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Karnataka impose complete lockdown from May 10 to May 24. Intrastate travel prohibited.

In view of rising cases of coronavirus across the state, the Karnataka government led by BS Yediurappa on Friday (May 7) announced a complete 14-day long statewide lockdown. Announcing the decision, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said that all hotels, pubs and bars will remain closed across the state.  Eateries, meat shops…

Karnataka Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi caught in sex tape scandal quits

Karnataka Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi, who was caught in a sex tape scandal, resigned on Wednesday. According to reports, Jarkiholi has sent his resignation to Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa. “The allegations against me are far from the truth, it has to be investigated at the earliest. Though I’m confident about…

PM approves State Government to impose short and local lockdown to combat Covid 19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked the states to evaluate efficacy of short and local lockdowns in combating the covid-19 pandemic. He was chairing a high-level virtual meeting with the chief ministers and health ministers of seven States/UTs to review the status and preparedness of virus response and management. “A…

Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu among top 5 states with highest number of COVID-19 deaths in India

As the number of COVID-19 deaths continues to increase in India, five states including Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu have accounted for 69 percent of the total deaths in the country. The death toll on Saturday (September 12) was at 77472 as per the Ministry of Health data. The top five states include: Maharashtra, Tamil…

Stringent action initiated against Bengaluru violence culprits under UAPA Act: Karnataka CM Yediyurappa

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday (August 17) chaired a meeting with Home minister Basavaraj Bommai and senior state government officials. The state government has decided to assess the damages caused to public and private property in the incidents of violence in KG Halli and DG Halli and recover the…

5 led the mob which called for ‘hacking cops to death’ during Bengaluru violence, says FIR

Bengaluru Police has named five people in the FIR for leading a mob of around 800 people who went on rampage in Bengaluru’s Pulakeshi Nagar on Tuesday night and vandalized two police stations and the residence of Congress MLA Akhand Srinivas Murthy whose nephew allegedly shared an insulting Facebook post against…

3 dead after violent clashes erupt in Bengaluru, Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa assures strict action against accused

Three people died in police firing after violence erupted in Bengaluru on Tuesday (August 11) over an alleged derogatory social media post by a Congress leader’s relative. The police opened fire after angry mobs attacked the house of Pulakeshinagar MLA Akhanda Srinivas Murthy and went berserk in DJ Halli and KG…