Everything you need to know about Hubli: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Hubli: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) Karnataka's Congress government headed by Siddaramaiah completed six months in office this week with controversies stalling its move to ban superstitious practices and threatening to derail plans to organise free educational tours for students from the minorities, backward classes and Dalits.
Bangalore, Nov 15 (IANS) All the seven victims of the bus fire at Haveri in Karnataka Thursdaybn have been identified, police said here Friday.
Seven people have been killed and 25 passengers injured, as a private-run bus caught fire on a bridge near Haveri town, about 330 km from here in northern Karnataka on Thursday, a senior police official said.
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) Seven passengers were burnt to death and 25 injured early Thursday when a luxury bus hit a bridge railing and caught fire near a Karnataka town, a police official said.
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) Seven people were burnt to death and 25 passengers were injured early Thursday when a private-run bus caught fire on a bridge near Haveri town, about 330 km from here in northern Karnataka, a senior police official said.
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) Seven persons were charred to death and 25 passengers were injured early Thursday when a private-run bus caught fire on a bridge near Haveri town, about 330km from here in northern Karnataka, a senior police official said.
Bangalore, Oct 21 (IANS) In a bid to decongest India's grid-locked tech hub, Karnataka's new IT policy, to be unveiled Tuesday, focuses on attracting investments in the knowledge sector in cities and towns across the state, and not only the state capital.
Bangalore, Oct 16 (IANS) Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifice, was celebrated across Karnataka Wednesday with gaiety and religious fervour by tens of thousands of Muslims.
Hubli, Oct 12 (ANI): India A have put themselves in a strong position to win the third unofficial Test against West Indies A being played at Hubli after captain Cheteshwar Pujara scored a triple century.
Hubli, Oct 10 (IANS) Opener Gautam Gambhir marked his return to form with a century (123, 236b, 11x4) as did skipper Cheteshwar Pujara (139 batting, 228b, 15x4) as the duo with a 207-run third-wicket partnership helped India A take a 66-run lead over the West Indies A on the second day of their four-day match here Thursday.
Hubli, Oct 10 (ANI): West Indies A were bowled out for 268 runs on the first day of the third unofficial Test against India A being played at Hubli, with Abhishek Nayar taking four wickets.
Bangalore, Sep 16 (IANS) Karnataka plans to operate bullet trains from Bangalore to Mysore and Chennai, with the help of Japanese technology and funds, to decongest the city and facilitate speedy intra and inter-state travel, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said Monday.
St. John's (Antigua), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has called up Barbadian Ashley Nurse to the West Indies A team for the upcoming tour of India.
Bangalore, Aug 9 (IANS) Muslims across Karnataka Friday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with religious fervour and gaiety, marking the end of fasting in the holy month of Ramadan.
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) The Karnataka government has allocated Rs.100 crore for disaster management preparedness in addition to Rs.150 crore earmarked in the state budget for 2013-14 towards safety measures in five cities across the state.
Hubli (Karnataka), Aug 2 (IANS) A middle-aged woman was allegedly gang-raped early Friday by five men who barged into her home, a police official said.
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) Its revenues hit by the Supreme Court-enforced mining ban, Goa's only major port is now trying to tap container traffic from north Karnataka and Maharashtra to boost its business.
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) A day-long passport fair was held here Saturday to speed up processing of applications by the regional passport office.
Bangalore/Hubli, April 29 (IANS) The Congress would build world class infrastructure in 'Bengaluru' if voted to power again in Karnataka, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday while attacking the ruling BJP for its "corruption" which had stalled the development of the city and the state.
New Delhi/Bangalore, March 25 (IANS) The Congress Monday began screening aspirants to contest the May 5 Karnataka assembly poll and hoped to release the first list by this month end.
Bangalore, March 11 (IANS) Karnataka's health and family welfare department Monday banned the sale and use of some allopathic tablets and a disinfectant fluid with immediate effect after they were tested and found to be sub-standard.
Bangalore, Feb 26 (IANS) The railway budget, presented in parliament by Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Tuesday, has proposed to introduce only seven express trains and two passenger trains from and within Karnataka in fiscal 2013-14.
Hubli (Karnataka), Feb 22 (IANS) Rattled by a spate of resignations of ministers and legislators from Karnataka's ruling BJP, Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Friday said Congress was behind the development as it wanted to pull down his government.
Bangalore, Feb 20 (IANS) Protests erupted in Karnataka and railway offices in Bangalore and Mysore were attacked Wednesday by activists protesting the gazette notification of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal's (CWDT) final award.
Bangalore, Jan 19 (IANS) For the first time, Karnataka is set to see an assembly poll battle spearheaded by sharply contrasting leaderships.
Belgaum (Karnataka), Dec 11 (IANS) Karanataka's ruling BJP will Wednesday decide on action to be taken against 14 of its assembly members for defying a diktat to stay away from the formal launch of former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's new party.
Haveri (Karnataka), Dec 9 (IANS) The BJP government in Karnataka faced a serious threat Sunday as 13 of its 118 legislators defied a diktat and attended the launch of a party by former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa here.
Bangalore, Nov 26 (IANS) Global enterprise software major SAP India Monday hosted a hi?tech event here to promote entrepreneurship among 5,000 students from 200 universities across the country and bridge the industry?academic gap.
Bangalore, Oct 28 (IANS) Karnataka Police are seeking the help of Interpol to extradite from Saudi Arabia three terror suspects wanted for their alleged role in planning to attack noted politicians, religious heads and media persons in the state, a senior police official said Sunday.
Hubli (Karnataka), Oct 7 (IANS) Under attack from farmers and a section of his own Bharatiya Janata Party for releasing Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu, Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar said Sunday he was hoping for a "positive response" from the Supreme Court Monday.
Bangalore, Oct 6 (IANS) A day-long shutdown to protest the release of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu crippled life in Karnataka Saturday.
AICC Gen Sec- Janardan Dwivedi has said that our country has always followed and maintained the philosophy of tolerance and non-violence, giving due respect to diversity in multicultural world
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) With the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka extending support to the nationwide shutdown Thursday, the police has been put on high alert to maintain law and order across the state. About 17,000 policemen have been deputed in the capital alone.
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) A doctor has been arrested for alleged links to Pakistan-based terror outfits LeT and HuJI, taking the number detained mainly in Karnataka in the last five days to 14, police said Monday.
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested a doctor for alleged links to Pakistan-based terror outfits LeT and HuJI, taking the number of people detained in the state in the last five days to 14, police said Monday.
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested one more person with alleged links to Pakistan-based terror outfits LeT and HuJI, taking the number of people detained in the state in the last five days to 13, a police officer said Sunday.
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) The families of 11 terror suspects apprehended in Karnataka Friday expressed shock and disbelief over their arrests on charges of links with banned terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Harkat-ul-Jihad-e-Islam (Huji) and plotting terror attacks in the state.
Bengaluru, Aug 30 (ANI): Bengaluru Police on Thursday arrested a journalist, reportedly employed with an English daily, for alleged links with the Indian Mujahideen.
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Eleven people with links to terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba and HUJI, and planning to assassinate leading Karnataka politicians, some journalists and Hindu leaders have been arrested in Karnataka and a "catastrophe" averted, a top police officer said Thursday.
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) D.V. Sadananda Gowda Wednesday quit as Karnataka chief minister and Jagadish Sehttar staked claim to form the new government as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party grappled with forming a ministry satisfactory to various factions.
Bhartiya Janta Party leader D V Sadanand Gowda, who first was assessed loyalist to strong BJP leader of Karnataka and former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa that later turned to later's opponent, on Wednesday has reportedly submitted his resignation to Karnataka Governor Hansraj Bhardwaj.........
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) legislative leader Jagadish Shettar Wednesday staked claim to form the ruling party's third government in Karnataka. He will be sworn in as chief minister Thursday.
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) Karnataka Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar is all set to take oath as chief minister Thursday amid indications that the unabashed jockeying for power in his Bharatiya Janata party is set to dog him and the state.
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The warring factions in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday finally paved the way for Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to take over as chief minister from D.V.Sadananda Gowda but continued to fight for a share in power.
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Buckling under mounting pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the BJP Sunday said D.V. Sadananda Gowda was being replaced as the Karnataka chief minister by Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar - with barely nine months to go for state polls.
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Desperate to prevent a split in the party and save its government in Karnataka, the BJP Sunday announced that Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar will be the new chief minister, replacing D.V. Sadananda Gowda.
Ultimately Jagdish Shetter declared as the new chief minister of Karnataka by BJP and replaced present chief minister D.V. Sadanand Gowda.
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) third chief minister in four years in Karnataka, has risen from the ranks of the RSS and the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP).
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Friday said it has bagged new orders worth Rs.1,076 crore across various businesses during the first quarter of the current financial year.
Bhubaneswar, June 13 (ANI): Tata Group Chairman designate Cyrus Mistry met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here, with a motive to discuss the progress of the six million-tonne plant in the state.
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) Protest shutdown against steep petrol price hike Thursday partially affected India's tech hub with leading IT firms, including Infosys Ltd and multinationals logging out, even as normal life remained paralysed across Karnataka.
New Delhi/ Penukonda, May 22 (ANI): The public relations officer (PRO) of Indian Railways, Anil Saxena, on Tuesday said that rescue operations at the train collision site at Penukonda in Andhra Pradesh is almost over with most passengers being sent to their respective destinations safely.
Bangalore, May 22 (ANI): Railway Minister Mukul Roy on Tuesday expressed anguish over the ghastly train accident that took place in Andhra Pradesh, and announced that the Train Protection and Warning System (TPWS) presently in use across the entire UK passenger railway network would be inducted in the Indian Railways soon to avoid further accidents.
A Bangalore bound Express train (Train No.16591) coming from Hubli on Tuesday morning rammed with a stationary goods train at Penukonda station in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district leaving 15 killed and over 70 reportedly injured........
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): A large numbers of Kannada writers, artists and academicians from the national capital on Tuesday celebrated the birth anniversary of the 12th century poet Basavanna, who was a noted mystic and ardent social reformer.
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): The two-day 29th National Conference of the Kannada speaking people, which ended here on Sunday, urged the Central Government to clear all pending projects of Karnataka.
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts, state-run Syndicate Bank Saturday opened 108 new branches across 15 states and Andaman & Nicobar islands simultaneously through the electronic route from here.
New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): large number of Kannada writers, artists, professors, and academicians celebrated Karnataka Rajyotsava here today.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday pulled up the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), asserting that whenever they fall weak, they come up with a communal issue.
Hubli (Karnataka)/ New Delhi, Nov 21 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Sunday ruled out the possibility of resigning from office over the land scam issue, asserting that he had done nothing wrong.
Hubli (Karnataka), Nov 20 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa ruled out his resignation on Saturday over the land scam issue, asserting that he had done nothing wrong and that there was no question of a change in leadership in the remaining two-and-half-years of the State Government's term.
New Delhi, Mar.7 (ANI):If long queues outside shoddy passport offices gives you the jitters and, the thought of brokers and touts stops you from getting your passport by right, here is some good news for passport seekers.
Hyderabad, Oct.3 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K.Rosaiah on Saturday said that the floodwaters, caused by heavy downpour for the last three days, have started receding slowly in Andhra Pradesh.
Hubli (Karnataka), July 21 (ANI): Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Gangubai Hangal passed away at a hospital here on Tuesday after a brief illness.
Bangalore, Dec 28 (IANS) Savita and Gangadhar Hiremath, married for more than five decades, argued, quarrelled and abused each other - and had the audience in splits, as they walked away with the first prize at this unique 'abuse without offending' competition in Karnataka.
Bangalore, Dec 26 (IANS) Roll up your sleeves and let the abuses fly. Don't worry, you won't receive a sound thrashing, but in fact if your choice of expletives are entertaining enough and inoffensive, you might just be awarded in this unique competition in Karnataka.
Bangalore, Dec 9 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims thronged Idgah grounds and mosques in and around Bangalore to celebrate Eid-ul-Zuha Tuesday with religious fervour. Many mosques put up banners condemning terrorism in the wake of the Nov 26 Mumbai attacks.
Bhopal, Nov 7 (IANS) After initially denying she would contest, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and Bharatiya Jan Shakti (BJS) party president Uma Bharti Friday filed her nomination from Tikamgarh constituency for the Nov 27 assembly elections.
Bangalore, Nov 6 (IANS) The Karnataka government is revising its IT policy in a bid to retain its competitive edge and remain a favoured investment destination in the knowledge economy.
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Hubli (Karnataka), July 2 (ANI): An exclusive first ever solar museum called 'Sun Ray Solar Museum' in Hubli in Karnataka is able to address the issues affecting the farmers in the State.
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After the completion of the second phase of polling on Friday with nearly 60 percent polling, campaigning for the third phase
The Corps of Detectives (CoD) arrested Yahya Kammukutty, a software engineer on the charges of suspected terrorist link in Bangalore on
Services of the several trains were disrupted after activists of Karnataka Rakshana Vedika, KRV continued their protests on the fifth day and tried to disrupt the railway recruitment board group-D examination conducted by South Western Railway