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K’taka warns of action against hospitals over beds

Bengaluru, May 12 | Amid the unprecedented second wave of Covid-19 and rge sudden spike cases, Karnataka on Tuesday warned to initiate legal action...

K’taka sets 24-hr deadline for Cipla, Jubilant for Remdesivir supply

Bengaluru, May 11 | Given the sudden spike in the demand for Remdesivir antiviral injections amid the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic,...

Having tested positive, K’taka man shoots himself, ends life

Chikkamagaluru (Karnataka), May 10 | In a tragic and shocking incident a 72-year-old retired assistant tehsildar reportedly killed himself by shooting himself in...

74% new Covid cases reported in 10 states; Maha, K’taka on...

New Delhi, May 10 | Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh are among the top 10 states that accounted for 73.91 per...

Supplying free oxygen to Covid-hit, says K’taka minister’s foundation

Bagalkot (Karnataka), May 9 | Karnataka's Mines and Geology Minister Murgesh R. Nirani on Sunday said his non-profit foundation was supplying free oxygen to...

K’taka to launch Covid vaccination for 18-44 year-olds on Monday

Bengaluru, May 9 | Karnataka is all set to begin vaccination of people, in the 18 to 44 years age group, from Monday.K. Sudhakar,...

K’taka IAS body protests against manhandling of IAS officer in Covid...

Bengaluru, May 8 | Taking serious note of ruling BJP MLA Satish Reddy and his supporters trooping into the BBMP South Zone Covid war...

K’taka HC order on 1,200 MT oxygen reasonable, SC tells Centre

New Delhi, May 7 | The Supreme Court on Friday said the Karnataka High Court order for the supply of 1,200 MT oxygen is...

Centre moves SC challenging K’taka HC order to enhance O2 supply

New Delhi, May 6 | The Centre on Thursday moved the Supreme Court against the Karnataka High Court order to enhance daily liquid...

K’taka minister raps Mysuru admin over oxygen supply after hospital tragedy

Bengaluru, May 3 | Venting his ire against the Mysuru district administration, Karnataka Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar said on Monday that it can...

K’taka Cong terms Kerala, Bengal poll results ‘gamechanger’

Bengaluru, May 3 | Buoyed by the victory of the Congress and the DMK alliance in Tamil Nadu, and Trinamool Congress retaining power in...

K’taka bypolls: Congress gains lead over BJP in LS seat (3rd...

Bengaluru, May 2 | In a reversal of trend, opposition Congress overtook ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka's Belgaum Lok Sabha seat where...

K’taka bypolls: BJP leads in Belgaum LS seat, 1 assembly seat...

Bengaluru, May 2 | Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) maintained lead in the Belgaum Lok Sabha seat and Basavakalyan assembly seat, while opposition Congress...

Congress, BJP anxiously wait for bypoll results in K’taka

Bengaluru, May 1 | The votes polled during the by-elections to the Belgaum parliamentary constituency and two Assembly segments in Karnataka -- Maski in...

Complete lockdown in K’taka? Not anytime soon: Sudhakar

Kalaburagi, May 1 | Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Saturday ruled out any possibility of implementing complete lockdown "as of now" but indicated...

K’taka CM launches vax drive for 18+

Bengaluru, May 1 | Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa symbolically launched the Covid vaccination drive for people in the 18-44 age group here on...

K’taka witnesses biggest single-day spike of 48,296 Covid cases

Bengaluru, May 1 | Battered by the onslaught of the second of the Covid-19 pandemic, Karnataka reported an all-time high single-day spike of 48,296...

‘Convert all K’taka military hospitals into Covid care centres’

Bengaluru, April 29 | Concerned over Karnataka's Covid positivity rate, which has increased to 22 per cent during the second Covid wave, Union Parliamentary...

K’taka Devadasis urge govt to take over all private hospitals

Bengaluru, April 28 | The Karnataka Rajya Devadasi Mahileyara Vimochana Sangha (Karnataka State Devadasi Women's Liberation Organisation) demanded on Wednesday that the state government...

After Maneka Gandhi’s intervention, K’taka to set jumbo free

Bengaluru, April 28 | After BJP leader and noted animal activist, Maneka Gandhi joined the chorus of wildlife activists seeking elephant 'Kusha' be freed,...

K’taka minister tells farmer ‘to die’, puts BJP in tight spot

Bengaluru/Belagavi (Karnataka), April 28 | A purported audio clip of Karnataka Food and Civil Supplies Minister, Umesh Katti, telling a farmer activist that it...

Call centre to guide Covid-hit isolated at home in K’taka

Bengaluru, April 28 | A 24x7 call centre has been set up in this tech city to guide Covid patients isolated at home with...

K’taka govt to rebuild library set up by drainage cleaner in...

Bengaluru, April 27 | After scores of people from across world generously contributed around Rs 29 lakh on a fundraising website, the Karnataka government...

Last rites of SC judge from K’taka to be held with...

Bengaluru, April 25 | The Karnataka government has decided to accord state honours at the last rites of Supreme Court judge Justice Mohan M....

Despite objections, K’taka officials want another lockdown

Bengaluru, April 24 | Karnataka Chief Secretary P. Ravi Kumar said on Saturday that scores of officials from across the state have been demanding...

Ad to thank PM Modi draws ire of opposition in K’taka

Bengaluru, April 22 | The opposition parties in Karnataka, including the Congress and the Janata Dal (S), have raised objections over the full page...

K’taka allows cremation of Covid patients on land owned by family

Bengaluru, April 22 | Amid steep rise in deaths due to second wave of Covid sweeping across Karnataka, the state government allowed Covid dead...

‘All-party meet convened by K’taka Guv unconstitutional’

Bengaluru, April 21 | Karnataka leader of the opposition, Siddaramaiah termed on Tuesday the all party meeting convened by Governor Vajubhai Vala was 'unconstitutional'...

New Covid cases soar to 21,794 in K’taka

Bengaluru, April 20 | In the grip of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Karnataka reported 21,794 new cases, with 13,782 cases getting...

Take strict measures to curb Covid, K’taka Guv tells state govt

Bengaluru, April 20 | Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Tuesday urged the state government to take strict measures to contain the second wave of...

JSW to supply K’taka 400 ton of oxygen daily: Minister

Bengaluru, April 20 | With several hospitals claiming that shortage of oxygen was claiming several lives, Karnataka Mines and Geology Minister, Murugesh R. Nirani...

K’taka sticks to its decision to conduct Class 10 exams in...

Bengaluru, April 20 | Ending the speculation regarding the examination, Karnataka Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar, after chairing a high-level meeting here on Tuesday,...

K’taka cancels examinations for Class 1-9

Bengaluru, April 20 | Students of Class 1-9 affiliated to state board will not be asked to appear for the physical examinations and they...

K’taka guv’s presence in Covid meet irks both BJP, Congress

Bengaluru, April 20 | Karnataka Governor, Vajubhai R. Vala deciding to preside over an all-party meeting to assess the Covid situation, has not only...

19,067 new Covid cases spike in K’taka with 81 deaths

Bengaluru, April 18 | Amid the pandemic's rising second wave, a record 19,067 new Covid cases were registered across Karnataka in a day, including...

Modest voter turnout in K’taka by-polls (Ld)

Bengaluru, April 17 | The by-polls to the three seats - one Lok Sabha and two Assembly constituencies - in Karnataka was peaceful on...

Over dozen leaders test Covid positive amid K’taka bypolls

Bengaluru, April 17 | Two days after the public campaign for bypolls to three seats in Karnataka came to an end, nearly dozen political...

K’taka Covid restrictions to be reviewed after April 20

Bengaluru, April 16 | Reiterating his stand against enforcing lockdown in the state, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurapppa on Friday said that the...

‘No change in schedule of varsity-level exams in K’taka’

Bengaluru, April 11 | Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayana has said that university-level examinations, including graduation, post-graduation, engineering, diploma and other courses,...

K’taka reports 6,955 new Covid cases, 36 deaths

Bengaluru, April 11 | Karnataka has reported 6,955 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally to 10.55 lakh, while 36 more deaths have taken the...

Railway denies over-crowding at K’taka stations amid Covid

Bengaluru, April 9 | The South Western Railway (SWR) on Friday denied that its stations in Karnataka were over-crowded amid surge in Covid cases...

Bus strike: K’taka invokes act to invalidate strike call

Bengaluru, April 9 | Karnataka on Friday invoked provisions of the state Industrial Disputes Act to invalidate the indefinite strike call given by the...

K’taka RTC employee ends life in Belagavi district

Belagavi, April 9 | As the Karnataka State Transport Employees League's indefinite strike entered third day on Friday, an employee working with the North...

Bus strike: K’taka seeks help from Armed forces, police

Bengaluru, April 9 | Karnataka announced slew of measures including offering honorarium to retired drivers and conductors besides roping in private players to silence...

Night curfew in Covid-hit B’luru, 7 K’taka cities from Saturday (Ld)

Bengaluru, April 8 | Night curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. would be imposed between April 10-20 in Bengaluru and 7 cities across...

Night curfew in Covid-hit B’luru, 7 K’taka cities from Saturday

Bengaluru, April 8 | Night curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. would be imposed between April 10-20 in Bengaluru and 7 cities across...

K’taka govt’s ‘inefficiency’ behind transport workers’ strike: Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru, April 8 | Former Karnataka Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Thursday said that the state government's "inefficiency and false promises"...

Wrote letter to seek clarification, not complain: K’taka Minister

Bengaluru, April 7 | Karnataka Rural Development Minister K.S. Eshwarappa, who sparked controversy after writing to Governor Vajubha R. Vala on Chief Minister B.S....

Anti-Covid vaccines at workplaces in K’taka from April 11

Bengaluru, April 7 | Anti-Covid vaccine can be given to all employees above 45 years of age at their workplace in public and private...

K’taka govt talks tough ahead of RTCs indefinite strike

Bengaluru, April 6 | Taking a tough stand, the Karnataka government on Tuesday ruled out any negotiations with various Road Transport Corporations employees deciding...

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Cairn Oil & Gas starts production from tight oil project in...

Barmer, May 12 | Cairn Oil & Gas, Vedanta Limited, India's largest private oil and gas exploration and production company, has achieved a significant...