South | Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday November 15, 2014
To mark Children's Day in Bengaluru, a children's parliament is held every year at the Vidhana Soudha, where students from government schools talk directly to the chief minister on issues that concern them. This year, in obvious fallout of alleged se...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 6, 2014
The media is sensationalizing rape cases for TV ratings, Karnataka's Home Minister KG George has commented as his government struggles to cope with incidents of child rape in Bangalore. A furious opposition says the minister should resign.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Karnataka government would recommend to the Union Government to take steps to provide for capital punishment to rapists, Women and Child Welfare Minister Umashree said on Monday.
South | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday November 5, 2014
The Karnataka police took around 20 BJP members into custody after the party held a protest against the ruling Congress government over a series of sexual assaults in the state.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 28, 2014
About 2,600 doctors including specialists, working in state-run hospitals across Karnataka, resumed duty on Tuesday a day after they resigned in protest over the state government's failure to fulfill their demands, including of wage disparity.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 28, 2014
Stepping up their two day agitation, 911 government doctors on Monday resigned from their posts over the state government's alleged failure to meet their 14 point charter of demands, including wage revision.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Medical officers in Karnataka have threatened to resign en masse on October 27 if the government did not concede to their long-standing demands, including hike in salaries.
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 ...