Karnataka CM rubbishes Sonia’s claim on funds

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Hubli: Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Saturday rubbished UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s claim that the Centre had released Rs 80,000 crore to the state in the last five years and said the state was ready to provide details of grants. “Karnataka has not received Rs 80,000 crore from the Central government as claimed by […]

Dussehra celebrations begins in Mysore

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Mysore: Religious fervour marked the beginning of annual Dussehra festivities in this city of palaces today. Bijapur-based Jnana Yogashrama pontiff Siddeshwara Swamiji performed pooja to the Mysore royal family’s presiding deity Chamundeswari atop the Chamundeswari Hillock in the presence of Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar and other dignitaries. The Chamundeswari temple and main buildings across the […]

Mysore all set to herald Dasara festivities today

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
Mysore Dasara

Mysore : Shaking off the long shadow cast by the Cauvery agitation, Mysore is decked out for the nine-day Dasara festivities starting on Tuesday. A melange of events will unfold in the next nine days, showcasing the city’s cultural heft of over 400 years. The event starts atop the Chamundi Hills on Tuesday morning. In […]

Protesters try to enter cordoned KRS reservoir

Thursday, October 4th, 2012
Protest against Cauvery water

Bangalore : Protests against the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu took a new turn on Wednesday with farmers trying to make an entry into the heavily guarded KRS reservoir. Their fivehour effort didn’t yield results. They tried to break the security cordon to enter the dam site and stop outflow of water. With […]

CM asks Union ministers from state to brief Centre on drought problems

Monday, October 1st, 2012
Jagadish Shettar.

Mangalore:  Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar who spoke to reporters at the Mangalore Airport enroute Udupi, has said his request to the union ministers hailing from the state, was to apprise the Centre on the plight of the state and its people who are reeling under drought conditions. By saying so, the CM hinted that the […]

Shettar’s site defaced with Kashmir post

Thursday, September 27th, 2012
Jagadish Shettar

Bangalore : Chief minister Jagadish Shettar’s personal website was found hacked on Wednesday. Hacker group Skywalkers claiming to be from Pakistan posted a quote of Nelson Mandela : “When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.” “I am a Pakistani! […]

Cauvery row : State urges Cauvery River Authority to withhold orders, reconsider decision

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
Cauvery River Authority

Bangalore: Te state government has submitted an appeal to the Cauvery River Authority to immediately withhold the order of the PM to release 9000 cusex of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu and to reconsider the decision. It has also appealed to the Centre to constitute a committee of experts to study the facts regarding the […]

MLAs all set to defy CM’s dictat against foreign tour

Friday, September 7th, 2012
Jagadish Shettar

Bangalore: Even as CM Jagadish Shettar instructed all the MLAs who have already left the nation on a foreign tour to return, another set of 13 MLAs is all set to go ahead with its foreign trip. Reports say none of the MLAs who are already on a  tour  are likely to return as they […]

Karnataka Government planning a total ban on plastics

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
plastics ban

Bangalore:   If everything goes as per plan, then Karnataka will very soon see a total ban on plastics of even a thickness of above 40 microns. Karnataka Minister for Ecology and Environment said an official order will be issued after consultations with Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on the issue. The minister further stated that […]

Solar power to light up State streets

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
Solarcon India 2012

Bangalore: The State government would extend the solar street light project to all parts of the State in the coming days, Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar said here on Monday. Speaking at the inauguration of Solarcon India 2012, a solar energy event, being held at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), the chief minister said a […]

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