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28 Oct 2021


Karnataka school shut after 33 students test positive for COVID-19

As many as 33 students of a boarding school in Karnataka have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Congress slams BJP over 'drug addict' remark against Rahul Gandhi

The Indian National Congress on Wednesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party over controversial remarks against Congress MP Rahul Gandhi.

13 Oct 2021


Karnataka: Congress leaders caught gossiping about "corrupt" Shivakumar on camera

In an awkward incident, two Congress leaders in Karnataka were caught on camera discussing the alleged corruption by the party's state unit chief DK Shivakumar.

11 Oct 2021

Mental Health

Modern women don't give birth, they want surrogacy: Karnataka Minister

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Sunday said that "modern" women are not interested in giving birth and blamed them for disappearing joint families.

04 Oct 2021


COVID-19 losing pandemic characteristics, becoming endemic in Karnataka: Experts

Experts in Karnataka suggested that COVID-19 might have lost its pandemic characteristics and is now slipping toward an endemic phase in the state.

29 Sep 2021


60 students of Bengaluru boarding school test positive for COVID-19

At least 60 students from a boarding school in Bengaluru have tested positive for the coronavirus, fueling concerns about children returning to offline studies.

27 Sep 2021


Three-story building in Bengaluru comes crashing down

A three-story building collapsed in Bengaluru's Wilson Garden on Monday at around 11:40 am.

22 Sep 2021

Namma Metro

Namma Metro Phase II to be completed by 2024: Bommai

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday asked officials to complete the second phase of Namma (Bengaluru) Metro work by 2024.

06 Sep 2021


Schools reopen for Classes VI to VIII in Karnataka

Schools reopened for students of Classes VI to VIII in Karnataka on Monday, with COVID-19 protocols and standard operating procedures in place.

31 Aug 2021

Ganesh Chaturthi

Karnataka: Decision on Ganesha festival celebrations on September 5

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said the government will take a decision on relaxing restrictions on Ganesha festival celebrations, on September 5, after getting necessary inputs from the districts and the expert committee.

31 Aug 2021

Road Accidents

MLA's son among 7 dead in Audi crash in Bengaluru

Seven people died in a horrific car accident in Bengaluru in the early hours of Tuesday.

28 Aug 2021

Sexual Assault

5 arrested in Mysuru gang-rape case, top cop says

The Karnataka Police has arrested five people in connection with the alleged gang-rape of a 23-year-old student in Mysuru, the state's Director General of Police (DGP) Praveen Sood said today.

27 Aug 2021

Piyush Goyal

Karnataka to administer five lakh COVID-19 jabs daily from September

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said the state will start administering at least five lakh COVID-19 vaccinations daily from September 1 with the help of the Centre.

17 Aug 2021

Basavaraj Bommai

No proposal to cut petrol prices in state: Karnataka CM

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said that there was no proposal before the government to cut petrol prices in the state on the lines of neighboring Tamil Nadu.

17 Aug 2021


Afghan students in Karnataka worried about their future and family

Many Afghan students who are studying in Bengaluru and Dharwad are worried following the Taliban asserting control over their home country.

13 Aug 2021

Health & Wellness

As COVID-19 cases surge, Karnataka launches special pediatric camps

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has directed all concerned departments to set up pediatric camps across the state.

05 Aug 2021


Kerala CM Vijayan flays Karnataka's fresh travel curbs on passengers

Days after neighboring Karnataka imposed travel restrictions on persons from the state in view of the COVID-19 situation, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said the fresh curbs were against the directive of the Centre in this regard.

05 Aug 2021


IMA Ponzi scam: ED raids ex-Karnataka minister, Congress MLA's premises

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday conducted searches against former Karnataka minister R Roshan Baig and a Congress MLA in connection with a money-laundering investigation into the alleged Rs. 4,000 crore IMA Ponzi scam, officials said.

04 Aug 2021

BS Yediyurappa

Karnataka Cabinet: Ministers take oath; no deputy for CM Bommai

Karnataka Governor Thawarchand Gehlot on Wednesday inducted 29 new ministers into the state Cabinet.

04 Aug 2021

Jagat Prakash Nadda

Karnataka Cabinet to have 26 new Ministers, swearing-in likely today

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai is set to appoint as many as 26 new Ministers for the state Cabinet today.

30 Jul 2021

Basavaraj Bommai

Karnataka to tighten borders, make COVID-19 testing compulsory, says Bommai

Amid rising COVID-19 cases in Karnataka, state Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said there is a need to tighten the borders and take measures to put in place compulsory testing to stop the spread of the virus.

28 Jul 2021

BS Yediyurappa

Basavaraj Bommai succeeds BS Yediyurappa; takes oath as Karnataka CM

Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday took oath as the 23rd Chief Minister of Karnataka.

27 Jul 2021

BS Yediyurappa

Basavaraj Bommai elected new Karnataka CM; to take oath tomorrow

At the legislature meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bengaluru, Basavaraj Bommai was elected the next Karnataka Chief Minister.

27 Jul 2021


Yediyurappa supporter allegedly dies by suicide, caretaker CM expresses grief

Expressing "grief" over the alleged suicide of a supporter pained by his resignation, Karnataka's caretaker Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday said ups and downs are common in politics, and appealed to his followers that their regard toward him should not go to its extremity.

26 Jul 2021

BS Yediyurappa

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa announces resignation ending days of speculation

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday announced that he would be resigning from his position.

26 Jul 2021

Pralhad Joshi

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa has resigned. Who will replace him?

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa today said that he has decided to resign. He said he would meet the State Governor later in the day.

22 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

Karnataka CM to quit next week? Here's what he said

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has finally hinted at the possibility of stepping down soon after his government completes two years in office on July 26.

21 Jul 2021


Congress government in Karnataka fell due to Pegasus, says party

The phone numbers of those linked to the former Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress government in Karnataka were reportedly surveilled at the time when the coalition government crumbled in 2019.

19 Jul 2021

BS Yediyurappa

Karnataka CM's exit likely? BJP chief's 'leaked' audio hints change

A "leaked" audio clip purportedly of Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nalin Kumar Kateel has deepened the political crisis for the BJP in the state by hinting at the exit of Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa soon.

17 Jul 2021

BS Yediyurappa

'Not at all true,' Yediyurappa dismisses rumors about his resignation

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Saturday dismissed rumors about his resignation, saying it is not at all true.

13 Jul 2021

Tamil Nadu

Yediyurappa: We've every right to implement, start Mekedatu work

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday once again asserted that the state has got every right to implement the Mekedatu project across river Cauvery and will start the work, despite objections from neighboring Tamil Nadu.

12 Jul 2021


Black fungus killed 303 in Karnataka who recovered from COVID-19

More than 300 people, who had fully recovered from the coronavirus, lost their life to mucormycosis in Karnataka.

08 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

Four new faces from Karnataka inducted into PM Modi's cabinet

With PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday inducting four new faces from Karnataka into his Ministry, and Chemicals & Fertilizers Minister DV Sadanda Gowda resigning ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle, the state's representation in the Union Council of Ministers now stands at six.

07 Jul 2021

Tamil Nadu

CM Yediyurappa directs officials to prepare Mekedatu project action plan

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has directed officials to prepare the action plan for the Mekedatu project at the earliest, which is vital for the state, said the state's Home, Law, and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

05 Jul 2021


Karnataka Unlock 3.0: Religious places, restaurants, malls open from today

With the Karnataka government further easing restrictions under "Unlock 3.0" effective from Monday, life seems to have returned to normalcy as shops, restaurants, malls, private offices, and religious places began operations in full swing.

22 Jun 2021

Madhya Pradesh

Bengaluru Urban number one among districts in nationwide vaccination drive

Bengaluru Urban stood number one among districts in the country in the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive on Monday, by administering 2,09,256 doses, while Karnataka stood second among states by administering 10.36 lakh doses, Health Minister K Sudhakar said.

Karnataka hails NGT order closing proceedings against Mekedatu project

The Karnataka government on Friday welcomed the National Green Tribunal's decision to close on its own, proceedings based on a media report against the ambitious Mekedatu project and said the project would be started soon.

Veteran Karnataka cricketer B Vijayakrishna no more

Veteran Karnataka cricketer B Vijayakrishna died at a private hospital in Bengaluru on Thursday due to multiple organ failure and cardiac arrest, family sources said. He was 71.

12 Jun 2021

BS Yediyurappa

Noted Kannada poet Siddalingaiah no more

Noted Kannada poet Siddalingaiah died on Friday due to COVID-19 related ailments, sources close to him said.

11 Jun 2021

BS Yediyurappa

Lockdown in 11 Karnataka districts to continue after June 14

COVID-19 induced lockdown measures will continue in 11 districts of Karnataka which have a high positivity rate till June 21, while some relaxations will be given in the rest of the state from June 14, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said on Thursday.

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