Karnataka News | Written by Sreenivasan Jain | Wednesday September 2, 2015
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, in a show of respect, was present at Monday's funeral of one of Karnataka's most eminent scholars, Professor MM Kalburgi; the politician promised swift, fearless action against those who shot and killed the 77-year-old at his home in Dharwad on Sunday.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 2, 2015
All Zilla Panchayats (ZP)s in Karnataka will function as e-offices from January 1 next, state Rural Development and Panchyatraj Minister HK Patil said today.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
A central team is being sent to Karnataka soon to assess the drought situation there, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told an all-party delegation from the state led by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah which raised the matter along with a number of other issues.
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 | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 23, 2015
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will lead an all-party delegation to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow, seeking Centre's relief to mitigate farmers' issues and also request his intervention in resolving the inter-state Mahadayi river dispute.
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 14, 2015
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said people of the state have deep emotional connect with residents of Marathi-speaking areas in adjoining Karnataka and their fight for a merger will continue till the goal is achieved.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday August 13, 2015
The Tamil Nadu Assembly session will begin from August 24, and it will also be chief minister, J Jayalalithaas first session after taking over the reins in May this year after a gap of eight months, after she was acquitted in a disproportionate assets case by the Karnataka High Court.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 8, 2015
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today accused his Tamil Nadu counterpart of "politicising" the Mekedatu dam project across river Cauvery and reaffirmed his government's commitment to go ahead with the project.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 8, 2015
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today flagged off a local train connecting Pernem in Goa with Karwar in neighbouring Karnataka, about 100 km away.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said he will lead an all-party delegation to the Prime Minister to seek more relief funds in the wake of farmer suicides, unseasonal rains and drought like situation in certain parts of the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 27, 2015
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda today has said that he is "ashamed" to sit in Parliament and has no interest to attend the monsoon session till the issue of farmers' suicide is taken up for discussion.
Tamil Nadu News | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Monday July 27, 2015
The Supreme Court has issued notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa after Karnataka's appeal against her acquittal in a corruption case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 25, 2015
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda will launch a hunger strike here from Monday to highlight the problems being faced by farmers, amid rising numbers of suicides by them, including in his home state Karnataka.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
Angry with repeated disruptions in the assembly, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah flung a copy of the budget into the well of the House today. The ruling Congress and opposition, BJP were involved in heated arguments over the alleged cut in funding of centrally sponsored schemes.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 23, 2015
Karnataka has the highest number of broadband users in rural areas at 2.77 million, followed by Kerala (2.52 million) and Tamil Nadu (2.27 million).
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday July 24, 2015
It hasn't been the best of times for the Bangalore Club, after the non-renewal of their liquor license, revenue authorities have now told the club management, that it does not have proper documents to prove ownership of their land. The Club has been asked to hand over the property documents to the revenue department.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
Karnataka Minister UT Khader today slammed the Centre and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not addressing the farmers' problems and the agrarian crisis in the country.
Karnataka News | Maya Sharma | Monday July 20, 2015
With farmer suicides in Karnataka on the rise, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah met some of the debt-ridden families of those who had killed themselves on Sunday and offered financial help.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today took a leaf out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book on "Mann ki baat" to reach out to peasants through radio, assuring them the government was with them in their distress.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 15, 2015
Asian Paints President (International) Jalaj Dani, who met Chief Minister Siddaramaiah here, thanked the government for its cooperation for setting up a unit at Thandya Industrial area, Nanjanagud Taluk in Mysuru District, according to an official release.
Friday July 10, 2015
Home Minister KJ George said that cricketing betting was an international? issue which needed to be addressed as soon as possible.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
A record turnout of voters marked the bypoll to RK Nagar Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, from where Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election after her acquittal in a graft case, while high voting was recorded in five other assembly bypolls spread across as many states.
Tamil Nadu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 28, 2015
An assembly by-election here that AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa must win to remain the Tamil Nadu chief minister ended today evening with tens of thousands voting.