JD(S) MLA B Satyanarayana passes away

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August 4, 2020

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Bengaluru, Aug 4: Janata Dal (Secular) leader and MLA Satyanarayana passed away today due to multiple organ failure. He was 67.

Satyanarayana was representing Tumakuru’s Sira constituency in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. He is survived by five daughters and one son.

It is learnt that he was suffering from multiple organ ailments from the past few days and was recently admitted to Manipal Hospital in the city. He breathed his last at 12:20 p.m.

He contested from JDS and worked three times as MLA and 2 times as MP. He was the chairman of KSRTC during the coalition government led by HD Kumaraswamy.

Former Prime Minister HD Devegowda mourned his death and said, “It is a shock to hear the demise of former minister and my close friend. We are friends from the past 3 decades and I cannot recall the days without him.”

Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President DK Shivakumar said, “Satyanarayana was concerned for the farmers and he was a gentleman. Hearing the news hurts me and this is an irreparable loss to the political field.”

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September 23,2020

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Mangaluru, Sept 23: Former MLC Ivan DSouza has been appointed spokesperson of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee.

The appointment was made Wednesday by KPCC president D K Shivakumar, a release here said.

This is the fourth time he is being chosen for the post. Former state ministers Vinay Kumar Sorake and U T Khader were appointed as another KPCC spokesperson on Tuesday.

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September 13,2020

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Bengaluru, Sept 13: A soldier was found carrying a live round of AK-47 and one Indian Small Arms System (INSAS) fired empty case at the airport in Belagavi and was handed over to the Army, officials said.

The soldier, a Naik Subedar, was handed over to the Maratha Light Infantry Regimental Centre (MLIRC) station headquarters in the district for further inquiry and action.

According to officials, the live round and empty case were found with the soldier during frisking by Karnataka State Industrial Security Force (KSISF) personnel at Sambra airport in Belagavi on Saturday.

The soldier was on his way to Jammu and Kashmir to report for duty after completing leave in his native village in the district.

In a letter to MLIRC station headquarters, Marihal Police Station Inspector under whose jurisdiction the airport is located said he was producing befor them, the soldier, along with one AK-47 live round and one INSAS fired empty case. ..."this is for kind information and further action," it said.

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September 24,2020

Bengaluru, Sep 24: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested two Superintendents and one Inspector, all working in the office of Commissioner, Central Goods & Service Tax, Central Excise, Belgaum (Karnataka) on charges of allegdly accepting a bribe of Rs 5 lakh for showing official favour.

A case was registered on a complaint against a Superintendent of GST, Belgaum; an Inspector, GST, Belgaum and others on the allegations that the accused visited the complainant's factory and demanded bribe of Rs 20 lakh for not filing the required GST amount.

CBI laid a trap and caught the Inspector while accepting a bribe of Rs Five lakh from the complainant as a first instalment. In a follow up action, two Superintendents were also caught. Searches at the office & residential premises of accused at Belgaum and Ghaziabad are in progress, according to a CBI release here on Thursday.

All the arrested will be produced before the Jurisdictional Court at Dharwad on Thursday.

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