Congress, JD(S) and SDPI workers joined farm groups to protest against the farm bills, the land reforms, amendments to APMCs & labour laws. Farmer groups had given a statewide shutdown call over the issues. Protesters in Hubli were seen stopping buses as part of their protest. SDPI, Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha, JD(S), Karnataka Rakshana Vedike joined the stir by forming a human chain at the Ashoka Circle in Shivamogga. Some protesters were also detained by the police in Madikeri during their demonstration against the state & the central government. Apart from the centre’s farm bills, the demonstrations were against two important amendments to the Karnataka Land Reforms Act and the Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee Act passed by the Karnataka Assembly. The protesters alleged that these laws will ruin the agriculture sector as people with moneybags will purchase agricultural land to convert their black money into white and turn agriculture land into real estate business. Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa had appealed to the protestors not to create unnecessary confusion over the amendments. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Chief Minister of Karnataka, BS Yediyurappa met Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu in Delhi. Yediyurappa met Naidu on Sep 19 before returning to Bengaluru. While talking to media persons, BS Yediyurappa said that he is expecting cabinet expansion before Karnataka Assembly session.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa laid the foundation stone for new building of the Karnataka Bhavan in New Delhi. Union Ministers Pralhad Joshi and DV Sadananda Gowda were also present at the event. They also performed 'puja' for construction work of Cauvery Karnataka Bhavan.
In a heart-rending video, a mother dog rescued its puppy from floodwaters. The video surfaced from flood-affected Karnataka’s Vijayapura. In the video, the dog can be seen carrying the puppy in its mouth to a safe place. The flood situation continues to remain grim in several districts of Karnataka. The army, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) besides local police and district authorities have pressed into service in flood-affected areas. Watch the full video for more.
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A symbolic event of mother's love video has surfaced from flood-affected area of Karnataka's Vijayapura. In a heart-wrenching video, a dog can be seen rescuing its puppy from floodwater. The dog caught his own puppy in the mouth and took it to a safe place.
The nine-day long Navratri festival has begun. UP CM Yogi Adityanath offered prayers at Devi Patan temple on the first day of Navratri. In Kanpur, devotees offered their prayers at the city's Vaibhav Lakshmi and Durga temple. Priests performed 'aarti' donning masks at Jhandewalan Temple in Delhi. Devotees in Mumbai arrived at Mumba Devi Temple and offered prayers. In J&K, devotees queued up at Vaishno Devi temple in Katra for 'darshan'. Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa participated in inauguration ceremony of Dasara in Mysore. Celebrations of Sharad (autumn) Navratri involve worshipping Goddess Durga and her nine forms. The festival is celebrated in different ways across the country. Over the next nine days, devotees offer their prayers to Goddess Durga and observe fasts. Also known as Sharad Navratri, the festival marks Durga's victory over demon Mahishasura.
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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, people were seen moving without masks in a Karnataka's Kalaburagi market on October 11. "Mostly the youth is taking it very lightly. It's important to use masks, distance and sanitise," says Dr Deshmukh, COVID-19 Committee, Kalaburagi Medical College. Meanwhile, the total number of active cases in Karnataka stands at 1,20,948.
This old age home in Karnataka's Kalaburagi is taking special care of all the senior citizens amid coronavirus fear. Not a single case of COVID-19 has been reported at Mahadevi Tai Mahila Vidya Vardhaka Sangha old age home since last 8 months. While speaking to ANI, Neelambika the superintendent of the old age home said that the administration is taking all necessary precautions."We are running this old age home for past 25 years. There are 30 people and all of them are over 60 years of age. We have given them masks and hand santisers." "We are not allowing people from outside. We are taking care of them and are always available for them. We regularly call doctors to do their health checkup. There are no COVID-19 patients here and there has not been a single case of COVID-19 reported here from past 8 months," she added. Karnataka has reported 1,12,800 cases of coronavirus so far.
Farmers' organisations in Karnataka have called for a bandh across the state on September 28 against the farm bills, land ordinances, labour laws among other issues. The state-wide bandh is led by the Karnataka unit of All India Kisan Sangharsh Samanvaya Samiti. Heavy police presence was seen in Kalaburagi to ensure law and order situation doesn't escalate. Meanwhile, passengers in Mangaluru were seen at the KSRTC bus station despite the bandh called by the farmers' organisations.
Karnataka Chief Minister, BS Yediyurappa flagged off 'Roll-On Roll-Off' (RO-RO) train on August 30. The train service has been started from Bengaluru to Solapur in Maharashtra. The CM was accompanied..