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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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Given only one uniform set despite RTE rule, class 4 boy goes to Karnataka HC

The family of an 8-year-old Dalit boy from Karnataka’s Koppal district has moved the Karnataka High Court demanding that the state government provide him a second set of school uniform, shoes, socks, books and stationery as prescribed by the Right ...

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Rebel Cong MLA claims Siddaramaiah was behind the rebellion, former CM denies

With the coalition government in Karnataka collapsing following Tuesday’s floor test, one of the rebel MLAs Shivaram Hebbar, who returned to the state on Thursday said, “Siddaramaiah was the one who instigated us. We are still with Congress and we ...

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‘Will never accept rebels back into Cong even if there’s an apocalypse’: Siddaramaiah

The Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka on Tuesday could not delay the inevitable — the vote of confidence to prove majority. Congress Legislature Party Chief and former chief Siddaramaiah, who was concluding his speech, took on an accusatory tone, stating that ...

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Mayawati expels Karnataka BSP MLA Mahesh for abstaining from Trust Vote

Soon after the Congress-JD(S) coalition lost the motion of confidence in the Karnataka Assembly on Tuesday, BSP chief Mayawati expelled Karnataka’s Kollegal MLA N Mahesh for abstaining from voting. The coalition had 99 votes as opposed to the 100 they ...

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Railway services between Bengaluru-Mangaluru to resume soon

Sullia: Train services between Bengaluru and Mangaluru will resume after removal of a boulder that was precariously placed and would likely to have fallen on the railway tracks, at Manibanda on the Subramanya-Sakleshpur route. As many as 80 labourers are ...

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