• Developing, decongesting Outer Ring Road our priority, says Yediyurappa 09 Sep 2019 14:53 It was Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa’s first city rounds on Sunday and he visited three of the most notorious traffic bottlenecks in Bengaluru — Silk Board, K.R. Puram and Hebbal junctions, all on the Outer Ring Road (ORR). Mr. Yediyurappa, who also …
  • 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 …
  • Sakala’s anything but timely execution. Numbers don’t lie 05 Sep 2019 06:08 BENGALURU: The Bengaluru Urban district administration, under which 74 government agencies function, has always stood last in implementing Sakala, a scheme intended to deliver government services effectively within a stipulated time. BBMP stands third in …
  • Govt school teachers cry foul over exemption 04 Sep 2019 02:27 Express News Service BENGALURU: Government school teachers who are due for a compulsory transfer, have demanded on Tuesday that the exemptions made for couples working in government offices be scrapped. According to the commissioner of public instruction K …
  • BBMP's wildlife rescue in a sorry state 30 Aug 2019 02:02 Express News Service BENGALURU: People in Wilson Garden were quite upset on Wednesday as their efforts to save a Schedule-2 protected wildlife species – a Rat Snake — went in vain. They waited for two hours, but no ambulance arrived to shift the injured …
  • 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 ( …
  • IMA scam: Karnataka govt orders CBI probe into ponzi scheme 21 Aug 2019 02:55 According sanction to the CBI, the government in its order said it would investigate all FIRs registered against IMA and its group entities. Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Tuesday entrusted the Central Bureau of Investigation to investigate the …
  • This Cabinet BJP's, not BS Yediyurappa's! 21 Aug 2019 02:13 Bengaluru: After a delay of almost a month when Karnataka faced devastating floods with the 'one-man' government of B.S. Yediyurappa left to fight the natural calamity on his own, the veteran BJP leader finally got a 17 strong cabinet  with seven …
  • 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 …
  • IMA case also set to go to CBI 20 Aug 2019 03:10 Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has reportedly decided to hand over the multi-crore financial scam involving M/s I Monetary Advisory (IMA) Group of Companies to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), according to highly placed sources. The decision …
  • 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. …
  • Bengaluru is running dry, and it is a reality 30 Jun 2019 19:59 Alarmed by drought-like conditions in various parts of Karnataka and the serious threat of drinking water shortage, the state government is mulling a five-year ban on construction of apartments across Bengaluru. The year 2020 might have meant a landmark …
  • 'Bengaluru’s well-diggers have shown how traditional water bodies can be revived' 29 Jun 2019 22:22 Leonardo Di Caprio says “only rain can save Chennai”. Water activist and urban planner Vishwanath Srikantaiah adds to it: reviving water bodies, growing water-efficient crops and recycling waste water are ways to ensure such a crisis never repeats in …
  • CELEBRATING THREE DECADES OF CHANGING URBAN LANDSCAPES 27 Jun 2019 14:00 Salarpuriya_Greenage Salarpuriya Greenage Salarpuriya_Luxuria Salarpuriya_Luxuria Salarpuriya_Eastcrest Salarpuriya_Eastcrest Salarpuriya_Magnificia Salarpuriya_Magnificia Salarpuriya_Aspire Salarpuriya_Aspire Built on the bedrock of trust, innovation and …
  • 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 …
  • Namma Bengaluru: As metro works picks up pace, business in CBD slows down 26 Jun 2019 05:52 Shops and restaurants on M.G. Road and Brigade Road and vendors on Kamaraj Road are already feeling the impact of traffic and parking restrictions in the area on account of underground construction work for Namma Metro. Many are bracing themselves to …
  • Highest urban unemployment, but more formal jobs in the last 13 yrs: Report 26 Jun 2019 03:32 The latest jobs data released by the government--amidst much controversy and debate--showed a 45-year high in general unemployment, but these data have also revealed a rise in formal employment--which accounts for 35.8% of all jobs--particularly in urban, …
  • New high-power panel to hasten metro projects in Bengaluru 19 Jun 2019 05:49 BENGALURU: The state government has constituted a new high-power committee (HPC) of 10 IAS officers to hasten the construction of metro projects in the city. The committee will meet for the first time on June 21. Although a HPC has existed since 2014, it …
  • Unleashing the potential of urban India 17 Jun 2019 21:43 The Global Metro Monitor 2018 reports that 36% of employment growth and 67% of GDP growth were contributed by the 300 largest global metros, with those in emerging economies outperforming those in advanced economies. Metropolitan areas concentrate and …
  • Vehicle damage, thefts hurt urban mobility firms in Bengaluru 17 Jun 2019 03:29
  • The Matrix, unplugged! Bengaluru boy designs game to help overcome gadget addiction 13 Jun 2019 22:11 BENGALURU: Addiction is a common word in our society - nearly all of us have been around smokers, or encountered alcoholics or gamblers. There is one other addiction, though, far more insidious and just as deadly and it will surprise many. Smartphones. …
  • Uber partners with Bajaj to launch ‘Qute’ on UberXS in Bengaluru 13 Jun 2019 18:38 Personal mobility major Uber on Thursday announced a partnership with Bajaj Auto to launch Bajaj Qute on UberXS for quick, affordable and smart urban commuting. The Bajaj Qute is a driver-plus three passenger quadricycle. The four-wheeled motor vehicle is …
  • Uber partners Bajaj to launch affordable service 'Bajaj Qute' taxi in Bengaluru 13 Jun 2019 14:11 By PTI NEW DELHI: Ride hailing major Uber Thursday said it has partnered with Bajaj Auto to launch Bajaj Qute on its new UberXS category to offer affordable commuting option to travellers in Bengaluru. Bajaj Qute is a driver-plus three passenger …
  • Uber launches Bajaj Qute on UberXS category in Bengaluru 13 Jun 2019 12:53 Ride hailing major Uber on Thursday said it has partnered with Bajaj Auto to launch Bajaj Qute on its new UberXS category to offer affordable commuting option to travellers in Bengaluru. Bajaj Qute is a driver-plus three passenger quadricycle. The four- …
  • Uber partners with Bajaj to launch Bajaj Qute in Bengaluru 13 Jun 2019 12:13 BENGALURU: Cab aggregator Uber on Thursday announced a partnership with Bajaj Auto to launch Bajaj Qute on UberXS for quick, affordable and smart urban commuting. The facility was launched in Bengaluru. The Bajaj Qute is a driver plus three passenger …
  • Uber partners with Bajaj to launch Bajaj Qute on UberXS in Bengaluru 13 Jun 2019 11:31 Uber, the world's largest personal mobility company, today announced a partnership with Bajaj Auto, one of the most trusted brands in the world, to launch Bajaj Qute on UberXS for quick, affordable and smart urban commuting. The Bajaj Qute is a driver …
  • redBus introduces carpooling in Bengaluru 12 Jun 2019 15:41 redBus, the world’s largest online bus ticketing platform, on Wednesday launched its new service -- rPool that allows office-goers to avail and offer rides while commuting between home and their workplace. “rPool, our new carpooling service, is a …
  • Under new law 90% of telecom towers in Bengaluru may turn illegal 12 Jun 2019 06:27 BENGALURU: Approximately 90% of telecom towers in the City are installed on buildings that do not have an occupancy certificate. Reason: There was no law making it compulsory for telecom operators to instal towers on buildings with occupancy certificate. …
  • Cash-strapped Urban Ladder lays off hundreds of employees 10 Jun 2019 13:33 Omnichannel furniture retailer Urban Ladder has been trimming flab to sustain its operations, but its leadership team claims it is just a couple of months away from turning EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation) positive. …
  • Veteran film and theatre personality Girish Karnad dies in Bengaluru 10 Jun 2019 13:23 Bengaluru: Girish Karnad— one of the best-known faces of Kannada theater, author, filmmaker and activist— died in a Bengaluru hospital on Monday, his family said. Karnad, 81, was awarded the Padma Shri in 1974, the Padma Bhushan in 1992, and the highest …
  • Branded Urban Naxal, Girish Karnad stood by what he believed in 10 Jun 2019 12:05 Girish Karnad, actor, director and noted playwright, died at his residence in Bengaluru on Monday. The 81-year-old actor, a voice that championed the freedom of expression, used his stature to stand and fight for what he believed in despite failing health …
  • Bengaluru residents lampoon compulsory compost plan 09 Jun 2019 01:43 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A yet-to-be-tabled proposal, where residents will be asked to compost wet waste, has already drawn the ire of experts as well as citizens. Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), has chalked out a proposal for …
  • Bengaluru: A cure for monsoon malady 07 Jun 2019 05:43 After enduring one of the worst summers, Bengalureans are gearing up for the monsoon. Many dread the thought of rains, given their past experiences. The growth of Bengaluru, a city once known for its pristine lakes, lush greenery and pleasant air, has come …
  • Yeddyurappa suffers setback in home turf in urban local body poll 03 Jun 2019 16:34 Results were declared on Monday for a total 140 wards in Shivamogga and Bengaluru Rural that went to polls Saturday. In a setback to state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa, the Congress has won majority of wards in his constituency of Shikaripura in Shivamogga …
  • Bengaluru City to get new building bylaws to support EV infrastructure 01 Jun 2019 04:43 The city may soon get a modified building bylaw that supports the creation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and encourage the use of Electric Vehicles (EVs). “Under the proposed bylaw, there will be one EV charging point for every 10 car parking …
  • No ban on cycling, trekking in Bengaluru's Turahalli forest for now 27 May 2019 05:54 BENGALURU: After much debate, the forest department has decided to allow enthusiasts of cycling and other activities inside Turahalli forest and also work on an alternative. Turahalli forest, near BSK VI stage, off Kanakapura Road, is popular among the …
  • Over 500 cases a month, dog bites cause concern in Bengaluru 21 May 2019 06:28 Express News Service BENGALURU: A shocking 517 dog bite cases were registered in the city in April alone, of which 194 were classified as Class 3 (severe) cases at 110 urban health centres and referral hospitals of BBMP, shows the civic body’s registry. …
  • Urban Legend: Painting with the colours of the wind – Gurudas Shenoy 17 May 2019 21:44 Even a stranger, meeting Gurudas Shenoy for the first time, is received like an old friend, with much exuberance and warmth. It's the same sense of exultation that makes a Gurudas Shenoy painting what it is, the abundance of colour - the gold and …
  • Network of small parks in Bengaluru can support a high number of bird, butterfly species 16 May 2019 02:42 The small parks in neighbourhoods of the erstwhile garden city may not just be for recreation and walkers, but its design may play a key role in protecting Bengaluru’s winged residents. Size, it seems, doesn’t matter; but a number of parks in close …
  • Urban Planning | The potential of moving the national capital 15 May 2019 18:53 Prakhar Misra and Sharmadha Srinivasan Last month, the Indonesian planning minister announced that the country is looking to move its capital from Jakarta to an undecided city with Palangkaraya being a prime contender. The main reasons cited for this move …
  • In Bengaluru, household composting of wet waste likely to be mandatory 14 May 2019 06:01 BENGALURU: Waste segregation exercises having failed in the towns and cities of the state, authorities are now considering making household composting of wet waste mandatory. If the idea, being proposed by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, is …
  • Of Bengaluru’s 80 lakh vehicles, BMTC fleet accounts for just 6,529 12 May 2019 03:42 Over the past 21 years, the State capital’s vehicular population has increased by more than 560%, but important mass transit systems, namely the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), have failed to keep up. Between 1997 and February 2019, …
  • The salary saga of Bengaluru’s garment workers 11 May 2019 15:20 Two decades, eight companies, no improvement. A career in Bengaluru’s garment industry has yielded little reward for Dakshayini, 41. Staffed largely by women, the industry in recent years has been in the news for allegations of underpayment and harassment …
  • Now, a 44-point action plan to check deteriorating air quality in Bengaluru 11 May 2019 03:09 Bengaluru’s deteriorating air quality gets another action plan, this time expanding from 14 points to 44. The move follows a recent National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to make action plans for four non-attainment cities (urban areas with air quality worse …
  • Bengaluru experiences internet blackout 10 May 2019 05:24 A fortnight ago, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), the industry body that represents top telecom companies, including Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio, went to town about how Bengaluru, the IT capital, is staring at a blackout of its …
  • Bengaluru parents beware! 30 kids injured, 2 killed in road accidents each month in city 09 May 2019 09:28 Express News Service BENGALURU: Last month, a couple and their three children were killed on the spot as the SUV in which they were travelling in reportedly hit the road divider and rammed into a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus …
  • BMRCL for an integrated commuting network in Bengaluru 09 May 2019 02:45 The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (BMRCL) has come out with a draft transit policy for the city, where it envisages an integrated commuting network — where people travelling on a bus or train can get down at their stop and walk to their destination …
  • Now Open: Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru at Embassy One Brings a New Level of Style and Service to India’s High Tech Capital 07 May 2019 09:23 The second Four Seasons in India is located within the new landmark destination Embassy ONE , encompassing the 230-room Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru, 105 Four Seasons Private Residences  and commercial and luxury retail space. A lush landscaped haven of …
  • Why bicycling in Bengaluru is a cruel joke on cyclists 03 May 2019 06:41 BENGALURU: Bicycling in Bengaluru is a cruel joke on cyclists. Shrinking road space and the absence of rider safety, not to mention the lack of cycling infrastructure, are killing this most sustainable and healthy mode of mobility. Little wonder then that …
  • Scooter rentals in Bengaluru help reduce traffic congestion, says Vogo’s Anand Ayyadurai 02 May 2019 11:41 Scooter rentals companies in Bengaluru are increasingly helping reduce traffic congestion, making public transport affordable and convenient, said Anand Ayyadurai, CEO, Vogo Automotive. Ayyadurai said that traffic congestion in cities like Bengaluru is …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • D K Shivakumar braces for long legal battle with ED 05 Sep 2019 21:45 New Delhi/Bengaluru: The noose seems to be tightening around senior Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar as sleuths of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday reportedly confronted him with the material evidence, including certain recovered …
  • 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 …
  • 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) …
  • 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 …
  • Crime patrol 17 Aug 2019 02:16 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Rowdy held for threatening people Bengaluru Rural police arrested a rowdy for allegedly threatening people while he was intervening in land dispute cases, on Thursday. The accused is H S Manjunath alias Bande Manja (42), …
  • 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 …
  • Time to change deep-rooted perceptions  29 Jul 2019 05:30 In Karnataka, drought is deeply connected to agriculture -- measured with a delay in the Kharif crop that starts from June. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the state has received 350.3 mm rainfall, against the actual of 403.8 mm expected …
  • 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 …
  • Leaders hit campaign trail in Bengaluru 01 Apr 2019 03:32 Top leaders of all three major political parties were on a campaign trail in Bengaluru on Sunday to make use of the holiday to reach out to voters. For the first time, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and JD(S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda held a rally and …
  • Rahul Gandhi and HD Deve Gowda to hold first unity rally in Bengaluru 31 Mar 2019 02:57 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In a historic first, the Congress and JD(S) will hold a joint rally on Sunday evening in Bengaluru, to send out a message: “We are united.” Congress national president Rahul Gandhi and JD(S) national president HD Deve …
  • 362 candidates file nominations for first phase of LS polls in K'taka Bengaluru 27 Mar 2019 07:47 On Tuesday the last day for the filing of nominations, 181 candidates had filed 222 nominations. Bengaluru: As the filing of nominations for the first phase of polling for 14 Lok Sabha constituencies ended in Karnataka Tuesday, a total of 455 nominations …
  • 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 …
  • Five start-ups that are changing the lives of rural India 21 Mar 2019 21:29 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Five start-ups that are changing the lives of rural India 22 Mar 2019 India has become one of the fastest growing start-up hubs in the world in recent years. There are tens and thousands of start-ups in the country across various …
  • Bengaluru: Anti-Corruption Bureau raids 4 government officials, their relatives 19 Mar 2019 23:31 Bengaluru: In an early morning exercise, sleuths of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) raided the houses and offices of four government officers across the state, including in Bengaluru. The raids were conducted simultaneously in Bengaluru, Vijayapura, Gadag …
  • 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, …
  • Co-living is a trend among Bengaluru's millenial... 17 Mar 2019 03:49 Tavarakere is something of a mecca for millenials working across Bengaluru, who need a cheap place to live. The locality, in the south east of the city, is a warren of narrow, congested roads, with apartment buildings standing cheek by jowl with budget …
  • Rs 2 crore unaccounted cash seized in Bengaluru 16 Mar 2019 07:39 BENGALURU: Income Tax sleuths swooped down on a hotel in Gandhinagar on Thursday afternoon and seized Rs 2 crore unaccounted cash. Preliminary investigations have revealed that the cash was mobilized from contractors and was to be paid for political …
  • Bengaluru: Cash for polls? Crores seized from govt official and his driver 15 Mar 2019 23:47 Bengaluru: The Department of Income Tax, Bengaluru made its first poll related raid on contractors and engineers in key government departments, who have been tasked by politicians to allegedly collect funds for forthcoming polls, by raiding Narayan Gowda …
  • Rs 2cr unaccounted cash seized in Bengaluru 15 Mar 2019 15:32 BENGALURU: Income Tax sleuths swooped down on a hotel in Gandhinagar on Thursday afternoon and seized Rs 2 crore unaccounted cash. Preliminary investigations have revealed that the cash was mobilized from contractors and was to be paid for political …
  • We want to be the alternate banking system in rural areas: PaisaDukan 15 Mar 2019 15:16 What could inspire a-year-old fintech to open a branch in a rural hinterland like Madhubani in Bihar. ET.com spoke to P2P startup PaisaDukan.com’s Founder and CMD Rajiv Ranjan on his vision and expectations from rural India. Excerpts: PaisaDukan has opened …
  • IT raids Karnataka Rural Development dept engineer, seizes more than Rs 2 cr 15 Mar 2019 08:05 An employee poses with the bundles of Indian rupee notes inside a bank in AgartalaReuters file [Representational Image] The Income Tax (IT) department on Friday, March 15, raided the house of Narayan Gowda Patil, executive engineer of Karnataka Rural …
  • 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 …
  • Eureka Forbes aims non-metros, semi-rural markets to drive water purifier sales 03 Mar 2019 07:46 New Delhi, Mar 3 () Shapoorji Pallonji Group firm Eureka Forbes, a leader in electric water purification segment, is looking to further consolidate its position on account of focus on non-metro and semi-rural markets, a top company official has said. The …
  • Karnataka to deliver citizen services at home in Bengaluru 02 Mar 2019 18:31 Bengaluru, March 2 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Saturday launched here its pilot project to deliver citizen services at the home of the people. “Through this initiative, citizens can avail services like health card, income certificate, caste …
  • Infosys arm presents social innovation awards in Bengaluru 26 Feb 2019 14:53 Bengaluru, Feb 26 (IANS) The global software major’s philanthropic arm Infosys Foundation on Tuesday presented its ‘Aarohan Social Innovation Awards’ in Bengaluru to 12 individuals and NGOs for their contribution to social causes and the underprivileged in …
  • Day after Aero Show fire, 3 more reported on Bengaluru’s periphery 25 Feb 2019 01:55 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A day after a massive fire gutted 318 cars at a parking lot near the Air Force Station in Yelahanka, Bengaluru witnessed at least three massive fires erupting around its periphery. The dry weather and intense heat is …
  • India Bengaluru International Festival Reviews Iran Cinema 20 Feb 2019 04:15 TEHRAN (IFILM)-- The 11th edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFES) in India has set to focus on Iranian cinema with screening six features. A collection of six films have been selected to go on screen at the Country Focus section of …
  • Final push to woo voters: Cabinet OKs new houses for rural poor, more jobs 20 Feb 2019 02:57 New Delhi/Bengaluru: The Union Cabinet approved a slew of decisions on Tuesday, including a new electronics policy that aims to create 10 million jobs, the promulgation of four ordinances, a scheme to build 19.5 million houses for the rural poor, a Rs …
  • Cow important part of India's culture, rural economy: Modi 11 Feb 2019 17:46 IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, UP Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath serve food to underprivileged children during a programme organised to mark the serving of the 3rd billionth meal by the Akshaya Patra Foundation, in Vrindavan …
  • Karnataka: These rural students will fly to US to showcase innovations 06 Feb 2019 17:19 BENGALURU: Students from Soladevanahalli high school in Bengaluru are all set to fly to the US to participate in a science exhibition where they would represent India. The students have invented a cycle, drone and farmer-friendly accessories and will …
  • Cancer care most required in rural India: Manisha Koirala 04 Feb 2019 19:30 Bengaluru: Terming her successful battle against cancer a second life, Bollywood actor Manisha Koirala on Monday said she was constantly looking for stories of hope when she was indisposed but found none. Taking part in the launch of Centre for Excellence …
  • Postal Payments Bank to make banking easy in Bengaluru 01 Feb 2019 02:52 Express News Service BENGALURU: Getting your money delivered instantly at your home or even making a quick deposit within the City is set to become easier, thanks to the Payments Bank being rolled out rapidly by the Postal Department. The facility has been …
  • Bengaluru’s traveller duo lend a new rhythm to social work 31 Jan 2019 19:42 ‘ Sab apne hain’... This is precisely how Piyush Goswami and Akshatha Shetty describe their motto, as they travel through different parts of the country, documenting human stories and striving to improve the socio-economic conditions of poor communities. …
  • Bengaluru: Man kills wife hooked to social media, their baby 31 Jan 2019 14:12 BENGALURU: It was social media that brought Raju and Sushma together and it proved to be their undoing too. Angry over his wife spending too much time on her smartphone and neglecting chores at home, the warehouse employee bludgeoned her to death and …
  • Bengaluru: Man kills wife hooked to social media 31 Jan 2019 08:43 BENGALURU: It was social media that brought Raju and Sushma together and it proved to be their undoing too. Angry over his wife spending too much time on her smartphone and neglecting chores at home, the warehouse employee bludgeoned her to death and …
  • Karnataka cabinet to invest Rs 8,015 crore to better Bengaluru infrastructure 31 Jan 2019 02:59 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In a display of its commitment to the overall development of Bengaluru, the JD(S)-Congress coalition cabinet on Wednesday made a special allocation for Bengaluru city. Calling it an ‘investment’ under the Chief Minister’s …
  • ₹8,015 crore for Bengaluru’s infrastructure development 30 Jan 2019 23:37 The State Cabinet on Wednesday decided to release ₹8,015 crore for infrastructure development in Bengaluru. The decision came three days after Congress MLA and BDA chairman S.T. Somashekar publicly criticised the coalition government headed by Chief …
  • Bengaluru Central: Hariprasad among Congress frontrunners 29 Jan 2019 03:55 BENGALURU: Contrary to popular belief that the Congress always chooses a candidate from a minority community for the Bengaluru Central Lok Sabha seat, the party is considering BK Hariprasad, a backward community leader said to be close to the party high …
  • Cops raid Bengaluru firm selling fake Britannia biscuits 26 Jan 2019 03:54 BENGALURU: An organised gang of racketeers is suspected to be faking the designs, colour schemes and shapes of biscuits manufactured by food products major Britannia and selling them in Bengaluru and neighbouring areas, said Yelahanka police. A corporate …
  • Traditional cookware finds more takers in namma Bengaluru 25 Jan 2019 19:23 While the city has been a pioneer in several green and sustainable initiatives, there has been a sudden increase in the demand for traditional cookware. This was evident at the recently concluded Millets and Organics International Trade Fair 2019, where …
  • Bengaluru doctor offers free angioplasty to poor patients (IANS Special) 24 Jan 2019 06:50 Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) At a time when only the rich can afford and have access to quality healthcare in India, a doctor in a private hospital in this tech hub is offering free angioplasty to the poor, who are no less deserving for it. “I have been …
  • Hostels for Northeast Students Coming up in Delhi, Bengaluru and Other Cities 21 Jan 2019 09:17 NET Bureau, Kingson Chingakham Northeast student hostels are coming up in Delhi and Bengaluru, and have been planned for other cities of India as well, where students from the North Eastern Region are pursuing higher education in substantial numbers. This …
  • Bengaluru voter strength is up by nearly 1.6 lakh; over 17,000 first-timers 15 Jan 2019 03:49 BENGALURU: Nearly 1.6 lakh more Bengalureans are eligible to vote in the upcoming parliamentary polls likely to be scheduled for April-May this year. More than 10% of them, 17,686 to be precise, will be first-time voters. With the special summary revision …
  • Bengaluru’s organic farming pioneer dies at 84 15 Jan 2019 03:49 BENGALURU: L Narayana Reddy, who earned recognition from various quarters for his excellence in organic farming, died on Monday. The 84-year-old died due to natural causes. Though he was suffering from cough and cold for the past few weeks, Reddy was …
  • Bengaluru voter strength is up by nearly 1.6L; over 17k first-timers 14 Jan 2019 20:04 Bengaluru: Nearly 1.6 lakh more Bengalureans are eligible to vote in the upcoming parliamentary polls likely to be scheduled for April-May this year. More than 10% of them, 17,686 to be precise, will be first-time voters. With the special summary revision …
  • Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, JD(S) fights to retain toehold in Bengaluru 08 Jan 2019 05:13 BENGALURU: The JD(S) could end up becoming conspicuous only by its absence from Bengaluru’s political scene in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections if the Congress sticks to its stand that any seat-sharing formula should be based on the performance of …
  • 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 …
  • Yediyurappa gets team of his choice, 7 of 17 ministers are Lingayat 21 Aug 2019 03:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The BJP high command, which had kept the ministerial aspirants waiting till midnight and cleared the state ministers list just hours before they were to take oath on Tuesday morning, seems to have backed Chief Minister BS …
  • 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 …
  • 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, …
  • Friends like family 03 Aug 2019 02:53 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Ahead of Friendship Day on Sunday, prominent Bengalureans tell us about their 2am friend who they turn to when the going is good or otherwise ‘We’re poles apart’ Bindu Subramaniam (singer-songwriter) & Nithya Krishnan …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Ivey Publishing accepts Toyota Kirloskar Motor’s CSR case study 24 Jul 2019 11:43 CHENNAI: Toyota Kirloskar Motor’s [TKM] CSR case study titled “Toyota Kirloskar Motors: Evaluating A CSR Project” and authored by Utkarsh Majumdar and Namrata Rana on the CSR initiative, Project ABCD (A Behavioral Change through Demonstration), has been …
  • Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway project hits roadblock 17 Jul 2019 01:42 Express News Service BENGALURU: The Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway project, which has an ambitious goal of connecting the twin cities within 90 minutes, is likely to get delayed further. Construction activity along the route is facing massive problems from a …
  • We are confident of proving majority : Anitha Kumaraswamy 12 Jul 2019 12:12 Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 12 (ANI): Even as her husband and Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy sought permission for facing a floor test in Karnataka Assembly, Anitha Kumaraswamy said that she is confident that JD(S)-Congress coalition will …
  • NIA seizes grenades, materials for making IEDs 10 Jul 2019 02:19 Knife, pistol, circuits and other incriminating material which were recovered from the location after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) busted a bomb manufacturing unit in Bengaluru, Karnataka on Tuesday. New Delhi, July 9 (IANS): The NIA has …
  • Gang abducts bizman, takes him on a long drive 09 Jul 2019 06:48 Man from Kerala had come to city with Rs 1.1 lakh to bail his friend out A 36-year-old businessman from Kerala, who had come to the city to help out a friend, got entangled in a whole new mess of his own. K Prashanth had come down to help a friend get bail …
  • Meet the 5 richest MPs 09 Jul 2019 04:57 A mix of industrialists and businessmen, who have inherited riches or rose from humble backgrounds and even endured boom and bust cycles, the MPs are illustrative of how the political stock of the wealthy is increasing rapidly. B Dashrath Reddy and T E …
  • South interior Karnataka may see a dry July 09 Jul 2019 03:52 Express News Service BENGALURU: The dry weather is showing no sign of letting up in the state. The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Management Centre (KSNDMC) authorities have said that south interior Karnataka will not witness any rain at least in the …
  • JMB terror suspect was planning another attack, suspect NIA sleuths 09 Jul 2019 03:49 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), who found explosives at a house in Chikkabanavara near Soladevanahalli following the arrest of suspected member of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) Habibur …
  • Gowda names new office-bearers of JD-S in Karnataka 04 Jul 2019 19:49 Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) Ruling Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda on Thursday named news office-bearers to strengthen the party and revive its fortunes in Karnataka. “Gowda has appointed 5-time legislator H.K. Kumaraswamy as the party’s …
  • Woman loses Rs 1.2 lakh in ATM fraud, alleges bank negligence 04 Jul 2019 03:10 Express News Service BENGALURU:  An elderly woman, a retired schoolteacher, lost Rs 1.2 lakh, as a trickster hoodwinked her into revealing her ATM pin and exchanged her debit card for a blocked one. The alleged negligence of a bank official also played a …
  • Rape accused thrashed by survivor’s family 29 Jun 2019 02:20 Express News Service BENGALURU: In a strange case, a rape accused who violated a minor for about six months, became a complainant alleging abduction and assault by the minor’s relatives. But probe into both the cases revealed the victimisation of the minor …
  • Terror suspects arrested in Karnataka wanted to transport explosives to Kerala 28 Jun 2019 21:13 National Investigation Agency (NIA)Twitter [Representational Image] The terror suspect arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Karnataka, Habibur Rehman, has claimed that he was asked to make explosive devices and hand it over to some people …
  • Live bombs recovered after Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh militant's arrest in Karnataka 26 Jun 2019 22:40 [Representational Image]TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images Karnataka Police, along with the National Investigation Agency and the fire brigade, recovered two live bombs in Ramanagara district on Wednesday afternoon. The bombs were recovered from a …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Inaction costly… if Rahul Gandhi wants to leave, he should find right person: Veerappa Moily 08 Jun 2019 02:10 Veerappa Moily said, “Unless he puts an alternative in place to handle the situation, I don’t think Rahul Gandhi should just leave the position.” (File) With Rahul Gandhi remaining aloof and firm on his resignation as party chief, and regional leaders …
  • Partly an Act of God, mostly a man-made disaster 05 Jun 2019 17:03   “We decided to sink a new borewell after the existing one went dry in April, just to ensure that the arecanut trees on our 1.5-acre plantation survive,” says Shivu Kumar, a farmer from Somanahalli village in South Karnataka’s Tumakuru district. “The …
  • Two Congress MLAs meeting B S Yeddyurappa raises eyebrows 27 May 2019 02:42 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Even as Congress and JDS leaders are busy fire-fighting to keep the coalition government afloat after the drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls, a meeting of disgruntled Congress legislators Ramesh Jarkiholi and Dr Sudhakar …
  • Coalition parties took leads in less than a third of their Assembly segments 26 May 2019 06:23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity has lifted the BJP across Assembly segments in the State, but a pattern of dissidence and disconsonance among MLAs within the Congress-JD(S) alliance is seen in the Assembly-segment voting patterns. BJP’s historic …
  • Shrunk to 52 seats, Congress loses regional hold with losses for 9 ex-CMs 25 May 2019 05:59 NET Bureau The Congress has suffered a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. In first back-to-back majority in the Lok Sabha polls for a single party in over three decades, the Modi-led BJP won 303 seats out of 542 in the Lok Sabha polls, …
  • Saffron grip spreads across Karnataka on Modi wave 25 May 2019 02:32 Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) Riding on the popularity wave of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spread its saffron colour across Karnataka, winning a record 25 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in the 2019 general elections, held in two …
  • Saffron surge breaches Mamata Banerjee bastion 24 May 2019 07:50 West Bengal couldn't be immune to the saffron surge. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): May 24, 2019 11:30am Mamata Banerjee-ruled West Bengal could not remain immune to the …
  • Lok Sabha election results: BJP registers biggest win, bags 25 seats in Karnataka 24 May 2019 02:30 BJP candidate Tejashwi Surya won. With a nearly eight per cent surge in vote share over its performance in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP in Karnataka registered its biggest-ever victory in the state winning 25 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats. The party …
  • 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 …
  • Indian elections are a riddle 23 May 2019 19:32 My last election coverage from the ground was in 2009 in Kerala. Since childhood, elections have been one of the most fascinating events for me. As I grew up and picked up journalism as my profession, I learned to get involved in polls without showing off …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Huge Blow For JDS-Congress Alliance In Karnataka, Chandrababu Naidu's Party Draws A Blank In Andhra: HIGHLIGHTS 23 May 2019 17:28 Live Election Results 2019: The BJP has crossed the halfway mark on its own. New Delhi: Karnataka's ruling JDS-Congress alliance, which has been ruling the state for the last one year, has failed to successfully convert votes in their favour, election …
  • Live: Modi dedicates victory to people of the country 23 May 2019 16:10 Modi, Sonia win with strong margins, while Rahul Gandhi loses Amethi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 7:50pm …
  • 17th Lok Sabha result, Karnataka: BJP sweeps in, leaves Cong-JD(S) in tizzy 23 May 2019 16:04 87-year old Gowda was trailing by a margin of 12,387 votes in Tumkur against BJP's G S Basavaraj. Bengaluru: The BJP appeared headed for a spectacular win in Karnataka as it bagged 11 seats and was leading in 14 others, leaving the ruling Congress-JD(S …
  • BJP set to give deathly blow to Congress-JD(S) alliance on its 1st anniversary in Karnataka 23 May 2019 14:56 HD Kumaraswamy with his wife and son along with DK Suresh posing for the camera after casting votes.HD Kumaraswamy Twitter Account The BJP is set to register its best-ever performance in the Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka. If we go by the early trends, …
  • HD Kumaraswamy to resign as Karnataka Chief Minister after Lok Sabha election flop show? 23 May 2019 14:55 HD Kumaraswamy.HD Kumaraswamy Twitter Account Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is reportedly mulling resignation following the apparent poor performance of the JD(S) and Congress alliance in the state. BJP is heading for a thumping victory in the 28 …
  • India elections 2019 live: Rahul Gandhi... 23 May 2019 12:38 Modi extends lead to over 4,36,000 votes in Varanasi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 4.21pm Rahul Gandhi …
  • Karnataka: BJP leads in 24, Congress 2, JD-S 1 (5th lead) 23 May 2019 10:49 Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS) Putting up its best-ever performance in south India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in 24 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka, where vote count was underway on Thursday. The BJP’s near sweep has reduced the ruling …
  • India elections 2019 results live: BJP leads in 300 seats 23 May 2019 10:48 Rahul Gandhi trailing by over 15,000 votes against Smriti Irani in Amethi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 2: …
  • BJP set to sweep in Karnataka,leaves ruling coalition in tizzy 23 May 2019 10:39 BENGALURU: The BJP appeared headed for a spectacular win in Karnataka, as trends showed it led in 24 of the 28 total Lok Sabha seats,leaving the ruling Congress-JD(S) alliance in a tizzy with worries over its stability. Reflecting the coalition's woes, …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Deve Gowda, Grandson Nikhil Kumaraswamy Trailing By Large Margin In Karnataka: Live Updates 23 May 2019 10:35 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress seems to be heading for a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh with all the 25 lawmakers from the southern …
  • Indian elections live: BJP leads in 300 seats,... 23 May 2019 09:23 Coalition led by PM Modi's alliance expected to win second term. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 349 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 1:15pm …
  • Indian elections live: Rahul leads by 2.44 lakh... 23 May 2019 08:32 Rahul Gandhi is emerging as a clear winner in the southern tea district of Wayanad now. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 338 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election: 12:10pm Rahul …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - TRS And BJP In Neck-And-Neck Battle In Telangana, Clean Sweep For Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress In Andhra: Live Updates 23 May 2019 08:18 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress seems heading for a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh with all the 25 lawmakers from the southern state …
  • Indian elections live: BJP makes good gains in... 23 May 2019 07:21 Mamata Banerjee jolted as BJP is leading with 16 seats. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election: 11:00am #WestBengal: Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo leading from Asansol, BJP's Arjun Singh leading …
  • South India live: Jagan is king in Andhra 23 May 2019 07:08 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates BJP's first time MLA turned MP candidate Dr.Umesh Jadhav defeats Congress floor leader Mallikarjuna Kharge in Congress's stronghold of Gulbarga. "Congress destroyed in Karnataka," cheers the BJP. …
  • Indian elections live: Modi leads in Varanasi by... 23 May 2019 06:19 Security has been heightened outside BJP headquarters in Delhi. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election: 10:05am PM Narendra Modi leads in Varanasi by 1.5 lakh votes. 10:00am BJP leader Dr Sambit Patra leading by …
  • Indian elections live: BJP leads in 295 seats,... 23 May 2019 05:49 Security has been heightened outside BJP headquarters in Delhi. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election: 9:40am Kerala: Congress's Shashi Tharoor leading from Thiruvananthapuram by over 13,000 votes (file pic) …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Rahul Gandhi Comfortably Placed In Kerala's Wayanad, Chandrababu Naidu's TDP Down To 1 Seat In Andhra: Live Updates 23 May 2019 05:48 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu seems to have suffered the biggest setback in Andhra Pradesh as his party is expected to win just …
  • Karnataka: BJP leads in 14, JD-S 2, Congress 1 23 May 2019 05:27 Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in 14 of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka, while the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) in two and the Congress in 1, an official said on Thursday. According to the latest trends from the vote …
  • Indian elections 2019 live: BJP leads in all 7... 23 May 2019 04:50 BJP President Amit Shah is leading by over 50,000 votes from Gujarat's Gandhinagar. The fate of as many as 8,040 candidates will be decided on today when the counting of votes polled for the 17th Lok Sabha elections is done. Around 90 crore voters were …
  • Indian elections 2019 live: Modi leads by over 20,000 votes from Varanasi 23 May 2019 04:37 BJP President Amit Shah is leading by over 50,000 votes from Gujarat's Gandhinagar. The fate of as many as 8,040 candidates will be decided on today when the counting of votes polled for the 17th Lok Sabha elections is done. Around 90 crore voters were …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - BJP Sweeping Karnataka, Congress Gains In Kerala: Live Updates 23 May 2019 04:22 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: The DMK-led front in Tamil Nadu is leading in 12 seats in Tamil Nadu, early trends show. While DMK is leading in 10 seats, its ally, the …
  • 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 …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Counting of Votes Begin, BJP Leads In 4 Seats In Karnataka: Live Updates 23 May 2019 03:02 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: The counting of voter for the 542 Lok Sabha seats have begun. The southern states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and …
  • 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 …
  • 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
  • Mango growers in Chitradurga may not get expected yield this year 16 Sep 2019 10:21 After growers of groundnut, maize, toor dal, sunflower and onion, mango growers in the district too are now facing the threat of incurring losses owing to low yield in the wake of adverse climatic conditions. In Chitradurga district, mango is grown on 3, …
  • Vedanta Sesa Goa working on drought mitigation measures in Chitradurga 12 Sep 2019 12:59   For Vedanta Sesa Goa, sustainability implies sustainable livelihoods, sustainable businesses and community development through education, employment, healthcare, women empowerment and infrastructure growth, said Sauvick Mazumdar, CEO, Vedanta Sesa Goa …
  • Flood, famine-affected first priority for Karnataka, say ministers at pontiffs meet 12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service CHITRADURGA: The immediate goal of the BS Yediyurappa government should be to assist and bail out farmers and residents of villages and towns hit by floods and famine, a cross-section of ministers opined on Wednesday. The group …
  • ‘12.8 lakh jobs lost in Karnataka, Goa mining sector’ 11 Sep 2019 15:27 Bengaluru, Sep 11 (IANS) A whopping 12.8 lakh direct and indirect jobs were lost in the mining sector across Karnataka and Goa due to failure of regulatory mechanism, lack of oversight, judicial intervention and closure of mines, an industry official said …
  • Karnataka IAS officer Sasikanth Senthil resigns; says democracy being compromised 06 Sep 2019 12:33 S Sasikanth SenthilTwitter The Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka, S Sasikanth Senthil, resigned from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) citing personal issues on Friday, August 6. Senthil, an IAS officer of 2009 batch, …
  • Spate of elephant deaths at Sakrebailu camp cause concern 30 Aug 2019 06:08 The spate of deaths of elephants at Sakrebailu elephant camp near Shivamogga has become a cause for concern. 26-year-old Naganna died here on August 23. Stomach ache and problems with the digestive system are said to have caused the death. The elephant was …
  • Organs donors give new lease of life to 13 25 Aug 2019 04:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The families of two people who were declared brain dead, decided to donate their organs, giving a new lease of life to over 13 people in a span of 24 hours.  A 21-year-old daily wage worker met with an accident and was …
  • Shortage of syringes, drugs in Chitradurga distrct of Karnataka raise concern  23 Aug 2019 01:36 Express News Service CHITRADURGA: Doctors and paramedics in various government-run rural hospitals of Chitradurga district are facing a challenge in procuring syringes, basic drugs like paracetamol, Diclofenac and other essential tablets for basic …
  • Heartburn comes to the fore as several seniors miss chance 21 Aug 2019 07:54 Even before the national anthem commenced to mark the end of the 47-minute ministerial expansion at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday, heartburn among the upset aspirants came to light across different districts. Supporters of Thippa Reddy and Gulihatti Shekar took to …
  • BJP legislators failing to get berth in K'taka cabinet voice displeasure 21 Aug 2019 05:37 While many legislators openly expressed their displeasure, at many places their supporters too have held protest against 'injustice'. Bengaluru: Dissonance came to the fore with several BJP legislators making no secret of their discontent after …
  • Post the oath, it’s heartburn and huddles for the new government 21 Aug 2019 03:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka got 17 new ministers for the BS Yediyurappa-led BJP government, but the cabinet formation left many leaders of the saffron party with heartburn. While big names like Umesh Katti and Balachandra Jarkiholi found …
  • Karnataka Cabinet Expansion: BJP Leader Mistakenly Takes Oath As Chief Minister, Gets Yediyurappa Hug 20 Aug 2019 13:19 BS Yediyurappa's cabinet was expanded three weeks after he took oath on July 26. Bengaluru: When BJP politician Madhu Swamy joined the Karnataka cabinet today, he fell prey to a rather embarrassing slip of the tongue. He initially took oath as the …
  • BS Yediyurappa finally gets Karnataka Cabinet as 17 ministers take oath 20 Aug 2019 05:57 By Online Desk The 17-member Karnataka Cabinet took oath at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru on Tuesday morning, three weeks after senior BJP leader BS Yediyurappa sworn-in as Chief Minister of the state after defeating the Congress-JDS coalition government via …
  • Security in K'taka tightens following intel input of possible terror attacks 17 Aug 2019 15:43 There was intelligence input that a group of terrorists was planning to create terror and panic in the country. Bengaluru: A thick security blanket has been thrown across major towns and cities of Karnataka following intelligence inputs about a possible …
  • Karnataka floods: Government pegs loss at Rs 6000 crore, toll rises to 24 10 Aug 2019 08:44 By PTI BENGALURU: The Karnataka government on Saturday pegged the damage inflicted by torrential downpour and subsequent floods in the state at Rs 6000 crore even as the toll from various rain-related incidents stood at 24. Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa …
  • Most of Karnataka under severe deluge, but Chitradurga has different story 10 Aug 2019 03:07 Express News Service CHITRADURGA: Heavy rain across the state is making life difficult for most of Karnataka. However, the situation is completely different in Chitradurga.With little to negligent rainfall, the district still depends on tankers to quench …
  • Puneeth Rajkumar to attend audio launch of Sudeep-starrer 'Pailwaan' in Chitradurga 08 Aug 2019 03:01 By Express News Service The audio launch of Sudeep-starrer, Pailwaan, to be held in Chitradurga on August 9, will be attended by none other than Power Star Puneeth Rajkumar. The star-studded evening will also see the presence of Lahari Velu, along with …
  • Storytellers pay tribute to master of storytelling 05 Aug 2019 04:00 Express News Service BENGALURU: The loss of Girish Karnad continues to haunt many artistes and writers in the country, and storytellers in the city came together on Sunday to pay their tribute to the ace writer. Organised by Katha Corner, a storytellers’ …
  • Cloud seeding yet to take off in southern districts of Karnataka 03 Aug 2019 03:02 Express News Service MYSURU: Cloud seeding, to ensure rainfall over parts of the state suffering from a weak monsoon, was announced last week amid much fanfare. However, the Karnataka Rural Development and Panchayat Raj department has realised that the …
  • Pailwaan audio launch to be held at Chitradurga on August 9 03 Aug 2019 02:29 By Express News Service With the simultaneous release of the Sudeep-starrer Pailwaan, in five languages, pushed to Sept. 27, the makers are now gearing up for an audio release in Chitradurga on August 9, which coincides with the Varamahalakshmi festival. …
  • Karnataka police plants 2,200 teak saplings in Munirabad 27 Jul 2019 10:23 Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) planted 2200 saplings in its Munirabad premises. Over 2,200 saplings of Teak were planted by the Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) led by ADGP Bhaskar Rao earlier this month. The saplings were planted in India …
  • Sudeep’s Pailwaan postponed to September 25 Jul 2019 07:06 Pailwaan is set to open in more than 2,500 screens. The release of Kannada superstar Sudeep’s upcoming film Pailwaan has now been postponed to September 12. The actor took to Twitter on Wednesday to confirm the news. “Sept 12th it is. Coordination that had …
  • Karnataka: Chitradurga Fort besieged by plastic waste 23 Jul 2019 04:18
  • Chitradurga Fort besieged by plastic waste 23 Jul 2019 00:38
  • Chandrayaan-2 rover-lander tested on ‘moon surface’ created with Salem soil 21 Jul 2019 08:40 Chennai, July 21 (IANS) The Indian space agency has done some hard work on the ground so that its moon lander — Vikram — can soft-land safely and rover — Pragyaan — can move around, said a senior retired official. “The surface of the earth and that of the …
  • Kannada TV actress Shobha MV passes away in road accident 19 Jul 2019 05:21 She was best known for her character in the very popular TV series Magalu Janaki. Mumbai: It's a big shocker for Kannada TV industry as popular actress Shobha died in a road accident on Wednesday. She was best known for her character in the very …
  • Kannada TV actress Shobha dies in road accident 18 Jul 2019 15:53 Actress Shobha of Magalu Janaki fame died in a road accident. Kannada TV actress Shobha and four others died in a road accident on the outskirts of Chitradurga on Wednesday, July 17. The incident occurred when their car rammed into a truck on National …
  • Pailwaan: Promotions 18 Jul 2019 13:45 The team of Kannada film 'Pailwaan', led by protagonist Sudeep and director Krishna, had a press briefing to explain their plans for the film's release. The film, which has been produced by Krishna's wife, Swapna, is aiming for an August …
  • 5 Bengalureans killed as speeding car rams truck in Chitradurga 18 Jul 2019 10:15
  • Same old rent-seeking 15 Jul 2019 21:16 Of late, Karnataka politics, which has had a colourful “chicken-eating Brahmin” CM, has become better known for the chief minister who was jailed on corruption charges. (Illustration by Suvajit Dey) For the first time in many years, Karnataka may break …
  • Pailwaan theme song: Sudeep's 'Banda Nodu' track hits the internet with a bang 11 Jul 2019 23:00 A promotional material from Sudeep's Pailwaan.PR Handout The promotions of Sudeep's Pailwaan (Phailwaan) have kick-started with a bang. From poster release to important announcements, the makers are leaving no stone unturned to create a lot of buzz …
  • Arjun Janya experiments with earthy music for Pailwaan 10 Jul 2019 06:03 Express News Service The team of Sudeep’s upcoming film Pailwaan is getting ready to announce an official release date for the film, but before that, they have planned a grand audio launch in Chitradurga. Director-producer S Krishna took to his Twitter …
  • South interior Karnataka may see a dry July 09 Jul 2019 03:52 Express News Service BENGALURU: The dry weather is showing no sign of letting up in the state. The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Management Centre (KSNDMC) authorities have said that south interior Karnataka will not witness any rain at least in the …
  • Netizens Outraged As Indian Villagers Kill Leopard (Video) 05 Jul 2019 14:07 Viral 16:31 05.07.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): The killing of a helpless leopard by villagers in the Indian state of Karnataka is evoking anger from social media users, who expressed their anger that the killing took place despite the presence of …
  • Watch: Leopard beaten to death with sticks, stones by mob in Karnataka 03 Jul 2019 16:24 Bengaluru: A devastating fight between man and a leopard resulted in the death of the rare animal, with the mob beating up the leopard with sticks and stones on Wednesday in front of forest officers. The villagers surrounded and killed the leopard with …
  • On Video, Leopard Brutally Killed With Sticks, Stones By Mob In Karnataka 03 Jul 2019 14:48 A video shot by an eyewitness shows several men throwing stones at the leopard. Bengaluru: A man-animal conflict ended with a leopard being brutally killed by a mob in a Karnataka village on Wednesday in front of forest officers. The villagers surrounded …
  • PNC Infratech nears record high; stock surges 47% in two months 03 Jul 2019 08:57 Shares of PNC Infratech hit a 52-week high of Rs 219, up 7 per cent, in intra-day trade on the BSE on Wednesday in an otherwise subdued market after CARE reaffirmed the credit ratings assigned to the bank facilities of its subsidiaries. The stock was …
  • CARE reaffirms rating of PNC Chitradurga Highways Private Limited 02 Jul 2019 08:30 Credit Analysis & Research Limited (CARE), has reaffirmed credit rating on the bank facilities of PNC Infratech Ltd's Subsidiary, PNC Chitradurga Highways Private Limited, as per recent report, as follows: Rating of Long term Bank Facilities of Rs. …
  • IAS, IPS transfers: Public Instruction Commissioner moved 30 Jun 2019 01:18 By Express News Service BENGALURU: More than a dozen IAS officers were transferred following an order by Under Secretary to Government, Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms, on Saturday. Commissioner for Public Instruction P C Jaffer was …
  • Margins to mainstream: This transgender-run dhaba is an inspiration 30 Jun 2019 01:18 Express News Service CHITRADURGA: even years back, a group of transgenders purchased a small piece of land on the outskirts of Chitradurga, near Thippareddy Auto Nagar, by paying close to Rs. 22.5 lakh that they had raised from friends and acquaintances …
  • Traffic hit in Bengaluru as Valmiki community protests demanding 7.5% reservation 25 Jun 2019 21:49 Members of Valmiki community stages protest near Vidhana SoudhaTwitter Valmiki community members in Karnataka assembled at Bengaluru's Freedom Park on Tuesday to hold a massive protest to seek 7.5 per cent reservation for the community. The protest, …
  • Traffic movement halted in Bengaluru as Valmiki community stages protest demanding 7.5% reservation 25 Jun 2019 07:52 Members of Valmiki community stages protest near Vidhana SoudhaTwitter The members of the Valmiki community across Karnataka have assembled at Freedom Park in Bengaluru and is holding a massive protest seeking 7.5 per cent reservation for the community. …
  • Chennai-Surat corridor to cut distance to Mumbai by 100km 19 Jun 2019 03:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: As part of the proposal to improve road connectivity between major cities in the country, the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has decided to develop the Chennai-Surat National Highway corridor. The four-lane …
  • HC tells ED, State investigating agencies to coordinate on probes 18 Jun 2019 03:04 The High Court of Karnataka on Monday directed the State’s investigating agencies and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to coordinate with each other on probes on alleged financial and investment scams related to 11 firms and companies, including the IMA …
  • 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 …
  • Two officials booked for disproportionate assets 13 Jun 2019 06:25 Anti Corruption Bureau sleuths have booked Uday D. Chabbi, Assistant Executive Engineer, Public Works Department, Joida Sub-Division, Uttara Kannada, and S. Mahadevappa, Assistant Engineer, Department of Mines and Geology, Mangaluru, Dakshina Kannada, for …
  • Sarangamat Gurusiddaiah, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who 10 Jun 2019 07:28 Dr. Sarangamat Gurusiddaiah discovered new chemicals to help with diseases in animals, humans and plants.     PULLMAN, WA, June 10, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is …
  • Partly an Act of God, mostly a man-made disaster 05 Jun 2019 17:03   “We decided to sink a new borewell after the existing one went dry in April, just to ensure that the arecanut trees on our 1.5-acre plantation survive,” says Shivu Kumar, a farmer from Somanahalli village in South Karnataka’s Tumakuru district. “The …
  • Buy Sadbhav Engineering, target Rs 305: Yes Securities 04 Jun 2019 08:11 Yes Securities has given a buy recommendation on Sadbhav Engineering (SEL) with a target price of Rs 305. Shares of Sadbhav Engineering traded at Rs 260.20 around 1:20 pm on 4 June, 2019. The brokerage has set a one-year horizon for the stock to hit the …
  • BMTC bus fatally knocks down biker 31 May 2019 03:08 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A 25-year-old man was killed on the spot when a BMTC bus hit his two-wheeler on the busy Sirsi Circle Flyover here on Thursday afternoon. The victim, Manohar, a resident of Shantinagar, was working in a juice shop and was …
  • Muniswamy 27 May 2019 06:38 Bengaluru’s Kadugodi ward corporator S Muniswamy who got elected as Lok Sabha member from Kolar has decided to continue as a corporator as well. An ambiguity in the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976, which does not explain what a corporator should …
  • Coalition parties took leads in less than a third of their Assembly segments 26 May 2019 06:23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity has lifted the BJP across Assembly segments in the State, but a pattern of dissidence and disconsonance among MLAs within the Congress-JD(S) alliance is seen in the Assembly-segment voting patterns. BJP’s historic …
  • 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 …
  • Saffron surge breaches Mamata Banerjee bastion 24 May 2019 07:50 West Bengal couldn't be immune to the saffron surge. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): May 24, 2019 11:30am Mamata Banerjee-ruled West Bengal could not remain immune to the …
  • 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 …
  • 10 schools in Molakalmuru have no teachers 22 May 2019 02:13 Express News Service CHITRADURGA: Even though it is hard to imagine a school without teachers, here is a taluk that has 10 schools without a single teacher. Molakalmuru — known as the most backward taluk in the state — suffers from shortage of teachers in …
  • Worst-ever drought in Chitradurga killing region's sacred cows 09 May 2019 09:43 Express News Service CHITRADURGA: The worst-ever drought in the region in the last 10 years is turning into a nightmare with the death of cattle due to starvation and malnutrition even as the local administration drags its feet on rehabilitation measures. …
  • Freak accident with speeding lorry kills three city students in Chitradurga 23 Apr 2019 00:11 Bengaluru: In a freak accident, three students from the city died, while six others were injured when a speeding lorry crashed into their broken down Tempo Traveller in Chitradurga on Monday. The deceased have been identified as Karthik Gowda (20), Harsha …
  • Ex-bureaucrat set to contest on BJP ticket from Chitradurga Lok Sabha seat 28 Feb 2019 14:29
  • Sanehalli mutt seer unhurt in road accident in Chitradurga district 03 Feb 2019 02:36 By Express News Service CHITRADURGA: Sanehalli mutt seer Dr Panditharadhya Shivacharya Swamiji escaped unhurt in a major road accident at Sasalu Railway station of Holalkere taluk in Chitradurga district on Saturday. The seer’s car was hit by a truck which …
  • Flame and 'lava flow' create panic in drought-hit village in Karnataka's Chitradurga 25 Oct 2018 07:05 A village in Chitradurga witnesses flame and lava rising from an agricultural field The often drought-hit village in the backward district  Chitradurga in Karnataka witnessed a very strange natural anomaly when flames and what looked like lava started to …
  • Health inspector doubles up as duty doctor at Chitradurga hospital 15 Oct 2018 06:24 By Express News Service CHITRADURGA: When the entire medical fraternity is out to weed out quacks from the society, here is a health inspector who acts as a doctor and attends to emergency patients at Chitradurga’s district hospital’s trauma centre. Poor …
  • Chitradurga judge’s 2nd feat: Convicts man in 13 days of murder 09 Jul 2018 19:38 Bengaluru: In back-to-back speedy judgments, Chitradurga principal district and sessions court judge SB Vastramutt on Monday convicted a man of murdering his wife in front of their three-and-a-half-year-old older son and sentenced him to life term in jail …
  • Belgaum Rural, Bellary, Chitradurga Karnataka election results 2018 UPDATES: Here are the winners 14 May 2018 07:28 Belgaum Rural, Bellary, Chitradurga election results 2018 (Image: financialexpress.com) Belgaum Rural, Bellary, Chitradurga Karnataka election results 2018 UPDATES: Assembly elections in the state is significant for Indian politics. The results of the …
  • 4 men in CRPF uniform rob Chitradurga businessman of Rs 50 lakh 11 May 2018 02:02
  • Cracks in the fort? Infighting may trip up Congress in Chitradurga 10 May 2018 05:17 CHITRADURGA: PM Narendra Modi’s speech in Chitradurga last week invoking the district’s local heroes Veera Madakari and Onake Obavva and faulting Congress for forgetting them and celebrating the birth anniversary of Tipu Sultan may have given BJP some …
  • Karnataka Election 2018 Live Update: PM Modi Addresses Public Meeting In Chitradurga 06 May 2018 06:01 Karnataka Election 2018: PM Modi is addressing a rally in Chitradurga. New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his campaign for the Karnataka assembly elections with a public meeting in Chitradurga. Addressing a rally attended by thousands of BJP …
  • Narendra Modi in Karnataka LIVE updates: In Chitradurga, Modi says ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisaan, Jai Vigyan’ 06 May 2018 05:53 Modi, who addressed four rallies on Saturday, will continue his campaign trail along with a number of top BJP leaders from the state. Karnataka election 2018: Trying tooth and nails to win Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018, PM Narendra Modi will on Sunday …
  • Chitradurga district refuses to be branded as any party's bastion 02 May 2018 02:28 CHITRADURGA: In 1994, Challakere, a reserved assembly constituency in Chitradurga district, voted a Janata Dal (then, undivided) candidate to power. In the following election, the BJP candidate emerged winner. And in the last three elections, Challakere …
  • CARE assigns rating to PNC Chitradurga Highways Private Limited 27 Apr 2018 09:35 Credit Analysis & Research Limited (CARE), has assigned credit rating on the bank facilities of PNC Infratech Ltd's Subsidiary, PNC Chitradurga Highways Private Limited. The Long term Bank facilities has been assigned CARE A-; Stable (Single A …
  • Kerala biker on a Saddlesore 1600 kms in 24 hrs challenge, dies in an accident near Chitradurga 20 Apr 2018 15:21 Midhun Khosh M S, a final year engineering student from Nehru Engineering College in Pampady, Kerala, was killed in a tragic accident while he attempting to ride 1600 kms in under 24 hours. The accident took place at about 4 AM when Midhun was near …
  • Karnataka election 2018: BJP hopes to ride Sriramulu’s popularity, grab Ballari, Chitradurga 10 Apr 2018 01:30 BENGALURU: Once considered a “close aide” of the Ballari Reddy brothers, B Sriramulu has risen quickly up the ranks of the BJP and become indispensable in the party’s scheme of things for the 2018 Karnataka elections. Brought back into the party fold after …
  • Dalits take centre stage in Rahul Gandhi’s Chitradurga rally 05 Apr 2018 02:13 HOLALKERE (Chitradurga): With the nation’s focus on Dalits and the perceived ‘dilution’ of the SC/ST act, AICC president Rahul Gandhi attempted to cash in on the BJP’s anti-Dalit sentiment by raking up a year old controversy. He tore into BJP leaders …
  • Rehabilitation a forgotten effort in Tumakuru, Chitradurga Ballari districts 01 Apr 2018 02:33 CHITRADURGA: Environmental degradation and the subsequent health hazards are some of the key issues that have neither been discussed nor understood the districts of Tumakuru, Chitradurga and Ballari. Mine owners and illegal mine extractors have happily …
  • Chitradurga Mutt’s head urges Amit Shah to support minority status for Lingayats 28 Mar 2018 07:48 Tumkur (Karnataka): Seer Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru of Chitradurga Mutt on Wednesday wrote a letter to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah, requesting him to support the Karnataka government’s decision of granting minority status to Lingayats …
  • Killer roads of Chitradurga: Blame it on faulty designs 25 Mar 2018 23:20 Curves and unscientific roads on National Highway-150 A have led to frequent accidents in the district. CHITRADURGA: Curves and unscientific roads on National Highway-150 A connecting Srirangapatna with Bidar and Pune- Bangalore NH have led to frequent …
  • DRDO drone crashes near base in Chitradurga 21 Feb 2018 21:19 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Feb 22 2018, 1:55 IST The drone which crashed near Nayakanahatti in Challakere taluk of chitradurga district on Wednesday. DH Photo A drone of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday crashed on a …
  • Given a chance, ready to contest from Chitradurga: Bhavana 04 Feb 2018 18:20 DH News Service, Mangaluru Feb 4 2018, 23:24 IST Actor Bhavana "If given ticket, I am ready to contest from Chitradurga Assembly constituency," said actor and KPCC secretary Bhavana. Speaking to reporters on Saturday, she said, "There are …
  • Prakash Rai vows to make Chitradurga village fluoride-free 27 Jan 2018 11:45 DH News Service, Chitradurga, Jan 27 2018, 15:34 IST Actor Prakash Rai interacts with the residents of fluoride-hit Bandlarahatti village in Chitradurga district on Saturday. DH PHOTO Actor Prakash Rai on Saturday visited Bandlarahatti village in Hiriyur …
  • Five youths killed in car-lorry collision near Chitradurga 08 Jan 2018 15:26
  • 5 killed as MUV colldes with lorry near Chitradurga 08 Jan 2018 13:46 DH News Service, Chitradurga Jan 8 2018, 18:31 IST Five people from Gokak taluk in Belagavi district were killed when the MUV in which they were travelling collided head-on with a lorry loaded with iron materials at Seebara on the outskirts of the city in …
  • Karnataka: Five dead, eight injured in road accident in Chitradurga  08 Jan 2018 09:57 The accident occurred when the private vehicle in which they were travelling in rammed into a truck. | Express Photo Service CHITRADURGA: Five persons were killed on the spot and eight others were injured when a private passenger vehicle in which they were …
  • Five killed, eight hurt in Chitradurga accident 08 Jan 2018 08:04 DH News Service, Chitradurga, Jan 8 2018, 13:16 IST Five people were killed and eight others were injured in a truck and cruiser collision on the outskirts of Chitradurga at about 7.30 am on Monday. The deceased have been identified as Siddartha, Rakesh, …
  • Wild elephant tramples man to death in Chitradurga 17 Dec 2017 06:26 CHITRADURGA: The wild tusker that has been camping in the district since Friday trampled a man at Talikatte village of Holalkere taluk on Saturday morning. The deceased has been identified as Galeppa (45). Villagers say the pachyderm might have attacked …
  • Tusker kills one more farmer in Chitradurga district 16 Dec 2017 07:40 DH News Service, Chitradurga, Dec 16 2017, 12:53 IST The unfortunate victim of the latest jumbo attack has been identified as Galappa (45). The lone tusker that re-entered Karnataka borders near Holalkere in Chitradurga district, on Friday, has trampled …
  • Seven injured in another jumbo attack in Davangere and Chitradurga districts. 16 Dec 2017 05:27 The wild tusker brought from Hassan to Sakrebailu Elephant Camp for taming on Friday | Shimoga Nandan DAVANGERE/CHITRADURGA/SHIVAMOGGA:In yet another attack, the wild tusker that wreaked havoc recently has struck again, injuring seven persons in …
  • Six die as 2 MUVs collide head-on near Chitradurga 25 Nov 2017 13:53 DH News Service, Hiriyur (Chitradurga dist), Nov 25 2017, 18:42 IST People look at the wreckage of two SUVs involved in head-on crash near Hiriyur in Chitradurga district on Saturday. DH PHOTO Six people, including five of a family, were killed on the spot …
  • Bengaluru, Belagavi, Chitradurga to get ring roads under Bharatmala project 25 Oct 2017 21:49 Bengaluru, Belagavi and Chitradurga will get new ring roads, while five towns of Karnataka will get bypasses and expansion of lane to ease the traffic under the Bharatmala project announced by the Centre. The ambitious Rs 6.92 lakh-crore project aims to …
  • Chitradurga girl throws open challenge to minister Anjaneya 23 Sep 2017 09:12 DH Web Desk, Sep 23 2017, 14:07 IST After the speech, Nayana Jogi, a Vidya Vikas school student , who was waiting for the minister below the stage stopped him and demanded him to fix the basic problems that are being faced by the government educational …
  • 21 kg gold bars stolen from industrialist's house in Chitradurga 12 Sep 2017 22:16 DH News Service, Challakere (Chitradurga district), Sep 13 2017, 2:26 IST Thieves decamped with 21 kgs of gold bars worth Rs 6.30 crore, which was kept in a cupboard of industrialist K C Veerendra’s house at Old Town in Challakere on Sunday night. Thieves …
  • Chitradurga royal family in dire financial straits 16 Aug 2017 05:32 CHITRADURGA: Even though he has descended from the Palegar (Royal) family that ruled the Chitradurga region, now he is facing severe financial trouble.  Septuagenarian Raja P R Veerabhadra Nayak, a descendant of Dodda Veera Madakari Nayaka, is undergoing …
  • Train derails in Chitradurga 17 May 2017 20:50 DH News Service, Chitradurga, May 18 2017, 1:09 IST The derailed wheels of one of the compartments of the Bengaluru-Hosapete passenger train on the rail overbridge in Chitradurga. dh photo Rail traffic was affected after the Bengaluru-Hosapete passenger …
  • To avoid traffic mess in Bengaluru, government shifts rally to Chitradurga 12 May 2017 04:48
  • 138 take ill after temple feast in Chitradurga 15 Apr 2017 20:18 DH News Service, Chitradurga, Apr 16 2017, 1:15 IST A total of 138 people took ill after consuming ‘prasad’ at a religious function at Haikal village in the taluk late on Friday night. Holige (sweet pancakes) was distributed as prasad at the Yellammadevi …
  • Tremors in Tumakuru-Chitradurga border villages cause anxiety among residents 02 Apr 2017 21:07 Tumakuru/Chitradurga, April 3, 2017, DHNS Residents panicked after tremors were felt in several villages of the two districts on Sunday morning. The earth shook at many villages in Huliyar hobli of Chikkanayakanahalli, Tumakuru district, at around 6.45 …
  • Karnataka: Fourteen killed, 20 injured as lorry collides with tempo in Chitradurga 20 Mar 2017 09:08 Bengaluru: At least 14 people were killed and several were left injured after a lorry collided with a tempo on a national highway in Karnataka on Saturday. The incident took place in Chitradurga district of the state. As per the report, nearly 20 people …
  • Another suspect held for BJP man’s murder in Chitradurga 20 Mar 2017 01:03 CHITRADURGA: The district police in association with Bengaluru city police nabbed an accused involved in the murder of Kittaganahalli Srinivas (42) alias Vasu and a BJP member of Bommasandra town municipal council on March 14. Kittaganahalli Prasad The …
  • 14 killed in vehicle pile-up in Chitradurga 19 Mar 2017 00:07 A serial accident involving four vehicles claimed 14 lives and left 21 injured, some critically, at Rampura in the Molakalumuru taluk of Chitradurga district, Karnataka, on Saturday. While 11 died on the spot, two were declared brought dead at VIMS …
  • 14 killed in serial accident in Chitradurga 18 Mar 2017 20:04 Chitradurga: March 19, 2017, DHNS The lorry involved in an accident at Rampur in Molkalmur taluk, Chitra- durga, on Saturday. dh photo As many as 14 people were killed and 20 injured when a lorry hit three vehicles at Rampur in Molkalmur taluk of the …
  • 4 killed as train rams ambulance in Chitradurga 18 Mar 2017 01:23
  • 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 …
  • Coalition issues, lack of winnable candidates leave parties in limbo 18 Mar 2019 00:35 Bengaluru: With exactly a month to go for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka, the three major political parties are still scouting for candidates across the state. Issues associated with coalition politics between JD(S) and Congress, …
  • Coalition troubles, family politics and lack of winnable candidates makes parties scout for candidates 17 Mar 2019 17:16 BENGALURU: With exactly a month to go for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka, the three major political parties in the state are still scouting for candidates across the state. The troubles associated with coalition politics between JD(S) …
  • Karnataka: Seat-sharing agreement between Congress-JD-S finalised 14 Mar 2019 08:28 Category: Bangalore, News, Top Stories Posted by Rasia Hashmi Published: Mar 14, 2019, 12:20 pm IST Updated: Mar 14, 2019, 11:55 am IST Bengaluru: Karnataka’s ruling Congress-Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) coalition on Wednesday reached a seat-sharing agreement …
  • If Gowda contests from Bengaluru, Siddaramaiah camp will throw him out: R Ashoka, BJP leader 14 Mar 2019 05:50 Senior BJP leader R Ashoka is leading the campaign charge for the Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka, and is playing a key role in candidate selection. ET’s KR Balasubramanyam and Indulekha Aravind caught up with him on Wednesday to understand BJP’s poll …
  • Karnataka: 22 districts to get air-quality monitoring stations 14 Mar 2019 05:22 BENGALURU: With air quality deteriorating alarmingly not only in Bengaluru, but also other parts of Karnataka, the state government has sanctioned funds to install Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) in 22 of the 30 districts in the …
  • 22 districts to get air-quality monitoring stations 13 Mar 2019 23:55 Bengaluru: With air quality deteriorating alarmingly not only in Bengaluru, but also other parts of Karnataka, the state government has sanctioned funds to install Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) in 22 of the 30 districts in the …
  • Karnataka Seat-Sharing Deal Finalised; Congress To Contest 20 Lok Sabha Seats, JD-S 8 13 Mar 2019 21:35 Karnataka's ruling Congress-Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) coalition on Wednesday reached a seat-sharing agreement under which they will contest 20 and 8 Lok Sabha seats respectively. "Congress and JD-S seat-sharing for Karnataka #LokSabhaPolls2019 is …
  • Congress to contest 20 Karnataka LS seats, JD-S 8 13 Mar 2019 17:22 Bengaluru, March 13 (IANS) Karnataka’s ruling Congress-Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) coalition on Wednesday reached a seat-sharing agreement under which they will contest 20 and 8 Lok Sabha constituencies respectively. “Congress and JD-S seat-sharing for …
  • Power of 8: Tales of courage against odds 08 Mar 2019 12:18 Some women go beyond the ordinary to achieve their dreams in a world where glass ceilings are reinforced every time they are broken. Determination and enterprise make these highfliers role models. On International Women’s Day, eight such achievers tell TOI …
  • Don’t give in to JD(S) pressure on seat sharing, state leaders tell Cong high command 08 Mar 2019 00:07 Bengaluru: A day after AICC president Rahul Gandhi and JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda failed to hammer out a decision on seat-sharing in Karnataka for the Lok Sabha polls despite a lengthy meeting in New Delhi, the State Congress Election Committee, which met …
  • I couldn’t become CM because I’m a Dalit: K'taka dy CM Parameshwara 25 Feb 2019 10:45 DAVANAGERE: Karnataka deputy chief minister G Parameshwara on Sunday claimed that he’s a victim of Dalit suppression, due to which he missed the chance to become the chief minister. He added that he had to reluctantly accept the deputy CM’s post. At a time …
  • I couldn’t be CM as I’m a Dalit: Parameshwara 25 Feb 2019 09:26 DAVANAGERE: Deputy chief minister G Parameshwara on Sunday claimed that he’s a victim of Dalit suppression, due to which he missed the chance to become the chief minister, adding that he had to reluctantly accept the DyCM’s post. At a time the coalition …
  • I couldn’t be CM because I’m a Dalit: K'taka dy CM 25 Feb 2019 08:56 DAVANAGERE: Deputy chief minister G Parameshwara on Sunday claimed that he’s a victim of Dalit suppression, due to which he missed the chance to become the chief minister, adding that he had to reluctantly accept the DyCM’s post. At a time the coalition …
  • 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 …