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Ranganath, chairman of Havanur Public School(Handout)

School chairman hacked to death in Bengaluru over property dispute

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 04:08 PM IST
A six-member gang hacked the principal to death in front of 20 students.
N Mahesh who is also the primary and secondary education minister in the nearly four-month-old coalition government in Karnataka has resigned due to “personal reasons.”(N Mahesh/Facebook Photo)
N Mahesh who is also the primary and secondary education minister in the nearly four-month-old coalition government in Karnataka has resigned due to “personal reasons.”(N Mahesh/Facebook Photo)

BSP Minister quits Karnataka govt, party says timing is a ‘coincidence’

Hindustan Times | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2018 07:44 AM IST
N Mahesh said the decision was taken in light of the approaching Lok Sabha elections next year and he would support JD (S) candidates in the by-elections set to be held for two assembly and three Lok Sabha seats next month.
A file photo of IKEA's office.(Wikipedia)
A file photo of IKEA's office.(Wikipedia)

IKEA to invest 1000 crore in its third India store in Bengaluru, to open by 2020

Agencies | By Agencies
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2018 08:52 AM IST
IKEA Bengaluru will also have parking space for around 2,000 vehicles and a 1,000 seater restaurant serving Swedish and Indian delicacies, he added.
Vijay Mallya, who is facing an extradition hearing, arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court in London.(AP File Photo)
Vijay Mallya, who is facing an extradition hearing, arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court in London.(AP File Photo)

Delhi court orders attachment of Vijay Mallya’s properties in Bengaluru

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2018 08:53 AM IST
Mallya has been declared a proclaimed offender by the court on January 4 for evading its summons in the case.
Rameela was elected deputy mayor on September 28. Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy condoled her death.(ANI/Twitter)
Rameela was elected deputy mayor on September 28. Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy condoled her death.(ANI/Twitter)

Newly-elected Bengaluru deputy mayor dies of cardiac arrest

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 11:33 AM IST
Deputy mayor of Bengaluru Rameela Umashankar (44) was rushed to hospital after she complained of severe chest pain at about 12.45 am but died without responding to treatment, family sources said.
Great Hornbill is fondly referred to as ‘farmers of the forest’ because of the great distances to which they help disperse seeds.(HT File Photo)
Great Hornbill is fondly referred to as ‘farmers of the forest’ because of the great distances to which they help disperse seeds.(HT File Photo)

Great hornbills adapting to life in human habitations of southern Western Ghats

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Sibi Arasu
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2018 08:55 AM IST
According to a latest study by the Nature Conservation Foundation on the Great Hornbill, these large-bodied birds are seemingly able to adapt to human-modified landscapes such as tea and coffee plantations.
A view of a seized cars at RR Nagar in Bengaluru.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
A view of a seized cars at RR Nagar in Bengaluru.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Bengaluru’s taxi wastelands: Loan defaults put a brake on the cab dream

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2018 08:34 PM IST
Many cabs attached with Ola and Uber are lying unused in parking lots and garages, seized by financial institutions and private moneylenders from those who could not repay vehicle loans.
Thanks to copious rains the city received on Sunday and Monday, a large amount of froth was seen on the surface of the 900-acre Bellandur lake.(ANI/Twitter)
Thanks to copious rains the city received on Sunday and Monday, a large amount of froth was seen on the surface of the 900-acre Bellandur lake.(ANI/Twitter)

Bengaluru’s Bellandur lake froths again, residents frustrated at govt inaction

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2018 08:25 PM IST
Bellandur lake gained notoriety in 2016 when froth caught fire, and the state government drew the ire of the National Green Tribunal. The froth is caused by the presence of detergents and chemicals that reach the lake through sewage, which is let into the lake.
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has alleged that the BJP had offered Rs 5 crore to two MLAs, one each from the Congress and the JD(S) to switch sides.(PTI File Photo)
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has alleged that the BJP had offered Rs 5 crore to two MLAs, one each from the Congress and the JD(S) to switch sides.(PTI File Photo)

Kumaraswamy calls on people to protest against BJP’s attempts to topple Karnataka govt

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2018 07:16 AM IST
The chief minister was referring to constant rumours of the BJP allegedly offering monetary enticements to MLAs of the Congress and JD(S) to switch loyalties in a bid to come back to power.
File photo of Congress leader DK Shivakumar .(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
File photo of Congress leader DK Shivakumar .(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Enforcement Directorate registers money laundering case against Karnataka minister Shivakumar, others

Hindustan Times, New Delhi and Bengaluru | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2018 10:07 PM IST
The agency has booked Shivakumar, Haumanthaiah, an employee at Karnataka Bhavan in New Delhi, and others under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), they said.
Terminal building of Kempegowda International Airport which is an international airport serving Bengaluru.(Photo: Shutterstock)
Terminal building of Kempegowda International Airport which is an international airport serving Bengaluru.(Photo: Shutterstock)

Bangalore airport to launch facial recognition facility from 2019

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 09:06 PM IST
The introduction of biometric self-boarding technology is aimed at transforming passenger experience and creating future-ready airport, it said, adding the move will also bolster government’s proposed DigiYatra project.
Kumaraswamy, who heads the JD(S)-Congress coalition in Karnataka, stuck to his charge that Yeddyurappa and his sons were trying to rock his government through central agencies.(HT/File Photo)
Kumaraswamy, who heads the JD(S)-Congress coalition in Karnataka, stuck to his charge that Yeddyurappa and his sons were trying to rock his government through central agencies.(HT/File Photo)

Kumaraswamy accuses Yeddyurappa of trying to destabilise govt using central agencies

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2018 09:57 PM IST
Karnataka chief minister Kumaraswamy said in an interview that sons of state BJP chief Yeddyurappa had met a top I-T official. Yeddyurappa hit back at Kumaraswamy, saying he should produce evidence and act responsibly.
The attack took place on the victory rally of Congress’ Inayatullah Khan in Tumkur.(ANI Photo)
The attack took place on the victory rally of Congress’ Inayatullah Khan in Tumkur.(ANI Photo)

10 injured in acid attack on Congress victory rally in Karnataka

Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2018 04:57 PM IST
Results of elections for 105 urban local bodies in Karnataka were being announced on Monday.
Poll officials count votes in Bengaluru on Monday. The Congress is ahead of the BJP by 52 seats.(ANI/Twitter)
Poll officials count votes in Bengaluru on Monday. The Congress is ahead of the BJP by 52 seats.(ANI/Twitter)

Team Congress-JD(S) wins Karnataka civic polls, BJP makes inroads

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2018 08:06 PM IST
The Congress and HD Deve Gowda’s Janata Dal (Secular), which run a coalition government in Karnataka, will together control most civic bodies in the state.
The move is based on a September 2017 report by the Kannada Development Authority (KDA) on strengthening government schools.(Picture for representation)
The move is based on a September 2017 report by the Kannada Development Authority (KDA) on strengthening government schools.(Picture for representation)

Karnataka wants all state employees to send their children only to govt schools

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2018 11:12 PM IST
The HD Kumaraswamy government wants to make it mandatory for state government officials to send their children to government schools in a bid raise the quality of education and facilities provided in these institutions, according to Karnataka’s minister for primary education.
Karantaka minister HD Revanna at the Vidhana Soudha in Bangalore.(AFP File photo)
Karantaka minister HD Revanna at the Vidhana Soudha in Bangalore.(AFP File photo)

Karnataka minister throws biscuit packets at flood victims in relief camp, video goes viral

Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2018 04:22 PM IST
HD Revanna, Karnataka’s PWD minister and brother of chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, was seen picking biscuit packets and hurling them at the people sheltered at a relief camp in the state.
Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy said he would seek relief from the Centre for which the losses will have to be estimated.(HT File Photo)
Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy said he would seek relief from the Centre for which the losses will have to be estimated.(HT File Photo)

Kumaraswamy announces Rs 200 crore aid for flood relief work in Karnataka

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2018 11:35 PM IST
Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy reviewed the situation in the rain-affected districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Chikkmagaluru, Kodagu and parts of Hassan and Uttara Kannada.
Siddaramaiah, who is the chairman of the Congress-JD(S) coalition coordination committee, has so far written four letters to Kumaraswamy on a host of issues, including the one to reconsider the budget announcement to increase fuel prices.(PTI/File Photo)
Siddaramaiah, who is the chairman of the Congress-JD(S) coalition coordination committee, has so far written four letters to Kumaraswamy on a host of issues, including the one to reconsider the budget announcement to increase fuel prices.(PTI/File Photo)

Siddaramaiah shoots off yet another letter to Kumaraswamy, this time asks him to shift film city

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 09:35 AM IST
Continuing with his letter writing spree, former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah has shot off another missive to current CM HD Kumaraswamy, asking him to reconsider shifting the film city from Mysuru to Ramanagara.
JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda (right) with Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy in Bengaluru.(PTI File Photo)
JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda (right) with Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy in Bengaluru.(PTI File Photo)

‘Who is the real CM in family?’: BJP mocks Karnataka’s Kumaraswamy

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 11:06 AM IST
BJP’s attack on the Gowda family has come amidst reports about Revanna’s alleged interference in the affairs of other departments, upsetting several Congress Ministers in the coalition Karnataka government.
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy during an interview at Karnataka Bhavan, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy during an interview at Karnataka Bhavan, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)

Kumaraswamy tries ‘love, affection’ to calm north Karnataka statehood demand

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 03:39 PM IST
Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy said his government was committed to the region’s development and termed the issue a “conspiracy” by political opponents ahead of next year’s Lok Sabha polls.
Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa did not support a separate state for north Karnataka, but urged the state government to allocate more funds for the region’s development.(PTI)
Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa did not support a separate state for north Karnataka, but urged the state government to allocate more funds for the region’s development.(PTI)

At rally of Lingayat seers, Yeddyurappa seeks to know Deve Gowda’s contribution as PM

Belagavi (Karnataka) | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2018 07:26 PM IST
Karnataka BJP president BS Yeddyurappa sought to know what contribution JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda had made as the country’s Prime Minister. Yeddyurappa was addressing Lingayat seers who staged a demonstration at Belagavi against alleged injustice meted out to North Karnataka.
Somashekhar Kotambari (centre), president of the Separate State Agitation Committee, addresses a press conference.(HT Photo)
Somashekhar Kotambari (centre), president of the Separate State Agitation Committee, addresses a press conference.(HT Photo)

Separate north Karnataka flag to be unveiled today

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2018 01:23 PM IST
The agitation comes in the wake of perceived injustice done to the northern districts in the state budget presented by chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on July 5
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, with his deputy G Parameshwara (left) and other ministers, in Bengaluru.(PTI File Photo)
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, with his deputy G Parameshwara (left) and other ministers, in Bengaluru.(PTI File Photo)

Karnataka MPs get iPhone as gifts, BJP says ‘shame on democracy’

New Delhi and Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 03:35 PM IST
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy said he was not aware of the gift and it was not discussed with him, but his cabinet minister DK Shivakumar said they were given on his behalf as a “gesture” to the lawmakers.
Heavy flow at Hogenakkal Falls, in Dharmapuri on Friday.(PTI File Photo)
Heavy flow at Hogenakkal Falls, in Dharmapuri on Friday.(PTI File Photo)

First time in 20 years, Cauvery River dams brimming with water after heavy rains in Karnataka

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 03:35 PM IST
Karnataka has been releasing nearly one lakh cusecs of water from the Cauvery to Tamil Nadu as a result. The two states have been involved in a water sharing dispute for decades.
Sand lorries at Cauvery river in Tamil Nadu. Projects worth about Rs 10,000 crore are stuck in state due paucity of sand, officials say.(HT Photo)
Sand lorries at Cauvery river in Tamil Nadu. Projects worth about Rs 10,000 crore are stuck in state due paucity of sand, officials say.(HT Photo)

Karnataka and Tamil Nadu look abroad to meet sand demand

Hindustan Times, Chennai/Bengaluru | By M Manikandan & Vikram Gopal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 14, 2018 11:15 AM IST
Of the 50 million tonnes (mt) of annual sand demand in Karnataka, 7 mt is met by legally extracted river sand, 25 mt by M-Sand and the rest by illegal sales of river sand, an official said.
Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy presented his coalition government’s first budget on Thursday.(PTI file photo)
Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy presented his coalition government’s first budget on Thursday.(PTI file photo)

Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy announces Rs 34,000-cr farm loan waiver in budget

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 10:19 PM IST
Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy presented his coalition government’s first budget on Thursday.
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy speaks during a press conference in Bengaluru.(PTI File Photo)
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy speaks during a press conference in Bengaluru.(PTI File Photo)

CM Kumaraswamy to present Karnataka budget today, all eyes on farm loan waiver package

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 06:56 AM IST
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy could either announce the waiving off of interest payments on farm loans or waiver of loans of small and marginal farmers.
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy said once Cauvery water has been allocated, the Cauvery Water Management Board should not dictate how they use the water.(PTI)
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy said once Cauvery water has been allocated, the Cauvery Water Management Board should not dictate how they use the water.(PTI)

Farm loan waiver must be done scientifically, says Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2018 10:40 PM IST
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy said he is committed to the proposed farm loan waiver he announced in his manifesto and he is also working towards rectifying lapses in the Cauvery water sharing scheme proposed by the Centre.
KT Naveen Kumar is the first person arrested in the Gauri Lankesh murder case.
KT Naveen Kumar is the first person arrested in the Gauri Lankesh murder case.

Gauri Lankesh murder accused claims his confession was coerced

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2018 11:36 PM IST
In the confession, KT Naveen Kumar says that he refused to answer key conspirator Praveen’s calls because he was unable to procure either the guns or the ammunition.
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