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Bharat Bandh: Buses, autos to stay off roads in Bengaluru, key services to be hit across Karnataka

KSRTC and BMTC buses and private autorickshaws will not ply on Tuesday.

Jan 08, 2019, 07:01 AM IST

Deshhit: HD Kumaraswamy defends 'kill mercilessly' statement

A day after after a video clip of HD Kumaraswamy telling someone that the killers of Janata Dal Secular (JD-S) leader be shown no mercy emerged, Karnataka Chief Minister defended himself saying,”I was emotional at that moment.” Watch this video to know more.

Dec 25, 2018, 22:06 PM IST

5W1H: Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy faces heat for 'kill' remark

The BJP has come out with a stinging attack on Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for his remarks in which he was caught on camera saying the men suspected of murdering his party worker should be 'killed mercilessly' in a shootout. Watch this video to know more.

Dec 25, 2018, 17:38 PM IST

Karnataka cabinet expansion today; 12 Congress, 9 JDS MLAs to take oath as ministers

12 Congress and 9 JDS MLAs will take oath as ministers in Karnataka on Wednesday.

Jun 06, 2018, 06:53 AM IST

Meet this one-year-old Karnataka boy whose friends are monkeys

A one-year-old boy in Hubli in Karnataka wakes up everyday at 6 am.

Nov 29, 2017, 22:18 PM IST

Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka govt orders SIT probe; MHA seeks report

 The Centre on Wednesday sought a detailed report from the Karnataka government even as Chief Minister Siddaramaiah ordered a probe by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh.

Sep 06, 2017, 13:41 PM IST

Former Karnataka CM N Dharam Singh passes away

Former chief minister of Karnataka N Dharam Singh breathed his last on Thursday.

Jul 27, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

Karnataka flag row: CM Siddaramaiah hits back, says BJP, JDS quoting non-existent clauses of Constitution

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday justified his government's demand for a separate state flag and said that it was in no way an insult to the national flag.

Jul 19, 2017, 14:35 PM IST

Karnataka bandh today: Mixed response to shutdown call; KSRTC, BMTC operate bus services as usual

The dawn-to-dusk bandh in Karnataka has been called by 'Kannada Okoota', an umbrella organisation of Kannada bodies.

Jun 12, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

In Karnataka, pregnant Muslim woman burnt alive for marrying Dalit

The incident occurred at Gundanakala village in Bijapur district.

Jun 06, 2017, 12:35 PM IST

Karnataka budget 2017-18: Rs 100 crore for Namma Canteens, no VAT on wine and beer – Highlights

The Karnataka Budget 2017-18 is said to be Siddaramaiah's best chance to muster support ahead of the 2018 Assembly Elections.

Mar 15, 2017, 14:00 PM IST

Karnataka minister Mahadeva Prasad passes away

Karnataka`s Cooperation and Sugar Minister HS Mahadeva Prasad, who had a bypass surgery four or five years ago, had not shown any sign of illness before he left for Chikkamagaluru.

Jan 03, 2017, 19:20 PM IST

Demonetisation effect: BJP tells leaders to skip wedding of Karnataka mining baron's daughter

A replica of the Vijayanagar kingdom has been created on the Palace Grounds in Bengaluru.

Nov 15, 2016, 13:55 PM IST

Cauvery issue: Now, Centre seeks modification of SC order on setting up management board

In a major setback to Tamil Nadu, the central government on Monday challenged the Supreme Court's recent ruling in which it had directed the Centre to constitute Cauvery Management Board. 

Oct 03, 2016, 12:06 PM IST

Cauvery water row: Events as they unfolded on Tuesday

The violence in the Cauvery water dispute claimed its second life on Tuesday. PM Modi expressed pain over the attacks and appealed for calm.

Sep 13, 2016, 22:39 PM IST

Cauvery dispute: Hyderabad Police issues advisory to all cable TV operators

The Hyderabad Police on Tuesday issued an advisory to all cable TV channels/cable TV network operators over protests in Bengaluru and said no program shall be transmitted in the cable service which is likely to incite violence or contains anything against maintenance of law and order.

Sep 13, 2016, 09:32 AM IST

Cauvery row: Pro-Kannada activists protest in Mandya​

The pro-Kannada activists on Tuesday continued their protest in Mandya, Karnataka over the Cauvery water sharing row with Tamil Nadu.

Sep 13, 2016, 09:30 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal to leave for Bengaluru today - Know why

Bengaluru is currently witnessing violent protests over the Cauvery water sharing row.

Sep 13, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

Cauvery stir: Kerala stops bus service to Bengaluru

Amidst the raging row over Cauvery water sharing between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and subsequent sporadic violence in Karnataka, Kerala on Monday decided to cancel temporarily the bus services from and to Bengaluru, causing concern to Malayalees who want to reach home to celebrate Onam on Wednesday.

Sep 12, 2016, 19:25 PM IST

Cauvery row: WhatsApp messages escalated tensions, says Karnataka DGP

The Bengaluru Police has imposed Section 144 in the city in the wake of the violence due to Cauvery water sharing issue. 

Sep 12, 2016, 17:32 PM IST