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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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Teenager dead, 20 hospitalised in Karnataka after consuming temple prasadam

A 16-year-old boy died on Wednesday, two days after he consumed prasadam at a temple in Karnataka’s Tumakuru district. At least 20 others who also consumed the prasadam have been hospitalised since then. The prasadam was served to devotees at ...

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Sumalatha Ambareesh defeats Nikhil Kumaraswamy in Karnataka’s Mandya Lok Sabha constituency

Bengaluru: Independent candidate Sumalatha Ambareesh has defeated Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Kumaraswamy with a margin of over 1 lakh votes. Sumalatha Ambareesh is the wife of three-time Congress MP and film star Ambareesh who died last year. ...

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20 Congress MLAs will join BJP after vote counting on May 23: BS Yeddyurappa

With exit polls predicting a thumping victory for the BJP in Karnataka, the party’s state President BS Yeddyurappa said that 20-22 Congress MLAs would join the BJP after the Lok Sabha election results are announced. “Many exit polls have predicted ...

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IMF director Gita Gopinath receives accolades on Mysuru homecoming

Mysuru: It was her first visit to India after taking over as Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Gita Gopinath’s family in Mysuru couldn’t have been prouder. “My house was full ...

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Bengaluru trans community upset at BBMP’s plan to build shelter homes for them, here’s why

Two years after the transgender community in Bengaluru demanded housing facilities, the city’s civic body – the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is planning to open shelter homes for members of the community. According to Nagendra Naik, the Assistant Commissioner ...

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Unfavourable exit polls prompts K’taka CM to cancel Delhi visit: Sources

On Tuesday morning, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy cancelled his visit to the national capital — New Delhi, unceremoniously. He was supposed to join the top brass of 21 Opposition parties who are rallying for a non-BJP government at the ...

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Bengaluru: 4,000 kg of sandalwood seized, 13 smugglers held

BENGALURU: In one of the biggest crackdowns on the sandalwood smugglers, the Bengaluru police busted a well-organised inter-state gang and seized 4,000 kg of sandalwood, worth Rs 3.5 crore in the international market, from them. The gang was involved in ...

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Karnataka CM wants to impose restrictions on TV news channels

First he threw tantrums multiple times and said he would boycott the media. But now Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has gone a step ahead and on Sunday claimed that he is planning to bring in restrictions for the electronic ...

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Man killed in explosion near MLA’s residence in Bengaluru, probe underway

A 45-year-old man died in an explosion that took place in Vyalikaval in central Bengaluru on Sunday morning. The cause of the blast is yet to be established. The accident spot was just a stone’s throw away from Congress MLA ...

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2 trans women from Manipur allegedly raped in Bengaluru, cops arrest 3 men

Bengaluru police on Saturday arrested three men for allegedly raping two trans women from Manipur at knife point. Although the incident took place on May 12, the survivors, a 23-year-old student and a 24-year-old professional, were reluctant to go the ...

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