Bengaluru: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers on Tuesday stormed into a Bengaluru college, which had anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) graffiti painted outside its campus, and allegedly warned the staff against allowing students to continue their protest against the contentious legislation.
Ramanagara (Karnataka): The Ramanagara district police on Monday granted special permission to RSS leader Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat to visit the top of the Kapala hill, a religious site that has been fought over by local Catholics, and Sangh Parivar and BJP leaders.
Bengaluru: The Special Investigation Team probing the murder of activist-journalist Gauri Lankesh has arrested one person in connection with the case.
Rushikesh Devdikar alias Murali, 44, who was absconding was arrested on Thursday from his hideout at Katras in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand, the SIT said in a statement.
According to the probe team, Devd...
The pro-citizenship Amendment Act rallies in Karnataka is not going well for the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party that’s ruling the state.
A week after Karnataka BJP MLA Somashekara Reddy was booked for making inciting speech against Muslims and for threatening anti-CAA protesters, many rallies and campaigns that followed in Kolar, Mangaluru, H...
Bengaluru: A Karnataka Congress delegation on Saturday filed a complaint against BJP MLA Gali Somashekara Reddy, brother of mining scam-accused Gali Janardhana Reddy, for making communal statements over the participation of Muslims in anti-Citizenship law protests.
New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Saturday invited applications for the post of national selectors with only two slots to be filled in the senior panel vacated by incumbent chairman MSK Prasad and his colleague Gagan Khoda.
Bengaluru/Tumakuru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi questioned the Congress for being “silent” over persecution of minorities in Pakistan. He said the Congress and its allies take out rallies and stage demonstrations against the efforts to prevent atrocities on religious lines and save women from sexual assaults.
Bengaluru: Accusing his Maharashtra counterpart Uddhav Thackeray of raking up the Belagavi border issue once again for political gains, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday (December 30) declared that not even an inch of state’s land will be given away.
“It has been decided in the Mahajan report what has to go to Maharashtra and Karnataka. For...
The head of Pejawar Mutt, Vishwesha Tirtha Swami, passed away in Udupi on Sunday (December 29). The 88-year-old was admitted to Kasturba Hospital in Manipal on December 20 for the treatment of ‘extensive pneumonia.’
His condition had deteriorated on Saturday and he was shifted back to the Pejawar Mutt in Udupi on Sunday, where he breathed his la...
Bengaluru: Amid nation-wide protests over the controversial citizenship law, the first detention centre in Karnataka, reportedly meant to lodge illegal immigrants and migrants overstaying in the country, has been opened in Sondekoppa village near here.
The facility with several rooms, a kitchen and toilets has been kept ready on the directions of the gover...
Kannur: Five activists belonging to the ruling CPI(M) and Opposition Congress youth wings have been arrested in connection with the incidents relating to waving of black flags and attempting to block Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa's car at nearby Pazhayangadi.
Mangaluru: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday (December 25) said the state government will not give ex-gratia of ₹10 lakh each to the families of the two men killed in violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act if they are proved guilty in the case.
Bengaluru: The Karnataka government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Mangaluru last week, resulting in two deaths.
In the order passed on Monday, the state government said it has appointed the Deputy Commissioner of Udupi district G Jagadish as the executive magistrate to inquire into the ...
Thiruvananthapuram: As the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests continue across Kerala, students waved black flags at Union Minister V Muraleedharan and Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Tuesday (December 24), and various Muslim outfits took out a march to Raj Bhavan here.
A group of activists from the Students Federation of India (SFI), the students...
Bengaluru: Over a lakh protesters have gathered at Bengaluru’s Quddus Saheb Edigah grounds and surrounding areas with placards and the tricolour to oppose the contentious new Citizenship law and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC).News agencies reported shops in and around Shivajinagar and Frazer Town have been kept shut following a bandh call for protest against the new law.
Eminent translator and Sahitya Akademi award winner Dr G Nanjundan was found dead at his residence on Saturday (December 22), police said.
Police said they suspect the 58-year-old Nanjundan died of cardiac arrest around four days ago and his decomposed body was found in his apartment at Nagadevanahalli Dr Nanjundan earned recognition for transla...
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Sunday (December 22) charged the opposition Congress and JDS leaders with trying to mislead the minorities by making claims and whipping up their emotions over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Citizen of Register (NRC).
"There are misconceptions about the two (CAA and NRC) and oppositi...
Mangaluru: A day after Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced compensation for the families of the two unarmed protesters shot dead in Mangaluru during agitations against the new Citizenship Act, it has emerged the deceased have been listed as 'accused' in rioting cases.
Bengaluru: The ongoing curfew in Mangalore will be lifted between 3 and 6 pm, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has said.
He was talking to media persons after calling on the families of the two people killed in police firing on anti-CAA protesters on December 19.
The CM said a compensation would be paid to the families.
On the law and order ...
Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court came down heavily on the BS Yediyurappa government on Friday (December 20) for clamping down prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC in the state, and said it would look into the legality of its implementation.
The Karnataka state police detained more than 120 protesters who were up against the amended Citizenship Act on Thursday (December 19) morning. Later, the protesters regrouped in the afternoon defying prohibitory issued by the authorities.
While the police on Wednesday (December 18) gave permission for peaceful protests in Bengaluru, they recall...
Bengaluru: Speaking to reporters here, Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa said “we have not given permission for any agitation in favour or against the law, and section 144 (prohibitory orders) were in place.
Bengaluru: Noted historian Ramachandra Guha and many others were detained on Thursday for staging a demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC at the Town Hall here, in defiance of the prohibitory orders imposed in the city.