Cafe Coffee Day founder Siddhartha’s body washes ashore

The body of Cafe Coffee Day founder V G Siddhartha, who went missing from Monday night, was found today in the Nethravathi river in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka after 36 hours of intense search, officials said. Continue Reading

Cafe Coffee Day owner Siddhartha goes missing

According to his driver, he was asked to drive towards the Nethravathi bridge and told to stop there. Siddhartha then reportedly told him that he was going to take a walk. But, the driver said, he jumped off the bridge into the Nethravathi river. Continue Reading

Karnataka rebel MLAs say they we will not attend Assembly

“We are happy with the decision of the Honourable Supreme Court, we honour it,” rebel Congress MLA B C Patil said in a video released to the media, a day ahead of the trial of strength in the Karnataka Assembly. Continue Reading

Kumaraswamy announces SIT probe into audio clip row

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today announced a comprehensive SIT probe to “bring out the truth” after an audio clip he released showed state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa in a purported conversation to lure a JD (S) MLA. Continue Reading

Four youngsters arrested for damaging stone pillars at Hampi

Four youngsters were arrested on Thursday for damaging a carved stone pillar at the UNESCO world heritage site at Hampi in Karnataka. The video of the incident went viral and it triggered statewide outrage. Continue Reading

Commit to growth of digital economy: Biocon chief to Congress

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, founder Biocon, during the Congress’s manifesto consultation meeting on IT and BT Economy, suggested to the party to commit itself to the growth of digital economy in the country and include it in its 2019 Lok Sabha poll manifesto. Continue Reading

JDS shouldn’t be treated as third grade citizen by Congress: HDK

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today said that Congress should not be treat JD(S) as a third grade citizen and must adopt give and take policy in order to put up a united fight against BJP. Continue Reading

BJP’s ‘Operation Lotus’ is real: Karnataka min

D K Shivakumar, Karnataka Water Resource minister, alleged on Sunday that three Congress MLAs were camping in a hotel in Mumbai along with some BJP leaders. He further said that the BJPs ‘Operation Lotus’ to topple the state’s coalition government was for real and that former chief minister Siddaramaiah and Congress state president Dinesh Gundu Rao were aware of the development. Continue Reading