Anna Hazare, U R Rao to be conferred honorary doctorate

Eminent space scientist Dr. U R Rao and social activist Anna Hazare have been chosen by the Vijayanara Sri Krishnadevaraya University here for being conferred the honorary doctorate.

Karnataka to set up company to mitigate adverse impact of mining

The Karnataka cabinet on Friday approved the proposal to set up a company to implement the programme to mitigate the adverse impact of mining on the environment.

Cheating case filed against Sriramulu

A case of cheating involving Rs 2.96 crore has been registered against BJP Bellary candidate B Sriramulu on a complaint by a functionary of his previous party BSR Congress who claimed he was promised a ticket by him to contest the Lok Sabha polls.

Rs.8.5-crore cash seized in Karnataka

Around Rs.8.5-crore in cash was seized Saturday in a raid on a financier`s house in north Karnataka`s Bellary town, police said.

Rahul Gandhi makes a gaffe in Bellary

In a gaffe, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday spoke of his grandmother Indira Gandhi having fought an election from Bellary in the state.

Those involved in corruption in Bellary will not be spared: Rahul

Rahul Gandhi on Friday took on BJP in mineral-rich Bellary hit by the mining scam, saying those involved in corruption in the area will not be spared and vowed to end all kinds of irregularity in the region.

Bellary going to polls bereft of mining clout

With the fall of the high and mighty mining barons, this iron rich district, infamously known as the "Republic of Bellary", is going to the Lok Sabha polls bereft of the overbearing mining clout and hangover.

Sriramulu surrenders before court in poll code violation case

Former Karnataka minister B Sriramulu, who joined the BJP recently to contest Bellary Lok Sabha seat, on Monday surrendered before a court here which had issued a Non-Bailable Warrant against him in a case relating to poll code violation during Assembly polls last year.

BJP fields Sreeramulu in Bellary, Bappi Lahiri in Srerampur

Despite opposition from Sushma Swaraj, BJP has fielded BSR Congress chief B Sreeramulu from the Bellary (ST) seat in Karnataka.

Now, AAP to take on Sriramulu in Karnataka

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday released its ninth list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls and said it was fielding Shivakumar Giriyappa Malagi against the BJP`s B Sriramulu in Bellary in Karnataka in what is expected to be a high-profile contest.

BJP refuses BSR Cong merger but fields its leader from Bellary

After public opposition by senior leader Sushma Swaraj, BJP on Thursday decided against merging Karnataka`s BSR Congress with it even as the nomination of the party leader B Sreeramalu for the Bellary Lok Sabha seat was approved.

BJP refuses BSR Congress merger but fields its leader from Bellary

After public opposition by senior leader Sushma Swaraj, BJP Thursday decided against merging BSR Congress with it even as the nomination of the party leader B Sreeramalu for the Bellary Lok Sabha seat was approved.

Boy attacked by dogs succumbs to injuries

Seven-year-old boy succumbed to injuries he suffered in attack by dogs with his distraught mother also allegedly attempting suicide unable to bear the loss of her son, police said on Friday.

BJP MP`s son, five others arrested for assaulting teenage girl

Son of BJP MP Sanna Fakirappa and five of his supporters have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a teenaged girl here claiming she was engaged in prostitution, police said.

CBI officials inspect Cong MLA firm`s mining area

A CBI team inspected the mining area and stockyard of a company in the district of which ruling Congress MLA Anil Lad is a partner, in connection with the alleged scam of exporting iron ore illegally from Belikere port.

Two-seater plane crash lands, no one injured

A pilot and a businessman had miraculous escape when their two-seater plane crash landed in agricultural field at Kururgod in Bellary of Karnataka after developing a snag, a top police official said.

43 minor girls rescued, prostitution racket busted

Police busted a prostitution racket and arrested 33 sex workers and pimps, including Bangladeshis, after rescuing 43 minor girls.

One arrested for making threat call to ex-Karnataka Minister

Karnataka police have arrested one person for allegedly making threat calls to former state minister Anand Singh demanding money, a senior police official said.

Miners rule roost in mine-rich Bellary, poll verdict shows

The fall from grace of the once mighty Reddy brothers may have been complete but the Assembly poll outcome shows that the clout of other mining lords remains undiminished in the "Republic of Bellary."

Rahul takes on BJP for `looting` Karnataka, launches poll campaign

Seeking to deflate the anti-graft plank of BJP against UPA government, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday made a fierce attack on the party`s rule in Karnataka, accusing it of "looting" the state and calling it a "champion" of corruption.