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Dalit activists protest outside the police station in Gubbi town where a youngster was beaten up for allegedly harassing a minor girl. I Express Photo Service
Dalit youth humiliated for allegedly harassing minor girl in Karnataka town

The accused Prakasha alias Kadu Prakash and his associates Nagaraja, Ramesh, Rangappa, Narayana, Byatarayappa and others kidnapped Abhishek (20) in a car.

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The accused demanded Rs 15 lakh for a specific species of turtle called `Leathery' which have 12 nails. | Express Photo Service
Two smugglers arrested; turtle rescued in Karnataka

The accused have been identified as Vinayak Jyotiba Jagrat (22) of Kineya village of Belagavi taluk and Sandeep Narayan Juvekar (20), a resident of Shahapur in Belagavi.

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Rice laden train derails in Karnataka

Since it did not occur along the main railway tracks, there was no disruption of passenger traffic.

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B’luru boy bags 12 VTU gold medals

The 16th annual convocation of Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) will be held on the university campus at 11 am on January 21.

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Were darting rules flouted to capture tigress?

Not the first time that an animal has died during capture and relocation operations in state, veterinary experts call for professional help during immobilisation

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NHT-233 was spotted in the backwaters of Nugu reservoir near MC Thalalu village on January 12
Shifting Bandipur tiger was a good decision, says Karanth

The death of an adult male tiger on January 13 when it was shifted from Bandipur to Bannerghata has raised serious concerns.

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tigress death: Seniors didn’t respond to  repeated calls

The tragic death of a tigress in Nagarhole on Tuesday has raised many questions on the procedure that was followed to tranquilise the big cat.

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Ugrappa draws activists’ anger

MLC allegedly met a woman raped by an ASI in Tumakuru at a guest house for an inquiry

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Campaign against child marriages from Jan 21

The Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR) will organise a campaign against Child Marriages across the state for next five months starting January 21.

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BJP dissidents to meet today

A group of 24 second rung BJP leaders who had recently released a letter to the media expressing their displeasure at the style of functioning of party state president B S Yeddyurappa are set to meet

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Two medical students in Bengaluru may lose admission over fake documents row

According to government norms, those who have an annual income above Rs 4.5 lakh are not eligible to claim any benefit including educational benefits under 2B category.

17 Jan 2017

SP to supervise probe

The investigation into the alleged rape of a mentally unsound woman by ASI S Umesh in a moving vehicle gathered momentum on Monday. The victim was produced before the judicial magistrate on Monday to

17 Jan 2017

Cops must take measures to prevent crimes: CM

With the crime rate increasing in the state, it is necessary for police to prevent crimes by acting on the information provided by police intelligence, opined Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

17 Jan 2017

Tumakuru ASI dismissed on rape charges

Umesh had picked up the 31-year-old woman after she was found wandering alone and allegedly raped her in a moving jeep on Saturday night.

17 Jan 2017

Women’s rights activist Pramila Nesargi (left) arguing with the State Women’s Commission chairperson Nagalakshmi Bai at the district general hospital in Tumakuru on Monday
Ugrappa summons rape victim to Tumkur University guest house

Chairperson of Expert Committee on Preventing Sexual Violence against Women and Children, V S Ugrappa, walked into a controversy by summoning the alleged rape victim to the Tumkur University’s guest h

17 Jan 2017

Cop took granite firm jeep for his crime

The alleged rape of a mentally unsound woman by assistant police sub-inspector Umesh S points to the high-handedness of some of the men in the force.

17 Jan 2017

KPCC issues notice to NCW

The legal cell of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee has taken strong exception to the notice issued to Home Minister G Parameshwara by the National Commission for Women on his alleged statements in

17 Jan 2017

Highway patrolling vehicles lined up at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru on Monday. The vehicles, which will have trained cops on board to tackle road robberies, were launched by CM Siddaramaiah | EXPRESS
100 patrol vehicles to keep criminals away from highways in Karnataka

Each vehicle costs around Rs 10.45 lakh, which comprises a CCTV camera, high voltage lights on the top, GPRS and other functions.

17 Jan 2017

Transport dept goes hi-tech to reduce accidents

In an attempt to reduce the number of road accidents, the Transport Department is planning to set up more automated vehicle inspection and certification centres, automated driving tracks and heavy veh

17 Jan 2017

Centre, Karnataka explore funding options for Metro projects

A fund crunch has forced the state and Union governments to explore innovative ways of mobilising resources to implement Metro project to link Bengaluru airport and KR Puram Silk Board Metro project.

17 Jan 2017

Are you sleeping, Karnataka HC asks government  on PIL over BU recruitment

A division bench of the High Court on Monday made these strong observations while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) in connection with the appointments at Bangalore University.

17 Jan 2017