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Karnataka govt to erect a 118 km fence along forest boundaries to avoid man-elephant conflict

The state Cabinet meeting held on Thursday approved the project and sanctioned Rs 100 crore in the first phase to fence 118 km of forest land.

Wrong calls

Phone tapping controversy in Karnataka reveals absence of checks and balances in state’s political and police systems


Elevate 2019 Startup winners: Full list of 100 winners announced by Karnataka Govt

Full list of 100 startups picked as winners of Elevate 2019, a Karnataka government programme organised by the Department of IT-BT and Science and Technology.

Karnataka crisis: What is a whip? What does it do?

According to senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, who was representing the rebel MLAs, the SC order renders inoperative the three-line whip issued against the rebel MLAs to attend the Assembly.

BJP tests the waters in Karnataka as more MLAs resign, meets Governor

After two more Cong MLAs quit, BJP says coalition govt has lost majority. The fresh exits take the number of legislators who have quit to 16, leaving the ruling coalition staring at the threat of losing majority.

Karnataka crisis deepens as resignations of two MLAs keep Cong-JD(S) alliance on tenterhooks

The development came amidst high drama in Mumbai where police detained minister D K Shivakumar who was on a mission to woo back a dozen rebels lodged in a luxury hotel.


Why is BJP stand on govt formation in Karnataka and MP different, asks Shiv Sena

The Congress-JD(S) government has been pushed to the brink after 13 MLAs submitted resignations on Saturday.

Karnataka crisis: Flurry of resignations give Monday blues to tottering Congress-JD(S) govt

Independent MLAs R Shankar and H Nagesh -- both Cabinet ministers -- submitted their resignation to Governor Vajubhai Vala, reducing the strength of the ruling coalition to 103 as against the opposition BJP’s 105.

Karnataka: Siddaramaiah says JD(S)-Cong govt strong, rubbishes Yeddyurappa's claims that it will fall

"Yeddyurappa has been saying for the past one year the government will fall. He will continue to say the same for the next four years. I am confident the government is strong," Siddaramaiah said.

Key assembly bypolls in Karnataka Sunday

The bypolls are crucial for both the ruling Congress-JD(S) alliance and the opposition BJP with the latter maintaining that a victory for it would boost its numbers in the assembly and have political implications.