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Major cabinet reshuffle in Karnataka as new ministers allocated portfolios

January 22, 2021 8:09 am

With the induction of the new faces, the Yediyurappa cabinet now has a strength of 33, one short of full capacity.

IPS officers in war of words over 'irregularities' in 'Nirbhaya Safe City' project transferred

December 31, 2020 8:39 pm

As per a government notification dated December 31, Hemant Nimbalkar has been transferred as the inspector general of police (IGP) in the Internal Security Division.

Special committee to probe Karnataka Council ruckus, submit report within 20 days

December 30, 2020 1:30 pm

Legislative Council chairperson K Pratapachandra Shetty said he sought a report from the panel within 20 days. "The committee will look into the role of everyone — including officials and the marshals — who were present," he said.

Karnataka: Bus carrying election officials collides with truck in Vijayapura, 20 injured

December 24, 2020 8:19 am

A senior police officer said immediate action was taken to move the ballot boxes to the demustering centre.

Karnataka iPhone plant violence: 160 arrested; company pegs loss at Rs 438 crore

December 15, 2020 8:24 am

Work has been suspended at the 43-acre plant and police has beefed up security in the area. Most of the shop owners in the industrial area have also shut shop fearing trouble.

'Karnataka to bring law banning religious conversions for marriage': Tourism Minister C T Ravi

November 04, 2020 8:17 am

BJP-ruled states of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana have also announced their intention of bringing a legislation to deal with cases of 'love jihad'.

Mysore Dasara celebrations likely to be restricted to palace premises, Chamundi Hills this year

October 08, 2020 9:13 am

The ten-day-long celebrations are usually held at various locations in Mysuru, including auditoriums, exhibition grounds, sports grounds and other venues as well.

Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: State Election Commission issues guidelines for local body elections

September 16, 2020 8:09 am

The Karnataka State Election Commission has directed candidates to give priority to the use of electronic media "as far as possible" for campaigning purposes ahead of the elections.

IMA scam: Karnataka govt sanctions CBI to prosecute 5 police officials including 2 IPS officers

September 15, 2020 4:26 pm

The list includes the incumbent Inspector-General of Police (IGP) & Additional Commissioner of Police (Administration) of Bengaluru Hemant Nimbalkar — who then served as the IGP of Criminal Investigation Department (CID), and Ajay Hilori, a commandant in the state reserve police (then Deputy Commissioner of Police - Bengaluru East).

Karnataka: Three found dead inside Mandya temple, robbery suspected

September 12, 2020 9:18 am

According to the police, the bodies of Ganesh, Prakash, and Anand were found with severe head injuries, inside Arkeshwara Swamy Temple in Guttalu earlier today.