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IAS Officers are asked to learn Kannada: Karnataka government

The Government of Karnataka has ordered the officers of the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) to implement Kannada as the administrative language in the state saying it would initiate an action against those who failed to do so.

Arunachal Pradesh student case: Kiren Rijiju urges Karnataka government to initiate strong action

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Friday said that he has urged Chief Minister Siddaramaiah-led Karnataka Government to take strong action in Arunachal Pradesh student`s case where the lad from the north-eastern state was allegedly assaulted by his landlord and later forced to lick his shoes for using excessive water.

Karnataka to amend Act to facilitate Kambala as protests grow

"The cabinet has decided to move a draft bill in the legislature session scheduled from February 6 to February 10. It will allow Kambala and bullock cart racing," Law Minister T B Jayachandra told reporters.

Janardhan Reddy's daughter's wedding: Govt suspends officer in black money conversion row

Janardhan Reddy's daughter's wedding: Govt suspends officer in black money conversion row

Ramesh K C in suicide note alleged illegalities committed by Special Land Acquisition Officer Bheema Nayak and held him responsible for his death.

Amid BJP protests, Tipu Jayanti held in low-key manner by Karnataka government

Amid state-wide protests by BJP, the Karnataka government on Thursday observed "Tipu Jayanti" in a low-key manner as Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the rival party opposed the event for political gains and narrow considerations and termed it as "religious fanatic".

Religious tourism circuit being considered by Karnataka government

Religious tourism circuit being considered by Karnataka government

An amount of Rs 23 crore will be given for Tourism Development Corporation for providing basic facilities to Yatri Niwas at Aihole town.

Future of 1700 students in Bengaluru is at risk - know why

Future of 1700 students in Bengaluru is at risk - know why

On June 14, the Army had directed the occupants to vacate the premises within 15 days.

SC reserves verdict on Karnataka's challenge to Jayalalithaa acquittal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on the Karnataka government`s appeal challenging acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others in a corruption case even as Karnataka sought attachment of assets of the six companies used for channelizing the alleged ill-gotten wealth.

Karnataka asks students to appear for NEET, CET

Karnataka asks students to appear for NEET, CET

The government was seeking legal opinion and is likely to decide by tomorrow on filing of an appeal, suggesting NEET as a single common entrance test, be considered from next year, Higher Education Minister Jayachandra said.

Verdict acquitting Jayalalithaa defeats anti-corruption law's aim: Karnataka govt

Verdict acquitting Jayalalithaa defeats anti-corruption law's aim: Karnataka govt

The Karnataka government on Tuesday sought the reversal of its state high court verdict acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in a corruption case, saying that her exoneration defeats the mandate of Prevention of Corruption Act.

DA case: SC commences hearing on pleas against Jayalalithaa's acquittal

DA case: SC commences hearing on pleas against Jayalalithaa's acquittal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday commenced final hearing on various appeals including the one filed by Karnataka against the acquittal of AIADMK Chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and others in a disproportionate assets case.

Impressed by the action taken by Karnataka govt: Tanzanian envoy on African student attack

Impressed by the action taken by Karnataka govt: Tanzanian envoy on African student attack

Kijazi said that his message to all African students is to “follow the law of country, live in harmony with local community and respect the leadership of the state”.  

'Attack on Tanzanian student an embarrassment for India'

'Attack on Tanzanian student an embarrassment for India'

Union Law and Justice Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Friday said the attack on a Tanzanian student has come as an embarrassment for the nation and asked the Karnataka Government has to take some stringent measures in wake of the deteriorating law and order situation in the state.

Tanzanian student case:Rahul Gandhi seeks report from Karnataka govt

According to the Bangalore police, the complaint by the Tanzanian girl was filed yesterday even though incident happened on Sunday.

Was Tipu Sultan a freedom fighter or intolerant ruler? Controversy in Karnataka on birth anniversary

Was Tipu Sultan a freedom fighter or intolerant ruler? Controversy in Karnataka on birth anniversary

The erstwhile King of Mysore is widely regarded as a freedom fighter who fought the initial independence wars against the British.

Karnataka waives interest on crop loans, announces relief package

Providing succour to distressed farmers, the Karnataka government Saturday announced waiver of interest and penal interest on crop loans from cooperative banks for the current fiscal and hike in compensation from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to families of farmers who had committed suicide.

Kalburgi murder: CID begins probe

The CID has begun investigation into the murder of noted Kannada scholar and researcher MM Kalburgi, who was shot dead by unknown men at his residence here on August 30.

Parts of J&K, Northeast missing from Karnataka govt ad

Parts of J&K, Northeast missing from Karnataka govt ad

An advertisement carried in a Malaysian magazine allegedly by the Karnataka government has published a distorted map of India with parts of Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast missing from it.

Maggi tests in Karnataka show lead within permissible limits

The initial tests on the Maggi noodles' samples sent by the Karnataka government showed presence of lead content within the permissible limits, a food safety and standards official said here on Saturday.

Karnataka mulling lab tests of other noodle brands

 Karnataka government is planning to lift samples of noodles of all companies from across the state for laboratory tests, even as "Maggi" noodles is already under scrutiny after allegations of lapses in food safety standards came to the fore.