Bengaluru, Aug 23 : President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) Dinesh Gundu Rao on Tuesday backed actor-tuned - politician Ramya for refusing to apologise for praising Pakistan as a good country.
Bengaluru/New Delhi, Aug 23 : Kannada actor-turned-politician Ramya on Tuesday defended her comments praising the people of Pakistan, even as a private complaint was filed accusing her of sedition.
Bengaluru, Aug 23 : Reigning I-League champions Bengaluru FC on Tuesday announced the signing of promising 19-year-old defender Gursimrat Singh on a one-year deal.
Bengaluru, Aug 23 : Telecom major Reliance Communications (RCOM) Ltd and its arm Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) on Tuesday announced deploying cache-based content delivery network for internet and content service providers across the country at a cost lower than its peers.
Mysuru, Aug 23 : Unveiling its 10 millionth radial truck tyre here using a robot, JK Tyre and Industries has said it will combine its several R&D centres under one roof to set up a world-class research centre here.
Bengaluru, Aug 22 : Some Infosys employees were recently sacked for non-performance and indiscipline, the software major said on Monday.
Mysuru, Aug 22 : JK Tyre and Industries on Monday said it has become the first Indian company to roll out one crore truck radial tyres from its Vikrant plant here, a feat it has achieved 10 years after producing its millionth tyre from the facility.
Bengaluru (Karnataka), Aug 21 : Union Minister Ananth Kumar on Sunday hits out at Chief Minister Siddaramaiah-led Karnataka government for giving Amnesty International India a clean chit, saying it is the constitutional duty of the state dispensation to book cases of sedition against not only Amnesty India, but also against its office bearers and participants, who raised anti-India slogans.
New Delhi, Aug 21 : Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Sunday demanded immediate arrest and strict action against Amnesty International India for allegedly raising anti-India slogans.
Mangaluru (Karnataka), Aug 21 : BJP national President Amit Shah on Sunday said the spirit of nationalism and patriotism united the country and regretted that it had "become a fashion" to question one's nationalism in the guise of freedom of expression.
Bengaluru, Aug 20 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday advised the Vision Group for Industries to set up five sub-groups to speed up the process of growth and development of the state.
Bengaluru, Aug 20 : Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara on Saturday said Amnesty International India was not involved in anti-national activities though some anti-India slogans were learnt to have been raised by some participants at an event it organised in the city last week.
Sagar, Aug 20 : Seven members of a family died and three were seriously injured early on Saturday in this Madhya Pradesh district when their house collapsed due to continuous rains, police said.
Bengaluru, Aug 19 : The police on Friday caned about 100 Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists and took 40 of them into preventive custody for attempting to barge into Amnesty International India office here to protest the anti-India slogans raised at a Kashmiri event the organisation held here last week.
Bengaluru, Aug 19 : China made big news this week with the launch of its QUESS satellite that will test for the first time the viability of quantum technology for secure communications over long distances.
Bengaluru, Aug. 19 : Referring to the Udupi murder case, where a man was allegedly killed for carrying cows in his van, Karnataka's Law Minister T.B. Jayachandra said some cow vigilantes are targeting a section of society in the name of cow, adding that serious note has been taken in this regard.
Udupi (Karnataka), Aug 18 : A BJP worker was killed and another injured in Karnataka while transporting cattle in this coastal district, for which 16 cow vigilantes of right-wing Hindu Jagaran Vedike have been arrested, police said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Aug 18 : Fearing protests after the Bengaluru programme where "Azadi" slogans were allegedly raised, the staff of Amnesty International India were on Thursday asked not to come to their offices and work from other locations by police.
Bengaluru, Aug. 18 : A day after a man was allegedly killed for transporting cow in Udupi, Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara on Thursday said the police is suspecting some sort of business dispute behind the murder.
New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI- Business Wire India): Narayana Health headquartered in Bengaluru has launched the Institute of Robotic Surgery supported by Infosys Foundation at its flagship unit at Narayana Health City.
Bengaluru, Aug 18 : The police investigation against Amnesty International India -- for slogans raised during an event the global advocacy organised -- is the second such sedition complaint registered in Karnataka this year after a complaint from the student's wing of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Bengaluru, Aug 17 : Akhila Bharatiya Vidharthi Parishad (ABVP) activists continued their protests across Karnataka on Wednesday, stepping up pressure on the state government to arrest Amnesty International India's representatives and those who raised anti-India slogans at an event last week.
Bengaluru, Aug 17 : Three days after the controversial event, Bengaluru Police Commissioner N.S. Megharikh on Tuesday night confirmed that 'Azadi' (freedom) slogans were raised at a cultural programme Amnesty International India organised here on alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir.
Bengaluru, Aug 16 : Massive protests by ABVP activists against Amnesty International India spread to other cities in Karnataka on Tuesday demanding the arrest of its representatives for organising an event here where anti-India slogans were allegedly raised.
New Delhi, Aug 16 : BJP leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Tuesday flayed those who raised anti-national slogans at an event organised by Amnesty International's India chapter in Bengaluru last week.
Bengaluru, Aug 16 : Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara on Tuesday said a case has been filed against the India brand of Amnesty International for raising pro-Kashmir freedom slogans at a Bengaluru based event.
Bengaluru, Aug 16 : About 200 ABVP activists protested here on Tuesday seeking the arrest of Amnesty India representatives for organising an event where anti-India slogans were allegedly raised.
Bengaluru, Aug 16 : Global software major Infosys Ltd. will soon lay off about 3,000 techies since the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has cancelled the contract for setting up a new bank (Williams & Glyn).
Bengaluru, Aug 16 : Amnesty India of the international human rights organisation was booked for sedition and other unlawful acts after anti-India slogans were raised at an event it organised here last week, police said.
Bengaluru, Aug 15 : Claiming that Bengaluru was a land of opportunities as one of the fastest growing metropolis, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday vowed to accord top priority to its infrastructure development.
Bengaluru, Aug 15 : Karnataka on Monday offered to waive off 50 per cent of the cooperative loans availed of by the state's farmers if the Centre agreed to write off a similar percentage of loans sanctioned to them by nationalised banks.
Bengaluru, Aug 15 : Marking the 70th year of Independence Day, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday announced an additional kilogram of free rice to below poverty line (BPL) families from November 1.
Shivamogga (Karnataka), Aug 15 : Karnataka Revenue Minister Kagodu Thimmappa, 83, on Monday fainted and collapsed at the 70th Independence Day function here in Malnad region, about 300 km from Bengaluru.
Bengaluru, Aug 15 : A spirit of freedom and nationalism marked the 70th Independence Day celebrations in Karnataka on Monday, with colourful parades and rich cultural repertoire depicting the freedom struggle and supreme sacrifices of our martyrs.
Bengaluru, Aug 15 : Gaiety and patriotic fervour marked the 70th Independence Day celebrations in Karnataka on Monday.
Bengaluru, Aug 15 : Security has been tightened across Karnataka, especially in Bengaluru and all districts for peaceful celebrations of the 70th Independence Day on Monday, police said.
Bengaluru, Aug 14 : About 100 activists of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarathi Parishad (ABVP), an affiliate of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, on Sunday protested against the anti-India slogans allegedly raised at a human rights event in a college here.
New Delhi, Aug 12 : Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Friday inaugurated new premises for the Karnataka Bank's regional office in Pusa Road, New Delhi.
Bengaluru, Aug. 12 : After the Karnataka Government accepted LT. Col. Niranjan Kumar's family plea to give them some time to remove the encroachment themselves, Niranjan's brother Shashank on Friday thanked the government as well as the media for supporting them.
Bengaluru, Aug. 12 (ANI): With the furore over the ongoing Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) demolition drive targeting encroachments on lake beds and Storm Water Drains (SWDs), Karnataka MLA N.A. Haris on Thursday clarified saying that what should have happened 25 years ago is being done now in order to save the city, adding that any delay in the work would not harm Bengaluru.
Bengaluru, Aug 11 (ANI): With the ongoing demolition drive by Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for encroachment on storm water drains in the city, a portion of the house of NSG commando Niranjan Kumar, who was killed during the Pathankot terror attack in January, has also come under its demolition list.
Bengaluru, Aug 10 : A water filter for removing arsenic developed at IIT-Madras received much publicity recently, but some experts are sceptical about the claims made.
Bengaluru, Aug 9 : Undeterred by a public outcry, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday directed the city Municipal Corporation to go ahead with the demolition of illegal structures on lakebeds and stormwater drains.
Bengaluru, Aug 7 : The Karnataka government would consult legal experts and decide on August 16 whether to approach the Supreme Court on the rejection of its interim plea by a tribunal on sharing of the Mahadayi river water, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Sunday.
Madikeri (Karnataka), Aug 6 : Terming the hilly Kodagu region in south Karnataka a land of brave warriors, Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh on Saturday announced a slew of benefits for veterans and war widows including dedicated hospitals and health scheme.
Madikeri (Karnataka), Aug 6 : Indian Army chief Gen. Dalbir Singh held a mega rally on Saturday at Karnataka's Madikeri and felicitated some veteran warriors and war widows living in the Kodagu region.
Bengaluru, Aug 6 : IBM, in partnership with Apple, this week launched a global development hub called Garage for iOS apps in Bengaluru that will work with existing design locations in Atlanta, Chicago and Cupertino in the US and Toronto in Canada.
Bengaluru, Aug 5 : State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) board on Friday approved the proposal to buy back around 16.64 million equity shares, representing 6.93 per cent of the paid-up capital at Rs 1,305 per share of Rs.10 face value for over Rs.2,171 crore.
Bengaluru, Aug 5 : The Indian Army chief, General Dalbir Singh, will on Saturday flag off a mega rally at Madikeri for the benefit of veterans and war widows living in Karnataka's Kodagu region.
Bengaluru, Aug 4 : In a shocking case, Karnataka wildlife officials found poachers used "explosive device" to hunt after finding a critically injured sloth bear from outskirts of the state capital on Thursday, officials said.
Bengaluru, Aug 4 : In a bid to accelerate digital transformation in India, IBM in partnership with Apple on Thursday launched a global development hub called Garage for iOS apps in Bengaluru that will work with existing design locations in Atlanta, Chicago, Cupertino in the US and Toronto in Canada.
Bengaluru, Aug 4 : The Indian IT sector, facing job cuts over the months due to sluggish growth, witnessed 51 per cent growth in July in online hiring, said a global employment portal.
Bengaluru, Aug 3 : New online legal documentation portal LegalDesk.com on Wednesday announced electronic signing (eSign) service on the state-run Aadhaar platform to all citizens with the unique identification number.
Bengaluru, Aug 3 : Global software major Wipro Ltd disagreed with the findings of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) that the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had shown undue favour to it, the company said on Wednesday.
Bengaluru, Aug 2 : Farmers' associations in Karnataka on Tuesday threatened to launch a mass agitation if protestors were not released and senior police officers not suspended for the assault on women and children in Dharwad district during the July 30 shutdown.
Dharwad (Karnataka), Aug 2 : A new Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-D), among the six new launched, opened here in north Karnataka, a senior official said on Tuesday.
Mysore, Aug 1 : An explosion occurred at Mysuru City Court complex on Monday, media reports said.
Mysuru (Karnataka), Aug 1 : Thousands of people, including VIPs and common folks, bid a tearful adieu to Rakesh Siddaramaiah, elder son of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, before his mortal remains were laid to rest in the family farmhouse at T. Katur, about 20 km from here.
Mysuru, Aug 1 : A low-intensity blast in the court complex here on Monday injured four people and created panic in the area, police said.
New Delhi, Aug 1 : Karthik Jayaram, who after making a name for himself in the Kannada entertainment industry, entered the Hindi TV space with "Siya Ke Ram", found no difference in working down south and in Mumbai.