Bansy Kalappa

Society is like human body, should function in harmony: Ex-top cop Ajai Singh

Rioting and arson ensued during the funeral procession of slain Bajrang Dal activist Harsha in Shivamogga, despite  prohibitory orders.

27 Feb 2022

Stop communal agenda, Karnataka is in danger: Prashant Bhushan

“This communalisation of a murder is being done according to the playbook of the BJP, which was earlier done it in Gujarat.”

24 Feb 2022

Harsha murder: Questions raised over permission for procession of slain Bajrang Dal youth

Former DG&IGP Shankar Bidari said, “During the recent months, some developments are threatening to cause serious damage to the fabric of religious and social harmony in Karnataka.

22 Feb 2022

Karnataka Cabinet expansion not likely anytime soon, say insiders 

Party insiders said appointments to state boards and corporations have also been kept pending for the same reason.

20 Feb 2022

What about farmers’ issues? Ask Karnataka politicos amid hijab, national flag row

They also pointed out that the previous session was dominated by the alleged religious conversion issue.

17 Feb 2022

Farmers to lay siege to Soudha today

Raitha Sangha leader Kodihalli Chandrashekar on Sunday said that while the Centre withdrew the three farm laws, the state government is dilly-dallying.

14 Feb 2022

Don’t communalise college campuses: Mallikarjun Kharge

Kharge, who has held the education portfolio earlier, said stoking communal passions on campuses during examination time is the most irresponsible act and is detrimental to the future of children.

12 Feb 2022

Headscarf was allowed when uniforms were first introduced: Karnataka ex-education minister

Even as the hijab issue is being hotly debated, uniforms in schools were introduced in the 1980s when Ramakrishna Hegde was Chief Minister.

11 Feb 2022

Prajwal Revanna slams Union minister’s reply on nod for Mekedatu project

Prajwal told The New Indian Express that the “amicable solution’’ has not been mentioned by the Supreme Court in its order and wondered where it cropped up from.

08 Feb 2022

Mekedatu project will help drought-hit areas of Karnataka: Expert

K Rudraiah, former secretary, Department of Water Resources, says there is movement on the Mekedatu project in Delhi and Karnataka is fighting for its share of water.

06 Feb 2022

Karnataka Cabinet expansion: Guessing game on as Bommai heads to Delhi on Monday

With Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and Water Resources Minister Govind Karjol scheduled to leave for New Delhi on Monday, all eyes will be on the BJP central leadership.

06 Feb 2022

Siddaramaiah back in thick of politics after resort break

During his stay, Siddaramaiah was accompanied by Congress leaders Dr H C Mahadevappa, H P Manjunath and K Venkatesh.

03 Feb 2022

TN, Karnataka spar over historic scripts now

The tiff escalated to the highest level at ASI, and the Mysuru branch wrote stacks of letters to stall the move, but without much success, as it was proved on Monday.

01 Feb 2022

Congress rejig by March, polls soon: DK Shivakumar

While Ayudha Pooja has long gone, and even Sankranti is over, there is little change in the Congress.

29 Jan 2022

Congress, JDS to put Karnataka govt on mat, BJP will try to push Bills

Oppn to take up issue of corruption, price rise, Covid management

28 Jan 2022

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

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