Karnataka

Students, officials take the lead in Mandya

Students, officials take the lead in Mandya

Rallies, shramdaan and sapling plantation drives marked World Environment Day celebrations in different parts of Mandya and Ramanagaram districts on Tuesday. Rallies to highlight the importance of a clean environment were taken out in Mandya and Ramanagaram towns in which government employees and students participated to spread the message of …

Read More »

‘MLAs must sacrifice to keep pact intact’

‘MLAs must sacrifice to keep pact intact’

Underlining the need to respect coalition politics in the present political situation, senior Janata Dal (Secular) leader Basavaraj Horatti said it was time for legislators of both the Congress and JD(S) to sacrifice. Speaking to The Media, he said: “Legislators of both parties should set aside their personal aspirations, as it …

Read More »

Free education for girls from class 1 to PG?

Free education for girls from class 1 to PG?

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, on Monday, said the State government was planning to implement free education for girls from class 1 till postgraduation. He was speaking during the felicitation ceremony organised by his alma mater National Education Society (NES), which is also in its centenary year. This was also part …

Read More »

Hectic lobbying for Cabinet berths

Hectic lobbying for Cabinet berths

Janata Dal (Secular) faces the challenge of maintaining regional balance and caste equation With hardly a day left for the much awaited Cabinet expansion of the newly formed Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition government, lobbying has intensified in both the parties. While the JD(S) convened its Legislature Party meeting on Monday …

Read More »

BSY to tour rain-hit areas from June 8

BSY to tour rain-hit areas from June 8

Bharatiya Janata Party State president B.S. Yeddyurappa on Sunday said he will tour all the rain-affected districts from June 8. Before campaigning for BJP candidate for MLC polls, Y.A. Narayanaswamy, in Tumakuru on Sunday, Mr. Yeddyurappa told reporters that the party will launch a struggle against the newly formed coalition …

Read More »

S.R. Patil resigns as KPCC working president

S.R. Patil resigns as KPCC working president

In his resignation letter, the leader cites poor performance in polls as the reason Taking moral responsibility for the party’s poor show in the polls in North Karnataka, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee working president for the region S.R. Patil has resigned. While party sources said that he was miffed at the way …

Read More »

Kumaraswamy set to bring in austerity measures

Kumaraswamy set to bring in austerity measures

He orders review of proposals for purchase of new cars for Ministers New cars for officials and Ministers, who will be sworn in in the coming days, could be hard to come by. For, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, in a bid to curb unnecessary expenditure from the State’s treasury, has …

Read More »

Cane cutting use of online tool in Belagavi under study

Cane cutting use of online tool in Belagavi under study

The Belagavi district administration is considering using an online tool for streamlining the cutting and processing of sugarcane by factories in the district. The sugarcane cutting calendar would introduce transparency in the cutting and crushing of the commercial crop and avoid delays in payments. It would include the data of …

Read More »

Race for professional course seat toughens

Race for professional course seat toughens

The number of students who have made the cut in the Common Entrance Test has gone up in all streams this time The race to obtain a seat in a professional college this year through the Common Entrance Test (CET) appears to have become all the more difficult. This year, …

Read More »

Is Shivakumar unhappy over Energy going to JD

Is Shivakumar unhappy over Energy going to JD

JD(S) has got plum portfolios such as Finance, Public Works, and Excise Amidst the announcement of the much-awaited Cabinet expansion of the H.D. Kumaraswamy government, senior Congress leader and former Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar is believed to have got upset over the Energy portfolio, which he held in the previous …

Read More »