Karnataka

Another girl sexually assaulted in school in Bangalore

In yet another shocking incident, a six-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in a private school here in the fourth such case in as many months.

Ex-CJI Venkatachaliah, scientist Kasturirangan to be honoured

 Former Supreme Court Chief Justice M N Venkatachaliah and noted space scientist K Kasturirangan are among 59 eminent personalities who have been bestowed with the State Award for the year 2014, on the occasion of Karnataka formation day.

Protests held in Bangalore on second death anniversary of Savita Halappanavar

Scores of protesters took to the streets in Bangalore to mark the second death anniversary of Savita Halappanavar, who was denied an abortion in Ireland in 2012.

BJP demands removal of Karnataka Home Minister, calls him "incapable"

Karnataka BJP on Tuesday demanded removal of Home Minister KJ George, saying he was 'incapable' of handling law and order in the state.

Bangalore school where 3-year-old was raped reopens
Bangalore school where 3-year-old was raped reopens

The elite Bangalore school, where a three-year-old was raped on October 21 by the office assistant, reopened on Monday.

Bangalore: Child sexual assault culprit arrested, says police

Four days after the sexual assault of a three-and-a-half-year girl studying in nursery, an office assistant of the school here was arrested on Saturday for the crime that evoked public outrage and raised questions about safety in schools.

Sexual assault case; Karnataka govt cracks down on institution

 Acting tough, the Karnataka government has filed a cheating case against an institution, where a sexual assault on a three-and-a-half-year old girl student took place three days ago, besides booking it under the RTE Act.

Bangalore student sexual assault: Karanataka CM for action against school management
Bangalore student sexual assault: Karanataka CM for action against school management

Assuring swift action into the alleged sexual assault of a three-and-half-year-old girl student at a private school, Karnataka Chief Minister S Siddaramaiah on Friday directed police to take action against the institution's management.

Constable, clerk arrested for sexually harassing woman cop

A constable and a clerk in a Bellary police station have been arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a woman colleague.

Probe into Bangalore school child molestation begins

 Police Wednesday launched a probe into the alleged molestation of a three-year-old girl child in a private school here Tuesday, as hundreds of parents protested against the incident and sought stringent action against the culprits.

Bangalore: Sexual assault of minor girl confirmed, says police chief
Bangalore: Sexual assault of minor girl confirmed, says police chief

The Bangalore police on Wednesday intensified its investigation into the sexual assault on a three-and-half-year-old girl student at a private school here.

Karnataka woman alleges she was beaten up by police

A woman has alleged that she was stripped and beaten up by police on charge of committing a theft at Chapparahalli in Bellary district.

Karnataka Act on curbing land grabbing comes into force

An Act to curb organised attempts to grab government land, with punishment up to three years for its violation, has come into force in Karnataka.

Karnataka HC clears Yeddyurappa's prosecution in land deals

The encroachment is alleged to have been made in installments of 69 acres and 15 acres in the same forest area.

BJP win in Haryana, Maharashtra to impact Karnataka politics: Shettar

Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Jagadish Shettar Tuesday said BJP's victory in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections will have its bearing on state politics.

'BJP on path to realise Modi's dream of Cong free India'

BJP national vice president BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said the Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly election results showed that the party was on its path towards realising Narendra Modi's call for a 'Congress free India'.

Manglore airport to be shut at night for six months

The night flight operations at the Mangalore International Airport (MIA) would be suspended for six months from November 1 to take up works on the runway end safety area and parallel taxiway.

Tiger kills leopard in Bhadrawati forest range

 A fully grown male adult leopard was killed by a tiger reportedly in a territorial dispute under Bhadrawati forest range.

Will talk to K'taka CM about attack on NE students: Rajnath

Expressing concern over the assault on three northeastern students in Bangalore, Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday said he would take up the issue with the Karnataka government for strict action against the culprits.

Rajnath Singh calls up Karnataka CM; talks about attack on NE youth

In the wake of attack on three Northeast youth in Bangalore, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today called up Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and asked him to ensure that there is no discrimination against anyone on the basis of caste, creed and sect.

IAS official assaulted in Mysore, 19 arrested

Nineteen former contract employees of Administrative Training Institute (ATI) here were arrested on Thursday in connection with the assault on an IAS official after she dug out alleged irregularities.

Manipuri youth beaten up in Bangalore for not speaking in Kannada
Manipuri youth beaten up in Bangalore for not speaking in Kannada

IT city Bangalore was once again shamed after a group of locals assaulted a youth from northeast for allegedly not speaking in Kannada.

Railway minister Sadananda Gowda's mother passes away

Kamala, mother of Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda, passed away at her house at Devaragunda in the district on Saturday, family sources said.

Row over alleged tapping of phones of Railway minister's aides

A controversy erupted on Friday over reports that the city police had allegedly ordered tapping of telephones of five associates of Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda with the Congress government denying any knowledge of it and BJP demanding a high-level probe into it.

Belgaum to be renamed as Belagavi

Karnataka government on Friday decided to rename Belgaum as Belagavi and an official announcement in this regard will be made on November one, the state formation day, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Friday.

Two killed in Bangalore building collapse

Two people, including a child, were killed when a building collapsed in Bangalore early Thursday morning.

Body of 9-yr-old girl who fell into a Bangalore drain found

Body of the nine-year old girl who had slipped and fell into an overflowing storm water drain on Monday night was found in a open drain that leads to the Madiwala Lake on Wednesday.

Jayalalithaa not getting VIP treatment: Jail official

AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa is not getting VIP treatment, but being looked after as any other ordinary prisoner at the Parapanna Agrahara Central prison where she is lodged after conviction in the disproportionate assets case, according to a top jail official.

Firms formed to siphon off unlawful resources of Jayalalithaa: Court

As many as 18 firms were formed in the 1991-96 period only with a view to siphoning off the "unlawful resources" accumulated by then Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, the special court in the disproportionate assets case against her and three others has held.

HAL flies Tejas fighter built for IAF

The first of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, built for the Indian Air Force (IAF) by the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), was flown here Tuesday, the defence behemoth said Wednesday.