Karnataka temple priest’s family clash with management over Navaratri celebrations

  SHIVAMOGGA: A spat over Navaratri celebrations at Karnataka’s Sigandur Chowdeshwari Temple took an ugly turn after the chief priest’s brother assaulted a member of the temple management. A video…

Coronavirus Karnataka Latest Updates: At 50%, Karnataka has highest recovery rate, national average is 27% – Total cases at 692 with 29 casualties

BENGALURU: As per the latest health bulletin released by the Karnataka State government health department, 19 new cases were reported in the state till 5PM Tuesday on May 05. With…

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa announces Rs 1,610 crore relief package for those in distress induced by lockdown

BENGALURU: The Karnataka government on Wednesday announced a Rs 1,610 crore relief package for the benefit of those in distress due to the Covid-induced lockdown. The measures announced by the…

Liquor sales in Karnataka bring in highest ever Rs 197 crores in a single day – state coffers get income flow

BENGALURU: Liquor sales on Day 2 of the lockdown relaxation hit a record high for a single day with beverages worth Rs 197 crore selling across the state on Tuesday,…

Coronavirus Karnataka Latest Updates: Sudden spurt in cases in green zone districts noticed – Total cases at 659 with 28 casualties

BENGALURU: As per the latest health bulletin released by the Karnataka State government health department, 28 new cases were reported in the state till 5PM Monday on May 04. With this…

Lockdown Woes – Kannada television association appeals CM BS Yeddyurappa to permit shooting activities

KARNATAKA: As lockdown norms have been relaxed in Karnataka, Kannada television Association president S V Shivakumar met chief minister B S Yediyurappa requesting him to give permission to shoot television…

Coronavirus Karnataka Latest Updates: Concerns remain over containment zones – Total cases at 642 with 26 casualties

KARNATAKA: As per the latest health bulletin released by the Karnataka State government health department, 28 new cases were reported in the state till 5 PM Sunday on May 03.…

End of dry days: People throng liquor shops as sale at MSIL, MRP outlets begin from today

BENGALURU: Booze lovers ushered in the resumption of liquor sales in a spirited fashion in Karnataka on Monday thronging stores hours before shutters went up at several places and made…

DK Shivakumar leads the fight for labourers with 2 crore donation from Congress while state BJP government dithers

BENGALURU: Karnataka on Sunday decided to offer free travel for migrants heading home within the state on KSRTC buses after its decision to charge a fare invited huge criticism and…

Stranded labourers pay no heed to CM BS Yediyurappa’s appeal – List in huge numbers to move to their natives

BENGALURU: Notwithstanding chief minister BS Yediyurappa’s May Day appeal to migrant workers to stay and help the government revive economic activity that had come to a standstill due to the…

Karnataka sessions Judge challenges appointment of ‘junior’ as High Court justice in Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court is scheduled to take up on Monday a plea by a principal district and sessions judge for quashing the Presidential order of April 30, appointing…

Coronavirus Karnataka Latest Updates: Recovery rate sees marginal increase in state – Total cases at 601 with 25 casualties

BENGALURU: Two people died of Covid-19 in Karnataka on Saturday taking the toll in the state to 25, whereas nine more tested positive for the virus, pushing the tally to…

Follow-up Story: Karnataka gov’t revises guidelines for liquor sales – permits MSIL, MRP stores to open in all zones from 9AM to 7PM

BENGALURU: There’s good news for those rationing their pegs for the past 47 days and those who ran out of pegs long ago: standalone liquor shops are allowed to open…

IAS officer Mohammad Mohsin says he will reply as per rules to Karnataka gov’t notice slapped on him over his tweet praising Tablighis

BENGALURU: A day after the Karnataka government issued a show-cause notice to him over his tweet about coronavirus-cured Tablighi Jamaat members donating plasma for treatment of other patients, IAS officer…

Coronavirus Karnataka Latest Updates: Classification of zones leads to confusion – Total cases at 589 with 22 casualties

BENGALURU: As per the latest health bulletin released by the Karnataka State government health department, 24 new cases were reported in the state till 5PM Friday on May 01. With…

KSRTC charges hefty fares for migrant workers movement; state government clueless about measures to be taken

BENGALURU: The state government on Friday started the process of registration of stranded people who want to come to Karnataka from different states and those who want to move out…

Karnataka government to allow liquor sales in green zones after May 3 as per fresh guidelines from centre

BENGALURU: The ongoing lockdown is set to continue in Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural and Mysuru districts, while there will be considerable relief for people and relaxations for services in the…

Coronavirus Karnataka Latest Updates: Recovery rate increases in the state – Total cases at 535 with 21 casualties

BENGALURU: As per the latest health bulletin released by the Karnataka State government health department, 12 new cases were reported in the state till 5 PM Wednesday. With this, the…

Four Karnataka ministers, including HM Bommai and Sudhakar, test negative for Corona virus – three remain in quarantine

BENGALURU: Four of the five Karnataka ministers who are primary contacts of a 34-year-old Covid-19 positive Kannada TV news channel cameraman, on Wednesday said they had tested negative. Asked if…

All eyes on Karnataka cabinet meet today even as green zones limp back to normalcy; call on orange zones likely today

BENGALURU: Life in most parts of Karnataka started limping back to normal after remaining paralyzed since March 13 when CM BS Yediyurappa announced a weeklong lockdown before the national restrictions…