Ashwini M Sripad

Karnataka govt may allow agriculture courses in private colleges

With the land reforms Act allowing anyone to purchase land and people going back to villages amid the pandemic, a further increase in demand for agri-related courses is expected, say experts.

30 Nov 2020

COVID-19 effect: For the first time in 480 years, Kadalekai Parishe to be restricted fair

One of the oldest and most popular festivals of Bengaluru, the annual Kadalekai Parishe (groundnut mela) at Basavanagudi, will not be held for the first time this year due to the pandemic.

29 Nov 2020

Govt plans to scrap 542 junior posts in Secretariat

However, according to DPAR officials, even these many employees are unnecessary as, in some departments, more than two people are working for the same post.

25 Nov 2020

BSY, Santhosh meet privately, discuss ministry expansion

Bypolls, bills may have also come up; BJP draws up panchayat poll strategy

24 Nov 2020

Anti-Cow Slaughter Bill put on backburner for now

Animal Husbandry Minister Prabhu Chavan said it will not happen in the winter session in December. 

20 Nov 2020

Karnataka announces Lingayat development body

Senior JDS leader Basavaraj Horatti, former Congress minister M B Patil and Agriculture Minister B C Patil of the BJP had been demanding the setting up of the corporation.

18 Nov 2020

With Karnataka High Court order to poll panel, parties gird up for gram panchayat poll battle

While BJP will be holding a get-together at panchayat level, Congress and JDS have started reaching out to people.

14 Nov 2020

Bengaluru gets eight ministers, highest ever

As promised, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is likely to induct N Munirathna, who won the Rajarajeshwari Nagar bypoll on Tuesday, into his cabinet.

12 Nov 2020

With Congress votes in hand, Munirathna sweeps RR Nagar, doubles vote margin

As expected, BJP candidate N Munirathna won against Congress candidate H Kusuma in the Rajarajeshwari Nagar Assembly constituency, where the bypoll result came out on Tuesday.

11 Nov 2020

BJP chants booth mantra, tastes success

 It’s a sweet victory in every way for the BJP. For the first time, it has won the Sira assembly segment, and its debutant has defeated the veteran Congress candidate.

11 Nov 2020

TNIE tweet helps visually impaired man start his small business

From train to footpath, and now his own small shop. Dharmaraj’s journey shows ‘working for peanuts’ can bring happiness too.

08 Nov 2020

Learn Kannada at your doorstep

The KDA has created teams of volunteers which will visit local apartments to check if people show any interest in spoken Kannada classes.

07 Nov 2020

Bengaluru still apathetic

On Tuesday too, when the Rajrajeshwari Nagar was facing the bypoll, of the 4.6 lakh voters in the constituency, less than two lakh people voted, registering a poll percentage of just 45.24.

04 Nov 2020

Covid-19 can’t deter this determined voter

Last Monday, 35-year-old Pinnu Rajesh was admitted to M S Ramaiah Hospital after he tested positive for Covid-19.

04 Nov 2020

Post Sira, RR Nagar bypoll, Covid tests to be ramped up

Officials anticipate surge due to campaigning in Sira, RR Nagar

03 Nov 2020