KARANATAKA

  • Karnataka: 2,600 doctors resume duty after quitting in protest October 28, 2014

    Bangalore: About 2,600 doctors including specialists, working in state-run hospitals across Karnataka, resumed duty on Tuesday a day after they resigned in protest over the state government's failure to fulfill their demands, including of wage disparity. "All striking doctors are back on duty as we do not want patients to suffer...
  • Voting trends of Karnataka May 16, 2014

    Updates: 12:40 pm: Congress candidate Nandan Nilekani concedes defeat as he lags behind by over 60,000 seats in South Bangalore. 10:50 am: JDS's Mallikarjuna Kharge is leading by a margin of over 19,000 votes in Gulbarga. 10:00 am: BJP way ahead of Congress as it leads in 17 seats. Congress ahead...
  • Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy to take on Moily in Chikkaballapur March 25, 2014

    Bengaluru: Looking for new ground after suffering major losses in the by-elections in 2013, the Janata Dal Secular has decided to field former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy in the Chikkaballapur Lok Sabha constituency against Union Petroleum and Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily. The JDS sources say Kumaraswamy will be...
  • Karnataka: Heavy rains batter coastal areas, hills July 4, 2013

    Heavy rains continue to batter coastal areas and hills of Karnataka. There is a fear of flooding in some areas in Mangalore, Udupi, Shimoga and Kodagu, if the rains continue unabated. Schools and colleges have been closed in Kodagu district. ...
  • Another BJP MLA resigns; K'taka CM says no threat to govt February 24, 2013

    Bangalore: Another ruling BJP MLA resigned his assembly membership, further jolting the party in the poll-bound state. HS Shankarlinge Gowda, who represents Chamaraja Assembly constituency, waited for more than 90 minutes for Speaker KG Bopaiah and submitted his resignation letter, official sources said. Bopaiah immediately accepted the resignation of Gowda,...
  • Controversial HC judge not to hear family matters September 8, 2012

    Bangalore: Following an outrage over certain remarks made by a judge of Karnataka High Court on women in an open court, all family court matters, including child custody and guardianship, have been shifted from him and another judge. The matters have been shifted to the court of justices KL Manjunath and...
  • Hang antiMarathi Karnataka Govt: Bal Thackeray July 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has asked President Pratibha Patil to 'hang' the Karnataka Government for its antiMarathi stand. Thackerays outburst in party mouthpiece Saamna came after the BJPruled Karnataka Government on Tuesday superseded the elected council of Belgaum civic body for the second time in seven months, citing several...
  • Karnataka CET results declared, click here to check June 7, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Common Entrance Test (CET) results for 2012 have been declared by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). Students can log on to the KEA website to access their results. The Common Entrance Test (CET) is held to screen students seeking admission to the first year or first semester of...
  • Karnataka SSLC 2012 results declared May 17, 2012

    Bangalore: The SSLC examination results for the year 2012 were announced on Thursday at 12 noon. Around 8.5 lakh students appeared for the SSLC examination. The result is available on the following websites: http://karresults.nic.in, http://sslc.kar.nic.in, www.examresults.net, www.karnatakaeducation.net and http://results.KarnatakaEducation.net. Students can also access their results via SMS by sending RESULT KAR12 along...
  • K'taka targets Rs 6 trillion investment from GIM March 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Karnataka Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda on Wednesday said the state is targeting to attract investment commitments of up to Rs six trillion from its forthcoming global investors meet (GIM). The meet, held every two years, is scheduled to be held in Bangalore from June 78. At the last meet, Karnataka had...
  • Karnataka Govt returns Lokayukta mining report October 14, 2011

    New Delhi: The Karnataka state government on Thursday sent back the Lokayukta report on illegal mining. The report had indicted the state government and former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa. Yeddyurappa had to resign following the report's publication in July. The government said it wanted further clarifications on the report, particularly...
  • K'taka Lokayukta may clarify allegations tomorrow September 18, 2011

    Bangalore: Karnataka Lokayukta Shivaraj V Patil is expected to respond in detail on Monday to allegations of flouting rules in acquisition of plots of land for himself and his wife in Bangalore, amid intense speculation on whether he would quit the post. Sources close to the former Supreme Court...
  • Flood death toll in Andhra, Karnataka rises to 275 October 7, 2009

    Vijayawada/Bangalore: Flood waters were receding in all but some villages in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna and Guntur districts and in Karnataka on Wednesday as the toll caused by the floods in the two states rose to 275. Officials said there were no rains in the two states and relief and rescue operations...
  • Karnataka bypolls crucial for Yeddyurappa govt December 27, 2008

    New Delhi: Eight Karnataka Assembly constituencies are going for byelections on Saturday which were necessitated, following the resignation of seven sitting MLAs and the death of a legislator in Maddur. The seven MLAs four belonging to the Janata Dal (Secular), and three from the Congress resigned to join the...
  • Cong, BJP fight for Muslim voters in Hubli May 21, 2008

    Hubli (Karnataka): Riyazuddin Nazir, Asadulla Abubakar and Mohammad Asif were three faces that caught the country's attention in January, when they were arrested for suspected terrorist activity. They are also the reason for Muslims clerics like Maulana Mohd Ali Qazi to be worried. Over the last few weeks, Qazi and other...