"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.
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.
The 10 day monsoon session is the first assembly session of Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai’s government.
Following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the students studying in Karnataka grew desperate, fearing for the safety of their relatives back home.
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.
The rumours of BSY's exit surfaced following a meeting of the CM with Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier last week.
The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa with senior ministers and officials at his residence here.
Siddaramaiah on Thursday urged the Governor to intervene and recommend President's rule.
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.
A mix of old guards and new entrants from Congress and JDS are making it to the 17-month-old cabinet.
'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.
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.
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.
Local media reports had speculated a possible change in Chief Ministership, citing B.S. Yediyurappa’s age.
A look back at the important events of 2019 as the year comes to an end and marks the beginning of a new decade.
The BJP cruised to a comfortable majority after winning 12 of the 15 seats where the bypolls were held.
Karnataka has been the BJP’s "gateway to the south," but it has also presented the party with paradoxes.
The Congress, which had won 12 of those 15 seats in the previous election, suffered a huge blow as it bagged only two seats -- Hunsur and Shivajinagar.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a press conference at party office in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
Police escort activist Sudha Bharadwaj towards a van as she leaves the jail to appear in a special NIA court, ahead of her release on bail, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases party's women manifesto for 2022 UP elections, at party office in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
A farmer at the Ghazipur border uses a 'hookah' as he waits for farmers' committee's decision on their future course of action, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Vijay Verma
Farmers listen to a speaker during their protest at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.