KARNATAKA

  • Jayalalithaa case: DMK leader makes submission in Karnataka High Court 19 hours 15 minutes ago

    Chennai/New Delhi: In line with the Supreme Court judgment on Monday in the disproportionate assets case against AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa, DMK leader K. Anbazhagan filed his written submission with the Karnataka High Court. "We have filed the written submissions before the Bangalore (Karnataka) High Court as per the directions...
  • SC vacates stay on Karnataka HC giving judgement on Jayalalithaa's appeal in disproportionate assets case 21 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court vacated stay on Karnataka High Court giving verdict on former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's appeal in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case on Monday. The Supreme Court said that no fresh hearing was needed on Jayalalithaa's plea against her conviction. The apex court also...
  • 80 from Karnataka return from earthquake-hit Nepal Yesterday

    Bengaluru: At least 80 people from Karnataka, who were stranded in quake-hit Nepal, returned to New Delhi on Sunday by a special Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft along with other Indians, an official said. "Of the 200 stranded people from the state in Nepal, 80 landed in New Delhi and the...
  • Tourists from Karnataka safe in Nepal Yesterday

    Mangaluru: A nine-member group of tourists from different parts of Dakshina Kannada District in Karnataka, on a visit to Pokhara in Nepal, is safe after the massive earthquake that shook the region. The travel agency here which had arranged the trip said that it had received a call from the...
  • Karnataka: Beef poor man's protein, part of food habit 4 days ago

    Beef is an integral part of the Dalit diet in Karnataka, a state where they form almost 23 per cent of the population. Beef being cheaper is more affordable for the common man. Thus, beef is the 'poor man's protein." ...
  • Mango cultivation worst hit due to unseasonal rainfall in Gujarat, Karnataka 5 days ago

    Unseasonal rainfall has caused havoc in Gujarat with jeera, mustard and wheat crops getting damaged. Thirty per cent damage has been caused to mango crops in Junagadh and Amreli districts. While on the other hand, five districts in North Karnataka have also faced crop damage with mango cultivation being the...
  • Kerala government pitches for night traffic ban on Bandipura Road to be lifted, hand of smugglers lobby likely 1 week ago

    Bandipura (Mysore): Global warming and climate change are on top of the United Nation's agenda. These are the most discussed subjects during the Earth Summit. But these critical life-changing issues don't seem to matter to Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. Though the Supreme Court had rejected Kerala's appeal to lift...
  • Karnataka government calls one-day Assembly session to trifurcate BBMP April 20, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government called a special one-day Assembly session on Monday to trifurcate the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike so as to ensure better administration. The BBMP's term comes to an end this week and the opposition is alleging that the government is taking the measure only to side-step civic...
  • Toll plaza vandalised by locals in Bengaluru April 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: A mob of locals vandalised a toll plaza and set the booth on fire in Bengaluru after a local was allegedly manhandled by the staff. The incident reportedly took place after an argument between a local and the toll plaza staff. The local refused to pay the toll fare claiming...
  • Karnataka government faces dilemma as key water project requiring land acquisition hangs in balance April 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: Even as Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi gathers his forces together against the Land Acquisition Ordinance, the Congress government in Karnataka is in a dilemma. The Siddaramaiah government wanted to do away with the enormously time-consuming social impact assessment for a Rs 12,000-crore water project, but has been unable...
  • Normal life hit by Karnataka bandh over Cauvery issue April 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: Normal life in the country's IT capital and several parts of Karnataka was crippled on Saturday as a 12-hour statewide bandh called by pro-Kannada outfits to protest Tamil Nadu's opposition to Mekedatu drinking water project across the river Cauvery, began. Bus, auto and taxi services were badly hit in...
  • SC extends Jayalalithaa's bail in disproportionate assets case April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday extended the bail granted to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa till the disposal of her appeal before the Karnataka High Court in disproportionate assets case in which she has been sentenced to four years in jail. The apex court also allowed the...
  • CBI registers preliminary enquiry into the mysterious death of Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday registered preliminary enquiry into the mysterious death of Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi, sources said. The Karnataka government on April 6 had sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case after the agency returned the earlier one. According to sources,...
  • Spilt verdict by SC on plea to remove Jayalalithaa DA case prosecutor, matter referred to larger bench April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave a split verdict on plea seeking removal of special public prosecutor G Bhawani Singh in former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's disproportionate assets case before Karnataka High Court. Justice Madan B Lokur allowed the plea for removal of SPP but Justice R...
  • Karnataka government launches bike ambulance to speed up medical care April 15, 2015

    Bengaluru: In the first-of-its-kind in Asia, the Karnataka government has launched a bike ambulance to speed up the medical care. The First Response mobile first aid unit can rush to an accident spot in 5-10 minutes and provide immediate medical aid. The service is operated by trained paramedics who carry...
  • Murder convict disguises himself as visitor, escpaes from Bangalore Central Jail April 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: A murder convict escaped from Bangalore Central Jail on Friday evening. Manjunath disguised himself as a visitor and escaped the prison. He was in the jail for past six years. Search operations have been launched by the police to apprehend him. ...
  • Karnataka government embarks on its biggest caste census ever April 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: Karnataka will embark on its biggest caste census ever with primary school teachers across the state on Friday. There will be a 20-day survey to understand social and educational development of different castes. The survey will be undertaken from April 11 to 30 and will cover 6.5 crore residents...
  • Siddaramaiah government to start controversial caste census in Karnataka from Saturday April 10, 2015

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's 'ambitious' caste census begins across the state on Saturday. The census, which ends on April 30, has already led to controversies. The census has been named 'Social and Educational' census of the people in Karnataka. Noted music director Hamsalekha has composed music for this census. Some...
  • Bengaluru: Dalit organisations to eat beef in public opposing beef ban April 9, 2015

    Bengaluru: Some Dalit organisations have organized a beef eating programme in Bengaluru on Thursday. They have invited noted playwright and actor Girish Karnad to attend the function and eat beef in protest against the ban on beef eating by Maharashtra government. According to them Karnad has agreed to attend the...
  • Karnataka government re-issues order for CBI probe in IAS officer DK Ravi death case April 6, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Monday sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case of IAS officer DK Ravi after the agency returned the earlier one. According to sources, while returning the order, the CBI had said that the scope of investigation cannot be decided by state...
  • IAS officer's death: CBI says no time limit can be fixed for probe April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: CBI has turned down the request of Karnataka Government seeking a time-bound probe in the alleged suicide of IAS officer DK Ravi, saying there is no provision in law to complete investigations in a given period. CBI sources said in New Delhi on Monday that a communication has been...
  • DK Ravi death case: Karnataka government can't order time-bound probe, says CBI April 6, 2015

    Bengaluru: In a huge blow for the Karnataka government, the Central Bureau of Investigation has returned its order into the investigation in the death of IAS officer DK Ravi. According to sources, while returning the order, the CBI has said that the scope of investigation cannot be decided by state the...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on salary hike of Karnataka MLAs by 100% April 4, 2015

    Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Monday passed a bill to increase salaries of all MLAs by nearly 100 per cent. The hike puts them in the bracket of some of the highest paid law makers in the country. Here's Cyrus Broacha talks to state government's spokesperson over the move. ...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha April 4, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Union Minister Giriraj Singh's racist remarks against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, rift within the Aam Aadmi Party, Karnataka government hikes 100 per cent in salary of MLAs and Deepika Padukone's My Choice video, etc. ...
  • Bengaluru: Congress workers protest against Modi government over black money April 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Congress workers on Friday staged a massive protest outside the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) National Executive venue. They were protesting against the Narendra Modi government over the issue of black money. Congress workers distributed fake cheques of Rs 15 lakh to expose the BJP's promise of bringing back black money. The...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 30, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India. ...
  • News 360: Indians stranded in Yemen will be evacuated via sea route, says MEA March 30, 2015

    Concerned over the safety of Indians in strife-torn Yemen, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held an inter-ministerial meeting during which it was decided to evacuate at least 400 nationals from Aden by sea routes on Monday night. ...
  • Karnataka Assembly passes Bill to hike salary of MLAs by nearly 100% March 30, 2015

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Monday passed a bill to increase salaries of all MLAs by nearly 100 per cent. The hike puts them in the bracket of some of the highest paid law makers in the country. With the new hike the basic salary of the chief minister has gone...
  • Bengaluru engineer stuck in Yemen's capital, appeals for help March 30, 2015

    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 March 28, 2015

    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...