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Moonwalk in Bengaluru! Crater-sized potholes turns lunar surface for artist

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) may be some years away from its first manned mission to the moon, but in Bengaluru, its civic agency – the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) has already raced ahead, readying a prototype lunar ...

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4-yr-old boy missing in Bengaluru, feared to have slipped into a stormwater drain

For the last three days, the family of a four-year-old boy have been engaged in a frantic search for their son, Mohammed Zain, who went missing on Friday night. With no signs of the boy, his parents have also filed ...

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Bengaluru women march holding clothes they wore while they were sexually harassed

Stares, comments and inappropriate touches are actions that have become a part and parcel of the everyday life of a woman. Often, they are blamed for inviting reactions from men, and made to believe that “they asked for it” due ...

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Ganpati idol touches overhead electric cable; catches fire

Belagavi: In a freak mishap, a Ganapati idol that was being moved to a pandal in the city caught fire after coming in contact with an overhead electric cable on Sunday, September 1. As per reports the plastic cover used ...

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Karnataka BJP govt to discuss beef ban, laws against cow slaughter

Just over a month into forming a government, the BJP is discussing a petition to introduce a bill to ban the sale and possession of beef in Karnataka. Speaking to TNM, Karnataka Minister for Tourism and Kannada and Culture, CT ...

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After ED summons, DK Shivakumar moves court seeking protection from arrest

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday night issued a summons to former Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar to appear before it for questioning in connection with a Rs 7-crore money laundering case. DK Shivakumar’s counsel, BV Acharya, on Friday morning, moved the ...

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‘Rename Tipu Express’: Activists want name of Bengaluru-Mysuru train changed

After Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa cancelled the controversial state-sponsored celebration of Tipu Jayanti, activists of the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti want him to rename the Tipu Express. The issue became a topic of interest on Twitter with #RenameTippuExpress trending on the ...

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Two arrested for attempting to steal petrol from Mangaluru-Bengaluru pipeline

The Mangaluru police arrested two people on Monday night for attempting to steal petrol from the Mangaluru-Bengaluru petroleum pipeline. The arrested persons Armugam (39) and Ramesh (35), residents of Marakada in Mangaluru, were arrested by police officials near the Vamanjoor ...

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Armyman sustains multiple injuries after being shoved off train

Bengaluru: A 28-year-old army serviceman sustained multiple injuries after being pushed off a moving train, allegedly by thieves at Nayandanahalli railway station in Bengaluru. The incident took place on Sunday when the victim, Made Gowda along with his family was ...

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Congress pet project Indira Canteens on the verge of closure

Bengaluru, Aug 27: Indira Canteens, the pet project of the previous Congress government to provide highly subsidised food to the urban poor, is on the verge of closure as neither the state government nor the Bengaluru corporation (BBMP) have made ...

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Karnataka: Differences in party over portfolio allocations

Bengaluru: Soon after the recent cabinet expansion and the portfolio allocations, senior ministers including R Ashok, KS Eshwarappa, B Sreeramulu and CT Racvi have reportedly expressed their displeasure over the allocated portfolios. The stalwarts also showed their disapproval and expressed ...

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Five including two infants killed in horrible road accident at Kalaburagi

Kalaburagi: In a horrific road accident five people including two infants were killed when their Scorpio car rammed into a parked truck near Savalagi cross near Kalaburagi on late Monday night. The deceased have been identified as Sanjay Kumar Chadachane (29), ...

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Three Deputy Chief Ministers for Karnataka? BJP’s please-all-formula

Is Karnataka going to have three Deputy Chief Ministers? Speculation is rife in the Karnataka BJP that the party’s national leaders are mulling over appointing three Deputy Chief Ministers in the state, much like the Andhra Chief Minister Jagan Mohan ...

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Karnataka MLAs’ disqualification: SC rejects 17 Cong-JD(S) rebels plea for urgent hearing

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea by the 17 disqualified MLAs of Karnataka, who sought an urgent hearing on the matter of their disqualification. These MLAs of the former JD(S)-Congress coalition government had resigned from their positions to ...

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