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.

Decision on appeal against Jayalalithaa acquittal as early as possible: Karnataka govt

Karnataka government would take a call "as early as possible" on "merits" on the issue of filing an appeal against acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case, state Law Minister T B Jayachandra said Saturday.

DK Ravi's death: CBI says no time limit can be fixed for probe

CBI has turned down the request of Karnataka government seeking a time-bound probe in the alleged suicide of IAS officer D K Ravi, saying there is no provision in law to complete investigations in a given period.

IAS Ravi death case: K'taka govt can't order time-bound probe, claims CBI

In IAS Ravi death case, CBI has said that the scope of investigation cannot be decided by state the state government. It is also said to have claimed that a time-bound investigation can only be ordered by High Court or the Supreme Court.

'Court alone can decide on shifting Jayalalithaa'

Karnataka Government on Tuesday said the court alone can decide on the shifting of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa to Tamil Nadu from a prison here where she is lodged after being convicted by a Special Court in the disproportionate assests case.

Bosch workers' strike declared illegal by govt, management

The Karnataka government has prohibited the 25-day-old indefinite strike by the workers of Bosch Limited's plant here with immediate effect, the company said Friday while asking them to report to work.

Karnataka govt announces cash rewards for Asiad medallistsc
Karnataka govt announces cash rewards for Asiad medallistsc

 Karnataka Government has announced a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh for state athletes who won gold medals at the recently held Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

Nasscom bats for Amazon dealers in Karnataka

The Karnataka government should facilitate the growth of e-commerce by removing tax issues faced by dealers of global e-tail major Amazon India in selling goods in the state.

KHB to build 800-acre township at Tubinakere near Mandya

As per the survey done in 2003, there were 12 lakh people without a roof of their own and 39 lakh had no residential site.

Premji seeks clearance for SEZ project from Karnataka govt

The state government had recently approved this SEZ project on the outskirts of Bangalore.

BJP asks Governor to reject Karnataka Govt recommendation

BJP`s state unit on Sunday requested Governor HR Bhardwaj to reject the Karnataka Government`s reported recommendation to nominate five party functionaries to the Legislative Council, alleging that it is violation of the Constitution.

Karnataka budget, it`s sports bonanza

In a bid to encourage sportspersons to scale new heights, Karnataka Government on Friday announced an award of Rs one crore for winners of gold medal in the Olympics from the state.

Govt mulls comprehensive amendments to PR Act

Karnataka Government is mulling comprehensive amendments to the state Panchayat raj Act to plug loopholes and make it more effective, Minister for Panchayat raj and Rural Development H K Patil said on Monday.

Jayalalithaa seeks PM`s immediate intervention on Cauvery issue

Tamil Nadu Chief MinisterJayalalithaa has sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s immediate intervention on the Cauvery River water sharing issue.

30 kg rice at Rs one-a-kg set for launch in Karnataka

Karnataka government is launching on Wednesday its "game-changer" initiative to supply 30 kg of rice at Rs one to close one crore poor families.