Shankar Raj

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M Vasudev Maiya

M Vasudev Maiya, ex-CEO of Guru Raghavendra Bank, found dead in car outside his residence in Bengaluru

In another high profile case of a suspected suicide, M Vasudev Maiya (70), former CEO of the Guru Raghavendra Bank, was found dead in a c...Read More

Coronavirus in Karnataka: Bengaluru records 800 cases on Tuesday

Coronavirus in Karnataka: Bengaluru records 800 cases on Tuesday

Karnataka’s capital Tuesday heaved a sigh of relief as the number of new Covid-19 cases dipped for the second consecutive day.The city re...Read More

Compassionate capitalism at work: Infosys repatriates over 200 stranded employees from US

Compassionate capitalism at work: Infosys repatriates over 200 stranded employees from US

Bengaluru: Karnataka-based IT major Infosys flew back over 200 of its employees and their families stranded in the United States due to t...Read More

Mandya MP, Kunigal MLA test positive

Mandya MP, Kunigal MLA test positive

BengaluruThe novel Coronavirus seems to be catching up with politicians in Karnataka. Yesteryear superstar Sumalatha, currently a Member ...Read More

Bengaluru under 33-hr lockdown ‘with no exceptions’

Bengaluru under 33-hr lockdown ‘with no exceptions’

The lockdown will start at 8 pm on Saturday and conclude at 5 am Monday

Karnataka judge expunges remarks on rape victim

Karnataka judge expunges remarks on rape victim

Justice Dixit kicked up a row on June 17 while granting advance bail to a rape accused when he observed that it was “unbecoming of a woma...Read More

Nurses get honoured for their services in taking care of COVID-19 patients, at KIMS hospital in Dharwad, Karnataka on Friday.

Bengaluru records 997 cases

BengaluruFrom less than 100 cases a day a week back, Karnataka’s capital city recorded a whopping 997 new Covid-19 cases on Friday pushin...Read More

DKS begins new job, vows to wrest power in K’taka

DKS begins new job, vows to wrest power in K’taka

BengaluruCongress leader DK Shivakumar took over as the president of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on Thursday, nearly ...Read More

Karnataka row over dumped bodies

Karnataka row over dumped bodies

NO RESPECT FOR DEAD?

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Netizens horrified by video of medical workers allegedly dumping bodies of COVID-19 patients in pits; Karnataka Health Minister promises inquiry

Outrage poured in on Tuesday over two videos that showed medical workers in PPE outfits allegedly dumping bodies of COVID-19 patients in ...Read More

Community spread in parts of Bengaluru, opine experts

Community spread in parts of Bengaluru, opine experts

BengaluruKarnataka saw another day of spike in Covid-19 cases with 1,105 testing positive, taking the total cases to 14,295. The state al...Read More

Karnataka: No private hospital can deny Covid-19 treatment

Karnataka: No private hospital can deny Covid-19 treatment

Bengaluru: No private hospital or medical establishment in Karnataka can turn away or deny treatment to Covid patients, said a top offici...Read More

Karnataka High Court

Letter flays Karnataka High Court judge’s rape observation

Bengaluru: In a strongly-worded open letter to Karnataka HC judge Justice Krishna S Dixit, 17 organisations and over 20 journalists have ...Read More

Judge’s tutorial in case of rape; Indian women don’t sleep after being ‘ravished’

Judge’s tutorial in case of rape; Indian women don’t sleep after being ‘ravished’

Bengaluru: In a judgment that has raised both eyebrows and hackles, the Karnataka High Court observed that a woman falling asleep after b...Read More

Accused criminal who tested positive for coronavirus flees from hospital in Karnataka

Accused criminal who tested positive for coronavirus flees from hospital in Karnataka

Bengaluru: A COVID-19 patient who is an accused in a criminal case spat at the security guards at the isolation centre where he was lodge...Read More

Ponzi scam accused IAS officer ends life in Bengaluru

Ponzi scam accused IAS officer ends life in Bengaluru

BengaluruSenior IAS officer BM Vijayashankar, who was one of the accused of the Rs 4,000-crore I-Monetary Advisory (IMA) ponzi scam, alle...Read More

Coronavirus in Karnataka: State projects over 25,000 active cases by August 15

Coronavirus in Karnataka: State projects over 25,000 active cases by August 15

Bengaluru: Karnataka could have over 25,000 active Covid-19 cases by August 15, according to projections made by the Karnataka State Covi...Read More

Coronavirus in Karnataka: Key markets shut in Bengaluru as cases rise in the IT capital

Coronavirus in Karnataka: Key markets shut in Bengaluru as cases rise in the IT capital

BengaluruAs the IT capital seems to be taking the Delhi-Mumbai-Chennai route in a surge of Coronavirus cases, Karnataka Chief Minister BS...Read More

Deve Gowda urges politicians to tone down 'nationalist rhetoric' amid rising tensions between India and China

Deve Gowda urges politicians to tone down 'nationalist rhetoric' amid rising tensions between India and China

Bengaluru: Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Friday urged the people and politicians to tone down "nationalist rhetoric” in the stan...Read More

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa's office shut after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa's office shut after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa's office in the heart of Bengaluru was shut Friday after an employee's relative tested...Read More

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