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  • Bangalore: Ganesh idol sculptors worried about pinning their livelihood on a dying art Yesterday

    Bangalore: Amidst festivities, gloom pervades the heart of a group of traditional Ganesh idol sculptors, concerned that their livelihood depends on a dying art. Consequently, second and third generation potters in Bangalore are turning towards other professions in search of a better livelihood. Seasoned sculptor Nanjundappa is one such traditional sculptur...
  • Karnataka CM says Modi wave over, credits Rahul, Sonia for Congress's victory in bypolls 2 days ago

    Bangalore: The Congress won two out of three seats in the Karnataka bypolls last week. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said that the Congress's victory in the state can be credited to Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi's leadership. "The results were expected. I had said that we'll...
  • Bangalore schools in a dilemma over security guidelines, say they can't afford to implement them 3 days ago

    Bangalore: Two months after a minor girl was raped in school premises in Bangalore, schools in the city are racing against time to implement security guidelines issued by the police. However, several schools say they won't be able to comply with the guidelines as they don't have the funds. The Iyer...
  • Karnataka Cabinet to be expanded after consulting Congress high command: Siddaramaiah 5 days ago

    Bangalore: Getting a booster from the Assembly bypoll outcome, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said that he would expand his Cabinet after talking to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. "The main issue before us is (Cabinet) expansion. We will fill all four vacancies in consultation with Congress High Command," he...
  • Karnataka bypolls: Congress wrests Bellary from BJP 5 days ago

    The ruling Congress in Karnataka has registered a big win in the assembly by-polls. It has won two of the total three seats went to polls on August 21. The BJP has won one seat. The Congress candidate NY Gopalakrishna has won the seat by 34,000 votes. ...
  • Bypoll results: RJD-JDU and Congress win 10 seats, limit BJP+ to 8 in four states 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be losing ground just a few months after its stupendous showing in the Lok Sabha elections as it suffered major setbacks in the Assembly bypolls in three states - Bihar, Karnataka and Punjab. The party could manage to hold on to its...
  • Karnataka bypoll results: Congress wins 2 seats; BJP wins 1, faces shocking defeat in Bellary 5 days ago

    Bangalore: The ruling Congress in Karnataka has registered a big win in the assembly by-polls. It has won two of the total three seats went to polls on August 21. The BJP has won one seat. The Congress has wrested the prestigious Bellary Rural seat from the BJP. The seat...
  • Four flights diverted to Bangalore due to heavy rains 5 days ago

    Chennai: Four city-bound flights, including three international carriers, were on Monday diverted to Bengaluru Airport following heavy rains. A Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt, Malaysian Airlines from Kula Lumpur, Thai Airways from Bangkok and an Air India flight from Delhi were diverted to Bengaluru Airport, airport officials said. However the flights...
  • Bangalore school rape case: Parents continue living in anxiety for the safety of their children 5 days ago

    Bangalore: Almost two months after the rape of a six-year old schoolgirl, parents in the Bangalore are yet to shed the uneasiness they feel in sending their children to schools. "I never thought I would follow up a rape case in a school where my daughter goes", said an anxious...
  • Bypoll results live: Setback for BJP; RJD-JDU-Cong alliance wins 6 seats in Bihar, Congress wins 2 in Karnataka 5 days ago

    The results for assembly bypolls held in four states - Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka will be declared on Monday as counting of votes has begun. While all eyes are on the Lalu Prasad-Nitish Kumar alliance in Bihar, the BJP is keeping fingers crossed in MP and Karnataka while...
  • Results of bypolls in 4 states to be declared today; can the Lalu-Nitish alliance dent BJP in Bihar? 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The results for assembly bypolls held in four states - Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka will be declared on Monday. Counting will begin at 8 am on Monday morning. These are the first assembly bypolls after the political realignment in Bihar. Ten assembly seats went to polls in...
  • Karnataka bypolls: Congress leader NY Gopalakrishna wins from Bellary Rural seat 5 days ago

    Bangalore: Congress leader NY Gopalakrishna wins Bellary Rural bypoll by a margin of 33104 votes. Congress is leading in Chikkodi-Sadalaga with 13360 votes. BJP is leading in Shikaripura. Counting of votes for the August 21 by-election to three Assembly seats from Karnataka begins today with the outcome being a test...
  • Karnataka bypolls results on Monday: Congress, BJP keep fingers crossed 5 days ago

    Bangalore: Counting of votes for the August 21 by-election to three Assembly seats from Karnataka will be held tomorrow with the outcome being a test of popularity and prestige for Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and BJP Vice-President BS Yeddyurappa. Both the ruling Congress and BJP fought a hard battle in the...
  • South Bangalore tense after youngster commits suicide following alleged police harassment 6 days ago

    Bangalore: Protests broke out late on Saturday after a 24-year-old youngster committed suicide in South Bangalore following alleged police harassment. The deceased in his suicide note has alleged that a police inspector arrested him and kept in custody for 3 days without filing an FIR and tortured him. Local residents...
  • Hundreds of mourners pay tribute to UR Ananthamurthy 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Thousands of mourners on Saturday paid their last respects to Jnanpith award winner and Kannada literary icon UR Ananthamurthy, who passed away on Friday. The mortal remains of Ananthamurthy were kept for public homage at the premises of Ravindra Kalakshetra as the state observed a...
  • Acclaimed Kannada writer UR Anathamurthy passes away 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Renowned Kannda writer UR Anathamurthy passed away on Friday night. Ananthamurthy was hospitalised after suffering from kidney problems and had stopped responding to dialysis. The 81-year-old writer was on life support. One of India's best known writers and thinkers, Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy was considered an ambassador of literature...
  • Sonia, Rahul condole Kannada writer Ananthmurthy's demise 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Condoling the death of Jnanpith awardee U R Ananthmurthy, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday described the renowned writer as a remarkable human being. She said that the void created by his demise in the Indian literary space and social conscience will be hard to fill. In his condolence message,...
  • UR Ananthamurthy: Eternally vigilant writer, thinker and teacher 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy, known as UR Ananthamurthy, died on Friday. He was 82. Ananthamurthy was one of India's best known writers and thinkers both within India and abroad. He wore many hats. He was a celebrated English professor, acclaimed writer, admired activist and a loved mentor to many. Born at...
  • Veteran Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy dies at 82 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy, known as UR Ananthamurthy, died on Friday. He was 82. Ananthamurthy was one of India's best known writers and thinkers both within India and abroad. He wore many hats. He was a celebrated English professor, acclaimed writer, admired activist and a loved mentor to many. The Karnataka government...
  • Bangalore: 13-year-old boy thrashed, made to walk on his knees at a government shelter home August 22, 2014

    Bangalore: In a shocking incident reported from a government shelter home in Bangalore, a 13-year-old boy was brutally thrashed with a rod in the shelter. The boy was allegedly taken to the shelter home mistakenly, thinking that he might be an orphan. The boy was then allegedly assaulted in the...
  • Eminent writer UR Ananthamurthy in a critical condition, put on life support August 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Eminent Kannada writer and thinker UR Ananthamurthy is battling for his life at Manipal hospital in Bangalore. The 82-year-old stalwart of Indian literature has been unwell for a long time. He has been undergoing a daily dialysis after both his kidneys failed a few years back. According to the...
  • SC extends bail of 2008 Bangalore blast accused Madani by 4 weeks August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday extended the bail of Abdul Nasser Madani, main accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial blast case for four weeks. A series of nine bombs were detonated across various locations in Bangalore in July 2008, killing two and injuring 20. Based on the...
  • Former NCPCR member Vinod Kumar Tikoo says 'kindergarten schools should fall under regulatory authority' August 22, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, former National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) member Vinod Kumar Tikoo said that the problem with kindergarten schools was that they did not fall under any regulatory authority. "The authority should take onus of the fact that they are actually responsible for the...
  • 2008 Bangalore blasts: SC to hear Madani's bail plea today August 22, 2014

    Bangalore: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the bail plea of Muslim political leader from Kerala Abdul Nasser Madani. Madani is the main accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial blast case that killed 2 and injured 20. A series of nine bombs were detonated across various locations in Bangalore...
  • Health Minister directs DHO to file case against Ebola rumour August 21, 2014

    Mangalore: Karnataka Health Minister UT Khader has asked the District Health Officer of Dakshina Kannada to lodge a complaint with the cyber cell police in Bangalore against persons spreading rumours on social media claiming Ebola virus had entered the city. Some people had spread a WhatsApp message last month that a...
  • Karnataka CM cites protocol, says can't skip PM Modi's programmes August 21, 2014

    Bangalore: Differing with the Congress high command's suggestion to its Chief Ministers to avoid sharing a dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at public programmes, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said "just because someone says this, we can't follow it. I will have to go by the protocol." Siddaramaiah's statement is...
  • Karnataka mining scam: Rs 37.86 crore assets of Reddy attached August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A special anti-money laundering court has attached assets worth over Rs 37.86 crore belonging to former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy and his wife in connection with an alleged multi-crore iron ore mining scam. The assets, which include a Rs 4 crore flat in Bangalore, a...
  • KPSC aspirants continue to protest as government decides to hold exams afresh August 17, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government's decision to cancel recruitments done through exams of the Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) three years back has sparked massive protests. The government has now decided to hold it afresh. Law Minister TB Jayachandra said, "I know they are hurt by this decision, some of them are...
  • FIR against Oscar Fernandes for poll code violation August 16, 2014

    Bellary: An FIR was on Saturday filed against Congress leader and former Union minister Oscar Fernandes for alleged violation of the code of conduct for the August 21 Assembly by-election from Bellary Rural constituency. The FIR was registered by police based on a complaint by electoral officials after Fernandes and Christian...
  • Bangalore: Woman forces friend to have sex with husband, arrested August 16, 2014

    Bangalore: In a bizarre case, a woman allegedly abetted her husband to 'rape' her neighbour and friend in her presence in Bangalore and the couple have been arrested. The woman and the victim were said to have become close friends over a period of time and used to frequent each other's...