Probe into terror links : Govt seeks Interpol help

Friday, August 31st, 2012
R Ashok

Bangalore: Deputy Chief Minister R Ashok has said that Interpol help has been sought  to elicit more information on those having terror links, in the backdrop of arrest of 11 persons having links with the banned Indian Mujahedeen. He said union home minister Sushil Kumar Shindhe has been kept informed on the developments and added […]

14 dead as heavy rain lashes Rajasthan, Jaipur flooded

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
Rajastan Flood

Jaipur : Heavy rains killed at least 14 persons and rendered hundreds homeless in Rajasthan in the wee hours of Wednesday. Over 300 mm of rain was recorded in Jaipur tehsil and 170 mm in Jaipur city killing eight in the capital and two each in Jaipur rural, Dholpur and Dausa district. With predictions of […]

Home Minister appeals NE States people to return to Karnataka

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
Home Minister R Ashok

Bangalore:  State Home Minister R Ashok has appealed to the North Eastern States people who recently fled the state following SMS threats, to return to the state immediately. He has tried to convince them that the state was safe and no untoward incident has been reported. Ashok was speaking to reporters after having consultations with […]

Ramzan: Security stepped up in Bangalore

Sunday, August 19th, 2012
R.Ashok

Bangalore: Security arrangements have been stepped up in the capital Bangalore in the wake of Ramzan on August 20 and in the wake of the mass exodus of north eastern students from the capital after receiving threatening SMSes. Over 17000 police personnel including CRPF and RAF and KSRP jawans will be on security duty, informed […]

Assam violence fallout: Thousands of Northeast people flee Bangalore after rumours

Thursday, August 16th, 2012
Bangalore is safe

Bangalore: Rumour mongering over Assam violence has caused panic among the Northeastern students and professionals. An estimated 4,000 people who hail from the Northeast, but were living in Bangalore, are now rushing to leave the I-T city and return to their home states as a fallout of the recent communal clashes. This is because they […]

Women’s Commission report on Mangalore homestay attack makes no mention of Hindu Jagarana Vedike

Thursday, August 9th, 2012
Manjula

Bangalore: The Karnataka State Women’s Commission has submitted its five page report on the Morning Mist Homestay attack in Mangalore, to the home minister R Ashok on August 9, Thursday. Interestingly, the report which makes no mention of the Hindu Jagarana Vedike activists who masterminded the attack, at the same time demanded action against the […]

Over 150 government doctors in DK, Udupi resign as mark of protest

Monday, August 6th, 2012
Stethoscope

Mangalore : Reports say that over 150 doctors affiliated to the Karnataka Government Medical Officers’ Association in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts, have tendered their resignation  as per the call given by the state unit of the association in support of several of their demands. It is learnt, nearly 65 doctors from Dakshina Kannada and […]

Mangalore Moral policing incident: Accused to be booked under Goonda Act

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
Mangalore Moral policing incident: Accused to be booked under Goonda Act

Bangalore: State Home Minister R Ashok has said that the accused in the case of attack on Morning Mist would be booked under Goonda Act. Speaking in the Legislative Council, he said there was no question of showing any leniency to anyone accused in this case. The Home Minister said the Morning Mist home stay […]

KSRTC launches hi-tech Airavat Bliss, Superia buses

Thursday, July 19th, 2012
KSRTC Bus

Bangalore: State Deputy Chief Minister and transport minister R Ashok, have launched six new buses of the KSRTC  namely Airavat Bliss and  Airavat Superia in Bangalore on Wednesday. The  buses have a chemical toilet, pantry and Wi-Fi connectivity and individual TV sets. Four of the buses will be operative on the Bangalore-Chennai route and two […]

Home Minister Ashok visits sea erosion prone areas in Kundapur

Friday, June 8th, 2012
R-Ashok-Rao

Kundapur: State Home Minister R Ashok visited the Kodi and other places in Kundapur which are likely to face sea erosion problems during monsoons.  Assuring immediate steps to check sea erosion in the state, he also promised to bring the problem to the notice of the Chief Minister. On the Naxal menace, he said the […]

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