Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

Karnataka Assembly


Amid opposition from ruling BJP MLAs, Karnataka govt withdraws six private university Bills

December 30, 2022 8:56 am

Higher Education Minister C N Ashwath Narayan had tabled the Bill to introduce the G M University, The Sapthagiri NPS University, Rajya Vokkaligara Sangha University, The T John University, The Kishkinda University and The Acharya University.

Karnataka Assembly passes Bill to raise SC, ST quotas; govt ‘will seek 9th schedule protection’

December 27, 2022 7:26 am

As Opposition JD(S) and Congress MLAs call for similar quotas in the private sector, Law Minister J C Madhuswamy says he will look into the matter and bring it to the chief minister’s notice.

Amid ‘loyalists’ vs ‘outsiders’ debate, BJP backs Horatti for Legislative Council chairman post

December 20, 2022 8:43 am

Veteran politician Basavaraj Horatti who resigned from the Janata Dal (Secular) last year to join the BJP has been chosen by the saffron party for its Legislative Council chairman post.

Bengaluru News Highlights: Basavaraj Horatti elected as Karnataka Legislative Council's chairman; situation peaceful in Belagavi

December 22, 2022 8:38 am

Bengaluru News Highlights: Karnataka Assembly witnessed noisy scenes and adjournments as Congress protested over a remark by BJP minister.

Karnataka Assembly passes Bill to restrict quota to 50% in BBMP polls

September 21, 2022 5:51 am

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (Amendment) Bill 2022 is intended to facilitate reservation of 33 per cent of seats in the BBMP for OBCs while not exceeding the outer limit of 50 per cent total reservation prescribed by the Supreme Court.

2 ICU patients die allegedly due to power-cut; deaths rock Assembly

September 15, 2022 5:45 pm

In the Assembly, the opposition Congress claimed that actually three people died due to alleged negligence on the part of the government and demanded that the Health Minister K Sudhakar resign.

Corruption charges, rain havoc, Bengaluru's infra likely to make Karnataka Assembly session stormy

September 12, 2022 7:08 am

While the opposition may target the government, accusing it of failing in maintaining law and order and instead supporting communal elements, the ruling BJP is likely to counter it by alleging the opposition of indulging in appeasement politics.

Karnataka Assembly’s Monsoon session to begin on September 12

August 27, 2022 6:59 am

After the cabinet meeting, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister J C Madhuswamy said that the session will be held in the Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

5 Questions: Umesh G Jadhav, BJP MP from Karnataka’s Gulbarga constituency

April 01, 2022 2:38 am

'I raised the issue of the suicide of a gynaecologist in Rajasthan after a case was registered against her. The issue has been mishandled. Yesterday (Wednesday) was Doctor’s Day and I thought this issue must be highlighted on behalf of doctors.'

Karnataka budget: CM Bommai gifts hospital, training centre and bus depot to his constituency

March 04, 2022 8:13 pm

Several projects such as cold storage units, a textile plant and an Ayurveda college have been announced in the budget for his home district.