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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
27 Aug 2019
In a first for Karnataka, Yediyurappa gets three deputy CMs
For three weeks after he took the oath as Chief Minister on July 26, Karnataka's BS Yediyurappa ran his cabinet alone. After the cabinet was expanded, it took almost another week for him to announce portfolios.
20 Aug 2019
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.
18 Aug 2019
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.
11 Aug 2019
Massive floods in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra claim over 100 lives
Over 100 people have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter the southern states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Maharashtra.
08 Aug 2019
Maharashtra rains roundup: Situation worsens, 1.5L evacuated, 16 people dead
As heavy rains continue to hit several parts of the country, flooding in Maharashtra's Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts seems to have worsened.
31 Jul 2019
After Siddhartha's death, CCD appoints SV Ranganath as interim chairman
Hours after the body of VG Siddhartha, the founder of Cafe Coffee Day was found from Netravati river on Wednesday, the celebrated coffee chain appointed SV Ranganath as its interim chairman.
31 Jul 2019
Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition
On Tuesday, Congress expelled 14 of its lawmakers who were responsible for bringing down the coalition government in Karnataka.
29 Jul 2019
Karnataka: Days after taking oath, BS Yediyurappa wins trust vote
BJP's BS Yediyurappa won the trust vote on Monday, days after he took oath as Karnataka's Chief Minister.
27 Jul 2019
When Amit Shah called up Yediyurappa at midnight, gave nod
In Karnataka, the Congress-JD(S) coalition collapsed on Tuesday evening, putting a halt on the crisis which had been going on for weeks.
26 Jul 2019
BJP's Yediyurappa takes oath as Karnataka's CM for fourth time
BS Yediyurappa took oath as Karnataka's Chief Minister at the Raj Bhavan for the fourth time on Friday.