Education subverted through textbook revision in Karnataka?

While the opposition blames the state government for the revision being ideologically driven, the latter defends its line, saying it was done with a “corrective approach” in mind.

06 Jun 2022

Karnataka highways: One-way tickets to death, mutilation

While NHAI is said to have rectified 61 per cent of the black spots on national highways across India, the onus lies on motorists to ensure that accidents do not occur.

30 May 2022

As Karnataka exits pandemic, price rise delivers sucker punch

Ranganath, a marginal farmer, grows paddy twice a year on his 30 guntas of land in Arahatholalu village of Bhadravathi taluk in Shivamogga district.

10 Apr 2022

Historic SSLC batch of 2022 rides on anxiety, confidence alike

SSLC student Aditya says he is confident of writing the board exam, but there will be anxiety when the invigilator starts circulating the question paper.

27 Mar 2022

Danger lurks as civic bodies fail to tango

In Hubballi-Dharwad, optical fibre cable-laying agencies, drinking water pipeline-laying agencies dig up roads while paying no attention to other underground utilities.

20 Mar 2022

Lesson in public transport for tier-2 cities from Bengaluru’s mistakes

The same commuters were found to be eager to return to public transport if reliability was guaranteed.

20 Feb 2022

Karnataka works on water lifeline amid hurdles

Besides, there are many scattered rural households which cannot be connected with  pipelines and the residents need to be trained to achieve water security.

13 Feb 2022

Budgeting for growth: Sectors in Karnataka look for leg-up

Entering the third year of the pandemic, all eyes are now on the Central Budget, which will be presented on February 1, and the State Budget in March first week.

30 Jan 2022

A slew of projects remain pending, moving at a snail’s pace across Karnataka

Increasing population implies a growing need for infrastructure for the masses to support food, water, transport, connectivity, law & order, and their equitable distribution.

19 Dec 2021

Pain of excess rain: Crop loss and price rise

However, it may have been too late. Officials informed Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai that standing crops on 2.33 lakh hectares of land across the state have been damaged.

21 Nov 2021

Eco concerns slip through Karnataka's new sand policy

Extraction from non-CRZ sand bars in Karkala taluk may begin soon, and it is believed that it will eliminate the dearth of sand in Udupi district in the coming months.

14 Nov 2021

Cardiac issues are at the heart of the matter

According to experts, biological risk factors contribute significantly to the cardiovascular burden.

07 Nov 2021

Petrol price rise swirl gets all in its wake in Karnataka

Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha vice-president K Narayana Gowda says fuel price hike is causing additional burden on farmers.

04 Nov 2021

How the cookie crumbles: Ignore building safety in Bengaluru at your own peril

It took a string of building collapses during September-October for the civic authorities in Bengaluru to wake up and start counting unsafe buildings.

24 Oct 2021

Heritage structures in Karnataka lie in state of ruin

Historian Suresh Moona says in 1986, Prof KN Iyengar, archaeology professor who started Karnataka Heritage Society, identified over 800 heritage structures in Bengaluru.

10 Oct 2021