Articles about Karnataka
Karnataka, originally known as the State of Mysore was formed in 1956 under the States Reorganisation Act, and was renamed to Karnataka in the year 1973. Located in south western India, Karnataka is the eight most populous state in the country with a total of 30 districts. Bangalore, the capital city is often dubbed as the Silicon Valley of India.
12 May 2022India
The government of Karnataka promulgated an ordinance to give effect to the anti-conversion bill on Thursday.
08 May 2022Politics
Former Karnataka minister and Congress state vice-president Pramod Madhwaraj has resigned from the party alleging "political suffocation."
07 May 2022Politics
The recent accusation by Karnataka BJP MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal that he was offered the Karnataka chief minister post for Rs. 2,500 crore has sparked a political controversy.
25 Apr 2022India
Months after the hijab ban controversy erupted in Karnataka, Bengaluru's Clarence High School has now taken an undertaking from parents that they wouldn't object to their children carrying the Bible to the school.
18 Apr 2022Politics
Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on Monday hinted a cabinet reshuffle or expansion is likely to happen in the state.
17 Apr 2022India
The Karnataka Police arrested 40 people for pelting stones at the Old Hubli police station in the Dharwad district on Saturday.
14 Apr 2022Politics
Karnataka Congress leaders on Thursday protested against the state's Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister KS Eshwarappa, demanding his resignation and arrest over his alleged role in civil contractor Santosh Patil's suicide.
11 Apr 2022India
Communal clashes erupted in four states on Sunday during the Ram Navami processions.
09 Apr 2022India
Communal tensions erupted in Mulbagal town of Karnataka's Kolar district on Friday after stones were pelted at a Sri Rama Shobha Yatra procession—prompting the police to resort to lathi-charge.
07 Apr 2022Politics
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said that al-Qaeda will never understand the significance of wearing uniforms in educational institutions, but Indian Muslims will.
20 Mar 2022India
The Karnataka government has decided to provide "Y" category security to all three Karnataka HC judges who issued the verdict upholding the ban on wearing hijab in educational institutions after alleged life threats to Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi.
04 Mar 2022Politics
Arvind Bellad, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Karnataka, has courted controversy with his remarks on the recent killing of an Indian student in Ukraine.
26 Feb 2022India
Police in Karnataka say that the murder of Harsha Hindu—a 27-year-old member of the right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal—was likely carried out due to a local and long-standing gang rivalry.
22 Feb 2022India
The police in Karnataka's Shivamogga district have arrested six people in connection with the murder of Harsha—a 26-year-old member of the right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal.
21 Feb 2022India
A 26-year-old member of the right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal was stabbed to death in Karnataka's Shivamogga on Sunday night.
17 Feb 2022Politics
Amid the ongoing row over hijab, BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur said headscarves should be worn when people feel unsafe at homes and not outside, where there is "Hindu Samaj."
16 Feb 2022India
The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing on petitions against a ban on hijabs (headscarves) in schools and colleges until the next day.
15 Feb 2022India
As the COVID-19 situation is improving in the country, many states have eased the restrictions that were imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus infection, driven by the Omicron variant.
14 Feb 2022India
The Karnataka High court on Monday adjourned the hearing of the petition challenging the ban on hijab (headscarves) in colleges till Tuesday.
14 Feb 2022India
In a big relief for the fantasy sports industry, the Karnataka High Court on Monday struck down the provisions of the Karnataka Police (Amendment) Act, 2021, which prohibit online gambling.
13 Feb 2022India
The Deputy Commissioner of Karnataka's Udupi district has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) within 200-meter radius area of all high schools in the district.
12 Feb 2022India
A video showing Muslim students offering namaz (Islamic prayers) inside a classroom of a government school in Karnataka has surfaced on social media.
10 Feb 2022India
The Karnataka High Court on Thursday restrained students from wearing hijab or any religious attire till the matter is pending with the court.
09 Feb 2022India
In wake of the escalating tensions in Karnataka over wearing a hijab (headscarf) in educational institutions, the Bengaluru Police have banned protests and gatherings near schools and colleges in the city for two weeks.
09 Feb 2022India
Women's rights activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday waded into the ongoing hijab controversy in Karnataka where Muslim girls wearing headscarves were barred from attending classes.
08 Feb 2022India
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday ordered all high schools and colleges to remain shut for the next three days.
07 Feb 2022India
Amid protests over wearing hijab in Karnataka, two colleges announced a holiday on Monday, while another allowed students wearing headscarves into the campus.
05 Feb 2022Politics
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday spoke out on the controversy over Muslim students' demand to wear the hijab (a traditional headscarf) during their college classes.
01 Feb 2022India
The Hoysala Temples of Halebid, Belur and Somnathapura in Karnataka have been selected as India's nomination for 2022-2023 World Heritage List, said the Union Culture Ministry on Monday.
28 Jan 2022India
Soundarya, the granddaughter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, died by alleged suicide on Friday (January 28), news agency ANI reported.
27 Dec 2021Politics
Bharatiya Janata Party's youth leader and MP Tejasvi Surya said on Monday that he "unconditionally" withdrew comments calling for the "reconversion of those who left the Hindu faith."
26 Dec 2021India
Amid the growing number of cases involving the Omicron variant of coronavirus, several Indian states have introduced fresh restrictions to curb viral spread.