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Karnataka EC declares panchayats polls date, results on June 5
Tue, May 05, 2015

The elections will be the first serious test of the popularity and power of the populist Siddaramaiah-led Congress govt.

Acquittal after seven years, but only 3 of 17 ‘SIMI men’ to be free
Sat, May 02, 2015

14 are facing trials in cases filed in other parts on India.

Seven years later, 17 ‘SIMI men’ acquitted
Fri, May 01, 2015

They were arrested from various parts of Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh in 2008, he said.

Old SPP is back, pitch queered for Jayalalithaa
Fri, May 01, 2015

AIADMK leaders say that even in the worst case, they expect a smaller punishment from the higher courts for party chief J Jayalalithaa.

Bangalore Police Reforms: Tip-offs, complaints and 1.2 lakh likes, crime-fighting in the digital age
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

The use of social media by the police has resulted to some extent in a change in public perception of the police force.

Wipro’s Q4 net profit up 2%; Rishad Premji joins board
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Rishad will also take up new responsibilities of overseeing the technology office, investor and government relations, company said.

Kerala engineer missing from Bangalore found dead in Kolar hospital
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

Nabeel was reportedly found by locals in Malur on March 30 lying a semi naked state with injuries on his forehead.

Judge wants to know how IAS officer D K Ravi’s messages came out in media
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

The Whatsapp messages and details of mobile communications were already in the public domain.

Killers of Telangana cops shot dead, could be from Khandwa jailbreak gang
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

The gang has also been found to be using dozens of SIM cards obtained on fake or stolen identities.

I grew up among rural poor, will protect farmers: PM Narendra Modi
Sat, Apr 04, 2015

"Land records will be reformed so that farmers get back their land (which they lost)," said Modi.

Mumbai blasts case: Court hands over custody of two Indian Mujahideen operatives to ATS
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

The Mumbai ATS filed an application stating that the agency would like to question the duo.

Ravi: Govt calls in CBI, tells court he had a ‘relationship’ with batchmate
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

The decision was taken after an interim investigation report by the CID was placed in the state legislature.

Husband of Ravi’s friend gets stay on interim report by govt
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

BJP and JDS are planning protest marches in Bangalore on Monday morning demanding that Siddaramaiah government hand over the case to CBI.

Karnataka CM on IAS officer’s death: Sonia Gandhi gave free hand to decide on CBI probe
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

Siddaramaiah has said he understood the sentiments of the people and of the parents of 35-year-old D K Ravi.

IAS officer D K Ravi’s woman batchmate allegedly told police ‘he harassed her’
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

Sources added that officials had spoken to the woman officer and she will be quizzed further.

IAS officer Ravi called woman batchmate 44 times day he died, probe on: Karnataka police
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Sources added that officials had spoken to the woman officer and she will be quizzed further.

Indian IS recruit ‘killed’ in Syria was from Bhatkal
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Armar is the second Indian jihadist confirmed to have died fighting overseas, after Anwar Husain.

IAS officer DK Ravi took on powerful lobbies to safeguard common man’s interests
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Most of his following came from his image of being an upright officer willing to battle powerful lobbies.

Karnataka IAS officer’s death rocks state Assembly, Oppn demands CBI probe
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

The Bangalore police have on the basis of a prima facie investigations called it a case of suspected suicide.

Karnataka: Firms favoured in renewal of mining licences, says BJP
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Why Chief Minister renewed licences of only eight of the 108 iron ore mining leases, asks opposition party.

Illegal Assets Case: HC reserves judgement against Jayalalithaa
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Subramaniam Swamy in written arguments said that Jayalalitha's wealth had grown with her position.

56 chargesheets filed in ‘great Bangalore robbery’
Sun, Mar 08, 2015

56 chargesheets have been filed against engineers and contractors in 81 cases of dubious civic works.

We will build an industry that will have room for everyone: PM Modi at Bangalore Aero show
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Will build an industry that will have room for everyone–public sector, private sector and foreign firms, says PM Modi.

Aero India: Firms from home, abroad to seek investment roadmap in defence sector
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

As many as 33 countries and 328 foreign and 295 Indian companies will take part.

Infosys to purchase Israeli firm Panaya Inc. for $200 mn, first acquisition under new CEO
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

The Panaya deal reflects "execution of its Renew and New strategy to enhance the competitiveness and productivity of current service lines".

CBI arrests newspaper baron Venkattram Reddy for ‘loan fraud’
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

The complaint was filed by Canara Bank after DCHL failed to repay a portion of a Rs 1,230 crore loan availed by it.

Child, nurse, wife on vacation among 9 killed as train derails
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

Naseema’s grand niece from Bangalore, , the only child of an IAF junior warrant officer, also died in the accident.

No entry for Togadia in Bangalore; HC refuses to stay ban
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

The entry ban on the VHP leader was issued under CrPC section 144 (3), for a week from February 5.

Explained: Back to ground zero
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

By 2010, the price of an acre of land had gone from Rs 16 lakh to around Rs 16 crore.

Bangalore bomb markings same as those in Patna IED pipes: police
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

The pipe for bomb in Bangalore had a seller’s marking — ‘M’ — which was also found on IEDs used in Patna blasts.

Siddaramaiah aide refuses to rejoin state cabinet, turns away emissary
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Jharkhiholi has been discontent for several months and wished to take over the Social Welfare Department.

Selling pre activated SIM cards lands seven in police soup
Tue, Jan 27, 2015

Seven persons were arrested for allegedly selling pre-activated SIM card to NDFB-S militant.

Two burglars injured in police firing in Bangalore
Tue, Jan 27, 2015

Preliminary investigations had revealed that a three member gang of burglars came to Bangalore in a train on January 22.

Masroor tweet to help IS fighter enter Syria to be used as proof
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

Investigations revealed that he was consulted about possible routes to entry Syria from Turkey by an IS fighter based in Syria.

Bomb material recovered in Bhatkal same as in three blasts: Probe
Sun, Jan 18, 2015

Explosives and circuitry match with a small quantity of explosives and bomb equipment found abandoned in an apartment in Mangalore.

Homoeopath is picked up for ‘supplying’ IM with explosives
Sat, Jan 10, 2015

NIA said that agency would seek custody of Afaque once Bangalore police completes its probe.