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Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa calls all-party meet today, rejects lockdown rumours

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa calls all-party meet today, rejects lockdown rumours

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has called for an all-party meet on Friday, as COVID-19 cases in capital city of Karnataka continue to surge.

Jun 26, 2020, 11:47 AM IST
Karnataka IAS officer BM Vijay Shankar, accused in multi-crore I Monetary Advisory Ponzi scam, found dead in Bengaluru

Karnataka IAS officer BM Vijay Shankar, accused in multi-crore I Monetary Advisory Ponzi scam, found dead in Bengaluru

The police are investigating the matter and the reason is yet to be ascertained. 

Jun 23, 2020, 23:02 PM IST
Man kills wife in Bengaluru, flies to Kolkata, murders mother-in-law and commits suicide

Man kills wife in Bengaluru, flies to Kolkata, murders mother-in-law and commits suicide

A suicide note was found where it was mentioned that he had killed his wife in Bengaluru before coming to Kolkata.

Jun 22, 2020, 22:36 PM IST
Karnataka may have up to 25,000 active cases by August 15, says COVID War Room chief

Karnataka may have up to 25,000 active cases by August 15, says COVID War Room chief

Chief of Karnataka COVID-19 War Room Munish Moudgil has recommended three action points for the administration which include tracing all contacts of every patient within 24 hours and effectively

Jun 22, 2020, 12:34 PM IST
Three killed while performing stunts on bike in Bengaluru

Three killed while performing stunts on bike in Bengaluru

Three people were killed on Sunday (June 21, 2020) while allegedly performing stunts on a bike here at the airport road in Bengaluru."

Jun 22, 2020, 08:46 AM IST
Karnataka's Vidhana Soudha office shut, sanitised over suspected COVID-19 case

Karnataka's Vidhana Soudha office shut, sanitised over suspected COVID-19 case

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), which is entrusted with the task of containing the coronavirus spread, has already started sanitising a portion of the building in the city centre.

Jun 19, 2020, 14:41 PM IST
BJP names Eranna Kadadi, Ashok Gasti as candidates for Karnataka Rajya Sabha polls

BJP names Eranna Kadadi, Ashok Gasti as candidates for Karnataka Rajya Sabha polls

Notably, the BJP high command ignored the recommendations of the Karnataka party unit and named Kadadi and Gasti, both of who reportedly belong to RSS background.

Jun 08, 2020, 15:03 PM IST
Congress nominates Mallikarjun Kharge as Rajya Sabha candidate from Karnataka

Congress nominates Mallikarjun Kharge as Rajya Sabha candidate from Karnataka

Kharge, a former leader of the Congress party in Lok Sabha, had lost the 2019 general election from his Gulbarga parliamentary seat.

Jun 05, 2020, 14:54 PM IST
Mild-intensity earthquakes hit Karnataka's Hampi, Jharkhand's Jamshedpur at same time

Mild-intensity earthquakes hit Karnataka's Hampi, Jharkhand's Jamshedpur at same time

A mild-intensity earthquake measuring 4.0 and 4.7 on the Richter Scale hit Hampi and Jamshedpur districts in Karnataka and Jharkhand on Friday (June 5) morning. 

Jun 05, 2020, 07:44 AM IST
Seven Karnataka special trains ferry 10,954 migrants home

Seven Karnataka special trains ferry 10,954 migrants home

The special trains are being run following the Ministry of Home Affairs` permission for the movement of stranded migrant labourers, workers, students, tourists and others amid the COVID lockdown.  

May 30, 2020, 06:47 AM IST
Uber resumes operations in Karnataka

Uber resumes operations in Karnataka

Riders in Bengaluru can book UberAuto, UberGO, Premier, Intercity, Hourly Rental, UberXL, Access, and Assist on their Uber App.

May 22, 2020, 12:12 PM IST
Karnataka SSLC 2020 exams to be held from June 25, Karnataka PUC English on June 18 — Check details

Karnataka SSLC 2020 exams to be held from June 25, Karnataka PUC English on June 18 — Check details

As many as 8.48 lakh students will be taking the Karnataka SSLC 2020 exam.

May 18, 2020, 17:51 PM IST
Karnataka allows all shops to open, trains, buses to ply; bars entry of people from 3 states

Karnataka allows all shops to open, trains, buses to ply; bars entry of people from 3 states

Karnataka government has announced some lockdown measures that will be imposed in the state.

May 18, 2020, 16:00 PM IST
Bengaluru braces for coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown 3.0 as number of cases in Karnataka rise to 642

Bengaluru braces for coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown 3.0 as number of cases in Karnataka rise to 642

As India enters its third phase of lockdown on Monday (May 4, 2020), the capital city of Karnataka got back to a bit normalcy as relaxation like opening of standalone shops and liquor stores were

May 04, 2020, 12:45 PM IST
Yediyurappa urges Uddhav Thackeray to release water for drought-hit districts in North Karnataka

Yediyurappa urges Uddhav Thackeray to release water for drought-hit districts in North Karnataka

In his letter to Thackeray, the Karnataka Chief Minister said there is severe drinking water problem in Belagavi, Vijayapura, Bagalkot, Kalaburagi, Yadgir and Raichur districts since the onset of

May 02, 2020, 20:47 PM IST
Migrant labourers stranded in Surat attack, hurl stones at police enforcing COVID-19 lockdown; cop injured

Migrant labourers stranded in Surat attack, hurl stones at police enforcing COVID-19 lockdown; cop injured

A group of migrant workers stranded in Gujarat’s Surat on Tuesday attacked and pelted stones on policeman during which one cop was injured.

Apr 28, 2020, 14:48 PM IST
CRPF Cobra commando thrashed, chained by Karnataka's Belgavi police for not wearing mask; outrage on social media

CRPF Cobra commando thrashed, chained by Karnataka's Belgavi police for not wearing mask; outrage on social media

A Twitter user shared a photo of commando Sachin Sunil Sawant chained at Belagavi police station after which anger erupted on social media and many condemned the inhuman act and the unfair treatment

Apr 27, 2020, 16:14 PM IST
MHA allows opening of shops during COVID-19 lockdown: Here's what will open and what will remain shut

MHA allows opening of shops during COVID-19 lockdown: Here's what will open and what will remain shut

After a late-night order on reopening of shops amid the coronavirus lockdown, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday issued a clarification saying that only standalone shops are allowed to open as

Apr 25, 2020, 13:20 PM IST
Two accused in Bengaluru's Padarayanapura violence test coronavirus positive, 121 others shifted from Ramanagara jail

Two accused in Bengaluru's Padarayanapura violence test coronavirus positive, 121 others shifted from Ramanagara jail

A ruckus had erupted in Padarayanapura area of Bengaluru on April 19 over the shifting of 15 secondary contacts of coronavirus positive patients to a quarantine facility by BBMP officials. 

Apr 24, 2020, 13:35 PM IST
Yediyurappa gives clean-chit to ex-Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy for conducting son's wedding during coronavirus lockdown

Yediyurappa gives clean-chit to ex-Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy for conducting son's wedding during coronavirus lockdown

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Saturday (April 18) defended the Gowda family for conducting a marriage and reportedly defying lockdown restrictions and stated it was performed in a simple

Apr 18, 2020, 18:58 PM IST