Mariana In Udupi

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Karnataka To Have India's First Marian To Boost Coastal Tourism

In order to boost coastal tourism in Karnataka, the BJP-led State Government is going to construct India's first Marina which will be constructed at Byndoor in the Udupi district. On February 26, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai confirmed the same and said, " it is proposed to take up beach tourism in coastal areas and pilgrim tourism." The decision was taken after seeking all the necessary permission from the GoI.

Mon, 27 Feb 2023 - 09:01 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: karnataka government, CM Basavaraj Bommai, Coastal Tourism, Marina, Indian government

Courtesy: Zee News India

Karnataka CM

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Karnataka CM Assures Legislation To Mandate Kannada Language

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said his government is bringing in a legislation to make Kannada "mandatory" in the State. On the Hindi Divas, September 14, Bommai said the announcement, which is expected to be after protest from the locals. Kannada activists have been demanding for many years now for full implementation of Kannada as the administrative language, which is now being considered by BJP-led State Government.

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 - 07:07 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kannada language, CM Basavaraj Bommai, karnataka government, legislation, Education

Hijab Ban Controversy

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SC Bench To Hear Hijab Ban Row Plea On August 29

 The Supreme Court will hear a batch of appeals challenging the Karnataka High Court's order which had upheld the state government's order to ban hijabs in school and college classrooms. On August 29, the Apex Court bench-led by new Chief Justice of India (CJI) UU Lalit will hear the Hijab ban plea. The bench will also have justices Hemant Gupta and Sudhanshu Dhulia.

Sun, 28 Aug 2022 - 02:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: hijab ban, karnataka government, Supreme Court, CJI UU Lalit, hearing

School Assembly image

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Karnataka Govt Mandates Singing National Anthem In Schools, Colleges

Karnataka Government mandates singing the "national anthem" in schools and colleges in the State. The order dated August 17 is applicable to all government, aided and private schools and pre-university colleges. The order cites Section 133(2) of the Karnataka Education Act, which gives the government the power to issue directions, making singing the national anthem mandatory for school students during the mass prayers every morning.

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 06:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: National Anthem, school Assembly, karnataka government, MANDATORY, Issues Orders

Section 144

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Karnataka Police Imposes Section 144 In Hubli City Amid Clash

The Karnataka Police imposes section 144 Hubli City to maintain law & order in connection with the April 16 violent stone-pelting incident. Notably, an angry mob allegedly pelted stones at the old Hubli police station, injuring four policemen, over an objectionable WhatsApp status, hurting religious sentiment. The imposed curfew will be till April 23. Furthermore, the police have registered a case and arrested 132 people in this matter so… read-more

Fri, 22 Apr 2022 - 01:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Police, section 144, Hubli Violenec, karnataka government, WhatsApp Status


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Boycott Muslim Mango Farmers & Sellers, Demands Karnataka Right Wing Groups

After boycotting Muslim vendors outside temples, and halal meat sellers, the Karnataka Hindu groups demanded to boycott Muslim farmers and mango sellers. The demand came amid the monopoly of Muslim traders in the State, denying business space to Hindus. Mango retail business is dominated by Muslim traders in Bengaluru.  Furthermore, the Karnataka government distanced itself from it and said, "The government has no role to play in it.”

Fri, 08 Apr 2022 - 11:25 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Hindu-Muslim, Muslim Farmers, Mangoes, karnataka government, Minor Community

Supreme Court

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SC Sought Reply From Karnataka Govt Over Minority Corporation Appointment

The Supreme Court reviewed a petition filed by Anil Antony, challenging the Karnataka HC's decision to dismiss a plea. Notably, Anil filed petition against the appointment only Muslim Chairman for the Minority Development Corporation, demanding equal participation from other minority communities. Further, he filed a plea in the Karnataka HC, which was dismissed in January 2021. However, SC sought a reply from the Karnataka Government within… read-more

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 04:35 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, Karnataka HC, karnataka government, Minority Development Corporation. Muslim Community

Courtesy: ANI

Basavaraj Bommai

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Karnataka CM Announces To Re-open Schools Upto 10th Class

Schools and colleges (classed till 10) are likely to resume classes from February 14. Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai, reviewed a meeting and announced to reopen schools for classes upto 10.  He instructed DCs, SPs and school administration to take necessary steps and ensure to conduct peace committee meeting. Amid the ongoing Hijab row, the Karnataka Government announced holidays till the February 16.

Sun, 13 Feb 2022 - 07:49 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Karnataka Hijab Row, Basavaraj Bommai, classes resumption, karnataka government, Karnataka

Courtesy: One India


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Govt PU College Allows Students In Hijab With Conditions: Karnataka Hijab Row

Karnataka Hijab row matter at PU College in Udupi, intensified. Notably, after the protests, the PU authority allowed students in Hijab, but asked them to sit in a seperate classroom. Despite the attempts of making students understand the recently issued government order, which restrict wearing anything but school uniform, the students insisted on wearing hijab. The matter is pending with the Karnataka HC. 

Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 04:17 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Hijab, Karnataka CM, karnataka government, Udupi, Schools

Courtesy: Money Control

Ashwatha Narayan

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Karnataka Govt Announces Seed Funding Upto Rs 50 Lakh For Startups

Karnataka Government announced seed funding upto Rs 50 lakh for startups on January 16. Dr CN Ashwatha Narayan, the State Education Minister said, "The seed funding will be facilitated to additional 75 startups, to achieve the tally to 200 startups in the year". Addressing the National Startup Day, Narayan said, in 2021, Karnataka attracted Rs 1.60 lakh crore investment in 2021, 50% of India's entire investment from foreign companies. 

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 09:43 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Startups, Ashwatha Narayan, IT, Seed Funding, karnataka government

Courtesy: ANI