While the party high command is yet to comment on BS Yediyurappas son BY Vijayendra contesting from Shikaripura assembly segment, the BJP leader soft launched his campaign by conducting meetings with booth leaders.
Opposition leader and Congress legislature party leader Siddaramaiah accused BJP and RSS of double standards over its campaign to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Indias Independence, saying the Sangh never believed in the idea of a national flag.
Police commissioner Labhu Ram, who is also additional district magistrate, has ordered closure of all liquor/ wine shops, bars and clubs to maintain law and order in Hubballi-Dharwad with effect from 6pm of Monday to 6am of Wednesday.
Among other heavyweights in politics, Athani taluk in Belagavi district is home to former deputy chief minister Laxman Savadi. However, the clout of its political leaders has proved inadequate for the taluk to get even one government high school.
Although the Union government included haemophilia patients under the physically-challenged category, under the Rights of Persons With Disabilities (RPWD) Act, 2016, many people afflicted with this disease opined that many medical practitioners were not aware of the privileges that they
Notwithstanding the central governments exhortation to all citizens of the country to unfurl the tricolour at their homes from August 13 to 15 as part of the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, concerned citizens in Dharwad and other districts of North Karnataka are none too pleased with the
Flags should be hoisted at 8 am on August 13 and can be lowered on August 15 evening at residences only, deputy commissioner Gurudatta Hegde has said in a press release.As part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, many residents will hoist flags or put one up outside their homes.
Eager to wrest the narrative of the struggle for Indian Independence from the BJP, the Congress will take out a Freedom March from Monday till August 13, across Karnataka. The planned route of this march includes the district of Dharwad.
The rising use and careless handling of button batteries at home have left children vulnerable to accidental swallowing of these objects. Along with coins that are most common, doctors in the city are also seeing cases of children swallowing these round and shiny objects.
Dakshina Kannada district is yet to gain pace in the administration of Covid-19 precaution dose of vaccine in the age group of 18 59 years, said DHO Dr Kishore Kumar M. The poor response to precaution dose is driven by a notion that the pandemic is over in the country.
Muslim Aikyata Vedike Surathkal, a forum involving the office-bearers of 27 mosques in Surathkal, have set a 10-day deadline for the government to provide compensation of Rs 25 lakh each to the kin of Mahammed Fazil and Masood B, failing which it threatened to hold a massive protest.
Bajpe police arrested an accused, who was reportedly absconding for the past three years on Sunday. The accused is Mohammed Mansoor, 35. According to police he is wanted in nearly 18 cases of robbery, dacoity and cattle theft registered in various police stations across the state.
In the wake of heavy rainfall, the Chamarajanagar district administration and the zilla panchayat have initiated measures to test the quality of drinking water supplied to villages and semi-urban areas. It is aimed at checking contamination of water to prevent water borne diseases.
Inaugurating a free heart check-up camp at a private hospital, district health officer Dr K H Prasad said diabetes and blood pressure have become the leading causes of heart diseases among Indians. A large population, especially youngsters, are also becoming victims of heart diseases.
A combination of youth and experience worked well for Kalyani Bengaluru Blasters as their began their Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 tournament campaign with a convincing 56-run win over Gulbarga Mystics here on Monday.
A team of doctors at Narayana Multispeciality hospital has treated two patients including a three-month-old baby with advanced laparoscopic urological procedures.A three-month-old baby boy was suffering from blockage in both the kidneys.
Residents of Mahadevapura in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district carried the corpse of a woman in a procession by wading through floodwaters and crossing river Cauvery. A video of the incident has gone viral on social media platforms.
Rangayana, which is Indias sole government-managed theatre repertory, is reeling under severe financial crisis. According to the sources, the Mysuru Rangayana used to receive an annual grant of Rs 1 crore earlier.
Senior Congress leader H C Mahadevappa on Monday said BJP is trying to project itself as a party that stands for people ahead of the 75th Independence Day celebrations. But the saffron party does not believe in freedom. It aims at bringing in dictatorship, he alleged.
Hassan police have solved the murders of two women and arrested two persons. Hassan additional SP MK Thammaiah said Subramanya was arrested three days after his wife Chandrakala died from head injury at their home in Shettyhalli.
A piece of tissue paper with a note scribbled in Hindi - 'Don't land, bomb on this plane' - and found in the lavatory of a Jaipur-Bengaluru flight sent the airport authorities into a tizzy on Sunday night.
Boya Haren Satvik, who secured a 100 percentile score in JEE Mains-1, continued to top the state and is among the 24 students in that percentile in the results of both sessions put together. The results were announced on Monday.
One of the state government's ambitious projects to boost tourism in North Karnataka is to transform Anjanadri Hills in Koppal, which is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Hanuman. However, the farmers who will have to part with the land to ensure that the plans materialise, are not willing to give away farms, which they point out are fertile. The farmers suggested using barren land, already owned by the government, for its ambitious project.
While the nation is gearing up to celebrate its 75th year of Independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had, a few days ago, called on the people to make the next 25 years, i.e when India will hit a century of Independence, glorious with new thresholds, aspirations and dreams and resolve to build a strong, prosperous and self-reliant nation. Indians are reaping the fruits of the planned and determined efforts made by the Modi government in the last few years to build a strong, prosperous and a s
An auto rickshaw driver has allegedly stabbed another auto rickshaw driver over a parking issue at Sadashivanagar in Old Hubballi on Saturday night. Old Hubballi police said Zakir was about to park his auto rickshaw at his residence.
Citizens of the district, the names of whom were already on the electoral rolls, and those eligible to exercise their democratic right and eager to register themselves as voters, must get their Aadhaar number linked to their voters identification card, announced Dharwad deputy commissioner