India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday April 2, 2015
The West Bengal government has decided to prohibit Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia from entering the state. The ban comes into effect today and Mr Togadia can be arrested if he violates it.
Karnataka News | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday March 31, 2015
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
A contempt of court petition against Karnataka government and three others was filed in the High Court yesterday by the husband of a woman IAS officer who was a batchmate of upright bureaucrat DK Ravi into whose mysterious death a CBI probe has been ...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 26, 2015
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.
India News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday March 23, 2015
Amid protests over the death of IAS officer DK Ravikumar, who was found hanging in his home in Bengaluru last week, the Karnataka government has handed over the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
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.
Karnataka News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Sunday March 22, 2015
The Karnataka High Court today barred the state government from making public any interim report on the probe into the "unnatural death" of IAS officer DK Ravikumar. The order comes a day after Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that the government's s...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 21, 2015
Amid a growing chorus for a CBI probe into the mysterious death of an IAS officer, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today asserted that the government was not protecting anybody and would make its stand known in the Assembly on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 21, 2015
The central IAS officers today demanded that the investigation into the death of IAS officer DK Ravi in Karnataka under mysterious circumstances should be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
India News | Reported by Maya Sharma; edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday March 21, 2015
Hours after Congress president Sonia Gandhi asked Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to hand over the probe into the death of IAS officer DK Ravikumar to CBI, the state government is all set to do so, said sources.
Karnataka News | Reported by Maya Sharma; edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday March 19, 2015
There is a pitched political battle now on in Karnataka as the opposition demands that the investigation into the death of IAS officer DK Ravi be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI and the government insists that the state's Cr...
India News | Reported by Maya Sharma and Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday March 20, 2015
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh told Parliament today that he is ready to order a CBI investigation into the death of 36-year-old IAS officer DK Ravi if the Karnataka Chief Minister recommends it. But in the face of intense pressure, the Congress g...
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 19, 2015
Protesting against the Narendra Modi government's 'betrayal' of Tamil Nadu on the Cauvery River dispute issue involving Karnataka, MDMK chief Vaiko today said that a human chain protest will be held in Thanjavur on April 7.
Karnataka News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda of the BJP will meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh today to demand a CBI inquiry into the death of 36-year-old IAS officer DK Ravikumar, after Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said there was no need for an invest...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 26, 2015
Swine flu has claimed 51 more lives raising the death toll to 926 and the number of people affected by the disease crossed the 16,000 mark even as the Government said today there is no need to panic.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday February 16, 2015
To increase women's participation in urban policy making, the Union government is considering bringing in a law that would make way for 50% reservation for women in all urban local bodies.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 6, 2015
The Karnataka state government and Ballari District administration are striving to ensure all arrangements are made on time for the Hampi Utsav though the Arechaeological Survey of India (ASI) has raised questions about the security of monuments duri...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Maya Sharma; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Monday December 29, 2014
Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today said the explosion outside a restaurant in the heart of Bangalore on Sunday was "definitely a terror attack". Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has emphasised that there was no intelligence fail...
South | Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday December 27, 2014
A survey of schools in Bengaluru, conducted by the Department of Public Instruction, has found that over 1,000 schools in the city have violated various rules. Most of those violations are over running classes for which they reportedly don't have the...
India News | Written by Tanima Biswas | Friday December 19, 2014
A series of messages on security and possible terror attacks in cities like Delhi and Bengaluru are being circulated on social media causing panic among people, and government sources say all attempts to find out the source of these have yielded no r...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 25, 2014
The health department would appoint retired doctors to sort out the scarcity of specialist doctors in government hospitals across the state, Health and Family Welfare Minister, UT Khader has said.
India News | Reported by Radhika Iyer | Tuesday November 25, 2014
Two news channels in Karnataka have alleged that they were taken off air in Bengaluru for 15 hours on the state government's orders.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 24, 2014
The DMK's Nagapattinam district unit is set to lead protests against the Karnataka government's plans to construct dams across the Cauvery River at the rocky and narrow Mekedattu area.
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...