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BJP demands resignation of Zameer Ahmed Khan

Bengaluru: BJP in Karnataka Sunday demanded the resignation of state Minister B Z Zameer Ahmed Khan, days after he was summoned by the ED in connection with its probe into the IMA group ponzi scam. State BJP General Secretary Shobha ...

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No More Uber and Ola Carpooling Services for Bengaluru

Uber and Ola, the two leading taxi aggregators in India, have been instructed to remove their carpooling offering from their apps in Bengaluru. The ban imposed on Ola and Uber’s carpooling service by the Karnataka Transport Department will come into ...

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ED summons Karnataka Minister Zameer Khan in IMA scam probe

Karnataka Food and Civil Supplies Minister BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan has been summoned by the central probe agency Enforcement Directorate in connection with the IMA ponzi scheme scandal. The minister has been asked to appear before the investigators before on ...

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RTE activist in Karnataka accused of raping woman, arrested

The police in Karnataka on Thursday arrested 45-year-old Anand, an RTE activist and president of a pro-Kannada organisation Kannada Siri Sene, for allegedly raping a woman for five days. The accused is currently in judicial custody. The police said that ...

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Farmer’s protest: Police tightens security at KRS Dam

Mandya: The state government on Friday deployed additional forces to tighten security around Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) Dam as the farmers protest entered eighth days in Mandya. It is also gathered that the state police has instructed tourists to avoid visiting ...

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13-year-old boy, 2 women injured after elephant attacks in Kodagu

A student and two women labourers were injured after an elephant attacked them in two separate incidents in Kodagu district on Wednesday. Chandan, 13, a class seven student of the Government Primary School in Bittangala was on his way to ...

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Water crisis: Karnataka govt mulls ban on construction of tall buildings

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government is contemplating a five-year ban on construction of multi-storeyed residential buildings in view of the acute water crisis, deputy chief minister Dr G Parameshwara said on Thursday. Speaking to reporters here, he also alleged failure of the ...

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5-year-old boy killed after being attacked by stray dogs near Bengaluru

In yet another incident which highlights the laxity of authorities in implementing animal birth control measures, a 5-year-old boy died after being attacked by a pack of stray dogs on the outskirts of Bengaluru. The incident occurred on Tuesday at ...

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You voted for Modi but seek solution for your problems from me: HDK

Raichur: Chief Minister Kumaraswamy on Wednesday lost his temper after hundreds of members of Tungabhadra Neeravari Valaya Hangami Karmika Sangha and Hutti Gold Mines Staff and Employees Union, on Wednesday blocked his convoy demanding fullfillment of their long pending demands. ...

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New JDS state unit prez will be appointed in 3 days: Deve Gowda

Bengaluru: Former Prime Minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda informed that the party’s new state president would be appointed in three days. With Deve Gowda reportedly not accepting his resignation, the present incumbent A H Vishwanath had threatened that ...

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SIT raids IMA Gold office in Bengaluru, recovers pistol and bullets from locker

Officials of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) recovered a licensed pistol and 50 cartridges from a locker at the head office of I Monetary Advisory (IMA). The SIT investigating the ponzi scam allegedly run by IMA’s founder Mansoor Khan searched ...

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Bengaluru police arrest Pakistani woman for overstaying visa, forging documents

Police in Bengaluru have arrested a 50-year-old woman holding Pakistani citizenship for overstaying her visa. According to reports, she was previously an Indian citizen but had taken Pakistani citizenship after marrying a Pakistani man. Police said the woman has been ...

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Faced with anti-rabies vaccine shortage, Karnataka govt hospitals turn to open market

Various government hospitals throughout Karnataka have been reporting a shortage of anti-rabies vaccine (ARV), compelling the state government to directed hospitals to turn to private sources or the ‘open market’ to procure ARV for time being. A circular regarding the ...

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Student organisation protests steep fee hike for Karnataka medical and dental courses

The hike in fee for medical and dental courses by the Karnataka government led to protests in Bengaluru on Saturday. Earlier in June, the state government had announced a 15% hike in fees for MBBS and BDS (dental) courses for ...

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