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  • 'I have retired from the post but not from politics'

    Bengaluru: Senior BJP leader DH Shankarmurthy's term as Chairman of Legislative Council came to an end on Thursday. The outgoing chairman addressed reporters at Vidhana Soudha on the completion of his last day in office. "I am happy over the fact that I am leaving after having finished my work,"...

  • Truck owners to continue strike till demands are met

    Bengaluru: The ongoing indefinite strike by truck owners over diesel prices and third party insurance will go on till demands are met, according to All India Confederation of Goods Vehicle Owners' Associations (AICGVOA) led by B Channa Reddy. Speaking to reporters at the Yeshwanthpur truck...

  • Yoga frenzy grips Karnataka

    Bengaluru: Thousands of people, including prominent politicians, on Thursday celebrated the fourth International Yoga Day in Karnataka by participating in yoga sessions held in cities and towns across the state. Prominent among them included JD(S) Supremo HD Deve Gowda, Chief Minister HD...

  • K'taka govt plans to build int'l science centre at Gauribidanur

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government is planning to construct an international science centre at Gauribidanur in Chikkaballapur district. Speaking to reporters at Vidhana Soudha after meeting representatives from the science centre, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said the government was ready to...

  • 'Why should he resign?': HDK comes to the aid of DKS

    Bengaluru: Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy on Wednesday came to the aid of Water Resources Minister DK Shivakumar, who is facing the heat from Income Tax authorities. Stating that Shivakumar was fighting a legal battle, Kumaraswamy said the latter had his support. "Why should be resign?" Kumaraswamy...

  • Former MLA of Sagar Belur Gopalakrishna blasts BSY

    Bengaluru: Former MLA of Sagar and Congress leader, Belur Gopalakrishna on Wednesday lashed out at BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa, stating that his vow had been fulfilled with Yeddyurappa's failure to become the chief minister. Addressing a press conference in Shivamogga, Gopalakrishna said voters had...

  • Will present full budget in July: Kumaraswamy

    Bengaluru: Settling speculation over the nature of the state budget for fiscal 2018-19, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said he would present a full budget in July. "I will present a full budget for the state in July first week," Kumaraswamy told reporters at the Press Club in...

  • Gauri case: Lawyers of accused not in hurry to move bail application

    Bengaluru: Advocates representing the accused in Gauri Lankesh murder case have decided not to apply for bail till investigative agencies - CBI, Maharashtra SIT, and Karnataka CID - complete the questioning of the accused in connection with other high-profile murder cases. The CBI is probing the...

  • Houses destroyed as fuel tanker explodes in Chikkamagaluru

    Bengaluru: One person has reportedly been killed while several houses were destroyed after a tanker went up in flames on a state highway in Chikkamagaluru district on Tuesday afternoon. The tanker exploded after it toppled while negotiating a curve near Giriyapura, a small town on the state...

  • Karnataka will nominate representatives to Cauvery Board: CM

    New Delhi: Karnataka will soon send to the Centre the names of its nominees in the Cauvery Water Management Board (CMB) and the Regulation Authority, state Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said after a meeting with Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari. He told reporters that they have to...

  • Karnataka seeks 50pc central aid for farm loan waiver

    New Delhi/Bengaluru: Flagging the agrarian crisis gripping the country, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Sunday urged the Central government to bear 50 per cent of the farm loans the state government plans to waive soon. "As we are ready to waive loans to free farmers from debt, I...

  • Flood alert issued for Mysuru as water level rises in Kabini dam

    Bengaluru: A flood alert has been issued for low-lying areas in Mysuru district where water in the Kabini reservoir is nearing its maximum capacity following heavy rains this week in its catchment area, a district official said on Friday. "The district administration has issued warning to people...