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CM Siddaramaiah goes through his budget speech at his house on Thursday | EPS file photo
Karnataka Budget 2018: Agriculture is our priority, says CM Siddaramaiah

With the state all set to go to assembly polls in the next few months, many are expecting a please-all budget this time around from Siddaramaiah.

16 Feb 2018

River Cauvery (File photo | EPS)
Cauvery verdict: Supreme Court reduces Tamil Nadu's allocation to 177.2 TMC, awards additional water to Karnataka citing Bengaluru water crisis

The apex court said that a higher allocation was given to Karnataka because of the drinking water needs of Bengaluru, which has acquired a global status over the years.

16 Feb 2018

Karnataka government ties up with SAP to train five thousand youths

The collaboration will be under the ‘Yuva Yuga’ campaign, an industry-led IT skill development programme initiated by the Department of IT and Biotechnology.

16 Feb 2018

I-T: Karnataka's Energy Minister D K Shivakumar lent money on interest

Shasikanth has identified the entry as Rs5 crore that he collected from Shivakumar against the Kaizen. The entry was shown in the torn paper as ‘5.00 to be collected from Kaizen’.

16 Feb 2018

Jain monks pay their respects to Shreyasagar Maharaj in Shravanabelagola on Thursday |  Amit S Upadhye
Jain monk from Madhya Pradesh attains ‘samadhi’ in Karnataka's Shravanabelagola

A Jain monk from Madhya Pradesh, who had vowed to take ‘samadhi’ a week ago, breathed his last in the temple town of Shravanabelagola on Thursday.

16 Feb 2018

Karnataka: Instant BPL card for beneficiaries from Feb 20

Issuing ration cards to priority households or BPL families will be a breeze, as the State government will launch an initiative to issue them on the spot on production of income certificates.

16 Feb 2018

Aadhaar
Karnataka: Raichur man and son finally get their Aadhaar

A man from Raichur, who was battling technical odds of Aadhaar enrolment and administration apathy, finally has something to cheer about.

16 Feb 2018

Karnataka High Court.(EPS File photo)
Karnataka High Court notice to MLA, BBMP officials for ‘disobedience’

The notice asks them to explain why they should not be punished for contempt of court by involving, recommending or making allotment of the open spaces in the market.

16 Feb 2018

Karnataka's Minister for Energy D K Shivakumar  (Nagaraja Gadekal | EPS)
Special court for economic offences summons Energy Minister D K Shivakumar

The loose sheets revealed that he allegedly lent unaccounted cash loan of Rs12.40 crore and collected unaccounted cash of Rs 1.10 crore as interest from private persons/firms.

16 Feb 2018

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah. (File)
CM Siddaramaiah Budget today, but a lot depends on how Cauvery flows

Taking no chances, the state government has tightened security in Bengaluru and in the Cauvery basin if the verdict is not in line with what the state is expecting. 

16 Feb 2018

CM Siddaramaiah goes through his budget speech at his house on Thursday | nagajara gadekal
Karnataka budget: Different sectors, different demands

People of Karnataka have their wishlist ready ahead of Siddaramaiah presenting the sixth and the last budget of his current Congress government.

16 Feb 2018

NEET application and brochure released by the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) recently does not even mention AYUSH courses
AYUSH goes missing from CET, NEET

The NEET application and brochure released by the Central Board for Secondary Education recently does not even mention AYUSH courses.

16 Feb 2018

CM Siddaramaiah goes through his budget speech at his house on Thursday | nagajara gadekal
Cauvery dispute: Karnataka expects allocation to be increased

Friday will be a busy day for the government. While CM Siddaramiah will present the State Budget, the Supreme Court will give its verdict on the Cauvery dispute.

16 Feb 2018

CM Siddaramaiah goes through his budget speech at his house on Thursday | nagajara gadekal
Better roads to clean lakes, Bengaluru expects a lot from Karnataka's budget

Experts say instead of announcing new projects, budget should focus on promises made earlier.

16 Feb 2018

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah (File | PTI)
Will Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's 13th budget please pro-Kannada sentiments?

Buoyed by the recent support from pro-Kannada organisations and Kannada writers, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is likely to use the budget as a platform to woo them.

16 Feb 2018

Karnataka: Cabinet gives Tumakuru Industrial Node a big push

THE Tumakuru Industrial Node (Hub), which is part of the Chennai-Bengaluru-Chitradurga Industrial Corridor project, got a big push on Thursday with the state cabinet giving its go ahead for a State Su

16 Feb 2018

Mahamastakabhisheka is held once in 12 years, and the festivities are being held for the second time in this millennium. (Photo: EPS)
PM Modi may not shower flowers on Bahubali from helicopter

He may also not climb Vindhyagiri to witness Bahubali as it takes 2 hours to climb and return; he is only spending 45 minutes in Shravanabelagola.

16 Feb 2018

Pigeons image used for representation (AP)
When pigeons carried Mahamastakabhisheka reports to Madras

The reporter G M Edward got trained pigeons to Shravanabelagola six months ahead of veneration ceremony in 1910, and got the pigeons to fly back to his office in Chennai from Shravanabelagola.

16 Feb 2018

Karnataka: Poor response to housing for poor

The state government's initiative to provide 1 lakh houses for economically weaker sections has received a poor response with not even half that number of applications received for the scheme.

16 Feb 2018

Karnataka: NHRC asks for report on water contamination deaths

The National Human Rights Commission has taken up a suo motu case over the death of five people due acute gastroenteritis at Maidolalu village in Bhadravati taluk of Shivamogga district.

16 Feb 2018

Karnataka: After giving birth to three girls, woman kills them, ends life

A woman, who was depressed after giving birth to her third girl child, committed suicide after killing all her three daughters on Thursday.

16 Feb 2018