R Ashoka

Bill aims at protecting interests of small farmers, says Karnataka Revenue Minister

Revenue Minister R Ashoka, who presented the Bill, said that the objective of the Bill is to help planters with small land holdings.

published on : 29th December 2022

Masks at gatherings must, New Year events till 1 am: Karnataka Health Department

Karnataka to up booster vaxx drive, increase coverage from 21% to 50% by January

published on : 27th December 2022

Bommai announces Rs 1 crore for development on his first village stay in Bada

Elaborating on achievements of his government, he said they have emphasised on improving education, health and irrigation facilities over the last four years.

published on : 18th December 2022

Janardhana Reddy won’t float new party: R Ashoka

There are murmurs in the political corridors about Reddy, a mining baron, planning to launch a party and contest the 2023 Assembly elections.

published on : 11th December 2022

Several Congress MLAs ready to join us: Karnataka BJP Minister Ashoka

He said several Congress leaders, including incumbent MLAs, are a worried lot seeing the “sad state of the party” in Karnataka.

published on : 9th December 2022

Karnataka running out of government land for schools: Ashoka

Either the land has been encroached by individuals or organisations or it is being used for different purposes.

published on : 24th November 2022

Minister says Siddaramaiah-led govt withdrew cases against PFI workers

The Minister released also some documents to support his claims that the previous Congress government had withdrawn cases against the PFI workers.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Will ask MPs, MLAs to reserve lands to tackle shortage: R Ashoka

Revenue Minister R Ashoka on Wednesday said he will write to MLAs, MLCs and MPs to reserve government lands, so that there won’t be any shortage of land for the next 50 years.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Crops on 8.9 lakh hectare damaged in heavy rains that lashed Karnataka

Heavy rains lashing Karnataka for the last few months have filled up lakes and reservoirs recharging groundwater, Revenue Minister R Ashoka told the Assembly on Monday.

published on : 20th September 2022

6 lakh hectare of deemed forest to be granted to farmers

Leader of the opposition Siddaramaiah, who welcomed the move, claimed that his government had made a move to lease out up to 10 acres in the region.

published on : 17th September 2022

'Legal fight will continue': Karnataka minister, citizens' forum on Bengaluru Idgah ground matter

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to grant permission for Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at Idgah ground and ordered status quo on land by both parties.

published on : 31st August 2022

CM Bommai’s principal secretary to contest 2023 Assembly polls

I know him for a long time as an efficient and honest officer who can tackle crisis, and who always wants to be a part of the solution, says Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

published on : 29th August 2022

No change in Karnataka CM candidate: BJP hits back at Congress

In a series of tweets, Sudhakar defended Bommai’s leadership, dubbing the Congress’ speculation on changing the Chief Minister as a dream.

published on : 10th August 2022

Zameer Ahmed, Ashoka lock horns over Idgah Maidan

Debate rages over I-Day, Ganesha Chaturthi

published on : 9th August 2022

Karnataka supports banning of ‘Pakistan-backed’ groups: Ashoka

Revenue Minister R Ashoka on Friday said the state government will extend full support towards banning certain organisations, allegedly supported by Pakistan.

published on : 6th August 2022

Ashoka tells deputy commissioners to work at taluk offices every Tuesday

He said efficiency will improve if government schemes are taken to the doorsteps of the people and this is what has been ensured since the BJP government came to power.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Karnataka MP Sumalatha, leaders from Congress and JDS plan to join BJP soon: R Ashoka

Speaking to the reporters here he said that hundreds of supporters of Sumalatha and committed youth workers from Congress and JDS also join the BJP near future.

published on : 27th April 2022

Many leaders from other parties to join BJP ahead of 2023 assembly elections: Karnataka Minister R Ashoka

Karnataka Revenue Minister R Ashoka said the BJP will win Karnataka assembly polls, like it did in Uttar Pradesh last month.

published on : 27th April 2022

R Ashoka raises bulldozers for rioters in Karnataka, hopes to kick up row

BJP state president and Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel said the state government too should consider taking similar action against rioters.

published on : 24th April 2022

Pension will be given in 72 hours: Revenue Minister R Ashoka

The details will reach the official concerned in 15 minutes and will be processed.

published on : 16th April 2022