29-30.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Now, transport department wants bus ticketing platforms to obtain licence   The transport department has ordered online bus ticketing platforms including RedBus to obtain a licence. The move is being seen as an attempt to rein in private bus operators from fleecing passengers, especially Read More …

27.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka election 2018: Bengaluru represents India on world stage: PM Modi   Prime Minister Narendra Modi  said Bengaluru represents “Hindustan on the world stage” and said the development of Karnataka’s capital is his government’s utmost priority.   The world looks Read More …

17.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka’s only fertilizer company to celebrate its golden jubilee on April 17   Karnataka’s only fertilizer company – Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilisers (MCF) is all set to celebrate its golden jubilee on April 17. Having started its journey as Malabar Chemicals Read More …

11-12.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Cabinet meet to decide ‘religious minority’ tag for Lingayat community   A crucial Cabinet meeting called to discuss accepting retired High Court judge H.N. Nagamohan Das Committee report recommending ‘religious minority’ tag for the Lingayat community will be held Read More …

READ: Interlinking of Rivers

Note: READ id our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam After Cauvery: A look at other inter-state water tussles   The Supreme Court on February 16 delivered 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 …

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 …