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B’luru celebrates its founder Kempe Gowda’s day

Bengaluru: The Karnataka capital on Wednesday celebrated its founder Kempe Gowda’s birth anniversary as Kempegowda Day, with the state government announcing to set up a skill development university in the city in the erstwhile ruler’s name. “Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy ...

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Karnataka: 10 IAS officers transferred

Bengaluru: As many as 10 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers in Karnataka have transferred. According to a government notification dated Tuesday, M. Lakshminarayana, currently Additional Chief Secretary to the Chief Minister, has been made Additional Chief Secretary, Social Welfare, while ...

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Police on lookout for couple who tried to bury infant alive

Belagavi: The Belagavi police, acting on a complaint filed by members of the Mukti Dham Seva Mandal burial ground have started a look-out for a couple who it is alleged trying to bury an infant girl alive. The incident took ...

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Brain dead patient from Karkala saves seven lives

Manipal: The family of a brain-dead woman saved the lives of seven people by donating her organs. Nirmala Bhat from Karkala had met with an unfortunate road accident in Karkala on June 22. Following this, she was rushed to Kasturba ...

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Mallya offers to sell assets to repay bank loans

Bengaluru: Fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya has sought the Karnataka High Court’s permission to let him and his holding firm UBHL sell their assets under judicial supervision and repay creditors, including state-run banks. “UBHL (United Breweries Holding Ltd) and myself have ...

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Rohini Sindhuri wins court case against state govt, reinstated as Hassan DC

Bengaluru/Hassan: In a major development, the coalition government in the state has agreed before the Karnataka High Court to transfer IAS officer Rohini Sindhuri as the Deputy Commissioner of Hassan on Monday, June 25. During the Assembly elections, Rohini Sindhuri ...

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Karnataka: 60 passengers have narrow escape as elephant attacks KSRTC bus

CHAMARAJANAGAR: They call it miracle! Sixty passengers who were traveling on the Chikkamagaluru-Kozhikode Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus had a narrow escape when a mother elephant attacked the bus – it ran after the vehicle – at Mulehole ...

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Class 9 boy found murdered in Sainik school toilet in Karnataka

Kushalanagar, Karnataka: A 14-year-old boy was found murdered in the washroom of a top military school in south Karnataka’s Kodagu district on Saturday. The boy was a Class 9 student of Sainik School in Kodagu. The incident came to light ...

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Karnataka: Muslim BJP worker hacked to death in Chikmagalur district

A Muslim BJP worker from Karnataka’s Chikmagalur was hacked to death on Friday night, news channel NDTV reported. According to the report, Mohammad Anwar, the BJP general secretary of the region, was on his way home when he was stabbed ...

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Karnataka State Police app launched to make cops more accessible to citizens

In a bid to make themselves more accessible to citizens, the Karnataka State Police has released an official mobile application for Android and iOS. The new application ‘Karnataka State Police App’ comes a year after the release of ‘Suraksha’ app ...

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Elephant tramples car on Uppinangady-Subrahmanya highway, six injured

Kadaba: In yet another case of conflict between humans and animals, six passengers of an Omni vehicle suffered injuries after the car was attacked by an elephant. The incident took place near Bilenele, on the Uppinangady-Subrahmanya State Highway here. Girish, ...

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HC grants conditional bail to prime accused in Madiwal murder case

Bengaluru/Mangaluru: The Karnataka High Court on Friday, granted conditional bail to Mohammed Sharif, the prime accused in the Sharath Madiwal murder case. Hearing the bail petition filed by Sharif, Justice Michael D’Cunha noted that the investigating officers had failed to ...

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CM HDK warns police against hafta collections

Bengaluru: Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and his deputy Dr. G Parameshwara held a meeting with senior police officials on June 22 to discuss various issues, primarily the law and order situation in the state. At the meeting, the CM ...

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Mangaluru: Bangladeshi girls rescued from lodge at Pumpwell circle

Mangaluru: Based on a tip-off regarding human trafficking racket, the Kadri police conducted a raid at a lodge in Pumpwell, on Friday, June 22 and busted a prostitution racket that was being carried out from the premises. In the raid, ...

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