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Coca-Cola founder sold shikanji, McDonald's boss ran dhaba: RaGa

11 Jun 2018

Coca-Cola founder sold shikanji, McDonald's boss ran dhaba: RaGa

At an OBC outreach rally in New Delhi Monday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi spoke about lack of opportunities in India, while 'interestingly' comparing it to the US.

What are BJP's and Congress's strategy for Karnataka polls?

25 Feb 2018

What are BJP's and Congress's strategy for Karnataka polls?

In about a month, Election Commission (EC) will announce the schedule for the Karnataka Assembly polls. As the battle draws close, BJP and Congress have rolled up their sleeves for the big fight.

Karnataka CM launches mobile Indira canteens in Bengaluru

27 Jan 2018

Karnataka CM launches mobile Indira canteens in Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah recently flagged off 24 mobile Indira Canteens. The canteens were launched to make the state hunger-free by serving food to the poor at subsidized rates.

Two dropped cockroach in Indira Canteen meal for 'publicity', arrested

23 Oct 2017

Two dropped cockroach in Indira Canteen meal for 'publicity', arrested

Karnataka police have arrested two men for allegedly dropping a cockroach in a meal served at Indira Canteen for 'publicity'.

Another Rahul Gandhi gaffe: Congress VP walks into women's toilet!

12 Oct 2017

Another Rahul Gandhi gaffe: Congress VP walks into women's toilet!

In recent times, Rahul Gandhi has stayed clear of humorous gaffes and embarrassing blunders. His claim to fame has actually been in an opposite direction - witty one-liners on the Narendra Modi government have catapulted him into the limelight.

Bengaluru: Karnataka gears up for Vidhana Soudha's diamond jubilee

12 Oct 2017

Bengaluru: Karnataka gears up for Vidhana Soudha's diamond jubilee

Karnataka is all set to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Vidhana Soudha on October 25th.

Another Rahul Gandhi gaffe: 'Gandhi, Nehru, Azad were NRIs'

22 Sep 2017

Another Rahul Gandhi gaffe: 'Gandhi, Nehru, Azad were NRIs'

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is once again in the news for a fresh gaffe. During his US visit, he urged NRIs to work for India just like 'NRIs' Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Chandra Shekhar Azad did.

No breakfast at Indira Canteen for K'taka Congress President Parameshwara

06 Sep 2017

No breakfast at Indira Canteen for K'taka Congress President Parameshwara

Karnataka Congress President G Parameshwara conducted a random check at the Indira Canteen in Bengaluru's Ganganagar.

Moved by the response at Indira canteens: Karnataka Minister

03 Sep 2017

Moved by the response at Indira canteens: Karnataka Minister

After recording a footfall of nearly 15 lakh at Indira Canteens within only three weeks, Karnataka Government has decided to start such canteens in seven government hospitals across in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru: Man fails to repay Rs. 4000; caged-in with dogs

03 Sep 2017

Bengaluru: Man fails to repay Rs. 4000; caged-in with dogs

Hareesh, a 32-year-old daily wage worker, was allegedly locked in a dog-cage in Karnataka's Madikeri town by former employer Kishan as he failed to repay a Rs. 4,000 loan.

Blue Whale Challenge: Bengaluru sixth-most curious about the deadly game

30 Aug 2017

Blue Whale Challenge: Bengaluru sixth-most curious about the deadly game

India is so curious about the "Blue Whale Challenge" that seven of its cities featured on the list of top 10 global cities searching for the deadly game.

Indira Canteens: Political move or the future of food security?

25 Aug 2017

Indira Canteens: Political move or the future of food security?

Bengaluru recently witnessed the launch of Indira Canteens, but their main purpose was overlooked in all the noise surrounding the celebrations.

Recent incessant rains in Bengaluru break 127-year-old record

16 Aug 2017

Recent incessant rains in Bengaluru break 127-year-old record

The MET department said Bengaluru received 128.7mm rainfall on Monday, which is the highest rainfall received in a single day since 1890. This makes up 88% of the rain expected during the entire month.

Breakfast, dinner at Rs. 5, 10 at Bengaluru's Indira Canteens

16 Aug 2017

Breakfast, dinner at Rs. 5, 10 at Bengaluru's Indira Canteens

The Karnataka government's ambitious Indira Canteens, which will offer breakfast for Rs. 5 and dinner for Rs. 10, was inaugurated today.

Bengaluru residents get coloured water because of illegal dyeing units

26 Apr 2017

Bengaluru residents get coloured water because of illegal dyeing units

Residents of Shanti Nagar in Bengaluru buy bottled water as their taps give out blue and maroon coloured water; this is because illegal cloth dyeing units are polluting Bengaluru's water sources.

Karnataka's most photographed tiger dies of starvation

06 Apr 2017

Karnataka's most photographed tiger dies of starvation

'Prince', the most photographed tiger of the state of Karnataka, died of starvation, leaving wildlife photographers and enthusiasts in sorrow.