Mr. Siddaramaiah , people will give a fitting reply-CM Bommai

Wednesday, January 4th, 2023

Ballari : The people of Karnataka will give a fitting reply to the Leader of Opposition in the State Legislative Assembly Siddaramaiah in the Assembly election, said Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai. Reacting to Siddaramaiah’s statement of comparing the CM to a puppy, he told reporters here on Wednesday that it will show the personality of […]

No objection to teaching Bhagavad Gita in Schools : Siddaramaiah

Saturday, March 19th, 2022

Mangaluru : Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly and former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that the Congress has no objection to teaching Bhagavad Gita as part of moral science education in schools as is being thought of by Primary and Secondary Education Minister B. C. Nagesh. Replying to questions by mediapersons at Mangaluru […]

MLAs compulsorily attend the legislature sessions : Kageri

Friday, August 27th, 2021

Mangaluru : All ministers and MLAs should compulsorily attend the legislature sessions scheduled to be held between September 13 and 24, said speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly, Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri. He was speaking at a review meeting on development works taken up under the MLAs local area development (LAD) funds, at the Circuit House […]

State to earmark Rs 200 crore to contain COVID-19 spread, says CM Yediyurappa

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Bengaluru : The Karnataka cabinet has decided to earmark Rs 200 crore to combat the spread of coronavirus in the state, Chief Minister Yediyurappa said on Wednesday. He announced this in the Legislative Assembly after a special cabinet meeting to discuss the impact of COVID-19. It was also decided to extend the state-wide restrictions until […]

Dereliction of duty: DC sends notice to Election Officer

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Mangaluru: As the countdown for the state’s Legislative Assembly has begun the Election Commission has taken up concrete measures for the proper implementation of the election model code of conduct. At this juncture, the incident of D.K. district election officer has come forward to take action against dereliction of duty by election officials has taken […]

Umesh Katti says he will quit politics if BJP denies him ticket

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Belagavi: BJP leader and Hukkeri MLA Umesh Katti on Friday denied the reports that he was quitting the party to join the Congress. Katti, a former minister who weilds huge influence in Belagavi district, said he would contest the coming Assembly elections as the BJP candidate and, if denied the ticket, he would retire from politics. […]

Bill passed to allow Kambala in Karnataka

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Bengaluru/Mangaluru: Bowing to public pressure, a bill to legalise traditional buffalo race “Kambala” and bullock cart races in Karnataka was passed by the state Assembly today with all parties backing the move. The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, was amended in its application to Karnataka by the bill which was tabled after the […]

Bill to allow holding of Kambala tabled in Assembly

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Bengaluru: A Bill to facilitate conducting Kambala and bull race or bullock cart race was introduced in Legislative Assembly on Friday. The Bill, piloted by Animal Husbandry Minister A Manju, has been brought in at a time when the demand to allow Kambala has been raised after massive movement for Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu. The Bill aims […]

Specialists to be hired to meet shortage in govt hospitals

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
K R Ramesh Kumar

Belagavi: In a bid to tide over acute shortage of specialist doctors in government hospitals, the Health department is taking steps to hire doctors from the private sector on contract or to work on “on call” basis. Replying to Duryodhan Aihole (BJP) in the Legislative Assembly, Health Minister K R Ramesh Kumar said specialists are not keen on […]

Oppn walks out of Assembly after govt refuses farm loan waiver

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Belagavi : Opposition parties today staged a walk out in the Legislative Assembly, as government expressed its inability to announce crop loan waiver and crop compensation to farmers reeling under drought in the state. While BJP is demanding crop loan waiver, JD(S) wanted crop compensation of Rs 25,000 per acre for affected farmers. Defending the […]