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Karnataka-Maharashtra Border Row Live Updates: Amid the raging border dispute, Karnataka and Maharashtra Chief Ministers spoke to each other over phone on Tuesday night and have agreed that there should be peace and law and order should be maintained on both sides. Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai tweeting about conversation with his Maharashtra counterpart Eknath Shinde, asserted that however, there is no change in Karnataka’s stand as far as the border is concerned.”Maharashtra Chief Minister Shri Eknath Shinde had a telephonic discussion with me, we both agreed that there should be peace and law and order to be maintained in both the states,” Bommai said in the tweet.Noting that there are harmonious relations between the people of both the states, he said, “however there is no change in our stand as far as Karnataka border is concerned. And the legal battle will be pursued in the Supreme Court.”The border dispute between both states intensified on Tuesday, with vehicles from either sides being targeted, leaders from both states weighing in, and pro-Kannada and Marathi activists being detained by police amid a tense atmosphere in the border district of Belagavi.Editor’s note: The Hill’s Morning Report is our daily newsletter that dives deep into Washington’s agenda. To subscribe, click here or fill out the box below. Amid the nation’s shifting politics an. The agency is so understaffed that teens have reported spending up to 23 hours locked in their cells, using water bottles to go to the bathroom. A staggering number have hurt themselves or been placed on suicide watch.Gov. Greg Abbott blamed the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, on mental health, but critics argue the state has missed several opportunities to address mental health care.

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