Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

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SM Krishna: Quit Congress because of Rahul Gandhi's 'constant interference'

10 Feb 2019

SM Krishna: Quit Congress because of Rahul Gandhi's 'constant interference'

On Saturday, former Karnataka Chief Minister and BJP leader SM Krishna attacked Congress chief Rahul Gandhi.

#SemiFinals2019: Who'll win- Congress or BJP? Twitterati weigh in

15 May 2018

#SemiFinals2019: Who'll win- Congress or BJP? Twitterati weigh in

The counting of votes in Karnataka has begun. A lot is at stake in the southern state for both Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress.

Siddaramaiah wants Modi to apologize publicly or face Rs.100cr defamation-suit

08 May 2018

Siddaramaiah wants Modi to apologize publicly or face Rs.100cr defamation-suit

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah has threatened to file a Rs. 100cr defamation suit against BJP, PM Narendra Modi, party chief Amit Shah and its Karnataka candidate BS Yeddyurappa for 'false accusations' against him.

Bengaluru: Despite removing contractor system, sanitation workers unpaid since months

17 Apr 2018

Bengaluru: Despite removing contractor system, sanitation workers unpaid since months

Around 200 sanitation workers in RR Nagar zone took to the streets yesterday to protest against BBMP for not paying their salaries for three months.

It's "secularism vs. communalism" in upcoming Karnataka polls: CM Siddaramaiah

17 Mar 2018

It's "secularism vs. communalism" in upcoming Karnataka polls: CM Siddaramaiah

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said the upcoming State Assembly elections will see a "secularism versus communalism" contest while asserting that Congress will emerge as victorious.

BJP MP Kateel calls Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah a terrorist

05 Mar 2018

BJP MP Kateel calls Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah a terrorist

Accusing Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah of supporting the alleged killing of Hindu activists in the state by staying mum, the state BJP MP Nalin Kumar Kateel called him a "terrorist."

Siddaramaiah woos Karnataka with his government's last budget

16 Feb 2018

Siddaramaiah woos Karnataka with his government's last budget

Ahead of the Assembly polls, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah presented his government's last budget. It wasn't a full-fledged budget but a vote-on-account budget as the state goes to polls in April.

MoS Anantkumar Hegde: BJP will change the constitution

26 Dec 2017

MoS Anantkumar Hegde: BJP will change the constitution

MoS Employment and Skill Development Anantkumar Hegde ruffled feathers when he announced that BJP will respect the word "secular" only because the Constitution mentions it.

Rahul's elevation: PM Modi congratulates Congress on its "Aurangzeb Raj"

04 Dec 2017

Rahul's elevation: PM Modi congratulates Congress on its "Aurangzeb Raj"

Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination for Congress president today, amid high drama.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah pitches for a state flag again

26 Nov 2017

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah pitches for a state flag again

While inaugurating the three-day 83rd Akhil Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said that those who oppose a separate state flag are disrespecting the state and language.

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT releases sketches of prime suspects

14 Oct 2017

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT releases sketches of prime suspects

The SIT probing the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh has released sketches of two main suspects.

Five Sanatan Sanstha men linked to Gauri Lankesh murder

06 Oct 2017

Five Sanatan Sanstha men linked to Gauri Lankesh murder

In the latest development in the Gauri Lankesh murder case, five names associated to the right-wing Sanatan Sanstha have emerged as key suspects. Four of them have Interpol Red Notices against them for their alleged involvement in earlier crimes.

Hindutva outfits deny role in Gauri Lankesh murder

23 Sep 2017

Hindutva outfits deny role in Gauri Lankesh murder

Hindutva outfits Sanatan Sanstha and Hindu Janajagruti Samiti condemned the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh and claimed they weren't involved.

Gauri Lankesh murder: Police reveal details based on CCTV footage

07 Sep 2017

Gauri Lankesh murder: Police reveal details based on CCTV footage

Based on CCTV footage, cops have revealed details of how journalist Gauri Lankesh was murdered: Gauri stopped her car in front of her house, got down after sometime and entered the premises through a small gate.

Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru

05 Sep 2017

Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru

Senior journalist, activist, and dissenter Gauri Lankesh was shot dead outside her house in Bengaluru today.

Karnataka: Three ministers inducted to cabinet; final reshuffle before polls

02 Sep 2017

Karnataka: Three ministers inducted to cabinet; final reshuffle before polls

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah inducted three ministers into the Cabinet, including Dalit MLC RB Thimmapur, ahead of 2018 polls.

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

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.

Karnataka CM: Bellandur problem will be solved within 1-2 years

17 Aug 2017

Karnataka CM: Bellandur problem will be solved within 1-2 years

Bellandur lake's toxic foam, which worsened with Monday's overnight showers, is giving residents a hard time.

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.

Trial run complete, Bengaluru roads to have smart parking

04 Aug 2017

Trial run complete, Bengaluru roads to have smart parking

With the intent of regularizing parking, BBMP will soon launch automated parking facility on central business district after its trial run was successfully completed.

Bengaluru: Online fraud racket busted, four people held

26 Jul 2017

Bengaluru: Online fraud racket busted, four people held

Criminal Investigation Department's (CID) cyber-crime investigators arrested four persons hailing from Jharkhand and busted their phishing racket in Bengaluru.

Karnataka: State govt to open 900 liquor stores

24 Jul 2017

Karnataka: State govt to open 900 liquor stores

Following huge dent in Karnataka's excise revenue in light of SC banning sale of alcohol on highways, state government is all set to open 900 liquor stores across Karnataka, including 30 in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru: 3 foreigners arrested with cocaine worth Rs. 7 lakh

19 Jul 2017

Bengaluru: 3 foreigners arrested with cocaine worth Rs. 7 lakh

Central Crime Branch investigators caught three foreigners -a Nigerian, a Briton and a Mozambique- red handed and recovered six grams of cocaine worth Rs. 7.5 lakh from them at NGEF Layout, Byappanahalli, Bengaluru.

DIG Roopa who exposed 'VIP treatment to Sasikala', transferred

17 Jul 2017

DIG Roopa who exposed 'VIP treatment to Sasikala', transferred

DIG (Prisons) D. Roopa, who outed the ongoing corruption in the Bengaluru Central jail, has been transferred to traffic and road safety department by the Karnataka government.

Karnataka: DIG Roopa provides more proof about officials being bribed

16 Jul 2017

Karnataka: DIG Roopa provides more proof about officials being bribed

In the wake of ongoing probe following submission of report by DIG (Prisons) D Roopa, 20 convicts were shifted from Parappana Agrahara Central Prison to Ballari prison.

Sasikala gets VIP treatment in jail: Siddaramaiah orders high-level inquiry

14 Jul 2017

Sasikala gets VIP treatment in jail: Siddaramaiah orders high-level inquiry

After reports of AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala getting VIP treatment in Parappana Agrahara jail surfaced, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah ordered a high-level inquiry on Thursday.

Sasikala paid Rs. 2 crore for VIP treatment in jail

13 Jul 2017

Sasikala paid Rs. 2 crore for VIP treatment in jail

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah ordered high level probe into allegations of AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala, who is currently in Parappana Agrahara central jail, paying a bribe of Rs. 2 crore to prison's department officials.

Flying cars feature in hackathon to solve Bengaluru's traffic problem

10 Jul 2017

Flying cars feature in hackathon to solve Bengaluru's traffic problem

It's raining ideas at Gridlock Hackathon, a contest kickstarted by Flipkart that aims to address the traffic woes of India's IT capital, Bengaluru.

Bengaluru bars and pubs now have alcohol clearance sale

29 Jun 2017

Bengaluru bars and pubs now have alcohol clearance sale

In order to get rid of liquor, bars and pubs now have "clearance sales" to recover the money spent on stock.

Bengaluru Metro gives realty sector a boost

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.

Karnataka CET topper gets an AIR-4 in NEET

24 Jun 2017

Karnataka CET topper gets an AIR-4 in NEET

Sankeerth Sadananda has done it yet again. He has not only topped in Common Entrance Test, 2017 in Karnataka but also secured an all India rank of 4 in NEET, 2017.

Karnataka sentences two journalists to one-year of prison

22 Jun 2017

Karnataka sentences two journalists to one-year of prison

Karnataka Assembly sentenced two editors of Kannada tabloids to one year jail term and slapped them with a fine of Rs. 10,000 each for publishing defamatory articles against legislatures on Wednesday.

Over 21,000 women went missing in Karnataka from 2014-17

20 Jun 2017

Over 21,000 women went missing in Karnataka from 2014-17

A total of 21,053 women have gone missing between 2014 and 2017 in Karnataka. So far, 17,777 women have been traced out of them.

Bengaluru bit by yoga bug, from old to young everyone's practising

19 Jun 2017

Bengaluru bit by yoga bug, from old to young everyone's practising

Bengaluru has reached a yoga frenzy with people as old as 79-year-old to young men, women practising yoga and not missing it for a single day.

Bengaluru: When President decided not to act like a VIP

18 Jun 2017

Bengaluru: When President decided not to act like a VIP

In the city to inaugurate Bengaluru's Namma metro, India's President Pranab Mukherjee broke away with the typical trend of sticking and living up to VVIP symbol.

Bengaluru: 5 held for issuing Aadhaar cards using fake documents

16 Jun 2017

Bengaluru: 5 held for issuing Aadhaar cards using fake documents

Yelahanka New Town police arrested five persons for issuing Aadhaar card to applicants using fake documents for Rs. 1000 to Rs. 5,000 a piece.

Tamil Nadu to open its Hosur Airport for Bengalureans

14 Jun 2017

Tamil Nadu to open its Hosur Airport for Bengalureans

With the intention of addressing the traffic woes of Bengalureans to reach the Bengaluru airport, Tamil Nadu has offered to open up its Hosur Air Station.

Bengaluru police emergency response gets Rs. 30 crore revamp

11 Jun 2017

Bengaluru police emergency response gets Rs. 30 crore revamp

Namma 100, an upgraded emergency response of the Bengaluru police was launched by CM Siddaramaiah on Saturday.

Complaint filed against Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah with Lokayukta

04 May 2017

Complaint filed against Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah with Lokayukta

A complaint has been filed against Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah over alleged corruption involved in the transfer of 41 IPS officers on December 31, 2016.

North Bengaluru witnesses roaring days ahead of Aero India

13 Feb 2017

North Bengaluru witnesses roaring days ahead of Aero India

Bengaluru residents are spending noisy days as jets keep roaring by ahead of Aero India, scheduled from February 14 at Yelahanka airbase.