02 Sep 2020
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant informed via a tweet on Wednesday that he has tested positive for coronavirus and will remain in home isolation as he is asymptomatic.
21 Aug 2020
On Wednesday, Dr. SR Nagendra, a 43-year-old Taluk Medical Officer at Nanjanagud in Karnataka's Mysuru district, died by suicide at his residence.
18 Aug 2020
As India reels under coronavirus catastrophe, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, chairperson of Biocon Ltd., joined the long list of famous personalities to test positive for the highly-contagious disease.
14 Aug 2020
Home Minister Amit Shah informed through a tweet on Friday that he tested negative for coronavirus, twelve days after he contracted the infection.
12 Aug 2020
A bloodthirsty mob went on a rampage in Northeast Bengaluru, Karnataka, late last night after being irked by a derogatory Facebook post on Prophet Muhammad, uploaded by a Congress MLA's relative.
11 Aug 2020
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who informed on Monday that he tested positive for coronavirus, has been put on ventilator support after brain surgery, multiple reports said.
06 Aug 2020
As heavy rains battered several districts in the southern state of Karnataka, dams were opened to avoid flooding in many rivers, that are already flowing above the danger mark.
04 Aug 2020
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 51-year-old has been admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram, Haryana.
04 Aug 2020
Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The development comes just two days after sitting CM BS Yediyurappa tested positive for the virus.
03 Aug 2020
Member of Parliament Karti Chidamabaram (48) on Monday revealed that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Chidamabaram, who represents Sivaganga (Tamil Nadu) in the Lok Sabha, is the latest among prominent political figures to have contracted the infection.
03 Aug 2020
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Yediyurappa is the second state CM after Madhya Pradesh's Shivraj Singh Chouhan to have tested positive.
16 Jul 2020
With coronavirus cases surging daily across India and the healthcare system on the verge of collapse, the Health Minister of Karnataka said only "God can save us" sparking a controversy.
14 Jul 2020
As coronavirus cases continue to surge in Karnataka's capital Bengaluru (urban Bengaluru has 15,051 active cases and 321 have died), the city will be locked down from 8 pm on July 14 till 5 am on July 22, the administration announced earlier.
13 Jun 2020
Four politicians — JD(S) patriarch and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, Congress veteran Mallikarjun Kharge, and BJP's Eranna Kadadi and Ashok Gasti — were elected to the Rajya Sabha on Friday unopposed from Karnataka.
27 May 2020
Hours after he announced that religious places will be re-opened in Karnataka after May 31, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa took a U-turn of sorts, saying he will wait for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's directions.
18 May 2020
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday said that the state has restricted the entry of persons from four states till May 31.
12 May 2020
On Monday evening, the Karnataka government unceremoniously transferred a senior IAS officer, Captain Manivannan, sparking outrage on social media and a #BringBackCaptain trend on Twitter.
07 May 2020
Days after stopping trains meant to ferry migrant workers to their home states, the Karnataka government retracted its order on Thursday after severe backlash.
06 May 2020
The BJP-led Karnataka government has applied brakes on trains meant to ferry migrant workers to their home states, urging them to stay back as their exodus threatens construction industry and other economic activities.
03 May 2020
The Centre on Wednesday allowed inter-state movement of stranded migrant workers via buses. Two days later, special trains were also allowed to ferry the workers.
01 May 2020
With coronavirus pandemic forcing people to remain in some or other kind of lockdown, economies are battered globally. India too has imposed restrictions for 40 days, albeit in batches, to ensure the spread of the virus is controlled.
20 Apr 2020
A team of health workers and police personnel were attacked in West Bengaluru last evening when they had gone to quarantine dozens of people who had come in contact with three coronavirus patients.
13 Apr 2020
The 'Stay At Home' rule to fight coronavirus is having varied effects on different people. While some are working, some are honing new skills like cooking to keep themselves engaged.
11 Apr 2020
Mere four days before the nationwide lockdown in India was supposed to be lifted, the Centre decided to extend it by two more weeks.
11 Apr 2020
The rules of lockdown must be followed strictly and no one should step out unless it's absolutely necessary — this is the only message the government has been conveying for the last couple of weeks.
24 Feb 2020
A right-wing activist has announced a bounty of Rs. 10 lakh on a Bengaluru student booked for raising pro-Pakistan slogans at a rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Bengaluru recently.
29 Jan 2020
Two leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Singh Verma, have been removed as star-campaigners on the order of Election Commission for giving controversial speeches.
22 Jan 2020
An MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sparked a fresh controversy by saying that Muslims store weapons inside mosques, and rarely pray there.
02 Jan 2020
Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government has gone where no other state went before — it is making rioters pay for damaging public property.
19 Dec 2019
The protest against Citizenship Act took a violent turn in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on Thursday as vehicles were torched forcing cops to resort to firing tear gas shells.
09 Dec 2019
In Karnataka, both BJP and the rebel MLAs, who played an important role in bringing down HD Kumaraswamy's government, got what they wanted.
09 Dec 2019
The counting of votes for the Karnataka by-polls commenced at 8 am on Monday and the results are expected post noon.
13 Nov 2019
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court said that the 17 rebel MLAs of Karnataka, who brought down the coalition government of JD(S) and Congress, will remain disqualified from the Assembly.
06 Nov 2019
Since May 2018, Karnataka has entered an era of unending political turmoil. HD Kumaraswamy was sworn-in as Chief Minister, 17 MLAs withdrew support from the coalition government, and eventually, BJP's BS Yediyurappa was given the helm of state.
18 Sep 2019
Union Home Minister Amit Shah stoked a controversy on Hindi Diwas last week when he batted for "imposing" Hindi in the country, saying it will bolster unity.
13 Sep 2019
Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy stoked controversy on Thursday by blaming Prime Minister Modi for bringing "bad luck" to the scientists of Indian Space Research Organization.
12 Sep 2019
At a time when steep traffic fines have given sleepless nights to offenders, Karnataka's Deputy Chief Minister Govind Karjol blamed "good roads" for accidents.
12 Sep 2019
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which governs a large part of the country, has been embarrassed by its own Chief Ministers.
06 Sep 2019
Weeks after he was sworn-in as Karnataka's Chief Minister for the fourth time, BS Yediyurappa, got a new Cabinet and three deputy CMs.
04 Sep 2019
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday night arrested DK Shivakumar, Congress' strongman in Karnataka, in connection to a money laundering case. The agency moved for his arrest after grilling him several times in the last couple of days.