Flood situation worsens in Karnataka: Man dies in Belagavi wall collapse; bus, train services cancelled in several districts
One person was killed, schools were shut and bus and train services cancelled in parts of several districts of Karnataka as the flood situation worsened. According to police, a 25-year-old man was killed at Hoskote in Bylahongal taluk of Belagavi district when the wall of his house crashed on him.
Goa environmentalists cheer Pramod Sawant's proposal for rain harvesting, raising ground water level
t the NITI Ayog's meeting in New Delhi on Saturday, Sawant said his government would take steps to ensure proper rainwater harvesting to overcome scarcity in the state. Karnataka and Goa, the riparian states of Mahadayi, have been locked in a bitter battle over the sharing of water of the river. Environmentalist Sachin Tendulkar said that the focus should be on rainwater recharge in higher reaches and foothills of the state through micro watershed-based approach.
Karnataka school teacher arrested for hailing Pakistan after Pulwama attack, remanded to judicial custody
Earlier Saturday, police arrested 23-year-old Tahir Latif of Baramula district, after he allegedly put up a screenshot of Pulwama suicide bomber, Adil Ahmed Dar and the bodies of the slain soldiers as his display picture on WhatsApp and praised him.
Group of 'right-wing activists' likely behind attack on Church goers during Sunday Mass in Kolhapur's Kowad village
According to police, many were caught unawares during the congregational prayer and attacked with hockey sticks, bricks and cleavers. The prayer was being held at a rented room at Kowad
HD Kumaraswamy directs sugar factory owners to clear pending dues to sugarcane farmers at Rs 2,750 per tonne in Karnataka
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday asked sugar factory owners to pay the dues to sugarcane farmers in accordance with the price that was agreed upon at the time of supply.
Siddaramaiah again rejected reports of any dissent in the state Congress unit but alleged that BJP was trying to bribe the party's MLAs.
Karnataka urban local body elections: 45% turnout in Belagavi till 2 pm; BJP, Congress leaders clash at booth in Ramdurg
In Karnataka, polling was held for 102 urban local bodies (ULBs) on Friday. The voting began at 7 am amid tight security, and was scheduled to end at 5 pm.
Bandh seeking separate state for north Karnataka called off, but rising anger over region's neglect worries parties
The JD(S) and Congress, which are part of the ruling alliance in Karnataka, and the BJP are in panic over what anger in north Karnataka could mean to them.
Statehood for north Karnataka won't happen during my lifetime or my son's; BJP's provocation won't work: HD Deve Gowda
Opposing any move to divide Karnataka, former prime minister and JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda on Thursday appealed to the people of north Karnataka not to get provoked by the BJP, and said the demand for a separate statehood for the region will not be met during his or his son and Chief Minister HD Kumarswamy's lifetime.
Left out of Karnataka cabinet expansion, prominent Congress MLAs hold meetings while supporters stage protests
Upset over not securing berths in the expanded cabinet of the HD Kumaraswamy ministry, several Congress MLAs in Karnataka today held separate meetings in the city.
All schools and colleges across coastal Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada district will remain shut on Wednesday and Thursday as heavy rains disrupt normal life
Karnataka campaign ends with BJP electoral machine in high gear, Congress relying on polling arithmetic
Compare the way Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah chose to leave their last impression in minds of voters on the concluding day of the Karnataka campaign to Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and you get a real insight into the differing electoral strategies of the two parties.
In the final lap of his campaign, Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack against Rahul Gandhi, saying a 'dynast' aspiring to be PM was sheer 'arrogance'.
Karnataka polls: Stunned Congress takes refuge in allegations of 'plagiarism' as BJP strikes with district wise manifesto
Having released its manifesto a couple of days earlier, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge was quick to dub the BJP’s efforts as "cloning the Congress manifesto".
Sharad Pawar keen to see NCP enter Karnataka politics, but divided Maharashtra Ekikaran Samiti plays spoilsport
The Maharashtra Ekikaran Samiti remains divided into two main factions led by Deepak Dalavi, a builder and developer by profession and Kiran Thakur, editor of the regional Marathi paper Tarun Bharat founded by his father Baburao Thakur, a well-known freedom fighter.
Karnataka Election: Belagavi MLA Sanjay Patil booked for hate speech; Congress likely to seek BJP leader's disqualification
Sanjay Patil, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and the party's MLA from Karnataka's Belagavi constituency, has been booked by the police for a "hate speech" he allegedly made while addressing his constituency.
Karnataka election is about 'Hindu and Muslims', not about roads and drinking water, says BJP MLA Sanjay Patil
BJP candidate for the Karnataka Assembly elections has said the electoral contest in the state was "not about roads and drinking water but Hindu and Muslim religions"
Karnataka Assembly polls: Despite risks, allying with Asaduddin Owaisi would serve HD Deve Gowda well, raise his prospects as kingmaker
Asaduddin Owaisi could provide the Deve Gowda-led Third Front in Karnataka a strong Muslim face and prevent the 13 percent Muslim votes from falling in Congress' kitty
India's healthcare is in a mess: Doctors desperately needed, but states chasing talent away through over-regulation and coercion
The Indian healthcare system is facing a number of challenges, the largest being a loss of credibility. Many experts, waxing eloquent across print and electronic media and finding faults with the system often put the onus on the government ‘to do something’. However, this farrago of criticism not only fails to bring out real solutions, it builds pressure on policymakers which leads to knee-jerk reactions which further distract from real solutions.
Unidentified bike-borne miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at a cinema theatre screening controversial film Padmaavat in Belagavi.