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Siddaramaiahon Saturday had written to Yediyurappa urging him to utilise Indira Canteens efficiently and provide food for poor and needy until the coronavirus crisis and lockdown is over.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Siddaramaiah urges Karnataka CM to announce special package to help farmers, working class

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 12:53 PM IST
Siddaramaiah put forth his demands during a telephonic conversation and the Chief Minister positively responding to it informed that he will formulate a programme keeping in mind the suggestions made by the Opposition, a statement from the his office said.
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late Jayalalithaa had launched the Amma Canteens in 2013. The canteens have now lost their sheen due to official apathy and lack of the required patronage.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late Jayalalithaa had launched the Amma Canteens in 2013. The canteens have now lost their sheen due to official apathy and lack of the required patronage.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

Launched amid fanfare, South India’s subsidized canteens remain neglected

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru/Hyderabad/Chennai | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, MC Rajan and Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 03:42 PM IST
Modelled on the Amma Canteen launched by former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, there are 191 canteens across Bengaluru that provide breakfast at Rs 5 and lunch and dinner at Rs 10 and have proved very popular among city residents, with an estimated 15 crore meals having been served over the past two years, according to the BBMP.
JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy will take oath as Karnataka chief minister on Wednesday.(PTI)
JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy will take oath as Karnataka chief minister on Wednesday.(PTI)

Karnataka govt formation: Congress-JD(S) coalition stares at several fault lines

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Venkatesha Babu
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 09:22 AM IST
It remains to be seen how the Congress-JD(S) alliance works towards waiving off farmers’ loans, completing pending irrigation and drinking water projects, empowering Lokayukt and providing subsidies to weaker sections.
The Election Commission’s strict enforcement of rules on poll symbols has upset political parties in Karnataka.(AFP file photo/ Representative)
The Election Commission’s strict enforcement of rules on poll symbols has upset political parties in Karnataka.(AFP file photo/ Representative)

EC’s clampdown on symbols in Karnataka polls draws politicians’ ire

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru/Mandya | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 07:42 AM IST
With the poll panel deciding to have photos of candidates on electronic voting machines for the first time in the state, some leaders are unhappy with some of the rules surrounding the photos. 
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