Articles tagged under: Karnataka

DK Shivakumar case: Income Tax department conducts raids at ten locations

August 30, 2017
DK Shivakumar case: Income Tax department conducts raids at ten locations

Bengaluru: Income Tax department officials are conducting searches at 10 locations in Bengaluru, Chennai and Delhi as a follow up to raids at various properties linked to Karnataka Minister D K Shivakumar earlier this month. "Searches and surveys are being conducted at 10 places in Bengaluru, Chennai and Delhi. All related to the D K Shivakumar case," IT department officials said. According to officials, the places searched included the home of KPCC member Vijay Mulgund. In a swoop down...Read More

Gujarat BJP slams Karnataka govt for renaming 100 Morarji Desai Residential Schools as Indira Gandhi Residential Schools

August 18, 2017

Gandhinagar: Gujarat BJP today strongly protested Congress-ruled Karnataka government's decision to rename 100 Morarji Desai residential schools in the state as Indra Gandhi residential schools. State BJP president Jitubhai Vaghani today said that Congress has once again displayed its anti-Gujarat and anti-Gujarati mentality by issuing a notification to rename Morarjibhai Desai schools as Indira Gandhi schools. "Gujarat is proud of Shri Morarjibhai Desai during whose rule, the country ...Read More

Congress High Command’s ‘trusted Shepherd’ Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar

August 02, 2017
Congress High Command’s ‘trusted Shepherd’ Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar

Bengaluru: Karnataka Energy Minister D K Shivakumar, who was playing the role of a 'trusted shepherd' of the Congress high-command and political secretary of Sonia Gandhi, Ahmed Patel in guarding the 'flock' of over 40 Gujarat Congress MLA's and IT raids on whose residence and premises here today brought him to lime-light again is deemed as one of the richest politicians in the country. Hailing from politically dominant Vokkalinga community in Karnataka, Shivakumar (55) had in the pa...Read More

Income Tax sleuths at Eagleton Resort where Gujarat Congress MLAs are kept, conducts search at 39 locations related to DK Shivkumar

August 02, 2017
Income Tax sleuths at Eagleton Resort where Gujarat Congress MLAs are kept, conducts search at 39 locations related to DK Shivkumar

Ahmedabad: The Income Tax department today morning carried out searches at 39 locations related to Karnataka Energy Minister, DK Shivkumar including his residence. The Income Tax department with Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) jawans also reached Eagleton resort where the minister was staying with around 44 Gujarat Congress MLAs who are kept there ahead of Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat by Congress party. However no search was conducted on the resort premises. Congress party has ass...Read More

Rupani in Karnataka

June 19, 2017
Rupani in Karnataka

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today reached Karnataka in South India to address Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas gathering at Haveri. The sammelan is organized to highlight the achievements and programmes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP government in Centre. Rupani was welcomed by BJP office bearers at airport in Karnataka. Rupani is scheduled to address a press conference at Haveri circuit house. He is going to take lunch at a Dalit family house. He will interact with i...Read More

Another BJP worker hacked to death in Karnataka

November 08, 2016
Another BJP worker hacked to death in Karnataka

Bidar (Karnataka): A BJP worker was found murdered in a village in this district, an incident which comes close on the heels of the murder of an RSS worker in Bengaluru and the mysterious death of a BJP activist near Mysuru. The deceased, Sunil Dongre's body was found near an educational institution yesterday morning, a senior police official told PTI here. The body bore multiple stab injuries in the stomach and head, he said, adding the murder had taken place on November 6 in Sonala villa...Read More

Karnataka govt mulling over 50% SC/ST quota: CM

October 15, 2016
Karnataka govt mulling over 50% SC/ST quota: CM

Bengaluru:Karnataka government is mulling an increase in the reservation ceiling for the Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes in education and employment beyond 50 per cent, based on the population, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said here today. Government will come out with a decision in this regard soon after consulting legal experts and weighing its pros and cons, he said in an official release. Speaking at a 'Valmiki Jayanti' function here, Siddaramaiah said that with the state's plan siz...Read More

Siddaramaiah assures protection to Tamils in Karnataka

September 13, 2016
Siddaramaiah assures protection to Tamils in Karnataka

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today assured Tamil Sangam of protection for Tamils in the state in the wake of violence in the city following a Supreme Court direction to release 12000 cusecs of Cauvery water everyday for next ten days to Tamil Nadu. Siddaramaiah also informed the Sangam leaders, who met him at his residence, that a suo motu case has been filed against culprits who had assaulted a youth Santosh Deena for posting comments on Cauvery issue on Facebook on Septe...Read More

Situation in Karnataka “alarming”, Jaya seeks protection of Tamils and their property

September 12, 2016
Situation in Karnataka “alarming”, Jaya seeks protection of Tamils and their property

Chennai: Describing the violence in Karnataka as "alarming", Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today wrote to her counterpart in the neighbouring state, Siddaramaiah, seeking protection to Tamil speaking people and their property, hours after he had made a similar plea to her. Expressing concern, she said "hotels and properties belonging to Tamils in Karnataka are being attacked and damaged. This is an alarming situation and is causing considerable anxiety." "I am concerned that the s...Read More

While training Karnataka rangers in Gir, Gujarat forest officer clicks rare photo

May 31, 2016

By Hanif Khokhar, Junagadh These photographs containing a group of 9 lions/lionesses/cubs has been clicked by forest officer Dr Sandip Kumar in Gir jungle. The forest department has developed artificial water bodies across Gir during summer to offer enough sources of water for lions. The picture was clicked when 46 newly recruited forest rangers from Karnataka visited Gir jungle for training. Gir jungle has as per year 2015 census total 523 lions. The jungle has witnessed rise in number of no...Read More