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Cyclone Gaja effect: Rain expected in Karnataka on Monday

BENGALURU: While cyclone Gaja has wreaked havoc in parts of South Tamil Nadu, expectations of light to moderate rainfall due to the same was belied in parts of South Interior Karnataka. However, some rainfall is expected in southern parts of the ...

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Tumakuru: Boy thrashed by teacher for not reciting rhyme

TUMAKURU: A Class 1 boy studying at the government higher primary school at Byalya village in Madhugiri taluk was reportedly thrashed by a teacher for not being able to recite an English rhyme. The six-year-old boy, who had slipped into ...

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Sorry Sir, I just stabbed my friend, says Udupi native caught without a helmet

Chikkaballapura: A traffic cop, who pulled up a Udupi native for riding helmetless on November 12 was left flabbergasted when the youth reportedly removed a blood-stained knife out of his pocket when asked to produce his license. The angered constable, ...

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Farmer drives burning tractor into lake, saves an entire village

Bagalkot: A major fire disaster was averted in Jammanakatti village thanks to the quick-thinking of a farmer. The farmer Yankappa(28) has come in for immense praise for maintaining his composure and help prevent a fire from spreading to several houses ...

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‘Mother Cauvery’ statue proposed in Mandya district by K’taka government

The Karnataka state government has reportedly unveiled a proposal to build a statue in honour of ‘Mother Cauvery,’ the river which provides water to three different southern states. The statue will be of a woman holding a pot which is ...

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Bengaluru-Mysuru road widening work starts

Mysuru: In what will be a major relief to commuters travelling between Bengaluru and Mysuru, work on widening the highway into an eight-lane road has commenced. The state government has completed the survey, felled trees and fixed boundaries for the ...

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Lack of funds: Students to get only single set of uniform

Bengaluru: The state government’s idea of total farm loan waiver scheme is having an adverse affect on the popular schemes of the government. This year, the government school students will not get the second pair of uniforms as per usual, ...

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DVS gets additional charge of Chemicals and Fertilisers ministry

Bengaluru/New Delhi: Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar has been given the additional charge of the ministry of parliamentary affairs and D V Sadananda Gowda that of the ministry of chemicals and fertilisers, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique Tuesday. The ...

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In Karnataka, teachers worship MLA Kalakappa Bandi’s photo

A video clip of a teacher couple prostrating before Ron MLA Kalakappa Bandi’s photo in Gadag district has gone viral on social media. The couple pray for his success and keep his photo along with those of gods in their puja room at home. Ramanagouda Patil, ...

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Karnataka journalist arrested for hate speech against Prophet Mohammed, Tipu Sultan

New Delhi: After allegedly making several inflammatory comments Prophet Mohammed and Tipu Sultan last week, in the run up to the Karnataka state government’s celebrations of Tipu Jayanti, journalist Santosh Thammaiah has been arrested and booked under Section 295A (deliberate and malicious ...

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State funeral for Ananth Kumar; Tricolour to fly at half mast

Bengaluru: The national flag will fly at half mast throughout the country on Monday as a mark of respect to Union Minister Ananth Kumar, who passed away in the early hours, the Home Ministry announced. The Central government will also ...

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Bengaluru: two children die of suffocation as bed catches fire

Bengaluru: Two children died due to asphyxiation while playing inside their house within Electronic City police station limits on Sunday, November 11. The deceased have been identified as Srujan (5) and Lakshmi (2). Srujan and Lakshmi were children of Devendra ...

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Schools, colleges called off, university exams postponed as union minister Ananth Kumar passes away at 59

Bhatkal 12 November 2018: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) All the schools and colleges were called of on Monday morning after news of senior BJP leader and Cabinet Minister Ananth Kumar’s demise appeared in media and other through other channels. Ananth, who ...

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Mining baron Janardhan Reddy arrested in bribery case in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: Ballari’s mining baron and former BJP minister Gali Janardhan Reddy, who was questioned for hours in an alleged bribery case last evening, has been arrested, the police said. Ali Khan, a close aid of Janardhan Reddy, was also arrested. The ...

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