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Meghana Shanbough becomes IAF`s first women fighter pilot from Karnataka

Among the 113 flight cadets, who graduated as flying officers of the Indian Air Force on Saturday, is Meghana Shanbough, who has become the first woman fighter pilot from Karnataka. She has joined the club of five other women fighter ...

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KSRTC conductor befriending girls lands behind bars

Belthangady: The Belthangady police have arrested a-40-year-old KSRTC bus conductor for allegedly befriending a girl from another community and taking her to a lodge in the town. The arrested accused has been identified as Isubu Ali, attached to Dharmasthala Depot. ...

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Karnataka to build 5 lakh houses for poor

Bengaluru: Katnataka’s ruling JD-S-Congress has set a target of constructing 5 lakh houses across the state, including 2 lakh in Bengaluru, for poor families over the next five years, said an official on Friday. “The decision to build 5 lakh ...

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Karnataka: Free bus passes only for SC/ST students

BENGALURU: While Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy announced that they will take a decision on free bus passes for all students in a week, State Road Transport Undertakings (SRTUs) have started distribution of passes. However, free passes will be issued ...

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BJP wins 3 of 6 Karnataka legislative council seats, JDS-Congress gets rest

Bengaluru: Karnataka’s opposition BJP won three of the six legislative council seats in the June 8 biennial election held in the three Teachers and three Graduates constituencies across the state, said the Election Commission on Wednesday. The Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) ...

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Waghmare confesses to firing at Gauri Lankesh

Bengaluru: In a major development in the Gauri Lankesh murder case, accused Parashuram Waghmare has confessed to having shot at the journalist, activist allegedly angered by her anti-Hindu stance. While his confession comes as a morale-booster for the SIT team ...

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Sowmya Reddy wins Jayanagar for Congress

Breaking into a constituency that has been a BJP stronghold for the past decade, Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy won from Jayanagar constituency by securing 54,458 votes. She is the daughter of senior Congress leader Ramalinga Reddy, who served as the ...

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Modi throws fitness challenge at HDK and here’s what K’taka CM had to say!

Bengaluru: Responding to the fitness challenge thrown to him by Indian Cricket Team Captain Virat Kohli, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made public a video of his fitness regime on Wednesday. Close on the heels of releasing the video which ...

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Siddaramaiah gets Speaker Ramesh Kumar’s plush office

Bengaluru: Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly, K R Ramesh Kumar, has vacated his office on the first floor of the complex, as it has now been given to former chief minister Siddaramaiah. Although Siddaramaiah is the elected leader of the ...

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Schools, colleges shut in rain-hit Karnataka districts

Hundreds of schools and colleges were shut on Tuesday due to heavy rainfall in Kodagu and Chikkamagaluru districts in Karnataka as the southwest monsoon advanced vigorously, officials said. “Schools and colleges in four taluks (sub-districts) of Chikkamagaluru have been given ...

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Karnataka: Police solve twin murder case

HUBBALLI: The police have solved the case of twin murder that occurred at Ajanta Hotel at JC Nagar in the city recently by arresting four accused in this regard. The investigation has revealed that the murder occurred over financial matter. ...

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Bengaluru-Mangaluru train service suspended due to landslides in 3 places

Bengaluru-Mangaluru train service has been suspended for the time being following landslides at three spots along this route. Incessant rains have caused landslides at the problematic Edakumeri and two other places. Reports state that Bengaluru-Mangaluru train has been stopped at ...

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Karnataka government: Amid rebellions in Congress & JD(S), BSY woos dissidents

BENGALURU: Infighting among the ranks of both Congress and JD(S) over ministerial berths remained a headache for leaderships of both the parties for the third consecutive day on Saturday since the Cabinet induction. Even as supporters of leaders left out ...

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Case filed against MP Shobha Karandlaje in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: A police complaint has been filed against BJP leader and Udupi MP Shobha Karandlaje for her remarks against Peejawar Seer. The complaint accuses her of having hurt the people’s religious sentiments by insulting the pontiff by stating that he ...

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