Engineering works in GHMC limits stopped over arrears

Contractors launch strike over pending bills worth `800 cr, demands immediate payment

published on : 16th September 2022

Stop work, teach government a lesson: JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy

The saffron party should answer to its conscience as it has developed a thinking that anything can be done with money after the success of Operation Lotus in the state, he said.

published on : 27th August 2022

BJP ministers band against Kempanna, seek details of his work as contractor

BDA chairman S R Vishwanath alleged that it was the Congress that was giving commission to Kempanna to make such allegations against the state government.

published on : 27th August 2022

Karnataka CM hits out at Congress, contractors’ association, seeks proof to order probe

Says Oppn can approach Lokayukta instead of making politically motivated allegations

published on : 26th August 2022

Congress using Karnataka contractors’ association for political gains, says BJP

CM Bommai responded to suggestions given by Kempanna and implemented them, he said and added that the government constituted a committee headed by a retired judge to scrutinise tenders.

published on : 25th August 2022

BBMP babus seek 50 per cent commission: Karnataka contractors

BBMP Contractors’ Association alleged that to move files and get them cleared from different ‘tables’, the commission cut goes up to 50 per cent.

published on : 25th August 2022

Union ministry seeks details of 40 per cent commission scam

It was initially reported that the Prime Minister’s Office is monitoring the case and some officials from the PMO called Kempanna seeking details.

published on : 29th June 2022

Vegetable oil imports fall 13% in April 

Imports of vegetable oils, comprising edible and non-edible, have fallen 13% to nearly 9.12 lakh tonne during April, shows industry data.

published on : 14th May 2022

Contractors halt GHMC projects as prices spike

Costlier construction material hits works worth about Rs 500 crore; major projects continue as they don’t rely on local firms.

published on : 8th May 2022

Edible oil industry suggests government initiate dialogue with Indonesia over palm oil ban 

The Indonesian oil ban will have a "devastating effect" unless sorted out quickly, an edible oil refiner official said.

published on : 25th April 2022

Santhosh Patil suicide: Karnataka contractors threaten to go on month-long strike

The date will be set after a meeting with members of the emergency executive committee and all registered members of the association, said association president D Kempanna.

published on : 14th April 2022

Sand smuggler attempts to run down tehsildar, held

Tractor driver, who is another accused in the case, still at large.

published on : 1st April 2022

Hyderabad contractors association threaten stir over dues

The office-bearers led by association president, A Ramkrishna Reddy, general secretary, M Surender Singh met the Commissioner and submitted a representation. 

published on : 26th March 2022

Support for Mamata Banerjee 'overwhelming', differences with detractors sorted out: Babul Supriyo

He also said that he has no differences with anyone in the prestigious assembly constituency from which his new party has fielded him.

published on : 20th March 2022