India News | Agencies | Friday October 9, 2015
Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP amid politics over the mob killing of a Muslim man in Dadri over beef rumours, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today said: "The BJP and the Prime Minister have a strategy of polarising this country. They have a strategy of making Hindus and Muslims fight against each other."
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 9, 2015
The National Commission for Women (NCW) has sent a notice to Karnataka Home Minister K J George taking suo-moto cognizance of his remarks suggesting that rape by two men cannot be termed as gangrape.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 9, 2015
Karnataka Home Minister KJ George has stoked a controversy with remarks suggesting that two men raping a woman cannot be termed as gangrape, drawing severe flak from parties and activists while the National Commission for Women issued a notice to him seeking an explanation.
Bangalore News | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday October 9, 2015
If a woman is raped by two men, it does not constitute gang-rape. With these words, Karnataka's Home Minister has walked into a huge controversy at a time the state is dealing with anger over a call centre worker's gang-rape in Bengaluru.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday October 8, 2015
Nobody likes to feel left out, it looks as if Karnataka chief minister, Siddaramaiah, and his Congress party are feeling rather miffed about an invitation that he didn't receive.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 7, 2015
Congress today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not inviting Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to a business function in Bengaluru organised as part of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the southern state capital.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Making a strong 'Make in India' pitch, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for greater collaboration with Germany at an event attended by Chancellor Angela Merkel in Bengaluru. "At a time of global slowdown, India represents a bright spot for investments," PM Modi said.
Karnataka News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 2, 2015
Inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio programme, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today addressed the people of the state through radio to mark Mahatma Gandhi's 146th birth anniversary.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday September 29, 2015
There is a split verdict on the big tech announcements made out of California during the Prime Minister's visit, in the desi version of Silicon Valley - Bengaluru.
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 | Reported by Maya Sharma and Sunetra Choudhary, Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Tuesday September 22, 2015
Karnataka, home to India's Silicon Valley of Bengaluru, cannot wait to get its IIT. However, there's fierce competition between towns to host the premier engineering institute.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 18, 2015
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today lambasted banks for not implementing the compulsory three-language policy in the state and asked them to henceforth ensure that they recruit staff who know Kannada.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday September 15, 2015
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will personally monitor the probe into the death of 77-year-old Professor MM Kalburgi, a well-known rationalist, who was shot dead on August 20 at his home in Dharwad. The chief minister has also announced a cash reward for Rs five lakh for any information that leads to the arrest of the killers.
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.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 8, 2015
Tata Power on Tuesday started work to set up its Rs 450 crore defence manufacturing facility in Karnataka with the state's Chief Minister Siddaramaiah laying its foundation stone.
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.