Tag: Karnataka

Professor suspended
Karnataka professor calls student by terrorist's name; suspended

A professor of a private university at Manipal in Udupi district has been suspended after a video of him calling a Muslim student by a terrorist's name went viral on the social media.

  • Monday, 28 November 2022
A cooker fitted with detonator, wires and batteries found during the investigation after yesterday'
Mangaluru blast: Probe launched against Islamic outfit claiming responsibility

Reacting to the development, ADGP (Law and Order) Alok Kumar stated that a special probe is being initiated into it. "However, the facts regarding the case will have to be verified," he said.

  • Thursday, 24 November 2022
Satish Jarkiholi
'Hindu is a Persian word' - K'taka Congress leader's remark triggers row

The Secretary of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC), Satish Jarkiholi, stoked a controversy on Monday by stating that 'Hindu' is not an Indian word, but Persian.

  • Monday, 07 November 2022
Puneeth Rajkumar awarded 'Karnataka Ratna' posthumously
Puneeth Rajkumar awarded 'Karnataka Ratna' posthumously

On the occasion, Rajinikanth who spoke in Kannada, gave a message of unity by stating that "he would pray before Rajarajeshwari (Hindu goddess), Allah and Jesus that all should live like brothers without differentiation of caste and religion."

  • Tuesday, 01 November 2022
Bengaluru pothole menace: Karnataka High Court pulls up ruling BJP
Bengaluru pothole menace: Karnataka High Court pulls up ruling BJP

The counsel for petitioners argued that the number of deaths is increasing in Bengaluru due to pothole ridden roads and the BBMP has not utilised the appropriate technology to fill up potholes.

  • Thursday, 27 October 2022
Supreme Court
'It is the trust minorities have reposed upon the majority': Justice Dhulia verdict on K’taka hijab

Justice Dhulia had dissented in connection with Karnataka High Court order, which allowed Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at Idgah Maidan in Bengaluru's Chamarajpet. The matter was referred to a 3-Judge following "difference of opinion" between the two-judge comprising Justices Hemant Gupta and Dhulia.

  • Thursday, 13 October 2022
Hijab Judgment And Indian Secularism
No question of revoking hijab ban: K'taka Min

When the court directs not to wear hijab, they approach the Supreme Court. With this, it is understood that there are communal forces and conspiracy behind this, the Minister stated.

  • Thursday, 13 October 2022
Hijab Row
SC delivers split verdict on K'taka hijab ban, Justice Dhulia sets aside HC judgment

Justice Gupta said that "in view of divergent opinion, let the matter be placed before the CJI for appropriate directions".

  • Thursday, 13 October 2022
Ola Uber
Uber, Ola, Rapido autos services stopped in Karnataka, know details

Sources explain that the minimum auto fare is Rs 30 and the waiting charge of Rs 5 for 5 minutes has been fixed officially. But, cab aggregators are allegedly charging Rs 100 as minimum fare.

  • Saturday, 08 October 2022
Three suspected ISIS terrorists arrested in
Three suspected ISIS terrorists arrested in K'taka

The arrested persons have been identified as Syed Yasin aka Bailu and Maazh, both from Shivamogga, and Ansar from Mangaluru. A court in Shivamogga has remanded the trio to nine-day police custody.

  • Wednesday, 21 September 2022
5,000 police constable vacancies to be filled up this year in Karnataka
5,000 police constable vacancies to be filled up this year in Karnataka

Intervening, JD(S) MLA H K Kumaraswamy said as per rules there should be 22 constables in every police station, but whenever asked either some of them are on deputation or on the bandobast duty.

  • Tuesday, 20 September 2022
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K'taka Lingayat seer commits suicide after name comes up in audio clip

The audio clip containing an alleged conversation between two women discussing how women and girls were exploited at Chitradurga mutt went viral on social media.

  • Monday, 05 September 2022
Child Abuse
Anganwadi worker burns boy's private parts

An anganwadi worker has been booked for allegedly burning the private parts of a 3-year old boy for frequently wetting his pants in the classroom, police sources said on Friday.

  • Friday, 02 September 2022
Hijab Row
'Will not permit forum shopping', SC on pleas against K'taka HC verdict on hijab

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed anguish at petitioners' counsel seeking adjournment on a clutch of pleas against the Karnataka High Court judgment, which upheld the right of educational institutions to ban wearing of hijab in pre-university colleges in the state.

  • Monday, 29 August 2022
At least 9 killed, 13 injured in road accident in Karnataka

The deceased are said to be daily wage workers from various parts of Raichur district.

  • Thursday, 25 August 2022