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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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Did not eat any Biryani; HDK on photo with Mansoor Khan

Bengaluru: Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Monday commenting on his photograph with the prime accused in the multi-crore IMA Ponzi scam, Mansoor Khan, “I did not eat any Biryani.” Kumaraswamy during Assembly discussion on the trust vote siad, “I am ...

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Six treasure hunters held for vandalising holy site of Nava Brindavana near Hampi

Police officials in Koppal district arrested six persons in connection with the incident of vandalism at the Nava Brindavana in Anegundi, which is the resting place of nine Hindu saints belonging to the Uttaradi Mutt located close to the heritage ...

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Karnataka Speaker asks rebel MLAs to appear before him on Tuesday

In what seems to be strategy to bring 15 rebel MLAs who have been staying in Mumbai since July 6 to Bengaluru, Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar asked all rebel MLAs who petitioned the Supreme Court to appear before him ...

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Will skip floor test on Monday on Mayawati’s directions: N Mahesh

Bengaluru: Ahead of the floor test, the lone BSP MLA of Congress-JD(S) government, N Mahesh on Sunday informed that he will not be attending the floor test scheduled to be conducted on Monday, July 22. Addressing presspersons he said that party ...

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IMA scam: ED gets 3-day custody of founder Mansoor Khan

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday got three-day custody of IMA Jewellers’ founder and prime accused in the multi-crore Ponzi scam Mansoor Khan from a Bengaluru court for a joint probe with the SIT, an official said. “Khan was flown ...

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Vandalised structures at holy site of Nava Brindavana near Hampi restored by devotees

Structures at the Nava Brindavana in Anegundi, which is the resting place of nine Hindu saints belonging to the Uttaradi Mutt, found damaged on Thursday morning were restored by officials at the mutt along with devotees on Friday. Thousands of ...

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HC directs police dept to fill 16,838 police posts by end of 2019

Bengaluru: All vacant posts in the police department should be filled by the end of this year, directed the Karnataka High Court on Friday, July 19. The court, which was hearing suo motu public interest litigation based on directions of ...

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MLA Ramalinga Reddy says he will withdraw resignation, vote in favour of govt

Bengaluru: In some relief to the embattled coalition government in Karnataka, Congress MLA Ramalinga Reddy Wednesday said he has decided to withdraw his resignation from the assembly and will vote in favour of the trust vote to be sought by ...

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Karnataka to introduce Rotavirus vaccine into immunisation schedule for children

Rotavirus is a known cause of diarrhoeal diseases in young children. Given this, several doctors have earlier expressed concern that a simple vaccine found to be effective against the virus has yet to be implemented into the Universal Immunisation Programme ...

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