Bengaluru: A prominent Lingayat seer has commended the Siddaramaiah government's decision to recommend grant of religious minority tag to Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats, in an embarrassment to BJP president Amit Shah, who had termed it as an attempt to 'divide' the Hindu community. The Seer ofMore
Published 28-Mar-2018 19:38 IST
Bengaluru: The BJP's Karnataka unit on Wednesday said it would announce its list of candidates in five to six days for the May 12 assembly polls. "After three days, after Amit Shah's (BJP National President) visit to Mysuru, I will go to Delhi and get things finalised there," BJP's Karnataka unitMore
Published 28-Mar-2018 19:14 IST
Bengaluru: The ruling Congress and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka on Tuesday welcomed the single-phase Assembly polls on May 12, while regional party Janata Dal Secular (JD-S) termed it a setback. "The JD-S had requested the Election Commission (EC) to conduct the polls inMore
Published 28-Mar-2018 07:20 IST
Bengaluru: Cricketer Rahul Dravid as the state election icon, disabled government employees as polling staff and all women polling stations are among the slew of new initiatives taken up by the state electoral authorities for the May 12 assembly elections in Karnataka. "Rahul Dravid will be theMore
Published 27-Mar-2018 22:38 IST
Bengaluru: The model code of conduct, that came into place immediately after the Election Commission on Tuesday announced the Karnataka assembly election on May 12, will not allow the Congress government from taking any policy decisions, an election official said. "As per the MCC, the stateMore
Published 27-Mar-2018 18:24 IST | Updated 18:27 IST
New Delhi: The Election Commission on Tuesday announced that the Karnataka Assembly polls will be held on May 12, beginning the countdown to the crucial electoral battle that will decide whether BJP's juggernaut will breach the last major Congress fortress. The votes -- which will determine whetherMore
Published 27-Mar-2018 11:36 IST | Updated 17:03 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka's woman Indian Police Service (IPS) officer D. Roopa Moudgil, the whistleblower who exposed prison favours to jailed sidelined AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala, declined to accept an award recognising her work for the "heavy" cash reward it came with.
Published 26-Mar-2018 20:12 IST
New Delhi: Tech giant Microsoft will host 'AI for All' summit in Bengaluru on March 28 to showcase uses of artificial intelligence across sectors. The event will feature discussions around the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI), and how this can be used to amplify human ingenuity, a MicrosoftMore
Published 25-Mar-2018 13:37 IST
Bengaluru: Inspector General of Police (Home Guard and Civil Defence, Bengaluru) D Roopa IPS has refused to accept 'Namma Bengaluru Award' as it also carries a high cash reward.
Published 25-Mar-2018 11:21 IST
Bengaluru: Seven Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) lawmakers in Karnataka on Saturday resigned from the party, a day after saying they voted for the Congress candidate in the Rajya Sabha polls, and will join the Congress on Sunday. Legislators B.Z. Zaheer Ahmed Khan, R. Akhanda Srinivas Murthy, N.More
Published 24-Mar-2018 21:39 IST
Bengaluru: The JDS on Friday demanded countermanding of election to fill four Rajya Sabha seats from Karnataka, alleging that the returning officer in 'collusion' with the ruling Congress in the state allowed two of its members to recast their vote after they 'cross-voted'.
Published 24-Mar-2018 08:02 IST
Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Friday notified minority religion status to Lingayats amid protests by some sections of the community. "The state Social Welfare Department has issued a notification terming Lingayat followers of 12th century social reformer Basava's philosophy (tatva) as aMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 22:09 IST
Bengaluru: The ruling Congress in Karnataka on Friday bagged three Rajya Sabha seats and BJP one in the biennial election, amid a boycott of the poll by the JDS, alleging electoral malpractice. Congress' Dr L Hanumanthaiah, Dr Syed Naseer Hussain and G C Chandrasekhar, also BJP's RajeevMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 21:54 IST
Bengaluru: Alleging foul play in Karnataka Rajya Sabha polls, the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) on Friday said two Congress legislators were allowed to vote for a second time after they initially cross-voted.
Published 23-Mar-2018 17:06 IST
Bengaluru: Polling was underway on Friday for four Rajya Sabha seats in Karnataka. "Polling began at 9 a.m., on a steady note in the state legislature building to elect four of the five candidates in the fray for the Upper House seats," said an election official.
Published 23-Mar-2018 11:09 IST
Bengaluru: The Bengaluru airport won an international award for being the best in India and Central Asia under the regional category, said its operator on Thursday.
Published 23-Mar-2018 10:09 IST
Bengaluru: A special court on Thursday granted a conditional bail to Karnataka Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar for allegedly destroying evidence in three income tax evasion cases. Economic Offences Wing Court judge Justice M.S. Alva granted conditional bail to Shivakumar on Rs 1 lakh personal bondMore
Published 22-Mar-2018 21:53 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka has not filed a review petition on the final judgement given by the Supreme Court regarding the sharing of the Cauvery River waters, following legal opinion obtained by it, the state government today said. It was decided in an all-party meeting that a decision be taken onMore
Published 22-Mar-2018 21:46 IST
Bengaluru: The CBI on Thursday said that it was questioning the directors of Kanishk Gold Pvt. Ltd. (KGPL) in connection with its ongoing probe into the alleged defrauding a consortium of 14 banks led by the SBI to the tune of Rs 824 crore.
Published 22-Mar-2018 11:15 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa on Wednesday said the state government's move to grant religious minority status to the Veerashaiva-Lingayat community was a "election gimmick" and accused Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of dividing people on emotional issues.
Published 21-Mar-2018 21:01 IST

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