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15-Sep-2018 Belagavi (Karnataka)

Disruptive technology poses challenges to lawyers : Ram Nath Kovind

With the time span between innovation and its application shrinking, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday called upon lawyers to respond quickly as disruptive technology threw up challenges for the legal fraternity."As time span between innovation and application...

20-Aug-2018 Kodagu (Karnataka)

4,320 rescued in Kodagu, rescue work in final phase

About 4,320 marooned people have been rescued till Monday morning in flood-hit Kodagu district in Karnataka as the rescue work entered its final stage in search of nearly 50 persons reportedly missing or stranded, an official said."The rescue work has entered...

18-Aug-2018 Kodagu (Karnataka)

1,500 stranded in flood-hit Kodagu of Karnataka, CM visits affected areas

Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday visited the flood-hit Kodagu district in the southern state, where hundreds are marooned in villages and towns due to heavy rains."At least 1,500 people are stranded in various parts of the district, but the...

13-Aug-2018 Bidar (Karnataka)

If elected, Congress to bring one tax, remove GST : Rahul Gandhi

Again dubbing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the Gabbar Singh tax, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said his party, if elected, would introduce one tax and remove the new indirect tax regime with five slabs."As soon as the Congress returns to...

20-Jun-2018 Karnataka

Wipro Consumer Care Launches Giffy Dishwash Gel in Karnataka

Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting launched Giffy concentrated Dish Wash Gel in Karnataka. The state is a significantly large market for dishwashing liquids in India and is growing at a healthy pace.After a successful test launch, Wipro Consumer Care is now...

12-May-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Congress will win, get over 120 seats : Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Saturday that he was "very confident" of the ruling Congress retaining power in the southern state by winning over 120 seats."We are very confident of retaining power. There is no question of a hung Assembly at all,"...

09-May-2018 Chikmagaluru (Karnataka)

Rahul's PM remark is dynastic 'arrogance' : Narendra Modi

In the final lap of his campaign blitz in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a sharp attack against Congress President Rahul Gandhi, saying a "dynast" aspiring to be the Prime Minister was sheer "arrogance".Addressing back-to-back...

06-May-2018 Raichur (Karnataka)

Congress agenda only to oppose me, disrupt Parliament : Narendra Modi

Accusing the Congress of having the agenda of only opposing him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held the opposition party responsible for disruption of part of the budget session of Parliament in March."As the Congress agenda is only to oppose and criticise...

06-May-2018 Raichur (Karnataka)

Congress agenda only to oppose me, disrupt Parliament : Narendra Modi

Accusing the Congress of having the agenda of only opposing him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held the opposition party responsible for disruption of part of the budget session of Parliament in March."As the Congress agenda is only to oppose and criticise...

05-May-2018 Gadag (Karnataka)

Narendra Modi blames Congress for politicising Mahadayi water row

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday blamed the Congress party for politicising the issue of Mahadayi river water sharing with neighbouring Goa."Congress is misleading people in the name of Mahadayi and is only politicising the issue. During a 2007 Goa...

05-May-2018 Tumakuru (Karnataka)

Congress, JD-S in poll tie-up, pretending to fight : Narendra Modi

Taking head-on the two rival parties of the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday charged the ruling Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) of being in tacit alliance for the May 12 Karnataka assembly polls while pretending to fight in parts of the...

04-May-2018 Bengaluru

Karnataka polls BJP's doorway to south India : Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Friday said winning the May 12 Karnataka Assembly election is very important as it is the party's "doorway" to south India."Winning Karnataka elections is very important to us, as it is our doorway to the south...

03-May-2018 Bidar (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi asks Narendra Modi to talk on Karnataka growth plan

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of resorting to personal attacks, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked him to instead speak on his party's plan for Karnataka's growth."Personal attacks won't win the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) any votes. The...

03-May-2018 Ballari (Karnataka)

Congress created debt-ridden Karnataka : Narendra Modi

Accusing the Congress-led government in Karnataka of functioning only on "commissions and bribes", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held it responsible for creating a "debt-ridden" state.The Karnataka government is a 'seedha rupaiah sarkar' (straight...

03-May-2018 Kalaburagi (Karnataka)

Congress has no respect for Sardar Patel or soldiers : Narendra Modi

Lauding Sardar Patel for forcing the Nizam of Hyderabad to merge his princely state with an Independent India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday regretted that the Congress has no respect for the country's "Iron Man" or its soldiers who guard its borders."As...

01-May-2018 Chamarajanagar (Karnataka)

Pro-BJP storm in Karnataka : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lamented that all development in Karnatakahas been blocked by the ruling Congressdue to its obsession with family Politics "Where there is Congress, all roads that lead to development are blocked. There is only family...

03-Apr-2018 Shivamogga/Davangere (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi bets on Congress retaining power in Karnataka

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday claimed his party will retain power in Karnataka by securing a majority in the May 12 Assembly elections."The Congress will retain power in Karnataka. Our government will not work for only industrialists but also farmers,...

31-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Amit Shah fears more corruption if Congress re-elected in Karnataka

Equating the Congress with corruption, BJP National President Amit Shah on Saturday cautioned the Karnataka voters against re-electing the ruling party on May 12 as it would result in more graft in the southern state."If the same party (Congress) is re-elected...

30-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Shah 'heckled' over anti-Dalit remarks by Minister Hegde

BJP National President Amit Shah on Friday was 'heckled' by angry protesters who raised slogans against anti-Dalit remarks by Union Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde a few months ago.Shah, who is on a two-day visit to the old Mysuru region in the poll-bound Karnataka,...

30-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Karnataka poll: BJP to 'shock' Siddaramaiah in Mysuru

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his Congress as well as the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) were in for a "shock" in the May 12 assembly elections from the Mysuru region."Though our party may be a bit weak in the...

30-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Will track murderers of BJP activists from abyss : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said if his party came to power in Karnataka, it would catch hold of murderers of his party activists even if they hide in the abyss.Shah, on a two-day tour of election-bound Karnataka that votes on May 12 to elect a new...

26-Mar-2018 Shivamogga (Karnataka)

Siddaramaiah doing disservice to Kannada poet Kuvempu : Amit Shah

Lauding leading Kannada poet Kuvempu for unifying people through poems, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday castigated Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for doing "disservice" to the great writer by dividing people for petty political gains."The kind of politics Siddaramaiah...

26-Mar-2018 Tumakuru (Karnataka)

Amit Shah meets Karnataka's 110-year-old Lingayat seer

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Monday sought blessings of 110-year-old Lingayat seer Shivakumara Swami of the Siddaganga Mutt here for the party's success in the ensuing assembly elections in the state due in April-May."I felt like seeing...

25-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

10 ex-JD-S leaders join Congress in Karnataka

Ten Janata Dal Secular (JD-S) members, including seven former MLAs, on Sunday joined the ruling Congress in poll-bound Karnataka.The leaders - B.Z. Zameer Ahmed Khan, M.C. Nanaiah, N. Chaluvarayaswamy, R. Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy, H.C. Balakrishna, Bheema...

25-Mar-2018 Mysuru

Scared Modi government stalling no-trust vote, mocks Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi government of stalling no-confidence motion moved in the Lok Sabha against it by the party and the TDP and YSR Congress over denial of special status to Andhra Pradesh."For the past 10 days,...

24-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi unaware of NCC training, benefits for cadets

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that he was unaware of the training and benefits of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) in the country.Responding to a question by a student at the Maharani's Arts and Commerce College for Women here on the benefits...

24-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi prays at Hindu temple in Mysuru

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Satuday offered prayers at a Hindu temple here for the party's success in the upcoming Karnataka assembly polls."Gandhi drove to the hill-top temple along with senior Congress leaders beginning his two-day visit to the state's...

21-Mar-2018 Sringeri (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi visits Sringeri temple

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited the Sharadamba temple in the holy town of Sringeri in Karnataka's Chikmagalur district, about 250 km west of Bengaluru, a party official said."Gandhi offered prayers at the Sharadamba temple and met the Jagadguru...

20-Mar-2018 Padubidre (Karnataka)

Modi's policies not inclusive, farmers ignored : Rahul Gandhi

Invoking Karnataka's 12th century social reformer Basavanna, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi were "not inclusive" as he ignored farmers but waived off loans of big industrialists."Modi speaks about...

06-Mar-2018 Mangaluru (Karnataka)

Time to make Karnataka Congress-free : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday appealed to the people of Karnataka to make the state "Congress-free" by voting like the northeast for the BJP in the ensuing legislative assembly poll."We have recently witnessed in northeast, Tripura...

27-Feb-2018 Davanagere (Karnataka)

Sardar Patel's tallest statue tribute to farmers : Narendra Modi

With an eye on the upcoming assembly election in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the world's tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Gujarat will be a tribute to the sweat and toil of millions of Indian farmers."The Sardar Vallabhai...

27-Feb-2018 Davanagere (Karnataka)

Narendra Modi mocks Siddaramaiah government as 'Seedha Rupaiah sarkar'

Continuing his tirade against the ruling Congress in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the Siddaramaiah government had turned into a 'Seedha Rupaiah' government and took "commission" to implement a project or scheme."The Siddaramaiah government...

27-Feb-2018 Davangere

Narendra Modi woos farmers in poll-bound Karnataka, attacks Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wooed thousands of farmers at a massive BJP rally in poll-bound Karnataka by promising them "acche din" (good days) if his party is voted to power in the upcoming assembly polls, and attacked the ruling Congress government...

27-Feb-2018 Davangere (Karnataka)

Narendra Modi woos farmers in poll-bound Karnataka, attacks Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wooed thousands of farmers at a massive BJP rally in poll-bound Karnataka by promising them "acche din" (good days) if his party is voted to power in the upcoming assembly polls and attacked the ruling Congress government...

26-Feb-2018 Belagavi (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi bets on Congress wining Karnataka assembly poll

An upbeat Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday asserted that the ruling party would win the Karnataka assembly poll and return to power again."The Congress will win the assembly election in Karnataka again and return to power as our government fulfilled...

26-Feb-2018 Kalaburagi (Karnataka)

Karnataka will get Mahadayi water if BJP wins polls : Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Amit Shah on Monday vowed to get Mahadayi river water to drought-prone districts of Karnataka if his party wins the state assembly election, due in April-May."I guarantee the people of Karnataka that we will resolve...

25-Feb-2018 Mudhol (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi mocks at 'chowkidar' Modi over bank fraud

Mocking at Narendra Modi for claiming to be a 'chowkidar' (watchman) than the Prime Minister of the country, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday wondered how the multi-crore Punjab National Bank fraud could happen under his NDA government."Modi says he...

25-Feb-2018 Vijayapura (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi flags off green marathon, runs in north Karnataka

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday flagged off a marathon to promote environment and ran with a few participants at the historic Gol Gumbaz monument in north Karnataka's Vijayapura district.Clad in yellow T-shirt and blue jeans, Gandhi joined party's state...

25-Feb-2018 Bidar (Karnataka)

Siddaramaiah government 'irresponsible', 'insensitive': Amit Shah

Terming Karnataka's Siddaramaiah government "irresponsible and insensitive", BJP President Amit Shah said on Sunday that under the Congress, over 3,000 farmers across the state have committed suicide but the Chief Minister was busy in "politics of appeasement".Shah,...

19-Feb-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Narendra Modi unveils railway projects in poll-bound Karnataka

Prime Minister Narenda Modi on Monday unveiled a slew of railway projects in poll-bound Karnataka and flagged off a weekly Humsafar Express train (Palace Queen) to Rajasthan's Udaipur."Modi dedicated to the nation the 140 km electrified double track between...

13-Feb-2018 Kalaburgi (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi sees RSS hand in NDA government's policies

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday charged the RSS was behind the policies and programmes of the NDA government, especially demonetisation."With an RSS functionary posted as an officer on special duty in every central ministry, the BJP's parent organisation...

12-Feb-2018 Devadurga (Karnataka)

Narendra Modi should learn governance from Siddaramaiah : Rahul Gandhi

Highlighting the achievements of the ruling Congress government in poll-bound Karnataka, party President Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to learn from state Chief Minister Siddaramaiah how to govern the country."Modi should learn from Siddaramaiah...

11-Feb-2018 Koppal (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi asks 'pro-rich Modi' to waive farmer loans

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to waive loans of farmers than working only for the rich, businessmen and industrialists."Though the Modi government works for the rich, businessmen and industrialists, I urge the Prime...

10-Feb-2018 Hospet (Karnataka)

Previous BJP government in Karnataka broke graft records : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying the previous BJP government in the southern state "broke graft records" with numerous scams."While Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks about corruption, he forgets that...

10-Feb-2018 Hospet (Karnataka)

Modi's backward-looking thought led to note ban : Rahul Gandhi

Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his recent Parliament speech accusing the Congress of yearning an "old India" of scams, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said Modi's "backward-looking" thought led to note ban."The country doesn't want to hear...

07-Feb-2018 Shravanabelagola (Karnataka)

Ram Nath Kovind flags off Gomateshwara festival in Karnataka

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday flagged off the celebrations to anoint the Gomateshwara statue in this Jain pilgrim town in Karnataka's Hassan district.The President, along with the First Lady Savita Kovind, arrived in Bengaluru on Tuesday evening and were...

28-Jan-2018 Bengaluru(Karnataka)

IPL: Jaydev Unadkat talk of town, McCullum eager to play with Kohli, AB

While all the talk revolved around Jaydev Unadkat, who became the most expensive domestic player at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction as he was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 11.5 crore, former India opener Akash Chopra felt the young pacer would...

25-Jan-2018 Bengaluru(Karnataka)

Shutdown across Karnataka hits normal life

The Karnataka shutdown on Thursday, which disrupted normal life in cities and towns across the state, ended peacefully barring stray incidents of stone-throwing, burning of tyres to block roads and forcing shops to close, said police."The day-long shutdown...

25-Jan-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Amit Shah foresees end of Congress in Karnataka

Accusing Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of attempting to scuttle the BJP's rally here, party's National President Amit Shah on Thursday said he aforesaw the end of the Congress regime in the southern state."Siddaramaiah tried to scuttle our Nava Nirman...

10-Jan-2018 Chitradurga (Karnataka)

People waiting to oust Congress government in Karnataka : Amit Shah

Dubbing the Karnataka government "corrupt at all levels", BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said the state's people are waiting to throw out the ruling Congress in the upcoming assembly elections, due in April."The countdown for the exit of the Congress government...

05-Jan-2018 Belagavi (Karnataka)

Anna Hazare to fast in Delhi if Lok Pal Act not implemented

Social activist Anna Hazare on Friday said he would go on an indefinite fast in New Delhi in March if the central government does not implement the Lok Pal Act to eliminate corruption across the country."I will sit on an indefinite fast in New Delhi from March...

27-Dec-2017 Dharwad (Karnataka)

Shutdown in Karnataka for Mahadayi water hits normal life

Normal life was disrupted on Wednesday in four districts in northern Karnataka due to a day-long shutdown, called for the release of Mahadayi river water by Goa to the drought-prone region in the southern state."Barring stray incidents of burning tyres on roads,...

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