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Ballari Mining Case: SC asks SIT to probe role of two former Karnataka CMs
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Ballari Mining Case: SC asks SIT to probe role of two former Karnataka CMs

Six years after a Lokayukta report indicted two Karnataka Chief Ministers N. Dharam Singh and H.D. Kumaraswamy, the Supreme Court yesterday ordered a probe into the role played by the two politicians in de-reserving 11,797 square kilometres of forest in Ballari district, leading to large-scale illegal iron ore mining. However, another former Chief Minister S.M….

Ahimsa Vedike demands implementation of SC order on job promotion
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Ahimsa Vedike demands implementation of SC order on job promotion

Maintaining that the recent Supreme Court order striking down consequential seniority for SC/ST category in job promotions was not against reservation in jobs, the Ahimsa Vedike, a body of a group of people from General Category, Backward Classes and Minorities, has demanded implementation of the Apex Court order on job promotions. Addressing the press meet…

‘Reservation vital to remove inequality in society’
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‘Reservation vital to remove inequality in society’

The Government SC/ST Officers and Staff Parishat and Dalit Students Forum of Mysore University had organised a seminar on ‘Supreme Court verdict on reservation in promotion’ at the Humanities Block in Manasagangothri here yesterday. Inaugurating the programme, H. Hanumanthappa, former MP and former Chairman of National Scheduled Caste Commission opined that reservation was necessary to…

Cannot release any more water to TN: Karnataka
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Cannot release any more water to TN: Karnataka

Counsels for Karnataka yesterday explained before the Cauvery Supervisory Committee (CSC) the acute water crisis it is facing in the Cauvery River basin due to severe droughts and conveyed its inability to continue releasing 2,000 cusecs of water daily to Tamil Nadu due to the prevailing distress situation. Participating in the CSC meeting  at Shrama…

SC seeks CID report on Van Ingen’s properties
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SC seeks CID report on Van Ingen’s properties

The Supreme Court (SC) yesterday directed the Karnataka Government to furnish a CID report into the alleged defrauding of more than Rs. 500 crore worth properties of taxidermist Edwin Joubert Van Ingen. A three-Judge Bench presided over by Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked advocate Joseph Aristotle, appearing for the State Government, to bring the enquiry report…

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