Articles about Karnataka Government

Karnataka: Cabinet reshuffle on cards after BJP chief Nadda's visit?

18 Apr 2022

Politics
Karnataka: Cabinet reshuffle on cards after BJP chief Nadda's visit?

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on Monday hinted a cabinet reshuffle or expansion is likely to happen in the state.

Karnataka: 40 arrested, 12 injured in violence over online post

17 Apr 2022

India
Karnataka: 40 arrested, 12 injured in violence over online post

The Karnataka Police arrested 40 people for pelting stones at the Old Hubli police station in the Dharwad district on Saturday.

Karnataka HC judges who gave hijab verdict get Y-category security

20 Mar 2022

India
Karnataka HC judges who gave hijab verdict get Y-category security

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.

'Wearing hijab not essential practice in Islam,' rules Karnataka HC

15 Mar 2022

India
'Wearing hijab not essential practice in Islam,' rules Karnataka HC

After days of back-to-back hearings, the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed all petitions that challenged the state government's recent ban on wearing hijab in educational institutions.

Six arrested for Bajrang Dal member's murder in Karnataka's Shivamogga

22 Feb 2022

India
Six arrested for Bajrang Dal member's murder in Karnataka's Shivamogga

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.

Karnataka High Court adjourns hijab row hearing until tomorrow

16 Feb 2022

India
Karnataka High Court adjourns hijab row hearing until tomorrow

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.

Karnataka students offer namaz in school classroom amid hijab row

12 Feb 2022

India
Karnataka students offer namaz in school classroom amid hijab row

A video showing Muslim students offering namaz (Islamic prayers) inside a classroom of a government school in Karnataka has surfaced on social media.

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

28 Oct 2021

India
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.

Newly appointed Karnataka CM Bommai accords ex-CM Yediyurappa Cabinet-rank status

08 Aug 2021

Politics
Newly appointed Karnataka CM Bommai accords ex-CM Yediyurappa Cabinet-rank status

Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has been accorded a Cabinet-rank status by his successor Basavaraj Bommai.

Bengaluru Tech Summit: PM Modi, Kamala Harris to be invited

06 Jul 2021

Bengaluru
Bengaluru Tech Summit: PM Modi, Kamala Harris to be invited

PM Narendra Modi and US Vice-President Kamala Harris will be invited to the Karnataka government's flagship annual event Bengaluru Tech Summit-2021 (BTS-2021) from November 17-19.

Karnataka hails NGT order closing proceedings against Mekedatu project

19 Jun 2021

Bengaluru
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.

Karnataka: Retired Judge to probe death of 24 COVID-19 patients

05 May 2021

India
Karnataka: Retired Judge to probe death of 24 COVID-19 patients

The Karnataka government on Wednesday appointed retired High Court judge Justice BA Patil as the one-man commission to inquire into the death of 24 COVID-19 patients in Chamarajanagar District allegedly owing to oxygen shortage.

Women's Day: Karnataka CM proposes six-month child care leave

08 Mar 2021

India
Women's Day: Karnataka CM proposes six-month child care leave

On the occasion of International Women's Day on Monday, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced a proposal to provide six-month child-care leave to government women employees, and the up-gradation of Anganwadis situated in Bengaluru and other cities into creches for the benefit of working women.

Karnataka allows full occupancy in theaters on trial basis

04 Feb 2021

Entertainment
Karnataka allows full occupancy in theaters on trial basis

The Karnataka government has allowed cinema halls and theaters to operate with full capacity on a trial basis for four weeks.

Mumbai belongs to Maharashtra, will always remain its part: Ajit

28 Jan 2021

India
Mumbai belongs to Maharashtra, will always remain its part: Ajit

A day after Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi demanded that Mumbai be made part of his state, his Maharashtra counterpart Ajit Pawar on Thursday said, "Everyone knows that the metropolis belongs to Maharashtra and it would always remain its part."

Tesla is in talks to open research center in Bengaluru

21 Sep 2020

Business
Tesla is in talks to open research center in Bengaluru

For years, Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of EV maker Tesla, has been teasing that their cars would come to India.

Karnataka: Finally, Yediyurappa expands his Cabinet, 17 MLAs take oath

20 Aug 2019

Politics
Karnataka: Finally, Yediyurappa expands his Cabinet, 17 MLAs take oath

Almost a month after he was sworn-in as Karnataka's Chief Minister, BS Yediyurappa expanded his Cabinet on Tuesday, with 17 MLAs taking the oath.

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa to order CBI probe into phone tapping

18 Aug 2019

Politics
Karnataka CM Yediyurappa to order CBI probe into phone tapping

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday said that he will order an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged phone tapping incidents during the previous Congress-JD(S) coalition government.

Why new-CM BS Yediyurappa is indispensable for BJP in Karnataka

28 Jul 2019

Politics
Why new-CM BS Yediyurappa is indispensable for BJP in Karnataka

BS Yediyurappa (Yeddyurappa until recently) was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Friday, for the fourth time.

Karnataka Speaker disqualifies 14 rebel MLAs ahead of BJP's floor-test

28 Jul 2019

Politics
Karnataka Speaker disqualifies 14 rebel MLAs ahead of BJP's floor-test

Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh has disqualified 14 rebel MLAs - 11 lawmakers from Congress and three from HD Kumaraswamy's Janata Dal (Secular) - on Sunday.

Karnataka: BJP's Yeddyurappa to take oath as CM at 6pm

26 Jul 2019

Politics
Karnataka: BJP's Yeddyurappa to take oath as CM at 6pm

BS Yeddyurappa, whose last stint as Karnataka's Chief Minister lasted less than three days, will now take oath at 6 PM on Friday.

Karnataka crisis: Days after trust vote, speaker disqualifies three MLAs

26 Jul 2019

Politics
Karnataka crisis: Days after trust vote, speaker disqualifies three MLAs

The political crisis in Karnataka, which was sparked due to a slew of resignations, took a new twist on Thursday after speaker KR Ramesh Kumar disqualified three rebel MLAs.

14-months ago, Yeddyurappa resigned. Soon, he'll return as Karnataka's CM

24 Jul 2019

Politics
14-months ago, Yeddyurappa resigned. Soon, he'll return as Karnataka's CM

BS Yeddyurappa, one of the tallest BJP's leaders in Karnataka, is all set to return on the Chief Minister chair, 14 months after he resigned without facing a trust vote in the Assembly.

Karnataka's drama continues, trust vote likely at 6 PM today

23 Jul 2019

Politics
Karnataka's drama continues, trust vote likely at 6 PM today

On Monday, the legislators of Karnataka Assembly debated for hours, but the trust vote couldn't reach conclusion, visibly miffing speaker KR Ramesh Kumar.

Karnataka: Governor's deadline ends. Everyone is clueless about next steps

19 Jul 2019

Politics
Karnataka: Governor's deadline ends. Everyone is clueless about next steps

Defying the order of Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, state Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy didn't prove majority in the House.

#KarnatakaFloorTest: Governor asks Kumaraswamy to prove majority by 1:30pm

19 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaFloorTest: Governor asks Kumaraswamy to prove majority by 1:30pm

It's D-day for Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who has been directed by Governor Vajubhai Vala to prove his coalition's majority on the floor of the assembly by 1:30 PM on Friday.

#KarnatakaTrustVote: Will Kumaraswamy be able to retain his CM chair?

18 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaTrustVote: Will Kumaraswamy be able to retain his CM chair?

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy moved a trust motion in the Assembly on Thursday, days after the survival of his government was threatened by a flurry of resignations.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Before floor test, rebel Congress-MLA says will support Kumaraswamy

18 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: Before floor test, rebel Congress-MLA says will support Kumaraswamy

In a slight relief for the tottering coalition of Karnataka, a rebel MLA, who tendered his resignation earlier this month said he will vote for the Congress-JD(S) government in floor test on Thursday.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Speaker free to decide on resignations, says Supreme Court

17 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: Speaker free to decide on resignations, says Supreme Court

Karnataka's political crisis spilled to Supreme Court last week, and on Wednesday the CJI Ranjan Gogoi-led bench did a balancing act.

#KarnatakaCrisis: SC to pronounce judgment on rebel MLAs' status tomorrow

16 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: SC to pronounce judgment on rebel MLAs' status tomorrow

Karnataka politics is going through a bizarre phase- 18 MLAs have tendered their resignations, the speaker hasn't accepted them for days now, and the Supreme Court (which was also brought into the crisis) has decided to give its verdict on Wednesday.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Rahul says BJP bringing down governments 'using' money

12 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: Rahul says BJP bringing down governments 'using' money

Breaking his stoic silence on the political crisis in Karnataka, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday claimed BJP was "using" money to bring down state governments.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Kumaraswamy says he's ready to prove majority in assembly

12 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: Kumaraswamy says he's ready to prove majority in assembly

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, whose government entered a major crisis after 18 legislators resigned, said he was ready to face the floor test.

#KarnatakaCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy asks 'Why should I resign?'

11 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy asks 'Why should I resign?'

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, whose fate as the head of state is mired with uncertainty, made it clear on Thursday that he won't resign.

#KarnatakaCrisis: SC directs rebel MLAs to meet Speaker today

11 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: SC directs rebel MLAs to meet Speaker today

On Thursday, 10 rebel MLAs of Karnataka, who alleged assembly speaker KR Ramesh didn't accept their resignation to save Congress-JD(S) coalition from crumbling, were directed by Supreme Court to meet him at 6 PM.

Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

11 Jul 2019

Politics
Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

While the Congress is dealing with an acute crisis in Karnataka, it suffered a major setback in Goa after 10 of its 15 MLAs quit to join the state's ruling party BJP.

#KarnatakaCrisis: After being denied entry, Shivakumar detained in Mumbai

10 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: After being denied entry, Shivakumar detained in Mumbai

Congress leader DK Shivakumar, who is trying hard to curtail the crisis which has rocked Karnataka's coalition government, was on Wednesday detained by Mumbai Police from outside the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Congress-JD(S) MLAs approach Supreme Court against speaker, hearing tomorrow

10 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: Congress-JD(S) MLAs approach Supreme Court against speaker, hearing tomorrow

The ongoing crisis in Karnataka's coalition government entered a new phase on Wednesday after rebel MLAs approached Supreme Court against assembly speaker KR Ramesh.

#KarnatakaCrisis: 30 ministers resign, Congress meet today, Kumaraswamy blames BJP

09 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: 30 ministers resign, Congress meet today, Kumaraswamy blames BJP

The ongoing political crisis in Karnataka took a new turn on Monday after all 30 ministers of the ruling JD(S)-Congress government resigned to make way for a cabinet reshuffle, in hope of saving the coalition from crumbling completely.

#KarnatakaCrisis: 21 Karnataka Congress ministers have voluntarily resigned, says Siddaramaiah

08 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: 21 Karnataka Congress ministers have voluntarily resigned, says Siddaramaiah

In a bid to save the Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka, as many as 21 Congress ministers have "resigned voluntarily" from their posts, said party leader and former CM Siddaramaiah.

Karnataka Independent MLA Nagesh resigns from the coalition govt

Another resignation

Politics
Karnataka Independent MLA Nagesh resigns from the coalition govt

Earlier on Monday, Independent MLA and Karnataka's Small Scale Industries Minister, H Nagesh, resigned from the ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition government, worsening the Karnataka political crisis.

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