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Energy Minister D K Shivakumar at his residence in Sadashivanagar, during the I-T raids. (File  | Express)
Raids against Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar enter day 3, doctors visit home

Apart from Bengaluru - where most of the properties and offices of Shivakumar are located- raids were also carried out in Hassan, Mysuru and Ramanagara districts.

04 Aug 2017

Girl pedals from J&K to Kanyakumari to create awareness on gender equality

A city-based 27-year-old girl gave up her high paying job and cycled from Kashmir to Kanyakumari to create awareness on gender equality in the country.

04 Aug 2017

2 fall into Amboli valley, video goes viral   

Two youths who went missing from the Kavalesad point at Amboli, Mumbai, on Monday, were found dead on Thursday.

04 Aug 2017

Lamas of Tibetan settlement in Mundgod with a helmet | Express
Little Lamas from Hubballi pose as models for Helmet ad

The settlement, known as Doeguling, has a population of 16,000 Tibetan refugees

04 Aug 2017

Over 5k buses to be added to city, intercity fleet

The Transport department will add 5,172 new buses to its city and intercity fleet.

04 Aug 2017

5-year-jail term for 2 ex-prison officials

The Karnataka High Court on Thursday sentenced two former jail officials to five years imprisonment and `50,000 fine, as they were found guilty of allowing multi-crore stamp paper scam kingpin Abdul K

04 Aug 2017

State protests use of CRPF personnel in raid

The State government has expressed its ‘strong protest’ over the largescale deployment of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel during the ongoing raid on Energy Minister D K Shivakumar and ot

04 Aug 2017

Cong brass brainstorm to tackle I-T raid fallout

With the IT raids on Energy Minister D K Shivakumar continuing on Thursday, the Congress top brass in the state were huddled in a meeting to draw up strategies to counter the recent developments.

04 Aug 2017

(From extreme right) KPCC working president Dinesh Gundurao, Bengaluru Rural MP DK Suresh and KPCC president  G Parameshwara with Gujarat Congress MLAs at Eagleton Resort on the outskirts of Bengaluru on Thursday | Express
More trouble for Shivakumar?

Sources in the state Congress foresee more trouble for Shivakumar as the party feels the BJP would do everything to pin him down ahead of 2018 assembly elections.

04 Aug 2017

As the I-T raids continued, Power Minister D K Shivakumar’s house in Sadashivanagar remained abuzz with activity and surrounded by mediapersons in Bengaluru on Thursday | pushkar v
Anxiety hangs heavy over Guj MLAs’ retreat

Two of them taken to hospital with complaints of fever and breathlessness, many others want to return home

04 Aug 2017

Race against time to finish 55 canteens in 11 days

The state government seems to be working on a tight deadline to set up Indira Canteens in the city ahead of their inauguration on Independence Day.

04 Aug 2017

Karnataka's Minister for Energy D K Shivakumar addresses the media at a press conference at Vidhan Soudha (File Photo | EPS/Nagaraja Gadekal)
Karnataka government expresses strong protest over use of CRPF for raid on DK Shivakumar

In a letter written by Karnataka Home Department additional chief secretary Subhash Chandra to Hasmukh Adhia, union financial services secretary, the state questioned the use of CRPF.

03 Aug 2017

A few tourists said that they saw the duo falling into the gorge. | Youtube Screengrab
WATCH: Two drunken youngsters fall to their death at Maharashtra's Amboli

Two youngsters, who went missing from Kavalesad in Amboli on Monday, were killed after they accidentally fell into a hundred-feet deep gorge in a drunken stupor. 

03 Aug 2017

Officials outside Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar's residence in Bengaluru where IT officials are conducting raid. | (Pushkar V | EPS)
Income Tax department seizes Rs 11 crore cash; scans property of Karnataka minister Shivakumar

Income Tax raids on energy minister D K Shivakumar and his relatives continued for the second day in a row.

03 Aug 2017

Energy Minister D K Shivakumar at his residence in Sadashivanagar, during the I-T raids  | Express
I-T raids now at Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar's father-in-law's house

I-T raids were conducted on Karnataka energy minister D K Shivakumar's house and private resort in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

03 Aug 2017

Farmers taking out a protest march in Mandya city on Wednesday
Karnataka: Mandya farmers take out rally demanding water

With the Cauvery stir spreading across Mandya district, members of the Organic Farmers Forum on Wednesday took out a protest march and blocked Bengaluru-Mysuru highway demanding water for irrigation c

03 Aug 2017

Karnataka: Veerashaivas, Lingayats are same, says Mahasabha

Some prominent members in the community, including Water Resources Minister M B Patil had recently stated that Lingayat, not Veerashaiva-Lingayat, should be given a separate religion status.

03 Aug 2017

Energy Minister D K Shivakumar at his residence in Sadashivanagar, during the I-T raids  | Express
I-T raids on minister D K Shivakumar properties stun government

The Chief Minister Siddaramaiah accused the Centre of misusing the income tax department to meet its political ends in Gujarat.

03 Aug 2017

PDP leader Abdul Nasser Madhani. (File Photo: Express)
Kerala intervenes in Rs15 lakh ‘security’ bill for Madhani

The Supreme Court granted bail for Madani to attend his son’s wedding in Kerala on condition that he foot the bill for his security expenses.

03 Aug 2017

Govt should now try to clear structural problems

A quarter per cent rate cut isn’t the thunderbolt that can resurrect India’s sagging fortunes. Private investment is constrained not due to banks’ inability to lend, but because of their unwillingness

03 Aug 2017

‘CM must be given Nobel for creating rift among castes’

Ridiculing Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for raking up separate religion tag for Lingayat issue, opposition leader in the Legislative Council K S Eshwarappa said the CM must be awarded Nobel prize for c

03 Aug 2017