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Karnataka CM Yediyurappa meets PM Modi after months, seeks nod for Cabinet expansion

At the end of the 15-minute meeting at Parliament House, Yediyurappa invited PM Modi to virtually inaugurate the Bengaluru Tech Summit on November 19

18 Sep 2020

Congress picks Jayachandra for Sira by-election

DKS, Siddaramaiah hold meet of Tumakuru leaders before taking decision 

17 Sep 2020

Cabinet okays tourism policy, loans for Escoms

A cabinet sub-committee has been asked to take a decision on seeking permission to prosecute members of KPSC.

16 Sep 2020

Karnaaka to borrow Rs 33k crore more to cover revenue loss

In effect, this will allow the state to raise an additional Rs 36,000 crore in loans without violating fiscal discipline under the KFRA. 

16 Sep 2020

Jarkiholi off to New Delhi again, third visit in six weeks

Ahead of the legislative assembly session in Karnataka and impending cabinet expansion and rejig, Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi is set to visit New Delhi.

15 Sep 2020

Citizens' forum submits report on Bengaluru violence to Karnataka CM, blames SDPI and PFI

The organisation 'Citizens for Democracy' in its report said the violence was pre-planned and intended to change the demography of the area "into a Muslim majority one"

04 Sep 2020

New IT policy looks beyond Bengaluru, to create 60 lakh jobs

The cabinet also approved a Special Incentives Scheme for Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector to attract industries moving out from China.

04 Sep 2020

Govt mulls going to court to postpone BBMP polls

The government is considering proposals to increase the number of wards from the existing 198 to 225 with each ward consisting of an average population of 40,000 to 42,000.

04 Sep 2020

GST compensation: Karnataka chooses Option 1 to make up for losses

Insisting it cannot pay compensation to states due to losses in revenue collection estimated at Rs 2.35 lakh crores for 2020-2021, the GST Council has asked states to borrow to make good the losses

02 Sep 2020

Karnataka Unlock 4: Metro to run from September 7, decision on opening pubs to be taken soon

The Karnataka government is said to be considering a separate set of guidelines, including reduced capacity, for opening bars and pubs

31 Aug 2020

Karnataka suggests higher taxes on luxury, sin goods

“Despite the pandemic, we have been a high-performance state when it comes to tax collection.

28 Aug 2020

Bommai: Centre should make up for GST revenue shortfall

The GST Council meeting on Wednesday is set to be a stormy one as states are geared up to demand their due compensation in the face of revenue shortfall.

27 Aug 2020

I’m a nationalist at heart, admire PM Modi’s vision: K Annamalai

Tamil Nadu BJP state president L Murugan and later met party national president J P Nadda. This comes months ahead of the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.

26 Aug 2020

Former Karnataka cadre IPS officer K Annamalai to join BJP on Tuesday

K Annamalai, whose transfer from the post had led to protests by citizens, retired from services in 2019 to engage in social services.

25 Aug 2020

KPCC president DK Shivakumar terms letter ‘indiscipline’, bats for Rahul Gandhi's return

The Party's state unit chief D K Shivakumar said the entire Congress party in Karnataka stands by the leadership of Sonia Gandhi and the Gandhi family.

24 Aug 2020

Cabinet okays 10-day House session from September 21

Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the legislature session in March was cut short and there was no clarity on when the House would meet again.

21 Aug 2020

Govt will wait for police report on PFI role in Bengaluru riots

The Karnataka Cabinet on Thursday decided that it will wait for the police to submit a report on the August 11 DG Halli violence before initiating action against any organisation.

21 Aug 2020

CM Yediyurappax approves Rs 300 crore for Kalyana Karnataka

 As per Sedam, the committee will need another two to three months to be up and running fully after the pandemic caused delays. 

20 Aug 2020

Karnataka cops take cue from Delhi police, invoke UAPA against accused in DG Halli violence

In a meeting of top officials and the CM, it was also decided to approach the Karnataka HC seeking appointment of a 'Claims Commissioner' as per an SC directive to assess damages to property

17 Aug 2020

Congress to set up academy to groom leaders, train cadre

Sources in the party say the Congress hopes to set up four institutions in four revenue divisions in the State.

12 Aug 2020

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