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Bangalore Schools to Re-open, No Holiday on Thursday

As Wednesday turned out to be normal with any violence reported, re-opened offices functioning as usual, private schools have finally decided to re-open schools on Thursday and parents may prepare to send their wards in the morning. The BMTC and KSRTC buses are seen plying on Bangalore roads bringing the look of normalcy back to busy Bangalore. However, Wednesday saw ...

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Bangalore: Schools, Colleges, Offices Closed/Holiday Tomorrow

Following Monday’s riots and fire on the roads of Bangalore over Cauvery verdict by the Supreme Court, for those fearing whether to send their wards to schools or colleges, it is relieving to know that Tuesday remains a holiday for all schools and colleges in Karnataka due to Bakrid, a festival for Muslims. [ALSO  SEE: Bangalore Schools, Colleges to be ...

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Kejriwal to Undergo Throat Surgery Amid Bangalore Bandh

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will fly to Bangalore on Monday to undergo throat surgery for his constant cough after almost two years of his sojourn in an Ayurvedic hospital last time. Kejriwal will finish his 4-day tour of poll-bound Punjab before visiting Bangalore, which is erupting in violent protests over water sharing row with the Supreme Court asking the ...

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Karnataka Bandh: Cauvery Water Row Turns Violent Again over SC Order

The ongoing tussle between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over Cauvery water has turned belligerent with farmers in Mandya and Mysore, joined by several pro-Kannada organisations, blocking roads and and stoning Tamil Nadu vehicles or writing slogans on Chennai-bound buses. The Supreme Court on Monday directed Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu for the next 10 days ...

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BMTC Bus Strike: Many Schools to Open Tomorrow

As Karnataka is beset with transport strike for over three days with no signs of relief, many schools have decided to go ahead and open on Thursday. Even the deputy commissioners who issue holiday have decided to let schools open and see the situation. [FLASH: Bus strike Ends, Schools to Open Tomorrow] To begin with many Bangalore schools with their ...

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BMTC Strike Not Called Off, Some Schools Opt for Holiday, Others to Open

The ongoing BMTC, KSRTC and other RTC unions continuing their two-day strike into an indefinite strike, the government tried to push the trainees and mechanical engineers to run some skeletal bus service with no relief for commuters. Many schools have taken pre-emptive action declaring a third day holiday on Wednesday too. While many office-goers are given the option to work ...

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Karnataka Bus Strike: COMEDK Counselling to Go On

The Karnataka government has given nod to all district education officials to decide and declare two-day holidays for schools and colleges owing to Karnataka bus strike from midnight Sunday for two days. But COMEDK said the second round of counselling scheduled for Tuesday for engineering aspirants will be held as per schedule. While the talks are still open, the government ...

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Karnataka Bus Strike Tomorrow: Schools Closed, What Else to Expect?

As Karnataka transport unions BMTC, KSRTC and regional transport corporations have declared a two day strike from Sunday midnight, the buses will be off roads in Bangalore and the entire Karnataka on Monday and Tuesday. [SEE: Karnataka Strike: Holiday for Schools on Monday, Tuesday as RTC Buses go Off Roads] All schools will be closed as per the government directive but ...

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Karnataka Bandh in Full Swing Today: BMTC Buses off Roads, Autos Charging Triple Fare

Karnataka Bandh declared by a pro-Kannada organisation, Kannada Okkoota on Saturday, September 26 to pressurize the state and Union governments demanding implementation of the Kalasa-Banduri Nala and Mekedatu Dam projects to improve the drinking water situation in the state, evoked maximum response. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e0aIdOUaS0] While shops in all major cities and Bangalore were closed with virtually no traffic left on ...

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Karnataka Bandh Tomorrow Sept. 26; BMTC Buses, Autos to Remain Off Roads

As of now, Ola and Uber Cabs will ply as usual and Ola Cab No: 080-33553355 [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e0aIdOUaS0] A pro-Kannada organization, Kannada Okkoota has called for a state-wide bandh on Saturday, September 26 to pressurize the state and Union government demanding implementation of the Kalasa-Banduri Nala and Mekedatu Dam projects to improve the drinking water situation in the state. Also read: Karnataka ...

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Karnataka Bandh: Schools Open, Buses On Road, Bengaluru Life Not Affected

Karnataka bandh called by farmers’ association on 5th September is not affective in many part of Karnataka. BMTC, KSRCTC buses are running as usual. North Karnataka and Mysuru region is slightly affected as farmers there demanding speedy implementation of canal projects and their demands. Auto’s and other are services are also running as usual. The bandh is not effective because ...

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Karnataka to Witness State-wide Bandh on 5th September 2015

Karnataka will witness yet another bandh on September 5, Saturday and this time the bandh has been called by the sugarcane growers association to protest against Karnataka government and Narendra Modi government for showing indifferent attitude towards the problems of farmers. Also read: Karnataka Bandh: Schools Open, Buses On Road, Bengaluru Life Not Affected The Karnataka State Sugarcane Growers Association and ...

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Mekedatu Water Row: Karnataka to Observe Counter Bandh Saturday

Karnataka organisations and pro-Kannada outfits have called for a bandh on Saturday in the state and Bangalore from 6 am to 6 pm for 12 hours in protest against what they said Tamil Nadu’s attempts to stall the Mekedatu drinking water project across the Cauvery. The move in response to similar bandh observed by Tamil Nadu on March 28 against ...

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