Many commercial establishments remained shut in various parts of Karnataka today after a bandh was called by Kannada organisations to protest Tamil Nadu's opposition to Mekedatu drinking water project across the river Cauvery.
Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday April 18, 2015, Bengaluru
Authorities in Bengaluru have begun a 10-day demolition drive to recover land allegedly encroached from the bed of the Puttenahalli Lake in the southern part of the city. The drive follows demolition notices that had been issued to a number of homes and apartment complexes in the area a month ago.
Normal life in Karnataka is likely to be affected today as pro-Kannada outfits have called for a statewide dawn-to-dusk bandh to protest Tamil Nadu's opposition to Mekedatu drinking water project across the inter-state river Cauvery.
BJP's Karnataka unit today held a day long protest in the city against the government's decision to trifurcate Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the city's civic body, and demanded that civic elections be held as per schedule.
Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday April 07, 2015, Bengaluru
The Walk of Hope - a march for peace and harmony - was flagged off on January 12, Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary. It started from Kanyakumari and is scheduled to end in Kashmir next year, after covering a distance of 6,500 kms.
Nearly three weeks after DK Ravi, a senior bureaucrat in Karnataka, was found dead in his home, the CBI has said it cannot investigate the case because the state government has imposed "conditions" by giving the agency a deadline of three months.
Karnataka is now trying legislation to make Kannada a compulsory language in schools affiliated to the state board. The bill to bring this into effect - the Kannada Language Learning Bill -- was passed in the Karnataka assembly today.
A state legislator in Karnataka is now being investigated for allegedly threatening a junior of senior bureaucrat DK Ravi, whose death is being investigated by the country's premier investigating agency, the CBI.
MDMK today said it is the responsibility of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prevent Karnataka from constructing a dam across the Cauvery at Mekedatu, which would adversely affect the interests of Tamil Nadu farmers.
Congress' Tamil Nadu unit (TNCC) today condemned the party-led government in Karnataka over its decision to construct a check dam across river Cauvery at Mekedatu, saying it was going ahead 'unilaterally' without Central clearance.
Protests continued for the sixth consecutive day in different parts of Karnataka on Sunday demanding a CBI probe into the mysterious death of an IAS officer, as the state government is all set to make its stand known in the Assembly today.