Basavaraj Bommai is a three time MLA from Shiggaon constituency in Haveri district and has been MLC twice.
B.S.Yediyurappa announced his resignation while delivering a speech at a function to mark completion of his two-years in office.
The services of the Coast Guard air station at Ratnagiri are also being extended to Indian Navy and Indian Air Force aircraft for airlifting of NDRF teams, relief material and facilitating rescue operations across the affected regions.
Karnataka police said they have busted a Rs 290 crore plus scam that involved duping people through a mobile app after promising attractive interest on investment and two Chinese nationals were among the nine arrested.
A total of 516 people have been evacuated so far, as per the situation report, and 253 people are currently taking shelter in the 10 relief camps that have been opened.
In a unique effort to create awareness on the severity of the pandemic, the Karnataka Police came up with a unique idea to embarrass those found violating the Covid norms and moving around in the streets. The violators were garlanded and urged to stay indoors in order to contain the spread of the virus.
Bengaluru: A day after Bengaluru overtook Mumbai in terms of registering Covid positive cases, Karnataka on Monday decided to opt for enforcing lockdown like restrictions for the next fortnight starting…
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa on Friday tested Covid positive and got himself admitted to a hospital. Taking to Twitter, Yediyurappa said that upon having mild fever on…
New Delhi: Five states — Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, and Kerala — cumulatively account for 72.23 per cent of the country’s total active COVID-19 cases which have breached the…
New Delhi: Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu continue to report a high number of daily COVID-19 cases, accounting for 71.10 per cent of the 28,903 new infections, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. It said 83.91 per cent of the new cases are from Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu and […]
Chikkaballapur: Six people were killed when the gelatin sticks they were trying to dispose of exploded accidentally at a stone quarry site in a village here early on Tuesday, police said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and others expressed grief over the mishap. “Pained by the loss of lives due to […]
Thiruvananthapuram: People in Kerala, who live near the entry points to Karnataka got a rude jolt after the authorities on Monday decided to close 13 points of entry in districts Wayanad and Kasargode. These open borders provide a huge succour to the people living on either side. They move freely for various needs, especially the […]
Belagavi: The Karnataka government on Monday asked people possessing Below Poverty Line (BPL) ration cards, despite being ineligible on account of owning either a two wheeeler, TV, fridge or over five acres of land, to surrender them before March 31 or face legal action. “There are parameters for possessing a BPL card. They should not […]
Bengaluru: The anti-cow slaughter Bill was passed in the Karnataka Legislative Council by a voice-vote on Monday amid protest by the Congress party and JD(S). The Bill, already passed by the Assembly, was put to vote by Deputy Chairman of the council M K Pranesh. JD(S) MLCs trooped into the well of the House and […]
Mangaluru: A six-hour operation launched to capture a leopard that was giving sleepless nights to people in Subramanya and surrounding villages in Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district failed as the feline escaped through the roof of a local farm’s toilet in which it was trapped along with a stray dog, officials said on Wednesday. The stray […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha has come down two steps to remain at 14th place in the Niti Aayog’s second Innovation Index ranking which was released on Wednesday. Odisha among three other States (Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Bihar) have been ranked at the bottom of the index. The average innovation score of Odisha stands at 18.94. The State scored […]
Bengaluru/New Delhi: Karnataka decided to impose night curfew from Thrusday night till January 2 across the state in the wake of a new coronavirus strain discovered in the UK. With this, Karnataka is the second state after Maharashtra to announce a new set of restrictions amid global fears over the new strain of coronavirus discovered […]
New Delhi: A move to ban online gaming is gaining momentum in the southern states with Tamil Nadu joining Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and Karnataka also mulling a law banning online gaming. Following the footsteps of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, the state of Tamil Nadu has also amended its laws to restrict online gaming within […]
Bengaluru: Amid bedlam, the controversial anti-cow slaughter bill was passed in the Karnataka Assembly on Wednesday, with the Congress members staging a walkout in protest. The bill known as the Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Bill-2020 seeks a total ban on the slaughter of cows in the state and stringent punishment to […]
Bengaluru: The ‘Bharat Bandh’ call given by nearly a dozen farmer Associations on Tuesday in protest against the three farm laws enacted by the Centre recently failed to evoke much response across Karnataka. Except minor incidents like farmer’s leaders asking shopkeepers to shutdown their establishments were reported from districts like Mandya, Hassan, Mysuru and other […]
Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a heavy to very heavy rainfall warning for several places in Odisha, Andhra, Telangana and Karnataka under the impact of a low-pressure area (LOPAR) likely to form over north Andaman Sea and adjoining East-central Bay of Bengal on October 9 (tomorrow). As per Met prediction, the LOPAR […]
New Delhi: The government on Sunday dismissed as “factually not correct” a United Nations report which suggested presence of “significant numbers” of ISIS terrorists in Kerala and Karnataka. Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy’s reply came in Lok Sabha on whether the government is aware of the United Nations report, titled ‘The […]
Bengaluru: Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been admitted to the hospital on the advice of doctors. The 71-year-old leader of opposition in the state assembly has requested all those who have come into contact with him to quarantine themselves. “I have been tested positive […]
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to a private hospital, an official said on Sunday night. “The Chief Minister took a test after feeling unwell. As the test was positive, he has been admitted in a private hospital on the recommendation of doctors,” the official told […]
New Delhi: Researchers from the Stanford University have found that while Karnataka has done good Covid-19 data reporting, states like Bihar and Uttar Pradesh have fared the worst across India. The study, published in the preprint repository ‘medRxiv’, found a disparity in the quality of Covid-19 data reporting across India. According to the researchers, transparent […]