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Another Karnataka minister tests COVID positive, R Askoka admitted to hospital-ycbAnother Karnataka minister tests COVID positive, R Askoka admitted to hospital-ycb

Another Karnataka minister tests COVID positive, R Askoka admitted to hospital

After education minister BC Nagesh, now Karnataka revenue minister R Ashoka tested positive for Covid-19. Interestingly, after the high-level meeting at CM Bommai's residence three days ago, Ashoka announced fresh Covid guidelines. At present, he has been admitted to a private hospital and is being treated accordingly.
 

Top Stories Jan 7, 2022, 7:13 PM IST

Karnataka govt to bring more 'tough' rules, warns of lockdown if daily cases goes up above 5% in Bengaluru-ycbKarnataka govt to bring more 'tough' rules, warns of lockdown if daily cases goes up above 5% in Bengaluru-ycb

Karnataka govt to bring more 'tough' rules, warns of lockdown if daily cases goes up above 5% in Bengaluru

As Bengaluru has seen a spike in Covid infection, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai held a meeting with the health minister, revenue minister and health officials. After the meeting, revenue minister R Ashoka said the government will come up with more tough rules and hinted at lockdown in case the daily Covid positivity rate breaches 5%.

India News Jan 2, 2022, 3:07 PM IST

Omicron in Karnataka: Mandatory vaccination for parents of school children and public entering malls and theatres-ycbOmicron in Karnataka: Mandatory vaccination for parents of school children and public entering malls and theatres-ycb

Omicron in Karnataka: Mandatory vaccine for parents of children and public entering malls and theatres

The Karnataka government has ordered mandatory 2 doses for parents of school children and public entering to malls and cinema halls. Revenue Minister R Ashoka after the emergency meeting with CM Basavaraj Bommai stated that the government has taken this decision following increasing cases in schools and colleges and also after two Omicron cases were detected.

Top Stories Dec 3, 2021, 4:17 PM IST

Karnataka govt cremates, immerses another 1,200 unclaimed Covid-19 victims' ashes-ycbKarnataka govt cremates, immerses another 1,200 unclaimed Covid-19 victims' ashes-ycb

Karnataka govt cremates, immerses another 1,200 unclaimed Covid-19 victims' ashes

Karnataka government on Monday immersed 1,200 unclaimed bodies' ashes at Srirangapatna some 150 kms away from Bengaluru. After puja and symbolically offering 'pinda', revenue minister R Ashoka said that those dead were not orphans but were part of the state and hence they are also family.

Top Stories Oct 4, 2021, 9:17 PM IST

Ganesha celebration to witness relaxation this time, final decision on September 5: Minister R Ashoka-ycbGanesha celebration to witness relaxation this time, final decision on September 5: Minister R Ashoka-ycb

Ganesha celebration to witness relaxation this time, final decision on September 5: Minister R Ashoka

As the date for the 10-day Ganesha festival is nearing, the Karnataka government has indicated that there will be relaxation on rules compared to last time. The government also announced the relaxation of weekend curfew barring Udupi, Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada and Hassan.

Top Stories Aug 30, 2021, 6:55 PM IST

Karnataka schools to reopen for class 6 to 8 from September 6-ycbKarnataka schools to reopen for class 6 to 8 from September 6-ycb

Karnataka schools to reopen for class 6 to 8 from September 6

Based on an expert committee suggestion, Revenue Minister R Ashoka said that, decision on reopening of higher primary schools has been taken. Students from classes 6 to 8 will be allowed to attend school five days in a week.

Top Stories Aug 30, 2021, 6:49 PM IST

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa to chair meeting, likely to announce unlock of lockdown in five-phase-ycbKarnataka CM BS Yediyurappa to chair meeting, likely to announce unlock of lockdown in five-phase-ycb

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa to chair meeting, likely to announce unlock of lockdown in five-phase

After locking the state for over 30 days to contain Covid spread and gain control over the pandemic, Karnataka CM today has called a meeting to discuss the same. It is said, the district reporting below 5% cases will see some relaxation and in districts those with above 5% cases, the restriction may extend upto June 20.

Top Stories Jun 10, 2021, 1:38 PM IST

Karnataka unlock: Lockdown to be lifted in a phased manner, clarifies R Ashoka-dnmKarnataka unlock: Lockdown to be lifted in a phased manner, clarifies R Ashoka-dnm

Karnataka unlock: Lockdown to be lifted in a phased manner, clarifies R Ashoka

 “Unlocking at once suddenly last time caused trouble, so this time we have decided to unlock in phases,” said Minister R Ashoka.

Top Stories Jun 8, 2021, 5:56 PM IST

Karnataka After gov't immerses COVID victims' ashes in Cauvery, villagers express fear of water pollution-ycbKarnataka After gov't immerses COVID victims' ashes in Cauvery, villagers express fear of water pollution-ycb

Karnataka: After gov't immerses COVID victims' ashes in Cauvery, villagers express fear of water pollution

After the Karnataka government immersed 1,200 unclaimed Covid victims' ashes into the Cauvery river stream in Malavalli taluk, the villagers say the water to town and other villagers may get polluted and also with people coming to immerse the ashes might end up spreading the infection.

Top Stories Jun 4, 2021, 6:25 PM IST

Karnataka minister symbolically immerses unclaimed Covid victim's ashes in river Cauvery-ycbKarnataka minister symbolically immerses unclaimed Covid victim's ashes in river Cauvery-ycb

Karnataka minister symbolically immerses unclaimed Covid victim's ashes in river Cauvery

Karnataka minister symbolically immerses unclaimed Covid victim's ashes in river Cauvery

India News Jun 3, 2021, 9:08 PM IST

Karnataka COVID-19 cases dip in state, death toll a worrying figure; lockdown likely to be extended-ycbKarnataka COVID-19 cases dip in state, death toll a worrying figure; lockdown likely to be extended-ycb

Karnataka: COVID-19 cases dip in state, death toll a worrying figure; lockdown likely to be extended

Karnataka may have once again witnessed a dip in cases but the death rate of 525 still keeps haunting the state administration. The biggest fear is about IT capital Bengaluru which reported 298 deaths. Officials hope that the numbers will come down as the situation seems to be improving.
 

Top Stories May 19, 2021, 2:19 PM IST

Karnataka Ministers to donate one year's salary towards COVID relief work-dnmKarnataka Ministers to donate one year's salary towards COVID relief work-dnm

Karnataka Ministers to donate one year’s salary towards COVID relief work

"We the ministers in Karnataka have decided to donate one year of our salary for Covid relief work," state Revenue Minister R Ashoka said on Thursday.
 

Top Stories Apr 29, 2021, 6:30 PM IST

Nearly 3,000 COVID-19 patients gone missing in Bengaluru, says R Ashoka; police launch search-dnmNearly 3,000 COVID-19 patients gone missing in Bengaluru, says R Ashoka; police launch search-dnm

Nearly 3,000 COVID-19 patients gone missing in Bengaluru; police launch search

The minister made a frantic appeal to the missing people to report to helplines and be in touch with the doctors to avoid any other medical problems later.
 

Top Stories Apr 29, 2021, 12:35 PM IST

Karnataka transport strike: Rs 53 crore loss to exchequer-ycbKarnataka transport strike: Rs 53 crore loss to exchequer-ycb

Karnataka transport strike: Rs 53 crore loss to exchequer

Karnataka transport strike: Rs 53 crore loss to exchequer

India News Dec 15, 2020, 7:22 PM IST

DK Shivakumars daughter gets engaged to SM Krishnas grandson CM BSY attends ring ceremony -ymnDK Shivakumars daughter gets engaged to SM Krishnas grandson CM BSY attends ring ceremony -ymn

DK Shivakumar’s daughter gets engaged to SM Krishna’s grandson, CM BSY attends ring ceremony

DK Shivakumar’s daughter Aishwarya on Thursday got engaged to Amartya Hegde. The engagement ceremony was held at Taj Bangalore near the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.

India Nov 19, 2020, 3:09 PM IST