Will take back all 30,000 temples which were demolished, says Hindu right-wing leader in Karnataka

Amid the raging Gyanvapi mosque row, Hindu right-wing leader Pramod Muthalik said on Saturday that “all 30,000 temples which were demolished” will be “taken back”. Pramod Muthalik, head of right-wing group Sri Ram Sene, said in Karnataka, “We will take back all 30,000 temples which were…

Karnataka: Sasikala granted bail in connection with special treatment case

VK Sasikala and her sister-in-law Ilavarasi were granted bail by an Anti-Corruption Bureau court in Bengaluru in connection with a case that alleged special treatment was given to her while in jail. It was alleged that VK Sasikala was getting VIP treatment at the Parappana Agrahara Central Prison in Bengaluru after she…

Karnataka police all set to recruit eight transgenders for special posts

The Karnataka police are all geared up to open the doors of opportunities for transgenders by inviting applications in the ongoing recruitment to appoint special reserve subinspectors and Scene Of Crime Officers (SOCOs). As per the report published by the Times of India, the Additional Director General of Police…

Karnataka woman ends life believing lover’s fake suicide story

Awoman died by suicide after hearing about the death of her lover. Later, it emerged that the suicide story was a plot by her lover and his friend to convince the woman’s parents to agree to their relationship. A Times of India report said Sakkama and Arun were in a relationship but could not convince her family…

46-year-old, found positive with Omicron variant in Karnataka, had no travel history

The 46-year-old man in Karnataka, who is among the two people found infected with the Omicron variant of coronavirus in India, is a health care worker and has no travel history, said government sources. The man tested positive after his samples were collected and tested for Covid-19 infection on November 22. He…

Suspected of having affair, duo tied to pole and thrashed for hours in Karnataka

Aman and a woman from a village in the Mysuru district in Karnataka were tied to an electric pole and thrashed on November 25 by the latter’s ex-husband and brother-in-law after they were suspected of having an affair. The police later registered a case and arrested a suspect. ALSO READ | Noida: Security guard asks…

Karnataka | Tomato prices soar as rain spoils crops, respite unlikely before three months

Incessant rain across Karnataka has wreaked havoc for farmers. According to preliminary reports, 24 people have lost their lives, 191 livestock animals are dead, 5 lakh hectares of agricultural crops have been lost and 30,114 hectares of horticultural crops have been damaged. Rains have caused extensive damage to…

Heavy rains in South India: Andhra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu battle flood and water-logging

Incessant heavy rains in parts of South India have left the region battered by flooding and water-logging at several places in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Andhra Pradesh has reported 34 deaths in rain-related incidents. Twelve others were reported missing. The fresh worry for the people in the…

Mekedatu project: What did Congress do when in power, asks Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai

The war of words over implementation of the Mekedatu project across the Cauvery river is refusing to stop. After Congress accused the BJP government of going slow and lacking intent to implement this project, CM Basavaraj Bommai questioned them in a statement saying: “Instead of implementing the project, what did…

Day after calling Rahul Gandhi drug addict, Karnataka BJP accuses HD Kumaraswamy of practising bigamy

Aday after accusing Congress leader Rahul Gandhi of being a drug peddler and an addict, the Karnataka BJP has now targeted former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and accused him of practising bigamy. The Karnataka BJP said in a Twitter post: “Signal jump, breach of trust, corruption, nepotism and more than anything…