Karnataka News

Siddaramaiah involved in Rs 450 crore coal scam: Yeddyurappa
Bengaluru (Karnataka) ,Oct 21 : Former Karnataka chief minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state President B.S. Yeddyurappa on Saturday charged incumbent Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Power Minister D.K. Shivakumar of being involved in Rs 450 crore coal scam. Read Full Story

Mangalorean Christians, Kannadigas are opposed to Tipu Jayanti, claims BJP
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 21 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday accused the Congress-led Karnataka government of celebrating Tipu Sultan's birth anniversary just for 'vote bank politics' and said that the people of 'Coorg, Mangalorean Christians and the Kannadigas' are opposed to celebrate the birthday of the 18th century ruler of Mysore. Read Full Story

MoS Ananth Kumar Hegde asks K'taka administration to keep him out of Tipu Jayanti
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : BJP leader and Union Minister of State for Skill Development Ananth Kumar Hegde on Saturday wrote a letter to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's secretary and District Collector of Uttara Kannada district asking them not include his name in Tipu Jayanti celebration that will held on November 10. Read Full Story

Siddaramaiah condemns Hegde for refusing to participate in Tipu Jayanti celebration
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 21 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday condemned Union Minister of State for Skill Development Ananth Kumar Hegde for his letter to not include his name in Tipu Jayanti celebration and said, as a part of the government, he should not have done it. Read Full Story

Circulation of study material endorsing dowry being probed: Bengaluru college
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 21 : St. Joseph's College on Friday said it has initiated a probe into the circulation of study material that endorses dowry. Read Full Story

Karnataka Minister conducts night inspection of road works in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct 20 : Karnataka Minister for Bengaluru Development and Town Planning K J George conducted an inspection in Bengaluru on Thursday night to oversee the progress of road works. Read Full Story

Girl, rescued from Bengaluru building collapse, passes away
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 19 : The three-year old girl, who was rescued from the Ejipura building collapse site earlier this week, passed away on Thursday due to multiple organ failure. Read Full Story

Siddaramaiah urges exemption of GST on handmade products
New Delhi , Oct. 19 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday wrote to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, requesting him to exempt various categories of handmade products from the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Read Full Story

Ilayathalapathy Vijay's fans, pro-Kannada activists clash in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) October 19 : Tamil actor Ilayathalapathy Vijay's fans allegedly clashed with pro-Kannada activists outside a theatre in Malleshwaram on Wednesday. Read Full Story

13 arrested for attacking Bengaluru court commissioner inspecting illegal slaughterhouses
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 18 : At least 13 people were arrested in connection with the attack on Court Commissioner of the High Court appointed to inspect illegal slaughterhouses in Bengaluru, said police on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Medical apathy leaves pregnant Karnataka woman struggling
Mandya (Karnataka) , Oct.18 : A 22-year-old pregnant woman struggled for an hour at a government hospital in Karnataka's Mandya district on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Gold Biscuits for MLAs: Siddaramaiah denies reports over proposal on gifting
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 17 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday denied the reports about gifting gold biscuits to every legislator for the diamond jubilee of the Vidhana Soudha. Read Full Story

Oil Marketing Companies offer condolences to families of Ejipura building collapse
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 17 : The Oil Marketing Companies- Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. have extended their sincere condolences to the bereaved families of the victims of the Ejipura building collapse. Read Full Story

Karnataka Assembly speaker denies issuing gold coin gifts to state legislators
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 16 : Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.B. Koliwada on Monday refuted reports of a proposal of distributing gold coins and silver plates to MLAs and MLCs being passed by him. Read Full Story

K'taka: Six killed in roof collapse due to cylinder blast, govt. announces compensation
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 16 : At least six people were killed and a few are feared trapped after a two-storeyed residential building collapsed due to a cylinder blast in Bengaluru's Ejipura district. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Three killed after part of roof collapses due to incessant rain
Ejipura (Karnataka) , October 16 : Three members of a family were killed after the roof of their residence collapsed because of incessant rain in the Gajendragarh area of Karnataka's Gadag district. Read Full Story

Bengaluru techie describes horrific ordeal with mob mafia, alleges police involvement
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 15 : A Bengaluru techie on Sunday fell prey to mob brutality as she was assaulted by over 150 people after she reported a case of alleged illegal cow slaughter taking place in Talaghattapura area located on the outskirts of the city. Read Full Story

This auto-rickshaw driver helps leprosy patients lead a dignified life
Kalaburagi (Karnataka) , October 15 : Setting an example of selfless service, an auto-rickshaw driver, Hanmanth Huvanna Devnoor, helps leprosy patients lead a dignified life. Read Full Story

Several dead as torrential rains continue to lash Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 15 : Several people have been reported dead as incessant rainfall continues to lash Bengaluru and other parts of south India. Read Full Story

BJP demands defamation case against K'taka minister for profanities against PM Modi
Bengaluru (Karnataka) Oct 14 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday wrote to Karnataka Police to register a defamation case against state's Urban Development Minister Haj R Roshan Baig for using foul language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read Full Story

Bengaluru pothole deaths: Rahul Gandhi seeks report from Karnataka Govt.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) October 14 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday sought report from the Karnataka Government on issue of deaths in Bengaluru due to potholes and rains, said Congress sources. Read Full Story

SIT releases sketches of suspects in Gauri Lankesh's murder
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 14 : The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Bengaluru Police on Friday released the sketches of the suspects in connection with the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh. Read Full Story

Indus International School Ranked No 1 in India for 6 Years in a Row
Bangalore : Indus International School, Bangalore, has outperformed schools across the country yet again, for the sixth year in a row. Education World has named them No.1 among International Day/Boarding schools in India based on 15 parameters. Individual attention to students, Infrastructure provision, and Teacher Welfare and development, etc. are a few areas where they have outranked them all. Read Full Story

BJP attacks Siddaramaiah government over pothole deaths
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 12 : Launching a scathing attack on Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for recent pothole deaths in the state, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that poor roads in Bengaluru were a reflection of the government's performance. Read Full Story

Karnataka Govt decides to open 'Indira Canteen' in all cities
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 11 : The Karnataka government on Wednesday has decided to open 'Indira Canteen' facility to other parts of the state having a population of one lakh or above from January 1, 2018. Read Full Story

Congress MLA hurls abuses at IAS officer for not clearing mining lease file
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 11 : A senior IAS officer was allegedly abused by a Congress MLA over a refusal to clear a file granting mining lease to his son. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: Bike-borne woman dies after ramming into lorry
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 11 : A 21-year-old bike-borne woman died on Tuesday after allegedly ramming her bike into a lorry in Bengaluru's Devanahalli. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: IAS officers transferred
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 10 : The Government of Karnataka on Tuesday transferred few Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers in the state. Read Full Story

Ananth Kumar questions FSL investigation in leaked video case
Bengaluru (Karnataka) Oct 9 : Union Minister for Fertiliser and Chemical Ananth Kumar on Monday questioned the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) investigation in a leaked video against him and Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President B.S. Yeddyurappa. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Two cops injured while preventing rowdy-sheeters from escaping
Kalaburagi (Karnataka) , Oct. 8 : Two cops, including a lady inspector, were injured after they got indulged into a scuffle with two rowdy-sheeters in Kalaburagi's Dabarabad village in Karnataka on Sunday. Read Full Story

No FIR filed against Yeddyurappa, Ananth Kumar, clarifies ACB
New Delhi , Oct. 8 : The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Sunday clarified that no FIR has been filed against Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief B.S. Yeddyurappa and Union Minister for Fertiliser and Chemical Ananth Kumar in the leaked video matter. Read Full Story

Animal keeper mauled to death by two white tiger cubs in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 8 : In a tragic incident, a 40-year-old animal keeper was killed by two white tiger cubs at the Bannerghatta Biological Park on the outskirts of Bengaluru. Read Full Story

ACB files FIR against Ananth Kumar, Yeddyurappa over leaked video
New Delhi October 8 : The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Sunday filed an FIR against Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief, B.S. Yeddyurappa and Union Minister for Fertiliser and Chemical Ananth Kumar on the basis of Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report in which the lab cleared the voice of both the leaders in a leaked video where they spoke about money transaction done by local political leaders to their high commands. Read Full Story

Bengaluru gears up for first ever Bengallore Times Fashion Week
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 6 : The Bangalore Times Fashion Week is all set to make an exciting debut into the hearts of the people of the Garden city. Read Full Story

Gauri Lankesh's family urges govt., SIT to punish culprits as soon as possible
Bengaluru (Karnataka), October 5 : The family of late journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead at her residence by few unidentified assailants on September 5, on Thursday urged the Government and the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to find out and punish the killers as soon as possible. Read Full Story

Karnataka Minister D.K. Shivakumar summoned by I-T Dept.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 05 : Karnataka's Energy Minister and senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar was summoned by the Income Tax Department on Thursday. Read Full Story

Karnataka prison department rejects Sasikala's parole plea
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , October 03 : The Karnataka Prisons department on Tuesday rejected sacked All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader V.K. Sasikala's parole application to visit her ailing husband M. Natarajan. Read Full Story

Gauri Lankesh murder: K'taka HM says 'have clues, info'
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 3 : Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Tuesday asserted that the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing journalist Gauri Lankesh muder case has received 'some information and clues' but cannot reveal them at this point of time. Read Full Story

Prakash Raj shouldn't support people selectively: BJP
Bangalore (Karnataka) , October 3 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday hit back at actor Prakash Raaj for selectively supporting the people over the death of journalists and for not targetting the state government over the issue. Read Full Story

Former Congress MLA NL Narendra Babu joins BJP
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 1 : Former Congress MLA NL Narendra Babu on Sunday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and accused his ex-party of sidelining him after coming to power in the state. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Infants placed on hot coals as part of religious ritual
Hubli (Karnataka) Oct. 1 : In the name of rituals, infants wrapped in banana leaves are made to lie down on a bed of hot coals in Dharwad's Kundgol town near Hubli. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Farmer commits suicide due to heavy debt
Kalburagi (Karnataka) , September 30 : A farmer has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in his farm at Bikku Naik Tanda of Chincholli Taluk in Kalaburagi district. Read Full Story

BEML disinvestment: Siddaramaiah requests PM to review decision
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Sept. 28 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review the decision of disinvestment of Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML). Read Full Story

Introducing Salarpuria Sattva Park Cubix
Bengaluru : Salarpuria Sattva Group today announces the launch of its latest residential property, Park Cubix located at Devanahalli, North Bangalore. Read Full Story

Vice-President inaugurates a "Crusade for Toilets" in Karnataka
Hubli, Karnataka : The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, today inaugurated the "Swachhta Hi Seva" and "Shouchalayakkagi Samara" (A Crusade For Toilets) Programme in Karnataka. He was presiding as the Chief Guest over a public event at Hubli. Read Full Story

First step towards a developed India is to create a clean, hygienic and a healthy India: Vice President
Gadag, Karnataka : The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the first step towards a developed India is to create a clean and hygienic and therefore a healthy India. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating "Swachhta Hi Seva" and "Shouchalayakkagi Samara" (A Crusade For Toilets) Programmes in Konnur Village, Gadag District, Karnataka, today. Read Full Story

Student drowns while friends were busy taking selfies
Kanakapura (Karnataka) , September 26 : In what was another case of 'selfie fever' claiming lives, a 17-year-old student yesterday drowned in a pond near Karnataka's Kanakapura, while his friends were busy taking group selfies. Read Full Story

Rs.650Cr concealed income recovered from VG Siddhartha's CCD offices, residence: IT Dept
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Sept 24 : The Income Tax (IT) Department on Sunday concluded with admission of over Rs. 650 Crore worth of previously concealed income from the offices and residence of Former Karnataka Chief Minister SM Krishna's son-in-law VG Siddhartha, who owns the popular cafe chain Cafe Coffee Day (CCD). Read Full Story

Bengaluru Police summons Yedurappa in connection with kidnapping case
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , September 22 : Bengaluru Police on Friday summoned former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in connection with the kidnapping case of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader K S Eshwarappa's personal assistant Vinay Kumar. Read Full Story

Congress is like a thieves' party: Karnataka Cong MLA
Tumakuru (Karnataka) Sept 21 : A Congress MLA from Karnataka has said that the Congress party is like a thieves' party. Read Full Story

Right-wing organisations shouldn't be accused: Sanatan Sanstha on Gauri Lankesh murder
Bangalore (Karnataka) , September 21 : The right-wing Hindutva outfit, Sanatan Sanstha, on Thursday said it had nothing to do with the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh and said that ideological differences cannot be considered a parameter for accusing them of the murder. Read Full Story

I-T raids premises, offices of Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddhartha
Bengaluru (Karnataka), September 21 : The Income Tax Department is conducting a search operation in the premises and offices of Former Karnataka Chief Minister SM Krishna's son-in-law VG Siddhartha, on Thursday. Read Full Story

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

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