Prime Minister Narendra Modi had recently released a video for the fitness challenge given to him by cricketer Virat Kohli. Narendra Modi had also challenged Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy for which Kumaraswamy had replied that he was more concerned about the fitness of the nation and not interested in such fitness challenges and that he wants the prime minister support in this aspect.
As per report from sources Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said on Friday that he had instructed officials to release 20,000 cusecs from Kabini dam as he expressed hope there would be smooth sharing of Cauvery river water with Tamilnadu in view of prospects of a good monsoon. He said "He had instructed irrigation officials to release 20,000 cusecs from the Kabini dam.
Sources added that according to the data from Bengaluru centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) schools and colleges have been shut on Thursday and Friday in Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu, Chikkamagaluru and Udupi districts, as heavy rains continued unabated, throwing normal life out of gear," a Revenue official told reporters. As per report very heavy rainfall measuring up to 19 cm was received in certain parts of Dakshina Kannada district.
The meteorological department of India has announced that there will be heavy rainfall and wind today in coastal areas, south Karnataka, Meghalaya, and Assam. As per the notification is given by the metrological department on today's weather, this conclusion has arrived.
According to sources the counting for the Jayanagar by-election has just been completed and Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy defeated BJP's BN Prahlad with a majority of 3,775 votes in the prominent assembly constituency. Sowmya Reddy gathered 54,045 votes, while BN Prahlad could manage 50,270 votes. Meanwhile with the latest victory, Congress now has 80 MLAs in the Karnataka Assembly.
A Bangalore based Consumer court has ordered that husbands should not be making use of the ATM cards of their wives. In 2013, a lady named Vandhana's husband had made use of her ATM card and had tried withdrawing 25000 rupees from an ATM.
Due to the southwest monsoon rainfalls which are on a rampage, the Karnataka dams are fast Filling, with the Cauvery catchment areas getting heavy rains. The southwest monsoon rains are heavily impacting the state of Karnataka.
In the Karnataka State assembly, a candidate who had just passed 8th standard has been allotted education ministry in the cabinet. In the recently held Karnataka state assembly elections, none of the parties that contested gained Majority. Following this development, the Janata Dal secular joined forces with Congress to form an alliance and ultimately formed the government in Karnataka.
Bengaluru sources stated that by next monsoon, Bengalureans will be able to avoid inundated roads and streets, as an app might be ready to tell you which route to take by giving real-time information on flooded areas in the city. Accordingly a mobile app is in the making by the joint efforts of the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) and the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), which will put all the information related to street flooding at your fingertips in real
Bengaluru's Embassy Tech Village at the Outer Ring Road got a bomb threat earlier today and all the employees were evacuated and asked to assemble at a safe point. The threat call was received at the Cisco Office where thousands of employees work.
Several miscreants had ventured into a theater screening Kaala, in Bangalore, and had attacked the theater staff brutally, following which the staff has been admitted with injuries in hospital. Due to Rajinikanth's opinions on Cauvery, there were widespread opposition against Kaala movie in Karnataka by Kannada outfits, and the movie has finally released today with police protection. Despite court orders and protection given by police, several protesters had barged into theaters and had gone
The Karnataka High court has ordered the Karnataka government to provide protection to the theaters screening the Superstar Rajinikanth movie Kaala. Kaala is a Tamil movie, produced by Dhanush's Wunderbar productions, and is directed by Pa.Ranjith, and stars Superstar Rajinikanth, Huma Qureshi, Eswari Rao, Samuthirakani and Nana Pateker. This movie has Rajinikanth playing a Dharavi based Mumbai gangster.
With the relations between Tamilnadu and Karnataka always being strained and with tense situations prevailing all over, thanks to the disputes over the Cauvery water sharing. In such a scenario, actor, and president of the Makkal Needhi Maiam party, Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan had met Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy yesterday, and discussed regarding the Cauvery water issues.
According to sources within days of taking charge as the Chief Minister of Karnataka, H D Kumaraswamy has banned state government officials from carrying mobiles to his meetings. Meanwhile the state government said that this was done to enforce discipline and avoid diversions. State's Chief Secretary K. Ratna Prabha told in Bengaluru "The Chief Minister has directed to ensure that the officials do not carry mobile phones to the meetings to avoid distractions and to enforce discipline".
According to sources a bike rider surprisingly survived after brushing with death in a miraculous incident that happened near Vitla in Karnataka on Saturday. Meanwhile the narrow escape can be seen in a surveillance footage captured by a CCTV camera. Accordingly in the video, the lucky survivor is seen speeding towards a bus at a sharp turn near Vitla.
As per report about a lakh employees of 22 state run and affiliated banks in Karnataka participated in the nationwide two day strike called by bank employees' trade unions to press for wage revision and other benefits, a trade union official said on Wednesday.
According to sources from Bengaluru Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara met farmer group leaders from 30 districts and sought their suggestions on a proposal for waiving loans of farmers on Wednesday. Meanwhile Kumaraswamy did not announce the waiver of loans of farmers, he revealed that loans of all farmers would be waived and the scheme implemented in two phases in the next fifteen days.
As per latest report a Kannada film industry official said Karnataka film distributors and exhibitors have decided not to screen Rajinikanth starrer "Kaala" in theatres across the state to protest the superstar's stand on the Cauvery river water row with Tamilnadu.
According to sources from New Delhi if Narendra Modi expected Karnataka to be the icing on the cake on the eve of the completion of his four years in office, he must be disappointed. Recently the setback in the southern state is only one of the several reverses which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has suffered in the recent past. Moreover these include a series of by-election
Bengaluru sources stated that the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre has issued moderate flood alerts owing to the intermittent moderate to heavy rainfall across many parts of Bengaluru city on Friday. Meanwhile when speaking to TNM, Subha Avinash, Project Scientist (Hydrologist) at KSNDMC said that flood alerts have been issued across four zones of the city.
Bengaluru sources stated that Congress-JD(S) combine in Karnataka has won the Trust Vote easily. As per report this is a big setback to BJP as it poured cold water on the remaining hopes that it had to grab the power in Southern state. BJP somewhere still had some hope that the alliance of JD(S)-Congress would get cracks while distribution of power. Further banking on it, BJP's candidate
According to sources despite the fact that Karnataka's JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy arrived at the swearing-in ceremony as Chief Minister along with his wife Anitha, the photos that go viral on the internet shows that he's also married to heroine Kutty Radhika, with whom he has a daughter Shamika too.
Bengaluru sources reported that even as two-day CM Yeddyurappa resigned voluntarily ahead of the Floor Test and admitted that he has required numbers to form the government, BJP seems to have not given up its hopes on Karnataka. Meanwhile in a fresh, Karnataka BJP's senior MLA S Suresh Kumar has filed his nomination for the Speaker post.
Bengaluru sources reported that Karnataka’s new Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and Deputy CM G Parameshwara addressed their first press conference after taking oath on the steps of the Vidhana Soudha on Wednesday. Meanwhile JD(S) State President Kumaraswamy, who has taken oath as CM for the second time in his political career, started off by saying that in spite of what he had said before the results about how he would not join hands with either the BJP or Congress, circumstances had changed, pus
Bengaluru sources stated that a party leader said the Congress' Karnataka President G. Parameshwara would be the Deputy Chief Minister in the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S)-Congress coalition government. The Congress General Secretary K.C. Venugopal told reporters "Party President Rahul Gandhi has approved the name of Parameshwara for the Deputy Chief Minister post in the coalition government".
Bengaluru sources added that HD Kumaraswamy crowned king by his archrival Congress, like the BJP over 12 years ago, when his Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) did not get the people's mandate to make him the Karnataka's Chief Minister. Accordingly the third son of former Prime Minister and JD-S patriarch H.D Deve Gowda, Kumaraswamy, 59, became Chief Minister on Wednesday after the Congress, defeated in the May 12 Assembly polls, offered the coveted post that has eluded him on his own steam.
Accordingly the Bengaluru based Bosch Limited, a leading supplier of technology and services, posted a total revenue from operations of Rs 11,690 crores (1.55 billion euros) in the past 12 months, registering 12% increase over the same period of the previous year on a comparable basis.