Yathiraju

'Kaala' row: Karnataka HC clears decks for release of Rajinikanth-starrer 

Justice G Narendar issued this direction after hearing the petition filed by Chennai based production house, actor Dhanush and Aishwarya, son-in-law and daughter of Rajinikanth. 

05 Jun 2018

Upa Lokayukta finds misuse of Rs 22 crore fodder fund in Tumakuru

Funds meant for goshalas (cattle shelters) and supply of fodder and water for cattle were misused in drought-hit taluks of Tumakuru district

17 Jun 2017

FSL report confirms rat poison killed three hostel kids in Bengaluru

Eleven days later, visceral samples show presence of phosphide; sample results of security guard, the fourth victim, yet to come out.

21 Mar 2017

Officials swing into action after rape victim gets penalty diktat

Girl raped when she was 16; her brother, the only surviving member of her family, refuses to let her come home; khap panchayat-like justice was given a week ago

21 Mar 2017

Rape victim asked to pay Rs 20,000 by village for acceptance

In a shocking diktat, a rape victim has been asked to pay a fine of `20,000 by the leaders of her community in her village in Ramanagara district if she wished to be integrated into the society. Even

19 Mar 2017

I want to lead a respectable life, says ostracised woman

All she wants is to live a life of dignity. 

19 Mar 2017

One year on, ACB yet to take off, file first chargesheet

Traps govt staff taking bribe in 146 cases; raids premises in 46 assets cases

14 Mar 2017

Anti Corruption Bureau gives clean chit to Siddaramaiah in Hublot case

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has given a clean chit to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in the Hublot watch case by closing the inquiry at the preliminary stage itself.

14 Mar 2017

Lokayukta helps doctor get PG seat under in-service quota in Karnataka

Doctor’s name was removed from list of eligible doctors as a departmental inquiry was pending against him for not maintaining cleanliness in a PHC in Haveri

09 Mar 2017

HAL manager’s discharge plea rejected

A Special Court dismissed a discharge application filed by S J Ramesh, Chief Manager (Works), Facilities Management Division, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) in a disproportionate assets case register

06 Mar 2017

Karnataka Lokayukta may not probe Congress MLC's diary

The Lokayukta is unlikely to look into a diary allegedly seized from a Congress MLC’s house despite four complaints and a petition seeking probe by the agency.

28 Feb 2017

Karnataka official let off hook by Lokayukta police in assets case

Ex-director of Agriculture department had disproportionate assets of Rs 41.29 lakh to his known income.

27 Feb 2017

Chief Secretary directives to officials

Subhash Chandra Khuntia asked officials of the personal sections of all competent authorities to accept and issue acknowledgment reports sent by Lokayukta or Upa Lokayukta after thorough verification.

23 Feb 2017

Adverse Lokayukta report? Officers ensure it doesn’t reach their bosses

Reports are intercepted in personal section of govt depts and sent back; CS now cracks the whip

23 Feb 2017

Amend Lokayukta Act, Justice Shetty asks government

Lokayukta Justice P Vishwanatha Shetty has written to the state government recommending an amendment to the Karnataka Lokayukta Act.

20 Feb 2017