Operation Lotus still on, Cong MLA offered gift: H D Kumaraswamy

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Friday claimed BJP was continuing its Operation Lotus to topple the JDS-Congress government and tried to lure a Congress legislator with ‘gift’, a charge rejected by the opposition party. Accusing BJP and its state president B S Yeddyurappa of being behind the offer allegedly made Thursday night, he said the MLA informed him that he had rejected the gift. Continue Reading

Mobile planetarium helps ignite love for astronomy among schoolchildren

There are about six vans totally that have benefited over three lakh students across 25 districts in Karnataka. Dinesh also expresses his goals to reach more students in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Kannadigas, Tamils are not enemies: H D Kumaraswamy

“Kannadigas and Tamils are not enemies. We are brothers and sisters,” said Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy in Tirupati today calling for talks between both the State governments to sort out the Mekedatu issue. Continue Reading

We are committed to constructing Mekedatu dam: K’Taka Minister

Talking to reporters at the airport, before leaving for Bengaluru, K Shivakumar said Karnataka was determined and committed in constructing the dam at Mekedatu to store 57 tmc ft of water. Continue Reading

Cauvery row: TN files plea in SC saying CWMA chief is partial

At present, Masood Hussain is the interim chairman of the CWMA – the statutory body that exercises power to monitor the storage, apportionment and regulation and control of Cauvery waters. Continue Reading

Mekedatu dam issue: DMK calls for all-party meet Thursday

Catapulting the issue of the clearance given by the Central Ministry of Environment and Forests for Karnataka to make a detailed project report to build a balancing reservoir across the Cauvery at Mekedatu, the DMK today said an all-party meeting will be convened tomorrow at 10 am at party headquarters Anna Arivalayam. Continue Reading

3-day State mourning for Ananth Kumar death in Karnataka

The Karnataka government has declared a three- day State mourning till November 14 as a mark of respect to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, who died in the early hours of Monday. Continue Reading