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K’taka CM HD Kumaraswamy to attend Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister elect Narendra Modi in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday. The Chief Minister said that he will also meet Rahul Gandhi during his Delhi visit and ask him to ...

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GA Bava appointed as Chairman of the State Minorities Commission

Bengaluru: The state government has issued a notification on the appointment of the retired police officer and KPCC secretary GA Bava as the Chairman of the Karnataka State Minorities Commission with immediate effects. The deputy director of Minority Welfare, Haj ...

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Karnataka govt to install air purifiers on Bengaluru’s proposed elevated corridor

The Karnataka government plans to pacify the opposition to the proposed elevated corridor by installing open-air purifiers and carbon absorbent machines along the 102-km long network. “These are not the regular air purifiers or carbon-absorbing machines, but they are of ...

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Karnataka cop turns ‘lathi’ into flute to play folk songs

A head constable in Karnataka’s Hubli rural police station turned his fibre-made lathi (cane) into a flute to play folk songs as a hobby. “Making musical instruments and playing them have been my hobby for long. I turned the fibre ...

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FIR against Vishwavani editor has undertones of hatred: Karnataka journalists’ union writes to CM

The Karnataka Union of Working Journalists on Tuesday wrote to Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy condemning the FIR registered against editor-in-chief of Vishwavani for publishing an article about Nikhil Kumaraswamy, the CM’s son. In a letter, the president of the association ...

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Belagavi teen’s death is suicide: Cops rule out murder, arrest 2 for spreading rumours

The death of Shivakumar Uppar, a teenager from Belagavi, took a communal turn on Monday when many people including BJP leaders took to social media claiming that he was murdered for protecting cows. Belagavi police investigating the incident confirmed that ...

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AirAsia in Bengaluru airport receives fake bomb threat, sparks security alert in Kolkata

The Bengaluru Airport office of low cost airline AIrAsia received a threat call on Sunday warning of possible danger to its flight I5-588 travelling between Bagdogra in north Bengal to Kolkata. The caller warned that he “would not be responsible” ...

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Man electrocuted as rains along with strong winds lash Bengaluru

Moderate rains and gale in Bengaluru over the weekend has resulted in the death of one man. Satish, aged 35, was killed after he stamped on a live electric wire near his house which had fallen due to the strong ...

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523 children rescued from railway stations across Bengaluru division in 2018: RPF

As many as 523 children have been rescued in Bengaluru division over the last one year, according to Railway Protection Force. This makes the Bengaluru division the worst affected in terms of child trafficking in the entire South Western Railways ...

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Hundreds protest in Bengaluru, join global movement against inaction on climate change

On Friday, next to the bustling traffic during the evening rush hour at Town Hall in Bengaluru, stood hundreds of people. Protesting and demanding action on climate change from the government, the protesters carried placards and banners reading “I want ...

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Two held after Bengaluru’s Namma metro work seriously injures senior citizen

The Bengaluru city police arrested two men on Friday after a senior citizen who was travelling in an autorickshaw was seriously injured on May 22 due to the construction of the city’s metro. Sharath and Shivakumar, who work for URC ...

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Sumalatha pays tributes to Ambareesh a day after being elected as MP

Newly elected MP Sumalatha Ambareesh paid tribute to her late husband actor Ambareesh at his memorial in Bengaluru on Friday. A visibly emotional Sumalatha was seen alongside her son Abhishek paying her respects to Ambareesh, a day after she was ...

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Karnataka Assembly bye-elections: BJP wins in Chincholi, Congress in Kundgol

The Congress and the BJP have secured one seat each in the bye-elections to two Assembly seats in Karnataka – Chincholi and Kundgol. BJP’s Avinash Jadhav won from the Chincholi Assembly constituency, securing 69,109 votes, while the Congress’s Kusuma Shivalli ...

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Prajwal Revanna says he’ll quit as Hassan MP to make way for grandad HD Deve Gowda

Hassan is the only constituency that the JD(S) has won in Karnataka, however the candidate who won — HD Deve Gowda’s grandson Prajwal Revanna — has now claimed he wants to step down from his Parliamentarian post despite his massive ...

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