CBI to probe phone tapping charges in Karnataka

Days after charges of phone tapping during the previous coalition government headed by JDS surfaced, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Sunday said he will order a CBI probe into the allegations citing demands by several Congress leaders. Continue Reading

Flood situation in Kerala, Karnataka improves; toll mounts to 145

After a week-long continuous rain in the southern States Kerala and Karnataka, the flood water has begun receding and the situation is improving, said a media report. Continue Reading

Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri elected Karnataka assembly speaker

Two days after K R Ramesh Kumar resigned, Senior BJP leader Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri was yesterday unanimously elected the 22nd Speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. Continue Reading

Coffee Day founder Siddhartha cremated

Billionaire coffee tycoon V G Siddhartha, whose body was fished out of a river two days after he went missing, was Wednesday cremated at his estate in his home district of Chikmagalur after hundreds of people paid a tearful adieu to him. Continue Reading

BJP will put development back on track in Karnataka: Muralidhar Rao

A day after BS Yediyurappa won the confidence motion in Karnataka Assembly, BJP General Secretary P Muralidhar Rao asserted that the party would provide the State with a stable government.  Continue Reading

Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar resigns

Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar today announced his resignation after the House adopted the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and passed the Appropriation Bill. Continue Reading