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Facebook case: Suspension of students revoked in Karnataka

Suspension of six students from a college at Suratkal near here regarding posting of a photo of a boy student lying on the laps of five girls on Facebook, has been revoked, college management said.

Policeman assaults ex-serviceman for making way for ambulance

An ex-serviceman who played a good samaritan was on Tuesday allegedly assaulted and verbally abused by a traffic Sub-Inspector for making way for an ambulance stuck in a traffic jam at a busy junction here.

Techie arrested for killing friend's wife in Bengaluru

A young techie was arrested on Monday for murdering his friend's wife, a homemaker, in Bengaluru's upscale eastern suburb, police said.

Youth should respect other religions: Pejawar seer

The young generation of Hindus in the country should not indulge in activities that harm other religions but should learn to respect them, Vishwesha Tirtha Swamiji of the Pejawar Mutt said on Sunday.

Siddaramaiah slams Union budget as "anti-poor"

 Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday slammed the Union Budget as "anti-poor" and "disappointing", saying the Finance Minister had only tried to build castles in the air to win people's appreciation.

One lakh people to attend Hindu Samajotsava in Mangaluru: VHP

Nearly one lakh people would participate in the "Hindu Samajotsava" to be held here on March 1, Vishwa Hindu Parishad regional working president MB Puranik has said.

Satellite terminal to decongest Bengaluru's main station

Baiyappanahalli station in Bengaluru`s eastern suburb will be developed as a satellite terminal to decongest the main city station and the Yeshvanthpur junction in the northern suburb, a top official said Thursday.

Two Patna blast suspects being brought to Bengaluru for questioning

Two suspects in the Patna blast case are being brought from that city to Bangalore for questioning in connection with the December 28, 2014 blast here, a top police official said here on Thursday.

Will not contest any more elections: Deve Gowda

Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda on Wednesday said in Lok Sabha that he will not contest any election in future.

New twist to Suratkal Facebook case, girl claims pic was 'doctored'

One of the girls seen in the controversial photo uploaded on social media which shows a boy lying on their lap in a classroom, has claimed it was doctored by certain mischief-mongers, a day after it created a furore leading to suspension of six students from college.

St Joseph Church vandalised in Mangalore, case registered

Amid concerns over growing attacks on vital institutions linked to the minorities, a church in Mangalore was vandalised by some unidentified persons late last night, claimed reports on Wednesday.

Over one lakh footfall at air show grand finale

Over one lakh people visited the air show Sunday to watch metal birds of different kind soar and roar on the final day of the Aero India trade expo at the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Yelahanka base on the city's outskirts.

Digvijay rules out changing Karnataka CM

 Amidst calls for appointment of a Dalit as Chief Minister in Karnataka, Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Sunday ruled out any possibility of change in leadership and said Siddaramaiah is doing a "good job".

One person killed in clash after PFI rally in Karnataka

One person was killed and two others were injured in clashes during and after a rally by the Popular Front of India (PFI) here, police said.

One killed in clash after PFI rally in Karnataka

One person was killed and two others were injured in clashes during and after a rally by the Popular Front of India (PFI) here, police said.

Rajiv Pratap Rudy flies Sukhoi, performs aerial acrobatics

 BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday flew in Sukhoi-30 MKI, the frontline fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force at Aero India 2015 air show here.

AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi banned from entering Bengaluru
AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi banned from entering Bengaluru

City Police has banned All India Majlis Ittehadul Muslimin (AIMIM) leader and MP Asaduddin Owaisi from entering into the city and participating in, or speaking at any public meeting or function, reports said on Thursday.

OMC mining case: Gali Janardhan Reddy, others appear in court

Former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy and the others accused in the OMC "illegal" mining case on Thursday appeared before a special CBI court here which posted the matter to March 20.

Watch: Close shave for two Czech pilots performing aerobatics at Aero India show
Watch: Close shave for two Czech pilots performing aerobatics at Aero India show

A major disaster was averted on Thursday when two aircrafts performing acrobatic manoeuvres clipped each others wings at the Aero India 2015 airshow at the Yelahanka Airbase here.

Aero India show: Metal birds awe spectators with aerial aerobatics

A breathtaking display of air power and brilliant aerobatics by fighter jets and helicopters on Wednesday enthralled the audience at the 10th Aero India show where famed international aerobatic teams left the crowd awestruck with their death-defying stunts.

Bengaluru blast: Investigators zero in on terror groups

Investigators have zeroed in on some terror groups in connection with the explosion outside a restaurant here that killed a woman and injured three others in December last year, city police said.

Rail mishap: Traffic restored near Karnataka-Tamil Nadu border

Traffic on the rail track between Anekal and Hosur near Karnataka-Tamil Nadu border, disrupted by the derailment of the Ernakulam-bound Express train that claimed nine lives, was restored on Saturday.

KTK CM reverses his plans, to contest 2018 Assembly polls

Contrary to his earlier plans, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday said he will be contesting the next Assembly elections in 2018 and lead the Congress party from the front.

'No point in considering bullet train between Bengaluru-Mysuru'

 There was no point in considering a bullet train with 350 kmph speed on the Bengaluru and Mysuru route as the train's potential will not be fully utilised due to short distance between the two cities, Principal Adviser of DMRC E Sreedharan said.

SPP appointment: Karnataka HC asks DMK leader Bhavani Singh to approach SC

The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday orally directed DMK leader K Anbazhagan and Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh to approach the Supreme Court "without wasting any more time" to seek clarification on the issue of appointment of SPP in the appeal by AIADMK Chief Jayalalithaa against her conviction in the wealth case.

Cases registered against VHP for defying ban

Police Monday registered three cases against the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) for defying a ban on its international working president Pravin Togadia from speaking directly or indirectly at a function here.

Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh appointed Commodore Commandant of AFTC, Bengaluru

Air Officer-in-charge of Maintenance Air Headquarters (VB), Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh, has been appointed as the Commodore Commandant of Air Force Technical College (AFTC), Bengaluru.

Police ban defied, Praveen Togadia's recorded speech played at rally

Defying multi-media gag by police, VHP leader Praveen Togadia's video recorded speech was played at a rally here on Sunday in which he called for Ghar Wapsi (homecoming) and establishment of "Constitutional Hindu Nation".

Construction worker arrested for rape of 8-yr-old girl in Bengaluru

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Sunday for the alleged rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl near Hoskote on the outskirts of the city on February 5.

Organisers prohibited from transmitting Togadia's speech

Hours after VHP said it had arranged to telecast live it's leader Praveen Togadia's speech through video-conferencing at the 'Hindu Virat Samavesha' here tomorrow, police issued an order, prohibiting organisers from displaying and transmitting his speech through any form of media for two days, beginning on Saturday.