Mysuru: News

11 Jun 2024

Bengaluru Police

Kannada actor Darshan Thoogudeepa arrested for alleged involvement in murder

Renowned Kannada actor Darshan Thoogudeepa was arrested by the Bengaluru Police in connection with a murder case on Tuesday.

11 Apr 2024

Ajay Devgn

Karnataka High Court lifts ban on 'Maidaan'

On Thursday, the Karnataka High Court revoked a temporary ban on the screening of the Hindi film Maidaan.

'Mysuru Maharaja' Yaduveer Wadiyar 'doesn't own house, car or land'

Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, the successor to Mysuru's erstwhile royal lineage, has recently made his assets public.

14 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

8 suspended for Parliament security breach

The Lok Sabha Secretariat on Thursday suspended eight personnel for lapses that led to a security breach a day ago.

14 Aug 2023


Must-buy souvenirs to remember your trip to Mysuru

Famed for its rich cultural heritage, Mysuru sits just 143 km away from Bengaluru.

09 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

Karnataka: PM Modi takes safari at Bandipur Tiger Reserve

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka and went on a jungle safari as part of several events scheduled to mark "50 years of Project Tiger" on Sunday.

23 Mar 2023


#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is BJP hyping Tipu Sultan's death in Karnataka

Amid the intense election campaigning in poll-bound Karnataka, a new controversy concerning the death of 18th-century ruler Tipu Sultan has erupted.

18 Mar 2023


Accidents, jams on Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway inaugurated last week: Know why

The Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway in Karnataka witnessed massive traffic jams and a series of bumper-to-bumper accidents on Saturday, merely days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated it.

28 Dec 2022


Karnataka: Mysuru church vandalized, Jesus statue broken days after Christmas 

A group of unidentified individuals on Tuesday vandalized a church in Karnataka's Mysuru, the police revealed. It also reported that the church's statue of baby Jesus was also damaged.

11 Nov 2022


PM flags off South India's 1st Mysuru-Chennai Vande Bharat train

Southern India got its first and country's fifth semi-high-speed Vande Bharat train.

21 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi

International Yoga Day 2022: PM Modi leads celebrations at Mysuru

"Yoga is not a part of life, it is a way of life," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he kickstarted the celebrations of the eighth International Day of Yoga on the magnificent Mysuru Palace premises in Karnataka on Tuesday.

13 Jun 2022


Netizens mourn passing of 'Bhogeshwara,' Asian elephant with longest tusks

Also known as Mr. Kabini, the 60-year-old elephant Bhogeshwara, who had the longest tusks among Asian elephants, passed away due to age-related issues recently.

14 Mar 2022

Kannada Films

Mysore University to give posthumous honorary doctorate to Puneeth Rajkumar

Late Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Mysore.

28 Aug 2021


5 arrested in Mysuru gang-rape case, top cop says

The Karnataka Police has arrested five people in connection with the alleged gang-rape of a 23-year-old student in Mysuru, the state's Director General of Police (DGP) Praveen Sood said today.

21 Aug 2020


Karnataka: Doctors threaten strike over medical officer's suicide; accuse IAS

On Wednesday, Dr. SR Nagendra, a 43-year-old Taluk Medical Officer at Nanjanagud in Karnataka's Mysuru district, died by suicide at his residence.

06 Aug 2020


Karnataka: Dams opened as water levels rise in many rivers

As heavy rains battered several districts in the southern state of Karnataka, dams were opened to avoid flooding in many rivers, that are already flowing above the danger mark.

30 May 2019


This Bengaluru NGO is making India's railway stations blind-friendly

Over three years after making the Mysuru railway station India's first blind-friendly station, the NGO Anuprayaas continues to make public spaces more accessible to disabled people.

29 May 2019


Now, fly from Bengaluru to Mysuru in just 55 mins

People traveling between Bengaluru and Mysuru will soon be able to their destination in just 55 minutes.

15 Apr 2019


#TravelBytes: Top 5 weekend getaways from Bengaluru

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

14 Jul 2018


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.

26 Jun 2018

Sarfaraz Khan

Swachh Survekshan-2018: Bengaluru slips further, Mayor fumes, BBMP blames elections

The Swachh Survekshan-2018 rankings have come as a real shocker for Bengaluru, where its rank has slipped even further than last year's 210.

13 Mar 2018


South Western Railway ticketing-app gets 17,235 users in a month

On February 8, the South Western Railway (SWR) had launched an unreserved ticketing app, and just within a month, it has received a whopping 17,235 registered users.

21 Oct 2017


'Tourist Police' to soon make Mysuru safer for travelers

It may soon become safer to visit Mysuru, as the heritage city is set to have 'Tourist Police' to especially assist travelers.

19 Sep 2017


Mysuru: Dasara elephant Arjuna carries 730kg weight in Vijayadashami rehearsals

One of the major attractions of Dasara celebrations at Karnataka's Mysuru is the sight of elephant Arjuna majestically walking on Raja Marga, carrying the 750kg Golden Howdah with Goddess Chamundeshwari's idol on Vijayadashami.

02 Sep 2017


Karnataka: 80-min flights between Mysuru and Chennai from 15 Sep

As Karnataka's Mysuru gears up for Dussehra celebrations from 21-30 September, commercial flight operations from the city, suspended in Nov'15, are set to resume on 15 September.

06 Jul 2017


Mangalsutra rumor triggers panic among women in Karnataka

Karnataka witnessed another example of a sinister rumor turning into mass hysteria when women in six districts began hitting beads of their mangalsutra with stones to prevent misfortune. The rumor was that beads in mangalsutra could bring misfortune to their husbands.

27 Jun 2017


Bengaluru Metro gives realty sector a boost

With the launch of the Metro Green line in Bengaluru that connects the East-West and North-South corridors, the real estate around the routes have become hot properties.