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  • Need new app for COVID-19 vaccination of 18-44 age group: Karnataka Deputy CM May 16, 2021 08:35 AM IST

    Need new app for COVID-19 vaccination of 18-44 age group: Karnataka Deputy CM

    Karnataka Deputy CM Dr CN Ashwath Narayan also said that a priority list comprising people working in the postal department, bank employees and internet service providers, among others, will be created in the new vaccination portal.

  • COVID-19 crisis | Bharat Biotech setting up vaccine unit in Karnataka: Deputy CM May 14, 2021 10:10 PM IST

    COVID-19 crisis | Bharat Biotech setting up vaccine unit in Karnataka: Deputy CM

    The construction work has already begun and the government has invited investors to make the vaccine in State.

  • Cipla, Jubilant to face action if they fail to fulfill supply obligation of Remdesivir within 24 hours: Karnataka govt May 11, 2021 08:53 PM IST

    Cipla, Jubilant to face action if they fail to fulfill supply obligation of Remdesivir within 24 hours: Karnataka govt

    The Karnataka government has said that the Centre had directed Jubilant Ltd to supply 32,000 Remdesevir vials to the state by May 9. However, Karnataka has only received 17,601 vials from the company as of May 8.

  • Centre will not wade into essential vs non-essential debate for now even as e-commerce firms struggle with ad hoc rules May 11, 2021 07:41 PM IST

    Centre will not wade into essential vs non-essential debate for now even as e-commerce firms struggle with ad hoc rules

    Even as various states prescribe varying guidelines, e-commerce companies such as Amazon and Flipkart are in a spot given that there is no central list for what's essential and what's not.

  • How did Bengaluru become epicentre of COVID-19 2nd wave? May 10, 2021 02:16 PM IST

    How did Bengaluru become epicentre of COVID-19 2nd wave?

    Dr Giridhara R Babu, Professor and Head - Life course epidemiology, Public Health Foundation of India, spoke to Moneycontrol's Chandra R Srikanth on the severe COVID-19 situation in Karnataka, why Bengaluru may be nearing its peak and why a national lockdown in India may not serve any purpose now.

  • Coronavirus vaccine update | Vaccines for those in 18-44 age group in Bengaluru from May 10, says Health Minister May 09, 2021 02:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus vaccine update | Vaccines for those in 18-44 age group in Bengaluru from May 10, says Health Minister

    In other districts, the vaccine shots will initially be provided at district hospitals, government medical colleges and all taluk hospitals. The number of vaccination centres would be increased as and when more vaccines are available, the Minister added.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Karnataka to use 70% Covishield stock for second dose of people above 45 years May 08, 2021 01:09 PM IST

    COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Karnataka to use 70% Covishield stock for second dose of people above 45 years

    The remaining 30 percent of Covishield stock will be used to vaccinate the 45 years and above age group seeking their first dose of vaccine, said the minister

  • Bengaluru ‘hospital bed scam': No one named by MP Tejasvi Surya arrested so far, say top police sources May 08, 2021 09:08 AM IST

    Bengaluru ‘hospital bed scam': No one named by MP Tejasvi Surya arrested so far, say top police sources

    Police said searches were carried out in the COVID-19 war room on May 6 and technical data was obtained to check any irregularity.

  • Karnataka announces complete lockdown from May 10, essential shops timing restricted to 4 hours May 07, 2021 08:01 PM IST

    Karnataka announces complete lockdown from May 10, essential shops timing restricted to 4 hours

    The lockdown in Karnataka will continue till May 24, CM BS Yediyurappa said, adding that all hotels, pubs and bars will remain shut during the 14-day period.

  • Karnataka govt caps rates for CT-scan, X-ray in private hospitals, labs at Rs 1,500 and Rs 250 May 07, 2021 03:15 PM IST

    Karnataka govt caps rates for CT-scan, X-ray in private hospitals, labs at Rs 1,500 and Rs 250

    The State Health Minister warned that strict action would be taken against hospitals and labs which violate rules and charge high prices.

  • COVID-19: Karnataka reports 49,058 fresh cases,138 deaths May 06, 2021 10:49 PM IST

    COVID-19: Karnataka reports 49,058 fresh cases,138 deaths

    Bengaluru urban district alone reported 23,706 fresh infections and 139 fatalities.

  • Congress wins big in Karnataka Urban Local Body polls, gets 7 out of 10 ULBs May 01, 2021 06:51 PM IST

    Congress wins big in Karnataka Urban Local Body polls, gets 7 out of 10 ULBs

    Congress State President DK Shivakumar expressed happiness as his party won by gaining seven out of ten Urban Local Bodies.

  • Karnataka's annual credit plan target set at Rs 496,371 crore; MSME share at Rs 111,826.96 crore Apr 29, 2021 09:50 PM IST

    Karnataka's annual credit plan target set at Rs 496,371 crore; MSME share at Rs 111,826.96 crore

    The State as a whole has achieved 80.62 percent of ACP target under MSME, 77.97 percent under agriculture and 102. 27 percent under total credit at the end of the third quarter (December 2020), it was stated.

  • Karnataka lockdown: What is allowed, what is not Apr 26, 2021 04:03 PM IST

    Karnataka lockdown: What is allowed, what is not

    The state has seen a rapid spike in COVID-19 cases, recording its highest single-day surge of over 34,000 cases on April 25.

  • Karnataka: Free COVID-19 vaccination for citizens in 18-44 age group at govt centres Apr 26, 2021 03:24 PM IST

    Karnataka: Free COVID-19 vaccination for citizens in 18-44 age group at govt centres

    Free COVID-19 vaccine doses for citizens between 18 and 44 years of age will be administered at the state government’s vaccination centres, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said.

  • Karnataka registers biggest single day spike of 34,804 COVID cases, 143 deaths Apr 25, 2021 09:36 PM IST

    Karnataka registers biggest single day spike of 34,804 COVID cases, 143 deaths

    Out of 2,62,162 active cases, 2,60,670 patients are stable and in isolation at designated hospitals, while 1,492 are in Intensive Care Units.

  • COVID-19| Karnataka to purchase 1 crore doses of Covishield vaccine at Rs 400 crore Apr 22, 2021 09:20 PM IST

    COVID-19| Karnataka to purchase 1 crore doses of Covishield vaccine at Rs 400 crore

    The Chief Minister gave instructions to strengthen the helpline, aimed at immediately responding to issues faced by the people.

  • Toyota India to halt production at both factories in Karnataka from April 26 to May 14 Apr 22, 2021 08:42 PM IST

    Toyota India to halt production at both factories in Karnataka from April 26 to May 14

    The existing inventory would be used to service customers during this period, the automaker said.

  • Karnataka govt allows cremation of COVID-19 victims on private lands, farmhouses Apr 22, 2021 04:17 PM IST

    Karnataka govt allows cremation of COVID-19 victims on private lands, farmhouses

    The decision comes amid several complaints and concerns about lack of space and long queues at burial grounds/crematoriums.

  • Karnataka asks Centre for 1,500 tonnes of oxygen, one lakh vials of Remdesivir Apr 22, 2021 12:29 PM IST

    Karnataka asks Centre for 1,500 tonnes of oxygen, one lakh vials of Remdesivir

    "We have estimated that in the next one month, we may require 1,500 metric tonnes of oxygen. In this regard, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has written to Union Minister for Railways, Commerce and Industries Piyush Goyal," state Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar told reporters on Thursday.

  • Karnataka: Truck with beer overturns, crowd of locals brazenly violate COVID-19 norms to 'grab' bottles Apr 21, 2021 03:34 PM IST

    Karnataka: Truck with beer overturns, crowd of locals brazenly violate COVID-19 norms to 'grab' bottles

    The footage, which has drawn criticism, comes at a time when a nationwide appeal has been issued to maintain social distancing.

  • Bengaluru epicentre of COVID-19 in Karnataka: State Health Minister Apr 20, 2021 10:48 AM IST

    Bengaluru epicentre of COVID-19 in Karnataka: State Health Minister

    Speaking to reporters here, he said, "Bengaluru is the epicentre of Karnataka. If you see the total cases, at least 70 per cent are reported in Bengaluru."

  • Karnataka Minister indicates strict COVID control measures, concedes shortage of ICU beds in Bengaluru Apr 19, 2021 03:54 PM IST

    Karnataka Minister indicates strict COVID control measures, concedes shortage of ICU beds in Bengaluru

    "In Bengaluru, there is an increase in infections, when infections increase there will be shortage of beds at hospitals. More than hospital beds, we are seeing a shortage of ICU beds," Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar said.

  • COVID-19 2nd wave: These states, UTs report highest numbers Apr 19, 2021 03:25 PM IST

    COVID-19 2nd wave: These states, UTs report highest numbers

    The nationwide tally of COVID-19 cases mounted to 1,50,61,919 with a record single-day rise of 2,73,810 coronavirus infections reported on April 19.

  • Kumbh Mela 2021: Mandatory COVID-19 test, 14-day quarantine ― state-wise orders for Kumbh returnees Apr 19, 2021 10:29 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela 2021: Mandatory COVID-19 test, 14-day quarantine ― state-wise orders for Kumbh returnees

    Delhi and Odisha have made 14-day quarantine mandatory for all Kumbh Mela returnees.

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