• Be present in court on Thursday, SC tells Karnataka CS

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the Karnataka Chief Secretary to be present in court on Thursday afternoon after rejecting his application for exemption from appearance, as directed by the top court over the failure of 10 states to set up Food Commissions.On March 22, the top court...

  • Madikeri village tense after Dalits clash with police

    Madikeri: A tiny Madikeri village is tense after local Dalits clashed with the police over an illegal road naming exercise on April 22. As many as five Dalits and three policemen were injured in the clash which occurred on Saturday.According to reports, on April 20, Dalits in Palemadu, a village in ...

  • Tearful adieu to borewell victim Kaveri

    Belagavi:Hundreds of people bid tearful adieu to young Kaveri on Tuesday when her body was laid to rest near the borewell in Karnataka's Belagavi district in which she fell and died after hectic efforts to rescue her failed."The body of Kaveri was buried hours after it was retrieved from the borewel...

  • Six engineers to receive SG Balekundri Award

    Bengaluru: Six engineers working with the Water Resources Department have been chosen for the SG Balekundri Award for the year 206-17 in recognition of their services to the department.Superintendent Engineer, Madhav, Water Science, Water Development Organisation (WDO) Bengaluru, C L Puttaswamy (Upp...

  • SI sentenced to 1-yr in prison for demanding bribe

    Bengaluru: A Sub-Inspector, Railway Protection Force, Mysuru, was convicted by a CBI court in a four-year-old case for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs. 5,000.The accused Vinod Kumar Maurya was sentenced to 1 year rigorous imprisonment and also fined Rs15,000. According to the Anti-Corruptio...

  • Mangalore University likely to offer Tulu at PG and UG level

    Mangaluru: Mangalore University is planning to introduce a postgraduate course in Tulu as well as provide Tulu as an optional subject at the undergraduate level. The registrar (administration) of the university has issued a notification to constitute a seven-member committee headed by Kannada profes...

  • CM Siddaramaiahs helicopter suffers bird hit, makes emergency landing

    Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's helicopter suffered a bird hit and made an emergency landing at the HAL Airport on Monday shortly after take-off. Assistant Commissioner of Police P. Nagesha Kumar said Siddaramaiah and four others, including Home Minister G Parameshwara, who were on bo...

  • Animals in peril: The growing menace of poaching in Karnataka

    Bengaluru: Poaching is alive and thriving in Karnataka.According to the Central Investigation Department (CID), Forest Cell, in 2014, 790 cases of poaching were registered and 830 people were arrested. In 2015, 782 cases were booked and 829 persons arrested. In 2016, the department booked 654 cases ...

  • Operation on to rescue girl stuck in Karnataka borewell

    Belagavi: An operation is underway to rescue and save a child who fell and got stuck in a borewell at a village in north Karnataka's Belagavi district, said an official on Sunday."Hard soil and rocks around the borewell are hampering the operation to rescue six-year-old Kaveri, trapped in the borewe...

  • KKR bowl out RCB for IPL's lowest-ever score to score remarkable win

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) made short work of Royal Challengers Bangalore's star-studded batting lineup to and script a remarkable 82-run win in a high-voltage Indian Premier League (IPL) game here at the Eden Gardens on Sunday.Chasing the KKR's low 131, the visitors were bundled out ...

  • Karnataka govt clearing big projects to raise money for assembly polls: HDK

    Madikeri: HD Kumaraswamy on Friday alleged that the state government was collecting money for the next assembly polls by pushing through huge projects which were anti-people. He said such projects merely filled the Congress coffers and referred to the claim of a Congress MLA, who announced that he f...

  • BJP respects SC verdict on Babri: DVS

    Madikeri: Union minister DV Sadananda Gowda said Uma Bharati had no reason to resign from her post in the wake of the SC ruling on Babri Masjid demolition. Speaking to media persons, he said the BJP respected the court's verdict and would take a decision shortly. Gowda said the PM had no hand ...