Hubli

  • Government acquires land for Infosys in Hubli July 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka government on Thursday said it has acquired land for Infosys Technologies to set up a unit with an investment of Rs 3,000 crore in Hubli. Replying to a query by Opposition Leader Jagadish Shettar during question hour in the assembly, IT Minister S R Patil said, "the land has...
  • Evangelist Benny Hinn's visit kicks up conversion row January 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Saffron groups have raked up protests in parts of Karnataka over the proposed visit of American evangelist Benny Hinn to Bangalore. The protests come in the wake of miracle healing sessions by Hinn during his last visit to the IT city nine years back, in 2005. Rightwing groups...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, 3rd Test October 12, 2013

    West Indies A Second Innings (WI A started the final day at 116 for 3, still 180 runs behind, with Deonarine on 44* and Fudadin on 36*) 1:30 p.m. It's a brisk end to the match, with Zaheer Khan coming in to trigger a lateorder collapse, beginning with the wicket of...
  • 3rd unofficial Test, Day 2: As it happened October 10, 2013

    India A Second Innings (Day 2) (VA Jagadeesh (8*) and Gautam Gambhir (2*) resumed India A innings at 10 for no loss after the hosts bowled out West Indies A for 268.) 4:21 p.m: Cheteshwar Pujara bounced back to form with a century, while earlier Gautam Gambhir got out at 123. India...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, 3rd Unofficial Test, Day 1 October 9, 2013

    India A innings: End of over 5, India A 10 for 0: India A reached 10 for 0 at stumps on day 1, with Gautam Gambhir and VA Jagadeesh safely negotiating the fiveover period. West Indies A, 1st innings: End of over 77.4, WI A all out for 268: Abhishek Nayar claimed...
  • Corruption has hit development in Karnataka: PM April 29, 2013

    Hubli: "Development has taken a backseat in Karnataka due to bad governance and corruption," said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attacking the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday. He was speaking at a public rally in Hubli. Karnataka will go to polls on May 5 and results will be declared...
  • Karnataka polls: PM to address two public meetings today April 29, 2013

    Bangalore: With just a week before the state goes to polls, campaigning in Karnataka picks up steam. After Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will start his tour of the state on Monday. Singh will address two public meetings on Monday. He will first make a speech...
  • Karnataka: Maya says EC targeting her because she is 'a Dalit woman' April 27, 2013

    Gulbarga: A "flying squad" of the Election Commission on Saturday subjected Mayawati to checking for a second time in quick succession, following which an angry BSP supremo hit out at the poll watchdog, playing the Dalit card. As soon as Mayawati, who is in Gulbarga for campaigning for the May...
  • Karnataka: Lingayat mutts could determine outcome of polls April 23, 2013

    Hubli/Dharwad: The twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad in Karnataka are known for their heritage in Hindustani music and art. But they have also been the epicentre of the Bharatiya Janata Party's growth in north Karnataka. In the 1990s, BJP surged here using local communal disputes, which threw up leaders like...
  • Ranji Trophy Blog, Round 8, Day 1: As it happened December 22, 2012

    Updates from Day 1 action of Round 8 of Ranji Trophy. S Sreesanth and Harbhajan Singh were among the wickets as Ashok Maneria cracked a ton. Amol Majumdar is going strong for Andhra amdist the ruins. ...
  • B'lore: Terror suspects got arms training near Hubli September 3, 2012

    Bangalore: Interrogation of terror suspects arrested by the CCB teams on Wednesday has revealed that a firearms training camp was conducted near Hubli recently where some of them were trained in handling small arms like pistols, sources said. "In the training camp, two or three of the arrested suspects were trained...
  • B'lore terror crackdown: Group seeks fair probe September 1, 2012

    Bangalore: A Muslim federation of over dozen organisations on Friday sought a quick and fair investigation into the arrest of 11 youth suspected to have links with banned terror outfits LeT and HuJI and plotting to carry terrors attacks in the city. "We demand a quick and fair investigation of the...
  • Rahul Gandhi to meet Youth Cong leaders today June 2, 2012

    Bangalore: AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi is on a twoday visit to Karnataka. On Saturday, Rahul will be attending the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) and National Students' Union Of India (NSUI) the national executive of Congress' student wings and state Youth Congress convention. Rahul's visit is being seen as...
  • 7 officials suspended in AP train accident May 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Seven officials, including two loco drivers, have been suspended by the Railways in connection with last Tuesday's rail mishap in Andhra Pradesh that claimed 25 lives. The May 22 accident of HubliBangalore Hampi Express at Penukonda station in Anantapur district of South Western Railway also injured 55 people. The suspended...
  • Hampi Express accident: death toll rises to 16 May 22, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Hampi Express collided with a goods train near Penukonda in Andhra Pradesh early on Tuesday morning on its way from Hubli to Bangalore. The death toll has risen to 16 and over 25 were injured in the collision, according to a railway spokesperson. The accident happened at around...
  • Yeddyurappa not to leave, but work for party March 13, 2012

    Hubli: Going on the defensive, former CM BS Yeddyurappa, without giving any room for speculation about his plans, reiterated that he would not leave the party, but would help build it by touring the state in the future, sans power. Addressing the gathering at Nehru stadium here as part of his...
  • K'taka: BSY to hold rally in Hubli today March 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa is making a fresh bid for his old post. He has planned a massive show of strength in Hubli on Sunday after the High Court quashed an FIR in an illegal mining case against him. His supporters have been exerting pressure on...
  • How cameras caught ministers watching porn February 10, 2012

    Bangalore: Allowing TV channels to cover the legislature proceedings from the visitors' gallery cost the BJP government in Karnataka dear, as video cameras caught its two ministers watching porn in the Assembly. The state legislature secretariat, which for security reasons banned video and photo journalists from covering the proceedings from...
  • Karnataka: 'RSS doesn't intervene in governance' January 30, 2012

    Hubli: Embarrassed with the style of functioning of the state BJP government, infighting and accusations of land grabbing and court cases against leaders, the RSS tries to distance itself from the government, said the organisation never supported anyone who had been accused. Addressing the media at the RSS convention in Hubli...
  • 9/11type terror threat looms over Mumbai highrise September 26, 2011

    Hubli: The Intelligence Agencies on Sunday received a tip off that a hijacked private plane from Hubli airport in North Karnataka could be used to carry out a terror strike on a high rise building in Mumbai, along the lines of 9/11. Following the alarming terror threat, the security was put...
  • Police foil jailbreak attempt in Hubli February 18, 2011

    Hubli: The police foiled a jailbreak attempt in Hubli in Karnataka and ninety seven inmates and twenty five policemen were injured in the incident. When two inmates were being shifted from the Hubli jail to the Gulbarga jail, the inmates, allegedly unhappy on being shifted, created a rowdy scene and tried...
  • K’taka: Explosives found in Dharwad September 26, 2008

    Bangalore: Three boxes of the explosive ammonium nitrate and a gas cylinder have been found in Dharwad district in north Karnataka. They were found at Singanahalli on the Pune Bangalore NH-4. A bomb disposal squad has been rushed to the spot from Bangalore. Karnataka DGP says a bomb...
  • CJ video: Farmers riot over shortage of fertilisers June 11, 2008

    Farmers’ protest in several districts of Karnataka, over shortage of fertilisers, turned violent on Tuesday. Firing by the police resulted in the death of a farmer. ...
  • Bomb explodes in Hubli court, no casualty May 10, 2008

    New Delhi: A low intensity bomb exploded at a court in Hubli on Saturday even as parts of Karnataka were voting. There was no casualty in the explosion because the judicial first class magistrate court was closed, as it was a holiday due to second Saturday. Hubli is going to the polls...
  • CJ doctor heals the road to his nursing home February 11, 2008

    Hubli: Dr Sindhur took out an insurance policy on the road that leads to his nursing home. For an annual premium of Rs 303, the good doctor has insured the road against fires, explosives, drainage damage, lightning, earthquakes and burst water-pipes. In case of damage, the money goes to the...