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Karnataka ‘moral policing’: Bajrang Dal activists question young woman for riding with colleague on scooter

Dakshina Kannada (Karnataka) | An incident of moral policing was reported from Mangaluru in Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district on Monday evening, leading to tension in the area, police said. Following the incident, youths of two religions gathered and got into heated argument in the Morgans Gate area. According to the police, a young woman from […]

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Techie accuses drug addict hubby of sexually harassing her with friends

Bengaluru | In a startling development, a techie in Bengaluru has lodged police complaint against her husband for sexual harassing her along with his friends, police said on Thursday. She has told police that her husband, a drug addict along with his friends, made her private videos and sexually harassed her. The complaint has been […]

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Karnataka Police file FIR against BJP IT Cell chief Amit Malviya

Bengaluru | The Karnataka Police have filed an FIR against BJP IT Cell national Convenor Amit Malviya in connection with publishing “derogatory” posts against Rahul Gandhi and Congress leaders. The High Grounds police in Bengaluru have booked a case against him under IPC Sections 153-A, 120-B, 505 (2), 34. Ramesh Babu, state Congress leader, had […]

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Denial of sex is cruelty but not an offence, rules Karnataka HC

Bengaluru | The Karnataka High Court has quashed criminal proceedings against a man and his parents lodged by his wife in connection with the denial of physical relationship. “As per the Hindu Marriage Act-1955, denial of physical relationship by the husband amounted to cruelty, but not under IPC Section 489A,” the bench observed. The bench headed […]

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Students of this state will not study lesson on RSS founder

Bengaluru | Karnataka’s Congress government, which has taken up the textbook revision exercise, on Thursday declared that the lesson on RSS founder Keshav Baliram Hedgewar has been dropped from the textbooks. The move is likely to trigger controversy as the BJP has stated that it won’t sit quiet if the syllabus is changed. Education Minister […]