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    Karnataka is a state in the south western region of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, with the passage of the States Reorganisation Act. Originally known as the State of Mysore, it was renamed Karnataka in 1973. The state corresponds to the Carnatic region. The capital and largest city is Bangalore.

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    Karnataka slashes penalties for traffic offences
    Politics

    Karnataka slashes penalties for traffic offences

    BS Yediyurappa-led Karnataka government has issued notification regarding the revised fines on select traffic offences.

    K'taka: BJP govt puts on hold civic works worth Rs 642 cr; Cong, JDS slams move
    Politics

    K'taka: BJP govt puts on hold civic works worth Rs 642 cr; Cong, JDS slams move

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka has put on hold civic works worth Rs 642 crore across 139 local bodies, a move that came under attack from Congress and JD(S) which termed it as "partisan" politics.

    JD-S not to ally with Congress for Karnataka bypolls: Ramesh Babu
    Politics

    JD-S not to ally with Congress for Karnataka bypolls: Ramesh Babu

    Janata Dal-Secular National General Secretary Ramesh Babu said on Saturday that the party will not have alliance with the Congress for the forthcoming bye-elections to 15 Assembly seats in Karnataka.

    Congress might face tough time from rebels in bye-elections in Karnataka
    National

    Congress might face tough time from rebels in bye-elections in Karnataka

    With Election Commission announcing Assembly bye-elections in Karnataka, Congress may face a tough time from its own rebel MLAs, who were disqualified during the political crisis last month, and may contest the bye polls.

    By-elections for 1 LS, 64 Assembly to be held on Oct 21
    Politics

    By-elections for 1 LS, 64 Assembly to be held on Oct 21

    Bye-elections to Samastipur Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar and 64 Assembly constituencies across 17 states and Puducherry Union Territory, including the seats held by disqualified MLAs in Karnataka and 11 seats in Uttar Pradesh, will be held on Oct 21.

    Protests make BJP swear by Kannada over Hindi in Karnataka
    National

    Protests make BJP swear by Kannada over Hindi in Karnataka

    Vociferous protests by opposition parties and activists in Karnataka made the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government give primacy to Kannada after its National President Amit Shah favoured Hindi as one language across the country that sparked a controversy in the southern state.

    Most of the states support new motor vehicle rules: Gadkari
    National

    Most of the states support new motor vehicle rules: Gadkari

    Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said the amended Motor Vehicle Act (MVA) has the support of almost all states even as Gujarat and Uttarakhand tweaked rules to lower hefty fines.

    SC: Shebait cannot usurp temple property, needs to protect it
    National

    SC: Shebait cannot usurp temple property, needs to protect it

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the Shebait/Archak is duty bound to protect the property of the temple, and the Shebait "cannot usurp such property for their own gains."

    State Tourism Ministers demand cut in GST on hotel rooms
    Business

    State Tourism Ministers demand cut in GST on hotel rooms

    State Tourism Ministers who met in the Kerala capital on Monday demanded the reduction, simplification and rationalisation of various taxes and levies, including the Goods and Services Tax (GST), in the tourism and travel industry to attract tourists and face global competition.

    India golfers selected for World Amateur Golf Championship
    Other Sports

    India golfers selected for World Amateur Golf Championship

    Four golfers from Bengaluru and one from Delhi, earned the rights to represent India at the World Amateur Golfers Championship (WAGC) in Borneo, Malaysia, in late October, as the 11th Karnataka Golf Festival (KGF) concluded at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) course here on Sunday.

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