Hundreds gathered defying COVID-19 lockdown order to celebrate Siddalingeshwara Jatra in Karnataka Current Affairs 

Hundreds gathered defying COVID-19 lockdown order to celebrate Siddalingeshwara Jatra in Karnataka

Bengaluru: Hundreds of devotees came on road defying all norms of lockdown to celebrate Siddalingeshwara Jatra (fair) held in Ravoor village of Kalaburgi district in Karnataka on Thursday. Kalaburagi – a COVID-19 hotspot reported the first death in the country. According to reports, the gathering was part of the Siddalingeshwara fair that is associated with a chariot festival held in… Read More
Karnataka Assembly elections 2018 results live Backed by Congress, JD(S) seeks governor appointment, BJP cries foul Current Affairs 

Karnataka Assembly elections 2018 results live | Backed by Congress, JD(S) seeks governor appointment, BJP cries foul

Bengaluru: After a bitterly fought electoral battle, The Bharatiya Janata Party has emerged as the single largest party in the Karnataka Assembly, but has fallen short of the halfway mark to form a government. In in a quick turn of events, the Congress announced it was willing to support the Janata Dal (Secular) in forming a government. Senior Congress leader… Read More
Girl kills self after harassment by Hindutva groups for saying "I love Muslims" Current Affairs 

Girl kills self after harassment by Hindutva groups for saying “I love Muslims”

Bengaluru: A 20-year-old girl killed herself to death in Karnataka’s Chikmagalur after a group of Hindutva activists led by a local leader of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), allegedly harassed her and her parents for her social media post in which she expressed her love for Muslims. Dhanyashree, a first year B.Com. student, in a private WhatsApp chat with… Read More
Temple President donates land for Mosque expansion Society 

Temple President donates land for Mosque expansion

Mangalore: Recently, several incidents of hatred between Hindu and Muslim community is making news headlines in the country. But in an exceptional move, in Karnataka, a Hindu has set the example of Hindu-Muslim unity by donating his land for the expansion of a mosque. Mohan Rai, the president of Eliya Sri Vishnumurthy Temple in Olemundovu village under Keyyur gram panchayat… Read More
Tipu Sultan died historic death fighting British: President Ram Nath Kovind Current Affairs 

Tipu Sultan died historic death fighting British: President Ram Nath Kovind

Bengaluru: At a time when the BJP is up in arms against the Karnataka Government on ‘Tipu Jayanthi’ celebration, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said the erstwhile Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan died a “historic death” fighting the British and called him a “pioneer” in the development of Mysore rockets in warfare. “Tipu Sultan died a heroic death fighting the… Read More