Karnataka

Former Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy meets Prashant Kishor on JD(S) revival strategy

It may be recalled that the JD(S) had won only 37 of 225 seats in the 2018 assembly polls but Kumaraswamy managed to become the chief minister of Karnataka with the support of Congress. 

Feb 25, 2020, 20:44 PM IST

Fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari brought to India, to be produced before court today

Pujari was extradited from Senegal on February 22 pursuant to an extradition request made by India in early 2019. 

Feb 24, 2020, 06:51 AM IST

Fugitive don Ravi Pujari to be extradited to India soon; Karnataka police team in Senegal

In a big win for Indian Intelligence agencies, fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari is likely to be extradited to India soon.

Feb 23, 2020, 09:46 AM IST

Don't mistake Hindu tolerance for weakness, Devendra Fadnavis tells AIMIM's Waris Pathan, seeks apology

Fadnavis said Pathan should understand that minorities were safe and enjoyed full freedom in India because 100 crore Hindus live in the country.

Feb 22, 2020, 08:05 AM IST

BJP hits out at AIMIM leader Waris Pathan for 'hate speech'; sedition case filed

The BJP on Friday (February 21, 2020) slammed All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Waris Pathan for making the controversial hate speech in Karnataka recently. The saffron party even questioned whether Waris Pathan`s communal statement is part of his party`s constitutional mandate.

Feb 21, 2020, 14:54 PM IST

In a first, Muslim man appointed as main priest of Lingayat Mutt in Karnataka

In a first, a Muslim man has been appointed as a priest at a Lingayat Mutt in Karnataka`s Gadag district on Wednesday.

Feb 20, 2020, 14:54 PM IST

Karnataka state transport union strike live news: Impact in Bengaluru

Sources claimed that the strike is unlikely to affect the bus services as All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC)-backed KSRTC Staff and Workers Federation has decided against joining the hunger strike.

Feb 20, 2020, 07:39 AM IST

Karnataka bandh: CM meets pro-Kannada activists, urges them to call off their stir

The Karnataka bandh, which began from 6 am till 6 pm, is likely to impact life in Bengaluru as well as in other parts of the state. Interestingly, Ola and Uber drivers have also extended support to the bandh. 

Feb 13, 2020, 06:59 AM IST

Portfolio allocation to new Karnataka ministers deferred

The portfolios will be allocated by Monday in consultation with the BJP's state unit leaders, including party's state unit president Naleen Kumar Kateel.

Feb 08, 2020, 19:38 PM IST

Karnataka BJP govt with turncoats is immoral, says Congress

Ugrappa said the Congress would seek an amendment to the Anti-Defection Act to ensure disqualified legislators are barred from re-contesting in by-elections till the assembly term ends.

Feb 08, 2020, 18:06 PM IST

Karnataka cabinet expansion: 10 new ministers take oath

The oath-taking ceremony was held at the Raj Bhawan in Bengaluru. Many of these MLAs had switched sides from the Janata Dal (Secular) and Congress parties last year.

Feb 06, 2020, 13:27 PM IST

Karnataka Cabinet Expansion: 10 rebel MLAs to take oath as ministers today

Yediyurappa had earlier said that all 13 legislators who had dejected from Congress-JDS would be sworn in, however, the dynamics appear to have changed within the BJP in the state. 

Feb 06, 2020, 07:54 AM IST

Ahead of Cabinet expansion, hectic lobbying in Karnataka BJP for plum posts

After the party`s high command cleared the names of the lawmakers for the much-awaited second Cabinet expansion, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Sunday announced that 13 lawmakers would take oath as ministers on February 6.

Feb 03, 2020, 19:19 PM IST

Karnataka Cabinet expansion on Feb 6; 13 new ministers likely to be inducted

The cabinet expansion is on the cards for nearly two months ever since the BJP won the maximum number of seats in the Dec 2019 bypolls and got a majority in the Karnataka assembly.

Feb 02, 2020, 14:57 PM IST

Sedition case filed against school management in Karnataka's Bidar for anti-CAA play

Karnataka Police on Tuesday (January 28) filed a case of sedition against the management of a school in Bidar for staging a anti-CAA play.

Jan 28, 2020, 18:58 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate 107th Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru

The five-day-long event aims to bring together science fraternity across the world to discuss scientific innovation and research.

Jan 03, 2020, 06:53 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to visit Sree Siddaganga Mutt in Karnataka's Tumakuru today

During the Siddaganga Mutt visit, PM Modi is slated to unveil a plaque to mark the laying of the foundation stone for a memorial museum of Shri Shri Shivakumar Swamiji.

Jan 02, 2020, 07:31 AM IST

70,000 security personnel deployed in Bengaluru on New Year eve

Vehicles will not be allowed on flyovers across the city from 9 p.m. on Tuesday to 6 a.m on Wednesday to avoid drunken and dangerous driving and prevent mishaps.

Dec 30, 2019, 12:42 PM IST

Vishwesha Theertha Swami, Seer of Udupi Pejavara Mutt, dies at 88

PM Narendra Modi expressed deep sorrow over the passing away of seer Vishwesha Teertha Swami and said that he will always remain in hearts and minds of lakhs of people.

Dec 29, 2019, 10:38 AM IST

Ailing Vishwesha Tirtha Swami shifted to Udupi Sri Krishna Mutt for treatment

ANI reported that the treatment of Vishwesha Teertha Swami will now continue in Udupi Sri Krishna Mutt. 

Dec 29, 2019, 08:46 AM IST