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Karnataka to gift laptops to 1.5 lakh poor students

The Karnataka government will gift laptops to 1.5 lakh students of 'poor' families joining colleges across the state this academic year, Law Minister T. B. Jaychandra said on Wednesday.

Karnataka flag row: CM Siddaramaiah hits back, says BJP, JDS quoting non-existent clauses of Constitution

Karnataka flag row: CM Siddaramaiah hits back, says BJP, JDS quoting non-existent clauses of Constitution

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday justified his government's demand for a separate state flag and said that it was in no way an insult to the national flag.

Karnataka wants separate state flag, Siddaramaiah govt sets up panel to explore legal options

Karnataka wants separate state flag, Siddaramaiah govt sets up panel to explore legal options

 Months ahead of 2018 Assembly Election, Congress-led Karnataka government has set up a nine member committee to design a state flag, says report. If this move come into being then Karnataka will be the second state in country to officially have a flag of its own after Jammu & Kashmir, which enjoys a special status under Article 370 of the Constitution. The committee will submit its report on giving the state flag identity a legal sanctity.

V Sasikala VIP treatment: DMK seeks probe, says necessary actions need to be taken

V Sasikala VIP treatment: DMK seeks probe, says necessary actions need to be taken

"The report that has been presented by Deputy Inspector General (DIG) (Prisons) D Roopa is indeed shocking. Like Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said, a probe is necessary into the matter, after which necessary action needs to be taken," DMK spokesperson Saravanan told ANI.

Sasikala's VIP treatment: Bengaluru DIG says being tragetted for exposing irregularities at Parappana jail

Sasikala's VIP treatment: Bengaluru DIG says being tragetted for exposing irregularities at Parappana jail

Bengaluru's Deputy Inspector General (Prisons) D. Roopa on Friday said she is being unnecessarily targeted and singled out for exposing irregularities at the Parappana Agrahara Central prison.

Sasikala VIP treatment row: CM Siddaramaiah orders high-level inquiry, assures strict action

Sasikala VIP treatment row: CM Siddaramaiah orders high-level inquiry, assures strict action

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has ordered an inquiry into the accusations made by DIG D Roopa in her report which claimed AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala paid bribes to jail officials in exchange of VIP favours for herself in the Bengaluru prison. 

Communal goons need to be watched: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Communal goons need to be watched: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

RSS spokesperson Rajesh Parmar said Sharath`s murder was the 12th such killing in Karnataka in the last four years.

Strict action against violators of law: CM Siddaramaiah

To a question on de-notifying roads in cities to help bars and pubs, he said states could de-notify only state highways.
 

Bengaluru: Techie creates fake Twitter account of Karnataka CM, arrested

A person has been arrested for creating a fake twitter account under the name of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, and tweet contents as if it was tweeted by the office of the chief minister.

Karnataka waives crop loan up to Rs 50,000 per farmer

Karnataka waives crop loan up to Rs 50,000 per farmer

The Karnataka government on Wednesday announced crop loan waiver of up to Rs 50,000 per farmer that will cost Rs 8,165 crore to the state exchequer.

 

Karnataka: Quit if you can't waive farmers loans, JDS tells Congress govt

Karnataka: Quit if you can't waive farmers loans, JDS tells Congress govt

Former Karnataka Chief Minister and state JDS chief H D Kumaraswamy on Friday asked the Siddaramaiah government to quit if it cannot announce the farm loan waiver.

Siddaramaiah to lead Congress in Karnataka Assembly polls

he Congress on Wednesday announced it will contest the upcoming assembly elections in Karnataka under the leadership of Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah.

Congress to contest Karnataka polls under Siddaramaiah

The Congress party on Wednesday announced here that it will contest the upcoming assembly elections in Karnataka under the leadership of Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah.

Siddharamaiah to be Congress' face in 2018 Karnataka polls

Siddharamaiah to be Congress' face in 2018 Karnataka polls

Chief Minister K Siddharamaiah will be the party's face in the Karnataka Assembly polls, the Congress today said as it asked state Home Minister G Parameshwara to quit the Cabinet and devote himself to his duties as PCC chief.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah rejects ban on cattle slaughter, says not mandatory to follow every notification from Centre

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah rejects ban on cattle slaughter, says not mandatory to follow every notification from Centre

Reacting to the Central Government`s new rule on cattle trade, Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said it is not mandatory to follow every notification which comes from the Centre.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah shown black flags by Madiga Samiti over reservation; 5 members detained

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah shown black flags by Madiga Samiti over reservation; 5 members detained

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah was on Saturday shown black flags by few people in Gulbarga district of the state.

Yeddyurappa's visit to Dalit's houses, having food a drama: Karnataka CM

Yeddyurappa's visit to Dalit's houses, having food a drama: Karnataka CM

Karnataka Chief Minister  Siddaramaiah on Friday said BJP state President B S Yeddyurappa's visits to houses of Dalits and having food there was an "act of hypocrisy" and a "drama."

 

Survey to be done on performance of govt, legislators: CM

"The survey will find out the public opinion about the performance of our government and of those who are there now (MLAs and ministers)," Siddaramaiah told reporters here.

BJP pulls up Siddaramaiah calls Mandya SP ''useless fellow''

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for taking Mandya Superintendent of Police CH Sudhir Kumar Reddy to task in full public view during a programme yesterday.

Karnataka bypolls results: Siddaramaiah expresses happiness over victory, says EVMs not tampered

Karnataka bypolls results: Siddaramaiah expresses happiness over victory, says EVMs not tampered

Expressing happiness over the recent victory in the state bypolls, Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah on Thursday defended his government from the ongoing Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) controversy in the country and said the voting machines were not tampered in these two by-polls.