Karnataka News

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah 'dozes off' during press conference
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 26 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah appeared to have drifted to sleep during a press conference in Bengaluru on Friday. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: Three Pakistanis with fake documents detained
Bengaluru (Karnataka), May 25 : The Crime Branch of the Bengaluru Police booked three Pakistanis with fake documents along with an Indian from Kumaraswamy Layout on Thursday. Read Full Story

KAS officer files complaint against four IAS officers alleging harassment
Bengaluru(Karnataka) , May 24: Karnataka Administrative Service officer K. Mathai has filed a complaint against four IAS officers for allegedly harassing him. Read Full Story

Money laundering: Complaint registered with I-T wing against former Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 24 : A complaint has been registered with the Income Tax (IT) investigations wing against former Karnataka chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy in a money laundering case on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Don't want to beg: Lt. Col. Niranjan's friend on road rename issue
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 22 : After Minister of Bengaluru Development and Town Planning K.C. George assured that the Karnataka Government "another" road in Lt. Col Niranjan E.K.'s honour, if not the one for which the Karnataka Aam Aadmi Party and the residents of Vidyaranyapura has even started an online petition, the braveheart's friend Shashank Shiv Kumar on Monday said that they didn't "want to beg on this issue." Read Full Story

Will name another road after Martyr Niranjan: Karnataka Govt.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 22 : After the Karnataka Government passed a resolution to rename the Doddbommasandra main road in Vidyarayanyapura after Lt Col Niranjan EK, who lost his life in the 2016 Pathankot attack, Minister of Bengaluru Development and Town Planning K C George on Monday said that they will be naming another road in his honour. Read Full Story

Dalit meal row: BJP defends Yeddyurappa, says allegations 'politically motivated'
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 22 : Downplaying allegations against State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief B.S. Yedyyurappa of eating breakfast brought from a nearby hotel at a Dalit household in Tumakuru, the BJP while defending its chief said the allegations are purely politically motivated. Read Full Story

Yeddyurappa under fire for eating 'hotel food' at Dalit's house
Tumakuru (Karnataka) , May 22 : State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief B.S. Yedyyurappa is once against amidst a brewing controversy over claims of promoting untouchability, as he had a meal at a Dalit's home that was allegedly prepared and brought to him from a nearby hotel. Read Full Story

Karnataka CM should take serious action in IAS officer's death case: Sadanand Gowda
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 20 : Union Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation Sadanand Gowda on Saturday urged Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to take serious action in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Anuraj Tiwari's death case. Read Full Story

IAS officer death: BJP says Centre will order CBI inquiry, if required
Hubli (Karnataka) , May 19 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that the Centre would order a Crime Branch of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the death of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Anurag Tiwari, if required. Read Full Story

Siddaramiah insults defence veterans, keeps them waiting for an hour
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 17 : Indian Army and Air Force veterans have expressed their dejection, saying that they felt insulted when a function related to war memorial, turned into a political event. Read Full Story

Illegal mining case: SIT arrests Karnataka Principal Secy
Bengaluru (Karnataka) may 15 : Principal Secretary of Karnataka Revenue Department was on Monday arrested in the illegal mining case. Read Full Story

Surgeons perform rare surgery on patient with Arteriovenous Malformation
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 11 : A rare kind of neuro surgery was conducted on a 33-year-old foreign national patient in one of reputed hospital, here. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: Police arrests former corporator V. Nagaraj
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 11 : The Bengaluru Police on Thursday arrested former corporator V. Nagaraj, who was absconding since raid in his office and residence, which led to recovery of Rs. 14.8 crore in old currency notes. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: BJP worker Mohammad Hussain succumbs to injury
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 11 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker Mohammad Hussain, who was attacked on May 4, succumbed to his injuries today. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: Bellandur Lake catches fire again
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 7 : Even as the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) has been trying to clean the Bellandur Lake after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) rapped the former for its lax approach, the Bellandur Lake was again seen catching fire on Monday. Read Full Story

Bengaluru woman shoots husband over argument in moving car
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 6 : In a startling incident, a woman opened fire on her husband in a moving car here on Friday. Read Full Story

Kannada TV actress Rekha Sindhu killed in car accident
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , May 5 : Kannada television actress Rekha Sindhu was killed in a car accident on Friday near Natrampalli in TN Vellore District. Read Full Story

New west Bengaluru - a new beginning to holistic lifestyle
New Delhi , May 4 : For decades, officially and unofficially, to locals and tourists, Bengaluru was and continues to be known as the Garden City of India. Bestowed with a dynamic multicultural landscape, flourishing industry, a conducive weather cycle and extensive green cover, the city is regarded as one of India's most favorable living destinations. Read Full Story

Complaint against Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah filed with Lokayukta
Bengaluru (Karnataka) May 4 : A complaint has been filed against Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and 27 other ministers with the Karnataka Lokayukta on Thursday over transfer of police officers in the state. Read Full Story

Karnataka: WhatsApp admin arrested for offensive posts on PM Modi
Bhatkal (Karnataka) , May 3 : Karnataka Police has arrested the administrator of a WhatsApp group and two other persons, for sharing morphed photos of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read Full Story

Karnataka : Naidu to review progress of urban sector schemes
New Delhi , May 2 : Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu will review progress of urban sector schemes in Karnataka tomorrow. Read Full Story

Naidu to review urban sector schemes in Karnataka
New Delhi , May 1 : Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu will review progress of implementation of new urban missions in Karnataka tomorrow. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: Ola terminates driver booked for molesting woman passenger
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 1 : The Ola cab service on Monday issued a statement that the driver, who was accused of molestation by a woman, was terminated from the Ola platform as soon as the complaint from the customer was received. Read Full Story

Karnataka BJP rift: Unperturbed Yeddyurappa says 'mission 150' in mind
Shimoga (Karnataka) , April 30 : Amid the bitter feud brewing within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Karnataka unit, state party chief B.S. Yeddyurappa on Sunday pinned his hope on his colleague P. Muralidhar Rao and said the saffron party's only aim was to secure majority in the upcoming Assembly elections. Read Full Story

Oops! Bengaluru theatre 'accidentally' plays second half of 'Baahubali 2' first
New Delhi , Apr 29 : Movie lovers are going ballistic over the experience of 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' release, however, some moviegoers did witness an unpleasant surprise at a theatre in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Problematic Eshwarappa still unhappy says B. S. Yeddyurappa
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Apr 27 : The Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president B. S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday lashed out at senior party leader K. S. Eshwarappa for creating ruckus in the party, asserting that rebel leaders will be given an appropriate answer. Read Full Story

Why should I remove red beacon before May 1?: Karnataka CM
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , April 25 : While most of the ministers have already removed the red beacon atop their vehicles following the Centre's ruling, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said that he would remove the beacon when the order comes into force on May 1. Read Full Story

Karnataka borewell tragedy: Body of six-year-old Kaveri fished out
Belagavi , Apr. 25 : In a tragic development, the body of Kaveri, a six year old girl who fell into a 400 feet deep borewell in Belgaum, Karnataka on April 22 was fished out early on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Tragedy averted as bird hits Karnataka CM's chopper
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Apr 24 : A major tragedy was on Monday averted when a bird hit Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's helicopter while it was taking off. Read Full Story

Google doodle remembers Kannada actor Rajkumar on his birth anniversary
New Delhi , Apr 24 : Google today dedicated its doodle to veteran Kannada actor Rajkumar and paid a tribute to the star on the occasion of his 88th birth anniversary. Read Full Story

Coffee scented stamps released in Bengaluru
Bengaluru [Karnataka], April 23 : Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman and Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha on Sunday released coffee scented postage stamps at the General Post Office, Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Karnataka: 6-year-old falls into 400-feet borewell, rescue operation underway
Belgaum (Karnataka) , Apr 23 : The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team are at the spot in Athani taluk of Belagavi district where a six-year-old girl fell into an open borewell on Saturday night. Read Full Story

Pro-Kannada activists withdraw protest against movie 'Baahubali 2'
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , April 22 : A day after actor Sathyaraj apologised for his 'abusive' statements over the River Cauvery made nine years ago, Pro-Kannada organisations on Saturday decided to withdraw their protests against the movie 'Baahubali 2'. Read Full Story

Bajrang Dal activist found dead in Mangaluru
Mangaluru (Karnataka) Apr 22 : A Bajrang Dal activist's body was found on Friday under mysterious circumstances on the shores of Alivebagilu Beach. Read Full Story

NIA files charge sheet against five for killing RSS member
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Apr 21 : The Hyderabad branch of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed charge sheet against five men accused of killing an RSS member. Read Full Story

BJP pulls up Siddaramaiah calls Mandya SP 'useless fellow'
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Apr 21 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday pulled up Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for taking Mandya Superintendent of Police C?H Sudhir Kumar Reddy to task in full public view during a programme yesterday and said that every political party has the right to protest against injustice in a democracy. Read Full Story

Aurangabad- Hyderabad passenger train derails in Karnataka, no injuries
Bhalki (Karnataka) , Apr 21 : An Aurangabad- Hyderabad passenger train derailed on Friday. Read Full Story

Karnataka: NGT directs immediate shutdown of industries around Bellandur lake
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Apr 19 : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed immediate and complete shutdown of industries around Bengaluru's Bellandur lake where a mound of garbage was set on fire earlier in February. Read Full Story

Bengaluru : Ex-French diplomat acquitted on charges of raping minor daughter
Bengaluru , Apr. 19 : Five years after Pascal Mazurier, a former French diplomat, was accused of raping his three-year-old daughter, he has been acquitted by a court here today. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: Ex-French diplomat acquitted on charges of raping minor daughter
Bengaluru , Apr. 19 : Five years after Pascal Mazurier, a former French diplomat, was accused of raping his three-year-old daughter, he has been acquitted by a court here today. Read Full Story

Government of Karnataka to host India's first 'National Trade Fair for Organics and Millets 2017'
New Delhi , Apr 18 : Department of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka in association with ICCOA will host 'National Trade Fair - Organics and Millets-2017' during April 28 to 30, 2017 at Palace Grounds, Bengaluru. Read Full Story

NGT summons Karnataka UD officials over cleaning up of Bengaluru's Bellandur lake
New Delhi , Apr 18 : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday expressed anger at Karnataka Urban Development department and other officials for failing to implement earlier orders to clean up Bengaluru's Bellandur lake after last year's fire. Read Full Story

Karnataka's Bellandur Lake gives back what it gets!
Bengaluru (Karnataka) Apr 17 : The Bellandur Lake in Karnataka once again on Monday spilled toxic foam, creating panic among the people living in nearby areas. The spilled chemical foam can is seen flowing on the roads and into nearby drains. Read Full Story

Kannada news channel CEO arrested for blackmailing
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Apr. 15 : CEO of Kannada news channel 'Janashri news' Laxmiprasad Vajapai, was arrested on charges of blackmail. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Police bust cricket betting racket in Hubli, one arrested
Hubli (Karnataka) , Apr. 14 : The Karnataka Police on Friday bust a cricket betting racket in Hubli and arrested one accused in this regard. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: Former corporator in dock over kidnapping case
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Apr.14 : The Bengaluru Police on Friday conducted raid at the office and residence of former corporator V. Nagraj alias Bombnaga in connection with a kidnapping case. Read Full Story

Siddaramaiah expresses happiness over victory in bypolls, says EVMs not tampered in Karnataka
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Apr. 13 : Expressing happiness over the recent victory in the state bypolls, Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah on Thursday defended his government from the ongoing Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) controversy in the country and said the voting machines were not tampered in these two by-polls. Read Full Story

Red-faced Yeddyurappa says defeat won't affect BJP's prospects in 2018
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Apr. 13 : The Bye-polls results in two assembly constituencies in Karnataka on Thursday left the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) red-faced, but it claimed this will not affect BJP's prospects in 2018 assembly elections. Read Full Story

Heat wave prevails in Karnataka: IMD
Kalaburagi (Karnataka) , Apr. 11 : The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday recorded heat wave condition with the highest temperature of 42.3 degrees Celsius in Karnataka's Kalaburagi district following a rise in temperature during night hours also. Read Full Story

Karnataka: BJP defends Yedurappa, says he was giving out compensation to poor family
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Apr. 9 : As Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief B. S. Yeddyurappa raked in controversy for offering money to a family ahead of by-polls, the saffron party on Sunday defended the former chief minister stating he was merely offering compensation to a poor family. Read Full Story

Yeddyurappa caught bribing red-handed, no escape now: Congress
New Delhi , Apr. 8 : The Congress has called on the Election Commission to show no mercy to Bharatiya Janata Party president BS Yeddyurappa after he was slapped with charges of distributing money ahead of Karnataka by-polls. Read Full Story

Congress files compliant to EC against Yeddyurappa for allegedly distributing money
New Delhi , Apr. 8 : The Congress Party on Saturday filed a complaint to the Election Commission of India (EC) against Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president B.S. Yeddyurappa for allegedly distributing money ahead of Karnataka by-polls. Read Full Story

Pathankot braveheart's friend knocks President's door over 'unfulfilled promise'
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Apr. 6 : It's been more than a year that Pathankot braveheart Niranjan E. Kumar died in the Indian Air Force (IAF) base attack but his friend Shashank S.K. still awaits for the promise made by Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Water crisis after heat wave grips Gulbarga
Gulbarga (Karnataka), April. 5 : The ongoing heat wave conditions across the southern states have led to severe water crisis in Gulbarga city in Karnataka. Read Full Story

Karnataka: 14 arrested with demonetised currency worth Rs.9.1 crore
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Apr. 3 : As many as 14 persons were arrested with demonetised notes of the value of Rs. 9.1 crore earlier on Saturday night in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Udupi District Deputy Commissioner alleges murder attempt by illegal sand miners
(Udupi) Karnataka , Apr. 3 : Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Udupi district Priyanka Francis has filed a complaint with the police alleging that she and the Assistant Commissioner (AC) Shilpa Nag faced murder attempts by illegal sand miners at Kandlur near Kundapur. Read Full Story

Cops defended some VIPs in Ayeesha Meera case: Brinda Adige
Bengaluru , Apr. 2 : Social activist Brinda Adige on Sunday alleged that the cops put innocent Satyam Babu behind bars in the Ayesha Meera rape and murder case to defend some VIPs. Read Full Story

Congress leader Sharief backs Mohan Bhagwat's name for Prez, writes to PM
New Delhi , Apr. 1 : Karnataka Congress leader Jaffer Sharief on Saturday backed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Mohan Bhagwat for the position of the President and wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying there should not be any doubt about his patriotism. Read Full Story

Shell opens new technology centre in Bangalore
New Delhi, Mar 31 : Shell on Friday opened a new major technology hub in Bangalore, India, expanding the company's R&D activities in Asia. Read Full Story


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