Bansy Kalappa

Target set for BBMP marshals to book cases

 Mr BBMP Marshal, you have to book 20 cases, otherwise you will be pulled up.

27 Oct 2020

INTERVIEW | Taking steps to check spread of diseases: Karnataka Health Minister

After getting the additional portfolio of Health recently, Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar’s first challenge is tackling the twin problems of flooding and the pandemic.

25 Oct 2020

Covid norms thrown to wind, poll rallies draw big crowds

Leaders from all three parties hold such events; May lead to big outbreak, warn experts

24 Oct 2020

After Centre’s rap, Karnataka government ramps up RT-PCR testing

The state reported 10,000-odd new Covid-19 positive cases daily in the first two weeks of October, but the numbers dipped suddenly.

23 Oct 2020

Karnataka government to issue fresh ordinance on land reforms

The State Government has decided to go in for an ordinance for the second time on bringing amendments to the Land Reforms Act.

23 Oct 2020

Bengaluru's first autopsy on COVID-19 victim shows leathery lungs with blood clots

These findings will soon be published in a scientific journal, though a lot more research is needed to understand the disease better and reduce fatality rate, he added.  

22 Oct 2020

BJP will win RR Nagar, close fight in Sira: Government’s internal assessment

That the BJP is in contention itself is a big gain for the party as it has never crossed 17,000 votes in the constituency, an analyst said.

19 Oct 2020

20,000 vacancies cripple Karnataka police

Retired officers and experts sometimes working continuously without a day off, and having to forego some of their leave.

19 Oct 2020

CM Yediyurappa says okay to GST compensation process

The GST Council has already resolved to extend the period of levy and compensation cess beyond July 2022 to provide funds for payment of arrears.

17 Oct 2020

Karnataka looking into Finance Minister’s request for authorisation: Bommai

The letter said the interest on the borrowing will be paid from the GST compensation due to each state.

16 Oct 2020

BSY calls meet to tackle Bengaluru Covid crisis

Bengaluru Urban district has been consistently posting a high number of cases, often crossing 5,000 in a single day.

14 Oct 2020

Cost of government hospital bed climbs to Rs 25,000

Officer promises action, says such deals will not be tolerated 

12 Oct 2020

Sudhakar likely to bag health portfolio too

Sriramulu could be compensated with the Social Welfare portfolio, which is currently held by Deputy CM Govid Karjol.

12 Oct 2020

Be COVID-19 negative, carry test report, if you want to meet Karnataka CM

The new protocol kicked in on Thursday and this is the first time such a restriction has been imposed.

09 Oct 2020