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    IAS Association slams BJP MLA for attack on officer

    The IAS Officers' Association of Karnataka on Friday lodged a complaint with Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on the manhandling of V Yashwanth allegedly by the supporters of BJP MLA Satish Reddy, a video of which is viral on social media. This could potentially turn the tables against Reddy, who has been accused of being involved in the illegal blocking of Covid-19 beds in the city even as he...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    5 held in connection with Karnataka hospital bed-blocking scam

    Five people have been arrested so far for allegedly blocking beds in private hospitals in the city for Covid-19 patients, police said on Friday. "Other than four-five people, we have not arrested anyone else though our investigations are on," a police officer probing the matter told PTI. "We are not going by what's being circulated in the social media. We are limiting...

    • 9 hrs ago
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    Anti-Hindu attitude is in Zameer's blood: Eshwarappa

    Karnataka Rural Development & Panchayat Raj Minister K S Eshwarappa on Friday criticised Congress MLA B Zameer Ahmed Khan by saying that pro-Muslim and anti-Hindu attitude is in his blood. Speaking to mediapersons, he said that Khan was all set to prove that he is the leader of Muslims. "Congress legislators are aware of perpetrators D G Halli communal violence in Bengaluru. Congress...

    • 9 hrs ago
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    Karnataka govt caps price of CT-scan, X-ray in private hospitals, labs

    The Karnataka government has decided to cap the price of CT-scan and digital X-ray in private hospitals and labs at Rs 1,500 and Rs 250 respectively, Health Minister K Sudhakar said on Friday. He said CT-scan or X-ray is becoming increasingly necessary to detect Covid-19. "We have received complaints that some hospitals and labs are exploiting people by charging high...

    • 10 hrs ago
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    Centre increases Remdesivir allocation to Karnataka to 2,62,346 vials from May 10 to 16

    Karnataka's allocation of Remdesivir has been increased to 2,62,346 vials from May 10 to May 16. Stating this in a tweet on Friday, Karnataka Health Minister Sudhakar K thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister D V Sadananda Gowda for their continued support to strengthen the State's battle against Covid-19 pandemic. var embedId = {jw: [],yt:...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    Lockdown in Karnataka inevitable, says CM Yediyurappa

    Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said on Friday a lockdown in the state was "inevitable" going by the rise in Covid-19 cases. Speaking to reporters after visiting the Annamma Devi temple in Bengaluru's Gandhinagar, Yediyurappa said the Janata Curfew currently in force was not being followed strictly. "That's why a lockdown might become inevitable," he said. The...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    Lockdown in Karnataka may be inevitable, says CM Yediyurappa

    Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said on Friday a lockdown in the state was "inevitable" going by the rise in Covid-19 cases. Speaking to reporters after visiting the Annamma Devi temple in Bengaluru's Gandhinagar, Yediyurappa said the Janata Curfew currently in force was not being followed strictly. "That's why a lockdown might become inevitable," he said....

    • 14 hrs ago
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    The Tejasvi Surya effect: Trauma, harassment and suspension

    Minutes after Bangalore South MP Tejasvi Surya read out a list of 17 Muslim staffers while making allegations about the bed blocking scam, Ayesha Shaikh, a BBMP helpline staffer, received a call from a person introducing himself as a patient but had a different query: "Is there a Muslim call receiver next to you? How many more are they going to kill?" Two days after Surya read...

    • 18 hrs ago
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    Covid-19 red alert: ICUs are full in 7 Karnataka districts

    At least seven districts in Karnataka have run out of ICU beds, in a replay of the Covid script that is unfolding in the state capital and worst-hit Bengaluru, according to the Critical Care Support Unit (CCSU). The CCSU — comprising intensive care experts — does tele-ICU rounds every morning in district hospitals to take stock of oxygen, essential Covid drugs, number of ICU...

    • 19 hrs ago
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    Chamarajanagar: Task force constituted to handle Covid-19

    With 15-member Covid task force constituted, the issues related to covid management will be under control said, Chamarajanagar District incharge Minister S Suresh Kumar. At a press conference, on Thursday, Suresh Kumar said, the task force, which comprises all the MLAs of the district, will also monitor the oxygen supply, along with covid management. Each officer has been given a...

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