Combating covid: Karnataka CM holds video conference with DCs, SPs

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June 2, 2020

Bengaluru, Jun 2: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday interacted with District Collectors (DCs) and Superintendents of Police (SPs) regarding COVID- 19 situation in the State.

In the meeting held through a video conference, he said that DCs, SPs and the District Panchayat Chief Executive Officer (CEO) be divided into taluks and ordered them to take appropriate measures to control COVID-19.

He was speaking today in a video conversation with District Collector, District Panchayat Chief Executives and Superintendents of Police in Kalaburgi, Vijayapura, Udupi, Yadagiri, Raichuru and Belagavi districts regarding measures to control the spread of COVID-19.

The Chief Minister instructed officials to monitor the investments in taluka centres. He also ordered to create a task force in the village panchayats, who will be monitoring things closely.

The Chief Minister also directed for the creation of ward-level watchdog committee in every village and city and an FIR should be registered in case of a home quarantine violation.

Home Minister Basavaraja Bommai, Revenue Minister R Ashok, Chief Secretary TM Vijayabhaskar, Development Commissioner Vandita Sharma, Police Chief Director Praveen Sood, Health Department general secretary Javed Akhtar and secretary Pankaj Kumar Pandey were also present in the meeting.

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September 23,2020

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Mangaluru, Sept 23: Former MLC Ivan DSouza has been appointed spokesperson of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee.

The appointment was made Wednesday by KPCC president D K Shivakumar, a release here said.

This is the fourth time he is being chosen for the post. Former state ministers Vinay Kumar Sorake and U T Khader were appointed as another KPCC spokesperson on Tuesday.

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September 24,2020

Bengaluru, Sep 24: The main Opposition Congress party in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly, has decided to move a No-Confidence motion against the Bharatiya Janata Party Government led by BS Yediyurappa.

Speaking to media, after chairing the Congress Legislature Party meeting here on Thursday, Opposition leader Siddramaiah informed, "A decision had been taken at the CLP to move a no-confidence motion".

Stating that, ever since the BJP had formed its government from the backdoor, had indulged in unprecedented corruption practices, and the people of the state wants it to go, he said that "The financial status of Karnataka had touched rock-bottom as all the developmental works had become standstill".

Charging that the BJP government in Karnataka is adopting anti-poor and anti-farmer policies, he said, "Chief minister had pushed the state to the pool of irrevocable debt trap".

"The state government had raised over one lakh loan ever since it came to power," he said.

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September 24,2020

Shivamogga, Sept 24: Three members of a family were killed on the spot after a car, in which they were travelling, dashed against an electric pole and came in contact with live wire on Thursday.

Police said the deceased were identified as Lohit (34), Kalavathi (60), and Shankar (8).

The victims were returning after a pilgrimage to Dharmasthala, when the mishap took place.

Police have registered a case and are investigating.

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