Karnataka

Poor quality of school shoes leaves govt. red-faced

Poor quality of school shoes leaves govt. red-faced

In an embarrassment to the State government, the free shoes being distributed by it to students are said to be of poor quality. They are either imitation of branded shoes or of low quality manufactured by a particular company. The State government releases funds and the shoes are procured by …

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Buzz around shifting air show triggers political slugfest

Buzz around shifting air show triggers political slugfest

While Chief Minister writes to Centre expressing his opposition, BJP State leaders go into damage-control mode, saying Bengaluru will continue to host Aero India The buzz around shifting Aero India from Bengaluru to Lucknow by the Union government has triggered a political slugfest in the State with the JD(S)-Congress government …

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Siddaramaiah says he supports those seeking justice for NK

Siddaramaiah says he supports those seeking justice for NK

Asserting that he was completely against the division of Karnataka, the former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has, however, expressed support to those demanding justice for North Karnataka region. Addressing presspersons at Krishna Bhagya Jal Nigam Limited guesthouse at Almatti dam site on Friday, he said that it was not wrong on …

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Recent steps yet again show JD(S) is anti-NK: Shettar

Recent steps yet again show JD(S) is anti-NK: Shettar

‘Kumaraswamy, Revanna should realise that they belong to Karnataka’ With the shifting of government offices in North Karnataka to Hassan, it has now been proved again that the Janata Dal (Secular) is anti-North Karnataka, the former Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar has said. Speaking to presspersons here on Friday after inspecting …

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Verdict reserved on plea seeking CBI probe into Ajitabh case

Verdict reserved on plea seeking CBI probe into Ajitabh case

Father of the missing software engineer has filed the petition The High Court of Karnataka on Thursday reserved its verdict on a petition seeking transfer of the probe into the case of missing software engineer Kumar Ajitabh to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Ashok Kumar Sinha, Ajitabh’s father, had filed the …

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Bengaluru to get 2,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in 3 months

Bengaluru to get 2,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in 3 months

They will work in smaller public places such as malls, metro stations, and bus stations In three months, Bengaluru will get 2,000 Wi-Fi hotspots, if there are no hold-ups in regulatory clearances, said Gaurav Gupta, Principal Secretary, Industries, IT, Biotechnology, and Science and Technology. These hotspots will work in smaller …

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Heated discussion at BJP meeting

Heated discussion at BJP meeting

Suresh Angadi tries to pacify angry workers but they are not satisfied The district BJP executive committee meeting witnessed heated discussions between workers and leaders in Belagavi on Sunday. Just as the meeting began, some committee members and invitees stood up and demanded that the meeting be deferred till the …

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Heavy rains hit tobacco crop in Mysuru

Heavy rains hit tobacco crop in Mysuru

The copious rainfall in the region during the monsoon may be a reason for most farmers to rejoice. But, tobacco farmers, who had received a very good price for their produce last year, are worried about the 10 to 20% of crop loss they have suffered on account of the rains this …

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