Karnataka

BBMP funds for welfare of transgender community lies unused, activists cry foul

BBMP allotted Rs 2 crore for the upliftment of the transgender community, a year and a half later the amount is still sitting in BBMP's coffers.

BJP veteran and BSY loyalist, V Dhananjay Kumar joins Congress

“I met AICC President Rahul Gandhi on Friday and he assured a smooth entry into the Congress,” said Kumar.

'Don't have to use Hindi if you don't want to': Union Min Kiren Rijiju on language imposition

Protests against Hindi imposition have gained momentum in Karnataka after the Twitter campaign ' Namma Metro Hindi Beda'.

36 cases filed against pro-Kannada activists in Bengaluru for defacing Metro signs

The Karnataka Rakshana Vedike’s activists were booked for destroying public property and were produced before the court.

Bengaluru couple fall prey to online lottery scam, lose Rs 1.3 crore

This is one of the biggest losses suffered by a Bengalurean in an online scam, the city police say.

‘Lingayats part of Hindu community’: Experts say demand for religion status is election gimmick

The Chief Minister stated that religion is only a way of life, and that anything which divides people can never be considered religion.

Bengaluru man plays guitar as surgeons operate on his brain for musician's cramp

Abhishek quit his corporate job to become a musician, but his fingers would jam up each time he played the guitar.

Heavy rainfall in Karnataka claims two lives, disrupts normal life in parts of state

Landslides, road cave-ins were reported from several parts of the state.

Bengaluru police inspector suspended for not registering child sexual abuse case

The inspector allegedly told the survivor’s family that the boy would be traumatised with medical tests and questioning if an FIR is registered.

Demand for separate K'taka flag on since 1965, not against Constitution: CM Siddaramaiah

Siddaramaiah said that there was no constitutional impediment for the state to have a separate state flag.