Belagavi tense over statue installation of 18th century freedom fighter Sangolli Rayanna

Bengaluru: Tempers ran high at Belagavi, a border district between Karnataka and Maharashtra after sections of Marathi speaking people saw red over the installation of a statue of the 18th century freedom fighter Sangolli Rayanna. Rayanna is considered a hero by Kannadigas, and he hailed from the present day Belagavi…

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Karnataka plans industrial park at Kolar Gold Fields, requests Centre to hand over part of gold mines land

Bengaluru: Karnataka is pursuing plans to set up an industrial park on 3,200 acres of unused land owned by Bharat Gold Mines (BGML) at Kolar Gold Fields, about 94 kilometres from Bengaluru. Chief minister BS Yediyurappa and industries minister Jagadish Shettar discussed the subject with Union Minister for Coal, Mines…

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Karnataka legislature to meet for a week in September to comply with Constitutional obligation

BENGALURU: The state government on Thursday decided to hold a week-long legislature session from September 21 to comply with the Constitutional obligation that the gap between two sessions cannot exceed six months. The government may extend the session by a couple of days if needed, law and parliamentary affairs minister…

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bangalore violence: Bengaluru Violence: As BJP watches on, Congress treads cautiously to guard its votes from SDPI’s reach

The Congress party in Karnataka turned out to be the unwitting victim in the aftermath of late night mob violence and riots in Bengaluru over a controversial Facebook post that left three persons dead and scores injured. The post, put out by the nephew of a Congress MLA, angered sections…

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Karnataka Coronavirus News: Near-6,000 new Covid-19 cases in Karnataka; state tally rises to 1.78 lakh

Bengaluru: Karnataka reported 5,985 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday while the number of recoveries stood at 4,670. The new cases took the state’s total caseload to 1.78 lakh, of which 93,908 Covid positive persons have been treated and discharged. Karnataka has the fourth highest caseload in India, after Maharashtra,…

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bs yediyurappa: No leadership change, B S Yediyurappa will be Chief Minister: Karnataka BJP Chief

BENGALURU: Ruling out leadership change, Karnataka BJP President Nalin Kumar Kateel on Thursday said there should be no doubt about party giving a stable government in the state for the next three years, with B S Yediyurappa as the Chief Minister. With speculations about leadership change and social media posts…

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bs yediyurappa: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa to kickoff project work on Bengaluru Life Sciences Park

BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa will kick off the work on Bengaluru Lifesciences Park at Electronics City in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The ambitious project is estimated to cost Rs 5000 crore, and is being implemented through a public-private partnership. The 9-million square feet facility will come up on a 52-acre…

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bs yediyurappa: No hidden agenda in bringing changes to land laws, says BS Yediyurappa

Bengaluru: Chief minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday hit back at the critics of amendments to the land reforms law, saying the changes are meant to encourage industrial investments and generation of jobs in Karnataka. The government, early this month, notified landmark changes to the Land Reforms Act, 1961, getting rid…

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