Instead of sitting for multiple exams, government job aspirants will soon have only a single Common Entrance Test. The move towards an online CET is a part of the government’s approval of creating a National Recruitment Agency and could impact over 2.5 crore people. The test will be used to screen and shortlist aspirants for […]
The democratically elected, Government of Karnataka has supreme authority over the state’s 30 districts. The chief minister and his/her council of ministers are appointed by Karnataka’s constitutional head, the governor. The bicameral state legislature of Karnataka consists of Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council.
The seat of Karnataka’s state legislature, the Vidhan Soudha, is aptly located in its state capital, Bangalore. There are three prime political parties in Karnataka, the Indian National Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal Secular. Presently, the BJP is the ruling party of Karnataka, with B. S. Yediyurappa as the elected chief minister of the state.
The Government of Karnataka has launched many people friendly programs such as the Anna Bhagya, Ksheera Bhagya, Runamukta Bhagya and Vidya Sira. The state government has also announced a new free laptop scheme under which students enrolling at government colleges in the year 2017-18 will receive free laptops. Read more about Karnataka Government
Metro services has resumed in Bangalore and here is the metro guidelines for unlock 4. After 6 months of being suspended, the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation resumed partial services on September 7th. The Purple Line between Byappanahalli and Nayandahalli is the first to be operational. For the next 3 days, the metro will run for […]
As Karnataka gears up to strengthen its economy while continuing its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the state has released a new set of guidelines for inter-state travelers to Karnataka during Unlock 4.0. The new guidelines come into effect from September 1st. According to these guidelines, there will be no restrictions on inter-state passenger and […]
Bangalore Swachh Ranking doesn’t look all good. However, the Swachh Survekshan ranking 2020 by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs brought good news and bad news for Bengaluru. First, the good news – Bengaluru was named the best self-sustainable city with a population above 40 lakh and it got the ODF++ rating. The not-so-good […]
In a bid to make it easier for Bengalureans to get tested for COVID-19, BBMP or the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike has set up free testing centers in almost all the 198 wards. This BBMP free COVID 19 testing centers are not to be confused with testing at hospitals and private labs that will continue […]
Want to know unlock 3 guidelines? Well, after the lockdown, the country is gradually opening up the economy. The plan is to open cities gradually wherein the cities with high density of COVID-19 cases remain shut while others reopen for business. Unlock 3 Guidelines – Activities Allowed Under Unlock 3, the following activities will be […]
Agricultural land in Karnataka can now be bought more easily by anyone in state. The Karnataka state government has decided to remove restrictions on who will be permitted to buy agricultural land by amending the Karnataka Land Reforms Act, 1961. Karnataka Land Reforms Act – SectionS Changed The decision will result in amendments to section […]
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is launching a campaign with citizen teams to monitor and tackle the rising COVID-19 cases. The BBMP’s 198 ward committees will function as ward committees for disaster management and be managed by Polling Booths. Wards will typically have 50-70 booths. Each of these BBMP booths will represent around 400 […]
After 2 weeks of complete shutdown across urban and rural Bengaluru, the district has reopened with the state government’s Bangalore Unlock 2 guidelines in place. Citizens can move about but are advised to do so only if it is necessary. Bangalore Unlock 2.0 – Night Curfew And Sunday Lockdown The night curfew is set to […]
The ongoing pandemic has been a cause of great concern for people in the real estate business. While there is no dearth of properties for sale; buyers are few, and far apart. In a move that is sure to cheer them up, the Karnataka state government has announced a review of property guidance values in […]