Belgaum media coverage 18-01-2009

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Session loses steam on day two- Express Buzz
Attendance in both the houses of the state legislature was thin on the second day of the session on Saturday, as most of the members from North Karnataka left for their constituencies, while quite a few like former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy and leader of the opposition Mallikarjuna Kharge were not present, due to their pre-scheduled engagements.



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Netas turn fitness freaks– TOI

Jogging, walking, meditation and some gymming. All these fitness activities are part of our netas, who are camping in Belgaum for the winter legislature session.

Marathis are safe here, says Yeddyurappa– The Hindu
Kannadigas and Marathis united on land, water issues. Only precautionary steps taken in view of the legislature session’. Marathis in Karnataka are as safe as they are in Maharashtra’

Seven Bills get consent– The Hindu
The seven Bills passed by the Karnataka legislature between July 1, 2007 and August 22, 2008 have been accorded consent by the President and the Governor.

MES will continue its fight: N.D. Patil– The Hindu
Maharashtra Ekikaran Samiti (MES) will continue its struggle till it gets “justice” on the boundary dispute, senior MES leader from Maharashtra N.D. Patil has said.

MLAs fight over food habits– TOI
What started as obituary references to leaders who died fighting terrorists in Mumbai on 26/11 led to discussion of food habits of MLAs; and it all ended in an unsavoury trading of words between legislators from the North and the South, in the assembly on Saturday.

Cong to back JD(S) for council poll– TOI
It’s payback time for the Congress to the JD(S)! But it will be issue-based and not a open invitation on alliance.

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