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High Court gives green signal for Karnataka's buffalo races

The Karnataka High Court on Friday gave the green signal for buffalo racing events in coastal Karnataka starting November 19.

5 hours ago

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2,108 health department staffers to be suspended by Karnataka Government

804 doctors, 1,304 nurses, paramedical staff, lab technicians and other staff face action for chronic absenteeism.

19 hours ago

A money lender counts Indian rupee currency notes at his shop in Ahmedabad | Reuters
Karnataka government moves to rein in private hospital bills

The Karnataka government has decided to rein in costs in private hospitals and get them to be more transparent in their billing procedures.

27 Oct 2016

BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa being greeted by his supporters at BJP office after the CBI court judgment on Wednesday
Big boost to Yeddyurappa ahead of Karnataka polls 2018

Clean chit by the court will help Yeddyurappa assert his authority within and outside the party, according to political analysts

27 Oct 2016

34 farmer suicides in Mysuru so far this year

As many as 34 farmers have committed suicide so far during the current year in Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s home district of Mysuru.   The…

27 Oct 2016

‘Removal’ of Ambedkar portrait by University of Mysore registrar angers Dalits​

University of Mysore (UoM) Registrar R Rajanna is in the eye of a storm after allegedly removing a portrait of Dr B R Ambedkar from his office chamber…

27 Oct 2016

GP member fires celebratory shots in minister’s presence

A local gram panchayat member fired “celebratory” shots from his gun in the presence of District Minister Vinay Kulkarni at programme at Uppinbetageri…

27 Oct 2016

The mangled remains of the KSRTC bus and the lorry at Madhugiri Koppalu in Hunsur taluk on Wednesday | Express
Five killed as KSRTC bus, truck collide head-on

Five people were killed and at least 10 injured after a KSRTC bus and a rice-laden truck collided head-on on the Mysuru-Bantwal Highway at Madhugiri Koppalu…

27 Oct 2016

Karnataka pegs crop loss in 110 drought-hit taluks at Rs 12,000 crore

The state government has estimated that crop losses in 110 drought-hit taluks is Rs 12,145.79 crore. Based on a formula, the state will seek Rs 3,373.85…

27 Oct 2016

Parents, school assns oppose proposed fee

The draft of the proposed fee structure for schools, submitted by the Department of Public Instruction to the High Court, is now facing opposition from…

27 Oct 2016

Kolar, Chikkaballapur together have 130 tmcft of water: IISc

Team finds mismanagement of water sources and forest areas in Kolar region; suggests consultative mechanism to tackle water issues

27 Oct 2016

Breast cancer rate high in Bengaluru

The breast (27.5 per cent) was the leading site of cancer in females in Bengaluru registry area, according to population-based cancer registry 2012-14.…

27 Oct 2016

Woodies, a gated community enclave that has come up near Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary
Structures in gated community next to sanctuary demolished

It was purely a commercial venture falling within the ESZ, say activists

27 Oct 2016

Full list of lake encroachments to be released by Dec

The Legislature committee on lake encroachments has said that it will publish the complete list of lake encroachments in Bengaluru Urban and Rural areas…

27 Oct 2016

5 judges presided over case in 4 years

The trial in the high-profile case involving former CM B S Yeddyurappa went on for four years with five judges presiding over the case before the final…

27 Oct 2016

A mine-boggling case

B S Yeddyurappa was Deputy Chief Minister between February 17, 2006 and February 6, 2007 and Chief Minister from May 30, 2008 to July 31, 2011. He was…

27 Oct 2016

It was a conspiracy, cries Yeddyurappa

There were many relieved faces after a CBI special court acquitted former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa and three members of his family in the Prerana…

27 Oct 2016

BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa interacting with the media outside the CBI Special Court after his acquittal in Bengaluru on Wednesday | NAGESH POLALI
CBI court gives clean chit to Yeddyurappa in Rs 40cr kickbacks case

In a major relief to state BJP president B S Yeddyurappa ahead of the 2018 assembly election, a special CBI court acquitted him of all charges of accepting…

27 Oct 2016

'Satyameva Jayathe, I stand vindicated,' says Yeddyurappa    

Yeddyurappa said the verdict has given him a "new fillip" to bring the party back to power in the state,

26 Oct 2016

The mangled remains of front of a Karnataka KSRTC bus and a lorry  in in Madhugirikoppa, Mysuru (EPS)
Five killed in bus-lorry collision near Mysuru

According to the police, the bus was overtaking another vehicle when the accident occurred. There was also a thick blanket of fog in the area at the time.

26 Oct 2016

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Over half of convicts in Karnataka are aged under 30

NCRB data shows that the state has 53.6 per cent convicts aged between 18 and 30, much higher than the national average.

26 Oct 2016