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Late Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha’s father Gangaiah Hegde passes away

Less than a month after the death of serial entrepreneur and Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha, his father Gangaiah Hegde passed away on Sunday in Gopala Gowda Shanthaveri Memorial Hospital in Mysuru. Gangaiah Hegde, 95, was in a coma for ...

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Bengaluru Airport to use plastics seized by civic body to lay roads within its premises

As part of its move to implement the ban on single-use plastics, the city’s civic body, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), has seized numerous plastics from various shops. Now, what happens to these plastics that have been seized? Well, the ...

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JD(S) responsible for BJP’s growth in K’taka: Siddaramaiah lashes out at Gowda and HDK

Leader of Opposition in the Karnataka Assembly, Siddaramaiah on Friday blamed former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and his son HD Kumaraswamy for toppling the coalition government. In a lengthy diatribe against his (once) political rival, Siddaramaiah said, “I am ...

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Murder of Kolkata model in Bengaluru: Ola driver arrested for crime

A Kolkata woman was brutally murdered allegedly by a cab driver who tried to rob her on the way to Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru on July 31, according to reports. The cab driver, HM Nagesh, a resident of Hegganahalli ...

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‘No one should go through this’: Karnataka man on being falsely labelled a terror suspect

For 28-year-old Abdul Rauf, a resident of Govindoor at Belthangady in Dakshina Kannada district, the internet is rare to come by, let alone communicating through a satellite phone. So, he was surprised when he was recently labelled a ‘terror suspect’ ...

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Quick-thinking by owner foils heist attempt at jewellery shop in Bengaluru

A heist attempt by an armed gang at a jewellery shop in Bengaluru’s Vyalikaval was foiled due to the alertness and quick-thinking of the owner. The incident happened at Samrat Jewels, a gold jewellery shop in Bengaluru’s Vyalikaval on Wednesday ...

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Nalin Kumar Kateel appointed as Karnataka BJP President, replaces BS Yediyurappa

Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel was appointed as the new BJP state President for Karnataka on Tuesday. Nalin replaces outgoing President BS Yediyurappa who completed his three-year term. The appointment was announced in a memo issued by Arun Singh, ...

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K’taka among 3 disaster-hit states to get additional relief of Rs 4432 cr from Centre

A high- level committee headed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah has approved an additional central assistance to 3 states which experienced natural disasters in 2018. A total of Rs 4432.10 crore has been approved for Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and ...

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15-year-old Bengaluru girl held for killing father with lover’s help

BENGALURU: Rajajinagar police on Monday arrested a 15-year-old girl and her boyfriend for allegedly killing her father after he took away her mobile phone and restricted her movements. The arrested is Praveen (19), a resident of Subramanyanagar and first-year B.Com ...

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Karnataka Cabinet expansion: 17 MLAs sworn in as Ministers

Bengaluru: More than three weeks after he was sworn in as the Chief Minister, B S Yediyurappa on Tuesday expanded his ministry by inducting 17 ministers into his Cabinet. This is the first Cabinet expansion after he assumed office on ...

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Arrest of pro-Kannada activists for tearing Hindi hoarding by Jains turns political

In a video that has gone viral on social media, a group of pro-Kannada activists can be seen shouting slogans against the exclusion of Kannada in a hoarding that was in Hindi. As the sloganeering continues, several activists can be ...

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5 students electrocuted to death in Karnataka’s Koppal, CM orders probe

Five students aged 14-16 years were electrocuted to death in a freak mishap on the terrace of a residential school building in Karnataka’s Koppal town, police said on Sunday. “The tragic incident occurred when the boys were removing a 15-feet ...

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Ahead of Ganesh Chaturti, Bengaluru civic body seizes 179 idols made of plaster of Paris

With the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi fast approaching, authorities in Bengaluru have tightened their noose on the use of Plaster of Paris (PoP) to make idols. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has been on a war footing in seizing ...

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Karnataka records highest rainfall in 118 years from Aug 3-10

Karnataka received 279% more than normal rainfall between August 3 and 10, the highest recorded in the state in 118 years, an analysis of the heavy rainfall reported. The rainfall led to ‘unprecedented’ floods and landslides in 21 of the ...

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