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Militant arrest to shed light on explosives’ source

February 25, 2014 12:38:44 am

He was arrested near Punalur in Kerala on Saturday, exactly a year after the Dilsukhnagar blasts, by the Tamil Nadu police.

Govt will not table the Lokayukta Bill in current session

February 25, 2014 12:32:05 am

While the proposed Bill accords the Lokayukta powers to investigate even the chief minister, it however mandates a clearance for all investigations by a nine-member select panel.

‘Polls have come in the way of new norms for tech institutes’

February 24, 2014 5:04:24 am

Karnataka Unaided Private Engineering Colleges Association (KUPECA) has seemingly agreed to continue with admissions to nearly 200 engineering colleges for the 2014-15 academic year.

Lokayukta meets Bhardwaj over Bill

February 24, 2014 5:00:37 am

Voices concern over certain clauses being ‘detrimental’ to the institution.

Duo arrested for ‘phone call fraud’, ‘aiding’ don

February 23, 2014 12:06:10 am

The accused persons have been identified as S Niranjan, of Koramangala, a marketing executive for Tata Teleservices, and S Dani of Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu.

Experts, online campaigns to give Nilekani the edge

February 23, 2014 12:05:38 am

Sources in Nilekani’s team said they have created a bank of hundreds of ideas after interacting with people, which would be incorporated during the campaign.

Family of six attempts suicide to demand action against ACP

February 22, 2014 4:10:44 am

All six persons were later taken to the Vidhana Soudha police station for recording their statement.

Court raises Jaya silver question

February 22, 2014 6:14:24 am

The court made the observation while posting to February 28 for orders an interim application filed by the state public prosecutor.

Water supply board, IBM to build ‘IT command centre’

February 21, 2014 8:00:36 am

The partnership is aimed at giving BWSSB engineers a realtime update on water supply across its network through a single command centre in the city.

Ban on SC students protesting lifted by govt

February 21, 2014 7:55:02 am

Some Congress MLAs too criticised the circular, saying the clauses were unwarranted.

LS polls: Cong playing wait-and-watch game in dozen-plus seats in state

February 20, 2014 7:59:27 am

The Congress party, which recently held a meeting of its Central Election Committee in New Delhi to firm up candidates for about 100 Lok Sabha seats across the country, has decided to adopt a wait-and-watch strategy for over a dozen seats in Karnataka. While the party has more or less decided on 12 candidates, it […]

9 illegal immigrants working on Army premises nabbed

February 20, 2014 7:30:39 am

Sources said they entered India illegally and came to Bangalore by train via Kolkata.

Firms with Rs 1,000 cr plus turnover now can’t escape CSR

February 19, 2014 2:56:08 pm

CSR would be made mandatory from April 1, he said in reply to a question by MP Ravindra, the MLA from Harapanahalli.

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Pollution control board officer caught taking Rs 50,000 in bribe

February 19, 2014 10:35:27 am

The Lokayukta police nabbed Kumara Swamy while he was accepting the bribe Tuesday evening.

Goa seeks to allay safety concerns before carnival

February 19, 2014 10:25:41 am

Besides the 150-plus reserve police deployed at major beaches, the state had enlisted lifeguards to patrol the 105-km coastline at night, Desai said.

City minister to control discretionary fund for special development

February 18, 2014 11:35:45 am

The council did not announce major projects for the city in its fifth and last budget but focused on completing ongoing works.

Modi to address two poll rallies in state today

February 18, 2014 11:23:01 am

The BJP support base in Mangalore is, however, expected to consolidate for the Lok Sabha polls with the Sangh cadre re-grouping.

Bikers rally in Bangalore against racial discrimination

February 17, 2014 5:53:42 am

A group of some 150 bikers took out a rally here Sunday to protest racial discrimination against people from the Northeast.

State will use robotics to teach science in schools

February 17, 2014 5:35:30 am

Department for education research and training started an experiment last month to provide free robotics training at two government schools.

Rahul slams BJP on graft, says blocking six bills

February 16, 2014 6:26:06 am

Rahul Gandhi accused Narendra Modi of not seeing the corruption in his own party and his own state despite travelling around the country “talking about eradicating corruption”.

Vatal continues pro-Valentine’s Day campaign

February 15, 2014 5:43:08 am

The veteran activist drove around the central business district of Bangalore on Friday in a procession advertising love.

No fresh tax in state budget; liquor, beer dearer, sops for farmers

February 15, 2014 5:31:13 am

Tax measures in the budget were restricted to a new 5.5 per cent levy on drinking at bars and increase in VAT on bottled beer.

Police warn Valentine’s Day troublemakers

February 14, 2014 10:58:19 am

Full protection will be given to pubs, bars and restaurants to function normally up to 11.30 pm.

In absence of rules, police start using blue beacons

February 12, 2014 6:55:35 am

RTO officials said 15 vehicles had been warned for misuse of beacons in the state so far following the SC order.

‘Nandan Nilekani welcome, but many worried as he isn’t attached to seat’

February 12, 2014 6:48:33 am

UIDAI chairman and former Infosys CEO Nandan Nilekani has decided to take the political plunge