The State government on Friday issued a notification appointing the former Minister B.J. Puttaswamy as vice-chairman of the Karnataka State Planning Board with immediate effect. The vice-chairman of the planning board will have a Cabinet rank, according to an official release.
With hardly a year to go for the 50th anniversary of the February 18, 1970 death of Naxalite Varghese, the first ‘encounter killing’ of a Maoist in Kerala, has come the death of C.P. Jaleel at the hands of Thunderbolt, an anti-insurgency commando force. Varghese was left dead, face down, on a rock, which later […]
Bharatiya Janata Party took out a ‘Sankalp Yatra’ here on Wednesday. Party’s state general secretary Vanathi Srinivasan led the rally that saw the participation of over 500 students highlighting the programmes of the Central government that were in consonance with Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals. Ms. Srinivasan said the rally was in response to a call given […]