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Freedom fighter and one of India’s oldest men, Sudhakar Chaturvedi dies in Bengaluru

Centenarian freedom fighter, vedic scholar and a former journalist who had witnessed the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, Sudhakar Krishna Rao died on Thursday in Bengaluru. Known as Pandit Sudhakar “Chaturvedi” as he was well versed in the four vedas, the scholar ...

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Infosys Foundation extends INR 18 Crore aid to govt schools

Bengaluru: Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys,  has extended a help of Rs18 crores for imparting computer education in the government schools of Karnataka. An announcement in this regard was made in a meeting between Infosys Foundation chief Sudha Murthy and ...

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33 Turkish soldiers killed in Syria’s Idlib

Ankara: At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed as violence escalates in Syria’s Idlib province after an airstrike blamed on Damascus, with NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg condemning “indiscriminate” attacks by the Assad regime and Russia. Dozens more soldiers were injured and ...

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DK Shivakumar likely to be appointed KPCC president

Bengaluru: With assembly session around the corner, DK Shivakumar’s name is likely to be announced as the next president of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on February 29 as per some sources. The high command is said to have rejected the ...

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“Freedom fighter H S Doreswamy is a Pakistani agent” Karnataka BJP leader strokes controversy

Vijayapura: Karnataka BJP MLA Basanagowda on Tuesday triggered controversy when he labelled freedom fighter H S Doreswamy as an “agent of Pakistan”. Yatnal was speaking to media reporters on Tuesday in Vijayapura when he added that Doreswamy was a ‘fake freedom ...

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PU board exams: Students won’t be allowed to leave exam halls till last bell

Mysuru: The Pre-University Education Department is taking several measures to prevent paper leaks during the II PU examinations, scheduled to commence from March 4. Among the few measures that the board has chalked out, students will not be allowed to ...

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Man lands behind bars after sharing pro-Pakistan posts on FB

Bengaluru: Days after a young woman, Amulya Leona, was arrested and charged with sedition for saying ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ at a rally in Bengaluru, a man from Vijayapura was arrested for sharing pro-Pakistan posts on social media. As per sources, On February ...

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‘Shoot at Sight’: Karnataka minister demands law against those who raise ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogan

Bengaluru: Karnataka Agriculture Minister BC Patil on Sunday advocated “much-needed” law against those who either speak ill of India or raise pro-Pakistan slogans. While talking to the media, Patil said ‘shoot at sight’ law has to be brought in India. ...

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Fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari brought to Bengaluru from Senegal

Bengaluru: Fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari, who is wanted in numerous crimes including murder and extortion, was brought to Bengaluru in the early hours of Monday from Senegal via France, the police said. “Yes, we have brought him,” a police officer ...

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Bengaluru: Customs sleuths seize Ephedrine worth Rs 5 crore concealed in wedding cards

Bengaluru: Ephedrine worth Rs 5 crore was seized by the customs officials in courier terminal of Air Cargo complex in Kempegowda International Airport (KIA). 5.04 kg of Ephedrine worth Rs 5 crore was packed in polythene pouches and concealed between ...

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Family rallies behind Amulya Leona now

Chikkamagaluru: With the dust settling a bit after activist student Amulya Leonia’s startling impromptu performance at an anti-CAA rally in Bengaluru two days ago, her family, after initially being bullied by Bajrang Dal busybodies, are rallying behind her. After having ...

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Another student held for ‘pro-Pakistan’ slogans in Bengaluru

Bengaluru/ Chikkamagaluru: At a time when people are yet to recover from the shock of seeing a young woman, Amulya, raising pro-Pakistan slogans another college student has also done it carrying a placard which read ‘Liberation to Jammu and Kashmir, Muslims, ...

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Lankesh’s fate awaits you: Siddalinga Swami warns those speaking against Modi

Raichur: A case has been registered against Sri Ram Sena (SRS) working president Siddalinga Swami for provocative statement made by him at an event held in Raichur recently. Siddalinga Swami of Andola Karuneshwar Mutt threatened those speaking against PM Modi ...

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Muslim youth to be head of Lingayat math: ‘Humanity is the biggest religion’

Hubballi: A 33-year-old Muslim youth is all set to become the head of a Lingayat math in Asuti village of Ron taluk in Gadag district of Karnataka. Influenced by the preachings of 12th century social reformer Basavanna, Deewan Sharief Rahimansab Mulla received sanyasa deeksha in November last ...

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