Karnataka

Every tree in Bengaluru needs surgery, says city's 'green' doctor

Tree surgeries extend the lives of trees, improve the aesthetics and allow sunlight to fall on more parts of the tree.

Lost lakes, encroached drains: Why some parts of Bengaluru flooded worse than others

Bengaluru received its wettest monsoon in 115 years, but its shoddy urban management ensured the rains were more destructive than necessary.

Mysuru to get 'tourist police' to assist travellers, city police to open unit

Due to the increased foot fall of tourists and the rise of incidents where tourists are being cheated or harassed, the Home Minister has suggested the formation of a new force.

Seven held for sexually harassing B’luru civic workers, BBMP contractor at large

On Friday, KR Puram Police arrested the seven men after 37 pourakarmikas had filed a complaint on Thursday, alleging that they were sexually abused by their garbage contractor.

Lingayats vs Sangh Parivar: Retired IAS Officer challenges Pejawar seer to debate

“Lingayat Shiva does not reside in Kailasa nor does he have a family. We do not believe in heaven and hell,” Jaamdar said.

Did a Bengaluru college hand out study material that says dowry helps ugly girls?

St Joseph’s college, however, refuted the allegations that such study material was given.

2018 polls: Kumaraswamy to use Rs 1 crore worth luxury caravan for campaigning

Even during the 2013 campaign, the JD (S) chief ministerial aspirant had toured the state in a custom-built Toyota Commuter.

Images expose manual scavenging in Mangaluru, city mayor denies it happened

Two persons are seen cleaning up a blocked drain chamber which had collapsed.

Made Snana ban proposal: Tribe in Dakshin Kannada threatens to boycott festival

Members of the Malekidiya tribe have threatened to boycott the Champa SHasti festival if the state government bans made snana.

How is it fair to tax us the same as powerlooms: K’taka handicrafts artisans protest GST

The protests organised by the Grama Seva Sangha have entered the sixth day in Bengaluru.