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GTD asks VCs, Registrars to stop wasting time at Vidhana Soudha corridors
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GTD asks VCs, Registrars to stop wasting time at Vidhana Soudha corridors

Bengaluru:  Vice-Chancellors and Registrars of State Universities have been told to henceforth take the Higher Education Department’s permission in case they are visiting Vidhana Soudha, unless it is for some official work. This comes after several complaints were received against some of the VCs, Registrars and other Varsity officials often roaming the corridors of Vidhana…

Vidhana Soudha hits the diamond
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Vidhana Soudha hits the diamond

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore For most of the traditional people Diamond Jubilee does not seem to be a familiar concept but we are all familiar with Shashti Poorthi which literally means attaining the age of sixty. Individuals who attain sixty years celebrate this…

President Delivers Vidhana Soudha Diamond Jubilee Speech
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President Delivers Vidhana Soudha Diamond Jubilee Speech

Bengaluru: It’s celebration time at Vidhana Soudha, the majestic building that towers over Bengaluru with President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurating its Diamond Jubilee celebrations and also addressing the Special Joint Session of the Legislature this morning. Addressing the law makers, President Kovind said that it was a memorable day for Parliamentary Democracy both for the…

JD(S) to boycott dinner at Vidhana Soudha tonight
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JD(S) to boycott dinner at Vidhana Soudha tonight

Dinner costs Rs. 3,000 per plate! Hassan: Taking a strong stand against the extravagant budget for the celebrations to mark the iconic Vidhana Soudha turning 60, JD (S) legislators will  have only a glass of water and no dinner at the event planned by the Government in Bengaluru today. Party senior leader H.D. Revanna said…

Russian query cause for change in Vidhana Soudha architecture style
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Russian query cause for change in Vidhana Soudha architecture style

Bengaluru: Vidhana Soudha, the iconic seat of the Karnataka Legislature, is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee today. Construction on the Soudha started in 1951. The then Chief Minister K.C. Reddy had planned to build a replica of the Athara Kacheri, the present day Karnataka High Court building but Kengal Hanumanthaiah favoured an Indian-style building.  After K.C….

President Kovind to address Special Joint Legislature Session tomorrow
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President Kovind to address Special Joint Legislature Session tomorrow

Bengaluru: To commemorate the Diamond Jubilee (60th year) of the Vidhana Soudha, President Ram Nath Kovind will address a special joint session of the Karnataka Legislature tomorrow (Oct. 25). Vidhana Soudha is the seat of the State Legislature of Karnataka. It is considered one of the most imposing buildings in the country and its foundation…

Pruned Vidhana Soudha Fest: Only Rs. 10 crore and it’s a day’s event
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Pruned Vidhana Soudha Fest: Only Rs. 10 crore and it’s a day’s event

Bengaluru: In a major climb down, presiding officers of the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council agreed to a moderate budget of Rs. 10 crore as against Rs. 26 crore proposed earlier for celebrations to mark the Diamond Jubilee of  Vidhana Soudha. The Legislature Secretariat had submitted a proposal for celebrations spread over two days —…

Vidhana Soudha Diamond Jubilee: Rs. 28 crore for 2-day event!
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Vidhana Soudha Diamond Jubilee: Rs. 28 crore for 2-day event!

Bengaluru: The Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Vidhana Soudha has turned out to be a bone of contention between the State Cabinet and State Legislature. While the Legislature has made elaborate plans to celebrate the event by inviting President Ram Nath Kovind to address the Joint House on Oct. 25, the State Government has reportedly sent…

Iconic Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru turns 60
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Iconic Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru turns 60

Bengaluru: To commemorate the Diamond Jubilee (60th year) of the Vidhana Soudha, Karnataka’s most prestigious and famous landmark, President Ram Nath Kovind will address a special joint session of the Karnataka Legislature on Oct. 25. Vidhana Soudha is the seat of the State Legislature of Karnataka. The occasion will see the President giving a 90-minute…

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