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Bengaluru: Taking a cue from Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka government too is mulling framing a law enabling capital punishment to rapists of minor girls. Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy told reporters on the sidelines of an event here on Saturday that the government would get details of the lawMore
Published 23-Dec-2017 19:28 IST
New Delhi: Responding to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's remark on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) having 'leased out' Hinduism, the latter claimed that one who idolises Tipu Sultan cannot support Hindus. "Siddaramaiah is one who idolises Tipu Sultan, who caused a lot of harm to the HinduMore
Published 23-Dec-2017 08:58 IST | Updated 09:43 IST
Bengaluru: BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje was on Friday booked for alleged 'inflammatory' tweets on the rape and murder of a minor Dalit girl in Vijayapura, an incident which led to tension in some areas there for the past three days. Police said an FIR was registered against Karandlaje on charges ofMore
Published 22-Dec-2017 22:05 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday slammed his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath for flaying his government on the law and order front, saying, on the contrary, there was lawlessness in UP. "There is no other place in the country where law and order had deterioratedMore
Published 22-Dec-2017 20:22 IST
Bengaluru: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime would get stabilised in the next 18 months, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said on Friday. "Give us time and you will see that in the next 18 months, GST will get stabilised, and this is where I think your (CAs) role is critical," he saidMore
Published 22-Dec-2017 18:08 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka is ready for talks at "any place and date", to work out an amicable settlement with Goa on sharing inter-state Mahadayi river water for drinking needs of drought prone areas of northern districts. Speaking to reporters at Belagavi, state water resources minister M B Patil tookMore
Published 22-Dec-2017 17:04 IST
Bengaluru: Rahul Gandhi's elevation as party president has brought about a "resurgence" in the Congress, its Karnataka unit on Thursday said, expressing the hope that his "charm" will work in the state Assembly polls after Gujarat. Referring to the Gujarat poll outcome, Karnataka Pradesh CongressMore
Published 21-Dec-2017 18:02 IST | Updated 18:17 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday dubbed the BJP's efforts to resolve the Mahadayi river water sharing issue with neighbouring Goa as a "political gimmick" ahead of assembly elections in the state early next year. Questioning as to how BJP state President B S YeddyurappaMore
Published 21-Dec-2017 17:24 IST
Bengaluru: Promoting millets as a healthy diet in modern times, the Karnataka government on Wednesday revived the state's ancient forgotten crop by making a few celebrity chefs prepare tasty dishes from the grains at a culinary symposium here. "Though millets have been a part of our food heritage,More
Published 21-Dec-2017 08:43 IST
Bengaluru: Upset on learning that a woman colleague he was in love with would be marrying another man, a marketing manager at a city based realty firm allegedly electrocuted him. Police said Shiva Basavegowda (29), who was arrested on Wednesday, hatched the plot to kill the man, a deputy manager inMore
Published 20-Dec-2017 21:35 IST
Bengaluru: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached bank deposits worth Rs 5.34 crore of ILC Industries Ltd Director K. Somasekhar in an illegal mining case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002. "Investigation under the PMLA revealed that Somasekhar was in possession ofMore
Published 20-Dec-2017 08:24 IST
Jammu/Bengaluru: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on Tuesday, demanded strict action against those who allegedly assaulted a Kashmiri student and his brother in Bengaluru last week for not speaking in Kannada, a Dravidian language spoken mainly in the state of Karnataka.
Published 19-Dec-2017 22:05 IST
Bengaluru: A moneylender allegedly assaulted the headmistress of a private pre-school here for not paying dues on time, footage of which has gone viral on social media. The footage of the incident, which occurred on Monday, was captured by a CCTV camera installed in her cabin.
Published 19-Dec-2017 21:56 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said the results of the Gujarat Assembly polls would not have any impact on the Assembly election in the state, which is due early next year. " The election results of one state will not have an effect on the election of another state. TheMore
Published 18-Dec-2017 17:26 IST
Bengaluru: The BJP was upbeat about wresting power from the Congress in poll-bound Karnataka after its victory in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections on Monday. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state unit president B.S.Yeddyurappa expressed confidence that the "massive victory" of theMore
Published 18-Dec-2017 16:34 IST
Bengaluru: The Indian Air Force's Soviet era Mi-8 helicopters were phased out of service in a ceremony at the Yelhanka Air Force Station here on Sunday. MI-8, called Pratap, had been the backbone of the IAF's medium lift combat capability. The MI-8 helicopters arrived in India in 1971 at Bombay andMore
Published 18-Dec-2017 07:28 IST
Bengaluru: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday accused the Congress government in Karnataka of trying to "divide" the society and lashed out at it on the law-and- order front, citing the killings of right-wing activists and journalist Gauri Lankesh. Addressing a public meeting here as partMore
Published 17-Dec-2017 19:45 IST
Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Sunday, held the Parivartan Yatra in Karnataka's Bengaluru.
Published 17-Dec-2017 15:56 IST
Bengaluru: Bengaluru Police Commissioner T. Suneel Kumar on Saturday denied permission to a New Year bash in the city where Bollywood cine star Sunny Leone has been invited to perform, ostensibly to "maintain law and order" and prevent any "untoward incident". "We are denying permission for theMore
Published 16-Dec-2017 20:56 IST
Bengaluru: Police have booked a suo motu case against Telangana BJP MLA T Raja Singh, right wing outfit Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik and two others for alleged "inflammatory" speeches in north Karnataka three days ago.
Published 16-Dec-2017 07:42 IST

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