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Karnataka: Two Independent legislators inducted into Cabinet of HD Kumaraswamy government

The Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition government in Karnataka inducted two Independent legislators in the Cabinet on Friday, ANI reported. Independent MLA H Nagesh and Karnataka Pragnyavantha Janatha Party legislator R Shankar took oath at Raj Bhavan. The ruling alliance now ...

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Karnataka Government notifies 4th Saturday holiday

Bengaluru: Weeks after the Cabinet approved the proposal of 4th Saturday holiday the state government on Wednesday, June 12 issued notification declaring public holiday on fourth Saturday of every month. The notification was issued by the Department of Personnel and Administrative ...

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Rs 40 crore irrigation scam: Karnataka CID files 1.23 lakh-page charge sheet

The two-year-long investigation into the alleged Rs 40 crore misappropriation in Karnataka’s Minor Irrigation department has finally concluded. The Criminal Investigation Department, on Tuesday, filed a 1.23 lakh-page charge sheet in the Koppala JMFC Court. “The charge sheet has been ...

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Loan reversal not linked to polls: HD Kumaraswamy

Bengaluru: A mistake by banks in the classification of crop loans leading to their reversal in thousands of cases landed the JDS-Congress coalition regime in Karnataka in a spot, forcing Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to issue a clarification stating that ...

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Halal ponzi scheme: 6 directors of IMA surrender to Bengaluru police

Six directors of the I Monetary Advisory (IMA), a ‘halal ponzi scheme’, have surrendered to the police in Bengaluru on Tuesday, a day after the company grabbed the headlines. The surrender came a day ahead of the government forming a ...

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Karnataka farm loan waiver money ‘disappears’ from accounts of over 13,000 farmers

Shivappa Jaye, a 60-year-old farmer from Sagar in Kalaburgi district, was overjoyed when the Karnataka government deposited money into his account as part of the state’s farm loan waiver promise, in April this year. But on June 3, weeks after ...

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Bengaluru rider performing stunts with woman riding pillion held after video goes viral

Bengaluru police tracked down and arrested a youngster who appeared in a video performing death-defying stunts on a two-wheeler with a woman riding pillion. A special police team constituted to nab the man in the video that was widely shared ...

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Three persons, including woman meet watery grave in Cauvery

Mysuru: Three persons, including a woman, met a watery grave in Cauvery river at Shivanasamudra near Sattegala village, here on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Manojkumar (23), a resident of Sunkadakatte, Bengaluru, Lokesh (21) of Kottegala in Ramanagara ...

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Karnataka government announces holiday on account of Girish Karnad’s demise

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Monday announced a holiday on Monday over the passing of noted playwright, actor and author Girish Karnad. “It will be a holiday today for one day for all government offices, schools and colleges due ...

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Might have killed Gandhi, if I lived in that era: SRS chief

Shivamogga: Sri Rama Sene Founder Pramod Muthalik seems to be the latest political leader to join the bandwagon of those who have hailed Mahatma Gandhi’s assassinator Nathuram Godse as a patriot. Speaking to media persons here on Thursday, Muthalik said ...

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Swiggy food delivery executive attacked, robbed in the heart of Bengaluru

A 20-year-old man working as a food delivery executive with Swiggy was stabbed and robbed by four men in the early hours of Wednesday in central Bengaluru. The incident was reported from Thiyagi M Palanivelu Road on MG Road. According ...

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Karnataka mining baron Janardhan Reddy seeks SC’s permission to visit Ballari

Former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhan Reddy on Thursday moved the Supreme Court to seek permission to travel to the state’s Ballari district to visit his ailing father-in-law, reported Bar and Bench. A vacation bench headed by Justice ...

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Mangaluru: One arrested for Cricket betting; Rs 7 lakh seized

Mangaluru: A person was arrested by the crime intelligence bureau (CIB) personnel on the allegation of running a gambling racket in the form of world cup cricket betting. The accused is identified as Keerthiraj and was nabbed on Tuesday June 4 ...

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‘Making comments without proper information’: K’taka CM slams Union minister’s remarks

A war of words has broken out between the Centre and the Karnataka government just days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office for the second term. In a series of tweets, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday rebutted ...

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