Karnataka: 13,133 pourakarmikas made govt staffers

In a significant move, the state cabinet took a decision to extend benefits enjoyed by state government employees to 13,133 pourakarmikas across the state.

20 Sep 2022

No burial ground, Dalit woman laid to rest by roadside in Karnataka

Hanumakka (75), a Dalit woman who passed away in Bijwara village of Madhugiri taluk in Tumakuru, had a long and troubled last journey on Sunday.

19 Sep 2022

DKS may retain KPCC chief’s post, lead party in 2023 Karnataka polls

The president and members are empowered to vote in the Congress national president elections scheduled for October 17.  

17 Sep 2022

10-lane Bengaluru-Mysuru NH to hit 200 villages hard: MLA Thammanna

A former engineer, Thammanna has shot off a letter to Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai saying that the 139-km stretch of the lane serves as a lifeline for around 200 villages and many towns. 

17 Sep 2022

Health issues keep Anand Mamani, K Sudhakar out of House

Assembly Deputy Speaker and Yellamma MLA Anand Mamani, who has been absent from the House for a few days, was rushed to Chennai due to health reasons.

16 Sep 2022

Karnataka: Koliwad’s ‘harsh’ words to family of farmer who died by suicide kick up storm

When the family invited him over the phone to place a garland on the body of Nayak, who was a Congress supporter, Koliwad spoke in a 'rude and indifferent manner'.

10 Sep 2022

Minister Munirathna's 'unwelcome to Bengaluru' remark sparks row

Meanwhile, Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Siddaramaiah came out in support of those slamming the government.

09 Sep 2022

26 out of 28 MLAs in Bengaluru into real estate: Ramya

The Association for Democratic Reforms, in its recent report, had stated that on an average, MLAs from the state are the richest in the country.

07 Sep 2022

Karnataka Cabinet to meet Thursday, discuss Bengaluru floods

The government has come in for some stinging criticism for its failure to handle the rain and floods.

07 Sep 2022

Members of Cubbon Park Walkers’ Association drag Kalakshetra to HC

Association wanted to felicitate women achievers and young stars and had booked the Ravindra Kalakshetra auditorium on June 7 but the Kalakshetra administration recently cancelled the booking.

05 Sep 2022

Water waste! Why desalination plant in Dakshina Kannada district, ask experts

Desalination plants in coastal areas cannot be a permanent solution to the problem of water shortage. This can only be an interim solution until one finds a real solution.

03 Sep 2022

Rainwater has flooded our home, area in Tumakuru, complains actor-MP Jaggesh

An aggrieved Jaggesh took to social media and uploaded pictures of his home where the living room, bedroom and kitchen were all flooded.

29 Aug 2022

Yediyurappa may have a say in appointing next state BJP chief

Two days ago, Yediyurappa said in New Delhi that he wants to tour the state, while a section opposed to him is working hard to restrict him to the 30-plus constituencies.

29 Aug 2022

Yediyurappa back as numero uno in Karnataka politics, holds talks with BJP top brass

Accompanying Yediyurappa to Delhi is newly elected Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka Lehar Singh, who is also his close associate.

27 Aug 2022

Karnataka opposition demands tax cuts, decrease in fuel prices citing fall in crude oil rates

Citing falling crude oil rates, opposition leaders in Karnataka have demanded that the government bring down prices of petrol and diesel, to ease the burden on the common man.

26 Aug 2022