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  1. In photos: Volunteers clean three tonnes of garbage from Hebbal lake in three hours

    06.19 / 13:59 thenewsminute.com Thenewsminute.com - Karnataka
    Environment The goal is to beautify and reclaim Hebbal lake. TNM Staff EFI Bangalore 1 750x500-compressed.jpgEFI Bangalore/FacebookOn Sunday, in various cities in south India including Chennai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore and Bengaluru, people gathered in large groups near water bodies. Their goal: to beautify their shorelines and banks, and remove the scraps, bottles, plastic and other waste which mars and chokes the landscape around them. As part of the India Clean Sweep, organised by…
  2. A communal clash, a video, and a protest: Politics after Kalladka violence in Karnataka

    06.19 / 12:25 thenewsminute.com Thenewsminute.com - Karnataka
    PoliticsAngry right-wing protesters called for Rai’s resignation after a video of the Minister directing the arrest of an RSS leader surfaced.Theja Ram Minister Ramnath Rai SS.jpgThe video clip of Karnataka Environment Minister Ramanath Rai directing Dakshina Kannada SP to arrest RSS leader Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat for the recent communal clashes has irked pro-Hindu groups in the district. Activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal, on Monday, briefly blocked the road at PVS c…
  3. After 17 years, Bengaluru’s streets will have a welcome new addition: Garbage bins

    06.19 / 11:20 thenewsminute.com Thenewsminute.com - Karnataka
    Civic IssuesThe decision was taken as the current door-to-door garbage collection model is not working out for the BBMP.Theja Ram BBMP litter bins 1-min.jpgThe mounting garbage in Bengaluru has become the city’s biggest problem besides traffic, and the civic body has decided to re-install litter bins across the city. The decision was taken as the current door-to-door garbage collection model is not working out for the BBMP in commercial and slum areas. On Monday, Bengaluru Development M…
  4. Caught in long-standing AP-K'taka-Telangana water dispute, Tungabhadra barrage may collapse

    06.19 / 10:50 thenewsminute.com Thenewsminute.com - Karnataka
    Water DisputeDue to the long-standing dispute, the barrage has not been maintained for 49 years.Theja Ram Rajoli barrage.jpegOn the river Tungabhadra is an inter-state barrage – the Rajolibandi Diversion Scheme – which has become a water-sharing issue, between Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. The barrage, which became operational in 1957, has not been maintained since the last 49 years and if the monsoon fills the barrage to the brim, there are chances of it collapsing this year, o…
  5. Why did Siddaramaiah skip Prez visit to Udupi? A 117-year-old ‘gopura’ and a 13 year feud

    06.19 / 08:55 thenewsminute.com Thenewsminute.com - Karnataka
    PoliticsAccording to reports, Siddaramaiah has had a long-standing disagreement with the Mutt over the demolition of a ‘gopura’ in 2004.TNM Staff pranab in udupi.jpgSiddaramaiah was conspicuously absent.A minor controversy has erupted in Karnataka, thanks to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah refusing to accompany President Pranab Mukherjee on his visit to the Sri Krishna Mutt in Udupi. The President had visited the Mutt ahead of the ceremony to lay the foundation stone for a 200-bed charity hos…
  6. Ahead of 2018 polls, K'taka Cong wakes up to the reality of social media and revives team

    06.19 / 04:06 thenewsminute.com Thenewsminute.com - Karnataka
    PoliticsThe new team will begin campaigns by the end of July.TNM Staff social media-compressed.jpgThe 2018 Assembly polls are nearing and the Karnataka Congress is finally catching up with the BJP and JD(S). The saffron party and the JD(S) have already upped their game by deploying social media teams. In a bid to strengthen their campaign, the Congress will revive its social media wing once again. Ever since its victory in 2013, the Congress’ social media wing has remained dormant The C…
  7. Relief for over 3,000 liquor shops as K'taka govt redesignates state highways as city roads

    06.19 / 04:06 thenewsminute.com Thenewsminute.com - Karnataka
    Liquor BanThe Karnataka government has sent a proposal to the Centre, requesting it to denotify national highways passing though municipal limits.TNM Staff alcohol_shots_PTI.jpgPTI/ Representation PhotoFollowing the footsteps of Kerala, Karnataka has now redesignated state highways running through Bengaluru as city roads, bringing relief to thousands of liquor shops. According to a report by the Times of India, at least 3,200 liquor vendors can now breathe a sigh of relief as…
  8. Kalladka violence: K’taka Minister asks Dakshina Kannada SP to book RSS leader for murder

    06.18 / 12:06 thenewsminute.com Thenewsminute.com - Karnataka
    PoliticsA video of him directing the SP to book Prabhakar Bhat for murder has surfaced.Theja Ram ramanath_rai_main.jpgKarnataka Minister for Environment and Forests, B Ramanath Rai has now landed in a pool of trouble after a video of him directing the Dakshina Kannada SP, Bhushan Borase, to book RSS leader Prabhakar Bhat for murder surfaced.  The Minister was speaking with Borase regarding the recent communal violence, which erupted in Bantwal taluk’s Kalladka area on June 13. The t…
  9. Ola drivers in Bengaluru Airport beat up supervisor, allege he demands money for parking

    06.18 / 06:07 thenewsminute.com Thenewsminute.com - Karnataka
    Cab AggregatorsThe supervisor, had been demanding a commission for allowing drivers to park inside the airport. TNM Staff Ola1.jpgA major scuffle broke out between Ola cab drivers and their supervisor at Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport on Saturday afternoon. According to the International Airport Police, an Ola driver named Mukund, was to enter the P2 designated parking spot for Ola and Uber taxis, at around 1:30 pm. “According to eyewitness accounts, the Ola Sup…
  10. ‘Stop GVK from selling Bengaluru airport shares to Canadian company’: K’taka minister to CM

    06.18 / 04:26 thenewsminute.com Thenewsminute.com - Karnataka
    AirportDK Shivakumar said the sale to Fairfax Group is a “matter of concern” for the “safety and security of the country.”TNM Staff DK_Shivakumar_YouTube.jpgBengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport has now become a topic of conversation for Karnataka’s legislators. On Saturday, Minister for Energy, DK Shivaumar wrote to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, requesting him to stop GVK Group from selling its 10% share in Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL) the company which manages the…
  11. After 5 CMs who spent Rs 13,865 crore, Bengaluru Metro Phase 1 is finally up and running

    06.18 / 03:54 thenewsminute.com Thenewsminute.com - Karnataka
    Namma MetroCommercial operations for the new line will be open from 4 pm on Sunday.TNM Staff metro green line.jpgThe 11-year wait for a fully functional Metro rail has finally ended for residents of South Bengaluru. It took the state five Chief Ministers and an investment of Rs 13,865 crore for the Phase 1 of the project to become a reality.  Just phase 1. President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Green Line at 6.20 pm on Saturday. With this new line, Bengaluru is the…