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BJP leader Bandi Ramesh hacked to death in Karnataka's Ballari
BJP leader Bandi Ramesh hacked to death in Karnataka's Ballari

A local Dalit BJP leader was hacked to death by unidentified persons at a roadside eatery in Ballari in Karnataka..

Loan waiver will give farmers' relief: Karnataka Minister

Gowda further said that interest free loans of about Rs. 1000 crores are given to the farmers per year.
 

Karnataka waives crop loan up to Rs 50,000 per farmer
Karnataka waives crop loan up to Rs 50,000 per farmer

The Karnataka government on Wednesday announced crop loan waiver of up to Rs 50,000 per farmer that will cost Rs 8,165 crore to the state exchequer.

 

Bengaluru cop stops President's convoy to make way for ambulance, wins applause
Bengaluru cop stops President's convoy to make way for ambulance, wins applause

President Mukherjee was in Bengaluru over the weekend for the inauguration of the Green Line of Namma Metro.

BJP demands minister's removal for 'directing' SP to arrest RSS leader

Raising the issue in the Assembly, the saffron party accused Rai, the minister in-charge of Dakshina Kannada district, of "instigating" and "influencing" the police investigation.

Pranab Mukherjee dedicates Bengaluru Metro to nation

Bengaluru on Saturday became the second city after Delhi to have a full-fledged Metro network in all the four directions, with President Pranab Mukherjee dedicating the last section of the first phase to the nation.

Bengaluru's Namma Metro: President Pranab Mukherjee to inaugurate Green Line section today
Bengaluru's Namma Metro: President Pranab Mukherjee to inaugurate Green Line section today

The Phase 1, called the Namma Metro, was delayed for more than six years due to various reasons.

ACB raids residences, offices of 8 government officials in Karnataka

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Karnataka on Friday raided the houses and offices of eight state government officials across the state.

Karnataka: Quit if you can't waive farmers loans, JDS tells Congress govt
Karnataka: Quit if you can't waive farmers loans, JDS tells Congress govt

Former Karnataka Chief Minister and state JDS chief H D Kumaraswamy on Friday asked the Siddaramaiah government to quit if it cannot announce the farm loan waiver.

High Court directs SIT not to arrest Kumaraswamy in mining case

Kumaraswamy had earlier said that he had no role in the case and would come out clean.

KSRTC bus hits bike, one killed on spot - Watch CCTV footage
KSRTC bus hits bike, one killed on spot - Watch CCTV footage

Police have taken the KSRTC bus driver into custody.

Karnataka ex-CM denied anticipatory bail in mining scam

The anti-graft watchdog court had granted a seven-day interim bail to Kumaraswamy on May 17 in the Janthakal mining case.

Mixed response to shutdown call in Karnataka

Government and private schools, colleges, hotels and business establishments remained open while a few cinema halls cancelled the morning show in Bengaluru. 

Karnataka assembly session called off as Congress MLAs attend meeting called by Rahul Gandhi
Karnataka assembly session called off as Congress MLAs attend meeting called by Rahul Gandhi

Today's session of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly was reportedly called off as ruling Congress MLAs rushed to attend a crucial meet called by AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi who had come here to re-launch the 'National Herald' newspaper, which was founded by former prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

Karnataka bandh today: Mixed response to shutdown call; KSRTC, BMTC operate bus services as usual
Karnataka bandh today: Mixed response to shutdown call; KSRTC, BMTC operate bus services as usual

The dawn-to-dusk bandh in Karnataka has been called by 'Kannada Okoota', an umbrella organisation of Kannada bodies.

Congress demands national policy on farm loans

He demanded an "unconditional apology" from Amit Shah.

'Hindu Adhiveshan' to be held at Goa from June 14 to 17

The Hindu Janajagruti Samiti would organise its sixth Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Adhiveshan at Goa from June 14 to 17, its state co-ordinator Guruprasad has said.

Southwest monsoon to cover entire Karnataka in two days: IMD
Southwest monsoon to cover entire Karnataka in two days: IMD

Delayed by a week, the southwest monsoon has hit coastal and south interior Karnataka and is expected to cover the entire state in two days, the India Meteorological Centre - Bengaluru said on Thursday.

Karnataka panchayat official forces manual scavenging, suspended

The Supreme Court had on March 24, 2014, directed all the states to abolish manual scavenging and take steps for rehabilitation of such workers.
 

Mysore village head forces manual scavengers to clean blocked manhole

Guru Shanthappa, a person living in Mysore`s Thavarekatte village, has lodged a complaint against village panchayat president Geetha for forcing two municipality workers, Ganesha and Cheluva, to clean a blocked manhole.Geetha,on recommendation of village development officer Anand, ordered both workers to clean the manhole.

Four people, car washed away in Karnataka

Four people, along with the car in which they were travelling, were washed away in a canal in Karnataka's Bagalkot district.

Karnataka: Coast Guard rescues seven fishermen from sinking boat
Karnataka: Coast Guard rescues seven fishermen from sinking boat

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Wednesday rescued seven fishermen from a sinking boat.

15 held in Bengaluru, Rs 5.75 crore in scrapped notes seized

Fifteen persons were arrested from Bengaluru on Tuesday and demonetised currency totalling Rs 5.75 crore was seized from them, police said on Tuesday.

Minor gangraped in Karnataka, accused absconding
Minor gangraped in Karnataka, accused absconding

The incident reportedly occurred in the Joladal forest area of Bhadravati Taluk of the district. The girl was raped in front of her loved one.

Karnataka honor killing: Women activists call for immediate legislation of special Section
Karnataka honor killing: Women activists call for immediate legislation of special Section

"The incidents of honor killing are increasing day by day. Honor killing in India are on rise, be it south India or north India.

In Karnataka, pregnant Muslim woman burnt alive for marrying Dalit
In Karnataka, pregnant Muslim woman burnt alive for marrying Dalit

The incident occurred at Gundanakala village in Bijapur district.

23 aboard sinking barge off Karnataka coast rescued

All 23 workers still stranded on a flooded barge in the Arabian Sea off Ullal in Karnataka were rescued by the Coast Guard on Sunday.

4 rescued, 23 stuck on barge in Karnataka
4 rescued, 23 stuck on barge in Karnataka

A Coast Guard ship rescued four of the 27 workers on Barge Ibis, while 23 of them were still stranded when rescue operation was called off due to inclement weather.
 

Five-year-old girl sexually assaulted, dumped on roadside

The girl with bleeding head injuries was immediately rushed to the state-run Bowring hospital, officials added.