DNN EXCLUSIVE: Dissidence brewing in state BJP? Disgruntled BJP MLA Umesh Katti meets HD Kumaraswamy of JDS in a late night development; Denies reports as ‘rumors’ though

DNN EXCLUSIVE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF BENGALURU: It appears that the dissidence within the state BJP is growing in a discreet manner. After the cabinet expansion and the induction of turncoat BJP MLAs…

‘No judicial probe into Mangaluru police firing’, says Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai

BENGALURU: The Karnataka government on Wednesday ruled out a judicial inquiry into the December 19 Mangaluru police firing and defended slapping sedition cases against a Bidar school, saying the country…

KSEEB comes under fire as preparatory exam question papers of two SSLC subjects get leaked again

BENGALURU: Question papers of two subjects in the ongoing SSLC preparatory examinations were allegedly leaked and forwarded on social media, dealing a huge embarrassment to the Karnataka Secondary Education and…

BR Shetty, richest Kannadiga in the world, finds himself in soup; Faces charges of inflated cash balance and understated debt

MANGALURU: BR Shetty, the richest Kannadiga in the world with an estimated net worth of $1.6 billion, is in trouble. Shares of his flagship company, Abu Dhabi-based NMC Health, has…

Rift in state BJP? Anonymous letter wants CM BS Yediyurappa make an ‘honourable exit’; Calls his sons as “Super CMs”

BENGALURU: As chief minister B S Yediyurappa gears up to celebrate his 77th birthday next week (Feb 27), voices of dissent in the BJP over his style of functioning are…

Mangaluru police firing during anti-CAA protests: Congress demands judicial probe by a sitting high court judge

BENGALURU: Congress has demanded a judicial inquiry by a sitting high court judge into the Mangaluru police firing incident in December last year, that claimed the lives of two people…

Kashmiri students, booked in sedition case for their pro-Pakistan video in Hubballi, shifted to Hindalaga jail in Belagavi for safety

BELAGAVI: Three Kashmiri students facing sedition charges were on Tuesday shifted to Hindalga Central Prison in Belagavi district a day after a Hubballi court sent the them to a 14-day…

Karnataka Assembly Convention: State BJP government likely to move pro-CAA resolution

BENGALURU: The ruling BJP in Karnataka is likely to push for a resolution in favour of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) during the ongoing assembly session, top sources said on…

Karnataka state BJP government mulls KSRTC, BMTC bus fare hike; draws ire of activists

BENGALURU: Fares of state transport undertakings — BMTC, KSRTC, NWKRTC and NEKRTC — are likely to be hiked to stem losses from rising operational costs. Confirming that discussions along similar…

Laxman Savadi secures 113 of the 120 votes including support from GT Devegowda of JDS; wins council seat to remain deputy chief minister

BENGALURU: Deputy chief minister Laxman Savadi was elected to the legislative council on Monday and although it was a done deal that he would win, a vote from across the…

Karnataka Assembly Convenes from Today: CM BS Yediyurappa may announce populist programmes in line with Rs 500 crore aid to Kalyana Karnataka; PFI, SDPI ban on cards

BENGALURU: Karnataka Assmebly Session convenes from today (Monday). Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is believed to have decided to announce some populist programmes in line with the Rs 500 crores fund…

Opposition Congress under CLP Siddaramaiah set to corner Karnataka BJP government on CAA, flood relief delay and Bidar sedition case issues

BENGALURU: The ruling BJP and the two opposition parties went into separate huddles on Sunday to draw up strategy for the joint legislature session beginning Monday. The session, a short…

Ballari police to file chargesheet in Mercedes car accident case that killed two people; Cops tight-lipped on BJP Minister R Ashok’s son Sharath’s involvement

BENGALURU: Ballari police are expected to file a chargesheet in the high-profile Mariyammanahalli accident case within the next three to four days. In the February 10 accident, the driver of…

Karnataka Council Poll: Voting underway in Vidhana Soudha; BJP candidate, DCM Laxman Savadi certain to get elected

BENGALURU: Voting for the lone Karnataka Council seat is now underway the state capital. Voting is underway in Room No:106 of the Vidhana Soudha and BJP’s candidate DCM Laxman Savadi…

Latest: Three Kashmiri engineering students arrested on sedition charges in Hubballi handed over to police till March 02 by JMFC Court

HUBBALLI/DHARWAD: In the latest development in the pro-Pakistan sloganeering case, the three Kashmiri engineering students studying in Hubballi’s KLE college were handed over to the police by the city JMFC…

Follow-up Story: Mercedes Car Crash Near Ballari – Mystery deepens as new evidences surface; Cops form two teams while BJP Minister R Ashok dodges questions about his son Sharath’s involvement

BALLARI: Some sections of electronic media have on Saturday claimed that CCTV footage accessed by them show all the persons allegedly involved in the fatal accident at Mariyammanahalli in Bellari…

Conflict of interest row: Forest Minister Anand Singh tells CM BS Yediyurappa that charges are not serious

BENGALURU/BIDAR: Under fire from various quarters over his appointment as forest minister, Anand Singh on Friday met chief minister BS Yediyurappa reportedly to tell him he’s not facing any serious…

New BJP government plans to amend Karnataka Lokayukta Act-1984: Upa Lokayuktas likely to get more powers

BENGALURU: The government is likely to amend the Karnataka Lokayukta Act, 1984, to allow Upa Lokayuktas to step in as the competent authority if a complaint is lodged against the…

Was, Sharath, son of BJP Minister R Ashok present in the maroon Mercedes car involved in the accident that killed two people? No clear answers even after four days

BENGALURU/BALLARI: Four days after two persons died when a speeding maroon Mercedes car crashed on National Highway 50 between Hampi and Bengaluru, there is still no clarity whether revenue minister…

Karnataka Cabinet Confusion: CM BS Yediyurappa mulling to change Anand Singh’s Forest Ministry as conflict of interest arises

BENGALURU: With the appointment of Anand Singh as forest, ecology and environment minister drawing flak from various quarters, Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa met senior ministers and discussed the possibility…