In the backdrop of simmering discontent among party MLAs after his much-anticipated cabinet expansion last week, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has gone ahead and allocated portfolios to his seven new inductees today.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday (January 18) slammed Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for his statement on “integration of Marathi language and culture into Maharashtra”, and said it is “contrary to the principles of the Indian Union”.
Bagalkote (Karnataka): With the Delhi protests painting the Modi government as being anti-farmers, Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah on Sunday sought to do an image makeover, asserting that doubling farmers' income was the Centre's biggest priority.
At the start of 2021, Reliance Retail procured paddy (sona masuri variety) from a farmer producer company in Karnataka’s Raichur paying 4.4 percent higher than the minimum support price set by the government
Resentment has erupted within the state BJP soon after Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa announced the list of seven Ministers to be inducted into his 17-month-old cabinet on Wednesday (January 13)
More than a hundred years after it was founded, the prestigious Kannada Sahitya Parishat (KSP) is in a state of crisis. It has moved away from its core agenda for the promotion of the Kannada language and culture to extraneous activities. Its membership has skyrocketed to over three lakhs from just around 40,000 in 2004 and it is being pulled apart...
The arrest of a conman in Bengaluru who cheated people by taking money and offered plum government posts and government tender projects in the garb of having close ties with RSS and BJP leaders, turned murkier by the day.
Until recently no one dared to raise a voice against the man as the money they gave him was nothing but a bribe to get a highe...
The Karnataka government on Saturday (January 2) permitted all shops and commercial establishments in the state employing 10 or more people to be open 24x7 on all days for a period of three years with some conditions. The move seems to be aimed at generating employment and accelerating economic growth, which has taken a hit following the COVID-19 pandemic.
A special committee comprising members of the BJP, the Congress and the JD(S) has been formed to probe the ruckus in the Karnataka Legislative Council on December 15 that allegedly drove SL Dharmegowda, the Deputy Chairman of the House, to suicide.
Council chairperson K Pratapchandra Shetty has asked the panel to submit its report within 20 days...
Karnataka Legislative Council Deputy Speaker SL Dharmegowda has allegedly died by suicide and his body was found near a rail track in Chikkamagauru district on Tuesday morning, police said, adding that a note has been found near his body.
Kannada film actress Ragini Dwivedi, who is one of the accused in a drug peddling case, was shifted from Bengaluru Central Prison to a hospital on Thursday (December 24) after she complained of severe stomach pain.
At 11.30am on December 23, four workers stood in front of the main gate at Wistron Infocomm (Kolar), the Taiwan- based contract manufacturer of Apple’s iPhones, trying to reach out to their hirers to demand the pending wages
The Karnataka government has announced a night curfew, between 10 pm and 6 am, from Wednesday (December 23) till January 2, over concerns of a new strain of coronavirus, detected in the UK, to be 70 % more infectious
Wistron company executive Prashanth TD lodged a police complaint, on Monday (December 14), over losses in the company following the December 12 violence at the Wistron Infocomm Manufacturing India Pvt Ltd facility in Bengaluru over non-payment of wages
The Janata Dal (Secular)’s changing stance over Karnataka’s recent land reforms legislation to help it cross the crucial Legislative Council barrier indicates the HD Kumaraswamy-led party could unwittingly become a carrier for the ruling BJP in the state.
Caught between the devil and the deep sea, persecuted Rohingya Muslims who crossed borders to take refuge in India and settled in Bengaluru are fighting for their survival and safety day in day out.
Besides the religious oppression and struggle to get their refugee status renewed, there are a host of other problems they face.
The controversial anti-cow slaughter bill was passed in the Karnataka Assembly on Wednesday amid bedlam, with the Congress members staging a walkout in protest.The Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Bill 2020 seeks a total ban on the slaughter of cows in the state.
Bengaluru: The BJP government in Karnataka on Tuesday (December 8) passed the contentious Land Reforms legislation in the Legislative Council with the help of Janata Dal (Secular). The support from former prime minister HD Devegowda and former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy-led JD(S), which claimed to be a farmer-friendly party, came as a rude shock to farmers.
Bengaluru: The state wide bandh called by pro-Kannada groups in Karnataka on Saturday, opposing the government's decision to create a corporation for Maratha community here has had no major impact on normal life so far, other than sporadic protests and demonstrations by burning effigies.
Auto rickshaws, cabs, public transport buses and metro services are a...
Even as the farmers' protest in Delhi entered its ninth day amid talks with the Centre failing to end the stalemate, farmers in Karnataka, who protested in small numbers over the past week, will intensify their agitation starting Monday (December 7).
Mangaluru: Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said the state government has no intention of imposing night curfew again in view of theCOVID-19 situation in the state.
Speaking to reporters at Udupi, 55 kms from here, he said the COVID-19 technical advisory committee has suggested precautionary measures like not allowing large crowds durin...