Karnataka

People from different faiths visit shrine in Karnataka showing communal harmony

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

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India is a land of multiple faiths, and people of the country enjoy this diversity with utmost zeal and enthusiasm. Religious tolerance and acceptance of differences can be found in every nook and corner of the country. From big cities to small villages, people can be found living in perfect harmony. An example of this …

Withdrawing from B’lore Litfest a ‘painful’ decision

Monday, November 30, 2015

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Bengaluru Literature Festival director, Vikram Sampat on Monday said that stepping down from the event was s personal decision and there was no pressure from anyone He termed it a ‘painful decision’ “It was a very painful decision for me to take. There was no pressure, it was a personal decision which I made, and …

Bengaluru join hands for ‘Save Whitefield’ campaign

Monday, November 30, 2015

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Techies and IT professionals, who are working for various Indian and MNC tech firms, today launched #SaveWhitefield campaign, aimed at drawing the attention of the Congress government in Karnataka towards the plight of the IT hub Whitefield in Bengaluru. From damaged roads, lack of cleanliness owing to open drains to a deteriorating quality of life, …

Bengaluru literature festival director Sampath steps down

Sunday, November 29, 2015

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Bengaluru: Sahitya Akademi award-winning author Vikram Sampath stepped down as one of the directors of Bangalore Literature Festival in the wake of three Kannada writers deciding to boycott the event over his remarks on the return of awards and stance on the Tipu Sultan row. “I see from media reports and personal conversations in the …

Rahul Snub: A student reveals the other side

Friday, November 27, 2015

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While the whole world was busy laughing at Rahul Gandhi and how his whole speech at Carmel boomeranged, there was someone who wasn’t. You know, the whole thing when he asked a question and the crowd didn’t quite respond the way he expected and all of that. That was a little funny to be honest …

It’s a hattrick for rain in the second Test!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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Bengaluru: Rain has been playing spoilsport in the Test match between India and South Africa and even the 4th day got washed out thanks to showers. In the second Test between India and South Africa, this is for the third straight day that play has been called off without a ball being bowled on day …

Bengaluru in top 20 commercial real estate investment cities

Monday, November 16, 2015

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After emerging as one of the top 20 technology-rich cities globally, Bengaluru has made debut in the list of top 20 commercial real estate investment cities in the world, says a Jone Lang LaSalle report. Bengaluru features in the property consultant JLL’s latest Asia-Pacific city investment intensity index at the 20th position. The index compares …

IndvsSA: Rain washes out third day’s play in Bengaluru Test

Monday, November 16, 2015

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Bengalur: Rain continued to dampen the second Test between India and South Africa as bad weather washed out the entire third day’s play here on Monday. The play was called off without a ball being bowled. With wet weather washing out play on Day 2 as well, the M Chinnaswamy stadium has witnessed just 81 …

Tipu Sultan controversy: VHP calls for statewide bandh

Friday, November 13, 2015

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The row over Tipu Sultan refuses to budge. After days of protest against the government’s decision to celebrate Tipu Sultan’s birth anniversary followed by the death of a Vishwa Hindu Parishad worker, the Bajrang Dal and VHP has now called for a bandh in Mangalore. Owing to the bandh all the towns and markets sported …

Bengaluru Airport renaming row: Naidu says no need to add fuel to fire

Thursday, November 12, 2015

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Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said people have welcomed the naming of the Bengaluru International Airport after Kempe Gowda and there was really no need to add fuel to fire by considering the option of renaming it after Mysore KIng Tipu Sultan. “Kempe Gowda was the founder of Bengaluru, people respect …

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