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Bengaluru: Thousands of persons queued up on Thursday to get subsidised food at Indira Canteens run here by the Karnataka government, though teething troubles forced many to return disappointed due to there being not enough food to meet the demand. A day after Congress Vice President Rahul GandhiMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 21:10 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday launched his personal Twitter handle, calling it an attempt to connect with people not as CM, but as a "rooted and proud" Kannadiga. "Today, I am launching this new Twitter account to stay personally connected with all of you, to shareMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 17:39 IST
Bengaluru: Rains in five hours since late Monday night brought Bengaluru to its knees with parts of the city receiving the highest rainfall in a day in August in 127 years. The city, which experienced heavy downpour over the past two days, slowly limped back to normalcy on Wednesday with a letup inMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 22:32 IST | Updated 22:39 IST
Bengaluru: A slip of tongue by Rahul Gandhi stopping short of describing 'Indira canteens' as 'Amma canteens', named after late Jayalalithaa, caused a flutter during the launch of the Karnataka government's subsidised food outlets on Wednesday. "That is the vision of the Amma....the Indira Canteen,"More
Published 16-Aug-2017 22:32 IST
Bengaluru: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday inaugurated Indira Canteens here for the poor, saying even the "poorest and the weakest in the city cannot go hungry".
Published 16-Aug-2017 13:50 IST | Updated 22:24 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said "imposition" of any language on a state, which has its own official language, is unconstitutional. The statement comes against the backdrop of protests by pro-Kannada outfits against use of Hindi on Namma Metro signboards. SiddaramaiahMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 17:33 IST
Bengaluru: Independence Day celebrations took place across Karnataka on Tuesday amid tight security. In Bengaluru, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah unfurled the tricolour, inspected a guard of honour and took the salute as the police and 40 other contingents marched by at the Field Marshal Sam ManekshawMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 11:09 IST
Bengaluru: Elaborate security arrangements have been made across Bengaluru for the 71st Independence Day celebrations on Tuesday, said police on Monday. "We have tightened security in the city by deploying additional forces and stepped up vigil in sensitive areas to ensure peaceful Independence DayMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 07:00 IST
Bengaluru: BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said the demand for a separate religion status for Lingayats is a political game of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. Addressing a press conference here, he also refuted allegations that his party has no clear stand on the issue. Of late there hasMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 22:15 IST
Bengaluru: BJP MP from Karnataka would meet Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parikkar to convince him on the need to attend talks to explore an out of court settlement to the inter-state Mahadayi river water dispute, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Monday. Speaking to reporters here after a meeting ofMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 20:24 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday sought to dismiss BJP President Amit Shah's assertion that the saffron party will wrest power in the state assembly polls in 2018, saying his "strategy" of Uttar Pradesh would not succeed here. He also said that any attempt to break theMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 20:43 IST | Updated 22:15 IST
Bengaluru: On the second day of his three- day visit to Karnataka ahead of the 2018 assembly polls, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday visited Adichunchanagiri Mutt, which is highly regarded by the dominant Vokkaliga community in the state. His visit to the mutt at Nagamangala taluk in neighbouringMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 17:36 IST
Bengaluru: Attacking the Karnataka government, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said in his public life, he has not seen any other establishment in the country "as much corrupt and shameless" as the one led by Siddaramaiah. In spite of several raids and arrests, the Congress does not even punishMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 07:00 IST | Updated 07:13 IST
Bengaluru: The BJP would neither interfere in the Lingayat religion issue nor use Kannada language row as a political tool to counter the "polarisation politics" of the Congress in Karnataka, senior BJP leader Suresh Kumar said on Saturday. "Congress is playing polarisation politics in Karnataka,More
Published 12-Aug-2017 18:30 IST
Bengaluru: Sounding the poll bugle in Karnataka, BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday kicked off his visit to the state, declaring that the party stands united and said, 'Ab Ki Baar, BJP Sarkar'(This time, a BJP government).
Published 12-Aug-2017 15:29 IST | Updated 19:50 IST
New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah will be on a three-day visit to Karnataka starting tomorrow as part of his 110-day nationwide tour to strengthen the party. Shah's visit assumes significance as assembly elections are scheduled to be held in the state early next year.
Published 11-Aug-2017 21:27 IST
Panaji: Even as the Centre extended the term of Mhadei Water Disputes Tribunal by a year, Goa Water Resources Minister Vinod Palienkar said on Thursday that the development is a bad omen for Karnataka, which is lobbying to get it wound up. "It is (a result of) a collective effort by the Centre andMore
Published 11-Aug-2017 07:41 IST
Bengaluru: Calling for unlocking public data for free access, technocrat Nandan Nilekani on Tuesday said the government should empower users with data for solving the country's hard problems. "Data is empowering when it is in the hands of the people. We must invert data to ensure freedom of choiceMore
Published 09-Aug-2017 07:18 IST
Bengaluru: In a first, two child-friendly courts with several key features in compliance with the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act, 2012 have been set up in Karnataka exclusively for cases of sexual offence against minors to protect the children from the traumatic episodes inMore
Published 08-Aug-2017 12:55 IST
Bengaluru: The Karnataka Cabinet on Monday decided to bring in an amendment to a legislation pertaining to 'reservation in promotion' for SC/ST government employees by promulgating an ordinance. Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra told reporters that a copy of the ordinance wouldMore
Published 07-Aug-2017 22:22 IST

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