Belgaum

  • When it rained candidates... and the EC noticed 10-04-2014 04:42 PM

    If you thought a seat like Varanasi, with two high-profile candidates and several others in the fray, is going to be fought for like a bear-pit, think of the poor voters of East Delhi LS constituency in 1996, when they were simultaneously set upon by 122 candidates demanding their votes....
  • Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's BJP membership put on hold 23-03-2014 06:18 PM

    Bangalore: In a damage control mode, the Bharatiya Janata Party has put Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's membership into the party on hold. "His induction is put on hold. The central leadership has put his induction on hold. Everyone was in the loop, the objections are being re-considered," said...
  • Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, involved in beating up women in Mangalore pub, joins BJP 23-03-2014 03:22 PM

    Bangalore: In a more controversial move, the BJP has now inducted Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik into the party in Karnataka. Muthalik was inducted into the party on Sunday in the presence of state party President Prahlad Joshi and former chief minister Jadgish Shettar at Hubli. The BJP has...
  • Karnataka: 21 killed in road accident in Belgaum 16-11-2013 09:25 AM

    Belgaum: At least 21 people were killed early on Saturday morning when a canter goods vehicle toppled at a cross near Bagalkot on the state highway, police said. "The accident took place around 5.30 am when the goods vehicle overturned after its driver lost control and hit a roadside kerb...
  • Four electrocuted to death during Ganpati visarjan in Belgaum 19-09-2013 08:13 AM

    Bangalore: The Ganpati visarjan marked the end of the Ganesh festival on Wednesday. But amidst the celebrations, some accidents turned fatal during the visarjan procession in some parts of the country. In Karnataka's Belgaum, four people were electrocuted to death and six were injured during the immersions. Meanwhile, in Delhi,...
  • Supreme Court stays execution of two rape-cum-murder convicts 21-08-2013 03:59 PM

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the execution of two death row convicts in Karnataka scheduled for Thursday even as one of them allegedly attempted to commit suicide in jail. Shivu Munishetti and Jadeswamy Rangashetti, who had been sentenced to death for brutally raping and murdering a teenaged girl in...
  • Belgaum student rape: Police arrest fiance of victim 28-04-2013 11:16 PM

    Belgaum: The Belgaum Police on Sunday arrested the fiance of the girl whose mutilated body was found on a road in the district on Saturday. According to the police, the man allegedly raped his 20-year-old fiancee and killed her. The police, for the time being, however, have ruled out that...
  • Karnataka: Unidentified men gangrape, murder student 28-04-2013 03:39 PM

    Belgaum: Mutilated body of a 20-year-old college student was found in Belgaum district of Karnataka on Sunday. The woman was allegedly gangraped and murdered. Her body was found on a road in Belgaum district on Saturday. The woman's bag, footwear and college identity card were also recovered from the spot....
  • Karnataka polls: Marathi vs Kannada: The political and social theme in Belgaum 27-04-2013 10:45 PM

    There are just 8 days to go for the Assembly elections as CNN-IBN's Karnataka Yatra reaches battlefield. ...
  • K'taka: Over 35 lakh first time voters for May 5 poll 25-04-2013 10:11 PM

    Bangalore: The May five assembly elections in Karnataka would have 35,58,862 first time voters (18-22 age category), including 5,34,548 in the city, eligible to cast their ballot in the state, where there would be 52,034 polling stations, an official said. Karnataka Chief Electoral Officer Anil Kumar Jha said the total...
  • K'taka polls: Belgaum's development ignored as parties focus on Marathi vs Kannada divide 22-04-2013 10:13 AM

    Belgaum in North Karnataka is a town which is at the heart of a border dispute between Karnataka and Maharshtra and CNN-IBN's Veeraraghav found that the linguistic divide runs deep. ...
  • Chavan to urge K'taka govt to drop FIR against Patil 15-04-2013 05:25 PM

    Mumbai: Terming the registration of FIR against Home Minister RR Patil by Karnataka police as "wrong action", Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday said he would speak to his counterpart from the neighbouring state requesting him to drop the charges. Chavan was intervening in an impromptu debate in the...
  • Hate speech: Maharashtra Home Minister booked in Karnataka 11-04-2013 04:40 PM

    Bangalore: An FIR has been filed against Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil by Karnataka police for promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race or language for his alleged provocative speech on Belgaum issue, a bone of contention between the two states. Patil has also been booked under...
  • Karnataka: BSY's party threatens survival of Assembly 03-12-2012 10:56 AM

    Belgaum: The winter session of the Karnataka legislature begins on Wednesday, amid doubts over its survival, as many ruling BJP legislators are likely to attend the Dec 9 launch of the new outfit headed by former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa. The two houses of the legislature, assembly and council,...
  • Savita Halpannavar's father to write to President, PM 19-11-2012 10:47 AM

    Belgaum: The father of the Indian dentist who died in Ireland after doctors allegedly refused to terminate her pregnancy today said he would write to the President and Prime Minister, demanding that India press for an independent inquiry into his daughter's death. Savita Halpannavar's father demanded that an Indian be...
  • Karnataka doc dissects father's body for study 15-11-2010 08:50 AM

    Belgaum: A doctor and medical college professor from Belgaum in Karnataka has created history by performing a dissection on his own father's body for medical students of his college. The doctor, Mahesh Ramannawar, performed the dissection as his father had wished him to do so in his will. "I am...
  • Can language determine a state's boundaries? 14-07-2010 11:34 PM

    Maharashtra and Karnataka fight over Belgaum. But it should become a bridge between the two states. ...
  • Debate over: Belgaum district chooses its state 21-05-2008 12:02 PM

    Colombo: The inaugural season of the much-awaited Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), a Twenty20 tournament on the lines of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), will be played from August 10 to 31. All the matches will take place at the Premadasa stadium here and at...
  • Karnataka polls: Belgaum set for political battle 20-05-2008 02:14 PM

    Mumbai: Despite their inconsistent performance in the Indian Premier League so far, Chennai Super Kings allrounder Albie Morkel believes that the defending champions can still qualify for the playoffs if they sort out their problem of finishing the close games. The finishing is not up to the mark. It is...
  • 2 killed in K'taka boiler blast 05-05-2007 08:42 AM

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