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.
The Karnataka government on Saturday eased coronavirus-induced lockdown restrictions in 16 districts with less than five per cent positivity rate.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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' is a group of volunteers from different faiths who help perform the last rites for COVID-19 patients.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.