Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today expressed regret over the damage caused to places of worship at the secretariat premises in Hyderabad during the demolition of old buildings and assured that a new temple and mosque would be built on a spacious area.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said he will work from his 德扑圈apphome for a few days after some of the staff members at his official 德扑圈apphome office, "Krishna",in central Bengaluru tested positive for coronavirus. The Chief Minister has also tweeted the update.
The daily increase in coronavirus figures of Chennai -- the epicenter of the disease in Tamil Nadu -- has dipped by a whopping 60 per cent over the last five days, but new hotspots are emerging in districts. From a peak of 2000-plus, the daily average in Chennai is down to around 1,200. But 465 km away in the temple town of Madurai, the infection is raging.
A 48-year old police official in Tamil Nadu was sent on compulsory retirement after allegedly harassing a woman by calling her at midnight and speaking inappropriately in connection with a complaint, an official said.
Swapna Suresh, designated as a "person of interest" by customs ities in the Kerala gold smuggling case that has pulled Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's office into a political firestorm, has applied for anticipatory bail. Claiming innocence, she said she did not have anything to do with the smuggling and was facing a "media trial".
Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday July 09, 2020, Bengaluru
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa today visited a massive COVID-19 care facility on the outskirts of state capital Bengaluru. With over 10,000 beds, the centre is a very visible way the state government is trying to tell the people of the city - we are prepared.
A coastal village in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram has been cordoned off and around 25 commandos have been positioned in that area as testing has shown a spread and spike of COVID-19 cases locally. This, health experts say, is possibly a first evolving cluster in the state, with more than one "super spreaders" identified.
Karnataka on Wednesday reported the biggest single-day spike of 2,062 coronavirus cases and a record 54 fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 28,877 and the death count to 470, the health department said.
Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah today said that he was opposed to a tie-up with Janata Dal-Secular in the last Lok Sabha elections but the party high command did not listen to him.
Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday July 08, 2020, Bengaluru
The spike in COVID-19 cases in Karnataka, particularly in Bengaluru, has taken the state government by surprise with its timing. Amid the surge in number of infections, the BS Yediyurappa-led government has said that the testing in the city will be ramped up.