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Congress President Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi by saying that PM claimed that he is against corruption but he shares stage with corrupt minister like BJP's state president BS Yeddyurappa, who had been in jail on corruption charges. He was addressing a public rally, where ...
All the cities in Peninsular India have been able to achieve normal rains. The capital city of Karnataka, Bengaluru has also been able to surpass its monthly rains quite easily. These rains have been much of a heat triggered activity as temperatures have remained on the higher side and have occurred in ... Kerala

BENGALURU: With 16 days to go for elections to the Karnataka assembly, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has scheduled a whistlestop tour of 14 districts ... The second brother, Somashekar, is the BJP candidate from Ballari city, while two more of the inner circle, Sanna Fakirappa and TH Suresh Babu are ...
The State government has assured Karnataka of extending necessary cooperation in the smooth conduct of elections on May 12. Chief Secretary S.K. Joshi said more than 800 police personnel from the State were being deployed for election duty. The government was taking steps to ensure that security ...
Theatre lovers in the city are in for a treat with the fifth C.G.K. Rashtriya Rangothsava scheduled to begin on April 28. The seven-day national festival is being organised by Ranga Niranthara, the theatre troupe founded by C.G. Krishnaswamy, a renowned name in Kannada theatre. "The intention is ...
Every evening, when the summer heat waves, the village of Siddaramanahundi in Karnataka comes alive. As you take a stroll, you see women going about their work, men sitting at street corners and children playing on the streets. Cricket and handball are the sport of choice here, but the only problem?

Elections are the celebration of democracy. But stringent measures to implement the model code of conduct by authorities may come in the way of you raising a toast in the pub city of Bengaluru. The model code of conduct came into place from March 27 when the dates for polls were announced.
There are just two families in the village and their polling station is at Horanadu Balige. With no public transport, 30 to 40 villages of Mudigere, Koppa, Sringeri, Chikkamagaluru and N.R. Pura taluks in the remote, hilly but pristine Malnad region abutting the Western Ghats face such a predicament. A ... Karnataka
BENGALURU: Basavanagudi, one of Bengaluru's oldest localities that was once famed for its bungalows, litterateurs, markets and green cover, has lost 80% of its heritage buildings in the last three decades - the highest for any locality in the city - according to the Indian National Trust for Art and ...
With a population of just 40 men and 49 women, Maigini -- Karnataka's last village -- sits just 5km away from Goa. Nestled in a ... The Election Commission of India sets up four polling stations in the gram panchayat that includes villages of Hankon, Hotegali, Hankonjog, Gopashitta and Maigini. All of ...
CHIKBALLAPUR: A youth chopped off of a 35-year-old man's forearm at Arkunda village in Manchenahalli police limits in Gowribidanur taluk on Thursday. According to sources, Ravikumar, a Congress worker, was moving in his jeep when Lokesh Kumar (22) of the same village stopped him and attacked ...
Harish from Ganganahalli village in K.R. Nagar complained that a bar had been set up in a residential locality, causing trouble for women and children to use the road. ... Mr. Randeep asked KSRTC officials to run a few buses and to ensure transport facilities from all villages to taluk or city headquarters.
People from even nearby villages now visit Krishnapura village of Yellandur taluk in the district, and ask about the temple of Rajamma. The temple was built in 2006 and Raju, a farmer, has been performing puja every day for the past 12 years. Rajamma's idol, sculpted by her husband, stands in the temple ...
On Thursday night, his 'Rayanna Brigade' leaders met Karnataka BJP in charge Muralidhara Rao demanding 21 tickets for Eshwarappa supporters, including Eshwarappa from Shimoga city. According to those who were present in the meeting, some of them even shouted at the BJP in charge telling him ...
Garbage, full of plastic and other non-biodegradable ones, is being dumped at the weir near Varthur village,” said a resident. The lake, along with neighbouring Bellandur, already has the ignominy of being one of the most polluted lakes in the city. Residents claim that this is not the first time that garbage ...
Devotees of Karnataka's Agasaga village challenge Goddess to find stolen bells ... BELAGAVI: IN a bizarre incident, villagers of Agasaga village in Belagavi taluk have locked the temple and challenged the main Goddess of the temple Masanakawwa to 'unleash her real powers' and bring back the stolen ...
S.V. Rajendra Singh Babu, chairperson of the Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy, declared at the Biffes inaugural programme that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had assured him of laying the foundation stone for the ambitious film city project in Mysuru on March 6. Mr. Babu and Sa.Ra. Govindu, president of ...

According to the latest data collected by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) from 19 urban habitations in the state, the PM10 level (particulate matter 10 micrometres or less in diameter) in these 10 cities and towns have been found to be way beyond the national permissible limit of 60 ...
Mumbai–Karnataka was under the erstwhile Bombay presidency during the British rule and became a part of Karnataka on November 1, 1956. Even though the region has over three dozen big and small rivers, except Uttara Kannada other parts often face the brunt of drought. Sugar cane, fruits, vegetables, ...
BENGALURU: An FIR has been registered against Bengaluru District Youth Congress General Secretary Mohammed Haris Nalapad and ten others for allegedly beating up a person in a restaurant in Bengaluru's UB City. Allegedly, the accused has threatened the victim Vidwath, at Mallya hospital where ...
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) will hold Mahanagara Palike Chalo rally on February 20 to protest against the alleged irregularities in the implementation of the Asian Development Bank-funded phase one of the underground drainage project in the city. The rally will be from Ballalbagh Circle to the ...
Sources in Telangana Government told The Hindu on Saturday that the Karnataka Government has deputed its Additional Chief Secretary (Department ... into debt trap and would also help promote crop colonies by organising farmers from village to State-level into 'rythu samakhyas' or farmers federations.
Located in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district, the town of Chitrakoot has a rich spiritual legacy that very few other places in India can match up to, and that is saying quite a lot. The story goes that out of their 14 years in exile, Ram, Sita and Laxman spent 11 of them in the forests of Chitrakoot. This should give ...
The additional allocation of 4.75 tmcft of water for drinking purposes for Bengaluru will accrue as a benefit to farmers in Karnataka's Cauvery basin. At present, the city's thirst is slaked by water diverted from the irrigation component of the State. This dependence will now reduce, benefiting farmers. The final ...
An FIR was registered on Saturday against Karnataka Congress MLA NA Haris' son Mohammed Haris Nalapad and ten others for allegedly assaulting a man in Bengaluru's UB City, said media reports.
Some of the works include white topping of 150 km of arterial and sub-arterial roads; development of 40 lakes by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and 70 lakes by the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA); development of 100 km of major roads in city limits and those in 110 villages in ...
India's spiritual leader from Kerala Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi will be in the city for two days from February 20. She will attend the Amrutasangama at Amrita Vidyalaya Grounds in Sulthan Bathery on these two days. There will be darshan from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the same venue on Tuesday and ...
The Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society (KSAPS) Lab Technologists' Association will hold a convention of lab technologists on Sunday at KIMS Hospital Auditorium here. The convention will see the release of a 'Fourth Generation Kit' to detect HIV infection as soon as possible. There will also be an ...
A pre-budget consultation meeting, organised by the Ballari City Corporation on here Thursday, appeared to be very ritualistic. ... When the discussions commenced, Siddamal Manju of Nava Karnataka Sene sought to know what action had been initiated with regard to collecting taxes from schools that are ...
Denying allegations of irregularities in awarding contract for replacing the 11.40-km-long old sewage main pumping line in the city, B.A. Mohiuddin Bava, MLA, Mangaluru City North, said here on Thursday that transparency has been maintained. Democratic Youth Federation of India State president ...
According to the police, the State highway divides Chamanal village of Shahapur taluk and Danda Sollapur village of Surpur taluk in Yadgir district and the ... At present, one District Armed Reserve Police and two Karnataka State Reserve Police platoons and 30 civil police have been deployed for security.
The field observation of the city under Swachh Survekshan-2018, which got under way on Wednesday, will continue for two more days. ... In all, 4,041 cities and towns in the country are being assessed for cleanliness this year making it the single largest survey anywhere in the world. About 500 towns and ...
Pralhad Joshi, MP, has expressed reservations over the delay in implementing the smart city project in the city and directed the Hubballi-Dharwad ... Hubballi-Dharwad is far behind in implementing the smart city project when compared with Mangaluru and other cities, he said and asked the HDMC ...
As Karnataka's Assembly elections approach, the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government has announced a populist budget with Bengaluru receiving several goodies. From free bus passes for all students to the setting up CCTV cameras in buses under the Nirbhaya Scheme, the Karnataka government ...
UPDATE FROM HOSUR | Our correspondent in Hosur, a Tamil Nadu town located near the Karnataka border, is reporting that traffic in the area so far is ... In Mandya, a Karnataka city located between Mysuru and Bengaluru and close to the Tamil Nadu border, 25 platoons of the Karnataka State Reserve ...
The city will get an additional 12 MLD water for its usage in the next eight months. This additional water will be sourced from Thippagondanahalli (T.G. Halli) reservoir, into which recycled water from the Hessarghatta lake will be pumped. Minister for Bengaluru Development and Town Planning K.J. George ...
Police in Bidar lathicharged a group of BJP and Sangh Parivar supporters, injuring 10 of them on Tuesday, when they tried to enter the old Bidar town area that has a concentration of Muslim homes because they wanted to protest the murder of a woman allegedly by her Muslim lover. The 20-year-old ...
Later this year, Cape Town in South Africa faces an unthinkable situation. Barring a climactic miracle, this prosperous, famously beautiful coastal city with over four million residents will become the first major urban entity in the world to run out of water. Just this week, the city administration warned of less ...
The police recovered the body of a yet-to-be-identified 60-year-old woman, who was allegedly raped and murdered by miscreants, near the Indira Canteen building on the premises of the district hospital here. The incident came to light in the early hours of Saturday. There were deep injuries on the victim's ...
Bidar: Chaos ensued in Karnataka's hill-top city of Bidar when the police clashed with protesters who were demonstrating against the rape and eventual murder of a 19-year-old college student in the city. Reports suggest that the accused, one 22-year-old Shamsuddin, allegedly raped and then murdered ...
Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy chairman S.V. Rajendra Singh Babu told The Hindu that the land has been acquired and the layout design prepared. “It's in the hands of the Tourism Department to expedite the project. The Kannada film industry wants the project to take off at least in February,” he said.
New Delhi: Here is some good news for Mysuru city ahead of this year's Swachh Bharat rankings where it is hoping to reclaim the “Cleanest City in India” tag. Mysuru, Mandya and Hassan are the least polluted cities in Karnataka. A report released by Greenpeace India yesterday said that while Hassan is ...
While the country celebrated Republic Day with much fanfare, in Betadur village of Kundagol taluk in Dharwad taluk, there was a different kind of celebration. The whole village remembered the 'sacrifice' of martyr Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who died while the guarding the country at Siachen, ...
Special bus for Rahul Gandhi's campaign in Karnataka arrives ... Jan 29 (UNI) The Special bus for AICC President Rahul Gandhi's campaign that will run for three-days in the city from February 10 has arrived in Karnataka on Monday. ... He is also visiting Temple town Udupi and offer prayers to lord Krishna.
The working president of the Congress in Karnataka Dinesh Gundu Rao, the son of the late chief minister R Gundu Rao, may not be as flamboyant as his father but he ... While you do say all this, the city of Bengaluru, which gets you nearly 75 per cent of revenues, lags behind in terms of infrastructure.
The initiative is being held under the aegises of Souhardategagi Karnataka. Shrinivas Kakkilaya, member of the Dakshina Kannada unit of Souhardategagi Karnataka, said the human chain in the city will be about 2-km-long and will start and end at the Clock Tower circle. It will cover Town Hall, A.B. Shetty ...
“The space has been granted by the city corporation to accommodate large puppets,” she says. The larger puppet scene in Karnataka too throws a dismal picture of survival with just five families hanging on to their 'string and rod puppet' making art, according to Anupama who is on the National Advisory ...
SDM College of Business Management, Mangaluru, emerged the overall winner and MAPS College, Mangaluru, the runner-up, at ARISTON-18, an inter-collegiate Commerce Festival organised by the Department of Commerce and Management, SDM College, Ujire, on Saturday. MAPS College team was ...
Is Bengaluru a three-star city, or a five-star one? Doing away with rankings for the Swachh Bharat Mission, cities will now be given stars similar to the system followed to rate hotels — 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 stars. The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has issued new guidelines for self-assessment under ...
The Hassan district administration has defended its action against residents of Danayakanahalli in Belur taluk. Police cases were filed against them for obstructing the government officers from delivering their duties, besides damaging properties of a private firm handling aqua sports in Yagachi reservoir ...


 

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