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Twitter sues Indian government over order to remove criticism

Twitter said Tuesday it is suing the Indian government after authorities ordered the social media platform to remove content. The lawsuit, filed in the Karnataka High Court, argues that the removal orders do not meet the procedural requirements of India’s IT Act, which allows the government to block content to the public for things such […]

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Husband divorces wife for serving him instant noodles every day for breakfast

A judge in India said a man divorced his wife for cooking him instant noodles every day. ML Raghunath, a principal district- and sessions-court judge, recounted the case on May 27 at a press conference at a court in Mysuru, a city in the southwestern region of India. Raghunath said he was a district judge […]

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Karnataka: Ban on hijab sparks religious tension among hundreds of teenagers in India

Hundreds of teens have been protesting in India’s Karnataka state for weeks, drawing attention to a college’s ban on hijabs. The row has spread and inflamed religious tensions within the state, with clashes reportedly breaking out. Schools have been closed for three days as a result. The dispute has also made national headlines in India, […]

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KR Ramesh Kumar: Indian lawmaker apologises for ‘lie down and enjoy rape’ remark

A lawmaker in the southern Indian state of Karnataka has apologised for joking about rape. “There is a saying that when rape is inevitable, lie down and enjoy it,” Congress leader KR Ramesh Kumar said in reply to speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri’s remark on chaos in the state assembly. Mr Kageri and some other lawmakers […]

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India: 35 dead, dozens missing after heavy rains sweep southern states

At least 35 people have been killed and dozens more remain missing after heavy rains battered parts of southern India, destroying houses and flooding roads, officials said Monday. Flash floods triggered by consistent heavy rain killed at least 32 people in Andhra Pradesh, according to the state’s government. The rainfall began late last week, submerging […]

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India Insane

Indian vets remove 21kg plastic from a cow’s stomach

In India cows look for food on the streets, often in heaps of garbage left by the roadsides. While searching for something edible, cows end up consuming a lot of non-degradable waste, especially plastics. Several studies have shown that cows that eat plastic eventually stop eating their regular food. Plastic affects the internal organs and […]

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Google apologises for showing Kannada as the ‘ugliest language in India’

The Indian state of Karnataka has planned to send a legal notice to¬†Google after it showed the state’s official language as the “ugliest language in India”. A Google search with these keywords showed Kannada as the top result. The tech giant released a statement apologising for “the misunderstanding and hurting any sentiments”. It has fixed […]

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Tesla to setup Asia’s second manufacturing unit in India’s Karnataka state

American electric vehicle manufacturer, Tesla will set up an electric car manufacturing unit in India’s Karnataka state. The state’s chief minister BS Yediyurappa said in a statement on Saturday. The statement was a part of release listing benefits for the southern state under the Union Budget 2021. “American firm Tesla will open its electric car […]

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Dog walks out alive after getting stuck in toilet with leopard for hours

A dog and a leopard got stuck in a toilet in India for hours, and luckily the dog managed to come out alive. Both the animals were photographed awkwardly sitting in the toilet just meters apart. The incident reportedly took place in the south Indian state of Karnataka, Bilinele village, when the dog entered a […]

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Wedding goes off script when groom runs away, forcing bride to wed one of the guest

A wedding went off script after a groom fled from his own wedding venue, forcing the bride to take vows with one of the guests present at the ceremony. The incident took place at a village in India – Tarikere taluk, Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka. According to reports the groom, Naveen, sneaked out from his own […]

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Couple drown after their boat capsizes during pre-wedding photoshoot

A pre-wedding photoshoot turned tragic after a couple in a coracle capsized, drowning the couple in the Cauvery river in South India. According to the police, the deceased couple has identified as Chandru, 28, and Shashikala, 20, both from Kyatamaranahalli in Tirumakudalu Narsipura, a quaint temple town on the outskirts of Mysuru. The police said […]

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5 burnt alive after bus caught fire in south India

At least five people were burnt alive after a bus caught fire in India. Twenty seven other passengers were injured. The bus was travelling in the south Indian state of Karnataka, from Vijayapura to Bengaluru. The bus caught fire on the highway in Chitradurga district in the early hours of Wednesday. The bus run by […]