Karnataka News

  • Northeast Monsoon To Expand Over South India In 24 Hours: Met Department
    The northeast monsoon sets in over parts of south India today and would expand in the next 24 hours, the regional weather office said.
  • If Not In India, Will Ram Temple Be Built In Pakistan? Congress Lawmaker
    Claiming that Muslims are not against construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya, Congress legislator from Karnataka Roshan Baig asked if the temple is not built in India, will it be constructed in Pakistan?
  • Bengaluru Man, Cleared In ISRO 'Spy' Case, Dies Waiting For Compensation
    SK Sharma, the man who was falsely accused of spying in the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO 'spy' case, has died. Mr Sharma was suffering from cancer. He was hoping to be compensated for the allegations after former ISRO scientist, Nambi Narayanan, was cleared of espionage charges and was to be compensated with Rs 50 lakh for "unnecessary harassment" by the Kerala Police.
  • Watch: Karnataka Minister, In A 'Hurry', Throws Kits At Sportspersons
    A Karnataka minister, reportedly in a rush, was seen on camera throwing sports gear from the stage at athletes in the state's Karwar area. In the viral video, Karnataka Revenue Minister RV Deshpande can be seen tossing sports kits at national, state and district-level athletes at an event in Haliyal on Wednesday.
  • BJP Candidate's Dizzying Return To Congress Helps HD Kumaraswamy's Wife
    With a Karnataka politician's super-fast return to his party Congress just a month after he joined the BJP, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's wife has caught an unexpected break two days before by-elections. Anitha Kumaraswamy, who is the Janata Dal Secular candidate for the Ramanagara assembly by-poll on Saturday, now has no strong BJP rival after L Chandrashekhar's return to the Congress.
  • On Karnataka Rajyotsava, PM, Chief Minister Kumaraswamy Share Greetings
    The first day of November is one for celebrations in Karnataka as the day marks its formation day - Karnataka Rajyotsava or Kannada Rajyotsava. It was 62 years ago on November 1 that the state was formed. On this day, the cities in the southern state are usually painted in red and yellow -- the colours of the state flag - and grand festivities are organised across the state.
  • GPS Helps Unearth Rs 400 Crore Garbage Scam In Bengaluru
    Bengaluru's civic authority, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), has decided to hand over the investigation of the garbage-disposal scam to Karnataka's Criminal Investigation Department (CID). Under the scam, the BBMP was ending up paying for garbage disposal vehicles that didn't exist.
  • For Drought Relief, Karnataka Government Seeks Rs 2,434 Crore From Centre
    The Karnataka government on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to the Centre seeking Rs 2,434 crore under the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) for drought relief measures.
  • In Karnataka, Ballari Next Big Challenge For Congress, HD Kumaraswamy
    Karnataka's Ballari will choose a new parliamentarian on Saturday to replace B Sriramulu, who is now representing a part of the Chitradurga district in the state assembly. The new lawmaker, though, will be a placeholder, filling in till next year's general elections. The BJP is fielding Mr Sriramulu's sister J Shanta, who had won an election from the area in 2009.
  • "Lotus In Karnataka Is In Coma": Siddaramaiah Warns Yeddyurappa
    Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah Sunday hit out at the BJP for predicting that the JDS-Congress government would fall and warned it against indulging in 'Operation Lotus' again, saying the the BJP was already in a state of "coma" due to its past deeds.
  • Rs 11 Lakh Unaccounted Cash Seized In Poll-Bound Ballari Constituency
    Unaccounted cash of Rs 11 lakh was seized by election flying squad personnel in poll-bound Ballari Lok Sabha constituency from a passenger travelling in a government bus.
  • HD Kumaraswamy Gives Emotional Speech Again, Says Alive To Serve People
    Making an emotional appeal to voters in the party strong hold of Mandya, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday said he is living to serve the people of the state, who are his biggest asset.
  • All In The Family: Kumaraswamy Out, Wife Gears Up For Ramanagara Bypoll
    After the death of an MLA and the resignation of four other representatives, Karnataka is gearing up for bypolls to three Lok Sabha and two assembly seats on November 3. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who had won two seats, held on to Channapatna and resigned from Ramanagara. Keeping it all in the family, his wife -- Anitha Kumaraswamy -- has been declared as the Janata Dal (Secular) candidate from Ramanagara.
  • No Greed To Become Chief Minister Again But 'Let's See': Siddaramaiah
    "Let's see if there are blessings of the people in the next elections," was senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah's refrain on Friday when asked if he wants to become Karnataka chief minister again even though he asserted he has no such "greed".
  • "Rights Groups Being Treated Like Criminal Enterprises": Amnesty On Raids
    Amnesty India said today that its structure is compliant with Indian laws and the Enforcement Directorate raid shows "a disturbing pattern of the government silencing organisations that question power."

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