Karnataka News

AIADMK dubs K'taka's decision to appeal against Jayalalithaa's acquittal as 'shameful'

Dubbing the Karnataka government's decision to appeal in the Supreme Court against the verdict acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in an assets case as "shameful," the ruling AIADMK on Tuesday asserted that its supremo will again prove her innocence.

Rain forecast for second day in Karnataka

Karnataka will receive rain for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, a Meteorological Department forecast said.

DMK chief welcomes Karnataka ​govt's decision

 DMK President M Karunanidhi on Monday welcomed Karnataka government's decision to appeal against the acquittal of his arch rival and Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case, saying he supports anyone who 'comes forward to uphold justice.'

Karnataka cabinet decides to challenge acquittal of Jayalalithaa
Karnataka cabinet decides to challenge acquittal of Jayalalithaa

Throwing up a fresh legal challenge to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, Karnataka government on Monday decided to file an appeal in the Supreme Court against her acquittal by the state High Court in the 19-year-old disproportionate assets case.

Bengaluru records highest pre-monsoon rainfall in 10 years
Bengaluru records highest pre-monsoon rainfall in 10 years

Bengaluru has recorded 442.6 mm pre-monsoon rainfall this year, highest in the past 10 years, the Met Office said on Monday.

Decision on appeal against Jayalalithaa acquittal as early as possible: Karnataka govt

Karnataka government would take a call "as early as possible" on "merits" on the issue of filing an appeal against acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case, state Law Minister T B Jayachandra said Saturday.

Heat, lightning kills two in Karnataka

The intense heat wave prevailing in Karnataka has claimed one life while another person was fatally struck by lightning in Kalaburgi district, an official said on Saturday.

91-year-old man tries electoral luck in Karnataka

 Astonishing it may seem, a 91-year-old man is trying his electoral luck in the Gram Panchayat elections in Karnataka.

Siddaramaiah govt playing into hands of lobbyists, says BJP

Flaying the Siddaramaiah government for its alleged "failure" on various fronts, opposition BJP leader in the Legislative Council KS Eshwarappa on Friday accused it of playing into the hands of lobbyists.

Rains expected in Karnataka today

Most of Karnataka's districts are likely to experience rain on Friday, an official said.

Pleasant weather in Bengaluru, rain likely

 Bengaluru is likely to experience a pleasant weather with a cloudy sky and the possibility of rain on Thursday, a day when the rest of the country sizzled due to a heat wave, officials said.

23-year-old Yaduveer Wodiyar is Mysore’s new king

City of palaces Mysore got its new king on Thursday with the coronation of Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wodiyar as the 27th titular head of the erstwhile royal family.

IMD predicts rain for 10 Karnataka districts

Rain is likely on Wednesday in 10 out of the 35 districts of Karnataka, the meteorological department has forecast.

A dormitory for ladies at Bengaluru railway station

 

Bengaluru: The South Western Railway (SWR) here on Tuesday opened a dormitory exclusively for transit halt of lady passengers at the city`s main station.

CBI will probe lottery scam, says Karnataka

The Karnataka government on Tuesday decided to hand over the multi-crore lottery scam to the CBI for investigation owing to alleged involvement of agents in other states.

Karnataka cabinet will decide on appeal against Jayalalithaa acquittal today: Chidambaram

The Karnataka Cabinet will meet by Tuesday to take a decision on filing an appeal against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Monday.

Lottery scam, Govt ready for CBI probe "whenever necessary': KJ George

Karnataka government is ready to hand over to CBI, "whenever necessary," probe into alleged illegal lottery busines in the state, as a fall out of which a senior IPS officer has been suspended, Home Minister KJ George said on Monday.

Karnataka cabinet will decide on appeal against Jayalalithaa acquittal by tomorrow: Chidambaram

The Karnataka Cabinet will meet by Tuesday to take a decision on filing an appeal against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Monday.

BJP asks Siddaramaiah govt to hand over lottery scam to CBI

A day after a senior IPS officer was suspended in connection with an alleged lottery scam, senior BJP leader and Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said the probe should be handed over to CBI as "top officials and some ministers are involved in it".

Top IPS officer suspended in Bangalore over lottery racket links

The Karnataka government has suspended Bangalore's Additional Commissioner of Police (ACP) Alok Kumar for his alleged links with the alleged operator of an illegal lottery business.

Bengaluru maid wants to dream big after scoring 85 percent

Seventeen-year-old Shalini, who doubles up as a housemaid to support her family, has found a solid reason to dream big. She recently appeared in the two-year pre-university course (PUC) board exam and scored an impressive 85 percent.

State law department examining HC judgement on Jayalalithaa: Karnataka CM

Even as AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa returned to power on Saturday, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the state law department is examining the judgement of the High Court which acquitted her of all charges and the government would take a decision on filing an appeal in the case after receiving the report.

Karnataka govt will take 'deeply-considered' decision on Jayalalithaa appeal: Congress

Congress on Friday said its government in Karnataka would take a "deeply-considered" and "good" decision on the issue of filing an appeal against the acquittal of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

Did IAS officer DK Ravi call batchmate just once, or 42 times before death?

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has reportedly said that senior IAS officer and former additional commissioner of enforcement in the commercial taxes department in Karnataka, DK Ravi, who allegedly committed suicide in his flat on March 16, may have called his batchmate only once and not over 42 times as was earlier reported.

'IAS officer DK Ravi possibly committed suicide, suffered big loss in real estate business'
'IAS officer DK Ravi possibly committed suicide, suffered big loss in real estate business'

IAS officer DK Ravi, whose mysterious death on March 16 rocked Karnataka, had possibly committed suicide by hanging himself after incurring huge losses in the real estate business, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has concluded in its preliminary report.

No conclusion drawn on IAS officer DK Ravi's death: CBI

 Investigation into the death of an IAS officer here, which had stirred a huge controversy over circumstances surrounding it, was still underway and no conclusion had yet been drawn on it, the CBI said on Wednesday.

NIA to probe 2014 Bengaluru IED blast

 NIA on Wednesday took over the probe into last December's IED blast at a busy road in Bengaluru in which a woman was killed.

Working as maid servant, Bangalore girl scores 84.8% in 12th exam

She searches for opportunities amidst difficulties and is not overwhelmed by pain and misery. That's 17-year-old Shalini, who helps her mother as a maid servant in five houses, while juggling studies, and scored 84.8 percent in science stream in second PUC (Pre-University or 12th) board exams.

After froth, it is now flame in a Bengaluru lake

In a bizarre incident, froth floating in Bellandur Amani lake is catching fire, weeks after city's Varthur Lake made it to the headlines following huge pile of froth floating on it.