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Money laundering case: ED files chargesheet against DKS

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a chargesheet under the Prevention of Money-Laundering Act against Congress's Karnataka unit president DK Shivakumar before a special court here this week. The agency has, however, not shared details of the charges framed against the former minister.

27 May 2022 4:43 am
KCR skips Modi event in Hyd, meets Gowda & HDK in B'luru

Just an hour before Prime Minister Narendra Modis visit to Hyderabad, Telangana CM and TRS president K Chandrashekar Rao left the city and flew down to Bengaluru, where he met former PM and JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda at his residence on Thursday.

27 May 2022 4:32 am
Ex-member: Textbook revision anti-student, unnecessary

Prajval Shastri, renowned scientist and a member of the previous textbook revision committee, has come out in support of Baragur Ramachandrappa, previous chairman of the panel, saying previous revisions were done in a transparent manner and keeping facts in mind.

27 May 2022 4:16 am
Mlore univ panel changes hijab rule; students protest

The decision of Mangalore University syndicate to amend the existing uniform rule and impose a total ban on headscarf on the entire campus and within classrooms has met with resistance and criticism from both students and faculty members.

27 May 2022 3:34 am
Karnataka: Hijab row resurfaces in Mangaluru

The hijab issue once again came to the fore on Thursday as a group of students from the University College here staged a protest on the campus alleging that a few Muslim girl students are attending classes wearing the head-scarf.

26 May 2022 6:39 pm
MLC polls: BSY confident Vijayendra will get bigger role

A day after his son was denied a ticket to contest the legislative council polls, former chief minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday downplayed talk of a snub from the BJP leadership.

26 May 2022 4:37 am
Textbooks printed, too late to drop chapters: K'taka min

A day after two renowned Kannada authors withdrew their consent to use their articles in school textbooks, the Karnataka government on Wednesday categorically stated that its too late to drop those chapters since books have been printed and set for distribution among

26 May 2022 3:20 am
Bengaluru: ATM heist goes awry; Rs 19L notes burnt

Thieves, while trying to rip open an ATM machine with a gas cutter, accidently burnt currency notes worth Rs 19 lakh at a kiosk belonging Canara Bank on Hosa Road near Parappana Agrahara recently.

26 May 2022 3:15 am
PSI can file chargesheet, says HC; denies bail to 2

Observing that a police sub-inspector (PSI) is empowered to investigate a case and file chargesheet, the high court refused to grant bail to two of the accused in the 2021 Byadarahalli mass suicide case.

26 May 2022 3:10 am
CM KCR to meet JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda on Thursday

The TRS functionaries said the scheduled meeting between KCR and Gowda is a part of the Telangana chief minister's endeavour to cobble up the third front alternative to the national parties BJP and Congress.

25 May 2022 9:46 pm
Polls to seven MLC seats in Karnataka set to be 'unopposed'

The biennial election to seven seats of Karnataka Legislative Council scheduled for June three, is set to be unopposed, as all the seven nominations filed are in order.

25 May 2022 4:52 pm
Section 144 imposed around disputed mosque in M'luru

The deputy commissioner said that the mosque management committee had informed that they were fighting the case in the court and that all relevant documents would be submitted before the court.

25 May 2022 9:28 am
6 students in Siddapura ill after truck spills chilli sauce

Panic gripped villages around Virajpet taluk in Kodagu district and six students took ill after a truck, carrying a consignment of sauce from Haveri to Kerala, spilled chilli sauce along the way on Tuesday morning.

25 May 2022 4:47 am
Karnataka MLC polls: BJP picks Savadi, 3 new faces

In what is seen as a setback to former chief minister B S Yediyurappa, the BJP leadership on Tuesday denied a ticket to his son and state BJP vice president B Y Vijayendra to contest the June 3 legislative council polls.

25 May 2022 4:21 am
Textbook row: Two writers withdraw nod for articles

A day after primary education minister BC Nagesh defended revisions in school textbooks, the controversy rumbled on with Devanura Mahadeva, senior litterateur and Padma Shri awardee, withdrawing consent he had given to publish an extract of a book he had written in the Kannada textbook for class 10 students.

25 May 2022 4:20 am
Ancestral bungalow on B'luru road sells for Rs 64k/sqft

Two recent real estate transactions in the city centre appear to have set new benchmarks. An ancestral bungalow on Lavelle Road spread across 4,300 sqft was sold at Rs 27.5 crore, which works out to Rs 64,000 per sqft for the land said to be a new high in Bengaluru.

25 May 2022 3:10 am
BSY's son denied ticket for MLC polls

In what is being seen in some political quarters as a setback to former Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa, the BJP central leadership on Tuesday denied MLC tickets to his son B Y Vijayendra and a loyalist.

24 May 2022 7:25 pm
Surfing event: Top surfers set to participate

Over 70 top surfers from across the country have confirmed their participation in the third edition of the Indian Open of Surfing-2022 in Karnataka.

24 May 2022 6:13 pm
Fog affects flights at Mangaluru airport

Flight IX 0384 from Dubai to Mangaluru was diverted to Kannur International airport. The scheduled time of arrival was 6am. The flight later arrived from Kannur at around 9.45am.

24 May 2022 5:26 pm
Karnataka BJP announces candidates for MLC polls

BJP on Tuesday announced its candidates for the biennial elections for a legislative Council on June 3. Former deputy CM Laxman Savadi, secretary of the BJP state unit - Hemalatha Nayak, president of BJP SC Morcha - Chalavadi Narayaswamy and S Keshavaprasad have made it to the list. The party has also announced Basavaraj Horatti as it's nominee for Karnataka west teachers constituency.

24 May 2022 1:14 pm
Ways to spice up your sex life with foreplay

Foreplay is the foremost and one of the most vital aspects of a sexual relationship between a man and a woman.

24 May 2022 8:38 am
K'taka MLC polls: Congress picks Yadav and Jabbar

The Congress high command on Monday sprung a surprise and announced KPCC spokesperson M Nagaraju Yadav and K Abdul Jabbar as its candidates for the biennial election to seven seats of the legislative council, to be elected by members of the legislative assembly (MLAs), scheduled for June 3.Tuesday is the last date to file nominations.

24 May 2022 4:37 am
For a clean village, GP VP doubles as Swachh driver

Nafeesa Thasli, vice-president of Peruvai gram panchayat in Dakshina Kannada district, has proved every job has its own dignity, reports Vinobha KT

24 May 2022 4:31 am
Lulu Group to set up four malls in Karnataka

AE-based retail major Lulu Group on Monday announced it will invest Rs 2,000 crore in Karnataka to set up four shopping malls in tier-2 cities.

24 May 2022 4:29 am
B'luru: Bizman rapes tenant, 20, at gunpoint, in custody

A 20-year-old girl from West Bengal, who was pursuing BA course in Bengaluru, was allegedly raped at gunpoint by her landlord in the Central Business District.

23 May 2022 4:25 am
Bengaluru couple found charred to death in car

Within hours of their marriage despite strong objection from their parents, a runaway couple from Bengaluru was found dead inside a rented car in Udupi district's Brahmavar area, about 300km from Bengaluru, early Sunday.

23 May 2022 4:19 am
B'luru: Car hits moped, rider falls to death from KIA e-way

A speeding car rammed a moped on the Kempegowda International Airport Expressway, throwing its 45-year-old rider off the vehicle and onto the road 30ft below on Sunday. He died instantly. The condition of his nephew, 11, who was riding pillion, is critical.

23 May 2022 4:11 am
Delay in immigration clearance irks intl flyers at KIA

Immigration clearance at Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) has turned into an exasperating experience as passengers are facing long delays. The procedures, they say, are relatively primitive and not hi-tech.

23 May 2022 3:16 am
Well consider further cut in fuel tax: K'taka CM

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday said his government will consider further cut in fuel tax, following the Centre's decision to reduce excise duty on petrol and diesel.

22 May 2022 12:50 pm
Chef Manu Chandra gives Cannes a taste of India

Late last month, Bengaluru-based chef Manu Chandra received a call from the ministry of information and broadcasting to handle the catering for India Pavilion at the 75th annual Cannes Film Festival, and later, for the official inaugural dinner as well.benga

22 May 2022 6:16 am
K'taka HC reduces life term of techie who killed wife

Holding that the incident occurred on account of sudden provocation and without any premeditation, the high court modified the sentence of life imprisonment imposed on a software engineer for murdering his wife.

22 May 2022 4:24 am
PM Modi to attend Int'l Yoga Day event in Mysuru

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations in Mysuru on June 21.

22 May 2022 4:19 am
Amid rain, viral fever & gastro cases rise in B'luru

As the city continues to receive showers, doctors are observing a 30-40% spike in viral fever cases mostly among young adults (aged 25 to 40) and children, who tend to get drenched in heavy rain and also eat out frequently.

22 May 2022 3:09 am
B'luru: Rs 1.2cr stolen jewellery recovered; 3 held

Sirisha B, a homemaker and resident of Doddakallasandra in Talaghattapura, south Bengaluru, was making preparations to celebrate two birthdays her elder daughters and her own on April 28.

22 May 2022 3:09 am
Students fall off window in Brigade Road mall, girl dies

A college girl died after she accidentally fell off a window on the second floor of a shopping complex on the busy Brigade Road in central Bengaluru on Saturday afternoon.

22 May 2022 3:08 am
Congress will repent soon in Udupi: Pramod Madhwaraj

Madhwaraj was reacting to KPCC president D K Shivakumars remarks on his defection made on Friday. Shivakumar had said that Madhwaraj will repent quitting the Congress.

21 May 2022 8:05 pm
Railway minister inspects Bengaluru-Chennai section

Union railways minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday conducted a rear-window inspection of the railway section from Dr MGR Chennai Central to Bengaluru Cantonment.

21 May 2022 6:58 pm
B'luru: Car ploughs into four pedestrians, kills one

A-28-year old man was killed while three others, including a student, were injured when a speeding car ploughed on to the pavement near Kattariguppe junction near Banashankari on Outer Ring Road on Friday morning.

21 May 2022 6:41 am
B'luru: Sacked airline staffer makes hoax bomb call

Panic prevailed at Kempegowda International Airport early Friday after an anonymous caller rang Bengaluru city police helpline (112) around 3.50am and informed that a bag carrying explosives had been placed on the airport premises. The man suspected to be drunk at the time of making the call gave out a name and also hurled expletives at cops.

21 May 2022 4:09 am
B'luru: Passport torn, woman denied boarding pass

Patching up her passport after the binding tore cost a 69-year-old Bengalurean her much-awaited trip to the US after four years to reunite with her only grandchild. The woman was not allowed to travel by immigration authorities at Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) on the grounds of a damaged passport.

21 May 2022 4:07 am
SSLC results: Bengaluru South district gets B grade

When SSLC results were announced on Thursday, all districts except Bengaluru South and Yadgir were placed in the 'A' category, based on the quality of results.

21 May 2022 4:05 am
7 get life term for raping Bdeshi woman in Bluru

The trial in the case pertaining to gangrape and torture of a 22-year-old Bangladeshi woman in Ramamurthynagar here on May 27 last year ended with a city court on Friday finding the 11 accused guilty. The accused, including three women, were given jail terms ranging from life sentences to nine months.

21 May 2022 4:02 am
SC gives K'taka govt 8 weeks to prepare for BBMP polls

The Karnataka government on Friday heaved a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court in its interim order said the state had eight weeks to prepare the list of Other Backward Classes eligible for reservation in local bodies. After that, the State Election Commission (SEC) must prepare for the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) elections.

21 May 2022 3:10 am
Artisans return for Bengaluru exhibition

Seramuddin Chitrakar is a Jodana Pattachitra artist from West Bengal who is excited to showcase his art in a city exhibition after two long years of the pandemic.

20 May 2022 8:32 pm
Bengaluru civic polls: SC grants 8 weeks' time

In a big relief for the Karnataka government, the Supreme court on Friday acceded to its request and granted eight weeks' time to issue necessary notifications pertaining to the delimitation of wards and reservation for election to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP).

20 May 2022 4:39 pm
Bengaluru needs 33mm rain to break record

Battered by heavy rain, Bengaluru is just a few steps away from breaking its own record set six decades ago. This could become the wettest May in the citys history, with only 33mm rainfall required to surpass the 1959 record.

20 May 2022 7:18 am
Fixing stormwater drains of B'luru govts top priority: CM

Heavy rain continued to wreak havoc across several parts of Karnataka for the third day on Thursday leading to schools declaring a holiday in several districts.

20 May 2022 7:06 am
Karnataka: 85.6% clear SSLC exam, 145 get 100%

The SSLC examination results announced by the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board on Thursday threw up a surprise: A whopping 145 students scored 100% (625/625 marks).

20 May 2022 4:06 am
2 women held in B'luru for robbing rail passengers

Two women were arrested by railway police recently for allegedly stealing valuables from passengers by distracting them while boarding or deboarding trains.

20 May 2022 3:09 am
B'luru: Valuables worth Rs 10L stolen from goldsmiths house

Burglars targeted a goldsmiths residence at Basavanapura, near KR Puram, earlier this week and stole 206 grams of gold, 1.5kg of silver articles, LED TV and six silk sarees, together worth around Rs 10 lakh.The victim is Satish JS, owner of Vinayaka Jewellers in KR Puram.

20 May 2022 3:08 am