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Rains bring Gurgaon and Bengaluru – shining examples of India's rise – to a grinding halt
Rains bring Gurgaon and Bengaluru – shining examples of India's rise – to a grinding halt

The situation was so bad in Gurgaon (now called Gurugram) that the police there had to, on Friday, ask people, coming from Delhi for work, to cancel their plans.

Karnataka bandh tomorrow; film theatres to remain closed, protests grow – More details
Karnataka bandh tomorrow; film theatres to remain closed, protests grow – More details

Karnataka is in dispute with neighbouring Goa over sharing of the Mahadayi river's water to meet the drinking water needs of people in the state's northern region.

Karnataka bus strike called off but do you know how much it cost the exchequer?
Karnataka bus strike called off but do you know how much it cost the exchequer?

The union leaders of KSRTC, NWRTC, NERTC and BMTC on Wednesday advised members to report for duty, providing relief to thousands of commuters.

After KSRTC strike, Karnataka bandh called on July 30 over Mahadayi river water verdict
After KSRTC strike, Karnataka bandh called on July 30 over Mahadayi river water verdict

Karnataka is in dispute with neighbouring Goa over sharing of the Mahadayi river's water to meet the drinking water needs of people in the state's northern region.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah being trolled on Twitter for talking about son's ill health – Know details
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah being trolled on Twitter for talking about son's ill health – Know details

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah used his official Twitter handle to say that his son has been hospitalised in Belgium.

Karnataka bandh: KSRTC bus strike called off as state government announces 12.5% pay hike
Karnataka bandh: KSRTC bus strike called off as state government announces 12.5% pay hike

Finally, the employees of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) have called off their strike on Wednesday.

Karnataka: KSRTC bus strike to be called off today?
Karnataka: KSRTC bus strike to be called off today?

Karnataka Transport Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Wednesday said that the KSRTC bus strike should be called off today itself as they are asking for 18% wage hike.

Bus strike enters third day in Karnataka; schools remain shut
Bus strike enters third day in Karnataka; schools remain shut

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah has ruled out more than 10 percent wage increase as against 30-35 percent hike demand by unions of the four corporations (KSRTC, NWRTC, NERTC and BMTC).

Three charred to death as bus catches fire in Karnataka

Three passengers were charred to death and several others injured on Wednesday when a private bus carrying 17 people caught fire in Karnataka's Hubballi city, police said.

NIA files chargesheet in Bangalore Church Street blast case

NIA said probe is being continued to identify the online handlers of Afridi, who had guided him in preparation and placement of the IED.

Karnataka: KSRTC strike affects commuters, Bengaluru worst hit
Karnataka: KSRTC strike affects commuters, Bengaluru worst hit

Stone pelting on buses was reported from different parts of Karnataka like Hassan, Bengaluru, Ramanagara, Belagavi, Shivamogga, Koppal.

KSRTC, BMTC strike begins today; two-day holiday for schools declared
KSRTC, BMTC strike begins today; two-day holiday for schools declared

The KSRTC employees are demanding a 35 percent hike in salary, while the government was ready to give a 10 percent increase.

After Gujarat, Dalits attacked in Karnataka's Chikkamagaluru for storing beef; seven Bajrang Dal activists booked
After Gujarat, Dalits attacked in Karnataka's Chikkamagaluru for storing beef; seven Bajrang Dal activists booked

At least four members of a Dalit family were recently attacked allegedly over beef issue in Karnataka, a News18 report said on Saturday.

Another beef-related assault reported, four of a Dalit family attacked in Karnataka
Another beef-related assault reported, four of a Dalit family attacked in Karnataka

At least four members of a Dalit family were recently attacked allegedly over beef issue in Karnataka, a News18 report said on Saturday.

Now, age proof, parents' permission required for temple weddings in Dakshin Kannada
Now, age proof, parents' permission required for temple weddings in Dakshin Kannada

For those planning a temple wedding, requisition letter from parents of prospective bride and groom and proof of their age has become mandatory in Dakshina Kannada districts 

Genpact techie jumps to death from 9th floor of his Bengaluru office
Genpact techie jumps to death from 9th floor of his Bengaluru office

A techie working at Genpact committed suicide late Monday night by jumping from the 9th floor of his office.

kea.kar.nic.in Karnataka PGCET 2016 Entrance Exam Result declared – check now
kea.kar.nic.in Karnataka PGCET 2016 Entrance Exam Result declared – check now

The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has announced Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) examination result 2016.

Deputy SP suicide: Opposition continues to disrupt Karnataka Assembly

As the standoff over the alleged suicide by a Deputy Superintendent of Police persisted.

Deputy SP suicide: Opposition continues protest in Karnataka Assembly
Deputy SP suicide: Opposition continues protest in Karnataka Assembly

Staging a day-night protest in Karnataka Assembly in support of its demand for a CBI probe and sacking of minister K J George.

Karnataka sounds flood alert as excess water is released in Krishna

A flood alert has been issued in many villages of two border districts of Karnataka.

Karnataka cop's suicide: Protest rallies held for minister's ouster

Mangaluru Deputy Suprintendent of Police (DSP) MK Ganapthi, 51, in an interview to a news channel hours before his body was found hanging in a lodge at Madikeri in Kodagu district blamed the trio for forcing to take his own life.

Delivery boy shares woman customer's phone number on WhatsApp after she refuses to take order
Delivery boy shares woman customer's phone number on WhatsApp after she refuses to take order

In a weird incident, Shreyas, a delivery boy of an online food service provider, “harassed” the woman, who refused to take the pizza she ordered.

CID to probe alleged suicide of Karnataka DySP Ganapathy

The Karnataka government today handed over to CID the investigation into alleged suicide of Mangaluru DySP M K Ganapathy which has triggered a storm with the police official in his pre-death declaration accusing a senior minister and two top officials of harassing him.

Central Vigilance Commissioner calls for foolproof system to verify bank customers' data
Central Vigilance Commissioner calls for foolproof system to verify bank customers' data

CVC K V Chowdary today favoured putting in place a network of systems for bank officials to verify the genuineness.

Another top cop commits suicide in Karnataka; won't quit, open for probe, says minister
Another top cop commits suicide in Karnataka; won't quit, open for probe, says minister

51-year-old Ganaptahi has left behind a suicide note in which he had blamed Bengaluru Development and Town Planning Minister KJ George, his son Rana George and a senior cop.

Another Karnataka cop commits suicide, names minister KJ George

The cop had alleged that he was harassed and pressured by senior officers into adjusting cases.

Future of 1700 students in Bengaluru is at risk - know why
Future of 1700 students in Bengaluru is at risk - know why

On June 14, the Army had directed the occupants to vacate the premises within 15 days.

Over 1500 African students likely to be deported by Bengaluru Police for overstaying in India
Over 1500 African students likely to be deported by Bengaluru Police for overstaying in India

The Bangalore Police has prepared a list of 1500 African nationals who are staying in the country without a valid visa, as per a media report.