KARNATAKA

  • Karnataka pip Bengal in a thriller to enter Vijay Hazare final 4 hours 46 minutes ago

    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...
  • Manish Pandey guides Karnataka to semi-finals with win over Mumbai 2 days ago

    Vadodara: Talented Manish Pandey continued his good form in limited overs format as his unbeaten 99 helped defending champions Karnataka beat Mumbai by four wickets to enter the semi-final of the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Put into bat, Mumbai scored 286 for eight in 50 overs...
  • I'm living my most cherished dream, says KL Rahul 2 days ago

    Elated after being selected in the Indian Test team for the tour of Australia, Karnataka's in-form opener KL Rahul said he is eager to play alongside captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli. The 22-year-old had an amazing domestic season that paved way for his entry into the national team for...
  • Karnataka government intensifies drive to shut illegal schools, future of 1 lakh students uncertain 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government has ordered the unauthorised school where a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped in October to shut down classes and allow students to transfer to other schools. Just as a month-long drive to identify more illegal schools gets underway, the drive is bound to open up a...
  • 'Kiss of love' organisers get hate mails, threat in Bengaluru 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: Even before the 'Kiss of Love' is to be held in Bengaluru, organisers are already getting hate messages both on social media and offline. There were protests in several parts of Karnataka opposing the event. The Bharatiya Janata Party workers staged a protest in Chikkamagaluru while Pramod Muthalik's right...
  • Tamil Nadu government to move SC over Karnataka's Mekedatu project: Panneerselvam 5 days ago

    Chennai: Terming Mullaperiyar dam dispute with Kerala a "settled issue", Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday said it would approach the Supreme Court to seek stalling of Karnataka government's attempt to construct two dams near Mekedatu across the Cauvery river. Responding to DMK president M Karunanidhi demand for convening an Assembly session...
  • NCW Chairperson to look into Bangalore jail case on Monday, says office doesn't work on weekends November 15, 2014

    Bengaluru: Despite shocking revelations emerging from inside the Bangalore Central jail, the chairperson of the National Commission for Women has drawn the ire of female activists for saying that her office will only react to the case on Monday as it does not function during the weekends. NCW Chairperson Lalitha...
  • HD Deve Gowda announces son as party president of Karnataka unit November 13, 2014

    Bengaluru: Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Thursday announced appointment of his son HD Kumaraswamy as President of the JDS state unit, even as he acknowledged there was a need to dispel the impression that his was a "father-son party." Gowda, who has come under constant attack over his family...
  • On India's forest fringes, widening animal-human clashes November 11, 2014

    Bengaluru: It's the harvest season, and on the fringes of a south Karnataka forest, Muthamma (she uses one name) prepares for the raids on her fields of jowar, or sorghum, an ancient, nutritious grass that is raised as grain. The raiders are wild herds of Asian elephants from the Nagarhole...
  • Will cut bus fares if government extends tax exemption to RTCs: Karnataka minister November 10, 2014

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Transport Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Monday said that his department would reduce bus fares if the state government extends tax exemption to all road transport corporations (RTCs) and provides travel subsidy to students. "We will reduce bus fares if the state government extends tax exemption to all road...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Manish Pandey hits ton as Karnataka win November 10, 2014

    Secunderabad: Manish Pandey smashed a quickfire unbeaten century before pacer Abhimanyu Mithun scalped four wickets to guide Karnataka to a comfortable 104- run win over Tamil Nadu in a South Zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Monday. Coming on to bat a No. 4, Pandey scored an...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor November 9, 2014

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  • Karnataka: Pre-University Principals' Association issues diktats for girl students November 9, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Pre-University Principals' Association in Karnataka has issued a controversial set of guidelines to pre-university colleges in South Bengaluru over safety and security of women. Colleges will be expected to monitor the time when female students enter and exit the college. College authorities also have to ensure that birthday parties...
  • Karnataka: Pre-University Principals' Association issues guidelines, colleges to snoop on students November 8, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Pre-University Principals' Association in Karnataka has issued a controversial set of guidelines to pre-university colleges in South Bengaluru over safety and security of women. Colleges will be expected to monitor the time when female students enter and exit the college. College authorities also have to ensure that birthday...
  • Pandey, Nair half centuries help Karnataka crush Goa by 7 wickets November 8, 2014

    Secunderabad: Manish Pandey and Karun Nair struck unbeaten half centuries as Karnataka cantered to an easy seven-wicket victory over Goa in a South Zone leg of the Vizay Hazare Trpohy on Saturday. Pandey (69 not out) and Nair (78 not out) stitched 142 runs for the unbroken fourth-wicket stand as Karnataka...
  • Government will punish schools found flouting safety, security norms: Karnataka Minister November 8, 2014

    Karnataka Education Minister Kimmane Ratnakar said that the government will punish all school officials found flouting safety and security regulations. The remarks came days after a Bangalore school, where a 6 year old student was raped, re-opened with extra security measures. Ratnakar said, "After the Vibgyor school incident, we issued...
  • Karnataka thrash Andhra Pradesh in Vijay Hazare Trophy November 7, 2014

    Secunderabad: Mayank Agarwal (162) scored a superb century to help Karnataka to a 163-run victory over Andhra Pradesh in a South Zone match of the Vijay Hazare National ODI Championships on Friday. Andhra Pradesh won the toss and bowled first but were pushed back by Karnataka who posted a big score...
  • Media is tarnishing Bengaluru's image: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah November 6, 2014

    Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah also blames the media for tarnishing Bengaluru's image. "I request media to not make this a sensitive issue. We have taken all measures, we are serious about the issue," said Siddaramaiah. ...
  • School rape case: Karnataka Home Minister blames media for tarnishing Bengaluru's image November 6, 2014

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Home Minister KJ George on Thursday sparked a controversy by blaming media for tarnishing Bengaluru's image by focusing on rape cases. His statement came on the day when the school, where a 6-year-old was allegedly raped, reopened with stronger security. "Nowadays people in the media are playing only these kinds...
  • Crimes escalating everywhere, can't isolate Bangalore only, says Karnataka Home Minister November 6, 2014

    Karnataka Home Minister KJ George who sparked a row by blaming the media for tarnishing Bangaluru's image by focusing on rape cases, said that crimes escalating everywhere in the country, Bangalore only cannot be isolated only. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the Karnataka Home Minister said, "You cannot isolate Bangalure from other...
  • Karnataka Labour Department asks US IT firm to pay Rs 12.5 lakh to techie for sacking her November 5, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka Labour Department has ordered a US-based IT firm to compensate a woman employee on grounds of 'illegally' terminating her services without providing valid reasons and for allegedly causing harassment. The techie had approached the Labour department on Karnataka Women's Commission's direction, and after hearing the case, the department...
  • Bengaluru: Parents continue to protest November 3, 2014

    The Karnataka CM has ordered a task force that will be set up to monitor cases of child abuse and their trials. Parents continued their protests outside the school where the latest incident of rape was alleged. ...
  • Karnataka to recommend capital punishment for rapists November 3, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government would recommend to the Union government to take steps to provide for capital punishment to rapists, women and child welfare minister Umashree said on Monday. Amid growing public outrage over increasing sexual assaults, particularly of minor girls in schools in Bengaluru, Umashree told reporters in the...
  • Bangalore rape: State to set up task force to ensure safety of students in schools November 3, 2014

    Bangalore: In the wake of recurring incidents of sexual assault on minor girls in schools, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday said a task force will be constituted to coordinate between managements and parents. "A task force will be constituted in a day or two. It will hold regular meetings with managements...
  • Bengaluru rape case: Girl's parents fight for greater accountability of school November 2, 2014

    Bengaluru: In the rape case of a 6-year-old girl, Bengaluru Police have decided to file cases against the school for violating safety rules amidst criticism that the government hasn't reacted effectively enough. The parents of the rape victim are also fighting for greater accountability of school. The minor girl's father...
  • PM Narendra Modi greets four states on their foundation day November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted people of Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana on their states' foundation day. "Greetings to people of Karnataka on Kannada Rajyotsava. May Karnataka scale new heights of progress in the years to come," Modi said. Kannada Rajyotsava is celebrated on November 1 every...
  • On Karnataka Formation Day, Bangalore, 11 other cities to be known by their old names November 1, 2014

    Bangalore: On Karnataka Formation Day, the state capital and 11 other cities and towns are going back to their old names. It is happening almost a decade after Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy's proposal that the IT city's name is officially changing from the anglicised Bangalore to the Kannada-accented Bengaluru. Tinu Cherian...
  • Karnataka CM puts the onus on management to ensure security in schools October 31, 2014

    In Bangalore, a school teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a 6-year-old. This is the third case of sexual assault on a child in a school in less than a month in the city. ...
  • Karnataka High Court puts onus on state government for safety guidelines in schools October 30, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Thursday put the onus on the state government for safety guidelines in schools after a three-year-old was allegedly raped by school staff in the premises of a Bangalore school. Directing the state government to take steps for a safer school environment, Justice Venugopal Gowda ruled, "No...
  • Karnataka: Government doctors on strike, demand better pay, facilities October 27, 2014

    Bangalore: More than 2,000 doctors from government hospitals across various districts of Karnataka have been holding a strike since Monday demanding better pay and other facilities. The doctors have threatened to quit handing their resignation letters to the health department in Bangalore. According to sources, this is their last ultimatum for their...