Karnataka

Kabini: flood warning issued; inflow into KRS up

Kabini: flood warning issued; inflow into KRS up

Water level at the Kabini dam is some 5 ft below the FRL The Irrigation Department authorities plan to step up the discharge from the Kabini reservoir in H.D. Kote taluk of Mysuru district in view of heavy rains in the upstream of the river. This has augmented the inflow …

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Reservoir levels in Cauvery basin rise

Reservoir levels in Cauvery basin rise

But, heavy rains cripple life in 4 dists., Chikkamagaluru, Shivamogga districts Sringeri temple premises flooded Heavy rains crippled life in four districts of the State. The overflowing Tunga left Sandhyavandana Mantap, a dining hall, the walkway to Narasimha Vana, and the parking yards of the Sharada Peetha in Sringeri inundated. …

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Jayanagar victory a morale booster for Congress, coalition government

Jayanagar victory a morale booster for Congress, coalition government

Sowmya Reddy, the MLA-elect, will be the only woman among the 28 legislators in Bengaluru Urban At a time when the Congress–JD(S) coalition government in the State is looking at strengthening its position, the victory of Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy in the Jayanagar Assembly constituency on Wednesday has come as …

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Mohammed Haris Nalapad gets bail

Mohammed Haris Nalapad gets bail

The Karnataka High Court on Thursday granted bail to Mohammed Nalapad Haris, son of MLA N.A. Haris in a case of assault and alleged attempt to murder a 24-year-old man at a restaurant in upmarket locality of the city in February this year. Justice John Michael Cunha passed the order …

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‘Parashuram practised firing at makeshift range’

‘Parashuram practised firing at makeshift range’

Police suspect he visited Gauri’s house prior to the crime While the Special Investigation Team (SIT) is yet to confirm whether Parashuram Wagmore, 26 — arrested on Tuesday in connection with the Gauri Lankesh murder case — was the gunman, sources said he, along with another accused, had practised shooting …

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‘Hotel bandh’ complete in twin cities

‘Hotel bandh’ complete in twin cities

Over 6,000 food joints stay closed for the day The ‘hotel bandh’ call, given in protest against increasing attacks on hoteliers and hotel staff in the twin cites, evoked a good response on Monday with over 6,000 small and big food joints remaining closed for the day. All hotels, bar …

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Legislative Council polls: Counting of votes today

Legislative Council polls: Counting of votes today

It will begin at 8 a.m. at Maharani’s Women’s Commerce and Management College The counting of votes for the recently held biennial election to the State Legislative Council from South Teachers’, South West Teachers’ and South West Graduates’ constituency will begin at 8 a.m. at Maharani’s Women’s Commerce and Management College on …

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Congress may fill six ministerial berths soon to quell dissidence

Congress may fill six ministerial berths soon to quell dissidence

Party wants to appease angry legislators as quickly as possible before it gets out of hand As the Congress grapples with dissidence of its disappointed legislators, who missed Cabinet berths, the party is likely to fill up its remaining quota of six ministerial berths soon, instead of waiting to fill …

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Are Veerashaiva/Lingayat leaders burying their differences?

Are Veerashaiva/Lingayat leaders burying their differences?

Senior Cong. leaders from community to meet in Bengaluru Political compulsions seem to be bringing factions of Veerashaiva and Lingayats together after nearly a year of slugfests between them. After being ignored for Cabinet berth by the JD(S)-Congress coalition government, senior leaders from the community in the Congress, who feel …

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