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Kannada scholar shot dead in Karnataka (Lead)
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Kalburgi was a Kannada professor in the Karnataka University here. He was a recipient of many national and state awards, including the Sahitya Academi award, Nrupatunga award and Pampa award.

Kannada scholar shot dead in Karnataka
Dharwad (Karnataka), Aug 30: Renowned Kannada scholar M.M. Kalburgi, a former Hampi University vice chancellor, was shot dead by an unidentified assailant on Sunday at his residence here, police said. Kalburgi, 77, was shot in the head from close range ...

MM Kalaburgi - Murder of a fearless public intellectual and rationalist of Karnataka
Kalaburgi taught at the famous Karnataka university Dharwad for almost 30 years. He guided several research students in their PhD programme. Kalaburgi taught at the famous Karnataka university Dharwad for almost 30 years. He later served as the vice ...

MM Kalburgi murder: Bajrangi Dal leader welcomes death, says another academician next
Daily News and Analysis
"That doesn't mean that my organisation or I want to kill him," he added. Bhagwan is retired professor from the Mysore University. He was known was his incisive criticism against Hindutva groups. He recently courted controversy after inviting VHP leader ...

Kannada scholar shot dead; protests hit Karnataka
New Kerala
Renowned Kannada scholar and former Hampi University vice chancellor M.M. Kalburgi was shot dead on Sunday by unidentified assailants here, sparking protests across Karnataka, police said. Kalburgi, 77, was shot in the forehead from close range when he ...

Hindutva criminal politics
Kashmir Watch
Renowned Indian scholar, former Kuvempu Kannada University VC and Kannada writer MM Kalburgi was shot dead in Dharwad, Karnataka on Sunday morning. According to the report two people came to Kalburgi's resident in Kalyan Nagar, Dharwad and shot him in the ...

City bus driver gets PhD degree
Deccan Herald
His thesis on ‘Hoysala Raja Santhathiya Avanathi: Ondu Adhyayana’ (Fall of Hoysala Dynasty: A Study) has been considered for the award of PhD degree by the University of Mysore (UoM). He will be eligible to receive the degree during the next ...

Ex-VC M M Kalaburgi who had run-ins with hardliners shot
The Indian Express
A renowned Kannada scholar, Sahitya Akademi award winner and former vice-chancellor of Karnatak University M M Kalburgi, 77, was shot dead by two unidentified assailants at his residence in Dharwad in north Karnataka on Sunday morning. A straight-talking ...

Kalburgi murder: Rationalist’s cold blooded killing shocks Karnataka’s literary capital
For, this kind of cold-blooded murder targeting litterateurs was unheard of Karnataka till date. Born in Vijayapura (Bijapur) district in 1938, Dr. Kalburgi studied Kannada literature and taught at the Department of Kannada, Karnatak University ...

Former Karnataka University VC M M Kalaburgi shot dead at Dharwad residence
The Indian Express
A 77- year-old former vice chancellor of the Karnataka University was shot down at his residence in the north Karnataka town of Dharwad on Sunday morning by two persons who knocked on his door and claimed to be students. M M Kalaburgi, 77, an educationist ...

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