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    Shivakumara Swami death: Sandalwood to shut for a day

    Following the death of Siddaganga seer Shivakumar Swami on Monday, the Kannada film industry has decided to halt all business as a way to pay their respects to him. On Tuesday, Sandalwood will shut down all functions. Fan associations and film associations will organise condolence meet for the seer. "The film screening, shooting, post and pre-production works of Sandalwood will be...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Siddaganga Mutt: Burning desire to feed the hungry

    The very mention of Siddaganga Mutt conjures up images of a congregation of thousands of students - from nursery to UG courses - for morning and evening prayers, centenarian seer Shivakumara Swami performing the Ishtalinga Puja, taking a stroll around the Mutt, looking at the accounts and reading newspapers without reading glasses. And of course, the students partaking in 'prasada' and...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Cong brawl: Ganesh says sorry

    Congress' Kampli legislator JN Ganesh apologized on Monday for a drunken brawl that left fellow party MLA Anand Singh injured. Ganesh, however, denied having attacked Singh with a liquor bottle or having bit his gunman's ear, as was reported by a section of media. "I didn't do this deliberately," Ganesh said. "There was a verbal duel, an argument, between Singh and...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Siddaganga seer a timeless spirit

    "I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels," said American writer and novelist Pearl S Buck. True to these words, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt was so dedicated to the welfare of poor children for the last 90 years that he forgot his own biological age. There's no dearth of religious teachers today, but what we lack are religious...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Shivakumara Swami shifted to hospital

    Siddaganga Mutt seer Shivakumara Swami was on Thursday night shifted to Siddaganga Hospital on B H Road in the town. He was being treated at the Mutt premises in the last few days for infection. The decision to shift him to the hospital was taken to prevent inconvenience in providing the treatment due to visits of dignitaries. The move also aims at preventing further infection. Doctors attending the...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    'Will request 'Bharat Ratna' for Siddaganga seer again'

    Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, on Friday, said that he had appealed to the Union government to confer 'Bharat Ratna', the highest civilian award, on Siddaganga seer Shivakumara Swami during his earlier tenure as the CM. "The seer should be honoured with Bharat Ratna. I will write a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in this regard. If needed, I am ready to meet President...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Miraculous improvement in Siddaganga seer's health: CM

    Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Friday termed improvement of Siddaganga Mutt seer Shivakumar Swamy's health as a miracle. "The seer's health has improved reasonably after he was shifted to the Mutt. Even the doctors are surprised to see the sudden recovery. This is a miracle due to his social service," he told reporters after visiting the 111-year-old pontiff at the old...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Siddaganga seer showing signs of improvement: Docs

    Siddaganga seer Shivakumar Swami showed signs of improvement on Saturday and is expected to recover fully in a few days, said doctors. Dr Paramesh of Siddaganga Hospital, who is monitoring seer's health, told reporters on Saturday, "The seer was able to breathe on his own for four hours on Saturday morning. The condition of the seer is stable." "According to blood test report...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Shivakumara Swami in critical condition

    Shivakumara Swami, the head pontiff of the five centuries old Siddaganga Mutt in Tumakuru, who is battling lung infection is reportedly critical and has been put on ventilator, according to the doctors treating him at the mutt. The 111-year-old swami who showed signs of recovery on Sunday witnessed complications in the wee hours of Monday prompting the doctors to put him on ventilator support. According...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Karnataka: Cong MLAs fight at resort; one in hospital

    The Congress' attempts to keep its flock together have backfired with two of its MLAs coming to blows in the wee hours of Sunday, putting the party in a tough spot and leaving its leaders squirming. Vijayanagar MLA Anand Singh, who spilt the beans about his fellow legislators' plans to jump ship to the BJP, is now paying a heavy price. Singh was allegedly attacked by fellow Ballari...

    • 12 hrs ago

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