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Jan 25 Karnataka bandh: Buses, metro likely to run, private cabs may stay off road

With the Confederation of Pro-Kannada Organisations calling for a bandh on January 25 and February 4, the Centre of Indian Trade Unions said that government-run buses will ply that day. However, it is unlikely that private cabs will work. On Monday, ...

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Soon, Karnataka will have pink public toilets for women and kids

Pink toilets dedicated to women, girls and children will soon become a reality in the state. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) had recommended the establishment of pink toilets in Karnataka based on the Delhi model where ...

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Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: “Fight is between Allah and Ram,” says BJP MLA

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA has declared that the upcoming Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 will be a fight between Allah and Ram. V Sunil Kumar, BJP MLA from Karkala made the comments while addressing a rally in Bantwal constituency ...

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Karnataka pushes for cultivation of millet, organic crops

Bengaluru: In 2008, 38-year-old Aiyanna Gowda took over his father’s farmland in Yeddaldoddi (Sindhnur taluk), Raichur—about 470km from Bengaluru. Though his family had cultivated paddy for decades, Gowda had new ideas after he met award winning agriculturist Subhash Palekar, who has ...

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JD(S) to finalise candidates for Karnataka polls by Feb-end

MANGALURU, JAN 22:   The Janata Dal (Secular) is likely to finalise its candidates for the Karnataka Assembly elections by the third week of February. Addressing presspersons in Mangaluru on Monday, HD Deve Gowda, former Prime Minister and JD(S) supremo, said ...

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Leopard enters house near Bengaluru, caught after nine hours

A leopard strayed into a residential area and holed itself up in a house in Tumukuru on Saturday, sending two women inmates, forest and police officials, and the neighbours into a tizzy before being trapped. The women, who locked themselves ...

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Karnataka: Doctor arrested for setting 11 cars on fire

In a shocking incident, a Belagavi doctor was arrested by Karnataka police for allegedly setting 11 parked cars on fire, which created panic among the residents of apartments. Dr Amit Gaikwad, who is working at Belagavi Institute of Medical Sciences ...

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The sun powers irrigation pump sets here

The State government’s ambitious project ‘Surya Raitha’, which helps farmers to generate electricity to run their irrigation pump (IP) sets, was inaugurated at Harobele in Kanakapura taluk of Ramanagaram district on Friday. Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj H.K. ...

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BJP youth leader seeks action against Hegde

Seeking disciplinary action against Union Minister of State for Skill Development Anantkumar Hegde for his statements against Kannada writers, State BJP Yuva Morcha vice-president Bheemashankar Patil has urged State unit president B.S. Yeddyurappa to seek an apology from the Minister. ...

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Ornaments, cash taken away from Uttaradi Mutt

A gang of persons broke open into the Uttaradi Mutt housing the Brindavan of Sri Jayatirtha on the banks of the Kagina near Malkhed village in Sedam taluk in Kalaburagi district and made away with valuable ornaments worth over ₹ ...

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Bengaluru: Bellandur lake catches fire again

ellandur lake in South East Bengaluru caught fire once again on Friday morning. Smoke was seen billowing from the highly polluted lake. The cause of the fire is ascertained but the lake may have caught fire due to its high ...

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Rahul Gandhi to lead from front in poll-bound Karnataka: Rao

BENGALURU: Rahul Gandhi would lead from the front for the Congress in Karnataka polls, launching the campaign with a three-day tour from February 10, a key state party leader said on Friday. Working President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee, Dinesh ...

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Activists wave black flags, ask Anantkumar Hegde to go back

Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Anantkumar Hegde, who had recently stirred a controversy with his call for changing the Constitution and ‘objectionable remarks’ mocking secularists, had to face the wrath of activists in Kalaburagi on Wednesday. Hundreds of ...

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Forest fires on the horizon as dry season sets in

After a season of copious rains, the dry period of the past month has once again raised the spectre of forest fires in the State. Since December 28, the Forest Survey of India’s fire alert system — which sends SMS ...

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