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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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Bengaluru: Customs sleuths seize Ephedrine worth Rs 5 crore concealed in wedding cards

Bengaluru: Ephedrine worth Rs 5 crore was seized by the customs officials in courier terminal of Air Cargo complex in Kempegowda International Airport (KIA). 5.04 kg of Ephedrine worth Rs 5 crore was packed in polythene pouches and concealed between ...

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Family rallies behind Amulya Leona now

Chikkamagaluru: With the dust settling a bit after activist student Amulya Leonia’s startling impromptu performance at an anti-CAA rally in Bengaluru two days ago, her family, after initially being bullied by Bajrang Dal busybodies, are rallying behind her. After having ...

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Another student held for ‘pro-Pakistan’ slogans in Bengaluru

Bengaluru/ Chikkamagaluru: At a time when people are yet to recover from the shock of seeing a young woman, Amulya, raising pro-Pakistan slogans another college student has also done it carrying a placard which read ‘Liberation to Jammu and Kashmir, Muslims, ...

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Lankesh’s fate awaits you: Siddalinga Swami warns those speaking against Modi

Raichur: A case has been registered against Sri Ram Sena (SRS) working president Siddalinga Swami for provocative statement made by him at an event held in Raichur recently. Siddalinga Swami of Andola Karuneshwar Mutt threatened those speaking against PM Modi ...

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Muslim youth to be head of Lingayat math: ‘Humanity is the biggest religion’

Hubballi: A 33-year-old Muslim youth is all set to become the head of a Lingayat math in Asuti village of Ron taluk in Gadag district of Karnataka. Influenced by the preachings of 12th century social reformer Basavanna, Deewan Sharief Rahimansab Mulla received sanyasa deeksha in November last ...

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KSRTC to provide free bus services to SSLC students during examination

Bengaluru: Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has announced that it will provide free bus services for the students appearing for SSLC Examination that will begin in the state on March 27. The students will be allowed to travel between ...

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Software giant SAP shuts India offices after 2 B’luru employees test positive for H1N1

Bengaluru: SAP has said two of its employees in Bengaluru have tested positive for H1N1 virus and as a precautionary measure, it has closed offices in Bengaluru, Gurugram and Mumbai for extensive sanitisation. The employees based in these locations have ...

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Bidar cops form two teams to nab president of Bidar school

Bidar: While the headmistress of Shaheen Urdu Primary School in Bidar and the woman of a pupil who staged a play critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi are out on bail, the president of the school, Abdul Qadeer, and four other ...

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Poet, journo held over recital of anti-CAA poem at govt function in Karnataka

Bengaluru: A poet and a journalist have been arrested in connection with recital of a poem against CAA and NRC at a government sponsored function in Koppal district of Karnataka last month, police said on Wednesday. The arrests were made ...

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Bengaluru lawyers challenge Hubballi Bar Assoc’s refusal to represent Kashmiri students

A petition was filed in the Karnataka High Court by advocates from Bengaluru led by BT Venkatesh challenging the resolution passed by the Hubballi Bar Association barring its members from appearing for three Kashmiri students charged with sedition. The petition ...

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