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Karnataka: Five bogies of goods train derails near Hubli station
Hubli (Karnataka) , Jan. 18 : At least five bogies of a goods train derailed near Hubli station in Karnataka. Read Full Story

CISF jawan allegedly commits suicide at Bengaluru airport
Bengaluru, Jan 16 : : A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawan on Monday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle at Kempe Gowda Airport in Bengaluru, media reports said. Read Full Story

Cauvery row: SC dismisses plea seeking compensation from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu Govt. during violence
New Delhi , Jan. 13 : The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the plea seeking compensation from both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu Governments for the loss of property during the Cauvery water related dispute between both the states. Read Full Story

Under construction building collapses in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, (Karnataka), , Jan. 8 : An under construction building collapsed near Accenture campus in Whitefield area here this morning. Read Full Story

Bangalore hosts Cult 10K Run with Milind Soman
Bangalore , Jan.7 : First edition of Cult 10K run saw thousands of runners across age groups, gender and different occupations participating enthusiastically in the 5 km and 10 km run at Cubbon Park in Bangalore. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: After New Year shame, woman in Burqa molested in broad daylight
Bengaluru, Jan 7 : It is barely a week that Bengaluru was shamed with videos of mass molestation on New Year's eve and assault of a woman while returning home, another CCTV footage has come to fore where a woman in Burqa was attacked by a man early on Friday morning in northern part of the city. Read Full Story

Bengaluru set to host 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas from today
Bengaluru , Jan. 7 : The 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) convention will today begin in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Bengaluru shame continues, as third case of sexual assault emerges
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 6 : With the nation still seething from the horrific mass molestation case reported from Bengaluru during New Year celebrations, yet another shocker has emerged the city where a 23-year-old woman was brutally thrashed and allegedly molested in Nagarwara Main Road on Friday morning. Read Full Story

Bangalore molestation: Angry Virat questions people's mindset
Mumbai, Jan 6 : Popular cricketer and Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli has slammed the Bangalore molestation incident as 'really really disturbing'. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: Men who molested woman returning home on New Year's eve stalked her for days
Bengaluru, Jan 5 : The Bengaluru woman, who was molested by two bike-borne men on New Year's eve captured on security cameras, had been stalked by a group of men from nearly a week, media reports said. Read Full Story

Bengaluru molestation case: Police arrest four out of six accused, main culprit identified
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 5 : Bengaluru Police Commissioner Praveen Sood announced Thursday that four persons of the six involved in Bengaluru molestation case have been arrested. Read Full Story

Parameshwara now takes a U-turn, says quoted 'out of context'
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 5 : Drawing flak for his remark on the Bengaluru molestation incident, Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara on Thursday said that he has been quoted 'out of context'. Read Full Story

Facilitating a social revolution for the life and dignity of Indian Women: Lessons from Bengaluru molestations
By Shambhavi Ravishankar, New Delhi [India], Jan. 5 : On the December 31, 2016, yet another example of societal disregard for women and the laws protecting them was seen in an assault on women in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Bengaluru : Four arrested for molesting woman on New Year's Eve
Bengaluru, Jan 5 : : Police have arrested four persons in connection with the molestation of a woman which was filmed on security cameras on New Year's Eve, whipping up nationwide uproar, reports said. Read Full Story

SC to hear Cauvery water issue on Feb. 7
New Delhi , Jan. 4 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday announced to continue the hearing of the Cauvery water issue on February 7. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: CCTV camera captures molestation shocker
Bengaluru, Jan 4 : A shocking video of a woman returning home on the New Year night getting molested in a lane by two motorbike borne men left people shocked in Bengaluru where several cases of mass molestation were reported and captured in images triggering a nationwide outrage. Read Full Story

Incensed Bengalurians voice against Karnataka Home Minister post molestation remark
Bangaluru/New Delhi, , Jan. 4 : Bengalurians across the board on Wednesday said that they were ashamed about the mass molestation of girls on December 31. Read Full Story

Bengaluru horror turns nightmare for girls
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 4 : The IT capital of India, Bengaluru has been in news for all the wrong reasons. It's not been even a week when the incident of mass molestation in the city came to light, that another such incident has put a blot on the city's safety and security. Read Full Story

Bengaluru shamed again! CCTV footage shows another incident of molestation
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 4 : Bringing more shame to India's IT capital Bengaluru, another incident of molestation has come to light. Read Full Story

SC to hear plea on Cauvery river dispute
New Delhi , Jan. 4 : The Supreme Court will hear a plea regarding the Cauvery dispute as its interim order, directing Karnataka to release 2000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu, ends today. Read Full Story

Karnataka HM should be cautious, responsible before making 'irresponsible' remarks: BJP
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 4 : Reprimanding Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara's statement that such incidents do happen on New Year's Eve and Christmas and that they do take a lot of precautions, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asked the former to be more cautious and responsible before reacting to such incidents. Read Full Story

Karnataka Cooperation and Sugar Minister H.S. Mahadeva Prasad dies
New Delhi, Jan 3 : Karnataka Cooperation and Sugar Minister H.S. Mahadeva Prasad passed away on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Bengaluru mass molestation: Misogynistic political remarks trigger outrage
Bengaluru/New Delhi, Jan 3 : Political leaders, including Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara, have triggered an outrage with their remarks after they blamed 'western culture' as the reason behind the mass molestation incident in India's IT hub Bengaluru during new year eve. Read Full Story

Karnataka HM cries foul, says remarks over Bengaluru molestation case 'interpreted out of context'
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 3 : Karnataka's Home Minister G. Parameshwara, who has been drawing for his comments on the Bengaluru mass molestation incident on the New year's eve, on Tuesday asserted that his remarks have been interpreted out of context and not taken in its entirety. Read Full Story

Bengaluru molestation incident and its after-effects
New Delhi , Jan. 3 : As the nation expresses outrage over the mass molestation incident that took place in India's IT capital Bengaluru on New Year's eve, some of our representatives triggered controversy with their comments. Read Full Story

Karnataka BJP MP Hedge caught on camera thrashing docs
Sirsi (Karnataka) , Jan. 3 : A clear case of high handedness came to light when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ananth Kumar Hegde thrashed three doctors at Sirsi in Karnataka yesterday. Read Full Story

Karnataka announces three-day state mourning over Mahadeva Prasad's demise
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 3 : The Karnataka Government on Tuesday announced a one-day leave and a three-day state mourning following the demise of Minister for Cooperation H. S. Mahadeva Prasad. Read Full Story

Karnataka Minister H. S. Mahadeva Prasad passes away
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 3 : Karnataka State Minister for Cooperation H. S. Mahadeva Prasad passed away on Tuesday after suffering a heart attack. Read Full Story

Condemn Karnataka HM's 'irresponsible' comment: Rijiju
New Delhi , Jan. 3 : Condemning Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara's remark on mass molestation in Bengaluru that such incident do happen on New Year day and Christmas, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday dubbed it as 'irresponsible' and demanded arrest and punishment for all the identified culprits. Read Full Story

Karnataka HM finding excuses to cover failure: Women activists
New Delhi/Kolkata , Jan. 3 : Condemning Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara's remark on mass molestation in Bengaluru that such incident do happen on New Year day and Christmas, women activist Ranjana Kumari on Tuesday said instead of assuring that never such incident should take place, the former is finding excuses and shielding himself by posing the curtain of the western culture. Read Full Story

Several women allegedly molested in B'lore on New Year's eve
Bengaluru, Jan 2 : New year's eve turned out to be nightmare for Bengaluru women after several of them were allegedly molested and heckled on the famous MG Road in the city, media reports said. Read Full Story

Brinda Adige condemns molestation of women in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 2 : Expressing grief over the mass molestation of women on New Year's eve in Bengaluru, women activist Brinda Adige on Monday said it is extremely shameful that such incidents take place every year. Read Full Story

Such incidents do take place, says Parameshwara on mass molestation in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 2 : Reacting to the incidents of large groups of men molesting women in Bengaluru during the New Year celebrations, Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara on Monday said that such incidents do happen on New Year's Eve and Christmas and that they do take a lot of precautions. Read Full Story

Avanindranath Rao's book on contribution of people hailing from Karnataka released
New Delhi , Jan. 1 : Karnataka Sangha today released a book by Dr. Avanindranath Rao about the contribution of people hailing from Karnataka to the culture of Delhi. Read Full Story

Several women allegedly molested in B'lore on New Year's eve
Bengaluru, Jan 2 : New year's eve turned out to be nightmare for Bengaluru women after several of them were allegedly molested and heckled on the famous MG Road in the city, media reports said. Read Full Story

Brinda Adige condemns molestation of women in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 2 : Expressing grief over the mass molestation of women on New Year's eve in Bengaluru, women activist Brinda Adige on Monday said it is extremely shameful that such incidents take place every year. Read Full Story

Such incidents do take place, says Parameshwara on mass molestation in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 2 : Reacting to the incidents of large groups of men molesting women in Bengaluru during the New Year celebrations, Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara on Monday said that such incidents do happen on New Year's Eve and Christmas and that they do take a lot of precautions. Read Full Story

Avanindranath Rao's book on contribution of people hailing from Karnataka released
New Delhi , Jan. 1 : Karnataka Sangha today released a book by Dr. Avanindranath Rao about the contribution of people hailing from Karnataka to the culture of Delhi. Read Full Story

Despite cash crunch, Bengaluru ready to welcome New Year with great zeal
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Dec. 31 : It seems like demonetisation has not affected the zeal of the people in Bengaluru as folks are all set to celebrate the New Year. Read Full Story

K'taka Police apprehends two with unaccounted cash of Rs. 11.30 lakh
Davangere (Karnataka) [India], Dec. 26 : The Karnataka Police on Monday arrested two people carrying unaccounted cash worth Rs. 11.30 lakh in new Rs. 2,000 notes. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Over 900 cylinder blast in Chikkaballapura district
Chikkaballapura (Karnataka) [India], Dec.26 (ANI): In an untoward incident, more than 900 cylinders stored in two trucks blast near Chintamani in Karnataka's Chikkaballapura district Read Full Story

K'taka CM Siddaramaiah clarifies after facing flak for getting his shoelaces tied
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Dec. 25 : After a video went viral showing K. Siddaramaiah getting his shoelaces tied by a man, the Karnataka Chief Minister has clarified saying that the photo in question was taken while a relative had bent down to look for his shoes. Read Full Story

K'taka CM Siddaramaiah caught on camera getting shoelaces tied
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Dec. 25 : Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah on Sunday stirred up a controversy when he was caught on camera getting his shoelaces tied by a man. Read Full Story

Vellore acid attack: Women not safe in India, says woman rights activist
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Dec. 24 (ANI): A woman rights activist on Saturday condemned the incident of a woman constable being attacked with acid in Vellore saying that women are unsafe in India. Read Full Story

Eco-friendly Christmas tree draws revellers in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Dec. 23 (ANI): An eco-friendly Christmas tree outside a church is attracting huge crowd here. The 25 feet tree, created by the members of the Mar Thoma Church, is completely made using recyclable material. Read Full Story

Residences, offices of seven Karnataka officials raided
Bengaluru, Dec. 22 : The Anti-Corruption Bureau has conducted searches in the houses and offices of seven Karnataka government officials after obtaining information regarding the officials owning "disproportionate assets" to their legal income. Read Full Story

Launches operations in India with automated food dispensing system at Bengaluru Central Railway Station
New Delhi, Dec 22 : Indian Food tech start-up 'Frshly' has launched its service offerings at the Bengaluru Central Railway Station and Chennai International Airport. Frshly is a first-of-its-kind automated retail marketplace that sells fresh and hot food from popular restaurant brands in the city for people who are on the move. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: London Bridge, Chinese dragon replicas lure visitors to X'mas cake show
Bengaluru, Dec. 20 : Cake replicas of London Bridge weighing 500 kilograms and a huge dragon of 7.5 feet are drawing a large number of visitors to the 42nd edition of cake show here. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: Toxic lake froth propels citizens to rise against civic authorities
Bengaluru (Karnataka), Dec. 19: Residents of areas around Bengaluru's Varthur and Bellandur lakes have complained of foul smell and pollution emanating from these frothing water bodies post-Cyclone Vardah. Read Full Story

Stopping Rahul from speaking in parliament undemocratic: Congress
Bengaluru (Karnataka), Dec. 16 : The Congress on Friday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is not letting party vice-president Rahul Gandhi present the proof he has against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in parliament. Read Full Story

Demonetisation: Common man's anger stopping BJP from having a discussion, says Congress
Karnataka, Dec. 13: The Congress Party on Tuesday said the government is avoiding a discussion on demonetisation in parliament till the anger of the common subsides. Read Full Story

ED seizes Rs. 93 lakh in new currency from Karnataka
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Dec. 13: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday seized Rs. 93 lakh in new currency notes from seven middlemen here. Read Full Story

Multiple power centers have left UP lawless: BJP
Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], Dec. 12: Backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'gunda raj' remarks made during the latest Parivartan rally in Uttar Pradesh, Bharatiya Janata Party leader S. Prakash said on Monday that multiple power centers within the Samajwadi Party have left the northern state in a complete state of lawlessness. Read Full Story

SC says will hear Cauvery inter-state dispute case
New Delhi [India], Dec. 9: The Supreme Court on Friday upheld its constitutional power and right to hear appeals filed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala against the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal final award in 2007. The apex court rejected the Centre's stand that the Supreme Court had no jurisdiction to hear the Cauvery river dispute. Read Full Story

Man commits suicide, accuses Karnataka mining baron Reddy, KAS officer of harassment
New Delhi [India], Dec. 7 (ANI): A man on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide after blaming former BJP minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy and Karnataka Administrative Service (KAS) officer of mentally torturing him. Read Full Story

K'taka Govt. announces Rs. 25 lakh ex gratia for Nagrota braveheart
Bengaluru [India], Dec. 1 : The Karnataka Government on Thursday announced an ex gratia of Rs. 25 lakh to the relatives of Major Akshay Girish Kumar, who was killed in the Nagrota terror attack. Read Full Story

Hospital refuses to hand over brother's body to Union Minister, asks for new notes
Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], Nov. 23 (ANI): Union Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda has become the latest victim of the demonetisation drive after the administration of the Kasturba Manipal Hospital in Mangaluru refused to accept old currency notes to clear pending bills for handing over the body of his brother. Read Full Story

Hospital refuses to give Union Minister his brother's body, asks for new notes
Mangaluru(Karnataka) [India], Nov. 22 : Union Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday became the latest victim of the demonetisation drive after the administration of Kasturba Manipal Hospital in Mangaluru refused to accept old currency notes to clear the pending bills for handing over the body of his brother. Read Full Story

Karnataka: BJP distances itself from I-T raids on Reddy
Bengaluru [India], Nov. 21 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday distanced itself from former BJP minister G. Janardhan Reddy - who hit the headline for spending lavishly on his daughter's marriage - after the Income Tax Department conducted raids on his house earlier today. Read Full Story

Opulent Reddy wedding in Bengaluru stirs outrage across cash-starved nation
Bengaluru [India], Nov.17 : Mining tycoon and former minister B Janardhan Reddy's extravagant wedding arrangements for his daughter has evoked national outrage. Read Full Story

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