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Jaya Bachchan to inaugurate 8th BIFFES on Jan 28

Bollywood actor and Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan will inaugurate the eighth Bengaluru International Film Festival here on January 28.

PTI | Jan 26, 2016 01:34 PM

Karnataka Cabinet clears Rs 40 crore for investors meet

Karnataka Cabinet today gave its approval to conduct global investors meet here next month with a budgetary outlay of Rs 40 crore, official sources said.

PTI | Jan 25, 2016 08:48 PM

Congress to raise Dalit student suicide issue in Parliament

Congress leader M Mallikarjun Kharge today said that his party would raise the issue of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula’s suicide in Parliament, while its student wing NSUI has decided to hold...

PTI | Jan 25, 2016 11:26 AM

Man held for using 'derogatory' language against Siddaramaiah

A person has been arrested for allegedly using “derogatory and threatening” language against Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on a social media site, police said.

PTI | Jan 24, 2016 02:43 PM

Families of terror suspects claim they are innocent

The family members of terror suspects arrested from Karnataka as part of the nationwide crackdown by NIA and other security agencies today maintained they were “innocent” and expressed shock over...

PTI | Jan 23, 2016 02:43 PM

Bengaluru college sets Guinness record; most drink cans opened

Seeking a slot in the Guinness Book of World Records, more than 900 students of a prestigious women’s educational institute here simultaneously opened most drink cans today.

PTI | Jan 22, 2016 11:16 PM

TN, Karnataka urged to follow SC ruling on reservation

The second national conference of All India Brahmins’ Association beginning here from January 23, will appeal to the state govenrments to strictly follow the reservation guidelines of 50 per cent,...

PTI | Jan 21, 2016 02:45 PM

Karnataka govt mulling withdrawal of luxury tax on ICU beds

Faced with a public outcry, Karnataka government is considering exemption of eight per cent luxury tax imposed on each bed in an Intensive Care Unit in hospitals.

PTI | Jan 20, 2016 03:02 PM

Bihar situation worsening, govt not under Nitish's control: LJP

Alleging that the crime graph in Bihar was surging, LJP leader Chirag Paswan has said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was clearly not in control of the government and the apprehensions of return of...

PTI | Jan 19, 2016 02:54 PM

30 Sabarimala devotees injured as bus overturns

Thirty Sabarimala pilgrims were today injured, four of them seriously, when a bus from Karnataka overturned on the NH-7 near Kakancherry in Malappuram district, police said.

PTI | Jan 18, 2016 02:52 PM

VHP asks pol parties to stop Muslim appeasement policy

The VHP today asked political parties to stop Muslim appeasement “policy”, claiming this was “unending” and was hurting the country.

PTI | Jan 17, 2016 07:12 PM

No stir against 'elder brother' on Ram temple till UP polls: Togadia

VHP leader Pravin Togadia today said there would be no agitation against “elder brother” Narendra Modi-led Centre for building Ram temple in Ayodhya till the completion of Uttar Pradesh Assembly...

PTI | Jan 16, 2016 05:22 PM

Five additional judges of Karnataka HC given extension

Five additional judges of the Karnataka High Court were today granted extension from four months to six months.

PTI | Jan 15, 2016 09:03 PM

Bengaluru on alert after suspicious bag found

An abandoned box with electric wires triggered panic at Cauvery junction, near Sadashivnagar, Central Bengaluru, on Friday.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 15, 2016 02:37 PM

IIT(K) & KEONICS to set up Cyber Security Centre in Bengaluru

In view of the increasing rate of cyber crime in the country, IIT Kanpur is set to establish a ‘Cyber Security Centre’ in Bengaluru along with Karnataka State Electronics Development Corporation...

PTI | Jan 14, 2016 08:37 PM