• White tiger dies after fight with Bengal tigers in Bengaluru zoo

    Bengaluru: A nine-year-old white tiger succumbed to injuries it suffered in a bloody fight with two Royal Bengal tigers in the city zoo, said an official on Thursday. "Shreyas, 9, succumbed on Wednesday night to injuries it incurred in a ferocious fight with two Bengal tigers who sneaked into i...

  • TDP leader to resign as MP, says he 'failed' to serve people

    Vijayawada: In a surprise move, TDP MP JC Diwakar Reddy on Thursday announced his decision to resign from parliament. The Lok Sabha member from Anantapur said he took the decision as he failed to serve the people who voted for him.Reddy, who had been banned by several airlines in July after ...

  • Orissa HC ex-judge, five others in CBI net in corruption case

    New Delhi: The CBI has arrested retired Orissa High Court Judge I.M. Quddusi and five others on the charge of helping an Uttar Pradesh-based educational trust barred by the government from admitting medical course students, an official said on Thursday.Those arrested on Wednesday night along with Qu...

  • Kejriwal meets Kamal, urges actor to enter politics

    Chennai: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday urged movie actor Kamal Haasan to join politics. The Tamil icon said all those opposed to corruption -- the AAP leader included -- were his "relatives". After Kejriwal flew down here and met Kamal Haasan at his residence for around one h...

  • Now, you can fly from Ballari to Hyderabad

    Bengaluru: In a big boost to air travel in the border areas, a flight service from Ballari to Hyderabad became operational on Thursday as part of the central government's UDAN scheme. The service was inaugurated by Union Civil Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha. The flight is being operated by...

  • Senior journalist BV Veerabhadrappa passes away at 83

    Bengaluru: Senior journalist, writer, and noted thinker BV Veerabhadrappa passed away on Thursday morning in a private hospital in Davanagere. He was 83.Veerabhadrappa had been admitted to the hospital two days ago as he had taken ill. The journalist is survived by his wife and two daughters.Family ...

  • 10-day Dasara festivities begin in Mysuru

    Mysuru: The much-awaited ten-day Dasara festivities kicked off in Mysuru on Thursday. The state festival was inaugurated by writer K Nissar Ahmed by offering puja to goddess Chamundeshwari in Chamundi Hills. CM Siddaramaiah and other ministers were present on the occasion. Speaking at the...

  • Tax raids on Cafe Coffee Day chain owner in Karnataka

    Bengaluru: Income Tax Department sleuths on Thursday searched the business and residential premises of Cafe Coffee Day retail chain founder-owner V.G. Siddhartha, son-in-law of former Karnataka Chief Minister S.M. Krishna, in Bengaluru and other places in the state for alleged tax evasion, said a se...

  • SC reserves order on Cauvery water-sharing dispute

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a batch of cross petitions by Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Puducherry challenging the 2007 Cauvery River Water Disputes Tribunal award. However, during the course of the hearing, the court made it clear that the Centre will h...

  • Package soon to boost economy; no cuts in fuel rates: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday hinted at a package of measures to boost the economy, while virtually ruling out any cut in duties on petroleum products to check the spike in fuel prices."We have taken note of all the economic indicators that are available. This has been a pro-...

  • Will contest either from Bagalkot or Vijayapura: BSY

    Koppal: State BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa breathed fire against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in Koppal on Wednesday. Terming the CM a "liar without peer", Yeddyurappa lashed out at the Congress government on a range of issues, including alleged phone-tapping. Referring to the CM's statement o...

  • One day to go: Mysuru all set for Dasara festivities

    Mysuru: The mood in Mysuru is Dasara. For the next 10 days, every Mysurean will discussing Dasara. With just a day to go for Dasara 2017, the City of Palaces, Mysuru, is all set for the mega celebrations. On Wednesday, officials were seen doing last minute preparations in the city, which is all...