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10 Aug 2018

Janata Dal (Secular)

Don't grow money: Kumaraswamy on flak about delaying funds' allocation

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, on Thursday, said he doesn't grow money on trees, while responding to critics who accused him of delaying funds allocation.

09 Aug 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Kumaraswamy spent Rs. 42L of taxpayers' money on swearing-in!

The JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka sworn in more than two months ago hasn't exactly earned the love of the masses, mostly due to lack of projects and pending salaries.

07 Aug 2018


Rs. 24,000 scholarship for poor girls from AP, Telangana, Karnataka

Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting today announced the third edition of Santoor Women's Scholarship program to help poor girl students pursue a degree of a minimum three-year period.

06 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu

Govt trying to start 5 river inter-linking projects in FY19

The government is trying to start work on five river inter-linking projects in the current fiscal and secure financial assistance from World Bank and Asian Development Bank for the Rs. 2 lakh crore project, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.

06 Aug 2018

Kannada Films

Bengaluru: Noted film producer Bhakthavatsala dies at 84

Noted film personality and former Chairman of the Indian Film Chamber of Commerce M Bhakthavatsala died due to age-related ailments, family sources said today. He was 84.

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.

Delhi: Student stabs senior after morning assembly in government school

In a government school in Delhi's Krishna Nagar, a class XI student was stabbed multiple times by his junior on Thursday, after the school morning assembly.

03 Aug 2018


People dumping live puppies, kittens in garbage, says Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today told the Legislative Assembly that people were dumping puppies and kittens in the garbage while they were still alive.

01 Aug 2018


Bengaluru: Samaritans fight India's hunger problem through community fridges

In a country where 3,000 children die every day due to malnutrition, community fridges are a heartwarming idea.

28 Jul 2018

Lord Ayyappa

Became the Karnataka CM because of Lord Ayyappa's blessings: Kumarasamy

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today said he was an ardent devotee of Lord Ayyappa and he got the Chief Ministership of Karnataka because of the god's blessings.

27 Jul 2018


Travel Bytes: Top five weekend getaways from Bengaluru

Want a break from the maddening city life, the crazy Bengaluru traffic, the unending crowds, and not-to-mention, another week at your desk job?

27 Jul 2018

Indian Army

If I were Home-Minister, would've ordered intellectuals' shooting: BJP Minister

Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, a BJP MLA from Karnataka, has sparked a row by saying he would have ordered the shooting of intellectuals, had he been the Home Minister of India.

27 Jul 2018


Bengaluru:Woman loses Rs. 16,000 while trying to save Rs. 317

A Bengaluru-based woman got the biggest shock after she made a payment of Rs. 317 mistakenly and while trying to retrieve it, lost Rs. 16,000 to hackers.

25 Jul 2018


#FinancialBytes: How to file your ITR using form ITR-3?

Just six days are left for you to file your ITR. So, if you haven't yet, do it as soon as possible, so as to avoid facing a penalty.

22 Jul 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul commends EC for providing Braille cards to Karnataka voters

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today commended the Election Commission for its initiative in providing Braille EPIC cards to the visually impaired voters in Karnataka and said such a measure would enable voting more accessible for physically challenged people.

21 Jul 2018


After tough 8-hr surgery, Bengaluru docs restore accident-victim's hand

On July 9, doctors of Hosmat hospital in Richmond Road, Bengaluru, got a challenging case: a road accident victim, who had a severed leg and detached arm.

19 Jul 2018


'Rahul should be PM,' says Kumaraswamy amid reports of dissent

Days after he said becoming the Karnataka CM was like "drinking poison," HD Kumaraswamy has asserted it isn't Congress he is unhappy with, but media and the society, which are "consistently working against (his) government."

18 Jul 2018


Colombian gang, who had robbed Karnataka bureaucrat's house, busted

A gang of five, including a woman, was arrested for a series of burglaries they allegedly carried out in Bengaluru last month, said police commissioner T Suneel Kumar.

18 Jul 2018


Karnataka: Controversy sparks after MPs get iPhones, Kumaraswamy 'was unaware'

In Karnataka, new iPhones gifted to MPs by a Congress minister has sparked a new political controversy with Bharatiya Janata Party calling it a waste of public money.

17 Jul 2018


'Why is Karnataka-govt wasting money on iPhones?' questions BJP MP

Questioning Karnataka Government's move to distribute iPhones to 40 MPs from the state, a BJP MP has returned the costly gadget and said the state shouldn't waste public money when farmers and civic workers are in distress.

'Mobocracy can't be allowed': SC seeks new laws on lynching

Taking cognizance of the alarming rise in mob lynching cases, the SC today gave the Centre and states four weeks to come up with a law on such crimes.

16 Jul 2018


Congress's balm on teary Kumaraswamy: Be courageous, stay happy

The Congress told Karnataka's Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to have 'courage and face challenges' after the latter broke down addressing members of JD(S) party and said he wasn't happy.

15 Jul 2018


Bangalore Golf-Club maybe shifted after ball enters CM's premises again

When HD Kumaraswamy was the Karnataka CM in 2006, a golf ball flew from the Bangalore Golf Club (BGC) and landed in his residence.

15 Jul 2018


Google engineer beaten to death over WhatsApp rumors in Karnataka

In yet another disturbing case of lynching, a Google engineer was assaulted to death in Bidar of Karnataka on suspicion of him being a 'child-lifter.'

15 Jul 2018

Janata Dal (Secular)

'Becoming CM was like drinking poison': Kumaraswamy breaks down

Less than two months after taking oath, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy seems to have given up on the party's alliance with Congress.

14 Jul 2018

Government Schools

Karnataka: Govt school painted to resemble train to attract students

A government school in Nanjangud taluk in Karnataka's Mysuru district has been painted to look like a train to check migration of its students to private schools.

14 Jul 2018

Plastic Ban

Karnataka bans plastic in all technical education colleges

The Karnataka Government has taken the lead in implementing a first-ever 'no plastic policy' across all technical education institutes in the state.

11 Jul 2018

Road Accidents

Bengaluru Police hires 'Yamraj' to deliver road safety message

Bengalureans were surprised to see a mace-wielding 'Yamraj' on the roads yesterday, stopping helmet-less two-wheeler drivers.

10 Jul 2018

Kia Motors

Bengaluru Airport sets record: T2 to be built with 3D-technology

Setting a new benchmark, an intelligent 3D design technology will be used to build the Terminal 2 (T2) of Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru.

10 Jul 2018


Infuriated with drunk-tourists, Goa villagers want bars to shut down

The residents of Surla village, North Goa, have had enough of drunk tourists creating a ruckus and are now demanding the closure of bars in the area.

200 days later, Bengaluru techie still missing: Family demands CBI-probe

On December 18, 2017, Kumar Ajitabh, a Bengaluru-based techie, went out to meet a prospective buyer of his Maruti Ciaz car that he had enlisted on OLX.

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.

07 Jul 2018

Times of India

Karnataka budget: Congress might ask Kumaraswamy to lower fuel prices

Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy's decision to increase fuel prices in Karnataka's budget seems to have irked not just the common man, but coalition partner Congress as well.

07 Jul 2018


Bengaluru: Infosys to contribute Rs. 200cr for Konappana Agrahara Metro-Station

Infosys Foundation would contribute Rs. 200 crore to the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Ltd for construction of Konappana Agrahara Metro Station and metro railway track and both parties would sign a MoU on July 19, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said today.

06 Jul 2018


Bengaluru: Ola driver held for attempting to abduct woman passenger

An Ola cab driver was arrested for allegedly attempting to abduct a woman passenger who was on her way to Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, police said.

05 Jul 2018

Crime Against Women

Prominent Bengaluru bar in trouble for 'indecent, obscene' activities

Police have busted illegal activities in one of Bengaluru's prominent bars, rescuing at least 32 women and arresting six employees.

05 Jul 2018


Karnataka budget: Government announces farm loan waivers worth Rs. 34,000cr

More than a month after taking charge, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy has finally announced waivers for all defaulting farm loans up to December 31, 2017.

05 Jul 2018


On astrologer's advice, Kumaraswamy's elder brother travels 350 kms daily

Travelling to work daily is something which is both exhausting and frustrating, and rarely anyone chooses a long route.

04 Jul 2018


Rs. 1.3 crore: Bengaluru Metro's stunning single-day income

Ever since a six-coach metro train was launched in Bengaluru in June, it has boosted daily earnings for the management.

02 Jul 2018


Taking a Karnataka bus? Don't forget tickets for your pets

We always learn rules the hard way, and a Karnataka farmer is a case-in-point: he was charged half-tickets apiece for two hens he was carrying aboard a KSRTC bus on Sunday.