Karnataka News

Decision on reopening Karnataka schools and colleges likely soon

Decision on reopening Karnataka schools and colleges likely soon

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said the state government will review the Covid-19 situation and take a call regarding the curbs soon. 

Jan 27, 2022, 19:04 PM IST
Eminent personalities write to Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai over ‘frequent violence against minorities’

Eminent personalities write to Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai over ‘frequent violence against minorities’

Nearly 3 dozen eminent personalities wrote in a joint letter, "...we write with concern about Karnataka`s deteriorating governance and the frequent violence against religious minorities." 

Jan 26, 2022, 17:08 PM IST
Karnataka: Three babies die after vaccination, report submitted to CM Basavaraj Bommai

Karnataka: Three babies die after vaccination, report submitted to CM Basavaraj Bommai

An initial probe into the death of the three babies has revealed that the nurse who had obtained the vaccination vials on Tuesday from the pharmacist had kept them in a hotel fridge along with food

Jan 19, 2022, 18:03 PM IST
Karnataka Congress temporarily calls off Mekedatu padayatra due to Covid-19 spread

Karnataka Congress temporarily calls off Mekedatu padayatra due to Covid-19 spread

Congress leader Siddaramaiah said, "So we have decided to temporarily halt this padayatra here. Once the third wave declines and Covid-19 rules are relaxed, we will continue the remaining distance of

Jan 13, 2022, 15:31 PM IST
COVID vaccine certificate required to enter public places: Karnataka Health Minister amid surge in cases

COVID vaccine certificate required to enter public places: Karnataka Health Minister amid surge in cases

Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said, “There will be strict enforcement of presenting vaccination certificates, as a universal pass, before entering any public place, including markets, malls

Jan 07, 2022, 17:06 PM IST
COVID-19 third wave? Karnataka logs 107 new Omicron cases, tally jumps to 333

COVID-19 third wave? Karnataka logs 107 new Omicron cases, tally jumps to 333

Karnataka Health Minister said, "107 new Omicron cases have been confirmed in Karnataka on Jan 6th taking the overall tally to 333."

Jan 07, 2022, 15:27 PM IST
Omicron scare: Karnataka to announce more curbs due to rising COVID-19 cases? CM Basavaraj Bommai answers

Omicron scare: Karnataka to announce more curbs due to rising COVID-19 cases? CM Basavaraj Bommai answers

Karnataka has been witnessing a surge in coronavirus infections over the last five days, with daily figures crossing the 1,000 mark.

Jan 03, 2022, 11:48 AM IST
Karnataka govt will take ‘important decisions’ soon: CM Basavaraj Bommai amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Karnataka govt will take ‘important decisions’ soon: CM Basavaraj Bommai amid surge in COVID-19 cases

 Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said necessary health infrastructure including beds, oxygen, medicines, ICU will be set up to deal with COVID surge. 

Dec 31, 2021, 18:49 PM IST
Karnataka to reimpose night curfew for 10 days due to rising Omicron cases

Karnataka to reimpose night curfew for 10 days due to rising Omicron cases

The decision was taken during a high-level meeting of senior Ministers, officials and the COVID technical advisory committee, chaired by Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

Dec 26, 2021, 11:18 AM IST
Karnataka's 'Anti-conversion' bill: BJP counters Congress, says Siddaramaiah signed draft of Bill in 2016

Karnataka's 'Anti-conversion' bill: BJP counters Congress, says Siddaramaiah signed draft of Bill in 2016

"Our intention behind bringing this bill is to protect SC, ST communities and women," Karnataka Chief Minister Basavraj Bommai said.

Dec 24, 2021, 06:31 AM IST
Karnataka imposes restrictions on new year celebration, check list of banned activities

Karnataka imposes restrictions on new year celebration, check list of banned activities

The usual large gatherings at M.G.Road, Brigade Road and surrounding areas in Bengaluru have been banned this time. Large gatherings are also banned at any place across the state for new year

Dec 21, 2021, 18:15 PM IST
Karnataka Cabinet clears anti-conversion bill, likely to be tabled in Assembly on Tuesday

Karnataka Cabinet clears anti-conversion bill, likely to be tabled in Assembly on Tuesday

The proposed anti-conversion bill that is being opposed by opposition parties and Christian community leaders is said to have penal provisions, and may also insist that the persons who wish to

Dec 20, 2021, 17:45 PM IST
Karnataka reports five more cases of Omicron variant, state's tally rises to 19

Karnataka reports five more cases of Omicron variant, state's tally rises to 19

While two cases of the new COVID-19 variant were reported in Udupi, three other infections were recorded in Mangaluru, Dharwad and Bhadravathi.

Dec 20, 2021, 09:57 AM IST
Two women labourers die after wall collapses in Karnataka

Two women labourers die after wall collapses in Karnataka

The two women workers were trapped under the debris after the wall collapsed.

Dec 19, 2021, 17:54 PM IST
Section 144 imposed in Karnataka’s Belagavi after freedom fighter’s statue vandalised

Section 144 imposed in Karnataka’s Belagavi after freedom fighter’s statue vandalised

The Belagavi Police has imposed prohibitory orders in the city amid tensions after vandalisation of freedom fighter Sangolli Rayanna's statue. 

Dec 18, 2021, 21:08 PM IST
'Enjoy rape' comment indefensible: Priyanka Gandhi reacts to Karnataka MLA's statement

'Enjoy rape' comment indefensible: Priyanka Gandhi reacts to Karnataka MLA's statement

Congress is under fire after Karnataka MLA K R Ramesh Kumar on Thursday said in the Karnataka Assembly that "when rape is inevitable lie down and enjoy". 

Dec 17, 2021, 19:43 PM IST
Karnataka MLC Election Results 2021: BJP, Congress bag 11 seats each, JD(S) wins two

Karnataka MLC Election Results 2021: BJP, Congress bag 11 seats each, JD(S) wins two

With these results, BJP's strength in the 75-member 'Upper House' has gone up from 32 to 37, while the Congress' tally declined from 29 to 26, and the JD(S)' numbers came down from 12 to 10.

Dec 15, 2021, 08:53 AM IST
Karnataka MLC polls: BJP leading on 12 seats, Congress on 11, JD(S) cries foul

Karnataka MLC polls: BJP leading on 12 seats, Congress on 11, JD(S) cries foul

The elections were held on December 10.

Dec 14, 2021, 15:26 PM IST
Karnataka reports its third case of Omicron, India's tally increases to 36

Karnataka reports its third case of Omicron, India's tally increases to 36

Karnataka Health Minister Dr Sudhakar K informed that a 34-year-old returnee from South Africa has tested positive for the new COVID-19 variant. 

Dec 12, 2021, 13:50 PM IST
Omicron threat: No ‘hasty decision’ on imposing COVID-19 curbs, says Karnataka CM

Omicron threat: No ‘hasty decision’ on imposing COVID-19 curbs, says Karnataka CM

In order to avoid a “hasty” decision, the Karnataka government will take a call regarding strict COVID-19 curbs like night curfew and restrictions on Christmas and New Year celebrations after

Dec 09, 2021, 15:30 PM IST