Over dozen leaders test Covid positive amid K'taka bypolls

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST

Two days after the public campaign for bypolls to three seats in Karnataka came to an end, nearly dozen political leaders including Janata Dal (S) strongman H D Kumaraswamy and his son Nikhil Kumarasw

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Modest voter turnout in K'taka by-polls (Ld)

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST

The by-polls to the three seats - one Lok Sabha and two Assembly constituencies - in Karnataka was peaceful on Saturday with a modest voter turnout amid the Covid-19 scare.

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Ex-CM Kumaraswamy denied admission by Bengaluru hospital citing lack of beds

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST

Notwithstanding the Karnataka government's claim that there is no shortage of beds in the hospitals, former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, who tested positive for Covid -19 earlier on Saturday, was

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Bengaluru hoteliers demand exemptions to cut their losses

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST

In the wake of an exponential spurt in Covid cases that has resulted in enforcement of night curfew, the Bruhat Bengaluru Hoteliers Association (BBHA) demanded the Karnataka government provide them ex

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Karnataka buying 84K units of remdesivir for Covid-hit

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

Grappling with the pandemic's second wave, Karnataka has floated a tender to buy 84,000 units of remdesivir to treat Covid patients, state Health Minister K. Sudhakar said on Friday.

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Karnataka bans religious congregations, caps wedding guests

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST

Karnataka on Friday issued fresh Covid guidelines in the wake of the exponential spurt in Covid cases, banning all religious gatherings and limiting attendees at political gatherings in open spaces to

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NCB Bengaluru seizes 515 gm banned Amphetamine

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST

The Bengaluru zonal unit of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has seized 515 gm of Amphetamine, a recreational narcotic drug, valued at around Rs 20 lakh from the courier centre at the Bengaluru Internat

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2 tiger, 2 lion cubs born in Bengaluru zoo

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST

Two tiger cubs and two lion cubs were born recently in the city's Bannerghatta zoo, an official said on Friday.

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High stakes for BJP, Congress in Karnataka by-polls

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress have high stakes in Karnataka's by-elections in one Lok Sabha and two Assembly seats on Saturday amid the Covid-19 scare in the stat

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By-polls to three seats in Karnataka begin amid Covid scare

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST

Amid exponential spurt in Covid cases, by-polls for a Lok Sabha seat in Belgaum and two assembly constituencies of Basavakalyan and Maski, are underway in Karnataka on Saturday.

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Driver who stole gold ornaments worth Rs 18 lakh arrested in Bengaluru

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

The Bengaluru police on Friday arrested a 38-year-old person for allegedly decamping with a bag containing gold ornaments and a Toyota Innova car in two different cases.

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Bengaluru earmarks 7 of 12 crematoria for Covid-related deaths

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

In the wake of massive spike in Covid cases in Bengaluru, the civic body on Thursday decided to designate seven of the total 12 crematoria exclusively for those who succumbed to the disease.

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