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Lok Sabha polls dates announced: here’s when Karnataka will go into voting

New Delhi/Karnataka: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora today announced the Lok Sabha poll schedule that will be held in two phases in Karnataka. The polling will be held in two phases on April 18 and 23 for 28 seats in ...

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HDK meets Modi; seeks early release of Rs 2,064 cr drought relief for rabi season

New Delhi/ Bengaluru: Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought early release of Rs 2,064.30 crore funds to provide relief to drought-hit farmers in the ongoing rabi season, an official statement said. Kumaraswamy ...

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Modi who gives Rs. 3.5 to farmers, waives off Rs. 3.5 lakh crore loans of industrialists: Rahul

Haveri: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of making fun of poor farmers by doling out only Rs 3.50 a day while waving loans worth Rs 3.5 lakh crore of industrialists. Coming down heavily on the ...

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13 year-old killed in LPG Cylinder explosion in East Bengaluru

Bengaluru: A 13-year-old boy died when an LPG cylinder exploded at a home in the limits of HAL police station in eastern Bengaluru on Friday morning. Police identified the victim as Sameer, from Nepal. The boy’s mother, Kalavati, had left ...

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KPCC election panel finalises list of names for 15 LS seats

Bengaluru: The Election Committee of Karnataka Congress that met on Thursday has finalised a panel of names for 15 out of 28 Lok Sabha seats, which will be submitted to the party’s screening committee. The meeting attended by several senior ...

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FIR lodged against 6 ABVP activists in Vijayapura

Vijayapura: Based on a complaint filed by Assitant Professor Sandeep of Dr PG Halakatti College of Engineering and Technology, the AMPC police in Vijayapura have lodged an FIR against members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) who forced the assistant ...

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Siddaramaiah says he is scared of people wearing ’tilak’, remark sparks row

Badami: Senior Congress leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah said he was afraid of people wearing tilak on their forehead, a remark that sparked a strong backlash in the social media. Siddaramaiah’s comments have gone viral, with people posting their ...

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‘I have clinched 10 LS seats,’ says Deve Gowda after talks with Rahul Gandhi

The Janata Dal (S) will contest 10 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka, its leader and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Wedensday after talks with Congress president Rahul Gandhi, ANI reported. Gandhi met Gowda at his residence in Delhi ...

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Gang who leaked SI question paper leak booked under KCOCA

Bengaluru: The kingpin of the PSI question paper leak Shivakumaraiah and his three associates Basavaraju and Basavaraj Hanumanthaiah have been booked under the Karnataka Control of Organised Crime Act (KCOCA) by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) after the investigators found ...

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Sumalatha free to contest as an Independent: Siddu

Hubballi: Coalition government’s co-ordination committee chairman Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said that asserted that JD(S) candidate will be contesting from Mandya Lok Sabha Constituency. Speaking to the reporters at Hubballi airport Siddaramaiah said that JD(S) candidate will be contesting from Mandya ...

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Bengaluru hair designer gives 650 men Abhinandan moustache for free

Bengaluru: Inspired by wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s bravado, his haircut, and the gunslinger moustache, a hair-designer here Monday gave over 650 people a similar look free of cost. The IAF pilot has become a legend of sorts after he shot ...

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‘Moral policing is not acceptable’: Karnataka Home Min on prof forced to kneel by ABVP

Karnataka Home Minister MB Patil on Monday said “moral policing is not acceptable” after a professor of a Vijaypura district college was forced to kneel down and apologise by ABVP activists on Saturday for his Facebook posts that were critical ...

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Karnataka Congress MLA Umesh Jadhav resigns from Assembly

Congress’s Chincholi MLA Umesh Jadhav, whose disqualification has been sought under the anti-defection law for skipping two legislature party meetings, on Monday submitted his resignation to Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar. Mr. Jadhav, a two-time MLA, had claimed he would not ...

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It’s official: Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil to contest Lok Sabha polls from Mandya

After months of speculation, the JD(S) has finally decided to give Kumaraswamy’s son and actor, Nikhil Gowda a ticket to contest from the Mandya Lok Sabha segment. On Monday, over 50 persons were hospitalised after a bus turned turtle in ...

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