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 Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was sent to Karntaka to deal with the situation, reached out to JD(S) chief and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda. Azad has said they will…

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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 her friend, had spoken about communal incidents and how hatred in the name of caste and religion was futile. In response to a question posed by her friend, identified as…

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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 of Dakshina Kannada district has donated 12 cents (Approx. 5000 Sq ft) of his land to a mosque located next to his property. “The masjid is located close to my…

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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 British. He was also a pioneer in development and use of Mysuru rockets in warfare. This technology was later adopted by Europeans.” Kovind said addressing the legislators in the Karnataka…

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