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Siddaramaiah demands use of ballot papers for state Assembly polls 15.12.2017 deccanherald.com
Raising apprehensions that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) could be tampered with, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today demanded that ballot papers be used during the upcoming assembly polls in the state. The chief minister also ruled out any impact of Gujarat poll results on Karnataka, saying the issues in the state were different. Siddaramaiah said he had spoken to some experts and there were chances that the EVMs could be tampered with. "They (BJP) have the power. The Election Commission is under them. Though it is an independent constitutional body, they (central government) appoint the chief election commissioner," he said to a query about allegations of EVM tampering. Speaking to reporters at Raichur in north Karnataka, he said, "What we are saying is go to the old (ballot paper) system, what is the difficulty?" Apprehension about possible EVM tampering through Bluetooth technology was raised by the opposition Congress during the recent assembly elections in Gujarat, which the ...
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Indian shares end higher on Gujarat exit polls boost 15.12.2017 Sify Finance
Dec 15 (Reuters) - Indian shares ended higher on Friday, led by banks, as early surveys forecast a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party in the key Gujarat state elections.
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Sensex ends higher on Gujarat exit polls boost 15.12.2017 Sify Finance
(Reuters) - Indian shares ended higher on Friday, led by banks, as early surveys forecast a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party in the key Gujarat state elections.
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SSLC exam to begin on March 23 14.12.2017 Deccan Herald - News

The final timetable for the SSLC examinations for the 2017-18 batch has been announced.

The examinations will begin with First Language papers on March 23, 2018, and end with the Social Science paper on April 6. For all subjects, an extra 15 minutes will be provided to read the question paper.

A provisional time-table had been announced in October. Last year, the examination began on March 30 and concluded on April 12. The exams have been advanced because of the Assembly elections. The detailed timetable is available on the website of the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB).

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Lingayat: govt seeks minority panel view 14.12.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah finally set the ball rolling on the contentious demand for a minority-religion tag for Lingayats or the Veerashaiva Lingayat faiths. His office on Thursday directed the Karnataka State Minorities Commission to examine petitions submitted by religious and political leaders. Assembly polls are approaching, and the governments response to the demand is expected to swing voter sentiment. According to a note accessed by DH, Siddaramaiah has directed the Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms to forward all petitions to the minorities panel. He has received two major representations seeking separate religion status. The representation were received from the All India Veerashaiva Mahasabha and another from a Lingayat grouping. Divide within Congress The Veerashaiva and Lingayat camps, comprising leaders from the ruling Congress, have been at loggerheads on the demand for a separate religion. The Veerashaiva group comprises veteran Congress leader Shamanur ...
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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher as bank stocks gain 14.12.2017 Sify Finance
Dec 14 (Reuters) - Wall Street opened higher on Thursday, aided by gains in bank stocks and on news that the Republicans' tax overhaul plan was headed for final votes in Congress before the year-end.
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Indian shares end higher; Gujarat exit polls in focus 14.12.2017 Sify Finance
Dec 14 (Reuters) - Indian shares rose on Thursday, rebounding from two days of losses, after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised rates but kept its outlook unchanged, although caution lingered ahead of
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Income Tax department conducts raids at nine Bitcoin exchanges across India 14.12.2017 India Today| Must Read
The Income Tax thinks that bitcoins, cryptocurrency of the virtual world, is becoming a mode for laundering money.
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Bulletin Board... 13.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Scottish scholarships Scotland is offering Indian students scholarships valued at over £6 million. Of this total, over £1 million has also been exclusively reserved for outstanding Indian students. There is a variety of opportunities available to Indian students spread across all 19 of Scotlands higher education institutions. For more details, visit www.bit.ly/2z5GGdB . Doctoral course Bhartiya Skill Development University, Jaipur has introduced a three to five-year full-time doctoral programme with a multidisciplinary focus in skill-related areas. The last date to apply is December 20, 2017. For more details, visit www.ruj-bsdu.in . Content writing internship Chumbak Design is hiring interns for content writing profile in Bengaluru. The last date to apply is December 21. The stipend is Rs 10,000 per month. To apply, visit www.bit.ly/DH-193 . Development internship TrustCheckr is hiring interns for full stack development profile in Bengaluru. Students with knowledge of PHP, HTML, CSS, ...
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BJP activist’s death: Govt. to hand over case to CBI 13.12.2017 Hindu: National
Following a slug fest between the BJP and the Congress over the death of Paresh Mesta, a BJP worker in Honnavar, the state government has now decided to hand over the investigation to the Central Bur...
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Escoms seek hike in power tariff 13.12.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Despite 2018 being an election year, it’s unlikely that people in Karnataka will get any monetary relief as far as their electricity bill is concerned. The five electricity supply companies (Escoms), ...
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Modi govt to set up 12 special courts to try MPs, MLAs, other politicians 13.12.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The scheme for a one-year period will involve an expenditure of Rs 7.80 crore
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Former Congress MLA to join JD(S) with an eye on H.D. Kote 13.12.2017 Hindu: Home
However, a section of the JD(S) is supporting son of previous MLA Chikkamadu
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Unhealthy practices 12.12.2017 HBL: Opinion
This is with reference to ‘How to regulate private healthcare’ by Subir Roy (December 12). The CBI investigation into the referral scam in Bengaluru is only the tip of the iceberg. A closer scrutiny...
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First crowdsourced citizens’ manifesto released 12.12.2017 Hindu: News
It is the outcome of the #BekuBedaSanthe held at Freedom Park on October 15
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BJP to blame for unrest in coastal Karnataka: Minister 12.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In the wake of BJP protests over the death of a young man, Karnataka Home Minister R. Ramalinga Reddy on Tuesday blamed the opposition party for disturbing peace in the coastal region of the southern state.
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'Karnataka becoming another Kashmir with killing of Hindu activists' 12.12.2017 deccanherald.com
The BJP has alleged that Karnataka was becoming "another Kashmir" with the killing of Hindu activists "selectively", involving an international network. "Karnataka is becoming another Kashmir. Fifteen Hindu activists have been killed selectively in the state. There is an international network involved. This government is neither exposing their financial network nor their training module," BJP national general secretary P Muralidhar Rao told PTI. Rao, in charge of party affairs in Karnataka, said BJP would also create an awareness among people about the deteriorating law and order situation in the state. To a query, Rao said that party state unit president and former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappas stay in jail for some time over corruption-related cases would not dent his image. "He (Yeddyurappa) was framed but there was nothing to substantiate. What does it mean? There is no case against Yeddyurappa. Everything is getting exposed now. He is the most popular leader in the state today, getting ...
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‘More people from civil society need to take interest in politics’ 12.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Derek O’Brien who was in conversation with Barkha Dutt on his new book, Inside Parliament, spoke about contemporary political issues
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GATE 2018: Important Dates And Examination Schedule 12.12.2017 Latest News
All the eligible and interest candidates who have registered early this year during 1st September to 5th October 2017 can visit the official website www.iitg.ac.in to download the information brochure
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Karnataka: Uttara Kannada district still tense over youth charred to death 12.12.2017 India Today| Must Read
As the news of Mesta's death spread, there was a massive deployment of police to ensure that violence did not flare up.
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