Karnakata

  • BJP dares Cong to hold LS, Assembly polls together May 12, 2013

    Bangalore: The BJP on Sunday dared the Congress to hold Lok Sabha elections along with Assembly polls due in five states later in 2013 if it was confident after its triumph in Karnataka. Capitalising on antiincumbency, Congress unseated the BJP in the May 8 elections to the Karnataka Assembly winning...
  • 15 MLAs face action for stalling K'taka Assembly January 13, 2011

    Bangalore: In a move that could worsen the standoff between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government and the Opposition in Karnataka, an Assembly Committee has recommended the suspension of 15 MLAs for creating ruckus in the Assembly. Karnataka Assembly was also adjourned sine die on Thursday after Congress and JDS...
  • CBI will delay illegal mining probe: K'taka CM July 16, 2010

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa met Governor HR Bhardwaj in Bangalore on Friday morning to discuss the illegal mining issue and the ongoing protests by Opposition MLAs. Yeddyurappa briefed the Governor about his government's decision against an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the issue of illegal...
  • Kannadigas to get training, not quota for IT jobs June 20, 2008

    Bangalore: The new government in Karnataka wants to employ as many Kannadigas as possible in the IT and BPO sectors. But instead of reservations the state intends to use a more industryfriendly approach. "Our main thrust is to provide employment for the locals. This is the big task," says Katta Subramanya...
  • Opening of Bangalore's new airport delayed May 21, 2008

    Bangalore: The Election Commission has directed the Civil Aviation Ministry to postpone the inauguration of the Bangalore International Airport at Devanahalli by 24 hours. It will now open on Saturday early morning because Karnataka will go to polls in the third phase of Assembly elections on Wednesday and the opening of...