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Bengaluru: The death of five employees in a bar-cum-restaurant blaze here on Monday stirred the civic body and police to crack down on all bars, pubs and eateries to ensure fire safety norms are followed, a top police official said.
Published 08-Jan-2018 17:30 IST
Bengaluru: Five employees of a Bengaluru bar-cum-restaurant were charred to death while they were sleeping inside the premises on Monday, police said. All five men died as the Kailash Bar and Restaurant in the city centre caught fire around 2.30 a.m., Bengaluru Deputy Commissioner of Police (West)More
Published 08-Jan-2018 08:42 IST | Updated 11:58 IST
Bengaluru: Pitching for rule by the same party in the states as in the Centre, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday urged the electorate to vote for the BJP again in the ensuing Karnataka assembly elections to step up development in the state.
Published 07-Jan-2018 19:01 IST
Bengaluru: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath would address a BJP rally here on Sunday in view of the upcoming assembly election in Karnataka, a party official said on Saturday. "Adityanath arrived on Saturday night to participate in our party's rally and will address the public on SundayMore
Published 07-Jan-2018 07:45 IST
Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government has sought Telangana's assistance for sustainable solutions to water shortage in the state's Tungabhadra watershed. A meeting was attended by Karnataka Minister MB Patil and MLAs on Saturday in Hyderabad with Telangana Water Resources Minister Harish Rao.
Published 07-Jan-2018 10:12 IST
Bengaluru: The seven-member expert committee constituted to look into the issue of separate religion status to Veerashaivas/Lingayats has sought six months time to submit its report. The committee, which met for the first time on Saturday, had been given four weeks time by the government to submitMore
Published 06-Jan-2018 20:19 IST | Updated 21:22 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on saturday said the "fight" in the upcoming Assembly polls in the state would be between two ideologies -- communalism and secularism.
Published 06-Jan-2018 17:08 IST | Updated 18:03 IST
New Delhi: An outbreak of avian influenza, also called bird flu, has been reported from Dasarahalli village in Bengaluru, the government confirmed on Friday, adding that a central team has been deputed to assist Karnataka. "The situation is fully under control," it said, adding that there are noMore
Published 05-Jan-2018 19:13 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah On Friday warned of stringent action against those instigating "communal sentiments" in the state, as the coastal region remained on the edge over a spate of killings of Hindu activists.
Published 05-Jan-2018 16:50 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Thursday rejected the opposition BJP's demand for a National Investigation Agency inquiry into the murder of a "Hindu activist". "There is no need to entrust the inquiry to the NIA, as police have already arrested four suspects allegedly involvedMore
Published 05-Jan-2018 08:07 IST | Updated 11:31 IST
New Delhi: Concerned over the killing of a Hindu activist in Karnataka, a delegation of BJP MPs on Thursday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to seek a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) into the case and other such violent deaths in the state. BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje, who led theMore
Published 04-Jan-2018 19:37 IST
Hyderabad: The Telangana Government on Thursday assured Karnataka it would release up to two TMC (thousand million cubic feet) of water to meet the shortage in Tungabhadra sub basin project area, Karnataka Water Resources Minister M B Patil said. Patil had met Telangana Irrigation Minister T HarishMore
Published 04-Jan-2018 17:48 IST | Updated 17:22 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday gifted free laptops to about 31,000 degree college students belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs). All the laptops have two stickers - a state government logo and a picture of Siddaramaiah affixed on their top.
Published 04-Jan-2018 07:04 IST
Bengaluru: BJP on Wednesday accused Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of denotifying 2.39 acre of land near Lalbagh in the heart of the city, meant for a park and public amenities, in favour of a private real estate developer.
Published 03-Jan-2018 21:53 IST
Bengaluru: Amidst raging differences over the issue of separate religion status to Veerashivas/Lingayats, Karnataka BJP on Wednesday said it would abide by the decision of the apex body of the communities in the matter. "Akhila Bharata Veerashaiva Mahasabha president Shamanur Shivashankarappa hasMore
Published 03-Jan-2018 18:43 IST
Bengaluru: The Karnataka government is not apprehensive of releasing the caste census and it would be done at an appropriate time, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra has said. "The caste census data is now the property of Backward Classes Commission. It is yet to reach theMore
Published 03-Jan-2018 16:50 IST
Bengaluru: Carnatic vocalist Radha Viswanathan, daughter of legendary classical singer M S Subbulakshmi, passed away at a private hospital here, her family said on Wednesday. Viswanathan, 83, developed breathing related complications following which she was admitted to the Fortis Hospital hereMore
Published 03-Jan-2018 15:26 IST | Updated 16:38 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka would soon be hosting its first international travel expo in order to promote its tourist hotspots to travellers from across the world, state Tourism Minister Priyank Kharge said on Tuesday. " The expo will provide an impetus to the inbound travel and tourism and would enhanceMore
Published 03-Jan-2018 07:32 IST
Bengaluru: A raid by the Income Tax department on a hair exporter from North Karnataka has revealed undisclosed income of Rs 65 crore. The department said the search carried out by its investigation directorate of Karnataka-Goa region in the last fortnight of December also resulted in seizure of RsMore
Published 02-Jan-2018 21:58 IST
Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Tuesday proposed to the Election Commission of India joint hosting of an Electronic Voting Machine challenge to clear doubts about its functioning. The government also requested the commission to make available 250 randomly selected EVMs to plan and executeMore
Published 02-Jan-2018 20:58 IST

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