Karnataka

K’taka govt again announces free WiFi for users in Bengaluru, will it work this time?

Since 2014, successive state governments have announced this project but have not been able to deliver.

Nithyananda ashram raided, managers arrested on allegations of child abuse, kidnap

The Gujarat HC is hearing a case filed by a former disciple who has accused Nithyananda of holding his daughters hostage.

Two Bengaluru youth consume painkillers at birthday party, die of alleged overdose

They diluted a prescription painkiller in water and injected it into their bodies.

Exploring Tilmati, rare black sand beach on the Goa-Karnataka border

The black sand at the 150 metre shoreline is in complete contrast to the shimmering cream coloured sands that dot the rest of the beaches located on either side of Tilmati.

Bengaluru couple kills man who extorted money from them, stuffs body in sack

Santosh, who was allegedly cheated by the couple of Rs 1 lakh, used to threaten and harass them, says the police.

The harassment of Bengaluru's Bengali-speaking workers in the name of 'security'

Bengali-speaking daily wage workers are accusing the police of harassing them for identification, forcing many to skip work or go into hiding.

Elderly man, teen granddaughter murdered during burglary in Karnataka

The grandmother was also injured in the attack, but was in a state of shock and denial, and believed her husband and granddaughter were only sleeping.

Karnataka rationalist debunks Ramdev’s ‘tulsi prevents radiation’ claim

The yoga teacher and businessman who sells ayurvedic products had claimed that tulsi leaves ‘prevent harmful radiation from cell phones’.

Infosys recognised as Karnataka IT Ratna for topping Rs 10,000 crore exports

Infosys was awarded for fiscal 2018-19 in STPI's Karnataka chapter at the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2019.

No horse races in Bangalore Turf Club until it clears its dues

While the Bangalore Turf Club (BTC) is expected to pay Rs 32.86 crore, which is 2% of its turnover from 2010-11 to 2017-18, it has only paid Rs 5 lakh annually, reports said.