• IMA Ponzi scheme: Main accused remanded to ED custody till July 23 20 Jul 2019 13:53 Bengaluru: A special PMLA court here on Saturday granted a three-day custody of Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the owner of IMA Jewels, to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) until July 23 in connection with a multi-crore-rupee Ponzi scheme case, in which thousands …
  • IMA Ponzi scam: Accused kingpin Mansoor Khan brought back 20 Jul 2019 01:14 “A team of SIT officers located Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the founder of IMA and accused no. 1 (in the case)…in Dubai through sources and persuaded him to come back to India,’’ the SIT said. The Karnataka Police’s Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the …
  • IMA Ponzi scam accused Mansoor Khan arrested 19 Jul 2019 22:21 New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate arrested “I Monetary Advisory (IMA)’ group founder Mohammed Mansoor Khan at New Delhi airport early Friday morning. The ED sleuths are questioning Khan in connection with the case. Sources said a special investigation …
  • Popular myth debunked: Urban, rural youth almost... 18 Jul 2019 06:21 A study by city-based Nimhans busts general perception; says those with high internet use could be at a higher risk of experiencing anxiety. Youth in rural areas are as addicted to the internet as those in urban areas, a study by the city-based National …
  • Activists want urban arts panel to be set up again 18 Jul 2019 02:31 Express News Service HYDERABAD: Over the past few weeks, the State government’s counsel and the lawyers representing petitioners who have challenged the demolition of the Errum Manzil have argued over nitty-gritty details in the case in the High Court. In …
  • No more leasing of Bengaluru lakes 17 Jul 2019 01:34 Express News Service BENGALURU: Lakes in Bengaluru will not be leased out to any company, individual or organisation henceforth. Lakes belong to the state and their water will be recycled and reused. This is one of the prime decisions taken by the state …
  • WATCH | Will return to India in 24 hours, says IMA scam accused Mansoor Khan 16 Jul 2019 13:27 Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the Managing Director of IMA group and main accused in the multi-crore ponzi scam, released another video on Monday, July 15, claiming that he will return to India in the next 24 hours. Khan said that leaving India was a mistake and …
  • Rain deficit: Bengaluru has recorded 36% deficit in monsoon showers 16 Jul 2019 05:56 Bengaluru: The city is facing one of its worst rain deficits given that it has gone without a single decent spell of rain in the 45 days since the monsoon set in. The first six weeks of the rainy season, crucial for groundwater recharge, recorded a 36% …
  • Even a disaster hasn’t woken up Bengaluru's emergency response system 15 Jul 2019 07:45 BENGALURU: While authorities have focused on upgrading the detection and response mechanisms to deal with monsoon floods in Bengaluru, the lack of an integrated command and control centre to address other forms of disasters is glaring. The latest disaster …
  • IMA scam: SIT seizes Rs 2.5 crore from arrested IAS officer BM Vijay Shankar 13 Jul 2019 07:33 The Special Investigation Team (SIT) has recovered Rs 2.5 crore cash from IAS officer Vijay Shankar.Twitter Days after arresting the Deputy Commissioner of Bengaluru (Urban), BM Vijay Shankar, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) has recovered Rs 2.5 crore …
  • Bengaluru: SIT arrests 2 accused in IMA fraud case 12 Jul 2019 22:22 Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 13 (ANI): The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the alleged multi-crore IMA fraud case has arrested two persons in connection with it. During the course of investigation, an inspector named Shekar got a tip-off …
  • 'Religious duty to support IMA': Cleric held for asking Muslims to invest in ponzi scheme 12 Jul 2019 10:02 The accused, Haneez Afsar Azeezi, is a priest at a mosque in Bengaluru's Shivajinagar. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the multi-crore IMA ponzi scam arrested a 65-year-old moulvi on Thursday, July 11, for allegedly encouraging people to …
  • BBMP to study vulnerability of buildings in Bengaluru 12 Jul 2019 02:35 Express News Service BENGALURU: The sudden collapse of the under-construction building in east Bengaluru has made the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) more alert. Along with National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), it has now decided to …
  • Hemant Nimbalkar, the IPS officer who gave clean chit to IMA, is Bengaluru's new ACB chief 11 Jul 2019 23:01 Hemant M NimbalkarTwitter Hemant M Nimbalkar, the Inspector General (IG) of Bengaluru Police, has been transferred as the new chief of Bengaluru's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). The recent developments came after Nimbalkar gave a clean chit to the IMA …
  • SIT asks suspended Congress MLA Roshan Baig to appear before it in IMA scam case 10 Jul 2019 20:12 Shivajinagar MLA R Roshan BaigTwitter Hours after Roshan Baig resigned from the Congress, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the IMA case summoned him over his alleged involvement in the multi-crore scam. The SIT has directed Baig to appear …
  • SIT arrests IAS officer BM Vijayshankar for taking Rs 1.5 cr bribe from IMA chief Mansoor Khan 09 Jul 2019 18:57 Deputy Commissioner of Bengaluru (Urban) BM Vijay ShankarTwitter The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the multi-crore IMA ponzi scam arrested the Deputy Commissioner of Bengaluru (Urban), BM Vijayshankar, on Monday (July 8) on charges of taking a …
  • SIT investigates suspended Cong MLA Roshan Big in a ponzy scam case 09 Jul 2019 16:47 The lawmaker was earlier suspended from the Congress for his anti-party activities. Bengaluru: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the alleged IMA group ponzi scam Tuesday served a notice to Congress MLA Roshan Baig, asking him to appear before it …
  • Officer held for ‘false report’ in IMA Group case 08 Jul 2019 23:22 On November 16, 2018, the revenue department had issued a seizure notice. A Bengaluru Police SIT probing the multi-crore IMA Group Ponzi scheme fraud on Monday arrested Bengaluru Urban district deputy commissioner B M Vijay Shankar for allegedly issuing a …
  • View: How urban primacy assumed importance in Sitharaman's Budget speech 08 Jul 2019 18:31 Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her maiden Budget speech, rightly said that “rapid urbanisation is an opportunity rather than a challenge”. Her Budget also provides a roadmap for water, housing and infrastructure. Bengaluru and Chennai are …
  • IAS Officer Arrested On Corruption Charges In Bengaluru 08 Jul 2019 15:59 Deputy commissioner of Bengauru urban district BM Vijay Shankar was arrested today. (Representational) Bengaluru: The special investigation team (SIT) probing the Bengaluru-based IMA group ponzi scam has arrested the deputy commissioner of Bengauru urban …
  • Japanese traffic sensors to hit Bengaluru roads in 2020 05 Jul 2019 03:01 Express News Service BENGALURU: Vehicles commuting along infamous traffic bottlenecks can expect some relief as Japanese technology will be adopted for signals. However, the system will come into place only next year. The tenders for the Advanced Traffic …
  • Bengaluru doctors demand increased investment in manpower, primary care 03 Jul 2019 03:50 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Increased expenditure on adding manpower and equipping health workers to provide quality primary care was a common demand by doctors in the upcoming state budget.  Dr C N Manjunath, director, Jayadeva Institute of …
  • Legacy waste haunts Bengaluru, team to study solutions 03 Jul 2019 03:49 By Express News Service BENGALURU: For a city grappling with its daily waste, managing old municipal solid waste accumulated over the years is an added headache. To study best practices and come up with a plan suitable for the city, a team of officials and …
  • Demand for residential care for dementia patients rising in Bengaluru 01 Jul 2019 04:47 Fifty-two-year-old Anjana’s (name changed) father, now 87 years old, was a man known to live by the clock. He was an early riser and meticulously managed the household finances after retirement. However, when he was 84, he started forgetting simple things. …
  • Bengaluru is running dry, and it is a reality 30 Jun 2019 19:59 Alarmed by drought-like conditions in various parts of Karnataka and the serious threat of drinking water shortage, the state government is mulling a five-year ban on construction of apartments across Bengaluru. The year 2020 might have meant a landmark …
  • 'Bengaluru’s well-diggers have shown how traditional water bodies can be revived' 29 Jun 2019 22:22 Leonardo Di Caprio says “only rain can save Chennai”. Water activist and urban planner Vishwanath Srikantaiah adds to it: reviving water bodies, growing water-efficient crops and recycling waste water are ways to ensure such a crisis never repeats in …
  • CELEBRATING THREE DECADES OF CHANGING URBAN LANDSCAPES 27 Jun 2019 14:00 Salarpuriya_Greenage Salarpuriya Greenage Salarpuriya_Luxuria Salarpuriya_Luxuria Salarpuriya_Eastcrest Salarpuriya_Eastcrest Salarpuriya_Magnificia Salarpuriya_Magnificia Salarpuriya_Aspire Salarpuriya_Aspire Built on the bedrock of trust, innovation and …
  • K'taka CM seeks special central funding for Bengaluru 26 Jun 2019 06:00 Bengaluru: Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday sought special funding from the Centre for Bengaluru considering its growth. In his interaction with the Fifteenth Finance Commission’s chairman NK Singh, the CM urged the commission to consider certain …
  • Namma Bengaluru: As metro works picks up pace, business in CBD slows down 26 Jun 2019 05:52 Shops and restaurants on M.G. Road and Brigade Road and vendors on Kamaraj Road are already feeling the impact of traffic and parking restrictions in the area on account of underground construction work for Namma Metro. Many are bracing themselves to …
  • Highest urban unemployment, but more formal jobs in the last 13 yrs: Report 26 Jun 2019 03:32 The latest jobs data released by the government--amidst much controversy and debate--showed a 45-year high in general unemployment, but these data have also revealed a rise in formal employment--which accounts for 35.8% of all jobs--particularly in urban, …
  • New high-power panel to hasten metro projects in Bengaluru 19 Jun 2019 05:49 BENGALURU: The state government has constituted a new high-power committee (HPC) of 10 IAS officers to hasten the construction of metro projects in the city. The committee will meet for the first time on June 21. Although a HPC has existed since 2014, it …
  • Unleashing the potential of urban India 17 Jun 2019 21:43 The Global Metro Monitor 2018 reports that 36% of employment growth and 67% of GDP growth were contributed by the 300 largest global metros, with those in emerging economies outperforming those in advanced economies. Metropolitan areas concentrate and …
  • Vehicle damage, thefts hurt urban mobility firms in Bengaluru 17 Jun 2019 03:29
  • The Matrix, unplugged! Bengaluru boy designs game to help overcome gadget addiction 13 Jun 2019 22:11 BENGALURU: Addiction is a common word in our society - nearly all of us have been around smokers, or encountered alcoholics or gamblers. There is one other addiction, though, far more insidious and just as deadly and it will surprise many. Smartphones. …
  • Uber partners with Bajaj to launch ‘Qute’ on UberXS in Bengaluru 13 Jun 2019 18:38 Personal mobility major Uber on Thursday announced a partnership with Bajaj Auto to launch Bajaj Qute on UberXS for quick, affordable and smart urban commuting. The Bajaj Qute is a driver-plus three passenger quadricycle. The four-wheeled motor vehicle is …
  • Uber partners Bajaj to launch affordable service 'Bajaj Qute' taxi in Bengaluru 13 Jun 2019 14:11 By PTI NEW DELHI: Ride hailing major Uber Thursday said it has partnered with Bajaj Auto to launch Bajaj Qute on its new UberXS category to offer affordable commuting option to travellers in Bengaluru. Bajaj Qute is a driver-plus three passenger …
  • Uber launches Bajaj Qute on UberXS category in Bengaluru 13 Jun 2019 12:53 Ride hailing major Uber on Thursday said it has partnered with Bajaj Auto to launch Bajaj Qute on its new UberXS category to offer affordable commuting option to travellers in Bengaluru. Bajaj Qute is a driver-plus three passenger quadricycle. The four- …
  • Uber partners with Bajaj to launch Bajaj Qute in Bengaluru 13 Jun 2019 12:13 BENGALURU: Cab aggregator Uber on Thursday announced a partnership with Bajaj Auto to launch Bajaj Qute on UberXS for quick, affordable and smart urban commuting. The facility was launched in Bengaluru. The Bajaj Qute is a driver plus three passenger …
  • Uber partners with Bajaj to launch Bajaj Qute on UberXS in Bengaluru 13 Jun 2019 11:31 Uber, the world's largest personal mobility company, today announced a partnership with Bajaj Auto, one of the most trusted brands in the world, to launch Bajaj Qute on UberXS for quick, affordable and smart urban commuting. The Bajaj Qute is a driver …
  • redBus introduces carpooling in Bengaluru 12 Jun 2019 15:41 redBus, the world’s largest online bus ticketing platform, on Wednesday launched its new service -- rPool that allows office-goers to avail and offer rides while commuting between home and their workplace. “rPool, our new carpooling service, is a …
  • Under new law 90% of telecom towers in Bengaluru may turn illegal 12 Jun 2019 06:27 BENGALURU: Approximately 90% of telecom towers in the City are installed on buildings that do not have an occupancy certificate. Reason: There was no law making it compulsory for telecom operators to instal towers on buildings with occupancy certificate. …
  • Cash-strapped Urban Ladder lays off hundreds of employees 10 Jun 2019 13:33 Omnichannel furniture retailer Urban Ladder has been trimming flab to sustain its operations, but its leadership team claims it is just a couple of months away from turning EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation) positive. …
  • Veteran film and theatre personality Girish Karnad dies in Bengaluru 10 Jun 2019 13:23 Bengaluru: Girish Karnad— one of the best-known faces of Kannada theater, author, filmmaker and activist— died in a Bengaluru hospital on Monday, his family said. Karnad, 81, was awarded the Padma Shri in 1974, the Padma Bhushan in 1992, and the highest …
  • Branded Urban Naxal, Girish Karnad stood by what he believed in 10 Jun 2019 12:05 Girish Karnad, actor, director and noted playwright, died at his residence in Bengaluru on Monday. The 81-year-old actor, a voice that championed the freedom of expression, used his stature to stand and fight for what he believed in despite failing health …
  • Bengaluru residents lampoon compulsory compost plan 09 Jun 2019 01:43 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A yet-to-be-tabled proposal, where residents will be asked to compost wet waste, has already drawn the ire of experts as well as citizens. Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), has chalked out a proposal for …
  • Bengaluru: A cure for monsoon malady 07 Jun 2019 05:43 After enduring one of the worst summers, Bengalureans are gearing up for the monsoon. Many dread the thought of rains, given their past experiences. The growth of Bengaluru, a city once known for its pristine lakes, lush greenery and pleasant air, has come …
  • Yeddyurappa suffers setback in home turf in urban local body poll 03 Jun 2019 16:34 Results were declared on Monday for a total 140 wards in Shivamogga and Bengaluru Rural that went to polls Saturday. In a setback to state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa, the Congress has won majority of wards in his constituency of Shikaripura in Shivamogga …
  • Bengaluru City to get new building bylaws to support EV infrastructure 01 Jun 2019 04:43 The city may soon get a modified building bylaw that supports the creation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and encourage the use of Electric Vehicles (EVs). “Under the proposed bylaw, there will be one EV charging point for every 10 car parking …
  • No ban on cycling, trekking in Bengaluru's Turahalli forest for now 27 May 2019 05:54 BENGALURU: After much debate, the forest department has decided to allow enthusiasts of cycling and other activities inside Turahalli forest and also work on an alternative. Turahalli forest, near BSK VI stage, off Kanakapura Road, is popular among the …
  • Over 500 cases a month, dog bites cause concern in Bengaluru 21 May 2019 06:28 Express News Service BENGALURU: A shocking 517 dog bite cases were registered in the city in April alone, of which 194 were classified as Class 3 (severe) cases at 110 urban health centres and referral hospitals of BBMP, shows the civic body’s registry. …
  • Urban Legend: Painting with the colours of the wind – Gurudas Shenoy 17 May 2019 21:44 Even a stranger, meeting Gurudas Shenoy for the first time, is received like an old friend, with much exuberance and warmth. It's the same sense of exultation that makes a Gurudas Shenoy painting what it is, the abundance of colour - the gold and …
  • Network of small parks in Bengaluru can support a high number of bird, butterfly species 16 May 2019 02:42 The small parks in neighbourhoods of the erstwhile garden city may not just be for recreation and walkers, but its design may play a key role in protecting Bengaluru’s winged residents. Size, it seems, doesn’t matter; but a number of parks in close …
  • Urban Planning | The potential of moving the national capital 15 May 2019 18:53 Prakhar Misra and Sharmadha Srinivasan Last month, the Indonesian planning minister announced that the country is looking to move its capital from Jakarta to an undecided city with Palangkaraya being a prime contender. The main reasons cited for this move …
  • In Bengaluru, household composting of wet waste likely to be mandatory 14 May 2019 06:01 BENGALURU: Waste segregation exercises having failed in the towns and cities of the state, authorities are now considering making household composting of wet waste mandatory. If the idea, being proposed by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, is …
  • Of Bengaluru’s 80 lakh vehicles, BMTC fleet accounts for just 6,529 12 May 2019 03:42 Over the past 21 years, the State capital’s vehicular population has increased by more than 560%, but important mass transit systems, namely the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), have failed to keep up. Between 1997 and February 2019, …
  • The salary saga of Bengaluru’s garment workers 11 May 2019 15:20 Two decades, eight companies, no improvement. A career in Bengaluru’s garment industry has yielded little reward for Dakshayini, 41. Staffed largely by women, the industry in recent years has been in the news for allegations of underpayment and harassment …
  • Now, a 44-point action plan to check deteriorating air quality in Bengaluru 11 May 2019 03:09 Bengaluru’s deteriorating air quality gets another action plan, this time expanding from 14 points to 44. The move follows a recent National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to make action plans for four non-attainment cities (urban areas with air quality worse …
  • Bengaluru experiences internet blackout 10 May 2019 05:24 A fortnight ago, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), the industry body that represents top telecom companies, including Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio, went to town about how Bengaluru, the IT capital, is staring at a blackout of its …
  • Bengaluru parents beware! 30 kids injured, 2 killed in road accidents each month in city 09 May 2019 09:28 Express News Service BENGALURU: Last month, a couple and their three children were killed on the spot as the SUV in which they were travelling in reportedly hit the road divider and rammed into a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus …
  • BMRCL for an integrated commuting network in Bengaluru 09 May 2019 02:45 The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (BMRCL) has come out with a draft transit policy for the city, where it envisages an integrated commuting network — where people travelling on a bus or train can get down at their stop and walk to their destination …
  • Now Open: Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru at Embassy One Brings a New Level of Style and Service to India’s High Tech Capital 07 May 2019 09:23 The second Four Seasons in India is located within the new landmark destination Embassy ONE , encompassing the 230-room Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru, 105 Four Seasons Private Residences  and commercial and luxury retail space. A lush landscaped haven of …
  • Why bicycling in Bengaluru is a cruel joke on cyclists 03 May 2019 06:41 BENGALURU: Bicycling in Bengaluru is a cruel joke on cyclists. Shrinking road space and the absence of rider safety, not to mention the lack of cycling infrastructure, are killing this most sustainable and healthy mode of mobility. Little wonder then that …
  • Scooter rentals in Bengaluru help reduce traffic congestion, says Vogo’s Anand Ayyadurai 02 May 2019 11:41 Scooter rentals companies in Bengaluru are increasingly helping reduce traffic congestion, making public transport affordable and convenient, said Anand Ayyadurai, CEO, Vogo Automotive. Ayyadurai said that traffic congestion in cities like Bengaluru is …
  • When finding a job became a nightmare in Bengaluru after note ban, GST 02 May 2019 02:58 Kurubarahalli is a congested corner of India's technology capital, packed with narrow roads, alleys, heavy traffic, shops and darshinis, as small self-service eateries are called here. The area starts humming with activity as early as 7.30 am. Among …
  • Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru at Embassy ONE Opens in India 01 May 2019 18:21 Set amid 5.6 acres (2.3 hectares) of landscaped gardens and water features including a 100 foot (30 metre) outdoor pool, the Embassy ONE oasis mirrors the city’s unique combination of modern urban architecture dotted with calming parks and gardens. The all …
  • Give telcos adequate time for laying cables underground: K'taka govt tells Bengaluru municipal body 01 May 2019 15:56 New Delhi, May 1 () Karnataka government has directed Bengaluru municipal body to provide adequate time to telecom operators for laying cables underground, amid the authority snapping cables laid overhead, according to an industry body. Against the …
  • A plan to extend Bengaluru Metro's reach is on anvil 01 May 2019 05:34 BENGALURU: The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) — which implements and operates Namma Metro projects — has taken upon itself the mammoth task of preparing a comprehensive mobility plan (CMP) for the city. The report, expected in about a month, is …
  • Bengaluru organisations join hands to spread awareness on multiple sclerosis 30 Apr 2019 02:06 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Around 700 patients suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS) in city face tough times due to lack of proper medication and care, said Dr Rajesh Iyer, neurologist and vice chairperson, Multiple Sclerosis Society of India ( …
  • Seven traffic bottlenecks choking Bengaluru, say cops 24 Apr 2019 01:29 Express News Service BENGALURU: You can blame Bengaluru’s notorious reputation as a congested city on the infrastructure problems at seven junctions – Hudson Circle area, Ramanamaharshi Road from Mehkri Circle to Windsor Manor junction, Outer Ring Road …
  • Why are urban and rural voters dissimilar? 22 Apr 2019 16:15 Well before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls have reached the half-way mark there has been a firm reaffirmation of the sharp differences between the urban and the rural voter. The levels of participation of rural voters in Karnataka’s polling have once again been …
  • Bengaluru has the most theatre-literate audience: Naseeruddin Shah 21 Apr 2019 23:14 Bristling with fine performances, Bengaluru is on the cusp of becoming a major theatre landmark on the global map. But how often does it happen that a play takes the stage every day through a month — not just to enable the actors to perfect their roles, …
  • Rotary Club of Bengaluru launches 45-day long ec... 20 Apr 2019 10:03 BENGALURU: Monday, April 22 is celebrated as Earth Day across the world, with various events and festivities dedicated to environment and conservation. And it’s not likely that Bengaluru will be left behind. The Rotary Club of Bengaluru, Lalbagh will be …
  • Combination of factors contributed to poll day indifference in Bengaluru 20 Apr 2019 05:17 Election analysts attribute the continuous decline in voter turnout in Bengaluru to various factors, including absence of a ‘wave’ in favour of any particular party, anti-incumbency, the presence of a floating population apart from errors in the voters’ …
  • Urban Bangalore gives cold response to LS polls 19 Apr 2019 23:35 Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) Almost half of Bangalore’s urban voters didn’t vote during the second phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday, as voter turnout in India’s tech hub continued to remain stagnant and the lowest in Karnataka. “Comparison of voting …
  • Urban Bangalore gives cold shoulder to LS polls 19 Apr 2019 17:50 Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Almost half of Bangalore’s urban voters didn’t vote during the second phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday, as voter turnout in India’s tech hub continued to remain stagnant and the lowest in Karnataka. “Comparison of voting …
  • 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 …
  • ‘Gadgets distract urban students more, affect PU pass percentage’ 19 Apr 2019 00:03 Bengaluru: Students from rural areas have proven their mettle once again, outshining their urban counterparts in II PU exams held last month. While rural students scored 62.88 pass percentage, in urban areas, it was 61.38 %. According to experts, urban …
  • Will Bengaluru’s turnout go up? 18 Apr 2019 04:01 As another election dawns upon the city, questions arise on whether citizens will come out to vote on Thursday. While election officials squarely blame the city’s habit of taking a holiday rather than turning up at the voting booth, activists point out to …
  • Rap, pop music to attract first-time voters in Bengaluru 15 Apr 2019 20:46 Locked in a fierce electoral battle with the BJP, the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) alliance candidate for Bangalore-North, Krishna Byre Gowda, has resorted to rap music and flash mob dance to attract and engage the first-time voters in Bengaluru. …
  • Decoded: What the urban voter really wants 14 Apr 2019 10:23 By Shantanu Nandan Sharma When 10.5 crore voters exercised their franchise in India’s first Lok Sabha elections in 1952, only 17% of them were residing in towns. India then lived in its villages, as Mahatma Gandhi famously said. Much has changed since then …
  • Dad wins against school in Bengaluru running without licence 14 Apr 2019 02:28 Express News Service BENGALURU:  A father’s fight for justice paid off when he went against Orchids The International School, Jalahalli, in front of the consumer forum. The forum ordered the school, which was running a pre-nursery without permission, to …
  • Decoded: The concerns & wishes of urban electorate 13 Apr 2019 22:12 By Shantanu Nandan Sharma When 10.5 crore voters exercised their franchise in India’s first Lok Sabha elections in 1952, only 17% of them were residing in towns. India then lived in its villages, as Mahatma Gandhi famously said. Much has changed since then …
  • Migrants could have a major say in Bengaluru 10 Apr 2019 03:45 BENGALURU: The battle between BJP and the Congress-JD(S) alliance in three urban Lok Sabha seats of Bengaluru appears to be less predictable this time and migrants, who are here largely for work, could play a decisive role. According to BJP sources, …
  • How much a house costs in Bengaluru 09 Apr 2019 12:06 A house is probably the biggest spend for most Indians. And with urban population increasing manifold, buying a house in a large city, which is where most jobs are likely to be, has become difficult—the main obstacle being cost. Determining a property’s …
  • Bais go on PL, leave Bengaluru’s women in the soup 08 Apr 2019 00:43 Express News Service BENGALURU: Homemakers across the city and state are likely to fret and fume through a tough two weeks ahead of the elections — the ubiquitous maid, without whom many declare that life isn’t possible, has sought poll leave of up to 20 …
  • Water shortage haunts pockets of B’luru Urban dist 07 Apr 2019 23:20 Bengaluru: With temperature on the rise, around 120 villages and several areas of Benglauru Urban district are facing acute water shortage and the condition is likely to worsen over the next two months. With groundwater table plummeting below 1,000ft, …
  • Bengaluru: Private firms chip in to build infrastructure for e-vehicles 06 Apr 2019 08:54 BENGALURU: The less number of environment friendly electric vehicles (EVs) in the city is largely attributed to the shortage of public charging stations. While the transport department scrapped its proposal to set up 100 charging stations and Bescom failed …
  • 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 …
  • Metro Cash & Carry to give urban street hawkers a formal push 04 Apr 2019 06:13 BENGALURU: The government has roped in top wholesaler Metro Cash & Carry to help create a plan to bring unorganised urban street hawkers under the formal sector, the German company has said. Metro Cash & Carry has already formed a team to study and …
  • Bengaluru Development Authority asks physically challenged allottees to pay Rs 1 lakh in 45 days 04 Apr 2019 02:36 Express News Service BENGALURU: Physically challenged allottees who were eagerly waiting for sites to be registered in their names after making full payment were in for a shock last week. They received official letters which asked them to pay up an …
  • The invisible, informal sewage disposal system of Bengaluru 03 Apr 2019 03:55 Bengaluru city has grown far beyond what its sewerage system can support, and in this gap exists an entire grey market of faecal sludge management providers who, more often than not, dump thousands of litres of sewage along the sides of Bengaluru’s streets …
  • Woman power lights up campaigns of two Gowdas in Bengaluru 02 Apr 2019 03:08 Express News Service BENGALURU: As the two Vokkaliga heavyweights — DV Sadananda Gowda and Krishna Byre Gowda — take the stage in Bangalore North, it is their womenfolk who are out in the heat and dust, making inroads into this large constituency, and …
  • Bengaluru- based septuagenarian wins fight for product refund 31 Mar 2019 02:57 Express News Service BENGALURU: A city-based septuagenarian, who spent Rs 25,000 on a product which promised an end to all his troubles, succeeded in fighting and getting a refund for the same from the Bangalore Urban II Additional District Consumer …
  • Bengaluru’s heritage trees get a new home 27 Mar 2019 03:00 Express News Service BENGALURU: In a feat that was considered impossible, two gigantic, old trees have been transplanted from Bannerghatta Road to Arakere lake bed area to make way for the Gottigere-Nagwara Metro Rail line. The trees were pruned, treated, …
  • Heat takes a toll on this caged leopard in Bengaluru 27 Mar 2019 03:00 Express News Service BENGALURU: A leopard that had strayed into the Indian Veterinary Research Institute campus in Hebbal was trapped by forest officials on Tuesday morning. Late in the evening, the big cat was released in the Cauvery Wildlife  Sanctuary. …
  • K'taka govt plans, Bengaluru soon to get air-taxis 21 Mar 2019 00:51 BENGALURU: If everything goes as per the state government’s plans, Bengaluru may soon become the country’s first city to have air-taxis. Sources in the urban development department said a feasibility study will be taken up to explore the possibilities of …
  • As humidity dips to winter levels, Bengaluru sees spike in infections 19 Mar 2019 03:44 BENGALURU: Plummeting humidity in Bengaluru—something that’s usually seen during winter—has given rise to various infections. The low moisture level in the air and high temperature have brought down humidity to 19.7-31.6%. Decline in relative humidity, …
  • Bengaluru gets max English-medium government schools 16 Mar 2019 04:56 Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru urban district will have the maximum number of English-medium government schools from the coming academic year. The Department of Primary and Secondary education has prepared a list of 1,000 government schools …
  • Records of properties in Bengaluru Urban to be digitised 15 Dec 2018 03:48 Express News Service BENGALURU: The District Administration (DA) of Bengaluru Urban district is all set to conduct a feasibility study for digitising property records. The DA wants to conduct the test before converting all the records into an electronic …
  • Bengaluru Urban sees maximum dropouts in Karnataka, Udupi least 02 Dec 2018 03:33 BENGALURU: In Karnataka, government schools in Bengaluru Urban have witnessed the maximum dropouts since 2017, reveal records available with the education department. Of the 82,000 school dropouts registered in different educational districts across the …
  • 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 …
  • Relief for Karnataka MP DK Suresh in illegal mining case 16 Jul 2019 03:01 Express News Service BENGALURU: A special court has rejected two separate applications filed by investigation officers, seeking extension of the period of limitation in a case against parliamentarian D K Suresh. The court’s decision comes as a major relief …
  • Karnataka Congress rebel makes U-turn, flies off to Mumbai 15 Jul 2019 03:36 Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) In a sudden u-turn, rebel Karnataka Housing Minister M.T.B. Nagaraj flew to Mumbai on Sunday, a day after assuring state Congress leaders that he would withdraw his resignation as legislator and attend the Assembly on Monday. …
  • KAS officer penalised for selective disposal of files 13 Jul 2019 03:10 Express News Service BENGALURU: The state government has cracked the whip on a senior official, found guilty of acting on requests submitted to his office through middlemen and agents, while keeping requests submitted directly by the public pending. As …
  • Tejasvi Surya wants NRC in Karnataka due to influx of Bangladeshi immigrants - The News Minute 12 Jul 2019 16:46 Tejasvi Surya’s demand for extending NRC to the state comes at a time when Karnataka is at an advanced stage of setting up a detention centre for illegal immigrants. Bangalore South MP Tejasvi Surya of the BJP has demanded that the National Register of …
  • 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 …
  • Two more Congress MLAs quit Karnataka Assembly membership 10 Jul 2019 14:42 BENGALURU: Two more MLAs from the Congress - Housing Minister MTB Nagaraj and K Sudhakar - have resigned their membership of the Karnataka Assembly, taking the number of dissidents in the ruling coalition to 16. The two put in their papers at the chamber …
  • '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 …
  • Gang abducts bizman, takes him on a long drive 09 Jul 2019 06:48 Man from Kerala had come to city with Rs 1.1 lakh to bail his friend out A 36-year-old businessman from Kerala, who had come to the city to help out a friend, got entangled in a whole new mess of his own. K Prashanth had come down to help a friend get bail …
  • 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. …
  • Yettinahole stream diversion project: Where’s the water? 01 Jul 2019 01:01 Express News Service SAKLESHPUR: It’s a glaring change in the scenery that lets you know that you have entered the project site of the Yettinahole stream diversion project, which promises drinking water as far as Kolar and Chikkaballapur.  In the last four …
  • 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 …
  • Intel From Arrested Terrorist Leads To 2 Bombs Being Defused In Karnataka 26 Jun 2019 17:53 Bengaluru: Hours after a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operative was arrested, the National Investigation Agency and Intelligence Bureau Wednesday found two "live" bombs hidden in a stormwater drain in Karnataka's Ramanagar district, …
  • 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 …
  • Karnataka Congress leader Veerappa Moily calls state coalition 'big mistake' 23 Jun 2019 17:24 Veerappa MoilyTwitter As tensions are brewing in the Karnataka coalition government after Siddaramaiah's visit to meet Congress leader Rahul Gandhi asking to end ties with the JD(S), senior party leader Veerappa Moily also expressed his disproval of …
  • 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 …
  • Fresh Polls In Karnataka Anytime: Nikhil Kumaraswamy In Viral Video 06 Jun 2019 22:29 Nikhil Kumaraswamy asked party workers to start preparing for sudden assembly elections. Bengaluru: Indicating ''lack of trust'' between the coalition partners, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil Kumaraswamy, is …
  • Rahul asks all Congress state in-charges to submit report by June to assess poll debacle 06 Jun 2019 16:29 New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has asked all party's state in- charges to submit a report to review the party's drubbing of Lok Sabha elections.The Congress party had started conducting surveys after the results were out. According to …
  • In viral video, CM Kumaraswamy’s son instructs JD(S) workers to be poll ready 06 Jun 2019 14:18 In the aftermath of the video getting viral, Nikhil however, clarified that there was no threat to the coalition government and his father shall complete his tenure. In a video that has gone viral on social media, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy’s …
  • For this bird from Western Ghats, to adapt is to survive 05 Jun 2019 02:00 Express News Service BENGALURU: At 9.30am on Tuesday, traffic on Hebbal flyover was chock-a-block as usual with unbelievable fuel emission. However, unmindful of the rising air pollution, a white-cheeked barbet was feeding its young ones on a tree.  …
  • 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 …
  • Congress scores over BJP in Karnataka local polls 03 Jun 2019 12:51 Bengaluru, June 3 (IANS) Maintaining its lead through the vote count, the Congress has won 562 seats in Karnataka’s 63 urban local bodies, leaving behind the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with 406 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) 202, according to a senior …
  • General Election Results 2019: "Don't Want Karnataka Coalition Government"- Tumkuru Rural JD(S) Lawmaker 28 May 2019 10:45 If not for coalition government, Deve Gowda would have won by over 2 lakh votes: Gowri Shankar Bengaluru: Tumkuru Rural JD(S) lawmaker Gowri Shankar blamed the JD(S) and Congress' coalition government in Karnataka for the defeat of former Prime …
  • NEC and CSC e-Governance Services Form a Strategic Alliance to Deliver Innovative Digital Services for Rural Areas in India 15 May 2019 05:23 TOKYO, May, 15 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has announced that NEC Technologies India (NECTI), a wholly owned subsidiary, and CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd (CSC SPV) have formed a strategic alliance to jointly develop and …
  • When finding a job became a nightmare in Bengaluru after note ban, GST 02 May 2019 02:58 Kurubarahalli is a congested corner of India's technology capital, packed with narrow roads, alleys, heavy traffic, shops and darshinis, as small self-service eateries are called here. The area starts humming with activity as early as 7.30 am. Among …
  • Don’t short-change us, say Mysuru-Bengaluru commuters 02 May 2019 01:48 Express News Service BENGALURU: Yashwanth K, a software engineer from Mysuru who works in Bengaluru, usually travels back home during weekends to spend time with his parents. Since AC buses are comfortable, Yashwanth chooses to travel by an Airavat bus, …
  • BJP says Kumaraswamy violated poll code in Nava Bengaluru scheme project allocation 28 Apr 2019 23:37 [India], Apr 29 (ANI): BJP leader and former Chief Minister of Karnataka, J Shettar on Sunday alleged that the HD Kumaraswamy cabinet, which passed a resolution on Nava Bengaluru scheme, has allocated the project to Karnataka Rural Infrastructure …
  • Gamblers reshuffle in Bengaluru despite police crackdown 27 Apr 2019 01:51 Express News Service BENGALURU: A few months after the police launched a major crackdown on illegal casinos and gambling, the activity has quietly started rearing its head again. As many as 41 cases involving house-gambling have been registered in the …
  • Why are urban and rural voters dissimilar? 22 Apr 2019 16:15 Well before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls have reached the half-way mark there has been a firm reaffirmation of the sharp differences between the urban and the rural voter. The levels of participation of rural voters in Karnataka’s polling have once again been …
  • Bengaluru, here's where you need to go for fresh biryani at 6 am! 22 Apr 2019 13:01 It is 12 noon. Shivaji Military Hotel is abuzz with activity. In one vessel Mysore jeera rice is being cooked, while in others chunks of mutton and chicken simmer. The aroma of donne biryani fills the air, and people come and go as mounds of this …
  • Bengaluru has the most theatre-literate audience: Naseeruddin Shah 21 Apr 2019 23:14 Bristling with fine performances, Bengaluru is on the cusp of becoming a major theatre landmark on the global map. But how often does it happen that a play takes the stage every day through a month — not just to enable the actors to perfect their roles, …
  • Lok Sabha 2019: Bengaluru fails to turn out yet again 19 Apr 2019 03:18 Despite multiple campaigns and initiatives to improve voter participation, Bengaluru did not buck the trend of low turnout as citizens failed to vote in large numbers in the Lok Sabha elections held on Thursday. All four seats in the city recorded a dip in …
  • Will Bengaluru’s turnout go up? 18 Apr 2019 04:01 As another election dawns upon the city, questions arise on whether citizens will come out to vote on Thursday. While election officials squarely blame the city’s habit of taking a holiday rather than turning up at the voting booth, activists point out to …
  • Bangalore Rural has two surprises - Plenty of water, jumbos 14 Apr 2019 02:28 Express News Service BENGALURU: The joy that residents of Bangalore Rural constituency felt when they saw water bodies in their hometowns full to the brim with dam water, was short-lived when they realised they have an elephantine problem on their hands.  …
  • Savour tamarind grove in Bangalore rural 14 Apr 2019 02:28 Express News Service BENGALURU: Far from the madness of the hustle and bustle of Bengaluru, there is a magical land. It is like as if time has stood still there. You find trees have survived several centuries. This is perhaps the only place where you will …
  • PM Modi to address rally in Bengaluru on Saturday, BJP expects 2 lakh people 12 Apr 2019 14:01 BENGALURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a BJP rally at Palace Grounds in Bengaluru on Saturday evening. The rally is expected to start at around 4.30 pm. This is PM's second rally in Karnataka in a space of four days. On Tuesday, he …
  • Bengaluru Cantonment station bustles with energy as North East voters head home for polls 12 Apr 2019 02:59 Express News Service BENGALURU: A testimony to the conscientious rural voter is being played out at Cantonment Railway Station in Bengaluru as poll day approaches. Thursday saw hundreds of passengers waiting for the Guwahati Express that departs at 11.40 …
  • SC says Bengaluru sewage water to be used for irritation 05 Apr 2019 10:12 Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Apr 05, 2019, 2:30 pm IST Updated: Apr 05, 2019, 2:32 pm IST New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday lifted a stay it imposed earlier on the Karnataka government’s scheme to pump secondary treated water from …
  • Need of the hour: An enhanced mental healthcare system in Bengaluru 02 Apr 2019 17:19 Express News Service BENGALURU: In a burgeoning city like Bengaluru, while an increasing number of people seem to be complaining about mental health issues, a proportionate rise in the number of experts who can help them deal with the complaints is close …
  • Amit Shah to campaign in Bengaluru today 02 Apr 2019 03:08 By Express News Service BENGALURU: BJP is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that they retain their strong hold, Bangalore South. The Amit Shah muscle is all set to power BJP candidates across Bangalore South and Rural consti tuency.All preparations are …
  • Woman power lights up campaigns of two Gowdas in Bengaluru 02 Apr 2019 03:08 Express News Service BENGALURU: As the two Vokkaliga heavyweights — DV Sadananda Gowda and Krishna Byre Gowda — take the stage in Bangalore North, it is their womenfolk who are out in the heat and dust, making inroads into this large constituency, and …
  • Leaders hit campaign trail in Bengaluru 01 Apr 2019 03:32 Top leaders of all three major political parties were on a campaign trail in Bengaluru on Sunday to make use of the holiday to reach out to voters. For the first time, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and JD(S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda held a rally and …
  • Rahul Gandhi and HD Deve Gowda to hold first unity rally in Bengaluru 31 Mar 2019 02:57 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In a historic first, the Congress and JD(S) will hold a joint rally on Sunday evening in Bengaluru, to send out a message: “We are united.” Congress national president Rahul Gandhi and JD(S) national president HD Deve …
  • 362 candidates file nominations for first phase of LS polls in K'taka Bengaluru 27 Mar 2019 07:47 On Tuesday the last day for the filing of nominations, 181 candidates had filed 222 nominations. Bengaluru: As the filing of nominations for the first phase of polling for 14 Lok Sabha constituencies ended in Karnataka Tuesday, a total of 455 nominations …
  • At 28, the youngest BJP contender, Surya the surprise package from Bengaluru South 26 Mar 2019 14:57 BENGALURU: The late night decision of the BJP central leadership to field a young firebrand youth leader in Tejasvi Surya, with a Sangh Parivar background, for the key constituency of Bengaluru South has been considered by many as a surprise package for …
  • Five start-ups that are changing the lives of rural India 21 Mar 2019 21:29 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Five start-ups that are changing the lives of rural India 22 Mar 2019 India has become one of the fastest growing start-up hubs in the world in recent years. There are tens and thousands of start-ups in the country across various …
  • Bengaluru: Anti-Corruption Bureau raids 4 government officials, their relatives 19 Mar 2019 23:31 Bengaluru: In an early morning exercise, sleuths of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) raided the houses and offices of four government officers across the state, including in Bengaluru. The raids were conducted simultaneously in Bengaluru, Vijayapura, Gadag …
  • As humidity dips to winter levels, Bengaluru sees spike in infections 19 Mar 2019 03:44 BENGALURU: Plummeting humidity in Bengaluru—something that’s usually seen during winter—has given rise to various infections. The low moisture level in the air and high temperature have brought down humidity to 19.7-31.6%. Decline in relative humidity, …
  • Co-living is a trend among Bengaluru's millenial... 17 Mar 2019 03:49 Tavarakere is something of a mecca for millenials working across Bengaluru, who need a cheap place to live. The locality, in the south east of the city, is a warren of narrow, congested roads, with apartment buildings standing cheek by jowl with budget …
  • Rs 2 crore unaccounted cash seized in Bengaluru 16 Mar 2019 07:39 BENGALURU: Income Tax sleuths swooped down on a hotel in Gandhinagar on Thursday afternoon and seized Rs 2 crore unaccounted cash. Preliminary investigations have revealed that the cash was mobilized from contractors and was to be paid for political …
  • Bengaluru: Cash for polls? Crores seized from govt official and his driver 15 Mar 2019 23:47 Bengaluru: The Department of Income Tax, Bengaluru made its first poll related raid on contractors and engineers in key government departments, who have been tasked by politicians to allegedly collect funds for forthcoming polls, by raiding Narayan Gowda …
  • Rs 2cr unaccounted cash seized in Bengaluru 15 Mar 2019 15:32 BENGALURU: Income Tax sleuths swooped down on a hotel in Gandhinagar on Thursday afternoon and seized Rs 2 crore unaccounted cash. Preliminary investigations have revealed that the cash was mobilized from contractors and was to be paid for political …
  • We want to be the alternate banking system in rural areas: PaisaDukan 15 Mar 2019 15:16 What could inspire a-year-old fintech to open a branch in a rural hinterland like Madhubani in Bihar. ET.com spoke to P2P startup PaisaDukan.com’s Founder and CMD Rajiv Ranjan on his vision and expectations from rural India. Excerpts: PaisaDukan has opened …
  • IT raids Karnataka Rural Development dept engineer, seizes more than Rs 2 cr 15 Mar 2019 08:05 An employee poses with the bundles of Indian rupee notes inside a bank in AgartalaReuters file [Representational Image] The Income Tax (IT) department on Friday, March 15, raided the house of Narayan Gowda Patil, executive engineer of Karnataka Rural …
  • Will Bengaluru firms cut salary for election day if employees don't show proof of voting? 14 Mar 2019 10:10 [Representational image]Twitter Several private companies in Bengaluru have suggested that they will consider Lok Sabha elections' voting day as a paid leave only if employees show proof of casting their vote - the inked finger. It was suggested during …
  • Eureka Forbes aims non-metros, semi-rural markets to drive water purifier sales 03 Mar 2019 07:46 New Delhi, Mar 3 () Shapoorji Pallonji Group firm Eureka Forbes, a leader in electric water purification segment, is looking to further consolidate its position on account of focus on non-metro and semi-rural markets, a top company official has said. The …
  • Karnataka to deliver citizen services at home in Bengaluru 02 Mar 2019 18:31 Bengaluru, March 2 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Saturday launched here its pilot project to deliver citizen services at the home of the people. “Through this initiative, citizens can avail services like health card, income certificate, caste …
  • Infosys arm presents social innovation awards in Bengaluru 26 Feb 2019 14:53 Bengaluru, Feb 26 (IANS) The global software major’s philanthropic arm Infosys Foundation on Tuesday presented its ‘Aarohan Social Innovation Awards’ in Bengaluru to 12 individuals and NGOs for their contribution to social causes and the underprivileged in …
  • Day after Aero Show fire, 3 more reported on Bengaluru’s periphery 25 Feb 2019 01:55 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A day after a massive fire gutted 318 cars at a parking lot near the Air Force Station in Yelahanka, Bengaluru witnessed at least three massive fires erupting around its periphery. The dry weather and intense heat is …
  • India Bengaluru International Festival Reviews Iran Cinema 20 Feb 2019 04:15 TEHRAN (IFILM)-- The 11th edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFES) in India has set to focus on Iranian cinema with screening six features. A collection of six films have been selected to go on screen at the Country Focus section of …
  • Final push to woo voters: Cabinet OKs new houses for rural poor, more jobs 20 Feb 2019 02:57 New Delhi/Bengaluru: The Union Cabinet approved a slew of decisions on Tuesday, including a new electronics policy that aims to create 10 million jobs, the promulgation of four ordinances, a scheme to build 19.5 million houses for the rural poor, a Rs …
  • Cow important part of India's culture, rural economy: Modi 11 Feb 2019 17:46 IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, UP Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath serve food to underprivileged children during a programme organised to mark the serving of the 3rd billionth meal by the Akshaya Patra Foundation, in Vrindavan …
  • Karnataka: These rural students will fly to US to showcase innovations 06 Feb 2019 17:19 BENGALURU: Students from Soladevanahalli high school in Bengaluru are all set to fly to the US to participate in a science exhibition where they would represent India. The students have invented a cycle, drone and farmer-friendly accessories and will …
  • Cancer care most required in rural India: Manisha Koirala 04 Feb 2019 19:30 Bengaluru: Terming her successful battle against cancer a second life, Bollywood actor Manisha Koirala on Monday said she was constantly looking for stories of hope when she was indisposed but found none. Taking part in the launch of Centre for Excellence …
  • Postal Payments Bank to make banking easy in Bengaluru 01 Feb 2019 02:52 Express News Service BENGALURU: Getting your money delivered instantly at your home or even making a quick deposit within the City is set to become easier, thanks to the Payments Bank being rolled out rapidly by the Postal Department. The facility has been …
  • Bengaluru’s traveller duo lend a new rhythm to social work 31 Jan 2019 19:42 ‘ Sab apne hain’... This is precisely how Piyush Goswami and Akshatha Shetty describe their motto, as they travel through different parts of the country, documenting human stories and striving to improve the socio-economic conditions of poor communities. …
  • Bengaluru: Man kills wife hooked to social media, their baby 31 Jan 2019 14:12 BENGALURU: It was social media that brought Raju and Sushma together and it proved to be their undoing too. Angry over his wife spending too much time on her smartphone and neglecting chores at home, the warehouse employee bludgeoned her to death and …
  • Bengaluru: Man kills wife hooked to social media 31 Jan 2019 08:43 BENGALURU: It was social media that brought Raju and Sushma together and it proved to be their undoing too. Angry over his wife spending too much time on her smartphone and neglecting chores at home, the warehouse employee bludgeoned her to death and …
  • Karnataka cabinet to invest Rs 8,015 crore to better Bengaluru infrastructure 31 Jan 2019 02:59 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In a display of its commitment to the overall development of Bengaluru, the JD(S)-Congress coalition cabinet on Wednesday made a special allocation for Bengaluru city. Calling it an ‘investment’ under the Chief Minister’s …
  • ₹8,015 crore for Bengaluru’s infrastructure development 30 Jan 2019 23:37 The State Cabinet on Wednesday decided to release ₹8,015 crore for infrastructure development in Bengaluru. The decision came three days after Congress MLA and BDA chairman S.T. Somashekar publicly criticised the coalition government headed by Chief …
  • Bengaluru Central: Hariprasad among Congress frontrunners 29 Jan 2019 03:55 BENGALURU: Contrary to popular belief that the Congress always chooses a candidate from a minority community for the Bengaluru Central Lok Sabha seat, the party is considering BK Hariprasad, a backward community leader said to be close to the party high …
  • Rural women marching towards Bengaluru want ban on liquor 27 Jan 2019 19:23
  • Cops raid Bengaluru firm selling fake Britannia biscuits 26 Jan 2019 03:54 BENGALURU: An organised gang of racketeers is suspected to be faking the designs, colour schemes and shapes of biscuits manufactured by food products major Britannia and selling them in Bengaluru and neighbouring areas, said Yelahanka police. A corporate …
  • Traditional cookware finds more takers in namma Bengaluru 25 Jan 2019 19:23 While the city has been a pioneer in several green and sustainable initiatives, there has been a sudden increase in the demand for traditional cookware. This was evident at the recently concluded Millets and Organics International Trade Fair 2019, where …
  • Bengaluru doctor offers free angioplasty to poor patients (IANS Special) 24 Jan 2019 06:50 Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) At a time when only the rich can afford and have access to quality healthcare in India, a doctor in a private hospital in this tech hub is offering free angioplasty to the poor, who are no less deserving for it. “I have been …
  • Hostels for Northeast Students Coming up in Delhi, Bengaluru and Other Cities 21 Jan 2019 09:17 NET Bureau, Kingson Chingakham Northeast student hostels are coming up in Delhi and Bengaluru, and have been planned for other cities of India as well, where students from the North Eastern Region are pursuing higher education in substantial numbers. This …
  • Study reveals caste-based segregation in Bengaluru 19 Jan 2019 20:23 A first-of-its-kind snapshot of the distribution of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes community in the city reveals a patchwork of caste-segregated neighbourhoods where socio-economically backward castes are ghettoised. Older areas such as Malleswaram …
  • SIM-card swap suspected in unauthorised transfer of ₹31 lakh from a Bengaluru firm 19 Jan 2019 05:22 by Tushar Kaushik Bengaluru: The business account of a small-scale industry in Peenya, that manufactures heat exchangers, was robbed of Rs 31 lakh overnight, in what is likely to be a case of SIM-card cloning. The amount stolen is among the highest in …
  • Bengaluru voter strength is up by nearly 1.6 lakh; over 17,000 first-timers 15 Jan 2019 03:49 BENGALURU: Nearly 1.6 lakh more Bengalureans are eligible to vote in the upcoming parliamentary polls likely to be scheduled for April-May this year. More than 10% of them, 17,686 to be precise, will be first-time voters. With the special summary revision …
  • Bengaluru’s organic farming pioneer dies at 84 15 Jan 2019 03:49 BENGALURU: L Narayana Reddy, who earned recognition from various quarters for his excellence in organic farming, died on Monday. The 84-year-old died due to natural causes. Though he was suffering from cough and cold for the past few weeks, Reddy was …
  • Bengaluru voter strength is up by nearly 1.6L; over 17k first-timers 14 Jan 2019 20:04 Bengaluru: Nearly 1.6 lakh more Bengalureans are eligible to vote in the upcoming parliamentary polls likely to be scheduled for April-May this year. More than 10% of them, 17,686 to be precise, will be first-time voters. With the special summary revision …
  • Homeless people left out in the cold on Bengaluru streets 11 Jan 2019 07:53 Never does Bengaluru, all through the year, feel the stinging absence of night-shelters — and the sad presence of homeless people — as it does in the first couple of weeks of January, when night temperatures go below 10 degrees Celsius. Tech City, with …
  • Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, JD(S) fights to retain toehold in Bengaluru 08 Jan 2019 05:13 BENGALURU: The JD(S) could end up becoming conspicuous only by its absence from Bengaluru’s political scene in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections if the Congress sticks to its stand that any seat-sharing formula should be based on the performance of …
  • In Odisha, how a jobs revolution is giving rural poor a fresh start 07 Jan 2019 11:12 Skill training workshop in Odisha. (Express photo) It took Poonam Kumari three months to turn her life around from an unemployed high school graduate to an internationally awarded coffee ‘brew-master’. And it started when her father, a truck driver, …
  • Bengaluru-based Saankhya Labs makes electronic chip to help curb call drop, facilitate 5G 27 Dec 2018 13:20 Saankhya Labs co-founder and CEO Parag Naik said the chipset will help in separating video content from a mobile network and hence reduce the load on the spectrum for improving call quality. File Photo: Mint New Delhi: Bengaluru-based Saankhya Labs …
  • Lab opens to incubate chip-designing startups in Bengaluru 24 Dec 2018 19:22 Bengaluru, Dec 24 (IANS) The Indian Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) on Monday opened a fabless laboratory in this tech hub to incubate early stage startups for chip designing and make small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to access funds and …
  • Bengaluru shivers, but cold nights won’t last long 19 Dec 2018 22:36 BENGALURU: As the year gradually draws to a close, the mercury level is plummeting, according to Karnataka State Natural Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) recordings. But this won’t last long, says the weatherman. Night temperature in Bengaluru Urban dipped to 11 …
  • Hassan has best rural bus connectivity in Karnataka, Shivamogga worst 07 Dec 2018 14:27 BENGALURU: When it comes to rural bus accessibility in the state, Hassan district tops the list: Barring one, all 2,452 villages in the district have bus connectivity. This is in contrast with other districts where the number of villages lacking bus …
  • Hassan has best rural bus connectivity in K'taka 07 Dec 2018 03:09 BENGALURU: When it comes to rural bus accessibility in the state, Hassan district tops the list: Barring one, all 2,452 villages in the district have bus connectivity. This is in contrast with other districts where the number of villages lacking bus …
  • Hassan has best rural bus connectivity in state, Shivamogga worst 06 Dec 2018 19:33 Bengaluru: When it comes to rural bus accessibility in the state, Hassan district tops the list: Barring one, all 2,452 villages in the district have bus connectivity. This is in contrast with other districts where the number of villages lacking bus …
  • Milk supplied in pockets of Bengaluru may be unsafe 04 Dec 2018 19:28 Bengaluru: There is no guarantee that milk available in several parts of Bengaluru city and the entire Mysuru district is fit for consumption. For, jurisdictional food safety officials have failed to collect a single sample for testing from east and south …
  • Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway project hits roadblock 17 Jul 2019 01:42 Express News Service BENGALURU: The Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway project, which has an ambitious goal of connecting the twin cities within 90 minutes, is likely to get delayed further. Construction activity along the route is facing massive problems from a …
  • We are confident of proving majority : Anitha Kumaraswamy 12 Jul 2019 12:12 Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 12 (ANI): Even as her husband and Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy sought permission for facing a floor test in Karnataka Assembly, Anitha Kumaraswamy said that she is confident that JD(S)-Congress coalition will …
  • NIA seizes grenades, materials for making IEDs 10 Jul 2019 02:19 Knife, pistol, circuits and other incriminating material which were recovered from the location after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) busted a bomb manufacturing unit in Bengaluru, Karnataka on Tuesday. New Delhi, July 9 (IANS): The NIA has …
  • Gang abducts bizman, takes him on a long drive 09 Jul 2019 06:48 Man from Kerala had come to city with Rs 1.1 lakh to bail his friend out A 36-year-old businessman from Kerala, who had come to the city to help out a friend, got entangled in a whole new mess of his own. K Prashanth had come down to help a friend get bail …
  • Meet the 5 richest MPs 09 Jul 2019 04:57 A mix of industrialists and businessmen, who have inherited riches or rose from humble backgrounds and even endured boom and bust cycles, the MPs are illustrative of how the political stock of the wealthy is increasing rapidly. B Dashrath Reddy and T E …
  • South interior Karnataka may see a dry July 09 Jul 2019 03:52 Express News Service BENGALURU: The dry weather is showing no sign of letting up in the state. The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Management Centre (KSNDMC) authorities have said that south interior Karnataka will not witness any rain at least in the …
  • JMB terror suspect was planning another attack, suspect NIA sleuths 09 Jul 2019 03:49 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), who found explosives at a house in Chikkabanavara near Soladevanahalli following the arrest of suspected member of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) Habibur …
  • Gowda names new office-bearers of JD-S in Karnataka 04 Jul 2019 19:49 Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) Ruling Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda on Thursday named news office-bearers to strengthen the party and revive its fortunes in Karnataka. “Gowda has appointed 5-time legislator H.K. Kumaraswamy as the party’s …
  • Woman loses Rs 1.2 lakh in ATM fraud, alleges bank negligence 04 Jul 2019 03:10 Express News Service BENGALURU:  An elderly woman, a retired schoolteacher, lost Rs 1.2 lakh, as a trickster hoodwinked her into revealing her ATM pin and exchanged her debit card for a blocked one. The alleged negligence of a bank official also played a …
  • Rape accused thrashed by survivor’s family 29 Jun 2019 02:20 Express News Service BENGALURU: In a strange case, a rape accused who violated a minor for about six months, became a complainant alleging abduction and assault by the minor’s relatives. But probe into both the cases revealed the victimisation of the minor …
  • Terror suspects arrested in Karnataka wanted to transport explosives to Kerala 28 Jun 2019 21:13 National Investigation Agency (NIA)Twitter [Representational Image] The terror suspect arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Karnataka, Habibur Rehman, has claimed that he was asked to make explosive devices and hand it over to some people …
  • Karnataka on high alert after NIA arrests terror suspect, confirms home minister 27 Jun 2019 22:49 A high alert has been sounded across Karnataka on Thursday. Following the arrest of a suspected terrorist who is reportedly a Bangladeshi national, a high alert was sounded across Karnataka on Thursday. The accused was taken into custody by the National …
  • Karnataka on high alert as NIA arrests terror suspect 27 Jun 2019 11:53 Karnataka Home Minister M B Patil said that the suspect is allegedly linked to a terror organisation, reported IANS. Bengaluru: A high alert warning has been issued across Karnataka following the NIA arrested a suspected terrorist, a Bangladeshi national …
  • High alert in Karnataka as Bangladeshi national terror suspect arrested 27 Jun 2019 09:01 Category: Bangalore, News Posted by Rasia Hashmi Published: Jun 27, 2019, 2:12 pm IST Updated: Jun 27, 2019, 2:12 pm IST Bengaluru: A high alert has been sounded across Karnataka following the arrest of a suspected terrorist — a Bangladeshi national — by …
  • High alert in Karnataka as terror suspect arrested 27 Jun 2019 08:46 Bengaluru, June 27 (IANS) A high alert has been sounded across Karnataka following the arrest of a suspected terrorist — a Bangladeshi national — by the NIA in the state’s Doddaballapura town, officials said on Thursday. Speaking to the media, Karnataka …
  • Live bombs recovered after Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh militant's arrest in Karnataka 26 Jun 2019 22:40 [Representational Image]TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images Karnataka Police, along with the National Investigation Agency and the fire brigade, recovered two live bombs in Ramanagara district on Wednesday afternoon. The bombs were recovered from a …
  • 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 …
  • H.D. Kumaraswamy seeks Centre’s early nod for Mekedatu project on Cauvery river 15 Jun 2019 14:30 Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday met Union Water Resources Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and sought early nod for the proposed ₹5,912 crore reservoir in Mekedatu on the Cauvery river. Mr. Kumaraswamy also asked the Centre to notify …
  • Cabinet approves free laptops for students 15 Jun 2019 00:31 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The long-pending scheme to provide free laptops to college students will finally see the light of day with the cabinet on Friday approved the roll out. An announcement to extend the scheme that was limited to students of …
  • WATCH | Karnataka woman tied to electric pole, beaten for not repaying loan 14 Jun 2019 10:17 (Representational Image)Creative Commons A woman was tied to an electric pole and brutally beaten by the villagers of Kodigehalli in Ramanagara district of Karnataka, demanding her to return the money she had loaned from them on Thursday, June 13. The …
  • Temple Priest releases intimate pictures with victim, couple forced to take extreme step 12 Jun 2019 10:31 Category: Crime, India, Top Stories Posted by Younus Published: Jun 12, 2019, 3:45 pm IST Updated: Jun 12, 2019, 3:45 pm IST Bengaluru: Upset over sharing her intimate pictures with a temple priest, the woman along with her husband committed suicide. …
  • 2 held for posting derogatory video against HDK, kin 09 Jun 2019 02:39 By Express News Service BENGALURU: High Grounds police on Saturday arrested two men for allegedly posting derogatory message against Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and his family. The accused are Siddaraju and Chamaraju, both residents of Ramanagara. Police …
  • Recommend late Sivakumara Swami's name for Bharat Ratna: K'taka CM urges PM 04 Jun 2019 06:10 Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to recommend the name of late Lingayat seer Sivakumara Swami for the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna (posthumously). The 111-year-old iconic …
  • Can former PM Deve Gowda recover from the latest electoral debacle? 01 Jun 2019 18:04 If it is my destiny to rise again from the dust, then I shall do so — for no one, not even the president of the Congress party, can deny a man his due.” As far as exit lines go, it will be hard to beat this one, delivered by Haradanahalli Dodde Gowda Deve …
  • On re-emergence of violent Islamic radicalism in India 28 May 2019 20:08 Mujahideen Hindustan, are in the list of 41 terror organizations, banned under the UAPA (the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967). In January 2019, the MHA had added the Al-Qaida in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the Islamic State in Khorasan Province ( …
  • Suburban railway network faces further delay 20 May 2019 04:41 Prior to the announcement of Lok Sabha elections, politicians promised citizens that all hurdles related to the suburban railway network had been cleared. However, the suburban railway network that citizens were promised at a cost of ₹22,242 crore will be …
  • Aam Aadmi app: Open, click, get farm-fresh mangoes home-delivered 11 May 2019 02:26 Express News Service BENGALURU: Who can resist sinking their teeth into juicy, pulpy mangoes! But for those who may fret about stepping out in the hot sun to make the buy, you will soon be able to place an order for your choice of variety from your phone …
  • Karnataka High Court notice to Centre, RBI on bank branch merger 04 May 2019 02:15 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court on Friday served a notice to the Reserve Bank of India, the Union Government and Canara Bank after hearing a PIL challenging the merger of one of the bank’s branches, situated in Kalasipalyam, …
  • Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy’s seat gets distinction in SSLC exam 02 May 2019 06:41 BENGALURU: When the SSLC examination results were announced on Tuesday, the performance of Ramanagara district came as a surprise, jumping from the 17th position in pass percentage in 2018 to second this time. That Hassan district stood first (it was …
  • Two girls do a perfect 10, Score 625/625 in Karnataka SSLC 01 May 2019 01:58 By Express News Service BENGALURU: As many as 73.7% students have passed the SSLC exams this year as against 71.93% last year. Overall, there has been a 1.77 percentage point increase this year as compared to previous years. The results of the Secondary …
  • 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 …
  • 'Dynasty politics isn't important issue now in India,' says HD Kumaraswamy in apparent defence of Rahul Gandhi 23 Apr 2019 16:06 Karnataka Chief Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy Karnataka Chief Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday said dynasty politics wasn't an important issue, alluding to Congress president Rahul Gandhi…
  • Work on intermodal transit hubs to start next yr 19 Apr 2019 01:49 BENGALURU: It’s been nearly a decade since the government proposed five intermodal transit hubs across the city. With the transport department making efforts to identify land for the facilities, the project is finally inching ahead. Common in foreign …
  • Work on intermodal transit hubs may start next yr; efforts on to identify land 19 Apr 2019 00:03 Bengaluru: It’s been nearly a decade since the government proposed five intermodal transit hubs across the city. With the transport department making efforts to identify land for the facilities, the project is finally inching ahead. Common in foreign …
  • Cong-JD(S) expected to win 10-12 out of 14 LS seats in K'taka: Kumaraswamy 18 Apr 2019 05:24 'Today I request all voters to cast their vote, whatever decision you will take will form future of the country,' K'taka CM said. Ramanagara: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said the Congress-JD(S) alliance is expected to win 10-12 …
  • Rain brings relief to parched city, one dies in freak accident 18 Apr 2019 01:03 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Much-awaited rains finally came to Bengaluru on Wednesday afternoon. While the city rejoiced at the sight of overcast skies, the rains turned tragic for a 27-year-old delivery boy, who was killed when one of the 25 trees …
  • High-voltage campaign ends for 14 seats in Karnataka 16 Apr 2019 19:29 Bengaluru, April 17 (IANS) A high-voltage campaign by national and state leaders concluded on Tuesday for the first 14 Lok Sabha seats in the central and southern regions of Karnataka on April 18. “Electioneering for the first phase of polling in the state …
  • Bangalore Rural has two surprises - Plenty of water, jumbos 14 Apr 2019 02:28 Express News Service BENGALURU: The joy that residents of Bangalore Rural constituency felt when they saw water bodies in their hometowns full to the brim with dam water, was short-lived when they realised they have an elephantine problem on their hands.  …
  • Congress Promoted "Ease Of Loot", We Promoted "Ease Of Business": PM Modi 14 Apr 2019 01:39 PM Modi asked the crowd, "should the law be followed or not whether it is PM or CM or ministers?" (PTI) Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said the Congress was dreaming about coming to power at the centre and asked voters to punish …
  • Punish Congress and its allies in such a way they lose deposits, Narendra Modi tells voters 13 Apr 2019 22:13 BENGALURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said the Congress was dreaming about coming to power at the Centre and asked voters to punish it and its allies in such a way they would not be able to save even their deposits. At a massive rally here, Modi …
  • Punish Congress, its allies: Modi urges voters in Bengaluru rally 13 Apr 2019 16:27 Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the Congress was dreaming about coming to power at the Centre and asked voters to punish it and its allies in such a way they would not be able to save even their deposits. At a massive rally here, …
  • Modi flays Kumaraswamy for ‘insulting’ jawans 12 Apr 2019 19:52 Gangavathi (Karnataka), April 13 (IANS) Dubbing the ruling Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) a “dynastic” party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday criticised Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for reportedly saying those who don’t get a square meal join …
  • Karnataka Minister Says Income Tax Officials Searched His Apartment 12 Apr 2019 02:11 CS Puttaraju is overseeing election preparation of HD Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil Kumaraswamy Bengaluru: Karnataka Minor Irrigation minister CS Puttaraju Thursday said Income Tax officials have carried out fresh searches at an apartment belonging to him …
  • Sumalatha is the only wife of Ambareesh: Did Yash take dig at HD Kumaraswamy's two marriages? 09 Apr 2019 17:44 HD Kumaraswamy and Yash.PR Handout The battle for the Mandya Lok Sabha seat is heating up with Sumalatha's supporters and the JD(S) leaders engaging in a war-of-words. People from both sides are using every opportunity to score points over each other. …
  • Capsicum rings in success for Karnataka woman 31 Mar 2019 07:35 Express News Service BENGALURU: Villagers in the tiny village of Mayaganahalli in Ramanagara district, instinctively swell up with pride whenever someone mentions the name of Kamalamma, fondly known as ‘Capsicum Kamalamma’, a name which over the past …
  • Rahul Gandhi, HD Deve Gowda to address first joint rally today 31 Mar 2019 00:44 Bengaluru: As discontent continues to simmer among their workers over the seat sharing for the Lok Sabha poll, the JD(S) and Congress are preparing to launch a joint election campaign at a mega rally on the outskirts of the city in the presence of Congress …
  • In Congress-JDS Joint Rally, Move To Pacify Party Workers On Seat-Sharing 30 Mar 2019 16:05 Bengaluru: The ruling alliance in Karnataka will launch their joint Lok Sabha election campaign on Sunday with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and JDS patriarch HD Deve Gowda addressing a mega rally on the outskirts of Bengaluru. Titled "Parivartana …
  • I-T raids a shameful attempt to threaten party workers: H D Kumaraswamy 30 Mar 2019 11:43 BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Saturday accused the Income Tax department of "harassing" Congress and JD(S) workers in the state and sought the "immediate intervention" of the Election Commission in the matter. In a …
  • 3 killed, 1 injured as car hits road median in Ramanagara 05 Feb 2019 20:53
  • Did Ramanagara cops cover up MLAs’ brawl? 20 Jan 2019 20:19
  • Candidate-less BJP gets 16,000 Votes in Ramanagara 08 Nov 2018 13:29 RAMANAGARA: Even though BJP candidate, who was originally a Congressman, withdrew from contest, the saffron party managed to earn around 16,000 votes in the assembly bypoll held on last Saturday. BJP here campaigned for the party's Lotus symbol and …
  • Karnataka by-poll: Candidate walks away, but Ramanagara throws up surprise 08 Nov 2018 07:47 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Despite a rout for the BJP in Ramanagara Assembly by-polls, the local leadership is buoyed by the support the party has received despite its candidate L Chandrashekar withdrawing from the contest just two days before the …
  • Ramanagara mess leaves Karnataka BJP in a shambles 08 Nov 2018 02:11 BENGALURU: It is not so much the results of the November 3 bypolls that have shaken the BJP cadre statewide, but its poor judgement of the person it picked up as its candidate for the Ramanagara Assembly seat against Anitha Kumaraswamy, the JD(S) candidate …
  • Ramanagara mess leaves K'taka BJP in a shambles 08 Nov 2018 01:38 BENGALURU: It is not so much the results of the November 3 bypolls that have shaken the BJP cadre statewide, but its poor judgement of the person it picked up as its candidate for the Ramanagara Assembly seat against Anitha Kumaraswamy, the JD(S) candidate …
  • BJP seeks annulment of Ramanagara bypoll after its candidate joins Congress 02 Nov 2018 17:03 BENGALURU: A day after the BJP candidate announced that he had withdrawn from Ramanagara assembly bypolls, the party on Friday petitioned the Election Commission requesting it to "annul" the November 3 election immediately as the poll process has …
  • BJP Wants To Cancel Ramanagara By-Poll After Candidate Joins Congress 02 Nov 2018 16:17 BJP alleged that the developments are the "convergence of undue influence" practised by L Chandrashekar Bengaluru: A day after the BJP candidate announced that he had withdrawn from Ramanagara assembly by-polls, the party on Friday petitioned the …
  • Party candidate's retreat: BJP asks ECI to put off tomorrow's polls in Ramanagara 02 Nov 2018 06:34 In a late night email, the BJP Karnataka unit has urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to postpone the bypolls in Ramanagara constituency, scheduled for tomorrow, in the light of its candidate L.Chandrashekar announcing his retirement from contest. …
  • BJP asks ECI to put off Ramanagara polls tomorrow 02 Nov 2018 06:27 In a late night email, the BJP Karnataka unit has urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to postpone the bypolls in Ramanagara constituency, scheduled for tomorrow, in the light of its candidate L.Chandrashekar announcing his retirement from contest. …
  • Ramanagara coup is DKS’ message to BJP that he won’t be cowed down 02 Nov 2018 04:36 Express News Service BENGALURU: The ‘Ramanagara coup’ — as Thursday’s shocker is being referred to within Congress circles — may have just catapulted Water Resources Minister D K Shivakumar’s status within his party. Shivakumar and his brother Suresh …
  • Ramanagara: Open defecation only option for residents as toilets built lack water 02 Nov 2018 04:36 Express News Service RAMANAGARA: Srikanth (20) and his 16-year-old sister Suma, both physically challenged and unable to walk, crawl every morning on the mud road to an open field around 500 metres away from their tiny house. Like most residents of Iruliga …
  • Ramanagara run out: BJP Vokkaliga leaders worked at cross-purposes 02 Nov 2018 03:45 BENGALURU: Party candidate L Chandrashekar jumping ship and returning to the Congress two days prior to the Ramanagara byelection has left state BJP leaders with a disaster on their hands and the wrath of the central leadership hanging over their heads. …
  • In Ramanagara, BJP man does a 'Gabbar' 01 Nov 2018 20:15 BENGALURU: In a huge embarrassment to the BJP, and just hours before campaigning ended on Thursday for the key November 3 bypolls for three Lok Sabha and two assembly constituencies, L. Chandrashekar, the BJP's candidate pitted against Chief Minister H …
  • Ramanagara bypoll: BJP left red-faced as its candidate against Karnataka CM's wife returns to Congress 01 Nov 2018 17:14 Announcing his decision to return to his “mother party,” the Congress, Chandrashekhar accused BJP and its leaders of “abandoning” him after giving him the ticket. (Source-Twitter) The Bharatiya Janata Party was left red-faced two days before the Ramanagara …
  • BJP's Ramanagara candidate L Chandrashekar rejoins Congress; big boost for Anita Kumaraswamy 01 Nov 2018 16:47 Congress celebrates victory over BJP [Represesntational Image]gettyimages The state of Karnataka is witnessing another twist in the plot as BJP candidate L Chandrashekar has withdrawn his nomination from the by-election and has now joined Congress. L …
  • Ramanagara BJP candidate retreats from contest 01 Nov 2018 14:37 BENGALURU: L Chandrashekar, the BJP candidate for the assembly constituency of Ramanagara in Karnataka announced his retreat from the contest two days ahead of the bypolls in a U-turn that has shocked the BJP, and sending the JD(S)-Congress camp into a …
  • Ramanagara BJP candidate does U-turn, pledges support to CM's wife Anitha Kumaraswamy 01 Nov 2018 12:15 BENGALURU: L Chandrashekar, the BJP candidate for the assembly constituency of Ramanagara in Karnataka announced his retreat from the contest two days ahead of the bypolls in a U-turn that has shocked the BJP, and sending the JD(S)-Congress camp into a …
  • Ramanagara bypoll: BJP candidate against Karnataka CM's wife pulls out, returns to Congress 01 Nov 2018 11:52 By: PTI | Bengaluru | Updated: November 1, 2018 5:16:46 pm Announcing his decision to return to his “mother party,” the Congress, Chandrashekhar accused BJP and its leaders of “abandoning” him after giving him the ticket. (Source-Twitter) In a major …
  • All In The Family: Kumaraswamy Out, Wife Gears Up For Ramanagara Bypoll 26 Oct 2018 17:04 Bengaluru: After the death of an MLA and the resignation of four other representatives, Karnataka is gearing up for bypolls to three Lok Sabha and two assembly seats on November 3. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who had won two seats, held on to …
  • Bypolls a test run for BJP in Mandya, Ramanagara for 2019 24 Oct 2018 05:33 BENGALURU: A lack of stalwarts and noted leaders has forced the BJP to field two novices from their party for the upcoming Ramanagara assembly and Mandya Lok Sabha bypolls scheduled for November 3. While this may, prima facie, suggest that the BJP has a …
  • Congress discontent: HDK, DKS make Anitha’s Ramanagara win their goal 23 Oct 2018 08:08 BENGALURU: Even as dissidence within the Congress and JD(S) simmers, two prominent families of the Bengaluru Rural region — those of chief minister H D Kumaraswamy and water resources minister D K Shivakumar — have decided to take control of campaigning in …
  • ‘Wasn’t given ticket because I’m CM’s wife, but because I built party in Ramanagara’ 18 Oct 2018 03:45 BENGALURU: If Anitha Kumaraswamy wins the Ramanagara bypoll on November 3, she’ll join her husband and chief minister HD Kumaraswamy in the legislative assembly for the second time. She’ll battle L Chandrashekhar, BJP political greenhorn and son of a …
  • Congress douses rebel fire by convincing Iqbal Hussein in Ramanagara 15 Oct 2018 06:25 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Congress leadership has succeeded in dousing the rebel fire in its Ramanagara unit by convincing the rebel leader Iqbal Hussein not to enter the fray as an independent candidate against Anita Kumaraswamy of JD(S). …
  • JD(S) clears Shivaramegowda for Mandya, Anitha for Ramanagara 15 Oct 2018 02:47 BENGALURU/MANGALURU: The JD(S) on Sunday evening finalised its candidates for the Mandya and Shivamogga Lok Sabha seats and the Ramanagara assembly segment even as coalition partner Congress struggled to select a candidate for Ballari with just two …
  • JD(S) names candidates for Ramanagara, Mandya 14 Oct 2018 18:08 BENGALURU: The JD(S) finalized candidates for Mandya Lok Sabha seat and Ramanagara assembly segment on Sunday while its coalition partner Congress is still struggling to select a candidate for Ballari even as just two days is left for filing nominations. …
  • With Congress opting out, BJP eyes inroads into Mandya and Ramanagara 12 Oct 2018 05:28 BENGALURU: The pact between the Congress and the JD(S) in the forthcoming bypolls to the Mandya Lok Sabha and Ramanagara assembly constituencies has come as a godsend for the opposition BJP. It offers the saffron party a rare opportunity to make inroads …
  • Congress, BJP surprised at LS bypolls in Karnataka; CM's wife to contest in Ramanagara assembly segment 07 Oct 2018 14:51 The Election Commission's decision to hold byelections to three Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka on November 3 has come as a surprise to most political parties who questioned the necessity for the exercise in view of the general elections due early next …
  • BJP tries to exploit rift in Ramanagara Congress unit 06 Oct 2018 02:34 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Keen to put up a strong fight in by-poll for Ramanagara Assembly constituency, opposition BJP is trying to exploit the trouble that has erupted following Congress' decision to give up the constituency for JD(S) as …
  • JD(S), Congress reach pact on Ramanagara, Jamkhandi poll 04 Oct 2018 03:44 BENGALURU: Ruling coalition partners JD(S) and Congress have reportedly agreed to mutually help each other in the forthcoming by-elections to two seats of the state assembly. As per the pact, the Congress is likely to extend support to the JD(S) in …
  • Don’t shift film city from Mysuru to Ramanagara, Siddaramaiah tells HDK 08 Aug 2018 03:38 BENGALURU: Looking to rub more salt in the wounds of the JD(S)-Congress coalition government, former chief minister Siddaramaiah has shot off another letter to chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, asking him to reconsider shifting of the film city from Mysuru to …
  • Seetharama Kalyana's teaser release in Ramanagara on July 31 13 Jul 2018 20:31 By Express News Service The shoot for Seetharama Kalyana, which stars Nikhil Kumar and Rachita Ram, and directed by A Harsha, is going on in full swing. Meanwhile, the makers are getting ready for their first teaser, which will be released in Ramanagara on …
  • H D Kumaraswamy allocated Rs 30 crore for Film University at Ramanagara 06 Jul 2018 02:09 By Express News Service BENGALURU: To provide training in direction, photography, sound editing and other subjects related to film production, the state government on Thursday announced setting up of a Film University at Ramanagara. “I propose to provide …
  • Karnataka Budget 2018 highlights: Homeland security university in Shivamogga, Film City in Ramanagara 05 Jul 2018 07:52 Labourers at a rice field -- Reuters file photo Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy presented his first budget after the Congress-JDS alliance came to power in Karnataka in May, defying odds and keeping BJP at bay. In the much-anticipated budget, …
  • Woman assaulted, raped by a gang in Ramanagara 02 Jul 2018 01:28 Bengaluru: A woman was assaulted and gang-raped by three men, said to be her husband’s friends, in Kudur in Magadi taluk in Ramanagara on Saturday night. The police have shifted the survivor to Rajarajeshwari Nagar Hospital in Bengaluru.   The accused have …
  • Karnataka election: Will Anitha Kumaraswamy contest from Ramanagara? 20 May 2018 06:24 BENGALURU: When JD(S) state president H D Kumaraswamy took oath as MLA from Channapatna assembly constituency on Saturday, the writing on the wall was clear: he was letting go of Ramanagara, his stronghold. The big question now is, who will be fielded in …
  • Ramanagara: JDS,Congress & BJP gear up to woo Vokkaliga voters 19 Apr 2018 04:25 The headquarters of Ramanagara district has returned JDS president HD Kumaraswamy to the state assembly in the last three elections. There is no one here who believes Kumaraswamy will not win a fourth time. This despite his opponents alleging that he has …
  • Silk price a poll issue in Ramanagara, parties weave promises 16 Apr 2018 15:17 RAMANAGARA: In 2015, when the Central government reduced the import duty on silk from 15% to 10%, it left the silk farmers of Karnataka in distress. With Karnataka accounting for 60% of India’s silk production, the decision was a direct blow to the …
  • Karnataka election 2018: HDK to contest from Channapatna and Ramanagara 04 Apr 2018 21:09
  • Shifting of RGUHS to new campus at Ramanagara- Karnataka HC orders status quo 14 Mar 2018 15:57
  • Granite laden truck pulverises house in Ramanagara, none hurt 09 Feb 2018 10:01 DH News Service, Ramanagaram, Feb 9 2018, 14:08 IST A truck carrying granite, ploughed down a house in Acchalu village, Ramanagara taluk, DH Photo A truck carrying granite, ploughed down a house in Acchalu village, Ramanagara taluk, when the driver …
  • 1 dies, 8 others hurt as bus hits school van at Ramanagara 18 Nov 2017 10:48 BENGALURU: A six-year-old boy was killed and eight other children were injured when a KSRTC bus collided with their school vehicle at Maralavadi, Kanakapura taluk, Ramanagara district, on Thursday morning. The victim is Charan Ganesh, son of agriculturist …
  • Ancient Tibetan manuscripts may be shifted from Dharamsala to Ramanagara 19 Oct 2017 20:12 Seetha.Lakshmi Bengaluru: Concerned over the safety of nearly 80,000 ancient Buddhist manuscripts and artefacts, the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA), one of the most important libraries and institutions of Tibetan works in the world, will set …
  • Ramanagara man washed away in flooded sand mining pit while taking selfie 16 Oct 2017 05:16 Image for representational purpose only BENGALURU: A 36-year-old man was washed away when he was taking a selfie near a sand mining pit in Ramanagara on Sunday. The deceased is Nandish, a resident of Ramanagara and a small-time businessman. A senior police …
  • Ramanagara man washed away while taking selfie 16 Oct 2017 04:44 Image for representational purpose only BENGALURU: A 36-year-old man was washed away when he was taking a selfie near a sand mining pit in Ramanagara on Sunday. The deceased is Nandish, a resident of Ramanagara and a small-time businessman. A senior police …
  • Soon, pedal to Ramanagara on dedicated lane 14 Jul 2017 05:08 The 30km long cycle lane will be facilitated from Panchamukhi Ganesha Temple after NICE Road to Columbia Asia hospital in Mysuru | express BENGALURU: You may soon be able to enjoy a hassle-free cycle ride from Bengaluru to Ramanagara. The first cycle …
  • Ramanagara quarry explosion: Toll rises to 2 21 May 2017 01:22
  • Tourism dept’s plan to recreate Sholay magic in Ramanagara hits green hurdle 05 Apr 2017 21:04 BV.Shivashankar Bengaluru: The forest and tourism departments are on a collision course over the latter's proposal to develop a virtual reality village themed on Bollywood blockbuster Sholay amid the rocky terrain of Ramanagara. The tourism department …
  • Health varisty heads to Ramanagara 19 Mar 2017 02:00 BENGALURU: The Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) will move to Ramanagara after all. On Saturday, Energy Minister D K Shivakumar confirmed that the inauguration of the new campus will go on as scheduled on Sunday. The University has also …
  • RGUHS campus officially moves to Ramanagara DC’s office today 18 Mar 2017 20:11 Bengaluru: The Karnataka government will begin the process of shifting the campus of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) by moving the varsity's engineering department to the Ramanagara DC's office on Sunday. As preparations for the …
  • Under govt pressure, RGUHS shifts to Ramanagara 24 Jan 2017 13:40 Bengaluru: The Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences campus moves to a temporary location — the deputy commissioner's office in Ramanagara town, about 50km from Bengaluru. This runs contrary to the decision made at a December 2016 meeting. The U- …
  • Under pressure, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences campus moves to Ramanagara 24 Jan 2017 05:12 BENGALURU: The Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences campus moves to a temporary location -the deputy commissioner's office in Ramanagara town, 50 km from Bengaluru. This runs contrary to the decision made at a December 2016 meeting. The U-turn …
  • 16 rebel MLAs who triggered Karnataka political crisis 18 Jul 2019 06:37 Bengaluru, July 18 (IANS) In all, 16 rebel legislators, including 13 of the ruling Congress and three of the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) resigned from the Assembly, triggering a political crisis in Karnataka and leading to trial of strength in the state …
  • Karnataka crisis LIVE: Backchannel talks yield result as rebel MLA Nagaraj decides to stay in Congress 15 Jul 2019 12:23 Rebel MLA Nagaraj with Congress leader Siddaramaiah and CM Kumaraswamy. (Source: ANI) Karnataka crisis LIVE news update:  In a breather to the beleaguered Congress-JDS government, rebel MLA MTB Nagaraj said that he has decided to stay back in the Congress. …
  • Karnataka’s 16 rebel MLAs: Who they are 12 Jul 2019 00:28 The rebel MLAs leave for Bengaluru from the Mumbai hotel Thursday. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar) From interference in work to resentment over denial of minister seat, the rebel Cong and JDS MLAs have their own reasons. Johnson T A takes a look at the …
  • JDS-Congress government’s hope dims as 2 more MLAs quit 11 Jul 2019 05:29 BENGALURU: Hopes of survival further thinned for the JDS-Congress government in Karnataka on Wednesday after two more Congress MLAs resigned their assembly membership, giving an upper hand to BJP. Later in the day, chief minister HD Kumaraswamy called for …
  • Two more Congress MLAs quit Karnataka Assembly membership 10 Jul 2019 14:42 BENGALURU: Two more MLAs from the Congress - Housing Minister MTB Nagaraj and K Sudhakar - have resigned their membership of the Karnataka Assembly, taking the number of dissidents in the ruling coalition to 16. The two put in their papers at the chamber …
  • Kannada TV actor Tejas Gowda arrested for raping TV actress 04 Jul 2019 13:25 [Representational Image] Tejas Gowda alias Abhi Gowda arrested by Chikkaballapur police over rape allegations.Creative Commons A lesser-known Kannada TV actor, Tejas Gowda alias Abhi Gowda, who is also said to be a production manager, has been arrested by …
  • 12 dead, 10 injured in bus-van collision in Karnataka 03 Jul 2019 14:37 Image Source : REPRESENTATIVE 12 dead in head-on collision between two vehicles in Karnataka  At least 12 people were dead, while 10 others were injured in a head-on collision between a private bus and a goods carrier van on a state highway in Karnataka. …
  • 12 dead in bus-van collision in Karnataka 03 Jul 2019 11:43 Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) At least 12 people, including three women, died on Wednesday in a head-on collision between a private bus and a goods carrier van on a state highway in Karnataka’s Chikkaballapur district, police said. “The mishap occurred around …
  • Legacy waste haunts Bengaluru, team to study solutions 03 Jul 2019 03:49 By Express News Service BENGALURU: For a city grappling with its daily waste, managing old municipal solid waste accumulated over the years is an added headache. To study best practices and come up with a plan suitable for the city, a team of officials and …
  • Yettinahole stream diversion project: Where’s the water? 01 Jul 2019 01:01 Express News Service SAKLESHPUR: It’s a glaring change in the scenery that lets you know that you have entered the project site of the Yettinahole stream diversion project, which promises drinking water as far as Kolar and Chikkaballapur.  In the last four …
  • Farmers dread monsoon in Karnataka's Sakleshpur 01 Jul 2019 01:01 Express News Service SAKLESHPUR: Ramesh N is a farmer from Maranahalli, in Sakleshpur. Some years back, he made good money by selling a portion of his lands for the Yettinahole water diversion project. But now he is having second thoughts as his remaining …
  • IMA ponzi scam: ED attaches ₹209 crore assets under PMLA 28 Jun 2019 12:06 The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said it has attached assets worth ₹209 crore, including 20 immovable properties and bank deposits, in its money laundering probe into the alleged IMA group ponzi scam of Karnataka. Thousands of depositors are said …
  • BREAKING: Man attempts suicide at Karnataka's Vidhana Soudha 24 Jun 2019 21:39 Vidhana Soudhawikipedia In a gruesome incident, a man attempted suicide inside Karnataka's Vidhana Soudha by slitting his throat on Monday. R Revanna Kumar, 44, hailed from Chikkaballapur district of the state. He tried to end his life by slitting his …
  • Karnataka: Man found injured with wrist, throat slit in washroom of Vidhan Soudha 24 Jun 2019 12:28 Representative image A 44-year-old man was found with his wrist and throat slit in the bathroom of Karnataka's Vidhan Soudha on Monday. The man has been identified as Revanna Kumar from Chikkaballapur. According to media reports, Kumar tried to commit …
  • K'taka man tries to commit suicide by slitting throat in Vidhana Soudha washroom 24 Jun 2019 09:39 More details are awaited. Karnataka: A man, Revanna Kumar from Chikkaballapur tried to commit suicide by slitting his throat in a washroom in Vidhana Soudha, Bengaluru on Monday. He has been rushed to the hospital. More details are awaited. end-of
  • Karnataka Congress leader Veerappa Moily calls state coalition 'big mistake' 23 Jun 2019 17:24 Veerappa MoilyTwitter As tensions are brewing in the Karnataka coalition government after Siddaramaiah's visit to meet Congress leader Rahul Gandhi asking to end ties with the JD(S), senior party leader Veerappa Moily also expressed his disproval of …
  • ‘It was a mistake’: Veerappa Moily on Congress-JD(S) alliance 23 Jun 2019 04:43 M Veerappa Moily said the party would have won 15 to 16 seats in the Lok Sabha polls had there been no tie up with JD(S). Bengaluru: Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Saturday said the party would have won 15 to 16 seats in the Lok Sabha polls had …
  • Moily blames Congress tie-up with JD-S for LS rout 22 Jun 2019 18:12 Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Saturday blamed the pre-poll alliance with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) for the party’s rout in Karnataka in the Lok Sabha elections. “We lost badly in the Lok Sabha elections in the …
  • HD Kumaraswamy relents, appoints Congress MLA to State Pollution Control Board 20 Jun 2019 18:54 BENGALURU: Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday appointed Congress MLA (Chikkaballapur) K Sudhakar as the new chairman of Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) after holding on the Congress’s choice for the post for about three …
  • Upper House is a rehab centre, why Cabinet positions for MLCs, wonders Karnataka Congress MLA K Sudhakar 17 Jun 2019 07:35 Bengaluru: Two-time Congress MLA Dr. K Sudhakar has the JD(S)-Congress regime need not consider members of the Legislative Council (MLC) -- Karnataka's Upper House -- for Cabinet positions. In a chat with The Economic Times on Sunday, he called the …
  • Senior Congress men must make way for youth: MLA K Sudhakar 17 Jun 2019 04:19 BCCL Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy BENGALURU: Two-time Congress MLA K Sudhakar said on Sunday that senior ministers from his party, who enjoyed power under the previous Siddaramaiah regime, should pave the way for meritorious young MLAs in the …
  • Senior Cong ministers should quit, make way for young MLAs: Dr. K. Sudhakar, MLA (Cong), Chikkaballapur 16 Jun 2019 18:32 BLURB: The Legislative Council (Upper House) is a white elephant, and i don’t know how it is benefiting our State. They can play an advisory role and provide inputs to the Assembly, but why representation in the Cabinet? Second-time Congress MLA Dr.K. …
  • BMTC rolls back student bus pass hike 16 Jun 2019 04:24 The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), on Saturday, announced that it will roll back the hike in student bus pass rates. This decision comes a day after the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) withdrew a notification …
  • Two Independents to join Karnataka govt. Will it quell or spell more trouble? 14 Jun 2019 06:56 Bengaluru: Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will expand his 13-month-old Cabinet in some time from now by inducting two independent MLAs to consolidate his grip over the JD(S)-Congress coalition regime which faces threats of exits from sections of dissident …
  • BJP may not make a serious effort to win BBMP mayoral election 13 Jun 2019 05:36 BENGALURU: Much has changed after the resounding victory of the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections. The mayoral election of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, scheduled to be held in three months is also likely to experience a trickledown effect. While it …
  • Inaction costly… if Rahul Gandhi wants to leave, he should find right person: Veerappa Moily 08 Jun 2019 02:10 Veerappa Moily said, “Unless he puts an alternative in place to handle the situation, I don’t think Rahul Gandhi should just leave the position.” (File) With Rahul Gandhi remaining aloof and firm on his resignation as party chief, and regional leaders …
  • Partly an Act of God, mostly a man-made disaster 05 Jun 2019 17:03   “We decided to sink a new borewell after the existing one went dry in April, just to ensure that the arecanut trees on our 1.5-acre plantation survive,” says Shivu Kumar, a farmer from Somanahalli village in South Karnataka’s Tumakuru district. “The …
  • Two Congress MLAs meeting B S Yeddyurappa raises eyebrows 27 May 2019 02:42 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Even as Congress and JDS leaders are busy fire-fighting to keep the coalition government afloat after the drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls, a meeting of disgruntled Congress legislators Ramesh Jarkiholi and Dr Sudhakar …
  • Coalition parties took leads in less than a third of their Assembly segments 26 May 2019 06:23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity has lifted the BJP across Assembly segments in the State, but a pattern of dissidence and disconsonance among MLAs within the Congress-JD(S) alliance is seen in the Assembly-segment voting patterns. BJP’s historic …
  • Shrunk to 52 seats, Congress loses regional hold with losses for 9 ex-CMs 25 May 2019 05:59 NET Bureau The Congress has suffered a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. In first back-to-back majority in the Lok Sabha polls for a single party in over three decades, the Modi-led BJP won 303 seats out of 542 in the Lok Sabha polls, …
  • Saffron grip spreads across Karnataka on Modi wave 25 May 2019 02:32 Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) Riding on the popularity wave of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spread its saffron colour across Karnataka, winning a record 25 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in the 2019 general elections, held in two …
  • Saffron surge breaches Mamata Banerjee bastion 24 May 2019 07:50 West Bengal couldn't be immune to the saffron surge. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): May 24, 2019 11:30am Mamata Banerjee-ruled West Bengal could not remain immune to the …
  • Lok Sabha election results: BJP registers biggest win, bags 25 seats in Karnataka 24 May 2019 02:30 BJP candidate Tejashwi Surya won. With a nearly eight per cent surge in vote share over its performance in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP in Karnataka registered its biggest-ever victory in the state winning 25 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats. The party …
  • Near sweep by BJP in Karnataka, Congress, JD-S routed (Roundup) 23 May 2019 20:32 Bengaluru, May 24 (IANS) Riding on the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP on Thursday made a near sweep in Karnataka, winning 25 of the state’s 28 Lok Sabha seats, while another was won by an Independent candidate it supported. In what may …
  • Indian elections are a riddle 23 May 2019 19:32 My last election coverage from the ground was in 2009 in Kerala. Since childhood, elections have been one of the most fascinating events for me. As I grew up and picked up journalism as my profession, I learned to get involved in polls without showing off …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Huge Blow For JDS-Congress Alliance In Karnataka, Chandrababu Naidu's Party Draws A Blank In Andhra: HIGHLIGHTS 23 May 2019 17:28 Live Election Results 2019: The BJP has crossed the halfway mark on its own. New Delhi: Karnataka's ruling JDS-Congress alliance, which has been ruling the state for the last one year, has failed to successfully convert votes in their favour, election …
  • Live: Modi dedicates victory to people of the country 23 May 2019 16:10 Modi, Sonia win with strong margins, while Rahul Gandhi loses Amethi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 7:50pm …
  • 17th Lok Sabha result, Karnataka: BJP sweeps in, leaves Cong-JD(S) in tizzy 23 May 2019 16:04 87-year old Gowda was trailing by a margin of 12,387 votes in Tumkur against BJP's G S Basavaraj. Bengaluru: The BJP appeared headed for a spectacular win in Karnataka as it bagged 11 seats and was leading in 14 others, leaving the ruling Congress-JD(S …
  • BJP set to give deathly blow to Congress-JD(S) alliance on its 1st anniversary in Karnataka 23 May 2019 14:56 HD Kumaraswamy with his wife and son along with DK Suresh posing for the camera after casting votes.HD Kumaraswamy Twitter Account The BJP is set to register its best-ever performance in the Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka. If we go by the early trends, …
  • HD Kumaraswamy to resign as Karnataka Chief Minister after Lok Sabha election flop show? 23 May 2019 14:55 HD Kumaraswamy.HD Kumaraswamy Twitter Account Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is reportedly mulling resignation following the apparent poor performance of the JD(S) and Congress alliance in the state. BJP is heading for a thumping victory in the 28 …
  • India elections 2019 live: Rahul Gandhi... 23 May 2019 12:38 Modi extends lead to over 4,36,000 votes in Varanasi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 4.21pm Rahul Gandhi …
  • Karnataka: BJP leads in 24, Congress 2, JD-S 1 (5th lead) 23 May 2019 10:49 Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS) Putting up its best-ever performance in south India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in 24 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka, where vote count was underway on Thursday. The BJP’s near sweep has reduced the ruling …
  • India elections 2019 results live: BJP leads in 300 seats 23 May 2019 10:48 Rahul Gandhi trailing by over 15,000 votes against Smriti Irani in Amethi. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 345 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 2: …
  • BJP set to sweep in Karnataka,leaves ruling coalition in tizzy 23 May 2019 10:39 BENGALURU: The BJP appeared headed for a spectacular win in Karnataka, as trends showed it led in 24 of the 28 total Lok Sabha seats,leaving the ruling Congress-JD(S) alliance in a tizzy with worries over its stability. Reflecting the coalition's woes, …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Deve Gowda, Grandson Nikhil Kumaraswamy Trailing By Large Margin In Karnataka: Live Updates 23 May 2019 10:35 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress seems to be heading for a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh with all the 25 lawmakers from the southern …
  • Indian elections live: BJP leads in 300 seats,... 23 May 2019 09:23 Coalition led by PM Modi's alliance expected to win second term. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 349 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election (click here for infographic): 1:15pm …
  • Indian elections live: Rahul leads by 2.44 lakh... 23 May 2019 08:32 Rahul Gandhi is emerging as a clear winner in the southern tea district of Wayanad now. Leads + results: BJP and allies - 338 | Congress and allies - 92 Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election: 12:10pm Rahul …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - TRS And BJP In Neck-And-Neck Battle In Telangana, Clean Sweep For Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress In Andhra: Live Updates 23 May 2019 08:18 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress seems heading for a landslide victory in Andhra Pradesh with all the 25 lawmakers from the southern state …
  • Indian elections live: BJP makes good gains in... 23 May 2019 07:21 Mamata Banerjee jolted as BJP is leading with 16 seats. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election: 11:00am #WestBengal: Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo leading from Asansol, BJP's Arjun Singh leading …
  • South India live: Jagan is king in Andhra 23 May 2019 07:08 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates BJP's first time MLA turned MP candidate Dr.Umesh Jadhav defeats Congress floor leader Mallikarjuna Kharge in Congress's stronghold of Gulbarga. "Congress destroyed in Karnataka," cheers the BJP. …
  • Indian elections live: Modi leads in Varanasi by... 23 May 2019 06:19 Security has been heightened outside BJP headquarters in Delhi. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election: 10:05am PM Narendra Modi leads in Varanasi by 1.5 lakh votes. 10:00am BJP leader Dr Sambit Patra leading by …
  • Indian elections live: BJP leads in 295 seats,... 23 May 2019 05:49 Security has been heightened outside BJP headquarters in Delhi. Latest updates as votes are counted for India's seven-phase Lok Sabha election: 9:40am Kerala: Congress's Shashi Tharoor leading from Thiruvananthapuram by over 13,000 votes (file pic) …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Rahul Gandhi Comfortably Placed In Kerala's Wayanad, Chandrababu Naidu's TDP Down To 1 Seat In Andhra: Live Updates 23 May 2019 05:48 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu seems to have suffered the biggest setback in Andhra Pradesh as his party is expected to win just …
  • Karnataka: BJP leads in 14, JD-S 2, Congress 1 23 May 2019 05:27 Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in 14 of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka, while the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) in two and the Congress in 1, an official said on Thursday. According to the latest trends from the vote …
  • Indian elections 2019 live: BJP leads in all 7... 23 May 2019 04:50 BJP President Amit Shah is leading by over 50,000 votes from Gujarat's Gandhinagar. The fate of as many as 8,040 candidates will be decided on today when the counting of votes polled for the 17th Lok Sabha elections is done. Around 90 crore voters were …
  • Indian elections 2019 live: Modi leads by over 20,000 votes from Varanasi 23 May 2019 04:37 BJP President Amit Shah is leading by over 50,000 votes from Gujarat's Gandhinagar. The fate of as many as 8,040 candidates will be decided on today when the counting of votes polled for the 17th Lok Sabha elections is done. Around 90 crore voters were …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - BJP Sweeping Karnataka, Congress Gains In Kerala: Live Updates 23 May 2019 04:22 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: The DMK-led front in Tamil Nadu is leading in 12 seats in Tamil Nadu, early trends show. While DMK is leading in 10 seats, its ally, the …
  • Vote count starts in Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats 23 May 2019 03:50 Category: Bangalore, News Posted by Neha Published: May 23, 2019, 9:09 am IST Updated: May 23, 2019, 9:09 am IST Bengaluru: Counting of votes began on Thursday in all the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies across Karnataka, an official said. The vote count began …
  • Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana Election Results 2019 - Counting of Votes Begin, BJP Leads In 4 Seats In Karnataka: Live Updates 23 May 2019 03:02 Live Election Results 2019: Southern states with their 129 seats were expected to play a decisive role. New Delhi: The counting of voter for the 542 Lok Sabha seats have begun. The southern states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and …
  • Karnataka Lok Sabha Results 2019 Live Updates: Will BJP beat Congress-JD (S) combine? 22 May 2019 23:09 Live The results for of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka will be announced on Thursday, 23 MayTwitter The Lok Sabha election for 28 seats was held in two phases in Karnataka. In the first phase, Bangalore South, Bangalore North, Bangalore Central, …
  • EC readies for vote count in Karnataka’s 28 LS seats 22 May 2019 10:28 Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has made elaborate arrangements, including three-tier security, for the counting of votes in Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats from 8 a.m. on Thursday, an official said on Wednesday. “Counting centres are …
  • TN’s stand on K-C Valley doesn’t hold water: Govt 14 May 2019 04:05 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Tamil Nadu government’s objections to the Koramangala-Challaghatta (KC) valley project to recharge groundwater in Kolar and Chikkaballapur districts is untenable, according to state government and irrigation experts. …
  • Final hearing of Yettinahole project set for tomorrow 12 May 2019 01:47 Express News Service MANGALURU: National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) principal bench is set to conduct the final hearing on seeking petitions to stall the controversial Yettinahole project, on Monday. The coastal and Malnad districts are eagerly waiting for the …
  • Aam Aadmi app: Open, click, get farm-fresh mangoes home-delivered 11 May 2019 02:26 Express News Service BENGALURU: Who can resist sinking their teeth into juicy, pulpy mangoes! But for those who may fret about stepping out in the hot sun to make the buy, you will soon be able to place an order for your choice of variety from your phone …
  • NEET 2019 exam on May 20 for train-delayed Karnataka students 07 May 2019 06:16 BENGALURU: A total of 365 students of Karnataka will get a chance to appear for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) on May 20 as they missed it on Sunday due to the train in which they were travelling from the state's northern districts …
  • NEET on May 20 for train-delayed Karnataka students 06 May 2019 19:26 Bengaluru, May 7 (IANS) A total of 365 students of Karnataka will get a chance to appear for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) on May 20 as they missed it on Sunday due to the train in which they were travelling from the state’s northern …
  • 'There will be political ups and downs after LS poll results,' says B S Yeddyurappa 06 May 2019 13:38 He ruled out any possibility of his party's alliance with the JD(S), if such a situation were to arise. Bengaluru: Indicating that the stability of the ruling coalition in Karnataka depended on the stand taken by disgruntled Congress legislators, state …
  • 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 …
  • India: Drought upends lives in 2,150 Karnataka villages 29 Apr 2019 06:18 Anil Gejji Most of the borewells in Naringana, a village of about 6,500 people on the Karnataka-Kerala border, are producing dust. Farming has ceased in Singara Maranahalli, a hamlet in Mysuru district, and many of its 2,000 residents now toil as labourers …
  • Karnataka sees high turnout, but this election also hit many lows 29 Apr 2019 05:50 BENGALURU: Karnataka recorded its highest voter turnout this Lok Sabha election with a poll percentage of 68.61%, beating the 1999 record of 67.58 %. While several factors, including a political wave, local issues, better electoral roll and facilities at …
  • Sri Lanka blasts aftermath: 2 JD(S) leaders dead, 5 missing after the Easter Sunday bombings 22 Apr 2019 05:48 Sri Lanka explosionTwitter [Representational Image] As the death toll has reached nearly 300 in the bombing at the heartland of Sri Lanka leaving more than 560 injured, several Janata Dal (Secular) party leaders from Karnataka have been reported to be …
  • BU students to get real gold medals 21 Apr 2019 00:59 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Real gold will be given to gold medalists of the Bangalore University at its 54th annual convocation, which is scheduled to be held on April 22.For several years, considering the cost of gold and the limited amount that …
  • 68% turnout in Karnataka, Mandya tops with 80% 18 Apr 2019 19:42 Bengaluru: Karnataka saw almost 68 per cent voter turnout in the state's 14 Lok Sabha seats which went to polls on Thursday. "The estimated voter turnout at the end of polling in 30,164 booths spanning 14 parliamentary seats is 67.89 per cent,…
  • Close To 400 "All Women Pink Booths" In Karnataka's 1st Phase Of Polling 18 Apr 2019 18:32 Elections 2019: Both men and women were allowed to vote in the all-women's booths in Karnataka. Bengaluru: Close to 400 of the 30,164 polling stations in the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka where voting was held on Thursday were staffed exclusively by …
  • 68% turnout in Karnataka, Mandya tops with 80% (Roundup) 18 Apr 2019 18:30 Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) Karnataka saw almost 68 per cent voter turnout in the state’s 14 Lok Sabha seats which went to polls on Thursday. “The estimated voter turnout at the end of polling in 30,164 booths spanning 14 parliamentary seats is 67.89 per …
  • Record 67% voter turnout in Karnataka 18 Apr 2019 16:58 Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) A record 67 per cent voter turnout was reported from Karnataka’s 14 Lok Sabha seats when polling ended at 6 p.m., peacefully, said an official on Thursday. “The estimated voter turnout at the end of 11-hour polling in 30,164 …
  • LS polls, Phase 2: K'taka voter comes to polling booth in an ambulance 18 Apr 2019 12:53 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • Polling picks up post-noon to 38.4% in Karnataka 18 Apr 2019 10:50 Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) Unfazed by the summer heat and dust, voters turned out in large numbers post-noon to register 38.4 per cent average polling till 3:00 p.m. in Karnataka’s 14 Lok Sabha constituencies, an official said on Thursday. “We have seen a …
  • Karnataka: BJP faces tough fight but will rebels spoil Cong-JD(S) party? 18 Apr 2019 08:20 NEW DELHI: BJP faces a tough battle in Karnataka’s first phase of polling for 14 Lok Sabha seats on April 18, as arch rivals and now allies Congress and JD(S) have fielded joint candidates for the first time in 30 years to prevent their bankable votes from …
  • Karnataka witnesses moderate polling (2nd Lead) 18 Apr 2019 04:57 Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) Moderate voting was recorded in the first two hours of polling in the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies across Karnataka’s central and southern regions, an election official said on Thursday. “Polling has been moderate in the first two …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: Dynasty, regional politics never hindered country: Kumaraswamy 18 Apr 2019 04:50 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • 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
  • Alzheimer victims may thank Kiran Bhaskar soon 18 Jul 2019 14:53 Rediff.com Senior Contributor P Rajendran reports from New York on how the Indian-American researcher's pioneering work may wipe out the visible effect of Alzheimer's disease. Kiran Bhaskar, a professor at the University of New Mexico, could not …
  • Rain deficit: Bengaluru has recorded 36% deficit in monsoon showers 16 Jul 2019 05:56 Bengaluru: The city is facing one of its worst rain deficits given that it has gone without a single decent spell of rain in the 45 days since the monsoon set in. The first six weeks of the rainy season, crucial for groundwater recharge, recorded a 36% …
  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana KVPY Aptitude Test 2019 Imphal included 15 Jul 2019 00:18 Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Aptitude Test 2019 : Imphal included Last Date : 20th August 2019 Application for KVPY-2019 must be done online only. There are three steps to complete your application successfully. Step 1. Registration Step 2. …
  • SSLC Supplementary Result 2019: 42% students clear Karnataka 10th exam 12 Jul 2019 15:39 BENGALURU: The pass percentage in the SSLC supplementary examinations held between June 21 and 28 has touched 42.47, up from 40.69 last year. Announcing the results on Friday, the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) said that of the …
  • BDA engineer arrested for accepting Rs 5 crore bribe from IMA chief Mansoor Khan 03 Jul 2019 02:03 Mohammed Mansoor Khan, MD and CEO of IMA groupFacebook The Special Investigation Team (SIT) has arrested an executive engineer of Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA), PD Kumar Nayak, for his involvement in the IMA scam. Several documents related to the …
  • K'taka: Valmiki community protests for 7.5 pc reservation, halts traffic for 5 hrs 26 Jun 2019 04:37 The protest led to traffic congestion in several parts of the country on Tuesday. Bengaluru: The city was brought to a standstill as the members of the Valmiki community took the streets of Bengaluru to stage protest demanding 7.5 per cent reservation for …
  • SPARSH Group of Hospitals – a beacon of clinical excellence 18 Jun 2019 13:35 Dr. Sharan Shivraj Patil SPARSH group of hospitals was founded in 2006 by Dr. Sharan Shivraj Patil, with the aim of making quality medical care more accessible to the people. Built on the core values of Faith, Hope and Love, the group has been working …
  • Solving water crisis on Siddeshwar’s agenda this time 18 Jun 2019 02:08 Express News Service DAVANAGERE: In this season of water scarcity, four-time MP GM Siddeshwar has taken up the contentious issue plaguing the constituency, and pledged to fill all ponds and water bodies. His wishlist: Solve the water crisis, address basic …
  • K'taka: Alok Kumar is new B'luru Police Commissioner as IPS officers reshuffled 17 Jun 2019 06:04  Somendu Mukherjee who was currently holding the charge of IGP, Eastern Range, Davanagere, has now been transferred as IGP, Internal Security Division, Bengaluru. Bengaluru: In a major reshuffle of IPS officers in Karnataka, Alok Kumar has been appointed …
  • Complaints against IMA cross 30,000 15 Jun 2019 07:08 The tide of investors who allegedly lost money with the IMA Group of Companies shows no indication of ebbing. Thousands of people, on Friday, arrived at the Commercial Street Police Station to lodge complaints. The police say that in Bengaluru alone, the …
  • Rain fury: Busy day for BESCOM as 41 poles suffer damage  07 Jun 2019 02:05 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Several parts of the city plunged into darkness on Wednesday night following heavy rain. According to a BESCOM statement, 41 electricity poles were damaged owing to tree fall (three in south Bengaluru circle and eight in …
  • Modi keeps number of ministers from Karnataka at 3 30 May 2019 18:26 Bengaluru, May 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inducted two new ministers from Karnataka, kept one and dropped two other members of the previous government, maintaining the representation of the southern state at three. While D.V. …
  • Karnataka Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full list of winners 26 May 2019 05:56 Image Source : PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and mauling the opposition. So …
  • Near sweep by BJP in Karnataka, Congress, JD-S routed (Roundup) 23 May 2019 20:32 Bengaluru, May 24 (IANS) Riding on the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP on Thursday made a near sweep in Karnataka, winning 25 of the state’s 28 Lok Sabha seats, while another was won by an Independent candidate it supported. In what may …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Vote count starts in Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats 23 May 2019 03:50 Category: Bangalore, News Posted by Neha Published: May 23, 2019, 9:09 am IST Updated: May 23, 2019, 9:09 am IST Bengaluru: Counting of votes began on Thursday in all the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies across Karnataka, an official said. The vote count began …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Karnataka Lok Sabha Results 2019 Live Updates: Will BJP beat Congress-JD (S) combine? 22 May 2019 23:09 Live The results for of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka will be announced on Thursday, 23 MayTwitter The Lok Sabha election for 28 seats was held in two phases in Karnataka. In the first phase, Bangalore South, Bangalore North, Bangalore Central, …
  • EC readies for vote count in Karnataka’s 28 LS seats 22 May 2019 10:28 Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has made elaborate arrangements, including three-tier security, for the counting of votes in Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats from 8 a.m. on Thursday, an official said on Wednesday. “Counting centres are …
  • Status of development of smart cities in India 20 May 2019 06:18 Express News Service Initiated in 2015 by the Narendra Modi government, the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) is finally progressing with respect to urban renewal, transport projects, and a retrofitting project aimed at ‘smartening up’ of 100 cities in India.  …
  • Karnataka SSLC Results 2019: Amused Twitterati ask how Haasan, Ramanagara topped chart this time 30 Apr 2019 17:06 Karnataka SSLC Result 2019 results declared [Representative Image]NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images Karnataka SSLC results are out and Haasan and Ramanagar have landed in the first and second places in 2019 district-wise ranking list. Karnataka Chief …
  • Opposition complaint to EC after snags in EVMs reported across states 24 Apr 2019 10:46 Category: News, Politics Posted by safoora Published: Apr 24, 2019, 3:40 pm IST Updated: Apr 24, 2019, 4:00 pm IST NEW DELHI: Like in the previous two phases of Lok Sabha elections held on April 11 and April 18, snags in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) …
  • 68% voter turnout in 14 Karnataka Lok Sabha seats 24 Apr 2019 05:08 Gadag: Congress leader H. K. Patil waits for his turn to cast his vote for the third phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, at a polling station in Karnataka's Gadag, on April 23, 2019IANS An estimated 67.66 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on …
  • Give us our due: 12 villages in Western Ghats stay put at home 24 Apr 2019 00:58 Express News Service BELAGAVI:  The boycott of the Lok Sabha polls on Tuesday was almost total at 12 villages located amid the Western Ghats in Khanapur taluk as residents chose to stay away from the polling booths en masse.  Deprived of basic …
  • 68% turnout in Karnataka’s 14 LS seats 23 Apr 2019 19:10 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) An estimated 67.66 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on Tuesday in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats across the state’s western and northern regions, an official said. “The overall voter turnout is 67.66 after …
  • Karnataka lok sabha polls 23 Apr 2019 17:06 Glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) in many polling stations delayed or held up voting initially in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats, said an official on Tuesday. "Though there are …
  • Snags in EVMs reported from different states 23 Apr 2019 16:45 Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Sameer Published: Apr 23, 2019, 9:38 pm IST Updated: Apr 23, 2019, 9:39 pm IST New Delhi: Like in the previous two phases of Lok Sabha elections held on April 11 and April 18, snags in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs …
  • 65% turnout in Karnataka's 14 LS seats 23 Apr 2019 15:53 Bengaluru: An estimated 65.23 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on Tuesday in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats across the western and northern regions, an official said. "The voter turnout was 65.23 per cent at 6 pm when the …
  • 65% turnout in Karnataka’s 14 LS seats (Evening Lead) 23 Apr 2019 15:24 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) An estimated 65.23 per cent of the 2.43 crore electorate voted on Tuesday in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats across the western and northern regions, an official said. “The voter turnout was 65.23 per cent at 6.00 p.m …
  • 60% polling in Karnataka till 5 p.m (Fifth Lead) 23 Apr 2019 13:19 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) About 60 per cent votes were cast till 5 p.m in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats during the third phase of polling amid tight security on Tuesday. “Average voting percentage touched 60.41 per cent by 5.00 p.m in the 14 …
  • Moderate voting in Karnataka (3rd Lead)(12 noon) 23 Apr 2019 08:52 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Voting picked up in Karnataka’s 14 Lok Sabha constituencies to register 21.05 per cent by 12 noon on Tuesday, an official said. “Moderate to brisk voting was witnessed after 10 a.m. in most of the parliamentary seats as the …
  • 2019 Lok Sabha Elections: 14 Seats In Karnataka, 20 In Kerala Go To The Polls Today 23 Apr 2019 07:07 Lok Sabha Election: Women constitute 10 of 237 candidates contesting polls in Karnataka. New Delhi: Many parts of Karnataka and Kerala will go to the polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections today. While an estimated 2.43 crore voters will …
  • Why Congress-JD(S) tie-up shouldn't worry BJP 23 Apr 2019 06:55 NEW DELHI: In 2018 Karnataka assembly elections, the Congress, with 80 seats, forged a post-poll alliance with JD(S), with 37 seats, to form a government in the 224-member assembly. The BJP with 104 seats was the single largest party. The “success” of this …
  • 7% voting recorded in Karnataka (2nd Lead)(10 a.m.) 23 Apr 2019 06:02 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Around 7 per cent of the estimated 2.43 crore electorate cast their votes in Karnataka’s 14 Lok Sabha constituencies till 10 a.m. on Tuesday, an official said. Voting began at 7 a.m. in 28,022 polling stations across the regions. …
  • Glitches in EVMs, VVPATs delay Karnataka polling 23 Apr 2019 05:14 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) in many polling stations delayed or held up voting initially in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats, said an official on Tuesday. …
  • Voting underway in Karnataka’s 14 Lok Sabha seats 23 Apr 2019 04:02 Bengaluru, April 23 (IANS) Voting was underway on Tuesday in the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies across western and northern Karnataka amid tight security, said an election official. “Voting began at 7 a.m. in 28,022 polling stations across the regions, …
  • Yeddyurappa's son Raghavendra casts his vote in Shimoga 23 Apr 2019 03:38 [India], Apr 23 (ANI): Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) candidate from Shimoga BY Raghavendra cast his vote at a polling booth in Shikaripura, in the third phase of the polling on Tuesday. Last year, Raghavendra, who is the son of former Karnataka chief minister …
  • All you need to know about the biggest phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections 23 Apr 2019 03:11 Mumbai: As India prepares to vote for the third phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, 116 seats will go to polls on April 23. This phase would cover the highest number of seats. In the first phase (April 11), Bihar saw the lowest voter turnout with 50 per …
  • Lok Sabha elections: 3rd phase of polling begins in 116 seats 23 Apr 2019 02:37 Polling began on Tuesday in 116 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 13 states and 2 Union Territories in the third phase of ongoing elections.All 26 constituencies in Gujarat, all 20 seats in Kerala, 14 each in Maharashtra and Karnataka, 10 in Uttar …
  • Take a cap, umbrella and water bottle to polling booth today  23 Apr 2019 01:43 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Met department has some good advice for voters: Don’t forget to take along an umbrella and water bottle with your voter IDs as you queue up to vote on Tuesday, for it’s going to be a sultry and sizzling election day. …
  • 14 Seats In Karnataka, 20 In Kerala Go To The Polls Today 22 Apr 2019 20:15 Women constitute 10 of the 237 candidates contesting the elections in Karnataka. New Delhi: Many parts of Karnataka and Kerala will go to the polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections today. While an estimated 2.43 crore voters will decide the …
  • 14 Karnataka LS seats to go to polls on Tuesday 22 Apr 2019 17:49 Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) An estimated 2.43 crore voters, which include around 10 lakh first-time voters, are set to vote for the 14 Lok Sabha seats in the western and northern Karnataka in the third phase of polling on Tuesday. Congress leader in the …
  • 3rd phase of Lok Sabha election: Wayanad, Gandhinagar among 116 parliamentary seats going to polls tomorrow 22 Apr 2019 13:25 [India], Apr 22 (ANI): As many as 116 parliamentary constituencies will go for polls tomorrow across 13 states and two Union Territories in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections.While some Lok Sabha constituencies of Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu …
  • Phase 3 Election 2019 22 Apr 2019 11:43 NEW DELHI: In the third phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, a total of 117 constituencies across 13 states and two Union territories will go to polls. The voting for 3rd phase of General Elections 2019 will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The voting …
  • Campaign ends for remaining 14 Karnataka LS seats 21 Apr 2019 16:32 Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) The high-voltage campaign in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha constituencies across the state’s western and northern parts going to polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 23 concluded on Sunday. “The …
  • Karnataka poll diaries 21 Apr 2019 00:28 By Express News Service ‘Scary’ doll creates frenzy Everyone ---from the police to the flying squads --- kept checking a campaign car in Kariganur, Davanagere district, on Saturday. It was not a bomb hoax. It was a doll in the car that sent all into a …
  • Campaign peaks in Karnataka for third-phase polls 20 Apr 2019 17:29 Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) Campaign has peaked across the remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka’s western and northern regions where polling is on April 23 in the third phase of 2019 general elections across the country. “As electioneering for the …
  • Work on intermodal transit hubs to start next yr 19 Apr 2019 01:49 BENGALURU: It’s been nearly a decade since the government proposed five intermodal transit hubs across the city. With the transport department making efforts to identify land for the facilities, the project is finally inching ahead. Common in foreign …
  • Work on intermodal transit hubs may start next yr; efforts on to identify land 19 Apr 2019 00:03 Bengaluru: It’s been nearly a decade since the government proposed five intermodal transit hubs across the city. With the transport department making efforts to identify land for the facilities, the project is finally inching ahead. Common in foreign …
  • Karnataka’s direct fight to have straight impact on Government 18 Apr 2019 02:09 BENGALURU: With half of Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats going to the polls on Thursday, the state, which used to see a triangular fight between JDS, Congress and BJP, is all set to see a battle between the ruling Congress-JDS combine and the BJP. The fate …
  • If voted to power, BJP will set up a fisheries ministry, come up with schemes for welfare of fishermen: Modi 16 Apr 2019 12:06 April 16, 2019 5:06 PM (IST) EC issues notice to Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat for violating Model Code of Conduct Election Commission (EC) issues show-cause notice to Union Minister and BJP MP from Jodhpur, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat for violating …
  • Karnataka bans smart-phones inside polling booths 14 Apr 2019 13:38 Bengaluru, April 14 (IANS) Electorate in Karnataka will not be allowed to carry smart-phones or mobile phones inside the polling booth while going to vote to prevent them from taking selfies or recording videos, an official said on Sunday. “The Model Code …
  • BJP hopes to make best use of ... 11 Apr 2019 05:05 A total of 478 candidates are in the fray for the 28 constituencies in both the phases. Karnataka is the second largest state in southern India after Tamil Nadu in terms of number of seats, with 28 constituencies. It will go to polls in two phases - on …
  • BJP hopes to make best use of Congress discord in ... 11 Apr 2019 04:03 A total of 478 candidates are in the fray for the 28 constituencies in both the phases. Karnataka is the second largest state in southern India after Tamil Nadu in terms of number of seats, with 28 constituencies. It will go to polls in two phases - on …
  • BJP hopes to make best use of Congress-JD(S) discord 11 Apr 2019 02:56 A total of 478 candidates are in the fray for the 28 constituencies in both the phases. Karnataka is the second largest state in southern India after Tamil Nadu in terms of number of seats, with 28 constituencies. It will go to polls in two phases - on …
  • BJP hopes to make best use of Congress-JD(S)... 10 Apr 2019 18:11 A total of 478 candidates are in the fray for the 28 constituencies in both the phases. Karnataka is the second largest state in southern India after Tamil Nadu in terms of number of seats, with 28 constituencies. It will go to polls in two phases - on …
  • 947 Kannada, Urdu government schools set to go English 10 Apr 2019 03:46 MYSURU: In his 2018-19 budget speech, chief minister HD Kumaraswamy had announced that English-medium classes would be held along with the existing Kannada-medium lessons in 1,000 government Kannada primary schools to draw more children. Now, the …
  • 237 In Fray For Second Poll Phase Of Lok Sabha Elections In Karnataka 09 Apr 2019 10:55 Of the total candidates, 223 are males and 14 females. Bengaluru: As many as 237 candidates are in the fray from 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in coastal and northern regions of Karnataka for the second phase of polling on April 23 after 45 candidates …
  • 237 in fray for second poll phase in Karnataka 08 Apr 2019 19:01 Bengaluru, April 8 (IANS) As many as 237 candidates are in the fray from 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in coastal and northern regions of Karnataka for the second phase of polling on April 23 after 45 candidates withdrew from the contest, said an official on …
  • Karnataka: 317 file nominations for second phase 04 Apr 2019 19:50 Bengaluru, April 5 (IANS) As many as 317 candidates have filed nominations in 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in coastal and northern Karnataka for the second phase of polling on April 23, said an official on Thursday. “With the last day of nominations for the …
  • Karnataka: A break from dynasty politics for Congress in Davanagere 04 Apr 2019 03:10 Express News Service DAVANGERE: After two long decades, Davangere will finally see a fresh face fighting the Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket. The seat, which has been contested since 1998, by Congress leader Shamanur Shivashankarappa or his son SS …
  • LS polls: Congress releases list of 20 candidates, fields Pawan Bansal from Chandigarh 02 Apr 2019 21:49 [India], Apr 03 (ANI): The Congress party on Tuesday released a list of 20 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha election. Senior Congress leader Pawan Kumar Bansal will contest from the Chandigarh seat. Besides him, the party has fielded Preneet Kaur from …
  • Good show by Cong-JD(S) can disarm HDK govt 27 Mar 2019 08:36 BENGALURU: A good showing by the Congress-JD(S) alliance in next month’s Lok Sabha elections can, ironically, imperil the very survival of their coalition government in the state. This is because the Congress has fielded three MLAs as candidates and their …
  • Karnataka: Cash-for-vote menace big challenge for election officials 20 Mar 2019 06:45 BENGALURU: Many candidates evidently feel every vote has a price tag depending on the constituency, community and ferocity of the electoral battle: With less than a month to go for the Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka, the cash-for-vote menace is going under …
  • Cash-for-vote menace big challenge for election officials 19 Mar 2019 23:41 Bengaluru: Many candidates evidently feel every vote has a price tag depending on the constituency, community and ferocity of the electoral battle: With less than a month to go for the Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka, the cash-for-vote menace is going under …
  • Coalition issues, lack of winnable candidates leave parties in limbo 18 Mar 2019 00:35 Bengaluru: With exactly a month to go for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka, the three major political parties are still scouting for candidates across the state. Issues associated with coalition politics between JD(S) and Congress, …
  • Coalition troubles, family politics and lack of winnable candidates makes parties scout for candidates 17 Mar 2019 17:16 BENGALURU: With exactly a month to go for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka, the three major political parties in the state are still scouting for candidates across the state. The troubles associated with coalition politics between JD(S) …
  • Karnataka: Seat-sharing agreement between Congress-JD-S finalised 14 Mar 2019 08:28 Category: Bangalore, News, Top Stories Posted by Rasia Hashmi Published: Mar 14, 2019, 12:20 pm IST Updated: Mar 14, 2019, 11:55 am IST Bengaluru: Karnataka’s ruling Congress-Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) coalition on Wednesday reached a seat-sharing agreement …
  • If Gowda contests from Bengaluru, Siddaramaiah camp will throw him out: R Ashoka, BJP leader 14 Mar 2019 05:50 Senior BJP leader R Ashoka is leading the campaign charge for the Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka, and is playing a key role in candidate selection. ET’s KR Balasubramanyam and Indulekha Aravind caught up with him on Wednesday to understand BJP’s poll …
  • Karnataka: 22 districts to get air-quality monitoring stations 14 Mar 2019 05:22 BENGALURU: With air quality deteriorating alarmingly not only in Bengaluru, but also other parts of Karnataka, the state government has sanctioned funds to install Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) in 22 of the 30 districts in the …
  • 22 districts to get air-quality monitoring stations 13 Mar 2019 23:55 Bengaluru: With air quality deteriorating alarmingly not only in Bengaluru, but also other parts of Karnataka, the state government has sanctioned funds to install Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) in 22 of the 30 districts in the …
  • Karnataka Seat-Sharing Deal Finalised; Congress To Contest 20 Lok Sabha Seats, JD-S 8 13 Mar 2019 21:35 Karnataka's ruling Congress-Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) coalition on Wednesday reached a seat-sharing agreement under which they will contest 20 and 8 Lok Sabha seats respectively. "Congress and JD-S seat-sharing for Karnataka #LokSabhaPolls2019 is …
  • Congress to contest 20 Karnataka LS seats, JD-S 8 13 Mar 2019 17:22 Bengaluru, March 13 (IANS) Karnataka’s ruling Congress-Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) coalition on Wednesday reached a seat-sharing agreement under which they will contest 20 and 8 Lok Sabha constituencies respectively. “Congress and JD-S seat-sharing for …
  • Power of 8: Tales of courage against odds 08 Mar 2019 12:18 Some women go beyond the ordinary to achieve their dreams in a world where glass ceilings are reinforced every time they are broken. Determination and enterprise make these highfliers role models. On International Women’s Day, eight such achievers tell TOI …
  • Don’t give in to JD(S) pressure on seat sharing, state leaders tell Cong high command 08 Mar 2019 00:07 Bengaluru: A day after AICC president Rahul Gandhi and JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda failed to hammer out a decision on seat-sharing in Karnataka for the Lok Sabha polls despite a lengthy meeting in New Delhi, the State Congress Election Committee, which met …
  • Bengaluru’s Swachh rank improves marginally, Mysuru clinches 3rd spot 06 Mar 2019 23:18 Bengaluru: The Swachh Survekshan 2019 results announced by the Union ministry of housing and urban affairs on Wednesday put Bengaluru at the 194th rank, slightly better than its 216th rank in 2018. However, the city still has a long way to go. Among things …
  • Puneeth Rajkumar-starrer 'Natasaarvabhowma' completes 25 days, team heads on a success tour 02 Mar 2019 03:28 By Express News Service Puneeth Rajkumar-starrer Natasaarvabhowma will be going on a success tour on Sunday.  The film, made under Rockline Venkatesh banner,  that released on February 7, is doing well at the box office, and has completed 25 days in more …
  • Soon, drones will survey land in Karnataka 01 Mar 2019 02:22 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Following a successful pilot project done via a drone-based survey, the Revenue Department has entered into a MoU with Survey of India, Department of Science and Technology, to survey lands records in the state. Following …
  • Bengalurean bags Infy honour for Braille device 27 Feb 2019 07:46 BENGALURU: City-based Sanskriti Dawle who developed Annie, a device that addresses low Braille literacy in India, is one of the 12 award winners at the first edition of Infosys Foundation’s Aarohan Social Innovation Awards, which were handed over on …
  • Listen up! Was denied CM post for being Dalit, alleges Karnataka Deputy CM G Parameshwara 25 Feb 2019 18:17 G Parameshwara is the first Dalit deputy CM of the state.Twitter/@DrParameshwara Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara has triggered a political storm with his comments that he was denied the chief minister's post thrice because he …
  • I couldn’t become CM because I’m a Dalit: K'taka dy CM Parameshwara 25 Feb 2019 10:45 DAVANAGERE: Karnataka deputy chief minister G Parameshwara on Sunday claimed that he’s a victim of Dalit suppression, due to which he missed the chance to become the chief minister. He added that he had to reluctantly accept the deputy CM’s post. At a time …
  • I couldn’t be CM as I’m a Dalit: Parameshwara 25 Feb 2019 09:26 DAVANAGERE: Deputy chief minister G Parameshwara on Sunday claimed that he’s a victim of Dalit suppression, due to which he missed the chance to become the chief minister, adding that he had to reluctantly accept the DyCM’s post. At a time the coalition …
  • I couldn’t be CM because I’m a Dalit: K'taka dy CM 25 Feb 2019 08:56 DAVANAGERE: Deputy chief minister G Parameshwara on Sunday claimed that he’s a victim of Dalit suppression, due to which he missed the chance to become the chief minister, adding that he had to reluctantly accept the DyCM’s post. At a time the coalition …
  • I couldn’t be CM because I’m a Dalit: Parameshwara 24 Feb 2019 22:59 Davanagere: Deputy chief minister G Parameshwara on Sunday claimed that he’s a victim of Dalit suppression, due to which he missed the chance to become the chief minister, adding that he had to reluctantly accept the DyCM’s post. At a time the coalition …
  • Accident caused by 14-year-old boy: Pay compensation first, Karnataka HC to insurance company 19 Feb 2019 17:39 BENGALURU: In a case wherein the accident was caused by a 14- year old minor boy, the high court has directed the insurance company to settle the compensation awarded by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal(MACT) in the first place. Putting an end to 13-year …
  • IAS officers tie the knot on V-Day! 14 Feb 2019 16:46 14 Feb 2019, 02:21PM ISTSource: TNNTwo IAS officers tied the knot on Valentine's Day in Kerala's Kozhikode. Davanagere DC Bagadi Gowtam, who hails from Andhra Pradesh, and Zilla Panchayat CEO C.Ashwathi, a native of Kerala, got married in presence …
  • Karnataka budget 2019-20: Highlights 08 Feb 2019 10:31 *Grant of Rs 40 crore for the work of laying of pipeline for utilizing 40 M.L.D water being carried to Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board under K.C. Valley project *Action of operationalisation of Bidar airport. Rs 32 crore grant for construction …
  • Guard who worked at Manipal press stole question papers for Rs 17 lakh: Cops 05 Feb 2019 04:13 BENGALURU: Solving the mystery behind the recent spate of question paper leaks in various government job recruitment exams, Central Crime Branch sleuths on Monday said the papers were stolen from Manipal Technologies Unit I Printing Press in Udupi district …
  • Guard who worked at Manipal press stole question papers for Rs 17L: Cops 04 Feb 2019 19:31 Bengaluru: Solving the mystery behind the recent spate of question paper leaks in various government job recruitment exams, Central Crime Branch sleuths on Monday said the papers were stolen from Manipal Technologies Unit I Printing Press in Udupi district …
  • 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 …
  • Karnataka sees 87 H1N1 deaths in 7 months; most in Shivamogga 20 Jul 2019 07:56
  • Save Sharavathi: Shivamogga observes bandh 10 Jul 2019 05:47
  • Shivamogga likely to observe bandh on Wednesday 10 Jul 2019 02:48 By Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: Life is likely to come to a standstill in Shivamogga district as many organisations will observe a bundh on Wednesday, protesting against the proposal to channel Sharavathi waters to Bengaluru.  On Tuesday, many …
  • Soon, Shivamogga set to get Sanskrit village 05 Jul 2019 14:03
  • Smart City: Shivamogga to get 53 projects worth Rs 968.32 crore 26 Jun 2019 17:51
  • Shivamogga: Planting trees amid water crisis is 'illogical', says environmentalist 23 Jun 2019 13:21 [India], June 7 (ANI): Amidst prevailing water crisis in Shivamogga district, environmentalists in the area termed the district forest administration's action of planting one lakh saplings on the occasion of World Environment day 'illogical' as …
  • Village in Shivamogga district sets example for water conservation 21 Jun 2019 21:31 [India], June 5 (ANI): Amidst the scorching heat and delayed monsoon across the country, residents of the Vitagondana Koppa village in Shivamogga district are living happily with sufficient drinking water and are easily able to meet the requirements of …
  • IAS officer, Shivamogga MLC have an ugly spat 12 Jun 2019 06:14 By Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: A heated argument broke out between Shivamogga City Corporation Commissioner and IAS officer Charulata Somal and MLC Ayanur Manjunath here on Tuesday. Charulata lost her cool as Manjunath addressed her in a ‘ …
  • Tank in Shivamogga with water throughout year 06 Jun 2019 01:51 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: While the gruelling summer has resulted in almost all waterbodies going bone dry, here is some good news. The tank in Vitthagondanakoppa, located 3 km from Harnahalli, paints a different picture — all thanks to the …
  • Shivamogga boy ranked 2nd after SSLC re-evaluation 04 Jun 2019 04:05
  • Farmers gather in Shivamogga to remember victims of 1980 police firing 26 May 2019 05:11 [India], May 25 (ANI): Farmers from Shivamogga and nearby regions in Karnataka on Saturday gathered at the memorial site built near Nagasamudra village in remembrance of the farmers killed in the 1980 police firing. Kodihalli Chandrasekhar, president of …
  • Shivamogga: Train engine catches fire, no casualties  22 May 2019 02:13 By Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: The locomotive of Mysuru-bound Talaguppa-Bengaluru Express caught fire at Bhadravati station on Monday night. Fortunately, nobody was hurt. The train was stopped for over two hours at the station. Chief Public Relation …
  • Bengaluru couple, villagers join hands to restore 11th century Shivamogga temple 29 Apr 2019 03:19
  • Election 2019: On Shivamogga Battle, HD Kumaraway Says Have Recognised And Fixed Mistake 19 Apr 2019 11:28 Bengaluru: Karnataka is voting in two phases this election. The southern half of the state - 14 seats out of 28 - voted on Thursday. The remaining 14 seats will vote next Tuesday. The north of the state is not considered a region where the Janata Dal …
  • On  LS poll dates, Shivamogga district to say no to tourists 02 Apr 2019 02:34 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: If you are planning to visit Shivamogga district on April 18 and 23, there is a thin chance of you getting any hotel or homestay. Interestingly, the district administration has asked all hotels, resorts and homestays to …
  • Lok Sabha elections: Congress, JD(S) face hurdles in Tumakuru & Shivamogga 25 Mar 2019 02:47
  • DKS’ Shivamogga, Mandya assignments irk partymen 18 Mar 2019 06:07 BENGALURU: The discontentment brewing within the Congress is not only limited to the party ceding Tumakuru, a seat it holds, but also because it has “gifted” the services of its prime strategist, water resources minister DK Shivakumar, to the JD(S). …
  • Shivamogga: K'taka’s 2nd longest bridge coming 16 Mar 2019 07:39 SHIVAMOGGA: A bridge between Amabaragodlu and Kalasavalli villages, one of the long-pending demands of the residents in Shravasti backwater region of Sagara taluk, is all set to become a reality in the next three years. Once completed, the 2.14 kilometre- …
  • H1N1 cases on the rise in parts of Shivamogga 26 Feb 2019 08:24
  • Virus diagnostic lab in Shivamogga to be upgraded 12 Feb 2019 01:17 By Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: Shivamogga will soon cater to the needs of Karnataka, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to test virus for many diseases, including Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), as the Virus Diagnostic Laboratory ( …
  • Raise a toast! Wine mela kicks off at Shivamogga today 01 Feb 2019 21:23  The Wine Board, which came into existence in 2008 after the state came out with a wine policy in 2007, has held wine melas in Hubballi, Mangaluru, Belagavi, Mysuru, Udupi and other parts of Karnataka. Shivamogga: Wine lovers will have a choice from 280 …
  • Shivamogga poaching network: Probe ordered 28 Jan 2019 02:34 Express News Service BENGALURU: Even as the state forest department has ordered a joint probe into poaching networks operating in Shivamogga district, activists are now demanding to shift the Gajanur check-post to a forest boundary and are asking to set up …
  • Poor turnout at Shivamogga Ranji match disappoints organisers 25 Dec 2018 04:48 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: Poor turnout at the ongoing Ranji Trophy match between Karnataka and the Railways at the Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium at Navule in the last three days has disappointed the organisers. Though the entry for the …
  • Shivamogga has no place for smart city command centre 10 Dec 2018 03:23 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: The establishment of an Integrated City Command and Control Centre (ICCC), which will be a centralised monitoring station for all the utilities that serve the people of Shivamogga city, under the smart city mission, will …
  • Madhu Bangarappa claims he will contest Lok Sabha elections from Shivamogga 08 Dec 2018 10:45
  • Hassan has best rural bus connectivity in Karnataka, Shivamogga worst 07 Dec 2018 14:27 BENGALURU: When it comes to rural bus accessibility in the state, Hassan district tops the list: Barring one, all 2,452 villages in the district have bus connectivity. This is in contrast with other districts where the number of villages lacking bus …
  • Hassan has best rural bus connectivity in state, Shivamogga worst 06 Dec 2018 19:33 Bengaluru: When it comes to rural bus accessibility in the state, Hassan district tops the list: Barring one, all 2,452 villages in the district have bus connectivity. This is in contrast with other districts where the number of villages lacking bus …
  • This repository in Shivamogga has 190 native paddy varieties 05 Dec 2018 23:15 At a time when concerns are being expressed over the shrinking gene pool of native paddy varieties, known for their unique taste, aroma and medicinal qualities, the University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences (UAHS), Shivamogga, has achieved …
  • Shivamogga: Mafia hits areca nut trade 29 Nov 2018 11:32
  • New road cuts travel time between Hubballi, Shivamogga 21 Nov 2018 04:52 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: The newly-developed state highway from Shivamogga to Hubballi and Dharwad has come as a boon for commuters. Barring a few pending patch works near Udugani of Shikaripura taluk, the 195km stretch is a smooth ride. The work …
  • Karnataka's Shivamogga: Is BJP on a sticky wicket? 08 Nov 2018 07:26
  • Congress-JD(S) combine sweeps bypolls in Karnataka, BJP manages to retain Shivamogga Lok Sabha seat 06 Nov 2018 09:50 BENGALURU: The Congress-JD(S) coalition on Tuesday posted a resounding victory in Karnataka bypolls by winning two out of three Lok Sabha seats and two assembly constituencies. The BJP managed to retain only Shivamogga Lok Sabha seat. Though, the counting …
  • Karnataka bypolls results LIVE | Congress-JD(S) lead in four constituencies, BJP ahead in Shivamogga 06 Nov 2018 05:41 By Online Desk Political parties and voters of three parliamentary and two assembly seats in Karnataka are waiting for the results of the recently concluded by-elections. The counting of votes for Jamkhandi and Ramanagara assembly seats and Shivamogga, …
  • Poor voter turnout a worry for BJP, coalition in Shivamogga 04 Nov 2018 03:20 SHIVAMOGGA: Though the Shivamogga byelection was considered a prestige issue between former CM B S Yeddyurappa and chief minister H D Kumaraswamy, the poor turnout by voters at polling stations left the BJP and coalition partners JD(S) and Congress with …
  • Shivamogga: Only reason BSY will be smiling? 03 Nov 2018 22:20 SHIVAMOGGA: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has pulled out all the stops to wrest this seat and catapult late chief minister S Bangarappa's son Madhu Bangarappa into national politics. But whether this will see the Bangarappa self-proclaimed heir …
  • Karnataka Bypoll battle: Bangarappa brothers lock horns again in Shivamogga 30 Oct 2018 04:22 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: The rivalry between the Bangarappa brothers is no secret. And in this byelection to the Shivamogga Lok Sabha constituency, the brothers are at loggerheads again. Sorab MLA and BJP leader Kumar Bangarappa is reaching out to …
  • Shivamogga bypoll: Seven years after death, ex-Karnataka CM S Bangarappa still takes centre-stage 24 Oct 2018 03:32 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: With the Shivamogga parliamentary bypoll inching ever so closer, all the three major parties have seemingly turned in to cash in on the legacy of one political stalwart whose name still resonates in the district.  Former …
  • Sons of three former Karnataka CMs to battle it out for Shivamogga Lok Sabha seat 16 Oct 2018 05:15 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Raising the stakes in the by-election to Shivamogga Lok Sabha seat scheduled on November 3, JD(S) has fielded former Chief Minister S Bangarappa’s son Madhu Bangarappa to take on BJP strongman B S Yeddyurappa’s son, B Y …
  • Shivamogga by-election: Raghavendra and Mahima Patel are crorepatis 16 Oct 2018 05:15 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: The BJP candidate B Y Raghavendra and JD(U)’s Mahima Patel, who are contesting the by-election of Shivamogga Lok Sabha constituency, are crorepatis. The total combined asset of Raghavendra, his wife Tejaswini and two sons …
  • Commissioner at loggerheads with corporator over Dasara celebrations in Shivamogga 15 Oct 2018 06:25 By Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: This year’s Dasara has turned out to be a corporator-versus-commissioner episode with the commissioner accusing the BJP corporator of “speaking in a threatening manner” and the corporator blaming the Shivamogga City …
  • Congress hands Shivamogga to JD(S), Madhu Bangarappa to contest 15 Oct 2018 06:24 By Express News Service BENGALURU: It was a day of happy tidings for JD(S) on Sunday as Congress agreed to give up the Shivamogga Lok Sabha seat for JD(S) to contest in the November 3 bypoll. Congress also succeeded in quellling the rebellion in its …
  • Will it be Raghavendra vs Madhu in Shivamogga? 10 Oct 2018 22:41 Hubballi: Former prime minister and JD(S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda said that he is trying to convince Madhu Bangarappa, son of former chief minister late S. Bangarappa to contest as the JD(S)-Congress coalition candidate from the Shivamogga Lok Sabha seat …
  • Cong has no candidate for Shivamogga, may gift seat to JD(S) 10 Oct 2018 19:32 Bengaluru: Former JD(S) legislator Madhu Bangarappa is likely to be the candidate of the JD(S)-Congress coalition for Shivamogga Lok Sabha seat. None of the Congress leaders from the district is ready to fight the bypoll, citing their ‘poor’ financial …
  • In Shivamogga, Ballari, it’s all in the family for BJP 10 Oct 2018 06:54 BENGALURU: Bereft of a decent cadre base in the old Mysuru region, the state BJP on Tuesday failed to announce candidates for the Mandya Lok Sabha and Ramanagara assembly byelections scheduled for November 3. However, the party did name the “obvious” …
  • BJP to field Yeddyurappa’s son in Shivamogga Lok Sabha bypoll 09 Oct 2018 19:17 A file photo of former chief minister B.S.Yeddyurappa. Photo: Mint Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka on Tuesday recommended the name of B.Y. Raghavendra, son of former chief minister B.S.Yeddyurappa, as the candidate for the …
  • BJP proposes Yeddyurappa’s son as Shivamogga candidate for Karnataka Lok Sabha by-polls 09 Oct 2018 16:06 A file photo of former chief minister B.S.Yeddyurappa. Photo: Mint Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday recommended the name of B.Y.Raghavendra, son of former chief minister B.S.Yeddyurappa, as the candidate for Shivamogga Lok Sabha by- …
  • Activists lock horns over carcass disposal in Shivamogga forests 03 Oct 2018 01:44 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: While there is a proposal before the Centre to dump carcasses of animals into forests to feed carnivores, wildlife conservation activists have differed over the proposal. Some activists batted for leaving the carcasses in …
  • BR Shetty bats for international airport in Shivamogga 17 Sep 2018 12:43
  • In this Shivamogga restaurant, eat how much you want, pay whatever you feel like 25 Aug 2018 01:50 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: It was like Hyderabad’s IKEA moment for a hotel in Tirthahalli town of Shivamogga when hundreds of people thronged it to relish its unique offer. The restaurant Shri Annalakshmi, which has come up opposite the main bus …
  • HC clears decks for local body polls at Mysuru, Shivamogga, Tumakuru 10 Aug 2018 00:30 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court on Thursday cleared the decks for holding elections to the Mysuru, Shivamogga and Tumakuru City Corporations by dismissing a batch of petitions challenging the delimitation of wards and …
  • 1,000 rockets found on Shivamogga farm 30 Jul 2018 10:20
  • Anniversary gift: Adivasis in Shivamogga to get free nutritious food 18 Jul 2018 23:07 Express News Service BENGALURU: Kusuma, an orphan, residing along with her two sisters in Malali Koraga colony, on Mangaluru’s outskirts, is able to make ends meet during the lean monsoon period owing to state government’s `Nutritious Food programme for …
  • Karnataka Budget 2018 highlights: Homeland security university in Shivamogga, Film City in Ramanagara 05 Jul 2018 07:52 Labourers at a rice field -- Reuters file photo Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy presented his first budget after the Congress-JDS alliance came to power in Karnataka in May, defying odds and keeping BJP at bay. In the much-anticipated budget, …
  • ‘Pipe’ man from Shivamogga makes state clean and proud 17 May 2018 20:22 Bengaluru: A retired paper mill manager from Shivamogga has won the Swachh Survekshan-2018 award in the citizen participation category for converting kitchen waste into manure using a PVC pipe. T S Mahadevaswamy, 64, a resident of Vinobanagar 3rd Main, …
  • In Shivamogga city, will caste arithmetic add up in 3-cornered clash? 04 May 2018 15:18 SHIVAMOGGA: It's a three-cornered contest in Shivamogga City assembly constituency in more than one sense. The BJP, JD(S) and Congress candidates are from the three different castes Kurubas, Lingayats and Brahmins, respectively, which have a …
  • Low turnout at Shivamogga roadshows, rallies irks Rahul Gandhi 04 Apr 2018 07:45 DH News Service, Davanagere Apr 4 2018, 12:57 IST AICC President Rahul Gandhi addresses party functionaries at Davanagere on Wednesday. DH photo As the size of crowds that turned out for AICC President Rahul Gandhi's roadshows and rallies in Shivamogga …
  • Rahul arrives in Shivamogga for fifth leg of poll tour 03 Apr 2018 09:12 DH News Service, Shivamogga Apr 3 2018, 14:20 IST AICC President Rahul Gandhi arrived in Shivamogga and took part in roadshow as part of his fifth leg of the election campaign in the state. The model code of conduct being in force currently, there were no …
  • K S Eshwarappa to contest from Shivamogga 01 Apr 2018 04:03 BENGALURU: Senior BJP leader K S Eshwarappa seems to be having the last laugh as the national BJP leadership has decided to field him from Shivamogga City constituency. This is purportedly seen as an attempt by the leadership to put an end to the rift …
  • KSE to contest from Shivamogga 31 Mar 2018 21:23 Bengaluru: Senior BJP leader K S Eshwarappa seems to be having the last laugh as the national BJP leadership has decided to field him from Shivamogga City constituency. This is purportedly seen as an attempt by the leadership to put an end to the rift …
  • BSY: Shivamogga ticket for KSE 31 Mar 2018 20:47 DH News Service, Bengaluru Apr 1 2018, 1:52 IST »State BJP president B S Yeddyurappa said that the Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council, K S Eshwarappa, will face the Assembly polls from Shivamogga city constituency, reports DHNS from Shikaripur, …
  • Dinner diplomacy pays off: Eshwarappa may get ticket Shivamogga City 27 Mar 2018 20:03 DH News Service, Shivamogga Mar 28 2018, 1:08 IST K S Eshwarappa A late night dinner hosted by senior BJP leader K S Eshwarappa for party national president Amit Shah in Shivamogga on Monday appears to have ended on a positive note. Shah showcased unity …
  • 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 …
  • Shivamogga truce as BS Yeddyurappa and KS Eshwarappa join hands 27 Mar 2018 04:14
  • NHRC seeks report from state on gastro deaths in Shivamogga 13 Feb 2018 19:01 DH News Service, New Delhi Feb 14 2018, 0:14 IST The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday sought a report from the Karnataka government over reports of deaths due to acute gastroenteritis in Shivamogga district. It asked the Chief Secretary …
  • Green cover: Karnataka’s forests grow, but not in Kodagu and Shivamogga 13 Feb 2018 02:25 Amidst the verdant green patches thriving in the State are bald spots causing concern. The India State of Forests 2017 report, released by the Ministry of Environment and Forests on Monday, shows that while the State’s conservation efforts and thrust …
  • Over 100 missiles of Tipu Sultan found in a Shivamogga well 20 Jan 2018 05:14 By S Shyam Prasad & Gururaj BR Surprise find came when well was being desilted It is one of the most sensational archaeological discoveries in Karnataka. Over a 100 war rockets from the 18th Century were found recently during the desilting of an open …
  • BJP leaders demand justice for stabbed student in Shivamogga 17 Dec 2017 06:26 SHIVAMOGGA: A day after a college student was stabbed in the city, BJP leaders, including Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council K S Eshwarappa, met Superintendent of Police Abhinav Khare on Saturday and urged him to arrest and extern all …
  • Security upped in Shivamogga after attack on PU sudent 16 Dec 2017 18:04 DH News Service, Shivamogga Dec 16 2017, 23:27 IST Leaders of BJP, Hindu oufits meet SP, demand arrest of culprits To avert possible communal clashes, the police on Saturday heightened security in various parts of the city as Shabarish, a PU student, was …
  • I-T officials raid Shivamogga DCC Bank president’s properties 08 Nov 2017 13:49 Income Tax officials conducted simultaneous raids on the assets belonging to R.M. Manjunatha Gowda, President of Shivamogga District Cooperative Central Bank and Congress party leader in the district, on Wednesday. The IT officials conducted verification …
  • Private medical establishments in Shivamogga join strike 04 Nov 2017 06:09 Private medical establishments remained closed in the district on Friday to register opposition to Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill, 2017, resulting in enhancement in the flow of the patients in government hospitals. Along with …
  • Shivamogga: the hub of ganja cultivation in state 21 Oct 2017 22:25 S K Nrupatunga, DH News Service, SHIVAMOGGA: Oct 22 2017, 2:41 IST The gateway to Malnad has become the hub of ganja production in Karnataka. As many as 800 kilograms of ganja plants have been seized in Shivamogga district in the last 10 months, the …
  • Shivamogga DC writes to Rwandan embassy over 'arrest' of tribals 07 Oct 2017 22:53 DH News Servbices, Shivamogga, Oct 8 2017, 2:52 IST Deputy Commissioner M Lokesh has written to the Rwandan embassy to take suitable steps for the release of 11 members of Shivamogga’s Hakki-Pikki tribal community believed to have been arrested in the …
  • 11 tribals from Shivamogga held in Rwanda, Centre’s help sought 07 Oct 2017 04:46 SHIVAMOGGA: Eleven people of the Hakki Pikki tribe from Sadashivapura village in Shivamogga taluk have been arrested in Rwanda. Though the arrests took place on October 4, the incident came to light only on Friday when the family members of those arrested …
  • FOA team to be part of Smart Shivamogga 27 Sep 2017 21:10 DH News Service, Manipal, Sep 28 2017, 0:18 IST Faculty of Architecture (FOA), Manipal University, will chip in with their knowledge to help Shivamogga, one of the 100 cities selected by the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, to …
  • Shivamogga enter semifinal 20 Sep 2017 21:34 Belagavi Panthers' Stalin Hoover slams one to the fence en route to his 42-ball 67 against Hubli Tigers on Wednesday. DH PHOTO Hat-tricks from Anand Doddamani and D Avinash were just what the big occasion of a semifinal needed, tilting a see-saw clash …
  • KPL: Bowlers help Shivamogga seal semi-final berth 19 Sep 2017 20:58 Bengaluru: Namma Shivamogga ensured their spot in the semi-finals Karnataka Premier League with a 57-run win by the VJD-Method at the KSCA Rajnagar Stadium in Hubbali on Tuesday. A spell of rain during the mid-innings break meant the 143-run target …
  • All-round Shivamogga advance to semifinal 19 Sep 2017 19:04 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Sep 20 2017, 0:02 IST Kazi, Jonathan dazzle in rain-curtailed match Namma Shivamogga's R Jonathan guides one during his knock of 38 against Mysuru Warriors on Tuesday. KPL MEDIA Namma Shivamogga ensured their spot in the …
  • Rampant Joshi fires Shivamogga to win 12 Sep 2017 22:21 Anirudh Joshi’s quickfire half-century spurred Namma Shivamogga to a four-wicket win over Bengaluru Blasters in the Karnataka Premier League at the SDNR Wadiyar ground here on Monday. Joshi’s unbeaten 54, which included three massive sixes and six fours, …
  • KPL 2017: Anirudh Joshi hits quickfire fifty to help Namma Shivamogga thump Bengaluru Blasters 12 Sep 2017 12:18 Future gems of India cricket team Anirudh Joshi's trailblazing 27-ball unbeaten 54 helped Namma Shivamogga to their second win of Karnataka Premier League 2017 against Bengaluru Blasters at the S.D.N.R Wadiyar ground in Mysuru on Monday, September 11. …
  • KPL: Brilliant Anirudh Joshi lifts Shivamogga to second 12 Sep 2017 01:38 Mysuru: Anirudh Joshi’s trailblazing 27-ball unbeaten 54 helped Namma Shivamogga to their second win of the Karnataka Premier League 2017, against Bengaluru Blasters at the S.D.N.R Wadiyar ground in Mysuru on Monday  Joshi’s match-winning knock ensured …
  • KPL 2017: All-round Namma Shivamogga ease to first win 08 Sep 2017 11:49 Future gems of India cricket team It was Namma Shivamogga who prevailed over Bijapur Bulls in the sixth clash of Karnataka Premier League 2017 an all-round display helping them to a 28-run victory at the S.D.N.R Wadiyar Ground on Thursday (8 September). …
  • Manager stars in Shivamogga win 07 Sep 2017 21:18 An all-round performance helped Namma Shivamogga defeat Bijapur Bulls by 28 runs in the the Karnataka Premier League at the SDNR Wadiyar Ground here on Thursday. Half-centuries from Liyan Khan and Shoaib Manager helped Shivamogga to reach 161 for five …
  • KPL: Namma Shivamogga stroll past Bijapur Bulls 07 Sep 2017 20:24 Mysuru: Namma Shivamogga registered a convincing 28-run win over Bijapur Bulls in the Karnataka Premier League clash held at the SDNR Wadiyar Cricket Stadium in Mysuru on Thursday. Put to bat, Shivamogga put up 161/5 in 20 overs with opener Liyan Khan …
  • 6 held for attack on Bajrang Dal activist in Shivamogga 03 Sep 2017 20:36 DH News Service, Shivamogga, Sep 4 2017, 1:24 IST The city police on Sunday arrested six youths on the charge of attacking a Bajrang Dal activist during the Ganesha immersion procession on Saturday night. According to police, a group of youth objected to …
  • Shivamogga engraving shows Kannada was in use 7 decades earlier than known 29 Aug 2017 10:25 BENGALURU: Recent archaeological excavations in Shivamogga district have turned the clock back on Kannada, proving that it was in use seven decades earlier than believed. Until now, the Halmidi inscription, discovered in 1936 in Hassan district, which …
  • KPL: Namma Shivamogga bank on experience 28 Aug 2017 21:45 Bengaluru: The T20 bubble may have burst seven years across the world, with myriad leagues being organised from Pakistan to Australia and now to South Africa. However, Karnataka took on the mantle in the shortest format at an early junction in 2009, in the …
  • 6 killed as car collides with lorry near Shivamogga 28 Aug 2017 20:45 DH News Service, Shivamogga, Aug 29 2017, 1:55 IST The mangled remains of the car that hit a lorry near Ayanur in Shivamogga taluk on Monday. DH photo Six people were killed and another sustained injuries in a road accident near Ayanur on the Shivamogga- …
  • Heavy rain in Shivamogga district 05 Aug 2017 21:08 DH News Service, Shivamogga/Kodagu, Aug 6 2017, 2:02 IST Moderate to heavy rain continued to lash several parts of Shivamogga district on Saturday. Shivamogga, Hosanagar, Thirthahalli and Bhadravathi received good spell of rain intermittently. Heavy …
  • Rain in Shivamogga, Kalaburagi 28 Jul 2017 20:51 DH News Service, Rain in Shivamogga, Kalaburagi, Jul 29 2017, 1:38 IST Heavy to moderate showers lashed Shivamogga city on Friday. dh photo Moderate to heavy rain lashed parts of Shivamogga on Friday. Hosanagar, Shivamogga, Bhadravathi, Thirthahalli …
  • Law and order: Shivamogga to emulate Mumbai model 12 Jul 2017 23:37
  • Rain resumes in Karwar, Shivamogga 11 Jul 2017 20:22 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Jul 12 2017, 0:23 IST Rain resumed in Uttara Kannada and Shivamogga districts on Tuesday while Ballari also received widespread rain. It rained heavily in Karwar and Mundgod. There were reports of moderate rain in Bhatkal, …
  • Shivamogga hospital misplaces cranial bone removed from man's brain 06 Jul 2017 21:39 DH News Service, Shivamogga, Jul 7 2017, 1:29 IST In a case of sheer negligence, the staff of a private hospital here have lost the cranial bone that was removed from the brain of a man who had sustained head injuries after falling from an areca nut tree. …
  • With no wheelchair, woman drags ill husband for scanning in Shivamogga 02 Jun 2017 12:17 Press Trust of India, Shivamogga (Karnataka), Jun 2 2017, 16:33 IST The video of the incident, where Amir Saab, aged about 75, is seen being dragged by his foot along the floor by his wife Fameeda, has sparked outrage with the government ordering an …
  • Civil engineer from Shivamogga bags 47th rank in UPSC exam 31 May 2017 21:48 DH News Service, Shivamogga, Jun 1 2017, 2:19 IST Dhyanachandra HM. There was a festive atmosphere at the residence of Dhyanachandra H M at Vinobnagar in the city on Wednesday evening as he bagged the 47th rank in UPSC examinations of 2016. He is the son …
  • Shivamogga contributes to Kurien's bust on Michigan varsity campus 26 May 2017 21:26 Nrupathunga S K, DH News Service, Shivamogga May 27 2017, 1:52 IST Steven Hanson, associate Provost and Dean of International Studies and Programs (second from left), seen holding the bust of Verghese Kurien on MSU campus, US on May 25. Leo Kempel, dean of …
  • Pre-monsoon rain spurs agricultural activities in Shivamogga district 25 May 2017 09:49 Buoyed by the recent spell of pre-monsoon rain in the district that has remained wide-spread, the farmers have commenced the agricultural activities. Joint Director, Department of Agriculture, Madhusudan K. told The Hindu that in Talaguppa and Anavatti …
  • Crops on 9,666 hectares of land in Shivamogga damaged by drought 18 May 2017 11:56 Horticulture crops on 9,666 hectares of land, including arecanut on 8,080 hectares and coconut on 1,586 hectares, have been damaged in the district this year owing to drought. The district is experiencing drought for the second consecutive year. In 2016-17 …
  • Heavy rain lashes Shivamogga, Kalaburagi districts 05 May 2017 22:09 Bengaluru, DH News Service, May 6 2017, 2:21 IST An autorickshaw makes its way as it rains in Belagavi on Friday. DH Photo Moderate to heavy rain continued to lash several parts of the state on Friday. Heavy rain accompanied by lightning and strong wind …
  • 7 die as SUV crashes into lorry near Shivamogga 04 May 2017 22:18 Shivamogga, DH News Service, May 5 2017, 2:09 IST The sports-utility vehicle that rear-ended a lorry killing seven on the spot, near Shivamogga on Wednesday night. Seven persons died on the spot when the sports-utility vehicle (SUV) in which they were …
  • Ganja attracts Shivamogga farmers as drought wilts paddy and ginger hopes 11 Mar 2017 18:01 An agent enters a village bordering the verdant Western Ghats forests of Shivamogga district, in the guise of being a scrap merchant or ginger dealer. Acquaintances are made, and a proposition is put forth: start cultivating lucrative ganja (cannabis) …