Tag: Karnataka

The story of the hapless elephants and their diminishing forests

Nagaraj Chandrashekaraiah The voiceless elephants are fighting for survival. We are pushing them over the precipice towards extinction. Nagaraj Chandrashekaraiah has given a wake up call. It should rattle the sensibilities of the law makers, the enforcing authorities and also the common public. Reasons for Jumbo Deaths in India According to the statistics, the cause

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Congress – JD(S) coalition government falls in Karnataka

Newsroom24x7 Network Bengaluru: Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has lost the motion of confidence and the Congress – JD(S) coalition government falls in Karnataka as it got only 99 votes against the opposition’s 105. BJP’s Yeddyurappa, is now expected to stake his claim to form the next government. Earlier replying to the confidence debate, Kumarswamy said

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Governor cannot dictate Assembly proceedings: Karnataka CM tells Supreme Court

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Friday, 19 July 2019, questioned the deadlines repeatedly set by State Governor Vajubhai Vala to complete the trust vote in the Assembly and moved the Supreme Court underscoring that the Governor cannot instruct the House regarding the manner in which the confidence motion has

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Inward Remittances: Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka receive the maximum; MP is a lower rung State

Lalit Shastri Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu together received 58.7 per cent of total inward remittances in 2016-17. The central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, being ruled continuously by the BJP for last 15 years, is ranked 15th in terms State-wise share in Inward Remittances during 2016-17. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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Karnataka Governor invited Yeddyurappa to form government merely on the basis of “requisite majority” claim

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: There were two letters (dated 15 May 2018 and 16 May 2018) that were addressed by B.S. Yeddyurappa, State BJP President to the Governor of Karnataka. In the letter of 16 May it was claimed by Yeddyurappa that his party was the single largest party and it also had the support

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Karnataka crisis: Supreme Court orders floor test at 4 pm tomorrow

C.A.Gurudath Chilkunda  Bengaluru: Supreme Court has taken unprecedented steps and ordered the floor test in the Assembly at 1600 hrs on Saturday to end the ongoing political uncertainty in Karnataka. A Supreme Court Bench of Justices AK Sikri, SA Bobde and Ashok Bhushan today directed that the Protem Speaker will conduct the floor test as

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Karnataka: Governor invites Yeddyurappa to form Government

Newsroom24x7 Network Bengaluru: Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala has invited BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa to form the Government and given him 15 days time to prove his majority. BJP has 104 MLAs and needs 7 more MLAs for majority. Yeddyurappa is scheduled to take oath as Karnataka Chief Minister at 9 am on Thursday. It

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Karnataka election – the ball is in the Governor’s court

C.A.Gurudath Chilkunda  Bengaluru: BJP’s Chief Minister nominee Yedyurappa has met Governor Vajubhayi and requested him to invite him to form the government. Yedyurappa is confident that he would get the invitation from Rajbhavan and would also be given 11days time to prove his majority on the floor of the House. Kumaraswamy, who  has been elected

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EC announces the Schedule for general election to Karnataka Assembly

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Election Commission of India today announced the Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka, 2018. The announcement of the Karnataka election  has been marred by a leak of the date of polling, May 12, by a spokesperson of ruling BJP before the formal announcement of the poll schedule

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Manikandan laid down his life on the call of duty

The world grieves with Manikandan’s family, friends and colleagues Newsroom24x7 Network Bangalore/New Delhi: Dignitories, Forest officers and people from all walks of life around the world are deeply saddened by the news of Senior IFS officer Dr. S. Manikandan (aged 46, hailing from Cumbum in Theni District, Tamilnadu), Conservator of Forests and Field Director of

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Huge cash in new currency and bullion seized from hawala operator’s residence

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bengaluru: During a  search and seizure operation,  28 kg of bullion, ₹5.7 Cr of new currency notes and ₹ 90 lakhs in old ₹100  and 20 notes was seized from a secret locker in the bathroom of a hawala operator’s residence  at Chalakkare, a small town in Chitradurga District. Chalakkare, with a population

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Haryana asked to control H5N8 Avian influenza Virus

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi/Bhopal: The State Government of Haryana has been asked to initiate control and containment operation for highly pathogenic H5N8 AI virus after samples sent from domestic ducks at Blue Bird Restaurant of Haryana Tourism at Hissar to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD) in Bhopal on Wednesday, November 2, have

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International Tiger Day and the Tale of Tumbling Tiger Numbers

Newsroom24x7 Staff As we observe the International Tiger Day on July 29, what stares everyone in the face is the rising number of tiger deaths across different parts of the country this year. Madhya Pradesh presents the worst scenario with 19 tiger deaths against the total mortality figure of 59 in the country between January 1

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Indian Television: Impact person of the decade

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: AS CEO Star India, Uday Shankar has played a pivotal role in turning his TV network into a market leader in terms of viewership. Not content with the topnotch position and setting the rules of the game with state-of-the-art technology, he is now making big foray in the regional TV arena. After acquiring

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