Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday November 19, 2015
Around 100 children have left a government school in Kolar -- allegedly to avoid eating the mid-day meal prepared by the school cook, a Dalit woman. Only 18 students are still enrolled at upper primary school in Kagganahalli village. The cook says only 5 children eats the food she makes.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 19, 2015
Accusing the Siddaramaiah dispensation of having no action plan to counter the drought situation in the state, Opposition in the Legislative Assembly today said the government was as good as "not alive" and that the people of the state had lost faith in it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 14, 2015
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today described Tipu Sultan as a "servant of the French" and said the 18th century ruler of Mysore had no qualities for his memory to be celebrated.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday November 13, 2015
Armed security outside a writer's house, protests on the street, calls for shutdowns - the fallout of the Karnataka government's decision to officially celebrate Tipu Sultan's birthday is still being felt in the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 12, 2015
Joining the row over Tipu Sultan's birth anniversary celebrations, the Shiv Sena today termed the 18th century ruler of the erstwhile Mysore kingdom as "ruthless" and accused the Congress government in Karnataka of following a "divisive policy".
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday November 12, 2015
The Congress state government in Karnataka knew that its decision to celebrate Tipu Sultan's birthday would have its detractors, but seems to be getting more criticism than it bargained for.
Karnataka News | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday November 10, 2015
A man died in Karnataka on Tuesday amid clashes over the celebration of the birth anniversary of Tipu Sultan, an 18th century ruler who is a much-debated figure in history.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Monday November 9, 2015
Was Tipu Sultan, the 18th Century Tiger of Mysore, a heroic freedom fighter or an intolerant king? His wars against the British have many considering him an early freedom fighter. But the Karnataka government's decision to celebrate his birth anniversary has become controversial.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 6, 2015
Even as Sangh Parivar outfits in Karnataka have threatened to disrupt the first ever government celebration of 18th century king Tipu Sultan's birthday on November 10, RSS today described him as "the most intolerant ruler" and lent its support to protesters of the event.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
The Congress' state unit today slammed the party-led government in Karnataka for its insistence on constructing a checkdam across river Cauvery at Mekedatu, saying it was against the final award given by a tribunal on the inter-state issue.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday November 3, 2015
Among this year's recipients of the Karnataka government's Rajyotsava Award is a young transgender, Akkai Padmashali.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 22, 2015
Days after Gujarat and Karnataka lifted the ban on Maggi noodles, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today said that his government was examining the issue.
Monday October 19, 2015
The Congress government in Karnataka on Monday decided to allow manufacture and sale of Maggi noodles in the state as it decided to withhold the Centre's directive banning it, saying it lacked clarity.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 19, 2015
The Congress government in Karnataka today decided to allow manufacture and sale of Maggi noodles in the state as it decided to withhold the Centre's directive banning it, saying it lacked clarity.
Tamil Nadu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 12, 2015
The Supreme Court will hear on November 23 the Karnataka government's plea challenging the state high court verdict acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and three others in a corruption case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 1, 2015
Hindu outfits, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal, today demanded that the government should arrest rationalist Kannada writer, KS Bhagwan for his "derogatory" remarks on Hindu Gods.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 26, 2015
Normal life was affected in the IT city and other parts of Karnataka today following a 12-hour statewide bandh called by several pro-Kannada outfits demanding implementation of Kalasa-Banduri canal project, over which state government has locked horns with neighbouring Goa.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday September 26, 2015
An all-Karnataka bandh was called on Saturday in favour of the Kalasa Banduri drinking water project for north Karnataka. Schools were closed in different districts across the state, and public transport was off the road in Bengaluru and other cities.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday September 16, 2015
A global investors meet planned by the Karnataka government for the end of November, has been postponed to early next year due to the ongoing drought conditions in the state.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 13, 2015
Terming the Congress government in Karnataka as one in a "state of coma", BJP national vice president and former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa today said only its leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi could awaken it.
Karnataka News | Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Saturday September 12, 2015
Two people died and eight were injured as nine coaches of a Duranto Express going from Secunderabad to Mumbai derailed in Karnataka early this morning.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 2, 2015
The day-long nationwide strike called by central trade unions today affected normal life in Bengaluru and other parts of Karnataka even as the state government warned against forceful imposition of the strike.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday August 24, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has slammed the Karnataka government for filing appeal in the Supreme Court against her acquittal in the disproportionate assets case. She had said there was no mathematical error in the High court judgment acquitting her.
Karnataka News | Maya Sharma | Saturday August 15, 2015
The issue of farmer suicides in Karnataka made its way into the Independence Day speech of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. The state government has been criticised for its response to the deaths which spiked to more than 180 in the month of July alone.