Saturday, April 20, 2024

Topic: Karnataka

Karnataka moves Supreme Court against Union govt for denying drought relief funds

The Karnataka government on Saturday has filed a writ petition against the Union government in the Supreme Court for denying funds to the State for drought relief under the Disaster Management Act, 2005 and the Manual for Drought Management.

EC orders immediate action against BJP leader for model code violation

The Election Commission has asked the Karnataka chief electoral officer to take immediate action against Union minister and BJP leader  Shobha Karandlaje for violating the election code of conduct.

Karnataka: Congress government scraps ‘fixed quota’ provision of religious minority institutions

The Congress government in Karnataka has decided to remove the fixed quota for students from minority communities in their respective educational institutions established for the welfare of religious minorities.

Former Karnataka CM, senior BJP leader B S Yediyurappa booked under POCSO for sexually harassing minor girl

Senior BJP leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, 81, was booked by the Sadashivanagar police late on Thursday night under a section of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO) based on a complaint by the mother of a 17-year-old of sexual assault.

“BJP needs 400 seats to change constitution,” says six-time BJP MP; party distances itself following outrage

Six-time BJP MP and former Union minister Ananth Kumar Hegde said at a party rally in Siddapur in Uttara Kannada district that the BJP would need a majority of 400 seats in the Parliament to “change” the Constitution.

Karnataka: Savitribai Phule, Periyar, and revolutionary regional writers to be reintroduced in textbooks

The chapters pertaining to the works and contributions of progressive writers and social reformers, who were earlier removed from the Karnataka state board textbooks...