It will override legislations such as KIADB Act, BDA Act, KHB Act and others

The State government is likely to finalise rules and regulations under the new Central legislation - Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013, - in the next three to four days. A notification in this regard will be issued shortly, calling for public objections before gazetting the rules.

The Karnataka government on Monday said it had asked state officials to utilize the nearly Rs 800 crore available for drinking water schemes to initiate measures and ensure that no village in the s

Banana plantation damaged due to heavy rain in HD Kote taluk of Mysore district on Monday.

Rain and thundershowers in several parts of Karnataka claimed seven lives on Monday. While five died of lightning, two were electrocuted after they came in contact with a live wire in Tumkur and Davangere districts.

M Chockalingam (Judicial Member) and R.

Justice Mr. M. Chockalingam (Judicial Member) and Prof. Dr. R. Nagendran (Expert Member) constituting the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench), issued a direction on 14th February 2014 halting all construction in the ecologically sensitive Amrut Mahal Kaval grassland ecosystems in Challakere Taluk, Chitradurga district, Karnataka.

Models or prototypes of biofuels developed six years ago by the Karnataka State Biofuel Development Board (KSBDB) are being adopted by certain African nations under a programme by the United Nation

The Supreme Court has rejected Sesa Sterlite's plea seeking removal of ceiling of 25 million metric tonne (MT) and 5 MT imposed on annual production of iron ore from Tumkur and Chitradurga district

Lokayukta Justice Y Bhaskar Rao asserted on Thursday that the anti-corruption ombudsman and not the State government will decide who will head the Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up to investi

The Supreme Court has refused to entertain steel ministry’s plea seeking relaxation of the limits of permissible production of mines currently functional in Karnataka.

As only 19 mines have started iron ore production, supply still not sufficient to meet raw material requirement of steel industry

The year 2014 is set to herald better days for the ore-starved steel industry in Karnataka. The Supreme Court appointed Monitoring Committee to oversee E-auction of iron ore in the state is readying to put on auction additional 4-5 million tonnes of iron ore dumps, which contain mostly sub-grade iron ore (with Fe content of 45-50%), for auction as the demand and supply gap still remains wide.