Sunil Patil

47-year-old from Belagavi on mission to 'save gods'

A Belagavi resident is on a crusade to collect idols and photo frames of gods and goddesses, dumped by roadsides or trees, and dispose them of scientifically

26 Jun 2022

Brotherhood on display as Hindus, Muslims celebrate Ashtur jathra in Karnataka

The Hindu devotees offered prayers to Allama Prabhu, while Muslims to paid obeisance to Ahmed Shah Wali. Both prayers and poojas were done at the same spot in Ashtur. 

31 Mar 2022

Notorious gangster, eight others found guilty of Karnataka businessman's contract killing

The businessman RN Naik was murdered in a contract killing on December 21, 2013 when he refused to give Rs 3 crore in extortion money

30 Mar 2022

Meet Disha Mannur: Belagavi’s daughter-in-law flies Air India's Ukraine evacuation flight 

Disha Mannur was one of the five pilots who flew the AI-1947 flight from New Delhi to Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine, on February 22 and evacuated 242 Indians.

08 Mar 2022

In last-minute bid, Karnataka govt fails to table anti-conversion Bill in Council

It will be taken up in next session, says Bommai on a day of drama in Upper House 

25 Dec 2021

KMC and certain other law amendment bills passed in Karnataka Assembly amid Opposition walkout

On behalf of the urban development minister BA Basavaraj, minister for Higher Education,  IT/BT and Skill Development Dr Ashwath Narayan CN tabled the bill in the Council.

23 Dec 2021

Private schools established before and after the year 1995 to be brought under financial aid

CM hints that it is possible only after financial condition of the state improved.

21 Dec 2021

Council to discuss North Karnataka issues

“It’s been a week since the session started in Belagavi, and not a single issue of North Karnataka was discussed.

21 Dec 2021

Just five days left, but winter session of Assembly yet to take up North Karnataka issues

While less than 50 per cent of the legislators are in attendance, there is no room left to discuss issues of North Karnataka in the remaining five days of the session.

20 Dec 2021

Violence breaks out in Belagavi after Bengaluru incident; police issue prohibitory orders, arrests 27 people

Meanwhile, some Kannada activists staged a sit-in protest at the premises of Belagavi police commissioner office demanding the arrest of the accused who damaged the statue of freedom fighter Sangolli

18 Dec 2021

Karnataka MCL Elections: Shock for BJP as Congress pulls off victory, Lakhan comes second in Belagavi

This is a big setback for the BJP, as it lost the election despite having 13 of 18 MLAs, and 3 MPs in Belagavi district. 

15 Dec 2021

Weavers’ suicides unabated, two more die in Belagavi

Suicide of weavers in Belagavi has continued with the government failing to address their woes and fulfil the promise of purchasing woven sarees.

12 Nov 2021

Belagavi: Paid less wages, allege MGNREGA workers

On Thursday, they even stages a protest in front of the gram panchayat office. 

01 Oct 2021

Not Muslims, but Hindus observe Muharram in this Karnataka village

Every year, villagers celebrate Muharram that marks the new Islamic year. Due to the prevailing Covid-19 situation, the festival was a low-key affair complying with the guidelines.

20 Aug 2021

Out in cold, turncoat leader Shrimant Patil plays caste card to join Bommai cabinet

After missing a berth in  Bommai Cabinet, Kagwad MLA Shrimant Patil is leaving no stone unturned to make it back. With an eye on the five vacant berths, he is now playing the caste card.

17 Aug 2021