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Enagi Balappa. (Express Photo | Suresh Nampoothiri)
Veteran Kannada artiste Enagi Balappa passes away at 103 in Karnataka

Balappa Ajja, had been a household name in many parts of North Karnataka and his contributions to the music and theatre field will be missed by all.

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High command gives nod for cabinet expansion

With BJP trying to seize the issue to consolidate its hold in the coastal region, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is keen to entrust the all important Home Ministry to a leader from the region.

22 hours ago

Woman in Meti CD claims she was abducted

The woman who was seen in a compromising position with then minister H Y Meti in a CD that led to his resignation claimed that she was abducted.

22 hours ago

Siddu pushes for stalled railway lines, projects

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah met Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday to discuss pending railway projects, including the long-delayed Hubballi-Ankola line.

22 hours ago

Jewels worth Rs 11L robbed from broker

In a case of attention diversion, a pawn broker was robbed of jewels worth `11 lakh in Puttenahalli on Thursday.

22 hours ago

Writer Vijayamma during the protest by NSD students at Guru Nanak Bhavan in Vasanthnagar in Bengaluru on Thursday | s Manjunath
Poor treatment of National School of Drama students, staff by Karnataka government officials takes centre stage

On Wednesday, officials had barged into Guru Nanak Bhavan, where NSD was functioning on rent basis, and thrown all the equipment and materials outside the building before locking it.

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UVCE alumnus and scientist Prof Roddam Narasimha interacting with students during a protest at the college in Bengaluru on Thursday | s Manjunath
Land sharks behind move to shift UVCE: Alumni

The state government’s decision to shift University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE) from KR Circle to Jnana Bharathi campus is being seen by the alumni as a move to benefit the real estate

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Dasara elephants that arrived at the Mysore Palace on Thursday | S Udayshankar
Poet Nissar Ahmed to open Dasara

Renowned poet and Kannada writer K S Nissar Ahmed will inaugurate the 408th edition of Mysuru Dasara, a state event which attracts people from far and wide.

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ACB files two FIRs against BSY in land denotification case

IN what is viewed as a tit-for-tat move, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) registered two First Information Reports (FIR) against former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa in ​a ​land denotification case.

23 hours ago

Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah. (File | AFP)
Siddaramaiah launches personal Twitter handle

The new Twitter profile already has 2,480 followers and describes Siddaramaiah as "Kannadiga; Believer in equity & social justice; Family man; Chief Minister of Karnataka."

17 Aug 2017

B S Yeddyurappa
Meti Sex CD case: CID questions B S Yeddyurappa's personal assistant

Santosh was summoned because he was in contact with Rajashekar Mulali, a social activist who reportedly leaked the alleged sex CD.

17 Aug 2017

Four labourers killed in brutal accident in Karnataka

According to police, rash and negligent driving by the truck driver led to the accident.

17 Aug 2017

BJP to demand resignations of D K Shivakumar and Ramesh Jarkiholi

The BJP will start an agitation to demand the resignation of Ministers D K Shivakumar and Ramesh Jarkiholi on August 18.

17 Aug 2017

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and party leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjuna Kharge at a party rally on Wednesday
‘Modi destroyed what we built in 10 yrs in Jammu and Kashmir,’ says Rahul Gandhi

AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi blamed the BJP government for spreading hate and enmity in the Kashmir region and accused it of allowing Pakistan to brew trouble.

17 Aug 2017

Man uses rubber band to stop bedwetting, harms son's genitals

To tackle his four-and-a-half-year-old son’s bedwetting, a farmer of Periyapatna had been tying his son’s genital with a rubber band every night.

17 Aug 2017

Karnataka government gets ready for cloud-seeding project

Aircraft to take off from B’luru and Hubballi airports from Friday

17 Aug 2017

7 JD(S) rebels to meet Sonia today

Seven  JD(S) rebel candidates will be joining the Congress party in December or early January. Announcing this after the rebels met AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi late on Wednesday, Chief Minister S

17 Aug 2017

With subsidised food, ‘Brand Siddu’ may get boost among urban poor

The Indira Canteens, which serve food at highly subsidised prices, may well boost Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s image among the urban poor ahead of 2018 Assembly polls.

17 Aug 2017

Children wearing Indira Gandhi masks during Rahul Gandhi’s Sarthaka Samavesha rally at National College Grounds in Basavanagudi on Wednesday |  NAGESH POLALI
Congress government waived farm loans in 5 mins, BJP took a month: Rahul Gandhi

Says he spoke to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah over phone on farmers’ problems after which farm loans availed from co-op banks were waived immediately

17 Aug 2017

Many women, kids in Bengaluru malnourished: CM Siddaramaiah

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday said the announcement of the Indira Canteens was not a political gimmick.

17 Aug 2017

‘Wish we had such canteens in my hometown too’

Rajesh S N, an ambulance driver from Chikkaballapur, had just dropped off a patient from Gowribidanur at Trinity Hospital in Jayanagar on Wednesday.

17 Aug 2017