FM defends PSU disinvestments, links it to revival of economy

Says the Budget aims to help wealth creators; terms socialism as an ‘imported’ concept.

22 Feb 2021

Undeclared emergency: Farmers’ unions on Disha Ravi's arrest

Farmers’ unions in Karnataka are seeing red over the arrest of 21-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi by the Delhi police in connection with the toolkit case.

17 Feb 2021

Vijayanagara district to enjoy special status: Anand Singh

An official notification from Governor Vajubhai Vala identifying the newly gazetted district of Vijayanagara as part of Kalyana Karnataka is all set to be issued soon.

13 Feb 2021

Bypoll date awaited, but BJP sets targets to cadres in Maski

The Election Commission of India is yet to announce the dates for bypolls to be held in three assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat in Karnataka.

12 Feb 2021

Congress leader Siddaramaiah gives Kuruba convention a miss

Siddaramaiah decision to stay away from the convention was a step to ward off murmurs of him catering only to the needs of the Kuruba community while claiming to be an AHINDA leader. 

08 Feb 2021

More trouble in store? Karnataka Youth Cong election results divide party seniors 

With a window for appeal still open, neither the Indian Youth Congress nor the AICC has issued the official notification of the poll results.

06 Feb 2021

Karnataka farmers reach Ghazipur border, Kodihalli meets Tikait

4,000 protesters from state to join ongoing agitation after February 6 

05 Feb 2021

BY Vijayendra not in bypoll race, BJP team list out

The BJP on Thursday evening released a list of in-charges for the upcoming bypolls in two assembly seats and one parliamentary seat in Karnataka.

05 Feb 2021

Budget 2021: Central funding for Bengaluru Metro biggest gain for Karnataka

While opposition leaders criticised the budget for handing Karnataka a raw deal, BJP leaders, including CM B S Yediyurappa, hailed it as a pro-poor and pro-middle class budget.

02 Feb 2021

Funds for 58 km extension to Bengaluru Metro key takeaway for Karnataka from Union Budget

"It is impossible to expect a better budget amidst the pandemic. Despite that, this is a pro-poor and pro-middle class budget," said Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa as he hailed the budget

01 Feb 2021

Karnataka pins hopes on Central dues as FM gets ready to present Union Budget 2021

Karnataka is hoping to get its dues in Central grants as well as proportionate infrastructure funding. 

01 Feb 2021

Economic Survey 2021: Govt sees hope, Opposition a farce

Experts, deeming the report optimistic, pointed at the Economic Survey hinting at possible expansion in expenditure to achieve projected growth. 

30 Jan 2021

Siddaramaiah to move adjournment motion over Shivamogga blast

The State government has ordered an inquiry into the matter, even as questions of how the explosives were brought into the State and were allowed to pass through checkpoints loom large. 

29 Jan 2021

After much acrimony, Youth Congress poll results likely on Friday

Despite being an internal party election, the Youth Congress polls in Karnataka witnessed severe infighting, lobbying and complaints.

29 Jan 2021

BJP leaders worried over pressure tactics being rewarded

The musical chairs of portfolio allocation in the Karnataka cabinet that was reshuffled four times in five days has left a bad taste in everyone’s mouth.

27 Jan 2021