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Will quit if Valmiki community is not provided 7.50% reservation: Sriramulu

Gadag: Minister Sriramulu on Sunday, November 3 that he would come out of the government if Valmiki community was not provided 7.50% reservation in two months. Addressing a meeting to review preparations for Valmiki fair at the Valmiki Mutt in Rajanahalli ...

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Congress seeks Karnataka govt’s dismissal over Yediyurappa’s audio clip

Bengaluru: The Congress on Saturday demanded dismissal of the BJP government in Karnataka following leak of an audio clipping in which Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa purportedly can be heard mentioning the disqualification of rebel Congress-JDS MLAs and alleged involvement ...

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Mangaluru: Traffic cop fills potholes on road; Compol calls him ‘Hero of the day’

Mangaluru: A traffic policeman of Kadri East police station has earned the appreciation of the general public for going beyond his call of duty and lending a helping hand to fill up the potholes on the Bunts Hostel road here ...

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Viral video allegedly shows Karnataka CM Yediyurappa admitting to Operation Kamala

A video allegedly showing Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa admitting to carrying out Operation Kamala in the state on the instructions of BJP’s national leaders has emerged. In the video, which was reportedly shot during the BJP core committee meeting ...

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Mangaluru: 15 Iranian fishermen held for entering Indian waters illegally

Mangaluru: Fifteen fishermen of Iranian origin have been remanded to judicial custody days after they were detained by Indian Coast Guard officials for illegally entering Indian waters. Azam Ansari, Abubaker Ansari Miya, Moosa Dahadani, Shidh Baachu, Abdul Majeed, Majeed Rahmani, ...

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Karnataka govt launches new emergency helpline number ‘112’

Karnataka now has an integrated emergency helpline number, 112, which will allow residents of the state to call for police, fire and emergency, and ambulance services. The Emergency Response Support System (ERSS), which is already in place in 17 states in ...

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Karnataka Congress announces first list of candidates for bye-elections

The All India Congress Committee on Thursday announced the names of candidates for eight of the 15 Assembly constituencies, where the bye-elections are slated to be held on December 5. The party has carefully selected both veteran and new leaders ...

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Rajyotsava Awards: PIL filed against State Govt in Karnataka HC

Bengaluru: Two days after the state government announced Kannada Rajyotsava awards for 64 people in their respective field for their distinguished work, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in Karnataka High Court against the announcement awards recipients. However, the ...

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16 Karnataka PFI activists practising for parade held on suspicion of ‘weapons training’

Tension prevailed in Mandya’s KR Pete on Monday after 16 activists of the Popular Front of India (PFI) were arrested on suspicion that they were involved in weapons training. All 16 activists, who were arrested on Sunday from Alambadi village ...

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BSY says will talk to Speaker on issue of media restrictions

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Wednesday assured he will speak to the Assembly Speaker regarding the decision to restrict camera persons from covering the proceedings of the session, and willmake honest efforts to restore earlier system. “…I ...

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Pregnant constable on bandobast duty: Notice issued to Mulki police inspector

Mangaluru: Mangaluru North Division ACP Srinivas Gowda has issued a charge memo to Mulki Police station in-charge inspector and sub-inspector for deputing a woman constable, who is in the ninth month of her pregnancy on bandobast duty during the visit ...

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Sujith Wilson’s body recovered from borewell after 80 hours

The body of two-year-old Sujith Wilson who fell into an abandoned borewell at Nadukattupatti near Manapparai on Friday evening, was recovered early Tuesday. The body was reportedly ‘highly decomposed and dismembered’ when it was finally retrieved from the borewell by ...

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Mangaluru:Three students held for ganja consumption

Mangaluru: Barke police on Monday, October 28 arrested three youths for consuming ganja in an apartment at Ballabagh. The arrested identified as Mohammed Nasir (18), a Sakleshpur resident, and Hemanth Tamas (21) and Kuruvilla George (21) both from Kerala have ...

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Mangaluru: Family members protest after dead body kept in mortuary decomposes

Mangaluru: Family members of a man who was electrocuted to death on Friday, October 25 staged a protest outside a private hospital in the city after the hospital handed over the decomposed body of the deceased to family. It may ...

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