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Water Resources Minister M B Patil on Monday, July 21 said that the State government has raised the outflow of Cauvery water from Kabini and KRS reservoirs to Tamil Nadu in the last few days. The Minister added that the move was to prevent any impact on a legal battle being waged by the State befor..
Urban poor percentage in State is way higher than the national average and has been the same for nearly 30-odd years now. While the current national urban poor percentage stands at 26, the percentage in State is 32, according to a study by a senior researcher at the Institute of Social and Economic..
Unique Identification Authority of India and e-Governance departments are planning to convert the 1,000-odd BangaloreOne, KarnatakaOne, Nada Kacheri and gram panchayat centres into permanent Aadhaar enrolment centres. According to Rathan Kelkar, Chief Executive Officer, e-Governance Dep..
The BJP upped the ante by criticising the Congress government for what it said was its “failure” to check the increasing sexual assaults on women. The party also insisted in demanding the resignation of Home Minister K J George on Friday, July 18. The BJP members in the Legisl..
The Food and Civil Supplies department, fed up with the conditions put forth by rice mill owners, has decided not to collect levy rice from owners. It also wants to do away with the practice of private individuals that runs ration shops. Instead, it wants to allow the shops to be operated by co-ope..
A cross-section of the legislators including those belonging to the ruling party minced no words in the Assembly on Wednesday while criticising the recent crimes against women in the State. Cutting across party lines, the legislators demanded that stringent action including capital puni..
A Karnataka legislative committee would inquire into the exorbitant expenditure incurred by the exchequer in purchasing power from private producers in the last eight years, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said Tuesday. Bowing to the demand of opposition parties for a probe after Janata Dal-Secular (JD..
Mysore: Civic officers stumbled across two deep, underground chambers near Mysore Palace during civil work on Monday. They believe the square concrete structures had been created by the Maharajas of Mysore to store either weapons, water or valuables and there could be more such chambers. They were ..
Hubli: The recent attack on police constables by a group of drunk men in Hubli, and another alleged attack on constables by MLA Kashappanavar in Bangalore, is worrying the families of police personnel. Safety is on top of their minds, with many wives insisting their husbands not take too many risks..
In a recommendation that has stoked a controversy, a committee of the Karnataka Legislature has declared a ban on mobile phones in schools and colleges as a step to curb incidents like rape. “Karnataka government should direct the Education Department to impose a compulsory ban on students in..