From Women’s Rights advocate to alleged abuser: Fall of Prajwal Revanna

Prajwal Revanna, Deve Gowda’s grandson and a member of the 17th Lok Sabha, representing Hassan Constituency, finds himself at the center of a storm. Accused of sexual assault and the unauthorized filming of numerous women, Prajwal’s actions starkly contrast with his grandfather's legacy of advocating for women's rights.

Rs 15 L from Karnataka for Rahul’s LS seat in Kerala raises storm

BENGALURU: Opposition parties in Karnataka have raised objections against the state government’s decision to grant compensation to a victim from Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi’s Lok Sabha constituency in Kerala. The controversy erupted as the government disbursed Rs 15 lakh ex gratia to the family of a man who was trampled to death by an elephant from Karnataka. Accusations were […]

Congress renovation plan for 100 Ram temples to counter BJPs Ram Rajya pitch

BENGALURU: Amidst political maneuvering, the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government in Karnataka is reportedly considering a formal request by the state Muzrai department to allocate Rs 100 crores for the renovation of numerous Ram Temples across the state. This move, perceived as an attempt to counter the BJP’s narrative branding Congress as ‘Anti-Hindu’ and ‘Anti-Ram’, has ignited […]

Karnataka: Congress’ renovation plan for 100 Ram temples sparks concern among Muslim groups

This move, perceived as an attempt to counter the BJP's narrative branding Congress as 'Anti-Hindu' and 'Anti-Ram', has ignited debates on the potential electoral implications and the shift towards a 'soft-Hindutva' approach by the Chief Minister.

Interfaith couple assaulted in Karnataka; accused charged with gangrape

The incident occurred on January 8, and three men, belonging to a minority community, have been arrested in connection with the case.

Pro-Kannada protests: Clash over language mandates escalates across the city

Videos circulating online depicted a man attacking an English signboard at a salon and spa, while groups in red and yellow scarfs drove past in trucks.

Karnataka Congress govt lifts hijab ban, BJP calls them out for “appeasement politics”

NEW DELHI: Congress-led Karnataka government’s decision to lift the ban on hijab in education institutions has ignited a fierce tussle between the ruling party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Saturday. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah defended the move, emphasising the personal nature of choices in dress and food. On the other hand, the BJP accused […]

Fostering inclusivity: The case for secular clothing in examinations

Fostering Inclusivity: The Case for Secular Clothing in Examinations Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) has implemented a ban on all forms of head coverings during recruitment examinations. The decision aims to ensure transparency and prevent malpractices during the examination process. The prohibition includes religious head coverings such as hijabs, turbans, and any other form of headgear. […]

Drought at doorsteps; farmers blame Karnataka govt for Cauvery woes

MYSORE/MANDYA: As the water crisis in Karnataka continues unabated with the Cauvery basin witnessing a major shortage due to deficiency in the south-west monsoon and the state reeling through a drought-like situation which it never had experienced in the past 123 years, economic and farmers union members blame the state government over the mismanagement and inefficiency […]

Cauvery water dispute: SC refuses to interfere, farmers protest continue

MYSORE/MANDYA: In a setback, the Supreme Court has refused to interfere in the petitions of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the release of Cauvery water. Karnataka had demanded a stay on the order passed by the Cauvery tribunal that directed to release 5000 cusecs of water to its neighboring state, while Tamil Nadu had demanded […]