Bangalore is now officially Bengaluru
Bangalore is now officially Bengaluru

One of India's most popular cities, Bangalore, will now be officially known as Bengaluru.

Will talk to K'taka CM about attack on NE students: Rajnath

Expressing concern over the assault on three northeastern students in Bangalore, Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday said he would take up the issue with the Karnataka government for strict action against the culprits.

Adah Sharma to make Kannada debut with `Ranavikrama`

Bollywood actress Adah Sharma, who recently forayed into southern industry with Telugu film `Heart Attack`, is likely to make her Kannada debut with superstar Puneeth Rajkumar in `Ranavikrama`.

SC strikes down Karnataka govt order making Kannada medium of teaching in schools

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a decision of the Karnataka government making it mandatory for all primary schools in the state to teach in Kannada.

Shanvi in Kannada remake of `Ala Modalaindi`

Southern actress Shanvi Srivastav will feature in the yet-untitled Kannada remake of Telugu blockbuster 'Ala Modalaindi', which has already been remade in Tamil and will soon see a remake in Hindi as well.

Celebrations erupt after Odia gets classical tag

There were celebrations across Odisha after Odia was accorded the tag of a classical language.

Noted Kannada writer Shivarudrappa passes away

Renowned poet, writer and researcher G S Shivarudrappa, who left his own indelible imprint in the Kannada literary world, died at his residence here today.

Fox Star Studios acquires remake rights of `Lucia`

Fox Star Studios India has bought the rights to the Hindi remake of director Pawan Kumar`s Kannada-language hit `Lucia`.

Outsiders in Karnataka should learn Kannada: Siddaramaiah

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday said outsiders settled in Karnataka should learn local language Kannada and decried that English education system had been reduced to a commercial activity.

Sudeep to play Salman Khan in Kannada version of `Bigg Boss`

Salman Khan’s presence as the host, popularity of reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ grew manifold. None could have imagined that the show would successfully complete 6 seasons.

`Give ticket to those who can read, write, speak Kannada`

Chairman of Kannada Development Authority, `Mukhyamantri` Chandru, has asked political parties in Karnataka to give tickets to only those who can read, write and speak Kannada.

‘Namma’ Shahid Kapoor is learning Kannada

Bollywood superstar Shahid Kapoor has picked up a few words and phrases in Kannada during his shooting schedule in Karnataka.

`Dirty Picture` in Kannada excites Veena Mallik

Veena Mallik has started work on the Kannada version of "The Dirty Picture", saying the film is packed with glamour and sentiments that will allow her to show her talent.

`The Dirty Picture` in Kannada: Ekta Kapoor opposes title

Director Trishul of `Baba` fame has titled his next Kannada film `The Dirty Picture`, but filmmaker Ekta Kapoor is unhappy and has filed a complaint against the use of the title.

SRK interacts with Bangalore fans in Kannada

Shah Rukh Khan knows his marketing tricks well - and he proved it when he greeted and interacted with his fans here in Kannada, drawing a huge approving roar.

Kannada development authority`s plea to Kerala govt

Kannada Development Authority appealed to Kerala Government to withdraw its circular
making learning of Malayalam the first language from first to tenth standard in all schools.

Court stays shooting of Kannada film on Nithyananda

A court on Tuesday restrained the
production and shooting of a Kannada film purportedly based on
the life of controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda,
facing criminal charges including rape, till April 23.

Chargesheet issued against Kannada actress Jayamala

After an uproar down south, a chargesheet has been filed against popular Kannada actress Jayamala in the Pathanamthitta judicial magistrate court on Tuesday for her Sabrimala temple controversy.

Noted Kannada film director passes away

Noted Kannada film director B S Ranga died at a private hospital in Chennai today. He was 93.

KDA wants HC to adopt Kannada as its official language

The Kannada Development
Authority, a watchdog set up by Karnataka Government to
promote Kannada, has said it would seek the High Court`s
opinion to adopt it as the official language of the court.