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B’lore jail to have IGNOU centre for inmates

If all goes well, a special study centre of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will soon be started at the Parappana Agrahara or Bangalore Central Prison. Once started, it will be the first such centre of the university ...

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Anti-Naxal Force mistakenly kills a Muslim cattle-trader; bandh called in Mangalore

19 April, 2014 | Correspondent | Bhatkallys News Mangalore: In a case of mistaken identity, the Anti-Naxal Force (ANF) personnel have reportedly shot dead a Muslim cattle trader suspecting him to be a Naxalite on Saturday, April 19. The ANF ...

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At 67.28 pc, State logs 3rd best LS poll turnout

Karnataka recorded an overall voting percentage of 67.28 per cent, the third highest in the history of parliamentary elections in the State, in the single-phase polling held for all the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday. Bangalore urban, which comprises ...

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Shops raided, ‘Modi sarees’ seized

At least 150 sarees bearing the picture of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on the packets were seized from two shops at Maruti Nagar in BTM Layout, Bangalore South constituency, on Thursday. The sarees, which had come from Surat ...

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About 65 per cent polling in Karnataka

An estimated 65 per cent of the 4.62 crore voters in Karnataka exercised their franchise today for 28 Lok Sabha seats in the single-phase polls in which the ruling Congress and BJP are playing for high stakes. The elections held ...

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Polling begins in Karnataka

Single-phase polling for 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka began this morning to decide the fortunes of 435 candidates in a close fight between the ruling Congress and BJP. Nearly 85,000 security personnel drawn from the state and central forces ...

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Explore stunning Islamic architecture in historic Bidar, Karnataka

Aftab Husain Kola| Arab News|16 April 2014 The historic Bidar in the federal state of Karnataka in India now finds itself on the world map of heritage tourism as it figures in the 2014 World Monuments Watch list released by ...

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Six killed in Karnataka bus fire

At least six passengers were burnt to death and a dozen injured early Wednesday when the private-run bus in which they were travelling caught fire in Karnataka, an official said. The accident took place in Hiriyur (town) in Chitradurga district, ...

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No more campaigns after 6 pm today: Chief Election Commissioner

15 April, 2014 | Bhatkallys News Bangalore: All campaigning activities including rallies and road-shows for the incoming Lok Sabha elections to be held on 17th April came to a close 6 pm today with only exception to door-to-door campaigning by ...

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Rain, lightning claim 7 lives

Rain and thundershowers in several parts of Karnataka claimed seven lives on Monday. While five died of lightning, two were electrocuted after they came in contact with a live wire in Tumkur and Davangere districts. Lightning struck Jayanna (45) of ...

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Mangalore: Gold worth 13.71 lakh seized at airport in two separate cases

The officers of customs at Mangalore International Airport seized gold totally weighing 466.650 grams valued at Rs 13,71,951 in two separate cases. In the first case, the officers seized 2 gold wires, totally weighing 233.550 grams valued at Rs 6,86,637 ...

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BSY keeps a low profile, his supporters not sure about BJP

One of the key side plots of the Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka is whether the return of B S Yeddyurappa to the BJP after an year long estrangement will see the single largest community in the state, the Lingayats, return ...

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EC team seizes cash, gold worth Rs 19 cr in Bellary

The ”Republic of Bellary” once again lived up to its dubious distinction as a one-time illegal mining haven, with a huge haul of cash, financial instruments and valuables worth Rs 18.80 crore in three separate raids in the last 24 ...

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BJP and Congress neck-and-neck in Karnataka, say opinion polls

Photo Courtesy: NDTV Bangalore: In Karnataka, opinion polls predict a neck-and-neck battle between the BJP and the Congress, with each party likely to get 13 seats. Regional strongman HD Deve Gowda’s Janata Dal (Secular) or JD(S) may just get two seats. ...

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