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Government Indecisions & Payments
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Government Indecisions & Payments

May 25, 2024

This morning, ‘The Hindu’ newspaper reported that the Government owes the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel in Mysuru Rs. 80 lakh in pending bills. The confusion is: Which Government will foot the bill — the Centre or the State? We are sure the hotel will get its money eventually, but when? It’s already been one year….

Govt. to announce reservation matrix for ZP, TP elections soon
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Govt. to announce reservation matrix for ZP, TP elections soon

May 24, 2024

Bengaluru: With the Zilla Panchayat (ZP) and Taluk Panchayat (TP)  polls long overdue, the State Government has come forward to formulate reservation matrix based on Bhaktavatsala and Kantharaj Backward Classes Commission Reports. The decision to declare the reservation matrix based on Bhaktavatsala and Kantharaj Commission Reports was taken at a dinner meeting hosted by Deputy…

Bangalore Palace land acquisition for road widening: Mysore Royal Family to get Rs. 1,400 cr. in TDR
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Bangalore Palace land acquisition for road widening: Mysore Royal Family to get Rs. 1,400 cr. in TDR

April 19, 2024

Transferable Development Rights (TDR) notification to be issued by May 17 Bengaluru: In a major policy decision, the State Government has approved granting of Transferable Development Rights (TDR) amounting to Rs. 1,400 crore to the erstwhile Mysore Royal Family for acquiring vacant land on both sides of Palace Grounds in the heart of Bengaluru. The…

Shops abide by 60% Kannada signboard rule
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Shops abide by 60% Kannada signboard rule

March 5, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Following the extension of deadline by the State Government to use 60 percent Kannada signage in the name board of business establishments till Mar. 13, the shopkeepers in the city have begun complying with the order. Workers were seen effecting the changes in compliance with the order, by redoing the name board of a…

HSRP deadline Feb. 17: Six days to go but issues persist
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HSRP deadline Feb. 17: Six days to go but issues persist

February 11, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: With just 6 days remaining until the deadline for affixing High-Security Registration Plates (HSRP), only 10 lakh vehicles in Karnataka have adhered to the regulation out of a total of 2 crore vehicles registered before April 1, 2019. Many vehicle owners remain unaware of the requirement to obtain HSRP before Feb. 17. In August…

33 Dy.SPs, 132 Police Inspectors transferred
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33 Dy.SPs, 132 Police Inspectors transferred

January 31, 2024

Bengaluru: The State Government yesterday issued orders transferring 33 Dy.SPs and 132 Police Inspectors. Among the officers who were transferred include G.S. Raghu from State Intelligence to KR Sub-Division in Mysuru, A.R. Sumith to Nanjangud Sub-Division and V. Govindaraju, who was serving in Nanjangud, has been transferred to Bengaluru CCB. Anusha Rani, serving in CID,…

‘Mojini’ software modified, land record prices slashed
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‘Mojini’ software modified, land record prices slashed

January 6, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: The State Government has taken proactive steps to streamline the digitisation process of land records, addressing various technical challenges. As a further benefit to landowners, the Government has reduced the application fees and continued the sketch fee as part of the ‘Swawalambi’ scheme. To enhance the ‘Mojini online’ services and alleviate the concerns of…

State to unveil new tourism policy by January 2024: Tourism Minister
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State to unveil new tourism policy by January 2024: Tourism Minister

December 11, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Karnataka Tourism Minister H.K. Patil has announced that the State Government is set to unveil a new tourism policy by the end of January 2024 with the aim of revitalising tourism in Karnataka. The policy is being designed to ensure the provision of basic infrastructure at all tourist spots, fostering both public and private…

Govt. annuls MUDA’s decision on 50:50 ratio site allotment
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Govt. annuls MUDA’s decision on 50:50 ratio site allotment

November 8, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: In a setback, the State Government has revoked the Mysuru Urban Development Authority’s (MUDA) decision to allocate sites on a 50:50 ratio. This decision by MUDA was made during a meeting held on Sept. 14, 2020, where it was resolved to allot sites in a 50:50 ratio for cases involving the use of land…

Construct resort, windmill alongside forest boundary
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Construct resort, windmill alongside forest boundary

October 16, 2023

State Government eases curbs on boundaries along Western Ghats, Reserve Forests Bengaluru: The State Government has relaxed restrictions on construction activities within 1-km radius of forest boundaries in the Western Ghats, including Reserve Forests. This decision marks a significant change in the regulations governing the construction of houses, buildings, resorts and other developments in proximity…

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