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Karnataka assembly passes amendment to land reforms act, makes it

The Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Saturday passed amendments to the land reforms act that liberalised farmland ownership, despite opposition Congress strongly opposing it, with some party members tearing copies of the bill, and staging a walkout calling it a “black law.” The contentious Karnataka Land Reforms (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020 that further amends the act […]Read More

DMK leaders meet PM, oppose Karnataka’s plans to build reservoir

BENGALURU: Tamil Nadu’s principal opposition party DMK on Tuesday urged prime minister Narendra Modi not to permit Karnataka to build a new reservoir across the river Cauvery barely four days after chief minister BS Yediyurappa pleaded his state’s case. The State has been pursuing a reservoir on the borders of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka as […]Read More

Karnataka’s new industrial policy to push mobile production in state

The new industrial policy of Karnataka is expected to push mobile production in value terms in the state to Rs 30,000 crore and create 1.2 lakh jobs by 2023, mobile handset and electronics body ICEA said on Sunday. In August, Karnataka announced New Industrial Policy (NIP) 2020-25 which has a provision to incentivise mobile manufacturing. […]Read More

Karnataka plans industrial park at Kolar Gold Fields, requests Centre

Bengaluru: Karnataka is pursuing plans to set up an industrial park on 3,200 acres of unused land owned by Bharat Gold Mines (BGML) at Kolar Gold Fields, about 94 kilometres from Bengaluru. Chief minister BS Yediyurappa and industries minister Jagadish Shettar discussed the subject with Union Minister for Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi […]Read More

Karnataka law varsity exams postponed amid Covid scare

BENGALURU: Bowing to the vociferous demand from anxious students, the Karnataka State Law University (KSLU) has postponed its final semester exams from September 21 owing to the grim Covid situation in the state, an official said on Thursday. “The semester exams for law courses have been postponed from September 21 and intermediate exams from October […]Read More

Doctor’s suicide: Mysuru protests may slow down Covid-19 testing in

BENGALURU: Friction between a section of doctors and Mysuru district authorities over the alleged suicide of a health officer in Nanjangud last week will impact Covid-19 control efforts in the state, top government officials told ET. Doctors protesting before the funeral of Dr SR Nagendra used strong words against a minister and top IAS officers. […]Read More

Bengaluru Violence: Karnataka govt says rioters will pay for damage,

For the second time in less than eight months, the Karnataka government has said that it would make rioters pay for damages caused to public and private properties during the violence. But unlike the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, which passed an ordinance to recover damages, the BS Yediyurappa government is banking on a Supreme […]Read More

Bengaluru Violence: As BJP watches on, Congress treads cautiously to

The Congress party in Karnataka turned out to be the unwitting victim in the aftermath of late night mob violence and riots in Bengaluru over a controversial Facebook post that left three persons dead and scores injured. The post, put out by the nephew of a Congress MLA, angered sections of Muslims, whose protest on […]Read More

Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu tests COVID-19 positive

BENGALURU: Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu on Sunday said he has tested positive for coronavirus and has been hospitalised here. “Following fever, I got myself tested and found to be infected by coronavirus,” Sriramulu tweeted on Sunday. He has been admitted to the Government Bowring hospital in the city for treatment. The Minister said he […]Read More

Karnataka Live News: CM B S Yediyurappa tests positive for

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico to close out an unprecedented test flight by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company. It was the first […]Read More