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Little-known RSS worker elected unopposed to RS from K’taka

Bengaluru, Nov 23 | Relatively unknown RSS worker K. Narayan, who was the BJP's nominee for the Rajya Sabha bypoll in Karnataka, was on...

K’taka launches project based learning modules to help primary students

Bengaluru, Nov 23 | Karnataka on Monday launched the Project-Based Learning and Customised Learning Achievement Path modules for the benefit of more than 18...

Forget crowdfunding, K’taka Cong leader goes ‘begging’ to build party office

By N. B. HombalBengaluru, Nov. Nov 23 | Frustrated over not getting required support from the state Congress leaders, a former Congress...

K’taka health committee strongly opposes reopening of schools

Bengaluru, Nov 23 | With winter setting in and discouraging attendance in colleges, Karnataka is not likely to reopen schools in the state till...

Mhadei dispute: For BJP, Goa and K’taka are at par, says...

Panaji, Nov 22 | The Supreme Court's directives on the Mhadei inter-state river water dispute between Goa and Karnataka will be binding on...

Covid recoveries marginally up compared to new cases in K’taka

Bengaluru, Nov 21 | Covid recoveries in the state exceeded new cases as 1,799 got discharged on Saturday taking the total number of discharges...

Kannada organisations oppose CM’s plan for Maratha body in K’taka

Bengaluru, Nov 20 | Notwithstanding the warning from Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, several pro-Kannada activists and organisations led by Kannada Chaluvali Vatal Paksha...

K’taka promulgates ordinance to reduce stamp duty to attract investments

Bengaluru, Nov 20 | In a bid to give a leg-up to realty sector and attract more investments, Karnataka promulgated an ordinance to reduce...

K’taka inks 8 pacts with 5 partner countries at tech summit

Bengaluru, Nov 20 | Karnataka on Friday signed eight agreements with five partner countries at the Bengaluru Tech Summit to collaborate in skilling, ecosystem...

K’taka legislature’s winter session from Dec 7 to 15 in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Nov 19 | The Karnataka government on Wednesday decided to hold the winter session of legislature from December 7 to 15 in Bengaluru...

K’taka BJP takes pain to rename Maratha Development Authority

Bengaluru, Nov 19 | In an effort to put an end to the raging controversy over the formation of the Maratha Development Board last...

K’taka strongly counters Maha over border dispute

Bengaluru, Nov 18 | Taking strong objection to the Maharashtra's repeated claims over Belagavi and Karwar (Uttara Kannada) districts, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa...

Thin attendance in colleges robs sheen off campuses in K’taka

By N.B. HombalBengaluru, Nov 18 | Not many students attended degree colleges that commenced in the state on Tuesday after a long gap of...

K’taka Cong MLA accuses partymen of conspiring against him

Bengaluru, Nov 17 | Pulikeshinagar Congress MLA Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy, whose house was gutted in Bengaluru riots, on Tuesday reiterated his demand that his...

‘Reopening of schools in K’taka will depend on success of colleges’

Bengaluru, Nov 17 | Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C. N. Ashwath Narayana said that reopening of schools and pre-university colleges would entirely depend on...

Rename JNU after Swami Vivekanada: K’taka BJP leader

Bengaluru, Nov 16 | BJP's national general secretary for Maharashtra, Goa and Tamil Nadu, C.T. Ravi, demanded on Monday that Delhi's premier institute, Jawaharlal...

K’taka to release salaries of 1.3L staff of state-run transport corporations

Bengaluru, Nov 16 | Karnataka on Monday finally decided to release the salaries of nearly 1.3 lakh employees working in four transport corporations run...

K’taka Cong dares BJP to arrest ex-Mayor named in Bluru riots

Bengaluru, Nov 14 | The Karnataka leader of opposition, Siddaramaiah, on Saturday countered the ruling BJP by asking what the state police were doing...

K’taka BJP MLA’s wife’s car seized as Maha Police bust IPL...

Kalaburagi (Karnataka), Nov 14 | A week after the Maharashtra Police raided and seized a car belonging to the wife of Kalaburagi Rural MLA...

K’taka Agri minister spends Diwali with farmers on b’day

Mandya (Karnataka), Nov 14 | Karnataka Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil celebrated his birthday as well as Diwali amid nature along with farmers...

K’taka BJP leader takes dig at Yediyurappa’s son

Vijaypura (Karnataka), Nov 14 | Karnataka BJP leader Basanagouda Patil Yatnal has taken an oblique dig at his own party leaders who are rallying...

K’taka body recommends revolving fund of Rs 5K cr for farm...

Bengaluru, Nov 14 | Karnataka Agriculture Price Commission (KAPC) on Friday strongly recommended to the state government to set up revolving fund to the...

K’taka BJP takes first step towards renaming Anna Bhagya scheme

Bengaluru, Nov 14 | The ruling BJP in Karnataka took a tentative step on Friday towards renaming Congress' flagship programme - Anna Bhagya -...

K’taka to borrow Rs 7,438 cr for B’luru suburban rail project

Bengaluru, Nov 12 | The Karnataka government would borrow Rs 7,438 crore to fund the 148km suburban rail project across Bengaluru, state law and...

K’taka minister appeals to docs to opt for rural service

Mysuru, Nov 11 | Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Minister K. Sudhakar on Wednesday urged the doctors that they should be willing to serve...

Clean sweep by BJP in K’taka Assembly, council bypolls

Bengaluru, Nov 11 | The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made a clean sweep of the two Assembly and four Council by-elections in Karnataka...

NIA arrests 1 from K’taka in online LeT recruitment case

New Delhi, Nov 11 | The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested one person from Karnataka, who was part of several media groups of...

K’taka CM scotches rumours about his son contesting from Basavakalyan

Bengaluru, Nov 11 | Karnataka Chief Minister, B. S. Yediyuirappa said on Tuesday that his son B. Y. Vijayendra will not contest in any...

BJP wins 3 of 4 K’taka Council seats in biennial polls...

Bengaluru, Nov 10 | The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 3 of the 4 seats in the October 28 biennial elections to the...

K’taka BJP wrests Bluru and Siraassembly seats from Cong and JD(S)...

Bengaluru, Nov 10 | The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has wrested both Rajarajeshwari Nagar (RR Nagar) and Sira assembly constituencies in Karnataka taking...

K’taka Cong, JD(S) accept defeat, vow to bounce back

Bengaluru, Nov 10 | After suffering a crushing defeat in both constituencies in Karnataka, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president, D. K. Shivakumar on...

Goa Cong takes railway tracks doubling protest to K’taka

Panaji, Nov 10 | The Congress in Goa on Tuesday escalated its protest against the ongoing expansion of the South Western Railway (SWR) track...

Counting underway for 2 Assembly, 4 MLC seats in K’taka

Bengaluru, Nov 10 | The counting of votes for the two Assembly constituencies and four seats of the legislative council was underway in Karnataka...

Parents’ consent for K’taka students mandatory to attend college

Bengaluru, Nov 10 | Karnataka mandates that college students who wish to attend the classes physically must bring in the consent letter duly...

K’taka braces for assembly, council by-poll results on Tuesday

Bengaluru, Nov 9 | The ruling BJP and opposition Congress and JD-S in Karnataka are bracing up for the vote count on Tuesday in...

‘K’taka BJP will soon enact law to prohibit religious conversions’

Chikkamagaluru, Nov 7 | Karnataka will soon enact a law prohibiting religious conversions, state's Health and Family Welfare Minister, K. Sudhakar said here on...

Slain K’taka BJP leader’s mother takes on powerful Lingayat seer

Dharwad, Nov 7 | The mother of slain BJP zilla panchayat member Yogeeshgouda Goudar has shot off a letter to their community's powerful...

K’taka will ban firecrackers during Diwali: CM

Bengaluru, Nov 6 | Karnataka has decided to ban the sales and bursting of firecrackers during Diwali this year in view of the coronavirus...

K’taka will soon have law to stop ‘Love Jihad’: Yediyurappa

Mangaluru, Nov 5 | Strongly endorsing his party leaders' demand to enact a law to prevent "Love Jihad", Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said...

CBI questions ex-K’taka Minister Kulkarni in 2016 murder case

Dharwad (Karnataka), Nov 5 | The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday questioned former Minister and Congress leader Vinay Kulkarni in connection with...

CBI detains ex-K’taka Minister Kulkarni in 2016 murder case (Ld)

Dharwad (Karnataka), Nov 5 | The Central Bureau of Investigation reportedly detained former Minister and Congress leader Vinay Kulkarni on Thursday for questioning about...

CBI detains former K’taka Minister Vinay Kulkarni in 2016 murder case

New Delhi, Nov 5 | The CBI on Thursday morning detained former Congress Minister Vinay Kulkarni for questioning in connection with the murder...

K’taka BJP leaders demand special law to thwart ‘Love Jihad’

Bengaluru, Nov 4 | A day after Karnataka minister tweeted implying the necessity to enact a law to thwart 'Love Jihad', clamour within the...

Day after bypolls, K’taka hikes power tariff by 40 paise

Bengaluru, Nov 4 | Just 24 hours after polling ended for two Assembly seats in the state, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) on...

‘K’taka to act tough on marriages involving religious conversion’

Bengaluru, Nov 4 | A Karnataka minister has said that the state government would soon enact a law to ban religious conversions for the...

Railways ferried record freight from K’taka in Oct

Bengaluru, Nov 4 | Making up for the revenue loss due to suspension of passenger services since the Covid-induced lockdown was...

K’taka mulls soil health centres at local bodies

Bengaluru, Nov 4 | Being the second largest arid state after Rajasthan in the country, Karnataka plans to set up soil health centres at...

K’taka HC rejects actors’ bail plea in Sandalwood drugs case

Bengaluru, Nov 3 | The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday rejected the bail applications of Kannada film actors Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjana Galrani and...

K’taka by-polls: Sira registers 44%, RR Nagar 26.5% turnout till 1...

Bengaluru, Nov 3 | The by-polls to twin seats in Karnataka saw voter turnout of 44.13 per cent in Sira constituency and 26.58...

K’taka bypolls: Voting for 2 seats underway

Bengaluru, Nov 3 | Voting for bypolls to two seats in Karnataka commenced on Tuesday morning amid tight security following Covid pandemic norms. Voting...

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Google Pay to remove payments on web app, add transfer fee

New Delhi, Nov 24 | Google Pay is set to kill the peer-to-peer payments facility on its web app in January and is going...