Three youths detained in Hampi pillar vandalism case

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Hampi : The police on Thursday detained three persons for vandalising the pillar of Vishnu Temple at World Heritage site Hampi. Superintendent of Police Arun Rangarajan told reporters here, “Two youths from Bihar were detained from Bengaluru, while another, a native of Madhya Pradesh, was picked up from Hyderabad. Two are employees of a private […]

CM declares holiday for schools, colleges 2 days as Shivakumara Swamiji death

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Tumkuru : Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy declared holiday for schools and colleges today and tomorrow on the passing away of Shivakumara Swamiji of Tumkuru Siddaganga Mutt. Three-day mourning announced in the state of Karnataka. Final rites of Siddaganga Seer will be conducted with full state honours tomorrow at 4.30 PM. The 111-year-old seer had undergone […]

Shivakumara Swami, “Walking God”, Dies At 111

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Tumakuru: The 111-year old pontiff of the Siddaganga Mutt Dr Sivakumara Swamiji passed away on Monday due to lung infection and other age-related ailments at his mutt in Tumakuru. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said, “Siddaganga Math seer Sri Shivakumara Swamiji passed away at 11.44 am today. Swamiji will be cremated tomorrow at 4.30 PM. He […]

HD Revanna warns of action against Golf Club for alleged violations

Saturday, December 29th, 2018

Bengaluru: Karnataka Public Works Minister H D Revanna on Friday, December 28 warned of action against the Bangalore Golf Club over alleged violations, including running a bar. The government had sent a notice in October for which there was no reply, he told reporters here. “We are issuing another notice and if the situation arises […]

Portfolio allocation of newly-inducted ministers won’t cause dismay: D K Shivakumar

Saturday, December 29th, 2018

Bengaluru: Minister and Senior Congress leader D K Shivakumar on Friday said fresh allocation of portfolios to newly-inducted ministers would not cause any dismay among the incumbents in the Congress-JDS coalition government. He also said he was expecting Congress President Rahul Gandhi to announce the portfolios of all the 22 Congress ministers today. “Allocation of […]

IPS officer Madhukar Shetty passes away

Saturday, December 29th, 2018

Bengaluru: Senior IPS officer from the State, K. Madhukar Shetty, 47, passed away at a hospital in Hyderabad on Friday. He was hospitalised for over a week on a suspected case of H1N1 infection-induced pneumonia. He underwent heart surgery on Wednesday and was on life support. He passed away at the hospital on Friday at […]

Kannada should stay as the main language across Karnataka: Siddaramaiah

Friday, December 28th, 2018

Bengaluru: The decision to have English as the medium of instruction in 1,000 government schools in the state from next academic year is set to become a new bone of contention between Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and his Congress predecessor Siddaramaiah. The Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JDS coalition government has moved ahead with its plan to have […]

CM Kumaraswamy demands Rs 2,434 crore relief for State

Friday, December 28th, 2018

New Delhi: In his series of meetings with Union Ministers, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has sought Rs 2434 crore for creating over 10 crore man hour jobs to tackle unprecedented drought. While raking up irrigation projects like Mekedatu and Mahadayi, Kumaraswamy has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider Upper Krishna Project (UKP) […]

Gauri Lankesh murder: Kavitha Lankesh to oppose CBI probe

Friday, December 28th, 2018

Bengaluru: Slain journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh’s sister Kavitha Lankesh on Thursday came out against any move to handover the probe in the case to the CBI, saying the Special Investigation Team of the Karnataka police had made a lot of progress, arresting 16 suspects. Kavitha said if the state government agreed to the CBI probe, she […]

Fun ride turns deadly, biker burnt alive

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

Kolar: A 20-year-old youth was charred to death after his bike collided with a private bus at Kolar-Bangarpet Road on Wednesday, December 26. The deceased is identified as Neeraj, a BE student of Reva engineering college and resident of Vivekanand Nagar of Bangarpet in Kolar district. The accident took place shortly after Neeraj and his […]

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