• 4,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in Bengaluru coming in 9 months 21 Nov 2019 01:50 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Tech city Bengaluru will get 4,000 public Wi-Fi hotspots in nine months’ time, Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayan announced on the final day of the Bengaluru Tech Summit on Wednesday. At a joint press meet, the Deputy …
  • BJP hopes to win all 4 Bengaluru seats ahead of major bypolls 21 Nov 2019 01:50 Express News Service BENGALURU: With disqualified MLAs from the Congress and JDS contesting on BJP tickets in four city assembly constituencies in the bypolls, the ruling BJP is leaving no stone unturned in its bid to take over the Congress and JDS bases …
  • Bengaluru to get 4,000 Wi-Fi spots in next 6 to 9 months 20 Nov 2019 17:16 Citizens will have to wait for another six to nine months to get the much-awaited public Wi-Fi access points. On the sidelines of the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2019, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan on Wednesday said the city would have over 4,000 …
  • North east monsoon weakens over State 20 Nov 2019 07:24 After a bountiful monsoon, Karnataka is witnessing a waning of the post monsoon rains. The northeast monsoon is said to have weakened, resulting in a break for rains. C.S. Patil from India Meteorological Department (IMD), Bengaluru, said the northeast …
  • Urban Outfitters sales miss expectations, shares drop 10% 19 Nov 2019 21:35 (Reuters) - Apparel retailer Urban Outfitters Inc (URBN.O) on Tuesday reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales, hit by lower demand for its namesake brand, sending its shares down about 10% after the bell. Net sales rose 1.4% to $987 million, below the …
  • Urban Ladder posts maiden profit in FY19, sales jumps nearly two-fold 18 Nov 2019 16:33 In a major feat, online furniture retailer Urban Ladder has turned out profitable apart from posting healthy revenue growth. In the financial year ended March 31, 2019, eight-year old firm has posted Rs 49.4 crore in net profits, its first positive bottom- …
  • Tata Motors to supply 500 electric cars to Lithium Urban Technologies 18 Nov 2019 12:17 New Delhi: Tata Motors Limited (TML) on Monday inked pact with Bengaluru-headquartered electric vehicle (EV) fleet operator Lithium Urban Technologies Pvt Ltd to supply 500 electric cars. TML will supply 400 units of electric Tigor sedan by the end of this …
  • 29 labourers rescued after six years of bondage near Bengaluru 17 Nov 2019 22:59 By Express News Service BENGALURU: As many as 29 woodcutters, who were victims of bonded labour and human trafficking for six years, were rescued in Anekal taluk. They were found by the district administration and police in a Nilgiri tree plantation in …
  • Need to change ways of handling waste in Bengaluru: Ex-Karnataka HC judge Justice Subhash B Adi 17 Nov 2019 21:30 Express News Service The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) found no place in the top five cities as it is unable to handle the city’s solid waste, according to Justice Subhash B Adi, Chairman of the State Level Committee of the National Green …
  • Hatching season brings barn owls into Bengaluru's backyards 17 Nov 2019 21:30 Express News Service BENGALURU: Do not be alarmed if you spot a barn owl hatchling in your house or your surroundings. The period from mid October to December is barn owl hatchling season. However, when people spot these owls they panic as they see it as a …
  • The man who changed urban transportation 15 Nov 2019 01:53 BENGALURU: Last year, when the Jammu & Kashmir High Court decided to set up a group of experts to help save a “decaying” Dal lake, the man it turned to lead the team was E Sreedharan. His reputation as a technocrat is so solid that governments from J…
  • Bengaluru's largest and most polluted Bellandur Lake to be desilted in 2020 15 Nov 2019 01:37 The largest water body & the most polluted lake in Karnataka After a series of major fire and froth at the infamous Bellandur Lake, the civic administration bodies have now decided to desilt the whole lake and save the water body from more pollution. A …
  • Ecologists write to government to keep Bengaluru's Bannerghatta National Park land intact 13 Nov 2019 01:38 Express News Service BENGALURU: With three MPs of Bengaluru extending full support to retaining the 2016 Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) proposal for Bannerghatta National Park, environmental organisations have written to the additional chief secretary, Forests …
  • Bengaluru: Urban poor affordability should be factored in while fixing bus fares, says NGO 12 Nov 2019 07:59
  • Bengaluru: Affordability for urban poor should be factored in while fixing bus fares, says NGO 12 Nov 2019 03:15
  • Lithium Urban plans to foray into logistics business 11 Nov 2019 15:23 Electric cab services firm Lithium Urban Technologies plans to foray into the logistics segment and plug gaps in the last-mile connectivity area, head of external relations of the company Vikash Mishra said. In line with the government’s push for electric …
  • IMA scam troubled waters: Big govt fish in CBI net for accepting bribes 10 Nov 2019 14:38 Here are the list of cases against Chidambaram The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed another FIR against top government officials after the agency raided 15 locations in Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh in connection with I Monetary Advisory (IMA) …
  • CBI files FIR against former DC, two others in IMA scam 10 Nov 2019 02:55 The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed an FIR against B.M. Vijay Shankar, the then Deputy Commissioner of Bengaluru Urban, and L.C. Nagaraj, former Assistant Commissioner of Bengaluru North division, in connection with the I-Monetary Advisory (IMA …
  • CBI files FIR against ex-Bengaluru DC, 2 others 10 Nov 2019 00:32 Express News Service BENGALURU: The  Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is investigating the multi-crore I Monetary Advisory (IMA) scam, has registered an FIR against B M Vijay Shankar, the then Deputy Commissioner, Bengaluru Urban district, L C …
  • IMA scam: CBI books B’luru ex-DC, two govt officials 10 Nov 2019 00:17 TNN | TNN | Updated: Nov 10, 2019, 4:30 IST Bengaluru: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered an FIR against former Bengaluru Urban deputy commissioner and two government officials for allegedly taking bribe to give a clean chit to the I …
  • IMA scam: Day after searches, CBI books two Karnataka officials for corruption 09 Nov 2019 19:22 This is the third case filed by the agency since it was handed over the probe by the BJP government in Karnataka. The CBI’s anti-corruption branch Saturday filed a fresh case in connection with the Rs 1,400-crore IMA Group scam against two Karnataka …
  • CBI raids IPS officers, others in IMA scam 09 Nov 2019 02:43 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In another huge embarrassment to the state bureaucracy, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday raided the residential premises of two serving senior IPS officers - Inspector General of Police (IGP) and …
  • IMA scam: CBI raids 15 locations including residences of top officers in Karnataka and UP 08 Nov 2019 23:31 What is Saradha ponzi scam? The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided 15 locations in Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh on Friday (November 8) in connection with I Monetary Advisory (IMA) scam. The Central Bureau of InvestigationChandan Khanna/AFP…
  • Umbrella body to deal with Bengaluru's mobility 07 Nov 2019 05:21 BENGALURU: The Karnataka government is planning to set up the Bengaluru Mobility Management Authority (BMMA), bringing at least five civic agencies under one platform, taking a leaf out of the London model. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting on …
  • Karnataka HC heritage tag may stymie construction of annexe 07 Nov 2019 02:36 Express News Service BENGALURU: The annexe building, proposed to come up near the Karnataka High Court in Cubbon Park, may not see the light of day due to many legal, heritage and environmental hurdles. The Archaeological Survey of India, state …
  • BBMP, BDA didn’t care about Bengaluru’s flyovers, underpasses in last decade 03 Nov 2019 00:59 Express News Service BENGALURU: The pathetic condition of Sumanahalli flyover, chunks of which collapsed on Friday, has only exposed the callous attitude of the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). Believe it …
  • Century Club case: Official seeks inquiry 02 Nov 2019 02:40 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The District Registrar of Societies, Bengaluru Urban, has come to the conclusion that there is a need to inquire into alleged irregularities in the Century Club under Section 25(1) of the Karnataka Societies Registration …
  • No action against fraudulent companies, Karnataka HC slams government 01 Nov 2019 19:35 Karnataka High CourtTwitter With the Silicon Valley getting infamous for scams and Ponzi schemes, the Karnataka High Court on Thursday (October 31) lambasted the state government for not taking action proper against the fraudulent firms. The HC bench …
  • 12 transgender people taken into custody in assault case 28 Oct 2019 16:41 Bengaluru: The city police have taken into custody 12 transgender people in connection with an assault case. It has been alleged that on October 25, Sumithra, Renuka and 10 other transgenders attacked Preeti and Vanishree, who stay in Hamam near Marappana …
  • PM Narendra Modi shows special interest towards Karnataka's "Sakala" system 28 Oct 2019 13:02 BENGALURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shown "special interest" towards 'Sakala', the state's guarantee of government services to citizens system, to look at the possibilities of using it at the national level, Karnataka Minister …
  • Urban Ladder co-founder Rajiv Srivatsa steps down 22 Oct 2019 12:31 Image:@urbanladder/Twitter Bengaluru-based and Ratan Tata-backed home furnishing company Urban Ladder's co-founder Rajiv Srivatsa has announced to step down from his role. In a LinkedIn post, Srivatsa said that the last eight years have been an …
  • 'To new beginnings'. Urban Ladder co-founder Rajiv Srivatsa finds change scary, but his LinkedIn parting note wins hearts 22 Oct 2019 08:27 NEW DELHI: 'The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step' - Lao Tzu Quoting the renowned Chinese philosopher, Urban Ladder's co-founder has decided to take his first step in pursuit of a new journey. Rajiv Srivatsa stepped down …
  • Urban Ladder co-founder Rajiv Srivatsa steps down after eight years 21 Oct 2019 20:23 Urban Ladder co-founder Rajiv Srivatsa has resigned after eight years of association with the start-up he co-founded with his B-school batchmate Ashish Goel. Srivatsa will transition from his current role as chief product and technology officer, but will …
  • Sale of durable products yet to pick up beyond major urban conglomerates 16 Oct 2019 17:29 Midway into the festive season, sale of consumer durables is yet to pick up across the country. Makers of popular household products like refrigerators, television sets, and washing machines who see a spurt in sales during the weeks spread between Onum and …
  • Urban Indian shoppers seek trendy products, look for convenience: BCG report 15 Oct 2019 14:04 NEW DELHI : Urban Indian shoppers are swiftly changing the way they spend. Growing internet penetration and the need for convenience are some of the factors that are prompting households in urban India to seek more time-saving services, spend more on …
  • Bengaluru Urban district last in Sakala 15 Oct 2019 06:30
  • Over 11 million vacant units in urban India 14 Oct 2019 22:26 Ten states and union territories contribute to 78 per cent or 8.64 million of total vacancy levels. Chennai: While urban India is adding millions of new residents every year, it has nearly 11.09 million urban vacant housing units, which await tenants, …
  • Urban Ladder opens first store in Chennai 09 Oct 2019 16:07 Urban Ladder, omnichannel furniture brand, has forayed into Chennai with a new store at Nungambakkam. The new store will allow customers experience the ‘touch-and-feel’ aspect of the omnichannel retail. The home decor and design brand aims to expand to …
  • To reduce congestion, Bengaluru to have priority bus lanes 03 Oct 2019 06:00 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In order to increase road space and make public transportation more effective, the government is planning on introducing bus-priority lanes in the city, starting November 1. On Wednesday, Deputy Chief Minister and …
  • Bengaluru not yet ODF, admits official 03 Oct 2019 05:19 Bengaluru, Oct 3 (IANS) Fund crunch, space constraints and red-tape have delayed in making India’s tech hub open defecation-free (ODF), an official admitted. “Bengaluru is not fully ODF. It’s about 80-85 per cent, as making it fully ODF is a work in …
  • Bengaluru’s nature lovers take a walk in lush Lalbagh 30 Sep 2019 08:09 Express News Service BENGALURU: Nature lovers of the city were in for a real treat on Saturday, thanks to an ‘Urban Tree Walk’ held at Lalbagh Botanical Garden. The workshop was hosted by Kavya Chanda, founder of Green Venture, and was conducted by Echoes …
  • BMW India appoints Deutsche Motoren as its dealer in Bengaluru. 29 Sep 2019 17:21 BMW India continues expansion of its dealer network in established and emerging markets across India. Deutsche Motoren has represented BMW India for over a decade with 4 customer touch points in Delhi NCR and now one in Bengaluru. Bengaluru. BMW India has …
  • Wildlife & City: PfA has rescued 61 slender loris in Bengaluru, says Maneka Gandhi 29 Sep 2019 07:55 BENGALURU: BJP MP and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi on Saturday urged the State Government to drop its efforts at capturing monkeys in Benglauru and relocating them calling it waste of money. Such efforts will result in only wasteful expenditure as …
  • Researchers highlight problems of Bengaluru's lakes 26 Sep 2019 03:23 Permanence for lake management will entail regular monitoring, said researchers during a discussion on the problems plaguing the city’s lakes at the ‘Water Future Conference’, here on Wednesday. Researchers working on the city’s lakes spoke about the …
  • Officials pulled up over dyeing units in Bengaluru's KR Puram 23 Sep 2019 04:14 Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Vishwanath Shetty initiated suo motu proceedings against officials over environmental pollution caused by the numerous ‘clandestine’ dyeing industries that are mushrooming in KR Puram on Friday. …
  • Bengaluru: One-stop urban data portal likely for smooth commute 18 Sep 2019 04:35
  • Rinky Sharma, the urban songbird 16 Sep 2019 11:58 It is a Sunday and the teeming pubs and coffee houses, the roll of dust and diesel with heavy traffic sets the tone of the city in the evening. At Heart Cup Coffee in Jubilee Hills is a singer and songwriter, strapped with an acoustic guitar, and cutting …
  • An urban ruin for 15 yrs: Citizens protest state of Whitefield road 08 Sep 2019 03:19 TimesViewAs an artist demonstrated in a nifty production this week, you probably need a special suit to move around unhurt amidst the craters of Bengaluru. But behind the viral takeoff of the moonwalk and other larks, there’s anger over the condition of …
  • Hire more civic workers to keep Bengaluru clean 24 hrs: CM Yediyurappa 07 Sep 2019 04:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday said keeping Bengaluru clean and developing city infrastructure is top priority for the state government. He reviewed Bengaluru’s development issues with senior officers and elected …
  • A bad judge of Bengaluru's laws 29 Aug 2019 06:46 By Akhila Damodaran Former acting chief justice of Karnataka High Court HG Ramesh is building a bungalow in HSR Layout and neighbours say he’s made ‘multiple encroachments’ It’s not just the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike that is setting a wrong …
  • Congress pet project Indira Canteens on the verge of closure in Bengaluru 27 Aug 2019 15:30 Indira Canteens, the pet project of the previous Congress government in Karnataka to provide highly subsidised food to the urban poor, is on the verge of closure as neither the State government nor the Bengaluru corporation (BBMP) have made any budgetary …
  • Companies in Bengaluru's Peenya industrial area slash jobs to cope with slowdown 27 Aug 2019 08:26 Bengaluru: Companies operating in the Peenya Industrial Area (PIA) are witnessing a 30% dip in business due to the economic slowdown, which is likely to deal a blow to over half of the one million people employed by small and medium establishments in one …
  • Bengaluru Metro Corp to Blame for ORR, Airport Lines Delay? 27 Aug 2019 06:27 BENGALURU: A delay in approvals from the Centre is holding back two much-awaited Metro projects in the city. While the state government had approved Namma Metro’s Phase II-A (18-km Outer Ring Road) and Phase II-B (KR Puram to Kempegowda International …
  • Nissan Kicks now available on lease via Zoomcar in Bengaluru 24 Aug 2019 13:53 Nissan India has announced a tie-up with Zoomcar's leasing programme under which the Kicks will be available monthly subscription package in Bengaluru. Zoomcar Leasing Program will enable customers to subscribe to the Kicks for a minimum period of six …
  • Bengaluru based startup finalist in Urban Water Challenge 22 Aug 2019 19:05 Bengaluru: Bengaluru based Smarterhomes Technologies, a utility automation company that provides smart water metering solutions, is one among the six finalists in the worldwide Urban Water Challenge, an annual global innovation competition that deploys and …
  • Orphaned Indira Canteens may soon starve to death in Bengaluru 22 Aug 2019 06:11 BENGALURU: Indira Canteens could starve to death. The BS Yediyurappa-led BJP government is reluctant to fund the project that former chief minister Siddaramaiah had started as a welfare scheme for the urban poor. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike ( …
  • Bengaluru roots for more skywalks even if there are no takers 20 Aug 2019 17:54 Skywalk near Kanteerava stadiumAmal Rasheedali The authorities in Bengaluru have been on a skywalk spree in the Silicon Valley as many of these over bridges have popped up in several parts of the city, even when there is very little footfall. Even when …
  • Urban water crisis in Bengaluru, Mumbai worsening: Study 19 Aug 2019 06:41 Fifty million people in 15 cities — including Mumbai and Bengaluru — of the ‘global south’ (Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America) lack access to safe, reliable and affordable water, a new working paper by the World Resources Institute (WRI) …
  • 120-year-old crumbling school building in Bengaluru set to get makeover 19 Aug 2019 06:20 Express News Service BENGALURU: A 120-year-old government higher primary school in Shivajinagar, which has been facing major infrastructure problems, is finally getting a major revamp. The dilapidated building has, over the years, seen a steady fall in the …
  • Why the Turahalli forest is significant to Bengaluru’s six-decade-old climbing community 16 Aug 2019 10:47 The panorama from the top of a boulder in Bengaluru’s Turahalli forest, is almost a buzzkill. After a one-kilometre hike on a humid yet cloudy Sunday morning, what one gets to see from about 800 meters above sea level is a clutter of uneven buildings, …
  • Bengaluru civic body undertakes vulnerability mapping exercise to reduce monsoon damage 16 Aug 2019 03:07 Every monsoon, heavy rains bring the city to a standstill as citizens battle inundation, tree fall and traffic-ridden roads. With unfailing regularity, every year the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike makes announcements of measures it has taken to …
  • B S Yediyurappa to form new taskforce for Bengaluru's development 15 Aug 2019 15:04 BENGALURU: The newly-formed government in Karnataka is likely to constitute a task force to advise the government to make plans for the overall development of Bengaluru. This was revealed by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa during his Independence Day speech …
  • Mumbai, Bengaluru worse than Dhaka in water access - India News 15 Aug 2019 10:55 Taps running dry, lakes reduced to puddles, citizens queuing up for their daily water quota. Yes, we have witnessed such "Day Zero" moments in Chennai and Cape Town not in the too distant past. What's frightening is that the major economic …
  • Hyderabad set to beat Bengaluru in office absorption this year 14 Aug 2019 18:02 Hyderabad: Hyderabad is likely to beat Bengaluru, in terms of office market absorption, with over 11-12 million square feet (sq ft) during 2019, according to real estate consultancy firm JLL. A few years ago, the Hyderabad office market was at a low of …
  • Nissan partners with Zoomcar in Bengaluru 14 Aug 2019 11:40 Nissan Motor India has joined hands with Zoomcar to launch a leasing programme in Bengaluru. The Zoomcar Leasing Program is expected to enable customers subscribe to Nissan KICKS for a minimum period of six months with attractive monthly subscription …
  • Fate of revised master plan for Bengaluru hangs in the balance, again 14 Aug 2019 06:20 The fate of the revised master plan (2031) for Bengaluru, drafted during the Congress regime and later followed up by the JD(S)-Congress coalition, hangs in the balance. The master plan provides a framework and direction for the growth and development of …
  • Overtaking from the left the most common traffic violation in Bengaluru this year 13 Aug 2019 06:34 BENGALURU: Overtaking from the left, jumping traffic signals and parking on footpaths are the traffic violations that have seen the sharpest rise this year. The city traffic police data shows a big jump in the number of cases registered for “overtaking …
  • RELEASE: Lack of Reliable and Affordable Water a Hidden Threat for Urban Households of the Global South 13 Aug 2019 04:32 New research finds millions have access only a few hours a day, while others are forced to pay up to a quarter of monthly household income for private provision WASHINGTON (August 13, 2019) — While much attention has been focused on dramatic “day zero” …
  • Documenting Bengaluru’s water journey 13 Aug 2019 03:05 Showcasing the history of Bengaluru’s water networks and featuring technology from a bygone era, the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is building a water museum and heritage park to educate the citizens about the importance of water …
  • Bengaluru is hanging by a cable 12 Aug 2019 06:40 By Y Maheswara Reddy Potholed roads, broken or non-existent pavements and dangling cables – that is what seems to define to Bengaluru, once a city of lakes and gardens and referred to as pensioner’s paradise. And the culprit for all three problems is the …
  • Bengaluru: Over 300 kg fake gold bars found hidden under IMA scam mastermind's swimming pool 08 Aug 2019 13:28 Image Source : ANI Bengaluru: Over 300 kg fake gold bars found hidden under IMA scam mastermind's swimming pool Over 300 kg of fake gold bars were recovered hidden under the swimming pool of IMA Group Ponzi scam's mastermind on Wednesday. According …
  • 300 kg fake gold bars found hidden under pool in Mansoor Khan’s building in Bengaluru 08 Aug 2019 04:18 The SIT raided the building and seized the 5,880 gold bars weighing 303 kg, the release added. Bengaluru: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the multi-crore IMA group ponzi scam on Wednesday seized 303 kg of fake gold bars hidden under the …
  • Degrees of difficulty for Bengaluru’s commuters 03 Aug 2019 22:51 The higher your educational qualifications, the longer your work commute. That, in essence, is the finding reported in a working paper on mobility in one of India’s most congested cities, Bengaluru, by researchers from the Institute for Social and Economic …
  • Urban Kisaan brings commercial soil-less farming to Visakhapatnam 03 Aug 2019 12:07 As soon as you enter the office of Urban Kisaan in MVP Colony, you are swamped by the greenery and the sound of flowing water. The Hyderabad-based startup, Urban Kisaan, specialises in soil-less gardening also known as hydroponics that is particularly …
  • Bengaluru water crisis will only worsen as governments chase wrong policies 31 Jul 2019 11:02 Day Zero in Bengaluru.Reuters Bengaluru's water shortage is a topic that has grabbed intense focus over the years. Everyone agrees that rapid expansion of India's Silicon Valley has led to alarming depletion of water sources. Yet very little has …
  • Bengaluru's Bounce becomes world's fastest-growing bike-sharing start-up 31 Jul 2019 08:54 Bounce on Tuesday said that it has reached a significant milestone of 60,000 rides per day in Bengaluru, making it the fastest-growing bike-sharing start-up in the world. Within 10 months of launching dockless scooters in Bengaluru, the firm has completed …
  • Just 119 dry waste centres functioning in 127 wards of Bengaluru 29 Jul 2019 08:10 Express News Service BENGALURU: A four-week audit commissioned by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to find out the status of Dry Waste Collection Centres (DWCC) in the city found that approximately only 35 percent of them collected dry waste, door …
  • Migrants constitute 42% of Bengaluru’s population 28 Jul 2019 00:56 A little more than four in 10 people of Bengaluru are considered migrants, and the percentage of people categorised as migrants has shot up by nearly 12 percentage points in a decade. This was revealed in the recently released Census 2011 data on migration …
  • Mr CM, unicorn Bengaluru needs your love 27 Jul 2019 03:36 By Harish Bijoor Even as I pen this piece, there is a new Chief Minister being sworn in at the Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru. A new ethos of governance is just about falling into place. Hopefully. A new CM, a new set of Ministers who will be sworn in, and a …
  • Bengaluru: Work in progress, eternally 26 Jul 2019 06:20 BENGALURU: Shilpa Rao, a SAP consultant at a reputed private firm in Electronic City, used to cover the 18 km journey from her Jayanagar home in 45 minutes. As travel time doubled, she now opts to work from home thrice a week, the most an employee can …
  • IISc tree survey of Bengaluru sets alarm bells ringing 25 Jul 2019 08:17 Express News Service BENGALURU: In a perfect world, each person living in a city would have seven trees all to themselves. In Bengaluru, even back in 2013, there was one tree for seven people. Now the number of dependents has increased.  Fresh air in …
  • Traffic cops on a high as drunk driving cases reduce in Bengaluru 25 Jul 2019 08:17 Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru may proudly wear the epithet, but being a city of pubs has also been a bane, which the traffic police personnel have stood witness to over the years. Kept busy with nabbing those driving under the influence, …
  • Bengaluru’s green warriors to create urban forests 22 Jul 2019 09:33
  • Bengaluru ULBs look to take over state-run libraries 22 Jul 2019 08:35 BENGALURU: Urban local bodies (ULBs) in the state, including the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), await the state government’s nod to take over the maintenance of public libraries. The government’s approval will imply that about 200 public …
  • 93 villages in Bengaluru Urban hit by fluorosis 22 Jul 2019 07:50
  • Reading in the time of Netflix: Urban Indians ha... 21 Jul 2019 05:51 Even after reading 100 books last year — up from the 25 he read the previous year — Vikrama Dhiman thinks he isn’t reading enough. “Often industry leaders quote books and casually ask if you have read them. What if I haven’t? Am I knowledgeable still? Or …
  • Popular myth debunked: Urban, rural youth almost... 18 Jul 2019 06:21 A study by city-based Nimhans busts general perception; says those with high internet use could be at a higher risk of experiencing anxiety. Youth in rural areas are as addicted to the internet as those in urban areas, a study by the city-based National …
  • Activists want urban arts panel to be set up again 18 Jul 2019 02:31 Express News Service HYDERABAD: Over the past few weeks, the State government’s counsel and the lawyers representing petitioners who have challenged the demolition of the Errum Manzil have argued over nitty-gritty details in the case in the High Court. In …
  • No more leasing of Bengaluru lakes 17 Jul 2019 01:34 Express News Service BENGALURU: Lakes in Bengaluru will not be leased out to any company, individual or organisation henceforth. Lakes belong to the state and their water will be recycled and reused. This is one of the prime decisions taken by the state …
  • Rain deficit: Bengaluru has recorded 36% deficit in monsoon showers 16 Jul 2019 05:56 Bengaluru: The city is facing one of its worst rain deficits given that it has gone without a single decent spell of rain in the 45 days since the monsoon set in. The first six weeks of the rainy season, crucial for groundwater recharge, recorded a 36% …
  • Even a disaster hasn’t woken up Bengaluru's emergency response system 15 Jul 2019 07:45 BENGALURU: While authorities have focused on upgrading the detection and response mechanisms to deal with monsoon floods in Bengaluru, the lack of an integrated command and control centre to address other forms of disasters is glaring. The latest disaster …
  • Bengaluru: SIT arrests 2 accused in IMA fraud case 12 Jul 2019 22:22 Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 13 (ANI): The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the alleged multi-crore IMA fraud case has arrested two persons in connection with it. During the course of investigation, an inspector named Shekar got a tip-off …
  • BBMP to study vulnerability of buildings in Bengaluru 12 Jul 2019 02:35 Express News Service BENGALURU: The sudden collapse of the under-construction building in east Bengaluru has made the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) more alert. Along with National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), it has now decided to …
  • Hemant Nimbalkar, the IPS officer who gave clean chit to IMA, is Bengaluru's new ACB chief 11 Jul 2019 23:01 Hemant M NimbalkarTwitter Hemant M Nimbalkar, the Inspector General (IG) of Bengaluru Police, has been transferred as the new chief of Bengaluru's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). The recent developments came after Nimbalkar gave a clean chit to the IMA …
  • View: How urban primacy assumed importance in Sitharaman's Budget speech 08 Jul 2019 18:31 Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her maiden Budget speech, rightly said that “rapid urbanisation is an opportunity rather than a challenge”. Her Budget also provides a roadmap for water, housing and infrastructure. Bengaluru and Chennai are …
  • IAS Officer Arrested On Corruption Charges In Bengaluru 08 Jul 2019 15:59 Deputy commissioner of Bengauru urban district BM Vijay Shankar was arrested today. (Representational) Bengaluru: The special investigation team (SIT) probing the Bengaluru-based IMA group ponzi scam has arrested the deputy commissioner of Bengauru urban …
  • Japanese traffic sensors to hit Bengaluru roads in 2020 05 Jul 2019 03:01 Express News Service BENGALURU: Vehicles commuting along infamous traffic bottlenecks can expect some relief as Japanese technology will be adopted for signals. However, the system will come into place only next year. The tenders for the Advanced Traffic …
  • Bengaluru doctors demand increased investment in manpower, primary care 03 Jul 2019 03:50 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Increased expenditure on adding manpower and equipping health workers to provide quality primary care was a common demand by doctors in the upcoming state budget.  Dr C N Manjunath, director, Jayadeva Institute of …
  • Legacy waste haunts Bengaluru, team to study solutions 03 Jul 2019 03:49 By Express News Service BENGALURU: For a city grappling with its daily waste, managing old municipal solid waste accumulated over the years is an added headache. To study best practices and come up with a plan suitable for the city, a team of officials and …
  • Demand for residential care for dementia patients rising in Bengaluru 01 Jul 2019 04:47 Fifty-two-year-old Anjana’s (name changed) father, now 87 years old, was a man known to live by the clock. He was an early riser and meticulously managed the household finances after retirement. However, when he was 84, he started forgetting simple things. …
  • 106th Indian Science Congress to be held from January 3-7 in Bengaluru 21 Nov 2019 10:15 About 20,000 delegates from nearly 60 countries participated in the mega Science Congress earlier this year. (Express file photo) The 107th Indian Science Congress will be held at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bengaluru from January 3 to 7 …
  • Govt initiative mentors 100 gifted students from rural areas 21 Nov 2019 01:16 tnn | Updated: Nov 21, 2019, 4:30 IST Bengaluru: Sarbhaz Khan, 11, is a live wire — he loves working with circuits and everything related to electrical equipment. He single-handedly set up wiring at the family home in H Matakere, a hamlet in Mysuru …
  • Karnataka honours seven Bengaluru unicorns 20 Nov 2019 16:00 Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Wednesday honoured seven unicorns that were incubated in this tech hub over the years as the country’s startup capital. Instituted by the state’s Department of IT, Biotechnology and, Science and …
  • K'taka bypolls: Chief Electoral Officer rejects 54 nominations 20 Nov 2019 09:37 Of the 248 candidates, 218 nominations, including 125 Independents, were found valid. Bengaluru: After day-long scrutiny of 355 candidatures received until November 18, for the Karnataka bypolls slated for December 5, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) …
  • 2 MP students win rural IT quiz at summit 20 Nov 2019 02:14 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Two students from Madhya Pradesh won the 20th edition of the Rural IT Quiz at the Bengaluru Tech Summit on Tuesday. Former ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan handed Shivam Kumar Anjana and Jayesh Chaurasiya from Government …
  • 54 nominations rejected for Karnataka by-elections 19 Nov 2019 19:25 Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) The Chief Electoral Officer rejected 54 nominations filed by 30 candidates for the 15 Karnataka Assembly by-elections, scheduled on December 5, after a day-long scrutiny of 355 candidatures received till Monday, an official said …
  • TCS and Govt of Karnataka Rural IT Quiz: Government Excellence School, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh wins National Finals 19 Nov 2019 12:11 Tata Consultancy Services and Department of IT, BT & S&T, Govt of Karnataka's Pioneering Quiz to Enhance IT Awareness Amongst Students from Smaller Towns Saw Overwhelming Response. The Rural IT Quiz organized by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), …
  • Bengaluru couple allege daughters ‘illegally confined’ at Nithyananda’s ashram in Ahmedabad 19 Nov 2019 11:24 Controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda finds himself in another controversy with allegations of “illegally confining” two daughters of a Bengaluru-based couple. A petition has been filed in the Gujarat High Court by the couple seeking the court’s …
  • Man gets 14 months jail for assaulting BMTC driver in Bengaluru 18 Nov 2019 04:17 TNN | Updated: Nov 18, 2019, 8:26 IST Representative imageBENGALURU: A local court in Bengaluru has convicted a 26-year-old man for assaulting and obstructing a BMTC driver from performing his duty at Electronics City in February 2016 and sentenced him to …
  • K’taka BJP’s ‘defected’ contestant declares Rs 1,120-cr assets 16 Nov 2019 10:50 Bengaluru, Nov 16 (IANS) For the ruling BJP in Karnataka, Congress defector M.T.B. Nagaraj is a prize catch, as he declared a whopping Rs 1,223-crore worth assets in his nomination affidavit to contest in the December 5 Hoskote assembly by-election, a …
  • Relief for DK Shivakumar: Supreme Court dismisses ED's plea challenging Delhi HC judgment 15 Nov 2019 11:40 DK ShivakumarTwitter The Supreme Court on Friday, November 15, dismissed the plea filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED), challenging the Delhi High Court's order granting bail to Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar in a money laundering case. The …
  • Neighbour arrested 11 months after rape & murder of 4-yr-old boy 15 Nov 2019 01:16 Bengaluru: Eleven months after a four-year-old boy was brutally raped and murdered, the alleged perpetrator has been nabbed, thanks to leads provided by drug addicts from a village near Hoskote town. Narada Bhagat, a daily-wage labourer from …
  • All eyes on Supreme Court verdict on disqualified MLAs 10 Nov 2019 22:18 With the Election Commission (EC) announcing enforcement of the model code of conduct from Monday in 15 Legislative Assembly constituencies where byelections are scheduled on December 5, all eyes are now on the Supreme Court, which is expected to pronounce …
  • There are many layers to why there’s no export ban on this onion 09 Nov 2019 09:24 At a time when onion prices are bringing tears to consumers and the Centre has banned overseas shipment of the bulb, the export of one variety — the Bengaluru rose onion — has been allowed till the month-end, with a quantity restriction of 9,000 tonnes. …
  • DK Shivakumar is my pal, will grant medical college for Kanakapura: BS Yediyurappa 09 Nov 2019 01:53 Bengaluru: Reaching out to embattled former minister and Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said on Friday that he and Shivakumar are very good friends and promised to discuss with him a suitable location to establish a medical …
  • Now, Yediyurappa says he will allot medical college to Kanakapura 09 Nov 2019 00:42 TNN | Updated: Nov 9, 2019, 4:47 IST Bengaluru: Chief minister BS Yediyurappa offered to fulfil senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar’s long-cherished dream of a medical college in Kanakapura, even while laying a foundation stone for a medical college in …
  • Detention centre lacking, Bengaluru police launch drive against illegal Bangla immigrants 05 Nov 2019 23:56 Among those detained are 24 women and 16 children. The police have filed two cases under Foreigners Act 1946 and Section 370 of the IPC for trafficking. (Picture for representational purpose) Police in Bengaluru have launched a drive to arrest and detain …
  • Here is How Dogs Contribute to the Society 04 Nov 2019 12:09 Nov 03, 2019 11:11 PM EST (Photo : Photo by Nancy Guth from Pexels) Dogs are popularly known as man's best friends. It might be an old phrase, but it is still true up to this day. Domesticated dogs are known to be loyal companions. And their …
  • 65 year old's night life gives him away 31 Oct 2019 06:42 Drug dealer/farmer caught after neighbours spot stranger deals at night A 65-year-old man, who was a farmer by day, but led an active night life too, was called out by his observant neighbours. Turns out the farmer was also a ganja peddler. Now he and …
  • HC fiat to Chief Secretary regarding Supreme Court’s 2009 directions 31 Oct 2019 04:11 Pointing out that the State government has failed to abide by the 10-year-old directions of the Supreme Court to act against all religious places built illegally on public places, the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday directed the Chief Secretary to file …
  • Can’t accept tall claims on unauthorised illegal structures: High Court  31 Oct 2019 03:27 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Observing that the state government has failed to implement the Supreme Court’s directives to demolish all unauthorised religious structures in public places, the Karnataka HC on Wednesday directed the Chief Secretary to …
  • DK Shivakumar’s mother, wife get fresh ED summonses 31 Oct 2019 01:12 By Express News Service NEW DELHI/BENGALURU: The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is probing Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar in an alleged money-laundering case, told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday that it has issued fresh summonses to …
  • Eleven bikers nabbed for popping wheelies 30 Oct 2019 02:10 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Bengaluru Rural police have arrested 11 bikers for popping a wheelie on the busy Airport Road and Jakkur Flyover. They were arrested on Monday after several residents complained to the police that bikers come on the …
  • Money laundering case: Congress leader DK Shivakumar granted bail by Delhi High Court 23 Oct 2019 11:04 DK ShivakumarTwitter The Congress troubleshooter and former minister from Karnataka DK Shivakumar has been granted bail by the Delhi High Court on Wednesday (October 23). The bail has been granted to DK Shivakumar and the order was passed by a single-judge …
  • Detention centre for illegal foreigners near Bengaluru soon 19 Oct 2019 08:39 Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) A detention centre to keep illegal foreigners till they are deported is coming up at Nelamangala in Karnataka’s Bengaluru Rural district, a police official said on Saturday. “A state-run hostel is being converted into a detention …
  • Watch: Near Bengaluru, First Detention Centre For "Illegal Foreigners" 18 Oct 2019 15:54 The detention centre on the outskirts of Bengaluru is expected to be operational soon Bengaluru: In semi-rural Nelamangala in Karnataka, around 40 kilometres from Bengaluru, a new detention centre for foreign nationals found to be living in the country …
  • Karnataka becomes first state in India to come up with standard of procedure to deal with POCSO cases 14 Oct 2019 03:37 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka is the first state in India to come up with a standard operating procedure for Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (2012). The guidebook was released on Sunday by Chief Justice of High Court of …
  • Gangsters having a free run in Bengaluru prison: Report 13 Oct 2019 04:41 Gangsters are having a free run inside the Central Prison Bengaluru, says an inspection report of the Principal District and Sessions judge of Bengaluru Rural district. According to the report, the inmates can make calls from mobile phones to people …
  • K’taka Congress leader’s PA commits suicide due to ‘tax raids’ 12 Oct 2019 11:35 Bengaluru, Oct 12 (IANS) Karnataka Congress leader G. Parameshwara’s personal assistant N.S. Ramesh committed suicide allegedly due to “tax raids” on his boss, a party official said on Saturday. “Ramesh, 38, was found hanging by a tree branch in the …
  • Money laundering case: ED questions Shivkumar’s brother 10 Oct 2019 19:08 New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday questioned Congress MP D.K. Suresh, the brother of former Karnataka Minister D.K. Shivakumar, on the second consecutive day in connection with the money laundering case against the …
  • I-T raids on Karnataka Cong leaders Parameshwara, Jalappa 10 Oct 2019 12:18 Bengaluru, Oct 10 (IANS) Teams of Income-Tax (I-T) Department sleuths searched properties of senior Congress leader G. Parameshwara for alleged tax evasion by education institutions owned by him and his family, an official said on Thursday. “Officials of …
  • ISRO-Bangalore University to help in better mapping of rural areas 07 Oct 2019 07:13 Express News Service BENGALURU: Researchers, geologists, environmental scientists, civil engineers, architects and representatives of government establishments will soon be able to analyse geographical data with ease. ISRO will be organising a workshop at …
  • Congress committee blames tie-up with JD(S) for Lok Sabha loss 05 Oct 2019 23:40 The Lok Sabha had thrown up a landslide victory for the BJP, with the saffron party winning 25 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka, while the Congress and JD (S) won one seat each. (Source: twitter/@hd_kumaraswamy) A fact-finding committee of the …
  • Odds galore, but Karnataka’s silk city Ramanagara survives 05 Oct 2019 19:35 Driving from Bengaluru to Mysuru, it’s impossible to miss the signboard that says ‘Welcome to Silk City Ramanagara’. Nondescript though it looks, the town happens to be the centre of Karnataka’s silk industry, where silk moths are reared, cocoons nurtured …
  • Security of Bengaluru serial blast accused Madani cost state exchequer Rs 1 crore 05 Oct 2019 01:37 Express News Service BENGALURU: The 2008 Bengaluru serial blast accused and chairman of Kerala’s People Democratic Party Abdul Nasser Madani is perhaps the most ‘expensive’ undertrial prisoner that Karnataka has had for a long time.  He was arrested in …
  • Tough times ahead for Karnataka's DK brothers as ED grills Suresh for money laundering 04 Oct 2019 13:38 DK Suresh and DK ShivakumarTwitter The meteoric rise in the wealth of Karnataka Congress's DK brothers has put them under the radar of the Enforcement Directorate (ED). While the elder brother and Congress strongman DK Shivakumar has been arrested on …
  • Now, Karnataka government orders CBI probe against Shivakumar 04 Oct 2019 07:18 The State government has ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar, who is presently lodged in Tihar jail. This will only add on to the troubles of the Congress leader who was arrested by the …
  • BJP makes deft moves, wrests power in BBMP 02 Oct 2019 02:27 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The BJP, the single-largest party in the 198-member Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike council, which had been forced to the opposition benches since the last election, pulled off a coup of sorts with its corporator from …
  • Karnataka had 23% more rainfall in southwest monsoon: IMD 01 Oct 2019 15:24 Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) The four-month southwest monsoon from June to September was generous to Karnataka, with 23 per cent more rainfall than normal, an IMD official said on Tuesday. “Karnataka had 103.2 cm rainfall during the four-month southwest monsoon …
  • DK Shivakumar's brother DK Suresh in ED sights 01 Oct 2019 00:58 Bengaluru: It is Congress Member of Parliament D K Suresh's turn to be quizzed by officers of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) even as the Delhi High Court put off to October 14 a hearing of the bail petition of his elder brother and former minister D …
  • Bengaluru: Illegal homestays, resorts under radar of tourism department 27 Sep 2019 00:05 Bengaluru: Eco-tourism may have gained in popularity over the last couple of decades in rural and protected areas, but this has not stopped many  tourism spots in the state from being over-exploited by the industry to the detriment of their ecology.   The …
  • Sachin Bansal acquires majority stake in Bengaluru-based CRIDS for Rs 739 crore 25 Sep 2019 13:37 Technology entrepreneur and Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has acquired a majority stake in Chaitanya Rural Intermediation Development Services Pvt Ltd (CRIDS), a Bengaluru-based non banking finance company (NBFC), with a total infusion of Rs 739 crore. …
  • From rural delicacies to home-cooked meals, auth... 11 Sep 2019 06:03 BENGALURU: IT professional Ankit Das’ yearly ritual was to head back home to Kolkata for Durga Puja. However, last year, workload and business trips meant he couldn’t. Though he missed the festive fervour back home, he got to feast on begun bhaja (brinjal …
  • Bengaluru student turn home into den of drugs 06 Sep 2019 06:31 Eight held for using two apartments where drugs were abused, sold Eight students, from engineering, law and management streams at a reputed private college have been arrested by the police after they were found smoking ganja at two separate flats in an …
  • The hills around Bengaluru are alive with the sound of tourists 30 Aug 2019 04:09 With popular tourist spots and serene forest areas in the southern districts of the State rendered inaccessible following the devastation caused by the recent floods and landslips, residents of Bengaluru are looking closer home for a quick break this …
  • With bypolls on mind, JD(S) plans to fight off 'rural party' image 30 Aug 2019 03:48 Express News Service BENGALURU: While the 17 disqualified legislators are running from pillar to post to find some respite to their dangling political career, parties seem to be making preparations for by-polls in earnest. In the absence of clarity on …
  • Bangla terrorists planned attacks in Bengaluru: NIA 29 Aug 2019 22:08 Bengaluru: Nazeer Sheik, the dreaded terrorist belonging to Jamaath Ul Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) now being questioned by National Investigating Agency (NIA) in Bengaluru, was said to have planned to carry out a major disruptive activity in the city as …
  • Companies in Bengaluru's Peenya industrial area slash jobs to cope with slowdown 27 Aug 2019 08:26 Bengaluru: Companies operating in the Peenya Industrial Area (PIA) are witnessing a 30% dip in business due to the economic slowdown, which is likely to deal a blow to over half of the one million people employed by small and medium establishments in one …
  • Four killed during birthday joyride in Bengaluru 25 Aug 2019 04:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU: What should have been a joyous occasion turned into a tragedy when four people were killed on the spot and five severely injured after their speeding SUV toppled over at Handarahalli village near Devanahalli on Saturday. …
  • Farmer commits suicide near Bengaluru over arrack addiction 23 Aug 2019 03:19 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  Tension gripped Soladevanahalli near Nelamangala on Thursday after people staged a protest over a 45-year-old man allegedly committing suicide due to his arrack addiction. The protesters, kin of the deceased, gathered …
  • Indian Plumbing Conference in Bengaluru to focus on water conservation 12 Aug 2019 16:52 The 26th edition of the Indian Plumbing Conference and Exhibition will be held on October 11 and 12 in Bengaluru. The theme of the conference is ‘H2-WOE, WAT-ER WAY TO GO.’ The event is expected to have 700 delegates, over 10,000 trade visitors and other …
  • With 2,000 stores Xiaomi plans to reach out to rural areas 12 Aug 2019 06:07 BENGALURU: Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi now has 2,000 exclusive Mi Stores across the country, helping grow its presence in small towns and rural areas, at a time when sales growth has begun to taper off in the category. The addition of the last 1,000 Mi …
  • Food distribution drive to bring cheer to villages around Bengaluru on I-Day 06 Aug 2019 02:22 Express News Service BENGALURU: This August 15, the Bengaluru chapter of The Robin Hood Army will celebrate the spirit of the nation with a special initiative organised by them. With their Independence Day drive, the organisation aims to provide residents …
  • Karnataka government gives approval to Goodrich Aerospace’s Rs 480 cr investment in Bengaluru 03 Aug 2019 14:11 Karnataka government has given approval to Goodrich Aerospace Service Pvt. Ltd’s Rs 480 crore investment to establish a unit for manufacturing aircraft evacuation systems, lighting systems, cargo systems, seating systems and electrical power systems. …
  • Enbridge pipeline explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes 01 Aug 2019 14:55 In this Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 photo provided by Naomi Hayes, a fire burns after an explosion near Junction City, Ky. A regional gas pipeline ruptured early Thursday in Kentucky, causing a massive explosion that killed one person, hospitalized five others, …
  • Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes 01 Aug 2019 14:50 A gas line explosion shortly after midnight on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said. The explosion in …
  • These 200 trees are eating up Bengaluru 30 Jul 2019 05:47 Bengaluru fills up with colour when Gulmohar trees and Tabebuias are in full bloom. But did you know that they are invasive species with no ecological value? A study conducted by Ganesh Babu, Botany Researcher at The University of Trans-Disciplinary Health …
  • Rural India develops taste for chocolate 29 Jul 2019 19:31 Two years ago, Satish P, a bakery owner in the small village of Harohalli near Bengaluru, had his doubts about stocking Mondelez’s Cadbury Silk bars. Priced between 70 and 170 rupees, they seemed out of reach for customers used to paying only 5 rupees for …
  • 100,000 villages to bite into Cadbury as rural India develops taste for it 29 Jul 2019 17:10 Two years ago, Satish P, a bakery owner in the small village of Harohalli near Bengaluru, had his doubts about stocking Mondelez’s Cadbury Silk bars. Priced between Rs 70 and Rs 170, they seemed out of reach for customers used to paying only Rs 5 for the …
  • FOCUS -As rural India develops taste for chocolate, a dominant Mondelez extends its reach 28 Jul 2019 23:09 CHICAGO/HAROHALLI, India (Reuters) - Two years ago, Satish P., a bakery owner in the small village of Harohalli near Bengaluru, had his doubts about stocking Mondelez’s (MDLZ.O) Cadbury Silk bars. FILE PHOTO: The Cadbury name is seen on a bar of Dairy …
  • Migrants constitute 42% of Bengaluru’s population 28 Jul 2019 00:56 A little more than four in 10 people of Bengaluru are considered migrants, and the percentage of people categorised as migrants has shot up by nearly 12 percentage points in a decade. This was revealed in the recently released Census 2011 data on migration …
  • ‘Of the 25,000 homeless people in Bengaluru, around 7,500 are elderly women’ 22 Jul 2019 05:58 A Tamil song starts playing from a tape recorder on a weekend evening. A few elderly women, some in night gowns and some others in saris, who until then were sitting on the lawn basking in the rays of the setting sun, start dancing. Some others continue …
  • Popular myth debunked: Urban, rural youth almost... 18 Jul 2019 06:21 A study by city-based Nimhans busts general perception; says those with high internet use could be at a higher risk of experiencing anxiety. Youth in rural areas are as addicted to the internet as those in urban areas, a study by the city-based National …
  • 'Alexa' turns teacher for kids in rural areas 10 Jul 2019 05:23 The bell rings at Amravati Municipal Corporation’s (AMC) Warud school and everybody gets ready to pack up and go home, except the newest teacher. In fact, she hasn’t even left the classroom since ‘joining’ in early 2018, and has become quite a favourite …
  • Bengaluru cops hit right notes with version of popular Kannada song 08 Jul 2019 04:45 Express News Service BENGALURU: The hit song from director Yogaraj Bhat’s movie Victory 2, depicting the condition of a drunk man who finds it tough to get back home after late night parties, is now trending again – in a police personnel’s version.  Police …
  • ‘Water tariff in Bengaluru must be hiked by 300%’   06 Jul 2019 02:48 Express News Service BENGALURU: The big problem I see ahead for Bengaluru is the one problem that every big unplanned city in India will see, later than sooner. The water problem! The old boots of infrastructure, both hard and soft, just don’t fit the …
  • Demand for residential care for dementia patients rising in Bengaluru 01 Jul 2019 04:47 Fifty-two-year-old Anjana’s (name changed) father, now 87 years old, was a man known to live by the clock. He was an early riser and meticulously managed the household finances after retirement. However, when he was 84, he started forgetting simple things. …
  • Arrested terrorist's intel leads to defusal of 2 bombs near Bengaluru 27 Jun 2019 09:26 Officials suspect that it was meant to carry out terror activities in Bengaluru as well. Bengaluru: Hours after a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operative was arrested, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Intelligence Bureau (IB) Wednesday …
  • K'taka CM seeks special central funding for Bengaluru 26 Jun 2019 06:00 Bengaluru: Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday sought special funding from the Centre for Bengaluru considering its growth. In his interaction with the Fifteenth Finance Commission’s chairman NK Singh, the CM urged the commission to consider certain …
  • Bengaluru: 3-year-old dies after being run over by school bus; driver absconding 23 Jun 2019 17:25 [Representational Image]Wikimedia Commons A three-year-old girl in Bengaluru was run over by a private school bus in Doddamannugudde village near Ramanagara. "While she was playing on the road in front of her house on Friday evening, a school van of a …
  • Kumaraswamy connects with rural Karnataka, begins village stay 21 Jun 2019 08:50 Kicking off the programme, the Chief Minister said he wanted to start two to four programmes on village stay tour every month. Yadgir: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday revived his 2006 rural outreach programme, in which he stayed at the …
  • HD Kumaraswamy's Rural Outreach Begins With "Village Stays" Today 20 Jun 2019 19:00 HD Kumaraswamy will spend the coming days touring villages. Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister, H D Kumaraswamy, will resume his "village stays" in the state from Friday. The Janata Dal Secular leader had stayed at homes of his rural …
  • India: To battle drought, Karnataka government moots ambitious plan to revive rural water bodies 20 Jun 2019 04:34 BENGALURU: With Karnataka suffering drought in 12 of the past 18 years — this year, 156 of the state’s 238 taluks have been declared drought-hit — the importance of water conservation is finally dawning on the government. Thanks to the near-constant …
  • 3 dead, 11 injured after under-construction water tank collapses in Bengaluru 17 Jun 2019 23:21 water collapse at Nagavaratwitter Three people have been killed in a horrific accident after an under-construction water tank of a sewage treatment plant of the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) collapsed at Nagavara in Bengaluru on Monday …
  • One Dead After Water Tank Collapses In Bengaluru, Several Injured 17 Jun 2019 18:09 Bengaluru: A man was killed in central Bengaluru on Monday allegedly after an under construction water tank collapsed. Several others working at the site in the city's Jogupalya area were rescued from the debris by a team, including members of the NDRF …
  • Ranking or not, Bengaluru is the best: HD Kumaraswamy to Modi 15 Jun 2019 22:59 Taking a dig at the NITI Aayog's ranking system, CM, H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday asserted that the ranking system adopted by NITI Aayog should be more participative, scientific and transparent. Speaking at a NITI Aayog meet in New Delhi, the CM  said …
  • Farm-focused Pioneering Ventures opens Rural India Impact Fund to push growth 10 Jun 2019 21:07 BENGALURU: Agri-focused accelerator and investor Pioneering Ventures has launched its Rural India Impact Fund, a private equity fund with a targeted corpus of $70 million, to provide growth capital exclusively to companies it has backed so far. The Mumbai …
  • Bengaluru chokes yet another lake 05 Jun 2019 02:00 Express News Service BILWARDAHALLI (ANEKAL TALUK, BENGALURU RURAL): It is a well-known fact that many lakes within city limits have already vanished, becoming garbage dumps or construction sites. The curse of urbanisation is now threatening to take over …
  • General Election Results 2019: "Don't Want Karnataka Coalition Government"- Tumkuru Rural JD(S) Lawmaker 28 May 2019 10:45 If not for coalition government, Deve Gowda would have won by over 2 lakh votes: Gowri Shankar Bengaluru: Tumkuru Rural JD(S) lawmaker Gowri Shankar blamed the JD(S) and Congress' coalition government in Karnataka for the defeat of former Prime …
  • NEC and CSC e-Governance Services Form a Strategic Alliance to Deliver Innovative Digital Services for Rural Areas in India 15 May 2019 05:23 TOKYO, May, 15 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has announced that NEC Technologies India (NECTI), a wholly owned subsidiary, and CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd (CSC SPV) have formed a strategic alliance to jointly develop and …
  • When finding a job became a nightmare in Bengaluru after note ban, GST 02 May 2019 02:58 Kurubarahalli is a congested corner of India's technology capital, packed with narrow roads, alleys, heavy traffic, shops and darshinis, as small self-service eateries are called here. The area starts humming with activity as early as 7.30 am. Among …
  • Don’t short-change us, say Mysuru-Bengaluru commuters 02 May 2019 01:48 Express News Service BENGALURU: Yashwanth K, a software engineer from Mysuru who works in Bengaluru, usually travels back home during weekends to spend time with his parents. Since AC buses are comfortable, Yashwanth chooses to travel by an Airavat bus, …
  • BJP says Kumaraswamy violated poll code in Nava Bengaluru scheme project allocation 28 Apr 2019 23:37 [India], Apr 29 (ANI): BJP leader and former Chief Minister of Karnataka, J Shettar on Sunday alleged that the HD Kumaraswamy cabinet, which passed a resolution on Nava Bengaluru scheme, has allocated the project to Karnataka Rural Infrastructure …
  • Gamblers reshuffle in Bengaluru despite police crackdown 27 Apr 2019 01:51 Express News Service BENGALURU: A few months after the police launched a major crackdown on illegal casinos and gambling, the activity has quietly started rearing its head again. As many as 41 cases involving house-gambling have been registered in the …
  • Why are urban and rural voters dissimilar? 22 Apr 2019 16:15 Well before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls have reached the half-way mark there has been a firm reaffirmation of the sharp differences between the urban and the rural voter. The levels of participation of rural voters in Karnataka’s polling have once again been …
  • Bengaluru, here's where you need to go for fresh biryani at 6 am! 22 Apr 2019 13:01 It is 12 noon. Shivaji Military Hotel is abuzz with activity. In one vessel Mysore jeera rice is being cooked, while in others chunks of mutton and chicken simmer. The aroma of donne biryani fills the air, and people come and go as mounds of this …
  • Bengaluru has the most theatre-literate audience: Naseeruddin Shah 21 Apr 2019 23:14 Bristling with fine performances, Bengaluru is on the cusp of becoming a major theatre landmark on the global map. But how often does it happen that a play takes the stage every day through a month — not just to enable the actors to perfect their roles, …
  • Lok Sabha 2019: Bengaluru fails to turn out yet again 19 Apr 2019 03:18 Despite multiple campaigns and initiatives to improve voter participation, Bengaluru did not buck the trend of low turnout as citizens failed to vote in large numbers in the Lok Sabha elections held on Thursday. All four seats in the city recorded a dip in …
  • Will Bengaluru’s turnout go up? 18 Apr 2019 04:01 As another election dawns upon the city, questions arise on whether citizens will come out to vote on Thursday. While election officials squarely blame the city’s habit of taking a holiday rather than turning up at the voting booth, activists point out to …
  • Bangalore Rural has two surprises - Plenty of water, jumbos 14 Apr 2019 02:28 Express News Service BENGALURU: The joy that residents of Bangalore Rural constituency felt when they saw water bodies in their hometowns full to the brim with dam water, was short-lived when they realised they have an elephantine problem on their hands.  …
  • Savour tamarind grove in Bangalore rural 14 Apr 2019 02:28 Express News Service BENGALURU: Far from the madness of the hustle and bustle of Bengaluru, there is a magical land. It is like as if time has stood still there. You find trees have survived several centuries. This is perhaps the only place where you will …
  • PM Modi to address rally in Bengaluru on Saturday, BJP expects 2 lakh people 12 Apr 2019 14:01 BENGALURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a BJP rally at Palace Grounds in Bengaluru on Saturday evening. The rally is expected to start at around 4.30 pm. This is PM's second rally in Karnataka in a space of four days. On Tuesday, he …
  • Bengaluru Cantonment station bustles with energy as North East voters head home for polls 12 Apr 2019 02:59 Express News Service BENGALURU: A testimony to the conscientious rural voter is being played out at Cantonment Railway Station in Bengaluru as poll day approaches. Thursday saw hundreds of passengers waiting for the Guwahati Express that departs at 11.40 …
  • SC says Bengaluru sewage water to be used for irritation 05 Apr 2019 10:12 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Apr 05, 2019, 2:30 pm IST Updated: Apr 05, 2019, 2:32 pm IST New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday lifted a stay it imposed earlier on the Karnataka government’s scheme to pump secondary treated water from …
  • Need of the hour: An enhanced mental healthcare system in Bengaluru 02 Apr 2019 17:19 Express News Service BENGALURU: In a burgeoning city like Bengaluru, while an increasing number of people seem to be complaining about mental health issues, a proportionate rise in the number of experts who can help them deal with the complaints is close …
  • Amit Shah to campaign in Bengaluru today 02 Apr 2019 03:08 By Express News Service BENGALURU: BJP is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that they retain their strong hold, Bangalore South. The Amit Shah muscle is all set to power BJP candidates across Bangalore South and Rural consti tuency.All preparations are …
  • Woman power lights up campaigns of two Gowdas in Bengaluru 02 Apr 2019 03:08 Express News Service BENGALURU: As the two Vokkaliga heavyweights — DV Sadananda Gowda and Krishna Byre Gowda — take the stage in Bangalore North, it is their womenfolk who are out in the heat and dust, making inroads into this large constituency, and …
  • At 28, the youngest BJP contender, Surya the surprise package from Bengaluru South 26 Mar 2019 14:57 BENGALURU: The late night decision of the BJP central leadership to field a young firebrand youth leader in Tejasvi Surya, with a Sangh Parivar background, for the key constituency of Bengaluru South has been considered by many as a surprise package for …
  • As humidity dips to winter levels, Bengaluru sees spike in infections 19 Mar 2019 03:44 BENGALURU: Plummeting humidity in Bengaluru—something that’s usually seen during winter—has given rise to various infections. The low moisture level in the air and high temperature have brought down humidity to 19.7-31.6%. Decline in relative humidity, …
  • Will Bengaluru firms cut salary for election day if employees don't show proof of voting? 14 Mar 2019 10:10 [Representational image]Twitter Several private companies in Bengaluru have suggested that they will consider Lok Sabha elections' voting day as a paid leave only if employees show proof of casting their vote - the inked finger. It was suggested during …
  • 70 per cent of motorists across Karnataka still not FASTag-ready 13 Nov 2019 22:54 Express News Service BENGALURU/CHITRADURGA : With the Centre mandating cashless payments at all toll plazas in the country from December 1, vehicle users seem far from ready to adopt it. Only around 30% of vehicle users across Karnataka have adopted …
  • CBI raids IPS officers, others in IMA scam 09 Nov 2019 02:43 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In another huge embarrassment to the state bureaucracy, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday raided the residential premises of two serving senior IPS officers - Inspector General of Police (IGP) and …
  • DK Shivakumar is my pal, will grant medical college for Kanakapura: BS Yediyurappa 09 Nov 2019 01:53 Bengaluru: Reaching out to embattled former minister and Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said on Friday that he and Shivakumar are very good friends and promised to discuss with him a suitable location to establish a medical …
  • IMA scam: CBI raids 15 locations including residences of top officers in Karnataka and UP 08 Nov 2019 23:31 What is Saradha ponzi scam? The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided 15 locations in Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh on Friday (November 8) in connection with I Monetary Advisory (IMA) scam. The Central Bureau of InvestigationChandan Khanna/AFP…
  • At last, ‘ChukuBuku’ Suburban rail on track 05 Nov 2019 00:59 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Decades after it was first proposed, the 148-km suburban rail project for Bengaluru is finally on track. Through the day on Monday, citizen activist groups and citizens tweeted with hashtags #ChukuBukuBeku, # …
  • 3 Nigerians among 5 held for stealing cash from ATM using fake cards 05 Nov 2019 00:22 tnn | Updated: Nov 5, 2019, 4:30 IST Bengaluru: Ramanagara police arrested five men from Bengaluru, including three Nigerians, on charges of stealing cash from ATMs using duplicate debit cards. Investigation revealed the accused would fix skimming machines …
  • Shivakumar locks horns with BSY over medical college ‘shift’ 01 Nov 2019 06:43 Bengaluru: A week after walking out of the Tihar jail in a money-laundering case, Congress leader DK Shivakumar has got into a bitter fight with chief minister BS Yediyurappa over what he feels “snatching away of a government medical college granted to his …
  • Can HD Kumaraswamy junket save JD(S)? 31 Oct 2019 02:54 Bengaluru: Three months after being ousted from power in Karnataka, the Janata Dal (S) is in the throes of an upheaval with sources claiming that the possibility of a desertion from its ranks has become real, forcing party leader and former chief minister, …
  • Cyber criminals dupe buyers with fake high-end products 30 Oct 2019 02:10 Express News Service BENGALURU: The city’s lone Cyber Crime Police Station (CCPS) is now seeing a new modus operandi being used to dupe people called the ‘gifts scam’. Several victims were scammed by certain websites as well as Facebook marketplace where …
  • Several towns in UP, Haryana more polluted than Delhi. Check full list 18 Oct 2019 09:29 Image Source : PTI PHOTO UP, Haryana more polluted than Delhi Several towns and cities in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh are under the grip of severe pollution, even more than that in Delhi-NCR. According to the data shared by the Central Pollution Control …
  • Several places in Haryana, UP even more polluted than Delhi 17 Oct 2019 16:06 New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) While Delhi hogs all the attention for its high air pollution, there are towns and cities in the vicinity of the national capital which have even higher pollution levels. To be clear, the air quality index (AQI) scores fluctuate …
  • Ramesh’s brother blames I-T officials, demands action 13 Oct 2019 02:43 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Tensions ran high at Jnanabharathi campus where the body of Ramesh MS was found. His relatives were seen shouting at policemen, who, according to them, took a long time to shift his body to Victoria Hospital for the …
  • SWR launches special trains to clear Deepavali rush 11 Oct 2019 03:00 By Express News Service BENGALURU: To clear the extra rush of passengers for the upcoming Deepavali festival, the South Western Railway has decided to run the following pair of Suvidha Special trains: Train between Yelahanka and Bidar Yelahanka-Bidar …
  • Odds galore, but Karnataka’s silk city Ramanagara survives 05 Oct 2019 19:35 Driving from Bengaluru to Mysuru, it’s impossible to miss the signboard that says ‘Welcome to Silk City Ramanagara’. Nondescript though it looks, the town happens to be the centre of Karnataka’s silk industry, where silk moths are reared, cocoons nurtured …
  • Damage control? Ahmed Patel meets DK Shivakumar in Tihar 27 Sep 2019 01:43 By Express News Service BENGALURU: As if to calm the anger simmering among DK Shivakumar’s supporters against Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh, Sonia’s man friday and veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel visited Tihar jail to check on the Vokkaliga …
  • Alliance off, but DK Suresh, Deve Gowda display Vokkaliga camaraderie 26 Sep 2019 01:46 Express News Service BENGALURU: JDS leaders may not have explicitly participated in the Vokkaliga protest rally in support of DK Shivakumar earlier this month, but that doesn’t mean the camaraderie has been lost. Despite Congress legislative Chief …
  • NIA seizes material used for explosives from hideouts 25 Sep 2019 02:50 By Express News Service BENGALURU: He had not only used Bengaluru as the perfect hideout after his escape after the Burdwan blast in 2014, the alleged Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorist Mohammed Jahidul Islam (38) had also used the city to …
  • Siddaramaiah and HDK’s spat turns ugly, question each other’s rise to CM post    25 Sep 2019 02:43 Express News Service BENGALURU: A few weeks ago, Congress Legislative Party leader Siddaramaiah was batting for the HD Kumaraswamy government in the assembly, but all niceties seem to have ended after the collapse of the coalition government.  On Tuesday, …
  • Burdwan blast case: NIA makes fresh seizures at JMB hideout 24 Sep 2019 21:55 In July, the NIA had raided the group’s hideout in north Bengaluru and found five improvised hand grenades, three fabricated grenade caps, three IED circuits, one timer device, two rocket bends, a 9 mm pistol with live rounds, an air gun and other …
  • "I'm Not Your Parrot": HD Kumaraswamy To Siddaramaiah Ahead Of Karnataka Bypolls 24 Sep 2019 12:48 Siddaramaiah, HD Kumaraswamy blamed each other for the collapse of the Congress-JDS coalition government Bengaluru: Less than a week after the Election Commission announced by-elections to constituencies represented by 15 out of 17 disqualified former …
  • Karnataka Film City plan sees many twists 19 Sep 2019 06:10 Express News Service BENGALURU: A 40-year-old dream for the state to have its own Film City does not look like it will become a reality anytime soon. Locations for setting up the Film City, change often, and usually with the entry of a new government. In …
  • D K Shivakumar: Too useful to too many people 15 Sep 2019 03:51 The Congress's master strategist is so incredibly popular and resourceful that even Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa regretted his arrest. That's the secret of D K Shivakumar's success, says Aditi Phadnis. IMAGE: Congress leader D K Shivakumar …
  • Victim of BJP's politics of vengeance and Vendetta: DK Shivakumar on Twitter after his arrest 14 Sep 2019 02:21 Image Source : PTI (FIILE) DK Shivakumar inside Karnataka Assembly DK Shivakumar, Congress' troubleshooter in Karnataka took to Twitter and in a sarcastic way, congratulated his "BJP friends" for being successful in their mission of arresting …
  • Vokkaligas protest in Bengaluru against Shivakumar’s arrest 13 Sep 2019 15:00 Bengaluru: In a show of strength, about 12,000 Vokkaligas of the politically-dominant community in Karnataka staged a massive rally to protest the arrest of Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on September 3 in a money …
  • Congress rides on Vokkaliga anger over DKS arrest 12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Chants of “Aiyaiyo, Anyaya, Aiyaiyo, Anyaya...” (injustice... Injustice) rent the air as the dominant Vokkaliga community on Wednesday rallied for former Congress minister DK Shivakumar,  currently in the custody of the …
  • Thousands Flood Bengaluru To Protest DK Shivakumar's Arrest, Traffic Hit 11 Sep 2019 15:31 The protest was called by an umbrella of Vokkaliga organisations. Bengaluru: Thousands of people belonging to the Vokkaliga community held a massive march in Bengaluru today to protest the arrest of Congress leader DK Shivakumar by the Enforcement …
  • Bengaluru traffic hit as Vokkaligas hold march protesting DK Shivakumar's arrest 11 Sep 2019 07:44 [Representational Image]Twitter/DK Shivakumar The dominant Vokkaliga community of Karnataka is holding a massive protest in Bengaluru on Wednesday, September 11, against the arrest of Congress strongman DK Shivakumar in a money laundering case. The …
  • Congress draws on Vokkaliga sentiments to protest DKS arrest 11 Sep 2019 02:59 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Anger and helplessness” against the arrest of former minister DK Shivakumar will culminate in a mega protest, senior Congress leader Ramalinga Reddy said, while announcing the itinerary of his party’s agitation in the …
  • Ahead Of Massive Bengaluru Protest Against Arrest, DK Shivakumar's Appeal 10 Sep 2019 18:27 DK Shivakumar was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on September 3. Bengaluru: Congress leader DK Shivakumar on Tuesday appealed to his supporters to maintain peace and ensure that public property isn't harmed, ahead of a massive protest march …
  • Thousands Set To Protest DK Shivakumar's Arrest In Bengaluru Tomorrow 10 Sep 2019 12:44 DK Shivakumar was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on September 3. Bengaluru: A week after Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar's arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in New Delhi, members of the Vokkaliga community are planning a massive …
  • Vokkaligara Sangha plans huge protests in support of DKS 06 Sep 2019 03:20 Express News Service MYSURU:  The arrest of former minister and Congress leader DK Shivakumar has taken on a caste colour with the Vokkaligara Sangha throwing its weight behind its leader. While the Congress has staged protests across the state, with many …
  • Shivakumar finds himself in the same spot as CM Yediyurappa did eight years ago 05 Sep 2019 12:03 Bengaluru: When BS Yediyurappa, leader of the Opposition then, visited Water Resources Minister DK Shivakumar’s residence in Bengaluru months before the Lok Sabha polls last year, it fueled speculations of the BJP wooing the Vokkaliga strongman to switch …
  • Protest, shutdown after D K Shivakumar's arrest affects parts of Karnataka 05 Sep 2019 06:27 Bengaluru: Normal life was hit in parts of Karnataka's Ramanagara district Thursday following a bandh or shutdown called to protest the arrest of senior Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case. …
  • K'taka Cong stages protests over Shivakumar's arrest, state HM calls for peace 04 Sep 2019 11:53 Bengaluru: As the Congress staged protests in several parts of Karnataka on Wednesday following the arrest of senior party leader DK Shivakumar by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case, state Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai called for …
  • Karnataka Congress protests against Shivakumar’s arrest 04 Sep 2019 10:51 Bengaluru, Sep 4 (IANS) Hundreds of Congress cadres stepped up protests across Karnataka on Wednesday against the arrest of its senior leader D. K. Shivakumar by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in New Delhi on Tuesday night for his alleged involvement in …
  • Karnataka bandh: Bus torched, roads blocked as Cong workers protest Shivakumar’s arrest 04 Sep 2019 09:40 Immediately after his arrest, protests broke out in his Kanakapura Assembly constituency with supporters pelting stones at some buses. Bengaluru: Congress workers in Karnataka on Wednesday protested against the arrest of former minister DK Shivakumar by …
  • Kanakapura comes to a standstill after DK Shivakumar's arrest 04 Sep 2019 08:41 By Express News Service BENGALURU: On Wednesday, Kanakapura town witnessed a complete shutdown as shops and educational institutes were shut down and public transport halted after senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar was arrested by the Enforcement …
  • Not happy with the arrest of D K Shivakumar: B S Yediyurappa 04 Sep 2019 07:32 B S Yediyurappa has said he is not happy with the arrest of D K Shivakumar. Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa Wednesday said he is not happy with the arrest of senior Congress leader D K Shivakumar and will “pray to God that he comes out of all this …
  • Protests Erupt In Karnataka Over Congress Leader DK Shivakumar's Arrest 04 Sep 2019 07:24 Congree's DK Shivakumar was arrested under provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act Bengaluru: Protests broke out in several parts of Karnataka on Wednesday following the arrest of senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar by the Enforcement …
  • 'Congratulate my BJP friends': Shivakumar tweets after arrest 04 Sep 2019 03:39 The 57-year-old Congress leader assured his party workers that he will emerge victorious against alleged Vendetta politics New Delhi: Minutes after he was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in an alleged money laundering case on Tuesday evening, …
  • After 4 days of intense grilling, ED arrests Congress trouble shooter DK Shivakumar 03 Sep 2019 21:46 Twitter/DK Shivakumar The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday arrested the Congress trouble shooter from Karnataka DK Shivakumar over a money laundering case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). Shivakumar's arrest comes after …
  • Shivakumar held: Bus service halted in 2 Karnataka towns 03 Sep 2019 20:54 Bengaluru, Sep 4 (IANS) The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) on Tuesday night suspended its route service through Ramanagara and Kanakapura towns in the state’s southern region after miscreants stoned and damaged four buses in protest …
  • Money laundering case: ED arrests DK Shivakumar in Delhi 03 Sep 2019 20:07 New Delhi/Bengaluru: In a move that has sent shockwaves across the Congress which was already screaming  “vendetta politics” after the arrest of its high-profile senior leader P. Chidambaram, another senior Congress leader and Karnataka rising star, D. …
  • DK Shivakumar arrest: Congress calls for Karnataka bandh today 03 Sep 2019 19:29 The senior Congress leader was arrested by the ED under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) on Tuesday. The Karnataka Congress has called for a state-wide bandh on Wednesday, following the arrest of DK Shivakumar by Enforcement Directorate (ED) …
  • ‘It’s a conspiracy’, says D K Shivakumar before ED appearance 30 Aug 2019 17:40 Congress leader D K Shivakumar told reporters that he will face it “legally, politically and socially”. (File) Senior Karnataka Congress leader and former minister D K Shivakumar Friday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Delhi after he was …
  • Bangla terrorists planned attacks in Bengaluru: NIA 29 Aug 2019 22:08 Bengaluru: Nazeer Sheik, the dreaded terrorist belonging to Jamaath Ul Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) now being questioned by National Investigating Agency (NIA) in Bengaluru, was said to have planned to carry out a major disruptive activity in the city as …
  • Railway commuters love the new Bengaluru-Mysuru MEMU service 27 Aug 2019 01:04 By Express News Service BENGALURU: If you board an auto-rickshaw in Bengaluru, you pay Rs. 25 for the first 1.9 kilometres. For five rupees more, you will now be able to travel all the way to Mysuru, onboard the newly launched Mainline Electrical Multiple …
  • Karnataka SSLC Results 2019: Amused Twitterati ask how Haasan, Ramanagara topped chart this time 30 Apr 2019 17:06 Karnataka SSLC Result 2019 results declared [Representative Image]NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images Karnataka SSLC results are out and Haasan and Ramanagar have landed in the first and second places in 2019 district-wise ranking list. Karnataka Chief …
  • 3 killed, 1 injured as car hits road median in Ramanagara 05 Feb 2019 20:53
  • Did Ramanagara cops cover up MLAs’ brawl? 20 Jan 2019 20:19
  • Candidate-less BJP gets 16,000 Votes in Ramanagara 08 Nov 2018 13:29 RAMANAGARA: Even though BJP candidate, who was originally a Congressman, withdrew from contest, the saffron party managed to earn around 16,000 votes in the assembly bypoll held on last Saturday. BJP here campaigned for the party's Lotus symbol and …
  • Karnataka by-poll: Candidate walks away, but Ramanagara throws up surprise 08 Nov 2018 07:47 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Despite a rout for the BJP in Ramanagara Assembly by-polls, the local leadership is buoyed by the support the party has received despite its candidate L Chandrashekar withdrawing from the contest just two days before the …
  • Ramanagara mess leaves Karnataka BJP in a shambles 08 Nov 2018 02:11 BENGALURU: It is not so much the results of the November 3 bypolls that have shaken the BJP cadre statewide, but its poor judgement of the person it picked up as its candidate for the Ramanagara Assembly seat against Anitha Kumaraswamy, the JD(S) candidate …
  • Ramanagara mess leaves K'taka BJP in a shambles 08 Nov 2018 01:38 BENGALURU: It is not so much the results of the November 3 bypolls that have shaken the BJP cadre statewide, but its poor judgement of the person it picked up as its candidate for the Ramanagara Assembly seat against Anitha Kumaraswamy, the JD(S) candidate …
  • BJP seeks annulment of Ramanagara bypoll after its candidate joins Congress 02 Nov 2018 17:03 BENGALURU: A day after the BJP candidate announced that he had withdrawn from Ramanagara assembly bypolls, the party on Friday petitioned the Election Commission requesting it to "annul" the November 3 election immediately as the poll process has …
  • BJP Wants To Cancel Ramanagara By-Poll After Candidate Joins Congress 02 Nov 2018 16:17 BJP alleged that the developments are the "convergence of undue influence" practised by L Chandrashekar Bengaluru: A day after the BJP candidate announced that he had withdrawn from Ramanagara assembly by-polls, the party on Friday petitioned the …
  • Party candidate's retreat: BJP asks ECI to put off tomorrow's polls in Ramanagara 02 Nov 2018 06:34 In a late night email, the BJP Karnataka unit has urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to postpone the bypolls in Ramanagara constituency, scheduled for tomorrow, in the light of its candidate L.Chandrashekar announcing his retirement from contest. …
  • BJP asks ECI to put off Ramanagara polls tomorrow 02 Nov 2018 06:27 In a late night email, the BJP Karnataka unit has urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to postpone the bypolls in Ramanagara constituency, scheduled for tomorrow, in the light of its candidate L.Chandrashekar announcing his retirement from contest. …
  • Ramanagara coup is DKS’ message to BJP that he won’t be cowed down 02 Nov 2018 04:36 Express News Service BENGALURU: The ‘Ramanagara coup’ — as Thursday’s shocker is being referred to within Congress circles — may have just catapulted Water Resources Minister D K Shivakumar’s status within his party. Shivakumar and his brother Suresh …
  • Ramanagara: Open defecation only option for residents as toilets built lack water 02 Nov 2018 04:36 Express News Service RAMANAGARA: Srikanth (20) and his 16-year-old sister Suma, both physically challenged and unable to walk, crawl every morning on the mud road to an open field around 500 metres away from their tiny house. Like most residents of Iruliga …
  • Ramanagara run out: BJP Vokkaliga leaders worked at cross-purposes 02 Nov 2018 03:45 BENGALURU: Party candidate L Chandrashekar jumping ship and returning to the Congress two days prior to the Ramanagara byelection has left state BJP leaders with a disaster on their hands and the wrath of the central leadership hanging over their heads. …
  • In Ramanagara, BJP man does a 'Gabbar' 01 Nov 2018 20:15 BENGALURU: In a huge embarrassment to the BJP, and just hours before campaigning ended on Thursday for the key November 3 bypolls for three Lok Sabha and two assembly constituencies, L. Chandrashekar, the BJP's candidate pitted against Chief Minister H …
  • Ramanagara bypoll: BJP left red-faced as its candidate against Karnataka CM's wife returns to Congress 01 Nov 2018 17:14 Announcing his decision to return to his “mother party,” the Congress, Chandrashekhar accused BJP and its leaders of “abandoning” him after giving him the ticket. (Source-Twitter) The Bharatiya Janata Party was left red-faced two days before the Ramanagara …
  • BJP's Ramanagara candidate L Chandrashekar rejoins Congress; big boost for Anita Kumaraswamy 01 Nov 2018 16:47 Congress celebrates victory over BJP [Represesntational Image]gettyimages The state of Karnataka is witnessing another twist in the plot as BJP candidate L Chandrashekar has withdrawn his nomination from the by-election and has now joined Congress. L …
  • Ramanagara BJP candidate retreats from contest 01 Nov 2018 14:37 BENGALURU: L Chandrashekar, the BJP candidate for the assembly constituency of Ramanagara in Karnataka announced his retreat from the contest two days ahead of the bypolls in a U-turn that has shocked the BJP, and sending the JD(S)-Congress camp into a …
  • Ramanagara BJP candidate does U-turn, pledges support to CM's wife Anitha Kumaraswamy 01 Nov 2018 12:15 BENGALURU: L Chandrashekar, the BJP candidate for the assembly constituency of Ramanagara in Karnataka announced his retreat from the contest two days ahead of the bypolls in a U-turn that has shocked the BJP, and sending the JD(S)-Congress camp into a …
  • Ramanagara bypoll: BJP candidate against Karnataka CM's wife pulls out, returns to Congress 01 Nov 2018 11:52 By: PTI | Bengaluru | Updated: November 1, 2018 5:16:46 pm Announcing his decision to return to his “mother party,” the Congress, Chandrashekhar accused BJP and its leaders of “abandoning” him after giving him the ticket. (Source-Twitter) In a major …
  • All In The Family: Kumaraswamy Out, Wife Gears Up For Ramanagara Bypoll 26 Oct 2018 17:04 Bengaluru: After the death of an MLA and the resignation of four other representatives, Karnataka is gearing up for bypolls to three Lok Sabha and two assembly seats on November 3. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who had won two seats, held on to …
  • Bypolls a test run for BJP in Mandya, Ramanagara for 2019 24 Oct 2018 05:33 BENGALURU: A lack of stalwarts and noted leaders has forced the BJP to field two novices from their party for the upcoming Ramanagara assembly and Mandya Lok Sabha bypolls scheduled for November 3. While this may, prima facie, suggest that the BJP has a …
  • Congress discontent: HDK, DKS make Anitha’s Ramanagara win their goal 23 Oct 2018 08:08 BENGALURU: Even as dissidence within the Congress and JD(S) simmers, two prominent families of the Bengaluru Rural region — those of chief minister H D Kumaraswamy and water resources minister D K Shivakumar — have decided to take control of campaigning in …
  • ‘Wasn’t given ticket because I’m CM’s wife, but because I built party in Ramanagara’ 18 Oct 2018 03:45 BENGALURU: If Anitha Kumaraswamy wins the Ramanagara bypoll on November 3, she’ll join her husband and chief minister HD Kumaraswamy in the legislative assembly for the second time. She’ll battle L Chandrashekhar, BJP political greenhorn and son of a …
  • Congress douses rebel fire by convincing Iqbal Hussein in Ramanagara 15 Oct 2018 06:25 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Congress leadership has succeeded in dousing the rebel fire in its Ramanagara unit by convincing the rebel leader Iqbal Hussein not to enter the fray as an independent candidate against Anita Kumaraswamy of JD(S). …
  • JD(S) clears Shivaramegowda for Mandya, Anitha for Ramanagara 15 Oct 2018 02:47 BENGALURU/MANGALURU: The JD(S) on Sunday evening finalised its candidates for the Mandya and Shivamogga Lok Sabha seats and the Ramanagara assembly segment even as coalition partner Congress struggled to select a candidate for Ballari with just two …
  • JD(S) names candidates for Ramanagara, Mandya 14 Oct 2018 18:08 BENGALURU: The JD(S) finalized candidates for Mandya Lok Sabha seat and Ramanagara assembly segment on Sunday while its coalition partner Congress is still struggling to select a candidate for Ballari even as just two days is left for filing nominations. …
  • With Congress opting out, BJP eyes inroads into Mandya and Ramanagara 12 Oct 2018 05:28 BENGALURU: The pact between the Congress and the JD(S) in the forthcoming bypolls to the Mandya Lok Sabha and Ramanagara assembly constituencies has come as a godsend for the opposition BJP. It offers the saffron party a rare opportunity to make inroads …
  • Congress, BJP surprised at LS bypolls in Karnataka; CM's wife to contest in Ramanagara assembly segment 07 Oct 2018 14:51 The Election Commission's decision to hold byelections to three Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka on November 3 has come as a surprise to most political parties who questioned the necessity for the exercise in view of the general elections due early next …
  • BJP tries to exploit rift in Ramanagara Congress unit 06 Oct 2018 02:34 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Keen to put up a strong fight in by-poll for Ramanagara Assembly constituency, opposition BJP is trying to exploit the trouble that has erupted following Congress' decision to give up the constituency for JD(S) as …
  • JD(S), Congress reach pact on Ramanagara, Jamkhandi poll 04 Oct 2018 03:44 BENGALURU: Ruling coalition partners JD(S) and Congress have reportedly agreed to mutually help each other in the forthcoming by-elections to two seats of the state assembly. As per the pact, the Congress is likely to extend support to the JD(S) in …
  • Don’t shift film city from Mysuru to Ramanagara, Siddaramaiah tells HDK 08 Aug 2018 03:38 BENGALURU: Looking to rub more salt in the wounds of the JD(S)-Congress coalition government, former chief minister Siddaramaiah has shot off another letter to chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, asking him to reconsider shifting of the film city from Mysuru to …
  • Seetharama Kalyana's teaser release in Ramanagara on July 31 13 Jul 2018 20:31 By Express News Service The shoot for Seetharama Kalyana, which stars Nikhil Kumar and Rachita Ram, and directed by A Harsha, is going on in full swing. Meanwhile, the makers are getting ready for their first teaser, which will be released in Ramanagara on …
  • H D Kumaraswamy allocated Rs 30 crore for Film University at Ramanagara 06 Jul 2018 02:09 By Express News Service BENGALURU: To provide training in direction, photography, sound editing and other subjects related to film production, the state government on Thursday announced setting up of a Film University at Ramanagara. “I propose to provide …
  • Karnataka Budget 2018 highlights: Homeland security university in Shivamogga, Film City in Ramanagara 05 Jul 2018 07:52 Labourers at a rice field -- Reuters file photo Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy presented his first budget after the Congress-JDS alliance came to power in Karnataka in May, defying odds and keeping BJP at bay. In the much-anticipated budget, …
  • Woman assaulted, raped by a gang in Ramanagara 02 Jul 2018 01:28 Bengaluru: A woman was assaulted and gang-raped by three men, said to be her husband’s friends, in Kudur in Magadi taluk in Ramanagara on Saturday night. The police have shifted the survivor to Rajarajeshwari Nagar Hospital in Bengaluru.   The accused have …
  • Karnataka election: Will Anitha Kumaraswamy contest from Ramanagara? 20 May 2018 06:24 BENGALURU: When JD(S) state president H D Kumaraswamy took oath as MLA from Channapatna assembly constituency on Saturday, the writing on the wall was clear: he was letting go of Ramanagara, his stronghold. The big question now is, who will be fielded in …
  • Ramanagara: JDS,Congress & BJP gear up to woo Vokkaliga voters 19 Apr 2018 04:25 The headquarters of Ramanagara district has returned JDS president HD Kumaraswamy to the state assembly in the last three elections. There is no one here who believes Kumaraswamy will not win a fourth time. This despite his opponents alleging that he has …
  • Silk price a poll issue in Ramanagara, parties weave promises 16 Apr 2018 15:17 RAMANAGARA: In 2015, when the Central government reduced the import duty on silk from 15% to 10%, it left the silk farmers of Karnataka in distress. With Karnataka accounting for 60% of India’s silk production, the decision was a direct blow to the …
  • Karnataka election 2018: HDK to contest from Channapatna and Ramanagara 04 Apr 2018 21:09
  • Shifting of RGUHS to new campus at Ramanagara- Karnataka HC orders status quo 14 Mar 2018 15:57
  • Granite laden truck pulverises house in Ramanagara, none hurt 09 Feb 2018 10:01 DH News Service, Ramanagaram, Feb 9 2018, 14:08 IST A truck carrying granite, ploughed down a house in Acchalu village, Ramanagara taluk, DH Photo A truck carrying granite, ploughed down a house in Acchalu village, Ramanagara taluk, when the driver …
  • 1 dies, 8 others hurt as bus hits school van at Ramanagara 18 Nov 2017 10:48 BENGALURU: A six-year-old boy was killed and eight other children were injured when a KSRTC bus collided with their school vehicle at Maralavadi, Kanakapura taluk, Ramanagara district, on Thursday morning. The victim is Charan Ganesh, son of agriculturist …
  • Ancient Tibetan manuscripts may be shifted from Dharamsala to Ramanagara 19 Oct 2017 20:12 Seetha.Lakshmi Bengaluru: Concerned over the safety of nearly 80,000 ancient Buddhist manuscripts and artefacts, the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA), one of the most important libraries and institutions of Tibetan works in the world, will set …
  • Ramanagara man washed away in flooded sand mining pit while taking selfie 16 Oct 2017 05:16 Image for representational purpose only BENGALURU: A 36-year-old man was washed away when he was taking a selfie near a sand mining pit in Ramanagara on Sunday. The deceased is Nandish, a resident of Ramanagara and a small-time businessman. A senior police …
  • Ramanagara man washed away while taking selfie 16 Oct 2017 04:44 Image for representational purpose only BENGALURU: A 36-year-old man was washed away when he was taking a selfie near a sand mining pit in Ramanagara on Sunday. The deceased is Nandish, a resident of Ramanagara and a small-time businessman. A senior police …
  • Soon, pedal to Ramanagara on dedicated lane 14 Jul 2017 05:08 The 30km long cycle lane will be facilitated from Panchamukhi Ganesha Temple after NICE Road to Columbia Asia hospital in Mysuru | express BENGALURU: You may soon be able to enjoy a hassle-free cycle ride from Bengaluru to Ramanagara. The first cycle …
  • Ramanagara quarry explosion: Toll rises to 2 21 May 2017 01:22
  • Tourism dept’s plan to recreate Sholay magic in Ramanagara hits green hurdle 05 Apr 2017 21:04 BV.Shivashankar Bengaluru: The forest and tourism departments are on a collision course over the latter's proposal to develop a virtual reality village themed on Bollywood blockbuster Sholay amid the rocky terrain of Ramanagara. The tourism department …
  • Health varisty heads to Ramanagara 19 Mar 2017 02:00 BENGALURU: The Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) will move to Ramanagara after all. On Saturday, Energy Minister D K Shivakumar confirmed that the inauguration of the new campus will go on as scheduled on Sunday. The University has also …
  • RGUHS campus officially moves to Ramanagara DC’s office today 18 Mar 2017 20:11 Bengaluru: The Karnataka government will begin the process of shifting the campus of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) by moving the varsity's engineering department to the Ramanagara DC's office on Sunday. As preparations for the …
  • Under govt pressure, RGUHS shifts to Ramanagara 24 Jan 2017 13:40 Bengaluru: The Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences campus moves to a temporary location — the deputy commissioner's office in Ramanagara town, about 50km from Bengaluru. This runs contrary to the decision made at a December 2016 meeting. The U- …
  • Under pressure, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences campus moves to Ramanagara 24 Jan 2017 05:12 BENGALURU: The Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences campus moves to a temporary location -the deputy commissioner's office in Ramanagara town, 50 km from Bengaluru. This runs contrary to the decision made at a December 2016 meeting. The U-turn …
  • JD(S) replaces its candidate for Chikkaballapur 19 Nov 2019 17:07
  • High stakes for Congress in Karnataka by-elections 18 Nov 2019 12:54 Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) The beleaguered opposition Congress in Karnataka faces an uphill task in retaining its Assembly seats in the December 5 by-elections, as it faces an upbeat ruling BJP and an estranged Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) ally at the hustings. …
  • Political parties considering Karnataka bypolls as a mini 'general election' 17 Nov 2019 23:00 Express News Service BENGALURU: The December 5 bypolls are unlike any in the past. With over 6 per cent like a mini-general elections in which the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress are fighting a do-or-die battle. The results, which will be out on …
  • Congress names another candidate for Karnataka bypolls 17 Nov 2019 15:00 New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday named P. Nagaraj as its candidate for contesting Yeshvanthapura Assembly constituency in Bengaluru for the upcoming Karnataka by-elections. In a statement, Congress General Secretary Mukul Wasnik said: “The …
  • Congress names 6 more candidates for K’taka bypolls 16 Nov 2019 19:42 Bengaluru, Nov 17 (IANS) The opposition Congress on Saturday named six more candidates for contesting the 15 Assembly by-elections across Karnataka on December 5. “Interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi has approved the names of the candidates for …
  • Karnataka bypolls: BJP, JD(S) release first list of candidates 15 Nov 2019 01:36 BS YediyurappaTwitter The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) on Thursday (November 14) announced the first list of candidates who will be contesting from different assembly constituencies from Karnataka for the upcoming by-polls on …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Rebel BJP leader Sharath Bache Gowda takes on party candidate MTB Nagaraj 14 Nov 2019 23:45 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The political scenario in Hoskote has unfolded in such a way that it’s finally become a BJP Vs BJP battle. On Thursday, disqualified MLA MTB Nagaraj filed his nomination papers as a BJP ticket, but without the authorised …
  • BJP picks 13 ‘defectors’ to contest Karnataka bypolls 14 Nov 2019 14:15 Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) The BJP has named 13 of the 16 defected former Congress and JD-S legislators as candidates for the 15 Assembly by-elections to be held across Karnataka on December 5, hours after they joined the ruling party here, a party official …
  • Children’s day: Tales of perseverance and grit 14 Nov 2019 05:39 Robert R. has been flooded with congratulatory messages this week after he bagged the ‘best player award’ in the ‘9th sub-junior boys 9-a side football national championship 2019’ in which he represented Karnataka. His team was the winning team in the …
  • Nothing much to gain in Karnataka bypolls, but JDS rolls up sleeves for fight 14 Nov 2019 01:05 Express News Service MYSURU:  If  the byelections are crucial for the BJP to stabilise its government and for the Congress to pull it down, there is nothing much for the JDS other than make its presence felt as the third alternative. However, the party …
  • Ayodhya: Reactions pour from across party lines in Karnataka hailing SC verdict 09 Nov 2019 12:16 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A sigh of relief was felt across Karnataka on Saturday after the Supreme Court, in a unanimous verdict, made way for the construction of Ram Mandir at the disputed site Ayodhya. Harmony was maintained and no illegal …
  • There are many layers to why there’s no export ban on this onion 09 Nov 2019 09:24 At a time when onion prices are bringing tears to consumers and the Centre has banned overseas shipment of the bulb, the export of one variety — the Bengaluru rose onion — has been allowed till the month-end, with a quantity restriction of 9,000 tonnes. …
  • It is the season of sops in bypoll-bound constituencies 07 Nov 2019 04:30 On Thursday, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa is set to lay the foundation stone for a slew of infrastructure projects at Hirekerur in Haveri district, represented by the now-disqualified legislator B.C. Patil, at a total cost of ₹110 crore. In southern …
  • Mallikarjun Kharge,his son Priyank Kharge meet DK Shivakumar 03 Nov 2019 18:58 Bengaluru: Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge and his son Priyank Kharge met DK Shivakumar here on Sunday. According to sources, the trio discussed many issues including the upcoming by-polls in the state. The bypolls in Karnataka, which were scheduled to …
  • Karnataka to get 4 new medical colleges, says Deputy CM 01 Nov 2019 08:00 Bengaluru: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan on Thursday said that the Cabinet has decided to set up four new medical colleges in the state. “We are going to set up four medical colleges. They will be set up in Chikkamagaluru, …
  • Shivakumar locks horns with BSY over medical college ‘shift’ 01 Nov 2019 06:43 Bengaluru: A week after walking out of the Tihar jail in a money-laundering case, Congress leader DK Shivakumar has got into a bitter fight with chief minister BS Yediyurappa over what he feels “snatching away of a government medical college granted to his …
  • Congress 1st list out for December 5 bypolls 31 Oct 2019 21:26 Bengaluru: With the December 5 Assembly bypolls to 15 constituencies just over  a month away, the opposition Congress on Thursday declared its candidates for eight of these seats in what seems to be an attempt to steal an edge over the ruling BJP which is …
  • Cong names 8 candidates for Dec 5 Karnataka bypolls 31 Oct 2019 15:55 Bengaluru, Oct 31 (IANS) The opposition Congress on Thursday announced names of 8 candidates for 15 Karnataka by-elections, to be held on December 5 and results would be declared on December 9. “Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi has approved names of …
  • JDS will field candidate on all 15 seats going for bypolls: Kuma 28 Oct 2019 14:38 Hubli: Former chief minister and JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy on Monday said that his party will field candidates on all 15 seats going for bypolls. He also hit out at the BJP government in the state saying that people are not happy with the relief work being …
  • Karnataka Cong drafts plan to defeat BJP in upcoming Assembly by-polls 27 Oct 2019 07:28 Bengaluru: Along with other Congress leaders, former chief minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday chalked out a plan regarding preparations for the upcoming Assembly by-polls in Karnataka. On Saturday, Siddaramaiah, former minister HC Mahadevappa and Member of …
  • Answer who caused damage to govt: Kumaraswamy asks Siddaramaiah 25 Oct 2019 04:41 By-elections to the 15 Assembly seats in Karnataka are scheduled to be held on December 5. Bengaluru: Former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday targeted senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah over the collapse of the 14-month-old coalition …
  • One-size-fits-all policy won’t work for job creation in Bengaluru 25 Oct 2019 02:44 Bengaluru: States should move towards sector-specific industrial clusters, which will yield multiple benefits, said panellists at The Economic Times India Dialogues. The panellists urged policymakers to promote industries that provide jobs in large numbers …
  • Several towns in UP, Haryana more polluted than Delhi. Check full list 18 Oct 2019 09:29 Image Source : PTI PHOTO UP, Haryana more polluted than Delhi Several towns and cities in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh are under the grip of severe pollution, even more than that in Delhi-NCR. According to the data shared by the Central Pollution Control …
  • Several places in Haryana, UP even more polluted than Delhi 17 Oct 2019 16:06 New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) While Delhi hogs all the attention for its high air pollution, there are towns and cities in the vicinity of the national capital which have even higher pollution levels. To be clear, the air quality index (AQI) scores fluctuate …
  • In a first, NHAI uses plastic to lay road 17 Oct 2019 04:21 Express News Service BENGALURU: In a major eco-friendly initiative aimed at using plastic waste, the Bengaluru unit of the National Highway of India (NHAI) on Wednesday completed laying a 600m stretch on the Bengaluru-Hyderabad highway using plastic waste. …
  • IBM's The Weather Company ramps up engagement with Govt, private sector 16 Oct 2019 06:47 The Weather Company, an IBM business, is bringing together IBM's advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cloud capabilities and its own high volume of weather data to ramp up engagement with clients in India. These include leading entities across the …
  • ‘Internal fight’ erupts in Congress ahead of Karnataka by-polls 16 Oct 2019 06:33 Bengaluru: The Congress party is still indulging in an internal fight to finalise candidates for all 15 Assembly constituencies in the state, where by-elections will be held on December 5 later this year, sources said. To finalize the names of candidates, …
  • ZP official forges MLA’s signature on letter, CM signs it 12 Oct 2019 02:46 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In a shocker, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa’s office passed a letter that was forged. This incident unfortunately exposes the major security lapse at the Chief Minister’s Office as Yediyurappa “unwittingly” signed the …
  • When Gandhi inspired a generation of freedom-fighters 30 Sep 2019 19:26 BY FAKIR BALAJI Bengaluru, Sep 30 (IANS) As the Father of the Nation and a hope for thousands of people during the first half of the 20th century, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948) was a source of inspiration for a generation of freedom-fighters to …
  • EC acting at the behest of BJP govt: Siddaramaiah 30 Sep 2019 04:21 Kalaburagi: After the Election Commission (EC) deferred by-polls to 15 Karnataka Assembly constituencies, former state Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah alleged that the electoral body is acting at the behest of the BJP government. “ …
  • EC acting at the behest of BJP govt: Siddaramaiah 30 Sep 2019 04:21 Kalaburagi: After the Election Commission (EC) deferred by-polls to 15 Karnataka Assembly constituencies, former state Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah alleged that the electoral body is acting at the behest of the BJP government. “ …
  • Siddaramaiah, Dinesh must mend their ways to save Congress: Muniyappa  29 Sep 2019 00:56 Express News Service BENGALURU: Former union minister KH Muniyappa minces no words when he hits out at the party’s state leadership for their failure to take everyone into confidence. Veteran Congress leader from Kolar has come out in the open to ask …
  • Benagluru teenager, friend killed by speeding train while shooting TikTok videos 28 Sep 2019 15:10 (Representative image)Reuters In a shocking incident, a teenager and his friend were killed by a speeding passenger train in Bengaluru on Friday evening while the duo were shooting a video for the TIkTok app. The two deceased were identified as 19-year-old …
  • EC acting like govt’s puppet: Siddaramaiah 28 Sep 2019 08:49 Bengaluru: Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Friday called the Election Commission (EC) a “puppet” of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government. The comments came after the poll body deferred the bypolls for the 15 assembly …
  • Bypolls to 15 Karnataka Assembly seats on December 5, says Election Commission 27 Sep 2019 16:09 A day after it informed the Supreme Court that it would defer by-elections to 15 Karnataka Assembly seats as the court was hearing the case of MLAs disqualified under the anti-defection law, the Election Commission of India on Friday announced it would …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Disqualified MLAs hang by a thread of hope 25 Sep 2019 02:44 Express News Service BENGALURU: With Supreme Court set to hear their pleas on Wednesday, 17 disqualified MLAs of the Congress and JDS are hopeful that all is not lost. Even as their political fate hangs in the balance, the BJP — whose government the …
  • Human progress will be incomplete without innovative zeal: Modi 15 Sep 2019 05:03 New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to Bharat Ratna M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary and greeted the nation on the occasion of Engineers Day saying that human progress would be incomplete without their …
  • A fine balance 10 Sep 2019 21:48 She started her journey as an actress at the age of 16. Now, after a decade of hard work and dedication, she has scaled the heights of success. Hariprriya, Sandalwood’s current top actress is riding high over back-to-back blockbuster hits in recent times. …
  • Dr Sudhakar was nominated without following norms: HC 07 Sep 2019 04:34 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Observing that Dr K Sudhakar’s nomination as Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) chairman prima facie creates doubts, whether the procedure is followed, was as per the Water (Prevention and Control of …
  • Provide victim-oriented justice, directs Karnataka HC 05 Sep 2019 03:15 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Directing lower courts to provide victim-oriented justice by awarding appropriate compensation to victims, the Karnataka High Court issued certain guidelines to them and public prosecutors across Karnataka to ensure …
  • Harassed Karnataka woman forest officer gets cop cover, recovers forest land 29 Aug 2019 02:43 Express News Service BENGALURU:  After five long days of tussle with villagers and local goons, Range Forest Officer Srilakshmi HS (30) was able to recover encroached forest land at Siddlaghatta in Chikkaballapur district under police protection. On …
  • Jairam Ramesh responsible for UPA-II's policy paralysis: Former Karnataka CM Veerappa Moily 29 Aug 2019 02:43 Express News Service BENGALURU: On a day former Union Minister and Congress veteran Jairam Ramesh painfully shared an article of Cheetahs hunted to extinction in India, his former cabinet colleague and ‘good friend’ Veerappa Moily, coincidentally chose to …
  • From Veerendra Patil's time, I was a target: H D Deve Gowda 25 Aug 2019 21:10 At 86 when most of his contemporaries would prefer resting at home, former prime minister Mr H.D. Deve Gowda is busy at JP Bhavan, the JD(S) headquarters in Bengaluru, holding a series of meetings with party workers from all over the state. His children — …
  • Karnataka spots opportunity in US-China standoff 22 Aug 2019 06:35 Karnataka is working on an incentive package to attract investments in the manufacture of electronic components and assembly of mobile phones and other devices in the state, eyeing a slice of investments flowing out of China as a result of its trade war …
  • BIAL to build halt station near Ballari road flyover 19 Aug 2019 05:49 Bengaluru: The Bangalore International Airport (BIAL) is drawing up a plan to build a railway halt station near the trumpet flyover on Ballari Road. The project, scheduled to be ready by the year-end, is expected to offer a faster and cheaper commuting …
  • Heavy Rainfall Likely In Several Karnataka Districts: Weather Department 18 Aug 2019 13:56 Rescue teams deployed in the state have rescued over seven lakh people till now, the report states. Bengaluru: Heavy rainfall is predicted during the next 24 hours at most places over coastal Karnataka and south interior Karnataka and at a few places over …
  • Heavy rainfall likely in several districts of Karnataka: IMD 18 Aug 2019 11:47 Heavy rainfall is predicted during the next 24 hours at most places over coastal Karnataka and south interior Karnataka and at a few places over the north interior of the state, the IMD said on Sunday. "Heavy rain very likely to occur during the next …
  • Red Alert Sounded In South Karnataka As Heavy Rains Predicted 15 Aug 2019 02:42 Widespread moderate to heavy rains are likely to batter Karnataka's southern districts (File) Bengaluru: The Indian meteorological department (IMD) sounded red alert in south Karnataka, as heavy rains set to pound Kodagu, Chikkamagluru and Dakshina …
  • Red alert in south Karnataka as heavy rains predicted 14 Aug 2019 19:54 Bengaluru, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indian meteorological department (IMD) sounded red alert in south Karnataka, as heavy rains set to pound Kodagu, Chikkamagluru and Dakshina Kannada districts on Thursday, while there was a respite from rains in the other …
  • Rebel Karnataka MLAs move SC seeking urgent hearing 13 Aug 2019 14:04 New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the rebel Karnataka MLAs to hand over a memo to the registrar for urgent listing of their plea challenging their disqualification from the state Assembly. The rebel MLAs earlier moved the apex …
  • 9 Karnataka MLAs move SC against disqualification order 01 Aug 2019 14:43 New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Nine Karnataka MLAs on Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking directions to quash the former Assembly Speaker’s decision to disqualify them from the House. Earlier, the MLAs had moved the court seeking directions to the Speaker to …
  • Rescued bonded labourers lead anti-trafficking rally 31 Jul 2019 02:46 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Mahadesh (23) from Krishnagiri lost his childhood and teenage years having seen nothing more than the insides of a rock quarry in Jigani, Anekal taluk since he was six months old. Deprived of education, freedom and good …
  • Karnataka’s skewed monsoon dashes Cauvery farmers' hopes 29 Jul 2019 05:30 Express News Service BENGALURU: For the past two months, farmers living in the Cauvery basin area have tried it all. From frog weddings to getting donkeys hitched and offering special pujas to appease the rain gods, praying for a good monsoon season to …
  • 14 Karnataka MLAs disqualified, say will move SC (Roundup) 28 Jul 2019 18:48 Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) A day before the trust vote on the B.S. Yeddiyurappa government, Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Sunday disqualified 14 rebel legislators of the Congress and JD-S for defying their parties’ whip. All these MLAS …
  • Karnataka begins cloud seeding 25 Jul 2019 16:41 As the monsoon continues to play truant, drought-stricken Karnataka has begun cloud seeding to enhance precipitation across the State. The cloud-seeding operation was launched from the HAL Airport in Bengaluru on Thursday by the Karnataka Rural Development …
  • From helpless to heroics: HD Kumaraswamy captures 14-month transformation in swansong 23 Jul 2019 21:07 Express News Service BENGALURU: From a self-proclaimed 'helpless' chief minister limited by the compulsions of the coalition, HD Kumaraswamy seemed to have come a long way to deliver a fiery speech on Tuesday. In his last few hours as Chief …
  • 16 rebel MLAs who triggered Karnataka political crisis 18 Jul 2019 06:37 Bengaluru, July 18 (IANS) In all, 16 rebel legislators, including 13 of the ruling Congress and three of the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) resigned from the Assembly, triggering a political crisis in Karnataka and leading to trial of strength in the state …
  • Karnataka crisis LIVE: Backchannel talks yield result as rebel MLA Nagaraj decides to stay in Congress 15 Jul 2019 12:23 Rebel MLA Nagaraj with Congress leader Siddaramaiah and CM Kumaraswamy. (Source: ANI) Karnataka crisis LIVE news update:  In a breather to the beleaguered Congress-JDS government, rebel MLA MTB Nagaraj said that he has decided to stay back in the Congress. …
  • Karnataka’s 16 rebel MLAs: Who they are 12 Jul 2019 00:28 The rebel MLAs leave for Bengaluru from the Mumbai hotel Thursday. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar) From interference in work to resentment over denial of minister seat, the rebel Cong and JDS MLAs have their own reasons. Johnson T A takes a look at the …
  • JDS-Congress government’s hope dims as 2 more MLAs quit 11 Jul 2019 05:29 BENGALURU: Hopes of survival further thinned for the JDS-Congress government in Karnataka on Wednesday after two more Congress MLAs resigned their assembly membership, giving an upper hand to BJP. Later in the day, chief minister HD Kumaraswamy called for …
  • Two more Congress MLAs quit Karnataka Assembly membership 10 Jul 2019 14:42 BENGALURU: Two more MLAs from the Congress - Housing Minister MTB Nagaraj and K Sudhakar - have resigned their membership of the Karnataka Assembly, taking the number of dissidents in the ruling coalition to 16. The two put in their papers at the chamber …
  • Kannada TV actor Tejas Gowda arrested for raping TV actress 04 Jul 2019 13:25 [Representational Image] Tejas Gowda alias Abhi Gowda arrested by Chikkaballapur police over rape allegations.Creative Commons A lesser-known Kannada TV actor, Tejas Gowda alias Abhi Gowda, who is also said to be a production manager, has been arrested by …
  • 12 dead, 10 injured in bus-van collision in Karnataka 03 Jul 2019 14:37 Image Source : REPRESENTATIVE 12 dead in head-on collision between two vehicles in Karnataka  At least 12 people were dead, while 10 others were injured in a head-on collision between a private bus and a goods carrier van on a state highway in Karnataka. …
  • 12 dead in bus-van collision in Karnataka 03 Jul 2019 11:43 Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) At least 12 people, including three women, died on Wednesday in a head-on collision between a private bus and a goods carrier van on a state highway in Karnataka’s Chikkaballapur district, police said. “The mishap occurred around …
  • Legacy waste haunts Bengaluru, team to study solutions 03 Jul 2019 03:49 By Express News Service BENGALURU: For a city grappling with its daily waste, managing old municipal solid waste accumulated over the years is an added headache. To study best practices and come up with a plan suitable for the city, a team of officials and …
  • Yettinahole stream diversion project: Where’s the water? 01 Jul 2019 01:01 Express News Service SAKLESHPUR: It’s a glaring change in the scenery that lets you know that you have entered the project site of the Yettinahole stream diversion project, which promises drinking water as far as Kolar and Chikkaballapur.  In the last four …
  • Farmers dread monsoon in Karnataka's Sakleshpur 01 Jul 2019 01:01 Express News Service SAKLESHPUR: Ramesh N is a farmer from Maranahalli, in Sakleshpur. Some years back, he made good money by selling a portion of his lands for the Yettinahole water diversion project. But now he is having second thoughts as his remaining …
  • IMA ponzi scam: ED attaches ₹209 crore assets under PMLA 28 Jun 2019 12:06 The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said it has attached assets worth ₹209 crore, including 20 immovable properties and bank deposits, in its money laundering probe into the alleged IMA group ponzi scam of Karnataka. Thousands of depositors are said …
  • BREAKING: Man attempts suicide at Karnataka's Vidhana Soudha 24 Jun 2019 21:39 Vidhana Soudhawikipedia In a gruesome incident, a man attempted suicide inside Karnataka's Vidhana Soudha by slitting his throat on Monday. R Revanna Kumar, 44, hailed from Chikkaballapur district of the state. He tried to end his life by slitting his …
  • Karnataka: Man found injured with wrist, throat slit in washroom of Vidhan Soudha 24 Jun 2019 12:28 Representative image A 44-year-old man was found with his wrist and throat slit in the bathroom of Karnataka's Vidhan Soudha on Monday. The man has been identified as Revanna Kumar from Chikkaballapur. According to media reports, Kumar tried to commit …
  • K'taka man tries to commit suicide by slitting throat in Vidhana Soudha washroom 24 Jun 2019 09:39 More details are awaited. Karnataka: A man, Revanna Kumar from Chikkaballapur tried to commit suicide by slitting his throat in a washroom in Vidhana Soudha, Bengaluru on Monday. He has been rushed to the hospital. More details are awaited. end-of
  • Karnataka Congress leader Veerappa Moily calls state coalition 'big mistake' 23 Jun 2019 17:24 Veerappa MoilyTwitter As tensions are brewing in the Karnataka coalition government after Siddaramaiah's visit to meet Congress leader Rahul Gandhi asking to end ties with the JD(S), senior party leader Veerappa Moily also expressed his disproval of …
  • ‘It was a mistake’: Veerappa Moily on Congress-JD(S) alliance 23 Jun 2019 04:43 M Veerappa Moily said the party would have won 15 to 16 seats in the Lok Sabha polls had there been no tie up with JD(S). Bengaluru: Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Saturday said the party would have won 15 to 16 seats in the Lok Sabha polls had …
  • Moily blames Congress tie-up with JD-S for LS rout 22 Jun 2019 18:12 Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Saturday blamed the pre-poll alliance with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) for the party’s rout in Karnataka in the Lok Sabha elections. “We lost badly in the Lok Sabha elections in the …
  • HD Kumaraswamy relents, appoints Congress MLA to State Pollution Control Board 20 Jun 2019 18:54 BENGALURU: Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday appointed Congress MLA (Chikkaballapur) K Sudhakar as the new chairman of Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) after holding on the Congress’s choice for the post for about three …
  • Upper House is a rehab centre, why Cabinet positions for MLCs, wonders Karnataka Congress MLA K Sudhakar 17 Jun 2019 07:35 Bengaluru: Two-time Congress MLA Dr. K Sudhakar has the JD(S)-Congress regime need not consider members of the Legislative Council (MLC) -- Karnataka's Upper House -- for Cabinet positions. In a chat with The Economic Times on Sunday, he called the …
  • Senior Congress men must make way for youth: MLA K Sudhakar 17 Jun 2019 04:19 BCCL Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy BENGALURU: Two-time Congress MLA K Sudhakar said on Sunday that senior ministers from his party, who enjoyed power under the previous Siddaramaiah regime, should pave the way for meritorious young MLAs in the …
  • Senior Cong ministers should quit, make way for young MLAs: Dr. K. Sudhakar, MLA (Cong), Chikkaballapur 16 Jun 2019 18:32 BLURB: The Legislative Council (Upper House) is a white elephant, and i don’t know how it is benefiting our State. They can play an advisory role and provide inputs to the Assembly, but why representation in the Cabinet? Second-time Congress MLA Dr.K. …
  • BMTC rolls back student bus pass hike 16 Jun 2019 04:24 The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), on Saturday, announced that it will roll back the hike in student bus pass rates. This decision comes a day after the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) withdrew a notification …
  • Two Independents to join Karnataka govt. Will it quell or spell more trouble? 14 Jun 2019 06:56 Bengaluru: Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will expand his 13-month-old Cabinet in some time from now by inducting two independent MLAs to consolidate his grip over the JD(S)-Congress coalition regime which faces threats of exits from sections of dissident …
  • BJP may not make a serious effort to win BBMP mayoral election 13 Jun 2019 05:36 BENGALURU: Much has changed after the resounding victory of the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections. The mayoral election of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, scheduled to be held in three months is also likely to experience a trickledown effect. While it …
  • Moily uses Imran Khan's 'better chance of peace' remark to target Modi in Chikkaballapur 14 Apr 2019 08:42 Chikkaballapur: There are no clear favourites this time in the high-profile constituency of Chikkaballpur that has sent former Karnataka chief minister Veerappa Moily to Parliament twice and has never disappointed the Congress barring once during the …
  • Won’t settle for anything else: Chikkaballapur MLA Dr K Sudhakar 10 Jan 2019 04:29 Express News Service BENGALURU: Trouble awaits Congress in the form of Chikkaballapur MLA Dr Sudhakar who is fuming over losing the post of Pollution Control Board Chairman. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Wednesday cleared the appointments to all boards …
  • Four Bengaluru residents drown in Chikkaballapur Srinivasa Sandra lake 26 Apr 2018 00:12 Image for representational purpose only. CHIKBALLAPUR: Four people, including two girls, drowned in Srinivasa Sandra lake of Chikkaballapur on Wednesday afternoon. The deceased have been identified as Saba (12), Uthira (12), Sadh (8) and driver Asif (24). …
  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Chikkaballapur on April 7: MLA 04 Apr 2018 09:46 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur Apr 4 2018, 14:34 IST AICC President Rahul Gandhi will visit Chikkaballapur and take party in the Janashirvada Yatre on Saturday, April 7, said MLA Dr K Sudhakar. Addressing the media on Wednesday, that the AICC chief would …
  • Chikkaballapur turns festive for its 10th birthday 31 Jan 2018 10:07 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur Jan 31 2018, 15:28 IST As Chikkaballapur completes 10 years as a separate district, the district administration has planned a three-day gala celebration of the event from February 2, in the Sir M V district grounds, …
  • RSS takes out two flag marches in Chikkaballapur 07 Jan 2018 12:01 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur, Jan 7 2018, 17:23 IST RSS volunteers staged two flag marches originating at two separate places in Chikkaballpur. Representational Image The state-level convention of the Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) was held in …
  • Biting cold in Chikkaballapur claims infant's life 30 Dec 2017 10:05 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur, Dec 30 2017, 14:47 IST The family members and relatives grieve the death of 1-year-old Bhanu, who reportedly died due to freezing cold, at a makeshift tent near Kandavara on the outskirts of Chikkaballapur on Saturday. A …
  • Brief tension reigns in Chikkaballapur over lake water issue 20 Dec 2017 08:39 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur Dec 20 2017, 12:31 IST Tension reigned temporarily and shops were forced shut down briefly in Chikkaballapur city on Wednesday, when environmentalists called for a 'bundh' and another group opposed it clashed. Th …
  • ACB raids in Mangaluru and Chikkaballapur 13 Dec 2017 09:43 DH News Service, Mangaluru, Chikkaballapur Dec 13 2017, 14:48 IST Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths raided the houses and offices of two government officials on Wednesday and seized documents pertaining to their properties. In the first incident, ACB …
  • Bangalore's treated waste water to revive 44 Chikkaballapur tanks 14 Sep 2017 05:59 Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is scheduled to commission a big-ticket project on September 18 at Chikkaballapur, 50 km from Bengaluru, which will use the water flowing out of the city to strengthen the water table in the neighbouring district. The `943-crore …
  • Community cancer aid initiative in Chikkaballapur district 27 Aug 2017 08:05 Though incidences of cancer has been on the rise, especially among the rural masses; lack of insufficient insurance schemes, awareness, and access to good hospitals, has left them deprived of contemporary treatment options. Ironically, 60 per cent of …
  • 3 STPs to meet water needs of Kolar and Chikkaballapur 20 Jul 2017 07:38 BENGALURU: Ending the long delay in implementation of the project to carry treated sewage water of Bengaluru to fill the irrigation tanks in neighbouring districts, the state cabinet on Wednesday cleared the decks for work to start on three sewage …
  • Miffed Sudhakar to resign as Chikkaballapur MLA 06 Jul 2017 21:40 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Jul 7 2017, 1:20 IST The Congress MLA from Chikkaballapur K Sudhakar on Thursday night announced that he would resign as MLA on Friday. Earlier in the day, Sudhakar had reportedly threatened the state Congress leaders that he …
  • Police Denies HD Deve Gowda Event Blocked Ambulance In Karnataka's Chikkaballapur 28 Jun 2017 14:14 Chikballapur:  Days after two Karnataka policemen earned widespread applause for halting President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy to allow an ambulance to pass in Bengaluru, a similar situation in nearby Chikkaballapura on Tuesday played out a little …
  • Starved of water, Chikkaballapur pins hopes on Hebbal STP 26 Jun 2017 02:19 CHIKKABALLAPUR: Spread over 330 acre, Kandavara Kere was once the largest lake in Chikkaballapur taluk. The last time residents saw the lake overflow was over 22 years ago. Teeming with weeds, Kandavara Kere now paints a sorry picture. However, it will be …
  • Heavy rain pounds Chikkaballapur, Mandya 20 May 2017 20:34 Chikkaballapur/Mandya, DH News Service, May 21 2017, 1:42 IST Strong winds uprooted a tree on the premises of the city municipal council office in Chikkaballapur on Saturday. DH photo Heavy rain coupled with gusty wins lashed Chikkaballapur on Saturday …
  • DAC road races in Gadag, Chikkaballapur 19 May 2017 21:33 DH News Service, Bengaluru, May 20 2017, 2:36 IST The annual KA Nettakallappa Memorial Road Races, sponsored by Deccan Herald and Prajavani and organised by the Deccan Athletic Club, will be held in Gadag and Chikkaballapur this year. Gadag will host the …
  • Jaitley coming to draw up plans to net Bengaluru Rural, Chikkaballapur 06 Apr 2017 01:04 BENGALURU: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which had made a clean sweep of all the three Lok Sabha constituencies in Bengaluru -Bengaluru North, Bengaluru South, Bengaluru Central- in 2014 Lok Sabha polls has already started preparations for the 2019 Lok …
  • 280 star tortoises rescued from Chikkaballapur 30 Jan 2017 15:31
  • Bandh in 2 towns today as anger against Madhuswamy rages 21 Nov 2019 01:50 By Express News Service BENGALURU/TUMAKURU: The controversy over Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister JC Madhuswamy alleged insult to a religious leader of the Kuruba community refused to die down. So much so that the leaders of the community called …
  • Dabangg 3 Kannada version to be out in 250 theatres in Karnataka 18 Nov 2019 06:02 By Express News Service The Kannada version of Salman Khan’s upcoming Hindi film, Dabangg 3, has been creating a buzz in Karnataka even before its release on December 20, thanks to the presence of Sudeep in the antagonist’s Distributor Manjunath Gowda, who …
  • Karnataka: BJP, Cong share honours in ULB polls 15 Nov 2019 03:21 TNN | Updated: Nov 15, 2019, 7:44 IST Representative imageBENGALURU: The ruling BJP and its main opposition the Congress shared honours in elections to 14 urban local bodies (ULBs) across nine districts. The results were announced on Thursday. The BJP …
  • Davanagere throws up hung corporation, Congress emerges single largest party 14 Nov 2019 11:17 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: The Davanagere City Corporation has ended up with hung house after the election as no party won a clear majority to assume the power of the 45-member house. The Congress has a shortfall of only one seat to retain power …
  • Thanks to rain, Davanagere tank fills to brim 05 Nov 2019 10:50
  • Thanks to rain, Davanagere tank fills to brim for 2nd time in 6 decades 05 Nov 2019 00:22
  • WATCH | Karnataka BJP MLA Renukacharya escapes unhurt as ox runs into crowd 01 Nov 2019 14:06 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: Honnali BJP MLA M P Renukacharya escaped unhurt when an ox ran about among the crowd during a bull scaring competition, which is known as Hori Habba, at Dodderi village in Honnali taluk on Friday. The competition was …
  • BBMP official engages pourakarmikas in manual scavenging, booked 29 Oct 2019 00:53 Bengaluru: When the country was celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, a BBMP engineer allegedly got pourakarmikas to carry out manual scavenging works without providing them any safety equipment. Police have booked a case …
  • 'Don’t scrap Congress schemes': Siddaramaiah warns BJP 14 Oct 2019 03:37 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: Former chief minister and Opposition leader in the Assembly, Siddaramaiah, on Sunday launched an offensive against the ruling BJP, saying that any attempt to change the Constitution would lead to bloodshed in the country …
  • IIM CAT 2019 registration to close today: Know how to apply 25 Sep 2019 07:45 IIM Kozhikode campus (File photo) IIM CAT 2019 registration: The Indian Institutes of Management-Kozhikode will close the registration today for Common Admission Test (CAT) today. All those applicants who have not submitted their online application can do …
  • Karnataka man beheaded for trying to 'steal' sheep 23 Sep 2019 04:12 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: A man was decapitated in Malebennur's Mooginagondi village for allegedly trying to steal a sheep from an areca nut farm on Sunday. The accused, identified as Arujannappa, was arrested by the police.  Police stated …
  • India: After floods, Karnataka govt set to declare 30 taluks drought-hit 20 Sep 2019 07:19 B V Shiva Shankar BENGALURU: While thousands across 22 districts are still picking up the pieces following the floods in July and August, parts of Karnataka are reeling under severe drought-like conditions. The government is set to declare 30 taluks across …
  • 'Pailwaan' director S Krishna speaks about the 'desi kusti' wrestling style in the film 19 Sep 2019 13:49 Of late sports has become a huge source of inspiration for filmmakers in the country. Besides captivating audience imaginations with strong, inspirational stories, they also set the cash registers ringing. Films like Chak De India, Paan Singh Tomar, Mary …
  • Davanagere district rice mills struggle to survive   11 Sep 2019 02:59 Express News Service DAVANGERE: From about 140 rice mills 6-7 years back, Davanagere district is now left with only 40 rice mills. According to mill owners, at least two to three mills are being closed every day and many more are on the verge of closure. …
  • First breakup anthem by Davanagere band creates waves on YouTube 30 Aug 2019 19:54 Express News Service ‘Neenene’, a first breakup anthem with rock band music composed by city-based Black Cat Studios has been creating a buzz on Youtube and social media. The Kannada song has already been viewed by more than 56,000 viewers in just six days …
  • Karnataka government launches programme for student entrepreneurs 12 Aug 2019 15:52 BENGALURU: The Karnataka government’s Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science &Technology has launched a programme to empower student startups in the state towards entrepreneurship. The programme is part of Karnataka Innovation …
  • Mangaluru Commissioner of Police Sandeep Patil transferred 03 Aug 2019 09:17 Mangaluru (Karnataka): A day after the body of Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) founder-owner VG Siddhartha was found here on the banks of a river, the government transferred Mangaluru Commissioner of Police Sandeep Patil with immediate effect on August 1. Patil is …
  • Mangaluru Top Cop Transferred After Coffee Day Founder's Death 02 Aug 2019 13:26 Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha's body was found on the banks of Netravati River in Mangaluru. Mangaluru: A day after the body of Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) founder-owner VG Siddhartha was found on the banks of a river in Mangaluru, the government has …
  • In one go, BJP govt transfers 16 IPS officers across Karnataka 02 Aug 2019 03:08 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The new BJP government in the state has transferred 16 IPS officers on Thursday. ADGP Amar Kumar Pandey, who was at Karnataka State Human Rights Commission, has been posted as ADGP Law & Order. Kamal Pant, who was …
  • In Karnataka Police Rejig, Cops Probing VG Siddhartha's Death Transferred 01 Aug 2019 18:55 Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha was found dead in the Netravati river in Karnataka. Bengaluru: In a major rejig in the police department after assuming power, the B S Yediyurappa-led BJP government on Thursday has transferred 11 top Indian Police …
  • SUEZ Wins A Contract Worth €145M To Build And Operate India's Largest Wastewater Treatment Plant In New Delhi 31 Jul 2019 09:32 Delhi Jal Board, the authority in charge of water management in New Delhi, has awarded SUEZ the contract to build and operate a wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 564,000 m3/day at Okhla, South of New Delhi, for a value of €145M. The …
  • Karnataka trust vote live: Chief Minister Yediyurappa wins trust vote 29 Jul 2019 15:43 Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday proved his majority in the Assembly by winning the confidence motion by voice vote. With the numbers game favouring the BJP government, the Congress and JD(S) did not press for division on the one-line …
  • CAT 2019 official notification released, registration process to begin August 7 28 Jul 2019 12:32 CAT Notification 2019: The entrance examination will be held on November 24 CAT 2019 Official Notification: Indian Institutes of Management (IIM Kozhikode) has released the notification for the Common Admission Test 2019 (CAT 2019) on Sunday, July 28. The …
  • Dear Comrade release in Karnataka: Why are these 2 controversial hashtags trending on Twitter? 26 Jul 2019 16:40 Dear Comrade screen count in Karnataka and USCollage of BookMyShow Snapshots The hashtags like #BoycottDearComrade and #StopTeluguImposition are taking Twitter by storm after the Kannada version of Dear Comrade got lesser screens than its Telugu version in …
  • Alzheimer victims may thank Kiran Bhaskar soon 18 Jul 2019 14:53 Rediff.com Senior Contributor P Rajendran reports from New York on how the Indian-American researcher's pioneering work may wipe out the visible effect of Alzheimer's disease. Kiran Bhaskar, a professor at the University of New Mexico, could not …
  • Rain deficit: Bengaluru has recorded 36% deficit in monsoon showers 16 Jul 2019 05:56 Bengaluru: The city is facing one of its worst rain deficits given that it has gone without a single decent spell of rain in the 45 days since the monsoon set in. The first six weeks of the rainy season, crucial for groundwater recharge, recorded a 36% …
  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana KVPY Aptitude Test 2019 Imphal included 15 Jul 2019 00:18 Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Aptitude Test 2019 : Imphal included Last Date : 20th August 2019 Application for KVPY-2019 must be done online only. There are three steps to complete your application successfully. Step 1. Registration Step 2. …
  • SSLC Supplementary Result 2019: 42% students clear Karnataka 10th exam 12 Jul 2019 15:39 BENGALURU: The pass percentage in the SSLC supplementary examinations held between June 21 and 28 has touched 42.47, up from 40.69 last year. Announcing the results on Friday, the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) said that of the …
  • BDA engineer arrested for accepting Rs 5 crore bribe from IMA chief Mansoor Khan 03 Jul 2019 02:03 Mohammed Mansoor Khan, MD and CEO of IMA groupFacebook The Special Investigation Team (SIT) has arrested an executive engineer of Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA), PD Kumar Nayak, for his involvement in the IMA scam. Several documents related to the …
  • K'taka: Valmiki community protests for 7.5 pc reservation, halts traffic for 5 hrs 26 Jun 2019 04:37 The protest led to traffic congestion in several parts of the country on Tuesday. Bengaluru: The city was brought to a standstill as the members of the Valmiki community took the streets of Bengaluru to stage protest demanding 7.5 per cent reservation for …
  • SPARSH Group of Hospitals – a beacon of clinical excellence 18 Jun 2019 13:35 Dr. Sharan Shivraj Patil SPARSH group of hospitals was founded in 2006 by Dr. Sharan Shivraj Patil, with the aim of making quality medical care more accessible to the people. Built on the core values of Faith, Hope and Love, the group has been working …
  • Solving water crisis on Siddeshwar’s agenda this time 18 Jun 2019 02:08 Express News Service DAVANAGERE: In this season of water scarcity, four-time MP GM Siddeshwar has taken up the contentious issue plaguing the constituency, and pledged to fill all ponds and water bodies. His wishlist: Solve the water crisis, address basic …
  • K'taka: Alok Kumar is new B'luru Police Commissioner as IPS officers reshuffled 17 Jun 2019 06:04  Somendu Mukherjee who was currently holding the charge of IGP, Eastern Range, Davanagere, has now been transferred as IGP, Internal Security Division, Bengaluru. Bengaluru: In a major reshuffle of IPS officers in Karnataka, Alok Kumar has been appointed …
  • Complaints against IMA cross 30,000 15 Jun 2019 07:08 The tide of investors who allegedly lost money with the IMA Group of Companies shows no indication of ebbing. Thousands of people, on Friday, arrived at the Commercial Street Police Station to lodge complaints. The police say that in Bengaluru alone, the …
  • Rain fury: Busy day for BESCOM as 41 poles suffer damage  07 Jun 2019 02:05 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Several parts of the city plunged into darkness on Wednesday night following heavy rain. According to a BESCOM statement, 41 electricity poles were damaged owing to tree fall (three in south Bengaluru circle and eight in …
  • Modi keeps number of ministers from Karnataka at 3 30 May 2019 18:26 Bengaluru, May 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inducted two new ministers from Karnataka, kept one and dropped two other members of the previous government, maintaining the representation of the southern state at three. While D.V. …
  • Karnataka Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full list of winners 26 May 2019 05:56 Image Source : PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and mauling the opposition. So …
  • Near sweep by BJP in Karnataka, Congress, JD-S routed (Roundup) 23 May 2019 20:32 Bengaluru, May 24 (IANS) Riding on the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP on Thursday made a near sweep in Karnataka, winning 25 of the state’s 28 Lok Sabha seats, while another was won by an Independent candidate it supported. In what may …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Vote count starts in Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats 23 May 2019 03:50 Category: Bangalore, News Posted by Neha Published: May 23, 2019, 9:09 am IST Updated: May 23, 2019, 9:09 am IST Bengaluru: Counting of votes began on Thursday in all the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies across Karnataka, an official said. The vote count began …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Karnataka Lok Sabha Results 2019 Live Updates: Will BJP beat Congress-JD (S) combine? 22 May 2019 23:09 Live The results for of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka will be announced on Thursday, 23 MayTwitter The Lok Sabha election for 28 seats was held in two phases in Karnataka. In the first phase, Bangalore South, Bangalore North, Bangalore Central, …
  • EC readies for vote count in Karnataka’s 28 LS seats 22 May 2019 10:28 Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has made elaborate arrangements, including three-tier security, for the counting of votes in Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats from 8 a.m. on Thursday, an official said on Wednesday. “Counting centres are …
  • Status of development of smart cities in India 20 May 2019 06:18 Express News Service Initiated in 2015 by the Narendra Modi government, the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) is finally progressing with respect to urban renewal, transport projects, and a retrofitting project aimed at ‘smartening up’ of 100 cities in India.  …
  • Karnataka SSLC Results 2019: Amused Twitterati ask how Haasan, Ramanagara topped chart this time 30 Apr 2019 17:06 Karnataka SSLC Result 2019 results declared [Representative Image]NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images Karnataka SSLC results are out and Haasan and Ramanagar have landed in the first and second places in 2019 district-wise ranking list. Karnataka Chief …
  • Opposition complaint to EC after snags in EVMs reported across states 24 Apr 2019 10:46 Category: News, Politics Posted by safoora Published: Apr 24, 2019, 3:40 pm IST Updated: Apr 24, 2019, 4:00 pm IST NEW DELHI: Like in the previous two phases of Lok Sabha elections held on April 11 and April 18, snags in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) …
  • 68% voter turnout in 14 Karnataka Lok Sabha seats 24 Apr 2019 05:08 Gadag: Congress leader H. K. Patil waits for his turn to cast his vote for the third phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, at a polling station in Karnataka's Gadag, on April 23, 2019IANS An estimated 67.66 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on …
  • Give us our due: 12 villages in Western Ghats stay put at home 24 Apr 2019 00:58 Express News Service BELAGAVI:  The boycott of the Lok Sabha polls on Tuesday was almost total at 12 villages located amid the Western Ghats in Khanapur taluk as residents chose to stay away from the polling booths en masse.  Deprived of basic …
  • 68% turnout in Karnataka’s 14 LS seats 23 Apr 2019 19:10 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) An estimated 67.66 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on Tuesday in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats across the state’s western and northern regions, an official said. “The overall voter turnout is 67.66 after …
  • Karnataka lok sabha polls 23 Apr 2019 17:06 Glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) in many polling stations delayed or held up voting initially in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats, said an official on Tuesday. "Though there are …
  • Snags in EVMs reported from different states 23 Apr 2019 16:45 Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Sameer Published: Apr 23, 2019, 9:38 pm IST Updated: Apr 23, 2019, 9:39 pm IST New Delhi: Like in the previous two phases of Lok Sabha elections held on April 11 and April 18, snags in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs …
  • 65% turnout in Karnataka's 14 LS seats 23 Apr 2019 15:53 Bengaluru: An estimated 65.23 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on Tuesday in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats across the western and northern regions, an official said. "The voter turnout was 65.23 per cent at 6 pm when the …
  • 65% turnout in Karnataka’s 14 LS seats (Evening Lead) 23 Apr 2019 15:24 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) An estimated 65.23 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on Tuesday in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats across the western and northern regions, an official said. “The voter turnout was 65.23 per cent at 6.00 p.m …
  • 60% polling in Karnataka till 5 p.m (Fifth Lead) 23 Apr 2019 13:19 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) About 60 per cent votes were cast till 5 p.m in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats during the third phase of polling amid tight security on Tuesday. “Average voting percentage touched 60.41 per cent by 5.00 p.m in the 14 …
  • Moderate voting in Karnataka (3rd Lead)(12 noon) 23 Apr 2019 08:52 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Voting picked up in Karnataka’s 14 Lok Sabha constituencies to register 21.05 per cent by 12 noon on Tuesday, an official said. “Moderate to brisk voting was witnessed after 10 a.m. in most of the parliamentary seats as the …
  • 2019 Lok Sabha Elections: 14 Seats In Karnataka, 20 In Kerala Go To The Polls Today 23 Apr 2019 07:07 Lok Sabha Election: Women constitute 10 of 237 candidates contesting polls in Karnataka. New Delhi: Many parts of Karnataka and Kerala will go to the polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections today. While an estimated 2.43 crore voters will …
  • Why Congress-JD(S) tie-up shouldn't worry BJP 23 Apr 2019 06:55 NEW DELHI: In 2018 Karnataka assembly elections, the Congress, with 80 seats, forged a post-poll alliance with JD(S), with 37 seats, to form a government in the 224-member assembly. The BJP with 104 seats was the single largest party. The “success” of this …
  • 7% voting recorded in Karnataka (2nd Lead)(10 a.m.) 23 Apr 2019 06:02 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Around 7 per cent of the estimated 2.43 crore electorate cast their votes in Karnataka’s 14 Lok Sabha constituencies till 10 a.m. on Tuesday, an official said. Voting began at 7 a.m. in 28,022 polling stations across the regions. …
  • Glitches in EVMs, VVPATs delay Karnataka polling 23 Apr 2019 05:14 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) in many polling stations delayed or held up voting initially in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats, said an official on Tuesday. …
  • Voting underway in Karnataka’s 14 Lok Sabha seats 23 Apr 2019 04:02 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Voting was underway on Tuesday in the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies across western and northern Karnataka amid tight security, said an election official. “Voting began at 7 a.m. in 28,022 polling stations across the regions, …
  • Yeddyurappa's son Raghavendra casts his vote in Shimoga 23 Apr 2019 03:38 [India], Apr 23 (ANI): Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) candidate from Shimoga BY Raghavendra cast his vote at a polling booth in Shikaripura, in the third phase of the polling on Tuesday. Last year, Raghavendra, who is the son of former Karnataka chief minister …
  • All you need to know about the biggest phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections 23 Apr 2019 03:11 Mumbai: As India prepares to vote for the third phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, 116 seats will go to polls on April 23. This phase would cover the highest number of seats. In the first phase (April 11), Bihar saw the lowest voter turnout with 50 per …
  • Lok Sabha elections: 3rd phase of polling begins in 116 seats 23 Apr 2019 02:37 Polling began on Tuesday in 116 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 13 states and 2 Union Territories in the third phase of ongoing elections.All 26 constituencies in Gujarat, all 20 seats in Kerala, 14 each in Maharashtra and Karnataka, 10 in Uttar …
  • Take a cap, umbrella and water bottle to polling booth today  23 Apr 2019 01:43 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Met department has some good advice for voters: Don’t forget to take along an umbrella and water bottle with your voter IDs as you queue up to vote on Tuesday, for it’s going to be a sultry and sizzling election day. …
  • 14 Seats In Karnataka, 20 In Kerala Go To The Polls Today 22 Apr 2019 20:15 Women constitute 10 of the 237 candidates contesting the elections in Karnataka. New Delhi: Many parts of Karnataka and Kerala will go to the polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections today. While an estimated 2.43 crore voters will decide the …
  • 14 Karnataka LS seats to go to polls on Tuesday 22 Apr 2019 17:49 Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) An estimated 2.43 crore voters, which include around 10 lakh first-time voters, are set to vote for the 14 Lok Sabha seats in the western and northern Karnataka in the third phase of polling on Tuesday. Congress leader in the …
  • 3rd phase of Lok Sabha election: Wayanad, Gandhinagar among 116 parliamentary seats going to polls tomorrow 22 Apr 2019 13:25 [India], Apr 22 (ANI): As many as 116 parliamentary constituencies will go for polls tomorrow across 13 states and two Union Territories in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections.While some Lok Sabha constituencies of Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu …
  • Phase 3 Election 2019 22 Apr 2019 11:43 NEW DELHI: In the third phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, a total of 117 constituencies across 13 states and two Union territories will go to polls. The voting for 3rd phase of General Elections 2019 will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The voting …
  • Campaign ends for remaining 14 Karnataka LS seats 21 Apr 2019 16:32 Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) The high-voltage campaign in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha constituencies across the state’s western and northern parts going to polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 23 concluded on Sunday. “The …
  • Karnataka poll diaries 21 Apr 2019 00:28 By Express News Service ‘Scary’ doll creates frenzy Everyone ---from the police to the flying squads --- kept checking a campaign car in Kariganur, Davanagere district, on Saturday. It was not a bomb hoax. It was a doll in the car that sent all into a …
  • Campaign peaks in Karnataka for third-phase polls 20 Apr 2019 17:29 Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) Campaign has peaked across the remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka’s western and northern regions where polling is on April 23 in the third phase of 2019 general elections across the country. “As electioneering for the …
  • Work on intermodal transit hubs to start next yr 19 Apr 2019 01:49 BENGALURU: It’s been nearly a decade since the government proposed five intermodal transit hubs across the city. With the transport department making efforts to identify land for the facilities, the project is finally inching ahead. Common in foreign …
  • Work on intermodal transit hubs may start next yr; efforts on to identify land 19 Apr 2019 00:03 Bengaluru: It’s been nearly a decade since the government proposed five intermodal transit hubs across the city. With the transport department making efforts to identify land for the facilities, the project is finally inching ahead. Common in foreign …
  • Karnataka’s direct fight to have straight impact on Government 18 Apr 2019 02:09 BENGALURU: With half of Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats going to the polls on Thursday, the state, which used to see a triangular fight between JDS, Congress and BJP, is all set to see a battle between the ruling Congress-JDS combine and the BJP. The fate …
  • If voted to power, BJP will set up a fisheries ministry, come up with schemes for welfare of fishermen: Modi 16 Apr 2019 12:06 April 16, 2019 5:06 PM (IST) EC issues notice to Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat for violating Model Code of Conduct Election Commission (EC) issues show-cause notice to Union Minister and BJP MP from Jodhpur, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat for violating …
  • Karnataka bans smart-phones inside polling booths 14 Apr 2019 13:38 Bengaluru, April 14 (IANS) Electorate in Karnataka will not be allowed to carry smart-phones or mobile phones inside the polling booth while going to vote to prevent them from taking selfies or recording videos, an official said on Sunday. “The Model Code …
  • BJP hopes to make best use of ... 11 Apr 2019 05:05 A total of 478 candidates are in the fray for the 28 constituencies in both the phases. Karnataka is the second largest state in southern India after Tamil Nadu in terms of number of seats, with 28 constituencies. It will go to polls in two phases - on …
  • BJP hopes to make best use of Congress discord in ... 11 Apr 2019 04:03 A total of 478 candidates are in the fray for the 28 constituencies in both the phases. Karnataka is the second largest state in southern India after Tamil Nadu in terms of number of seats, with 28 constituencies. It will go to polls in two phases - on …
  • BJP hopes to make best use of Congress-JD(S) discord 11 Apr 2019 02:56 A total of 478 candidates are in the fray for the 28 constituencies in both the phases. Karnataka is the second largest state in southern India after Tamil Nadu in terms of number of seats, with 28 constituencies. It will go to polls in two phases - on …
  • BJP hopes to make best use of Congress-JD(S)... 10 Apr 2019 18:11 A total of 478 candidates are in the fray for the 28 constituencies in both the phases. Karnataka is the second largest state in southern India after Tamil Nadu in terms of number of seats, with 28 constituencies. It will go to polls in two phases - on …
  • 947 Kannada, Urdu government schools set to go English 10 Apr 2019 03:46 MYSURU: In his 2018-19 budget speech, chief minister HD Kumaraswamy had announced that English-medium classes would be held along with the existing Kannada-medium lessons in 1,000 government Kannada primary schools to draw more children. Now, the …
  • 237 In Fray For Second Poll Phase Of Lok Sabha Elections In Karnataka 09 Apr 2019 10:55 Of the total candidates, 223 are males and 14 females. Bengaluru: As many as 237 candidates are in the fray from 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in coastal and northern regions of Karnataka for the second phase of polling on April 23 after 45 candidates …
  • 237 in fray for second poll phase in Karnataka 08 Apr 2019 19:01 Bengaluru, April 8 (IANS) As many as 237 candidates are in the fray from 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in coastal and northern regions of Karnataka for the second phase of polling on April 23 after 45 candidates withdrew from the contest, said an official on …
  • Karnataka: 317 file nominations for second phase 04 Apr 2019 19:50 Bengaluru, April 5 (IANS) As many as 317 candidates have filed nominations in 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in coastal and northern Karnataka for the second phase of polling on April 23, said an official on Thursday. “With the last day of nominations for the …
  • Karnataka: A break from dynasty politics for Congress in Davanagere 04 Apr 2019 03:10 Express News Service DAVANGERE: After two long decades, Davangere will finally see a fresh face fighting the Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket. The seat, which has been contested since 1998, by Congress leader Shamanur Shivashankarappa or his son SS …
  • LS polls: Congress releases list of 20 candidates, fields Pawan Bansal from Chandigarh 02 Apr 2019 21:49 [India], Apr 03 (ANI): The Congress party on Tuesday released a list of 20 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha election. Senior Congress leader Pawan Kumar Bansal will contest from the Chandigarh seat. Besides him, the party has fielded Preneet Kaur from …
  • Good show by Cong-JD(S) can disarm HDK govt 27 Mar 2019 08:36 BENGALURU: A good showing by the Congress-JD(S) alliance in next month’s Lok Sabha elections can, ironically, imperil the very survival of their coalition government in the state. This is because the Congress has fielded three MLAs as candidates and their …
  • Karnataka: Cash-for-vote menace big challenge for election officials 20 Mar 2019 06:45 BENGALURU: Many candidates evidently feel every vote has a price tag depending on the constituency, community and ferocity of the electoral battle: With less than a month to go for the Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka, the cash-for-vote menace is going under …
  • Cash-for-vote menace big challenge for election officials 19 Mar 2019 23:41 Bengaluru: Many candidates evidently feel every vote has a price tag depending on the constituency, community and ferocity of the electoral battle: With less than a month to go for the Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka, the cash-for-vote menace is going under …
  • Lavish lunch in drought-hit Davanagere lands central team in soup 19 Nov 2018 01:36 Davanagere/Hubballi: A 10-member inter-ministerial central team visiting 17 drought-hit districts across Karnataka landed in controversy after they partook of a sumptuous Sunday lunch at a village in Davanagere district. When the team visited …
  • V2 Retail Ltd opens one operational Retail Store at Davanagere, Karnataka 14 Oct 2018 05:27 V2 Retail Ltd has launched one operational Retail Store at below mentioned location/address: - Current Ward 11, Old Ward No. 22, Andanur Arcade, 51/1 to 4, P.B. Road, Near Gandhi Circle, Davanagere - 577002, Karnataka. With this, the company has …
  • 2 patients allege Davanagere hosp issued false HIV-positive reports, file plaints 02 Oct 2018 23:23 Bengaluru: A labourer and a homemaker have filed separate complaints with the health department against a Davanagere private hospital for allegedly giving them false HIV-positive reports. They claim the revelation turned their lives upside down, causing …
  • Karnataka: Police hunt for pig that mauled waterman in Davanagere 06 Sep 2018 17:52
  • Bribe allegations against Davanagere University Vice-Chancellor Prof Sharanappa V Halse will be probed, says Minister 05 Sep 2018 23:47 By Express News Service BENGALURU:Higher Education Minister G T Devegowda has said that an inquiry would be ordered into allegations that Davanagere University Vice-Chancellor Prof Sharanappa V Halse was demanding bribes from candidates aspiring to be …
  • LIVE: What's the mood in the Manchester of Karnataka- Davanagere? 08 May 2018 15:32 Parts of Bhatkal are still waiting to get cell phone reception towers to improve connectivity As soon as I enter Marukeri panchayat, network on my phone zonks out. There's no cell phone tower here. A local tells me officials have been trying to get a …
  • BJP chief Amit Shah conducts road show in Davanagere 29 Apr 2018 16:46
  • Live Breaking News April 29: BJP President Amit Shah visited Duggamma Temple in Davanagere, Karnataka 29 Apr 2018 07:28 IndiaTV Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page: 12:57 pm: Results of class 12th of UP Board has …
  • Rahul to hold meets in Shivamogga, Davanagere from April 3 27 Mar 2018 12:31 DH News Service, Shivamogga, Mar 27 2018, 17:25 IST Rahul Gandhi will be taking part in a roadshow. DH file photo. KPCC election campaign committee chairman D K Shivakumar stated that AICC President Rahul Gandhi will arrive in Shivamogga on April 3 and …
  • Two youth stabbed in Davanagere 08 Jan 2018 07:11 DH News Service, Davanagere Jan 8 2018, 12:11 IST A youth stabbed two people in Azad Nagar, in Davanagere on Sunday night. The victims, Imran (19) and Jilan (21) who were seriously injured, have been admitted to S S Hitech hospital. Durgesh, the accused …