As more and more medical emergencies have been reported during travel, the Indian Railways has increased the medical consultation fee from Rs 20 to Rs 100. This is the first time, the railways is increasing the fee since 1989.
With the 15-day parole period for Ilavarasi, who is serving a jail sentence along with expelled AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala, ending today, she left Chennai for Parappana Agrahara Jail, Bengaluru, where she has to report by 6 pm. Continue Reading
With quite a few examinees writing ‘Om’, a sacred symbol in Hinduism, or the names of Gods before attempting to answer questions, the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Karnataka has, in a circular to all affiliated colleges, called it an examination malpractice. Continue Reading
With rehabilitaton work in full swing in rain-ravaged Kodagu, Karnataka government said all efforts would be made to restore normalcy at the earliest in the district where torrential rains that lashed the district last week have claimed 12 lives. Continue Reading
Karnataka Minister H D Revanna courted a controversy after a video purportedly showing him flinging biscuit packets at flood victims in a relief camp in Hassan district went viral today. Continue Reading
Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy said the situation was “under control” and assured the people battered by floods and landslips of a “new life” with fair rehabilitation. Continue Reading
The deadly monsoon rains that savaged Kerala claimed 13 more lives yesterday as parts of neighbouring Karnataka and Tamilnadu too reeled under floods. Continue Reading
The Karnataka government has declared seven days State mourning till 22 August as a mark of respect to departed former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Bengaluru: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat praised freedom fighters, including Tamil chieftain Veerapandiya Kattabomman who had waged a war against the British East India Company in the 18th century. Continue Reading
Ratcheting up his criticism of the Prime Minister over alleged corruption in the Rafale deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi dared him to a debate and claimed Narendra Modi will not be able to answer his questions on the issue “even for a second”.