Bengaluru, April 26 : 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.
Bengaluru, April 25 : Around 200 people from various parts of Karnataka are reported to be stranded in quake-hit Nepal, an official said on Saturday.
Chennai, April 25 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to advise the Karnataka government against construction of an illegal reservoir at Mekedatu.
By K.S. Jayaraman, Bengaluru, April 25 : Cord blood banking (CBB) with dubious benefits has become a money-making scam in India and needs tighter control to protect gullible parents from being exploited, top medical researchers say.
Bengaluru, April 24 : A division bench of the Karnataka High Court on Friday directed the state government and the state Election Commission to hold polls to the Bengaluru civic body in the next six months.
Bengaluru, April 24 : The Karnataka High Court on Friday put off elections to the city's Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) civic body.
Bengaluru, April 23 : Five students of an engineering college in their early 20s drowned in a stone-quarry pit at Bettahalasur near the Karnataka capital on Thursday, police said.
Bengaluru, April 23 : A hour-long downpour followed by a burst of hailstorm in many areas on Thursday evening after a hot and humid day wreaked havoc across the city, leading to blackouts and traffic gridlocks.
Bengaluru, April 23 : Maverick filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's Kannada directorial debut "Killing Veerappan", about the killer of the most wanted forest brigand, will be launched here on Friday on late Kannada superstar Rajkumar's birth anniversary.
Chennai, April 23 : Television actress Pallavi Subhash, who is currently shooting for Tamil romantic-drama "Atcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada", has replaced actress Sonam Bajwa to make her Kannada debut in yet-untitled 25th film of superstar Puneeth Rajkumar.
Bengaluru, April 20 : A bill to split the Bengaluru civic body into two or more corporations was passed on Monday in the Karnataka legislative assembly, ignoring protests by opposition parties.
Bengaluru, April 20 : The Karnataka High Court on Monday restrained the state election commission (SEC) from announcing the date for the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) poll till April 22.
Bengaluru, April 19 : Hundreds of local residents on Sunday urged the Karnataka government to hold free, fair and timely civic elections to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) as directed by the high court.
Chennai, April 19 : Kannada actress Nikita Thukral has been roped in for a special folk number in Vishal Krishna Reddy-starrer Tamil actioner "Paayam Puli".
Bengaluru, April 18 (: A 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown, which crippled normal life in many parts of Karnataka on Saturday, ended peacefully barring stray incidents.
Bengaluru, Apr. 18 : Pro-Kannada organizations on Saturday called for a shutdown in Karnataka over the Mekedatu drinking water project issue.
Panaji, April 18 : Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday rejected his own BJP's demand to arrest of Karnataka minister R.V. Deshpande for making subtle threats against Goan IT professionals living in Bengaluru in retaliation to the demolition of illegal shanties in southern Goa, some of which housed Kannadigas.
Bengaluru, April 18 : A 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown was underway across Karnataka on Saturday in support of building a reservoir dam across Cauvery river at Mekedatu for hydro-power and drinking water supply in the old Mysore region.
Bengaluru, April 17 : A record 2.67-lakh candidates will appear for preliminary exams on Sunday across Karnataka for just 440 posts in three main state government departments, a senior official said here on Friday.
Panaji, April 17 : A day after a senior Karnataka minister issued a threat against several thousand Goan IT professionals living in Bengaluru, the Goa BJP on Friday replied in equal measure, saying that Goa, too, hosted many Kannadigas who were working in the government and private sector.
Panaji, April 17 : The BJP in Goa on Friday demanded the arrest and externment of Karnataka's higher education minister for making inflammatory speeches over demolition of illegal shanties in Goa, some of them housing Kannadigas, and threatening several thousand Goan IT professionals living in Bengaluru.
Bengaluru, April 16 : The Chinnaswamy cricket stadium in the heart of this tech hub has introduced modern technology, with photovoltaic cells fixed on its circular rooftop to generate solar power for its use, an official said on Thursday.
Chennai, April 14 : The PMK and DMK on Tuesday questioned the transfer of Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Dhirendra Hiralal Waghela to Odisha, ahead of the apex court's order in a case relating to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa's appeal against her conviction in a corruption case.
Bangalore, Apr 13 : BSE Institute Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the BSE Ltd. hosted the grand finale of its national level event, International Financial Olympiad at their convention hall in Mumbai.
Bengaluru , Apr. 13 : A workshop on "Inclusive Sustainable Cities" aimed at providing a platform for the bureaucrats, academicians and industry chiefs from India and Germany to advise city planners to steer clear of romantic hype and focus on ground reality and governance was held Indian Institute of Management (IIM) here.
Bengaluru, Apr. 12 : Many people gathered at a 'Robo Fest' on Sunday in Bengaluru to see robots dancing and talking.
By Anjali Ojha, Bengaluru, April 12 : Admitting that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) paid for its "mistakes" in Karnataka in the 2013 assembly polls, union minister and former Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda has said that the party is getting its act together to return to power in the state in the elections three years from now.
Bengaluru, Apr. 7 : The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) has suspended its president Rajesh Tomar, following reports of the ill-treatment of athletes and mismanagement of the National Para-Athletic Championship, which was held in Ghaziabad last month.
New Delhi, Apr. 6 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said that his government will send the request for an inquiry into the death of IAS officer DK Ravi back to the Central Bureau of Investigation, after the agency refused to investigate the case.
Bengaluru, Apr 6 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has refused to probe into the death of IAS officer DK Ravi, reports said on Monday.
Bangalore, Apr. 4 : Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday launched the 'Give It Up' movement in Karnataka.
By Fakir Balaji, Bengaluru, April 4 : The Karnataka unit of the BJP is hoping to capitalise on hosting the party's national executive meeting and the overwhelming response to the prime minister's public meeting here on Friday night.
Bengaluru, Apr. 3 : Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Friday said that the Health Ministry is pro-active and sensitive on tobacco issue.
Bengaluru, Apr. 3 : Youth Congress workers on Friday staged a massive protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bengaluru, where the party's National Executive meet is currently underway.
Bengaluru, April 3 : As the BJP began its national executive meeting here on Friday, the mood among its 330 members is upbeat.
Bengaluru, April 3 : After becoming the world's largest political party, the BJP announced on Friday that it will train all its new members while further speeding up its nationwide membership drive.
Bengaluru, Apr 3 : Deriding the Narendra Modi government for its "hollow promises" hundreds of Congress activists protested with fake cheques as the ruling BJP began a two-day National Executive meeting on Friday.
Bengaluru, Apr 3 : The National Executive meeting of the Bharaitya Janata Party began here on Friday with the party dropping the hint of a possible reshuffle of the Cabinet and declaring to enroll at least 10 crore members.
Bengaluru, April 2 : The chairman and director of a school in which a teenage girl was shot dead were arrested on Thursday for failing to comply with safety regulations, police said. Both were released on bail later.
Bengaluru, April 2 : Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday unveiled a testing lab for silicon chips at the software technology park here to promote the fledgling Indian semiconductor industry.
Bengaluru, April 2 : Hundreds of cadres and supporters of the ruling Congress in Karnataka on Thursday sought the dismissal of union minister Giriraj Singh for his racial remark against Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
Bengaluru, April 2 : Expanding its base in the country, especially the seven states where it is weak, will be the focus of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders who are holding a strategy meet here.
Bengaluru, April 2 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Thursday on a three-day visit to attend the BJP's national executive meeting, which got underway at a hotel in the city earlier in the day.
Bengaluru, April 2 : Ahead of the BJP's two-day national executive meeting, office bearers and parliamentary board members of the party met here on Thursday to finalise the agenda for the conclave.
Bengaluru, April. 2 : A three-day meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party's National Executive will at Bengaluru on Thursday.
Bengaluru, April 1 : A teenage girl was shot dead at a residential school hostel here allegedly by an office attendant. The suspect has been arrested, police said on Wednesday.
Bengaluru, April 1 : City-based Decor Aviation Ltd., which secured permit from the regulator to fly in the southern region, is launching its maiden service to Hubbali in north Karnataka on April 12 under its brand name Air Pegasus.
Bangalore, Apr. 1 : Two students, hailing from rural parts of Karnataka and Assam, have won 'TCS Tech Bytes' quiz competition organized by the Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Board for IT Education Standards (BITES).
Bangalore, April 1 : The BJP on Wednesday said that crossing the nine crore mark in its membership drive will reflect in the upcoming assembly polls.
Bengaluru, Apr. 1 : The Karnataka Police on Wednesday said that three teams have been formed to nab the accused who allegedly shot dead a 12th standard girl inside a hostel of a residential school in Bengaluru.
Bengaluru, Apr 1: A teenaged student of a Bengaluru college was shot dead and her friend injured allegedly by an office assistant in their boarding room on the city's outskirts on Tuesday night.
Kadugodi (Bengaluru), Apr. 1 : A 12th standard girl was allegedly shot dead by an office assistant in a residential school in Bengaluru last night.
Bengaluru, April 1 : An 18-year-old girl student was shot dead in her school premises here by an office attendant for spurning his advances, police said on Wednesday.
Bangalore, Apr 1 : A young student has been shot dead at a residential school on the outskirts of Bangalore city, media reports said on Tuesday.
Bengaluru, March 31 : Learning Kannada language will be mandatory in schools across Karnataka from the ensuing academic year if bills adopted in the legislative assembly on Tuesday get the president's assent by May.
Bengaluru, Mar 31 : The Karnataka Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill to make Kannada a compulsory language in schools affiliated to the state board.
Bengaluru, March 30 : Lawmakers in Karnataka on Monday unanimously approved a bill that revised their salaries and perks by a whopping 50 percent from fiscal 2015-16.
Bengaluru, March 28 : Art of Living (AoL) Foundation on Saturday claimed that its founder Sri Ravi Shankar received death threat from international terror organisation ISIS during his present visit to Malaysia.
Bengaluru, March 27 : Setting an example by action, Divisional Railway Manager Sanjiv Agarwal on Friday picked up the broom to clean the surroundings in and around the Yeshvantpur station here.
Bangalore, Mar. 27 : A passenger travelling from Bangalore to Hong Kong via New Delhi has alleged that she was harassed by an immigration officer at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital.