Prathima Nandakumar

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MLAs rush to Delhi to lobby for berths

A day after Mr Siddaramaiah was sworn in as chief minister, the action has shifted to Delhi with ministerial aspirants rushing to the capital and lobbying hard for Cabinet berths.

Just 60 paise more to save kids

This is not happy news for children who face the risk of malnourishment. A year after child malnutrition deaths were reported, the state government has been able to increase the per day per child spen

BJP braces for acid test at Belgaum session

The Legislature session at Belgaum in December and the impending exit of former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa is giving the ruling BJP the jitters.

If the Congress goes ahead with its plan to move

Cauvery: Battle set to end soon?

Having ensured a cumulative flow of water in excess of 32,000 cusecs at Biligundlu measuring station on the inter-state border between September 12 and October 10, Karnataka is hoping that its protrac

Will state’s offer convince SC?

Will Karnataka be making too generous a commitment before the Supreme Court on Monday by offering to release 38 tmc of water to Tamil Nadu between October and end-January next year?

Even as farmer le

State to demand reality check before sharing Cauvery water

The state proposes to seek a pragmatic distress sharing formula at the crucial meeting of the Cauvery River Authority (CRA), headed by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, scheduled to be held in New Del

Eight years not enough for a short state anthem

Rashtrakavi Kuvempu effortlessly put Karnataka’s opulence, peace and prosperity in a nutshell, when he penned the poem - ‘Jaya Bharatha Jananiya Tanujathe’. The poem was adopted as the State Anthem in

Checks, balances in phase 2

When the second phase of Aadhaar project rolls out across 21 districts in the State in October, it might leave out a large chunk of people – a huge population of migrants and refugees in Bengaluru and

Crisis-hit state to grow fodder on govt lands

Starvation and death threaten 1.4 lakh animals now lodged at 193 state-run `goshalas’ (cattle camps), unless the state government continues to replenish its fodder stock. If drought has wiped out the

HDK turns to Twitter to voice concern

What does a lawmaker do when he feels that laws are ineffective in curbing crime? He tweets. An enraged former chief minister and president of the state unit of Janata Dal (S) H.D. Kumaraswamy took re

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