Karnataka News

Children worked for Swaraj Sarkar in Karnataka's Issur

Issur, like most villages in India, was inspired by the clarion call of Gandhiji who had embarked on the Quit India movement. Villagers would meet and discuss the situation in the country.

published : 04 Jun 2017

When British Army raped women and hanged heroes

The retaliation to Issur’s rebellion wasn’t just bloody but painful.

published : 04 Jun 2017

75 years later, legacy and fighting spirit of Karnataka's Issur live on

Seventy-five years ago, a tiny Karnataka village declared itself free from the British Raj. Express visits India’s first independent village and retraces the bloody revolt through the eyes of the lone

published : 04 Jun 2017

Karnataka: In class 5 itself, UPSC topper Nandini decided to be IAS officer

Parents of UPSC exam topper KR Nandini played a big role in their daughter’s achievement. Kolar-based Kembodi Ramesh and Vimalamma have a teaching background.

published : 01 Jun 2017

UPSC 2016 results out, Nandini KR of Karnataka tops

The written exam for the civil services exam was held in December 2016 followed by interviews for personality test between March and May this year. 

published : 31 May 2017

Siddaramaiah: Curbs on sale of cattle for slaughter not binding as it is a State subject

“It is not binding on the State to implement the Centre’s curbs on sale of cattle for slaughter as it is a State subject,” said Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday.

published : 28 May 2017

Farmer suicides continue in Koppal

Yet another farmer hanged himself to death due to debt burden in Koppal district on Friday.

published : 27 May 2017

Three years of BJP: Congress lists out 30 failures, calls it U-turn government

Releases video capsule of Modi govt’s failures; says it has retracted on many poll promises, renamed flagship programmes of UPA.

published : 27 May 2017

Minister sends diktat to all schools: Keep eye on kids’ social media activity

All schools across the state have been asked to identify and keep tab on the social media accounts of children studying in their institutions.

published : 27 May 2017

Diamond-studded crown presented to godman

Devotees of Sri Ganapathi Sachidananda Swamiji presented him a diamond-studded crown on his 75th birthday celebrations at the ashram here on Friday.

published : 27 May 2017

Incentives for health workers siphoned off

Despite a sum of `31.67 lakh meant to be incentives for around 2,000 Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) in Tumakuru being siphoned off by district vector borne disease control officers (DVBDCO

published : 27 May 2017

BJP’s ticket formula to tide over dissension

Determined to win the 2018 Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) is working out new ways to decide on ticket distribution to tide over the potential damage the party could suffer due to

published : 27 May 2017

B S Yeddyurappa behind I-T complaint against me, says H D Kumaraswamy

Close on the heels of a complaint against the Deve Gowda family surfacing, JD(S) state president H D Kumaraswamy alleged that it was the handiwork of BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa.

published : 25 May 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.

published : 25 May 2017

Money laundering: Complaint registered with I-T wing against former Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy

The IT also questioned the various investments made by his family members in India and countries abroad.

published : 24 May 2017