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Karnataka bypolls: Will field all disqualified MLAs, says BSY

Shivamogga: Even as the fate of the 17 disqualified Congress-JD(S) MLAs is yet to be decided by the Supreme Court over their eligibility to contest the bypolls in Karnataka, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday said that BJP would field ...

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Children join their parents in protests against bad roads, traffic jams in Bengaluru

Citizen-led protests are not new in the city. However, when over 300 residents from Belagare Road took to protesting on Sunday, it caught everyone’s attention for one specific reason: many of the protestors were young children. “We want proper drainage,” ...

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Driver flees with Rs 99 lakh in ATM cash van in Bengaluru, cops on the lookout

The Bengaluru police are on the lookout for the driver of a cash logistics management company after he allegedly drove away with Rs 99 lakh in cash on Friday. The accused, 23-year-old Pawan, is a native of Mandya in Karnataka ...

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Mysuru decks up for 10-day Dasara festival in Karnataka

Karnataka’s cultural capital Mysuru has decked up to celebrate its world famous 10-day Dasara festival from Sunday with pomp and piety, an official said on Saturday. “The 10-day Dasara festival begins on Sunday with prayers and offerings to Hindu goddess ...

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‘Vaping helped me quit smoking’: E-cigarette users in Bengaluru protest ban

“Have you seen smokers having steady hands like us?” quips a protester holding up a placard that reads, “I quit smoking with vaping. Don’t make me smoke again.” Inside Bengaluru’s Freedom Park, a huddle of around 30 people are holding ...

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BSY: allocates additional portfolios to 14 ministers

Bengaluru: Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday allocated additional portfolios to 14 ministers in his cabinet. Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayan C N, who had the portfolio of Higher Education, IT & BT, Science and Technology, has been given ...

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Woman submits fake papers of son’s death to claim Rs 87 lac insurance

Bengaluru: The Yeshwantpura police are on the lookout for a woman who has been accused of submitting fake death certificate of her son to get Rs 87 lakh insurance claim. As per a complaint filed by Prashanth, a sales manager ...

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EC put off Karnataka bye-polls under govt orders, alleges Congress

Hours after the Election Commission on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it would put off bye-elections to the 15 Karnataka Assembly seats till the three judge bench decides on the petitions by the 17 disqualified legislators, the Congress hit ...

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Karnataka bye-polls to be deferred until SC order on disqualification of rebel MLAs

The Election Commission on Thursday said that by-elections to 15 Karnataka Assembly constituencies will be deferred until the Supreme Court decides on the issue of disqualification of the 17 rebel MLAs. The Election Commission made this submission to the Supreme ...

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Belagavi: Students protest against NWKRTC bus drivers

Belagavi: The students and along with villagers of Khanapur taluk on Wednesday staged a protest on a state highway against the alleged rude attitude of North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NWKRTC) drivers with passengers at Bekwad crossing in Khanapur taluk. ...

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Karnataka Premier League cricket team owner held in betting scam

Karnataka Premier League (KPL) cricket team Belagavi Panthers’ owner Asfaq Ali Thara was arrested for his alleged involvement in a betting scam in the KPL tournament, run by the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA), police said on Wednesday. “On a tip-off ...

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No objections to 17 disqualified MLAs contesting bye-polls in Karnataka: EC tells SC

The Election Commission on Monday told the Supreme Court that it has no objections against the 17 disqualified MLAs contesting bye-polls slated to be held in Karnataka. Fifteen of the 17 constituencies go to polls on October 21. The EC ...

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Karnataka woman arrested for allegedly killing her 10-year-old grandson

A 65-year-old woman from Karnataka has been arrested for allegedly killing her 10-year-old grandson by drowning him the Hemavati River in Mandya. Disturbing pictures of the little boy’s body, with his arms and legs tied to a rope and lying ...

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Disqualified Karnataka MLAs seek interim stay on October 21 bye-polls, SC to hear plea

The Supreme Court on Monday accepted the plea made by the 17 rebel MLAs from Karnataka, who challenged their disqualification. The disqualified MLAs also requested the Supreme Court to grant an interim stay on the bye-elections slated to be held ...

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