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Four Karnataka BJP workers arrested for celebratory firing at rally.

The four accused fired country-made rifles as they welcomed Minister of State Bhagwanth Khuba to the ‘Jan Ashirvad Yatra’ planned by the BJP across the country. The Yadgir Police in Karnataka arrested four persons for opening fire in public in ...

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Karnataka: Davanagere farmer’s daughter clears CLAT.

A farmer’s daughter in Davanagere district cracked the common law admission test (CLAT) and is set to enroll for the five-year integrated course at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law in Patiala. Revathi Nayaka, 21, bagged 176th rank at the ...

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Rare Neelakurinji flowers that bloom once in every 12 years blossom in Karnataka.

The flowers blossomed at Mandalapatti hill in Kodagu district, Karnataka. A few pictures of a rare type of flower wowed people after they were shared online. The images show Neelakurinji flowers that blossom once in every 12 years. The pictures ...

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Karnataka Govt Takes BIG Decision Amid Possible Threat of Third Wave of COVID

Bengaluru: Amid possible threat of the third wave, the Basavaraj Bommai-led Karnataka government issued a notification for the formation of district-level COVID-19 Technical Expert Committees (TEC) for providing technical guidance to the district administrations.  As per the notification signed by Additional ...

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Yediyurappa declines Bommai’s decision to grant him cabinet status

Bengaluru, Aug 8 (IANS): A day after Karnataka accorded him the cabinet rank, B.S. Yediyurappa on Sunday requested Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to withdraw the same. In his nine-line letter written in Kannada to Bommai, Yediyurappa stated that he was content ...

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Bengaluru: Veteran freedom fighter, centenarian H S Doraiswamy passes away

Bengaluru, May 26: Veteran freedom fighter H S Doraiswamy died on Wednesday, May 26 in the city. He was 103. Doraiswamy was suffering from heart ailment and age-related sickness. He died of a heart attack. He also tested positive for Covid ...

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Karnataka to focus on increasing Covid tests in rural areas

Bengaluru, May 26 (IANS): In the wake of a surge in the number of Covid and black fungus cases in the rural parts of the state, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyruappa said on Tuesday that ministers and health officials must take ...

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Karnataka clarifies vaccination for 18-44 age group not available yet

The Karnataka government on Saturday clarified that the dates for the COVID-19 vaccination of those in the 18-44 age group are currently not available and frontline workers and priority groups in this age group who have been identified for vaccination ...

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No lathicharge on lockdown violators: Bengaluru police commissioner to cops

Bengaluru, May 10: Bengaluru city police commissioner Kamal Pant has asked police personnel not to resort to lathi-charge against violators of lockdown. The videos of policemen using lathis to beat the violators has gone viral on social media. The use of brute force by ...

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Complex cancer surgeries performed by Kasturba Hospital Doctors

 The first center to perform this  type of surgeries  in this region Manipal, 2nd January 2021: Department of Surgical Oncology at Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal has been performing complex cancer surgeries, which are performed only in few reputed ...

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Congress leader C M Ibrahim hails cow slaughter ban, urges Muslims to shun beef

Hubballi, Dec 20 (IANS): Even as the Karnataka Congress is strongly opposing the proposed Bill to ban cow slaughter across the state, senior Congress leader, C.M. Ibrahim on Saturday welcomed the ruling BJP’s decision to ban cow slaughter in the state. ...

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Bengaluru: Educationists, organisation representatives seek school opening by December 15

Bengaluru, Dec 9: Educationists and representatives of various organisations have written to state education minister S Suresh Kumar, urging him to reopen classes right from pre-primary to second PU before December 15. They said that if the classes begin by December ...

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Fishing boat capsizes ; 6 fishermen missing

Mangaluru, Dec 01, 2020:    A fishing boat  which had set sail for deep sea fishing from the Mangaluru fisheries port on November 30 and was returning, has  capsized several nautical miles off the coast of Ullal on December 1, Tuesday morning. ...

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COVID-19: Karnataka ministers, legislators to take 30% pay cut for a year

Bengaluru: Ministers and Members of Legislature in Karnataka will take a 30 per cent cut each in their salaries and allowances to fund the fight against coronavirus in the state, for a year. An ordinance to reduce the salaries of ...

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