• Tigress with 3 cubs puts forest officials in Bhimgad on high alert

    Bengaluru: A tigress with three cubs has put forest staff on high alert in Bhimgad wildlife sanctuary while strengthening the case for the sanctuary being declared as a tiger reserve. Wildlife enthusiasts and experts have been urging the forest department to declare Bhimgad a tiger reserve but the ...

  • New twist: Rebel JD(S) MLAs panic after Kharge demand

    Bengaluru: There is a new twist to the drama involving seven rebel JD(S) MLAs, who recently met with Rahul Gandhi to finalize plans to join the party.According to reports, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has thrown a spanner in the MLAs' plans. Kharge reportedly wants to field candidates o...

  • Legendary theatre actor Enagi Balappa passes away at 103

    Bengaluru: Theatre actor Enagi Balappa passed away on Friday morning. from age related illness at Enagi village, near Savadatti in Belagavi district. He was 103. Born Balappa Karibasappa Lokur in 1914, he came to be known as Enagi Balappa, as drama enthusiasts connected the actor with his native v...

  • Kannada medium govt schools in dire straits in Madikeri

    Madikeri: As many as 53 Kannada medium government primary schools in Madikeri district are on the verge of closure. And the reason is simple: these 53 schools have less than 10 students. Though the state government took many steps to increase the standard of education in government schools and coll...

  • Names finalized for state cabinet expansion: Siddaramaiah

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday said that names for cabinet expansion had been finalized but would not be revealed till the list gets cleared by party high command. Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, Siddaramaiah said he had fruitful discussions with the party high comma...

  • Writer Nissar Ahmed to inaugurate this year's Dasara

    Bengaluru: Kannada writer KS Nissar Ahmed will reportedly inaugurate this year's Dasara in Mysuru.Best known for "Nityotsava", Nissar Ahmed will inaugurate the festivities on Sept 21 at a function in Chamundi Hills in Mysuru.

  • Kota Srinivas Poojary slams Khader over delays in issuing ration cards

    Udupi: Former minister Kota Srinivas Poojary asked state Food and Civil Supplies Minister U T Khader to stop making publicity stunts and take immediate measures to issue ration cards to the poor. Speaking during the padayatra from Mabukal to Kundapur, organized by the district BJP OBC morcha on Wedn...

  • Ramthal micro-irrigation project will be commissioned next month: Patil

    Vijayapura: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will commission the Ramthal Micro-Irrigation project, the largest integrated micro-irrigation system in Asia, next month, Water Resources minister MB Patil announced here on Wednesday. Speaking after the national-level water convention, organized jointly by th...

  • PM Modi dividing the country: Rahul Gandhi

    Bengaluru: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "dividing" the country by allowing the BJP cadres to "beat up Dalits and kill minorities". "PM Modi has been busy dividing the country. He allows his party people to beat up Dalits, kill minorities a...

  • My illness blown out of proportion: HDK

    Bengaluru: JD(S) state chief HD Kumaraswamy on Wednesday fumed at reports of him being seriously ill. Speaking in Mandya, Kumaraswamy, who just returned from Singapore, said, "I went to Singapore as I was unwell. But people have blown it out of proportion," said Kumaraswamy.The former CM said that h...

  • The wretched plight of Kodagu-Kasaragod road

    Madikeri: The Kodagu-Kasaragod road is in a pathetic condition owing to lack of maintenance since five years. The road, which passes through Patti Ghat reserve forest and Talacauvery wildlife sanctuary, receives annual rainfall of more than 200 inches. The heavy rainfall damages the road badly. And...

  • Owners of two Goa beach shacks arrested on drug charges

    Panaji: Owners of two popular beach shacks in North Goa's Anjuna village were arrested on Tuesday after a police raid found waiters and patrons at the establishments in possession of drugs, said police.Superintendent of Police (North Goa) Chandan Choudhury confirmed the arrests of Edwin Nunes, owner...