• 54-yr-old man arrested under POCSO for sexually assaulting underage girl

    Bengaluru: A 54-year-old man was charged under POCSO and arrested for sexually assaulting an underage girl in Chandra Layout.The accused has been identified as Abdul Ghani, a resident of Chandra Layout.According to the Chandra Layout Police, Ghani lured the unsuspecting girl into his house by offeri...

  • Watch: Four elephants electrocuted in Madikeri

    Madikeri: Four wild elephants were electrocuted on Monday night in a coffee estate in Yadoor near Virajpet. The bodies of the jumbos were found on Tuesday afternoon. According to reports, the elephants came from Nagarhole in search of food and were electrocuted in the process. Manoj Kumar,...

  • 'Dada is Back' as producers resolve differences

    Bengaluru: Jack Manju and Kanakapura Srinivas are known for distributing big-budget films. Both of them were at loggerheads till recently over the distribution rights of Kannada film 'Dada is Back' in which Tamil artiste Partibhan played a major role. As per the plan, Jack Manju was supposed to get ...

  • 28-yr-old who cheated 40 women nabbed by Bagalur Police

    Bengaluru: A 28-year-old man, who cheated as many as 40 women he came across on matrimonial sites, was arrested by Bagalur police on Tuesday.The man has been identified as Sadat Khan, a resident of Hassan. He was arrested following a complaint from a female professor, who happened to be one of his v...

  • Muslims performed namaz in mutt's hall. What wrong in that? asks Pejawar seer

    Udupi: With the iftar issue refusing to die down, Pejawar seer Vishwesha Teertha on Tuesday once again defended the move, stating that the issue was being blown out of proportion.Taking his critics head on, the seer said,"They performed namaz in public dining hall and not in the mutt. What's wrong i...

  • Movement for Ram mandir from Udupi?

    Udupi: Lok Sabha MP Sakshi Maharaj on Tuesday dropped hints that the movement to build Ram mandir in Ayodhya could begin from Udupi.The MP made the statement after meeting the Pejawar seer at Udupi's Sri Krishna Mutt.Pejawar seer later spoke to the media and said that Sakshi Maharaj had spoken about...

  • Absconding journalist Ravi Belegere arrested in Ramanagara

    Bengaluru: Journalist Ravi Belegere, who had been absconding after giving police the slip in Dharwad, was arrested in the wee hours of Tuesday in Ramanagara.Belegere had been taking treatment in Dharwad's SDM Hospital for the past 3-4 days. On Monday night, Belegere had given police the slip and esc...

  • Prosthetic arm for Bengaluru techie as crocodile bites off forearm

    Bengaluru: A 26-year-old city techie will soon have a prosthetic arm fitted, after a crocodile bit off his left forearm in a nearby lake on Sunday, said a private hospital doctor on Monday. "As the crocodile has bitten off and chewed Mudit Dandwate's left forearm in a freak mishap, we will fit a pro...

  • Rashmika Mandanna apologises to Yash

    Bengaluru: Actress Rashmika Mandanna went into damage control mode and apologised to Yash over her statements made against the latter in an old interview on a talk show. The actress in a statement said she had great respect for Yash and asked the media to not blow the incident out of proportion. Ras...

  • Doctors disappear after locking up patients inside hospital

    Koppala: In another example of the pathetic state of government healthcare, hospital staff, including doctors, belonging to the primary healthcare centre in Bhagyanagar in Koppala, locked the hospital and went away, leaving patients inside the hospital, including pregnant women, without medical care...

  • Iftar in Krishna Math: Muthalik warns of protest, says Hindu dharma insulted

    Udupi: Sree Rama Sene's Pramod Muthalik on Monday said the hosting iftar in Krishna Math had insulted Hindu religion and warned of protests.Speaking after meeting the seer of Krishna Math, Muthalik said, "I came here to discuss the iftar issue with swamiji. We are fighting to protect cows but cow ki...

  • Five arrested in suspected honour killing incident in Nanjangud

    Mysuru: Five people, including the parents, were arrested by the HD Kote Police in connection with a suspected honour killing of a 19-year-old girl in Parvathipuram, Nanjungud taluk, Mysuru district.The accused have been identified as Gurusidde Gowda, Mahadevamma, parents of the allegedly murdered g...