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Karnataka Pradesh Congress Directed To Furnish Permission Taken For Padayatra Before High Court

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Congress' march from Mekedatu to Bengaluru is scheduled to pass through Kanakapura, Ramanagara and Bidadi, before culminating at Basavanagudi in Bengaluru on January 19. It will be covering about 15 of the 224 Assembly constituencies in the state.

Congress's Mekedatu Padayatra Enters Second Day While Senior Leaders Get Booked By Police

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

FIRs have been registered against nearly 30 Congress leaders and others, official sources said.

Cong's Mekedatu Padayatra: Action As Per Law For COVID Rules Violation, Says K'taka CM

Hitting out at the Congress for the padayatra, the Chief Minister accused it of not putting any efforts to take the Mekedatu project forward while in power as it lacked commitment.

K'taka Govt Likely To Announce More COVID Containment Measures This Week

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Karnataka has been witnessing a surge in COVID cases over the last five days, with daily figures crossing the 1,000 mark. This even as 10 more cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus were detected in Karnataka on Sunday, taking the state's tally to 76.

2021: Yediyurappa's Exit As CM, Heart-Wrenching Covid Scenes Get Etched In Karnataka's Landscape

Change of guard that saw BJP’s seasoned oarsman in south of India, B S Yediyurappa, finally relenting and making way for Basavaraj Bommai as the Chief Minister and scenes of ambulances with dead bodies of covid-19 victims waiting in front of crematoriums during the second wave of the pandemic.

27 December, 2021

Speculations About "Changes" Is Media Creation; BJP Will Face 2023 Polls United: Karnataka CM

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Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said there is coordination between the BJP and the government in Karnataka, and the party will face 2023 assembly polls united with its good work, as he termed speculations about "changes" as media creation.

20 December, 2021

Religious Conversion Is Silent Invasion, Shouldn't Be Allowed: Karnataka CM Bommai

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Seers of various Maths under the banner of VHP and Bajrang Dal organised the event urging the Chief Minister to bring the anti-conversion Bill he had been talking about.

02 December, 2021

CM Bommai Urges Centre To Abstain From Implementing Cauvery-Vaigai-Gundar Project Before Karnataka's Mekedatu Is Cleared

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The Supreme Court had on November 16 issued notices to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry seeking replies in six weeks in connection with the proposed Cauvery-Vaigai-Gundar link project.

02 December, 2021

K’taka CM Discusses Omicron Variant With Mandaviya; Calls For Booster Dose To Health Workers

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Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraja S Bommai on Thursday called on Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and discussed about the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron', on the day it was announced that two cases of the variant have been detected in the southern state.

01 December, 2021

Karnataka Chief Minister To Discuss Administration Of Booster Dose Of COVID Vaccine With Union Health Minister

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Speaking to reporters, he said he will get to know from the Union Minister the scientific developments on administering the booster dose and the Centre's take or recommendation in this connection.

30 November, 2021

Mandatory RT-PCR Test For Int'l Travellers Arriving In Karnataka

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Amid growing concerns over Omicron, the new variant of coronavirus, the Karnataka government on Tuesday said international travellers arriving in the state will have to mandatorily undergo RT-PCR test and be in seven days home quarantine.

27 November, 2021

Karnataka CM Bommai Hints Action Over Covid-19 Spike

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Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has hinted at putting in place precautionary measures amid threat of new Covid-19 variant ‘Omicron’.

27 November, 2021

Covid-19 Infections At Dharwad Medical College Rise To 281

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With the number of COVID-19 infections at Dharwad's Medical College reaching 281 and new clusters emerging in Bengaluru amid the threats of new variant 'Omicron', Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday hinted at putting in place certain precautionary measures to control the spread of virus.

26 November, 2021

K'taka CM: Projects Rendered During The Congress Tenure Will Be Part Of Inquiry

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Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said that projects tendered during the Congress' tenure will be included in the inquiry he has ordered into the charges of corruption levelled by the state contractors association, as he termed the grand old party's demand for President's rule in the state as "ridiculous".

24 November, 2021

Karnataka Chief Minister Bommai Announces Compensation For Those Affected By The Rains

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Continuous rains in the past three days have filled the Yelahanka lake, which is overflowing. The flood waters inundated the houses in the surrounding areas, including the Kendriya Vihar Apartment complex, which the CM visited on Tuesday.

22 November, 2021

Rs500 Crore For Repair Of Roads And Bridges Damaged Due To Rains: K'taka CM

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Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said Rs 500 crore will be released for repair of roads and bridges that have been damaged due to incessant rains and floods in different parts of the state and instructions have been issued for immediate disbursal of compensation for those whose houses have been damaged.

04 November, 2021

After Centre’s Excise Duty Cut, Karnataka Announces Reduction In Fuel Prices

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The state’s Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, announced that the petrol will now cost Rs 95.90 per litre and diesel Rs 81.5 per litre in Karnataka.

17 October, 2021

Here Is The List Of The Top 14 Events Of The Day

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From EAM Jaishankar's official visit to Israel to observing International Day for Eradication of Poverty globally, here comes a consolidated list of all important events to take place on October 17,2021

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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