28.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Leopards, blackbucks, elephants are a poll issue in Karnataka   For candidates in areas bordering forests in Karnataka, the election is not so much about roads and electricity as it is about stopping wild elephants in their tracks. And not just the Read More …

15-16.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Study: Ambulance not accessible to 50% of pregnant women   The Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), a health scheme for SC/ST and BPL families, has recorded an impressive performance by reducing maternal and neonatal mortality by promoting institutional deliveries in Read More …

07.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA ·        Arogya Karnataka may be a reality only by June   ð  The much-hyped Arogya Karnataka scheme that assures cashless treatment for poor people in private hospitals will see the light of day only by June. Sources said the draft of Read More …

Geographical location of Karnataka

Geographical location of Karnataka:- Introduction:-   Geography of Karnataka states that Karnataka is the eighth largest state in India. Mysore was renamed as Karnataka on the first day of November, 1973. Spread over an area of 1, 92,000 square kilometers, Read More …

Complete History of Karnataka (focussing on Vedic age to Gupta Period) 4

Gandhiji’s Early Visits to Karnataka : Meanwhile, on returning from South Africa in 1915, when Gandhiji (1869- 1948) visited Madras, at the request of D.V. Gundappa, he made a short visit to Bangalore on May 8th 1915 to unveil the Read More …

Complete History of Karnataka (focussing on Vedic age to Gupta Period) 3

The Marathas : The Marathas, who were encroaching upon the Bijapur dominion came to have control over parts of Karnataka to the North of the Tungabhadra. Shivaji built forts at Ramadurg, Nargund, Parasgad, Gajendragad, Katkol etc., in North Karnataka. In Read More …

Complete History of Karnataka (focussing on Vedic age to Gupta Period) 2

Chalukyas of Kalyana (C.973-1189) The Chalukyas of Kalyana who claim to be the scions of the Badami Chalukyas, overthrew the Rashtrakutas in 973, and Taila II (Trailokya Malla), the first ruler of the dynasty, later defeated the Chola rulers like Read More …

Post Independent Karnataka- Political Consolidation, Reports and Disputes

Post Independent Karnataka- Political Consolidation, Reports and Disputes     Political Integration   India gained independence in 1947. The new government soon began delaying concerning the Karnataka Ekikarana movement. Kannada speaking areas were now grouped under five administrative units of the Bombay Read More …

ChikkadevarajaWodeyar – Contributions; The Nayakas of Keladi and Chitradurga; Rani Chennamma&SangolliRayanna of Kittur, The YalahankaNadaprabhu; Hyder Ali and Tippu Sultan (1761-1799).  

Much of Karnataka experience immedicable social and political  turmoil in the centuries between the collapse of the Vijayanagara Empire in the late 1500s and the death of Tipu Sultan in 1799. It was an era of dynamic change, during which  Read More …

Unification of Karnataka

Unification of Karnataka The struggle for the unification of all Kannada speaking areas began in the late 19th century. Historians point out that the origin of the movement for linguistic provinces can be traced to same time e.g., the demand Read More …