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Goa's Pramod Sawant tests coronavirus positive, in home isolation

02 Sep 2020

Goa's Pramod Sawant tests coronavirus positive, in home isolation

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.

Karnataka: Doctors threaten strike over medical officer's suicide; accuse IAS

21 Aug 2020

Karnataka: Doctors threaten strike over medical officer's suicide; accuse IAS

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.

Biocon Chief Kiran Mazumdar Shaw tests positive for coronavirus

18 Aug 2020

Biocon Chief Kiran Mazumdar Shaw tests positive for coronavirus

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.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah tests negative for coronavirus

14 Aug 2020

Union Home Minister Amit Shah tests negative for coronavirus

Home Minister Amit Shah informed through a tweet on Friday that he tested negative for coronavirus, twelve days after he contracted the infection.

#BengaluruBurns: "Derogatory" Facebook post on Prophet sparks violence, three dead

12 Aug 2020

#BengaluruBurns: "Derogatory" Facebook post on Prophet sparks violence, three dead

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.

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, coronavirus positive, on ventilator support after surgery

11 Aug 2020

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, coronavirus positive, on ventilator support after surgery

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.

Karnataka: Dams opened as water levels rise in many rivers

06 Aug 2020

Karnataka: Dams opened as water levels rise in many rivers

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.

Coronavirus: Dharmendra Pradhan becomes second Union Minister to test positive

04 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: Dharmendra Pradhan becomes second Union Minister to test positive

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.

Karnataka: Siddaramaiah tests positive for coronavirus; admitted to hospital

04 Aug 2020

Karnataka: Siddaramaiah tests positive for coronavirus; admitted to hospital

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.

Karti Chidambaram tests positive for coronavirus; goes into home quarantine

03 Aug 2020

Karti Chidambaram tests positive for coronavirus; goes into home quarantine

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.

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for coronavirus

03 Aug 2020

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for coronavirus

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.

Only God can save us: Karnataka's Health Minister on coronavirus

16 Jul 2020

Only God can save us: Karnataka's Health Minister on coronavirus

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.

Bengaluru's lockdown begins tonight: Know what's open, what's not

14 Jul 2020

Bengaluru's lockdown begins tonight: Know what's open, what's not

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.

Karnataka: Deve Gowda, three others, elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

13 Jun 2020

Karnataka: Deve Gowda, three others, elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

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.

Waiting for PM's order: Yediyurappa after announcing religious places' re-opening

27 May 2020

Waiting for PM's order: Yediyurappa after announcing religious places' re-opening

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.

Lockdown 4.0: Karnataka bans entry of people from 4 states

18 May 2020

Lockdown 4.0: Karnataka bans entry of people from 4 states

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday said that the state has restricted the entry of persons from four states till May 31.

Karnataka: IAS officer transferred without posting, controversy follows

12 May 2020

Karnataka: IAS officer transferred without posting, controversy follows

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.

After backlash, Karnataka restarts trains for migrant workers

07 May 2020

After backlash, Karnataka restarts trains for migrant workers

Days after stopping trains meant to ferry migrant workers to their home states, the Karnataka government retracted its order on Thursday after severe backlash.

Yediyurappa requests migrant workers to stay; Karnataka halts trains

06 May 2020

Yediyurappa requests migrant workers to stay; Karnataka halts trains

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.

Indians stranded abroad evacuated for free; migrant-workers asked to pay

03 May 2020

Indians stranded abroad evacuated for free; migrant-workers asked to pay

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.

Will malls, liquor stores open in Karnataka from May 4?

01 May 2020

Will malls, liquor stores open in Karnataka from May 4?

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.

Coronavirus: Unruly mob attacks health workers in Bengaluru, 59 arrested

20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Unruly mob attacks health workers in Bengaluru, 59 arrested

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.

Lockdown blues? Mangalore teen tries smuggling friend inside a suitcase

13 Apr 2020

Lockdown blues? Mangalore teen tries smuggling friend inside a suitcase

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.

Coronavirus: Nationwide lockdown to be extended by 2 weeks

11 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Nationwide lockdown to be extended by 2 weeks

Mere four days before the nationwide lockdown in India was supposed to be lifted, the Centre decided to extend it by two more weeks.

Karnataka: Defying lockdown, BJP MLA hosts grand birthday party

11 Apr 2020

Karnataka: Defying lockdown, BJP MLA hosts grand birthday party

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.

Right-wing activist threatens to kill teenager who raised pro-Pakistan slogans

24 Feb 2020

Right-wing activist threatens to kill teenager who raised pro-Pakistan slogans

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.

Courtesy EC, Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma removed as BJP's star-campaigners

29 Jan 2020

Courtesy EC, Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma removed as BJP's star-campaigners

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.

Karnataka: BJP MLA says Muslims keep weapons in mosques

22 Jan 2020

Karnataka: BJP MLA says Muslims keep weapons in mosques

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.

Anti-CAA stir: 'Vandals' get seven days for responding to notices

02 Jan 2020

Anti-CAA stir: 'Vandals' get seven days for responding to notices

Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government has gone where no other state went before — it is making rioters pay for damaging public property.

#CAAProtests: Vehicles torched in Lucknow, cops use tear gas

19 Dec 2019

#CAAProtests: Vehicles torched in Lucknow, cops use tear gas

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.

After sweeping by-polls, Yediyurappa promises to induct 'defectors' into Cabinet

09 Dec 2019

After sweeping by-polls, Yediyurappa promises to induct 'defectors' into Cabinet

In Karnataka, both BJP and the rebel MLAs, who played an important role in bringing down HD Kumaraswamy's government, got what they wanted.

Karnataka by-polls: BJP leading in 12 seats; Congress in 2

09 Dec 2019

Karnataka by-polls: BJP leading in 12 seats; Congress in 2

The counting of votes for the Karnataka by-polls commenced at 8 am on Monday and the results are expected post noon.

Karnataka's rebel-MLAs remain disqualified but can contest polls: Supreme Court

13 Nov 2019

Karnataka's rebel-MLAs remain disqualified but can contest polls: Supreme Court

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.

BJP leader Yediyurappa gave me Rs. 1,000cr, claims disqualified MLA

06 Nov 2019

BJP leader Yediyurappa gave me Rs. 1,000cr, claims disqualified MLA

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.

Rajinikanth supports Shah's 'one language' policy, but explains the problem

18 Sep 2019

Rajinikanth supports Shah's 'one language' policy, but explains the problem

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.

Kumaraswamy blames PM Modi for bringing 'bad luck' to Chandrayaan-2

13 Sep 2019

Kumaraswamy blames PM Modi for bringing 'bad luck' to Chandrayaan-2

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.

Karnataka's Deputy CM Govind Karjol blames 'good roads' for accidents

12 Sep 2019

Karnataka's Deputy CM Govind Karjol blames 'good roads' for accidents

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.

BJP-ruled states reduce hefty traffic fines, and Gadkari isn't happy!

12 Sep 2019

BJP-ruled states reduce hefty traffic fines, and Gadkari isn't happy!

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which governs a large part of the country, has been embarrassed by its own Chief Ministers.

Karnataka minister defends deputy CM, who watched porn in Assembly

06 Sep 2019

Karnataka minister defends deputy CM, who watched porn in Assembly

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.

DK Shivakumar arrested: Congress cries foul, Yediyurappa "isn't happy"

04 Sep 2019

DK Shivakumar arrested: Congress cries foul, Yediyurappa "isn't happy"

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.