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Bengaluru police fined Rs 1 lakh by HC for filing FIR on Facebook page admin

In an interesting turn of events, a judge of the Karnataka High Court has directed Bengaluru city police to pay a fine of Rs 1 lakh for filing an FIR against the administrator of a Facebook page. S Jaikant runs ...

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Journos protest against Speaker’s decision barring live telecast of House proceedings

Bengaluru: Media personnel on Friday, October 11 staged a protest against Karnataka Assembly Speaker Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri over his decision to bar media from telecasting assembly proceedings. Earlier on Thursday, representatives from different Kannada news channels as well national media ...

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Rs 5 Crore cash seized in Income Tax raids against Karnataka’s Ex-Deputy CM G Parameshwara, others

Bengaluru: The Income Tax Department has seized about Rs 5 crore cash during raids against former Karnataka deputy chief minister G Parameshwara and others, officials said Friday. About Rs 5 crore cash has been seized till now from various premises ...

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Hours ahead of Assembly session, IT dept raids Parameshwar’s residence

New Delhi: The Income Tax (I-T) Department on Thursday conducted raids at premises linked to former deputy chief minister G Parameshwara and others in connection with a multi-crore tax evasion case linked to the NEET exams, officials said. A total of ...

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Freedom of press: BSY to urge Speaker to reconsider ban on pvt media channels

Bengaluru: Reiterating his commitment towards freedom of press, chief minister BS Yediyurappa said that he would urge Assembly Speaker Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri to reconsider the decision to bar private media channels from streaming the assembly proceedings. On Wednesday, Kageri said ...

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker Vishweshwar Kageri bans TV cameras inside House

Karnataka Assembly Speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri on Wednesday banned TV channels from video-graphing the proceedings of the house. “Yes, we have banned the use of cameras inside the house. The Karnataka Assembly records all its proceedings and journalists can take ...

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Forest dept issues capture or kill order against tiger who killed man in Bandipur

A ‘capture or kill’ order has been issued against a tiger in the Hundipura area of Bandipur after a farmer was mauled to death by the tiger on Tuesday morning. A note issued by the Additional Principal Chief Conservator of ...

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Even after a year, Bengaluru still awaits Centre’s promised e-waste recycling plant

Over a year after it was promised to be ready, the first-ever government-run electronic waste (e-waste) recycling plant is far from seeing the light of day. The announcement for such a facility was made by the late central minister and ...

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3 students drown in lake in Chikkamagaluru

Chikkamagaluru: Three students drowned in a reservoir after they went swimming on Monday, October 7. The deceased are identified as Murali (15), Jevith (14) and Shiraz (15). As per the sources, the students had gone to a lake for swimming as ...

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President on 3-day visit to Karnataka from October 10

President Ramnath Kovind will be on a three-day official visit to Karnataka from October 10 to participate in various educational, religious and judicial functions, an official said on Sunday. “This is the first time the President will be on a ...

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‘Happy to see you’, says PM Modi after HDD visits Statue of Unity

Bengaluru: A day after JDS Supremo HD Deve Gowda visited Statue of Unity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was happy to see the former PM visit Statue of Unity in Gujarat Taking to twitter M Modi wrote, ” Happy ...

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Pro-Kannada activists conduct mock funeral of 25 BJP MPs over flood relief

Bengaluru: Pro-Kannada activists on Saturday conducted a mock funeral of 25 BJP MPs for failing to get adequate flood relief funds. The members of Kannada organizations gathered near Mysore Bank Circle here and held a mock funeral of 25 MPs, they ...

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‘All-party delegation led by BSY will meet PM Modi to seek more relief funds’

Bengaluru: Health and social welfare minister B Sreeramulu on Sunday said that Karnataka, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa would lead an all-party delegation to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and seek more funds. Speaking on the issue Sreeramulu said that BS ...

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Bengaluru civic body makes it mandatory to use treated sewage water for construction

In order to conserve groundwater, Bengaluru’s civic body, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has decided to make it mandatory for treated water to be used at construction sites. Earlier this year, the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) ...

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