Karnataka

Congress members fail to make stand clear on Indira Canteens

Congress members fail to make stand clear on Indira Canteens

They resort to repeated interruptions as issue leads to chaos in HDMC council meeting The issue of why and how should the already cash-strapped Hubballi Dharwad Municipal Corporation bear 70 % of the funds for Indira Canteen in the twin cities led to chaos in the monthly municipal council meeting …

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6% growth in economy to help close loan-waiver scheme by July next

6% growth in economy to help close loan-waiver scheme by July next

Government has announced commencement of waiver process from December 5 Though the State government, which has announced commencement of farm loan waiver process from December 5, has committed for a four-instalment repayment scheme to banks, it believes that the current growth rate in the economy and inflation adjusted growth in …

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Karnataka begins Price Deficiency Payment system for onion

Karnataka begins Price Deficiency Payment system for onion

Under this, farmers will be compensated for difference between market rate and MSP, up to ₹200 a quintal Karnataka has taken a new step in market intervention to bail out farmers during price crash by commencing Price Deficiency Payment system for onion, whose price has plummeted. Under this system, farmers get …

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Karnataka wants to lead digital India: CM

The State is creating solutions using AI and IoT for challenges faced in health, agriculture and energy Karnataka is betting big on innovations that can have a direct impact on society. Using technologies such as artificial intelligence and Internet of Things to build solutions addressing challenges in health, agriculture and …

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Wary of losing power if I take firm decisions: CM

Wary of losing power if I take firm decisions: CM

‘But I will complete full term through political management’ Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said he was wary of being ousted from power if he took firm administrative decisions in the present coalition arrangement, but added that he will complete his full term through “political management”. Speaking at an interaction programme …

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Govt., bankers yet to arrive at a formula to resolve NPAs

Loan waiver scheme will benefit about 23.71 lakh accounts in commercial banks As the government’s ambitious farm loan waiver scheme enters the crucial data sanitisation phase, the knotty issue of resolving non-performing assets (NPA) in the agriculture sector still remains to be addressed. The bankers and the government are yet …

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950-km cycling tour to begin in Mysuru on Dec. 9

950-km cycling tour to begin in Mysuru on Dec. 9

The Tour of Nilgiris (TfN), an annual cycle expedition through the Western Ghats and across Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, will be flagged off from Mysuru on December 9. More than 110 cyclists will pedal the 950 km route that offers breathtaking views of the countryside and a myriad sight across different …

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Elephant rescued in Hassan

Elephant rescued in Hassan

The female elephant that was stuck in mud and had fractured its leg near Kadagaravalli in Sakleshpur taluk for the past few days was rescued by the Forest Department on Tuesday. A team of officers and veterinarians succeeded in lifting it. The elephant was spotted trying to get out of …

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Prepare action plan for taking up drought relief, Kumaraswamy tells officials

Prepare action plan for taking up drought relief, Kumaraswamy tells officials

100 taluks are reeling under drought; Centre has released ₹46 crore In the light of drought in 100 taluks, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday directed district-level officials to prepare an action plan to tackle drought-related distress. Addressing deputy commissioners and zilla panchayat chief executive officers here, the Chief Minister …

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‘Every citizen should have basicunderstanding of Constitution’

‘Every citizen should have basicunderstanding of Constitution’

‘Adherence to law will bring progress; understanding of law should begin at home’ District Judge and Chairman of Industrial Tribunal Shivaji Ananth Nalawade has said that it was necessary for citizens to have a basic understanding of the Constitution considered to be one among the best in the world. He …

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