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Abandoned box explodes at Karnataka’s Hubballi Railway Station, 3 injured

A minor explosion was reported on Monday afternoon at the office of the station master at Hubballi Railway Station in Karnataka. According to reports, three persons were injured as a result of the explosion. Hubbali is the headquarters of the ...

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Karnataka students made to wear cartons on their heads to avoid copying in exams

Around 50 students writing the mid-term examination at a college in Karnataka’s Haveri district were forced to wear cartons on their heads to avoid copying in exams. The pictures of students of Bhagat PU college wearing cartons on their heads ...

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College lecturer sacked after video of student assault goes viral

Bengaluru: A PU college lecturer of Basaveshwara Pre-University College in Rajajinagar was terminated from service after a video of him physically assaulting a student in the classroom went viral on Friday. The college management conducted an inquiry into the incident ...

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Karnataka tops innovation ranking, best investment destination in India: NITI Aayog

Bengaluru: Karnataka has topped the first-ever innovation ranking of states, followed by Tamil Nadu and Maharasthra, a Niti Aayog sponsored report said on Thursday. Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, on the other hand, trailed on the list. The India Innovation Index 2019, ...

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Kannada Sahitya Sammelana will be held in Jan-2020: DCM Karjol

Kalaburgi: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Govind M. Karjol on Thursday informed the 85th Kannada Sahitya Sammelana will be held in January 2020. Addressing pressperson here he said, “The by-elections in the state will be held on December 5, therefore all the ...

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Karnataka MP from Cong quits Rajya Sabha, set to join BJP

In another jolt to the Congress, KC Ramamurthy, the party’s Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka and former IPS officer is all set to join rival party BJP ahead of the Assembly byepolls. Ramamurthy confirmed the development to the media. According ...

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B Manjamma Jogathi appointed Karnataka Janapada Academy chief

Bengaluru: The state governmnet on Tuesday, October 15 appointed a transgender and a former Devadasi B Manjamma Jogathi as the chairperson of Karnataka Janapada Academy. Karnataka Rajyotsava awardee B Manjamma Jogathi is known for her dance troupe ‘Jogappa Tanda’ which is ...

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Angry CM BSY shifts meeting venue as rats and insects plague Vidhana Soudha

The grand structure of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru, the seat of the legislature in Karnataka, seems to have a rat and pest problem. On Monday, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa was forced to face the issue ahead of official meetings ...

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Artwork by 5 Bengaluru youngsters with autism to be displayed at Paris fair

When the artworks of nine youngsters on the autism spectrum from Bengaluru were displayed at the Kochi Biennale earlier in February, Anima Nair, the co-founder of the academy that works with the youth, was very happy. Little did she know ...

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20,000 employees of HAL in Bengaluru to go on strike over wage revision

The state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is bracing for an indefinite strike from Monday by its 20,000 employees over wage revision and other demands, a union official said on Sunday. “As talks and reconciliation efforts with the management failed on ...

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Delhi HC postpones DKShi bail plea hearing

New Delhi/Bengaluru: The Delhi High court on Monday postponed the bail application of former minister DK Shivakumar, who is facing ED probe in the case of money laundering. Shivakumar’s lawyer Abhishek Singhvi had applied for the bail hearing of which ...

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Bandipur tiger which killed farmer finally captured, to be taken to Mysuru

Five days after Karnataka Forest Department officials began a hunt for a maneater responsible for killing a farmer in Karnataka’s Bandipur area, the tiger was finally captured on Sunday afternoon, after being shot with tranquilizers. Department officials confirmed that the ...

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Srirangapatna DySP slashes nerves in suicide bid

Mandya: Srirangapatna circle deputy superintendent of police (DySP) Yoganand was admitted to a hospital after he allegedly attempted suicide at his residence by slashing his nerves. Yoganand reportedly slashed the nerves of his hands and legs at his residence in ...

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BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar not charged with murder in Unnao Rape Survivor’s road accident case

New Delhi: The CBI on Friday filed its charge sheet against BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar and others in connection with the Unnao rape survivor’s accident in which two of her relatives were killed. In its first chargesheet filed before a ...

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