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Grandmother, 2 grandchildren killed in Karnataka’s Dharwad after building collapses

A grandmother and her two grandchildren died in north Karnataka’s Dharwad district on Tuesday after a building collapsed on them in the early hours of Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Yallavva Gadad (53), Jyoti Meti (9), and Shravani Radhai ...

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Drinking water crisis looms over Karnataka with groundwater, reservoir levels low

Depleting reservoir levels, dried up lakes, wells and borewells has resulted in a drinking water scarcity looming over Karnataka. The state government has declared 3,122 regions to be severely affected by drinking water scarcity. According to data obtained from the ...

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Betting in IPL final: Police arrest one bookie from Bengaluru

Police in Bengaluru arrested one person for accepting bets for the IPL final match held in Hyderabad on Sunday. Sleuths of the Central Crime Branch arrested 25-year-old Chand Pasha, a resident of Tannery Road from a Koramangala 3rd block house ...

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Only 110 students register for NEET re-exam after missing exam due to train delay

Only 110 candidates have registered for the National Eligibility Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) re-exam scheduled for May 20 for the students who missed it earlier due to a seven-hour train delay. Earlier reports had suggested that 365 students had missed the ...

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Autopsy report says Raichur engineering student was not raped: CID sources

The Criminal Investigation Department probing the death of the 23-year-old engineering student from Raichur has stated that the woman was not raped. According to CID sources, the autopsy performed by Dr Karadi in the Raichur District Hospital states the cause ...

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Bengaluru residents oppose move to turn community ground to police station

Residents of south Bengaluru’s Girinagar held a demonstration on Friday to protect the only open space they have in the vicinity – a community ground – against the state government’s decision to use it to set up a new police ...

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Bengaluru: Cab driver refuses to end phone call while driving, harasses woman

Bengaluru: Cab rides continue to be a nightmare for women passengers in Silicon City with cab drivers continuing to behave rudely with them and threatening them with dire consequences if they report such incidents to their aggregators. In one such ...

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Bengaluru police detain man for allegedly insulting national anthem inside theatre

The Ashoknagar Police on Wednesday arrested a 29-year-old sound engineer for allegedly disrespecting the national anthem. According to the police, Jithin, a sound engineer had come to Bengaluru from Australia a week ago and had decided to watch the movie ...

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For Rs 10 parking fee, Bengaluru man murdered at movie theatre

A Bengaluru movie-goer was brutally beaten to death at a movie theatre parking complex by a parking attendant and his assistant, over a parking fee of Rs 10. Bharani Dharan, a 38-year-old resident of Austin Town had gone to Lavanya ...

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After Kodagu floods, Karnataka govt allows landowners to convert agri land to build home

The Karnataka government has relaxed regulations banning the conversion of land in Kodagu district, and now allows small landowners to build their homes by converting agricultural land. “Land conversion for commercial purpose in Kodagu is still banned. The state government, ...

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Supreme Court upholds Karnataka law granting reservations in promotion for SC/ST staff

The Supreme Court has upheld the validity of a Karnataka law granting reservation in promotion to SC/ST government employees. A two-judge bench comprising Justice UU Lalit and DY Chandrachud upheld the provisions of the Karnataka Extension of Consequential Seniority Act. ...

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Bengaluru: Girl ends life over eve-teasing

Bengaluru: Unable to bear with harassment from her former classmate, a 17-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide at her house in Akshay Nagar in K.R. Puram police station limits on Tuesday night. The deceased has been identified as Lina, a class ...

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MB Patil fake letter row: HC issues notice to Bengaluru police over FIR

The Karnataka High Court has issued a notice to Bengaluru police over an FIR registered against Sharada Diamond, an engineer and BJP sympathiser accused of propagating fake news, under a section that does not exist in the Information Technology (IT) ...

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Bengaluru: 11-year-old girl dies enacting suicide scene

Bengaluru: A 11-year-old girl died while enacting a suicide scene from a teleserial she was watching. The deceased is identified as Pooja, a daughter of Rangegowda and Sharada, who runs a roadside eatery near their house was a fifth standard ...

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