Naushad Bijapur

CD gate: Ramesh Jarkiholi may name two leaders in plaint

Gokak MLA to approach Special Investigation Team on Monday; FIR to be filed, based on ex-minister’s complaint, to help probe

13 Mar 2021

Portuguese-era structure, tucked away in Western Ghats, discovered

The two-storeyed structure was constructed by the West of India Portuguese Guaranteed Railway (WIPGR) company in 1885.

12 Mar 2021

With Ramesh Jarkiholi out, lobbying on for his portfolio

 With the exit of Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi from the Cabinet, the BJP top leadership is under pressure from several senior ministers and legislators for the plum portfolio.

11 Mar 2021

Karnataka Budget: Major irrigation projects get Rs 21k-crore allocation

The government has allocated Rs 21,181 crore to the Water Resources department, expressing its commitment to speedily implement all major irrigation projects.

09 Mar 2021

Will junior Jarkiholi replace senior in Cabinet after elections?

At least, until the upcoming bypolls in the State and Assembly elections in four states and one Union Territory are over. 

05 Mar 2021

Violence breaks out in Gokak after Jarkiholi's resignation, buses stoned by his supporters

During a rally taken out by another group of the minister's supporters, one of them attempted self-immolation by dousing himself with kerosene

03 Mar 2021

Kalasa-Banduri: Karnataka names official for joint team

At the same time, the Karnataka government has written to heads of the Water Resources Departments in Maharashtra and Goa to immediately nominate their members to the committee.

01 Mar 2021

Karnataka budget: Water resources dept eyes big chunk

The department expects at least a 25 per cent hike in fund allocation against the Rs 15,028 crore which was set aside in the last budget.

25 Feb 2021

Karnataka to bolster legal teams on water rows

Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi holds meeting in Delhi, discusses legal issues, measures to protect State’s interests

23 Feb 2021

Big blow by SC to Karnataka in Mahadayi row

SC orders setting up of Joint Inspection Committee to probe if State diverted water

23 Feb 2021

Our MPs failed to counter Shiv Sena: Kannada leaders

They also regretted that CM B S Yediyurappa and other state leaders have not taken serious cognisance of the issue.

16 Feb 2021

MLC Mahantesh Kavatagimath appears as BJP favourite for Lok Sabha ticket

Despite pressure to field a family member of former Union Minister late Suresh Angadi, whose death necessitated the bypoll for the Belagavi seat, BJP bosses in Delhi are said to be averse to it.

08 Feb 2021

Karnataka govt under pressure to bolster legal arsenal over Maharashtra boundary dispute

Several experts including advocate Ravindra Totiger have already suggested that the government bolster its legal teams in New Delhi to take up the boundary dispute case in court effectively

30 Jan 2021

Uddhav Thackeray releases book on border dispute, gets slammed by Karnataka leaders

He alleged that Marathi-speaking people in border areas are being subjected to atrocities and said Marathi-majority areas in Karnataka should be merged with Maharashtra.

28 Jan 2021

Maharashtra stirs border row pot, to release book on dispute

According to sources, the book lists all the events since reorganisation of states in 1956, with regard to the Karnataka-Maharashtra dispute over Belagavi and adjoining areas.

27 Jan 2021

Belagavi Lok Sabha bypoll: Picking candidate gets tough for BJP, Congress

Although the schedule for the Belagavi Lok Sabha bypoll is expected to be announced any moment, both the Congress and BJP are still caught in a dilemma over the choice of candidates.

21 Jan 2021

Don’t believe Congress, get your vaccine shot: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has assured the people of the country that both Covid vaccines developed in India are absolutely safe.

18 Jan 2021

Pandemic or not, BJP set to hold rally for Amit Shah, 3 lakh expected

Even as pandemic norms are in place, BJP leaders in Karnataka are going ahead with a massive rally.

14 Jan 2021

Hopeful Katti will land in Bengaluru on Tuesday

An eight-time legislator from Hukkeri constituency, Katti has served in several state cabinets in the past and has held several key portfolios.

12 Jan 2021

Amit Shah’s visit to clear the air over BJP candidate to Belagavi Lok Sabha seat

Given the prevailing political trend in the Belagavi region, the saffron outfit is expected to retain the seat without much resistance from the rival parties this time too.

12 Jan 2021

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