Infosys Foundation to help build 300-bed hospital complex in Karnataka

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy yesterday laid a foundation stone for an Infosys Foundation project at Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Science and Research. Infosys Foundation chairperson Sudha Murthy, tourism minister S R Mahesh and the director of Jayadeva Hospital, Dr C N Manjunath were present on the occasion. Continue Reading

IAF helps contain fire in Bandipur, Over 10,000 acres devoured

The forest fire that had been raging since last week in the Bandipur Tiger reserve was at last doused with the help of Indian Air Force helicopters yesterday. The forest department has started a probe to find what caused the fire, extent of damage and measures to breathe life into the affected areas. Continue Reading

Kumaraswamy is every one’s punching bag: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday slammed the JDS-Congress coalition government in Karnataka and said there was not even a single day when the country doesn’t see the drama of the Kumaraswamy government. Continue Reading

BJP trying to topple my govt: Kumaraswamy

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today released two audio clips purportedly of BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa trying to lure JD(S) MLA Nagan Gouda, claiming the party was trying to topple his government and it was being done with the knowledge of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Continue Reading

Karnataka women demand liquor ban, march to Bengaluru

Demanding a blanket ban on the sale and consumption of liquor in Karnataka, hundreds of women under the banner of ‘Madya Nishedha Andolana’ led by theatre artist Prasanna began walking from Raichur on 19 January for over 400 kms and reached Bengaluru on Wednesday. Continue Reading

JDS shouldn’t be treated as third grade citizen by Congress: HDK

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today said that Congress should not be treat JD(S) as a third grade citizen and must adopt give and take policy in order to put up a united fight against BJP. Continue Reading

Monkey fever outbreak reported in Karnataka district

An outbreak of Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), also known as monkey fever, has been reported in some villages of Shivamogga district following which authorities have taken measures, including vaccination, to combat it, an health official said Thursday. Continue Reading

Siddaramaiah hits out at Modi on loan waiver scheme

Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for criticising the state government’s farm loan waiver scheme and called him “anti-farmer.” Continue Reading