Bengaluru: Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for saying that states "opposing the idea of development" won't get support from the Centre, Karnataka Chief Minister on Monday said: "What the Centre gives states is their right, not charity."
Published 23-Oct-2017 14:43 IST
Bengaluru: A 28-year-old man and six of his accomplices have been arrested in connection with the murder of a realtor at Doddaballapura in Bengaluru rural limits on October 13, police said. They said the main accused Ravikumar Gowda had shot dead his uncle Muddu Krishnappa in connivance with hisMore
Published 21-Oct-2017 20:32 IST
Bengaluru/New Delhi: The BJP on Saturday accused Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Power Minister D K Shivakumar of being involved in a "mega scam" of about Rs 447 crore relating to the state-owned Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL), a charge the Congress refuted as "baseless". StateMore
Published 21-Oct-2017 20:05 IST
Bengaluru: Union minister Anantkumar Hegde has conveyed to the Karnataka government not to invite him to the "shameful" event of Tipu Sultan Jayanti on November 10. "(I have) conveyed (to) Karnataka government not to invite me to shameful event of glorifying a person known as brutal killer, wretchedMore
Published 21-Oct-2017 15:30 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka PCC chief G Parameshwara on Friday said non-declaration of chief ministerial candidate before assembly polls will not have any impact on the party prospects as it has not been the convention even at the time of Devaraj Urs. "In Karnataka, at no point of time Congress has everMore
Published 20-Oct-2017 15:56 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday urged the central government to exempt handmade products from the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). In a letter to Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley, Siddaramaiah said: "I am writing to raise a very critical issue that the GSTMore
Published 19-Oct-2017 21:50 IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Congress president G Parameshwara on Thursday said Rahul Gandhi has advised state party leaders against making personal comments on opposition BJP leaders and instead engage them on national and local issues in run up to the next year's assembly elections. KPCC leaders includingMore
Published 19-Oct-2017 17:29 IST
Bengaluru: Police have arrested the owner of the building that collapsed in Ejipura area following a suspected LPG cylinder blast, killing seven people and leaving scores injured. Gunesh was arrested on Monday night, police said. The 20-year-old building, which collapsed on Monday, had been rentedMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 20:53 IST
Bengaluru: A special investigation team probing the killing of noted journalist Gauri Lankesh outside her house here has extracted an enlarged picture of a motorcycle-borne youth, who is suspected to have conducted a recce of the area before the incident. A police officer, who is part of the team,More
Published 17-Oct-2017 20:11 IST
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
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

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