Karnataka Government

  • Cabinet approves second phase of Bangalore Metro project 30-01-2014 09:05 PM

    New Delhi: In good news for residents of Bangalore, the Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its go-ahead to construction of the second phase of Bangalore Metro to help improve public transport in the capital city of Karnataka. The project involves laying of about 72 km long Metro network at an...
  • Karnataka government orders controversial caste survey 13-12-2013 06:48 PM

    Bangalore: The Congress government in Karnataka has angered some educated, urban people of the state by ordering a caste based survey across the state in April - May 2014. The state Cabinet gave its green signal to the survey on Thursday. The last caste based survey of the people was...
  • Karnataka mid-day meal workers protest, stop cooking meals in schools 05-12-2013 10:14 PM

    Bangalore: Her three-year-old daughter has only eaten fruit jam in the past three days. The food supply she carried from back home in Bijapur is over. Money to splurge on food is scarce for this young mother from North Karnataka. "The nights are cold, we sleep here in the open,...
  • Karnataka to make IT industry an essential service 22-10-2013 11:08 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government is planning to declare IT industry and all IT enabled services as essential services. The IT industry will come under the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) once the government formally notifies its order. It will exempt the I-T industry from bandhs, strikes and long holidays. According...
  • DA case: Relief for Jaya, SC sets aside order to replace prosecutor 30-09-2013 11:01 AM

    New Delhi: Relief for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court has directed the Karnataka government to cancel the removal order of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in her disproportionate assets (DA) case. The Karnataka government had dropped Bhavani Singh as SPP in the case. It had led...
  • Karnataka government to enforce dress code for employees 15-09-2013 12:05 AM

    Bangalore: Now a dress code for Karnataka government employees -- pant and shirt/pyjama/kurta for men and saree or "chudidar" for women. The state government has announced enforcement of a dress code for its officials and staff after some were found to wear clothes "that did not bring any repute" to...
  • DA case: SC acts on Jayalalithaa's plea, gives notice to Karnataka govt 30-08-2013 02:55 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday issuednotice to Karnataka government on a plea of Tamil Nadu ChiefMinister J Jayalalithaa against the removal of Special PublicProsecutor in a disproportionate assets case against her andsaid no fresh appointment of public prosecutor be made in thecase. A bench headed by Justice B S Chauhan...
  • Karnataka: SC refers Kannada language matter to Constitutional bench 05-07-2013 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday referred the matter to make Kannada a compulsory language in unaided schools at the primary level to a higher Constitutional bench. The apex court said there needs to be more clarity over what is a mother tongue. The Karnataka government moved the apex...
  • Form SIT to probe RTI activist's murder: Karnataka HC 12-12-2012 07:34 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday directed the government to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by Joint Commissioner Crime Pranab Mohanty to investigate into recent murder of Right to Information Activist (RTI) activist Lingaraju. Hearing the suo motu PIL on the matter, a division bench headed by...
  • BJP slams Cong for criticising Yeddy govt 30-05-2011 10:04 PM

    Bangalore: The ruling BJP in Karnataka on Monday hit back at opposition Congress for criticising the performance of the B S Yeddyurappa-led government which completed three years in office. "The Congress has no moral right to criticise the BJP government as the people of the state have rejected that party...
  • Is Karnataka headed for another trust vote? 14-05-2011 08:11 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj on Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh amid speculation that he would ask chief minister BS Yeddyurappa to take another floor test. The BS Yeddyurappa government could potentially lose its majority in the Assembly after the Supreme Court on Friday quashed the disqualification of...
  • K'taka crisis: Yeddyurappa government may survive 08-10-2010 08:15 AM

    Panaji: The Karnataka government, it seems, could finally survive the crisis after a late night drama on Thursday at a Goa hotel after which rebel BJP MLAs have indicated that they'll return to the Yeddyurappa fold. Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy arrived late Thursday night at a five star...
  • IAS officer's wife wages RTI battle 24-06-2007 05:24 PM

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  • State firm: no women at night shift 10-05-2007 10:02 PM

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  • India 360: Night shifts for women 05-05-2007 10:11 AM

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  • Karnataka: End of JD(S), BJP affair? 01-05-2007 02:30 PM

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  • Murthy draws flak from politicians 13-04-2007 11:48 PM

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  • State govt won't pardon Murthy 13-04-2007 06:33 PM

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  • Pankaj being ignored, KSBA cries out 15-12-2006 10:20 AM

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  • Free cycles for Karnataka schoolgirls 19-08-2006 11:21 AM

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