“Your time is up”: IPS Officer D Roopa faces ridicule after punishment by Karnataka government for sharing private photos of IAS Officer Rohini Sindhuri

IPS Officer D Roopa is facing public ridicule after the Karnataka government acted swiftly to punish her for sharing private photos of IAS Officer Rohini Sindhuri. Roopa’s action had led to a nasty social media feud between her and Sindhuri, prompting the latter’s husband to file a criminal complaint against her. According to an order … Read more

New twist in social media feud between IPS Officer D Roopa and IAS Officer Rohini Sindhuri; Roopa accuses Sindhuri of leaking private photos

In another twist of events, IPS Officer D Roopa has alleged that IAS Officer Rohini Sindhuri had shared her private photos on social media. Sindhuri has rejected Roopa’s allegations even as the former’s husband said that he was determined to file a criminal complaint against the latter. According to news agency ANI, Roopa said that … Read more

IPS Officer D Roopa, who refused award from Arnab Goswami’s former business partner, in trouble for sharing private photos of IAS officer Rohini Sindhuri

In a surprising turn of events, IPS officer D Roopa, who once refused an award from an NGO founded by the co-founder of Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV, has defended her action of sharing personal photos of IAS office Rohini Sindhuri. The matter took a dramatic turn on Monday after Sindhuri’s husband held an emergency press … Read more

First sacked by Wells Fargo, absconding Shankar Mishra finally arrested for peeing on elderly woman on Air India flight

Shankar Mishra, who was recently sacked by the American banking giant Wells Fargo, has finally been arrested by the Delhi Police for peeing on an elderly woman on an Air India flight. Mishra was absconding after the news of his disgraceful act became public. The Delhi Police had launched a manhunt to arrest him and … Read more

Hijab Ban case: How two judges differed in final order, matter now before CJI

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a split verdict in the Hijab ban case with Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia setting aside the Karnataka High Court’s order banning girl students from wearing Islamic headscarves. Justice Hemant Gupta, however, agreed with the Karnataka High Court on the ban and rejected all the appeals filed by Muslim parties. Justice … Read more

Bengaluru flooding triggers meme fest; Karnataka Chief Minister blames Congress

The recent flooding in Bengaluru, billed as India’s silicon valley, has triggered a meme fest on social media even as Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai blamed the Congress government of the past for the chaos. Bommai said that flooding in the state capital was a result of unprecedented rains, adding that the city had not … Read more

After allegations of biases, Karnataka Police forced to arrest Hindu saint Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru for sexually abusing school girls

After being accused of biases, the Karnataka Police on Thursday finally arrested Karnataka Hindu saint of Murugha Math, Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru, for raping two school girls aged 15 and 16. Murugha Sharanaru complained of health complications immediately after he was sent to jail. The prominent Hindu saint, belonging to the powerful Lingayat community, was arrested … Read more

Female lawyer kicked, slapped in Karnataka; accused Mahantesh arrested after video goes viral

A video of a female lawyer being brutally kicked and slapped in public in Karnataka has gone viral on social media. The police have arrested the accused, identified as Mahantesh. In the viral video, Mahantesh could be seen brutally attacking a female, identified as Sangeetha Shikkeri, even as people looked on. Mahantesh kicked the lawyer … Read more

Ajay Devgn blabbered as mouthpiece of BJP’: Two former Karnataka Chief Ministers support Kichcha Sudeep as Hindi controversy spirals out of control

At least two former Karnataka chief ministers have come out in the open to slam Ajay Devgn and support Kannada actor Kichcha Sudeep on the raging controversy surrounding Hindi. Former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said that Ajay Devgn spoke like a mouthpiece of the BJP when he publicly criticised Kichcha Sudeep on Twitter. In a … Read more

Hindi controversy: Ajay Devgn left red-faced after Kannada actor Kichcha Sudeep tells Bollywood star to not react without knowing facts

Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn on Wednesday lost his cool at Kannada actor Kichcha Sudeep for his insulting jibe at the Hindi language. However, Ajay later admitted that he had failed to understand the context of Sudeep’s statement on Hindi saying that ‘something was lost in translation.’ Speaking at an event, Sudeep had told a reporter, … Read more

Four family members including 2 children killed in AC blast in Karnataka

In a shocking development, four members of the same family were killed after an Air Conditioner (AC) exploded in Karnataka’s Vijayanagara district. Among those killed are a couple and their two children. The victims have been identified as 42-year-old Venkat Prashanth, his 38-year-old wife D. Chandrakala, their six-year-old son Advik and 8-year-old-old daughter Prerana. The … Read more

“It would destroy our global leadership”: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw issues warning to Karnataka government over Muslim ban in state

Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has warned that the Muslim ban in Karnataka will destroy India’s leadership globally. Her comments evoked a sharp response from BJP’s IT Cell chief Amit Malviya, who said the industrialist was expressing her ‘politically coloured opinion.’ Reacting to a news item suggesting that Karnataka’s temples were under political pressure to ban … Read more

CJI NV Ramana refuses to list appeal against Hijab ban for urgent hearing; tells lawyer to not ‘sensationalise’ issue

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Thursday refused to list the appeal against Karnataka High Court’s order upholding the ban on hijab for Muslim girls. CJI Ramana told the lawyer to not sensationalise the matter as he rejected the argument that Muslim students would lose one crucial year of their career due to the … Read more

3 Karnataka High Court judges given ‘Y’ category security cover after chief justice allegedly receives death threat for hijab ban verdict

Karnataka’s BJP government has decided to provided ‘Y’ category security cover to three judges of the Karnataka High Court, who upheld the ban on hijab for Muslim girls. These three judges are Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, Justices Krishna S Dixit and JM Khazi. The announcement came after two advocates claimed to receive a video message with a threat to … Read more

What Karnataka High Court said while upholding hijab ban for Muslim girls

The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday upheld the ban on hijab for female Muslim students saying that wearing Islamic headscarves was an essential part of Islam. The court said that the Holy Quran does not mandate wearing of #hijab or headgear for Muslim women. “Whatever is stated in the above sūras, we say, is only directory, because … Read more

Karnataka High Court to deliver verdict in hijab row today, education institutions, large gatherings banned in several cities

The Karnataka High Court will deliver its judgment on whether Muslim girls can attend schools and colleges by wearing hijab later today. A group of Muslim students from Udupi had approached the court challenging the government’s order to ban hijab in schools. Ahead of today’s verdict, several Karnataka cities announced a ban on public gatherings. They … Read more

BJP MLA’s shocking statement on killed Indian student from Karnataka, says dead body occupies more space in plane

A BJP MLA from Hubli-Dharwad constituency in Karnataka has made a shocking statement on the Indian student killed in Ukraine saying that a dead body occupies more space in a plane. BJP MLA Arvind Bellad’s atrocious video has now gone viral on social media. Speaking to reporters, Bellad said that the BJP government at the … Read more

Angry reactions after Indian student from Karnataka killed in Ukraine

Twitter has erupted in anger after it emerged that an Indian student from Karnataka was killed by the Russian military attack in Ukraine on Tuesday. The student has been identified as Naveen Shekharappa Gyandagoudar, who hailed from the Haveri district in Karnataka, 300km from Bengaluru. The 21-year-old student was in his final year of medicine … Read more