Karnataka News

Mangaluru: Indigo flight to Dubai delayed over suspicious object
Mangaluru (Karnataka) , Sept. 19 : Indigo flight from Mangaluru to Dubai was delayed at Mangaluru Airport late on Tuesday evening after a suspicious object was detected in check-in luggage. Read Full Story

Police Mahasangha seeks sanction to prosecute Siddaramaiah for nepotism, misuse of power
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , September 19 : The Karnataka Police Mahasangha on Tuesday wrote a letter to the Bengaluru Governor seeking sanction to prosecute Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for nepotism and misuse of power. Read Full Story

Bangalore: One dies in accident involving three minors
Bangalore (Karnataka) , September 18 : At least one person died, after three cars, each being driven by an underage boy, collided at Hosur elevated flyover in Bangalore, at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday. Read Full Story

Sanatan Sanstha denies involvement in Gauri Lankesh murder
Panaji (Goa) , Sept 15 : Sanatan Sanstha on Friday shunned the reports of being involved in killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Civil Aviation Minister inaugurates new terminal of Sambra Belagavi Airport
Belgaum (Karnataka) , September 15 : Union Minister for Civil Aviation P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated the new terminal of the Sambra Belagavi Airport, on Thursday. Read Full Story

'No blanket ban, Sikhs can carry kirpans in Karnataka as before'
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , September 14 : The Karnataka Government on Thursday cleared the row over the decision to ban kirpan, stating that there is no blanket ban on the issue and Sikhs can carry kirpans in the state as before. Read Full Story

'Wonder Baby' Treated for Cardiac Rare Conditions at Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru
BENGALURU, September 13, 2017 : Doctors at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road successfully performed a cardiac surgery to treat a baby born with critical disorders within 48 hours of his birth recently. The heart surgery was done to correct a rare Congenital Heart Defect known as Coarctation of the Aorta. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Nine killed in car-truck collision in Yellapur
Yellapur (Karnataka) , September 13 : As many as nine people died in an accident, when a car and a truck collided in the Yellapur district of Karnataka on the highway road. Read Full Story

Siddaramaiah asks Jaitley to direct IBPS to amend language proficiency clause in Karnataka
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Sept 11 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday wrote to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and asked him to direct Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) to amend language proficiency clause for the state. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Police arrests a drunken man for allegedly raping 2.5-year-old girl
Belgaum (Karnataka) , Sept. 10 : The Karnataka Police on Sunday arrested a man for allegedly raping a two-and-a-half-year-old girl and trying to bury her alive, after committing the crime, in Belgaum's Bailhongal area. Read Full Story

Karnataka must punish killers of Gauri Lankesh: Piyush Goyal
Kolkata (West Bengal) , Sept 9 : New Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday expressed grief on the sad demise of journalist Gauri Lankesh and said that the Karnataka Government must ensure to punish the culprits. Read Full Story

Air Chief Marshal LM Katre Memorial Lecture held in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , September 9 : Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa released a souvenir commemorating the 10th annual Katre Memorial Lecture in Bengaluru on Saturday. Read Full Story

Siddaramaiah assures justice to Gauri Lankesh
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Sept. 9 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said that truth should come to fore in the mystery surrounding around the death of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh. Read Full Story

Extreme leftist ideology resulted to her death: Gauri Lankesh's sister
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Sept. 7 : Late senior journalist and activist Gauri lankesh's sister, Kavitha Lankesh, on Thursday said that the hatred towards former's extreme leftist ideology has been a strong factor behind her death. Read Full Story

Gauri Lankesh murder: Won't transfer case to CBI just because BJP is asking, says Siddaramaiah
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , September 7 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said that he has nothing against Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), but won't be transferring the murder case of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh, under the pressure of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read Full Story

Ready to cooperate with SIT, says Gauri Lankesh's brother
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , September 7 : The death of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh has shaken the entire journalistic fraternity and has opened questions about the safety of firebrand journalists. Read Full Story

Looking at all angles to nab Gauri Lankesh's murderer: Bengaluru Police Commissioner
Bengaluru(Karnataka) , September 7 : T. Sunil Kumar, Bengaluru Police Commissioner, on Thursday said that they are looking at all angles to nab the culprit in the murder case of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh. Read Full Story

Mangaluru Police says will arrest those who carry out bike rally in the city
Mangaluru (Karnataka) , September 7 : The Mangaluru Police Commissioner on Thursday said that the force would not allow the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yuva Morcha to carry out a bike rally in the city and will arrest those who ignore the police order. Read Full Story

Killing episode was captured by CCTV camera, says Lankesh's brother
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Sept 6 : The whole incident of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh's murder was captured by two CCTV cameras outside her residence, said her brother Indrajeet Lankesh. Read Full Story

Karnataka CM directs formation of SIT to probe into Gauri Lankesh's murder
Bengaluru (Karnataka), September 6 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday said that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) is going to be constituted to probe into the murder case of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh. Read Full Story

Union Min. Sadananda Gowda asks Karnataka Govt. to hand over Gauri Lankesh murder case to CBI
New Delhi , September 6 : Union Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Wednesday said that the Karnataka Government should hand over the murder case of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Read Full Story

Karnataka Law Minister assures investigation into Gauri Lankesh's murder
Bengaluru (Karnataka), September 6 : The Karnataka Law Minister, T.B. Jayachandra, on Wednesday termed the murder of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh's shocking death and said that an investigation will be initiated to nab the culprit. Read Full Story

Journalists condemn Gauri Lankesh murder, calls on Siddaramaiah to order immediate probe
New Delhi/ Bhopal/ Hubli , Sept. 6 : Condemning the brutal killing of Gauri Lankesh, senior journalists termed the incident highly despicable and called on Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to order an immediate probe to find the perpetrators. Read Full Story

If Lankesh had expressed concern about threats, it will be thoroughly investigated: B'lore Police Commissioner
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Sept. 6 : Bengaluru Police Commissioner T. Suneel Kumar said that Gauri Lankesh did not complain of any threats, adding that if there was any, then that will be thoroughly investigated. Read Full Story

Siddaramaiah condemns death of Gauri Lankesh, says Karnataka lost strong progressive voice
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Sept. 5 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday condemned the death of Senior journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh and said it 'is an assassination on democracy'. Read Full Story

Siddaramaiah condemns death of Gauri Lankesh, says it 'is an assassination on democracy'
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Sept. 5 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday condemned the death of Senior journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh and said it 'is an assassination on democracy'. Read Full Story

Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead
New Delhi , Sept 5 : Senior journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh has been shot dead at her residence in Bengaluru's Rajarajeshwari Naga on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Mangaluru Chalo rally: 300c workers arrested by Karnataka police
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Sept 5 : The Karnataka police on Tuesday arrested more than 300 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers to stop them from converging in Mangaluru. Read Full Story

SC orders CBI probe into Karnataka's Dy SP Ganapathy's suicide case
New Delhi , September 5 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe into the death of deputy superintendent of police M K Ganapathy on July 7, last year. Read Full Story

TDU Signs MoUs with Universities in Ethiopia and Uganda
Bengaluru, Sept 4: Looking to facilitate collaborative research with international partners, TransDisciplinary University (TDU) signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia and Mbarara University, Uganda on Monday at the university campus in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

DigitalOcean signs MoU with Karnataka government to empower startups
New Delhi , Sept 1 : DigitalOcean, the cloud for developers on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services under the Department of IT, BT and S and T, Govternment of Karnataka to provide cloud infrastructure and support to startups enrolled with the Karnataka Start-up Cell. Read Full Story

Yeddyurappa's son's SUV runs over pedestrian in Karnataka
Shikaripur (Karnataka) , September 1 : A 24-year-old man died on Thursday night after he was hit by the SUV of an MLA of Shikaripur in Karnataka. Read Full Story

Singer-musician L.N. Shastry passes away
Bengaluru (Karnataka) August 30 : Kannada Singer-musician L.N. Shastry, who was battling cancer, passesd away on Wednesday in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Karnataka MLCs gave misreported information to vote for mayoral election, claims BBMP report
Bengaluru (Karanataka), August 30 : In a bid to vote for mayoral elections, at least eight Karnataka MLCs, contesting for a ministerial seat, gave false residential addresses, claimed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) report. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Hostel cook molests minor, police arrests two
Kolar (Karnataka) , August 29 : A 55-year-old cook of the social welfare ladies hostel allegedly molested a minor girl, in the Bangarapet town of Kolar, Karnataka. Read Full Story

TJSB Sahakari Bank Opens its Third Branch in Bengaluru; it's Sixth in the State of Karnataka
BENGALURU, August 28, 2017 : TJSB Sahakari Bank opened its third branch in the city of Bengaluru with a total of 6 branches in the state of Karnataka and strengthening its network to 130 branches across the four States of Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and Gujarat. Read Full Story

Karnataka: 34 sheep succumb to chemical poisoning
Gulbarga (Karnataka) , August 28 : As many as 34 sheep, including a few goats were found dead in Nrupathunga town here on Sunday, after they allegedly consumed water that contained traces of chemicals from pesticides. Read Full Story

Bengaluru police arrests 2 in minor's rape-murder case
Bangalore , August 26 : Bengaluru police on Saturday arrested two persons, including a woman, in connection with the rape and murder of a four-year-old girl. Read Full Story

KSSA Partnership With BetterPlace - A Big Step Towards Safety and Security for Bengaluru and the Rest of Karnataka
BENGALURU, August 25, 2017 : The recent incidents related to private security guards, like the one in Indore where a security guard posted at an SBI ATM was stealing card details from unsuspecting villagers to splurge shop online or the one in Delhi where the security manager of a 5-star hotel was misbehaving with his junior female colleague, keeps reminding us of the popular Kannada proverb ಬೇಲೀನೇ ಎದ್ದು ಹೊಲ ಮೇಯ್ದಂತೆ (meaning: the situation is like the fence that was meant to be protecting the harvest, but eating it instead). The trust worthiness of the people who are supposed to be protecting others is critical for a safe and secure society. Read Full Story

Yeddyurappa land de-notification case: Karnataka HC to hear matter on Aug 28
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , August 23 : The Karnataka High Court will hold a hearing on former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's land de-notification case by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on August 28, after the bureau withdrew the summon. Read Full Story

Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd Announces Partnership with Suchirayu Hospital to Provide Access to Best in Tertiary Care Services in North Karnataka
Hubballi, Aug 22: Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd announces the partnership with Suchirayu Hospital to provide the best in tertiary care services in Hubbali and North Karnataka. Read Full Story

Former DIG Roopa hopes her report is taken seriously, investigated thoroughly
New Delhi , August 22 : Former deputy inspector general of police (DIG) (Prisons) D. Roopa hopes that the report she has submitted to the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) gets investigated thoroughly. Read Full Story

Sasikala jail perk row: Former DIG Roopa names another person involved
New Delhi , August 22 : Former deputy inspector general of police (DIG) (Prisons) D. Roopa has named another person in connection with the jail perk row involving jailed All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala. Read Full Story

Former DIG Roopa claims of 'a barricaded corridor' in jail premises that Sasikala uses as 'private space'
New Delhi , August 22 : Ex-deputy inspector general of police (DIG) (Prisons) D. Roopa has claimed that a corridor of about 120 ft to 150 ft length is barricaded on both ends of the Parappana Agrahara central prison, heavily, and is used as private space by jailed All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala. Read Full Story

NGT to hear application regarding Bellandur Lake today
New Delhi , August 22 : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday will hear an application regarding polluted National Green Tribunal (NGT) of Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Sasikala jail perk row: Former DIG submits evidence to ACB showing Sasikala entering jail in civilian attire
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , August 21 : Troubles for jailed All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala don't seem to end as a video footage was submitted to the Anti-Corruption Bureaun (ACB) allegedly by ex-deputy inspector general of police (DIG) (Prisons) D. Roopa showing the former and her relative Ilavarasi, convicted by the Supreme Court in the disproportionate assets case, walking into the main entry area of the Parappana Agrahara Central Prison in civilian attire. Read Full Story

Lokayukta can take independent decision for Yeddyurappa
New Delhi , Aug 19 : Taking a leap at the approval of the extension of Karnataka former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's land de-notification case by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Saturday said that Lokayukta is an independent body and can take prompt decisions without being intervened. Read Full Story

NSD Bengaluru students begin protests after being evicted over unpaid rent
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , August 17 : The students of the National School of Drama (NSD) Bengaluru took to protest outside Guru Nanak Bhavan on Thursday as they were evicted from premises due to non-payment of rent dues by institution. Read Full Story

Siddaramaiah assures action in Bellandur Lake menace
New Delhi , August 17 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday assured that the government is taking all necessary action to tackle the Bellandur Lake menace adding the problem will be solved within one or two years. Read Full Story

Bellandur Lake spills toxic foam again, residents complain of foul smell, pollution
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , August 17 : The Bellandur Lake in Bengaluru once again spilled toxic foam, on Thursday, which grew to such an extent that the residents have started complaining of foul smell and pollution. Read Full Story

Manipal University Gears Up to Host its very First Manipal International Literature and Arts Platform - MILAP 2017
Bangalore, Aug 16: Manipal University, one of the leading Private Universities in India is gearing up to host a first-of-its kind literature festival - Manipal International Literature and Arts Platform (MILAP), a platform to celebrate art in various forms - literary, performing, visual, and cinematic. Read Full Story

Rahul launches Indira canteen in Bengaluru, meals available at Rs. 5, 10
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , August 16 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched 'Indira Canteen' in Bengaluru with the vision of providing good quality of food to the poor at a cheap price. Read Full Story

Historic day in our fight against hunger: K'taka CM on Indira Canteens launch
New Delhi , August 16 : A total of 101 Indira Canteens, one of Karnataka Government's most ambitious projects to serve affordable food, will roll out on Wednesday, serving breakfast at Rs 5 and lunch and dinner at Rs 10. Read Full Story

Cauvery issue: SC to continue hearing dispute over water sharing
New Delhi , Aug 16 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday will continue hearing in the Cauvery water issue dispute involving tussle between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: Unbelievable deluge leaves residents wading through waterlogged roads
Bengaluru (Karnataka) Aug 15 : Overnight rains in Bengaluru have resulted in severe waterlogging in many areas, especially in southern and eastern parts, as the city witnessed record breaking rains. Read Full Story

Bellandur Lake again spills toxic foam
Bengaluru (Karnataka) August 15 : Bellandur Lake on Tuesday once again spilled toxic foam after heavy overnight rain in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

MLAs are happy, want to vote for Ahmed Patel: Cong MP DK Suresh
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Aug. 06 : Congress Member of Parliament (MP) D.K. Suresh on Sunday said that the Gujarat Congress is united and all the 44 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) are ready to vote for Ahmed Patel in the upcoming Gujarat Rajya Sabha election. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: Congress Gujarat MLAs to fly back tomorrow
New Delhi , Aug. 6 : At least 44 Congress Gujarat MLAs, who were staying in Bengaluru's Eagleton Resort to ensure they don't succumb to police and political pressure to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), will return back to Gujarat on Monday. Read Full Story

Shivakumar apologizes for his mother's statement accusing Siddaramaiah over I-T raids
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Aug 05 : Karnataka Energy Minister D.K Shivakumar on Saturday apologized for his mother's statement, in which she accused Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of being responsible for the Income-Tax raids on her son. Read Full Story

I-T raids on Shivkumar BJP's tactic to instill fear: Congress
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Aug.5 : Soon after raids carried out by the Income Tax Department (ITD) on the premises of Karnataka Minister D K Shivkumar had ended, the Congress Party on Saturday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had initiated it to instill a sense of fear. Read Full Story


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