SC tells Karnataka to check Devadasi practice

Supreme Court directed Karnataka`s chief secretary to ensure that no girls are offered Thursday night or Friday as devotees of temples in the "Devdasi" practice.

Youth held captive by mother for 17 years in Karnataka

Keshvamurthy, around 30, walked out to freedom after the neighbours, on coming to know about his confinement, broke the wall of the room and rescued him, police said.