Kolar

  • LS polls: Union Minister gets voting machine direction changed to suit Vastu in Karnataka 17-04-2014 05:41 PM

    An election official changed the direction of EVM allegedly at the request of candidate and Union Minister K H Muniyappa to make it "Vastu" compliant, following which he was shifted from a polling centre in Kolar Lok Sabha constituency. "The official has been shifted from Harohalli polling centre, which is...
  • Digvijaya tweets picture of Sonia getting kissed by a well-wisher 09-04-2014 02:55 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi received an affectionate kiss from a young well-wisher while campaigning in Karnataka. The moment was captured by party leader Digvijaya Singh who tweeted this photograph. ...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan conducts surprise inspection of government offices 11-01-2014 07:19 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan conducted surprise inspection of several government offices in Bhopalduring which he also got an officer fined for smoking inside the premises. The Chief Minister's inspection tour on Friday, which included checking of a newly constructed road inBhopal, came as a surprise even to...
  • Karnataka: Over 1,900 detonators recovered in bus 02-05-2013 05:54 PM

    Bangalore: More than 1900 detonators were recovered on Thursday by the CISF from Kolar district of poll-bound Karnataka after a bus was intercepted along the state's border. The seizure was made when a bus coming from Pummur in Andhra Pradesh was intercepted at Baipelly checkpost and two unattended bags were...
  • Nuclear waste in Kolar mines? Residents protest 23-11-2012 05:17 PM

    Kolar: Protests have broken out in Karnataka's Kolar district after reports that the government is planning to dump nuclear waste from the Kudankulam nuclear power plant into the defunct gold mines. Residents of Kolar observed a bandh on Friday against the move and backed by the MLAs and MPs. The...
  • Inhuman, but manual scavenging lives on 14-08-2011 07:23 AM

    Kolar: Despite being declared illegal, the practice of manual scavenging is still rampant in certain parts of the country, even after 65 years of Independence. The pictures of manual scavengers emptying a pit of human waste at Kolar in Karnataka can disgust one. Dealing with the extreme stench, inhaling toxic...
  • BJP sweeps by-polls in Karnataka 13-05-2011 12:48 PM

    Bangalore: The ruling BJP in Karnataka on Friday made a clean sweep in by-election held on April 9 winning all the three seats by comfortable margins. BJP candidates CP Yogeshwar won by 12,000 votes in Chennapatna over his nearest JDS rival SL Nagaraj, dashing the H D Devgowda led party's...