Journalist arrested for provocative speech

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Kodagu: The Gonikoppa police, on Monday night arrested a journalist for derogatory remarks made against Prophet Mohammed while opposing the government-organised Tipu Jayanthi celebrations. The arrested, Santhosh Thammaiah works as an editor at Hosadigantha(Jnanabharathi Prakashana). Reportedly Santhosh had delivered a defamatory speech against Prophet Mohammed at the ‘Tipu KaraalaDinagalu’ programme held at Freedom Fighters Hall […]

State funeral for Ananth Kumar: Tricolour to fly at half mast

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Bengaluru: The national flag will fly at half mast throughout the country on Monday as a mark of respect to Union Minister Ananth Kumar, who passed away in the early hours, the Home Ministry announced. The Central government will also accord a state funeral to the Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister. “Following the unfortunate demise of […]

Union Minister Ananth Kumar Dies At 59

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Bengaluru : Senior BJP leader and cabinet minister Ananth Kumar died at a hospital in Bengaluru this morning. He was 59. The union minister was suffering from cancer and had returned from the US last month after treatment at a cancer institute in New York. Mr Kumar’s wife Tejaswini and two daughters were with him […]

State govt celebrates ‘Tipu Jayanthi’ amid tight security

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government Saturday celebrated the birth anniversary of the controversial 18th century ruler of the erstwhile Mysore Kingdom, Tipu Sultan, bringing the state under a thick security blanket amid threats of protest by the BJP and many Hindu outfits. Calling Tipu a “religious bigot”, the state BJP unit had urged the JDS-Congress coalition […]

Former legislator Tungala dies at 83

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Bagalkot: Former MLA Babureddi Venkappa Tungala breathed his last at the Jamakhandi Sharada Hospital in the wee hours of Friday, November 9. He was 83. He had won the Assembly election from Bilgi constituency of Bagalkot in 1985. He used to bring out a journal called Kurukshetra.

CCB issues notice to Janardhana Reddy

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Bengaluru: A day after conducting searches at his Ballari residence, the Central Crime Branch on Friday issued a notice asking mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy, who is absconding, to appear before it on November 11. Reddy is wanted in connection with money transaction amounting to crores of rupees allegedly linked to a ponzi scheme. The […]

Bypolls: It’s almost a certain win for JD(S)’Anitha Kumaraswamy in Ramanagara

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Ramanagara: Elections turned out to be a one-sided affair at the Ramanagara assembly constituency, where BJP candidate L Chandrashekar extended his support to the coalition candidate and Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy’s wife Anitha Kumaraswamy at the last moment. With no serious competition left for Anitha, her victory is almost assured as voting was brisk […]

Sabarimala temple open again, will close Tuesday at 10 PM

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Sabarimala : Fifteen policewomen have been posted for security at the Sabarimala shrine in Kerala, for the first time in its history. Their main qualification for this job is that all are 50 and above, compliant with the temple’s ban on women of a menstrual age or between 10 and 50 years. Many of the […]

Venue for Tippu Jayanthi celebration changed: Dr G Parameshwar

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Bengaluru: Deputy Chief Minister Dr G Parameshwar on Monday, said that the venue for Tipu Jayanthi celebration has been changed from Vidhana Soudha Banquet hall to Ravindra Kalakshetra in order to maintain law and order. Addressing the press, after attending a meeting with regard to Tipu Jayanthi celebration he said that the BJP and saffron […]

Sabarimala as temple opens for special prayer today

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Kerala: As the Lord Ayyappa temple opens on Monday for a special puja, a thick security cover has been put in place after violent protests were witnessed last month against the entry of women of all ages into the shrine. Orders banning assembly of four or more people have been imposed in Sabarimala and nearby […]

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