India News | Reported by Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday November 13, 2015
His predecessor questioned how a sexual assault by two people could be called gang-rape. Now Karnataka's new home minister appears to blame a woman who was allegedly raped by two security guards at a tennis club in Bengaluru.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 9, 2015
The National Commission for Women (NCW) has sent a notice to Karnataka Home Minister K J George taking suo-moto cognizance of his remarks suggesting that rape by two men cannot be termed as gangrape.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 9, 2015
Karnataka Home Minister KJ George has stoked a controversy with remarks suggesting that two men raping a woman cannot be termed as gangrape, drawing severe flak from parties and activists while the National Commission for Women issued a notice to him seeking an explanation.
Bangalore News | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday October 9, 2015
If a woman is raped by two men, it does not constitute gang-rape. With these words, Karnataka's Home Minister has walked into a huge controversy at a time the state is dealing with anger over a call centre worker's gang-rape in Bengaluru.
Karnataka News | Reported by Maya Sharma and Sunetra Choudhary, Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Tuesday September 22, 2015
Karnataka, home to India's Silicon Valley of Bengaluru, cannot wait to get its IIT. However, there's fierce competition between towns to host the premier engineering institute.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday September 15, 2015
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will personally monitor the probe into the death of 77-year-old Professor MM Kalburgi, a well-known rationalist, who was shot dead on August 20 at his home in Dharwad. The chief minister has also announced a cash reward for Rs five lakh for any information that leads to the arrest of the killers.
Karnataka News | Written by Sreenivasan Jain | Wednesday September 2, 2015
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, in a show of respect, was present at Monday's funeral of one of Karnataka's most eminent scholars, Professor MM Kalburgi; the politician promised swift, fearless action against those who shot and killed the 77-year-old at his home in Dharwad on Sunday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 25, 2015
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda will launch a hunger strike here from Monday to highlight the problems being faced by farmers, amid rising numbers of suicides by them, including in his home state Karnataka.
Friday July 10, 2015
Home Minister KJ George said that cricketing betting was an international? issue which needed to be addressed as soon as possible.
India News | Reported by Maya Sharma and Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday March 20, 2015
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh told Parliament today that he is ready to order a CBI investigation into the death of 36-year-old IAS officer DK Ravi if the Karnataka Chief Minister recommends it. But in the face of intense pressure, the Congress government in the state is adamant that the case will not be investigated by the central agency.
Bangalore News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday March 19, 2015
Home minister Rajnath Singh has spoken to Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah and advised the state to opt for a CBI inquiry in the death of IAS officer DK Ravikumar, sources told NDTV.
Karnataka News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda of the BJP will meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh today to demand a CBI inquiry into the death of 36-year-old IAS officer DK Ravikumar, after Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said there was no need for an investigation by the central agency.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 3, 2015
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today exhorted law and order officials in Bengaluru to maintain a strict vigil over the entry of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants into the city and also asked them to take action to address the issue of discrimination against people from the Northeast.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Maya Sharma; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Monday December 29, 2014
Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today said the explosion outside a restaurant in the heart of Bangalore on Sunday was "definitely a terror attack". Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has emphasised that there was no intelligence failure.
India News | Reported by Radhika Iyer, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday December 29, 2014
Bhawani Bala, the woman who died in the blast in Bengaluru on Sunday evening, had come from Chennai with her children for Christmas vacation. The 38-year-old was out with relatives, enjoying an evening stroll, when she was fatally wounded by shrapnel.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from agencies) | Monday December 29, 2014
A woman died and three others were injured in a blast outside a popular restaurant in the Church Street area in the heart of Bengaluru on Sunday. Karnataka Home Minister KJ George told NDTV that the explosion was a terror attack, although no one has yet claimed responsibility for the blast.
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called up Karnataka Chief Minister(CM) S Siddaramaiah after a low-intensity blast rocked Bengaluru and assured all help from the Centre.
India News | Reported by Maya Sharma and Radhika Iyer, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday December 29, 2014
A woman died and a man was injured in a blast at Church Street area, the heart of Bangalore's commercial area, on Sunday evening.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 15, 2014
Bengaluru has been put of high alert Monday following tweets on Twitter threatening a repeat of the hostage drama at a cafe in Australia's Sydney, Karnataka Home Minister K.J. George said.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 6, 2014
The media is sensationalizing rape cases for TV ratings, Karnataka's Home Minister KG George has commented as his government struggles to cope with incidents of child rape in Bangalore. A furious opposition says the minister should resign.
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Sunday October 19, 2014
Now at home after three weeks in a Bangalore prison, J Jayalalithaa, the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, thanked her supporters today and said, "I am not going to be cowed down."
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain | Wednesday October 1, 2014
J Jayalalithaa, one of the most powerful and popular politicians from Tamil Nadu, will spend at least another week in jail. The 66-year-old former Chief Minister's request for bail will be heard on Tuesday, the Karnataka High Court has decided. On Saturday, she was sentenced to four years in jail and fined Rs 100 crore. Jayalalithaa was arrested ...
Elections News | Written by Devesh Kumar | Thursday May 22, 2014
Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa has opted out of the race for securing a berth in the Narendra Modi Cabinet, and expressed his willingness to take up organisational responsibility in his home state.
Elections News | NDTV.com | Monday April 14, 2014
A day after BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took him on in his home district of Chikmagalur in Karnataka, union minister Jairam Ramesh has written to the BJP leader accusing him of spreading "blatant lie" about his four-year-old statement made in New Delhi that "India deserves a Nobel Prize for filth".