Art neglected as business deals pile up

The National Gallery of Modern Art’s (NGMA) collaborative Karnataka exhibition with Chitrakala Parishath and the Department of Archeology, Museums and Heritage for the Global Investors Meet goes neglected as no delegate shows up. No foreign delegate or investor at the Global Investors Meet (GIM) showed up to the Invest Karnataka Team collaborative exhibition with the […]

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Jumbo electrocution continues in Karnataka

The official website of the Karnataka Forest Department shows that 15 elephants have been electrocuted over the past two years in the State. Karnataka witnessed over 100 deaths of elephants between 2021 and 2022, out of which 22 of them died of unnatural causes like electrocution, accidents, gunshots, and snaring. Electrocution alone claimed the lives […]

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No wildlife surveys by State

Karnataka has over 31 critically endangered species. However, the Forest Department has done no endangered species’ surveys yet, and only has decadal surveys for overall flora and fauna. Karnataka Forest Department does not conduct any surveys regarding endangered wildlife in the state, as there is no law mandating it. Experts explain that biodiversity is not […]

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Bus Shortage: Double the number of BMTC buses needed

Insufficient number of buses in the city adds to the woes of the daily commuters. The city has only one bus for over 1900 people. Bengaluru does not have enough buses to accommodate its daily commuters. The number of buses in the city is insufficient and is causing problems for its commuters. The Bengaluru Metropolitan […]

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BBMP waits for notice after SC verdict on MP Local Body election

The Karnataka State Election Commission held an internal meeting regarding the civic body elections and a notice will be issued soon. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike waits for a notice from the State Election Commission to hold the much-awaited BBMP election after the SC verdict. “We haven’t received any notice from the Karnataka State Election […]

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NREGA to boost Karnataka’s sports’ infrastructure

Every gram panchayat would have a stadium in the near future, says the state government. The Karnataka government will use Rs. 504 crore from the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act fund with the sports department to create 6,000 odd sports facilities in each gram panchayat. The Karnataka Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports introduced an initiative to boost […]

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Govt. orders sugar factory owners to clear farmer’s dues

Ministry of Textiles and Sugarcane said that payments of Rs. 2,500 crores are due.  The Karnataka Ministry of Textiles and Sugarcane ordered state sugar factories to pay the sugarcane farmers within 15 days on Wednesday. The sugar factories have promised to make 100 percent of pending payments to farmers within 15 days. Shankar Patil Munenakoppa, […]

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Congress calls for judicial enquiry against Ashwath Narayan

Basavaraj Rayareddy has accused Ashwath Narayan of corruption in connection to the laptop scam.  Basavaraj Rayareddy, the Vice President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC), called for a judicial or Lokayukta enquiry against CN Ashwath Narayan, the Minister of Higher Education of Karnataka, with respect to the laptop scam. “When I was the minister, we […]

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