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It’s curtains down on 14th Karnataka Assembly 

The House witnessed acrimonious scenes for most part of the last day with Congress and BJP members trading allegations and counter-allegations.

24 Feb 2018

Digital service providers and producers fail to resolve differences, March 1 strike set to go ahead

Over the past two weeks, the producers’ council and QUBE have gone back and forth discussing many proposals to resolve the issues and avert the strike called for by the former.

24 Feb 2018

The curse of cure in India is stress on medicine rather than science: CNR Rao

One of the top scientists of India, Bharat Ratna Prof CNR Rao, has blamed lack of scientific pursuit among doctors who lay more stress on medicine for lack of cures for several diseases.

23 Feb 2018

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Mahamastakabhisheka: Bangalore Railway Division cancels four special trains

Bangalore Railway Division abruptly decided to pull the plug on four of them owing to less than 50 passengers on board each of them.

23 Feb 2018

A floral replica of a dragon on display at the flower show in Shravanabelagola
Flower show in Karnataka's Shravanabelagola a big hit

The replica of thousand pillar Jain Basadi of Moodabidri hogged the limelight at the flower show organised by the Horticulture Department on account of Mahamastakabhisheka here.

23 Feb 2018

Youth chops off man’s forearm in Karnataka

A youth chopped off of a 35-year-old man’s forearm at Arkunda village in Manchenahalli police limits in Gowribidanur taluk on Thursday.

23 Feb 2018

Test loop facility at Indian Insitute of Science goes live

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday inaugurated a supercritical carbon dioxide Brayton cycle test loop facility, the first of its kind in India, at the Indian Insitute of Science.

23 Feb 2018

Residents of Kuvempunagar outside their houses, following the mysterious sound | EXPRESS
Mysterious sound sends shock waves among people in Mysuru

 While the suspicion of an earthquake grew stronger, the denial of any such occurrence that came from the Karnataka Engineering Research Station put to rest mounting worries.

23 Feb 2018

Raitha Sangha activists waving green shawls during the funeral of Puttannaiah
Raitha Sangha activists pay tribute to KS Puttannaiah by pouring soil from 30 districts of Karnataka    

Kythanahalli village turned green as farmers, who were wearing green shirts and caps, waved green shawls in the air and raised slogans praising Puttannaiah.

23 Feb 2018

Agasaga villagers lock Masanakawwa temple in the village following a theft
Devotees of Karnataka's Agasaga village challenge Goddess to find stolen bells

Agasaga, situated about 12 km from Belagavi, has never witnessed any incidents of burglary, theft or robbery since decades.

23 Feb 2018

File photo of a woman wearing a face mask to protect against air pollution. (File | EPS)
Karnataka State Pollution Control Board refutes pollution study, terms it incorrect

The report was based on instant readings gathered from a low cost sensor equipped in an autorickshaw which was then driven on seven main routes in the city.

23 Feb 2018

A file image of Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala.| EPS
‘Meddling’ in picking Karnataka health varsity vice-chancellor leads to rift between government, Governor

An apparent rift between the Raj Bhavan and the state government over the appointment of vice-chancellors to the state universities has widened.

23 Feb 2018

Congress President Rahul Gandhi to go heli-hopping on second leg of Karnataka yatra

AICC president Rahul Gandhi will release three-tier manifesto in the second week of March, state Congress party manifesto committee Chairman M Veerappa Moily said on Thursday.​

23 Feb 2018

Actor Shivarajkumar, ex-ministers Janardhana Reddy and Sriramulu met injured Vidvat on Thursday
Karnataka Congress MLA's son asks for bed, jail staff say ‘no’

Sources in the prison said Mohammed and his six associates are kept in three cells - three in one cell while two in two other cells.

23 Feb 2018

MLA N A Haris visited Mallya hospital on Thursday where Vidvat is undergoing treatment I Pushkar V
Karnataka Congress MLA Haris pleads with Vidvat’s family to withdraw case?

Congress MLA N A Haris is said to have pleaded with the victim Vidvat Loganathan’s family to withdraw the case against his son Mohammed Nalapad Haris, the prime accused.

23 Feb 2018

Gitanjali Gems (File photo)
Rs 300 crore franchisee rip-off by Gitanjali that bothered no one

Gitanjali Gems’ franchisees, over 200 of them across India, were also cheated, forcing most of them to shut shop. 

23 Feb 2018

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah. (File)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi indulging in ‘hit and run’ politics: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Stung by PM Narendra Modi’s corruption jibes against his government, Siddaramaiah hit back at Modi stating, “You are making allegations without proof.

23 Feb 2018

Congress President Rahul Gandhi (File | PTI)
Karnataka polls: Rahul Gandhi to release Congress manifesto in March

The ruling Congress' manifesto for the coming assembly polls in Karnataka would be released by AICC president Rahul Gandhi next month, the party said Thursday.

22 Feb 2018

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah | EPS
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah dubs NDA rule '90 per cent commission government' 

Modi had recently dubbed the Congress dispensation a "10 per cent commission government" during public meetings in Karnataka.

22 Feb 2018

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Naxal combing operations continues in Karnataka's Kodagu

According to sources, the team of Naxals which visited Koyanadu a fortnight ago along the  Kodagu -Dakshina Kannada border is the same team which visited Napoklu.

22 Feb 2018

In a case of mistaken identity, Karnataka youth sends lewd SMSes to man, assaults him

Police sources told Express that Naveen Kumar, the accused, has been sending lewd text messages and photos to the mobile of Dharnesh for the past eight months.  

22 Feb 2018