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‘Mother Cauvery’ statue proposed in Mandya district by K’taka government

The Karnataka state government has reportedly unveiled a proposal to build a statue in honour of ‘Mother Cauvery,’ the river which provides water to three different southern states. The statue will be of a woman holding a pot which is ...

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Bengaluru-Mysuru road widening work starts

Mysuru: In what will be a major relief to commuters travelling between Bengaluru and Mysuru, work on widening the highway into an eight-lane road has commenced. The state government has completed the survey, felled trees and fixed boundaries for the ...

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Lack of funds: Students to get only single set of uniform

Bengaluru: The state government’s idea of total farm loan waiver scheme is having an adverse affect on the popular schemes of the government. This year, the government school students will not get the second pair of uniforms as per usual, ...

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DVS gets additional charge of Chemicals and Fertilisers ministry

Bengaluru/New Delhi: Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar has been given the additional charge of the ministry of parliamentary affairs and D V Sadananda Gowda that of the ministry of chemicals and fertilisers, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique Tuesday. The ...

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In Karnataka, teachers worship MLA Kalakappa Bandi’s photo

A video clip of a teacher couple prostrating before Ron MLA Kalakappa Bandi’s photo in Gadag district has gone viral on social media. The couple pray for his success and keep his photo along with those of gods in their puja room at home. Ramanagouda Patil, ...

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Karnataka journalist arrested for hate speech against Prophet Mohammed, Tipu Sultan

New Delhi: After allegedly making several inflammatory comments Prophet Mohammed and Tipu Sultan last week, in the run up to the Karnataka state government’s celebrations of Tipu Jayanti, journalist Santosh Thammaiah has been arrested and booked under Section 295A (deliberate and malicious ...

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State funeral for Ananth Kumar; Tricolour to fly at half mast

Bengaluru: The national flag will fly at half mast throughout the country on Monday as a mark of respect to Union Minister Ananth Kumar, who passed away in the early hours, the Home Ministry announced. The Central government will also ...

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Bengaluru: two children die of suffocation as bed catches fire

Bengaluru: Two children died due to asphyxiation while playing inside their house within Electronic City police station limits on Sunday, November 11. The deceased have been identified as Srujan (5) and Lakshmi (2). Srujan and Lakshmi were children of Devendra ...

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Schools, colleges called off, university exams postponed as union minister Ananth Kumar passes away at 59

Bhatkal 12 November 2018: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) All the schools and colleges were called of on Monday morning after news of senior BJP leader and Cabinet Minister Ananth Kumar’s demise appeared in media and other through other channels. Ananth, who ...

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Mining baron Janardhan Reddy arrested in bribery case in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: Ballari’s mining baron and former BJP minister Gali Janardhan Reddy, who was questioned for hours in an alleged bribery case last evening, has been arrested, the police said. Ali Khan, a close aid of Janardhan Reddy, was also arrested. The ...

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HDK skipped Tipu Jayanti event to avoid same fate as Siddaramaiah: Ananth Kumar Hegde

Union Minister of State and BJP leader Ananth Kumar Hegde who has voiced opposition to the celebration of Tipu Jayanti by the Karnataka government claimed that Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and Deputy CM G Parameshwara deliberately gave the event a ...

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Will appear before police in ponzi case: Reddy

Bengaluru: Three days after remaining elusive, mining baron G Janardhana Reddy said on Saturday he would appear before the police in connection with an alleged ponzi scam, maintaining that he had not done anything wrong. In a video message from ...

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CM, DyCM skip ‘Tipu Jayanthi’ celebrations

Bengaluru: Protests by the BJP and right-wing outfits coupled with the absence of Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and his deputy marked the ‘Tipu Jayanthi’ celebrations in Karnataka Saturday. Tipu Jayanthi is celebrated to observe the birth anniversary of controversial ...

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‘Nirbhaya’ all-women police team to tackle eve-teasing menace

Haveri: ‘Nirbhaya’, a 32-member team of lady police personnel dressed in civil wear will take to the streets of Haveri district from today to tackle cases of eve-teasing. The team, formed by Haveri district Superintendent of Police (SP) K Parshurama ...

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