Karnataka

Universal Health Scheme hinges on referral system

Universal Health Scheme hinges on referral system

This health model, with all schemes under one umbrella, will be launched on Friday Creating a sustainable model of healthcare for all, Karnataka will roll out the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) from March 2, bringing all government health schemes under one umbrella. Under UHC, all the 1.4 crore households in the State …

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HC rejects Karnataka MLC’s plea to dismiss petition

HC rejects Karnataka MLC’s plea to dismiss petition

questioning legality of his election In a setback to M. Narayanaswamy, Congress MLC, the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday rejected his plea to dismiss a petition, filed by the defeated candidate challenging his election by alleging that he had indulged in corrupt practices and unduly influenced the voters. Justice B.V. …

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Karnataka developed as a model State under Congress rule: CM

Karnataka developed as a model State under Congress rule: CM

Criticises BJP leaders on issue of corruption Comparing Karnataka with the rest of India in general and Gujarat in particular on different parameters, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah claimed that the State had emerged as a role model by achieving remarkable development and transparent governance in the current term of the Congress …

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Cauvery Board not likely soon: Gadkari

Cauvery Board not likely soon: Gadkari

It is a difficult task and I do not want to give an assurance on it, says Gadkari Union Minister for Water Resources Nitin Gadkari on Monday was non-committal on a possible time frame for the constitution of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB), as mandated by the Supreme Court. Stating …

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BIFFes opens up registration

BIFFes opens up registration

Those who couldn’t make it to the 10th edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFes) for want of a pass, here is your chance. BIFFes that had closed registration and issuing passes during the weekend, has begun issuing passes again from Monday. Those interested can register and collect passes …

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Water shortage hits some areas even before peak summer

Water shortage hits some areas even before peak summer

The problem is in localities under the South East Division Residents in some parts of Bengaluru have started feeling the pangs of water shortage even before summer has peaked. Despite assurances from the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) that there is enough water for the city, certain localities …

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BJP smells scam in sanction of 36,000 borewells in a day in Karnataka

BJP smells scam in sanction of 36,000 borewells in a day in Karnataka

Anjaneya denies charge of ‘bogus billing’ The BJP has alleged there’s a scam involving Social Welfare Minister H. Anjaneya, who they say resorted to “bogus billing” for several thousand borewells under the Ganga Kalyana scheme, while the borewells remained only on paper. The Minister, meanwhile, has dismissed the allegations as …

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Political one-upmanship dominates House proceedings on last day

The last session of the 14th Assembly provided a platform for the ruling Congress and the Opposition BJP to turn on the poll heat on each other. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah led the Congress’ charge by describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “facilitator of corruption” and the BJP as the …

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Panel: Regularise services of pourakarmikas on contract

Panel: Regularise services of pourakarmikas on contract

Safai karamchari commission chairman says he will take up issue with govt. National Commission for Safai Karamcharis chairman Manhar Valji Bhai Zala said here on Thursday that he would take up the issue of regularising the services of pourakarmikas on contract with the State government. He was speaking at a …

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