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Union ministers scrape through, many bigwigs lose

May 17, 2014 1:22:14 am

Former BJP chief minister B S Yeddyurappa won by a huge margin of 3.6 lakh votes on his home turf in Shimoga.

Narendra Modi’s problem of plenty: 10 ministerial aspirants from state

May 17, 2014 1:12:35 am

Lingayat community who have traditionally been the bulwark of the BJP is in all probability expected to get a look in when the Modi cabinet is picked.

Karnataka: Trouble for CM

May 17, 2014 12:59:38 am

BJP wins 17 seats, Cong stops at nine

Hike in user fee at Bangalore airport gets Cabinet nod

May 16, 2014 4:00:51 am

The hike, however, was not ratified by the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) which only allowed an increase of Rs 30.

Rationalists’ body challenges astrologers to predict poll results

May 16, 2014 3:47:19 am

FIRA said the association wanted to uphold scientific temperament and debunk superstitious claims.

Metro phase-I deadline pushed to Sept 2015

May 15, 2014 2:59:35 am

The 42-km line was scheduled to be completed by March 2015.

Congress decides to warn ‘slack’ ministers

May 15, 2014 2:55:38 am

CM says Cong will bag 18-20 seats; Digvijaya Singh says ‘don’t write us off yet’.

Cong to hold co-ordination committee meeting today

May 14, 2014 6:01:25 am

The meeting comes amid strong criticism of the government by the opposition BJP and Governor H R Bhardwaj.

BJP accuses state govt of pulling back many schemes

May 14, 2014 4:58:35 am

Prahlad Joshi said the Congress had wasted its opportunity to rule the state during its first year in power.

AIMTC to resume talks on toll hike after new govt is formed

May 13, 2014 5:46:54 am

This is completely against what the CM had said earlier,” Ravindra K G said.

KERC approves tariff revision, power cost up by 32 paise/unit

May 13, 2014 5:38:59 am

For residential apartments under HT category, the tariff has been increased from Rs 4.90 to Rs 5.30 per unit.

Cops begin probe into rape complaint by 24-year-old

May 12, 2014 5:01:57 am

The victim, an employee of a massage parlour, was waiting for a bus, when the suspects offered to drop her to her residence.

Hirannaiah pokes fun at CM, Cong workers go on rampage

May 12, 2014 4:58:46 am

Master Hirannaiah later met Siddaramaiah, apologised for remarks.

BBMP begins project to build longer lasting roads

May 11, 2014 10:59:23 am

The implementation was originally set to begin in November last year but began only this year.

14 youths held over alleged LeT plot may get 5 yrs’ jail

May 11, 2014 10:41:36 am

The youths have been charged with taking part in an unlawful activity, dealing with funds for unlawful activities and conspiring in a terrorist act.

Bangalore cops write to top TN police officials, request custody of accused

May 11, 2014 4:38:18 am

As a result, the men are still being shown as absconding in a Bangalore court where a chargesheet was filed last October.

Chennai station blast: Probe team returns without any credible lead

May 11, 2014 4:34:23 am

Another issue that investigators were yet to obtain clarity on was the nature of the explosives used.

BMTC urges extension of electric bus trial period

May 10, 2014 9:22:13 am

The electric bus is said to have received positive reviews from commuters over its comfort, non-polluting features and ambience.

Transport dept to inspect driving centres in city

May 10, 2014 9:18:40 am

The state transport chief said decisions on cancelling or permitting driving schools would be taken once inspectors submit reports on the driving schools in the city.

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Techie stabbed in hand by cab driver over financial row

May 10, 2014 9:13:23 am

The accused, identified as Hajarath Ali, has been absconding after the incident.

Govt appoints special prosecutor for speedy trial

May 10, 2014 3:41:48 am

The Kannada priests association in the church have alleged that the city police have fixed the arrests at the behest of church authorities.

BBMP finds parks and gardens in Bangalore in a shambles, maintenance in question

May 10, 2014 3:38:08 am

The old contracts expired nearly three years ago.

For first time in a decade, 60% students pass 2nd year pre-university exams

May 9, 2014 4:45:46 am

The 60.47 per cent success rate in the exams was an improvement on the 59.36 per cent success recorded in 2013.

Don’t need lessons from BJP on governance, retorts Siddaramaiah

May 9, 2014 4:45:25 am

Siddaramaiah said funds to the tune of Rs 516 crore had been released for drought relief work, including provision of drinking water and fodder in recent weeks.

Deve Gowda joins protest against expressway toll hike

May 8, 2014 4:35:01 am

The toll for cars on the 22 km expressway stretch, which is part of a 37 km commute from Bangalore to the city’s international airport, was hiked from Rs 30 to Rs 115 last Saturday night.