Karnataka police adopted crude policing methods -- like mild caning, forcing people to do sit-ups, making people sit or stand under hot sun during noon so on and so forth.
During a meeting with ministers and officials on the COVID-19 situation, Yediyurappa said a task force should be constituted to plan for the third wave, according to a statement from his office.
Policemen wielding lathis were seen at places in an effort to implement the stringent restrictions.
With the pandemic's second wave hitting hard, Karnataka recorded 47,563 new Covid cases, including 21,534 in Bengaluru were registered in a day while 482 patients succumbed to the virus, the state...
Karnataka on Saturday decided to focus more on inoculating people above 45 years of age whose second dose is pending.
The rest 30 per cent would be used to vaccinate the 45 years and above age group seeking first dose, he said.
To curb the surge of COVID-19 cases, the Karnataka government on Friday imposed a complete lockdown for two weeks in the state from 6 am on May 10 to 6 am on May 24.
With state-run and private hospitals in Bengaluru facing shortage of beds for Covid patients, a dozen private medical colleges across the city have reserved 6,034 beds in hospitals attached to them,...
The Prime Minister is going to take a decision against the backdrop of the Supreme Court's recommendation, which would be binding on Karnataka as well.
While Industries Minister Jagadish Shettar will manage oxygen supply, Deputy Chief Minister Dr CN Ashwath Narayan will be in charge of Remdesivir, other COVID-related drugs and human resource...