Other Stories

Three from Karnataka to get President’s police medal on Republic Day

Three police officers from the state will be conferred with the President’s police medal for
meritorious services on Republic Day.

1 hour ago

Rs 162 crore assets 'unearthed' in I-T raids, red-faced Congress may replace Ramesh with Satish Jarkiholi

Detection of undisclosed assets has propelled the party to seek an explanation from the duo.

3 hours ago

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah | File Photo
Ordinance on Kambala if necessary: Siddaramaiah

The chief minister had yesterday asked the Centre to take a favourable stand on the matter as it did for Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu.

9 hours ago

Pro-jallikattu protesters gathered at Marina beach in Chennai on Saturday. (EPS | Ashwin Prasath)
Tamil Nadu most restive state with about 20,000 protests in 2015 

If numbers could narrate a story, this one’s telling. Tamil Nadu, which is now witnessing large-scale jallikattu protests, was found as the most restive state in the country in 2015.

23 hours ago

Demand for lifting ban on Kambala grows louder

Cries for lifting the ban on Kambala — West Coast's favourite folk sport — are growing louder by the day following the Jallikattu imbroglio on the East Coast.

23 hours ago

Akrama-Sakrama deadline extended

The state government has extended the deadline for submitting applications for regularisation of houses built on government lands in rural areas and small towns by one more month.

24 Jan 2017

Image for representational purpose only.
Karnataka CM, Union minister express support for Kambala

The Centre should extend its support to Kambala in a manner it has backed Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu, Siddaramaiah said.

23 Jan 2017

Image for representational purpose only.
Mahadayi issue: Farmers to take to the streets in Navalgund today

Navalgund, which was the epicentre of Mahadayi protest, is getting ready for another agitation planned by farmer leaders.

23 Jan 2017

The tiger had injuries on its leg and face
Tiger found dead in Nittur; fifth death in 23 days in Karnataka

Forest officials spotted the carcass of a tiger aged 9-10 years beside Lakshmana Teertha river in Nittur on Sunday morning. 

23 Jan 2017

50,000 people expected to protest to push for lifting of ban on Kambala

To press for removal of curbs on Kambala, about 50,000 people are expected to gather at a protest meeting to be held at Swaraj Maidan in Moodbidri.

23 Jan 2017

The poachers killed two blackbucks in Badamakanahalli forest area. The female blackbuck (left) received bullet injuries in the throat, while the male one received a bullet shot on the left side back rib
Three held for killing blackbucks in Kolar district

Three people were arrested by the forest officials early Sunday for allegedly killing two endangered black bucks in Badamakanahalli forest area.

23 Jan 2017

Previously, despite a petition for a ban on the event by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PeTA), the races were held. | Express Photo Service
Traditional folk sports in Karnataka remain on the horns of a dilemma

Traditional sports and rituals involving animals are an integral part of many communities in rural parts of Karnataka. 

23 Jan 2017

Carcass of the dead tiger. (EPS)
Another tiger found dead in Karnataka's Nittur village; fifth death in 23 days

The tiger had attacked a plantation labourer called Kariya and during the attack, according to eye-witnesses, the tiger had suffered injuries on its face.

22 Jan 2017

Bring child marriage rate to zero, says Karnataka CM

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday directed officials to work towards eliminating child marriages in the next five years.

22 Jan 2017

Image used for representational purpose only.
Tribal students in Karnataka to get stipend from February

The State government has decided to give stipends to students belonging to Koraga and Jenukuruba communities until they get jobs.

22 Jan 2017

BJP and Brigade are different entities: Kalaburagi party meet

State general secretary Aravind Limbavali denied any possibility of Shah meeting both Yeddyurappa and Eshwarappa.

22 Jan 2017

Eshwarappa shaking hands with Union minister  H N Ananth Kumar who is looking in another direction in Kalaburagi on Saturday
BJP’s youth wing plans BSY Brigade in all districts in Karnataka

Move to counter Eshwarappa-led Sangolli Rayanna Brigade; decision will be taken after state BJP executive meet in Kalaburagi

22 Jan 2017

BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa and others at the inauguration of state executive committee meeting in Kalaburagi|Express
BSY-KSE rift mars BJP state executive meeting 

Supporters of Yeddyurappa shouted slogans and sat on dharna during the first day of the two-day meeting, demanding action against Eshwarappa and his followers.

22 Jan 2017

Nalvar Daivasthanam in Kanathoor near Kasaragod has become popular as ‘Nyaya Degula’ or temple of justice  | rajesh shetty b
Kasaragod Kanathoor shrine both temple and court

For believers, Kasaragod’s temple court is the final arbiter. Land deals to financial disputes, all cases are settled in less than five years.

22 Jan 2017

Chinks in Karnataka Congress ahead of Nanjangud battle

Mahadevappa stays away from inauguration of hospital at Nanjangud despite being present in T Narasipur

22 Jan 2017

Attack by MLA: Karnataka cops recover weapons used

A police team led by Gokak DySP Veerbhadraiah on Saturday brought three people accused in the assault on Congress worker Vivek Shetty, to Ugar Khurdh village in Raibag taluk to recover the items used

22 Jan 2017