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76-year-old Karnataka man first to die of Coronavirus in India

New Delhi: A 76-year-old man who died in north Karnataka’s Kalaburagi district on Tuesday has tested positive for novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, Health Minister B Sriramulu said late Thursday night. This is the first case in India of a death ...

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Congress appoints DK Shivakumar as KPCC President

Bengaluru: In a latest development in Karnataka politics, former minister and senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar was on Wednesday appointed as the president of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) by the Congress high command. In a tweet from official Twitter ...

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After Annamalai, another senior IPS officer from Karnataka resigns from services

Bengaluru: After noted IPS officer of the state Annamalai resigned from the services earlier last year, another senior IPS officer of the state, Sanjay Sahay has resigned from the services. ADGP Sanjay Sahay, who is a 1989 batch IPS officer, has ...

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COVID-19: Farmer buries truckload of chickens alive in Belagavi

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KSRTC’s old buses to be turned into mobile toilets for women

Bengaluru: Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will have its old, out of use buses into mobile toilets for women. A Pune-based private entity has been roped in to convert the buses. These buses will be put out around bus ...

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Bengaluru coronavirus cases rise to 4: ICMR

Bengaluru: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has confirmed 4 positive cases of Corona in Karnataka and within minutes of ICMR stating the positive case in the state, B Sriramalu, state health minister took to twitter confirming the news and ...

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Karnataka govt planning additional insurance cover to docs, paramedics treating COVID-19 patients

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government is mulling providing additional health insurance coverage to doctors and paramedics treating the COVID-19 cases and working in the laboratories besides existing schemes, Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar said on Tuesday. Stressing that their safety ...

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BSY, HDD condole demise of former K’taka Governor Hansraj Bhardwaj

Bengaluru/New Delhi: Former Union law minister and Congress veteran Hansraj Bhardwaj died after a cardiac arrest at a hospital here on Sunday evening. He was 83. Bhardwaj breathed his last around 6.30 pm at Max Hospital, Saket, where he was ...

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Three Infosys employees held for taking bribes from tax payers

Bengaluru: Three Infosys employees, attached to the Income Tax department’s Centralised Processing Centre here, were arrested for allegedly taking bribes from tax-payers for speedy processing of their refund, police said on Sunday, March 8. According to police, the key accused ...

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BJP is anti-minority: Siddu reacts to discontinuation of Shaadi Bhagya

Davangere: Lashing out at BS Yediyurappa over the decision to discontinue the Shaadi Bhagya scheme, former chief minister Siddaramaiah said that the move reflects the anti-minority attitude ot the BJP government. In an order issued on Saturday, the state government ...

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Corona Virus Scare: Tanveer Sait calls on State government to declare holidays for all schools

Bengaluru: Former Primary and Secondary Education Minister of Karnataka and MLA, Tanveer Sait on Saturday called on the state government to declare holidays to schools across the state in the wake of Corona Virus spread adding that the move should be ...

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28 days paid leave in Karnataka if you have flu-like symptoms

Bengaluru: With the coronavirus scare spreading to Karnataka, employees can take 28 days of paid leave if they furnish to their employers a medical certificate from ESI or any government hospital. The Labour Department has issued a circular to all employers ...

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Shaheen school row: Play hasn’t caused disharmony, rules court

Bengaluru: In connection with the controversial play enacted by students of Shaheen Primary and High School, the district and sessions court in Bidar noted that the play has not caused any disharmony in the society. A row had erupted after ...

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Staff clean 86,000 KSRTC Buses amid coronavirus alert

Belthangady: As the coronavirus infection has been identified in Telangana, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) officials have directed the staff to wear safety masks and also informed to clean 86,000 buses from 84 depots that are divided among ...

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