Karnataka

Bengaluru, Oct 22: The maiden trial run of the first electric bus of the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation began in the city on Thursday.

Mysuru, Oct 22: Karnataka Minister for Medical Education, Health and Family Welfare Dr K Sudhakar claimed that Covid-19 cases and the death rate have declined in the State.

Mysuru, Oct 22: Due to increasing inflow of tourists for the 10-day Dasara Festival in the city, Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), in an effort to control the spread of deadly COVID-19 virus, has formed mobile teams to conduct COVID-19 tests free of cost.

Bengaluru, Oct 22: Notwithstanding party leaders’ diktat, senior Karnataka BJP leader, Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, continued to fire salvos targeting Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa through his fan pages in Facebook on Wednesday.

Ballari, Oct 21: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Wednesday conducted an aerial survey of flood-affected areas in four districts of the state and said additional funds would be released after holding discussions with officials. "Already funds have been allotted to the flood-affected districts and more will be released after holding a meeting with the officials," the Chief Minister said

Badami, Oct 21: A section of ruling BJP leaders in Karnataka are trying to dislodge Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and Congress will not make efforts to topple the government, Leader of the Opposition in Legislative Assembly Siddaramaiah said on Wednesday.

Bengaluru, Oct 21: Senior BJP Leader and former Karnataka Minister K S Eshwarappa on Wednesday urged party State President Nalin Kumar Kateel to suspend Yatnal without giving notice seeking explanation for his statement that Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa will not continue in his post for a long time as the party Central leaders have decided to remove him very soon.

Bengaluru, Oct 21: The continuing thundershowers left many roads waterlogged through Tuesday night, even as the weather bureau predicted that the rains would pound the city until Friday.

Bengaluru, Oct 21: The Karnataka government on Wednesday increased the compensation amount paid to the rain/flood affected people.

Ballari, Oct 21: At least nine people including four women were killed and many suffered injuries in lightning strikes as thunderstorm lashed parts of north Karnataka yesterday.