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IISc governing council orders action against decorated professor
Sun, Oct 21, 2018

The professor who is facing disciplinary action for sexual harassment has a doctoral degree from the US and has been at IISc for two decades.

Cong-JDS show of unity in Karnataka: BJP common enemy, alliance will send message across India, says H D Deve Gowda
Sun, Oct 21, 2018

Deve Gowda said, “If the JD(S)-Congress alliance wins the five bypolls in Karnataka, it will send a message to states going to the polls in next couple of months.”

Karnataka: Congress made mistake by recommending religion tag for Lingayats, says Shivakumar
Fri, Oct 19, 2018

During a dharma sabha attended by Lingayat seers in the Gadag region, the Congress leader who was the energy minister in the Siddaramaiah government said, “We made a big mistake in the government. No government must interfere in the matter of caste or religion.

Two international astronauts survive space scare. How well is India prepared?
Thu, Oct 18, 2018

The Indian Space Research Organisation is preparing to become the fourth country to launch a human into space — after Russia, the US and China.

Temple of modern India, HAL being ruined, says Rahul Gandhi
Sun, Oct 14, 2018

Rahul addressed a small gathering of HAL employees, who defied a circular issued by the company on Saturday against associating with political events.

Karnataka: Have no complaints against govt, says lone BSP minister after resigning
Fri, Oct 12, 2018

"It seems that he did not want to quit but was asked to do so by Mayawati who wants to maintain a distance from the Congress,’’ the sources said.

BS Yeddyurappa asks: Why conduct bypolls five months before Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka
Tue, Oct 09, 2018

The JDS is considering to launch one of Deve Gowda’s grandsons in the party’s stronghold in Mandya — a move that has the potential to cause divisions within the Vokkaliga patriarch’s family and the JDS party fold.

Narendra Dabholkar murder case: ‘Suspect secretly made firearms in Belagavi’
Mon, Oct 08, 2018

The SIT has now issued notices to Kalaskar’s employers to provide details of how they came to employ Kalaskar and whether they were aware of him making gun components at their facility at night.

Kalburgi killed for remark on idols, suspect tells police
Fri, Oct 05, 2018

Ganesh Miskin (27), one of two suspects arrested for Kalburgi’s murder, has said that the 77-year-old scholar’s statement, made during a discussion on an anti-superstition Bill, was perceived as “anti-Hindu", and triggered the attack on him.

Mahatma Swachh Bharat: ‘Born in year Gandhi died… cleaning all my life’
Mon, Oct 01, 2018

The Indian Express maps milestones in the Mahatma’s journey. To bring stories of the footsoldiers of Swachh Bharat, who clean where Gandhi walked.

Arrested by ATS, Dabholkar murder suspect in SIT custody
Fri, Sep 21, 2018

Sharad Kalaskar, 25, was produced in the court of the principal sessions judge in Bengaluru on a body warrant by the SIT. He was remanded in 20 days’ police custody under provisions of the Karnataka Control of Organized Crime Act, 2000.

Karnataka: Behind dissent in Congress, power struggle between wealthy, powerful leaders
Wed, Sep 19, 2018

The rebellion of the Jharkiholi brothers — sugar barons, who have till now had little political interest outside the confines of Belagavi district — is centred around the alleged interference by Shivakumar, state Minister for Irrigation and Medical Education, in their fiefdom.

How fake spy case against Nambi Narayanan, D Sasikumar set ISRO back many years
Tue, Sep 18, 2018

While Nambi Narayanan was arrested on November 30, 1994, Sasikumar was arrested on November 21, 1994. Both spent 50 days in jail and were allegedly tortured by police, who alleged that the scientists were involved in espionage.

Gauri Lankesh murder: Held by ATS, former Sena councillor now in SIT custody
Tue, Sep 18, 2018

Shrikant Pangarkar, 42, who was arrested last month by the Maharashtra ATS in a terrorism case, was produced in the court of the principal sessions judge in Bengaluru by a Special Investigation Team of the Karnataka police and remanded in the custody of the SIT for 12 days.

ISRO tweaking rocket to make it safe for human space flight
Sun, Sep 16, 2018

The rocket, which has undergone one experimental and one developmental flight until now, is expected to undergo 10 flights, including two in an unmanned human space launch vehicle form, before launching humans into space in 2022.

Kalburgi probe: CID takes duo held in Lankesh case
Sun, Sep 16, 2018

Some people not arrested in Gauri Lankesh’s murder could also be involved in M M Kalburgi’s killing, CID officials said.

IAM will be key to meet PM’s 2022 human space flight target: IAF chief
Sat, Sep 15, 2018

India’s efforts to launch a human being into space is complicated as the mission will be attempted without a trial of sending animals into space, as done by countries, the IAM’s commandant Air Commodore Anupam Agarwal said.

Karnataka police joins dots between Gauri Lankesh and Kalburgi murders
Thu, Sep 13, 2018

The CID has sought warrants after preliminary investigations and an SIT report in the Gauri Lankesh case revealed that these two are allegedly linked to the Kalburgi murder plot.

Gauri Lankesh murder case: Man held by ATS ‘Mechanic’ in diary of key suspect, finds probe
Wed, Sep 12, 2018

“Mechanic’’ has been described by other suspects as being adept at stealing motorcycles and authorities are investigating if Suryavanshi was used in any way by the covert group for murders of Dabholkar, Pansare, Kalburgi and Lankesh.

Revolt within Karnataka Congress: Minister meets state party leaders, says his concerns have been addressed
Wed, Sep 12, 2018

The Jarkiholi brothers raised the banner of revolt after a faction of the Congress, led by state Mahila Congress president Lakshmi Hebbalkar, who owes allegiance to Energy Minister D K Shivakumar, attempted to gain control of Primary Land Development bank in Belagavi.