where it failed to win any seats in 2013 elections. Focus for 2023 will be on tribal seats, say party leaders.

‘Nothing has broken us yet’ — NGO helping teens ‘raped’ by Lingayat swami not new to backlash

Mysuru NGO Odanadi helped 2 minors file a rape complaint against influential Murugha Mutt chief. Since then, it has faced ‘death threats’, but is still rallying for complainants.

‘Revolutionary reformer’ to rape accused — the scandalous story of Karnataka’s top Lingayat swami

Lingayat spiritual leader Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru, head of the wealthy and politically influential Murugha Mutt, has been accused of raping 2 teenage girls for over 3 years.

Karnataka influential pontiff sent to 4-day police custody for ‘sexual harassment of minor girls’

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavraj Bommai said his government is not liable to answer the allegation of 'delayed' arrest of the seer.

India sees 97% rise in open access solar installations in first half of 2022

Karnataka accounted for 44% of all installations during the second quarter and 38% of cumulative installations in the country.

Savarkar’s feathered saviours & why NASA’s moon launch is last hope of ‘builder mafia’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

If Congress needs lessons in election management, it just needs to look at its Karnataka unit

Karnataka will go to polls next year. Congress leaders in the state say they are checking three broad boxes: mass outreach, visible leadership, and an enthused cadre.

Congress leaders whose names were on ‘India-China friendship’ event poster say ‘we declined invite’

Siddaramaiah, L. Hanumanthaiah and H.C. Mahadevappa were allegedly scheduled to attend the event, but said no. The BJP targeted the Congress, calling them 'China's agent'.

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Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.