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 …

Karnataka Industrial development

Karnataka Industrial development Karnataka is a leading state in terms of industrial growth in India. It is the hub of the IT industry in the country. The technology cluster in Karnataka ranks as the fourth largest in the world. The state has 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) 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 …

History of Karnataka from Vedic age to Gupta Period 1

Pre History : Karnataka has a hoary past. It is blessed with innumerable inscriptions, memorial (viz. Hero, Mahasati and Self immolation) stones and monuments of rich historical and cultural heritage. It has many sites of Prehistoric period and most of 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 …

Karnataka soil

  Eleven groups of soil orders are found in Karnataka Entisols, Inceptisols, Mollisols, Spodosols, Alfisols, Ultisols, Oxisols, Aridisols, Vertisols, Andisols and Histosols. Depending on the agricultural capability of the soil, the soil types are divided into six types viz., Red, lateritic(lateritic soil is found in bidar and kolar district), black, alluvio-colluvial, forest and Read More …

Karnataka-Mineral

    The state of Karnataka is abundant in mineral resources. It is said to be one of the most mineral rich states of India. The mineral belt covers an area of 1.92 lakh sq.km including 29 districts of the state. Karnataka is also endowed with Read More …