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Audio clip: HC stays probe against Yeddyurappa

BJP State president B.S. Yeddyurappa got temporary relief on Friday as the Kalaburagi Bench of the High Court of Karnataka stayed further investigation and criminal proceedings against him in a case, registered on the basis of an audio clip, for allegedly offering bribe to the son of a JD(S) MLA to get his father to […]

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Salazaar, Accolade and Sakura please

Salazaar, Accolade and Sakura pleased when the horses were exercised here on Friday morning (Feb. 22) Outer sand: 600m: Racy Princess (rb), One To Note (P. Mani) 44. Former finished three lengths ahead. Foresight (R. Pradeep), Halfsies (Irvan) 44.5. Former finished three lengths ahead. 1000m: A 3-y-o (Varenar – Sun Absolute) (Arshad) 1-15, 600/44.5. Shaped […]

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Emergency chronicles

Multiple narratives exist for why Indira Gandhi lifted the Emergency By Ravi Visvesvaraya Sharada Prasad In his article titled ‘Why did Indira Gandhi call off the Emergency?’ (IE, February 08), Fali S Nariman speculated that the then US president, Jimmy Carter, had put pressure on Indira Gandhi to call off the Emergency and hold elections […]

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ING exits Kotak Mahindra Bank by selling residual 3% stake

Nominee of Dutch financial services firm also resigns from lender’s board ING Group has sold its entire 3% stake in private sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank. As a result, ING’s nominee on the board of the lender has also resigned. “Earlier today, ING Group sold its remaining stake in the bank. I hereby resign from […]

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Shun terror sponsors, BCCI tells ICC

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday called for a boycott of countries encouraging terrorism, in the wake of the terrorist attack in Pulwama on February 14. In a letter to the International Cricket Council (ICC), Board CEO Rahul Johri also said the BCCI feared for the safety of players and […]

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Fire services to see modernisation

Will get an upgrade under K-SAFE project Fire services in the State are expected to undergo modernisation under the five-year KSAFE (Karnataka Safe) project, which will include an upgrade and extension in services. M.N. Reddi, DGP, Fire and Emergency Services, said emphasis will be on quality, skill upgradation and capacity building of fire services in […]