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Karunanidhi: Hundreds stand outside Rajaji Hall

Karunanidhi: Hundreds stand outside Rajaji Hall

CHENNAI: Hundreds of people queued up outside here on Wednesday morning to pay their last respect to former chief minister M Karunanidhi who died on Tuesday evening due to age-related ailments. The president’s body was brought to Rajaji Hall around 5.30am. On Tuesday night, Karunanidhi’s body was taken to his Gopalapuram residence from Kauvery Hospital where he died at the […]

Protest against toll collection on NH66 on Aug14

Protest against toll collection on NH66 on Aug14

MANGALURU: The Action Committee Against Toll Gate will hold dharna near the toll booth at on August 14. The action committee formed to fight against toll collection on NH66 at Surathkal and also demands filling of potholes on the newly constructed four lane highway. The committee also demands that the toll collection at Thalappady toll gate on the stretch should […]

Karunanidhi death: KSRTC suspends buses to TN

Karunanidhi death: KSRTC suspends buses to TN

BENGALURU: Karnataka State Road (KSRTC) suspended its services to Tamil Nadu following the death of DMK chief M in Chennai on Tuesday. KSRTC operates 150-160 schedules during night to Tamil Nadu. Officials said all divisions have temporarily stopped operations to TN. KSRTC officials said they will resume services after receiving clearance from the police. “We have suspended services in the […]

Karunanidhi batted for cordial ties with Karnataka

Karunanidhi batted for cordial ties with Karnataka

BENGALURU: Through his five different terms between 1969 and 2011 as chief minister of Tamil Nadu, played a pivotal role in ensuring cordial ties between Tamil Nadu and . This, notwithstanding a vexed dispute over sharing of Cauvery water. Most Karnataka chief ministers since D Devaraj Urs enjoyed cordial relations with Tamil Nadu whenever the DMK patriarch was at the […]

Whitefield residents learn Kannada

Whitefield residents learn Kannada

BENGALURU: Nanage Kannad Gotilla… is a refrain that one hears from in namma Bengaluru. But that need not be the case anymore, at least in tony Whitefield. Thanks to the endeavours of an organisation, non-Kannadigas will soon be able to proclaim: Naanu (I am Kannadiga). “We want to empower every non-Kannadiga into saying ‘Naanu Kannadiga’,” said Sampath Ramanujam, the founder […]

NIA gets custody of kingpin in Bodh Gaya blasts

NIA gets custody of kingpin in Bodh Gaya blasts

BENGALURU: (NIA) sleuths on Tuesday produced Mohammed Jahidul Islam alias Kausar alias Munir Sheikh of Bangladesh (JMB) before a special NIA court in Bengaluru and took him into five-day transit custody. The NIA will now take the 38-year-old suspect to Patna where he will be produced before a court in connection with the serial blasts in . In a joint […]

BBMP diktat: Flex is out at marriages, temples

BBMP diktat: Flex is out at marriages, temples

Bengaluru: Intensifying its drive against boards, banners and other publicity material, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike () has now banned their display inside marriage halls, temples, shopping , indoor auditoriums, bus shelters and skywalks as well. On Monday, the council had approved a resolution banning flex boards, banners and buntings, illegal advertisement hoardings, wall bills and posters for one year, across […]