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Explained: The Karnataka Quota Bill And Criticism Surrounding It

Explained: The Karnataka Quota Bill And Criticism Surrounding It

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Friday July 19, 2024

The bill is now on hold following severe backlash by industry stakeholders.

"My Kids Don't Deserve Jobs?": PhonePe Founder On Karnataka Quota Bill

"My Kids Don't Deserve Jobs?": PhonePe Founder On Karnataka Quota Bill

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Thursday July 18, 2024, New Delhi

The bill mandated reserving 50 per cent of management-level jobs and 70 per cent of non-management-level jobs for locals.

"Don't Panic": Karnataka Minister To Industry Leaders On Job Quota Bill

"Don't Panic": Karnataka Minister To Industry Leaders On Job Quota Bill

Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 18, 2024, Bengaluru

Karnataka's Minister for Large and Medium Industries MB Patil has justified the Congress government's decision to withhold the introduction of the bill providing reservation of jobs in the private sector for Kannadigas.

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Opposes Karnataka's Job Quota Bill, Minister Responds

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Opposes Karnataka's Job Quota Bill, Minister Responds

Edited by Pushkar Tiwari | Thursday July 18, 2024, New Delhi

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, the founder of pharmaceutical giant Biocon, on Wednesday opposed the proposal to reserve private jobs for local hires in Karnataka, which houses the country's information technology hub Bengaluru.

Probe Agency Detains Ex Karnataka Minister's Wife In Tribal Welfare Board Case

Probe Agency Detains Ex Karnataka Minister's Wife In Tribal Welfare Board Case

Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 17, 2024, Bengaluru

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), investigating the Tribal Welfare case in Karnataka, has detained former minister B. Nagendra's wife for questioning.

Karnataka High Court Gives Bail To 3 Murder Accused In Gauri Lankesh Case

Karnataka High Court Gives Bail To 3 Murder Accused In Gauri Lankesh Case

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 17, 2024, Bengaluru

The Karnataka High Court has granted bail to three accused arrested in connection with the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh.

"Investors Need Not Worry": DK Shivakumar On Karnataka's Job Quota Decision

"Investors Need Not Worry": DK Shivakumar On Karnataka's Job Quota Decision

Asian News International | Wednesday July 17, 2024, Bengaluru

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar on Wednesday spoke on the state government's decision to reserve jobs in the private sector for Kannadigas and emphasized that investors need not be concerned.

DK Shivakumar Reacts To Charges Of Taking Bribe In Garbage Disposal Tender

DK Shivakumar Reacts To Charges Of Taking Bribe In Garbage Disposal Tender

Asian News International | Wednesday July 17, 2024, Bengaluru

Reacting to allegations of accepting bribe in garbage disposal tender, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister D K Shivakumar asked how he could award a contract to a blacklisted company without calling for tenders.

Karnataka Job Quota May Force "Companies To Relocate": Software Body

Karnataka Job Quota May Force "Companies To Relocate": Software Body

Reported by Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Wednesday July 17, 2024, Bengaluru

A day after the Karnataka cabinet approved a bill mandating reservation for locals in the private sector jobs, software body Nasscom has sought its withdrawal saying the provisions "threaten to drive away companies".

How A Small-Town Kannadiga Brought India Its 1st Miss Universe Petite Crown

How A Small-Town Kannadiga Brought India Its 1st Miss Universe Petite Crown

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 17, 2024, Bengaluru

Imagine doing a 36-hour shift in a hospital and then turning up willingly the next day to chip away the imperfections to become a beauty queen? That is what Shruti Hegde, a doctor and a beauty queen from Hubli, Karnataka, has been doing since 2018.

Amid Massive Karnataka Quota Bill Row, Chief Minister Deletes, Then Reposts

Amid Massive Karnataka Quota Bill Row, Chief Minister Deletes, Then Reposts

Reported by Pratiba Raman, Written by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Wednesday July 17, 2024, Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has deleted a social media post announcing 100 per cent reservation for Kannadigas in all Group C and Group D jobs in private companies in the state.

Karnataka Okays Bill Mandating 100% Quota For Kannadigas In Private Firms For These Posts

Karnataka Okays Bill Mandating 100% Quota For Kannadigas In Private Firms For These Posts

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 16, 2024, Bengaluru

The Karnataka cabinet has approved a bill mandating 100 per cent reservation for Kannadigas in private firms for Group C and Group D posts, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Tuesday.

CBI Going Beyond Its Limits In Disproportionate Assets Case: DK Shivakumar

CBI Going Beyond Its Limits In Disproportionate Assets Case: DK Shivakumar

Tuesday July 16, 2024, Bengaluru

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister, DK Shivakumar expressed his displeasure over the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) handling of his Disproportionate Assets (DA) case, stating that the agency was overstepping its limits.

Karnataka Decides To Implement Recommendations Of 7th Pay Commission

Karnataka Decides To Implement Recommendations Of 7th Pay Commission

Press Trust of India | Monday July 15, 2024, Bengaluru

The Karnataka cabinet on Monday decided to implement the recommendations of the seventh Pay Commission effective from August one, official sources said.

"This Is Unfair": DK Shivakumar On Supreme Court's "Sorry" In CBI Case

"This Is Unfair": DK Shivakumar On Supreme Court's "Sorry" In CBI Case

Reported by Pratiba Raman, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Monday July 15, 2024, Bengaluru

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar has labelled as "unfair" the Supreme Court's dismissal of a petition challenging the CBI's FIR against him in a disproportionate assets case.

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