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Karnataka Outlaws Demolition Of Existing Religious Structures In Public Places

Oct 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Earthquake Of 2.5 Magnitude Hits Karnataka's Vijayapura District

Oct 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The earthquake occurred at 13:47:06 IST, epicentred at 2.5 km NE of Masuti gram panchayat in Basavana Bagewadi taluk of Vijayapura, it said in a statement.

Karnataka Cabinet Expansion: Basavaraj Bommai To Allocate Portfolios To 29 New Ministers Today

A week after taking over as the Chief Minister of Karnataka, Bommai on Wednesday had expanded his new cabinet, by inducting 29 Ministers.

Karnataka Cabinet Expansion: In Bommai Ministry, No Deputy CMs

Aug 04, 2021 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.

Research Scholar Finds 1509 AD Stone Inscription At Karnataka's Temple

The date mentioned on the inscription is Tuesday, Jyeshta month of the Hindu calendar of Shalivahana Shaka 1434.

26 July, 2021

BS Yediyurappa Announces Resignation As Karnataka CM After Weeks Of Speculation, But Who Next?

Outlook Web Bureau

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday confirmed his resignation even as he marked two years of his government amid rumours of a possible exit.

26 July, 2021

Yediyurappa To Remain Karnataka CM Or Not? Suspense Over BSY's Exit Continues

Outlook Web Desk

After dropping several hints about his probable exit last evening, Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa said on Sunday that he had not received any word from the party high command yet.

24 July, 2021

Karnataka CM Instructs Ministers To Continue Monitoring Rain-Hit Districts

Outlook Web Desk

According to the information from the State Disaster Management Authority, till last evening, 131 villages in 18 taluks of the state have been affected by rains and floods, and 16,213 people have been affected and three people have died, while two were missing.

22 July, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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

17 July, 2021

Karnataka: Girl Student Barred From Exam For Not Paying Fees, Minister Promises Help

Outlook Web Desk

In an email to minister Suresh Kumar recently, the girl stated that she was denied entry to the school as she did not pay the hostel fees.

16 July, 2021

PM Urges States With Rising Covid Cases To Take Measures To Prevent Third Wave

Outlook Web Desk

Rise in Covid cases in Maharashtra and Kerala is a matter of grave concern for the country, PM Modi said.


07 July, 2021

Thaawarchand Gehlot, The Karnataka Governor-Designate Resigns As RS Member

Outlook Web Desk

The Vice President's Secretariat said in a tweet that Gehlot called on Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, who is also Chairman of the upper house, to submit his resignation.

07 July, 2021

Water Wars: Tamil Nadu, Karnataka Set For Another Battle Over Cauvery

G.C. Shekhar

BS Yediyurappa’s sudden interest in raking up the Mekedatu Dam is viewed more as a diversionary tactic when his leadership is being challenged in the state BJP.

06 July, 2021

Union Minister Thawarchand Gehlot Appointed As Karnataka Governor

Outlook Web Desk

In a major reshuffle, Thawarchand Gehlot has been designated as governor of Karnataka while Bandaru Dattatreya has been appointed as the new governor of Haryana.

04 July, 2021

DK Shivakumar's Full Page Ad Causes Speculation Over CM Face Ahead Of 2023 Polls

Outlook Web Desk

Many have interpreted the ad as self-promotion of a person over party ahead of 2023 Assembly elections in Karnataka.

02 July, 2021

Misusing CM's Son's Name: Karnataka Minister Sriramulu Distances Himself From Close Aide

Outlook Web Desk

"Raju (Rajanna) is known to me but he is not my personal assistant. I will speak to the Chief Minister and Vijayendra," Sriramulu told reporters here.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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