KARNATAKA

  • Bengaluru engineer stuck in Yemen's capital, appeals for help 57 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru-based engineer Ravi Kumar T has been stuck in Yemen for the last 6 days. He had gone to Yemen's capital Sana'a on a business trip and his family says he is stranded in a hotel along with 15 other Indians. According to his family, Ravi had gone to...
  • Karnataka: Man allegedly rapes 3-year-old, arrested 2 days ago

    Mangalore: One person has been arrested in Mangalore for allegedly raping a three-year-old child. Angered residents and activists have started an online campaign demanding justice for the child. The child was allegedly abused by her school van driver on her way back from school. Activists leading the campaign have met...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali round-up: Karnataka thrash Tamil Nadu, Delhi lose to Haryana 2 days ago

    Karnataka bowlers produced a clinical show to bowl Tamil Nadu out for just 61 to set up an easy eight-wicket victory for their team in a South Zone leg match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 Trophy on Friday. Seamer Ronit More produced a spell of 3-2-1-2 as he reduced Tamil...
  • 'I'm not a liar, can't live without you,' IAS officer DK Ravi allegedly wrote to his female colleague 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: In a major breakthrough in Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi death case, police sources claim that he might have committed suicide due to crisis in his personal life. According to the Whatsapp messages accessed by the police, Ravi was in love with one of his female colleagues. "After you hear...
  • Unseasonal rainfall hit crops, farmers suffer in Gulbarga 3 days ago

    Gulbarga district of Karnataka has suffered huge losses due to unseasonal rains. Unseasonal rains have also reduced the yield of jowar and wheat crops. The market value of a special variety of wheat has come down from 100 to 20 rupees per kg. The price of jowar has also reduced...
  • Karnataka government's flip-flop on DK Ravi an avoidable embarrassment 4 days ago

    Ever since the Congress fared poorly in the Lok Sabha elections from Karnataka, its government in the state has been stumbling from one crisis to another. The latest imbroglio is the shoddy way in which the investigation into the unfortunate death of a young IAS officer was handled. This episode...
  • Karnataka: BJP reminds Siddaramaiah government of fiscal responsibilities 5 days ago

    Bengaluru: Reminding the Siddaramaiah government of its fiscal responsibilities, Opposition BJP leader Jagadish Shettar on Tuesday criticised it for the loans it has taken in the last two years compared to previous BJP rule. Siddaramaiah was an experienced Finance Minister who had presented budget for a record ten times and,...
  • CBI inquiry in DK Ravi's death case should have been ordered earlier: Law Minister Sadanand Gawda 6 days ago

    IAS officer DK Ravi was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his flat in Bengaluru on March 16, with police suspecting it to be prima facie a case of suicide. ...
  • Is it appropriate to pursue hearing on IAS officer case: Karnataka High Court 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court on Monday wondered whether it would be appropriate for it to pursue the hearing on the "unnatural death" of IAS officer DK Ravi after the government has decided to handed over the case to CBI. "The state government has handed over the...
  • Savvy media: The twisting tale of two IAS officers 6 days ago

    He, an honest IAS officer. She, an honest IAS officer. Young. In their thirties. Barely into the fifth year of the Indian Administrative Service. Mates of Batch 2009. There was more. Naturally. He took on the land mafia in Karnataka. He was their scourge. He untiringly tried to unearth...
  • Rajnath Singh asks CMs of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh to quickly solve terror cases 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh to ensure expeditious probe of unresolved terror cases in their respective states, saying arrest of the guilty will be the "best recipe" to prevent similar attacks in future. In separate letters to O...
  • Karnataka CM is behaving like a dictator, alleges Yeddyurappa 6 days ago

    Opposition parties have been blaming the Karnataka CM for delay in handing over IAS offcer DK Ravi's death case to the CBI. "The CM was behaving like a dictator, people have taught him a lesson, I will demand home minister's resignation and also benefits to be given to Ravi's family,"...
  • Karnataka government bows down to pressure, agrees to CBI probe into IAS officer DK Ravi's death 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: Facing pressure from all quarters in the death case of Indian Administrative Service officer DK Ravi, the Karnataka government on Monday agreed to a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation. Speaking in the Assembly, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that nobody's death should not be politicised. "Opposition is making...
  • Even a CBI probe won't ensure closure in DK Ravi case 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Even as the chorus for a CBI probe grows louder into the DK Ravi case, it is incumbent upon us, to verify how much of it is genuinely motivated by a sense of justice for the young officer and how much of it is nothing but cynical politics...
  • 'Truth shall prevail', says woman IAS officer on DK Ravi's death 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: The woman IAS officer linked to late Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi has put up a post on her Facebook profile saying 'Truth shall prevail'. The woman IAS officer is DK Ravi's batchmate and police sources claimed that Ravi committed suicide following a failed love affair with her. Her husband...
  • Karnataka HC stays tabling of CID interim report on DK Ravi death case in state Assembly 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court on Sunday stayed the tabling of the Crime Investigation Department's interim report on the mysterious death of IAS officer DK Ravi in the state Assembly. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah was planning to table the interim report in the Assembly on Monday. The move came after a...
  • Karnataka High Court restrains government from making public information on IAS DK Ravi's death 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: Karnataka High Court, in an emergent notice served to the state government, on Sunday restrained it from publishing any interim report or making any public statement pertaining to investigation being conducted into the "unnatural death" of IAS officer DK Ravi. "The respondents are restrained from making...
  • Gagan Gaonkar wins 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs', dedicates the award to his parents March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Gagan Gaonkar, a 13-year-old from Udupi, Karnataka, won the fifth season of "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs", it was announced in the finale episode of Zee TV's singing reality TV show on Saturday. He says he wants to playback for superstar Shah Rukh Khan someday. Apart from...
  • Late Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi's wife hospitalised in Bengaluru due to stress March 21, 2015

    Bengaluru: Amidst outrage over the mysterious death of an upright IAS officer DK Ravi in Karnataka, the officer's wife Kusuma has been hospitalised due to exhaustion and stress. Kusuma's father said she fell ill after reading newspaper reports on her personal life. Her father also said that they will be filing...
  • The game-changing knock by Manish Pandey in Irani Cup final March 21, 2015

    Soon after Karnataka beat Rest of India (RoI) in Bangalore on Friday (March 20) to become the second state team after Mumbai to defend the Irani Cup, the players walked to the centre of the M Chinnaswamy Stadium and shook hands with the groundsmen, thanking them for their tireless effort...
  • Decision of handing over IAS officer DK Ravi death case to CBI will be taken on Monday: Karnataka CM March 21, 2015

    Bengaluru: Yet undecided on handing over the death case of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer DK Ravi to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said that a decision will be taken on Monday. "The stand of the government will be known on the floor of the House....
  • Irani Cup: Abhimanyu Mithun has grown as a bowler, says Vinay Kumar March 20, 2015

    Bangalore: "Yes, definitely," said R Vinay Kumar, Karnataka's captain, with a smirk on his face during the post-match press conference on Friday (March 20), on being asked whether he was bored of answering the same set of questions over and over again. Karnataka became only the second state team after Mumbai...
  • Sonia Gandhi and IAS officers Association demand CBI probe into IAS officer DK Ravi death case March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Amidst outrage over the mysterious death of an upright IAS officer DK Ravi in Karnataka, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and IAS officers Association have demanded CBI probe into the case. Sonia Gandhi asked Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to hand over the inquiry into the incident to CBI. "The Congress President...
  • Karnataka beat Rest of India to retain the Irani Cup March 20, 2015

    Bengaluru: Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka retained the Irani Cup by defeating Rest of India by 246 runs on the fourth and penultimate day here on Friday. Chasing a victory target of 403, Rest of India were bowled out for 156 after opening bowler Abhimanyu Mithun ripped through the top order. The...
  • Siddaramaiah's gaffe, calls Congress a party of liars, says it repeats the same lie 100 times March 20, 2015

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has once again embarrassed his own Congress party by calling it a corrupt party which is full of professional liars. Addressing a Congress organised public function 'Young Turk' at the Bangalore University auditorium on Friday, Siddaramaiah said, "The Congress partymen are good at repeating the same...
  • Karnataka may handover IAS officer DK Ravi death case to CBI March 20, 2015

    Bengaluru: Even as there is not much headway in the investigation into the mysterious death of Karnataka cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer DK Ravi, the state government is likely to handover the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The state government will make the announcement on Monday...
  • IAS officer death: State government dodges CBI probe March 19, 2015

    The Karnataka government is not bowing down to any pressure in the mysterious death case of IAS officer DK Ravi. State Home Minister KJ George on Thursday said no to a probe by Central Bureau of Investigation in the death case. ...
  • Irani Cup: Karnataka lead Rest of India by 321 runs March 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka tightened their grip on the five-day Irani Cup game against the Rest of India by extending their overall lead to 321 runs by stumps on the third day on Thursday. The home team, resuming their second innings at 39 without loss, was well served by opener...
  • Karnataka Home Minister says no to CBI probe in IAS officer DK Ravi's death case March 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government is not bowing down to any pressure in the mysterious death case of IAS officer DK Ravi. State Home Minister KJ George on Thursday said no to a probe by Central Bureau of Investigation in the death case. Ravi's parents are vociferously demanding CBI probe and threatened...
  • A precious and promising life lost –-A fellow IAS officer remembers DK Ravi March 19, 2015

    Even after three days of DK Ravi's unnatural death, the intensity of the shock and sadness refuses to go away. At the age of 43, and after seeing so many natural & unnatural deaths, and postmortems, death doesn't jolt me. But, this did. Is it because, I know him and interacted...