• Railway personnel ensure 24x7 loading, unloading of essentials from goods trains in Karnataka 29 Mar 2020 15:57 By Express News Service BENGALURU: To ensure there is no shortage of food and essential commodities, workers in the Bengaluru, Mysuru and Hubballi Railway Divisions have ensured their distribution across districts in Karnataka after they were brought by …
  • Karnataka does math for contingency plan 27 Mar 2020 06:43 BENGALURU: The Karnataka government’s initial estimation on Covid-19’s impact shows the state might report about 87,000 positive cases, of which over 18,000 could be from the capital. The government has projected these numbers based on the outbreak pattern …
  • Coronavirus fear: Jayanagar couple strikes panic among residents over COVID-19, MLA urges people not to panic 27 Mar 2020 04:19 Coronavirus Status in India A couple who has reportedly returned from abroad and resides at the Jayanagar locality in Bengaluru has struck panic among the Jayanagar residents today. The couple was reportedly asked to stay indoors as they were tested for …
  • Number of Karnataka coronavirus cases touch 38 as five more test positive 24 Mar 2020 10:53 By Express News Service On Tuesday, the number of coronavirus positive cases in Karnataka jumped from 33 to 38. The five new cases include one patient from Kerala, two from Uttara Kannada, one from Chikkaballapur while the other is a resident of Bengaluru …
  • Bootleggers make merry as liquor outlets close 24 Mar 2020 02:12 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Liquor shops remained shut in nine districts of the state including Bengaluru Urban on Monday following a government order. But the closure encouraged illegal sale of liquor in many places. The state government had issued …
  • Karnataka: Bengaluru, 8 districts to be under lockdown from tomorrow 22 Mar 2020 15:15 The order also directs closure of all commercial establishments, workshops, and godowns dealing with non-essential services. (Express photo: Ralph Alex Arakal) As Karnataka recorded six more positive cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the state has decided to …
  • Karnataka announces partial lockdown till March 31 as COVID-19 cases soar to 324 in India 22 Mar 2020 13:32 Bengaluru city police corona arrest initiative In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai orders partial lockdown in several districts of Karnataka with immediate effect till March 31st. All commercial …
  • Covid-19: Bengaluru and eight other districts in Karnataka to be shut down from Monday 22 Mar 2020 11:54 BENGALURU: Acting on the Centre’s directive to lockdown districts with confirmed Covid-19 cases, Karnataka government announced near lock down of nine districts including Bengaluru starting from Monday. The districts that will go into lockdown mode are: …
  • 'Bengaluru, Bhopal among Indian cities with best water designs' 20 Mar 2020 14:22 Mumbai, Bengaluru, Bhopal as well as Gujarat's Dholavira and Madhya Pradesh's Dhubela are among the cities and towns in India with some of the most interesting urban projects that manage, protect and conserve water supply, according to a report …
  • Bengaluru, you could be DULT a parking blow 20 Mar 2020 06:24 After making no attempts to implement the first parking policy, which was drafted more than a decade ago, the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) has come up with a new parking policy for Bengaluru. From proposing to issue residential parking …
  • Lithium Urban Technologies, Fourth Partner Energy tie up to set up solar-powered EV charging hubs 17 Mar 2020 08:18 Commercial EV fleet operator Lithium Urban Technologies has partnered renewable energy solutions provider Fourth Partner Energy to build charging infrastructure across the country. This 50-50 joint venture named Shuchi Anant Virya unveiled its first …
  • Despite efforts, investment gulf remains between Bengaluru and rest of Karnataka 16 Mar 2020 07:35 Despite several efforts by the State government to push investments in tier II and III cities, the Statewide investment pattern during the last four years (2016-17 to 2019-20) clearly reveals that entrepreneurs and industrialists are showing interest in …
  • Coronavirus: Government buildings in Karnataka to set up thermal screening points 16 Mar 2020 02:37 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Starting Tuesday, six major government buildings in the state with high footfall will set up thermal screening points to check the spread of coronavirus. The Health and Family Welfare Department will set up the facility …
  • COVID-19 | Devotees keep away from places of worship 15 Mar 2020 04:07 In times of crises, it’s not uncommon for people to turn to religion for comfort. In Bengaluru, people may be choosing to pray at home as several places of worship have recorded a decline in the number of devotees over the last week. On their part, temple …
  • Coronavirus: Summer vacations start early for school kids 13 Mar 2020 03:11 By Express News Service BENGALURU: This year, schoolchildren will have a longer summer vacation starting early, thanks to the new coronavirus onslaught. Primary and Secondary Education Minister Suresh Kumar on Thursday announced that schools in Bengaluru …
  • China's slowdown and disruption in supply: Impact of coronavirus outbreak on global trade 12 Mar 2020 18:53 Coronavirus in China Coronavirus cases have been identified across different parts of the country, and the government is taking all measures to curb and control the rapid spread of the pandemic across India. Coronavirus in Karnataka affects SMEs and trade …
  • Coronavirus India updates March 12: 76-year-old man from Kalburgi India’s first casualty, says Karnataka govt 12 Mar 2020 17:24 Coronavirus India updates: The national capital has so far recorded six cases of coronavirus. (Photo: PTI) A 76-year-old man from Kalburgi, who died on Tuesday, is India’s first casualty due to coronavirus, announced Karnataka state government Thursday. …
  • COVID-19: Four positive cases in Bengaluru 10 Mar 2020 23:04 1918 flu pandemic Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu on Tuesday confirmed four positive Coronavirus cases in the state. Earlier, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday said three positive coronavirus cases have been confirmed in …
  • Cholera in Bengaluru: BBMP clears street food vendors, urges water board to check pipeline leaks 10 Mar 2020 11:16 A notification was issued by BBMP Commissioner B H Anil Kumar to clear such food stalls to contain cholera cases and to prevent further spreading. (Express photo by Jaipal Singh/Representational) The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has …
  • Decision on examinations for classes 1 to 5 yet to be taken 10 Mar 2020 07:11 The government’s decision to declare holidays for all lower primary schools (class 1 to 5) in Bengaluru Urban and Bengaluru Rural districts after a patient in Bengaluru tested positive for COVID-19 has thrown examination schedules awry. G. Jagadeesha, …
  • PU, SSLC examinations on schedule 10 Mar 2020 02:57 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The government has decided to suspend all classes up to fifth standard in all schools in Bengaluru urban and rural districts in the wake of a positive case of novel coronavirus at the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest …
  • Cholera comes to Bengaluru: Civic body confirms 7 cases, more in private hospitals 09 Mar 2020 17:49 BBMP officials said water supply was stopped in some areas including Old Bagalur Layout during the weekend after some cases were reported from the area. (Photo: Representation Image) With a possible outbreak of cholera in Bengaluru, the health department …
  • Bengaluru resident tests positive for coronavirus 09 Mar 2020 17:24 Karnataka health department confirms diagnosis of person who returned from the US Bengaluru: A resident of Bangalore who had recently travelled from USA to India has tested coronavirus positive, the Karnatka health department confirmed this evening. …
  • CoVID-19: Bengaluru kindergarten schools shut 09 Mar 2020 06:02 Bengaluru, March 9 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Monday declared holidays in all kindergarten schools as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus infections. “Further to the advice received from the Health Commissioner, holidays have …
  • Government closes pre-KG, LKG and UKG classes in Bengaluru due to coronavirus 08 Mar 2020 20:48 By Express News Service The Department of Public Instruction has ordered all pre-KG, LKG and UKG classes in Bengaluru South, Bengaluru North and Bengaluru Rural to remain closed until further notice.  Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Suresh …
  • Fighting the virus: Many hands behind India’s battle against coronavirus 08 Mar 2020 04:15 At Gandhi Hospital in Secunderabad. The first case in Telangana was detected on March 2. (AP) Inside a building in Delhi’s Civil Lines that was once the residence of the last commander-in-chief of the British Army in India, 20 people (doctors or Phds in …
  • CCTV footage of leopard in Peenya causes panic 08 Mar 2020 00:43 Express News Service BENGALURU:  CCTV footage of a leopard roaming around Peenya on Saturday has caused many to panic. These people were even more perturbed when they learnt that two days ago, officials found the pug marks of a leopard in the area. In …
  • Fighting the virus 07 Mar 2020 23:58 At Gandhi Hospital in Secunderabad. The first case in Telangana was detected on March 2. (AP) A surveillance programme set in place in 2004, tested through outbreaks like Nipah, and involving a network spread down to villages, is now at the vanguard …
  • nCoV: Amid no positive cases, rising home quarantine in K’taka 07 Mar 2020 16:08 Bengaluru, March 7 (IANS) Amid rising home quarantine cases in Karnataka to 525, the state has recorded no Coronavirus positive case as of mid-day on Saturday, an official said. “Until 12 p.m. on Saturday, there is no positive Coronavirus case in the state …
  • Women’s Day Special: Why urban women are choosing fitness as a lifestyle 07 Mar 2020 13:57 Join the fitness bandwagon starting this Women’s Day. (Source: File Photo) A little glance over social media would explain how celebrity fitness is a big draw with names like Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Anushka Sharma, Disha Patani and the likes trying …
  • Karnataka appeals to shun coronavirus rumours 04 Mar 2020 08:38 Bengaluru: Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Minister B. Sriramulu on Wednesday appealed to consider only official information and shun rumours on Coronavirus. “I request that you consider only official information, without heeding any rumours that are …
  • Fact Check: Viral notice about positive Covid-19 case in Bengaluru apartment 03 Mar 2020 22:16 Former COVID-19 patient reveals shocking details Coronavirus is spreading like wildfire and new cases have been confirmed in India as well. After the 25-year-old software engineer from Bengaluru was tested positive for Covid-19, people who worked with the …
  • Turning floodwater into liquid asset in Bengaluru 02 Mar 2020 15:17 Express News Service BENGALURU: When it pours, it floods. What do you with all this water which may go into gutters or drains or even lay stagnant on the roads? Bengaluru is a good example where floods do more harm than good. To break the cycle of floods …
  • No relief  for former chief of Davanagere urban body in land case 16 Feb 2020 23:31 Express News Service BENGALURU: A city Special Court refused to discharge former chairman of Davanagere-Harihara Urban Development Authority (DHUDA) and his children from a case registered by the Lokayukta police for allegedly getting sites allotted in …
  • Rocky Mountain Institute and Micelio collaborate with Dult to host Urban Mobility Lab in Bengaluru 12 Feb 2020 18:42 BENGALURU: Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), a nonprofit and Micelio have partnered with the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (Dult, Invest Karnataka Forum, and Department of Industries and Commerce (DIC) to host the Urban Mobility Lab, a platform, which …
  • NGT quashes clearance for Godrej Properties project near Bengaluru lake 12 Feb 2020 15:45 Bengaluru resident challenges luxurious residential complex near Kaikondrahalli lake New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has quashed the environmental clearance granted to a high-rise luxury project by Godrej Properties Ltd and Wonder Projects …
  • NGT quashes eco-clearance for Godrej residential project in Bengaluru 12 Feb 2020 15:20 The National Green Tribunal has quashed the environmental clearance (EC) granted to a high-rise residential project being built by Godrej in Bengaluru for raising construction in the buffer zone of a lake. A bench of NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar …
  • Karnataka Cabinet expansion: Jarkiholi gets water resources, Byrati to steer urban affairs 12 Feb 2020 14:05 Bengaluru: Chief minister BS Yediyurappa finally allocated portfolios to 10 new ministers on Monday, ending four days of suspense that saw hectic lobbying by new ministers, some of whom demanded specific heavy-weight departments. The highlight, however, is …
  • Odia labourers rescued from Bengaluru kilns 12 Feb 2020 04:27 By Express News Service BALANGIR: At least 150 labourers of Balangir and Nuapada have been rescued from two brick kilns in Bengaluru and four persons detained in the connection. The rescue came following simultaneous raids conducted by the District Legal …
  • Honk more, wait more- Bengaluru, Hyderabad may follow this Mumbai police idea 11 Feb 2020 04:15 In a video posted on its official Twitter handle, Mumbai Police has disclosed how by changing the time sequence at the traffic lights has indeed been a learning curve for the motorists. Mumbai which is one of the most congested cities of the world …
  • Urban interests 10 Feb 2020 04:04 Have India’s cities always received a raw deal? We’re a predominantly rural nation and 830 million Indians — nearly 70 per cent of the population — live outside the towns and cities, the 2011 Census shows. Against that number are 370 million urban-dwellers …
  • Bengaluru residents want Mount Carmel College ground for public use 10 Feb 2020 01:42 Express News Service BENGALURU: It may be just a 11,333 sq yard playground in the centre of the city, but it costs a great deal for both citizens and the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA). Not many people are aware that the empty playground opposite …
  • World Cancer Day: Bengaluru's Kidwai to have a block for those who can afford to pay more 04 Feb 2020 04:26 The State-run Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology will soon start a speciality block exclusively for patients who can afford to pay higher than the existing charges in the hospital. This is to create a revenue-generating model that will help in funding …
  • Bengaluru to follow Mumbai's ‘Honk More Wait More’ policy to cut noise levels 03 Feb 2020 12:10 Written by Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Updated: February 3, 2020 5:23:34 pm Recently, a report by location technology company TomTom said Bengaluru was the ‘Most Traffic Congested City’ in the world. (File). Following the Mumbai Police’s ‘Honk More Wait …
  • Mercury rising in Bengaluru, Friday was 'hottest January day ever' 02 Feb 2020 15:40 Meteorological experts said urbanisation and vehicular pollution could be the possible reasons for the change in temperature. (Express Photo: Ralph Alex Arakal) Usually popular for its pleasant climate, the congested, infrastructurally burdended Bengaluru …
  • Keeping Bengaluru’s air clean to be tough task as per 2020 Union Budget plan 01 Feb 2020 23:58 Express News Service BENGALURU: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s statement in the budget that cities with a population of one million or more should formulate and implement plans for ensuring clean air has come as a wake- up call for the state …
  • Funding of Bengaluru’s suburban rail network may go the Metro Rail way 01 Feb 2020 14:57 The 148-km-long Bengaluru Suburban Rail project, what was an election promise made by the BJP for the city, finally features in the Union Budget 2020. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaram, in the Budget presented in Parliament, said: “The 148-km-long …
  • Bengaluru suburban rail project finds a mention in Nirmala Sitharaman’s budget 01 Feb 2020 07:40 BENGALURU: The long pending suburban rail project for Bengaluru got a definitive push on Saturday with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman making a formal announcement in the Budget and committing to 20% of equity contribution. “Suburban train project at a …
  • UrbanClap rebrands itself as Urban Company 30 Jan 2020 12:09 “We now have a bouquet of services so it was important to have a mother brand or an umbrella brand which can house all these sub brands. Urban Company will be our brand forever for all markets and geographies now," said Abhiraj Bhal, co-founder and …
  • Pay 2% more on property tax for Bengaluru’s infra development 29 Jan 2020 02:17 By Express News Service BENGALURU: To make ends meet on improving the city’s infrastructure, the BBMP council on Tuesday decided to collect an additional two per cent on property tax as road transport tax. Despite opposition from corporators, the council …
  • Congested Bengaluru going China way; green cover reduced 28 Jan 2020 02:49 Express News Service BENGALURU: Best to live away from Bengaluru South, Whitefield, Mahadevapura zone and Peenya, the most congested parts of Bengaluru. Besides, the city’s growth is now being compared to China’s Wuhan and Beijing. According to IISc report …
  • In Bengaluru, Bescom seeks average ₹1.96/unit hike in tariff 25 Jan 2020 06:17 Consumers serviced by the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) many have to brace for a shock as the power utility has sought a massive ₹1.96/unit hike in tariff for the coming financial year. Bescom has filed its tariff petition with the …
  • Bengaluru: One platform for all building plan approvals 24 Jan 2020 23:34 BBMP is developing a site where applicants can upload all documents so they don’t have to make multiple trips to different offices to obtain NOCs If all goes well, getting building plan approvals will become a smoother affair in the next few months. The …
  • Watch: Bengaluru's new city anthem, sung by Lucky Ali, is out 24 Jan 2020 14:43 The visuals include a bird’s eye view of the city’s iconic buildings, flyovers and locations, juxtaposed with footage of citizens working towards ensuring cleanliness in the city. (Screengrab from video) Bengaluru’s ‘anthem’ — titled Jotheyagi, which means …
  • Activists question BMRCL role in readying Bengaluru’s CMP 21 Jan 2020 01:33 By Express News Service BENGALURU: With the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL)’s extended deadline for public feedback to its Comprehensive Mobility Plan (CMP) expiring on Monday, prominent urban transportation experts have questioned its …
  • Hyderabad, Bengaluru top two most dynamic cities globally in list of 130: JLL 19 Jan 2020 06:44 NEW DELHI: Hyderabad has emerged as the world's most dynamic city, performing better on parameters like socio-economic and commercial real estate, according to global property consultant JLL India. Seven Indian cities feature in the top 20 in this year …
  • Bengaluru faces garbage crisis 14 Jan 2020 00:47 BENGALURU: Bengaluru is staring at an imminent garbage crisis, with the Mitiganahalli quarry pit reaching its capacity. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is collecting mixed waste (dry and wet together) and is dumping it at the quarry, as the …
  • Citizens oppose lake transfer to Bengaluru civic body 12 Jan 2020 23:19 Express News Service BENGALURU: Recently, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa had announced the transfer of all lakes in the city, barring Bellandur, Varthur and Veerasandra, to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). However, this hasn’t gone down well …
  • Urban Indians starting to avoid drink and drive: Ola’s New Year’s Eve data revelations 06 Jan 2020 12:43 Ola Cabs recently released some very interesting data collected from the ride-hailing platform's usage on New Year's Eve. According to Ola's NYE Hyperdrive infographic, cities that partied the hardest were Delhi, Bengaluru, and Mumbai - rather …
  • Public have time till January 20 to respond to Bengaluru city's mobility plan  05 Jan 2020 08:46 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has extended the deadline for receiving public responses to the draft of the Comprehensive Mobility Plan to January 20.  BMRCL Managing Director Ajay Seth told The New …
  • PM Modi kicks off Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru 03 Jan 2020 08:52 Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2020) in this tech city amid tight security in the presence of galaxy of top scientists, Nobel Laureates, dignitaries and students from across the country …
  • Bengaluru decks up for 5-day science congress 02 Jan 2020 05:18 Bengaluru, Jan 2 (IANS) India’s tech city decks up for hosting the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2020) for 5 days from Friday amid tight security, a top official said on Thursday. “About 15,000 delegates, including 2 Nobel Laureates and eminent …
  • Bengaluru mobility: A good year to meet deadlines? 01 Jan 2020 08:02 Many infrastructural projects have missed deadlines, but several of them are nearing completion. Here’s what you can look forward to in 2020 There is a good chance that by the end of 2020, the city will have these infrastructural additions in place. Non- …
  • What Bengaluru wants this New Year 01 Jan 2020 06:34 As the city welcomes a new year and a new decade, Bengalureans are hoping for some big and small changes: from the completion of big infrastructure projects to the protection of the city’s environment. Integrated mobility plan  Will there be respite from …
  • Bengaluru: 2020 may be a better year for urban mobility 30 Dec 2019 01:58
  • Short-staffed police try out a model solution on the streets of Bengaluru 30 Dec 2019 01:54 Written by Johnson T A | Bengaluru | Published: December 30, 2019 4:34:08 am Some 30 mannequins dressed in the uniform of the traffic police have appeared across the city. Police hope they will warn off potential traffic violators. (Express ) One of the …
  • A guide to urban traffic 27 Dec 2019 10:48 The increase in traffic congestion in Indian cities, particularly Bengaluru, is due to many reasons, from rapid urbanisation to a rise in commerce and employment. Dr MA Saleem, an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, whose current position is Additional …
  • Bengaluru: Soon, track garbage auto-tippers on your phone 27 Dec 2019 07:43 TimesViewRadio Frequency Identification is being increasingly employed to tackle urban problems. While the Centre's ambitious FASTag project is one example of the technology's application, an Odisha city is planning to use it to keep tabs on stray …
  • Train catches fire in Bengaluru, fire tenders rushed to spot 26 Dec 2019 18:11 Train Fire Accident (Representational Image)Reuters A coach of a stationary train caught fire at Chikkabanavara railway station in Bengaluru Urban district on Thursday (December 26) morning. Stationary train catches fire in Chikkabanavarascreengrab The …
  • ‘Namma Bengaluru’ app for all city agencies from January 26 Dec 2019 07:38 Everything one needs to know about the major government agencies in the city will soon be available at your fingertips. ‘Namma Bengaluru’, a citizen utility app, is the New Year gift to residents of the city. The app, which is being developed by the Bruhat …
  • Namma Bengaluru: Political U-turn on key projects 18 Dec 2019 05:22 Where you stand depends on where you sit — the aphorism used to describe political ambivalence seems to be the mantra for civic governance in the city, say activists and citizens groups. A case in point is the recent decision taken by the ruling Bharatiya …
  • Bengaluru’s Sakala ranking up, but little to cheer about 17 Dec 2019 00:45 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Yadgir, Chikkaballapura and Udupi are the top three districts in Sakala performance, for the month of November in 2019. Bengaluru Urban moved up from 30th to 29th position, Vijayapura performed the worst and Koppal sunk …
  • Bengaluru city police first in India to have bicycle-borne cops 16 Dec 2019 16:33 Bengaluru Pedal PoliceTwitter In the wake of increasing criminal activities in Bengaluru's lung, Cubbon Park, and neighbouring areas, the city police have initiated 'Pedal Police. This is the first time the BCP has saddled up to fight crime on a …
  • Bengaluru, Delhi, and Mumbai among least inclusive global cities Quartz India 07 Dec 2019 17:42 India’s thriving metropolitan cities are also some of the world’s most unequal. Three Indian cities—capital Delhi, financial centre Mumbai, and tech hub Bengaluru—came lowest in a ranking of global cities in terms of inclusivity and equality in The …
  • 567 railway deaths in and around Bengaluru this year 05 Dec 2019 21:10 On an average, two people die in train-related accidents every day in and around Bengaluru. As per data from the Ministry of Railways for this year, the number stands at 567 from January 1 to September 30. Crossing tracks illegally and footboard accidents …
  • K'taka bypolls: Will voters do Bengaluru proud? 05 Dec 2019 06:18 TNN | Updated: Dec 5, 2019, 8:25 IST Representative imageBENGALURU: Political parties and the Election Commission on Wednesday fretted about voter turnout in the bypolls, and they were particularly concerned about Bengaluru, which has a history of low …
  • Bengaluru veterinarians come together to seek justice for Hyderabad colleague 04 Dec 2019 07:46 Veterinarians protest at Fredom Park on TuesdayBENGALURU: Three hundred veterinarians and veterinary science students marched in Bengaluru on Tuesday demanding justice for their colleague, who was allegedly gang-raped and murdered in Hyderabad last week. …
  • 200 traffic cops in Bengaluru to undergo detailed lung function test 03 Dec 2019 08:03 A traffic policeman takes the smoker lyser test at the lung-health screening.BENGALURU: Select 200 Bengaluru traffic police working in the most traffic ridden stretches of the city will be undergoing a lung health fest in the next two months with the help …
  • 567 people killed in Bengaluru railway division in nine months 01 Dec 2019 04:28 TNN | Updated: Dec 1, 2019, 8:56 IST Of the 567 deaths, the maximum were reported in Bengaluru rural with 191, followed by Bengaluru city (151), Ca...Read MoreBENGALURU: Railway minister Piyush Goyal said 567 people have been killed on the railway premises …
  • Bengaluru may top Indian cities Inclusive Prosperity Cities Index, but has long way to go 23 Nov 2019 11:43 Bengaluru may have ranked better than Delhi and Mumbai on the Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and Awards Index, but it still has a long way to when compared with other cities across the world. It ranked only 83 of 113, indicating that a lot more work …
  • Bengaluru top Indian city in new prosperity ranking 23 Nov 2019 01:13 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The tech city Bengaluru, with its booming business environment, has emerged as the highest-ranked city in India, leaving behind metros like Delhi and Mumbai, in the first-ever Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and …
  • India's Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai Among 113 Cities on New Global Prosperity Index 22 Nov 2019 10:54 World 13:23 22.11.2019Get short URL Sputnik (New Delhi): The first ever Prosperity and Inclusion City Seal and Awards (PICSA) index was released in Spain on Thursday evening. The index showcases the economic growth of a city, along with the quality and …
  • 4,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in Bengaluru coming in 9 months 21 Nov 2019 01:50 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Tech city Bengaluru will get 4,000 public Wi-Fi hotspots in nine months’ time, Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayan announced on the final day of the Bengaluru Tech Summit on Wednesday. At a joint press meet, the Deputy …
  • BJP hopes to win all 4 Bengaluru seats ahead of major bypolls 21 Nov 2019 01:50 Express News Service BENGALURU: With disqualified MLAs from the Congress and JDS contesting on BJP tickets in four city assembly constituencies in the bypolls, the ruling BJP is leaving no stone unturned in its bid to take over the Congress and JDS bases …
  • Bengaluru to get 4,000 Wi-Fi spots in next 6 to 9 months 20 Nov 2019 17:16 Citizens will have to wait for another six to nine months to get the much-awaited public Wi-Fi access points. On the sidelines of the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2019, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan on Wednesday said the city would have over 4,000 …
  • Urban Outfitters sales miss expectations, shares drop 10% 19 Nov 2019 21:35 (Reuters) - Apparel retailer Urban Outfitters Inc (URBN.O) on Tuesday reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales, hit by lower demand for its namesake brand, sending its shares down about 10% after the bell. Net sales rose 1.4% to $987 million, below the …
  • Urban Ladder posts maiden profit in FY19, sales jumps nearly two-fold 18 Nov 2019 16:33 In a major feat, online furniture retailer Urban Ladder has turned out profitable apart from posting healthy revenue growth. In the financial year ended March 31, 2019, eight-year old firm has posted Rs 49.4 crore in net profits, its first positive bottom- …
  • Tata Motors to supply 500 electric cars to Lithium Urban Technologies 18 Nov 2019 12:17 New Delhi: Tata Motors Limited (TML) on Monday inked pact with Bengaluru-headquartered electric vehicle (EV) fleet operator Lithium Urban Technologies Pvt Ltd to supply 500 electric cars. TML will supply 400 units of electric Tigor sedan by the end of this …
  • 29 labourers rescued after six years of bondage near Bengaluru 17 Nov 2019 22:59 By Express News Service BENGALURU: As many as 29 woodcutters, who were victims of bonded labour and human trafficking for six years, were rescued in Anekal taluk. They were found by the district administration and police in a Nilgiri tree plantation in …
  • Need to change ways of handling waste in Bengaluru: Ex-Karnataka HC judge Justice Subhash B Adi 17 Nov 2019 21:30 Express News Service The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) found no place in the top five cities as it is unable to handle the city’s solid waste, according to Justice Subhash B Adi, Chairman of the State Level Committee of the National Green …
  • Hatching season brings barn owls into Bengaluru's backyards 17 Nov 2019 21:30 Express News Service BENGALURU: Do not be alarmed if you spot a barn owl hatchling in your house or your surroundings. The period from mid October to December is barn owl hatchling season. However, when people spot these owls they panic as they see it as a …
  • The man who changed urban transportation 15 Nov 2019 01:53 BENGALURU: Last year, when the Jammu & Kashmir High Court decided to set up a group of experts to help save a “decaying” Dal lake, the man it turned to lead the team was E Sreedharan. His reputation as a technocrat is so solid that governments from J…
  • Bengaluru's largest and most polluted Bellandur Lake to be desilted in 2020 15 Nov 2019 01:37 The largest water body & the most polluted lake in Karnataka After a series of major fire and froth at the infamous Bellandur Lake, the civic administration bodies have now decided to desilt the whole lake and save the water body from more pollution. A …
  • Ecologists write to government to keep Bengaluru's Bannerghatta National Park land intact 13 Nov 2019 01:38 Express News Service BENGALURU: With three MPs of Bengaluru extending full support to retaining the 2016 Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) proposal for Bannerghatta National Park, environmental organisations have written to the additional chief secretary, Forests …
  • Bengaluru: Urban poor affordability should be factored in while fixing bus fares, says NGO 12 Nov 2019 07:59
  • Lithium Urban plans to foray into logistics business 11 Nov 2019 15:23 Electric cab services firm Lithium Urban Technologies plans to foray into the logistics segment and plug gaps in the last-mile connectivity area, head of external relations of the company Vikash Mishra said. In line with the government’s push for electric …
  • CBI files FIR against ex-Bengaluru DC, 2 others 10 Nov 2019 00:32 Express News Service BENGALURU: The  Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is investigating the multi-crore I Monetary Advisory (IMA) scam, has registered an FIR against B M Vijay Shankar, the then Deputy Commissioner, Bengaluru Urban district, L C …
  • Umbrella body to deal with Bengaluru's mobility 07 Nov 2019 05:21 BENGALURU: The Karnataka government is planning to set up the Bengaluru Mobility Management Authority (BMMA), bringing at least five civic agencies under one platform, taking a leaf out of the London model. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting on …
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  • Railway personnel ensure 24x7 loading, unloading of essentials from goods trains in Karnataka 29 Mar 2020 15:57 By Express News Service BENGALURU: To ensure there is no shortage of food and essential commodities, workers in the Bengaluru, Mysuru and Hubballi Railway Divisions have ensured their distribution across districts in Karnataka after they were brought by …
  • Coronavirus | Anantapur to test everyone with recent foreign travel history 28 Mar 2020 15:45 All persons with a recent foregin travel history and being monitored in home isolation by a team of paramedical staff will undergo COVID-19 swab test (whether symptomatic or asymptomatic) at the Government Medical College VDRL Microbiology Laboratory at …
  • Godrej Properties buys 82 acre land near Bengaluru city for Rs 135 cr from group firm 28 Mar 2020 09:21 NEW DELHI: Realty firm Godrej Properties has acquired a 82 acre land parcel near Bengaluru city from its group company Godrej Agrovet for nearly Rs 135 crore. In a regulatory filing, Godrej Agrovet has informed that it has entered into a sale deed with …
  • Karnataka does math for contingency plan 27 Mar 2020 06:43 BENGALURU: The Karnataka government’s initial estimation on Covid-19’s impact shows the state might report about 87,000 positive cases, of which over 18,000 could be from the capital. The government has projected these numbers based on the outbreak pattern …
  • COVID-19: 70-year-old coronavirus patient dies in Karnataka 26 Mar 2020 13:36 Image Source : PTI COVID-19: 70-year-old coronavirus patient dies in Karnataka A 70-year old woman, who became the second COVID-19 related fatality from Karnataka, is among four new positive cases of coronavirus confirmed in the state, taking the total …
  • Bootleggers make merry as liquor outlets close 24 Mar 2020 02:12 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Liquor shops remained shut in nine districts of the state including Bengaluru Urban on Monday following a government order. But the closure encouraged illegal sale of liquor in many places. The state government had issued …
  • Karnataka under lockdown till March 31 to curb coronavirus 23 Mar 2020 20:38 By PTI BENGALURU: The Karnataka government on Monday night announced a lockdown from March 24 till month end in the entire state as seven new COVID-19 cases were reported, taking the tally in the state to 33. The government earlier announced stricter …
  • Home Quarantine Stamped-People To Be Arrested If Found Outside In Bengaluru 23 Mar 2020 08:31 According to officials, the stamped people should remain quarantined at home. Bengaluru: Amid rising coronavirus cases, Bengaluru city Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao said on Monday those subjected to home quarantine stamping would be arrested if they were …
  • People with home quaratine stamp venturing out will be arrested 23 Mar 2020 07:54 Bengaluru: Amid rising coronavirus cases, Bengaluru city Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao said on Monday those subjected to home quarantine stamping would be arrested if they were found to visit public places. "5000 Home quarantine stamping was carried …
  • Karnataka: Bengaluru, 8 districts to be under lockdown from tomorrow 22 Mar 2020 15:15 The order also directs closure of all commercial establishments, workshops, and godowns dealing with non-essential services. (Express photo: Ralph Alex Arakal) As Karnataka recorded six more positive cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the state has decided to …
  • Karnataka government to impose lockdown in 9 districts till March 31 22 Mar 2020 13:27 The Karnataka government on Sunday afternoon announced that 9 districts in the State will be under lock down till March 31, barring essential services. It also announced imposition of Section 144 across the state for 3 hours - between 9 p.m. (when the …
  • Lockdown in nine coronavirus-hit districts in Karnataka, including Bengaluru 22 Mar 2020 12:41 Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Sunday announced shutdown of all commercial activities other then certain essential services in the nine districts of the state including the capital city, where Covid-19 cases have been reported. "After taking …
  • Covid-19: Bengaluru and eight other districts in Karnataka to be shut down from Monday 22 Mar 2020 11:54 BENGALURU: Acting on the Centre’s directive to lockdown districts with confirmed Covid-19 cases, Karnataka government announced near lock down of nine districts including Bengaluru starting from Monday. The districts that will go into lockdown mode are: …
  • Drama near resort hosting MP Congress MLAs, Diggy taken to preventive custody 18 Mar 2020 11:45 Bengaluru: High drama prevailed in Bengaluru, hours before Supreme Court took up hearing of Vote of Confidence by Madhya Pradesh government, when Bengaluru police detaining former MP Chief Minister Digvijay Singh and others. Singh, who landed in Bengaluru …
  • Digvijaya Singh stopped from meeting rebel Madhya Pradesh MLAs in Bengaluru, detained 18 Mar 2020 08:42 Digvijaya Singh later sat on a dharna outside the resort. Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh who reached Bengaluru on Wednesday early morning to meet the rebel Madhya Pradesh Congress MLAs was taken into preventive custody. Accusing the BJP of holding …
  • MP crisis live: Digvijaya arrested in Bengaluru 18 Mar 2020 06:27 Superintendent of Police (Bengaluru Rural) Bheemashankar S Guled tried to convince Singh, saying the Madhya Pradesh legislators at the resort have sought police protection. The MLAs have written to the police stating that they don't want to meet …
  • Stopped from meeting rebel Cong MLAs Digvijay Singh protests outside Bengaluru resort, detained 18 Mar 2020 05:34 BENGALURU: High drama unfolded on Wednesday morning near the resort where rebel Congress MLAs from Madhya Pradesh are staying, as senior party leader Digvijay Singh staged a protest accusing the police of not allowing him to meet the legislators. Singh, …
  • Despite efforts, investment gulf remains between Bengaluru and rest of Karnataka 16 Mar 2020 07:35 Despite several efforts by the State government to push investments in tier II and III cities, the Statewide investment pattern during the last four years (2016-17 to 2019-20) clearly reveals that entrepreneurs and industrialists are showing interest in …
  • It’s final, Bannerghatta ESZ shrinks by 100 sqkm 13 Mar 2020 03:28 Express News Service BENGALURU: The Central Government has issued a gazette notification shrinking the eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of Bannerghatta National Park from 268.96 sqkm to 168.84 sqkm. This comes as a blow to the citizens and environmental groups who …
  • High Drama at Resort: Karnataka Police take Madhya Pradesh Minister, other leaders into custody after they attempted to meet colleagues 12 Mar 2020 16:25 BENGALURU: The Bengaluru Rural District Police took into their custody a small group of Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders including Higher Education Minister Jitu Patwari when they attempted to persuade their MLA colleagues to return to Bhopal at a resort …
  • Rebel MP Congress MLAs not ready to quit: Shivakumar 11 Mar 2020 18:44 Bengaluru, March 11 (IANS) The 19 rebel Madhya Pradesh Congress legislators staying at a resort near Bengaluru were not ready resign from their Assembly constituencies, new KPCC President D.K. Shivakumar said on Wednesday. “All the MLAs who are here don’t …
  • COVID-19: Four positive cases in Bengaluru 10 Mar 2020 23:04 1918 flu pandemic Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu on Tuesday confirmed four positive Coronavirus cases in the state. Earlier, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday said three positive coronavirus cases have been confirmed in …
  • Decision on examinations for classes 1 to 5 yet to be taken 10 Mar 2020 07:11 The government’s decision to declare holidays for all lower primary schools (class 1 to 5) in Bengaluru Urban and Bengaluru Rural districts after a patient in Bengaluru tested positive for COVID-19 has thrown examination schedules awry. G. Jagadeesha, …
  • Karnataka reports first case of Coronavirus; techie isolated in RGICD 09 Mar 2020 16:54 BENGALURU: Karnataka reported its first confirmed case of novel Coronavirus on Monday with the state government announcing that a software engineer from Bengaluru who recently returned from the USA has contracted the virus. The 40-year-old man quarantined …
  • Coronavirus: Bengaluru declares indefinite holiday from Nursery to UKG 09 Mar 2020 11:03 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus: Holidays for kindergarten classes ordered in Bengaluru (Representational Image)  In view of the novel coronavirus outbreak worldwide and the detection of a few positive cases in neighbouring states, the Karnataka government …
  • CoVID-19: Bengaluru kindergarten schools shut 09 Mar 2020 06:02 Bengaluru, March 9 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Monday declared holidays in all kindergarten schools as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus infections. “Further to the advice received from the Health Commissioner, holidays have …
  • Coronavirus: Holidays for kindergarten classes ordered in Bengaluru 09 Mar 2020 04:35 By PTI BENGALURU: In view of the novel coronavirus outbreak worldwide and detection of a few positive cases in neighbouring states, the Karnataka government has ordered holidays for children in lower and upper kindergarten classes in Bengaluru. The …
  • Kindergarten Classes Closed In Bengaluru Over Coronavirus Fears 09 Mar 2020 02:08 Holidays have been declared for kindergarten classes in Bengaluru. (Representational image) Bengaluru: In view of the novel coronavirus outbreak worldwide and detection of a few positive cases in neighbouring states, the Karnataka government has ordered …
  • Government closes pre-KG, LKG and UKG classes in Bengaluru due to coronavirus 08 Mar 2020 20:48 By Express News Service The Department of Public Instruction has ordered all pre-KG, LKG and UKG classes in Bengaluru South, Bengaluru North and Bengaluru Rural to remain closed until further notice.  Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Suresh …
  • Taxmen conduct test-purchase, fine 1052 dealers 01 Mar 2020 09:39 BENGALURU: Karnataka Commercial Taxes Commissioner MS Srikar has said GST authorities will step up test-purchase of goods from dealers to ensure they issue tax invoices to customers in compliance with the law. He warned of stringent action against dealers …
  • This summer, the king of fruits likely to get pricey  23 Feb 2020 02:39 Express News Service BENGALURU: The king of fruits will be dear and costly this year. The first box of one kilo of Ratnagiri Alphansos was recently auctioned for Rs 3,000. The Karnataka State Mango Development and Marketing Corporation Limited has found …
  • 101 families to be shifted to make way for Bengaluru metro work 20 Feb 2020 05:18 One hundred and one families living in shanties at Lakkasandra will be relocated to temporary shelters to make way for metro construction work. The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) requires up to six acres of land to construct makeshift …
  • Shivakumar urges CM for medical college in constituency 18 Feb 2020 14:07 Bengaluru, Feb 18 (IANS) Karnataka’s senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar has urged Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa to set up a medical college in his Kanakapura Assembly segment. “Shivakumar met Yediyurappa in the latter’s office this afternoon and …
  • Grape exports hit by COVID-19 18 Feb 2020 03:38 COVID-19, which has affected tourism and other trades, has also reportedly impacted grape exports from the State. HOPCOMS (Horticultural Producers’ Cooperative Marketing and Processing Society Ltd.), which announced the ‘Grape and Watermelon Mela 2020’ in …
  • Bagaluru lake springs back to life, thanks to treated water from city 11 Feb 2020 04:32 Bagaluru lake, located on the outskirts of the city, is now filled to the brim after three decades; and it’s treated water from the city that has helped the lake spring back to life. This is the first lake to receive treated water from the Hebbal-Nagawara …
  • DK Shivakumar hits out at BJP, RSS for route march in Ramanagara 10 Feb 2020 00:04 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar on Sunday hit out at the BJP and RSS for taking out a route march in Ramanagara against the controversial Jesus Christ statue. “Just because the BJP won 25 seats in the Lok Sabha polls …
  • Bengaluru, Belagavi get lion’s share of berths in BSY cabinet 07 Feb 2020 02:18 Express News Service BENGALURU: The Yediyurappa cabinet became bigger with the induction of 10 more ministers on Thursday. Of the 27 ministers in the cabinet, more than 40 per cent are from Bengaluru and Belagavi districts, while 13 districts have no …
  • No revenue site registration sans khata 04 Feb 2020 11:48 TimesViewUnauthorised layouts lacking land-use conversions are mushrooming across the state, particularly in Bengaluru Rural district where property prices have hit the roof. Till recently, there was no mechanism for revenue site buyers to know if the …
  • Budget will give big push to rural sector: Walmart 01 Feb 2020 15:44 Bengaluru, Feb 1 (IANS) The Union Budget for 2020-21 would give a big push to the country’s rural sector as it is anchored around agriculture, health and education, global retail giant Walmart’s India Chief Executive Krish Iyer saod on Saturday. “The …
  • Johnson Lifts eyes Tier 3 cities, rural areas for growth 28 Jan 2020 15:16 Elevators and escalators major Johnson Lifts is on a consolidation mode as it seeks to expand into Tier III towns and rural parts of the country. The company, which competes with several multinational players, commands over 22 per cent share of the …
  • CM Yediyurappa makes rural push for farm growth 22 Jan 2020 02:26 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is in Davos to push for investments for Karnataka. On Day 1 of the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, he did just that, though his pitch was for farm growth. The CM made a fervent appeal to …
  • GSAT-20 set to boost internet in rural India 22 Jan 2020 00:21 Express News Service BENGALURU: Rural India will soon have better broadband capability as the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch its geosynchronous satellite GSAT-20 later this year.  This satellite can transfer data at the rate of …
  • Bengaluru: Thousands protest against proposed Jesus statue 14 Jan 2020 00:47 BENGALURU: Members from several Right wing organisations and BJP on Monday held a huge protest at Kanakapura in Ramanagara district, 80 km from here, opposing the construction of a 114-foot statue of Jesus Christ in Kapali Betta (Kapali Hills). As the …
  • PM Modi addresses 107th Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru, says 'Innovate, patent, produce and prosper' 03 Jan 2020 15:10 PM Modi at the 107th Indian Science Congress. @PIBKarnataka Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, January 3 inaugurated the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2020) in Bengaluru. At the event, PM Modi addressed top scientists, Nobel Laureates, …
  • PM Modi to address 107th session of Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru today 03 Jan 2020 12:15 PM Modi to address 107th session of Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru today Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 107th session of Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru today. In his 2-day visit to the state capital of Karnataka, Modi met Chief …
  • PM Modi kicks off Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru 03 Jan 2020 08:52 Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2020) in this tech city amid tight security in the presence of galaxy of top scientists, Nobel Laureates, dignitaries and students from across the country …
  • Bengaluru decks up for 5-day science congress 02 Jan 2020 05:18 Bengaluru, Jan 2 (IANS) India’s tech city decks up for hosting the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2020) for 5 days from Friday amid tight security, a top official said on Thursday. “About 15,000 delegates, including 2 Nobel Laureates and eminent …
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Science Congress in Bengaluru on Friday 31 Dec 2019 01:44 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 107th Indian Science Congress, organised by the University of Agricultural Sciences on Friday. More than 15,000 participants, including Nobel laureates, scientists, …
  • PM to open Science Congress in Bengaluru on Friday 30 Dec 2019 12:51 Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will open the seven-day Indian Science Congress (107 ISC) on January 3 in Bengaluru. The event will be held at GKVK campus on Ballari Road. The focal theme of the Congress is “Science and Technology: Rural …
  • PM Modi to open science meet in Bengaluru on January 3 19 Dec 2019 01:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru on January 3. He will also address a mega farmers’ rally in the state the same day. Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday said …
  • Bengaluru Police imposes Section 144 in Karnataka for 3 days after CAA protests 18 Dec 2019 20:48 Anti-CAA fire spreads Pan-India With CAA protests spreading across India, the Bengaluru Police have imposed Section 144 in Karnataka on Wednesday, December 18. The prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code will be in place from …
  • Bengaluru’s Sakala ranking up, but little to cheer about 17 Dec 2019 00:45 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Yadgir, Chikkaballapura and Udupi are the top three districts in Sakala performance, for the month of November in 2019. Bengaluru Urban moved up from 30th to 29th position, Vijayapura performed the worst and Koppal sunk …
  • 107th Science Congress scheduled in Bengaluru from Jan 3-7 11 Dec 2019 19:12 Bengaluru, Dec 11 (IANS) The 107th edition of Indian Science Congress (ISC) will be held at the University of Agricultural Sciences here from January 3 to 7, 2020. “Indian Science Congress is India’s oldest, biggest and one of the most prestigious …
  • Rural voters critical of political system, but keen to exercise their franchise 06 Dec 2019 08:19 Finally, after a gruelling fortnight that saw high-decibel and acrimonious campaigning by political leaders, 11 rural constituencies saw what is being termed a good turnout for byelections on Thursday, despite almost all of them (except Gokak) clocking a …
  • 567 railway deaths in and around Bengaluru this year 05 Dec 2019 21:10 On an average, two people die in train-related accidents every day in and around Bengaluru. As per data from the Ministry of Railways for this year, the number stands at 567 from January 1 to September 30. Crossing tracks illegally and footboard accidents …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Heavy turnout in rural, low in Bengaluru (Intro Night Lead) 05 Dec 2019 20:18 Bengaluru, Dec 5 (IANS) Around 67 per cent average voting was registered in the crucial by-elections on Thursday to 15 Karnataka Assembly constituencies, whose results will have a key bearing on the state’s political future. “The average voting for all the …
  • ‘Illegal Bangladeshis’ in Bengaluru: Govt to file reply on protection of kids of illegal immigrants today 04 Dec 2019 02:28 Like many Bengali working-class migrants in the city, the accused worked in the city’s waste collection business as ragpickers, according to police. (Express) For over a year now, two girls aged eight and nine, the daughters of a woman accused of being an …
  • Kerala duo found dead in Bengaluru: Were not opposed to affair, say techies’ families 03 Dec 2019 01:02 Police suspect possible suicide following the families’ opposition to their relationship. Two days after decomposed bodies of two young techies from Kerala working with an IT major in Bengaluru’s Electronics City was found in rural Bengaluru, and the …
  • Bengaluru: Bodies of Kerala couple missing since October 14 found 01 Dec 2019 21:54 The identities were ascertained by documents and mobile phones found on the bodies. The BODIES of a young, unmarried couple from Kerala, working in an IT major in Bengaluru and reported missing since October 14, were discovered in a forested region in …
  • 567 people killed in Bengaluru railway division in nine months 01 Dec 2019 04:28 TNN | Updated: Dec 1, 2019, 8:56 IST Of the 567 deaths, the maximum were reported in Bengaluru rural with 191, followed by Bengaluru city (151), Ca...Read MoreBENGALURU: Railway minister Piyush Goyal said 567 people have been killed on the railway premises …
  • Blast at Bengaluru forensic science laboratory: Six injured 29 Nov 2019 23:11 Bengaluru: Five scientists and an attendant at the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) at Madiwala in the city sustained injuries on Friday after an explosion during the chemical analysis of material seized in Raichur last year. The explosion occurred at the …
  • Bengaluru DCP in Kolkata to sort out Bangladeshi immigrants deportation snags 26 Nov 2019 22:54 Alleged Bangladeshi nationals at Howrah station on Saturday. (Express photo by Ravik Bhattacharya) A senior Bengaluru police officer who is the nodal officer for deportation of 58 alleged illegal Bangladeshi immigrants detained in the city on October 25 is …
  • In rural Karnataka — AI answers complaints in Kannada 25 Nov 2019 00:34 AI can handle 10 times the calls. (Express) Utilities supplying electricity in urban areas tend to get inundated by customer complaints of power outage, low voltage and other issues during summers and monsoon. Telephone helplines manned by humans tend to …
  • How Prince Charles spent his 71st birthday in Bengaluru eating appams and doing yoga at Soukya, a 30-acre integrative medicine facility 22 Nov 2019 11:56 Long before the media made a micro celebrity of Issac Mathai, who practises integrative medicine at Soukya, he had met Prince Charles in 2004, through his Harley Street centre. Dr Michael Dixon, a supporter of the integrative medicine, who is currently the …
  • 106th Indian Science Congress to be held from January 3-7 in Bengaluru 21 Nov 2019 10:15 About 20,000 delegates from nearly 60 countries participated in the mega Science Congress earlier this year. (Express file photo) The 107th Indian Science Congress will be held at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bengaluru from January 3 to 7 …
  • Govt initiative mentors 100 gifted students from rural areas 21 Nov 2019 01:16 tnn | Updated: Nov 21, 2019, 4:30 IST Bengaluru: Sarbhaz Khan, 11, is a live wire — he loves working with circuits and everything related to electrical equipment. He single-handedly set up wiring at the family home in H Matakere, a hamlet in Mysuru …
  • Karnataka honours seven Bengaluru unicorns 20 Nov 2019 16:00 Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Wednesday honoured seven unicorns that were incubated in this tech hub over the years as the country’s startup capital. Instituted by the state’s Department of IT, Biotechnology and, Science and …
  • 2 MP students win rural IT quiz at summit 20 Nov 2019 02:14 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Two students from Madhya Pradesh won the 20th edition of the Rural IT Quiz at the Bengaluru Tech Summit on Tuesday. Former ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan handed Shivam Kumar Anjana and Jayesh Chaurasiya from Government …
  • TCS and Govt of Karnataka Rural IT Quiz: Government Excellence School, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh wins National Finals 19 Nov 2019 12:11 Tata Consultancy Services and Department of IT, BT & S&T, Govt of Karnataka's Pioneering Quiz to Enhance IT Awareness Amongst Students from Smaller Towns Saw Overwhelming Response. The Rural IT Quiz organized by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), …
  • Bengaluru couple allege daughters ‘illegally confined’ at Nithyananda’s ashram in Ahmedabad 19 Nov 2019 11:24 Controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda finds himself in another controversy with allegations of “illegally confining” two daughters of a Bengaluru-based couple. A petition has been filed in the Gujarat High Court by the couple seeking the court’s …
  • Man gets 14 months jail for assaulting BMTC driver in Bengaluru 18 Nov 2019 04:17 TNN | Updated: Nov 18, 2019, 8:26 IST Representative imageBENGALURU: A local court in Bengaluru has convicted a 26-year-old man for assaulting and obstructing a BMTC driver from performing his duty at Electronics City in February 2016 and sentenced him to …
  • Detention centre lacking, Bengaluru police launch drive against illegal Bangla immigrants 05 Nov 2019 23:56 Among those detained are 24 women and 16 children. The police have filed two cases under Foreigners Act 1946 and Section 370 of the IPC for trafficking. (Picture for representational purpose) Police in Bengaluru have launched a drive to arrest and detain …
  • Detention centre for illegal foreigners near Bengaluru soon 19 Oct 2019 08:39 Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) A detention centre to keep illegal foreigners till they are deported is coming up at Nelamangala in Karnataka’s Bengaluru Rural district, a police official said on Saturday. “A state-run hostel is being converted into a detention …
  • Watch: Near Bengaluru, First Detention Centre For "Illegal Foreigners" 18 Oct 2019 15:54 The detention centre on the outskirts of Bengaluru is expected to be operational soon Bengaluru: In semi-rural Nelamangala in Karnataka, around 40 kilometres from Bengaluru, a new detention centre for foreign nationals found to be living in the country …
  • Gangsters having a free run in Bengaluru prison: Report 13 Oct 2019 04:41 Gangsters are having a free run inside the Central Prison Bengaluru, says an inspection report of the Principal District and Sessions judge of Bengaluru Rural district. According to the report, the inmates can make calls from mobile phones to people …
  • ISRO-Bangalore University to help in better mapping of rural areas 07 Oct 2019 07:13 Express News Service BENGALURU: Researchers, geologists, environmental scientists, civil engineers, architects and representatives of government establishments will soon be able to analyse geographical data with ease. ISRO will be organising a workshop at …
  • Security of Bengaluru serial blast accused Madani cost state exchequer Rs 1 crore 05 Oct 2019 01:37 Express News Service BENGALURU: The 2008 Bengaluru serial blast accused and chairman of Kerala’s People Democratic Party Abdul Nasser Madani is perhaps the most ‘expensive’ undertrial prisoner that Karnataka has had for a long time.  He was arrested in …
  • Bengaluru: Illegal homestays, resorts under radar of tourism department 27 Sep 2019 00:05 Bengaluru: Eco-tourism may have gained in popularity over the last couple of decades in rural and protected areas, but this has not stopped many  tourism spots in the state from being over-exploited by the industry to the detriment of their ecology.   The …
  • Sachin Bansal acquires majority stake in Bengaluru-based CRIDS for Rs 739 crore 25 Sep 2019 13:37 Technology entrepreneur and Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has acquired a majority stake in Chaitanya Rural Intermediation Development Services Pvt Ltd (CRIDS), a Bengaluru-based non banking finance company (NBFC), with a total infusion of Rs 739 crore. …
  • From rural delicacies to home-cooked meals, auth... 11 Sep 2019 06:03 BENGALURU: IT professional Ankit Das’ yearly ritual was to head back home to Kolkata for Durga Puja. However, last year, workload and business trips meant he couldn’t. Though he missed the festive fervour back home, he got to feast on begun bhaja (brinjal …
  • Bengaluru student turn home into den of drugs 06 Sep 2019 06:31 Eight held for using two apartments where drugs were abused, sold Eight students, from engineering, law and management streams at a reputed private college have been arrested by the police after they were found smoking ganja at two separate flats in an …
  • The hills around Bengaluru are alive with the sound of tourists 30 Aug 2019 04:09 With popular tourist spots and serene forest areas in the southern districts of the State rendered inaccessible following the devastation caused by the recent floods and landslips, residents of Bengaluru are looking closer home for a quick break this …
  • With bypolls on mind, JD(S) plans to fight off 'rural party' image 30 Aug 2019 03:48 Express News Service BENGALURU: While the 17 disqualified legislators are running from pillar to post to find some respite to their dangling political career, parties seem to be making preparations for by-polls in earnest. In the absence of clarity on …
  • Bangla terrorists planned attacks in Bengaluru: NIA 29 Aug 2019 22:08 Bengaluru: Nazeer Sheik, the dreaded terrorist belonging to Jamaath Ul Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) now being questioned by National Investigating Agency (NIA) in Bengaluru, was said to have planned to carry out a major disruptive activity in the city as …
  • Companies in Bengaluru's Peenya industrial area slash jobs to cope with slowdown 27 Aug 2019 08:26 Bengaluru: Companies operating in the Peenya Industrial Area (PIA) are witnessing a 30% dip in business due to the economic slowdown, which is likely to deal a blow to over half of the one million people employed by small and medium establishments in one …
  • Four killed during birthday joyride in Bengaluru 25 Aug 2019 04:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU: What should have been a joyous occasion turned into a tragedy when four people were killed on the spot and five severely injured after their speeding SUV toppled over at Handarahalli village near Devanahalli on Saturday. …
  • Farmer commits suicide near Bengaluru over arrack addiction 23 Aug 2019 03:19 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  Tension gripped Soladevanahalli near Nelamangala on Thursday after people staged a protest over a 45-year-old man allegedly committing suicide due to his arrack addiction. The protesters, kin of the deceased, gathered …
  • Indian Plumbing Conference in Bengaluru to focus on water conservation 12 Aug 2019 16:52 The 26th edition of the Indian Plumbing Conference and Exhibition will be held on October 11 and 12 in Bengaluru. The theme of the conference is ‘H2-WOE, WAT-ER WAY TO GO.’ The event is expected to have 700 delegates, over 10,000 trade visitors and other …
  • With 2,000 stores Xiaomi plans to reach out to rural areas 12 Aug 2019 06:07 BENGALURU: Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi now has 2,000 exclusive Mi Stores across the country, helping grow its presence in small towns and rural areas, at a time when sales growth has begun to taper off in the category. The addition of the last 1,000 Mi …
  • Food distribution drive to bring cheer to villages around Bengaluru on I-Day 06 Aug 2019 02:22 Express News Service BENGALURU: This August 15, the Bengaluru chapter of The Robin Hood Army will celebrate the spirit of the nation with a special initiative organised by them. With their Independence Day drive, the organisation aims to provide residents …
  • Karnataka government gives approval to Goodrich Aerospace’s Rs 480 cr investment in Bengaluru 03 Aug 2019 14:11 Karnataka government has given approval to Goodrich Aerospace Service Pvt. Ltd’s Rs 480 crore investment to establish a unit for manufacturing aircraft evacuation systems, lighting systems, cargo systems, seating systems and electrical power systems. …
  • Enbridge pipeline explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes 01 Aug 2019 14:55 In this Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 photo provided by Naomi Hayes, a fire burns after an explosion near Junction City, Ky. A regional gas pipeline ruptured early Thursday in Kentucky, causing a massive explosion that killed one person, hospitalized five others, …
  • Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes 01 Aug 2019 14:50 A gas line explosion shortly after midnight on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said. The explosion in …
  • These 200 trees are eating up Bengaluru 30 Jul 2019 05:47 Bengaluru fills up with colour when Gulmohar trees and Tabebuias are in full bloom. But did you know that they are invasive species with no ecological value? A study conducted by Ganesh Babu, Botany Researcher at The University of Trans-Disciplinary Health …
  • Rural India develops taste for chocolate 29 Jul 2019 19:31 Two years ago, Satish P, a bakery owner in the small village of Harohalli near Bengaluru, had his doubts about stocking Mondelez’s Cadbury Silk bars. Priced between 70 and 170 rupees, they seemed out of reach for customers used to paying only 5 rupees for …
  • 100,000 villages to bite into Cadbury as rural India develops taste for it 29 Jul 2019 17:10 Two years ago, Satish P, a bakery owner in the small village of Harohalli near Bengaluru, had his doubts about stocking Mondelez’s Cadbury Silk bars. Priced between Rs 70 and Rs 170, they seemed out of reach for customers used to paying only Rs 5 for the …
  • FOCUS -As rural India develops taste for chocolate, a dominant Mondelez extends its reach 28 Jul 2019 23:09 CHICAGO/HAROHALLI, India (Reuters) - Two years ago, Satish P., a bakery owner in the small village of Harohalli near Bengaluru, had his doubts about stocking Mondelez’s (MDLZ.O) Cadbury Silk bars. FILE PHOTO: The Cadbury name is seen on a bar of Dairy …
  • Migrants constitute 42% of Bengaluru’s population 28 Jul 2019 00:56 A little more than four in 10 people of Bengaluru are considered migrants, and the percentage of people categorised as migrants has shot up by nearly 12 percentage points in a decade. This was revealed in the recently released Census 2011 data on migration …
  • ‘Of the 25,000 homeless people in Bengaluru, around 7,500 are elderly women’ 22 Jul 2019 05:58 A Tamil song starts playing from a tape recorder on a weekend evening. A few elderly women, some in night gowns and some others in saris, who until then were sitting on the lawn basking in the rays of the setting sun, start dancing. Some others continue …
  • 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 …
  • 12 more cases in a day, Karnataka officials point to cluster infection 28 Mar 2020 21:41 “We have deputed a senior health official of the rank of joint director to investigate the contacts… We are trying to cross-reference and ensure that all contacts will be in government quarantine,’’ state Health Secretary Jawaid Akhtar said. ( …
  • Karnataka coronavirus update: Fever clinics start, border with Kerala closed 28 Mar 2020 15:44 Kodagu district authorities closed three major roads connecting Kerala. Express Photo: Darshan Devaiah B P The Karnataka government has decided to set up ‘Fever Clinics’ in 31 areas of Bengaluru for Covid-19 screening. These ‘fever clinics’ will be …
  • Mysuru man with no travel history tests positive 27 Mar 2020 01:43 By Express News Service BENGALURU/MYSURU: Karnataka recorded its first case of COVID-19 in a patient without any travel history abroad or contact with any person who had returned from abroad and had tested positive. This comes even as the Union Health …
  • Karnataka reports second death due to Covid-19 26 Mar 2020 09:49 BENGALURU: Karnataka reported the second death due to Covid-19 on Thursday. The deceased is a 75-year-old woman from Gauribidanur in Chikkaballapur district. Although the person died on Wednesday, the government confirmed that she was tested positive for …
  • Following social media scare on COVID-19, Karnataka man with no symptoms commits suicide 26 Mar 2020 09:26 The Karnataka health department has started the coronavirus helpline where people can contact and get counseling and information about the pandemic. Following panic and scare on social media over COVID-19, a 56-year-old man in Karnataka’s Udupi district …
  • 75-year-old woman who tested positive for COVID-19 dies in Karnataka 25 Mar 2020 11:38 A 75-year-old woman from Gauribidanur in Chikkaballapur district, who had tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from Mecca, died early on Wednesday at the State-run Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital in Bengaluru. Health and Family Welfare Minister B. …
  • Number of Karnataka coronavirus cases touch 38 as five more test positive 24 Mar 2020 10:53 By Express News Service On Tuesday, the number of coronavirus positive cases in Karnataka jumped from 33 to 38. The five new cases include one patient from Kerala, two from Uttara Kannada, one from Chikkaballapur while the other is a resident of Bengaluru …
  • COVID-19: 5 more test positive in Karnataka 24 Mar 2020 10:17 Bengaluru, March 24 (IANS) Five more people, including a woman from Bengaluru tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday morning, raising the total cases to 38 in Karnataka, an official said. “Between 2 p.m. on Monday and 8 a.m. on Tuesday, five more new …
  • Bootleggers make merry as liquor outlets close 24 Mar 2020 02:12 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Liquor shops remained shut in nine districts of the state including Bengaluru Urban on Monday following a government order. But the closure encouraged illegal sale of liquor in many places. The state government had issued …
  • Karnataka lockdown due to Covid-19: What's open, closed till March 31? 24 Mar 2020 01:38 Malaysia lockdown Karnataka, like many other states in India, is under lockdown due to coronavirus concerns. The number of Covid-19 cases is on the rise, with 6 new positive cases reported on Sunday - highest the state has witnessed since the outbreak. …
  • Six more cases add to state’s coronavirus count; total positive cases in Karnataka now 26 23 Mar 2020 00:06 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka on Sunday witnessed a further rise in the number of Coronavirus cases with six more testing positive, taking the total number to 26. While three are from Bengaluru, the others are from Dharwad, Chikkaballapaur ( …
  • Karnataka: Bengaluru, 8 districts to be under lockdown from tomorrow 22 Mar 2020 15:15 The order also directs closure of all commercial establishments, workshops, and godowns dealing with non-essential services. (Express photo: Ralph Alex Arakal) As Karnataka recorded six more positive cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the state has decided to …
  • Karnataka announces partial lockdown till March 31 as COVID-19 cases soar to 324 in India 22 Mar 2020 13:32 Bengaluru city police corona arrest initiative In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai orders partial lockdown in several districts of Karnataka with immediate effect till March 31st. All commercial …
  • Covid-19: Bengaluru and eight other districts in Karnataka to be shut down from Monday 22 Mar 2020 11:54 BENGALURU: Acting on the Centre’s directive to lockdown districts with confirmed Covid-19 cases, Karnataka government announced near lock down of nine districts including Bengaluru starting from Monday. The districts that will go into lockdown mode are: …
  • Bengaluru: ‘Stock up on food items for a week’ 22 Mar 2020 09:26 On the eve of the Janata Curfew, the State Government asked people to stock up food items for a week. Anticipating a complete lockdown in the coming week, Food and Civil Supplies Minister K Gopalaiah said on Saturday that there was no shortage of food …
  • Karnataka sees spurt in COVID-19 cases 22 Mar 2020 01:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Just a day after the state recorded no new positive cases of COVID-19 and the number staying at 15, there was a big jump on Saturday, taking the tally to 20 cases. This is the highest number of cases recorded in a single …
  • Karnataka man returned from Mecca tests positive, state COVID-19 toll rises to 16 21 Mar 2020 07:55 Karnataka man returned from Mecca tests positive, state COVID-19 toll rises to 16 Karnataka has reported its 16th COVID-19 case after a 32-year-old man returned from Mecca, Saudi. The person resides in Chikkaballapur districts Gauri Bidnoor region. The …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: 32-year-old tests positive in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur dist 21 Mar 2020 07:46
  • Bengaluru wheelchair users seek public spaces to ride 01 Mar 2020 18:01 Bengaluru, March 1 (IANS) Marking the International Wheelchair Day on Sunday, around 70 wheelchair-bound specially-abled people sought public spaces to use in this tech city. “There is need create awareness on wheelchair users’ issues, such as access to …
  • Taxmen conduct test-purchase, fine 1052 dealers 01 Mar 2020 09:39 BENGALURU: Karnataka Commercial Taxes Commissioner MS Srikar has said GST authorities will step up test-purchase of goods from dealers to ensure they issue tax invoices to customers in compliance with the law. He warned of stringent action against dealers …
  • Mysuru murder case: Man accuses daughter of infidelity, kills father-in-law; gets himself arrested 18 Feb 2020 17:43 Hyderabad Disha rape-murder case: All 4 accused killed in encounter A quarrel between spouses over fidelity is seen often but here the situation turned tragic for the father-in-law. In an unusual situation, a man from Mysuru was arrested for killing his …
  • Shivakumar urges CM for medical college in constituency 18 Feb 2020 14:07 Bengaluru, Feb 18 (IANS) Karnataka’s senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar has urged Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa to set up a medical college in his Kanakapura Assembly segment. “Shivakumar met Yediyurappa in the latter’s office this afternoon and …
  • Molested at 9, woman flies back from US to get music teacher arrested 17 Feb 2020 11:19 Research on bees to develop drone technology A Mumbai based music teacher, identified as Bharat Panchal alias Raju, was arrested for allegedly molesting a minor student on Monday, February 17. [Representational Image] Tejas Gowda alias Abhi Gowda arrested …
  • Lake revival action faulty, say greens, civic groups 13 Feb 2020 03:09 Express News Service BENGALURU: Experts and activists have raised questions over untreated sewage flowing directly downstream into Bellandur and Varthur Lakes. The questions have come at a time where the diversion channels constructed to drain out water …
  • Karnataka Cabinet expansion: Jarkiholi gets water resources, Byrati to steer urban affairs 12 Feb 2020 14:05 Bengaluru: Chief minister BS Yediyurappa finally allocated portfolios to 10 new ministers on Monday, ending four days of suspense that saw hectic lobbying by new ministers, some of whom demanded specific heavy-weight departments. The highlight, however, is …
  • Bagaluru lake springs back to life, thanks to treated water from city 11 Feb 2020 04:32 Bagaluru lake, located on the outskirts of the city, is now filled to the brim after three decades; and it’s treated water from the city that has helped the lake spring back to life. This is the first lake to receive treated water from the Hebbal-Nagawara …
  • Jarkiholi gets his wish, but colleague sore 11 Feb 2020 01:18 Express News Service BENGALURU: Three days after they were sworn into the BS Yediyurappa Cabinet, the 10 new ministers were allotted portfolios on Monday. Chief Minister Yediyurappa seems to have carefully distributed the ministries, not just to avoid …
  • B S Yediyurappa announces portfolios for 10 Cong-JD(S) turncoats 10 Feb 2020 15:06 B S Yediyurappa with his newly sworn in ministers on February 6. Four days after ten out of the eleven JD(S) and Congress turncoats who won the December 2019 bye-elections on BJP tickets were inducted into the Cabinet, Karnataka Chief Minister B S …
  • RSS plans a grand march into Old Mysuru region 09 Feb 2020 07:28 Around 4,000 members to march in full-uniform in Chennapattana today After getting firmly rooted in Coastal Karnataka, the Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) is eyeing the old Mysuru region. To set the ball rolling, the RSS will plant the saffron flag in …
  • KIA halt station to be ready by April 10 09 Feb 2020 01:47 Express News Service BENGALURU: The construction of KIA Halt Station’, 45km from the airport terminal, will be fully functional by April 10.A joint inspection of the ongoing works at the station was carried out a couple of days ago by Bengaluru …
  • With 7 slots, Vokkaligas dominate BSY cabinet 08 Feb 2020 04:58 Express News Service BENGALURU: After winning the Vokkaliga strongholds of KR Pete in Mandya, Yeshwantpur and Chikkaballapur, it is no surprise that CM BS Yediyurappa’s new-look cabinet has seven ministers from this community. Yediyurappa has inducted four …
  • Bengaluru, Belagavi get lion’s share of berths in BSY cabinet 07 Feb 2020 02:18 Express News Service BENGALURU: The Yediyurappa cabinet became bigger with the induction of 10 more ministers on Thursday. Of the 27 ministers in the cabinet, more than 40 per cent are from Bengaluru and Belagavi districts, while 13 districts have no …
  • Karnataka: 10 JD(S), Congress turncoat MLAs take oath as ministers in Yediyurappa-led BJP cabinet 06 Feb 2020 06:55 Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath to the newly inducted ministers in Raj Bhavan on Thursday. Photo/ANI As many as ten out of eleven JD(S) and Congress turncoat MLAs who won from their respective constituencies in Karnataka in the …
  • Karnataka: 10 turncoat MLAs likely to be inducted into BS Yediyurappa’s cabinet today 06 Feb 2020 04:47 Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa addresses the media in Bengalur on, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (PTI Photo/File)  After days of lobbying for ministerial berths, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa will Thursday induct 10 ministers in his …
  • Karnataka cabinet expansion: List of MLAs to be be sworn in as ministers on Feb. 6 06 Feb 2020 03:18 WATCH | Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah loses cool; slaps party worker in Mysore Suspense looming over Karnataka cabinet expansion has finally ended. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa's final choice for the members of the legislative assembly is …
  • Midday meal workers denied permission to protest 04 Feb 2020 04:26 Hundreds of midday meal workers from across the State, who were denied permission to stage a protest by the Bengaluru police, gathered outside KSR City Railway Station at Majestic on Monday where they staged a dharna demanding that they be allowed to march …
  • For sewer cleaners in Bengaluru's Manyata Tech Park, life is a dark and hopeless pit 31 Jan 2020 02:07 Express News Service BENGALURU: In the backyard of Manyata Tech Park, one of Bengaluru’s topnotch IT Parks, amid luxury high-rises and infrastructure of Thanisandra Road that reflect the glitz of Bengaluru’s 24/7 economy, is a small settlement of …
  • CM Yediyurappa tells aspirants Jan 31 is D-day, but will consult Nadda 29 Jan 2020 02:00 Express News Service BENGALURU: Even as he has conveyed to cabinet aspirants that the D-day for expansion is January 31, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa will first consult with newly-elected BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda on January 30. Torn between …
  • Congress fears coalition ripple effects on Karnataka gram panchayat polls 27 Jan 2020 00:18 Express News Service BENGALURU: Their coalition with JDS might be long gone but the Congress is still worried about its continuing aftereffects. They first lost heavily in the Lok Sabha polls, then lost the coalition government, after that they lost 14 of …
  • Mangaluru bomb scare: Family disowned Aditya years ago, says brother 23 Jan 2020 01:59 By Express News Service MANGALORE: Akshath, the younger brother of Aditya Rao who allegedly planted a bomb at Mangaluru airport, said his family had disowned him (Aditya) a few years ago after he failed to “mend his ways”. Akshath, who works with a …
  • Karnataka Congress to get new chief on Friday; all eyes on DK Shivakumar 17 Jan 2020 02:17 Express News Service BENGALURU: The All India Congress Committee is all set to end the suspense over who will be its State unit chief next. More than a month after incumbent president of the State Congress Dinesh Gundu Rao submitted his resignation, the …
  • Bandipur ‘safari’ turns nightmare for South African family 11 Jan 2020 02:59 Express News Service BENGALURU: A trip to Karnataka turned a nightmare for a family from South Africa. The family booked a taxi to Bandipur where its driver robbed them of Rs 20,000 and other valuables when they were in the forest. The police are now …
  • Who will lead Karnataka into 'Achhe Din'? 01 Jan 2020 01:26 Express News Service As we step into New Year, The New Indian Express looks at the netas who are likely to play important roles in state politics, both at party levels and in the government BJP’S HOPE IN MANDYA IS A GOWDA Disqualified JDS legislator-turned …
  • Karnataka govt bans New Year celebration near river, waterfalls, hill stations, and national forests 31 Dec 2019 13:32 The authorities have restricted entry to Muthathi, Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary at Halaguru in Malavalli of Mandya district on New year’s eve. (Representational image) The Karnataka government has banned new year celebrations near various hills, national …
  • Heading out of the city for New Year’s Eve? The lawman is watching 30 Dec 2019 01:25 Express News Service BENGALURU: Those looking to get away from the hubbub of city life and planning to get some thrills at fringes of forests or at the foot of hills on New Year’s Eve, be wary as there will be watchful eyes there too. With lesser known …
  • 13 MLAs take oath, Congress MLAs skip event 23 Dec 2019 01:15 By Express News Service BENGALURU: More than two weeks after they were elected in the bypolls, 13 out of the 15 newly-elected MLAs took oath on Sunday. A total of 12 BJP MLAs and one Independent MLA Sharath Bachegowda, were administered the oath by Speaker …
  • K’taka’s 12 BJP members take oath as MLAs 22 Dec 2019 12:04 Bengaluru: A dozen ruling BJP’s newly-elected members and an Independent MLA took oath as legislators in the banquet hall of the state secretariat (Vidhan Soudha), an official said on Sunday. “Assembly Speaker V.H. Kageri administered the oath to all the …
  • Cabinet expansion likely next month: Karnataka CM Yediyurappa  22 Dec 2019 09:51 By PTI BENGALURU: The long-delayed cabinet expansion in Karnataka might take place next month, with Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa indicating on Sunday that it may take place in mid-January, around "Makara Sankranti." "The high command has …
  • Congress, JD(S)' falling fortunes point to bumpy road ahead 18 Dec 2019 06:44 The sharp decline in the vote share of the Congress and the JD(S) in Chikkaballapur Assembly segment is a pointer to the challenges the two parties are likely to face in the districts of Kolar, Chikkaballapur and Bengaluru Rural in future elections. The …
  • BSY Cabinet expansion will be tightrope walk, likely after Jan 15 18 Dec 2019 01:57 Express News Service BENGALURU: Not wanting to waste any time in their bid to find a place Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa’s cabinet, ministerial aspirants are pulling out all stops and are lobbying hard. They, however, may have to wait for about a month as …
  • Karnataka: Bypoll results signal BJP inroads into Vokkaliga belt 17 Dec 2019 00:05 Written by Liz Mathew | New Delhi | Published: December 17, 2019 4:43:33 am Led by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, the BJP’s wins doused all hopes nursed by the Congress (PTI Photo/File) The BJP’s show in the Karnataka Assembly bypolls, in which the …
  • Bypoll numbers show BJP making inroads into old Mysore region 16 Dec 2019 05:51 Bengaluru: Of the 12 constituencies where the BJP registered victory in the recently held Karnataka bypolls, the party saw a massive leap in its vote share in four constituencies in and around Bengaluru compared to the Assembly elections last year. In …
  • Karnataka HC quashes three cases against HDK 11 Dec 2019 02:12 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In a relief to former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, the Karnataka High Court has quashed three cases registered against him by the electoral officer with Chikkaballapura town police during Lok Sabha elections held in …
  • Yediyurappa firms up strength as BJP sweeps Karnataka bypoll 10 Dec 2019 02:29 The ruling BJP led by Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa firmed up its majority in the Karnataka Assembly with a victory in 12 out of 15 constituencies that went to bypolls. The results declared on Monday saw Congress managing to win just two seats, while …
  • Yediyurappa-led BJP govt. safe in Karnataka as party wins 12 out of 15 bypoll seats 09 Dec 2019 16:47 The ruling BJP led by Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa recorded a massive victory in the byelections to 15 Assembly constituencies across the State, winning 12 constituencies, while the Congress managed to win two seats and the Janata Dal (Secular …
  • K’taka bypolls: BJP wins 12, Congress 2, JD(S) 0 (6th Lead) 09 Dec 2019 15:23 Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) In a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress managed just 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka’s by-elections for 15 Assembly seats held on December 5, an …
  • Karnataka bypolls: BJP wins 12 seats, secures majority 09 Dec 2019 15:09 Bengaluru: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday registered a thumping victory in the Karnataka by-elections, winning 12 out of the 15 Assembly seats, and secured a comfortable majority in the House with Congress managing just two and Janata …
  • Live: BJP sweeps Karnataka bypolls, retains power 09 Dec 2019 12:58 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Gundu Rao's letter to Sonia Gandhi Congress state president Dinesh Gundu Rao too has announced his resignation, taking moral responsibility for the party's poor show in the Karnataka assembly bypolls , At …
  • K’taka bypolls: BJP wins 12, Congress 2, JD-S 0 (Fifth Lead) 09 Dec 2019 12:25 Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) In a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress only 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka’s by-elections for 15 seats held on December 5, an official said on …
  • Karnataka by-polls: BJP wins 5, leads on another 7 seats 09 Dec 2019 09:30 Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won five seats and is leading on seven others, according to the trends of the by-elections held of 15 assembly constituencies of Karnataka. While BJP candidates have been declared as winners from the Yellapur …
  • Yeddy celebrates with son as trends show BJP leading in K'taka by-polls 09 Dec 2019 09:01 Earlier Yediyurappa had confidently said that BJP will win at least 13 seats and the government will be 'safeguarded'. Bengaluru: With the trends indicating a victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on 12 seats, the mood is upbeat in the BJP …
  • Bypoll trends indicate BJP govt to continue in Karnataka (2nd Lead) 09 Dec 2019 05:29 Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) Initial trends of vote count in 15 Assembly segments in Karnataka indicate that the ruling BJP government would continue in power in the southern state, a party official said on Monday. According to early trends over an hour after …
  • Karnataka Bypolls Live: BJP takes early lead 09 Dec 2019 04:56 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Ramesh Jarkiholi, who scripted fall of Kumaraswamy govt, well ahead In Belagavi district, former Congress Minister, disqualified MLA and BJP candidate Ramesh Jarkiholi is keeping a big lead in Gokak. It is …
  • BJP takes lead in 8 seats in Karnataka bypolls 09 Dec 2019 04:51 Bengaluru: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in 8 of the 15 Assembly constituencies where counting of votes is underway since 8.00 a.m., an official said here on Monday. “According to initial trends, the BJP is leading in 8 Assembly …
  • DKS warns CM of action in medical college issue 09 Dec 2019 01:27 By ENS & Agencies BENGALURU: Senior Congress leader D K Shivakumar on Saturday threatened Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa with “serious action” if his government indulges in vendetta politics, while demanding that the medical college that was to come up …
  • Vote count for Karnataka bypolls on Monday 08 Dec 2019 14:35 Bengaluru, Dec 8 (IANS) Votes polled in Karnataka’s by-elections on December 5 in 15 Assembly constituencies will be counted on Monday and results would be declared by evening, an EC official said on Sunday. “Arrangements have been made for counting of …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Left-out netas seek reward for ‘sacrifice’ 08 Dec 2019 01:39 Express News Service BENGALURU: As the dust of the bypolls settles down, a group of leaders within the BJP who “sacrificed” for the party, are now emerging from the shadows. After letting go of their constituencies to make way for disqualified MLAs, these …
  • Custodial death of Hyderabad rape accused: Is rule of law turning into rule of jungle? 07 Dec 2019 17:32 Hyderabad Disha rape-murder case: All 4 accused killed in encounter India woke up to the gruesome gang-rape and the heinous murder of a 26-year-old veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad. The news sent shock waves across the country as the offence …
  • BJP upbeat on staying put in Karnataka 07 Dec 2019 03:53 Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) With a heavy voter turnout in rural areas and most exit polls predicting majority of seats for the BJP in the 15 Assembly segments in Karnataka’s Thursday’s byelections, the ruling party is upbeat on staying put in the southern …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Goa trip, sheep, two-wheelers — all at stake in satta bazaar 07 Dec 2019 01:59 Express News Service BENGALURU: With voting completed in the 15 Assembly segments and the results expected on Monday, the stakes are high — for political parties and also in the ‘satta bazaar’ in many of these constituencies. The more keenly watched by …
  • Karnataka bypolls: 67.9% final voter turnout 06 Dec 2019 19:36 Bengaluru: Around 67.9 per cent (26 lakh) of the 38 lakh voters cast their ballot in Thursday’s by elections in 15 Karnataka Assembly segments, an official said on Friday. “The final average voting percentage in the 15 Assembly seats has gone up to 67.9 …
  • Fate of Karnataka’s 13 disqualified legislators sealed in EVMs 06 Dec 2019 05:50 BENGALURU: The electoral fate of 13 disqualified legislators, who were instrumental in pulling down the previous Janata Dal (S)-Congress government and installing the BJP regime in Karnataka, was sealed in EVMs on Thursday. The results of the bypolls to 15 …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Hoskote, Chikkaballapur score big on voter turnout, beat others 06 Dec 2019 02:14 By Express News Service CHIKKABALLAPUR: Hoskote assembly constituency recorded the highest polling percentage on Thursday 90.44%, with Chikkaballapur coming close behind with 86.19%. Voters stood in long queues before getting to cast their franchise. These …
  • Karnataka by-polls: Voting concludes for 15 Assembly constituencies 05 Dec 2019 20:27 Hunsur - 57.44 percent KR Pete - 59.86 percent Hoskote - 54.12 percent Shivajinagar - 32.22 percent Mahalakshmi Layout - 30.73 percent Yeshwanthpur - 38.83 percent KR Puram - 29.25 percent Chikkaballapur - 60.43 percent Vijayanagara - 47.38 percent …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Heavy turnout in rural, low in Bengaluru (Intro Night Lead) 05 Dec 2019 20:18 Bengaluru, Dec 5 (IANS) Around 67 per cent average voting was registered in the crucial by-elections on Thursday to 15 Karnataka Assembly constituencies, whose results will have a key bearing on the state’s political future. “The average voting for all the …
  • Karnataka By-Polls: 32.51 Per Cent Voter Turnout Recorded Till 1pm 05 Dec 2019 14:50 The BJP and Congress have 15 candidates each in the fray. New Delhi: In the by-elections for 15 out of 17 assembly seats in Karnataka, about 32.51 per cent of voter turnout was recorded till 1pm, according to the Election Commission of India (ECI). Athani …
  • K’taka by-polls 2019: 32.51 percent voter turnout till 1 pm 05 Dec 2019 14:44 New Delhi: The by-elections for 15 out of 17 assembly seats in Karnataka are underway. According to the Election Commission of India (ECI), till 1 pm the overall voter turn out was recorded at 32.51 percent. Moreover, Athani recorded 40.89 percent voting, …
  • Karnataka bypolls: Voting underway for 15 Assembly constituencies 05 Dec 2019 08:01 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Voting for the bypolls in 15 crucial assembly constituencies of Karnataka are underway. The polling process that began at 7 AM is slowly gaining pace. At 9 AM total voter turnout stood at an impressive 6.06% across all 15 …
  • Karnataka by-polls: 6.06 per cent voter turn out in first 2 hours 05 Dec 2019 06:23 An estimated 6.06 per cent of voting took placeduring the first two hours since polling began in 15 assembly constituencies going bypolls in Karnataka on Thursday. According to voter turnout figures available till 9:26 am, highest turnout of 9.01 per …
  • JD(S) replaces its candidate for Chikkaballapur 19 Nov 2019 17:07
  • Senior Cong ministers should quit, make way for young MLAs: Dr. K. Sudhakar, MLA (Cong), Chikkaballapur 16 Jun 2019 18:32 BLURB: The Legislative Council (Upper House) is a white elephant, and i don’t know how it is benefiting our State. They can play an advisory role and provide inputs to the Assembly, but why representation in the Cabinet? Second-time Congress MLA Dr.K. …
  • Moily uses Imran Khan's 'better chance of peace' remark to target Modi in Chikkaballapur 14 Apr 2019 08:42 Chikkaballapur: There are no clear favourites this time in the high-profile constituency of Chikkaballpur that has sent former Karnataka chief minister Veerappa Moily to Parliament twice and has never disappointed the Congress barring once during the …
  • Won’t settle for anything else: Chikkaballapur MLA Dr K Sudhakar 10 Jan 2019 04:29 Express News Service BENGALURU: Trouble awaits Congress in the form of Chikkaballapur MLA Dr Sudhakar who is fuming over losing the post of Pollution Control Board Chairman. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Wednesday cleared the appointments to all boards …
  • Four Bengaluru residents drown in Chikkaballapur Srinivasa Sandra lake 26 Apr 2018 00:12 Image for representational purpose only. CHIKBALLAPUR: Four people, including two girls, drowned in Srinivasa Sandra lake of Chikkaballapur on Wednesday afternoon. The deceased have been identified as Saba (12), Uthira (12), Sadh (8) and driver Asif (24). …
  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Chikkaballapur on April 7: MLA 04 Apr 2018 09:46 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur Apr 4 2018, 14:34 IST AICC President Rahul Gandhi will visit Chikkaballapur and take party in the Janashirvada Yatre on Saturday, April 7, said MLA Dr K Sudhakar. Addressing the media on Wednesday, that the AICC chief would …
  • Chikkaballapur turns festive for its 10th birthday 31 Jan 2018 10:07 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur Jan 31 2018, 15:28 IST As Chikkaballapur completes 10 years as a separate district, the district administration has planned a three-day gala celebration of the event from February 2, in the Sir M V district grounds, …
  • RSS takes out two flag marches in Chikkaballapur 07 Jan 2018 12:01 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur, Jan 7 2018, 17:23 IST RSS volunteers staged two flag marches originating at two separate places in Chikkaballpur. Representational Image The state-level convention of the Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) was held in …
  • Biting cold in Chikkaballapur claims infant's life 30 Dec 2017 10:05 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur, Dec 30 2017, 14:47 IST The family members and relatives grieve the death of 1-year-old Bhanu, who reportedly died due to freezing cold, at a makeshift tent near Kandavara on the outskirts of Chikkaballapur on Saturday. A …
  • Brief tension reigns in Chikkaballapur over lake water issue 20 Dec 2017 08:39 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur Dec 20 2017, 12:31 IST Tension reigned temporarily and shops were forced shut down briefly in Chikkaballapur city on Wednesday, when environmentalists called for a 'bundh' and another group opposed it clashed. Th …
  • ACB raids in Mangaluru and Chikkaballapur 13 Dec 2017 09:43 DH News Service, Mangaluru, Chikkaballapur Dec 13 2017, 14:48 IST Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths raided the houses and offices of two government officials on Wednesday and seized documents pertaining to their properties. In the first incident, ACB …
  • Bangalore's treated waste water to revive 44 Chikkaballapur tanks 14 Sep 2017 05:59 Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is scheduled to commission a big-ticket project on September 18 at Chikkaballapur, 50 km from Bengaluru, which will use the water flowing out of the city to strengthen the water table in the neighbouring district. The `943-crore …
  • Community cancer aid initiative in Chikkaballapur district 27 Aug 2017 08:05 Though incidences of cancer has been on the rise, especially among the rural masses; lack of insufficient insurance schemes, awareness, and access to good hospitals, has left them deprived of contemporary treatment options. Ironically, 60 per cent of …
  • 3 STPs to meet water needs of Kolar and Chikkaballapur 20 Jul 2017 07:38 BENGALURU: Ending the long delay in implementation of the project to carry treated sewage water of Bengaluru to fill the irrigation tanks in neighbouring districts, the state cabinet on Wednesday cleared the decks for work to start on three sewage …
  • Miffed Sudhakar to resign as Chikkaballapur MLA 06 Jul 2017 21:40 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Jul 7 2017, 1:20 IST The Congress MLA from Chikkaballapur K Sudhakar on Thursday night announced that he would resign as MLA on Friday. Earlier in the day, Sudhakar had reportedly threatened the state Congress leaders that he …
  • Police Denies HD Deve Gowda Event Blocked Ambulance In Karnataka's Chikkaballapur 28 Jun 2017 14:14 Chikballapur:  Days after two Karnataka policemen earned widespread applause for halting President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy to allow an ambulance to pass in Bengaluru, a similar situation in nearby Chikkaballapura on Tuesday played out a little …
  • Starved of water, Chikkaballapur pins hopes on Hebbal STP 26 Jun 2017 02:19 CHIKKABALLAPUR: Spread over 330 acre, Kandavara Kere was once the largest lake in Chikkaballapur taluk. The last time residents saw the lake overflow was over 22 years ago. Teeming with weeds, Kandavara Kere now paints a sorry picture. However, it will be …
  • Heavy rain pounds Chikkaballapur, Mandya 20 May 2017 20:34 Chikkaballapur/Mandya, DH News Service, May 21 2017, 1:42 IST Strong winds uprooted a tree on the premises of the city municipal council office in Chikkaballapur on Saturday. DH photo Heavy rain coupled with gusty wins lashed Chikkaballapur on Saturday …
  • DAC road races in Gadag, Chikkaballapur 19 May 2017 21:33 DH News Service, Bengaluru, May 20 2017, 2:36 IST The annual KA Nettakallappa Memorial Road Races, sponsored by Deccan Herald and Prajavani and organised by the Deccan Athletic Club, will be held in Gadag and Chikkaballapur this year. Gadag will host the …
  • Jaitley coming to draw up plans to net Bengaluru Rural, Chikkaballapur 06 Apr 2017 01:04 BENGALURU: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which had made a clean sweep of all the three Lok Sabha constituencies in Bengaluru -Bengaluru North, Bengaluru South, Bengaluru Central- in 2014 Lok Sabha polls has already started preparations for the 2019 Lok …
  • 280 star tortoises rescued from Chikkaballapur 30 Jan 2017 15:31
  • Karnataka records second COVID-19-linked death: 70-year-old woman with travel history to Mecca 26 Mar 2020 15:04 Bengaluru has the highest number of cases in the state with a total of 35 cases. (Representational Image) The Karnataka state health department Thursday announced the death of a second person due to COVID-19. According to health department officials, the …
  • Karnataka records second COVID-19-linked death: 70-year-old man with travel history to Mecca 26 Mar 2020 14:02 Bengaluru has the highest number of cases in the state with a total of 35 cases. (Representational Image) The Karnataka state health department Thursday announced the death of a second person due to COVID-19. According to health department officials, the …
  • Following social media scare on COVID-19, Karnataka man with no symptoms commits suicide 26 Mar 2020 09:26 The Karnataka health department has started the coronavirus helpline where people can contact and get counseling and information about the pandemic. Following panic and scare on social media over COVID-19, a 56-year-old man in Karnataka’s Udupi district …
  • No graveyard for oppressed castes, bodies buried roadside in Davanagere village 20 Mar 2020 02:39 Express News Service DAVANGERE: Several incidents of dead bodies, belonging to those from the oppressed classes, being buried by the side of the road have been reported from the Puttaganal village, near Kadajji village of the Davangere taluk, recently. If …
  • BSF rescues woman from Davanagere in Karnataka who travelled for over 3,200 km to Assam 14 Mar 2020 15:09
  • Investigate spread of coronavirus through currency notes, demands CAIT 08 Mar 2020 10:43 PUNE: In the wake of serious threat of spreading Corona virus and other infectious diseases, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) today urged Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to order “a larger investigation” to assess the chances of diseases …
  • Taxmen conduct test-purchase, fine 1052 dealers 01 Mar 2020 09:39 BENGALURU: Karnataka Commercial Taxes Commissioner MS Srikar has said GST authorities will step up test-purchase of goods from dealers to ensure they issue tax invoices to customers in compliance with the law. He warned of stringent action against dealers …
  • Karnataka: Another Lingayat seer threatens to destablilise Yediyurappa govt 29 Feb 2020 15:49 Last month, Yediyurappa lost his temper at a public event after Lingayat seer Vachanananda Swami, who was sharing the stage with him, demanded ministerial berths for three legislators from the community. Lingayat seer of Srishaila Saranga mutt warned …
  • Anand Shetty pioneered transition from kambala to athletics 22 Feb 2020 10:15 BENGALURU: Even as the debate continues on whether a kambala jockey can be a successful athlete, old-timers recall the story of former national sprint champion Anand Shetty from Mangaluru who excelled in track and field after cutting his teeth on kambala …
  • Got stomach ache? Eat curd, says new study 17 Feb 2020 10:45 Curd can help fight stomach ache, says study. (Source: Getty Images) Most of us like to eat curd, which is not just good to taste but also helps in digestion and keeps the skin healthy. A new study has found that curd can also help you fight stomach ache. …
  • No relief  for former chief of Davanagere urban body in land case 16 Feb 2020 23:31 Express News Service BENGALURU: A city Special Court refused to discharge former chairman of Davanagere-Harihara Urban Development Authority (DHUDA) and his children from a case registered by the Lokayukta police for allegedly getting sites allotted in …
  • PM Modi's constituency Varanasi among 20 best performing 'smart cities' 09 Feb 2020 20:16 With some of the 100 selected Smart Cities lagging behind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi will guide Amritsar and Ahmedabad will help Chandigarh in implementing projects under the mission. The Union Housing and Urban …
  • Bengaluru, Belagavi get lion’s share of berths in BSY cabinet 07 Feb 2020 02:18 Express News Service BENGALURU: The Yediyurappa cabinet became bigger with the induction of 10 more ministers on Thursday. Of the 27 ministers in the cabinet, more than 40 per cent are from Bengaluru and Belagavi districts, while 13 districts have no …
  • Pregnant lady dies in Karnataka's Davanagere after non-availability of ventilator 04 Feb 2020 08:10 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: Medical negligence led to the death of a pregnant woman at the Chigateri district hospital in the city on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Bhavani (24) a native of Hulluru village of Chitradurga district. …
  • Three killed, 15 injured after bus carrying marriage party hits milestone in Karnataka 29 Jan 2020 20:13 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: In a tragic accident, three people were killed on the spot and fifteen received serious injuries after a bus carrying a marriage party hit a milestone at Mavinakatte village of Channagiri taluk on Tuesday afternoon. The …
  • BJP revamps district units, appoints 12 presidents 29 Jan 2020 02:00 By Express News Service BENGALURU: BJP state president Nalin Kumar Kateel has got into the game, and for starters, has put together a new team of district presidents. The BJP’s core concern is the party, and to ensure that it remains strong, 12 new …
  • Dalit women tied to 'Sidi' pole receives public ire in Karnataka 28 Jan 2020 19:53 Express News Service DEVANAGERE: Superstitious beliefs have no ends and no law can control the beliefs of the common man. This was showcased on Tuesday at Kenchikoppa village of Nyamathi Taluk of Davangere district in Karnataka. Despite a ban as per the …
  • BJP leader Renukacharya spews hate at Karnataka pro-CAA rally, says 'Muslims store weapons in mosques' 21 Jan 2020 16:55 BJP lawmaker from Honnali Legislative constituency, Renukacharya threatened the Muslim community.Twitter Raking up another controversy, MP Renukacharya, BJP MLA and political secretary to Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said, "There are few …
  • Yediyurappa loses cool on stage as seer demands cabinet berths for Lingayat leaders 15 Jan 2020 13:11 Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa on stage with Vachanananda Swami on Tuesday. (Source: ANI) Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa lost his temper at a public event on Tuesday after Lingayat seer Vachanananda Swami, who was sharing the stage with him, …
  • Lingayat seer’s demand for Cabinet berth to MLA irks Yediyurappa 15 Jan 2020 10:25 Davanagere: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday got visibly irked and offered to resign while attending an event here, after a seer of Panchamsali sect of Lingayats, Swami Vachananda, demanded ministerial berth for BJP MLA Murugesh Nirani. …
  • Panchamasali Peetha seer’s threat angers Yediyurappa 15 Jan 2020 04:37 A reported threat-like statement by the seer of Panchamasali Peetha at Harihar, Sri Vachanananda Swami, that the community may withdraw its support if MLA Murugesh Nirani does not receive his backing irritated and angered Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa at …
  • Noted Kannada scholar Chidananda Murthy dies at 88 11 Jan 2020 08:25 M Chidananda Murthy was popularly known as ‘Chi Mu’ in the Kannada literary circles. (Twitter/B S Yediyurappa) Veteran Kannada scholar and researcher M Chidananda Murthy passed away at the age of 88 Saturday at a private hospital in Bengaluru. He died …
  • CM Yediyurappa cancels Davos trip 10 Jan 2020 06:18 CM is keen to stay back to quell potential dissidence and pacify those who may not make the cut Cabinet berth pangs have forced Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa to cancel his proposed visit to Davos to attend the World Economic Forum beginning from January 21 …
  • Locals construct temple in memory of monkey in K’taka 09 Jan 2020 11:10 Davanagere: Residents of SVR colony of Channagiri Taluq here on Thursday built a temple in the memory of a male monkey, who died here ‘unexpectedly’. A group of monkeys entered the SVR colony around three months back. The monkeys have never disturbed …
  • Sriramulu hints he may not be minister for long after ASHA workers' protest 04 Jan 2020 01:28 Express News Service BENGALURU: Health Minister and Ballari strongman B Sriramulu on Friday made a veiled statement in New Delhi, after the massive protest by ASHA workers in Bengaluru, that he doesn’t know how long he will be minister and whether he could …
  • Illegal ivory trade still rampant in Karnataka 23 Dec 2019 01:15 Express News Service BENGALURU: The recent arrest of two traders in Davanagere has exposed how ivory trading continues unabated not only in the central districts, but in the entire state. This year alone, forest and police officials have seized 23 tusks …
  • Road show in Mumbai to seek investments in north Karnataka 22 Dec 2019 17:37 Bengaluru, Dec 22 (IANS) The Karnataka government has been holding a road show in Mumbai to seek investments in the state’s northern region and tier-II cities. A series of meetings are being held as part of the roadshow in Mumbai to attract investment in …
  • Cabinet berth aspirants try to get into ‘Santa’ BSY’s good books 18 Dec 2019 01:57 Express News Service BENGALURU: This year-end holiday season, newly-elected MLAs of the BJP, as well its old guard, are hoping to get cabinet berths as Christmas presents. With Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, who perhaps looks like Santa Claus now to …
  • Wanted: Infra-suture! 16 Dec 2019 00:49 Express News Service For politicians and planners in the state, unfortunately, Karnataka is Bengaluru. That is probably because 59% revenue comes from Bengaluru (thanks to IT,industrial and research centres). But it is time the government looked at the …
  • 612 farmers committed suicide this year in Karnataka 11 Dec 2019 00:34 Express News Service KALABURAGI: As many as 612 farmers have committed suicide in the state this year (January to November end), said director of Agriculture Department B Y Srinivas. Sharing the data with the New Indian Express, Srinivas said that, of the …
  • Two years on, city lags in completion of Smart City projects 04 Dec 2019 09:20 Bengaluru is not only the last city in the State to make it to the Smart City Project, it also has the dubious distinction of being one of the laggards in implementing the project. The city has till date been able to use an abysmal 3.33% of the funds …
  • CAT 2019 Slot 1, 2 paper analysis LIVE Updates: Exams conclude, check candidates’ reactions 24 Nov 2019 12:38 Port Blair, Ahmednagar, Rohtak, Simla, Nashik, Nellore, Sonipat, Kolhapur, Kurnool, Tirupati, Jammu, Solapur, Vijaywada, Dhanbad, Amravati, Visakhapatnam, Jamshedpur, Aurangabad, Chittoor, Ranchi, Jalgaon, Itanagar, Bangalore, Kolhapur, Dibrugarh, Belgaum, …
  • Bandh in 2 towns today as anger against Madhuswamy rages 21 Nov 2019 01:50 By Express News Service BENGALURU/TUMAKURU: The controversy over Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister JC Madhuswamy alleged insult to a religious leader of the Kuruba community refused to die down. So much so that the leaders of the community called …
  • Dabangg 3 Kannada version to be out in 250 theatres in Karnataka 18 Nov 2019 06:02 By Express News Service The Kannada version of Salman Khan’s upcoming Hindi film, Dabangg 3, has been creating a buzz in Karnataka even before its release on December 20, thanks to the presence of Sudeep in the antagonist’s Distributor Manjunath Gowda, who …
  • Karnataka: BJP, Cong share honours in ULB polls 15 Nov 2019 03:21 TNN | Updated: Nov 15, 2019, 7:44 IST Representative imageBENGALURU: The ruling BJP and its main opposition the Congress shared honours in elections to 14 urban local bodies (ULBs) across nine districts. The results were announced on Thursday. The BJP …
  • Davanagere throws up hung corporation, Congress emerges single largest party 14 Nov 2019 11:17 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: The Davanagere City Corporation has ended up with hung house after the election as no party won a clear majority to assume the power of the 45-member house. The Congress has a shortfall of only one seat to retain power …
  • Thanks to rain, Davanagere tank fills to brim 05 Nov 2019 10:50
  • Thanks to rain, Davanagere tank fills to brim for 2nd time in 6 decades 05 Nov 2019 00:22
  • WATCH | Karnataka BJP MLA Renukacharya escapes unhurt as ox runs into crowd 01 Nov 2019 14:06 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: Honnali BJP MLA M P Renukacharya escaped unhurt when an ox ran about among the crowd during a bull scaring competition, which is known as Hori Habba, at Dodderi village in Honnali taluk on Friday. The competition was …
  • BBMP official engages pourakarmikas in manual scavenging, booked 29 Oct 2019 00:53 Bengaluru: When the country was celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, a BBMP engineer allegedly got pourakarmikas to carry out manual scavenging works without providing them any safety equipment. Police have booked a case …
  • 'Don’t scrap Congress schemes': Siddaramaiah warns BJP 14 Oct 2019 03:37 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: Former chief minister and Opposition leader in the Assembly, Siddaramaiah, on Sunday launched an offensive against the ruling BJP, saying that any attempt to change the Constitution would lead to bloodshed in the country …
  • IIM CAT 2019 registration to close today: Know how to apply 25 Sep 2019 07:45 IIM Kozhikode campus (File photo) IIM CAT 2019 registration: The Indian Institutes of Management-Kozhikode will close the registration today for Common Admission Test (CAT) today. All those applicants who have not submitted their online application can do …
  • Karnataka man beheaded for trying to 'steal' sheep 23 Sep 2019 04:12 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: A man was decapitated in Malebennur's Mooginagondi village for allegedly trying to steal a sheep from an areca nut farm on Sunday. The accused, identified as Arujannappa, was arrested by the police.  Police stated …
  • India: After floods, Karnataka govt set to declare 30 taluks drought-hit 20 Sep 2019 07:19 B V Shiva Shankar BENGALURU: While thousands across 22 districts are still picking up the pieces following the floods in July and August, parts of Karnataka are reeling under severe drought-like conditions. The government is set to declare 30 taluks across …
  • 'Pailwaan' director S Krishna speaks about the 'desi kusti' wrestling style in the film 19 Sep 2019 13:49 Of late sports has become a huge source of inspiration for filmmakers in the country. Besides captivating audience imaginations with strong, inspirational stories, they also set the cash registers ringing. Films like Chak De India, Paan Singh Tomar, Mary …
  • Davanagere district rice mills struggle to survive   11 Sep 2019 02:59 Express News Service DAVANGERE: From about 140 rice mills 6-7 years back, Davanagere district is now left with only 40 rice mills. According to mill owners, at least two to three mills are being closed every day and many more are on the verge of closure. …
  • First breakup anthem by Davanagere band creates waves on YouTube 30 Aug 2019 19:54 Express News Service ‘Neenene’, a first breakup anthem with rock band music composed by city-based Black Cat Studios has been creating a buzz on Youtube and social media. The Kannada song has already been viewed by more than 56,000 viewers in just six days …
  • Karnataka government launches programme for student entrepreneurs 12 Aug 2019 15:52 BENGALURU: The Karnataka government’s Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science &Technology has launched a programme to empower student startups in the state towards entrepreneurship. The programme is part of Karnataka Innovation …
  • Mangaluru Commissioner of Police Sandeep Patil transferred 03 Aug 2019 09:17 Mangaluru (Karnataka): A day after the body of Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) founder-owner VG Siddhartha was found here on the banks of a river, the government transferred Mangaluru Commissioner of Police Sandeep Patil with immediate effect on August 1. Patil is …
  • Mangaluru Top Cop Transferred After Coffee Day Founder's Death 02 Aug 2019 13:26 Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha's body was found on the banks of Netravati River in Mangaluru. Mangaluru: A day after the body of Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) founder-owner VG Siddhartha was found on the banks of a river in Mangaluru, the government has …
  • In one go, BJP govt transfers 16 IPS officers across Karnataka 02 Aug 2019 03:08 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The new BJP government in the state has transferred 16 IPS officers on Thursday. ADGP Amar Kumar Pandey, who was at Karnataka State Human Rights Commission, has been posted as ADGP Law & Order. Kamal Pant, who was …
  • In Karnataka Police Rejig, Cops Probing VG Siddhartha's Death Transferred 01 Aug 2019 18:55 Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha was found dead in the Netravati river in Karnataka. Bengaluru: In a major rejig in the police department after assuming power, the B S Yediyurappa-led BJP government on Thursday has transferred 11 top Indian Police …
  • SUEZ Wins A Contract Worth €145M To Build And Operate India's Largest Wastewater Treatment Plant In New Delhi 31 Jul 2019 09:32 Delhi Jal Board, the authority in charge of water management in New Delhi, has awarded SUEZ the contract to build and operate a wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 564,000 m3/day at Okhla, South of New Delhi, for a value of €145M. The …
  • Karnataka trust vote live: Chief Minister Yediyurappa wins trust vote 29 Jul 2019 15:43 Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday proved his majority in the Assembly by winning the confidence motion by voice vote. With the numbers game favouring the BJP government, the Congress and JD(S) did not press for division on the one-line …
  • CAT 2019 official notification released, registration process to begin August 7 28 Jul 2019 12:32 CAT Notification 2019: The entrance examination will be held on November 24 CAT 2019 Official Notification: Indian Institutes of Management (IIM Kozhikode) has released the notification for the Common Admission Test 2019 (CAT 2019) on Sunday, July 28. The …
  • Dear Comrade release in Karnataka: Why are these 2 controversial hashtags trending on Twitter? 26 Jul 2019 16:40 Dear Comrade screen count in Karnataka and USCollage of BookMyShow Snapshots The hashtags like #BoycottDearComrade and #StopTeluguImposition are taking Twitter by storm after the Kannada version of Dear Comrade got lesser screens than its Telugu version in …
  • Alzheimer victims may thank Kiran Bhaskar soon 18 Jul 2019 14:53 Rediff.com Senior Contributor P Rajendran reports from New York on how the Indian-American researcher's pioneering work may wipe out the visible effect of Alzheimer's disease. Kiran Bhaskar, a professor at the University of New Mexico, could not …
  • Rain deficit: Bengaluru has recorded 36% deficit in monsoon showers 16 Jul 2019 05:56 Bengaluru: The city is facing one of its worst rain deficits given that it has gone without a single decent spell of rain in the 45 days since the monsoon set in. The first six weeks of the rainy season, crucial for groundwater recharge, recorded a 36% …
  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana KVPY Aptitude Test 2019 Imphal included 15 Jul 2019 00:18 Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Aptitude Test 2019 : Imphal included Last Date : 20th August 2019 Application for KVPY-2019 must be done online only. There are three steps to complete your application successfully. Step 1. Registration Step 2. …
  • SSLC Supplementary Result 2019: 42% students clear Karnataka 10th exam 12 Jul 2019 15:39 BENGALURU: The pass percentage in the SSLC supplementary examinations held between June 21 and 28 has touched 42.47, up from 40.69 last year. Announcing the results on Friday, the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) said that of the …
  • BDA engineer arrested for accepting Rs 5 crore bribe from IMA chief Mansoor Khan 03 Jul 2019 02:03 Mohammed Mansoor Khan, MD and CEO of IMA groupFacebook The Special Investigation Team (SIT) has arrested an executive engineer of Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA), PD Kumar Nayak, for his involvement in the IMA scam. Several documents related to the …
  • K'taka: Valmiki community protests for 7.5 pc reservation, halts traffic for 5 hrs 26 Jun 2019 04:37 The protest led to traffic congestion in several parts of the country on Tuesday. Bengaluru: The city was brought to a standstill as the members of the Valmiki community took the streets of Bengaluru to stage protest demanding 7.5 per cent reservation for …
  • SPARSH Group of Hospitals – a beacon of clinical excellence 18 Jun 2019 13:35 Dr. Sharan Shivraj Patil SPARSH group of hospitals was founded in 2006 by Dr. Sharan Shivraj Patil, with the aim of making quality medical care more accessible to the people. Built on the core values of Faith, Hope and Love, the group has been working …
  • Solving water crisis on Siddeshwar’s agenda this time 18 Jun 2019 02:08 Express News Service DAVANAGERE: In this season of water scarcity, four-time MP GM Siddeshwar has taken up the contentious issue plaguing the constituency, and pledged to fill all ponds and water bodies. His wishlist: Solve the water crisis, address basic …
  • K'taka: Alok Kumar is new B'luru Police Commissioner as IPS officers reshuffled 17 Jun 2019 06:04  Somendu Mukherjee who was currently holding the charge of IGP, Eastern Range, Davanagere, has now been transferred as IGP, Internal Security Division, Bengaluru. Bengaluru: In a major reshuffle of IPS officers in Karnataka, Alok Kumar has been appointed …
  • Complaints against IMA cross 30,000 15 Jun 2019 07:08 The tide of investors who allegedly lost money with the IMA Group of Companies shows no indication of ebbing. Thousands of people, on Friday, arrived at the Commercial Street Police Station to lodge complaints. The police say that in Bengaluru alone, the …
  • Rain fury: Busy day for BESCOM as 41 poles suffer damage  07 Jun 2019 02:05 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Several parts of the city plunged into darkness on Wednesday night following heavy rain. According to a BESCOM statement, 41 electricity poles were damaged owing to tree fall (three in south Bengaluru circle and eight in …
  • Modi keeps number of ministers from Karnataka at 3 30 May 2019 18:26 Bengaluru, May 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inducted two new ministers from Karnataka, kept one and dropped two other members of the previous government, maintaining the representation of the southern state at three. While D.V. …
  • Karnataka Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full list of winners 26 May 2019 05:56 Image Source : PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and mauling the opposition. So …
  • Near sweep by BJP in Karnataka, Congress, JD-S routed (Roundup) 23 May 2019 20:32 Bengaluru, May 24 (IANS) Riding on the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP on Thursday made a near sweep in Karnataka, winning 25 of the state’s 28 Lok Sabha seats, while another was won by an Independent candidate it supported. In what may …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Vote count starts in Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats 23 May 2019 03:50 Category: Bangalore, News Posted by Neha Published: May 23, 2019, 9:09 am IST Updated: May 23, 2019, 9:09 am IST Bengaluru: Counting of votes began on Thursday in all the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies across Karnataka, an official said. The vote count began …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Karnataka Lok Sabha Results 2019 Live Updates: Will BJP beat Congress-JD (S) combine? 22 May 2019 23:09 Live The results for of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka will be announced on Thursday, 23 MayTwitter The Lok Sabha election for 28 seats was held in two phases in Karnataka. In the first phase, Bangalore South, Bangalore North, Bangalore Central, …
  • EC readies for vote count in Karnataka’s 28 LS seats 22 May 2019 10:28 Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has made elaborate arrangements, including three-tier security, for the counting of votes in Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats from 8 a.m. on Thursday, an official said on Wednesday. “Counting centres are …
  • Status of development of smart cities in India 20 May 2019 06:18 Express News Service Initiated in 2015 by the Narendra Modi government, the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) is finally progressing with respect to urban renewal, transport projects, and a retrofitting project aimed at ‘smartening up’ of 100 cities in India.  …
  • Karnataka SSLC Results 2019: Amused Twitterati ask how Haasan, Ramanagara topped chart this time 30 Apr 2019 17:06 Karnataka SSLC Result 2019 results declared [Representative Image]NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images Karnataka SSLC results are out and Haasan and Ramanagar have landed in the first and second places in 2019 district-wise ranking list. Karnataka Chief …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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. …
  • 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, …
  • 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 …
  • Campaign ends for remaining 14 Karnataka LS seats 21 Apr 2019 16:32 Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) The high-voltage campaign in Karnataka’s remaining 14 Lok Sabha constituencies across the state’s western and northern parts going to polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 23 concluded on Sunday. “The …
  • Campaign peaks in Karnataka for third-phase polls 20 Apr 2019 17:29 Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) Campaign has peaked across the remaining 14 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka’s western and northern regions where polling is on April 23 in the third phase of 2019 general elections across the country. “As electioneering for the …
  • Karnataka’s direct fight to have straight impact on Government 18 Apr 2019 02:09 BENGALURU: With half of Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats going to the polls on Thursday, the state, which used to see a triangular fight between JDS, Congress and BJP, is all set to see a battle between the ruling Congress-JDS combine and the BJP. The fate …
  • Karnataka: A break from dynasty politics for Congress in Davanagere 04 Apr 2019 03:10 Express News Service DAVANGERE: After two long decades, Davangere will finally see a fresh face fighting the Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket. The seat, which has been contested since 1998, by Congress leader Shamanur Shivashankarappa or his son SS …
  • Lavish lunch in drought-hit Davanagere lands central team in soup 19 Nov 2018 01:36 Davanagere/Hubballi: A 10-member inter-ministerial central team visiting 17 drought-hit districts across Karnataka landed in controversy after they partook of a sumptuous Sunday lunch at a village in Davanagere district. When the team visited …
  • V2 Retail Ltd opens one operational Retail Store at Davanagere, Karnataka 14 Oct 2018 05:27 V2 Retail Ltd has launched one operational Retail Store at below mentioned location/address: - Current Ward 11, Old Ward No. 22, Andanur Arcade, 51/1 to 4, P.B. Road, Near Gandhi Circle, Davanagere - 577002, Karnataka. With this, the company has …
  • 2 patients allege Davanagere hosp issued false HIV-positive reports, file plaints 02 Oct 2018 23:23 Bengaluru: A labourer and a homemaker have filed separate complaints with the health department against a Davanagere private hospital for allegedly giving them false HIV-positive reports. They claim the revelation turned their lives upside down, causing …
  • Karnataka: Police hunt for pig that mauled waterman in Davanagere 06 Sep 2018 17:52
  • Bribe allegations against Davanagere University Vice-Chancellor Prof Sharanappa V Halse will be probed, says Minister 05 Sep 2018 23:47 By Express News Service BENGALURU:Higher Education Minister G T Devegowda has said that an inquiry would be ordered into allegations that Davanagere University Vice-Chancellor Prof Sharanappa V Halse was demanding bribes from candidates aspiring to be …
  • LIVE: What's the mood in the Manchester of Karnataka- Davanagere? 08 May 2018 15:32 Parts of Bhatkal are still waiting to get cell phone reception towers to improve connectivity As soon as I enter Marukeri panchayat, network on my phone zonks out. There's no cell phone tower here. A local tells me officials have been trying to get a …
  • BJP chief Amit Shah conducts road show in Davanagere 29 Apr 2018 16:46
  • Live Breaking News April 29: BJP President Amit Shah visited Duggamma Temple in Davanagere, Karnataka 29 Apr 2018 07:28 IndiaTV Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page: 12:57 pm: Results of class 12th of UP Board has …
  • Rahul to hold meets in Shivamogga, Davanagere from April 3 27 Mar 2018 12:31 DH News Service, Shivamogga, Mar 27 2018, 17:25 IST Rahul Gandhi will be taking part in a roadshow. DH file photo. KPCC election campaign committee chairman D K Shivakumar stated that AICC President Rahul Gandhi will arrive in Shivamogga on April 3 and …
  • Two youth stabbed in Davanagere 08 Jan 2018 07:11 DH News Service, Davanagere Jan 8 2018, 12:11 IST A youth stabbed two people in Azad Nagar, in Davanagere on Sunday night. The victims, Imran (19) and Jilan (21) who were seriously injured, have been admitted to S S Hitech hospital. Durgesh, the accused …