Bengaluru: Rains in five hours since late Monday night brought Bengaluru to its knees with parts of the city receiving the highest rainfall in a day in August in 127 years. The city, which experienced heavy downpour over the past two days, slowly limped back to normalcy on Wednesday with a letup inMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 22:32 IST | Updated 22:39 IST
Bengaluru: A slip of tongue by Rahul Gandhi stopping short of describing 'Indira canteens' as 'Amma canteens', named after late Jayalalithaa, caused a flutter during the launch of the Karnataka government's subsidised food outlets on Wednesday. "That is the vision of the Amma....the Indira Canteen,"More
Published 16-Aug-2017 22:32 IST
Bengaluru: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday inaugurated Indira Canteens here for the poor, saying even the "poorest and the weakest in the city cannot go hungry".
Published 16-Aug-2017 13:50 IST | Updated 22:24 IST
Issuru(Karnataka): 70 years ago, when independent India celebrated its sovereignty at the stroke of midnight, a small village in Shivamogga district in Karnataka, had already declared itself independent of the British empire, 5 years prior to independence in 1947. Issuru was the first village inMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 19:15 IST | Updated 20:10 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said "imposition" of any language on a state, which has its own official language, is unconstitutional. The statement comes against the backdrop of protests by pro-Kannada outfits against use of Hindi on Namma Metro signboards. SiddaramaiahMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 17:33 IST
Bengaluru: Independence Day celebrations took place across Karnataka on Tuesday amid tight security. In Bengaluru, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah unfurled the tricolour, inspected a guard of honour and took the salute as the police and 40 other contingents marched by at the Field Marshal Sam ManekshawMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 11:09 IST
Bengaluru: Elaborate security arrangements have been made across Bengaluru for the 71st Independence Day celebrations on Tuesday, said police on Monday. "We have tightened security in the city by deploying additional forces and stepped up vigil in sensitive areas to ensure peaceful Independence DayMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 07:00 IST
Bengaluru: BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said the demand for a separate religion status for Lingayats is a political game of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. Addressing a press conference here, he also refuted allegations that his party has no clear stand on the issue. Of late there hasMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 22:15 IST
Bengaluru: BJP MP from Karnataka would meet Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parikkar to convince him on the need to attend talks to explore an out of court settlement to the inter-state Mahadayi river water dispute, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Monday. Speaking to reporters here after a meeting ofMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 20:24 IST
Hyderabad: The main opposition Congress in Telangana on Monday urged the Karnataka government to release water from its reservoirs to meet the drinking water needs in the state. Telangana Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy wrote a letter this regard to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, whoMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 15:58 IST
Mangaluru: The city police has arrested a man from Kulashekar for allegedly cheating a woman on the pretext of getting her a nurse's job in Doha, Qatar and "selling her as a slave" in Saudi Arabia, it said on Sunday. James D'Mello (35) was arrested yesterday, the police said, adding that he wasMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 07:32 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday sought to dismiss BJP President Amit Shah's assertion that the saffron party will wrest power in the state assembly polls in 2018, saying his "strategy" of Uttar Pradesh would not succeed here. He also said that any attempt to break theMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 20:43 IST | Updated 22:15 IST
Bengaluru: On the second day of his three- day visit to Karnataka ahead of the 2018 assembly polls, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday visited Adichunchanagiri Mutt, which is highly regarded by the dominant Vokkaliga community in the state. His visit to the mutt at Nagamangala taluk in neighbouringMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 17:36 IST
Raichur: Calling upon the party's state leaders and cadres to work together with unity, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the party would win the assembly election in the state due in April-May 2018. "The Congress will win the assembly election on the strength of its work doneMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 08:34 IST
Bengaluru: Attacking the Karnataka government, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said in his public life, he has not seen any other establishment in the country "as much corrupt and shameless" as the one led by Siddaramaiah. In spite of several raids and arrests, the Congress does not even punishMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 07:00 IST | Updated 07:13 IST
Raichur: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit out at the Modi government over farmer and unemployment issues, accusing it of making "hollow" and "false" promises". "We don't make big promises; rather we will perform and show. When Modiji's government came, farmers were promised fullMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 22:17 IST | Updated 22:46 IST
Bengaluru: The BJP would neither interfere in the Lingayat religion issue nor use Kannada language row as a political tool to counter the "polarisation politics" of the Congress in Karnataka, senior BJP leader Suresh Kumar said on Saturday. "Congress is playing polarisation politics in Karnataka,More
Published 12-Aug-2017 18:30 IST
Bengaluru: Taking a break from reel life, Kannada film superstar Upendra on Saturday announced he was entering politics and would float a new party soon to serve the people without the burden of caste, religion and discrimination.
Published 12-Aug-2017 18:04 IST
Bengaluru: Sounding the poll bugle in Karnataka, BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday kicked off his visit to the state, declaring that the party stands united and said, 'Ab Ki Baar, BJP Sarkar'(This time, a BJP government).
Published 12-Aug-2017 15:29 IST | Updated 19:50 IST
New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah will be on a three-day visit to Karnataka starting tomorrow as part of his 110-day nationwide tour to strengthen the party. Shah's visit assumes significance as assembly elections are scheduled to be held in the state early next year.
Published 11-Aug-2017 21:27 IST

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