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Bhopal-Ujjain train blast case: Group that caused train blast sent updates to handler
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Investigation into the group began after their arrest following the train blast, and the subsequent death of one group member, Saifullah Khan, 23, in Lucknow during a long-drawn police siege on his rented house.

Probe into RSS leader’s murder: Karnataka HC raps Centre for handing case to NIA
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

‘NIA seems to have played the role of an interested party’

Karanataka HC sets aside MHA order for NIA probe in RSS leader’s murder case
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

While setting aside the NIA probe in the Rudresh murder case, the Karnataka High Court has not found fault with invoking of the UAPA law in the case by the Bengaluru police.

Top executives of Devas launch US start-up now
Sun, Mar 19, 2017

Devas Multimedia is embroiled in a multi-billion dollar dispute with the Central government over cancellation of a 2005 deal with ISRO to launch satellites to deliver digital video broadcasting services for mobile phones.

Karnataka budget: Siddaramaiah woos Dalits, OBCs with populist schemes; VAT on liquor removed
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

The total estimated expenditure in the budget has been pegged at Rs 1,86,561 crore.

SM Krishna joining BJP will help party among Vokkaligas in southern Karnataka
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Despite not commanding a strong vote base, a veteran Krishna, who has been away from active politics for several years, still enjoys a good standing in his own Vokkaliga community which populates the southern region of Karnataka

October ’16 Bengaluru murder: RSS man’s killer had IM links, says NIA
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Accused Asim Shariff has denied charge, has asked court why stringent UAPA was imposed on him

ISRO doves ‘happy’, suspense on nano twins
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

The two nano satellites are being monitored by the ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) in Bengaluru.

Karnataka Congress, BJP target each other over ‘diaries’
Sun, Feb 26, 2017

I-T department had reportedly questioned several Karnataka Congress leaders on the basis of initials noted in Govindaraju’s alleged diary.

Incidents of violence ahead of Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s rally in Mangalore
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

A KSRTC bus was stoned and a private lorry was set on fire

Karnataka: Accidental fire in a public bus claims the life a passenger
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Nine people were injured in the fire including one person whose condition is reported to be serious. Passengers were sleeping in the bus when the fire was noticed.

Facing high demand for small civil aircraft, govt revives shelved project
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Even as the government pushes for the development of indigenous civil aircraft, there is unease over safety and other issues among some scientists at NAL.

Indian Space Research Organisation scales 104 heights
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Flying its 39th mission since it became operational in 1993, the PSLV — called PSLV-C37 for Wednesday’s mission — delivered into space a payload of 1,378 kg in its 38th consecutive successful flight.

Abu Dhabi module recruited nine Indians for Islamic State, sent some to Syria: NIA probe
Sat, Feb 11, 2017

The tracking of Damudi’s online and offline activities showed that he was influencing youths on radical Islam and was in touch with the Armar brothers from Bhatkal.

Bengaluru group one of five racing for lunar touchdown
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Team Indus has entered into a commercial agreement with ISRO’s marketing arm Antrix Corporation for the contest.

Promises of eye treatment, LTTE arms led Veerappan to STF trap
Wed, Feb 08, 2017

The book by Vijay Kumar has been dedicated to former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa.

Donald Trump and Indian IT fears over H-1B
Mon, Feb 06, 2017

Leaked memos suggest that the Trump administration may now clamp down on work visa programmes, sparking fears that the move could adversely affect the Indian technology sector.

Why did SM Krishna quit Congress?
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Krishna has cited his sidelining by the Congress party on age considerations as the primary reason for his decision to quit the Congress party.

S M Krishna’s parting shot at Congress: Sidelined due to age
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

“No party where age and experience is not valued will have a great future. Age has to be valued. Out of sadness and grief, I have taken the decision to leave the Congress and I will stick by it,’’ said Krishna.

Thousands urge Karnataka govt to make buffalo-racing legal
Sun, Jan 29, 2017

Reacting to the protests, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the state government will take necessary steps to ensure that a popular and cultural event such as Kambala is held, as per people’s wish.

Rs 162-crore ‘undisclosed income’: Karnataka Congress leaders under I-T lens
Wed, Jan 25, 2017

Money was also deposited in benami accounts in primary cooperative banks across the state, according to I-T officials.

Jallikattu: Buoyed by Tamil Nadu protests, Karnataka wants to resume buffalo racing
Tue, Jan 24, 2017

Over the years, Kambala has seen increase in gambling and betting on the races.

Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala rejects state govt’s pick for new Lokayukta again
Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Second name rejected by Governor; the post has been lying vacant since 2015.

Probe into court blasts: One of the accused planted 4 bombs in Madurai
Mon, Jan 16, 2017

The five members were arrested by the NIA from Madurai in Tamil Nadu in connection with a series of bomb blasts at court premises in south India.

Net at Rs 3,708 cr: Infosys posts 7% rise in Q3 profit, trims revenue outlook
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

Annual FY17 revenue growth forecast in the range of 8.4%-8.8% instead of 8%-9%

Karnataka proposes new Lokayukta, NGO protests
Wed, Jan 11, 2017

The position has been vacant since December 2015, when Justice Y Bhaskar Rao, a former Karnataka Chief Justice, resigned amid allegations of corruption.

PM Modi: Worshippers of black money portraying note ban as anti-people
Mon, Jan 09, 2017

The Prime Minister announced an extension of the deadline for overseas Indians to convert their Person of Indian Origin (PIO) cards to Overseas Citizen of India cards by six months.

Bengaluru molestation: Two detained by police
Wed, Jan 04, 2017

The footage showed a young woman alighting from an auto-rickshaw at a cross road in Kammanahalli and being accosted and attacked by a young man who arrives on a scooter.

He was afraid of arrest: IS suspect’s kin
Sat, Dec 24, 2016

6 days after younger brother’s arrest from Kullu, Bengaluru man says Abid fled home in January

Suicide of Karnataka officer’s driver: Cricket bookie, MP’s bodyguard questioned
Fri, Dec 23, 2016

The note claimed that Naik was trying to silence the driver to prevent disclosure of information regarding money laundered on behalf of the officer and his associates.

How is keeping cash at home a crime, Karnataka HC asks CBI
Tue, Dec 20, 2016

On December 9, the HC asked the CBI not to arrest a contractor, who was found to be in possession of Rs 4.8 crore in new notes during an Income Tax raid on his flat on December 1.

On death row, IM suspects from Bhatkal, Pune, Azamgarh, Pak
Tue, Dec 20, 2016

The Indian Express profile the five men sentenced to death for 2013 blasts in Hyderabad.

Karnataka money exchange racket: BJP leader, betting operator on police radar
Sat, Dec 17, 2016

Investigations by the CID of Karnataka Police into the death of Ramesh has revealed that the driver was involved in at least one attempt at exchanging old currency on behalf of Naik in Ramanagar district.

Far away from Chennai, grief shows up at a bus-stop, under posters, in front of TV
Wed, Dec 07, 2016

At villages along the highway, temporary shelters had appeared overnight to pay tributes to Jayalalithaa.

Change In Short: Free treatment after demonetisation
Mon, Dec 05, 2016

The Waykars' Sulochan Clinic and De-addiction Centre treats around 150 patients every day and used to charge Rs 100 as fee.

One Life, One Change: When a farmer fell at a medical student’s feet
Mon, Dec 05, 2016

That’s just one of many moments that unfold every Sunday at Dr Ramana Rao’s free village clinic near Bengaluru