Karnataka budget

Budget schools in Karnataka threaten closure if government fails to address issues

RUPSA Karnataka president Lokesh Talikatte said that while unaided schools were hit financially, the government was forcing budget schools to be closed in rural and urban areas.

published on : 16th December 2021

In a first, Karnataka to make budgetary provisions to recover ecological losses

CM Basavaraja Bommai said he was hopeful that the decision will help the recovery of 50 to 60% of the green loss and ensure a sustainable life for the next generation.

published on : 11th September 2021

Karnataka Budget 2018: Rs 12 crore for bone marrow transplant unit at Kidwai hospital in Bangalore

If the unit is set up, Kidwai Institute will join the league of Tata Memorial Hospital of Mumbai and AIIMS which have similar facilities.

published on : 6th July 2018

Karnataka budget: Fuel, cars, alcohol to cost more

As per the new budget by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, rate of tax for petrol and diesel has been increased from 30 per cent to 32 per cent and 19 per cent to 21 per cent respectively.

published on : 5th July 2018

Budget ignores north, coastal Karnataka, BJP alleges

The budget doles out schemes after schemes for districts of South Karnataka including Bengaluru but leaves North Karnataka.

published on : 5th July 2018

Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy announces Rs 34,000 crore crop loan waiver

In order to generate revenue for the massive loan waiver, the State has decided to increase excise duty on both fuel and alcohol, apart from the raise in road tax.

published on : 5th July 2018

Karnataka Budget-2018 HIGHLIGHTS | Power, petrol prices to go up in H D Kumaraswamy's maiden budget

The budget proposes a hike in power tax from 6% to 9%. Petrol prices will increase by Rs 1.14 and diesel by Rs 1.12 per litre. H D Kumaraswamy announced farm loan waivers up to Rs 2 lakh too.

published on : 5th July 2018

Cauvery verdict brings smile to Karnataka, CM Siddaramaiah rains sops in 13th budget

Living up to the expectations in his poll budget, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who also holds the Finance portfolio, doled out goodies for all castes and classes, casting his vote net wider.

published on : 17th February 2018

Not an election budget, claims Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah dismissed the opposition charges that it was a budget presented keeping assembly elections in mind.

published on : 17th February 2018

Budget ‘ordinary,’ say disappointed Karnataka farmers

Though they welcomed some decisions, they had expected more from Siddaramaiah.

published on : 17th February 2018

CM Siddaramaiah Budget today, but a lot depends on how Cauvery flows

Taking no chances, the state government has tightened security in Bengaluru and in the Cauvery basin if the verdict is not in line with what the state is expecting. 

published on : 16th February 2018

Karnataka Budget promises Namma Canteen, roads projects, laptops, as Siddaramaiah gets set for polls

The budgetary allocation is 14.16 percent more than the budget estimates of the previous financial year.

published on : 15th March 2017