Karnataka News

Bangalore child rape: Activists, parents protest against school

Bangalore: Hundreds of socio-political activists and parents Friday staged a massive demonstration against a private school in the city's eastern suburb where a six-year-old girl student was allegedly raped twice this week by a teacher.

Former Infoscions come to BBMP's rescue on property tax collection

Bangalore: Finally, information technology will come to the rescue of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in preventing citizens from playing truant while declaring their property taxes.

12 cities to get localized names on Rajyotsava Day

Bangalore: When Karnataka celebrates its Rajyotsava Day on November 1, 12 of its cities will officially bear new names. Thus Bangalore will become Bengaluru, Mangalore Mangaluru, and so on.

Five from DK, Udupi to be conferred Karnataka Rajyotsava Awards

Bangalore: Five persons will be making the coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi proud this year during the 59th Karnataka Rajyotsava Awards, as announced here on Thursday October 30.

RSS chief Bhagwat to visit Karnataka to pep up saffron party cadre

Bangalore: RSS chief Mohan bhagwat will be touring Karnataka  for three days between November 14 and 16 and will participate in the boudhik sammelan at Belgaum, Shimoga, Bengaluru and Mysore.

Patel glorified, Indira ignored, why?

Bangalore: Leaders of the ruling Congress in Karnataka have taken umbrage to the BJP led NDA government’s plan to observe the birth anniversary of the ‘Iron Man Of India’ Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on October 31 as Rashtriya Ekta Divas while ignoring the death anniversary of the late prime minister Indira Gandhi which falls on the same day.

Another Bangalore school girl raped, suspect arrested

Bangalore: A physical training teacher at a private school was arrested Thursday for allegedly raping a six-year-old student twice this week, a police official said.

Duo held for cheating job aspirants; prime accused absconding

Bangalore: Two persons were arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) for running a fake job consultancy firm at Shivaji Nagar in the city on Thursday October 30.

Police take up road repairs

Bangalore: Potholes and craters caused by the recent rains are resulting in traffic snarls in the Majestic area and have put the police in a fix. Unable to get a quick response from the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), Upparpet traffic police took matters into their own hands and decided to repair the roads.

High Court to finalize school guidelines today

Bangalore: The Karnataka High court will hear the school guidelines case today and in all probability will finalize the safety guidelines that schools all over the state must follow to ensure the safety of their students in their premises.

Justice Reddy: ‘File affidavits on plans to deal with beggars’

Bangalore: The Karnataka high court hearing a petition  filed by B Nirmala, a second division clerk in the Central Relief Committee (CRC) which manages the so-called 'Beggars Colony' on Magadi Road on Wednesday directed the principal secretaries of the social welfare and labour departments to file affidavits over the free movement and operations of beggars on city roads.

BJP meets Governor; seeks removal of KJ George, Qamarul Islam

Bangalore: A BJP delegation headed by state BJP president Pralhad Joshi and former Deputy Chief Minister R Ashok, met the new Governor Vajubhai Vala on Wednesday October 29.

India plans second Mars mission in 2018

Bangalore: Riding on the recent success of its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), India plans to revisit the planet in 2018, possibly with a lander and rover to conduct more experiments, a space official said Wednesday.

BJP'S Shettar, Eshwarappa summoned; fail to appear before BMTF

Bangalore: Former Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar and former Deputy Chief Minister K. S. Eshwarappa failed to appear before the Bangalore Metropolitan Task Force (BMTF) here on Wednesday. They have been asked to appear for questioning on Monday.

After meeting CM; doctors withdraw resignations, end strike

Bangalore:  About 2,600 government doctors, including specialists, across Karnataka Wednesday agreed to withdraw their resignation letters and call off their protest following assurances by the state government that their demands will be fulfilled soon.

RMV Extension, Bellary Road & Sadashivnagar prices rocket in guidance value

Bangalore: The government land guidance values were revised on October 15th and the new gold mine according to the government  are RMV extension, Bellary road, Sadashivnagar, and a part of Cunningham road too.

Bangalore becomes first railway station with Wifi facility

Bangalore: Bangalore, India’s silicon city has another first. Its railway station on Tuesday, became the first in the country to be to be fitted with Wifi facilities.

Sec 377 slapped on techie after wife catches his gay acts on spycam

Bangalore: Lip gloss, foundation, innerwear in 'girlie' patterns and colours, and a passion for all things pink -- these are just some of the traits that set off alarm bells in a dentist's head, almost a year after marriage, that her husband could be gay.

CM Siddaramaiah to tobacco users: Stop chewing into our resources

Bangalore: The state government is spending Rs 983 crore annually  for treating tobacco related diseases and this has become  a huge burden on the  exchequer, said Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

State govt to take action on schools without recognition

Bangalore: A day after the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) published a list of schools recognised by various boards state, CBSE and ICSE  that parents discovered to their horror to be mostly false, DPI officials said the bogus claims made by schools should become the starting point for a complete overhaul of the system.

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