• Don't want to be in contact with Sharif, says Zardari

    Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Asif Ali Zardari said on Wednesday that he has no interest in establishing contact with ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, media reports said.Geo News reported that the former President made the comments during a meeting of the party's cor...

  • 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...

  • The country now wants 'Sach Bharat', says Rahul

    New Delhi: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of lying, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said he speaks about 'Swachh Bharat' (Clean India) but now the country wants 'Sach Bharat' (Truthful India). "Modiji says he wants a Swachh Bharat but we want Sach Bharat. Wherever he goes, he...

  • BJP received Rs 705 cr, Cong 198 cr from corporate donors in 4 years

    New Delhi: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) received a whopping Rs 705.81 crore from 2,987 corporate donors between financial years 2012-13 and 2015-16, a report by election watch body Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) revealed on Thursday. A total of Rs 956.77 crore was donated by all...

  • Will expose Congress govt's scams if voted to power: HDK

    Bengaluru: State JD(S) chief HD Kumaraswamy warned that he would expose scams of the Congress government if the party came to power in the next assembly polls. Addressing reporters at the party office in Bengaluru on Thursday, Kumaraswamy said thousands of crores had been siphoned off during the Ark...

  • Eyeing retail, Xiaomi opens first 'Mi Home' in Delhi-NCR

    New Delhi: Aiming to gain a further foothold in the offline smartphone market as the festive season inches near, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Thursday unveiled an exclusive 'Mi Home' retail store at Ambience Mall, Gurugram. "The store would be thrown open for the public on August 19 at 10 am,"...

  • TN CM announces judicial probe into Jayalalithaa's death

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced that a judicial commission will probe the death of Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and said her Poes Garden house will turn into a memorial, meeting the main demands of former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam for the two AIADMK gr...

  • 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...

  • Thousands living under open sky in flood-hit Bihar

    Bagaha/Purnea (Bihar): Sundari Devi and her family of seven, including an elderly mother-in-law and children, are struggling to survive along an elevated road here for the last three days. Authorities have failed to provide them a polythene or plastic sheet. Their roof is the sky. Sundari Devi is on...

  • Siddaramaiah calls on Rajnath, Suresh Prabhu, Patel in Delhi

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Thursday and appealed to Singh to amend the changed National Disaster Relief Fund norms which are detrimental to the interests of the state. The CM explained that the allocation for Karnataka...

  • Demolition of tilting building in Ejipura begins

    Bengaluru: The BBMP on Thursday began demolishing the illegal five-storied structure in Ejipura after evacuating the neighbouring residents. The residents have been temporarily shifted to Koramangala's NGV Club till the dangerously tilting structure is demolished. The structure had tilted by another...

  • Rebel JD(S) MLAs will join us in Dec: Siddaramaiah

    Bengaluru: CM Siddaramaiah on Thursday said that seven rebel JD(S) MLAs would join the Congress in Dec or Jan, 2018. Siddaramaiah also caused a flutter when he said that a few MLAs from the BJP were also knocking on the doors of the party."There are a few from the BJP who are ready to join us. We ha...