Karnataka: Parameshwara divested of Home portfolio; Patil gets key dept

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Friday divested Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara of the key Home Department and gave it to M B Patil as he allotted portfolios for new ministers from the Congress, seven days after their induction into the cabinet. Continue Reading

Congress is facing discontent over ministry rejig in Karnataka

Disgruntlement within the Congress triggered by the H D Kumaraswamy ministry rejig in Karnataka continued to simmer Monday with miffed ministerial aspirants pouring out their anger publicly. Continue Reading

Mekedatu dam will help TN farmers, says Karnataka CM

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Friday said the proposed Mekedatu dam across Cauvery would benefit farmers of Tamilnadu as excess water can be stored during monsoon season for release whenever required by the lower riparian state. Continue Reading

9 die, 75 others ill after consuming temple prasad in Karnataka

At least nine people, including a girl and a woman died, while 75 others took ill Friday after consuming ‘prasad’ at a temple at Sulavadi village in Chamarajnagar district, health department officials said. Continue Reading

Incredible disillusionment against Modi, says Tharoor

Congress leader Sashi Tharoor Friday claimed that there was ‘definitely’ a perception of regime change at the Centre in view of what he called “incredible disillusionment’ against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not delivering on his promises. Continue Reading

HIV infected woman drowns self in Karnataka, villagers drain lake

A village in Hubballi district of Karnataka is emptying a lake after a woman reportedly infected with the Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) allegedly committed suicide by jumping into it last week, according to authorities. Continue Reading