Kannadigas

  • Karnataka government stirs controversy, reserves 70 pc mid-level jobs for Kannadigas 4 days ago

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government has stirred a controversy by approving a policy which reserved 70 per cent of mid-level 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 Rajinikant’s 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 ‘anti-Kannadiga’ 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...
  • Anti-outsider voices gain pitch in Bangalore too February 15, 2008

    Bangalore: Bangalore, the neo-cosmopolitan metro, is no longer extending warm welcomes to outsiders. In fact, the city has been experiencing an undercurrent of anti-outsider sentiment for sometime now. While the Kannadiga–non-Kannadiga debate has been under the surface so far, the local populace of the garden city are quite vocal against the...