KARNATAKA

  • Supreme Court extends Jayalalithaa's bail till April 2015 Yesterday

    New Delhi: In major relief to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court on Thursday extended her bail by four months in the disproportionate assets case. The AIADMK chief will be out on bail till April 18, 2015. A bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu ordered that...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: Uttar Pradesh beat Madhya Pradesh by 4 wickets Yesterday

    After their bowlers had set up the trap, Uttar Pradesh batsmen held their nerves on the fourth and final day's play to beat Madhya Pradesh by four wickets in the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, on Wednesday. Chasing 180 for a win at the Holkar Stadium, the Piyush Chawla-led side...
  • Ranji Trophy: Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Bengal's premier batsman Manoj Tiwary, who is one of India's 30 probables for the World Cup, had a close shave after being hit by an Abhimanyu Mithun rising delivery on the final day of his team's Ranji Trophy cricket match against Karnataka at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday. It was...
  • Year 2014: Sexual assault of school girls, terror blot on Karnataka 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: India scripting space history with its mission to Mars in its maiden attempt marked the high point of variegated developments from Karnataka during 2014 that also saw a resurgent BJP and rising sexual assaults of minor girls in schools with the year ending on a terror tinge. In a...
  • Prompt action is being taken on assault cases: Bengaluru police chief 2 days ago

    "Prompt action is being taken on assault cases. We are building awareness in the society regarding the safety of women," says Bengaluru police chief MN Reddi. ...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: Tamil Nadu get past Jammu & Kashmir at a canter on Day 3 2 days ago

    After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the third day of the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match. Chasing a mammoth 409 for a win in the four-day encounter...
  • America's youngest Surgeon General speaks Kannada at home 3 days ago

    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...
  • Bengaluru: Rs 280 crore duped in online money fraud 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: Approximately Rs 280 crore were duped from the people in Bengaluru in online money fraud. The police are hunting for Dhamodar Reddy, the main accused, and five others have been arrested in the case. The police have registered case of cheating and money circulation against the accused. Additional Commissioner of Police...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 2, Day 1 5 days ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Domestic heavyweights Mumbai will like to get over their defeat against Jammu and Kashmir in the opening round as they face tricky opponents in Railways in the second group league match. On the other hand, all eyes will be on Bengal's...
  • Ranji Trophy: All eyes on young Sudeep Chatterjee as Bengal seek revenge 6 days ago

    Kolkata: All eyes will be on Bengal's newest batting sensation Sudeep Chatterjee as the hosts will have revenge on mind as they take on defending champions Karnataka in a second round group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, on Sunday. While people are waking up to Sudeep's talent after...
  • Congress Minister Ambareesh caught kissing a girl, may offer BJP a way out of Priyanka photo row 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: The main opposition BJP which is facing the wrath of ruling Congress over one of its MLAs, Prabhu Chavan, watching a picture of Priyanka Gandhi on his smartphone in the Assembly, seems to have found a way out. Karnataka Housing minister and film star Ambareesh has got himself embroiled...
  • A post office in Kerala which 'delivers' mails to God December 11, 2014

    Sabarimala (Kerala): It is a unique post office, and one of its main tasks is to deliver letters to God. Located near the famed Hindu temple at the Sabarimala hills, the post office may perhaps be the only one in the country which does not work round the year. It...
  • Congress hits out at BJP MLA for watching Priyanka Gandhi's photos in Karnataka Assembly December 11, 2014

    Bengaluru: In an embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party, party MLA Prabhu Chavan was caught on camera watching a zoomed in photo of Priyanka Gandhi on his mobile phone in the Karnataka Assembly. Another MLA UB Banakar can also be seen playing video games during proceedings of the Legislative Assembly....
  • Bengaluru: Struck in traffic for hours, techies demand local train service to be extended December 11, 2014

    Bengaluru: Fatigued by the city's infamous traffic, the IT corridor of Bengaluru is demanding the local train service to be extended instead of the metro. Residents have also urged to the authorities to introduce more suburban trains. IT professional Bhavin Gandhi said, "Bengaluru is the only city which does not...
  • Bengaluru: Competitive pricing makes cheaper cabs available but safety remains at bay December 10, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Uber rape case in Delhi has brought taxi services across India under the scanner. The price war between taxi companies is leading many customers to ask if a cheaper service means compromising on safety. While there is a fare war in Bengaluru leading to cheap rates available for...
  • Karnataka asks cab aggregators to get taxis registered within one month December 9, 2014

    Bengaluru: In wake of the rape of a woman by the driver of an international cab service provider in Delhi, the Karnataka government has given one month deadline to cab aggregators in the state to get their taxis registered and police verification done. The taxi service providers have been told...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 1, Day 3 December 9, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Jammu and Kashmir opener Shubham Khajuria compiled his maiden first-class century before former champions Mumbai bounced back to dismiss the visitors for 254 in the first innings. Delhi's new ball bowlers Parvinder Awana and Sumit Narwal wielded their willows to great...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Day 2 December 8, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a gutsy unbeaten century while the others floundered as Delhi struggled to 260 for six on the first day. Chidambaram Gautam's 94-run knock was the highlight for Karnataka before Tamil...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 1: Gautam saves Karnataka; Bengal on top on Day 1 December 7, 2014

    Chidambaram Gautam's 94-run knock was the highlight for Karnataka before Tamil Nadu bowled them out for 290 in their first innings on day one of their opening Ranji match on Sunday. Kaushik Gandhi was batting on 12 and giving him company was India discard Abhinav Mukund on 10 as Tamil...
  • To bust myths, superstition, Karnataka Minister spends night at crematorium December 7, 2014

    Belagavi: To create awareness against superstitions, Karnataka Excise Minister Satish Jarkiholi along with hundreds of people spent a night at a crematorium. The Minister spent the night at Vaikunth Dham, a burial ground which is now a crematorium, to also observe the death anniversary of B R Ambedkar on Saturday. Jarkiholi...
  • Janardhana Reddy gets bail in five cases related to illegal iron ore export December 7, 2014

    Bengaluru: Former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy has got bail in all cases except one against him. He was granted conditional bail by a special CBI court in the last of the five cases against him in Karnataka in the illegal iron ore export case. But Reddy is...
  • Karnataka face arch-rivals Tamil Nadu in Ranji Trophy December 6, 2014

    Bengaluru: All eyes will be on Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey and Stuart Binny, the trio who are looking to make the final cut for the 2015 World Cup, as defending champions Karnakata begin their Ranji Trophy campaign against arch-rivals Tamil Nadu at Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday. Fresh from their Vijay Hazare...
  • Bengaluru all set to take smart-city tag December 6, 2014

    Bengaluru: Housed in a plush mall just a stone's throw from the city railway station, this is Bengaluru police's latest tech-enabled attempt to take the police station to the people. As police constable Ramachandra demonstrates, it is a remote FIR kiosk with state-of-the art video streaming. It helps anyone file...
  • Bengaluru eight-year-old girl's alleged suicide: Police recover note saying she was depressed December 2, 2014

    Bengaluru: The police have recovered a suicide note from the house in which an eight-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday by setting herself ablaze in Bengaluru. The police recovered the suicide note written in broken language in which the girl has mentioned that she was depressed. Additional Commissioner of Police (Law...
  • Bengaluru: 'Kiss of Love' deferred after police refuse permission November 29, 2014

    Bengaluru: After Bengaluru police rejected permission for the 'Kiss of Love' campaign that was proposed for Sunday, the organisers on Saturday decided to postpone the controversial event for a future date. "In order to allay their fears, we have now issued a detailed reply to the police...
  • Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah signs up for eye donation November 29, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah has decided to donate his eyes after death. He has signed for eye donation at Karnataka's premier government-run eye hospital Minto Eye Hospital in Bengaluru. Siddaramaiah has taken an eye donation card from the hospital after signing relevant documents. His eye card says...
  • Mayank Agarwal's ton takes Karnataka to Vijay Hazare title against Punjab November 25, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Karnataka defended their title in grand style after their top-order led by centurion Mayank Agarwal rose to the occasion to crush a hapless Punjab by 156 runs in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament final on Tuesday. Put into bat in the day-night encounter at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Karnataka...
  • Bengaluru Police arrests 6 men for harassing 5 women at MG Road November 25, 2014

    Bengaluru: Six men has been arrested for allegedly harassing a group of five women at MG road in Bengaluru. Three of them are from Tamil Nadu and other three are from Bengaluru itself. The men were caught on camera allegedly harassing the women on late Saturday night. Bengaluru Police Commissioner MN Reddy...
  • Is Bengaluru unsafe for women? November 24, 2014

    In an extremely shameful incident in Bengaluru, five men have been caught on camera allegedly harassing a group of five women at the posh MG road in the city. The women claim that the men asked them to roll down their windows and even took out a sharp object to...
  • Karnataka pip Bengal in a thriller to enter Vijay Hazare final November 23, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Abhimanyu Mithun's brilliant bowling at death enabled defending champions Karnataka to edge out Bengal by six runs in a thrilling semi-final of the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Sunday. Karnataka will meet Punjab in the final scheduled on Tuesday. Batting first, Karnataka scored a respectable...