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Bengaluru, June 10: As the stage is set for the launch of first of the five poll guarantees, ‘Shakti’, offering free travel in government buses for women in Karnataka, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday clarified that they can travel up to 20 km inside the states that share border with Karnataka free of cost and not beyond that. The Chief Minister said he along with Deputy Chief Minister D K

New Delhi, June 10: Wrestling Federation of India President and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh in March last year grabbed a woman wrestler "in a place one shouldn't touch a woman", Jagbir Singh, an international wrestling referee who was present at the event in Lucknow, has revealed. The Delhi Police, which recorded the statements of more than 200 people following allegations of sexual

Bogota, June 10: Four Indigenous children who had been missing for more than a month in the Colombian Amazon rainforest after a small plane crash have been found alive, President Gustavo Petro said Friday. "Today we have had a magical day," Petro told the media in the capital Bogota after announcing their rescue. "They are weak. Let's let the doctors make their assessment," he added. The president

Patna, June 10: Trinamool Congress MP Shatrughan Sinha said that a united Opposition could work a "miracle" in next year's Lok Sabha polls. Sinha, who is on a trip to his home town Patna, told journalists on Friday that he was sanguine about the opposition parties' meet scheduled here on June 23. Lauding Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the "initiative", he also expressed delight that his

Bengaluru, June 10: The government of Karnataka will henceforth give paternity leave to single male parents including the ones who are abandoned or ditched by their wives. While until now, childcare leave in the form of maternity leave was applicable only to women, from now on single male parents will be eligible for this leave too. According to an order issued on Friday, government employees who

Bengaluru, June 9: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will don the role of a bus conductor on June 11 and launch the ‘Shakti’ scheme, which provides free travel to women in state-run buses. The scheme is one of the five guarantees promised by the Congress ahead of the assembly elections. According to sources, the CM will travel in a BMTC bus and issue free tickets to women passengers to mark

Bengaluru, June 9: The Karnataka government will review the largesse of the previous BJP government in allotting "hundreds of acres of land" to RSS and its affiliated organisations, Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao said on Friday. He also said a few tenders issued by the BJP government have been cancelled while others will be looked into. The functioning of the health

Mangaluru, June 9: An Indian expatriate worker from Karnataka’s coastal district of Dakshina Kannada died of heart attack last night (June 8, 2023) in Saudi Arabia’s Al Khobar. The deceased has been identified as Abdul Razak (52), son of the late Abubakar, hailing from Surikumer near Mani in Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada. Abdul Razak, who had been working in the Middle East for past one and a

Bengaluru: The Siddaramaiah government on Friday allotted various districts to the Cabinet Ministers. This comes 20 days after the government came into power. Deputy Chief Minister D K Shivakumar has been given the responsibility of Bengaluru City. Here is the full list DK Shivakumar - Bengaluru City G Parameshwara - Tumakuru H K Patil - Gadag K H Muniyappa - Bengaluru Rural Ramalinga Reddy -

Washington, June 9: Donald Trump said Thursday he has been indicted over his handling of classified documents after leaving office, the US ex-president's most serious legal threat yet as a firestorm of criminal investigations imperil his bid for a second White House term. "The corrupt Biden Administration has informed my attorneys that I have been Indicted, seemingly over the Boxes Hoax," Trump