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Thalassaemia patient’s khakhi dream comes true

Bengaluru: A pre-teen boy, suffering from Thalassaemia took charge as the honorary in-charge of VV Puram police station for a day on Tuesday, July 24. The boy, Shashank (12) who aspires to don the Khaki uniform some day, expressed his ...

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In a first, Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy orders ban on entry of media inside the state assembly

New Delhi: In a first, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has issued an order to not allow access to media personnel inside the Vidhana Soudha- the state assembly building. Times Now has learnt that the office of the Chief Minister ...

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Even after three weeks, no progress on Karnataka loan waiver

BENGALURU: On July 5, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy announced a partial crop loan waiver for farmers of Karnataka. Three weeks later, the process hasn’t moved an inch. In fact, the government is yet to reimburse banks for the waiver ...

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College student loses life after poor quality helmet fails to protect

Bengaluru: Wearing a flimsy helmet can be as dangerous as not wearing one at all. The recent incident with a 19-year-old college student is a testament to the importance of wearing sturdy helmets. Preethi Chopra, a first-year B.Com student at ...

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Karnataka: Woman cuts tree to clear road, rushes dad to hospital

HASSAN/MYSURU: KR Kavitha, 40, did not waste time complaining to the local authorities when she saw an uprooted tree blocking the road while she was rushing her injured father to a hospital in Sakleshpur town on Thursday evening. Taking an ...

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Rs 550-cr worth of stash tumbles out of Bowring club member’s lockers in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: A routine exercise of freeing up lockers at the famous Bowring Institute club here led to a shock discovery of cash, jewellery and property documents, all worth around `550 crore, from three of them. The lockers belonged to a ...

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Karnataka bags 4th spot in governance

BENGALURU: For the third time, Kerala has emerged the best-governed state in India among the larger states, as per the Public Affairs Index 2018 released by Bengalurubased think tank, Public Affairs Centre. Karnataka has bagged the fourth position. Among the ...

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Mangaluru: VHP to constitute ‘Gau Raksha Dal’

Mangaluru: After alleging that the police department has failed to tackle the rampant cattle theft menace in the district, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has decided to launch a ‘Gau Raksha Dal’ in all villages of the Dakshina Kannada district to ...

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Police detain woman in connection to Shiroor Seer death case

Udupi: In a major development to the mysterious death of Shiroor seer Lakshmivaratheertha Swamiji, the Udupi district police have detained a woman employee of the seer. Shiroor seer Lakshmivaratheertha Swamiji died on July 19, Thursday owing to multiple organ failure. ...

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Gauri Lankesh murder, another arrested in Sullia

Bengaluru: The Special Investigation Team has nabbed another suspect in connection with the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh. The SIT Karnataka investigating officers probing Lankesh’s killing said they had nabbed 50-year-old Mohan Nayak from Sullia. He was produced before the ...

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CM, DCM promise to order probe into Shiroor Swami’s death

Bengaluru: Reacting to the shocking demise of the pontiff of Shiroor Matha Sri Lakshmivaratheertha Swami, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, on Thursday, July 19, said that the government would order an inquiry into his death. Replying to queries by media ...

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Mescoms mistake kills one electrical worker, injures several

Mangaluru: An alleged “miscommunication” between MESCOM officials and a contractor roped in for maintenance work, resulted in the exposure of several workers to electric shock, killing at least one. The incident happened at Maravoor Junction here on Wednesday, July 18 ...

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Karnataka transport corporations plan bus fare hike after government hiked fuel price

Bengaluru: Less than a fortnight after Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy proposed a hike in fuel prices, the state transport corporations are now contemplating a bus fare hike. Speaking to reporters here on Wednesday, Transport Minister DC Thammanna said that a ...

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DKShi claims iPhone was his ‘personal gift’ to parliamentarians

Bengaluru: In a new twist to the row over iPhones being gifted to Parliamentarians, Minister for Medium and Major Irrigation and Medical Education D K Shivakumar, on July 17, claimed that the iPhones were his personal gift and the government ...

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