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3-year-old allegedly raped and murdered by uncle in Karnataka
3-year-old allegedly raped and murdered by uncle in Karnataka

The accused allegedly dug a pit and dumped the body in a sugarcane field after raping and murdering her.

Income Tax officer’s son killed by abductors, body found near lake in Bengaluru
Income Tax officer’s son killed by abductors, body found near lake in Bengaluru

The Bengaluru police on Friday recovered the body of a 19-year-old boy who was the son of an income tax officer.

Income Tax raids on firms owned by ex-UPA minister SM Krishna's son-in-law
Income Tax raids on firms owned by ex-UPA minister SM Krishna's son-in-law

The officials of the Income Tax Department are conducting raids on several properties belonging to former Karnataka chief minister SM Krishna's son-in-law, said reports on Thursday. 

False 'bomb scare' at Mangaluru International Airport

A bomb scare at the Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) here following the detention of a? passenger with a 'suspicious object' in his possession created?some tense moments at the airport here.

Scare over 'explosive' in passenger's baggage at Mangaluru airport
Scare over 'explosive' in passenger's baggage at Mangaluru airport

A false alarm over the presence of an 'explosive' in the baggage of a passenger sent the security staff into a tizzy at the Mangaluru airport on Tuesday.

Former Congress minister Qamar ul Islam passes away at 69

Islam was the All India Congress Committee ( AICC) secretary-in-charge for Kerala.

Karnataka: 2 women dead, 4 tourists missing after being washed away in overflowing stream

Two women died, while four other tourists, including a woman, were missing after being washed away in an overflowing stream at a waterfall near this Karnataka port town on Sunday, police said.

CID will assist SIT probing Gauri Lankesh's killing: Official

Gauri was shot dead outside her house by unidentified men who came on a motorcycle on September 5. 

T T VDhinakaran alleges Palaniswami faction 'intimidating' MLAs of his camp
T T VDhinakaran alleges Palaniswami faction 'intimidating' MLAs of his camp

"They (MLAs) are being intimidated by sending police personnel... They are being asked to support Chief Minister Palaniswami," he alleged.

Gauri Lankesh, Kannada scholar MM Kalburgi were killed with same pistol, suggests probe
Gauri Lankesh, Kannada scholar MM Kalburgi were killed with same pistol, suggests probe

 Journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh and noted Kannada scholar MM Kalburgi were possibly killed with the same weapon – a 7.65mm country-made pistol - preliminary findings of the  Forensic Sciences Laboratory have suggested.

Cauvery water dispute: SC to continue hearing today
Cauvery water dispute: SC to continue hearing today

The Supreme Court will on Wednesday continue hearing the Cauvery water dispute involving the tussle between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

Gauri Lankesh murder: Hundreds protest in Bengaluru, demand justice
Gauri Lankesh murder: Hundreds protest in Bengaluru, demand justice

Hundreds of social activists, journalists, people's forums and various political party workers from across the country on Tuesday took out a protest rally here condemning the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh a week ago.

Gauri Lankesh’s ex-husband Chidanand Rajghatta pens moving tribute - 'The Epitome of Amazing Grace'
Gauri Lankesh’s ex-husband Chidanand Rajghatta pens moving tribute - 'The Epitome of Amazing Grace'

Senior Kannada journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead at her Bengaluru residence by three unidentified assailants on Tuesday night.

Gauri Lankesh's murder: Karnataka govt offers Rs 10 lakh reward for clues on killers
Gauri Lankesh's murder: Karnataka govt offers Rs 10 lakh reward for clues on killers

Siddaramaiah also reiterated his government`s readiness to reward anyone who furnished a lead into the crime.

Gauri Lankesh murder: Complaint filed against Rahul Gandhi for his remarks against PM Modi, BJP
Gauri Lankesh murder: Complaint filed against Rahul Gandhi for his remarks against PM Modi, BJP

Gauri Lankesh, known for her left-leaning outlook and forthright views against Hindutva politics, was shot dead on Tuesday night by unidentified men at her residence.

Gauri Lankesh killing: Government announces Rs 10 lakh reward for anyone providing clues
Gauri Lankesh killing: Government announces Rs 10 lakh reward for anyone providing clues

"Chief Minister (Siddaramaiah) has given instructions to intensify the investigation and nab the culprits as soon as possible. We have given enough officials to the SIT, if they need additional officers we are ready to give," Reddy said.

SIT begins probe into Gauri Lankesh killing case
SIT begins probe into Gauri Lankesh killing case

The Karnataka government has formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by IGP BK Singh, to probe the cold-blooded murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh.

Gauri Lankesh had no personal enmities; we want justice: Brother
Gauri Lankesh had no personal enmities; we want justice: Brother

The brother of late journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh on Thursday said that his sister's murder should not be politicised for political gains and all that his family cared about is justice for her.

CCTV shows man firing at Gauri Lankesh; brother wants Naxal, extremist angles probed
CCTV shows man firing at Gauri Lankesh; brother wants Naxal, extremist angles probed

CCTV footage of Gauri Lankesh's murder shows a man, wearing a helmet, walking up to her and firing three shots. Immediately after, Lankesh tried to run inside her house but collapsed.

Chennai journalists protest Gauri Lankesh's killing

A large number of journalists shouted slogans and demanded the arrest of her killers. They said the killing was "an affront on the freedom of expression".

Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka govt orders SIT probe; MHA seeks report
Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka govt orders SIT probe; MHA seeks report

 The Centre on Wednesday sought a detailed report from the Karnataka government even as Chief Minister Siddaramaiah ordered a probe by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh.

Gauri Lankesh murder: Rahul Gandhi hits out at BJP, RSS; calls PM Narendra Modi 'skilled Hindutva politician'
Gauri Lankesh murder: Rahul Gandhi hits out at BJP, RSS; calls PM Narendra Modi 'skilled Hindutva politician'

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the killing of senior Kannada journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh.

Gauri Lankesh's murder captured on CCTV, claims brother
Gauri Lankesh's murder captured on CCTV, claims brother

 Senior Kannada weekly tabloid Editor and social activist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on Tuesday night by unidentified men at her residence.

Smriti Irani condemns killing of Gauri Lankesh

The Kannada journalist-activist, known for her left- leaning outlook and forthright views on Hindutva politics, was shot dead by unidentified assailants at her residence.

Karnataka lawmakers may have to send their children to govt schools
Karnataka lawmakers may have to send their children to govt schools

Kannada Development Authority has recommended to the Karnataka government to make it mandatory for lawmakers to send their children to government schools.

Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru
Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru

Gauri Lankesh was the daughter of writer and journalist P Lankesh. 

Karnataka bans BJP's bike rally to Mangaluru

The state BJP had planned the "Mangaluru Chalo" bike rally and the public meeting to condemn the murders of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers in the state.

SC orders CBI probe into Karnataka DySP MK Ganapathy’s death
SC orders CBI probe into Karnataka DySP MK Ganapathy’s death

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into Karnataka police officer Ganapathy's death. 

Bengaluru: BJP workers, cops clash ahead of 'Mangaluru Chalo' protest rally; over 300 detained
Bengaluru: BJP workers, cops clash ahead of 'Mangaluru Chalo' protest rally; over 300 detained

Around 100 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers were detained by the Karnataka Police in the city ahead of the party's "Mangaluru Chalo" rally, a party spokesperson on Tuesday said.

Food and Civil Supplies Minister U T Khader urges BJP not to hold Sept 7 bike rally

"If the BJP had concern for the district and respected harmony and brotherhood, it should ask its youth wing Yuva Morcha to cancel the rally, he told reporters here yesterday.