Massive Fire breaks out in chemical factory in Karnataka's Malur town..
According to CMS-Indian Corruption Study (CMS-ICS) 2017, around one-third of the households experienced corruption in public services at least once during the last one year, while in 2005, 53 percent households had reported so.
Only 43 percent of the households surveyed in 2017 opined that the level of corruption in public services has risen during the last one year, while 73 percent of respondents had perceived increase in corruption level in public services in 2005.The study said that the decline in corruption is significant in case of some public services such as police and judicial services, when compared to 2005 levels.
Total amount paid by households across 20 states and 10 public services as bribe, is estimated to be Rs 6,350 crore in 2017 as against Rs 20,500 crore in 2005.
Bengaluru: The Karnataka state legislature on Monday legalized kambala, bull runs and bullock cart races by terming them traditional sports and exempted them from the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, by amending it with a legislation.
The bill was carefully worded, and said there should be no harm to the animals. Passed unanimously by the legislative assembly, it said: "Notwithstanding anything...conduct of 'kambala' or 'bulls race or bullock cart race' shall be permitted, subject to condition that no unnecessary pain or suffering is caused to the animals, by the person in charge of that animal used to conduct 'kambala' or 'bulls race or bullock cart race' as the case may be and subject to such other conditions, as may be prescribed."
HUBBALLI: A youth driving a bicycle, has succumbed to severe injuries after being hit by the speeding KSRTC bus near BEO's office in Koppal. He died in a hospital just because he was not able to get any timely help from the public.
The hospital was just round the corner from the accident spot. But none took initiative to shift him to hospital instead took photos and recorded videos. According to Koppal traffic police sources, Anwar Ali Ekalaspur, the victim was a resident of Devaraj Urs Colony, Koppal.
Mangaluru: Residents of coastal Karnataka together with the Dakshina Kannada-Udupi Kambala Samithi formed a human chain in protest against the ban of Kambala, the traditional buffalo slush track race, in Mangaluru on Friday.
"Various leaders who spoke on the occasion made a clear attempt to distinguish between Kambala and Jallikattu, stating that not a single death, either of animal or human being, had occurred during the conduct of Kambala. Kambala does not involve violence and animal rights activists should have understood this before moving the court" Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar said.
Bengaluru New Year Molestation: Karnataka Minister Shocking Statement and Police Inaction financialexpress.com
Karnataka Home Minister, G Parmeshwara reacted in a shocking manner to the incidents on Monday saying, “Such incidents do happen on New Year day and on Christmas. We take a lot of precautions.”