Karnataka Government Current Affairs, GK & News

Karnataka Government  Current Affairs, GK & News

Apthamitra: Helpline and application launched by Karnataka Government

The State Government of Karnataka has launched “Apthamitra” mobile application and helpline to fight COVID-19. The application was launched by the Chief Minister of the state B S Yediyurappa. Highlights The application aims at providing medical guidance and advice on COVID-19. When a person has symptoms of COVID-19, he or she can call to the ..

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PM Modi holds meeting regarding Extension of lockdown

On April 8, 2020, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video conference with political leaders discussing the extension of lock down. Prime Minister has indicated that most of the suggestions he received was to extend the lock down. Highlights The GoI is trying on possible options to contain the spread of the virus. Following ..

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Karnataka launches Janasevaka Scheme

On February 5, 2020, the State Government of Karnataka launched Janasevaka scheme. The Government aims to provide doorstep government services under the scheme. Also, it intends to digitize several services and make these services easily available to the citizens through the scheme. Highlights Under the scheme, the government has launched an exclusive mobile number (080-44554455), ..

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SC Verdict: Karnataka MLA Disqualification case

The Supreme Court on November 13, 2019, pronounced its judgement on the legality of disqualification of 15 dissident MLAs by the then Karnataka Assembly Speaker under Anti-Defection law Verdict The Apex Court upheld the disqualification of the MLAs by the speaker. The Court clarified that the disqualification is till their re-election and not till the ..

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Fact Box: Girish Karnad

The renowned playwright, actor and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad died at the age of 81 at his residence in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He succumbed to multiple-organ failure. To honour the well-known writer who brought 7th Jnanpith to Kannada, Karnataka Government declared a holiday for schools and colleges and a 3-day State mourning as a tribute. About ..

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