When reporters sought his reaction to BJP MLA Umanath Kotian escorting two persons accused in a ‘moral policing’ incident from a police station after their release on interim bail, the chief minister refused to give a direct reply and said, “It is a sensitive matter. there are many sentiments in society. one needs to behave in a manner that will not hurt such sentiments. If the sentiments are hurt, then action and reaction are bound to happen.”
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UAE Signs 14-Bn-Euro Deal For 80 Rafale Jets
THE UAE signed a record 14-billion-euro contract for 80 Rafale warplanes and committed billions of euros in other deals as French President Emmanuel Macron kicked off a Gulf tour on Friday.
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THE Lebanese minister whose remarks on the Saudi intervention in Yemen’s war sparked a row with Gulf countries that exacerbated Lebanon’s multiple crises resigned on Friday in hopes it would help end the standoff.
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FM: Global action only way to regulate evolving tech like cryptocurrencies
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Swiggy to invest $700mn in grocery service Instamart
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KARNATAKA GOVT ORDER Full vaccination must to enter malls, theatres
THE KARNATAKA government on Friday made malls and theatres out of bounds for people who haven't taken both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.
OMICRON LOGS IN TO IT CITY
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SA traveller, B'luru doctor are India's first Omicron patients
46-Yr-Old Indian Had No Recent Travel History
First Omicron cases detected: 2 Karnataka samples show strain
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