KANNADA

  • America's youngest Surgeon General speaks Kannada at home December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A year after a Telugu speaker from Andhra Pradesh Sathya Nadella has taken over as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Microsoft, a Kannada speaker from neighbouring Karnataka has been named as the new Surgeon General of America. The healthy competition between two southern states has seen one...
  • Is Kannada superstar Upendra playing a double role in his next film 'Shivam'? December 9, 2014

    Director Srinivas Raju's film has been in the news for the wrong reason. The director's new film has been facing flak for its title. The director had initially planned to name his film 'Brahmana' but objections were raised from several quarters. Eventually the director titled the film as 'Shivam' which will...
  • Is Ragini Dwivedi set to replace Ramya in Vijaya Prasad's upcoming film 'Neer Dose'? December 3, 2014

    Reports are abuzz that actress Ragini Dwivedi is set to play the leading lady in Vijaya Prasad's upcoming film 'Neer Dose'. It was earlier reported that actor Jaggesh and actress Ramya would be the lead pair in the film. The actress had even started shooting for the film, but later backed...
  • Amazon India launches Kannada books, movies, music store November 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Amazon.in, has announced the launch of its Kannada books, movies and music store. The store with a wide selection of more than 7,300 books, 4,700 movies and 2,500 music albums are available at "great" prices and convenience of shopping online, making it thus the largest selection in India, Amazon...
  • Bangalore family court to hear case against Karthik Gowda today October 21, 2014

    Bangalore: A Bangalore family court will hear the case against Karthik Gowda, son of Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday. A case had been registered against Karthik in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress. The actress is seeking the status of his legally wedded wife. The...
  • Bangalore: Manipuri student beaten up by mob demanding him to speak in Kannada October 15, 2014

    Bangalore: In a suspected hate crime incident in Bangalore, a Manipuri student was beaten up by people for ignoring their demand that he speak in Kannada. The 26-year-old student - T Michael Lamjathang Haokip sustained injuries on his head and back but is now out of danger. Michael claims that...
  • Railway Minister's son appears before police for questioning, refuses to talk about the case September 15, 2014

    Bangalore: Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik presented himself before the Bangalore Police on Monday in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress. Karthik is currently out on bail, but has been asked to present himself at the police station every 15 days. He continues to...
  • Rapecheating case: Rail Minister's son Karthik Gowda appears before investigating officer September 12, 2014

    Bangalore: The son of Railways Minister Sadananda Gowda, Karthik Gowda has finally made an appearance before the investigation officer on Friday in the alleged rape and cheating case against him. Karthik is likely to record his statement later on Friday. Karthik has undergone a medical examination in Bangalore. The sessions court...
  • 'Railway Minister Gowda's son rape case not an embarrassment to BJP' September 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Calling allegations of rape, kidnap and cheating by a Kannada starlet against Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik as purely personal, Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party President Prahlad Joshi on Wednesday said that the party has nothing to feel embarrassed about it. "...this case is between Karthik Gowda and a...
  • Court grants anticipatory bail to Railway Minister's son Karthik Gowda September 8, 2014

    Bangalore: The Sessions Court in Bangalore on Monday granted anticipatory bail to Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son, who is facing charges of rape, cheating and kidnap from a Kannada starlet. Karthik has been given bail on the conditions that he has to appear before police on 15th and 30th of...
  • Order on Karthik Gowda's bail plea on September 8 September 6, 2014

    Bangalore: The Sessions Court on Saturday posted for September 8 its order on the anticipatory bail plea of Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son, who is facing charges of rape, cheating and kidnap from a Kannada starlet. Sessions Court Judge Mudigoudar had on Friday reserved his order for Saturday but posted...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 4, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 4, 2014

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  • Kannada actress rape case: Will treat Karthik Gowda as an absconder, says police September 4, 2014

    Bangalore: Karthik Gowda, the son of Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda, may be in for more trouble after he failed to appear for questioning in the actress rape case on Thursday. The Bangalore Police Commissioner, MN Reddy, has now said that they will treat Karthik as an absconder. "We gave Karthik Gowda...
  • Sonia, Rahul condole Kannada writer Ananthmurthy's demise August 23, 2014

    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 August 22, 2014

    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 August 22, 2014

    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...
  • Sunny Leone's item song shot secretly to avoid public attention August 4, 2014

    Bangalore: Adult film star and Bollywood actress Sunny Leone, who recently grooved to songs in a Tamil and well as Telugu film, is currently shooting for an item number here for upcoming Kannada film "DK". She will be seen in an outandout folk number. The song featuring Sunny is called "Seshamma...
  • Kannada starlet honey traps a doctor, demands Rs 1 crore, police bust racket July 4, 2014

    Bangalore: This incident has all the ingredients of a masala movie. A struggling actress and her friends with a 'criminal' background come together to extort money from the rich people after honey trapping them. The actress, who has acted in several Kannada and Tamil movies, seduces a rich doctor, they...
  • Mangalore BJP MP faces 'illicit' affair charge, police register FIR May 13, 2014

    Mangalore: Just two days before the Lok Sabha results, sitting BJP MP from Dakshina Kannada and its candidate Nalin Kumar Kateel has been charged with having an 'illicit' affair with the wife of a Mumbai based businessman. The Mangalore City police have registered an FIR against Kateel at Bandar police...
  • Siddaramaiah cracks whip, decides to return nonKannada files May 11, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has served an ultimatum to all bureaucrats on the use of Kannada in official work. He has instructed the bureaucrats to prepare all files in Kannada or face action. Speaking to IBNLive from Bangalore, he said, "I have returned more than 200 files which...
  • Kannada can't be compulsory medium of instruction in schools: SC to Karnataka May 6, 2014

    Bangalore: The Supreme Court, in a landmark judgement on Tuesday, struck down a Karnataka government order imposing Kannada language as the medium of instruction in all primary schools of the state. A Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court said that imposing the mother tongue as the medium of instruction violated the...
  • No point voting for people who know only Kannada, says Karnataka CM March 28, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has courted a fresh controversy by urging the voters to send only people who know more languages to the Lok Sabha. During his election campaign in Mandya, Siddaramaiah asked the voters to re-elect sitting MP and famous Kannada heroine Ramya. He said that the JDS...
  • TV18 launches Kannada news channel ETV Kannada March 20, 2014

    TV18's Kannada news channel ETV Kannada was launched at a star studded event in Bangalore on Wednesday. ...
  • Pratap Simha: BJP candidate from Mysore-Kodagu authored a book on Modi March 13, 2014

    Bangalore: It is not just the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is fielding journalists from across India in the Lok Sabha polls. The BJP is also fielding people from the fourth estate in the election for the first estate. After veteran journalist and Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra from Hoogly,...
  • Will Amitabh Bachchan feature in Kannada film 'Kabira'? March 6, 2014

    Chennai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has reportedly been offered a cameo in Shivrajkumar starrer upcoming Kannada film 'Kabira', but he is yet to accept the offer. Incidentally, Amitabh and Shivraj played teacher-student in a television commercial of a popular jewellery brand. "Since the advertisement turned out to be popular, the makers decided...
  • Navya Nair replaces Meena in Kannada remake of 'Drishyam' March 5, 2014

    Chennai: Malayalam actress Navya Nair will step into the shoes of southern actress Meena in the Kannada remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam'. The remake is set to go on floors March 11. Meena, who was supposed to do the remake, is currently busy shooting for the Telugu remake of the same...
  • Ambareesh may be shifted to Singapore for treatment March 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Ailing Kannada actor-turned-politician MH Ambareesh, who has been undergoing treatment at a hospital here for breathing-related problems for over a week, may be shifted to Singapore Saturday for further treatment. He is currently at Vikram Hospital here. Ambareesh, Minister for Housing, has been undergoing treatment at the hospital since Feb 21....
  • Veteran Kannada actor C R Simha passes away March 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Kannada theatre and film artiste C R Simha died of prostrate cancer here today. The 72-year-old Simha passed away at a private hospital, family sources said. He is survived by his wife and son Ritwik Simha. Simha had acted in several films, including award-wining Sankalpa Samskara, Bara, Chitegoo Chinte,...
  • Kannada actor-cum-minister Ambareesh's health stable February 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Kannada star and Karnataka Housing Minister M.H. Ambareesh is recovering from a breathing problem caused due to lung infection, a senior doctor at a private hospital here said Sunday. "Ambareesh's health condition is stable and improving, though he is still on ventilator to help him breathe easily and avoid strain,"...