Farmers keen on buying drones after Centre offers subsidy

Agriculture Minister B C Patil told TNIE, “Karnataka has about 12.3 million hectares under agriculture and this (drone) will help the farmers a lot in alleviating labour problems."

24 Jan 2022

No funds given to repair rundown school buildings in Karnataka

The PWD department said that it has completed 2,722 schools and 551 Anganwadi buildings and other projects are nearing completion.

19 Jan 2022

Karnataka PWD department allocates Rs 310 crore to repair 7,000 km of damaged roads

Department sources said that around 7,000 km of roads have been damaged, of which 4,850 km are district roads and 2,236 km are state highways.

17 Jan 2022

Flood-hit roads still plague many Karnataka villages

Despite issue being raised by MLAs, proper connectivity still eludes

15 Jan 2022

Padayatra a worry, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai holds meeting to discuss consequences

Bommai, who was Water Resources Minister earlier, had expressed concern that the Mekedatu issue should not be challenged afresh.

10 Jan 2022

Oppn: take up quality audit of civic infra

The Opposition Congress and JDS leaders in the state have demanded a performance and quality audit of roads, footpaths and civic infrastructure in the state.

06 Jan 2022

Bulli Bai app row: Congress blames BJP, RSS for hate campaign

Congress MLA Roopkala Shashidhar told TNIE, “I felt pain when I heard about this terrible auction of respectable ladies.

06 Jan 2022

DKS’ new image: Amiable, pan-Karnataka leader 

The Congress leader has cultivated a more acceptable image, and is working on his relationship with leaders within the party.

24 Dec 2021

Karnataka: Nepotism rules the roost in Legislative Council elections too

With each passing election, power remains concentrated in the hands of a few families who are already in the game.

17 Dec 2021

Karnataka MLC Elections: BJP ups tally, but still falls short of majority

Add to this, there was much expectation that JDS leader H D Deve Gowda’s meeting with PM Modi would help the BJP win more seats in non-traditional areas.

15 Dec 2021

Anti-conversion bill seeks to single out Christians: Bengaluru Archbishop

Every religion does preach and tell others about their way of knowing God and this right is enshrined in Article 25 of the Constitution.

12 Dec 2021

Voting rights of nominated urban local bodies' members questioned

However, questions are now being raised about the voting rights of the nominated members. 

08 Dec 2021

As fuel sales go up after tax cut, revenue loss to state minimised

However, the cut in fuel prices has led to nearly a 10-fold increase in the sales of petrol and diesel, minimising losses to the state. 

04 Dec 2021

Karnataka GST mop-up zooms past Rs 9,000 crore

The GST collection in Karnataka has seen a strong upward movement, increasing from about Rs 8,200 crore in October 2021 to Rs 9,048 crore by November 30, 2021.

02 Dec 2021

TMC looks to woo Congress leaders for Karnataka entry

After making its foray into the political landscape in poll-bound Goa, speculation is rife that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) eyeing Karnataka which is due for Assembly polls in 2023.

02 Dec 2021