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“Chop you into pieces” Anant Kumar Hegde alleges receiving threat calls, complaint filed

BENGALURU: Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde, known for making controversial comments, has alleged that he received a threat call late Saturday night. The caller had reportedly threatened to “chop him to pieces” in Kannada, according to his Twitter handle. He has ...

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Karnataka Elections 2018: BJP leaders rejoice after Yeddyurappa loyalist Shobha Karandlaje is denied a ticket

The last day for filing of nominations for the Karnataka assembly elections has passed and many local BJP leaders are heaving a collective sigh of relief because the one name that they all dreaded and vehemently opposed, was conspicuous by ...

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Karnataka elections: Yeddyurappa says son will not contest from Varuna seat, BJP workers protest

The prospect of a potential clash between the sons of former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa and incumbent CM Siddaramaiah for next month’s assembly elections was quashed after the former announced on Monday that his son B Y Vijayendra ...

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Cong. puts out final list for Karnataka

The Congress released its final list of candidates for the forthcoming Karnataka Assembly elections on Sunday, bringing in a change of candidates in six constituencies, including Badami, from where Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will contest. While it has finally stuck to ...

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Youngsters in Karnataka aim to sweep off dowry via WhatsApp

MANGALURU: A group of eight youngsters from Mangaluru have moved beyond discussions on the social challenges they face in India. They’re taking action to bring about a positive change. And with the help of social media, they have launched a ...

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India’s forest cover grew by over 6,700 sq KM, AP, Karnataka, Kerala make key contribution

Dehradun:Forest cover has increased by 6,778 sq km in the country during the last two years, with Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala making a significant contribution, according to the Forest Survey of India (FSI). “The growth in forest cover can ...

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Siddaramaiah declares assets worth over Rs 20 cr; Kumaraswamy Rs 167 cr

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his family have assets worth over Rs 20 crore, as per his affidavit filed along with the nomination for the May 12 assembly elections. State JDS chief H D Kumaraswamy, who is contesting from two ...

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Tejashwi Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav, Sharad Pawar among star campaigners for Congress in Karnataka Assembly election

The Congress today released its list of star campaigners for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections. Among others on this list were Rashtriya Janata Dal’s (RJD) Tejashwi Yadav, Samajwadi Party’s (SP) Akhilesh Yadav and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar. ...

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Man dies after bee attack; doctors booked

BENGALURU: Police on Wednesday booked doctors of a government hospital and a district health officer for failing to treat a farmer in time. Ramaiah, 46, was stung by bees and allegedly waited for more than two hours at the hospital ...

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BJP MLA Sanjay Patil booked for saying Karnataka election is about Hindus vs Muslims

While speaking at a campaign meeting in Sulebhavi village a few days back, BJP MLA Sanjay Patil said that the upcoming assembly election in Karnataka is not a fight for good roads or drinking water but is about Hindus and ...

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Karnataka polls: This election is about Hindus vs Muslims, Ram Mandir vs Babri Masjid, says BJP MLA

With elections due in less than a month now, political temperature in Karnataka has started to rise. Both BJP and Congress are busy taking potshots at each other. But a BJP lawmaker in Karnataka recently allegedly made a communal remark which ...

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Siddaramaiah says he is under pressure to contest from north Karnataka

BENGALURU: Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday said he is still under pressure to contest from north Karnataka, fuelling speculation again whether he would opt for an alternative or a second constituency in the May 12 assembly elections. However, the chief minister, ...

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“Attempt on my life,” Tweets Minister Anant Hegde after truck hit convoy

BENGALURU:  Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde has alleged a “deliberate attempt on his life” by a truck that he said tried to hit his car and then rammed an escort car on Tuesday night in Karnataka. Posting multiple tweets and pictures, ...

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Karnataka cop quit after spat with minister. Now, she’ll fight elections

BENGALURU: She quit the police two years ago with a Facebook post over alleged interference in her work by a minister in Karnataka. Now she has returned with her own political party, whose symbol the lady’s finger or bhindi was ...

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