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    Opposition leaders attack Karnataka government at all-party meet

    Opposition leaders on Tuesday lashed out at the BJP government for "poor" crisis management, asking why authorities delayed taking measures despite knowing that the second Covid-19 wave was coming. Taking part in a virtual meeting chaired by Governor Vajubhai Vala, Congress and JD(S) leaders made several suggestions to the government for better management of the crisis....

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Karnataka imposes weekend curfew amid Covid-19 surge

    The BS Yediyurappa administration stopped short of announcing a full-fledged lockdown, choosing "a middle ground" instead, with curfews every day and on weekends till May 4 to curb the spread of Covid-19. Starting Wednesday, the government has ordered the closure of theatres, malls, bars and dine-in services at hotels to keep people from venturing out amid an unprecedented spike in...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Karnataka cancels exams for Classes 1-9, all kids to be promoted through CCE

    Putting an end to several days long speculations over the school examinations, the Karnataka government on Tuesday decided to cancel the annual examination for classes 1st standard to 9th standard affiliated to the state board. All students will be promoted to the next classes based on the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE). After chairing a high-level...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    Bommai rejects conspiracy theories around Governor meet

    Karnataka Law Minister Basavaraj Bommai said governors of all states were holding meetings on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's direction, after questions were raised on Governor Vajubhai R Vala's move to chair an all-party roundtable scheduled later today on Covid-19. 'The PM has spoken with all Governors and has asked them to hold talks with state governments and Opposition parties to ensure...

    • 15 hrs ago
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    Tough Covid-19 measures likely after Karnataka all-party meet

    Imposing daytime restrictions on the movement of people and tweaking the night curfew timings are options before the state government ahead of an all-party meeting Tuesday where the next steps on containing the Covid-19 spurt will be finalised. On Monday, the government took suggestions from Bengaluru MPs, ministers and legislators from all parties on the pandemic situation in the...

    • 21 hrs ago
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    15,785 new Covid-19 cases and 146 deaths in Karnataka

    Karnataka reported 15,785 new cases of Covid-19, and a record 146 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 11,76,850 and the death toll to 13,497, the Health department said on Monday. The state had witnessed 81 Covid-19 related deaths yesterday, its previous highest. Bengaluru Urban alone recorded 9,618 new infections today. A total of over 2,37,16,866 samples have been...

    • yesterday
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    Karnataka Examinations Authority collects Rs 1.18 crore penalty from surrendered engineering seats

    Imposing six times the course fees as a penalty to prevent students from surrendering professional seats has fetched significant revenue for the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). This year, the KEA has collected Rs 1,18,95,294 from 168 candidates as a penalty. The move is aimed at preventing seat blocking and students surrendering seats after...

    • yesterday
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    Mysuru reports 568 fresh Covid-19 cases

    Mysuru district reported 568 Covid-19 positive cases on Monday and 8 people succumbed to the infection. The total number of positive cases has increased to 6,319 and the total deaths are 1,122. There are 3,788 active cases in Mysuru district. Among the new cases, 411 are primary contacts of infected persons, while 148 are suffering from Influenza-like illness (ILA) and nine are Severe Acute Respiratory...

    • yesterday
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    CM Yediyurappa to decide on existing Covid-19 restrictions in Karnataka on April 20

    About: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said on April 16 that existing restrictions in the state will continue till the next decision on night curfew. 'Night curfew will continue in 7 districts. Cases have increased, we have collected all information after discussion with our officers. We will take a call on extension (of night curfew) on April 20th, till...

    • yesterday
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    Karnataka minister K Sudhakar indicates strict Covid-19 control measures

    As the government holds crucial meetings, amid a spike in Covid cases in the state, Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Monday, indicating tough control measures said, lockdown is not the only solution, as he also conceded that Bengaluru city is witnessing a shortage of ICU beds. The Minister said Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa who will on Monday be attending the...

    • 2 days ago

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