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Dharwad building collapse: Death toll climbs to 12, rescue ops continue for 3rd day

The death toll climbed to 11 in the building collapse in Karnataka’s Dharwad, according to officials on the ground. Ten others are feared to be trapped inside. The under-construction building in Kumareshwara Nagar, located within Dharwad suburban police station limits, ...

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Kannada news channel input chief Hemanth Kashyap arrested

Bengaluru: The Sadashivanagar police have arrested the chief of the input department of ‘Public TV’ for allegedly blackmailing Dr. Raman Rao. The arrested has been identified as Hemanth Kashyap. According to police, the accused was blackmailing the doctor, saying he ...

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Sumalatha files nomination papers, Cong, JD(S) workers accompany her

Mandya: Sumalatha Ambareesh who is contesting the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections as an Independent candidate from Mandya Lok Sabha seat, filed her nomination papers at Deputy Commissioner’s office here on Wednesday Sumalatha, wife of late actor-turned-politician Ambareesh took the decision ...

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Raid on Quarry of Kundapur BJP taluk member: Eight people arrested

Kundapur, Mar 18: A team of police, led by Karkala ASP P. Krishnakant, carried out raids on illegal mining in the limits of Kota and Shankaranarayana police stations on Monday afternoon. The police arrested eight people and seized vehicles and assets ...

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Under-construction shopping complex collapses in Dharwad, several trapped

More than 80 people are feared trapped after an under-construction multi-storey building collapsed in Kumareshwara Nagar in Dharwad district of Karnataka. Police sources confirmed the death of one person. According to police officials at Dharwad Suburban Police Station, the incident ...

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Karnataka Congress formally invites Rahul Gandhi to contest from state

The Congress in Karnataka on Monday formally invited All India Congress Committee President Rahul Gandhi to contest from Karnataka. In a letter addressed to Rahul Gandhi, KPCC President Dinesh Gundu Rao said, “Your candidature from Karnataka will not only boost ...

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BJP shortlists candidates for all 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka

Bengaluru: The state BJP unit on Sunday said that it has shortlisted candidates for all the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies and the party’s central election committee would soon take a call on it. “We have shortlisted the names of all ...

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SM Krishna advises BSY to support Sumalatha in Mandya LS constituency

Bengaluru: As Chief Minister, H.D.Kumaraswamy is hoping to launch his son, Nikhil, into politics from Mandy Lok Sabha seat, former external affairs minister SM Krishna on Saturday, March 16 advised state BJP state president B.S. Yeddyurappa to support Sumalatha Ambarish, ...

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50-year-old poisons disabled sons, commits suicide

Bengaluru: A 50-year-old woman poisoned her two specially-abled children and later ended her life near Patalamma Temple in Dodddagogonoor on Friday, March 15. The deceased have been identified as Radhamma and her two specially-abled sons Harish (28) and Santosh (25), ...

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Days after negotiating JD(S)-Congress alliance in K’taka, Danish Ali joins BSP

JD(S) General Secretary Danish Ali on Saturday quit the party and joined the Bahujan Samaj Party in Lucknow. Just days ago, he was involved in discussions that finalised the alliance between the Congress and the JD(S) in Karnataka for the ...

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Fire on ship off Karnataka coast; 16 scientists, crew rescued

A major fire on board a research vessel with more than 30 people at sea was extinguished by the Indian Coast Guard on Friday night. An alert was sounded late Friday night after which the Coast Guard sent two of ...

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Citizens carrying over Rs 50k cash need to produce suitable docs: CEO Sanjiv

Bengaluru: With the imposition of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC), in view of the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls, citizens carrying more than Rs 50,000 cash or gifts worth over Rs 10,000 while travelling will need to carry suitable documents ...

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Udupi seat offered to JD(S): District Congress opposes decision

Udupi: The Congress offering the Udupi-Chikkamagaluru seat to its coalition partner JD(S) has not gone down well with the local party members. Close on the heels of AICC member Amrith Shenoy threatening to quit the party over this issue has ...

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First female Jagadguru of Lingayats, Mathe Mahadevi passes away

Bengaluru: The 74-year-old spiritual head of Basava Dharma Peetha and first female Jagadguru of Lingayats Mathe Mahadevi, passed away in Bengaluru on Thursday evening. “We regret to inform that 74 years old Dr. Jagadguru Mate Mahadevi who was critically ill ...

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