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Cafe Coffee Day confirms founder Siddhartha’s signature in note

Bengaluru (2 MIN READ): Countering the Income Tax Department’s claim, retail outlets chain The Coffee Day Enterprises on Tuesday confirmed the authenticity of the letter its missing founder V.G. Siddhartha wrote to the company’s board of directors on July 27. “The board also reviewed a copy of the letter purportedly signed by Mr V. G. Siddhartha […]

Congress expels 14 Karnataka rebel legislators

New Delhi (2 MIN READ): The Congress on Tuesday expelled 14 legislators, disqualified by former Karnataka Speaker K.R. Ramesh, for anti-party activities. In a press communique, the party said the All India Congress Committee (AICC) had approved the proposal from the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee seeking expulsion of these MLAs from the party. The expelled […]

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I’ve failed, says CCD founder Siddhartha in his purported last letter found

Bengaluru (2 MIN READ): Missing Cafe Coffee Day Founder V.G. Siddhartha, who according to the Karnataka police is believed to have committed suicide, and has apparently left behind to his employees a letter now doing rounds on the social media. IANS is not confirming the veracity of the letter, but the content are as follows: “To […]

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Suicide by Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha suspected: Police

Bengaluru (1 MIN READ): Cafe Coffee Day retail chain outlets founder and son-in-law of former Karnataka Chief Minister S.M. Krishna, V.G. Siddhartha, who went missing on Monday night, is suspected to have committed suicide by jumping into a river near Mangaluru, police said on Tuesday. “Siddhartha is suspected to have jumped into the Nethravathi river near […]

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar resigns after Yediyurappa wins trust vote

Bengaluru (1 MIN READ): Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar resigned from the legislative post on Monday, 14 months after he was unanimously elected as the Speaker. “I am resigning from this august post as Speaker of the state legislative Assembly for personal reasons. I thank all the members for cooperating with me during my 14-month […]

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14 Karnataka rebel MLAs disqualified for defying whip

Bengaluru: A day before the trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly, Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Sunday disqualified disqualified 14 rebel legislators of the Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) for defying their parties whip to attend the House on July 23. The 14 MLAs had failed to attend the House on July 23, when former chief […]