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23 Feb 2020


#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

23 Feb 2020


Raped in Odisha, minor gives birth in Bengaluru

In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old girl, who was gang-raped in Odisha in January 2019 gave birth while mopping the floor of an apartment in Bengaluru in November.

17 Feb 2020

Usain Bolt

India's Boltesque buffalo jockey Srinivas Gowda declines sprint trial

A buffalo jockey in India has turned down an invitation to take part in a track and field trial.

12 Feb 2020

Dinesh Gundu Rao

Out on bail, Congress MLA's son rams Bentley into vehicles

In a shocking incident, the son of a Congress MLA rammed his Bentley into two vehicles in Karnataka's capital, Bengaluru, on Sunday, injuring at least four people.

09 Feb 2020


The 5 most beautiful waterfalls around the world

Beaches, camping spots, and mountains are all nice, but nothing beats the charm of looking at crystal clear water traveling over the rocks and falling into an underlying pool.

04 Feb 2020

Juvenile Justice Act

For fourth-time, Karnataka police grills students over 'seditious' anti-CAA play

Students of Shaheen Urdu School in Bidar, Karnataka, are spending a lot of time with police officers, thanks to a play on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which was performed on January 21.

24 Jan 2020

Kailash Vijayvargiya

BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya can identify immigrants "because they eat poha"

Of the many talents Bharatiya Janata Party's Kailash Vijayvargiya has, recognizing people from their eating habits is perhaps the best one.

Karnataka: BJP MLA says Muslims keep weapons in mosques

An MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sparked a fresh controversy by saying that Muslims store weapons inside mosques, and rarely pray there.

02 Jan 2020

Uttar Pradesh

What is PFI and why does UP want it banned?

The Uttar Pradesh Police has sought to ban the organization, the Popular Front of India (PFI), suspecting its complicity in the violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state, which have claimed 19 lives.

26 Dec 2019


Superstitions galore: Specially-abled kids buried neck-deep during solar eclipse

While the country witnessed a celestial spectacle today, the last solar eclipse of the decade turned out to be traumatic for some specially-abled kids in Karnataka.

25 Dec 2019


Man wanted Ram temple in Mecca; Saudi Police arrested him

Recently, a Karnataka man was arrested in Saudi Arabia for allegedly posting blasphemous messages online.

20 Dec 2019


#CAAProtests: 2 die in Karnataka, 1 in UP; several injured

Yesterday, thousands defied prohibitory orders and took to streets to protest against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act, which is seen as discriminatory towards Muslims by its critics.

16 Dec 2019

Kiran Bedi

RSS-run Karnataka school stages play where students 'demolish' Babri Masjid

Over a month after the Supreme Court ended the decades-old Ayodhya land dispute case, a school in Karnataka staged a play that re-enacted the 1992 demolition of Babri Masjid.

After sweeping by-polls, Yediyurappa promises to induct 'defectors' into Cabinet

In Karnataka, both BJP and the rebel MLAs, who played an important role in bringing down HD Kumaraswamy's government, got what they wanted.

09 Dec 2019


Siddaramaiah resigns as Congress Legislature Party leader after Karnataka by-polls

On Monday, Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah resigned as the party legislature leader after the Bharatiya Janata Party's victory in the state by-polls.

09 Dec 2019

Karnataka Election

Karnataka by-polls: BJP leading in 12 seats; Congress in 2

The counting of votes for the Karnataka by-polls commenced at 8 am on Monday and the results are expected post noon.

06 Dec 2019


India may soon get a breeding center for vultures

Remember the rocky terrains featured in cult Hindi movie Sholay?

06 Dec 2019


Sholay's Ramgarh may soon get a breeding center for vultures

Remember the rocky terrains featured in cult Hindi movie Sholay?

22 Nov 2019

Bengaluru Police

KSCA confirms KPL on hold until completion of police investigation

The Karnataka Premier League (KPL) has been put on hold by the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) owing to the ongoing Police investigation for the alleged match-fixing and spot-fixing scenario.

20 Nov 2019


Karnataka: Australian tourist thrashed for allegedly misbehaving with women

On Tuesday, an Australian national was thrashed by a group of locals in Kondanakoppa village of Bagalkot district, Karnataka, for allegedly misbehaving with women, in an inebriated state.

16 Nov 2019

Narendra Modi

Airports full, people getting married, hence, no slowdown: BJP leader

All numbers indicate that the Indian economy is going through one of its worst slowdowns, but for this Union Minister, everything is fine since people are getting married, and airports are full.

Karnataka's rebel-MLAs remain disqualified but can contest polls: Supreme Court

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court said that the 17 rebel MLAs of Karnataka, who brought down the coalition government of JD(S) and Congress, will remain disqualified from the Assembly.

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.

25 Oct 2019


Top five hidden gems of South India you should visit

If you've ever traveled to the South of India, you would know what the 'other' part of our country is worth.

24 Oct 2019


Stories of five IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

19 Oct 2019

Times of India

Karnataka college students forced to wear boxes to curb cheating

In a shocking incident, students of the Bhagat Pre-University College in Haveri, Karnataka, were made to sit for their mid-term examinations with boxes covering their heads to prevent cheating.

01 Oct 2019


Sameera Reddy climbs Karnataka's highest peak with 2-month-old daughter

Inspiring new moms to travel, Bollywood actor Sameer Reddy recently shared a video from her Mullayanagiri peak climb.

12 Sep 2019

West Bengal

Karnataka's Deputy CM Govind Karjol blames 'good roads' for accidents

At a time when steep traffic fines have given sleepless nights to offenders, Karnataka's Deputy Chief Minister Govind Karjol blamed "good roads" for accidents.

06 Sep 2019

Tamil Nadu

Another IAS officer quits, says "democracy is being compromised"

Around two weeks after IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan resigned over the Jammu and Kashmir crisis, Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district S Sasikanth Senthil also resigned from the civil services today.

06 Sep 2019

Dinesh Gundu Rao

Karnataka minister defends deputy CM, who watched porn in Assembly

Weeks after he was sworn-in as Karnataka's Chief Minister for the fourth time, BS Yediyurappa, got a new Cabinet and three deputy CMs.

04 Sep 2019


Caught-on-camera: Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah slaps aide

Senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, has become the talking point on social media, but for all the wrong reasons.

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.

27 Aug 2019

Andhra Pradesh

In a first for Karnataka, Yediyurappa gets three deputy CMs

For three weeks after he took the oath as Chief Minister on July 26, Karnataka's BS Yediyurappa ran his cabinet alone. After the cabinet was expanded, it took almost another week for him to announce portfolios.

20 Aug 2019

Scheduled Castes

Karnataka: Finally, Yediyurappa expands his Cabinet, 17 MLAs take oath

Almost a month after he was sworn-in as Karnataka's Chief Minister, BS Yediyurappa expanded his Cabinet on Tuesday, with 17 MLAs taking the oath.

19 Aug 2019


Heavy rains, floods across parts of North and South India

Heavy rains and floods hit several parts of North and South India on Sunday.

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa to order CBI probe into phone tapping

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday said that he will order an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged phone tapping incidents during the previous Congress-JD(S) coalition government.

11 Aug 2019


Massive floods in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra claim over 100 lives

Over 100 people have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter the southern states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Maharashtra.

10 Aug 2019


Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit

Massive rains have led to a critical flood situation in several states across India.

31 Jul 2019


Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition

On Tuesday, Congress expelled 14 of its lawmakers who were responsible for bringing down the coalition government in Karnataka.

31 Jul 2019

Cafe Coffee Day

CCD founder Siddhartha dead: Body recovered from Netravati River

The body of CCD owner-founder VG Siddhartha, who had gone missing on Monday evening, was found on Wednesday, reports said.