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Honnavar: Karnataka government hands over Hindu youth Paresh Mesta death case to CBI

Karnataka home minister Ramalinga Reddy said that they will hand over Paresh Mesta death case to the Central Bureau of Investigation.

9 hours ago

Three teachers suspended for serving alcohol to students    

The Head Master and two teachers of a government high school in Tumakuru district served alcohol to students on a trip when they asked for water to quench their thirst.

11 hours ago

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Honnavar fisherman death: BJP demands NIA or CBI probe into mysterious death of youth

The BJP has blamed "jihadi elements" for Mesta's death, while Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has accused the saffron party of using the incident for "political gains".

12 hours ago

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. | File photo PTI
Will not hurry to declare candidate list for Karnataka Assembly polls, says Siddaramaiah

The Karnataka CM said that the party would weigh the pros and cons of each candidate based on internal surveys and reports before arriving at a decision.

16 hours ago

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Tranquilized jumbo flees in Hassan

The forest officials were kept on their toes when a 40-year-old tusker escaped despite being tranquilized twice near Chikkakallur forest area in Sakleshpur taluk.

13 Dec 2017

Fleeing mob, trucker hides in drain for four days

A trucker from Sirsi, caught in the crossfire of mob violence in Honnavar, was rescued from a drain on Tuesday, four days after he went missing on Friday.

13 Dec 2017

KSOU students get huge relief from High Court

Court directs UGC to grant recognition to the open varsity for 2017-18 within 2 weeks

13 Dec 2017

Dissent over decision to call tenders

Some of the members of House committee constituted to probe alleged irregularities in the free laptop distribution scheme have submitted their note of dissent over the government’s decision to call fo

13 Dec 2017

BSY’s yatra raises dust in Kharge’s turf

Sees enthusiastic response in the region, but intense fight for party tickets cause for worry; response to the Yatra has ignited new vigour to ‘Mission 150’

13 Dec 2017

Policemen prepare to retaliate as protesters burn tyres in Sirsi on Tuesday
Kumta fire spreads to Sirsi; BJP demands NIA probe

A day after violence in Kumta led to the burning of an IGP’s car, Sirsi town in Karwar district witnessed mob fury and police firing following a bandh call on Tuesday.

13 Dec 2017

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju (File | PTI)
Upgraded Hubballi airport opened in Karnataka

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Tuesday unveiled the upgraded airport in Karnataka's second-largest Hubballi.

13 Dec 2017

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BJP to blame for unrest in coastal Karnataka: Minister Ramalinga Reddy

Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy blamed the opposition party for disturbing peace in the coastal region of the southern state.

12 Dec 2017

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Honnavar protests: BJP using political violence for electoral benefits, says Karnataka Congress

Honnavar town in Uttara Kannada district has been tense after the body of a youth was fished out from a lake.

12 Dec 2017

Karnataka: Stone-pelters damage KSRTC buses at Congress Padyatra

Over 500 police personnel including the state reserve police were deployed at key points of the yatra from Farangipet to Mani.

12 Dec 2017

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Honnavar violence: Police resort to lathicharge, fire in air to control stone pelters in Karnataka's Sirsi

The protestors were demanding a proper investigation over the suspicious death of teenager Paresh Mesta during the recent violence in Honnavar.

12 Dec 2017

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Bengaluru needs at least 10 stadiums: Karnataka High Court

Observing that 10 stadiums are required for Bengaluru considering the present city’s population, HC asked the state government to construct at least 2-3 stadiums.

12 Dec 2017

Ravi Belagere (L) and Agni Sridhar (R). (Express File Photos)
All is not well in the Kannada tabloid industry: Agni vs Hai Bangalore? Or Ravi Belagere vs Sridhar?

The arrest of Kannada tabloid editor Ravi Belagere last week has resulted in a war of words on the pages of the city’s publications as well as in social media.

12 Dec 2017

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'Hai Bangalore' editor Ravi Belagere is now ‘inmate number 12785’

Sent to judicial custody till December 23; asks for a VIP cell but gets an attender; is lodged in a cell in hospital building for treatment for his blood sugar level

12 Dec 2017

He peels coconut, lifts man with his teeth

His teeth are mightier than a weapon. Without any external support, he lifts a man and de-husks coconuts with his teeth. Meet P J Gautham Verma, a native of Patlu village, Channapatna,

12 Dec 2017

KSRTC slashes fares of Flybus to Mysuru

In order to match competitive fares being offered by taxi aggregators like Ola, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) on Monday announced that it would be slashin

12 Dec 2017

Up to allottees to utilise land: Minister

 The state cabinet on Monday approved 78 acres of land to be granted to 36 caste-based outfits.

12 Dec 2017