The three students studying in a private engineering college were arrested on Saturday for raising pro- Pakistan slogans and posting it on social media on the first anniversary of the ghastly terrorist attack that left scores of CRPF soldiers dead at Pulwama in Kashmir.
Two persons died and three others injured when a recklessly driven high-end car went out of control and overturned on NH-50 in Ballari districts Hospet taluk on Monday afternoon. The dead have been identified as 19-year-old Ravi Naik, who was sipping tea at a roadside stall, and Sachin, 27, who was in the car.
The special investigation team probing the 2017 murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh will soon get in touch with Belagavi police after the latter found four abandoned country-made pistols at Waghawade village in the district last week.
Officials of the department of personnel and administrative services (DPAR) were surprised when a huge majority of the ministers inducted into chief minister BS Yediyurappas council of ministers last week demanded official vehicles bearing registration numbers either ending in nine or adding to nine.
Ten newly minted MLAs, who helped BJP bring down the Congress-JD (S) coalition government and form its own in July last year, took oath as cabinet ministers at a simple ceremony in Raj Bhavan on Thursday.
Health department officials and the Hubballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation (HDMC) staff have not conducted routine inspections of food stalls and wayside eateries here as mandated by the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) in four years.
The concept of share autorickshaws, considered a much-needed feeder service for residents in the suburban areas, was hailed when they were first offered in the city. However, in the absence of proper monitoring, they are fast turning into a risky ride. Many regular commuters complain of overcrowding, poor maintenance and lack of safety measures.
Inauguration of the much-awaited railway over-bridge (RoB) at Desai Circle Junction on the busy Hubballi-Vijayapura National Highway 218 could have brought cheers to many, but the service road to the bridge, which was planned at a later stage, is expected to an accident-prone stretch.
Though both BJP and Congress claim credit for the implementation of the project, people had been holding Union minister Pralhad Joshi and district minister Jagadish Shettar responsible for the delay of over seven years.
Vice-president Venkaiah Naidu has arrived in the city to inaugurate south India's first bus rapid transit system (BRTS). The Rs 970 crore project is funded by the state and central governments and the World Bank.