Meera Bhardwaj

Snake bites kill 75 in Bengaluru in two months; rescuers not paid honorarium for three years

The state budget allocates Rs 25 lakh for animal welfare but this is not being utilized for snake rescue as BBMP claims it is not meant for wildlife.  

17 Jul 2018

Karnataka may soon see private wildlife reserves

Those who own min 100 acres along protected areas can form conservancy

23 Jun 2018

Meet Jayamala, the only woman minister of Karnataka assembly

Adding glamour to the Karnataka cabinet, actor-turned-politician Jayamala, 62, has become a minister without climbing the political ladder unlike her predecessors from the Kannada film industry.

07 Jun 2018

Experts divided on Karnataka Governor’s decision to pick BS Yeddyurappa for Chief Minister

Constitution lacks specific guidelines for such face-offs; Sarkaria Commission recommendations often cited.

18 May 2018

Resort politics returns amid political drama in Karnataka

While the JD(S) MLA-elect have camped in International hotel chain Shangri-La, Congress found the Eagleton Restort off Bidadi safe.

17 May 2018

Karnataka polls: Sea change in Lambani tandas, but Gollas are sore

he tanda has 40 pucca houses and the people here have filtered drinking water facility at their doorsteps.

27 Apr 2018

Flop show on debut: 'Real Star' Upendra missed the bus for Karnataka polls

Upendra, who is known for his out-of-the-box ideas in filmmaking, has miscalculated his political career and missed the bus for state polls; Voters in state also go by caste, and not star power

17 Apr 2018

In Karnataka, not stardom but caste play big role in electoral politics

The influence of stardom on Karnataka’s electoral history has been minimal till date compared to the neighbouring states of Tamilnadu or the undivided Andhra.

17 Apr 2018

Breaking the mould

A Visakhapatnam-based sculptor’s works of female heads and busts showcasing his varied imagination are on display in South India for the first time.

05 Aug 2017

500 year old mango grove discovered in Hampi

A 500-year-old sacred grove of mango trees that was raised during the Sri Krishnadevaraya period in the world heritage site of Hampi, Ballari district, has been discovered.

25 May 2017

CRPF men deaths in Bannerghatta bring to the fore human encroachment of animal habitat

The government’s utter failure in protecting the single contiguous elephant landscape in the south and south-western parts of the state has resulted in yet another tragic incident of man-elephant conf

10 May 2017