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1 kg gold found hidden in rectums of two passengers at Bengaluru airport

Custom officials at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru seized a little over one kilogram of gold hidden in the rectums of two passengers who landed in the city on Friday, reports said. The gold was hidden in their rectums ...

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Bengaluru mayor criticised for carrying plastic-wrapped gift, pays fine

Bengaluru Mayor Ganagambike Malikarjun, who has been actively campaigning against the use of plastic, committed a faux pas by giving a plastic wrap basket of dry fruits to Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on July 30. She acknowledged her mistake and ...

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Major IPS reshuffle in Karnataka: Top cops probing VG Siddhartha death transferred

Two top police officers in Karnataka probing the death of coffee czar and Coffee Day Enterprise founder VG Siddhartha have been transferred out of their existing positions. Commissioner of Police, Mangaluru, Sandeep Patil, and DCP, Law and Order, Mangaluru, Hanumantharaya, ...

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14 Karnataka rebel MLAs petition Supreme Court to quash their disqualification

The dust settled on the 15-day long political drama that unfolded in Karnataka when the Congress-JD(S) led government fell two weeks ago. 14 of the 17 rebel MLAs, whose resignations led to the collapse of the coalition government, have now ...

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Cong workers stage protest against decision to cancel Tipu Jayanti

Hubli: Opossing Karnataka government’s decision to not celebrate Tipu Jayanti this year the Congress workers staged a protest here. Addressing presspersons during the protest a party worker said, “We are protesting against the decision of Yediyurappa government to ban celebrations on ...

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VG Siddhartha death: Police say he had debts running into hundreds of crores

The Mangaluru Police investigating the death of VG Siddhartha — Coffee Day founder and son-in-law of former Chief Minister SM Krishna, say that he was riddled with debt amounting to several hundreds of crores. Speaking to TNM, police officials who ...

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BJP’s Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri elected as Speaker of Karnataka Assembly

The Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Wednesday elected BJP MLA from Sirsi, Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri as the new Speaker. Vishweshwar Kageri had filed his nomination for the post on Tuesday and was the only one to do so. He was elected ...

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Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha’s body recovered 9 km from Nethravathi bridge

Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha’s body was recovered at 6.30am on Wednesday morning, after he went missing in Mangaluru on Monday. A massive team of 100 firefighters, 100 policemen, 50 divers, 50 fishermen and 30 boats were involved in the ...

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Café Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha missing: Firefighters, divers, boats deployed

Hours after VG Siddhartha, the owner-founder of the Café Coffee Day chain and the son-in-law of BJP leader SM Krishna went missing in Mangaluru, an intensive search operation has been launched to trace him. According to officials, 100 firefighters, 100 ...

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Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar resigns after Yeddy wins trust vote

Bengaluru: Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar on Monday announced his resignation after the House adopted the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and passed the Appropriation Bill. “I have decided to relieve myself from this ...

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1,169 people booked for drunk driving in three hour-drive by Bengaluru police

In a big crackdown against drunk driving in Bengaluru, the traffic police have filed cases against 1,169 people in a special drive conducted on Saturday from 11 pm to 2 am on Sunday. The drive, conducted under the P Harishekaran, ...

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Yediyurappa orders stay on all projects, transfers made by Cong-JD(S) govt in July

Soon after Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala invited him to form the government, Chief Minister-designate B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday directed Chief Secretary T.M. Vijay Bhaskar to withhold all new projects and transfers made by the earlier Congress-JD(S) coalition government in this ...

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Yediyurappa sworn in as Karnataka CM

Bengaluru: Karnataka BJP president B S Yediyurappa was sworn in as Chief Minister of the state for the fourth time on Friday. Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 76-year old Yediyurappa at a ceremony at ...

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BSY given one weeks time to prove majority in assembly

Bengaluru: Governor Vajubhai Vala on Friday directed BJP State President BS Yeddyurappa that after taking charge as the CM of the state he will have one week to prove majority in the assembly. It may be recalled that, in May ...

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