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SC gives freedom to Karnataka rebel MLAs to not attend Thursday’s trust vote

In what is being seen as a balancing act, the Supreme Court allowed the 15 rebel MLAs of the ruling coalition in Karnataka to not participate in Thursday’s trust vote, even while giving the Speaker the freedom to decide on ...

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IAF’s Command Hospital in Bengaluru gets top award from Def Minister

Bengaluru: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday awarded the Raksh Mantri Trophy for the Best Command Service Hospital to the Air Force’s facility in Bengaluru and urged that all hospitals under the armed forces should strive to be the best. The ...

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Rebel Cong MLA Roshan Baig moves Karnataka HC after being detained by SIT

Rebel Congress MLA Roshan Baig, who was detained on Monday evening by the Special Investigation Team probing the multi-crore IMA ponzi scheme, moved the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday challenging the SIT’s move. Baig had courted detention as he was ...

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Eleven students fall sick after drinking poison-laced water

Mandya: As many as eleven students and two assistant cooks of the Government High School at Hulikere in Mandya taluk took ill on Monday, June 15 after drinking water laced with pesticide. Speaking on the issue Senior health and police ...

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Karnataka Congress ready to meet rebel MLAs demands: DK Shivakumar

In a last-ditch effort to save its shaky coalition government in Karnataka, Congress’ trouble-shooter and senior minister DK Shivakumar on Sunday assured the rebel legislators of meeting their demands if they withdrew their resignations and attend the Assembly session underway. ...

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Lineman electrocuted while repairing faulty line, family alleges Bescom negligence

Bengaluru: A 42-year-old lineman, attached to Bescom was electrocuted to death while repairing a damaged wire in Thanisandra on Sunday morning. Family members of the deceased, Murali have alleged negligence on part of Bescom and demanded arrest of the guilt ...

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Yeddyurappa asks Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy to move trust vote on Monday

An upbeat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday dared beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to move a confidence motion in the state Assembly on Monday to prove that his shaky coalition government has a majority. “Since Kumaraswamy himself offered ...

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Karnataka woman dies after falling into farm pond while shooting Tik Tok video

In a tragic incident, a 20-year-old woman from Karnataka lost her life while filming a clip for Tik Tok. The incident took place in Kolar, 75 km away from Bengaluru, on Friday evening. According to media reports, 20-year-old Mala, a ...

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Coalition gets time: Supreme Court orders status quo on resignation of 10 Karnataka MLAs

The Supreme Court on Friday maintained status quo in the case pertaining to the resignation and disqualification of 10 members of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. The hearing went on for over an hour on Friday and the matter will be ...

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SIT arrests mosque priest in IMA case

Bengaluru: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the I Monetary Advisory (IMA) case on Thursday, July 11 arrested a maulvi on charge of luring people to invest in the ponzi scheme. The arrested, Haneef Afsar Azeezi who worked as a ...

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Karnataka drama outside Mumbai hotel, Congress leaders detained

Mumbai: Congress leader DK Shivakumar was detained by the Mumbai police along with other party leaders from near a five-star hotel in Mumbai where he had waited for six hours to meet rebel lawmakers whose resignation has threatened the survival ...

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Karnataka political crisis: SC likely to hear petition against Speaker on Thursday

The cliffhanger surrounding the stability of the Karnataka government led by HD Kumaraswamy, entered the Supreme Court on Wednesday. This, after the 10 rebel MLAs of the JD(S)-Congress ruling coalition in the state represented by senior advocate and former Attorney ...

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Congress seeks disqualification of rebel MLAs, urges Speaker to debar them for 6 years

Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar on Tuesday said that eight of the 13 MLAs who submitted their resignations from the Karnataka Assembly have not followed procedure in their submissions. “Only 5 MLAs have submitted their resignations as per the format ...

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All Karnataka Cong ministers to resign, BJP now has more numbers in Assembly

In the 14 months since the Karnataka Assembly elections, the state government has been in crisis countless times. But on Monday, it looks like the Congress-JD(S) combine in the state has lost its majority. With the resignation of 13 MLAs ...

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