Vidurashwatha, Maddur, Kittur roped in for 75th anniversary of Independence

Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, who was part of the celebrations at this historic place, said the youth should be told about the great Independence Movement.

published on : 13th March 2021

NGT sets up panel to probe Chikkaballapur quarry blast

An NGT bench, headed by Justice A K Goel, has said the committee members can visit the site at a quarry in Hirenagavalli within a week to conduct the probe into the causes behind the blast.

published on : 1st March 2021

Quarry blasts: Police should be proactive, says former top cop

Explosions at stone quarries in Shivamogga and Chikkaballapur districts that claimed 14 lives have jolted the authorities out of their slumber.

published on : 28th February 2021

‘No training in handling explosives for quarrying’

Both of them told him to tie them in a bag and throw them in the water that had collected in the quarry.

published on : 26th February 2021

Telangana-based dealer supplied gelatin sticks to both quarries

Samples taken from supplier to check for safety parameters 

published on : 26th February 2021

Deceased threw gelatin sticks into fire

The quarry was not functioning for the last few days fearing police raids and other issues.

published on : 25th February 2021

Siddaramaiah demands judicial probe into Chikkaballapur gelatin blast

He accused opposition leaders of politicising unfortunate deaths.

published on : 24th February 2021

Quarries operate illegally by paying bribes to officials, local politicians

Action will be taken against illegal hoarders of explosives: Nirani; Most quarries don’t have NOCs or blasting licences 

published on : 24th February 2021

Pained by loss of lives in Karnataka blast, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that he is pained by the loss of lives in the gelatin stick explosion in Chikkaballapur district.

published on : 24th February 2021

Chikkaballapur man’s death due to cardiac issue, says Jayadeva director

He was not fit for surgery as he was a high-risk case.

published on : 23rd February 2021

One dies, three serious post-Covid-19 vaccination in Karnataka

This brings the cumulative serious AEFIs to 18 in the state, including 3 on Friday and total severe AEFIs to two, including one on the same day.

published on : 19th February 2021

Bird flu: 6 crows die in Karnataka, samples sent for testing

State Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said the government has taken all safety measures and there is no need to panic.

published on : 7th January 2021

Container truck runs amok, kills five in Chikkaballapur

The truck was headed from Bengaluru to Hyderabad when the driver lost control after going over a speed-breaker near Chathalapura Cross.

published on : 27th November 2020

Ex-ASI rescued from Chintamani streets

An Assistant Sub-Inspector of police, who opted for the voluntary retirement scheme in 2011, had turned into a ragpicker on the streets Chintamani in Chikkaballapur district.

published on : 8th November 2020

Chikkaballapur lake in peril due to civil works 

The water body, along the national highway to Hyderabad en route to Nandi Hills, was a popular destination for birders.

published on : 7th November 2020