The commandos will be deployed in areas with high concentration of IT-BT companies, besides sensitive areas, including coastal Karnataka.
As 2019 draws to a close, The New Indian Express looks at some crucial events that took place this year, and important decisions that shaped the state.
Heavy rain has been lashing South India in recent days. Sharing a few snaps that stayed with us from the countless that made their way to our newsroom...
Heavy rainfall has caused widespread damage in the Chikkamagaluru region of Karnataka. While Kelegur, Balige and Malemane villages in the district are badly affected, hundreds of hectares of farmland were devastated as swollen river streams caused havoc.
IN PICS | Several dead as rains batter Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
Monsoon rains continued to batter several parts of India on 9th August 2019. Kerala is on the edge with 22 deaths so far in rain and landslide-related incidents. Other flood-hit states include Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat and Odisha. The Met Department has predicted more rains in the southern and western regions of the country over the next two days.
Express lensman Shiba Prasad Sahu traces the journey of water from 'zero point' in Ajjiparai, on Karnataka- Tamil Nadu border to Chennai in times of water crisis.
The HDK government, on tenterhooks since July 1, finally fell on Tuesday, with 15 rebels and two independents remaining firm on their decision to not support the trust vote. Here are the rebel 15 who stuck together to ensure the fall of a government.
After hours of debate, uproar and sloganeering in the Assembly for the second consecutive day on Friday, Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar adjourned the session to Monday.
15 people have died so far in the building collapsed in Karnataka's Dharwad four days ago.
Hampi has emerged at the second spot in the list of ‘52 places to go in 2019’ published by the newspaper
Elephant Ranga, who was being trained to be a Howdah elephant during Mysuru Dasara celebrations, died in a road accident after being hit by a speeding bus near Mathigodu Elephant Camp in Thithimathi during the wee hours of Monday. The pachyderm suffered a spinal injury and breathed its last after struggling for about four hours, leaving people in tears.
Heavy monsoon and brimming reservoirs have brought alive many sylvan cascades.
Supporters across the state thronged to Vidhana Soudha complex to witness the swearing-in ceremony of HD Kumaraswamy as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka on Wednesday.
Here is the list of all political heavyweights attending HD Kumaraswamy's oath-taking ceremony in Karnataka
The ceremony, its guest list and how the coalition works will be a statement that the BJP can’t ignore. The invitees for H D Kumaraswamy’s swearing-in ceremony include several anti-BJP players.
Ahead of Karnataka Assembly floor test, protests erupt in various states while preparation begins in Vidhana Soudha
The stage is set for the keenly-awaited trial of strength in Karnataka Assembly on Saturday afternoon wherein the BJP government will have to pass the floor test.