Bommai Cabinet to meet on Saturday

On September 7, the CM will leave for New Delhi to meet the central leadership to discuss the portfolio issue raised by Anand Singh.

01 Sep 2021

It is responsibility of government to ensure safety and security 24/7: Karnataka Home Min on Mysuru rape

Answering his critics, he said that he has been in public life for the last four decades and been part of many important legislative committees.

30 Aug 2021

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai makes mark as good administrator as he completes one month in office

Bommai, who replaced B S Yediyurappa in late July, won over people with his social welfare measures, announcing scholarships for farmers’ children, funds for the deprived classes, among other actions.

30 Aug 2021

Cut the red tape, Bommai tells officials 

Bommai, who has indicated his dislike of red tapism, said he will shortly hold a meeting on pendency and clearance of files with all departments and bureaucrats.

27 Aug 2021

With no key officer, mines dept yet to get off starting block

An industry observer said mining is one sector which can help kickstart the economy, considering the sluggishness that has resulted due to Covid. 

24 Aug 2021

Council members finally get Rs 600 crore local area development funds

The LAD funds have been released to all the 75 members of the Upper House ahead of the zilla and taluk elections.

24 Aug 2021

Bommai’s first Cabinet meeting likely to focus on healthcare

This upgradation of health centres will come in handy as they serve the poorest of the poor across the state, at a time when the state is facing the Covid pandemic.

19 Aug 2021

Israeli technology adds zing to local kaapi and chai

Israeli agri-scientists are among pioneers when it comes to applying scientific knowledge to agriculture. Now, they are venturing into beverages.

19 Aug 2021

After 13 years, tier-2 cities in Karnataka to get development plans

Taking note of this, the State Government on Tuesday ordered that CDPs be prepared immediately for tier-2 cities like Kalaburagi, Ballari, Vijayapura and Davangere.

18 Aug 2021

INTERVIEW| This government is not willing to discuss real issues: Rajya Sabha MP Syed Nasir Hussain

The recent monsoon session ended in an impasse between the government and opposition, and marked a new low in parliamentary discourse.

16 Aug 2021

Shameful behaviour of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, says Kageri 

Speaking to the media, Kageri said the conduct of a few Opposition members was abominable.

14 Aug 2021

Karnataka MP Hussain named Congress whip in Rajya Sabha

A former student leader, Hussain was president of Jawaharlal Nehru University students’ association.

12 Aug 2021

Karnataka ministers, new and old, take up mighty rituals ahead of work

Most ministers have their own favourite sets of priests, who after appeasing the Gods in official chambers, proceed to perform pujas to newly allotted vehicles too. 

12 Aug 2021

Growing bond? Bommai cabinet makes concessions for Gowda’s JDS

While seven Vokkaligas have been included in the cabinet, the legislators who could be a thorn in the JDS flesh have been excluded.

06 Aug 2021

MLAs upset, supporters take to streets against exclusion from newly-formed Karnataka Cabinet

Wednesday was a day for celebration for some MLAs and their followers, and a day of protest for others.

05 Aug 2021