Cong leader C M Ibrahim all set to rejoin JD(S)?
Bengaluru: According to the sources, C M Ibrahim who met JD(S) national president H D Deve Gowda and state president H D Kumaraswamy recently discussed his political future and has expressed his desire to rejoin the party.
Sharana seer becomes father at the age of 84!
Bengaluru: Pontiff of Shri Sharabasaveshwara mutt of Kalaburugi Sharana Basavappa has become a father at the age of 84 years. On Wednesday his second wife Dakshayini delivered a baby boy who will be the successor of the pontiff.
No OPD services in private hospitals on November 3
Bengaluru: All the private nursing homes of the state will not operate their Out Patient Departments (OPDs) on Friday, November 3, in protest against the proposed Karnataka Private Medical Establishment (KPME) act 2015.
Writer D S Nagabhushan rejects Rajyotsava award
Bengaluru: Kannada writer D S Nagabhushan has rejected the award stating that he has taken this decision in protest against the state government's failure to make Kannada medium compulsory in the primary education.
KPCC tells 35 unpopular MLAs to mend their ways
Bengaluru: The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has issued a warning to 35 incumbent MLAs who are not popular in their constituencies. The Committee has, in stern words told them to either mend their ways or get ready to make way for new faces.
HC Kishorechandra to become new IG-DGP
Bengaluru: H C Kishorechandra, an IPS officer of 1984 batch will be the new DG-IGP of the state. His appointment will be announced on Tuesday evening. Incumbent DG-IGP R K Dutta is retiring from the service on October 31 evening.
Minister for Mining demands CM to stand for Lingayats
Bengaluru: Mining minister Vinay Kulkarni who is spearheading the separate Lingayat religion movement warned the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and the Congress party that he will retire from politics if the state government fails to send a recommendation to the union government on separate religion status for the lingayats.
I am not anti-Brahmin, clarifies Siddaramaiah
Bengaluru: For the first time in recent years, Chief Minister Siddramaiah attended a Brahmin community convention in his home town Mysuru on Sunday. Siddaramaiah who is often criticised as an anti-Brahmin leader used the occasion to make it clear that he is neither anti-Hindu nor anti-Brahmin.
AHIMSA's B'luru rally permission declined
Bengaluru: The state government has declined permission to an AHIMSA's rally that was scheduled on October 31 in the palace grounds of the city in protest against the delay in the implementation of the Supreme Court ruling on a reservation for the promotion of SC/ST employees.
Prez accords assent to K'taka land reform amendment bill?
Bengaluru: The President of India Ram Nath Kovind has signed the Karnataka Land Reforms (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which provides for giving farm labourers rights over houses build on the land not belonging to them prior January 1, 1979, it is gathered.
New booking system for Karwar/Kannur train from Feb 10
Bengaluru: The South Western Railway (SWR) will stop advance booking for Karwar/ Kannur express via Mysuru from February 10, 2018. According to the SWR officials, a decision in this regard has been taken as this train will be operated via Kunigal-Hassan new route.
RaGa to visit K'taka on Nov 19; Expected to play 'soft Hindutva' card
Bengaluru: AICC Vice-President Rahul Gandhi is coming out more openly, making scathing attacks on the central government. With the state running into elections in 2018 and with the need to retaining power in Karnataka, it is said that Rahul Gandhi will be visiting the state on November 19.