The Karnataka government can have 34 ministers. Shri Siddaramaiah the chief minister of Karnataka assumed office for the second time on May 20, 2023. Shri DK Shivakumar (Dy CM) and 8 cabinet ministers were sworn. On May 27, an additional 24 Ministers took oath. The portfolios were assigned on May 29, 2023. On May 31, […]
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
Bangalore property tax is a local tax collected by the municipal authorities from the property owners. Property tax is collected to maintain the basic civic facilities and services in the city, such as roads, parks, sewer systems, light posts, etc. Property owners in Bangalore have to pay this tax to the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike […]
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai presented his second budget on February 17, 2023. This is a revenue surplus budget. Total expenditure is estimated to be Rs. 3,09,182 core. No new tax proposals have been proposed as the Karnataka Assembly elections are around the corner (May 2023). GSDP is the sum of all value added by industries […]
Due to the rise of the new COVID-19 variant, BF.7 across the globe and in the state, the government of Karnataka has decided to impose certain restrictions for the general public. Updated COVID-19 Restrictions In Karnataka For General Public On December 22nd, the state government decided: Read: List Of COVID Vaccine Hospitals In Bangalore The […]
Centre has issued ‘Guidelines for International Arrivals’ owing to the sudden surge of COVID cases in China and the US. The new guidelines will be in effect from Saturday, 24 December. Guidelines For International Arrivals – Planning For Travel All travelers who are coming to India should preferably be fully vaccinated as per the approved […]
Here is a list of the 2023 Bank holidays in Karnataka. The list if tentative and we will update it once the official notification is released. Banks will remain closed on 2nd and fourth Saturday of every month. Check out: List of 2023 Karnataka Government Holidays Comprehensive List Of 2023 Bank Holidays In Karnataka What […]
Looking for government holidays for Karnataka? Below is an official list of 2023 Karnataka public holidays. The list is based on the official notification published on 21 November 2022. Read: List of 2023 Bank Holidays In Karnataka Full List of 2023 Public Holidays In Karnataka The below list of 2023 public holidays in Karnataka will help […]
Basavaraj Somappa Bommai, the new chief minister of Karnataka assumed office on July 29, 2021, and 29 cabinet ministers were sworn in on 4th August. BS Bommai took charge after BS Yediyurappa resigned from the CM post. The Bommai cabinet has 30 ministers including the CM. The Bommai cabinet doesn’t have deputy CMs. Find below […]
What if we tell you there soon would be a way to reach Mysore in 75 minutes? Yes, once the Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway is completed traveling to Mysore from Bangalore will be a cakewalk. At the moment, driving from Bengaluru to Mysuru takes a little over 3 hours. But soon, you may be able to […]
The Chief Minister, Basavaraj Bommai announced his maiden Karnataka budget 2022 on March 4. With the state’s assembly Polls only a year away, this is likely to be the last full-fledged budget till the elections. Taxpayers heaved a sigh of relief as the Chief Minister announced that there would be no additional taxes and the […]