Karnataka News

Hefty salary hike for Karnataka MLAs

Karnataka legislators on Monday gave themselves a hefty hike in salaries and allowances with the Chief Minister's monthly salary set to jump from Rs 30,000 to Rs 50,000.

Woman lodges police complaint against Delhi immigration official

A woman resident of the city on Saturday filed a complaint with Delhi police against an immigration officer who allegedly verbally sexually harassed her at Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital.

NCW Chief condemns harassment of Bengaluru woman at Delhi airport

The National Commission for Women (NCW) Chief on Friday condemned the incident in which a woman from Bengaluru was allegedly harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport.

Lokayukta raids on officials, Rs 8.8 Cr illegal assets found

 Illegal assets worth about Rs 8.8 crore were unearthed during simultaneous raids conducted by Lokayukta police on Friday in 25 premises belonging to government servants across the state.

Congress in Tamil Nadu flays party govt in Karnataka over check dam

Congress' Tamil Nadu unit on Thursday condemned the party-led government in Karnataka over its decision to construct a check dam across river Cauvery at Mekedatu, saying it was going ahead 'unilaterally' without Central clearance.

Kannada writer forced out of govt event for dissent in CM's presence

 Veteran Kannada writer, researcher and historian M Chidananda Murthy was today physically removed from a function attended by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah here when he sought to make a point over a 10th century poet.

36 held for animal sacrifice at Kaup fest

 Thirty six persons were arrested in Udupi district on Wednesday for allegedly violating ban on animal sacrifice during 'Suggi Maripuja' at Kaup in the district.

TN govt assures all steps to 'thwart' attempts to build check dam by Karnataka

 Terming as 'illegal' Karnataka's attempts to construct a check-dam across river Cauvery at Mekedatu, Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday assured of all steps, including legal, to 'thwart' its neighbour's attempts to build the reservoir.

BJP reminds Siddaramaiah govt of fiscal responsibilities

Reminding the Siddaramaiah government of its fiscal responsibilities, opposition BJP leader Jagadish Shettar Tuesday criticised it for the loans it has taken in the last two years compared to previous BJP rule.

IAS DK Ravi's death probe: Siddaramaiah was behaving like a dictator, says Yeddyurappa
IAS DK Ravi's death probe: Siddaramaiah was behaving like a dictator, says Yeddyurappa

Former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa said on Monday that Karanataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah was behaving like a dictator by not ordering a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the death case of IAS officer DK Ravi.

IAS officer DK Ravi death case: Karnataka govt gives in to pressure, agrees to CBI probe
IAS officer DK Ravi death case: Karnataka govt gives in to pressure, agrees to CBI probe

Giving in to the demand of the opposition, Karnataka Chief Minister S Siddaramaiah on Monday decided to handover the investigation of IAS officer DK Ravi's death case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Grammy award winner Ricky Kej pays tribute to IAS DK Ravi with song

Grammy-award winner Ricky Kej has paid a moving tribute to IAS officer DK Ravi, who died under mysterious circumstances, by dedicating to him a heart-touching Kannada song.

IAS DK Ravi's death: Karnataka HC bars govt from filing preliminary CID report

Karnataka High Court has barred the Siddaramaiah government from filing preliminary CID report in the investigation of IAS officer DK Ravi's death, reports said on Sunday.

RTI query results in Rs 1.87 Cr recovery from toll operator

 An RTI application from a citizen helped National Highway Authority of India to detect overcharging of toll on a Bangalore toll plaza resulting in recovery of Rs 1.87 crore.

DK Ravi death case: Is Sonia Gandhi running Karnataka govt by remote control? questions BJP

Within two days after Congress president Sonia Gandhi asked Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to handover the inquiry into the death of IAS officer DK Ravi, who took on sand mafia in Kolar district, to the CBI, the BJP on Sunday raised questions on her intervention in the matter.

IAS officer DK Ravi's death; JDS releases audio tape

JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday released an audio clipping claiming it would expose the circumstances that led to the transfer of IAS officer D K Ravi, who died under mysterious circumstances, in contrast to claims made by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

Tripura IAS association demands CBI probe into Ravi's death

 The IAS association, Tripura chapter today demanded a CBI investigation into the mysterious death of D K Ravi, an IAS officer of Karanataka cadre.

Siddaramaiah declines to head task force on Swachh Bharat

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said that he has declined an offer by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be the convenor of a task force to implement "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" and instead preferred to be just a member.

Siddaramaiah should hand over IAS officer's death probe to CBI: Deve Gowda

Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda on Saturday said that attempts are being made to cover IAS officer DK Ravi`s death case, and added that the Siddaramaiah-led Karnataka Government should hand over the matter to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) if they are left with little shame.

DK Ravi death case: No personal problem between our families, says father-in-law

Even as the mystery surrounding the death of 35-year-old IAS officer DK Ravi continues, his father-in-law H Hanumantharayappa ​on Saturday denied any problems between the two families.

'Ask CBI to probe Karnataka IAS officer's death'

The IAS association's Tripura branch on Saturday demanded a CBI probe into the death of Karnataka's young IAS officer DK Ravi.

DK Ravi death probe: Will not protect anyone, says Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah
DK Ravi death probe: Will not protect anyone, says Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday assured that his government will not protect anyone in the IAS officer DK Ravi death case.

IAS officer's death: CM briefs Governor

Facing rising public anger over the mysterious death of an upright IAS officer with growing calls for a CBI probe, Karnataka Chief Siddaramaiah Friday met Governor Vajubhai Val and briefed him about the developments in the case.

DK Ravi's death: IAS officer's batchmates seek fair inquiry

A group of IAS officers have sought fair enquiry into the mysterious death of their 2009 batchmate DK Ravi in Karnataka.

DK Ravi death case: Karnataka govt acting like 'silent spectator', says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday condemned the Karnataka Government for behaving like a silent spectator in the mysterious death of IAS officer DK Ravi.

DK Ravi's death: Karnataka CM can't be 'adamant' over CBI probe, says Gowda

Union Law and Justice Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Friday said Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah can't be adamant over the demand for a CBI probe into IAS officer D.K. Ravi's death and justice must be given to the people of the state.

DK Ravi death case: Karnataka govt refuses to budge on CBI probe
DK Ravi death case: Karnataka govt refuses to budge on CBI probe

 Resisting growing clamour for a CBI probe, Karnataka Government on Thursday decided to stick to its decision not to refer to the central agency the case of mysterious death of an upright IAS officer, as the issue paralysed Assembly for the third day and echoed in Parliament.

Woman ASI suspended for not acting on kidnap complaint of nun

A 22-year-old nun escaped after she was allegedly kidnapped by men in an autorickhaw here and her bid to file a police complaint delayed on jurisdictional ground, following which a woman Assistant Sub-Inspector has been suspended, police said on Thursday.

'Stubborn' Karnataka ​govt trying to hush up IAS officer's death case: Shettar

Leader of Opposition in the Karnataka Assembly, Jagadish Shettar, on Thursday accused the Siddaramaiah-led state government of acting in a stubborn manner over IAS officer DK Ravi's death case, and said that it was trying to hush up the matter by not agreeing to the demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe.

IAS officer's death: Gowda corners Siddaramaiah amid demands of CBI probe

Union Law and Justice Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Thursday questioned Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for not accepting the demands of the people for a CBI probe into IAS officer DK Ravi's death case.