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Boy paraded naked in strange ritual to please rain god in Chitradurga

In yet another stark reminder of the false beliefs and superstition deep rooted in the Indian society, a young boy was garlanded and paraded naked to appease the rain god in Pandarahalli village of Karnataka`s Chitradurga district.

13 killed in Karnataka road accident

At least 13 persons, including one women and two children, were killed in a road accident which took place early this morning on National Highway-13 .

Six killed as bus catches fire

Chitradurga: Six persons were charred to death and 12 others injured, five of them serious, when a Bangalore-bound bus caught fire at Metikurke, 25 km from here, today.

Green panel halts DRDO project at Chitradurga in Karnataka

DRDO`s project for setting up an Aeronautical Testing range at Chitradurga in Karnataka has been halted by the National Green Tribunal.

Karnataka Assembly polls 2013: 4,000 Chitradurga villagers choose to abstain from voting

Around 40,000 inhabitants of Dodda Ullarthi village in Chitradurga district have decided not to vote during the upcoming Karnataka Assembly polls.

Chitradurga: Three labourers run over by vehicle

Three labourers were run over by
a dozer vehicle used for floor levelling when they were
sleeping near a paddy mill in Baladevarahatti village in
Chitradurga district in the early hours today, police said.

3 die in house collapse as rains batter Chitradurga

3 members of a family were
killed when the roof of their house collapsed under the impact
of torrential rains lashing the district.

Five killed, 12 injured in collision in Chitradurga

Five persons were killed and 12 injured in a collision between a mini-bus and a car at BG Kere, about 60 km here Tuesday, police said.

30 killed as bus falls in culvert, catches fire in Karnataka

Thirty people, including 10 children and 15 women, were burnt to death early Sunday when a state-run bus they were travelling in fell off a bridge into a dry culvert and caught fire in Karnataka`s Chitradurga district, police said.