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Serial killer 'Cyanide' Mallika, lodged next to Sasikala's cell, shifted out of Bengaluru jail

A convicted serial killer housed next to the cell of VK Sasikala in Bengaluru jail has been shifted out.

PETA to move SC against Jallikattu, Kambala

In a bid to put an end to the bull-taming sport of Tamil Nadu, Jallikattu, and the buffalo race of Karnataka, Kambala, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) on Wednesday said it will move the Supreme Court challenging the legislation passed by the assemblies of both states for having allowed these sports.

'Cyanide' Mallika, Sasikala's dangerous neighbour in Bengaluru prison, shifted
'Cyanide' Mallika, Sasikala's dangerous neighbour in Bengaluru prison, shifted

'Cyanide' Mallika, a convicted serial killer who was lodged in a cell next to the one in which AIADMK leader VK Sasikala has been put in Parappana Agrahara central prison, has now been shifted, reports said on Wednesday.

Karnataka shocker: Father carries daughter's corpse on moped following hospital's apathy

In yet another shocking case of apathy, a distraught father carried the body of his dead daughter to the hospital in in Karnataka`s Tumkur district, as there were no ambulances available.

Major mishap in Karnataka's Yadgir; nine killed, 43 injured as tanker rams into tempo
Major mishap in Karnataka's Yadgir; nine killed, 43 injured as tanker rams into tempo

At least nine people including three children were killed and 43 others suffered serious injuries following a head-on collision between a tempo and a cement tanker in Karnataka's Yadgir district in the wee hours on Tuesday.

Supreme Court to hear plea on Cauvery dispute between Tamil Nadu, Karnataka today
Supreme Court to hear plea on Cauvery dispute between Tamil Nadu, Karnataka today

The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea regarding the dispute on Cauvery river between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. 

Bengaluru's Bellandur lake catches fire, toxic smoke chokes city
Bengaluru's Bellandur lake catches fire, toxic smoke chokes city

The Bellandur lake is the largest of the 262 lakes and tanks in Bengaluru.

Sasikala expected to make candles in jail, has to share her cell, will get normal food
Sasikala expected to make candles in jail, has to share her cell, will get normal food

VK Sasikala was held guilty for corruption by SC on Tuesday.

DA case: Sasikala surrenders after SC declines plea for more time, sent to Bengaluru central jail
DA case: Sasikala surrenders after SC declines plea for more time, sent to Bengaluru central jail

Supreme Court had restored Sasikala's conviction on Tuesday in the two-decades-old disproportionate assets case.

Kambala Bill, inspired by Jallikattu Bill in Tamil Nadu, passed in Karnataka Assembly
Kambala Bill, inspired by Jallikattu Bill in Tamil Nadu, passed in Karnataka Assembly

Kambala involves a pair of buffaloes tied to the plough and anchored by one person.

Karnataka: 15-year-old girl repeatedly raped by guardian gets pregnant
Karnataka: 15-year-old girl repeatedly raped by guardian gets pregnant

In a shameful incident, a class 7 student in Karnataka became pregnant after she was allegedly raped on several occasions by her guardian.

Ahead of airshow, terror suspect caught in Bengaluru, his call traced to Saudi Arabia

A terror threat was thwarted ahead of an airshow in Bengaluru on Monday.

Karnataka govt claims credit for smooth implementation of Central schemes

Apparently conveying its dismay over allocations towards Centrally sponsored schemes for the state, the Siddaramaiah government today claimed credit for ensuring their continuity with smooth implementation despite many structural changes in them.

Ex-Congress leader SM Krishna will join BJP: BS Yeddyurappa
Ex-Congress leader SM Krishna will join BJP: BS Yeddyurappa

Former Congress leader SM Krishna will soon join the Bharatiya Janata Party, Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa announced on Saturday.

Bengaluru shocker! Principal held for sexually abusing girl students, women staff
Bengaluru shocker! Principal held for sexually abusing girl students, women staff

A principal of Kendriya Vidyalaya school has been arrested under the POCSO Act for allegedly sexually abusing and harassing girl students and women staff, police said today.

Teenager bleeds to death after mishap in Karnataka's Koppal, bystanders click pics
Teenager bleeds to death after mishap in Karnataka's Koppal, bystanders click pics

In yet another incident of public apathy, an 18-year-old boy succumbed to injuries following a road accident here as onlookers clicked pictures of the bleeding victim.

Kambala: Karnataka HC asks petitioner to come back once SC delivers verdict on Jallikattu
Kambala: Karnataka HC asks petitioner to come back once SC delivers verdict on Jallikattu

The Karnataka High Court on Monday adjourned the hearing against ban on Kambala, a traditional buffalo race held annually in the state, for two weeks. 

Karnataka to amend Act to facilitate Kambala as protests grow

"The cabinet has decided to move a draft bill in the legislature session scheduled from February 6 to February 10. It will allow Kambala and bullock cart racing," Law Minister T B Jayachandra told reporters.

Karnataka gets Lokayukta after a year, Shetty sworn in
Karnataka gets Lokayukta after a year, Shetty sworn in

Shetty was administered the oath of office by Governor Vajubhai R Vala at a ceremony at Raj Bhavan.

Veteran Congress leader SM Krishna resigns from party
Veteran Congress leader SM Krishna resigns from party

84-year old Krishna has written to Congress President Sonia Gandhi conveying his decision, the sources told PTI here.

Kambala protest: Thousands stage massive rally in Karnataka, demands to lift ban on sport
Kambala protest: Thousands stage massive rally in Karnataka, demands to lift ban on sport

Raising the pitch for lifting the ban on annual buffalo race "Kambala" in Karnataka, thousands of people on Saturday staged a massive rally in Dakshina Kannada district here in support of the traditional sport, even as protests on the issue intensified.

After Jallikattu stir in TN, protest held in Karnataka against Kambala ban
After Jallikattu stir in TN, protest held in Karnataka against Kambala ban

All-College Students' Association along with Tulu film artistes, Yakshagana artistes, politicians and members of Tulunada Rakshana Vedike staged protest at Hampankatta.

After Jallikattu, students protest in Karnataka's Hubli, Mangaluru in support of 'Kambala', seek ban on PETA
After Jallikattu, students protest in Karnataka's Hubli, Mangaluru in support of 'Kambala', seek ban on PETA

The revocation of ban on Tamil Nadu's traditional sport 'Jallikattu' has triggered a massive protest in Karnataka in support of Kambala – the state's annual buffalo race.

What is Kambala; how and where it is celebrated in Karnataka? - All you need to know
What is Kambala; how and where it is celebrated in Karnataka? - All you need to know

With growing clamour for allowing the traditional buffalo race Kambala, Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa on Tuesday asked the Siddaramaiah government to bring in an Ordinance to facilitate holding of the event, saying the people are "emotionally" attached to it.

After Siddaramaiah, BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa bats for Kambala
After Siddaramaiah, BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa bats for Kambala

Former Karnataka chief minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (leader) BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday advocated for traditional buffalo race "Kambala" in the state.

With Tamil Nadu passing Jallikattu Bill, Karnataka CM bats for revocation of ban on Kambala
With Tamil Nadu passing Jallikattu Bill, Karnataka CM bats for revocation of ban on Kambala

With the clamour growing for revoking ban on Kambala, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddarmaiah on Tuesday pitched for the traditional annual buffalo race, saying that the government will bring ordinance to lift the ban if necessary.

Women 'occupy the night streets' across India to protest reported mass molestation in Bengaluru
Women 'occupy the night streets' across India to protest reported mass molestation in Bengaluru

Hundreds of women gathered in over 30 towns and cities across India late on Saturday, saying they were "occupying the night streets" to demand safety in public spaces.

Bengaluru shocker: After molestation incidents, case of North-East girls being beaten up on street appears - Watch
Bengaluru shocker: After molestation incidents, case of North-East girls being beaten up on street appears - Watch

The incident is said to have taken place in the wee hours of December 26.

Five bogies of goods train derails near Hubli station in Karnataka

At least five bogies of a goods train derailed near Hubli station in Karnataka.