Tag: Karnataka Government

Examination irregularities to invite 12 years jail and Rs. 10 crore fine
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Examination irregularities to invite 12 years jail and Rs. 10 crore fine

November 23, 2023

Bengaluru: The State cabinet has approved ‘Karnataka Public Examinations Bill (Measures for Prevention of Corruption and Unfair Practises)-2023 which facilitates a provision of 12 years imprisonment and a fine of up to Rs.10 crore for those who indulge in irregularities in Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) and other examinations held by the State Government to…

State Govt. became unpopular within a month: Khuba
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State Govt. became unpopular within a month: Khuba

November 23, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Bhagwanth Khuba, Union Minister of State for Chemicals, Fertilisers, New and Renewable Energy, said: “The only State Government which has lost popularity within one month of coming to power is of Karnataka State.” He was speaking to media persons on the sidelines of International Tuberculosis Conclave 2023, organised by the Departments of Community Medicine…

Missing! Original copy of Karnataka caste census
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Missing! Original copy of Karnataka caste census

November 22, 2023

Bengaluru: Even as pressure is mounting on the Karnataka Government to make the State’s Socio-economic and Educational Census, popularly known as the ‘caste census’, public, in a narrative resembling a suspense thriller, it has now come to light that the original copy of the survey report has mysteriously disappeared, raising eyebrows and legal concerns. The…

40 Dy.SPs and 71 Inspectors transferred
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40 Dy.SPs and 71 Inspectors transferred

November 18, 2023

Bengaluru: In a major shake-up at the mid-level in Police Department, the Government on Friday transferred 40  Deputy Superintendent of Police (Dy.SPs) and 71 Police Inspectors across the State. As per the transfer order, Mysuru (Rural) Dy.SP Poornachandra Tejaswi has been transferred to Karnataka Lokayukta. He is replaced by Abdul Karim Ravutar, who was serving…

Just a temp-fix not enough !
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Just a temp-fix not enough !

November 11, 2023

Ah! Finally, restoration work at the Lalitha Mahal Palace will be taken up at the cost of Rs. 38 crore. This is good news, but the money is nowhere near what is required for an actual ‘restoration’. The truth is, this ‘restoration’ is actually just a ‘temporary fix.’ We must appreciate the Government for understanding…

Kannada Rajyotsava Award conferred on 68 achievers
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Kannada Rajyotsava Award conferred on 68 achievers

November 2, 2023

Awards given at a glittering ceremony at Ravindra Kalakshetra; CM announces free water, power for Government Schools Bengaluru: The State Government conferred Kannada Rajyotsava Award on 68 eminent achievers from various districts of the State and 10 Associations, at a glittering ceremony organised at Ravindra Kalakshetra in city last evening. Speaking during the ceremony, Chief…

Government plans to launch ride-hailing app for cabs, autos
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Government plans to launch ride-hailing app for cabs, autos

October 30, 2023

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government has decided to launch its own ride-hailing app, aiming to provide a platform similar to popular services like Uber and Ola, in order to address the concerns and grievances of taxi and autorickshaw drivers. Transport Minister Ramalinga Reddy announced that the Transport Department is taking steps to develop a new mobile…

State releases third instalment of Rs. 75 crore for Airport expansion
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State releases third instalment of Rs. 75 crore for Airport expansion

September 28, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: In a significant move to accelerate the much-needed expansion and upgrade of Mysore Airport, the State Government has released Rs. 75 crore to the Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) for land acquisition and other pending tasks, announced Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha. This allocation is aimed at expediting the commencement of the project and…

State Government officially declares 195 taluks as drought-hit
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State Government officially declares 195 taluks as drought-hit

September 19, 2023

161 taluks  severely affected and 34 others moderately affected Bengaluru: A day after the Cabinet meeting, the Karnataka Government on Thursday issued an official order declaring 195 taluks in the State as drought-hit including nine taluks surrounding the capital city. The State is facing a deficient rainfall of more than 30 percent during the current                                     …

Gruha Lakshmi: Women throng banks
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Gruha Lakshmi: Women throng banks

September 5, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Sixth day on, since the launch of Gruha Lakshmi Scheme by the State Government on Aug. 30, there has been a huge rush of beneficiaries to collect the money at various banks in the city and taluk centres of district. Gruha Lakshmi Scheme, one of the five pre-poll promises announced by the Government, provides…

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