Karnataka

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Karnataka, originally known as the State of Mysore was formed in 1956 under the States Reorganisation Act, and was renamed to Karnataka in the year 1973. Located in south western India, Karnataka is the eight most populous state in the country with a total of 30 districts. Bangalore, the capital city is often dubbed as the Silicon Valley of India.

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Heavy rains, floods across parts of North and South India
India

Heavy rains, floods across parts of North and South India

Heavy rains and floods hit several parts of North and South India on Sunday.
Karnataka CM Yediyurappa to order CBI probe into phone tapping
Politics

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa to order CBI probe into phone tapping

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday said that he will order an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged phone tapping incidents during the previous Congress-JD(S) coalition government.
These women IAS/IPS officers led #KodaguFloods relief-efforts from the front
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These women IAS/IPS officers led #KodaguFloods relief-efforts from the front

Last week, Karnataka's Kodagu district was lashed by devastating rains that triggered landslides and floods in 79 villages. It received 897mm of rain between August 5-11- 468% more than normal.
Massive floods in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra claim over 100 lives
India

Massive floods in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra claim over 100 lives

Over 100 people have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter the southern states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Maharashtra.
Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit
India

Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit

Massive rains have led to a critical flood situation in several states across India.
Maharashtra rains roundup: Situation worsens, 1.5L evacuated, 16 people dead
India

Maharashtra rains roundup: Situation worsens, 1.5L evacuated, 16 people dead

As heavy rains continue to hit several parts of the country, flooding in Maharashtra's Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts seems to have worsened.
Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition
Politics

Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition

On Tuesday, Congress expelled 14 of its lawmakers who were responsible for bringing down the coalition government in Karnataka.
CCD founder Siddhartha dead: Body recovered from Netravati River
India

CCD founder Siddhartha dead: Body recovered from Netravati River

The body of CCD owner-founder VG Siddhartha, who had gone missing on Monday evening, was found on Wednesday, reports said.
Karnataka: Days after taking oath, BS Yediyurappa wins trust vote
Politics

Karnataka: Days after taking oath, BS Yediyurappa wins trust vote

BJP's BS Yediyurappa won the trust vote on Monday, days after he took oath as Karnataka's Chief Minister.

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