Monsoon worries: Karnataka govt to take up cloud seeding

Cloud seeding used to be done by August earlier and by the time the monsoon would have almost ended, but the government has decided to go for the process at the onset of the monsoon this time around. Continue Reading

BJP in Karnataka slams Congress-JD(S) on drought

Former chief minister of Karnataka and State BJP President B S Yeddyurappa slammed the Congress-JD(S) party leaders by saying that the State was reeling under sever drought conditions. While 2,157 villages are facing shortage of water and were migrating, they were enjoying at resorts. His remarks drew contempt from Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy. Continue Reading

Lingayat row: Patil’s letter to Sonia is fake, claims Congress

Even as campaigning for the coming Lok Sabha elections came to and end yesterday, a political row erupted over the separate religious tag for the Lingayats in Karnataka.  Continue Reading

Audio clip row: Karnataka Speaker compares himself to a rape victim

Pointing to repeated reference to charges against him over the controversial audio tapes, Karnataka assembly speaker Ramesh Kumar on Tuesday said, his “situation was like that of a rape victim, as they too are supposedly questioned about the incident repeatedly.”  Continue Reading