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Fall in rankings: Karnataka may register protest to salvage investment image
Karnataka dropped to 17th position in the Ease of Doing Business ranking published by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade from the eighth place earlier. The state came ninth in the first Export Preparedness Index (EPI) report - 2020, published by the Centre’s policy think tank Niti Aayog.
From Bihar to Karnataka to MP to Maharashtra: Political turbulence & change of power
The alleged attempt to topple the Gehlot government in R...
Karnataka government will deal with rioters with iron hand: Karnataka Revenue Minister
As many as three people were killed in the police firi...
Call on online sale of liquor pending in Karnataka, but political opposition on a high
The government’s behind-the-scenes exercise to seek opinion from stakeholders has not gone down too well with the Opposition JD(S) threatening an agitation if it is implemented.
Former Karnataka CM seeks Constitutional amendment to give other languages status equal to Hindi
The JD(S) leader's comments, by way of a series of tweets, came in response to a the Home Ministry's reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday clarifying it has no plans to amend the Official Languages Act to include the scheduled languages, other than Hindi and English, as its official languages.
Political leaders from South deprived of opportunities by Hindi politics: Kumaraswamy
In a series of tweets, he also raised concerns over Kannadigas allegedly being denied opportunities from getting jobs as for many government and public sector jobs, one has to write exams either in English or Hindi. "DMK @arivalayam MP @KanimozhiDMK has been questioned "Are you an Indian?.I raise my voice against the insult meted to sister Kanimozhi.
Karnataka Congress leaders stand by Gandhis to keep party flock together, retain power
The Congress party unit in Karnataka has quickly thrown its weight behind the Gandhi family in a recent letter row over its central leadership, which according to political analysts has come as no surprise.
Bengaluru Violence: Karnataka govt says rioters will pay for damage, but may not take ordinance route
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.
Former CM Siddaramaiah accuses Karnataka govt of Covid fund misuse
In response to accusations by the Congress, chief minister BS Yediyurappa fielded five of his cabinet colleagues who jointly addressed the media to respond to the allegations and shared information related to Covid expenditure.
Bengaluru violence: Role of SDPI has come to light, says Karnataka Home Minister
"Already, several SDPI office-bearers have been arrested. Muzammil Pasha, the SDPI district secretary is the main (person), also Firoz, Afraz Pasha and Shaik Adil, all of them are from SDPI. Their role is completely being investigated and they have been arrested," he added.
BJP govt in Karnataka completes one year in office, Yediyurappa seeks cooperation for remaining tenure
Amid speculations about the longevity of his tenure, the 78-year old Lingayat strongman, listing out the achievements of his government said, he was indebted to the people and his only aim is to take the state forward in the path of progress.
Rajasthan crisis: Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy attacks Congress to BJP’s glee
In a politically significant development in Rajasthan, all six Bahujan Samaj Party MLAs had merged the legislative party with the Congress in September last year.
Bengaluru Violence: As BJP watches on, Congress treads cautiously to guard its votes from SDPI’s reach
The script for the violence had been in the making in the DJ Halli area for some time now owing to the intense political rivalry to win the municipal elections, according to people aware of the matter.
AH Vishwanath, one of the 17 rebel MLAs in Karnataka, gets nominated to state legislature
Of the 17 MLAs who switched sides, the fate of only Vishwanath was hanging in the balance after he lost bypolls from Hunsur in December. His other colleague MTB Nagaraj, who also lost the bypolls, got elected to the Legislative Council on a BJP ticket recently. The future of only Munirathna remains to be decided as his earlier election from RR Nagar has become a subject matter of court litigation.
BS Yediyurappa in hospital, cabinet rejig before Independence Day may be delayed
On Sunday night, the CM’s office said he was tested positive for Covid-19 and was hospitalised. Although the 77-year-old BJP leader is said to be asymptomatic, he was hospitalised considering his age. As per the protocol, Covid patients have to remain in hospital at least for 11 days, followed by a week-long home quarantine.