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Karnataka man kills porcupine and posts video of cooking it, held by Forest dept

A 25-year-old Karnataka man was arrested on Sunday after Forest Department officials took note of a viral video of him killing a porcupine which was posted on his TikTok account. The accused has been identified as one Manjunath Biryalhissa, a ...

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Karnataka govt doctor faces departmental inquiry for being allegedly drunk on duty

A Karnataka doctor at a government hospital is in trouble after he allegedly consumed liquor while on duty and will now face a departmental inquiry. The accused has been identified as Dr Channakeshava. The incident of the doctor being inebriated ...

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Maneater leopard mauls baby in Tumakuru, Karnataka

Tumakuru: A two and a half year old baby became the latest victim of a maneater leopard that has been terrorising villages in three taluks of Tumakuru district in Karnataka. The baby, Chandana, was playing in the front yard of her ...

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Karnataka: Yasir Hassan elected as state President of Popular Front of India

Bengaluru: State General Assembly of Popular Front of India(PFI), Karnataka state was held on 27 – 29 February 2020 in Puttur of Dakshina Kannada district. New office bearers for the term 2020 – 2022 were elected. Yasir Hassan was elected ...

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2 construction workers die in Mangaluru wall collapse

Mangaluru: Two construction labourers died and one seriously injured when the retaining wall alongside the site collapsed on Friday afternoon at Karangalpady in Mangaluru. Sources said that the incident took place around 1 am when the labourers were working at the ...

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Freedom fighter and one of India’s oldest men, Sudhakar Chaturvedi dies in Bengaluru

Centenarian freedom fighter, vedic scholar and a former journalist who had witnessed the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, Sudhakar Krishna Rao died on Thursday in Bengaluru. Known as Pandit Sudhakar “Chaturvedi” as he was well versed in the four vedas, the scholar ...

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Infosys Foundation extends INR 18 Crore aid to govt schools

Bengaluru: Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys,  has extended a help of Rs18 crores for imparting computer education in the government schools of Karnataka. An announcement in this regard was made in a meeting between Infosys Foundation chief Sudha Murthy and ...

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33 Turkish soldiers killed in Syria’s Idlib

Ankara: At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed as violence escalates in Syria’s Idlib province after an airstrike blamed on Damascus, with NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg condemning “indiscriminate” attacks by the Assad regime and Russia. Dozens more soldiers were injured and ...

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DK Shivakumar likely to be appointed KPCC president

Bengaluru: With assembly session around the corner, DK Shivakumar’s name is likely to be announced as the next president of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on February 29 as per some sources. The high command is said to have rejected the ...

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“Freedom fighter H S Doreswamy is a Pakistani agent” Karnataka BJP leader strokes controversy

Vijayapura: Karnataka BJP MLA Basanagowda on Tuesday triggered controversy when he labelled freedom fighter H S Doreswamy as an “agent of Pakistan”. Yatnal was speaking to media reporters on Tuesday in Vijayapura when he added that Doreswamy was a ‘fake freedom ...

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PU board exams: Students won’t be allowed to leave exam halls till last bell

Mysuru: The Pre-University Education Department is taking several measures to prevent paper leaks during the II PU examinations, scheduled to commence from March 4. Among the few measures that the board has chalked out, students will not be allowed to ...

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Man lands behind bars after sharing pro-Pakistan posts on FB

Bengaluru: Days after a young woman, Amulya Leona, was arrested and charged with sedition for saying ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ at a rally in Bengaluru, a man from Vijayapura was arrested for sharing pro-Pakistan posts on social media. As per sources, On February ...

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‘Shoot at Sight’: Karnataka minister demands law against those who raise ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogan

Bengaluru: Karnataka Agriculture Minister BC Patil on Sunday advocated “much-needed” law against those who either speak ill of India or raise pro-Pakistan slogans. While talking to the media, Patil said ‘shoot at sight’ law has to be brought in India. ...

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Fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari brought to Bengaluru from Senegal

Bengaluru: Fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari, who is wanted in numerous crimes including murder and extortion, was brought to Bengaluru in the early hours of Monday from Senegal via France, the police said. “Yes, we have brought him,” a police officer ...

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