Budget 2018: Jaitley’s final budget takes a rural turn

Agri, infra, health and education are front and center; FM Arun Jaitley breaks from tradition delivering parts of the budget in Hindi Bangalore, Feb 1, 2018: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley delivered the final full budget of the Modi administration on Thursday. Jaitley delivered a rural-focused budget increasing the minimum support price of all Kharif crops and […]

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Protest over sharing of Mahadayi river water mostly peaceful in Bengaluru

The State-wide bandh over the sharing of Mahadayi river water between Karnataka and Goa was near total in Bengaluru. Shops and restaurants remained closed through the day, and transport was almost completely suspended. Operations resumed after 6 pm. The protest, that began near the Gali Anjaneya Temple near Satellite bus stop, saw huge participation from […]

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