Gold medalist boxer Rishu Mittal forced to work as maid

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
Rishu Mittal

New Delhi: In a shocking disclosure, gold medal boxer Rishu Mittal from Haryana has been forced to work as a maid in order to pay her school fees. Despite Indian sport slowly improving with better infrastructure and greater funding, the plight of Mittal is truly shocking. Mittal won a gold medal at state level championship […]

Rohini’s husband refutes government statement

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Bengaluru : Sudhir Reddy, the husband of IAS officer Rohini Sindhuri, has taken strong objection to the State government stating that she had shared more than cordial relationship with her batchmate D K Ravi, who died under mysterious circumstances on March 16. In his objections, Reddy, the petitioner, has said the statement was uncalled for, wholly […]

Karnataka budget: Petrol, liquor, tobacco to be costlier

Friday, March 13th, 2015
CM Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru : Liquor and tobacco products are set to become more expensive as CM Siddaramaiah increased the VAT on them from between 17 to 24 percent, while presenting his 10th state budget on Friday. He also announced 1 percent hike in tax on petrol and diesel in the state budget for 2015-16. There was a […]

Police sub-inspector beats up his daughter on a street in Bengaluru

Friday, March 13th, 2015
police beats up

Bengaluru : A man, said to be a Tamil Nadu police sub-inspector, allegedly beat up his daughter on a street in Bengaluru with about 50 people simply watching it with pictures of the incident posted on a Facebook page by a techie going viral. A city-based programme manager at a tech firm has posted pictures […]

Dedicated channel to air State legislature proceedings

Thursday, March 5th, 2015
Roshan Baig

Bengaluru : The State government is making preparations to launch a dedicated channel to broadcast the State legislature proceedings, said Minister for Infrastructure Development, Information and Haj R Roshan Baig on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters at the KPCC office here, he said the presiding officers of both the Assembly and the Council had already approved […]

Corporates cheer the Budget 2015, not much for middle class

Saturday, February 28th, 2015
Finance minister Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance minister Arun Jaitley has focused more on reforms and less on populism in his first full year Budget. Corporate class can cheer over the reforms and cut in corporate tax but middle class seems to be disappointed by the budget as income-tax slab remains unchanged. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had informed his […]

Rail Budget spares fare hike, promises modern, global network

Thursday, February 26th, 2015
Railway Budget

New Delhi: Keeping passenger fares unchanged, Minister Suresh Prabhu presented his maiden budget for Indian Railways Thursday, promising to balance passenger needs and long-term interests of the organisation to benchmark it globally on quality, safety and reach. Nine more high-speed trains, faster speed of existing trains, Wi-Fi in 400 stations, user-friendly ladders to mount upper […]

People throng Palace to watch royal procession

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Mysuru : Slogans were rented in the air soon after Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, the adopted son of Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, began his procession in the historical silver chariot from the Aane Bagilu of the Amba Vilas Palace, on Monday evening. Though the procession was delayed by over an hour, people waited to catch a glimpse of […]

Gujarat: Eight rebel BJP leaders want to join AAP

Monday, February 16th, 2015
Arvind Kejriwal

Vadodara: Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP may gain control of a taluka (tehsil) panchayat in Gujarat, the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as eight rebel BJP members on Monday said they wanted to join it. Savli taluka panchayat, with a total of 17 members, was controlled by BJP, which had 10 members. Congress has six […]

Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as the eighth Chief Minister of Delhi

Saturday, February 14th, 2015
Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi : AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal today took oath as the eighth Chief Minister of Delhi at the historic Ramlila Ground here, exactly a year after he quit from the post on the Lokpal issue. Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung administered the oath of office and secrecy to Kejriwal and six other ministers as a […]