Karnataka News

No feverish pace, government recruitments frozen for the last 6 months

The economic slowdown triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has forced the state government to freeze recruitments.

published : 3 hours ago

BJP issues whip, tells MLAs to vote against no-trust motion

The JDS will not participate in the trust vote as the party has not been consulted by the Congress, said party deputy leader in the House Bandeppa Kashempur.

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Farmers unhappy with CM’s reply, to go ahead with bandh

The state government’s efforts to convince farmers associations to call off their ongoing protest against amendments to land reforms act failed on Friday.

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Let Opposition move a motion every six months: Yediyurappa

The BJP has 116 members in the 220-member House and the motion will not pose any threat to the government.

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Farmers block highways across Karnataka

The Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha and Aikya Horata Samithi had planned to block all the highways across the state.

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Opposition slams govt over GST compensation

Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah says govt cannot borrow without limit and this will leave state debt-ridden

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SP Balasubrahmanyam had special bond with Kannada: BSY

Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa condoled the death of renowned singer SP Balasubrahmanyam.

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Deendayal Upadhyay was original political thinker: Sudhanshu Trivedi

Integral humanism was adopted by the Bhartiya Jana Sangh in 1965 as its official doctrine.

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Karnataka to get a river water index

He added that the government was also working on developing a river health index, where the physical, biological, environmental and economic health of the water body will be checked.

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Bill to create three new varsities opposed

Former minister and Byatarayanapura MLA Krishna Byregowda pointed out that this proposal was there during the Congress tenure too.

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Karnataka govt gets HC notice over plea against illegal mining

The petitioners have stated that the authorities have imposed fine for illegal mining beyond the licensed areas, and the same runs into hundreds of crores.

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RIP SPB: Humble to a fault and hungry for real conversations, he was my Balu sir

'I will miss his humor, his ability to goad younger people like me into being simpler without ever sounding patronizing, and his gentle chiding when we made a mistake.'

published : 6 hours ago

Farmers outfits in Karnataka protest 'anti-farmer' policies

Terming the amendments as 'anti-farmer', they alleged that some people in power brought them to convert their black money into white.

published : 13 hours ago

COVID-19 warriors: Newborns in Karnataka's Ballari to be named after doctors, nurses

Ballari saw large numbers of deliveries during the last three months, of which nearly 150 deliveries were of women infected with COVID-19. 

published : 17 hours ago

Contract, outsourced health workers strike, ask for pay parity

 DS Jagadeesh (63) was given a ‘Corona Warrior’ award on Independence Day, for his service as an ambulance driver during the pandemic.

published : 25 Sep 2020