An RTI reply has revealed that the Karnataka government

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Mangaluru: An RTI reply has revealed that the Karnataka government, under former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, in its five-year tenure spent a whopping Rs 24 crore in travel allowances. Topping the list of ministers, who availed maximum travel allowances at the time is the then Health Minister UT Khader. His travel allowances amount to Rs 1,56,08,590. […]

‘Siddaramaiah’s ministers spent Rs 24 crore on travel’

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Mangaluru: Ministers in former chief minister Siddaramaiah’s cabinet spent Rs 24 crore in travel allowances during their five-year term. They were paid Rs 30 per km for travel and their daily allowances were Rs 2000 per day (within Karnataka) and Rs 2500 per day (outside the state) Revealing this information, Right To Information (RTI) activist […]

B.A. Moideen earned the love and respect of all: Siddaramaiah

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Mangaluru: The former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday said though the former Minister late B.A. Moideen was born a Muslim, he earned the love and respect of all, thereby becoming a leader of all. Speaking after the release of Nannolagina Naanu (Me within me), the autobiography of the late Minister here, Mr. Siddaramaiah said no […]

Siddaramaiah appointed as member of Congress Working Committee

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Bengaluru: Former Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, has been given the membership of Congress Working Committee (CWC), which happens to be the most elevated policy making body of the Congress in the nation. It has been perceived that after the defeat of Congress in the state, Siddaramaiah was being consigned of significance in his party. […]

Multi-storeyed buildings to provide housing for poor people in urban: U.T. Khader

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Udupi: The government would be giving importance to the construction of multi-storeyed buildings to provide housing for poor people in urban areas of the State, Minister for Urban Development and Housing U.T. Khadar said here on Saturday. He told presspersons that as per a survey nearly 40% of people in the State were now residing […]

Namma Metro stage 3 will be expanded soon

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Bengaluru: The financial budget has arranged additional routes, totaling 95 km in Stage 3 of ‘Namma Metro’ Rail scheme, which will interface J.P Nagar with K.R. Puram and cover 42.75 km. These routes incorporate 12.5 km from Tollgate to Kadabagere, 3.07 km from Gottigere to Basavapura, 18.95 km from R.K. Hegde Nagar to Aerospace stop, […]

Deve Gowda rejects Siddaramaiah’s suggestion to present supplementary budget

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Bengaluru: JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda today rejected former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah’s suggestion that the new state government should present a supplementary budget, instead of a fresh budget, by citing a parliamentary precedence involving him as the prime minister. “I do not want to criticise Siddaramaiah’s suggestion. He has presented several budgets before, […]

Congress-JD(S) to form sub-committee to draft CMP

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Bangaluru: Karnataka’s JD-S-Congress government would soon set up a sub-committee to draft a common minimum program (CMP) from the poll manifesto of the collusion parties, said Coordination Committee director Siddaramaiah on Thursday. “The sub-committee, involving three Congress leaders and two Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) pioneers will draft the CMP for implementing throughout the next five years,” […]

Free education for girls from class 1 to PG?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Bangaluru: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, on Monday, said the State government was planning to implement free education for girls from class 1 till postgraduation. He was speaking during the felicitation ceremony organised by his alma mater National Education Society (NES), which is also in its centenary year. This was also part of former Chief Minister […]

CM HDK to announce loan waiver on Wednesday

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Bangaluru: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has declared that he will announce the government plans for a farm loan waiver for Karnataka on Wednesday. “I will be putting forward my government’s plans for a farm loan waiver in very clear terms and with all modalities laid out,” he said. Kumaraswamy was in Delhi on Monday to […]