Sunday, 26 March, 2023

Topic: Karnataka

‘Savarkar flew on a bird to India’ – Karnataka textbook committee calls it ‘literary decoration’

Objections are raised over the chapter included in Class 8 syllabus, in which Savarkar is written to have travelled on the wings of a bird to visit his motherland from Andaman cell every day.

Yediyurappa just keeps proving why he is indispensable to BJP

The inclusion of BS Yediyurappa in the BJP parliamentary board comes after his removal as Karnataka CM and denial of MLC ticket to his son. So what makes BSY so important?

As Karnataka polls loom, bickering ministers make trouble for CM Bommai

Infighting and comments on state administration & CM's post by ministers from his own cabinet are causing bother for CM Basavaraj Bommai. Assembly polls due in or before May 2023.

Karnataka’s worsening politics of hate exposes fecklessness of CM Bommai’s rule

ThePrint view on the most important issues.

Bengaluru to screen passengers at airport, bus and railways stations to check for monkeypox

The Karnataka health department has issued a set of guidelines to district administrations to be alert, and prepared.

3 murders in 8 days in Dakshina Kannada. Cops say ‘freak incident’ followed by ‘communal’ killings

Police trying to connect the dots in murders of a Muslim labourer, a BJP youth leader & a Muslim HPCL employee. Most of the 37 people detained in 3rd case have ‘Bajrang Dal’ links.

BJP youth leader’s murder in Dakshina Kannada planned & linked to another killing, police say

Praveen Nettaru was hacked to death by two bike-born attackers on 26 June. Police consider bringing charges of UAPA against suspects in the case.

Why ‘Santhosh man’ Arun Kumar was removed from Karnataka in BJP shake-up ahead of polls

Arun Kumar repatriated to RSS, allegedly after complaints that he remained under the shadow of B.L. Santhosh. Reshuffle sees new appointments for other poll-bound states too.

Kannada author Devanoora Mahadeva fills the silence, takes RSS head on in his 68-page book

Even as his book exposes the truth of the politics of hatred, Devanoora Mahadeva's critique of the RSS is not a replay of the secular ideological polemics.

‘Fake news’ peddlers Pythagoras & Newton, and how Rajapaksas drove Lanka’s economy off a cliff

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

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

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.