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Why should I remove it, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah on red beacon
Why should I remove it, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah on red beacon

While several dignitaries and government officials have removed red or blue lights from their official vehicles, it appears that Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah has not taken the Centre's ban on red beacons seriously.

Helicopter with Karnataka CM Siddaramiah onboard suffers bird hit
Helicopter with Karnataka CM Siddaramiah onboard suffers bird hit

Karnataka Chief Minister S Siddaramiah and Home Minister Dr G Parameshwara had a narrow escape when their helicopter suffered a bird hit during take off on Monday.

Bengaluru: 6-year-old girl's burnt body found at her neighbour's residence, police suspects rape, murder
Bengaluru: 6-year-old girl's burnt body found at her neighbour's residence, police suspects rape, murder

A six-year-old girl, who went missing in Karnataka's Veerbhadranagar area was found dead at her neighbor's house on Sunday evening.

Karnataka: Six-year-old falls into 400-feet borewell, rescue operation underway
Karnataka: Six-year-old falls into 400-feet borewell, rescue operation underway

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team are at the spot in Athani taluk of Belagavi district where a six-year-old girl fell into an open borewell on Saturday night.

Six-year-old falls into borewell in Karnataka
Six-year-old falls into borewell in Karnataka

A six-year-old girl slipped into an open borewell in a village in Karnataka's Belagavi district on Saturday.

Bajrang Dal activist found dead in Mangaluru
Bajrang Dal activist found dead in Mangaluru

A Bajrang Dal activist's body was found on Friday under mysterious circumstances on the shores of Alivebagilu Beach.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's 'useless fellow' comment against cop draws flak
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's 'useless fellow' comment against cop draws flak

The incident took place on Thursday during a public function where the Mandya Superintendent of Police, CH Sudhir Kumar Reddy was also present.

Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails in Karnataka, none hurt
Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails in Karnataka, none hurt

Three coaches and the engine of Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derailed in Karnataka in the early hours today, an official of the South Central Railway (SCR) said.

French official acquitted of raping daughter in Bengaluru

A Sessions Court on Wednesday acquitted French Consulate official Pascal Mazurier of raping his minor daughter in 2012, citing lack of evidence.

'Micro' tremors felt in Bangaluru, neighbouring districts

"Micro" tremors were reported in some parts of the city and neighbouring districts for a couple of seconds on Tuesday, causing some panic among the people.

Seven Karnataka students, teacher drown off Maharashtra coast

Seven engineering students, three of them female, and their teacher from Belgaum in Karnataka drowned in the sea off Malvan, Sindhudurg, here on Saturday afternoon, police said.

Banned notes worth Rs 14.80 crore found at ex-corporator's home in Bengaluru - Watch
Banned notes worth Rs 14.80 crore found at ex-corporator's home in Bengaluru - Watch

V Nagaraj, popularly known as "Bomb Naga", is alleged to have been involved in converting black money into white by exchanging old currency notes since they were banned on November 8.

Three Indian Mujahideen activists get life imprisonment in Karnataka

Three Indian Mujahideen activists were sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for making explosives and conspiring with the outfit's founder Riyaz Bhatkal to carry out terror attacks here and other places in the country.

Karnataka bypolls results: Siddaramaiah expresses happiness over victory, says EVMs not tampered
Karnataka bypolls results: Siddaramaiah expresses happiness over victory, says EVMs not tampered

Expressing happiness over the recent victory in the state bypolls, Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah on Thursday defended his government from the ongoing Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) controversy in the country and said the voting machines were not tampered in these two by-polls.

Karnataka by-poll results 2017: Congress wins Nanjangud​, Gundlupet assembly seats; BJP bites dust
Karnataka by-poll results 2017: Congress wins Nanjangud​, Gundlupet assembly seats; BJP bites dust

The ruling Congress on Thursday retained the two assembly seats of Nanjangud (SC) and Gundlupet in Karnataka ​ where by-polls were held on Sunday. 

Two suffocate to death in Karnataka borewell

Two persons suffocated to death on Wednesday after they fell into a deep dry borewell in Karnataka's Gadag district.

Bengaluru's tax defaulters, beware! BBMP planning to use drones to survey properties

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is planning to install drones in order to conduct survey, 3-D map buildings and verify property owners' claims during the payment of tax. 

Karnataka bypolls: 76 per cent turnout in Nanjanagud; 78 per cent in Gundulpet

An estimated 76 and 78 per cent of voters exercised their franchise in the bypolls to Nanjanagud and Gundlupet Assembly constituencies in Karnataka on Sunday.

45 per cent polling till 2:30 pm in Karna assembly bypolls

An estimated 45 per cent of the voters exercised their franchise till 2.30 pm on Sunday in the by-polls to two assembly constituencies in Karnataka.

Congress, BJP play for high stakes in Sunday's Karnataka bypolls

The ruling Congress and BJP are playing for high stakes in Sunday's by-elections in Nanjanagud and Gundlupet of Karanataka, with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah investing much prestige into the contest.

SC rejects Karnataka's review plea on release of Cauvery water

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a Karnataka government plea seeking review of its September 20, 2016 order asking it to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu till September 27, saying it has become "infructuous" as several subsequent orders were passed.

Yogi Adityanath effect? Now, raids to be conducted in Bengaluru to shut illegal meat shops
Yogi Adityanath effect? Now, raids to be conducted in Bengaluru to shut illegal meat shops

It seems some other states too are welcoming the step of crackdown on illegal meat shops and slaughterhouses taken by the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government.

Jayalalithaa won't be declared convict in DA case, says Supreme Court
Jayalalithaa won't be declared convict in DA case, says Supreme Court

According to the Karnataka Government, the Supreme Court`s verdict of abatement of the corruption case against J Jayalalithaa, the late Tamil Nadu chief minister, stands as a fault in the record.

Karnataka: Water crisis after heat wave grips Gulbarga
Karnataka: Water crisis after heat wave grips Gulbarga

The ongoing heat wave conditions across the southern states have led to severe water crisis in Gulbarga city in Karnataka.

PM Narendra Modi follows THIS young Bengaluru entrepreneur on Twitter - here's why
PM Narendra Modi follows THIS young Bengaluru entrepreneur on Twitter - here's why

It is said to dream big, as one never know when it will come true. But Akash Jain, the young Bengaluru-based entrepreneur won't have ever dreamt that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who hardly follows 1,700 people across the world, would become one of his followers on Twitter.

Karnataka BJP lawmaker ditches five-star hotel comfort to stay in cowshed
Karnataka BJP lawmaker ditches five-star hotel comfort to stay in cowshed

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker in Karnataka preferred a village cowshed over a five-star hotel for his accommodation at Mysuru.

Karnataka: Govt official sexually assaults minor at Backward Classes hostel, arrested

A government official in charge of welfare of the Backward Classes has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl at the BC hostel here.

Highway liquor ban: Karnataka liquor vendors get temporary relief
Highway liquor ban: Karnataka liquor vendors get temporary relief

Owners of liquor shops in Karnataka, who were waiting for the Supreme Court's direction, heaved a sigh of relief after learning that they had time till September 30 to relocate if they received a notice from the authorities.

Thirsty King Cobra sips water from bottle in drought-hit Karnataka village – Watch
Thirsty King Cobra sips water from bottle in drought-hit Karnataka village – Watch

The video shows a massive king cobra - described by Caters News as 12-feet long ― greedily sipping the water offered by wildlife rescue workers in Kaiga town, Karnataka.

SC grants relief to SM Krishna, asks Karnataka SIT to probe former CMs in iron ore mining case
SC grants relief to SM Krishna, asks Karnataka SIT to probe former CMs in iron ore mining case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Special Investigation team (SIT) officials to probe the role of former Chief Ministers N Dharam Singh and HD Kumaraswamy in the case related to illegal mining of iron ore.