Three-year-old girl sexually assaulted near Bangalore

Bangalore, July 22 : A three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a juvenile in a village 30 km from here while her parents were away from home, police said Tuesday.

Karnataka CM's 'Is this the only news you are having' comment on rape of Bangalore minor stirs controversy

Bangalore, July 22 : Even as parents' continued to protest over the rape of a six-year-old girl in Bangalore, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday controversially distanced himself from the event when he asked the media if it is the only news they had that they could report on.

KSCA All-India cricket: Orissa CA snatch slender lead

Bangalore, July 22 : Orissa CA snatched a crucial one-run lead against Haryana CA on the third and penultimate day of the KSCA All-India cricket tournament here Monday.

Karnataka CM miffed over media queries on rape

Bangalore, July 22 : Rattled by the non-stop media coverage of the spate of rapes in the city, a miffed Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Tuesday asked reporters if they had no news other than 'rape' to cover.

Bangalore rape case: NHRC's notice to Karnataka

New Delhi, July 22 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday asked the Karnataka government to send a report on the alleged rape of a six-year-old in a private school in Bangalore.

Bangalore rape case: Top cop visits school, meets parents

Bangalore, July 22 : Bangalore's new Police Commissioner M.N. Reddi Tuesday visited the school where a six-year-old student was allegedly raped, and discussed with parents their problems and measures needed for children's safety.

Bangalore rape fallout: Top cops transferred

Bangalore, July 21 : As a fallout of the alleged rape of a six-year-old student in a private school and other rape cases in the city, the Karnataka government Monday transferred Bangalore police commissioner Raghavendra Auradkar and Additional Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Kamal Pant.

Avinash's double ton puts KSCA on top

Bangalore, July 21 : An unbeaten 200 (294b, 16x4, 4x6) by KC Avinash coupled with Shreyas Gopal's 150 (210b, 18x4,1x6) put Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) XI in command against Tripura CA at stumps on the second day of the KSCA All-India cricket tournament, here Monday.

Widespread agitation by BJP wings against rape incidents in Karnataka

Bangalore, Jul 21 : Widespread agitation by BJP wings was witnessed in the IT hub Bangalore in protest against alleged increase in rape and sexual assault incidents in the state, besides demand for resignation of Home Minister K J George.

Stringent Goonda Act to be slapped on Rape accused

Bangalore, Jul 21 : On the defensive following a series of rapes reported in the state, Karnataka government will soon amend laws to ensure that stringent 'Goonda Act' is slapped on the accused in all rape and sexual assault cases, Home Minister K J George today said.

Bangalore rape: Angry students clash with police

Bangalore, July 21 : Several students were injured Monday in a clash with police at a private school here while staging a demonstration against the school management over the alleged rape of a six-year-old student July 2.

Skating instructor held in Bangalore school rape case

Bangalore, July 20 : Musthafa, a 30-year-old skating instructor at a private school here, was arrested late Sunday on charges of sexually assaulting a six-year-old student in a classroom three weeks ago that rocked this city and outraged hundreds of parents.

Khod, Dalal slam tons for Haryana CA

Bangalore, July 20 : Centuries by Abhimanyu Khod (176 not out, 257b, 25x4) and Rahul Dalal (136, 152b, 19x4, 3x6) powered Haryana Cricket Association to 411 4 in 86 overs against Odisha CA on the opening day of their four-day match here Sunday in the All-India cricket tournament being conducted by the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA).

Police to enforce safety steps in Bangalore schools

Bangalore, July 20 : In the wake of rising crimes against women, especially sexual assaults on girls and minors in the city, police have drafted a set of guidelines for their safety and security in schools across the city, a top official said Sunday.

Women rights activist condemns Karnataka govt.'s silence on minor's rape

New Delhi, July 19 : All India Progressive Women's Association (AIPWA) Secretary Kavita Krishnan criticised Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for being silent over the rape case of a minor in Bangalore's school.

Bangalore rape: Parents outraged over delay in arrests

Bangalore, July 19 : The delay in arresting the two teachers accused of sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl in a private school here has outraged hundreds of parents who Saturday took out a protest march against police and the school management.

Angry Bangalore parents demand arrest of child's rapists

Bangalore, July 18 : Hundreds of enraged parents Friday demanded arrest of the two teachers accused of sexually assaulting a six-year-old student in a private school here, even as the Karnataka government directed the ICSE board to cancel the school's recognition.

Another rape in Bangalore; 17-year-old seminary student the victim

Bangalore, July 17 : A 17-year-old seminary student was allegedly raped in the city's north-east suburb Wednesday by three unidentified men, a police official late Thursday.

Karnataka asked to take action in Bangalore rape case

New Delhi, July 17 : The centre Thursday asked Karnataka to take action on the alleged sexual assault of a six-year-old student by two teachers during school hours in Bangalore.

Bengaluru signs Puma as kit sponsor

Bangalore, July 17 : I-League champions Bengaluru FC have signed up with sports apparel manufacturer Puma as their kit sponsor not only for the senior squad but also for the club's junior side.

Parts of Karnataka continue to get good rains, farmers happy

Bangalore, Jul 17 : Heavy rains continued in coastal and hilly districts of Karnataka raising hopes of reservoirs filling to the brim and agricultural activities resuming with full force.

Protest over release of water to Tamil Nadu from Cauvery

Mandya, Karnataka, Jul 17 : The release of water from the Cauvery river to Tamil Nadu despite the water-level in KRS reservoir not reaching full capacity has triggered protests at various places in Mandya district.

4 killed as bus hits autorickshaw

Kurnool, Jul 17 : Four people were killed and six injured when a state-run-bus from Karnataka dashed against an autorickshaw near Adoni town in the district today.

Thales Chairman to Visit India in November

Bangalore, Jul 17 : Thales CEO Jean-Bernard Lavy has expressed keen desire to take forward the on-going business activities in India in cooperation with HAL.

Govt has tightened norms against illegal sand mining: CM

Bangalore, Jul 17 : Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah today said the government had initiated stringent action against those who indulge in illegal sand mining in the state and was committed to root out the 'sand Mafia'.

Karnataka to end private ration shops

Bangalore, Jul 17 : In an attempt to end corruption, the Karnataka government has decided to discontinue distribution of foodgrains of Public Distribution System (PDS) through private ration shops.

IMR much lower in Karnataka: Survey

Bangalore, Jul 17 : Karnataka has registered 32 deaths per 1000 births average infant mortality rate in Karnataka in much below the national average of 42 deaths per 1000 births in the country, economic survey 2013-14 stated.

2 killed as motorcycles collide with each other

Bidar, Karnataka, Jul 17 : Two persons speeding on motorcycles were killed when their bikes dashed against each other at Amalapur crossing in Bidar Taluk here today.

Parents protest against molestation of 6-yr-old school girl

Bangalore, Jul 17 : Hundreds of parents gathered in front of a private school demanding immediate arrest of two staff members who alleged to have sexually assaulted a six year-old girl student on July 2.

Rape case: BJP demands sacking of Karnataka HM K J George

Bangalore, Jul 17 : The opposition BJP today staged a walkout in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly demanding resignation of Home Minister K J George for his failure to act over the case relating to sexual assault on a post-graduate student in the city last week and his failure to ensure law and order in the state which has been witnessing serious incidents of crime.

Bhagamandala & Hosanagara receives 17 cm rainfall in the State

Bangalore, Jul 17 : Following is a summary of observations recorded in weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Rainfall occurred at most places over Coastal Karnataka and at a few places over Interior Karnataka.

Parents outraged over sexual assault on minor

Bangalore, July 17 : Hundreds of outraged parents Thursday stormed into a private school here, protesting against the alleged sexual assault on a six-year-old student by two teachers during school hours.

Parents storm Bangalore school after child's rape

Bangalore, July 17 : Hundreds of outraged parents Thursday stormed into a private school here, protesting the alleged sexual assault of a six-year-old student by two staff members.

Digitally restored 'Kasturi Nivasa' ready for release

Chennai, July 17 : Late Kannada superstar Rajkumar's 1971 classic "Kasturi Nivasa" has been digitally restored in colour, says producer K.C.N. Mohan, who is planning to release the film in August in cinemas.

BSP leader's son held in sexual assault case

Bangalore, July 17 : Hyder Nasir, 24, son of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Sheik Bahadur, was arrested here in a sexual assault case, registered against him and five others on a complaint by the victim, police said late Wednesday.

Bahrain asks HAL to maintain its Hawk fleet

Bangalore, July 16 : Bahrain has asked the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) to maintain the advanced jet trainer Hawk fleet of its air force.

Karnataka to probe private power purchase deals

Bangalore, July 15 : A Karnataka legislative committee would inquire into the exorbitant expenditure incurred by the exchequer in purchasing power from private producers in the last eight years, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said Tuesday.

Nike launches new football App

Bangalore (Karnataka), July 10 : Nike Football dominated the digital landscape globally before and during the tournament in Brasil. Now, as attention begins to move to the start of the domestic seasons, Nike Football launches a new digital and mobile application that will feature the best of the world's leading football brand in one place.

Siddaramaiah rules out inquiry into cash-for-vote issue

Bangalore, Jul 9 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said the state government would send a report to the Union Home Ministry over the CD episode which involved Janata Dal(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy in cash-for-vote controversy.

Karnataka mulling to have separate Directorate for Panchayat Raj

Bangalore, Jul 9 : The Karnataka Government is seriously contemplating to set up a separate Directorate or Commissionerate for Panchayat Raj to strengthen the institution which are considered as local government, Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj H K Patil said today.

Compulsory water harvesting norms to be extended to all towns

Bangalore, Jul 9 : Karnataka government will make it mandatory for rain harvesting units to be included in newly built houses in smaller cities and towns.

Karnataka to raise height of Alamatti Reservoir

Bangalore, Jul 9 : Karnataka government would take up the work on increasing the height of Alamatti Reservoir across the Krishna river in Bagalkot district once the Union Government issues gazette notification of the Tribunal award.

Karnataka to set up Rural Development & Panchayat Raj University

Bangalore, Jul 9 : Karnataka Government has decided to set up Rural Development and Panchayat Raj University in the state.

Karnataka has potential to generate Rs 85,000 cr revenue in 10 yrs

Bangalore, Jul 9 : With its vast potential, Karnataka can generate Rs 85,000 crore revenue from tourism in the next 10 years besides creating 43 lakh jobs in the state.

Karnataka CM dubs rail budget disappointing

Bangalore, July 8 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Tuesday dubbed the railway budget for 2014-15 disappointing as its proposals failed to meet the expectations of the people in the state.

Seers offer pooja to appease rain gods at Cauvery birthplace

Mysore, Jul 8 : Religious leaders from across South India today performed special 'parjanya japayajna' to appease rain gods that have been delayed in arrival at the birthplace of river Cauvery at Talacauvery, about 170 km from here.

Youth including former MP's son create ruckus in eatery

Mysore, Jul 8 : Police have booked cases against five youth, including son of former Mysore-Kodagu Congress MP A H Vishwanath, on charges of creating a fracas at an eatery on the outskirts of Hunsur town, about 40 km from here.

Banks fail to credit interest subsidy to Students a/c

Gulbarga, Karnataka, July 8: The North East Teachers Association President M B Ambalagi today alleged the Banks had failed to deposit the subsidy amount of Rs 224.74 crore released by the Department of Human Resources to students account to pay the interest on Eeucation loans in the state.

Mysore Royal Family to continue 'private durbar' during Dasara

Mysore, Jul 8 : The last scion of the Mysore Royal Family, Ms Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, widow of Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar today said Dasara, being the most important festival in the religious calendar of the family, will continue with the customary and traditional practices observed by family despite the year being spent in mourning.

Karnataka chambers find rail budget on track

Bangalore, July 8 : Business chambers and industry captains in Karnataka Tuesday hailed the NDA government's maiden Railway Budget and termed its proposals as being on the right track.

Only one premium, four express trains for Karnataka

Bangalore, July 8 : Karnataka from where Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda hails, got only one premium train, four express trains and three passenger trains in the maiden railway budget he presented Tuesday.

High speed train from Mysore to Chennai

Bangalore, July 8 : A high speed train would be introduced from Mysore to Chennai via Bangalore by upgrading the present rail network, Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said Tuesday.

Centre for relief from chronic pain opens in Bangalore

Bangalore, July 7 : A specialty centre for giving relief from chronic pain affecting any part of the body was opened here Monday.

Modernisation of Railways need of the hour: FKCCI

Bangalore, Jul 7 : Business bodies in Karnataka today urged the Centre to take up on top priority, modernisation of Indian Railways, which needed huge resources to the extent of Rs 5,6 lakh crore.

Farmers protest against Kudagi police firing

Mysore, Jul 7 : The activists of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) and Hasiru Sene today staged a demonstration here, condemning Saturday's Police firing on protesting farmers at Kudagi in Bijapur and also urged for redressal of rural area's problems.

Cong stonewall opposition demand for debate on police firing

Bangalore, Jul 7 : The ruling Congress today stone walled opposition move to seek an adjournment motion in the Karnataka Legislative Council on the issue of police firing on farmers in Kudgi village in Bijapur district on July 5.

Ready for probe over 'cash-for-seat' allegation: HDK

Bangalore, Jul 7 : Being at the receiving end after an audio CD, accusing him of involvement in cash-for-Legislative Council seat scam, was unearthed, Janata Dal (S) leader H D Kumaraswamy today claimed he was clean and was ready to face any probe.

Major policy thrust needed for telecommunication sector: Expert

Bangalore, Jul 7 : With India emerging as the world's second largest telecommunications market with nearly one billion subscribers there is need to have a major policy thrust Edgar Dias, Regional Director of Brocade, India, has said.

Mandya Zilla Panchyat to take up drive to popularise NBA

Mandya, Karnataka, Jul 7 : The Mandya Zilla Panchyat will take up massive drive to popularize Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan(NBA) scheme in rural areas in the district with providing individual toilets to 1.02 lakhs households.

Gowda urges PM, Rly Minister to clear pending work in K'taka

Hassan, Karantaka, Jul 7 : Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda has said that he has appealed to Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to complete long-pending railway projects such as Hassan-Bangalore rail line and track doubling between Mysore-Bangalore.