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Kannadigas to get priority in private sector jobs in C and D categories: Minister Krishna Byre Gowda

Bengaluru, Feb 15: Breathing life into more than a three-decade old committee report, the Karnataka government has decided to amend rules to give primacy to Kannadigas in jobs under Group C and D category in the private sector. The state ...

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54 students fall ill after eating midday meal, hostel food

Chikkamagaluru/Chikkaballapur: Nearly 54 children fell ill in two separate incidents after eating food cooked in hostel and school in Chikkamagaluru and Chikkaballapur districts respectively on Wednesday. In Chikkamagaluru taluk, 33 students staying at backward classes and minorities girls (BCM) hostel ...

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Bengaluru: Two Rafale fighter jets from France touch down in India

Bengaluru: Two Rafale fighter jets belonging to the French Air Force landed here on Wednesday evening to participate in Aero India Show which starts from February 20. Apart from the two that landed, one more is expected to be in ...

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School management denies hall ticket: SSLC student commits suicide

Bengaluru, Feb 12: A desperate 10th standard student of a school committed suicide after the school management denied hall ticket citing shortage of attendance, in Byappanahalli police station limits here on Monday. The student has been identified as Janardhan (15) ...

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Callous Karnataka Speaker compares himself to rape survivor, MLAs laugh

“My story has become like that of a rape victim,” Speaker Ramesh Kumar declared in the Karnataka Assembly on Tuesday, “The rape has happened only once. If the rape victim had been quiet, it would have gone away.” And then, ...

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Yeddyurappa opposes SIT probe into audio clip row

Bengaluru: Opposing the SIT probe into an audio clip containing his purported conversation to lure a JD(S) MLA, Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa Monday said it was not appropriate for an agency under the Chief Minister to inquire into ...

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Trio charred to death after Bike, BMTC bus go up in flames

Bengaluru: Three youths on a bike died on Monday, February 11 evening after they hit a BMTC at Devagere cross near Kaggalipura. The impact of the crash was such that the bike caught fire which then spread to the bus ...

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Karnataka: School fined Rs.10L for taking excess fees

A school has been slapped with a fine of Rs 10 lakh for collecting excess fee from students. The excess fee of Rs 1.5 crore has also been ordered to be refunded by the Deputy Director of Public Instructions (DDPI). ...

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SIT to probe audio-clip at centre of Karnataka poaching row

The speaker of the Karnataka legislative assembly K R Ramesh Kumar on Monday asked the state government to order an SIT probe into an audio recording where a purported BJP MLA refers to a payment of Rs 50 crore as ...

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Kumaraswamy’s audio tape allegations: Yeddyurappa admits he met Gurmitkal MLA’s son

Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S.Yeddyurappa, who earlier rubbished the audio clips released by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy as mimicry, took a U-turn on Sunday and admitted that he did meet Sharanagouda, son of JD(S) MLA from Gurmitkal Naganagouda Kandkur. Speaking ...

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Will quit politics if audio clips of BS Yeddyurappa are proven fake, says HD Kumaraswamy

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday said he will quit politics, if the audio clip released by him on BJP state president BS Yeddyurappa, purportedly, luring JD(S) lawmakers with bribes, are proven to be fake. Kumaraswamy earlier claimed ...

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Bellandur Lake: NGT quashes Karnataka government’s plea to reverse fine of Rs 500 crore

New Delhi: Activists are hailing the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) decision to quash a review petition by the Karnataka government regarding the “environmental degradation” of Bengaluru’s infamous Bellandur lake. The state government had moved the apex green court seeking a ...

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Soon, beer to get costly in K’taka as HDK govt increases excise duty

Bengaluru: Beer and low alcoholic beverages will cost more from April 1 as the state budget 2019-2020 presented by Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Friday proposed to increase additional excise duty on beverages. “I propose to increase additional excise ...

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Karnataka Budget 2019-20 highlights

Bengaluru: CM HD Kumaraswamy presented the state budget even as BJP members staged a walk out while claiming that the Kumaraswamy was presenting the budget despite not having a majority. Below are highlights of state Budget 2019-20 Budget estimate (Consolidated ...

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