Mystery surrounds over proposal to extend lease of Karnataka’s SN Mall

SHIVAMOGGA: Even though 20 years are left for expiry, a proposal to extend the lease of the Shivappa Nayaka Mall from present 32 years to 99 years has found its…

CM should realise BJP’s ship is sinking: Siddaramaiah

  BENGALURU: Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah termed the BJP as a “sinking ship” and said that the Chief Minister needs to realise it before commenting on Congress. Responding to a…

What’s allowed and not allowed during night curfew in Karnataka

  BENGALURU: To curb the spread of coronavirus, the Karnataka government has ordered night curfew in select cities of the state beginning today, April 10, and ending on April 20.…

Don’t allow KSRTC, BMTC to sink, says Ashoka

  BENGALURU: Revenue Minister R Ashoka on Friday compared KSRTC, BMTC and NWKRTC to sinking boats. “It is not right to drill holes and let them sinking,” the minister stressed.…

Karnataka: Former minister Ramesh Jarkiholi discharged from hospital

BENGALURU: Former Karnataka minister Ramesh Jarkiholi was discharged from a private hospital in Gokak in the Belagavi district on Wednesday. He had tested positive for Covid-19 and had failed to…

Karnataka CM will be replaced after May 2: Yatnal

Bengaluru: Setting a new date, senior BJP MLA Basangouda Patil Yatnal on Wednesday said Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa will be replaced anytime after May 2. The former union minister,…

Karnataka minister Eshwarappa denies complaining to Governor about CM, slams Siddaramaiah

BENGALURU: Karnataka’s RDPR Minister and former DCM KS Eshwarappa, who courted controversy by meeting Governor Vajubhai Vala recently, clarified on Wednesday that he only did so to seek clarifications regarding…

Karnataka No. 6 in Covid vaccine drive, 48 lakh+ get jabs

BENGALURU: Karnataka has vaccinated over 48 lakh people, and stands at sixth position among states, since the immunization drive was rolled out on January 16. Health Minister Dr. K Sudhakar said,…

Karnataka Health Minister pledges to donate eyes

Bengaluru: Underlining the importance of eye donation, Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Wednesday pledged to donate his eyes on World Health Day. “The decision to donate eyes on this…

Former Karnataka minister Ramesh Jarkiholi undergoes Covid treatment in Belagavi, misses SIT interrogation

BENGALURU: Gokak MLA and former BJP minister Ramesh Jarkiholi has tested positive for Covid-19 and has been admitted to a government hospital in his hometown of Belagavi, health officials confirmed…

H D Deve Gowda clinically stable, discharged from hospital

  BENGALURU: Former prime minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda, who was admitted to Manipal Hospital on March 31 after he tested positive for Covid-19, has been discharged.…

No relaxation in new Covid-19 guidelines: Karnataka Health Minister Sudhakar

  BENGALURU: Hinting at no relaxation in the new set of guidelines issued by the state government, amid pressure from various sectors, Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Saturday said…

Moral policing: Bajrang Dal vigilantes stop bus in Mangaluru, stab Muslim youth

MANGALURU: A group of Bajrang Dal men attacked and allegedly stabbed a man who was travelling in a private bus to Bengaluru along with his female friend belonging to another…

‘We request cooperation’: Karnataka Health Minister ‘rules out’ relaxations in new Covid guidelines

BENGALURU: Hinting at no relaxation in the new set of guidelines issued by the state government, amid pressure from various sectors, Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Saturday said it was…

Audio clip case: Karnataka HC allows probe against CM Yediyurappa for ‘trying to poach MLA’

  BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court Wednesday permitted investigation against Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa in a criminal case registered against him for allegedly trying to poach an MLA from…

Karnataka bypolls: ‘Poorest’ candidate has assets worth Rs 1.92 crore; Satish Jarkiholi richest

BENGALURU: Satish Jarkiholi, Congress candidate from Belgaum, has emerged as the richest among the 47 likely contestants of the April 17 by-polls in Karnataka. The by-elections are being held for…

COVID-19: 2,975 new cases in Karnataka, 21 deaths

Bengaluru: Karnataka reported over 2,975 new cases of COVID-19, and 21 related fatalities, taking the caseload to 9,92,779 and the death toll to 12,541, the Health Department said on Tuesday. The…

COVID-19 cases rising but can’t call it a second wave, says Karnataka Chief Secretary

KALABURAGI: The ban on gatherings in the state would not apply to poll-related political activities in the Basavakalyan and Maski Assembly constituencies and Belagavi Lok Sabha constituency where by-elections are…

Hockey Karnataka shocked as turf in Kodagu gets FIH nod despite lacking basic facilities

MADIKERI: The synthetic hockey turf in Somwarpet of Kodagu district has received FIH certification and been declared fit as per international standards. While this was welcomed by hockey players across…

NGT directs Karnataka govt to revisit policy on easing green nod for some projects

  BENGALURU: The National Green Tribunal directed the Karnataka government to revisit within one month its policy on exempting projects of less than 20 flats or 2,000 sq mt from…