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Women don't sleep after being raped: Karnataka HC

25 Jun 2020

Women don't sleep after being raped: Karnataka HC

It is unbecoming of an Indian woman to sleep after being raped, the Karnataka High Court said on Monday as it handed over a pre-arrest bail to the accused.

Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history

A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court will pronounce verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute at 10:30 am today.

Death sentence for serial killer, rapist 'Cyanide' Mohan Kumar

26 Oct 2019

Death sentence for serial killer, rapist 'Cyanide' Mohan Kumar

A Mangaluru court on Thursday sentenced infamous serial killer 'Cyanide' Mohan Kumar for the rape and murder of an Anganwadi worker from Bantwal in Dakshina Kannada district in 2005.

Bengaluru police fined Rs. 1L for wrongly arresting Facebook-page admin

12 Oct 2019

Bengaluru police fined Rs. 1L for wrongly arresting Facebook-page admin

The Karnataka High Court on Friday imposed a fine of Rs. 1 lakh on Bengaluru police for registering FIRs against the administrator of a Facebook page.

DK Shivakumar arrested: Congress cries foul, Yediyurappa "isn't happy"

04 Sep 2019

DK Shivakumar arrested: Congress cries foul, Yediyurappa "isn't happy"

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday night arrested DK Shivakumar, Congress' strongman in Karnataka, in connection to a money laundering case. The agency moved for his arrest after grilling him several times in the last couple of days.

ED summons Congress leader Shivakumar to appear before it

30 Aug 2019

ED summons Congress leader Shivakumar to appear before it

For those who don't know, DK Shivakumar has established himself as the go-to person whenever Congress runs into trouble in Karnataka.

Why can't Rahul Dravid vote this time: Details here

16 Apr 2019

Why can't Rahul Dravid vote this time: Details here

In an ironical incident, former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid, who is Karnataka election body's ambassador, won't be able to cast his vote this time as his name was excluded from the list.

BJP fields 28-year-old Tejasvi Surya from Bangalore South

26 Mar 2019

BJP fields 28-year-old Tejasvi Surya from Bangalore South

After high-octane discussions, Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday fielded 28-year-old Tejasvi Surya from prestigious Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat.

Desperate for government job, man forges PM's signature

29 Dec 2018

Desperate for government job, man forges PM's signature

The race to secure a government job in India is tough, and people go to extreme lengths to acquire such employment.

Illegal-hoarding drive: Karnataka HC slams top-cop for BBMP officials' assault

04 Aug 2018

Illegal-hoarding drive: Karnataka HC slams top-cop for BBMP officials' assault

"Hooliganism has to be the last thing in Bengaluru," thundered Karnataka HC Chief justice yesterday, while taking serious note on the attack on BBMP workers and officials who were removing illegal hoardings in Ramamurthynagar on Thursday.

Karnataka court awards life-term to man 11-days after murdering wife

08 Jul 2018

Karnataka court awards life-term to man 11-days after murdering wife

A Karnataka court has sentenced a 75-year-old man to life imprisonment for killing his wife, just 11 days after the crime took place.

CM Kumaraswamy doesn't think Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' should release in Karnataka

06 Jun 2018

CM Kumaraswamy doesn't think Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' should release in Karnataka

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has suggested the makers of Rajinikanth starrer 'Kaala' to avoid releasing the film in the state, given the present circumstances.

Woman to High Court: Strike down government order, allow organ-donation

17 May 2018

Woman to High Court: Strike down government order, allow organ-donation

A 48-year-old woman has appealed to the Karnataka High Court to strike down a government order that is preventing her from donating one of her kidneys to a family friend.

Bengaluru: Karnataka Lokayukta P Vishwanatha Shetty stabbed in office

07 Mar 2018

Bengaluru: Karnataka Lokayukta P Vishwanatha Shetty stabbed in office

Karnataka Lokayukta, Justice P Vishwanatha Shetty, was stabbed multiple times by a man who went to meet him in his office in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

Karnataka Lokayukta stabbed "multiple times" in Bengaluru office; one arrested

07 Mar 2018

Karnataka Lokayukta stabbed "multiple times" in Bengaluru office; one arrested

In an extremely shocking incident, Karnataka's senior-most anti-corruption ombudsman, Lokayukta Justice P Vishwanatha Shetty was today stabbed repeatedly in his office.

Karnataka High Court to become first paperless court

19 Jan 2018

Karnataka High Court to become first paperless court

The Karnataka government has recently decided to implement Integrated Court Case Management System (ICCMS) for its courts. The implementation of the system will convert the state's high court and its benches at Hubballi-Dharawad and Kalaburagi into paperless courts.

No interim order on tobacco pictorial warning, hearing in January

22 Dec 2017

No interim order on tobacco pictorial warning, hearing in January

Several petitions had been filed against the Karnataka HC's recent order quashing mandatory pictorial warnings covering 85% of tobacco packs. It put the compulsory coverage at 40%.

HC: Reduce tobacco graphic warnings size from 85% to 40%

16 Dec 2017

HC: Reduce tobacco graphic warnings size from 85% to 40%

On 16th December, Karnataka High Court (HC) quashed the 2014 amendment rules that required graphic health warnings to cover 85% of packaging on tobacco products.

Karnataka HC denies 17-year-old rape victim's abortion plea

03 Sep 2017

Karnataka HC denies 17-year-old rape victim's abortion plea

The Karnataka HC denied permission for undergoing an abortion to a 17-year-old rape survivor who is over 20 weeks pregnant.

Actor-Cricketer Dhruv Sharma passes away in Bengaluru

01 Aug 2017

Actor-Cricketer Dhruv Sharma passes away in Bengaluru

Speech and hearing impaired Dhruv Sharma, who went on to become Sandalwood actor and professional cricket player, died from multiple-organ failure in Bengaluru today.

Karnataka: 11 civic corporations will soon have free Wi-Fi services

30 Jun 2017

Karnataka: 11 civic corporations will soon have free Wi-Fi services

The Karnataka government is set to put in place a system that will provide free Wi-Fi service to 11 municipal corporation limits and 2,500 gram panchayats.

Karnataka:Study finds examples of gender stereotyping in NCERT books

28 Jun 2017

Karnataka:Study finds examples of gender stereotyping in NCERT books

A study conducted by Action Aid India, a child rights NGO, found glaring examples of gender bias and gender stereotypes in primary school NCERT textbooks.

Bengaluru's college students to design Hyperloop pod

24 May 2017

Bengaluru's college students to design Hyperloop pod

25 students from Bengaluru's premier colleges will gather to build their idea of a pod, a vehicle meeting the high-speed norms of Hyperloop, a futuristic transport system.

Mysuru Palace fire damages ticket counter, compound wall

12 May 2017

Mysuru Palace fire damages ticket counter, compound wall

A fire which broke out at an ATM-kiosk inside Mysuru Palace caused damage to parts of the palace's gate, the compound wall near the ticket counter and the counter.

Bengaluru cinemas, restaurants ordered to provide clean drinking water free

25 Apr 2017

Bengaluru cinemas, restaurants ordered to provide clean drinking water free

Multiplexes and restaurants in Bengaluru have been directed by a consumer court to provide clean drinking water to their customers for free.

Bengaluru Police will soon have its own bomb squad

11 Apr 2017

Bengaluru Police will soon have its own bomb squad

Currently, Bengaluru has just one Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) which belongs to the state intelligence and not the city police.

Karnataka High Court directs closure of Kingfisher Airlines

21 Nov 2016

Karnataka High Court directs closure of Kingfisher Airlines

After mounting debts and losses, India's Kingfisher Airlines was asked to wind up in an order issued by the Karnataka High Court.