Amit S Upadhye

Volunteers and residents of Karnataka join hands to keep town clean during Mahamastakabhisheka celebrations

In the last one week, nearly five lakh devotees have visited Shravanabelagola town to be part of the ongoing Mahamastakabhisheka celebrations.

20 Feb 2018

Jain monk from Madhya Pradesh attains ‘samadhi’ in Karnataka's Shravanabelagola

A Jain monk from Madhya Pradesh, who had vowed to take ‘samadhi’ a week ago, breathed his last in the temple town of Shravanabelagola on Thursday.

16 Feb 2018

When pigeons carried Mahamastakabhisheka reports to Madras

The reporter G M Edward got trained pigeons to Shravanabelagola six months ahead of veneration ceremony in 1910, and got the pigeons to fly back to his office in Chennai from Shravanabelagola.

16 Feb 2018

Mahamastakabhisheka: Drones not allowed near Bahubali statue

The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) has banned use of tripods and flying of drones near the monolith of Lord Bahubali in Shravanabelagola.

15 Feb 2018

Karnataka: PM Modi likely to visit Shravanabelagola on February 19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to participate in the Mahamastakabhisheka celebrations in Shravanabelagola of Hassan district.

14 Feb 2018

India's first canopy walk at Western Ghats

The Country’s first canopy walk will come up in Western Ghats of Karnataka which has been developed jointly by Karnataka tourism and forest departments.

11 Feb 2018

Locals make a killing by renting houses, rooms in Shravanabelagola

It’s raining cash for residents of Shravanabelagola. A month-long stay in a two bedroom   house may cost you a whopping `2.5 lakh! The demand is such that for the next fortnight, a single room without

10 Feb 2018

India’s first canopy walk opens soon

240m long walkway 30ft above ground near Castle Rock will open to public on Feb 18

06 Feb 2018

Mahadayi dispute: Goa threatens to move apex court

Accuses Karnataka of diverting water to Malaprabha basin; will table resolution during assembly session expected to begin on Feb 19

30 Jan 2018

Goa team visits Mahadayi work site

Water minister says legal team looking into the issue; farmers’ groups cry foul.

29 Jan 2018

Maha minister sings Kannada song in K’taka, draws oppn ire back home

A day after Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakanth Patil sang a Kannada patriotic song in Gokak, the opposition in Maharashtra has demanded an apology from the minister.

22 Jan 2018

Goa team to keep an eye on works in Belagavi

Sources said the Goa team will visit Kanakumbi every week and will submit a report to the Goa government.

17 Jan 2018

Karnataka: Lottery buffs bug cartoonists for ‘hidden lucky numbers’

You may find humour, social message and critical view in a cartoon, but some lottery buffs are following cartoonists for lucky numbers.

07 Jan 2018

Langur tribe’s little friend

In an instance of great bonding, a three-year-old boy has made friends with a group of wild primates. A group of langurs waits for the kid to wake up in the morning everyday to play with him.

02 Jan 2018

Tourists also bear the brunt of Mahadayi protests in N-K

A number of tourists were forced to spend their day in cars and buses as many towns in North Karnataka were shut for Mahadayi protests.

28 Dec 2017