Thursday, February 2, 2023

Karnataka

Flood situation in certain parts of Karnataka still grim: Official

The flood situation remained grim in certain parts of north Karnataka following torrential rains.Many rivers, rivulets and streams were in spate on Friday as water was released from the Tungabhadra Dam, sources said.According to sources, water-level rose in Hirehalla...

No relief for B’luru from rain woes; CM blames ‘maladmin’ of previous Cong govts

Schools in the rain-battered Bengaluru have declared holidays and companies asked their employees to work from home, as the city continued to reel from the aftermath of the torrential downpour that threw life out of gear on Monday, as...

Port capacity doubled in last 8 years: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said developing modern infrastructure is the path for a “developed India”, and that is the aspiration of the people.Crediting his “double-engine government” for the developmental and progressive works, the Prime Minister complimented the...

Non-inclusion of Nehru in govt advt, Siddaramaiah calls Bommai ‘RSS slave’

Taking strong exception to the non-inclusion of former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in the list of freedom fighters in the Karnataka government advertisement published in media on Sunday, senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah slammed the BJP-led dispensation in the state...

Bommai will complete term, says Yediyurappa

Rejecting speculations that the Karnataka Chief Minister would be replaced ahead of assembly polls next year, state BJP strongman B S Yediyurappa on Wednesday said Basavaraj Bommai will complete the term and no such discussions about a change has...

ABVP activists stage demo against BJP minister; baton-charged

Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists were baton-charged and driven away when they barged into the residence of Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Saturday seeking “justice” to BJP youth wing leader Praveen Nettar, who was murdered in Dakshina...

Muslim youth hacked to death in Karnataka

A gang of miscreants allegedly hacked a Muslim youth to death in Karnataka’s Mangaluru district, hours after the state Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai’s visited the family of slain BJP activist Praveen Kumar Nettaru, police said.The deceased Muslim youth has...

BJP youth leader’s murder sparks tension in K’tata’s Dakshina Kannada

A BJP yuva morcha leader’s killing by unidentified assailants led to tension at several places in Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka on Wednesday with instances of stone-pelting and police lathicharge being reported, while the party-led government assured strict punishment...

Innovation index: K’taka, T’gana, Haryana in top 3

Karnataka, Telangana and Haryana have been ranked as the top three states among 17 major states in Niti Aayog’s third innovation index.Niti Aayog’s India Innovation Index 2021 examines innovation capacities and ecosystems at the sub-national level.The index, released by...

Kickboxer suffers grievous injury in ring; dies 2 days later

A kickboxer from Mysuru who went into coma after suffering grievous injury at a kickboxing event in the city on July 10 has died in a private hospital, police said.A FIR has been registered at the Jnanabharathi police station...