Modi mocks Siddaramaiah government as ‘Seedha Rupaiah sarkar’

Davanagere (Karnataka) :  Continuing his tirade against the ruling Congress in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the Siddaramaiah government had turned into a ‘Seedha Rupaiah’ government and took “commission” to implement a project or scheme. “The Siddaramaiah government has turned into a Seedha Rupaiah (straightaway money) government as no official work is […]

Karnataka to provide healthcare to all soon

Bengaluru : In line with the ‘Modicare’ of the Central government, Karnataka too would provide healthcare to all people in the state soon, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Friday. “The universal health coverage scheme under the name ‘Arogya Karnataka Yojane’ will be started this month to provide primary, secondary and tertiary treatment to all people […]

Liquor to cost more in Karnataka as excise duty hiked

Bengaluru : Indian-made liquor (IML) in Karnataka would cost more from April 1 with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah proposing an 8 per cent increase in additional excise duty in the budget for 2018-19 presented on Friday. “I propose to increase the additional excise duty by 8 per cent on IML in different categories for mobilising additional […]