Bengaluru: Amidst reports about a proposal to spend Rs 26 crore to mark the 60th anniversary of the Vidhana Soudha, the seat of the state legislature, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday issued directions for curtailing funding for the event, officials said. Assembly Speaker K B Koliwad andMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 17:18 IST
Bengaluru: The charges against writer Kancha Ilaiah, a staunch critic of the caste system, are an "absurd assault" on the right to freedom of expression, Amnesty International India said on Tuesday. Kancha Ilaiah's latest book, titled "Samajika Smugglerlu Komatollu" (Social smugglers - Komatis),More
Published 17-Oct-2017 16:52 IST
Bengaluru: A woman animal rights activist and her friend were allegedly attacked by a group of people for complaining against an illegal slaughterhouse near Talaghattapura here, the police said. The incident is said to have occurred on Saturday night when Nandini (45), who works as a softwareMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 20:03 IST | Updated 21:52 IST
Bengaluru: Battling a severe civic crisis in the city, the Karnataka government on Monday said it was considering seeking central funds for disaster relief, following unprecedented rains. Stating this here, Minister for Bengaluru Development K J George told reporters that the government would seekMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 19:06 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Assembly Speaker K B Koliwad on Monday said that there was no proposal to gift gold biscuits to legislators and silver plates to secretariat employees to celebrate the diamond jubilee of the Vidhana Soudha, the seat of power in the state. Koliwad said a proposal had been sent toMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 17:54 IST
New Delhi: The Congress party on Monday appointed former Union minister M Veerappa Moily as the chairman of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Manifesto Committee and B L Shankar as its vice chairman. The committee, cleared by party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, has 33 other leaders of the state as itsMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 15:36 IST | Updated 16:17 IST
Bengaluru: Seven persons, including two women, were killed when a two-storey building collapsed here on Monday after a cooking gas cylinder explosion, police said. One of the two women killed in the blast was pregnant, officials said. Two children, aged 12 and 3, were among eight others injured inMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 11:28 IST | Updated 18:59 IST
Bengaluru: Taking a cue from neighbouring Kerala, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday spoke in favour of appointing Dalit priests at temples in the state. "No opposition to appoint Dalits as priests at Muzrai (Department of Religious and Charitable Endowments) temples in Karnataka asMore
Published 15-Oct-2017 22:04 IST
New Delhi/Bengaluru: As 'Vidhana Soudha' -- the state legislature -- completes 60 years, Karnataka Assembly Speaker K B Koliwad on Sunday said the concerns raised by the opposition on the floor of the house should not be ignored since rival parties should be seen as a "shadow government." TheMore
Published 15-Oct-2017 11:55 IST
Kalaburagi: Pick any student from any class of Shriram Kannada Convent School and they can write with both hands. An LKG student finishes writing the alphabets on the board within 30 seconds by using both the hands. The school is known for making classes interesting by conducting brainstormingMore
Published 15-Oct-2017 09:12 IST | Updated 09:58 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka MLA C.P. Yogeshwar has resigned from the Congress amid growing differences with the party leadership. "I have resigned from the Congress' primary membership and as a legislator in protest against the indifference of the leadership and for ignoring my contribution to the state,"More
Published 15-Oct-2017 07:01 IST
Bengaluru: Five people, including two women, were killed and a dozen others injured since Friday as heavy monsoon rains continued to pound the city, wreaking havoc and flooding several localities, said a civic official on Saturday. "Heavy downpour with thunderstorm and gusty winds in the cityMore
Published 15-Oct-2017 06:48 IST
Bengaluru: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Bengaluru Police on Friday released the sketches of the suspects in connection with the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh. Lankesh was shot dead at her residence by few unidentified assailants on September 5. "Based on the information we haveMore
Published 14-Oct-2017 13:03 IST | Updated 14:09 IST
Bengaluru: Torrential rains on Saturday continued to lash Bengaluru where the body of a temple priest, which was washed away yesterday, was recovered while a mother-daughter duo, who were swept away, remained untraced, police said. Nine deaths in the past 15 days due to potholes and rains drew sharpMore
Published 14-Oct-2017 17:46 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Friday put the onus on Bengaluru Incharge Minister K J George to take action against errring contractors for poor state of roads in the city following the death of four persons allegedly due to potholes. "The action (against erring contractorsMore
Published 13-Oct-2017 19:18 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka minister R Roshan Baig was at the centre of a controversy on Friday for hurling an expletive at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, triggering an angry reaction from the BJP which demanded his resignation. Baig made the remark in his address to Congress workers of PulikeshinagarMore
Published 13-Oct-2017 18:37 IST
Bengaluru: The city dwellers are worried for quite a long time over the unmotorable roads in the city. About five people had died in accidents due to potholes in the city roads in the last two weeks. The city corporation, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has even taken a survey to find outMore
Published 13-Oct-2017 17:55 IST | Updated 18:13 IST
Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court, on Thursday, commuted the death penalty given to a serial killer by a trial court, in a murder case of a woman, to imprisonment till death. A division bench of Justice Ravi Mallimath and Justice John Michael D'Cunha commuted the sentence of Mohan Kumar aliasMore
Published 13-Oct-2017 07:37 IST
New Delhi:Exuding confidence that the Congress will retain power in Karnataka, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thrusday said the ruling party will not solely rely on "failures of Opposition" to secure a victory in the 2018 assembly polls.
Published 12-Oct-2017 22:34 IST
New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday discussed with Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah and other state leaders the party's strategy and preparedness for assembly elections due next year. Besides Siddaramaiah, Karnataka-Congress incharge KC Venugopal, Karnataka PradeshMore
Published 12-Oct-2017 21:13 IST

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