KANNADIGAS

  • Security beefed up in Tamil Nadu after sporadic violence October 7, 2014

    Chennai: Security was on Tuesday beefed up across Tamil Nadu, especially in the border areas, in the wake of sporadic violence following rejection of the bail plea of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa in a graft case. In Chennai, a hotel owned by a Kannadiga in KK Nagar...
  • Jaya bail hearing: Anti-Kannadiga poster allegedly put up by AIADMK removed October 7, 2014

    Chennai: The AIADMK poster warning Kannadigas living in Tamil Nadu has been removed from the walls of Chennai after it kicked a political storm earlier in the day. The poster, threatened to hold the Kannadigas residing in Tamil Nadu hostage if former CM and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa was not given...
  • AIADMK poster threatens to hold Kannadigas in Tamil Nadu hostage if Jaya is not given bail October 7, 2014

    Chennai/Bangalore: Emotions are running high as the Karnataka High Court is set to take up former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa's bail application in the disproportionate assets case. An AIADMK poster threatens to hold Kannadigas living in Tamil Nadu hostage if Jayalalithaa is not released. MN Reddy, Commissioner of Police, Bangalore...
  • Karnataka government stirs controversy, reserves 70 pc midlevel jobs for Kannadigas September 15, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government has stirred a controversy by approving a policy which reserved 70 per cent of midlevel jobs for Kannadigas in Bangalore. The corporate world was not thrilled by the decision. Bangalore has employed lakhs of people in various sectors like IT, biotech, manufacturing and textiles. A large per...
  • Karnataka to take action against firms not giving jobs to locals September 4, 2014

    Bangalore: In a bid to push private firms into appointing locals in jobs, Karnataka government today said it will table a report in next 10 days on such persons appointed in companies set up under previous industrial policy and action would be taken against those failing to comply. "I have been...
  • The wailing wall paintings of Bangalore April 24, 2012

    BANGALORE: Have you noticed the colourful and meaningful paintings on many walls of the city, depicting the history of the state, the tradition and culture of Kannadigas or tourist havens of Karnataka? May be or may not be. But do try to spare a glance as they are now in...
  • Pune: Shiv Sena attacks Shetty eatery November 30, 2011

    Pune: A group of Shiv Sainiks along with Vilas Sonawane, the Shivaji Nagar Shakha Pramukh, stormed into the Vaishali restaurant on Fergusson College Road and vandalised their property on Tuesday afternoon. The unruly mob pelted stones on the property and disrupted the office crowd, which had come to Vaishali for...
  • 'Kannadigas to be a minority in Bangalore' November 29, 2011

    BANGALORE: Nearly 70 per cent of the population in Bangalore is from other states. They all could unite and easily take over the capital, if they wish to and make Kannadigas a minority, alleged Kannada Development Authority chairman Mukyamantri Chandru. He was speaking at a function to celebrate 56th Kannada...
  • Rajinikant show on: film opens in Karnataka August 1, 2008

    Bangalore: Tamil superstar Rajinikants film Kuselan was released in Karnataka on Thursday night with two special shows organised for the actor's fans at theatres in Bangalore, reports IANS. The movie was screened after the actor accepted his mistake for remarks that had angered Kannada activists. The activists started an agitation across...
  • Allow me to release Kuselan in K'taka, says Rajini July 31, 2008

    New Delhi: Superstar Rajinikant, who was caught in the crossfire between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, over his antiKannadiga statements has apologised and appealed to the people of Karnataka to allow the release of his latest film Kuselan. Speaking to Kannada channels, Rajinikant said, This incident has taught me a lesson. I...
  • Antioutsider voices gain pitch in Bangalore too February 15, 2008

    Bangalore: Bangalore, the neocosmopolitan metro, is no longer extending warm welcomes to outsiders. In fact, the city has been experiencing an undercurrent of antioutsider sentiment for sometime now. While the KannadiganonKannadiga debate has been under the surface so far, the local populace of the garden city are quite vocal against the...