Government of Karnataka Current Affairs, GK & News

26th National Youth Festival: Empowering the Youth of India

The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, in collaboration with the Government of Karnataka, is organizing the 26th National Youth Festival from January 12th to 16th in Hubballi-Dharwad, Karnataka. The theme of this year’s festival is “Viksit Yuva Viksit Bharat,” which aims to empower the youth of India and promote their active participation in ..

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The Bengaluru Metropolitan Land Transport Authority (BMLTA) Bill, 2022

The Karnataka Legislative Assembly has passed The Bengaluru Metropolitan Land Transport Authority (BMLTA) Bill, 2022 recently. What is The Bengaluru Metropolitan Land Transport Authority (BMLTA) Bill, 2022? The Bengaluru Metropolitan Land Transport Authority (BMLTA) Bill, 2022 is applicable to the Urban Mobility Region of Bengaluru. The Bill was launched to regulate the development, operation, maintenance, ..

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Karnataka Startup Policy 2022

Karnataka’s government has introduced a new startup policy (2022-27) aiming to add around 10,000 startups to the state’s business ecosystem in the next five years, with a focus on high-growth startups. The policy, which was introduced on 22nd December 2022, aims to stimulate the growth of around 25,000 startups in the coming five years, particularly ..

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Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill, 2021

On December 23, 2021, “Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill, 2021” was passed in the Assembly. The bill is popularly known as anti-conversion bill. Key Points The bill is being opposed, tagging it as “anti-people”, “inhuman”, “unconstitutional”, “anti poor” and “draconian”. Bill was passed by a voice vote. Background According to Law ..

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Karnataka celebrates Kanakadasa Jayanthi

Karnataka celebrated “Kanakadasa Jayanthi” on November 22, 2021 to pay tribute to Shri Kanaka Dasa, who was the 15th century poet, saint and social reformer. Key Points On the occasion, Chief Minister Basavaraja Bommai garlanded the photograph of Kanaka Dasa in Bengaluru. Kanaka Dasa had advocated social equality and justice through kirtans. Kaginele was the ..

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Karnataka becomes first state to map population vulnerable to COVID-19

Karnataka has become the first state to map its population that is the most vulnerable to the COVID-19, including the elderly and those with comorbidity. These groups are currently being monitored by the state on a daily basis in order to prevent the onset of a severe COVID-19 infection. The on-going survey has so far ..

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