Bengaluru, Dec 5: Pro-Kannada organisations had called for Karnataka bandh over the state government's decision to form Maratha Development Corporation, but the bandh has so far received a mixed response.

Bengaluru, Dec 5: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Dr CN Ashwathnarayan has said that the state government is in process of bringing bills against "love jihad" and cow slaughter.

Bengaluru, Dec 5: Lauding the Union government's efforts to get the Covid vaccine rolled out early, former Prime Minister and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda on Friday said the vaccine should be given for free to the poor and at affordable rates to the majority of the people.

Bengaluru, Dec 5: Defending Karnataka government's decision of allocating Rs 50 crore as initial grant for the Maratha Development Board formation in the state, Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwathnarayan on Friday said that whoever has lived in Karnataka for 10 years is a Kannadiga.

Bengaluru, Dec 5: New cases at 1,247 outnumbered 877 recoveries on a day across Karnataka, taking its Covid tally to a whopping 8,90,360, including 25,046 active cases till Thursday, said the state health bulletin on Friday.

Bengaluru, Dec 5: More than a hundred history-sheeters were detained in the wake of a Karnataka bandh called by pro-Kannada organisations on Saturday, according to the DCP (West), Bengaluru.

New Delhi, Dec 4: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice on a plea moved by Kannada film actress Ragini Dwivedi seeking bail in the Sandalwood drugs case. The actress has highlighted that she has been in jail for 90 days without any authentic proof or recovery from her.

Bengaluru, Dec 4: There is no need to call a bandh as it gives people an opportunity to cause inconveniences to others, said Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday.

A soldier from Nerli village in Hukkeri taluk was martyred in an exchange of fire with militants at Srinagar on Wednesday night.

Kodagu, Dec 4: I had said that whoever commits suicide is a coward, never said farmers are cowards, they are the nation's backbone, clarified Karnataka Agriculture Minister, BC Patil on Thursday.