Amit S Upadhye

Hubballi-Ankola railway project may see light of day

What seems likes a long pending railway project between Hubballi and Ankola is finally chugging.

21 Jun 2018

She wanted to do something different: Ramesh Shanbhag

It was a perfect Father’s Day for Ramesh Shanbhag, whose daughter Meghana became the first woman fighter pilot from South India.

18 Jun 2018

Gauri Lankesh case throws spotlight on arms mafia

For decades, gang lords in Vijayapura were dependent on smugglers in neighbouring Maharashtra for theirs arms and ammunition.

14 Jun 2018

25 years after deadly ambush, still feels like yesterday, recalls former Karnataka Special Task Force chief

It was 7 am that morning and a convoy of three STF jeeps were moving on Thalabetta and MM Hills Road when the occupants of the last jeep saw a large tree falling on the road behind them.

06 Jun 2018

Environmentalist swallows toothpick with burger

A noted environmentalist of Dharwad had some tense moments last week after he swallowed a toothpick along with the burger.

30 May 2018

Marking Of Borders  Of Karnataka-Andhra Pradesh Today

Acting on the direction of Supreme Court, a team from Survey of India will taken up border survey in Ballari to demarcate the line between Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

29 May 2018

Muslim boy from Karnataka's Belagavi gets full mark in Class 10 Sanskrit paper

 In a rare fete, a Muslim boy from Belagavi has secured cent per cent marks in Sanskrit. His achievement is being lauded, even as the boy wants to continue studying the language.

27 May 2018

Corporates make a beeline to adopt monuments in Karnataka

A senior Archeological department official said that at least five corporate companies have evinced interest in monuments of Hampi and Bengaluru.

24 May 2018

Separate religion tag for Lingayats a key issue here

For the first time, voters of the Mumbai-Karnataka have gone beyond the regular water and border disputes.

12 May 2018

Datta Peetha issue on backburner, BJP may find it tough here

Chikkamagaluru, which was earlier a Congress stronghold, turned into a BJP bastion in the last two decades after the shrine row erupted.

11 May 2018

In ghats of Hassan, hydel plants spark conflicts

Sitting in the backyard of his little homestay property, Veerabhadra, a farmer turned hospitality entrepreneur, tries to look beyond his field glittering with fireflies.

07 May 2018

Karnataka polls: Weavers sore with Siddaramaiah sarkar, may spin against him

Every weaver’s home in Guledgudda has at least one person who has migrated to Bengaluru in the recent years.

06 May 2018

In Kodagu, netas’ estates elbow out River Cauvery

River basin is being exploited for private profit by lobbies including that of politicians

05 May 2018

Wonders of Koppal grasslands

Protected grasslands of Koppal district are now attracting documentary filmmakers and are finding a spot in the global wildlife tourism map.

29 Apr 2018

BJP says did not ask Reddy to campaign for party candidates, but he will anyway

IS he with the BJP, or is he not? Though BJP is crying hoarse that the party has nothing to do with mining scam accused G Janardhana Reddy and he is not their official campaigner, the latter can be se

28 Apr 2018