Karnataka News

Thirsty Cobra drinks water from a bottle in Karnataka village
Kaiga (Karnataka) , Mar. 30 : In desperate need of water, a deadly but dehydrated King Cobra accepted water from a bottle offered by kind-hearted wildlife rescue work in a drought-hit village in Southern Karnataka state recently. Read Full Story

BJP dubs 'sangharsh yatra' as 'drama politics'
Bangaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 30 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday dubbed the 'sangharsh yatra', which is being led by Indian National Congress (INC) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Maharashtra, as 'drama politics'. Read Full Story

SC demands Karnataka Police SIT probe in former CMs iron-ore mining case
New Delhi , Mar 29 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Karnataka Police to probe allegations against two former chief ministers N. Dharam Singh and H. D. Kumaraswamy in connection with an iron ore mining case. Read Full Story

Karnataka to form rules for media is not healthy in democratic setup: BJP
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 29 : A day after Karnataka house panel decided to form rules for media, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said regulating media is not healthy in a democratic setup and requested the Assembly Speaker to relook into his decision. Read Full Story

India breaks through to Next Generation Programmatic TV Era
Bangalore (Karnataka) , Mar.28 : In a first for the global television industry, media convergence pioneer, SureWaves MediaTech today announced the launch of its pathbreaking Programmatic Television Advertising Marketplace - 'Skynet'. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: Two foreigners arrested for drug trafficking
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 28 : The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Zonal unit of Andhra, Karnataka and Telangana on Tuesday arrested two foreigners and seized drugs from them. Read Full Story

Bengaluru Police recovers 56 deer horns, arrest three
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 28 : The City Crime Branch (CCB) personnel of Bengaluru Police on Tuesday recovered 56 deer horns and arrested three persons in this regard. Read Full Story

Congress leader congratulates PM Modi for overwhelming victory in assembly elections
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 28 : Congress leader from Karnataka and former union minister M.V. Rajasekharan praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for winning the assembly elections with the support of young leaders. Read Full Story

Karnataka villagers carry Zilla Panchayat CEO on shoulders to cross drain
Raichur (Karnataka) , Mar.24 : In what may come as a shock, Kurma Rao, the Chief Executive Officer of the Raichur Zilla Panchayat in Karnataka, was recently filmed being carried across a drain by two people, ostensibly as he did not want to get his shoes and pants wet. Read Full Story

Siddaramaiah downplays Krishna's entry in BJP prior to Karnataka Assembly polls
New Delhi , Mar. 24 : Days after veteran politician S.M. Krishna joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah on Friday said that this would not make much of a difference as the saffron party would yet again be defeated in the state assembly polls. Read Full Story

Saluting the spirit of acid-attack survivors
Bengaluru , Mar. 24 : To celebrate the true spirit of womanhood, Housejoy's 'Joy Squad', in association with Atijeevan Foundation in Bengaluru and Chennai; brought joy into the lives of a few acid-attack survivors. Read Full Story

Four pregnant women carried on a stretcher in Karnataka hospital
Hubli (Karnataka) , Mar. 23 : As many as four pregnant women were carried on a single stretcher in a state government hospital in Karnataka's Hubli district on Thursday. Read Full Story

Impressed with PM Modi's 'zero tolerance' for corruption: S.M. Krishna
New Delhi Mar. 23 : Former Karnataka chief minister and Congress veteran S.M. Krishna, who yesterday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Thursday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation drive. Read Full Story

Rahul Gandhi is neither committed nor serious about Congress: S.M. Krishna
New Delhi , Mar. 23 : Veteran politician S.M. Krishna, who yesterday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has clearly blamed Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for his exit from the grand old party, stating that one should be serious if one has to re-build the party from grass root level to the paramount level. Read Full Story

Drugs worth Rs. 64 lakh recovered from Lankan national
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 23 : The Air Intelligence Unit officers on Thursday recovered drugs worth Rs. 64 lakh from a Sri Lankan national. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: Fake notes worth Rs 1.28 crores recovered, two arrested
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 23 : The Karnataka Police's anti-rowdy squad on Thursday recovered fake currency worth Rs 1.28 crores and arrested two people in this regard. Read Full Story

Karnataka girl thanks PM Modi for education loan
Mandya (Karnataka), Mar. 23 : Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for providing her education loan so that she could complete her studies, the Muslim girl from Karnataka today said the former is connected with the masses and added that he has not launched the schemes just for namesake but implemented them in true sense. Read Full Story

S.M. Krishna joining BJP not a loss for party: Congress
Bengaluru/New Delhi , Mar. 23 : Close on the heels of Congress leader S.M. Krishna joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the grand old party said his ouster from the party was not loss for them. Read Full Story

Didn't expect disloyalty from S.M. Krishna: NCP
New Delhi , Mar. 23 : Day after former Congress leader S.M. Krishna joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) dubbed his decision as 'opportunism' saying that a person of his reputation was not expected to be disloyal and selfish. Read Full Story

S.M. Krishna joined BJP for his 'personal greed': Congress
New Delhi , March, 22 : The Congress on Wednesday lashed out at the party's veteran leader S.M. Krishna after he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying that the grand-old party respected him but the former changed his allegiance for 'personal greed'. Read Full Story

Amit Shah welcomes Congress veteran S.M. Krishna, says BJP will now be stronger in Karnataka
New Delhi , March, 22 : Veteran Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister S.M. Krishna joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday and stated that he would like to rededicate himself to the cause of the nation under the saffron party's banner. Read Full Story

Former Congress veteran S M Krishna joins BJP
New Delhi, Mar 22 : Former Congress veteran S M Krishna, who earlier served various government posts, formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Krishna committing mistake by changing his 'principles' at this age: Mallikarjun Kharge
New Delhi , Mar 22 : Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Karge, on Wednesday said that former union minister S.M. Krishna is committing a big mistake by changing his principals at this age. Read Full Story

BJP will gain strength from S.M. Krishna's 'progressive image': Ananth Kumar
New Delhi Mar. 22 : Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar on Wednesday expressed his delight over former Congress veteran S.M. Krishna joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said the saffron party will get strength from his progressive image in Karnataka. Read Full Story

Caught on Cam: Man sneaks into college hostel, flees with women's innerwear
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 22 : A semi-naked miscreant man was caught on camera at night sneaking into ladies hostel of Maharani's Arts, Commerce and Management College for Women premises' in Bengaluru and stealing girl's innerwears which they left for drying. Read Full Story

Former Karnataka CM S.M. Krishna to join BJP today
New Delhi , Mar. 22 : Former Karnataka chief minister S.M. Krishna will join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today. Read Full Story

Karnataka Govt. files review petition in Jayalalithaa DA case
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 21 : The Karnataka Government on Tuesday filed a review petition in the Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case. Read Full Story

Cauvery row: SC orders Karnataka to release 2000 cusecs of water to TN
New Delhi , Mar. 21 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Karnataka Government to supply 2000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu every day. Read Full Story

Changing phase of Dalal Street by ATS
Bangalore (Karnataka) , Mar. 21 : Dalal Street has come a long way; known for capital market business had started under a banyan tree way back in 1875 where people used to gather to do business through Open Outcry. Buyer and seller would call out their offer and bid rates verbally, each trades were written on paper and settled after the day was over. Read Full Story

Marathi film Sairat to get Kannada remake
Mumbai, Mar 18 : Blockbuster Marathi film Sairat will be remade in Kannada. Read Full Story

All officers in Karnataka should learn Kannada: Siddaramaiah
Kalaburgi (Karnataka) , Mar. 18 : Karnatka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah on Saturday said all officers in the state should learn Kannada and officiate in the language. Read Full Story

Bengaluru IISc attack suspect arrested from Agartala
Agartala/Bengaluru , Mar.18 : The Karnataka Anti-Terror Squad and Tripura Police on Friday arrested a suspect from Jogendranagar area near Agartala in connection with the 2005 terror attack at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Officials asked to learn Kannada
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 18 : The Government of Karnataka has ordered the officers of the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) to implement Kannada as the administrative language in the state saying it would initiate an action against those who failed to do so. Read Full Story

Arunachal student case: Rijiju urges Karnataka Govt. to initiate strong action
New Delhi , Mar 17 : Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Friday said that he has urged Chief Minister Siddaramaiah-led Karnataka Government to take strong action in Arunachal Pradesh student's case where the lad from the north-eastern state was allegedly assaulted by his landlord and later forced to lick his shoes for using excessive water. Read Full Story

Karnataka abolishes additional excise on liquor, lifts VAT on wine, beer
Bengaluru (Karnataka) Mar. 15 : The Karnataka Government during the budget session has abolished additional excise on liquor and lifted the VAT on beer, wine, feni and hard liquor. Read Full Story

S.M. Krishna heads to Bengaluru, meeting with BJP leadership postponed
New Delhi , Mar. 15 : Former external affairs minister S.M. Krishna, who was supposed to meet the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership here this week in order to formally join the party, today headed back to Bengaluru as his sister has passed away. Read Full Story

Congress doesn't want interference in 'hereditary leadership': S.M. Krishna
Bengaluru (Karnataka), , Mar. 14 : Former external affairs minister S.M. Krishna, who is expected to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) soon, today alleged that the Congress Party does not want interference in hereditary leadership. Read Full Story

Northeast student thrashed by landlord files FIR
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 13: Higio Gungio, who was allegedly beaten and forced to lick his house owner's shoes on March 6, today filed an FIR and stated that the police should take strict action for this inhuman act. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: BJP activist hacked to death
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 14 : A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was allegedly mauled to death by unidentified assailants on Tuesday morning in Anekal, Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Karnataka : BJP councillor hacked to death by unidentified assailants
Bengaluru, Mar 14 : : A BJP Councillor and Dalit leader was hacked to death after being abducted by unknown persons in Anekal, Bengaluru's rural district, media reports said. Read Full Story

Congress slams 'right-wing' groups for attack on Kannada writer
New Delhi , Mar. 14: In the wake of the recent attack on Kannada writer Yogesh Master, Congress leader and legal advisor to the Government of Karnataka Brijesh Kalappa condemned the attack, stating that such attacks are common with writers who preach rationalism. Read Full Story

Karnataka CM condemns attack on Arunachal student
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 13 : Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah on Monday condemned the attack on arunachal student and dubbed it as 'shocking'. Read Full Story

North-east student thrashed: Rijiju says such incidents 'are very saddening'
New Delhi (India), Mar. 13 : Expressing grave concern over the recent incident in Bengaluru, Karnataka, where a student from north-east was thrashed by his landlord, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju today said such incidents in the country are very saddening especially at a time when we talk about the safety of Indians abroad. Read Full Story

Student from North-east attacked in Bengaluru, Home Ministry to look into it
Bengaluru/New Delhi, Mar 13 : Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday has said that his department, Ministry of Home Affairs, will look into the attack on a student from Arunachal Pradesh in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Read Full Story

Kannada writer Yogesh Master's face blackened, case registered
Devanagere (Karnataka) , Mar. 13 : A case has been registered after Kannada writer Yogesh Master's face was blackened by unidentified persons. Read Full Story

Kannada film producer Viresh arrested for molestation
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 13 : Kannada film producer Viresh V was arrested by police for allegedly molesting a girl. Read Full Story

K'taka CM orders probe into death due to food poisoning
Bangalore (Karnataka) , Mar. 9 : Expressing grief over the death of three students due to food poisoning, Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah on Thursday said he has directed the district authorities to conduct an investigation, determine the cause of death and take action against those responsible. Read Full Story

K'taka: EX-BJP MLA arrested after three students die of food poisoning
Tumkur (Karntaka) , Mar. 9 : Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kiran Kumar was on Thursday arrested in connection with the death of three students due to food poisoning at a boarding school in Karnataka. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Three students die to food poisoning, case registered
Tumkur (Karnataka) , Mar. 9 : A case has been registered in Karnataka's Huliyar Police Station after three students died due to food poisoning at a boarding school in Tumkur. Read Full Story

S.M. Krishna to join BJP, announces B.S. Yeddyurappa
New Delhi , Mar. 6 : Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Monday said the former external affair minister S.M. Krishna, who quit the Congress party in January, will soon join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read Full Story

Congress leader Kumar Bangarappa joins BJP
New Delhi , Mar. 3 : Congress leader and former minister Kumar Bangarappa on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read Full Story

Karnataka bribegate diary case led to scrapping Bengaluru steel flyover: BJP
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 03 : Rejoicing over the state government's announcement of scrapping the Bengaluru steel flyover project, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said it happened due to the recent Karnataka bribegate diary case. Read Full Story

Hunger strike by some app-cab drivers of Bengaluru continues
Bengaluru, Mar 2 : The hunger strike by a section of Ola and Uber app-cab drivers in Bengaluru entered its second day on Thursday, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Karnataka University postpones convocation to be addressed by JNU VC
Dharwad (Karnataka) , Mar. 2 : The Karnataka University on Thursday postponed its convocation programme, which was to be addressed by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar. Read Full Story

Karnataka bribegate diary case: BJP 'manufactured' plot, claims Congress
New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Coming out defiantly against the Karnataka bribegate diary case, the Congress on Sunday questioned its veracity, saying that the entire thing has been planted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read Full Story

Senior Cong. leader denies connection with Karnataka bribegate diary
New Delhi, , Feb. 25 : Senior Congress leader Motilal Vohra today denied any connection with the Karnataka bribegate diary case saying he knows nothing about it. Read Full Story

Bengaluru: BJP demands resignation of CM Siddaramaiah on alleged pay-off issue
Bengaluru, Feb 24 : BJP Yuva Morcha on Friday staged demonstration demanding resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for his alleged payoff to Congress high command, media reported. Read Full Story

Karnataka bus catches fire, woman killed
Bengaluru, Feb 21 : : An elderly woman was killed and four others were injured when Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus caught fire in the outskirts of the city, reports said. Read Full Story

Karnataka shocker: Father carries daughter's corpse on moped following hospital's apathy
Karnataka , Feb.21 : In yet another shocking case of apathy, a distraught father carried the body of his dead daughter to the hospital in in Karnataka's Tumkur district, as there were no ambulances available. Read Full Story

Karnataka: Nine killed, over 43 injured as tanker rams into tempo
Yadgir (Karnataka) , Feb. 21 : At least nine people were killed and 43 others suffered serious injuries following a deadly collision between a tempo and a cement tanker today in Karnataka's Yadgir district. Read Full Story

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