India | Sreenivasan Jain | Saturday October 18, 2014
After Karnataka and Goa, the Odisha government could be rocked by charges of illegal mining. A report by the Central Committee set up by the Supreme Court has found that 187 iron ore and manganese mines in the state are guilty of a host of violations...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 16, 2014
The Karnataka government on Wednesday cleared 13 projects with a combined investment of Rs.9,912 crore and a potential to generate employment to 5,986 people in nine of the 30 districts across the state.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday October 13, 2014
The Karnataka government has agreed to provide man power assistance to neighbouring Andhra Pradesh to restore electricity supply in cyclone hit parts of that state.
South | Radhika Iyer | Saturday October 11, 2014
Days after a case of alleged rape and cheating was filed against Karthik, son of Union Railways Minister Sadananda Gowda, by a Kannada actress, a fresh controversy has landed at the senior BJP leader's doorstep.
Friday October 10, 2014
The Karnataka government has prohibited the 25-day-old indefinite strike by the workers of Bosch Limited's plant here with immediate effect, the company said on Friday while asking them to report to work.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Wednesday October 1, 2014
J Jayalalithaa will remain in jail for now, with the Karnataka High Court adjourning a hearing of her bail plea to October 7, next Tuesday. Ms Jayalalithaa has been in a Bangalore prison since Saturday, after she was found guilty of corruption. Now, ...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Swacha Bharat Abhiyan, the central government's cleanliness drive programme, would be launched in the city on October 2, Mayor Mahabala Marla has said.
Thursday September 25, 2014
Several international retailers, including Hennes & Mauritz AB, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, are looking to open their first stores in India after the government in 2012 decided to allow foreign firms to set up wholly owned subsidiari...
Cities | Reuters | Thursday September 25, 2014
Swedish furniture retailer Ikea signed an agreement with Telangana to open its first store in Hyderabad, the media reported.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 17, 2014
A Nasscom official made the observation in light the recent issuing of state commercial tax department notices to about 50 Amazon dealers for not paying value added tax.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Saturday September 13, 2014
Moderate to high turnout marked the by-elections held in 36 Lok Sabha and assembly seats spread across ten states in an exercise seen as yet another key test of Narendra Modi government's popularity since it assumed power in May. As polling began, th...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 9, 2014
Seventy five of 549 tourists from Karnataka stranded due to devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir have been rescued so far, the state government said in Bangalore today.
South | Maya Sharma | Sunday September 7, 2014
There are often complaints that you never find government officials in their offices when you are looking for them. Calls or visits to Karnataka's Secretariat or Vidhana Soudha are often met with the response that saar or maydum is not in his or her ...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday September 5, 2014
In a bid to push private firms into appointing locals in jobs, Karnataka government on Thursday said that it will table a report, on locals appointed in companies set up under previous industrial policy, within the next 10 days. It also said that act...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Karnataka Government on Monday launched a scheme that allows farmers to set up small solar power plants in their farms and sell electricity at the tariff fixed by Karnataka Energy Regulatory Commission.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Goa government today accused neighbouring Karnataka of "bullying" it over diversion of Mhadei river water despite an order banning the state (Karnataka) from going ahead with it.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 16, 2014
Varun Gandhi was dropped as the General Secretary of the party by BJP president Amit Shah who constituted his new team, inducting former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa as the Vice President and new RSS pointsman Ram Madhav as the General Sec...
South | Written by Radhika Iyer | Saturday August 16, 2014
With 6 kilograms of jowar and castor oil seeds, along with a multiplying loan of Rs 3 lakh, Nanjundappa, a farmer in Tumkur district of Karnataka, prays every time he checks the moisture content in his field.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 11, 2014
The controversy over Karnataka High Court judge KL Manjunath has caused a rift between the BJP-led government and the Supreme Court. Sources say the government has sent a file recommending Justice Manjunath's transfer back to a collegium led by the ...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 10, 2014
With the water level of Mettur Dam touching 110 feet against its maximum of 120 feet due to heavy inflows, officials today issued the first flood warning for 12 districts downstream.