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.

NLSIU prepares draft anti-superstition bill for Karnataka govt

The Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy of National Law School of India University has prepared a draft model legislation -- The Karnataka Prevention of Superstitious Practices Bill, 2013 -- on the invitation of the state government.

Mhadei dispute like fight between two brothers: Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar termed the differences with Karnataka govt over diversion of Mhadei river water to be a "fight between two brothers over property".

BJP govt in K’taka has failed on all fronts: Cong

Slamming the ruling BJP for "failing
on all fronts", Congress in Karnataka on Sunday launched a campaign
against the government.

Govt wants to whitewash criminal cases: Bhardwaj

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj
accused the government of adopting delaying tactics in appointment of a new Lokayukta to "whitewash" criminal cases.

‘Delay in Lokayukta appointment suits K’taka govt’

Former Lokayutka Santosh Hegde believes that Karnataka govt might be `delaying` appointment of the new Lokayukta as it suits it.

Govt to act on illegal mining report: Gowda

Karnataka government would
initiate action on the Lokayukta report on illegal mining once
the high-level committee set up to study it submitted its
findings, Chief Minister D V
Sadananda Gowda said on Tuesday.

SC upholds acquisition of Devika Rani`s estate

The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down the plea of KT Plantation, which had challenged the acquisition of the Roerich and Devika Rani Roerich Estate.

K`taka govt fooled 6 cr people over iron ore export ban: Hegde

Disputing the BJP government`s
claims, Lokayukta Santosh Hegde insisted that illegal
mining and illegal export of iron ore were still going on in

Moily flays BJP for slamming Centre`s advisory to Karnataka govt

Law Minister M Veerappa
Moily on Saturday slammed BJP for criticising the advisory sent by
the Centre to the BS Yeddyurappa government in Karnataka,
saying the party should have taken it in the right spirit.

Dismiss K`taka govt, demands Opposition

Congress and JDS in Karnataka upped the ante demanding dismissal of the BS Yeddyurappa govt on the ground that it has lost majority following SC C setting aside the disqualification of 11 BJP
rebel MLAs and five independents.

Karnataka govt to bear educational expenses of 2 poor students

It was a pleasant surprise for a young cattle-grazer and a girl who did well in the
pre-university examination in Karnataka but were not in a position to pursue studies because of poverty.

Karna govt assures adequate steps to maintain peace: Pillai

Karnataka govt assured the Centre that it was taking adequate steps to maintain law and order in the state in the wake of protests following Governor sanctioning prosecution of CM.

Karna govt calls governor a man of `prejudiced mindset`

Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj on Thursday said he will decide in two days on sanctioning prosecution of the CM in alleged land scams, drawing sharp reaction
from ruling BJP which described him as a "man of prejudiced

Congress mulls breach of privilege notice against Karnataka Govt

Congress on Wednesday said it was contemplating to move a breach of privilege notice against the BJP Government over the leak of report of a legislature committee appointed to look into the October 11 pell-mell in the Assembly.

K`taka govt repeals ordinance amending the Panchayat Raj Act

The Karnataka cabinet on Tuesday
decided to repeal the ordinance amending the Panchayat Raj
Act, saying it has hurt the reservation quota of Other
Backward Classes.

Cong, JD-S money power destabilised K`taka govt: Gadkari

BJP chief Nitin Gadkari on Thursday
alleged that the Karnataka government had been destabilised by
JD-S and Congress` "money power".

No foul play in death of tigers, lions: Karnataka govt

The Karnataka government
today said no foul play was suspected in the death of tiger
and lions at the Bannerghatta Botanical park recently.

Karnataka government to hire 2910 teachers

The Karnataka Government has
decided to recruit 2,910 teaching and 353 non-teaching staff
for its residential schools to ease the manpower shortage in
them, Minister for Social Welfare Govind Karjol said today.

Not in talks with BJP to save Karnataka govt: JDS

The JDS Sunday ruled out support to
the BJP government in Karnataka as its numerical strength is
dwindling due to the ongoing tussle between the saffron party
and Reddy brothers over the illegal mining issue.