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Robin Uthappa quits Karnataka
Sports

Robin Uthappa quits Karnataka

Robin Uthappa has ended his 15-year association with KSCA after the state body granted him a NOC to play elsewhere. Sources said that NOC was given to Uthappa last week.  The 31-year-old who has played 130 First Class matches could not be reached as he was travelling abroad. Uthappa has also played 46 ODIs for…

Congress planning to lose its hold on Karnataka, too? With boldness (not National Herald) it can win
Columns, Point of View

Congress planning to lose its hold on Karnataka, too? With boldness (not National Herald) it can win

Even in its glory days, the National Herald never had a South Indian presence. It was always a Delhi-Lucknow entity and knew it. It would have been another inconsequential provincial rag but for its ownership (Jawaharlal Nehru) and its editorship (Chalapathi Rau). Actually, the latter more than the former. While Nehru was an absentee overlord,…

Damned dams in the land
Editorial

Damned dams in the land

Reservoirs created by constructing dams across the rivers in different regions of the country have come to the attention of people at large only in recent times, not due to their feature of full-to-the-brim but due to its antithesis of water levels hitting rock bottom. People of the region between the two major cities of…

Doing the right things, Doing things rightly
Editorial

Doing the right things, Doing things rightly

Role of citizens in ensuring the much-desired good governance doesn’t seem to have been either recognised or appreciated, far less accepted by the citizenry, unarguably the sole beneficiary of that task exclusively loaded on the government of the day. On their part, successive governments, including the incumbent Union Government, present custodian of a 33-party coalition,…

Governance Vs administration
Editorial, Uncategorized

Governance Vs administration

An oft-heard comment is that India is the world’s best administered country, although with the rider that it is so only on paper. On the home front, voices have been aired in the circles of State Legislature that the present administration in Karnataka is the worst in its six-plus decades of history. While the incumbent…

Bags first rank in MA Classical Vocal exam
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Bags first rank in MA Classical Vocal exam

Surabhi, a student of Karnataka State Dr. Gangubai Hangal Music and Performing Arts University, Mysuru, who bagged the first rank in MA (Carnatic Classical Vocal) examination, is seen receiving the Gold medal and the cash prize from Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala at the recently held convocation as Music University Vice-Chancellor Dr. Sarvamangala Shankar and Registrar…

Siddu is . . . King Cong
Columns, In Black & White

Siddu is . . . King Cong

The Nanjangud and Gundlupet by-election has been a good preliminary exam for Karnataka politicians. While it gave Congress party, which is suffocating under bad leadership, a gasp of air, the BJP choked…and if it does not change strategy it will drown in 2018. But the most dramatic part of the election was that V. Sreenivasa…

Cannot release Cauvery water, Karnataka tells TN officials
News

Cannot release Cauvery water, Karnataka tells TN officials

The State Government yesterday expressed its inability to release 3 tmcft of Cauvery water, sought by an official team from Tamil Nadu, to meet the water requirements of people in the Cauvery basin area. Karnataka Chief Secretary Subhash Khuntia expressed helplessness on the grounds that there was severe water shortage in the basin. The available…

Ban on Highway bars
News

Ban on Highway bars

Karnataka gets relief Owners of liquor shops can heave a sigh of relief as Supreme Court has set a deadline till Sept. 30, 2017 to relocate their shops from State and National Highways. However, highway liquor shops in Karnataka will have to be shifted by June 30 as the State’s Excise Year is from July…

Pensioners demand benefits of Sixth Pay Commission
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Pensioners demand benefits of Sixth Pay Commission

The Karnataka State Retired Government Employees Association has urged the Government to grant them certain benefits outlined in the Sixth Pay Commission. Addressing a press meet at Pathrakartara Bhavan here on Friday, Association Hon. President Dr. J.G. Vishwanathaiah, a retired Professor of Government Ayurveda College said that those who retired between Nov. 1, 2011 and…

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