27-28.05.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Netherlands joins Solar Alliance The Netherlands has become the 64th signatory member of the International Solar Alliance (ISA).   The joint statement issued hailed the Netherlands as India’s “Gateway to Europe”.   India also welcomed the Netherlands as Read More …

Human Right Commission

Human Rights Commission Establishment of Human Right Commission The National Human Rights Commission is a statutory (and not a constitutional) body. It was established in 1993 under a legislation enacted by the Parliament, namely, the Protection of Human Rights Act, Read More …

13.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka Senapade members stage protest   Condemning the attack on the driver and conductor of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation(KSRTC) in Tamil Nadu, members of the Karnataka Senapade staged a protest near the Mysuru Law Court.The agitators sought a ban on the screening Read More …

17.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Lingayats to be given ‘religious minority’ tag                 In a significant move ahead of the Assembly elections, the State Cabinet decided to accord “religious minority” recognition to Lingayats and Veerashaiva-Lingayats who follow the philosophy of 12th century social reformer Read More …

16.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Targeted beneficiary schemes combating hunger, nutritional issues: Official   The targeted beneficiary schemes introduced by the State government and the enactment of the National Food Security Act, 2013, by the Centre have helped stave off starvation deaths despite persistent drought in 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 …

07.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA raises red-gram procurement cap to 3.64 million tonnes   Positively responding to the letters written by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers H.N. Ananth Kumar, in view of farmers’ consistent demand for removal of quantity Read More …

01.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Universal Health Scheme hinges on referral system   Creating a sustainable model of healthcare for all, Karnataka will roll out the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) from March 2, bringing all government health schemes under one umbrella.   Under UHC, all the Read More …

22.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Centre urged to develop Shravanabelagola   Charukeerthy Bhattaraka Swamy of Jain Mutt has appealed to the union government to develop Shravanabelgola, a noted pilgrimage centre, on the lines of Taj Mahal in Agra.   The monolithic statue of Gomateshwara Read More …

20.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA At 8.5%, state’s GDP to grow faster than national average this fiscal   Karnataka’s economy is expected to grow at a rate of 8.5% to Rs 9.5 lakh crore in 2017-18, according to the state’s economic survey. Karnataka’s Gross Read More …