Karnataka: Son brutally murders his father when stopped from playing PUBG

Belagavi (Karnataka): In a shocking incident in Karnataka’s Belagavi, a 21-year-old youth was arrested for allegedly killing his father for refusing money to re-charge his mobile phone to play the addictive Player Unknown’s Battle Grounds (PUBG) online game, police said on Monday. “The gruesome murder took place earlier in the day when accused K. Raghuveer […]

S. Sasikanth Senthil (File Photo/Facebook)

Karnataka IAS officer resigns, says it is unethical to continue as a civil servant

Mangaluru (Karnataka): Karnataka’s Dakishna Kannada district Deputy Commissioner S. Sasikanth Senthil on Friday resigned from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) for personal reasons. “I have tendered my resignation from the IAS today (Friday). It is important to clarify that the decision is purely a personal one. It is in no way connected to anyone or […]

Senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar (File Photo/IANS)

Shutdown in Shivakumar’s hometown to protest his arrest

Bengaluru: A shutdown was observed in Karnataka’s Ramangara town on Wednesday in protest against the arrest of senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for his alleged involvement in a money laundering case, a party official said. “Normal life was affected and vehicular movement disrupted in Shivakumar’s home town Ramangara and his […]

Senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar (File Photo/IANS)

Am victim of BJP’s vendetta politics: D.K. Shivakumar

New Delhi: Former Karnataka minister and senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar on Tuesday slammed the BJP government over his arrest in a money laundering case by the Enforcement Directorate saying he was a victim of “vendetta politics” and that the Income Tax and the ED cases against him were “politically motivated”. Soon after his arrest, Shivakumar […]

DK Shivakumar (Photo: IANS)

Former Karnataka Minister D.K. Shivakumar questioned by ED for 8 hours

New Delhi:  Former Karnataka Minister and senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar was questioned by the Enforcement Direcotrate on Saturday for over eight hours for the second consecutive day in a money laundering case and has been asked to appear again on Monday, officials said. Shivakumar was questioned for over eight hours under the Prevention of […]

Senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar (File Photo/IANS)

ED eye on ‘bags of cash’ delivered by Shivakumar’s aides

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is questioning former Karnataka minister and senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar in a money laundering case, is probing the “bags full of cash” delivered to some people in old Delhi’s Chandni chowk area which the Income Tax department unearthed in the raids at his residence in the national […]

Karnataka Congress legislator D.K. Shivakumar (File Photo/IANS)

Shivakumar appears before ED in money laundering case

New Delhi: Hours after the Karnataka High Court rejected D.K. Shivakumar’s petition for interim protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for his alleged involvement in a money laundering case, the senior Congress leader deposed before the probe agency in the national capital on Friday evening. Shivakumar arrived here from Bengaluru and directly reached […]

Karnataka Congress legislator D.K. Shivakumar (File Photo/IANS)

HC declines protection to Shivakumar from arrest

Bengaluru: In a major setback to senior Karnataka Congress legislator D.K. Shivakumar, the Karnataka High Court on Friday rejected his petition for interim protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for his alleged involvement in a money laundering case. “We cannot modify the order after dismissing your petition for quashing the summons by the […]

DK Shivakumar (File Photo: IANS)

Cong MLA DK Shivakumar moves HC seeking protection from arrest

Bengaluru: Karnataka’s former Congress minister D.K. Shivakumar on Friday moved an application in the state High Court for interim protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for his alleged involvement in ‘hawala’ (illegal) transactions, a party official said. “Shivkumar’s counsel B.V. Acharya has filed a writ petition in the High Court for an urgent hearing […]