Hours after Sri Ram Sene announced plans to start its operations in Goa, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday said the state government will extend the ban on the controversial right-wing outfit for six months.
India and China will hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise from November 16 in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops along the border in Ladakh region.
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.
After the police action against Marathi-speaking people in Yellur in Karnataka prompted protests by political parties in Maharashtra, Belgaum Superintendent of Police Dr Chandragupta on Tuesday said that Section 144 has been imposed in the region till tonight.
Situation in the border district of Belgaum which witnessed violence over removal of a pro-Maharashtra sign board at Yellur village was peaceful and under control today, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said.
Smoke emanating from underneath a coach of a train bound for Dadar in Mumbai from here caused anxious moments before it was put out by the railway crew at Chincholi station in Belgaum District of Karnataka.
Four persons have been arrested in connection with a prostitution racket busted by Chikkaballapur Police who rescued nine women from two brothels in New Delhi, Home Minister K J George informed the Karnataka Legislative Council on Thursday.
Staging a dharna, BJP members on Thursday created ruckus in the Karnataka Assembly over the suicide of a sugarcane farmer as they demanded Chief Minister Siddaramaiah`s resignation blaming him for the tragedy.
Former Chief Minister and KJP President BS Yeddyurappa was on Monday locked in a verbal duel with Assembly Speaker Kagodu Thimappa and staged a dharna in the well of the House over Shaadi Bhagya yojana on the opening day of the winter session here.