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Karnataka : 13 arrested for allegedly thrashing a police inspector in Kalaburgi

Published on Sep 26, 2022 04:21 PM IST

Kalaburgi (rural) circle inspector Shrimant Illal is in serious condition at a hospital in Bengaluru and is being treated by a special team of doctors.

13 persons have been arrested for allegedly attacking a Kalaburgi police inspector.
13 persons have been arrested for allegedly attacking a Kalaburgi police inspector.
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Bengaluru Cantonment station all set for a revamp. Details here

The ministry shared a proposed new digital design on social media that is similar to the outline of the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.

Proposed new design of Cantonment railway station in Bengaluru.
Proposed new design of Cantonment railway station in Bengaluru.
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 06:02 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

This viral placard at Lucky Ali's concert in Bengaluru leaves internet in splits

A photo widely shared online shows a concert-goer with a placard asking for flatmates.

Image from Lucky Ali's concert in Pheonix mall of Bengaluru.
Image from Lucky Ali's concert in Pheonix mall of Bengaluru.
Published on Sep 26, 2022 02:04 PM IST
Written by Pathi Venkata Thadhagath | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Iconic Mysuru Dasara festival kicks off, Inaugurated by President Murmu

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai welcomed president Murmu at the Mysuru airport and felicitated her.

Lakhs of tourists are expected to visit Mysuru this year to experience the grand celebrations.
Lakhs of tourists are expected to visit Mysuru this year to experience the grand celebrations.
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 11:55 AM IST

Robots at Bengaluru airport seem to be an Internet favourite. Watch

These robots at the airports have been drawing the attention of people for a while.

A total of 10 robots were deployed at the Kempegowda International Airport in the month of June.
A total of 10 robots were deployed at the Kempegowda International Airport in the month of June.
Published on Sep 26, 2022 11:00 AM IST

President Murmu to visit Karnataka today

President Droupadi Murmu will be on a two-day visit to Karnataka from Monday to attend a host of programmes.

President Droupadi Murmu. (PTI)
President Droupadi Murmu. (PTI)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 08:52 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Pathi Venkata Thadhagath

Bommai has assured to incentivise hiring Kannadigas, says Pai

There are also clauses which threaten to take back concessions given to industries and also penalty amounts for repeated violations for not giving opportunities to locals.

Mohandas Pai (PTI)
Mohandas Pai (PTI)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 12:29 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

President Murmu on three-day visit to K’taka from today

President Droupadi Murmu will visit Karnataka from September 26 to 28 to attend a host of programmes, according to a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday

President Droupadi Murmu will inaugurate the Dasara festival at Chamundi Hills in Mysuru on Monday. (Agencies)
President Droupadi Murmu will inaugurate the Dasara festival at Chamundi Hills in Mysuru on Monday. (Agencies)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 12:28 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi

Karnataka: BJP alleges caste angle in Cong’s ‘PayCM’ campaign, party hits back

The BJP claimed that the opposition was targeting the chief minister because he is from the dominant Lingayat community.

Congress and JD(S) members hold placards against government, during a legislative council session, in Vidhana Soudha. (PTI)
Congress and JD(S) members hold placards against government, during a legislative council session, in Vidhana Soudha. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 06:52 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, Bengaluru

Karnataka cop attacked by ganja smugglers critical, on ventilator in Hyderabad

Around 30 to 40 locals of Umarge village in Maharashtra attacked inspector Shrimanth Illal.

Along with a severe head injury, the victim has been reportedly suffering multiple rib fractures and facial bone injuries.
Along with a severe head injury, the victim has been reportedly suffering multiple rib fractures and facial bone injuries.
Updated on Sep 25, 2022 06:47 PM IST
Written by Pathi Venkata Thadhagath | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Former Karnataka CM SM Krishna admitted to hospital, condition stable

His situation is stable and he is in a cheerful frame of mind, doctors said.

The doctors will monitor the condition of the former chief minister for the next three to four days and decide on continuing the airway pressure support to him.(PTI File Photo)
The doctors will monitor the condition of the former chief minister for the next three to four days and decide on continuing the airway pressure support to him.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Sep 25, 2022 02:08 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

A German national is acing her Kannada accent in Mysuru. Watch

The video has now taken the Internet by storm where a German national speaks Kannada fluently while fixing a deal with an auto driver in Karnataka’s Mysuru.

Jennifer, a social media influencer, shared the video of her speaking in Kannada and received a huge applause from the followers.
Jennifer, a social media influencer, shared the video of her speaking in Kannada and received a huge applause from the followers.
Published on Sep 25, 2022 12:23 PM IST

Bengaluru bids adieu to iconic Samrat Restaurant

It’s now time to say goodbye to this childhood favourite place of many Bengaluru millennials.

Samrat restaurant in Chalukya Hotel, famous for its south Indian dishes, will close its main branch on September 25.
Samrat restaurant in Chalukya Hotel, famous for its south Indian dishes, will close its main branch on September 25.
Published on Sep 25, 2022 12:12 PM IST

For Mysuru Dasara celebration, Tejasvi Surya's request to railway minister

To cater to the huge crowd, Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya has urged the railway ministry for special services to Mysuru.

Tejasvi Surya also asked the union government to consider developing a high-speed rail corridor connecting Bengaluru and Hubbali.(PTI Photo)
Tejasvi Surya also asked the union government to consider developing a high-speed rail corridor connecting Bengaluru and Hubbali.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 25, 2022 09:35 AM IST

Police book 6 air force officers for murder after cadet dies

Among those booked are officials of the ranks of air commodore, group captain and wing commander, said a senior police officer.

According to the police, the 27-year-old air force cadet was found hanging in his hostel room on Wednesday.(Representative image)
According to the police, the 27-year-old air force cadet was found hanging in his hostel room on Wednesday.(Representative image)
Updated on Sep 25, 2022 02:25 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, Bengaluru

Six booked for air force student's death in Bengaluru; family suspects foul play

Six persons from the Air Force Technical College in Bengaluru's Jalahalli were booked after police found their names in a seven-page death note by the student who was found hanging from the ceiling of his hostel room on Wednesday.

Ankit Kumar Jha was found hanging from the ceiling of his hostel room on Wednesday. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Ankit Kumar Jha was found hanging from the ceiling of his hostel room on Wednesday. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Sep 24, 2022 05:04 PM IST
ByYamini C S | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

'Downfall of morals': Karnataka CM Bommai amid Congress PayCM campaign

Karnataka CM earlier Basavaraj Bommai had termed it a conspiracy to tarnish his and Karnataka’s reputation.

‘PayCM’ photos with Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai's likeness were seen in Bengaluru on Wednesday (Credit: Twitter/@DebasisSahoo31)
‘PayCM’ photos with Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai's likeness were seen in Bengaluru on Wednesday (Credit: Twitter/@DebasisSahoo31)
Published on Sep 24, 2022 04:19 PM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Stand-up comedian's mother robbed of 2 lakh online, gets it back

A stand-up comedian and doctor from Bengaluru took to Twitter to share a rare instance where his mother lost ₹2 lakh to a fraudster and then got it back within 10 days, thanks to cyber police.

Veena Chaturvedi, mother of Bengaluru-based stand-up comedian Jagdish Chaturvedi lost <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2 lakh to online fraudsters, but recovered all of her lost money in 10 days, thanks to cyber police. (Buddybits)
Veena Chaturvedi, mother of Bengaluru-based stand-up comedian Jagdish Chaturvedi lost 2 lakh to online fraudsters, but recovered all of her lost money in 10 days, thanks to cyber police. (Buddybits)
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 02:21 PM IST
ByYamini C S | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Karnataka 'Naada Geete' to be 2½ mins long; here is its new singing style

Fulfilling the long-standing demand to bring in uniformity in its rendition, the Karnataka government on Friday fixed the duration of 'Naada Geete' (state anthem) to two and a half minutes and said its style will be as composed by noted music composer Mysuru Ananthaswamy.

Karnataka's ‘Naada Geethe’, the state anthem - Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate - was penned by eminent poet Rashtrakavi Kuvempu.
Karnataka's ‘Naada Geethe’, the state anthem - Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate - was penned by eminent poet Rashtrakavi Kuvempu.
Published on Sep 24, 2022 12:37 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S

Father of terror suspect dies of heart attack in Mangaluru

The deceased Muneer Ahmed (57) was the father of Maaz Muneer (22), who was arrested by police in Shivamogga on charges of having links with terror outfits.

The deceased, Ahmed, was reportedly upset when his son Muneer was arrested on the suspicion of having links with terrorists. (Image for representational purpose)
The deceased, Ahmed, was reportedly upset when his son Muneer was arrested on the suspicion of having links with terrorists. (Image for representational purpose)
Published on Sep 24, 2022 09:06 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S

Siddaramaiah, DK Shivkumar among Cong leaders arrested for pasting PayCM posters

Former chief minister Siddaramaiah, state Congress chief D K Shivakumar, All India Congress Committee general secretary and Karnataka in-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala and several senior MLAs and others participated in the campaign and were arrested later.

Congress leaders put up the PayCM poster on the Race Course wall in the city opposite the Volvo office.
Congress leaders put up the PayCM poster on the Race Course wall in the city opposite the Volvo office.
Published on Sep 24, 2022 08:11 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S

‘Congress’s corruption allegations backfired’: Bommai on ‘PayCM’ posters

Bommai termed the campaign as a move to “deflect attention away from their own cases of graft and to mislead the people”.

Congress leaders hold posters with QR code and the phrase ‘PayCM’ during a protest against the Karnataka government on the issue of corruption, in Bengaluru on Friday. (PTI)
Congress leaders hold posters with QR code and the phrase ‘PayCM’ during a protest against the Karnataka government on the issue of corruption, in Bengaluru on Friday. (PTI)
Published on Sep 24, 2022 12:01 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

2 aides of Shivamogga stabbing accused have terror links: Police

Addressing the media, Shivamogga superintendent of police (SP), BM Laxmi Prasad, said initially four people were arrested by the Doddapete Police in connection with the August 15 stabbing of Prem Singh.

The duo was arrested in Shivamogga on Tuesday. (PTI File)
The duo was arrested in Shivamogga on Tuesday. (PTI File)
Published on Sep 23, 2022 11:59 PM IST
By, Bengaluru

Supreme Court stays bribery case probe against Yediyurappa

The order came on a petition filed by Yediyurappa, who challenged the Karnataka high court’s September 7 order restoring a private complaint filed against him by social activist Abraham TJ, who accused the former CM, while in office, to have received a bribe of ₹12.5 crore from a construction firm for a Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) housing project.

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed further investigation against former Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa. (PTI)
The Supreme Court on Friday stayed further investigation against former Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa. (PTI)
Published on Sep 23, 2022 11:58 PM IST
ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi

15 PFI men held for stoking communal tension in Karnataka, say officials

Police commissioner CH Pratap Reddy said the suspects were picked up for questioning in connection with a suo motu case registered at the city’s KG Halli police station.

Police have detained 15 PFI workers on charges of spreading communal hatred and hatching criminal conspiracies, officers said on Friday. (PTI)
Police have detained 15 PFI workers on charges of spreading communal hatred and hatching criminal conspiracies, officers said on Friday. (PTI)
Published on Sep 23, 2022 11:57 PM IST
By, Bengaluru

BMS Trust issue disrupts Karnataka assembly on last day

With the ruling BJP not budging to the demand terming the allegations against the Minister as politically motivated and false, the deadlock continued in the House, resulting in the entire day’s proceedings being washed out, forcing the Speaker to subsequently adjourn the house sine die, amidst a melee.

The last day of the monsoon session was marked by disruptions as the JD(S) staged a protest, over BMSET issue. (ANI)
The last day of the monsoon session was marked by disruptions as the JD(S) staged a protest, over BMSET issue. (ANI)
Published on Sep 23, 2022 11:57 PM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Bengaluru

‘Appalled’: Bengaluru actor says pic used without consent amid Cong campaign

A Bengaluru-based actor, Akhil Iyer, has hit out at the Congress' Karnataka unit, accusing them of using his picture without permission in their "40% sarkara" campaign against the BJP.

The actor clarified he has no affiliations towards the campaign and warned he will be taking legal action against people responsible.
The actor clarified he has no affiliations towards the campaign and warned he will be taking legal action against people responsible.
Published on Sep 23, 2022 05:30 PM IST
ByYamini C S

‘We have buses but no drivers’: Bengaluru public transport faces staff shortage

Even as demand for public transport is on the rise, Bengaluru's BMTC is unable to cater to the needs of the city as it is short-staffed. Over thousand of its buses stay inoperative.

BMTC has around 6,771 buses but is currently operating only 5,660 of them owing to the staff shortage. (Photo by Samuel Rajkumar/ Hindustan Times)
BMTC has around 6,771 buses but is currently operating only 5,660 of them owing to the staff shortage. (Photo by Samuel Rajkumar/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Sep 23, 2022 05:27 PM IST
ByYamini C S | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

‘QR code an evil design’: Bommai on Karnataka Congress ‘PayCM’ campaign

Basavaraj Bommai had earlier called the campaign “a conspiracy”.

‘PayCM’ photos with Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai's likeness were seen in Bengaluru on Wednesday (Credit: Twitter/@DebasisSahoo31)
‘PayCM’ photos with Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai's likeness were seen in Bengaluru on Wednesday (Credit: Twitter/@DebasisSahoo31)
Published on Sep 23, 2022 04:12 PM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin
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