Karnataka

Tejasvi Surya to Basavaraj Bommai: Instances when prominent Karnataka personalities were slammed for their distasteful comments

Prominent public figures suffered 'slip of the tongue' syndrome, and more often than not, had to eat their words. Here are some of the instances when prominent personalities were slammed for their distasteful comments.

published on : 4th January 2022

For these rural students in Karnataka, e-learning is an 'uphill' battle

School and college students in many remote villages of Sagar Taluk in Shivamogga district are left with no choice but to trek 2-3 km uphill at Binchgoodu in order to access mobile network to attend online classes. 

published on : 25th June 2021

Karnataka COVID-19 lockdown: Here are services exempted from restrictions; check out what all will stay shut from May 10-24

Vehicular movement will be strictly prohibited in a bid to stop people from getting on to the roads in Karnataka. While goods vehicles and home delivery service providers are exempted, the use of personal vehicles will be prohibited even to buy essentials or takeaways.

published on : 8th May 2021

Deploying soon: Karnataka Police's first batch of all-woman Garuda commandos

The commandos will be deployed in areas with high concentration of IT-BT companies, besides sensitive areas, including coastal Karnataka.

published on : 7th February 2021

Karnataka's 2019: Things you don't want to miss 

As 2019 draws to a close, The New Indian Express looks at some crucial events that took place this year, and important decisions that shaped the state. 

published on : 31st December 2019

Water, water everywhere: Flood of emotions as rains lash South India

Heavy rain has been lashing South India in recent days. Sharing a few snaps that stayed with us from the countless that made their way to our newsroom... 

published on : 22nd October 2019

Long route to recovery for flood-hit Chikkamagluru and its coffee estates

Heavy rainfall has caused widespread damage in the Chikkamagaluru region of Karnataka. While Kelegur, Balige and Malemane villages in the district are badly affected, hundreds of hectares of farmland were devastated as swollen river streams caused havoc. 

published on : 21st August 2019

IN PICS | Several dead as rains batter Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

Monsoon rains continued to batter several parts of India on 9th August 2019. Kerala is on the edge with 22 deaths so far in rain and landslide-related incidents. Other flood-hit states include Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat and Odisha. The Met Department has predicted more rains in the southern and western regions of the country over the next two days.

published on : 9th August 2019

Journey of Cauvery water from Karnataka border to drought-hit Chennai

Express lensman Shiba Prasad Sahu traces the journey of water from 'zero point' in Ajjiparai, on Karnataka- Tamil Nadu border to Chennai in times of water crisis.

published on : 29th July 2019

The 15 MLAs who brought down Kumaraswamy government

The HDK government, on tenterhooks since July 1, finally fell on Tuesday, with 15 rebels and two independents remaining firm on their decision to not support the trust vote. Here are the rebel 15 who stuck together to ensure the fall of a government.

published on : 24th July 2019

Karnataka floor test: Trust vote delayed as Speaker adjourns House till Monday

After hours of debate, uproar and sloganeering in the Assembly for the second consecutive day on Friday, Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar adjourned the session to Monday.

published on : 20th July 2019

Dharwad building collapse: What we know so far

15 people have died so far in the building collapsed in Karnataka's Dharwad four days ago.

published on : 22nd March 2019

IN PICS: Hampi ranks second in New York Times list of must-visit places

Hampi has emerged at the second spot in the list of ‘52 places to go in 2019’ published by the newspaper

published on : 11th January 2019

'Rowdy' Ranga: Elephant who roamed Karnataka forests dies in tragic mishap

Elephant Ranga, who was being trained to be a Howdah elephant during Mysuru Dasara celebrations, died in a road accident after being hit by a speeding bus near Mathigodu Elephant Camp in Thithimathi during the wee hours of Monday. The pachyderm suffered a spinal injury and breathed its last after struggling for about four hours, leaving people in tears.

published on : 9th October 2018

Heavy monsoon and brimming reservoirs bring alive Karnataka's waterfalls

Heavy monsoon and brimming reservoirs have brought alive many sylvan cascades.

published on : 23rd July 2018
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