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Sri Vishwesha Thirtha swamiji hosting an iftar event at the dining hall of Krishna temple in Udupi on Monday  | Express File photo
Senior seer defends feast for Muslims in Krishna temple complex in Karnataka's Udipi

The octogenarian swamiji had drawn the ire of rightwing outfit Sri Rama Sene Chief Pramod Muthalik who has announced statewide protests against the seer by his outfit on July 2.

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The carcass of the four elephants who died by electrocution in Yadoor, in Virajpet taluk in Kodagu district on Monday.  (Express Photos by Vinod Kumar) 
Four elephants electrocuted in Kodagu, Karnataka

The elephants reportedly wandered into a place called Yadoor from the Nagarahole wild life sanctuary in search of food.

7 hours ago

Police open fire on undertrial allegedly trying to flee Kalaburagi Central Jail in Karnataka

Sources said the undertrial Tajuddin who was under judicial custody on charges of rape, allegedly tried to escape from the Kalaburagi jail this morning. 

13 hours ago

Seer known for progressive thinking
 

Sri Vishwesha Thirtha swamiji of Pejawar mutt is known for his social reforms. The pontiff had hosted an iftar event for the Muslim brethren on Saturday. This is not the first time that the he had taken such an initiative.

27 Jun 2017

Awareness should always come first, fun can wait

Extended weekends are sureshot opportunities for youngsters and the IT crowd of Bengaluru to head out on fun trips.

27 Jun 2017

Thattekere lake in Bannerghatta National Park region where an entrepreneur from Bengaluru lost his forearm to a crocodile | pushkar v
Presence of dogs may have drawn croc, say forest officials

Many disregard restrictions on entering reserve forest areas and risk their lives, they say; a case of trespassing has been booked against the two Bengalureans

27 Jun 2017

Karnataka plans to develop government schools with help of alumni network
 

The state has asked all government schools to form old students association from the current academic year.

27 Jun 2017

Sri Vishwesha Thirtha swamiji hosting an iftar event at the dining hall of Krishna temple in Udupi on Monday  | Express
Seer’s iftar event at Krishna temple makes Rama Sene see red

 The historic iftar event hosted by Sri Vishwesha Thirtha swamiji, the octogenarian seer of Pejawar mutt at the Krishna temple at Udupi on Saturday to foster communal harmony, has ironically created a storm.

27 Jun 2017

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Parents arrested by Karnataka cops for murder of 19-year-old girl

The parents of a 19-year-old girl have been arrested for murdering their daughter for choosing to marry a man they didn’t approve of. 

26 Jun 2017

Prof Maheshchandra Guru, Prof K S Bhagwan and others inaugurated an interaction programme by eating beef in Mysuru on Sunday |Udayashankar S
Eating non-veg food inside Kalamandira sparks protest in Mysuru

Mysuru Kannada Vedike activists staged a protest against the serving of non-veg food in a 'sacred cultural promotion centre' in the city.

26 Jun 2017

CBI court gives clean chit to two officials in PF trust corruption case

The CBI Special Court has given a clean chit to two officials of BEML Provident Fund Trust in a corruption case.

26 Jun 2017

Meira Kumar
JD(S) supports Meira Kumar in Prez poll

The love hate relationship between Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) continues in the state.

26 Jun 2017

No change in route for Mangaluru train, say Railways

The Karwar-Kannur-Mangaluru-Yeshwanthpur Express will not run on the new route—Hassan-Shravanabelagola route.

26 Jun 2017

Political rallies galore in state

With poll clouds gathering on the state’s horizon, Karnataka is set to witness political rallies galore this monsoon season.

26 Jun 2017

RSS leader behind Kalladka riots in Mangaluru, says Minister UT Khader

On June 15t this year, a personal altercation between persons of two different communities turned into a full-fledged riot in Kalladka, Mangaluru.

26 Jun 2017

UoM may strip Rangappa of special status

The University of Mysore (UoM) has decided to strip six scientists of ‘Life-long Distinguished Professorship’ status, according to highly placed sources in the varsity.

25 Jun 2017

CBI inaction on BS Yeddyurappa's acquittal raises doubts

The Opposition parties have taken a dig at the CBI, accusing it of being a puppet in the hands of the Union government.

25 Jun 2017

Order on farm loan waiver issued

The state government issued the order on loan waiver on Saturday in a bid to avoid criticism about delay.

25 Jun 2017

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Man kills wife over ‘bad’ tea in Chamarajanagar

Though the accused managed to project it as suicide by allegedly hanging his wife's body at his house, a police complaint by his in-laws landed him in trouble.

25 Jun 2017

Home Minister Parameshwara
Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara’s resignation accepted by Governor

Though Parameshwara had resigned on June 1, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had asked him to continue as Home Minister till the legislature session was over.

25 Jun 2017

Pourakarmikas at work, sweeping the roads and clearing the garbage from it.
10,000 pourakarmikas to be regularised in three months: Siddaramaiah

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has announced that 10,000 contract pourakarmikas will be regularised in the next three months and their wages will be paid directly by municipal corporations.

24 Jun 2017

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