Tag: Karnataka

Yediyurappa invites Piramal Group to invest in Karnataka

BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Tuesday assured all cooperation from the state government to the Piramal Group, which expressed its willingness to invest in the pharmaceutical sector in the state. During a virtual meeting with Anand Piramal, president of Piramal Group, Yediyurappa said the state government has brought in many reforms in […]

Proud moment for India; all 8 beaches recommended by government gets International Blue Flag Certification

NEW DELHI: It is a proud moment for India as 8 beaches of India, spread across five states and two union territories, have been awarded the “BLUE FLAG” by an International Jury comprising of eminent members viz UNEP, UNWTO, FEE, IUCN. The beaches that have been awarded the ‘BLUE FLAG” are Shivrajpur (Dwarka-Gujarat), Ghoghla (Diu), […]

Karnataka appellate authority rules 18% GST on whole wheat ‘parota’ is void

NEW DELHI: The Karnataka Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling (AAAR) has given a ruling that the 18 per cent Good and Services Tax (GST) applicable on whole wheat parantha or parota (fried flat bread) and Malabar Parota is void ab initio. The authority was approached by ID Fresh Food (India) Pvt. Ltd, a food products […]

Modi government allows 5 states to procure 13.77 lakhs tonnes of pulses, oilseeds

NEW DELHI:The government of India has allowed five states to procure 13.77 lakh tonnes of pulses and oilseeds in the current Kharif season (2020-21), the Union Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare said in a statement on Monday. The five states are Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana and Haryana. The Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21 […]

B. S. Yediyurappa says will ensure Congress sits in opposition for next 10 years

BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa on Saturday asserted his dream is to ensure BJP’s victory in next Assembly elections and make Congress to sit in Opposition for 10 years in a row. Replying to a no-confidence motion here, Yediyurappa said angrily that how can the Congress make mockery of the mandate given to […]

Karnataka passes bill to prevent absorption of PSU employees

NEW DELHI:The Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Wednesday passed the Karnataka State Civil Services (prohibition of absorption of services of the employees of establishments in public sector into public service) Bill, 2020 against the court order. The passage of the bill saw heated resistance not only by the opposition parties, but also by the ruling party […]

Karnataka seeks an independent DRDO lab in Shivamogga

BENGALURU:Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Thursday met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi and requested for an independent Laboratory of the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) in Shivamogga. The Ministry of Defence has considered the Karnataka government’s proposal for establishing a Research Cell of the DRDO at Kuvempu University, but the state […]

Karnataka announces Rs 3,000 each to registered construction workers

NEW DELHI: The Karnataka government on Wednesday announced more financial support to the 15.8 lakh construction workers, even as a Labour Department official said that migrant labour was moving between different districts with negligible movement to other states. “We have decided to provide Rs 3,000 each to 15.8 lakh registered construction workers in the state. […]

Karnataka hikes excise duty on liquor by 11 per cent

BENGALURU: The Karnataka government on Wednesday hiked excise duty on liquor by 11 per cent to mop up revenues, two day after allowing its sale, following the easing of COVID-19 induced lockdown. This hike is in addition to the six per cent that was announced in the budget. “Yes, this 11 per cent increase in […]

Liquor shops in Karnataka gearing up to start operations

BENGALURU: Erection of barricades and drawing up of boxes or circles aimed at maintaining social distancing were seen in front of liquor shops in different parts of Karnataka on Sunday, a day ahead of their reopening after a gap of over 40-days, due to the lockdown. Karnataka Excise Commissioner on Saturday had ordered that only […]

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