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Karnataka Government

Karnataka Govt Prohibits Inter, Intra District Movement Of Vehicles And Persons For Taking Part In Cong Padayatra

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Directing, Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, all Police Commissioners of the State, for the strict implementation of the order, Chief Secretary P Ravi Kumar said the Transport Commissioner has also been asked to take adequate measures to implement it and aid the District administrations.

K'taka Govt Orders Extension Of Stringent Measures To Contain COVID Spread

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

In his order, the state Chief Secretary P Ravi Kumar said the containment measures will remain in force up to 5 AM on January 31 for strict implementation by Chief Commissioner BBMP, Police Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, and other Heads of Departments and Authorities.

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

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.

K'taka govt to implement 'e-RUPI' for cashless education scholarship fee payment

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

e-RUPI will be used to ensure a leak-proof delivery of education fees of eligible students by paying digitally to the college or institute by the Karnataka government.

Omicron: Karnataka Asks Districts To Step Up Surveillance

T K Anil Kumar said the primary and secondary contacts should be identified within 24 hours of reporting of COVID positive case.

06 December, 2021

Nashik Literary Meet Concludes; Pawar Urges People To Take Marathi Literature To Next Generation

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"Marathi language is the pride of Marathi people. Litterateurs should make efforts to get Marathi its glory and politicians should provide necessary co-operation," Pawar said.

25 October, 2021

Karnataka Outlaws Demolition Of Existing Religious Structures In Public Places

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Karnataka Religious Structures (Protection) Act also bars the construction of any religious structures in public places by the government or local authority without proper permission in the future.

12 September, 2021

Basavaraj Bommai’s First Assembly Session To Begin Tomorrow

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The 10 day monsoon session is the first assembly session of Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai’s government.

18 August, 2021

Govt Promises All Kinds Of Help To The Afghan Students Studying In The State: K'taka Home Minister

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Following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the students studying in Karnataka grew desperate, fearing for the safety of their relatives back home.

04 August, 2021

Karnataka Cabinet Expansion: In Bommai Ministry, No Deputy CMs

Outlook Web Bureau

The list of 29 ministers in Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai's cabinet had the stamp of approval from Delhi, given that the CM had been camping in the national capital for the past two days.

22 July, 2021

BSY Exit? Yediyurappa Waiting For Message From BJP On Future as Karnataka CM

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The rumours of BSY's exit surfaced following a meeting of the CM with Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier last week.


18 July, 2021

Karnataka Eases Covid Restrictions, Allows Opening Of Cinema Halls, Colleges

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The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa with senior ministers and officials at his residence here.

01 April, 2021

Siddaramaiah Urges Governor To Sack CM Yediyurappa, Says Allegations Serious

Outlook Web Bureau

Siddaramaiah on Thursday urged the Governor to intervene and recommend President's rule.

03 March, 2021

Karnataka: Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi Resigns 'On Moral Ground' Over Alleged Sex Tape

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Purported video clips of Jarkiholi were widely circulated and aired on Kannada news channels on Tuesday the showed the former Karnataka cabinet minister getting intimate with an unidentified woman.

13 January, 2021

Karnataka: 7 Ministers Take Oath As CM Yediyurappa Expands Cabinet

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A mix of old guards and new entrants from Congress and JDS are making it to the 17-month-old cabinet.

12 January, 2021

Karnataka Cabinet Rejig Likely To Take Place Tomorrow, Names By Today

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'The names you are speculating on TV channels are far from the truth, unnecessarily don't take names, I will release the list by evening,' Karnataka CM Yediyurappa said.

07 October, 2020

Karnataka Govt Slashes 'Hefty Fine' From 1000 To 250 For Not Wearing Masks


The government had come under sharp criticism from various quarters not only for the exorbitant penalty amount but also policemen reportedly going on a fine collection spree at public places.


27 September, 2020

Yediyurappa Brushes Aside State-Wide Bandh, Says 'My Govt Is Pro-Farmers'


Assuring that the people can carry on with their day-to-day activities normally without any fear, the state government warned against any move to forcefully enforce the bandh.

Photo Gallery

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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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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