Karnataka's group of 17 disqualified MLAs to meet in eveningThe MLAs attempted to move the apex court praying for postponement of the December 5 byelection to 15 Assembly seats. Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the disqualified lawmakers, prayed before the three-judge bench headed by Justice NV Ramana to direct the Election Commission to postpone the bypolls till the court decides the case.
Global steel firm in talks with 3 states for $4 billion unitBallari district in Karnataka is the company’s preferred location for the plant because the region has abundant deposits of high-grade iron ore, a key steel-making ingredient, and is home to steel, sponge iron and pellet units. The JSW Group has a steel mill of 12 MTPA capacity in the district.
SC refuses to hear plea on Yediyurappa leaked audio clipA leaked audio tape allegedly shows Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa "poaching" MLAs to overthrow the JD(S)-Congress coalition regime. But the SC refused to hear Congress' plea, saying it wasn't necessary to allow another round of arguments.
Nasscom to help Karnataka to rewrite labour regulationNasscom’s will help the Karnataka govt rewrite labour regulation in a way that it aligns with the changing requirements of private businesses. The co will also bring more services online to reduce interface between industries &labour offices.