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Karnataka High Court suspends live streaming after hackers play obscene videos

Bengaluru, Dec 5 (IANS): The Karnataka High Court has suspended live streaming and video conferencing due to hackers playing obscene and indecent videos on Tuesday. Chief Justice Prasanna B. Varale orally stated that an unfortunate situation had arisen, and live streaming and video conferenc

Even after Congress' drubbing in state polls, K’taka CM celebrating Tipu Sultan: LoP Ashoka

Belagavi, Dec 4 (IANS): Leader of the Opposition R. Ashoka has criticized Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for embracing Tipu Sultan and celebrating him, even after his Congress party was defeated in three state assembly polls. Speaking to reporters at Suvarna Vidhana Soudha in Belagavi

Visually-challenged man assaulted, forced to chant 'Jai Sriram' in Koppal

Koppal, Dec 2 (IANS): In a shocking incident, a group of youths burnt the beard of a visually-challenged elderly Muslim man and forced him to chant 'Jai Sriram' slogans in Koppal district of Karnataka, police said on Saturday. The group had committed the act on the pretext of giving

Bengaluru BPO staffer arrested for storing 13,000 obscene photos of women

Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS): A 25-year-old BPO staffer was arrested on charges of storing 13,000 obscene photos of women and morphing them with the faces of his female colleagues, said police on Thursday, adding that he has confessed that he enjoyed doing this. The accused BPO staffer, identified as

Child lifting racket busted in Bengaluru

Karnataka Police busted a child lifting gang in Bengaluru and arrested four persons including three women in RR Nagar locality on Monday, November 27. The police have rescued a 20-day-old baby boy from the clutches of the gang. The arrested persons have been identified as Kannan Ramaswamy, Muruge

Woman arrested at Bengaluru airport for using fake air ticket to see off friend

Bengaluru, Nov 27 (IANS): A woman was arrested following an FIR filed against her for entering the Bengaluru International Airport after presenting a fake air ticket to see off a friend, according to police sources. Police said on Monday that the woman has been identified as Harpit Kaur Sain

Class 10 boy dies of electrocution while playing cricket in Dharwad

Dharwad, Nov 25 (IANS): A 16-year-old boy died of electrocution while playing cricket in Siddarama Colony of this district on Saturday. The victim has been identified as Shreyas Shinnura, a tenth grade student. His friend, who tried to rescue him, also sustained serious injuries and is current

Brahmin student forced to eat eggs in Shivamogga school, complaint lodged

Shivamogga, Nov 23 (IANS): A headmaster and his assistant of a government-run school here are finding themselves in a tight spot after a Brahmin student's father accused them of forcing his daughter to consume eggs. The aggrieved father has approached the education department with a comp

Karnataka govt to set up fact checking units for preventing false news propaganda

Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS): The Karnataka government has decided to set up fact checking units to counter false news and information propaganda, state Minister Priyank Kharge announced on Monday. The Congress government in Karnataka has issued a tender in this regard and has shortlisted five c

Speaker’s post is not religious or political, but a constitutional one: Speaker U T Khader

Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS): Speaker U T Khader on Saturday said that the post of Speaker is neither a religious nor a political post but it is a constitutional post. Talking to media persons over a controversial statement by Minister for Housing B.Z Zameer Ahmad Khan, Khader said: “The S

Udupi murder: Nabbed accused a flight cabin colleague of slain air hostess

Udupi, Nov 14: The arrest of Praveen Chowgule on Tuesday, November 14, in connection with the brutal murder of a woman and her three children, including an international airlines hostess, has uncovered startling revelations. Close sources disclosed that Praveen Chowgule is an officer and flight cabi

Udupi murder case: ‘Praveen Chowgule detained, not arrested; clear picture by evening’, says SP

Udupi, Nov 15: Praveen Chowgule, who is accused of the barbaric murder of four members of a family and detained and taken into custody from Kuduchi in Belagavi, is likely to be produced in Udupi court on Wednesday November 15 afternoon. Udupi superintendent of police (SP) Dr Arun said that i

Woman, 3 children murder case - Sangli man arrested from Belagavi

Udupi, Nov 14: Praveen Arun Chowgale (35) has been apprehended in Kudachi, Rayabhaga taluk, Belagavi district, in connection with the brutal murder of a woman and her three children in Nejar. The suspect, originally from Sangli, Maharashtra, was located and arrested by the Udupi DySP-led team i

Air India Express enhances Bengaluru-Mangaluru connectivity with 2 new flights

Mangaluru, Nov 13: Air India Express is enhancing the travel experience with the introduction of two new flights connecting Bengaluru to Mangaluru. Starting this Wednesday, November 15, the winter schedule promises increased connectivity, linking not just these two cities but also connecting

Woman, Her 3 Sons Including Minor Stabbed To Death In Karnataka's Udupi

Bengaluru: A family of four including a 12-year-old boy was found murdered in Karnataka's coastal Udupi town. One was left injured. The motive of the crime is under investigation and the suspects are still at large, police sources said. The murders have shocked residents in Udupi, a picturesque

NIA tracks down eight Bangladeshis living illegally in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Nov 8 (IANS): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has detained eight Bangladeshis who were living illegally in Bengaluru during raids on Wednesday. Sources said the NIA teams conducted simultaneous raids in 15 locations, including Soladevanahalli, K.R. Puram, Bellandur localit

Will submit caste census report before Nov 24: Jayaprakash Hegde

Bengaluru, Nov 4 (IANS): Karnataka Backward Classes Commission Chairman Jayaprakash Hegde stated on Saturday that the controversial caste census report would be submitted to the government before November 24. However, he underlined that he won’t make any comment on statements issued in

CM Siddaramaiah, DyCM D K Shivakumar hold meeting together, convey message of unity

Bengaluru, Nov 4 (IANS): Putting an end to the speculations that all is not well between Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Deputy Chief Minister D.K. Shivakumar following "I am CM for five years" comment by Siddaramaiah. Both leaders made public appearances together, cheering