• In Bengaluru, Bescom seeks average ₹1.96/unit hike in tariff 25 Jan 2020 06:17 Consumers serviced by the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) many have to brace for a shock as the power utility has sought a massive ₹1.96/unit hike in tariff for the coming financial year. Bescom has filed its tariff petition with the …
  • Bengaluru: One platform for all building plan approvals 24 Jan 2020 23:34 BBMP is developing a site where applicants can upload all documents so they don’t have to make multiple trips to different offices to obtain NOCs If all goes well, getting building plan approvals will become a smoother affair in the next few months. The …
  • Is it safe to travel to China? India issues advisory after deadly coronavirus outbreak 24 Jan 2020 19:01 Wuhan coronavirus The Indian embassy in Beijing issued a travel advisory on Friday, January 24, asking travellers with a history of visit to China to seek medical attention in case of symptoms related to respiratory illness either during or after travel. …
  • Watch: Bengaluru's new city anthem, sung by Lucky Ali, is out 24 Jan 2020 14:43 The visuals include a bird’s eye view of the city’s iconic buildings, flyovers and locations, juxtaposed with footage of citizens working towards ensuring cleanliness in the city. (Screengrab from video) Bengaluru’s ‘anthem’ — titled Jotheyagi, which means …
  • KRDCL proposes to fell 8,561 trees on outskirts 22 Jan 2020 04:24 International Airport (1,758 trees), 15-km stretch from Nelamangala to Madhure (869 trees), 23-km stretch from Madhure to Devanahalli road (1,593 trees), 33-km stretch from Bidadi to Jigani (184 trees), Bannerghatta to Anekal (520 trees) and the 39-km …
  • Activists question BMRCL role in readying Bengaluru’s CMP 21 Jan 2020 01:33 By Express News Service BENGALURU: With the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL)’s extended deadline for public feedback to its Comprehensive Mobility Plan (CMP) expiring on Monday, prominent urban transportation experts have questioned its …
  • Hyderabad, Bengaluru top two most dynamic cities globally in list of 130: JLL 19 Jan 2020 06:44 NEW DELHI: Hyderabad has emerged as the world's most dynamic city, performing better on parameters like socio-economic and commercial real estate, according to global property consultant JLL India. Seven Indian cities feature in the top 20 in this year …
  • Tree 420: Nature school that chops trees 16 Jan 2020 17:27 MLC Mohan Kondajji’s Nataraja Gurukula, which was accused of encroaching on forest land in 2017, has just felled 280 trees in Sunkadakatte, Kanakapura A member of the legislative council (MLC), who claims to have got the coveted post for his contribution …
  • Bengaluru faces garbage crisis 14 Jan 2020 00:47 BENGALURU: Bengaluru is staring at an imminent garbage crisis, with the Mitiganahalli quarry pit reaching its capacity. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is collecting mixed waste (dry and wet together) and is dumping it at the quarry, as the …
  • Citizens oppose lake transfer to Bengaluru civic body 12 Jan 2020 23:19 Express News Service BENGALURU: Recently, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa had announced the transfer of all lakes in the city, barring Bellandur, Varthur and Veerasandra, to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). However, this hasn’t gone down well …
  • Urban Indians starting to avoid drink and drive: Ola’s New Year’s Eve data revelations 06 Jan 2020 12:43 Ola Cabs recently released some very interesting data collected from the ride-hailing platform's usage on New Year's Eve. According to Ola's NYE Hyperdrive infographic, cities that partied the hardest were Delhi, Bengaluru, and Mumbai - rather …
  • Public have time till January 20 to respond to Bengaluru city's mobility plan  05 Jan 2020 08:46 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has extended the deadline for receiving public responses to the draft of the Comprehensive Mobility Plan to January 20.  BMRCL Managing Director Ajay Seth told The New …
  • PM Modi kicks off Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru 03 Jan 2020 08:52 Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2020) in this tech city amid tight security in the presence of galaxy of top scientists, Nobel Laureates, dignitaries and students from across the country …
  • Bengaluru decks up for 5-day science congress 02 Jan 2020 05:18 Bengaluru, Jan 2 (IANS) India’s tech city decks up for hosting the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2020) for 5 days from Friday amid tight security, a top official said on Thursday. “About 15,000 delegates, including 2 Nobel Laureates and eminent …
  • Bengaluru mobility: A good year to meet deadlines? 01 Jan 2020 08:02 Many infrastructural projects have missed deadlines, but several of them are nearing completion. Here’s what you can look forward to in 2020 There is a good chance that by the end of 2020, the city will have these infrastructural additions in place. Non- …
  • What Bengaluru wants this New Year 01 Jan 2020 06:34 As the city welcomes a new year and a new decade, Bengalureans are hoping for some big and small changes: from the completion of big infrastructure projects to the protection of the city’s environment. Integrated mobility plan  Will there be respite from …
  • Bengaluru: 2020 may be a better year for urban mobility 30 Dec 2019 01:58
  • Short-staffed police try out a model solution on the streets of Bengaluru 30 Dec 2019 01:54 Written by Johnson T A | Bengaluru | Published: December 30, 2019 4:34:08 am Some 30 mannequins dressed in the uniform of the traffic police have appeared across the city. Police hope they will warn off potential traffic violators. (Express ) One of the …
  • A guide to urban traffic 27 Dec 2019 10:48 The increase in traffic congestion in Indian cities, particularly Bengaluru, is due to many reasons, from rapid urbanisation to a rise in commerce and employment. Dr MA Saleem, an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, whose current position is Additional …
  • Bengaluru: Soon, track garbage auto-tippers on your phone 27 Dec 2019 07:43 TimesViewRadio Frequency Identification is being increasingly employed to tackle urban problems. While the Centre's ambitious FASTag project is one example of the technology's application, an Odisha city is planning to use it to keep tabs on stray …
  • Train catches fire in Bengaluru, fire tenders rushed to spot 26 Dec 2019 18:11 Train Fire Accident (Representational Image)Reuters A coach of a stationary train caught fire at Chikkabanavara railway station in Bengaluru Urban district on Thursday (December 26) morning. Stationary train catches fire in Chikkabanavarascreengrab The …
  • ‘Namma Bengaluru’ app for all city agencies from January 26 Dec 2019 07:38 Everything one needs to know about the major government agencies in the city will soon be available at your fingertips. ‘Namma Bengaluru’, a citizen utility app, is the New Year gift to residents of the city. The app, which is being developed by the Bruhat …
  • Namma Bengaluru: Political U-turn on key projects 18 Dec 2019 05:22 Where you stand depends on where you sit — the aphorism used to describe political ambivalence seems to be the mantra for civic governance in the city, say activists and citizens groups. A case in point is the recent decision taken by the ruling Bharatiya …
  • Bengaluru’s Sakala ranking up, but little to cheer about 17 Dec 2019 00:45 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Yadgir, Chikkaballapura and Udupi are the top three districts in Sakala performance, for the month of November in 2019. Bengaluru Urban moved up from 30th to 29th position, Vijayapura performed the worst and Koppal sunk …
  • Bengaluru city police first in India to have bicycle-borne cops 16 Dec 2019 16:33 Bengaluru Pedal PoliceTwitter In the wake of increasing criminal activities in Bengaluru's lung, Cubbon Park, and neighbouring areas, the city police have initiated 'Pedal Police. This is the first time the BCP has saddled up to fight crime on a …
  • Bengaluru, Delhi, and Mumbai among least inclusive global cities Quartz India 07 Dec 2019 17:42 India’s thriving metropolitan cities are also some of the world’s most unequal. Three Indian cities—capital Delhi, financial centre Mumbai, and tech hub Bengaluru—came lowest in a ranking of global cities in terms of inclusivity and equality in The …
  • 567 railway deaths in and around Bengaluru this year 05 Dec 2019 21:10 On an average, two people die in train-related accidents every day in and around Bengaluru. As per data from the Ministry of Railways for this year, the number stands at 567 from January 1 to September 30. Crossing tracks illegally and footboard accidents …
  • K'taka bypolls: Will voters do Bengaluru proud? 05 Dec 2019 06:18 TNN | Updated: Dec 5, 2019, 8:25 IST Representative imageBENGALURU: Political parties and the Election Commission on Wednesday fretted about voter turnout in the bypolls, and they were particularly concerned about Bengaluru, which has a history of low …
  • Bengaluru veterinarians come together to seek justice for Hyderabad colleague 04 Dec 2019 07:46 Veterinarians protest at Fredom Park on TuesdayBENGALURU: Three hundred veterinarians and veterinary science students marched in Bengaluru on Tuesday demanding justice for their colleague, who was allegedly gang-raped and murdered in Hyderabad last week. …
  • 200 traffic cops in Bengaluru to undergo detailed lung function test 03 Dec 2019 08:03 A traffic policeman takes the smoker lyser test at the lung-health screening.BENGALURU: Select 200 Bengaluru traffic police working in the most traffic ridden stretches of the city will be undergoing a lung health fest in the next two months with the help …
  • 567 people killed in Bengaluru railway division in nine months 01 Dec 2019 04:28 TNN | Updated: Dec 1, 2019, 8:56 IST Of the 567 deaths, the maximum were reported in Bengaluru rural with 191, followed by Bengaluru city (151), Ca...Read MoreBENGALURU: Railway minister Piyush Goyal said 567 people have been killed on the railway premises …
  • Bengaluru may top Indian cities Inclusive Prosperity Cities Index, but has long way to go 23 Nov 2019 11:43 Bengaluru may have ranked better than Delhi and Mumbai on the Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and Awards Index, but it still has a long way to when compared with other cities across the world. It ranked only 83 of 113, indicating that a lot more work …
  • Bengaluru top Indian city in new prosperity ranking 23 Nov 2019 01:13 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The tech city Bengaluru, with its booming business environment, has emerged as the highest-ranked city in India, leaving behind metros like Delhi and Mumbai, in the first-ever Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and …
  • India's Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai Among 113 Cities on New Global Prosperity Index 22 Nov 2019 10:54 World 13:23 22.11.2019Get short URL Sputnik (New Delhi): The first ever Prosperity and Inclusion City Seal and Awards (PICSA) index was released in Spain on Thursday evening. The index showcases the economic growth of a city, along with the quality and …
  • 4,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in Bengaluru coming in 9 months 21 Nov 2019 01:50 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Tech city Bengaluru will get 4,000 public Wi-Fi hotspots in nine months’ time, Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayan announced on the final day of the Bengaluru Tech Summit on Wednesday. At a joint press meet, the Deputy …
  • BJP hopes to win all 4 Bengaluru seats ahead of major bypolls 21 Nov 2019 01:50 Express News Service BENGALURU: With disqualified MLAs from the Congress and JDS contesting on BJP tickets in four city assembly constituencies in the bypolls, the ruling BJP is leaving no stone unturned in its bid to take over the Congress and JDS bases …
  • Bengaluru to get 4,000 Wi-Fi spots in next 6 to 9 months 20 Nov 2019 17:16 Citizens will have to wait for another six to nine months to get the much-awaited public Wi-Fi access points. On the sidelines of the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2019, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan on Wednesday said the city would have over 4,000 …
  • Urban Outfitters sales miss expectations, shares drop 10% 19 Nov 2019 21:35 (Reuters) - Apparel retailer Urban Outfitters Inc (URBN.O) on Tuesday reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales, hit by lower demand for its namesake brand, sending its shares down about 10% after the bell. Net sales rose 1.4% to $987 million, below the …
  • Urban Ladder posts maiden profit in FY19, sales jumps nearly two-fold 18 Nov 2019 16:33 In a major feat, online furniture retailer Urban Ladder has turned out profitable apart from posting healthy revenue growth. In the financial year ended March 31, 2019, eight-year old firm has posted Rs 49.4 crore in net profits, its first positive bottom- …
  • Tata Motors to supply 500 electric cars to Lithium Urban Technologies 18 Nov 2019 12:17 New Delhi: Tata Motors Limited (TML) on Monday inked pact with Bengaluru-headquartered electric vehicle (EV) fleet operator Lithium Urban Technologies Pvt Ltd to supply 500 electric cars. TML will supply 400 units of electric Tigor sedan by the end of this …
  • 29 labourers rescued after six years of bondage near Bengaluru 17 Nov 2019 22:59 By Express News Service BENGALURU: As many as 29 woodcutters, who were victims of bonded labour and human trafficking for six years, were rescued in Anekal taluk. They were found by the district administration and police in a Nilgiri tree plantation in …
  • Need to change ways of handling waste in Bengaluru: Ex-Karnataka HC judge Justice Subhash B Adi 17 Nov 2019 21:30 Express News Service The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) found no place in the top five cities as it is unable to handle the city’s solid waste, according to Justice Subhash B Adi, Chairman of the State Level Committee of the National Green …
  • Hatching season brings barn owls into Bengaluru's backyards 17 Nov 2019 21:30 Express News Service BENGALURU: Do not be alarmed if you spot a barn owl hatchling in your house or your surroundings. The period from mid October to December is barn owl hatchling season. However, when people spot these owls they panic as they see it as a …
  • The man who changed urban transportation 15 Nov 2019 01:53 BENGALURU: Last year, when the Jammu & Kashmir High Court decided to set up a group of experts to help save a “decaying” Dal lake, the man it turned to lead the team was E Sreedharan. His reputation as a technocrat is so solid that governments from J…
  • Bengaluru's largest and most polluted Bellandur Lake to be desilted in 2020 15 Nov 2019 01:37 The largest water body & the most polluted lake in Karnataka After a series of major fire and froth at the infamous Bellandur Lake, the civic administration bodies have now decided to desilt the whole lake and save the water body from more pollution. A …
  • Ecologists write to government to keep Bengaluru's Bannerghatta National Park land intact 13 Nov 2019 01:38 Express News Service BENGALURU: With three MPs of Bengaluru extending full support to retaining the 2016 Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) proposal for Bannerghatta National Park, environmental organisations have written to the additional chief secretary, Forests …
  • Bengaluru: Urban poor affordability should be factored in while fixing bus fares, says NGO 12 Nov 2019 07:59
  • Bengaluru: Affordability for urban poor should be factored in while fixing bus fares, says NGO 12 Nov 2019 03:15
  • Lithium Urban plans to foray into logistics business 11 Nov 2019 15:23 Electric cab services firm Lithium Urban Technologies plans to foray into the logistics segment and plug gaps in the last-mile connectivity area, head of external relations of the company Vikash Mishra said. In line with the government’s push for electric …
  • CBI files FIR against ex-Bengaluru DC, 2 others 10 Nov 2019 00:32 Express News Service BENGALURU: The  Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is investigating the multi-crore I Monetary Advisory (IMA) scam, has registered an FIR against B M Vijay Shankar, the then Deputy Commissioner, Bengaluru Urban district, L C …
  • Umbrella body to deal with Bengaluru's mobility 07 Nov 2019 05:21 BENGALURU: The Karnataka government is planning to set up the Bengaluru Mobility Management Authority (BMMA), bringing at least five civic agencies under one platform, taking a leaf out of the London model. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting on …
  • BBMP, BDA didn’t care about Bengaluru’s flyovers, underpasses in last decade 03 Nov 2019 00:59 Express News Service BENGALURU: The pathetic condition of Sumanahalli flyover, chunks of which collapsed on Friday, has only exposed the callous attitude of the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). Believe it …
  • Urban Ladder co-founder Rajiv Srivatsa steps down 22 Oct 2019 12:31 Image:@urbanladder/Twitter Bengaluru-based and Ratan Tata-backed home furnishing company Urban Ladder's co-founder Rajiv Srivatsa has announced to step down from his role. In a LinkedIn post, Srivatsa said that the last eight years have been an …
  • 'To new beginnings'. Urban Ladder co-founder Rajiv Srivatsa finds change scary, but his LinkedIn parting note wins hearts 22 Oct 2019 08:27 NEW DELHI: 'The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step' - Lao Tzu Quoting the renowned Chinese philosopher, Urban Ladder's co-founder has decided to take his first step in pursuit of a new journey. Rajiv Srivatsa stepped down …
  • Urban Ladder co-founder Rajiv Srivatsa steps down after eight years 21 Oct 2019 20:23 Urban Ladder co-founder Rajiv Srivatsa has resigned after eight years of association with the start-up he co-founded with his B-school batchmate Ashish Goel. Srivatsa will transition from his current role as chief product and technology officer, but will …
  • Sale of durable products yet to pick up beyond major urban conglomerates 16 Oct 2019 17:29 Midway into the festive season, sale of consumer durables is yet to pick up across the country. Makers of popular household products like refrigerators, television sets, and washing machines who see a spurt in sales during the weeks spread between Onum and …
  • Urban Indian shoppers seek trendy products, look for convenience: BCG report 15 Oct 2019 14:04 NEW DELHI : Urban Indian shoppers are swiftly changing the way they spend. Growing internet penetration and the need for convenience are some of the factors that are prompting households in urban India to seek more time-saving services, spend more on …
  • Bengaluru Urban district last in Sakala 15 Oct 2019 06:30
  • Over 11 million vacant units in urban India 14 Oct 2019 22:26 Ten states and union territories contribute to 78 per cent or 8.64 million of total vacancy levels. Chennai: While urban India is adding millions of new residents every year, it has nearly 11.09 million urban vacant housing units, which await tenants, …
  • Urban Ladder opens first store in Chennai 09 Oct 2019 16:07 Urban Ladder, omnichannel furniture brand, has forayed into Chennai with a new store at Nungambakkam. The new store will allow customers experience the ‘touch-and-feel’ aspect of the omnichannel retail. The home decor and design brand aims to expand to …
  • To reduce congestion, Bengaluru to have priority bus lanes 03 Oct 2019 06:00 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In order to increase road space and make public transportation more effective, the government is planning on introducing bus-priority lanes in the city, starting November 1. On Wednesday, Deputy Chief Minister and …
  • Bengaluru not yet ODF, admits official 03 Oct 2019 05:19 Bengaluru, Oct 3 (IANS) Fund crunch, space constraints and red-tape have delayed in making India’s tech hub open defecation-free (ODF), an official admitted. “Bengaluru is not fully ODF. It’s about 80-85 per cent, as making it fully ODF is a work in …
  • Bengaluru’s nature lovers take a walk in lush Lalbagh 30 Sep 2019 08:09 Express News Service BENGALURU: Nature lovers of the city were in for a real treat on Saturday, thanks to an ‘Urban Tree Walk’ held at Lalbagh Botanical Garden. The workshop was hosted by Kavya Chanda, founder of Green Venture, and was conducted by Echoes …
  • BMW India appoints Deutsche Motoren as its dealer in Bengaluru. 29 Sep 2019 17:21 BMW India continues expansion of its dealer network in established and emerging markets across India. Deutsche Motoren has represented BMW India for over a decade with 4 customer touch points in Delhi NCR and now one in Bengaluru. Bengaluru. BMW India has …
  • Wildlife & City: PfA has rescued 61 slender loris in Bengaluru, says Maneka Gandhi 29 Sep 2019 07:55 BENGALURU: BJP MP and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi on Saturday urged the State Government to drop its efforts at capturing monkeys in Benglauru and relocating them calling it waste of money. Such efforts will result in only wasteful expenditure as …
  • Researchers highlight problems of Bengaluru's lakes 26 Sep 2019 03:23 Permanence for lake management will entail regular monitoring, said researchers during a discussion on the problems plaguing the city’s lakes at the ‘Water Future Conference’, here on Wednesday. Researchers working on the city’s lakes spoke about the …
  • Officials pulled up over dyeing units in Bengaluru's KR Puram 23 Sep 2019 04:14 Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Vishwanath Shetty initiated suo motu proceedings against officials over environmental pollution caused by the numerous ‘clandestine’ dyeing industries that are mushrooming in KR Puram on Friday. …
  • Bengaluru: One-stop urban data portal likely for smooth commute 18 Sep 2019 04:35
  • Rinky Sharma, the urban songbird 16 Sep 2019 11:58 It is a Sunday and the teeming pubs and coffee houses, the roll of dust and diesel with heavy traffic sets the tone of the city in the evening. At Heart Cup Coffee in Jubilee Hills is a singer and songwriter, strapped with an acoustic guitar, and cutting …
  • An urban ruin for 15 yrs: Citizens protest state of Whitefield road 08 Sep 2019 03:19 TimesViewAs an artist demonstrated in a nifty production this week, you probably need a special suit to move around unhurt amidst the craters of Bengaluru. But behind the viral takeoff of the moonwalk and other larks, there’s anger over the condition of …
  • Hire more civic workers to keep Bengaluru clean 24 hrs: CM Yediyurappa 07 Sep 2019 04:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday said keeping Bengaluru clean and developing city infrastructure is top priority for the state government. He reviewed Bengaluru’s development issues with senior officers and elected …
  • A bad judge of Bengaluru's laws 29 Aug 2019 06:46 By Akhila Damodaran Former acting chief justice of Karnataka High Court HG Ramesh is building a bungalow in HSR Layout and neighbours say he’s made ‘multiple encroachments’ It’s not just the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike that is setting a wrong …
  • Congress pet project Indira Canteens on the verge of closure in Bengaluru 27 Aug 2019 15:30 Indira Canteens, the pet project of the previous Congress government in Karnataka to provide highly subsidised food to the urban poor, is on the verge of closure as neither the State government nor the Bengaluru corporation (BBMP) have made any budgetary …
  • Companies in Bengaluru's Peenya industrial area slash jobs to cope with slowdown 27 Aug 2019 08:26 Bengaluru: Companies operating in the Peenya Industrial Area (PIA) are witnessing a 30% dip in business due to the economic slowdown, which is likely to deal a blow to over half of the one million people employed by small and medium establishments in one …
  • Bengaluru Metro Corp to Blame for ORR, Airport Lines Delay? 27 Aug 2019 06:27 BENGALURU: A delay in approvals from the Centre is holding back two much-awaited Metro projects in the city. While the state government had approved Namma Metro’s Phase II-A (18-km Outer Ring Road) and Phase II-B (KR Puram to Kempegowda International …
  • Nissan Kicks now available on lease via Zoomcar in Bengaluru 24 Aug 2019 13:53 Nissan India has announced a tie-up with Zoomcar's leasing programme under which the Kicks will be available monthly subscription package in Bengaluru. Zoomcar Leasing Program will enable customers to subscribe to the Kicks for a minimum period of six …
  • Bengaluru based startup finalist in Urban Water Challenge 22 Aug 2019 19:05 Bengaluru: Bengaluru based Smarterhomes Technologies, a utility automation company that provides smart water metering solutions, is one among the six finalists in the worldwide Urban Water Challenge, an annual global innovation competition that deploys and …
  • Orphaned Indira Canteens may soon starve to death in Bengaluru 22 Aug 2019 06:11 BENGALURU: Indira Canteens could starve to death. The BS Yediyurappa-led BJP government is reluctant to fund the project that former chief minister Siddaramaiah had started as a welfare scheme for the urban poor. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike ( …
  • Bengaluru roots for more skywalks even if there are no takers 20 Aug 2019 17:54 Skywalk near Kanteerava stadiumAmal Rasheedali The authorities in Bengaluru have been on a skywalk spree in the Silicon Valley as many of these over bridges have popped up in several parts of the city, even when there is very little footfall. Even when …
  • Urban water crisis in Bengaluru, Mumbai worsening: Study 19 Aug 2019 06:41 Fifty million people in 15 cities — including Mumbai and Bengaluru — of the ‘global south’ (Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America) lack access to safe, reliable and affordable water, a new working paper by the World Resources Institute (WRI) …
  • 120-year-old crumbling school building in Bengaluru set to get makeover 19 Aug 2019 06:20 Express News Service BENGALURU: A 120-year-old government higher primary school in Shivajinagar, which has been facing major infrastructure problems, is finally getting a major revamp. The dilapidated building has, over the years, seen a steady fall in the …
  • Why the Turahalli forest is significant to Bengaluru’s six-decade-old climbing community 16 Aug 2019 10:47 The panorama from the top of a boulder in Bengaluru’s Turahalli forest, is almost a buzzkill. After a one-kilometre hike on a humid yet cloudy Sunday morning, what one gets to see from about 800 meters above sea level is a clutter of uneven buildings, …
  • Bengaluru civic body undertakes vulnerability mapping exercise to reduce monsoon damage 16 Aug 2019 03:07 Every monsoon, heavy rains bring the city to a standstill as citizens battle inundation, tree fall and traffic-ridden roads. With unfailing regularity, every year the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike makes announcements of measures it has taken to …
  • B S Yediyurappa to form new taskforce for Bengaluru's development 15 Aug 2019 15:04 BENGALURU: The newly-formed government in Karnataka is likely to constitute a task force to advise the government to make plans for the overall development of Bengaluru. This was revealed by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa during his Independence Day speech …
  • Mumbai, Bengaluru worse than Dhaka in water access - India News 15 Aug 2019 10:55 Taps running dry, lakes reduced to puddles, citizens queuing up for their daily water quota. Yes, we have witnessed such "Day Zero" moments in Chennai and Cape Town not in the too distant past. What's frightening is that the major economic …
  • Hyderabad set to beat Bengaluru in office absorption this year 14 Aug 2019 18:02 Hyderabad: Hyderabad is likely to beat Bengaluru, in terms of office market absorption, with over 11-12 million square feet (sq ft) during 2019, according to real estate consultancy firm JLL. A few years ago, the Hyderabad office market was at a low of …
  • Nissan partners with Zoomcar in Bengaluru 14 Aug 2019 11:40 Nissan Motor India has joined hands with Zoomcar to launch a leasing programme in Bengaluru. The Zoomcar Leasing Program is expected to enable customers subscribe to Nissan KICKS for a minimum period of six months with attractive monthly subscription …
  • Fate of revised master plan for Bengaluru hangs in the balance, again 14 Aug 2019 06:20 The fate of the revised master plan (2031) for Bengaluru, drafted during the Congress regime and later followed up by the JD(S)-Congress coalition, hangs in the balance. The master plan provides a framework and direction for the growth and development of …
  • Overtaking from the left the most common traffic violation in Bengaluru this year 13 Aug 2019 06:34 BENGALURU: Overtaking from the left, jumping traffic signals and parking on footpaths are the traffic violations that have seen the sharpest rise this year. The city traffic police data shows a big jump in the number of cases registered for “overtaking …
  • RELEASE: Lack of Reliable and Affordable Water a Hidden Threat for Urban Households of the Global South 13 Aug 2019 04:32 New research finds millions have access only a few hours a day, while others are forced to pay up to a quarter of monthly household income for private provision WASHINGTON (August 13, 2019) — While much attention has been focused on dramatic “day zero” …
  • Documenting Bengaluru’s water journey 13 Aug 2019 03:05 Showcasing the history of Bengaluru’s water networks and featuring technology from a bygone era, the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is building a water museum and heritage park to educate the citizens about the importance of water …
  • Bengaluru is hanging by a cable 12 Aug 2019 06:40 By Y Maheswara Reddy Potholed roads, broken or non-existent pavements and dangling cables – that is what seems to define to Bengaluru, once a city of lakes and gardens and referred to as pensioner’s paradise. And the culprit for all three problems is the …
  • Bengaluru: Over 300 kg fake gold bars found hidden under IMA scam mastermind's swimming pool 08 Aug 2019 13:28 Image Source : ANI Bengaluru: Over 300 kg fake gold bars found hidden under IMA scam mastermind's swimming pool Over 300 kg of fake gold bars were recovered hidden under the swimming pool of IMA Group Ponzi scam's mastermind on Wednesday. According …
  • 300 kg fake gold bars found hidden under pool in Mansoor Khan’s building in Bengaluru 08 Aug 2019 04:18 The SIT raided the building and seized the 5,880 gold bars weighing 303 kg, the release added. Bengaluru: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the multi-crore IMA group ponzi scam on Wednesday seized 303 kg of fake gold bars hidden under the …
  • Degrees of difficulty for Bengaluru’s commuters 03 Aug 2019 22:51 The higher your educational qualifications, the longer your work commute. That, in essence, is the finding reported in a working paper on mobility in one of India’s most congested cities, Bengaluru, by researchers from the Institute for Social and Economic …
  • Urban Kisaan brings commercial soil-less farming to Visakhapatnam 03 Aug 2019 12:07 As soon as you enter the office of Urban Kisaan in MVP Colony, you are swamped by the greenery and the sound of flowing water. The Hyderabad-based startup, Urban Kisaan, specialises in soil-less gardening also known as hydroponics that is particularly …
  • Bengaluru water crisis will only worsen as governments chase wrong policies 31 Jul 2019 11:02 Day Zero in Bengaluru.Reuters Bengaluru's water shortage is a topic that has grabbed intense focus over the years. Everyone agrees that rapid expansion of India's Silicon Valley has led to alarming depletion of water sources. Yet very little has …
  • Bengaluru 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
  • 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% …
  • CM Yediyurappa makes rural push for farm growth 22 Jan 2020 02:26 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is in Davos to push for investments for Karnataka. On Day 1 of the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, he did just that, though his pitch was for farm growth. The CM made a fervent appeal to …
  • GSAT-20 set to boost internet in rural India 22 Jan 2020 00:21 Express News Service BENGALURU: Rural India will soon have better broadband capability as the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch its geosynchronous satellite GSAT-20 later this year.  This satellite can transfer data at the rate of …
  • Sahasra Deepika Foundation's annual Spelling Bee contest held 19 Jan 2020 21:51 Express News Service BENGALURU:  The last few months saw Class 9 student Sneha Somu diligently spending two hours after school to learn new words in English. This was part of the Honnaganahatti Government High School student’s preparation for the Sahasra …
  • Bengaluru: Thousands protest against proposed Jesus statue 14 Jan 2020 00:47 BENGALURU: Members from several Right wing organisations and BJP on Monday held a huge protest at Kanakapura in Ramanagara district, 80 km from here, opposing the construction of a 114-foot statue of Jesus Christ in Kapali Betta (Kapali Hills). As the …
  • PM Modi addresses 107th Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru, says 'Innovate, patent, produce and prosper' 03 Jan 2020 15:10 PM Modi at the 107th Indian Science Congress. @PIBKarnataka Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, January 3 inaugurated the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2020) in Bengaluru. At the event, PM Modi addressed top scientists, Nobel Laureates, …
  • PM Modi to address 107th session of Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru today 03 Jan 2020 12:15 PM Modi to address 107th session of Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru today Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 107th session of Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru today. In his 2-day visit to the state capital of Karnataka, Modi met Chief …
  • PM Modi kicks off Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru 03 Jan 2020 08:52 Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2020) in this tech city amid tight security in the presence of galaxy of top scientists, Nobel Laureates, dignitaries and students from across the country …
  • Bengaluru decks up for 5-day science congress 02 Jan 2020 05:18 Bengaluru, Jan 2 (IANS) India’s tech city decks up for hosting the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2020) for 5 days from Friday amid tight security, a top official said on Thursday. “About 15,000 delegates, including 2 Nobel Laureates and eminent …
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Science Congress in Bengaluru on Friday 31 Dec 2019 01:44 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 107th Indian Science Congress, organised by the University of Agricultural Sciences on Friday. More than 15,000 participants, including Nobel laureates, scientists, …
  • PM to open Science Congress in Bengaluru on Friday 30 Dec 2019 12:51 Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will open the seven-day Indian Science Congress (107 ISC) on January 3 in Bengaluru. The event will be held at GKVK campus on Ballari Road. The focal theme of the Congress is “Science and Technology: Rural …
  • K’taka’s 12 BJP members take oath as MLAs 22 Dec 2019 12:04 Bengaluru: A dozen ruling BJP’s newly-elected members and an Independent MLA took oath as legislators in the banquet hall of the state secretariat (Vidhan Soudha), an official said on Sunday. “Assembly Speaker V.H. Kageri administered the oath to all the …
  • PM Modi to open science meet in Bengaluru on January 3 19 Dec 2019 01:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru on January 3. He will also address a mega farmers’ rally in the state the same day. Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday said …
  • Bengaluru Police imposes Section 144 in Karnataka for 3 days after CAA protests 18 Dec 2019 20:48 Anti-CAA fire spreads Pan-India With CAA protests spreading across India, the Bengaluru Police have imposed Section 144 in Karnataka on Wednesday, December 18. The prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code will be in place from …
  • Congress, JD(S)' falling fortunes point to bumpy road ahead 18 Dec 2019 06:44 The sharp decline in the vote share of the Congress and the JD(S) in Chikkaballapur Assembly segment is a pointer to the challenges the two parties are likely to face in the districts of Kolar, Chikkaballapur and Bengaluru Rural in future elections. The …
  • Bengaluru’s Sakala ranking up, but little to cheer about 17 Dec 2019 00:45 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Yadgir, Chikkaballapura and Udupi are the top three districts in Sakala performance, for the month of November in 2019. Bengaluru Urban moved up from 30th to 29th position, Vijayapura performed the worst and Koppal sunk …
  • 107th Science Congress scheduled in Bengaluru from Jan 3-7 11 Dec 2019 19:12 Bengaluru, Dec 11 (IANS) The 107th edition of Indian Science Congress (ISC) will be held at the University of Agricultural Sciences here from January 3 to 7, 2020. “Indian Science Congress is India’s oldest, biggest and one of the most prestigious …
  • K’taka bypolls: BJP wins 12, Congress 2, JD(S) 0 (6th Lead) 09 Dec 2019 15:23 Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) In a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress managed just 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka’s by-elections for 15 Assembly seats held on December 5, an …
  • K’taka bypolls: BJP wins 12, Congress 2, JD-S 0 (Fifth Lead) 09 Dec 2019 12:25 Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) In a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress only 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka’s by-elections for 15 seats held on December 5, an official said on …
  • JD-S faces total rout in Karnataka bypolls 09 Dec 2019 09:33 Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) Karnataka’s regional party Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) is facing a total rout in the state Assembly bypolls, as it failed to open account even in the 12 seats it contested on December 5 separately, a party official admitted. “Our …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Congress faces rout, concedes defeat 09 Dec 2019 06:33 Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) The opposition Congress is facing rout again in Karnataka, as it is leading only in 2 of the 15 assembly segments where it contested in the December 5 by-elections in the southern state, a party official said on Monday. “We are …
  • BJP takes lead in 8 seats in Karnataka bypolls 09 Dec 2019 04:51 Bengaluru: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in 8 of the 15 Assembly constituencies where counting of votes is underway since 8.00 a.m., an official said here on Monday. “According to initial trends, the BJP is leading in 8 Assembly …
  • Vote count for Karnataka bypolls on Monday 08 Dec 2019 14:35 Bengaluru, Dec 8 (IANS) Votes polled in Karnataka’s by-elections on December 5 in 15 Assembly constituencies will be counted on Monday and results would be declared by evening, an EC official said on Sunday. “Arrangements have been made for counting of …
  • Karnataka: Man gets life for assaulting seven-year-old girl, dumping her in lake 07 Dec 2019 05:59 Representative imageBENGALURU: A local court convicted a 35-year-old mechanic, guilty of sexually assaulting and murdering a seven-year-old girl in June 2012, and sentenced him to life imprisonment. Nagaraja M, 35, a resident of Nallurahalli village near …
  • BJP upbeat on staying put in Karnataka 07 Dec 2019 03:53 Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) With a heavy voter turnout in rural areas and most exit polls predicting majority of seats for the BJP in the 15 Assembly segments in Karnataka’s Thursday’s byelections, the ruling party is upbeat on staying put in the southern …
  • Karnataka bypolls: 67.9% final voter turnout 06 Dec 2019 19:36 Bengaluru: Around 67.9 per cent (26 lakh) of the 38 lakh voters cast their ballot in Thursday’s by elections in 15 Karnataka Assembly segments, an official said on Friday. “The final average voting percentage in the 15 Assembly seats has gone up to 67.9 …
  • Rural voters critical of political system, but keen to exercise their franchise 06 Dec 2019 08:19 Finally, after a gruelling fortnight that saw high-decibel and acrimonious campaigning by political leaders, 11 rural constituencies saw what is being termed a good turnout for byelections on Thursday, despite almost all of them (except Gokak) clocking a …
  • 567 railway deaths in and around Bengaluru this year 05 Dec 2019 21:10 On an average, two people die in train-related accidents every day in and around Bengaluru. As per data from the Ministry of Railways for this year, the number stands at 567 from January 1 to September 30. Crossing tracks illegally and footboard accidents …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Heavy turnout in rural, low in Bengaluru (Intro Night Lead) 05 Dec 2019 20:18 Bengaluru, Dec 5 (IANS) Around 67 per cent average voting was registered in the crucial by-elections on Thursday to 15 Karnataka Assembly constituencies, whose results will have a key bearing on the state’s political future. “The average voting for all the …
  • HD Revanna's son booked for assaulting BJP members 05 Dec 2019 11:47 TNN | Updated: Dec 5, 2019, 12:24 IST Suraj Revanna, eldest son of former minister HD Revanna, was booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code including attempt to murder, rioting and assault by dangerous weapons, by Channarayapatna Rural police …
  • Karnataka set for crucial Assembly bypolls on Thursday 04 Dec 2019 09:28 Bengaluru, Dec 4 (IANS) Karnataka is set for by-elections on Thursday in 15 Assembly constituencies, whose results on December 9 will decide the continuation of the over four-month-old BJP government in the southern state. “All preparations and …
  • ‘Illegal Bangladeshis’ in Bengaluru: Govt to file reply on protection of kids of illegal immigrants today 04 Dec 2019 02:28 Like many Bengali working-class migrants in the city, the accused worked in the city’s waste collection business as ragpickers, according to police. (Express) For over a year now, two girls aged eight and nine, the daughters of a woman accused of being an …
  • Do-or-die battle for BJP in Karnataka Assembly by-polls 03 Dec 2019 06:06 Bengaluru, Dec 3 (IANS) By-polls to 15 Assembly segments in Karnataka on Thursday are crucial to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as their verdict on December 9 will decide its survival and continuation in the southern state. “We are confident of …
  • Kerala duo found dead in Bengaluru: Were not opposed to affair, say techies’ families 03 Dec 2019 01:02 Police suspect possible suicide following the families’ opposition to their relationship. Two days after decomposed bodies of two young techies from Kerala working with an IT major in Bengaluru’s Electronics City was found in rural Bengaluru, and the …
  • Campaign for Karnataka Assembly by-elections peaks 02 Dec 2019 20:01 Bengaluru, Dec 3 (IANS) Campaign for by-elections to 15 Assembly segments on December 5 in Karnataka peaked on Monday, with leaders of the three mainstream political parties, including the ruling BJP and their candidates wooing the electorate to vote for …
  • Bengaluru: Bodies of Kerala couple missing since October 14 found 01 Dec 2019 21:54 The identities were ascertained by documents and mobile phones found on the bodies. The BODIES of a young, unmarried couple from Kerala, working in an IT major in Bengaluru and reported missing since October 14, were discovered in a forested region in …
  • 567 people killed in Bengaluru railway division in nine months 01 Dec 2019 04:28 TNN | Updated: Dec 1, 2019, 8:56 IST Of the 567 deaths, the maximum were reported in Bengaluru rural with 191, followed by Bengaluru city (151), Ca...Read MoreBENGALURU: Railway minister Piyush Goyal said 567 people have been killed on the railway premises …
  • Blast at Bengaluru forensic science laboratory: Six injured 29 Nov 2019 23:11 Bengaluru: Five scientists and an attendant at the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) at Madiwala in the city sustained injuries on Friday after an explosion during the chemical analysis of material seized in Raichur last year. The explosion occurred at the …
  • Bengaluru DCP in Kolkata to sort out Bangladeshi immigrants deportation snags 26 Nov 2019 22:54 Alleged Bangladeshi nationals at Howrah station on Saturday. (Express photo by Ravik Bhattacharya) A senior Bengaluru police officer who is the nodal officer for deportation of 58 alleged illegal Bangladeshi immigrants detained in the city on October 25 is …
  • In rural Karnataka — AI answers complaints in Kannada 25 Nov 2019 00:34 AI can handle 10 times the calls. (Express) Utilities supplying electricity in urban areas tend to get inundated by customer complaints of power outage, low voltage and other issues during summers and monsoon. Telephone helplines manned by humans tend to …
  • How Prince Charles spent his 71st birthday in Bengaluru eating appams and doing yoga at Soukya, a 30-acre integrative medicine facility 22 Nov 2019 11:56 Long before the media made a micro celebrity of Issac Mathai, who practises integrative medicine at Soukya, he had met Prince Charles in 2004, through his Harley Street centre. Dr Michael Dixon, a supporter of the integrative medicine, who is currently the …
  • 106th Indian Science Congress to be held from January 3-7 in Bengaluru 21 Nov 2019 10:15 About 20,000 delegates from nearly 60 countries participated in the mega Science Congress earlier this year. (Express file photo) The 107th Indian Science Congress will be held at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bengaluru from January 3 to 7 …
  • Govt initiative mentors 100 gifted students from rural areas 21 Nov 2019 01:16 tnn | Updated: Nov 21, 2019, 4:30 IST Bengaluru: Sarbhaz Khan, 11, is a live wire — he loves working with circuits and everything related to electrical equipment. He single-handedly set up wiring at the family home in H Matakere, a hamlet in Mysuru …
  • Karnataka honours seven Bengaluru unicorns 20 Nov 2019 16:00 Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Wednesday honoured seven unicorns that were incubated in this tech hub over the years as the country’s startup capital. Instituted by the state’s Department of IT, Biotechnology and, Science and …
  • 2 MP students win rural IT quiz at summit 20 Nov 2019 02:14 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Two students from Madhya Pradesh won the 20th edition of the Rural IT Quiz at the Bengaluru Tech Summit on Tuesday. Former ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan handed Shivam Kumar Anjana and Jayesh Chaurasiya from Government …
  • TCS and Govt of Karnataka Rural IT Quiz: Government Excellence School, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh wins National Finals 19 Nov 2019 12:11 Tata Consultancy Services and Department of IT, BT & S&T, Govt of Karnataka's Pioneering Quiz to Enhance IT Awareness Amongst Students from Smaller Towns Saw Overwhelming Response. The Rural IT Quiz organized by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), …
  • Bengaluru couple allege daughters ‘illegally confined’ at Nithyananda’s ashram in Ahmedabad 19 Nov 2019 11:24 Controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda finds himself in another controversy with allegations of “illegally confining” two daughters of a Bengaluru-based couple. A petition has been filed in the Gujarat High Court by the couple seeking the court’s …
  • Man gets 14 months jail for assaulting BMTC driver in Bengaluru 18 Nov 2019 04:17 TNN | Updated: Nov 18, 2019, 8:26 IST Representative imageBENGALURU: A local court in Bengaluru has convicted a 26-year-old man for assaulting and obstructing a BMTC driver from performing his duty at Electronics City in February 2016 and sentenced him to …
  • Detention centre lacking, Bengaluru police launch drive against illegal Bangla immigrants 05 Nov 2019 23:56 Among those detained are 24 women and 16 children. The police have filed two cases under Foreigners Act 1946 and Section 370 of the IPC for trafficking. (Picture for representational purpose) Police in Bengaluru have launched a drive to arrest and detain …
  • Detention centre for illegal foreigners near Bengaluru soon 19 Oct 2019 08:39 Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) A detention centre to keep illegal foreigners till they are deported is coming up at Nelamangala in Karnataka’s Bengaluru Rural district, a police official said on Saturday. “A state-run hostel is being converted into a detention …
  • Watch: Near Bengaluru, First Detention Centre For "Illegal Foreigners" 18 Oct 2019 15:54 The detention centre on the outskirts of Bengaluru is expected to be operational soon Bengaluru: In semi-rural Nelamangala in Karnataka, around 40 kilometres from Bengaluru, a new detention centre for foreign nationals found to be living in the country …
  • Gangsters having a free run in Bengaluru prison: Report 13 Oct 2019 04:41 Gangsters are having a free run inside the Central Prison Bengaluru, says an inspection report of the Principal District and Sessions judge of Bengaluru Rural district. According to the report, the inmates can make calls from mobile phones to people …
  • ISRO-Bangalore University to help in better mapping of rural areas 07 Oct 2019 07:13 Express News Service BENGALURU: Researchers, geologists, environmental scientists, civil engineers, architects and representatives of government establishments will soon be able to analyse geographical data with ease. ISRO will be organising a workshop at …
  • Security of Bengaluru serial blast accused Madani cost state exchequer Rs 1 crore 05 Oct 2019 01:37 Express News Service BENGALURU: The 2008 Bengaluru serial blast accused and chairman of Kerala’s People Democratic Party Abdul Nasser Madani is perhaps the most ‘expensive’ undertrial prisoner that Karnataka has had for a long time.  He was arrested in …
  • Bengaluru: Illegal homestays, resorts under radar of tourism department 27 Sep 2019 00:05 Bengaluru: Eco-tourism may have gained in popularity over the last couple of decades in rural and protected areas, but this has not stopped many  tourism spots in the state from being over-exploited by the industry to the detriment of their ecology.   The …
  • Sachin Bansal acquires majority stake in Bengaluru-based CRIDS for Rs 739 crore 25 Sep 2019 13:37 Technology entrepreneur and Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has acquired a majority stake in Chaitanya Rural Intermediation Development Services Pvt Ltd (CRIDS), a Bengaluru-based non banking finance company (NBFC), with a total infusion of Rs 739 crore. …
  • From rural delicacies to home-cooked meals, auth... 11 Sep 2019 06:03 BENGALURU: IT professional Ankit Das’ yearly ritual was to head back home to Kolkata for Durga Puja. However, last year, workload and business trips meant he couldn’t. Though he missed the festive fervour back home, he got to feast on begun bhaja (brinjal …
  • Bengaluru student turn home into den of drugs 06 Sep 2019 06:31 Eight held for using two apartments where drugs were abused, sold Eight students, from engineering, law and management streams at a reputed private college have been arrested by the police after they were found smoking ganja at two separate flats in an …
  • The hills around Bengaluru are alive with the sound of tourists 30 Aug 2019 04:09 With popular tourist spots and serene forest areas in the southern districts of the State rendered inaccessible following the devastation caused by the recent floods and landslips, residents of Bengaluru are looking closer home for a quick break this …
  • With bypolls on mind, JD(S) plans to fight off 'rural party' image 30 Aug 2019 03:48 Express News Service BENGALURU: While the 17 disqualified legislators are running from pillar to post to find some respite to their dangling political career, parties seem to be making preparations for by-polls in earnest. In the absence of clarity on …
  • Bangla terrorists planned attacks in Bengaluru: NIA 29 Aug 2019 22:08 Bengaluru: Nazeer Sheik, the dreaded terrorist belonging to Jamaath Ul Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) now being questioned by National Investigating Agency (NIA) in Bengaluru, was said to have planned to carry out a major disruptive activity in the city as …
  • Companies in Bengaluru's Peenya industrial area slash jobs to cope with slowdown 27 Aug 2019 08:26 Bengaluru: Companies operating in the Peenya Industrial Area (PIA) are witnessing a 30% dip in business due to the economic slowdown, which is likely to deal a blow to over half of the one million people employed by small and medium establishments in one …
  • Four killed during birthday joyride in Bengaluru 25 Aug 2019 04:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU: What should have been a joyous occasion turned into a tragedy when four people were killed on the spot and five severely injured after their speeding SUV toppled over at Handarahalli village near Devanahalli on Saturday. …
  • Farmer commits suicide near Bengaluru over arrack addiction 23 Aug 2019 03:19 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  Tension gripped Soladevanahalli near Nelamangala on Thursday after people staged a protest over a 45-year-old man allegedly committing suicide due to his arrack addiction. The protesters, kin of the deceased, gathered …
  • Indian Plumbing Conference in Bengaluru to focus on water conservation 12 Aug 2019 16:52 The 26th edition of the Indian Plumbing Conference and Exhibition will be held on October 11 and 12 in Bengaluru. The theme of the conference is ‘H2-WOE, WAT-ER WAY TO GO.’ The event is expected to have 700 delegates, over 10,000 trade visitors and other …
  • With 2,000 stores Xiaomi plans to reach out to rural areas 12 Aug 2019 06:07 BENGALURU: Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi now has 2,000 exclusive Mi Stores across the country, helping grow its presence in small towns and rural areas, at a time when sales growth has begun to taper off in the category. The addition of the last 1,000 Mi …
  • Food distribution drive to bring cheer to villages around Bengaluru on I-Day 06 Aug 2019 02:22 Express News Service BENGALURU: This August 15, the Bengaluru chapter of The Robin Hood Army will celebrate the spirit of the nation with a special initiative organised by them. With their Independence Day drive, the organisation aims to provide residents …
  • Karnataka government gives approval to Goodrich Aerospace’s Rs 480 cr investment in Bengaluru 03 Aug 2019 14:11 Karnataka government has given approval to Goodrich Aerospace Service Pvt. Ltd’s Rs 480 crore investment to establish a unit for manufacturing aircraft evacuation systems, lighting systems, cargo systems, seating systems and electrical power systems. …
  • Enbridge pipeline explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes 01 Aug 2019 14:55 In this Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 photo provided by Naomi Hayes, a fire burns after an explosion near Junction City, Ky. A regional gas pipeline ruptured early Thursday in Kentucky, causing a massive explosion that killed one person, hospitalized five others, …
  • Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes 01 Aug 2019 14:50 A gas line explosion shortly after midnight on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said. The explosion in …
  • These 200 trees are eating up Bengaluru 30 Jul 2019 05:47 Bengaluru fills up with colour when Gulmohar trees and Tabebuias are in full bloom. But did you know that they are invasive species with no ecological value? A study conducted by Ganesh Babu, Botany Researcher at The University of Trans-Disciplinary Health …
  • Rural India develops taste for chocolate 29 Jul 2019 19:31 Two years ago, Satish P, a bakery owner in the small village of Harohalli near Bengaluru, had his doubts about stocking Mondelez’s Cadbury Silk bars. Priced between 70 and 170 rupees, they seemed out of reach for customers used to paying only 5 rupees for …
  • 100,000 villages to bite into Cadbury as rural India develops taste for it 29 Jul 2019 17:10 Two years ago, Satish P, a bakery owner in the small village of Harohalli near Bengaluru, had his doubts about stocking Mondelez’s Cadbury Silk bars. Priced between Rs 70 and Rs 170, they seemed out of reach for customers used to paying only Rs 5 for the …
  • FOCUS -As rural India develops taste for chocolate, a dominant Mondelez extends its reach 28 Jul 2019 23:09 CHICAGO/HAROHALLI, India (Reuters) - Two years ago, Satish P., a bakery owner in the small village of Harohalli near Bengaluru, had his doubts about stocking Mondelez’s (MDLZ.O) Cadbury Silk bars. FILE PHOTO: The Cadbury name is seen on a bar of Dairy …
  • Migrants constitute 42% of Bengaluru’s population 28 Jul 2019 00:56 A little more than four in 10 people of Bengaluru are considered migrants, and the percentage of people categorised as migrants has shot up by nearly 12 percentage points in a decade. This was revealed in the recently released Census 2011 data on migration …
  • ‘Of the 25,000 homeless people in Bengaluru, around 7,500 are elderly women’ 22 Jul 2019 05:58 A Tamil song starts playing from a tape recorder on a weekend evening. A few elderly women, some in night gowns and some others in saris, who until then were sitting on the lawn basking in the rays of the setting sun, start dancing. Some others continue …
  • Popular myth debunked: Urban, rural youth almost... 18 Jul 2019 06:21 A study by city-based Nimhans busts general perception; says those with high internet use could be at a higher risk of experiencing anxiety. Youth in rural areas are as addicted to the internet as those in urban areas, a study by the city-based National …
  • 'Alexa' turns teacher for kids in rural areas 10 Jul 2019 05:23 The bell rings at Amravati Municipal Corporation’s (AMC) Warud school and everybody gets ready to pack up and go home, except the newest teacher. In fact, she hasn’t even left the classroom since ‘joining’ in early 2018, and has become quite a favourite …
  • Bengaluru cops hit right notes with version of popular Kannada song 08 Jul 2019 04:45 Express News Service BENGALURU: The hit song from director Yogaraj Bhat’s movie Victory 2, depicting the condition of a drunk man who finds it tough to get back home after late night parties, is now trending again – in a police personnel’s version.  Police …
  • ‘Water tariff in Bengaluru must be hiked by 300%’   06 Jul 2019 02:48 Express News Service BENGALURU: The big problem I see ahead for Bengaluru is the one problem that every big unplanned city in India will see, later than sooner. The water problem! The old boots of infrastructure, both hard and soft, just don’t fit the …
  • Demand for residential care for dementia patients rising in Bengaluru 01 Jul 2019 04:47 Fifty-two-year-old Anjana’s (name changed) father, now 87 years old, was a man known to live by the clock. He was an early riser and meticulously managed the household finances after retirement. However, when he was 84, he started forgetting simple things. …
  • Arrested terrorist's intel leads to defusal of 2 bombs near Bengaluru 27 Jun 2019 09:26 Officials suspect that it was meant to carry out terror activities in Bengaluru as well. Bengaluru: Hours after a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operative was arrested, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Intelligence Bureau (IB) Wednesday …
  • K'taka CM seeks special central funding for Bengaluru 26 Jun 2019 06:00 Bengaluru: Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday sought special funding from the Centre for Bengaluru considering its growth. In his interaction with the Fifteenth Finance Commission’s chairman NK Singh, the CM urged the commission to consider certain …
  • Bengaluru: 3-year-old dies after being run over by school bus; driver absconding 23 Jun 2019 17:25 [Representational Image]Wikimedia Commons A three-year-old girl in Bengaluru was run over by a private school bus in Doddamannugudde village near Ramanagara. "While she was playing on the road in front of her house on Friday evening, a school van of a …
  • Kumaraswamy connects with rural Karnataka, begins village stay 21 Jun 2019 08:50 Kicking off the programme, the Chief Minister said he wanted to start two to four programmes on village stay tour every month. Yadgir: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday revived his 2006 rural outreach programme, in which he stayed at the …
  • HD Kumaraswamy's Rural Outreach Begins With "Village Stays" Today 20 Jun 2019 19:00 HD Kumaraswamy will spend the coming days touring villages. Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister, H D Kumaraswamy, will resume his "village stays" in the state from Friday. The Janata Dal Secular leader had stayed at homes of his rural …
  • India: To battle drought, Karnataka government moots ambitious plan to revive rural water bodies 20 Jun 2019 04:34 BENGALURU: With Karnataka suffering drought in 12 of the past 18 years — this year, 156 of the state’s 238 taluks have been declared drought-hit — the importance of water conservation is finally dawning on the government. Thanks to the near-constant …
  • 3 dead, 11 injured after under-construction water tank collapses in Bengaluru 17 Jun 2019 23:21 water collapse at Nagavaratwitter Three people have been killed in a horrific accident after an under-construction water tank of a sewage treatment plant of the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) collapsed at Nagavara in Bengaluru on Monday …
  • One Dead After Water Tank Collapses In Bengaluru, Several Injured 17 Jun 2019 18:09 Bengaluru: A man was killed in central Bengaluru on Monday allegedly after an under construction water tank collapsed. Several others working at the site in the city's Jogupalya area were rescued from the debris by a team, including members of the NDRF …
  • Ranking or not, Bengaluru is the best: HD Kumaraswamy to Modi 15 Jun 2019 22:59 Taking a dig at the NITI Aayog's ranking system, CM, H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday asserted that the ranking system adopted by NITI Aayog should be more participative, scientific and transparent. Speaking at a NITI Aayog meet in New Delhi, the CM  said …
  • Farm-focused Pioneering Ventures opens Rural India Impact Fund to push growth 10 Jun 2019 21:07 BENGALURU: Agri-focused accelerator and investor Pioneering Ventures has launched its Rural India Impact Fund, a private equity fund with a targeted corpus of $70 million, to provide growth capital exclusively to companies it has backed so far. The Mumbai …
  • Bengaluru chokes yet another lake 05 Jun 2019 02:00 Express News Service BILWARDAHALLI (ANEKAL TALUK, BENGALURU RURAL): It is a well-known fact that many lakes within city limits have already vanished, becoming garbage dumps or construction sites. The curse of urbanisation is now threatening to take over …
  • General Election Results 2019: "Don't Want Karnataka Coalition Government"- Tumkuru Rural JD(S) Lawmaker 28 May 2019 10:45 If not for coalition government, Deve Gowda would have won by over 2 lakh votes: Gowri Shankar Bengaluru: Tumkuru Rural JD(S) lawmaker Gowri Shankar blamed the JD(S) and Congress' coalition government in Karnataka for the defeat of former Prime …
  • NEC and CSC e-Governance Services Form a Strategic Alliance to Deliver Innovative Digital Services for Rural Areas in India 15 May 2019 05:23 TOKYO, May, 15 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has announced that NEC Technologies India (NECTI), a wholly owned subsidiary, and CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd (CSC SPV) have formed a strategic alliance to jointly develop and …
  • When finding a job became a nightmare in Bengaluru after note ban, GST 02 May 2019 02:58 Kurubarahalli is a congested corner of India's technology capital, packed with narrow roads, alleys, heavy traffic, shops and darshinis, as small self-service eateries are called here. The area starts humming with activity as early as 7.30 am. Among …
  • Don’t short-change us, say Mysuru-Bengaluru commuters 02 May 2019 01:48 Express News Service BENGALURU: Yashwanth K, a software engineer from Mysuru who works in Bengaluru, usually travels back home during weekends to spend time with his parents. Since AC buses are comfortable, Yashwanth chooses to travel by an Airavat bus, …
  • BJP says Kumaraswamy violated poll code in Nava Bengaluru scheme project allocation 28 Apr 2019 23:37 [India], Apr 29 (ANI): BJP leader and former Chief Minister of Karnataka, J Shettar on Sunday alleged that the HD Kumaraswamy cabinet, which passed a resolution on Nava Bengaluru scheme, has allocated the project to Karnataka Rural Infrastructure …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Mangaluru bomb scare: Family disowned Aditya years ago, says brother 23 Jan 2020 01:59 By Express News Service MANGALORE: Akshath, the younger brother of Aditya Rao who allegedly planted a bomb at Mangaluru airport, said his family had disowned him (Aditya) a few years ago after he failed to “mend his ways”. Akshath, who works with a …
  • Karnataka Congress to get new chief on Friday; all eyes on DK Shivakumar 17 Jan 2020 02:17 Express News Service BENGALURU: The All India Congress Committee is all set to end the suspense over who will be its State unit chief next. More than a month after incumbent president of the State Congress Dinesh Gundu Rao submitted his resignation, the …
  • Bandipur ‘safari’ turns nightmare for South African family 11 Jan 2020 02:59 Express News Service BENGALURU: A trip to Karnataka turned a nightmare for a family from South Africa. The family booked a taxi to Bandipur where its driver robbed them of Rs 20,000 and other valuables when they were in the forest. The police are now …
  • Who will lead Karnataka into 'Achhe Din'? 01 Jan 2020 01:26 Express News Service As we step into New Year, The New Indian Express looks at the netas who are likely to play important roles in state politics, both at party levels and in the government BJP’S HOPE IN MANDYA IS A GOWDA Disqualified JDS legislator-turned …
  • Karnataka govt bans New Year celebration near river, waterfalls, hill stations, and national forests 31 Dec 2019 13:32 The authorities have restricted entry to Muthathi, Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary at Halaguru in Malavalli of Mandya district on New year’s eve. (Representational image) The Karnataka government has banned new year celebrations near various hills, national …
  • Heading out of the city for New Year’s Eve? The lawman is watching 30 Dec 2019 01:25 Express News Service BENGALURU: Those looking to get away from the hubbub of city life and planning to get some thrills at fringes of forests or at the foot of hills on New Year’s Eve, be wary as there will be watchful eyes there too. With lesser known …
  • 13 MLAs take oath, Congress MLAs skip event 23 Dec 2019 01:15 By Express News Service BENGALURU: More than two weeks after they were elected in the bypolls, 13 out of the 15 newly-elected MLAs took oath on Sunday. A total of 12 BJP MLAs and one Independent MLA Sharath Bachegowda, were administered the oath by Speaker …
  • K’taka’s 12 BJP members take oath as MLAs 22 Dec 2019 12:04 Bengaluru: A dozen ruling BJP’s newly-elected members and an Independent MLA took oath as legislators in the banquet hall of the state secretariat (Vidhan Soudha), an official said on Sunday. “Assembly Speaker V.H. Kageri administered the oath to all the …
  • Cabinet expansion likely next month: Karnataka CM Yediyurappa  22 Dec 2019 09:51 By PTI BENGALURU: The long-delayed cabinet expansion in Karnataka might take place next month, with Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa indicating on Sunday that it may take place in mid-January, around "Makara Sankranti." "The high command has …
  • Congress, JD(S)' falling fortunes point to bumpy road ahead 18 Dec 2019 06:44 The sharp decline in the vote share of the Congress and the JD(S) in Chikkaballapur Assembly segment is a pointer to the challenges the two parties are likely to face in the districts of Kolar, Chikkaballapur and Bengaluru Rural in future elections. The …
  • BSY Cabinet expansion will be tightrope walk, likely after Jan 15 18 Dec 2019 01:57 Express News Service BENGALURU: Not wanting to waste any time in their bid to find a place Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa’s cabinet, ministerial aspirants are pulling out all stops and are lobbying hard. They, however, may have to wait for about a month as …
  • Karnataka: Bypoll results signal BJP inroads into Vokkaliga belt 17 Dec 2019 00:05 Written by Liz Mathew | New Delhi | Published: December 17, 2019 4:43:33 am Led by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, the BJP’s wins doused all hopes nursed by the Congress (PTI Photo/File) The BJP’s show in the Karnataka Assembly bypolls, in which the …
  • Bypoll numbers show BJP making inroads into old Mysore region 16 Dec 2019 05:51 Bengaluru: Of the 12 constituencies where the BJP registered victory in the recently held Karnataka bypolls, the party saw a massive leap in its vote share in four constituencies in and around Bengaluru compared to the Assembly elections last year. In …
  • Karnataka HC quashes three cases against HDK 11 Dec 2019 02:12 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In a relief to former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, the Karnataka High Court has quashed three cases registered against him by the electoral officer with Chikkaballapura town police during Lok Sabha elections held in …
  • Yediyurappa firms up strength as BJP sweeps Karnataka bypoll 10 Dec 2019 02:29 The ruling BJP led by Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa firmed up its majority in the Karnataka Assembly with a victory in 12 out of 15 constituencies that went to bypolls. The results declared on Monday saw Congress managing to win just two seats, while …
  • Yediyurappa-led BJP govt. safe in Karnataka as party wins 12 out of 15 bypoll seats 09 Dec 2019 16:47 The ruling BJP led by Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa recorded a massive victory in the byelections to 15 Assembly constituencies across the State, winning 12 constituencies, while the Congress managed to win two seats and the Janata Dal (Secular …
  • K’taka bypolls: BJP wins 12, Congress 2, JD(S) 0 (6th Lead) 09 Dec 2019 15:23 Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) In a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress managed just 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka’s by-elections for 15 Assembly seats held on December 5, an …
  • Karnataka bypolls: BJP wins 12 seats, secures majority 09 Dec 2019 15:09 Bengaluru: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday registered a thumping victory in the Karnataka by-elections, winning 12 out of the 15 Assembly seats, and secured a comfortable majority in the House with Congress managing just two and Janata …
  • Live: BJP sweeps Karnataka bypolls, retains power 09 Dec 2019 12:58 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Gundu Rao's letter to Sonia Gandhi Congress state president Dinesh Gundu Rao too has announced his resignation, taking moral responsibility for the party's poor show in the Karnataka assembly bypolls , At …
  • K’taka bypolls: BJP wins 12, Congress 2, JD-S 0 (Fifth Lead) 09 Dec 2019 12:25 Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) In a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress only 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka’s by-elections for 15 seats held on December 5, an official said on …
  • Karnataka by-polls: BJP wins 5, leads on another 7 seats 09 Dec 2019 09:30 Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won five seats and is leading on seven others, according to the trends of the by-elections held of 15 assembly constituencies of Karnataka. While BJP candidates have been declared as winners from the Yellapur …
  • Yeddy celebrates with son as trends show BJP leading in K'taka by-polls 09 Dec 2019 09:01 Earlier Yediyurappa had confidently said that BJP will win at least 13 seats and the government will be 'safeguarded'. Bengaluru: With the trends indicating a victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on 12 seats, the mood is upbeat in the BJP …
  • Bypoll trends indicate BJP govt to continue in Karnataka (2nd Lead) 09 Dec 2019 05:29 Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) Initial trends of vote count in 15 Assembly segments in Karnataka indicate that the ruling BJP government would continue in power in the southern state, a party official said on Monday. According to early trends over an hour after …
  • Karnataka Bypolls Live: BJP takes early lead 09 Dec 2019 04:56 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Ramesh Jarkiholi, who scripted fall of Kumaraswamy govt, well ahead In Belagavi district, former Congress Minister, disqualified MLA and BJP candidate Ramesh Jarkiholi is keeping a big lead in Gokak. It is …
  • BJP takes lead in 8 seats in Karnataka bypolls 09 Dec 2019 04:51 Bengaluru: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in 8 of the 15 Assembly constituencies where counting of votes is underway since 8.00 a.m., an official said here on Monday. “According to initial trends, the BJP is leading in 8 Assembly …
  • DKS warns CM of action in medical college issue 09 Dec 2019 01:27 By ENS & Agencies BENGALURU: Senior Congress leader D K Shivakumar on Saturday threatened Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa with “serious action” if his government indulges in vendetta politics, while demanding that the medical college that was to come up …
  • Vote count for Karnataka bypolls on Monday 08 Dec 2019 14:35 Bengaluru, Dec 8 (IANS) Votes polled in Karnataka’s by-elections on December 5 in 15 Assembly constituencies will be counted on Monday and results would be declared by evening, an EC official said on Sunday. “Arrangements have been made for counting of …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Left-out netas seek reward for ‘sacrifice’ 08 Dec 2019 01:39 Express News Service BENGALURU: As the dust of the bypolls settles down, a group of leaders within the BJP who “sacrificed” for the party, are now emerging from the shadows. After letting go of their constituencies to make way for disqualified MLAs, these …
  • Custodial death of Hyderabad rape accused: Is rule of law turning into rule of jungle? 07 Dec 2019 17:32 Hyderabad Disha rape-murder case: All 4 accused killed in encounter India woke up to the gruesome gang-rape and the heinous murder of a 26-year-old veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad. The news sent shock waves across the country as the offence …
  • BJP upbeat on staying put in Karnataka 07 Dec 2019 03:53 Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) With a heavy voter turnout in rural areas and most exit polls predicting majority of seats for the BJP in the 15 Assembly segments in Karnataka’s Thursday’s byelections, the ruling party is upbeat on staying put in the southern …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Goa trip, sheep, two-wheelers — all at stake in satta bazaar 07 Dec 2019 01:59 Express News Service BENGALURU: With voting completed in the 15 Assembly segments and the results expected on Monday, the stakes are high — for political parties and also in the ‘satta bazaar’ in many of these constituencies. The more keenly watched by …
  • Karnataka bypolls: 67.9% final voter turnout 06 Dec 2019 19:36 Bengaluru: Around 67.9 per cent (26 lakh) of the 38 lakh voters cast their ballot in Thursday’s by elections in 15 Karnataka Assembly segments, an official said on Friday. “The final average voting percentage in the 15 Assembly seats has gone up to 67.9 …
  • Fate of Karnataka’s 13 disqualified legislators sealed in EVMs 06 Dec 2019 05:50 BENGALURU: The electoral fate of 13 disqualified legislators, who were instrumental in pulling down the previous Janata Dal (S)-Congress government and installing the BJP regime in Karnataka, was sealed in EVMs on Thursday. The results of the bypolls to 15 …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Hoskote, Chikkaballapur score big on voter turnout, beat others 06 Dec 2019 02:14 By Express News Service CHIKKABALLAPUR: Hoskote assembly constituency recorded the highest polling percentage on Thursday 90.44%, with Chikkaballapur coming close behind with 86.19%. Voters stood in long queues before getting to cast their franchise. These …
  • Karnataka by-polls: Voting concludes for 15 Assembly constituencies 05 Dec 2019 20:27 Hunsur - 57.44 percent KR Pete - 59.86 percent Hoskote - 54.12 percent Shivajinagar - 32.22 percent Mahalakshmi Layout - 30.73 percent Yeshwanthpur - 38.83 percent KR Puram - 29.25 percent Chikkaballapur - 60.43 percent Vijayanagara - 47.38 percent …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Heavy turnout in rural, low in Bengaluru (Intro Night Lead) 05 Dec 2019 20:18 Bengaluru, Dec 5 (IANS) Around 67 per cent average voting was registered in the crucial by-elections on Thursday to 15 Karnataka Assembly constituencies, whose results will have a key bearing on the state’s political future. “The average voting for all the …
  • Karnataka By-Polls: 32.51 Per Cent Voter Turnout Recorded Till 1pm 05 Dec 2019 14:50 The BJP and Congress have 15 candidates each in the fray. New Delhi: In the by-elections for 15 out of 17 assembly seats in Karnataka, about 32.51 per cent of voter turnout was recorded till 1pm, according to the Election Commission of India (ECI). Athani …
  • K’taka by-polls 2019: 32.51 percent voter turnout till 1 pm 05 Dec 2019 14:44 New Delhi: The by-elections for 15 out of 17 assembly seats in Karnataka are underway. According to the Election Commission of India (ECI), till 1 pm the overall voter turn out was recorded at 32.51 percent. Moreover, Athani recorded 40.89 percent voting, …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Voting underway for 15 Assembly constituencies 05 Dec 2019 08:01 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Voting for the bypolls in 15 crucial assembly constituencies of Karnataka are underway. The polling process that began at 7 AM is slowly gaining pace. At 9 AM total voter turnout stood at an impressive 6.06% across all 15 …
  • Karnataka by-polls: 6.06 per cent voter turn out in first 2 hours 05 Dec 2019 06:23 An estimated 6.06 per cent of voting took placeduring the first two hours since polling began in 15 assembly constituencies going bypolls in Karnataka on Thursday. According to voter turnout figures available till 9:26 am, highest turnout of 9.01 per …
  • Karnataka bypolls: six key questions and possible scenarios 05 Dec 2019 02:15 Byelections will be held in 17 Assembly constituencies in Karnataka on December 5 and the results will be declared on December 9. The State has seen change of government three times. Will the bypoll result bring in another change? Your questions, answered. …
  • Why Deve Gowda hopes to be kingmaker, is key to coalition 05 Dec 2019 01:52 Express News Service BENGALURU: The Congress and JDS have a common, if parallel, ambition: To rise from the ashes. While both parties are expecting to deliver a healthy performance, much will depend if one man winks -- JDS patriarch HD Deve Gowda. In most …
  • Voter turnout will make or mar fortunes of parties, candidates 05 Dec 2019 01:52 Express News Service BENGALURU: After a high-voltage campaign for the crucial bypolls that will decide the fate of the BJP government and the Congress’ hopes of reviving its sagging fortunes, the big challenge before the parties now is to ensure good voter …
  • Much at stake for Big 3 as 15 seats vote on Thursday 05 Dec 2019 01:52 Express News Service BENGALURU:  Will the BJP-BSY gambit pay off? That’s the question on top of everyone’s minds as 15 Assembly segments vote today in the bypolls.Starting 7 am on Thursday, electors of Athani, Kagwad, Gokak, Yellapur, Hirekerur, Ranebennur …
  • Karnataka bypolls: 15 constituencies go to polls tomorrow 04 Dec 2019 13:40 BENGALURU: Stakes are high for the three political parties -- BJP, Congress and JD(S) -- when the 15 assembly segments in Karnataka will go for polling tomorrow. The byelection is particularly crucial to Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa for the survival of …
  • People should vote for stability of the State govt: SM Krishna 03 Dec 2019 15:04 Senior BJP leader S.M. Krishna on Tuesday said, “Only the victory of BJP in the 15 bypolls will ensure a stable government and thereby an undisturbed development trajectory in Karnataka.” BJP has 105 legislators in the assembly and enjoys the support of …
  • DKS-HDK meet fuels talk of Congress-JD(S) pact 03 Dec 2019 08:03 TNN | Updated: Dec 3, 2019, 9:55 IST Bad weather and flight change brought HD Kumaraswamy and DK Shivakumar together at Hubballi airportHUBBALLI/BELAGAVI: Fickle weather and flight change led to an unscheduled parley between Vokkaliga heavyweights DK …
  • Do-or-die battle for BJP in Karnataka Assembly by-polls 03 Dec 2019 06:06 Bengaluru, Dec 3 (IANS) By-polls to 15 Assembly segments in Karnataka on Thursday are crucial to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as their verdict on December 9 will decide its survival and continuation in the southern state. “We are confident of …
  • Kumaraswamy and DK Shivakumar's meet at Hubballi airport leads to speculation of re-alliance 02 Dec 2019 09:19 Express News Service HUBBALLI: An unexpected meeting between former JD(S) leader and chief minister H D Kumaraswamy and Congress leader D K Shivakumar here at the airport on Monday has led to speculations of the possibility of both the parties coming …
  • Victory in KR Pet will give me strength: HD Deve Gowda 30 Nov 2019 00:57 By Express News Service MYSURU: Striking an emotional chord with the voters of KR Pet constituency, JDS supremo HD Deve Gowda said, “I will forget the pain I suffered when I was defeated in Tumakuru if you elect the KR Pet JDS candidate. A victory in KR …
  • After bypolls, DK Shivakumar to rise, Siddaramaiah to fade? 29 Nov 2019 23:11 Bengaluru: With barely five days to go before December 5 bypolls, a section within the Congress plans to refashion its election strategy to ensure the party drop its antipathy to forging a new alliance with the JD(S), and work to dislodge Congress leader …
  • Areca Legend on top in feature 29 Nov 2019 14:51 Prasanna Kumar-trained Areca Legend (I. Chisty up) won the Bangalore Turf Club Trophy, the feature event of the races held here on Friday (Nov. 29). The winner is owned by Mr. Ronak J. Kimmane & Mr. Jairam G. Kimmane. 1. GHATAPRABHA PLATE (1,100m), …
  • Surveys by Big 3 come up with a mixed bag 29 Nov 2019 01:16 Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and top BJP leaders are exuding confidence of winning all 15 seats that will go to polls on December 5,  but the state police intelligence department’s internal assessment points otherwise. …
  • It’s Lady Legend vs. Areca Legend 28 Nov 2019 21:14 Lady Legend and Areca Legend may fight out the finish of the Bangalore Turf Club Trophy (1,200m), the feature event of the races to be held here on Friday (Nov. 29). False rails (width about 2m from 1,600m to the winning post) will be in position. 1. …
  • BJP MP’s son makes going tough for party here 28 Nov 2019 05:41 Bengaluru: When the ruling BJP announced its list of candidates for the December 5 bypolls, Hoskote Assembly segment, about 30 km from Bengaluru, was the first to see the signs of revolt from within the party. Sharath Kumar Bache Gowda, the young leader …
  • BJP tries to break into JD(S) citadel in Mandya, Mysuru 26 Nov 2019 05:53 BENGALURU: Out of the 15 Assembly seats that are facing polls on December 5, two seats — KR Pet in Mandya district and Chikkaballapur — have never been won by the BJP. In fact, in last year’s Assembly elections, the JD (S) came home with all seven seats in …
  • BJP will open account in two districts: Santhosh  24 Nov 2019 02:27 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The BJP is yet to open its account in two districts in the state and Chikkaballapur is one, party national general secretary BL Santhosh has said. “The party will open its account in Chikkaballapur after K Sudhakar’s …
  • JD(S) replaces its candidate for Chikkaballapur 19 Nov 2019 17:07
  • High stakes for Congress in Karnataka by-elections 18 Nov 2019 12:54 Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) The beleaguered opposition Congress in Karnataka faces an uphill task in retaining its Assembly seats in the December 5 by-elections, as it faces an upbeat ruling BJP and an estranged Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) ally at the hustings. …
  • Political parties considering Karnataka bypolls as a mini 'general election' 17 Nov 2019 23:00 Express News Service BENGALURU: The December 5 bypolls are unlike any in the past. With over 6 per cent like a mini-general elections in which the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress are fighting a do-or-die battle. The results, which will be out on …
  • Congress names another candidate for Karnataka bypolls 17 Nov 2019 15:00 New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday named P. Nagaraj as its candidate for contesting Yeshvanthapura Assembly constituency in Bengaluru for the upcoming Karnataka by-elections. In a statement, Congress General Secretary Mukul Wasnik said: “The …
  • Congress names 6 more candidates for K’taka bypolls 16 Nov 2019 19:42 Bengaluru, Nov 17 (IANS) The opposition Congress on Saturday named six more candidates for contesting the 15 Assembly by-elections across Karnataka on December 5. “Interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi has approved the names of the candidates for …
  • Karnataka bypolls: BJP, JD(S) release first list of candidates 15 Nov 2019 01:36 BS YediyurappaTwitter The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) on Thursday (November 14) announced the first list of candidates who will be contesting from different assembly constituencies from Karnataka for the upcoming by-polls on …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Rebel BJP leader Sharath Bache Gowda takes on party candidate MTB Nagaraj 14 Nov 2019 23:45 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The political scenario in Hoskote has unfolded in such a way that it’s finally become a BJP Vs BJP battle. On Thursday, disqualified MLA MTB Nagaraj filed his nomination papers as a BJP ticket, but without the authorised …
  • BJP picks 13 ‘defectors’ to contest Karnataka bypolls 14 Nov 2019 14:15 Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) The BJP has named 13 of the 16 defected former Congress and JD-S legislators as candidates for the 15 Assembly by-elections to be held across Karnataka on December 5, hours after they joined the ruling party here, a party official …
  • Children’s day: Tales of perseverance and grit 14 Nov 2019 05:39 Robert R. has been flooded with congratulatory messages this week after he bagged the ‘best player award’ in the ‘9th sub-junior boys 9-a side football national championship 2019’ in which he represented Karnataka. His team was the winning team in the …
  • Nothing much to gain in Karnataka bypolls, but JDS rolls up sleeves for fight 14 Nov 2019 01:05 Express News Service MYSURU:  If  the byelections are crucial for the BJP to stabilise its government and for the Congress to pull it down, there is nothing much for the JDS other than make its presence felt as the third alternative. However, the party …
  • Ayodhya: Reactions pour from across party lines in Karnataka hailing SC verdict 09 Nov 2019 12:16 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A sigh of relief was felt across Karnataka on Saturday after the Supreme Court, in a unanimous verdict, made way for the construction of Ram Mandir at the disputed site Ayodhya. Harmony was maintained and no illegal …
  • There are many layers to why there’s no export ban on this onion 09 Nov 2019 09:24 At a time when onion prices are bringing tears to consumers and the Centre has banned overseas shipment of the bulb, the export of one variety — the Bengaluru rose onion — has been allowed till the month-end, with a quantity restriction of 9,000 tonnes. …
  • It is the season of sops in bypoll-bound constituencies 07 Nov 2019 04:30 On Thursday, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa is set to lay the foundation stone for a slew of infrastructure projects at Hirekerur in Haveri district, represented by the now-disqualified legislator B.C. Patil, at a total cost of ₹110 crore. In southern …
  • Mallikarjun Kharge,his son Priyank Kharge meet DK Shivakumar 03 Nov 2019 18:58 Bengaluru: Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge and his son Priyank Kharge met DK Shivakumar here on Sunday. According to sources, the trio discussed many issues including the upcoming by-polls in the state. The bypolls in Karnataka, which were scheduled to …
  • Karnataka to get 4 new medical colleges, says Deputy CM 01 Nov 2019 08:00 Bengaluru: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan on Thursday said that the Cabinet has decided to set up four new medical colleges in the state. “We are going to set up four medical colleges. They will be set up in Chikkamagaluru, …
  • Shivakumar locks horns with BSY over medical college ‘shift’ 01 Nov 2019 06:43 Bengaluru: A week after walking out of the Tihar jail in a money-laundering case, Congress leader DK Shivakumar has got into a bitter fight with chief minister BS Yediyurappa over what he feels “snatching away of a government medical college granted to his …
  • Congress 1st list out for December 5 bypolls 31 Oct 2019 21:26 Bengaluru: With the December 5 Assembly bypolls to 15 constituencies just over  a month away, the opposition Congress on Thursday declared its candidates for eight of these seats in what seems to be an attempt to steal an edge over the ruling BJP which is …
  • Cong names 8 candidates for Dec 5 Karnataka bypolls 31 Oct 2019 15:55 Bengaluru, Oct 31 (IANS) The opposition Congress on Thursday announced names of 8 candidates for 15 Karnataka by-elections, to be held on December 5 and results would be declared on December 9. “Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi has approved names of …
  • JDS will field candidate on all 15 seats going for bypolls: Kuma 28 Oct 2019 14:38 Hubli: Former chief minister and JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy on Monday said that his party will field candidates on all 15 seats going for bypolls. He also hit out at the BJP government in the state saying that people are not happy with the relief work being …
  • Karnataka Cong drafts plan to defeat BJP in upcoming Assembly by-polls 27 Oct 2019 07:28 Bengaluru: Along with other Congress leaders, former chief minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday chalked out a plan regarding preparations for the upcoming Assembly by-polls in Karnataka. On Saturday, Siddaramaiah, former minister HC Mahadevappa and Member of …
  • Answer who caused damage to govt: Kumaraswamy asks Siddaramaiah 25 Oct 2019 04:41 By-elections to the 15 Assembly seats in Karnataka are scheduled to be held on December 5. Bengaluru: Former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday targeted senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah over the collapse of the 14-month-old coalition …
  • One-size-fits-all policy won’t work for job creation in Bengaluru 25 Oct 2019 02:44 Bengaluru: States should move towards sector-specific industrial clusters, which will yield multiple benefits, said panellists at The Economic Times India Dialogues. The panellists urged policymakers to promote industries that provide jobs in large numbers …
  • ‘Internal fight’ erupts in Congress ahead of Karnataka by-polls 16 Oct 2019 06:33 Bengaluru: The Congress party is still indulging in an internal fight to finalise candidates for all 15 Assembly constituencies in the state, where by-elections will be held on December 5 later this year, sources said. To finalize the names of candidates, …
  • 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. …
  • 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
  • BJP leader Renukacharya spews hate at Karnataka pro-CAA rally, says 'Muslims store weapons in mosques' 21 Jan 2020 16:55 BJP lawmaker from Honnali Legislative constituency, Renukacharya threatened the Muslim community.Twitter Raking up another controversy, MP Renukacharya, BJP MLA and political secretary to Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said, "There are few …
  • Yediyurappa loses cool on stage as seer demands cabinet berths for Lingayat leaders 15 Jan 2020 13:11 Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa on stage with Vachanananda Swami on Tuesday. (Source: ANI) Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa lost his temper at a public event on Tuesday after Lingayat seer Vachanananda Swami, who was sharing the stage with him, …
  • Lingayat seer’s demand for Cabinet berth to MLA irks Yediyurappa 15 Jan 2020 10:25 Davanagere: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday got visibly irked and offered to resign while attending an event here, after a seer of Panchamsali sect of Lingayats, Swami Vachananda, demanded ministerial berth for BJP MLA Murugesh Nirani. …
  • Panchamasali Peetha seer’s threat angers Yediyurappa 15 Jan 2020 04:37 A reported threat-like statement by the seer of Panchamasali Peetha at Harihar, Sri Vachanananda Swami, that the community may withdraw its support if MLA Murugesh Nirani does not receive his backing irritated and angered Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa at …
  • Noted Kannada scholar Chidananda Murthy dies at 88 11 Jan 2020 08:25 M Chidananda Murthy was popularly known as ‘Chi Mu’ in the Kannada literary circles. (Twitter/B S Yediyurappa) Veteran Kannada scholar and researcher M Chidananda Murthy passed away at the age of 88 Saturday at a private hospital in Bengaluru. He died …
  • CM Yediyurappa cancels Davos trip 10 Jan 2020 06:18 CM is keen to stay back to quell potential dissidence and pacify those who may not make the cut Cabinet berth pangs have forced Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa to cancel his proposed visit to Davos to attend the World Economic Forum beginning from January 21 …
  • Locals construct temple in memory of monkey in K’taka 09 Jan 2020 11:10 Davanagere: Residents of SVR colony of Channagiri Taluq here on Thursday built a temple in the memory of a male monkey, who died here ‘unexpectedly’. A group of monkeys entered the SVR colony around three months back. The monkeys have never disturbed …
  • Sriramulu hints he may not be minister for long after ASHA workers' protest 04 Jan 2020 01:28 Express News Service BENGALURU: Health Minister and Ballari strongman B Sriramulu on Friday made a veiled statement in New Delhi, after the massive protest by ASHA workers in Bengaluru, that he doesn’t know how long he will be minister and whether he could …
  • Illegal ivory trade still rampant in Karnataka 23 Dec 2019 01:15 Express News Service BENGALURU: The recent arrest of two traders in Davanagere has exposed how ivory trading continues unabated not only in the central districts, but in the entire state. This year alone, forest and police officials have seized 23 tusks …
  • Road show in Mumbai to seek investments in north Karnataka 22 Dec 2019 17:37 Bengaluru, Dec 22 (IANS) The Karnataka government has been holding a road show in Mumbai to seek investments in the state’s northern region and tier-II cities. A series of meetings are being held as part of the roadshow in Mumbai to attract investment in …
  • Cabinet berth aspirants try to get into ‘Santa’ BSY’s good books 18 Dec 2019 01:57 Express News Service BENGALURU: This year-end holiday season, newly-elected MLAs of the BJP, as well its old guard, are hoping to get cabinet berths as Christmas presents. With Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, who perhaps looks like Santa Claus now to …
  • Wanted: Infra-suture! 16 Dec 2019 00:49 Express News Service For politicians and planners in the state, unfortunately, Karnataka is Bengaluru. That is probably because 59% revenue comes from Bengaluru (thanks to IT,industrial and research centres). But it is time the government looked at the …
  • 612 farmers committed suicide this year in Karnataka 11 Dec 2019 00:34 Express News Service KALABURAGI: As many as 612 farmers have committed suicide in the state this year (January to November end), said director of Agriculture Department B Y Srinivas. Sharing the data with the New Indian Express, Srinivas said that, of the …
  • Two years on, city lags in completion of Smart City projects 04 Dec 2019 09:20 Bengaluru is not only the last city in the State to make it to the Smart City Project, it also has the dubious distinction of being one of the laggards in implementing the project. The city has till date been able to use an abysmal 3.33% of the funds …
  • CAT 2019 Slot 1, 2 paper analysis LIVE Updates: Exams conclude, check candidates’ reactions 24 Nov 2019 12:38 Port Blair, Ahmednagar, Rohtak, Simla, Nashik, Nellore, Sonipat, Kolhapur, Kurnool, Tirupati, Jammu, Solapur, Vijaywada, Dhanbad, Amravati, Visakhapatnam, Jamshedpur, Aurangabad, Chittoor, Ranchi, Jalgaon, Itanagar, Bangalore, Kolhapur, Dibrugarh, Belgaum, …
  • Bandh in 2 towns today as anger against Madhuswamy rages 21 Nov 2019 01:50 By Express News Service BENGALURU/TUMAKURU: The controversy over Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister JC Madhuswamy alleged insult to a religious leader of the Kuruba community refused to die down. So much so that the leaders of the community called …
  • Dabangg 3 Kannada version to be out in 250 theatres in Karnataka 18 Nov 2019 06:02 By Express News Service The Kannada version of Salman Khan’s upcoming Hindi film, Dabangg 3, has been creating a buzz in Karnataka even before its release on December 20, thanks to the presence of Sudeep in the antagonist’s Distributor Manjunath Gowda, who …
  • Karnataka: BJP, Cong share honours in ULB polls 15 Nov 2019 03:21 TNN | Updated: Nov 15, 2019, 7:44 IST Representative imageBENGALURU: The ruling BJP and its main opposition the Congress shared honours in elections to 14 urban local bodies (ULBs) across nine districts. The results were announced on Thursday. The BJP …
  • Davanagere throws up hung corporation, Congress emerges single largest party 14 Nov 2019 11:17 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: The Davanagere City Corporation has ended up with hung house after the election as no party won a clear majority to assume the power of the 45-member house. The Congress has a shortfall of only one seat to retain power …
  • Thanks to rain, Davanagere tank fills to brim 05 Nov 2019 10:50
  • Thanks to rain, Davanagere tank fills to brim for 2nd time in 6 decades 05 Nov 2019 00:22
  • WATCH | Karnataka BJP MLA Renukacharya escapes unhurt as ox runs into crowd 01 Nov 2019 14:06 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: Honnali BJP MLA M P Renukacharya escaped unhurt when an ox ran about among the crowd during a bull scaring competition, which is known as Hori Habba, at Dodderi village in Honnali taluk on Friday. The competition was …
  • BBMP official engages pourakarmikas in manual scavenging, booked 29 Oct 2019 00:53 Bengaluru: When the country was celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, a BBMP engineer allegedly got pourakarmikas to carry out manual scavenging works without providing them any safety equipment. Police have booked a case …
  • 'Don’t scrap Congress schemes': Siddaramaiah warns BJP 14 Oct 2019 03:37 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: Former chief minister and Opposition leader in the Assembly, Siddaramaiah, on Sunday launched an offensive against the ruling BJP, saying that any attempt to change the Constitution would lead to bloodshed in the country …
  • IIM CAT 2019 registration to close today: Know how to apply 25 Sep 2019 07:45 IIM Kozhikode campus (File photo) IIM CAT 2019 registration: The Indian Institutes of Management-Kozhikode will close the registration today for Common Admission Test (CAT) today. All those applicants who have not submitted their online application can do …
  • Karnataka man beheaded for trying to 'steal' sheep 23 Sep 2019 04:12 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: A man was decapitated in Malebennur's Mooginagondi village for allegedly trying to steal a sheep from an areca nut farm on Sunday. The accused, identified as Arujannappa, was arrested by the police.  Police stated …
  • India: After floods, Karnataka govt set to declare 30 taluks drought-hit 20 Sep 2019 07:19 B V Shiva Shankar BENGALURU: While thousands across 22 districts are still picking up the pieces following the floods in July and August, parts of Karnataka are reeling under severe drought-like conditions. The government is set to declare 30 taluks across …
  • 'Pailwaan' director S Krishna speaks about the 'desi kusti' wrestling style in the film 19 Sep 2019 13:49 Of late sports has become a huge source of inspiration for filmmakers in the country. Besides captivating audience imaginations with strong, inspirational stories, they also set the cash registers ringing. Films like Chak De India, Paan Singh Tomar, Mary …
  • Davanagere district rice mills struggle to survive   11 Sep 2019 02:59 Express News Service DAVANGERE: From about 140 rice mills 6-7 years back, Davanagere district is now left with only 40 rice mills. According to mill owners, at least two to three mills are being closed every day and many more are on the verge of closure. …
  • First breakup anthem by Davanagere band creates waves on YouTube 30 Aug 2019 19:54 Express News Service ‘Neenene’, a first breakup anthem with rock band music composed by city-based Black Cat Studios has been creating a buzz on Youtube and social media. The Kannada song has already been viewed by more than 56,000 viewers in just six days …
  • Karnataka government launches programme for student entrepreneurs 12 Aug 2019 15:52 BENGALURU: The Karnataka government’s Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science &Technology has launched a programme to empower student startups in the state towards entrepreneurship. The programme is part of Karnataka Innovation …
  • Mangaluru Commissioner of Police Sandeep Patil transferred 03 Aug 2019 09:17 Mangaluru (Karnataka): A day after the body of Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) founder-owner VG Siddhartha was found here on the banks of a river, the government transferred Mangaluru Commissioner of Police Sandeep Patil with immediate effect on August 1. Patil is …
  • Mangaluru Top Cop Transferred After Coffee Day Founder's Death 02 Aug 2019 13:26 Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha's body was found on the banks of Netravati River in Mangaluru. Mangaluru: A day after the body of Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) founder-owner VG Siddhartha was found on the banks of a river in Mangaluru, the government has …
  • In one go, BJP govt transfers 16 IPS officers across Karnataka 02 Aug 2019 03:08 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The new BJP government in the state has transferred 16 IPS officers on Thursday. ADGP Amar Kumar Pandey, who was at Karnataka State Human Rights Commission, has been posted as ADGP Law & Order. Kamal Pant, who was …
  • In Karnataka Police Rejig, Cops Probing VG Siddhartha's Death Transferred 01 Aug 2019 18:55 Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha was found dead in the Netravati river in Karnataka. Bengaluru: In a major rejig in the police department after assuming power, the B S Yediyurappa-led BJP government on Thursday has transferred 11 top Indian Police …
  • SUEZ Wins A Contract Worth €145M To Build And Operate India's Largest Wastewater Treatment Plant In New Delhi 31 Jul 2019 09:32 Delhi Jal Board, the authority in charge of water management in New Delhi, has awarded SUEZ the contract to build and operate a wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 564,000 m3/day at Okhla, South of New Delhi, for a value of €145M. The …
  • Karnataka trust vote live: Chief Minister Yediyurappa wins trust vote 29 Jul 2019 15:43 Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday proved his majority in the Assembly by winning the confidence motion by voice vote. With the numbers game favouring the BJP government, the Congress and JD(S) did not press for division on the one-line …
  • CAT 2019 official notification released, registration process to begin August 7 28 Jul 2019 12:32 CAT Notification 2019: The entrance examination will be held on November 24 CAT 2019 Official Notification: Indian Institutes of Management (IIM Kozhikode) has released the notification for the Common Admission Test 2019 (CAT 2019) on Sunday, July 28. The …
  • Dear Comrade release in Karnataka: Why are these 2 controversial hashtags trending on Twitter? 26 Jul 2019 16:40 Dear Comrade screen count in Karnataka and USCollage of BookMyShow Snapshots The hashtags like #BoycottDearComrade and #StopTeluguImposition are taking Twitter by storm after the Kannada version of Dear Comrade got lesser screens than its Telugu version in …
  • Alzheimer victims may thank Kiran Bhaskar soon 18 Jul 2019 14:53 Rediff.com Senior Contributor P Rajendran reports from New York on how the Indian-American researcher's pioneering work may wipe out the visible effect of Alzheimer's disease. Kiran Bhaskar, a professor at the University of New Mexico, could not …
  • Rain deficit: Bengaluru has recorded 36% deficit in monsoon showers 16 Jul 2019 05:56 Bengaluru: The city is facing one of its worst rain deficits given that it has gone without a single decent spell of rain in the 45 days since the monsoon set in. The first six weeks of the rainy season, crucial for groundwater recharge, recorded a 36% …
  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana KVPY Aptitude Test 2019 Imphal included 15 Jul 2019 00:18 Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Aptitude Test 2019 : Imphal included Last Date : 20th August 2019 Application for KVPY-2019 must be done online only. There are three steps to complete your application successfully. Step 1. Registration Step 2. …
  • SSLC Supplementary Result 2019: 42% students clear Karnataka 10th exam 12 Jul 2019 15:39 BENGALURU: The pass percentage in the SSLC supplementary examinations held between June 21 and 28 has touched 42.47, up from 40.69 last year. Announcing the results on Friday, the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) said that of the …
  • BDA engineer arrested for accepting Rs 5 crore bribe from IMA chief Mansoor Khan 03 Jul 2019 02:03 Mohammed Mansoor Khan, MD and CEO of IMA groupFacebook The Special Investigation Team (SIT) has arrested an executive engineer of Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA), PD Kumar Nayak, for his involvement in the IMA scam. Several documents related to the …
  • K'taka: Valmiki community protests for 7.5 pc reservation, halts traffic for 5 hrs 26 Jun 2019 04:37 The protest led to traffic congestion in several parts of the country on Tuesday. Bengaluru: The city was brought to a standstill as the members of the Valmiki community took the streets of Bengaluru to stage protest demanding 7.5 per cent reservation for …
  • SPARSH Group of Hospitals – a beacon of clinical excellence 18 Jun 2019 13:35 Dr. Sharan Shivraj Patil SPARSH group of hospitals was founded in 2006 by Dr. Sharan Shivraj Patil, with the aim of making quality medical care more accessible to the people. Built on the core values of Faith, Hope and Love, the group has been working …
  • Solving water crisis on Siddeshwar’s agenda this time 18 Jun 2019 02:08 Express News Service DAVANAGERE: In this season of water scarcity, four-time MP GM Siddeshwar has taken up the contentious issue plaguing the constituency, and pledged to fill all ponds and water bodies. His wishlist: Solve the water crisis, address basic …
  • K'taka: Alok Kumar is new B'luru Police Commissioner as IPS officers reshuffled 17 Jun 2019 06:04  Somendu Mukherjee who was currently holding the charge of IGP, Eastern Range, Davanagere, has now been transferred as IGP, Internal Security Division, Bengaluru. Bengaluru: In a major reshuffle of IPS officers in Karnataka, Alok Kumar has been appointed …
  • Complaints against IMA cross 30,000 15 Jun 2019 07:08 The tide of investors who allegedly lost money with the IMA Group of Companies shows no indication of ebbing. Thousands of people, on Friday, arrived at the Commercial Street Police Station to lodge complaints. The police say that in Bengaluru alone, the …
  • Rain fury: Busy day for BESCOM as 41 poles suffer damage  07 Jun 2019 02:05 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Several parts of the city plunged into darkness on Wednesday night following heavy rain. According to a BESCOM statement, 41 electricity poles were damaged owing to tree fall (three in south Bengaluru circle and eight in …
  • Modi keeps number of ministers from Karnataka at 3 30 May 2019 18:26 Bengaluru, May 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inducted two new ministers from Karnataka, kept one and dropped two other members of the previous government, maintaining the representation of the southern state at three. While D.V. …
  • Karnataka Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full list of winners 26 May 2019 05:56 Image Source : PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and mauling the opposition. So …
  • Near sweep by BJP in Karnataka, Congress, JD-S routed (Roundup) 23 May 2019 20:32 Bengaluru, May 24 (IANS) Riding on the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP on Thursday made a near sweep in Karnataka, winning 25 of the state’s 28 Lok Sabha seats, while another was won by an Independent candidate it supported. In what may …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Vote count starts in Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats 23 May 2019 03:50 Category: Bangalore, News Posted by Neha Published: May 23, 2019, 9:09 am IST Updated: May 23, 2019, 9:09 am IST Bengaluru: Counting of votes began on Thursday in all the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies across Karnataka, an official said. The vote count began …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Karnataka Lok Sabha Results 2019 Live Updates: Will BJP beat Congress-JD (S) combine? 22 May 2019 23:09 Live The results for of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka will be announced on Thursday, 23 MayTwitter The Lok Sabha election for 28 seats was held in two phases in Karnataka. In the first phase, Bangalore South, Bangalore North, Bangalore Central, …
  • EC readies for vote count in Karnataka’s 28 LS seats 22 May 2019 10:28 Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has made elaborate arrangements, including three-tier security, for the counting of votes in Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats from 8 a.m. on Thursday, an official said on Wednesday. “Counting centres are …
  • Status of development of smart cities in India 20 May 2019 06:18 Express News Service Initiated in 2015 by the Narendra Modi government, the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) is finally progressing with respect to urban renewal, transport projects, and a retrofitting project aimed at ‘smartening up’ of 100 cities in India.  …
  • Karnataka SSLC Results 2019: Amused Twitterati ask how Haasan, Ramanagara topped chart this time 30 Apr 2019 17:06 Karnataka SSLC Result 2019 results declared [Representative Image]NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images Karnataka SSLC results are out and Haasan and Ramanagar have landed in the first and second places in 2019 district-wise ranking list. Karnataka Chief …
  • Opposition complaint to EC after snags in EVMs reported across states 24 Apr 2019 10:46 Category: News, Politics Posted by safoora Published: Apr 24, 2019, 3:40 pm IST Updated: Apr 24, 2019, 4:00 pm IST NEW DELHI: Like in the previous two phases of Lok Sabha elections held on April 11 and April 18, snags in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) …
  • 68% voter turnout in 14 Karnataka Lok Sabha seats 24 Apr 2019 05:08 Gadag: Congress leader H. K. Patil waits for his turn to cast his vote for the third phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, at a polling station in Karnataka's Gadag, on April 23, 2019IANS An estimated 67.66 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on …
  • Give us our due: 12 villages in Western Ghats stay put at home 24 Apr 2019 00:58 Express News Service BELAGAVI:  The boycott of the Lok Sabha polls on Tuesday was almost total at 12 villages located amid the Western Ghats in Khanapur taluk as residents chose to stay away from the polling booths en masse.  Deprived of basic …
  • 68% turnout in Karnataka’s 14 LS seats 23 Apr 2019 19:10 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) An estimated 67.66 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on Tuesday in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats across the state’s western and northern regions, an official said. “The overall voter turnout is 67.66 after …
  • Karnataka lok sabha polls 23 Apr 2019 17:06 Glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) in many polling stations delayed or held up voting initially in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats, said an official on Tuesday. "Though there are …
  • Snags in EVMs reported from different states 23 Apr 2019 16:45 Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Sameer Published: Apr 23, 2019, 9:38 pm IST Updated: Apr 23, 2019, 9:39 pm IST New Delhi: Like in the previous two phases of Lok Sabha elections held on April 11 and April 18, snags in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs …
  • 65% turnout in Karnataka's 14 LS seats 23 Apr 2019 15:53 Bengaluru: An estimated 65.23 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on Tuesday in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats across the western and northern regions, an official said. "The voter turnout was 65.23 per cent at 6 pm when the …
  • 65% turnout in Karnataka’s 14 LS seats (Evening Lead) 23 Apr 2019 15:24 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) An estimated 65.23 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on Tuesday in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats across the western and northern regions, an official said. “The voter turnout was 65.23 per cent at 6.00 p.m …
  • 60% polling in Karnataka till 5 p.m (Fifth Lead) 23 Apr 2019 13:19 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) About 60 per cent votes were cast till 5 p.m in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats during the third phase of polling amid tight security on Tuesday. “Average voting percentage touched 60.41 per cent by 5.00 p.m in the 14 …
  • Moderate voting in Karnataka (3rd Lead)(12 noon) 23 Apr 2019 08:52 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Voting picked up in Karnataka’s 14 Lok Sabha constituencies to register 21.05 per cent by 12 noon on Tuesday, an official said. “Moderate to brisk voting was witnessed after 10 a.m. in most of the parliamentary seats as the …
  • 2019 Lok Sabha Elections: 14 Seats In Karnataka, 20 In Kerala Go To The Polls Today 23 Apr 2019 07:07 Lok Sabha Election: Women constitute 10 of 237 candidates contesting polls in Karnataka. New Delhi: Many parts of Karnataka and Kerala will go to the polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections today. While an estimated 2.43 crore voters will …
  • Why Congress-JD(S) tie-up shouldn't worry BJP 23 Apr 2019 06:55 NEW DELHI: In 2018 Karnataka assembly elections, the Congress, with 80 seats, forged a post-poll alliance with JD(S), with 37 seats, to form a government in the 224-member assembly. The BJP with 104 seats was the single largest party. The “success” of this …
  • 7% voting recorded in Karnataka (2nd Lead)(10 a.m.) 23 Apr 2019 06:02 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Around 7 per cent of the estimated 2.43 crore electorate cast their votes in Karnataka’s 14 Lok Sabha constituencies till 10 a.m. on Tuesday, an official said. Voting began at 7 a.m. in 28,022 polling stations across the regions. …
  • Glitches in EVMs, VVPATs delay Karnataka polling 23 Apr 2019 05:14 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) in many polling stations delayed or held up voting initially in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats, said an official on Tuesday. …
  • Voting underway in Karnataka’s 14 Lok Sabha seats 23 Apr 2019 04:02 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Voting was underway on Tuesday in the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies across western and northern Karnataka amid tight security, said an election official. “Voting began at 7 a.m. in 28,022 polling stations across the regions, …
  • Yeddyurappa's son Raghavendra casts his vote in Shimoga 23 Apr 2019 03:38 [India], Apr 23 (ANI): Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) candidate from Shimoga BY Raghavendra cast his vote at a polling booth in Shikaripura, in the third phase of the polling on Tuesday. Last year, Raghavendra, who is the son of former Karnataka chief minister …
  • All you need to know about the biggest phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections 23 Apr 2019 03:11 Mumbai: As India prepares to vote for the third phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, 116 seats will go to polls on April 23. This phase would cover the highest number of seats. In the first phase (April 11), Bihar saw the lowest voter turnout with 50 per …
  • Lok Sabha elections: 3rd phase of polling begins in 116 seats 23 Apr 2019 02:37 Polling began on Tuesday in 116 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 13 states and 2 Union Territories in the third phase of ongoing elections.All 26 constituencies in Gujarat, all 20 seats in Kerala, 14 each in Maharashtra and Karnataka, 10 in Uttar …
  • Take a cap, umbrella and water bottle to polling booth today  23 Apr 2019 01:43 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Met department has some good advice for voters: Don’t forget to take along an umbrella and water bottle with your voter IDs as you queue up to vote on Tuesday, for it’s going to be a sultry and sizzling election day. …
  • 14 Seats In Karnataka, 20 In Kerala Go To The Polls Today 22 Apr 2019 20:15 Women constitute 10 of the 237 candidates contesting the elections in Karnataka. New Delhi: Many parts of Karnataka and Kerala will go to the polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections today. While an estimated 2.43 crore voters will decide the …
  • 14 Karnataka LS seats to go to polls on Tuesday 22 Apr 2019 17:49 Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) An estimated 2.43 crore voters, which include around 10 lakh first-time voters, are set to vote for the 14 Lok Sabha seats in the western and northern Karnataka in the third phase of polling on Tuesday. Congress leader in the …
  • 3rd phase of Lok Sabha election: Wayanad, Gandhinagar among 116 parliamentary seats going to polls tomorrow 22 Apr 2019 13:25 [India], Apr 22 (ANI): As many as 116 parliamentary constituencies will go for polls tomorrow across 13 states and two Union Territories in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections.While some Lok Sabha constituencies of Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu …
  • Phase 3 Election 2019 22 Apr 2019 11:43 NEW DELHI: In the third phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, a total of 117 constituencies across 13 states and two Union territories will go to polls. The voting for 3rd phase of General Elections 2019 will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The voting …
  • Campaign ends for remaining 14 Karnataka LS seats 21 Apr 2019 16:32 Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) The high-voltage campaign in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha constituencies across the state’s western and northern parts going to polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 23 concluded on Sunday. “The …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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: 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 …
  • 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 …