Karnataka News

What Karnataka Bus, Metro Commuters Say As Lockdown Is Eased

What Karnataka Bus, Metro Commuters Say As Lockdown Is Eased

Written by Maya Sharma | Monday June 21, 2021, Bengaluru

With the easing of some lockdown restrictions in 16 districts of Karnataka with a positivity rate of less than 5 per cent - more public transport is available now.

Karnataka Eases Curbs In Districts With Less Than 5% Positivity Rate

Karnataka Eases Curbs In Districts With Less Than 5% Positivity Rate

Reported by Maya Sharma,Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Saturday June 19, 2021, Bengaluru

The Karnataka government on Saturday eased coronavirus-induced lockdown restrictions in 16 districts with less than five per cent positivity rate.

BS Yediyurappa Will Stay, BJP's Karnataka In-Charge Ends Speculation

BS Yediyurappa Will Stay, BJP's Karnataka In-Charge Ends Speculation

Written by Maya Sharma | Friday June 18, 2021, Bengaluru

Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa will remain the head of the government in Karnataka, a BJP minister has said, rubbishing reports of an internal feud in the party.

Karnataka Government Dismisses BJP Leader's Irrigation Projects Scam Allegation

Karnataka Government Dismisses BJP Leader's Irrigation Projects Scam Allegation

Press Trust of India | Friday June 18, 2021, Bengaluru

The Karnataka government dismissed the allegation of disgruntled BJP leader AH Vishwanath, a member of the state legislative council, that the Irrigation Department had readied a Rs 21,473.67 crore tender in a hurry and without financial approval.

Decision On Relaxing Restrictions In Karnataka On Saturday: BS Yediyurappa

Decision On Relaxing Restrictions In Karnataka On Saturday: BS Yediyurappa

Press Trust of India | Friday June 18, 2021, Bengaluru

A decision on further relaxing lockdown restrictions in the state after June 21 when the current curbs come to an end, will be taken on Saturday, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said.

BS Yediyurappa "Lacks Spirit, Strength" To Stay Chief Minister: BJP Leader

BS Yediyurappa "Lacks Spirit, Strength" To Stay Chief Minister: BJP Leader

Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday June 17, 2021

BS Yediyurappa, battling dissent in Karnataka, has been pronounced as "lacking spirit or strength" to continue as Chief Minister in the latest attack from a party colleague.

"Legislators United": BJP In-Charge In Karnataka As B S Yediyurappa Faces Dissent

"Legislators United": BJP In-Charge In Karnataka As B S Yediyurappa Faces Dissent

Written by Maya Sharma , Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Bengaluru

The BJP's national secretary and Karnataka in-charge Arun Singh reached Bengaluru today amid signs of unease within the ruling party and asserted that all party legislators and ministers are united and there is no difference whatsoever.

Complaints File Against BS Yediyurappa Bulges, BJP Looks For Solution

Complaints File Against BS Yediyurappa Bulges, BJP Looks For Solution

Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Karnataka

Facing a growing pile of complaints against its Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, the BJP has sent a top leader to Bengaluru for talks with party leaders.

"Here I AM": A Bengaluru Group To Help With Last Rites Of Covid Victims

"Here I AM": A Bengaluru Group To Help With Last Rites Of Covid Victims

Reported by Maya Sharma | Monday June 14, 2021, Bengaluru

'Here I Am' is a group of volunteers from different faiths who help perform the last rites for COVID-19 patients.

After Ruling Out Leadership Change, BJP's Arun Singh To Visit Karnataka

After Ruling Out Leadership Change, BJP's Arun Singh To Visit Karnataka

Press Trust of India | Sunday June 13, 2021, Bengaluru

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Arun Singh will reach Bengaluru, Karnataka, on Wednesday -- days after ruling out replacing Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa amid speculation in some quarters about leadership change.

Man Allegedly Beaten To Death By Cops In Karnataka; 8 Policemen Suspended

Man Allegedly Beaten To Death By Cops In Karnataka; 8 Policemen Suspended

Reported by Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Arun Nair | Sunday June 13, 2021, Bengaluru

Eight policemen have been suspended in Karnataka's Madikeri district following a preliminary inquiry into the death of a mentally unstable man. The policemen had allegedly beaten the 50-year-old man for violating the lockdown last week.

Karnataka Police Bust Scam With Alleged Links To Chinese "Hawala" Operators

Karnataka Police Bust Scam With Alleged Links To Chinese "Hawala" Operators

Press Trust of India | Sunday June 13, 2021, Bengaluru

Karnataka police on Saturday arrested two Chinese nationals and seven others when bust a scam of over Rs 290 crore that involved duping people through a mobile app after promising attractive interest on investment.

D K Shivakumar, Siddaramaiah Lead Karnataka Congress Protest Against Fuel Price Hike

D K Shivakumar, Siddaramaiah Lead Karnataka Congress Protest Against Fuel Price Hike

Asian News International | Saturday June 12, 2021, Bengaluru

Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president D K Shivakumar, former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and other prominent leaders were arrested on Friday in Bengaluru while they were protesting against the steep hike in fuel prices.

Will Continue To Work As Chief Minister For Next 2 Years: BS Yediyurappa

Will Continue To Work As Chief Minister For Next 2 Years: BS Yediyurappa

Asian News International | Saturday June 12, 2021, Hassan (Karnataka)

A day after BJP national general secretary and Karnataka in-charge Arun Singh ruled out his replacement, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa asserted Friday that he will continue to be the chief minister for the next two years.

Covid Positivity Rate Drops To Below 5% In Karnataka, Bengaluru Clocks 1.84%

Covid Positivity Rate Drops To Below 5% In Karnataka, Bengaluru Clocks 1.84%

Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Friday June 11, 2021, Bengaluru

The Covid positivity rate in Karnataka, which had climbed to about 40 per cent last month when the state battled the deadly second wave of infections, dropped to below 5 per cent today.