Karnataka

'We see you rollin', we chasin': Bengaluru police take on drug peddlers using memes

Bengaluru police is using social media yet again to raise awareness about crimes using humour and pop culture.

No life jackets, overcrowding caused Karwar boat capsize tragedy

The Karwar boat tragedy lead to the deaths of 14 people while a search and rescue operation, which started on Monday, is still continuing to find two more missing persons.

How scientists in Shivamogga are fighting to control latest outbreak of ‘monkey fever’

The Virus Diagnostic Lab (VDL) is testing 3 batches of blood samples every day and has accelerated the process of vaccinating residents.

Congress targets PM Modi over his absence at Siddaganga seer's funeral in Karnataka

The Congress has also demanded that Shivakumara Swamy, who passed away on Monday, be conferred the Bharat Ratna.

Monkey fever outbreak in Shivamogga: DHO, Doctor in charge of diagnostic lab suspended

The essential vaccines and hygiene required to contain the epidemic were compromised according to the Health Department.

Karwar boat tragedy: Death toll mounts to 14, rescue ops continue for third day

18 people were rescued at the time of the tragedy by other boats, fishermen and Indian Coast Guard passing through the area.

Lakhs of devotees arrive in Tumakuru to catch one last glimpse of Shivakumara Swamy

The turnout was further evidence of the 111-year old seer's importance in the social and religious lives of people in Karnataka.

Resort brawl: Congress MLA Anand Singh may have to undergo eye surgery

Sources with Apollo Hospital say that Anand Singh has swelling near his right eye. Once the swelling subsides, the doctors will know whether a surgery is required.

Tumakuru unites to provide food to lakhs of devotees of Shivakumara Swamy

“Swamiji did not want anyone to go hungry and being devotees we should also be doing it," said one volunteer who was helping provide food to lakhs of devotees.

Drug addiction to overcrowding: Report paints damning picture of B’luru Central Prison

The Vinay Kumar report, which was under wraps till recently, was submitted to the state Chief Secretary in Oct 2017, but no significant changes were undertaken.