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Refugee detention centre gets ready near Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Surrounded by tall coconut trees, lush green fie-lds, this premises — which comes with well-maintained lawns and a large open space — appears like a resort on the city outskirts where one can relax and rejuvenate. The only giveaways that ...

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Zameer Ahmed Khan slams BJP MLA for his provocative speech against Muslims

Bengaluru: Former minister and Congress leader Zameer Ahmed Khan on Monday slammed BJP MLA Somashekar Reddy for alleged provocative speech against Muslism and targeting those protesting the CAA. Addressing presspersons after meeting former chief minister Siddaramaiah Zameer said, “State government should ...

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Three advocates appointed additional judges in Karnataka High Court

Bengaluru: Three advocates were on Thursday, January 2 appointed additional judges of the Karnataka High Court. A Law Ministry notification said Maralur Indrakumar Arun, Engalaguppe Seetharamaiah Indiresh and Ravi Venkappa Hosmani have been appointed as additional judges of the high ...

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Kalaburagi: Man poisons his children, commits suicide before train

Kalaburagi: A man allegedly poisoned his two children to death at Bhairampalli Thanda in Chincholi Taluk on Thursday night and later committed suicide by jumping before a train. The deceased have been identified as Sanjeev (35), Rohita (4) and Parvin ...

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Farmers detained in Karnataka ahead of PM’s visit

Bengaluru: A large number of farmers who wanted to stage a demonstration against Prime Minister Narendra Modi protesting the non-implementation of the ‘Swaminathan Report’ was detained at Bengaluru, Tumakuru and Shivamogga, police said on Thursday. According to police, the detentions ...

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Hike in rail fare New Year gift from central govt: Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru: Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday slammed the government on the issue of fare hike announcement by Indian Railways “Increase in Train fares is a New Year gift by @narendramodi government to common people,” tweeted Siddaramaiah. “This will ...

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Belgaum border dispute: No question of giving away even an inch of land, says BSY

Bengaluru: Accusing his Maharashtra counterpart Uddhav Thackeray of raking up the Belagavi border issue once again for political gains, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday declared that not even an inch of state’s land will be given away. “It ...

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Roads made of plastic to be laid at Bengaluru International Airport

Bengaluru: An ambitious programme called ‘Plastic Beku’ was started by Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL) in association with Big FM radio channel and the food division of ITC. This initiative involves collecting waste plastic and building roads using them in the ...

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Belgaum dispute: Bus services from Kolhapur to Karnataka suspended

Bus services from Kolhapur district in Maharashtra to Karnataka have been suspended against the backdrop of the ongoing border dispute between the two states over Belgaum, a police official said on Sunday. Maharashtra claims Belgaum, part of the erstwhile Bombay ...

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Union Home Ministry advises K’taka govt to procure red corner notice against Nithyananda

As rape accused self-style godman Nithyananda remains absconding in a foreign country, the Union Home Minstry has asked the Karnataka government to consider steps to secure a Red Corner Notice against him. The News Minute has accessed a “most urgent” ...

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State govt mulling to ban PFI, SDPI: Education Minister

Bengaluru: Minister for Primary and Secondary Education S. Suresh Kumar on Friday said that the state government will contemplate on the issue of banning Popular Front of India (PFI) and the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) organisations following the ...

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Twitter war erupts between DKShi and Hedge over Jesus Christ statue

Bengaluru: Former Union Minister Anant Kumar hedge took to twitter and mocked Kanakapura MLA DK Shivakumar after he laid the foundation stone for Jesus Christ Statue at Harobele on December 25. Hedge tweeted in Kananda which roughly translates to,” Here ...

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Notification announcing Rs 10L reward for police is fake, says Compol

Mangaluru: City police commissioner Dr PS Harsha on Thursday, December 26 dismissed reports of Rs 10 lakh cash rewards for police peronnel in controlling the situation during the anti-CAA protests. The top cop urged people not to blindly forward the ...

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Hindu outfit seeks to ban New Year parties on MG Road and Brigade Road in Bengaluru

The Hindu Janajagruthi Samiti, a Hindutva outfit, whose members have been accused of killing journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, has written to the Bengaluru Police Commissioner, Bhaskar Rao, asking him to ban New Year celebrations on MG Road and Brigade Road. The ...

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