Bengaluru News

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Bengaluru to witness Zero Shadow Day on April 24

11 Dec 2023


Meet Cubbon Reads, Bengaluru's community of book lovers

There's an unmatched charm in feeling the pages of a book, inhaling the smell of it while immersing yourself in its storyline.

02 Nov 2023

Zika Virus

Karnataka: Zika virus detected near Bengaluru, fever cases being analyzed

Authorities in Bengaluru are on high alert after the Zika virus was detected in a mosquito in the Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka.

30 Oct 2023


A glimpse into Bengaluru's newly opened Phoenix Mall of Asia 

The highly anticipated Phoenix Mall of Asia in Bengaluru was officially opened to the public last Friday, October 27.

13 Oct 2023


Driver spams customer with nude photos after she cancels ride

In a shocking incident, a cab driver in Bengaluru sent pornographic material to a woman after she canceled her cab booking at the last minute.

01 Oct 2023


Bengaluru: New measures adopted to tackle ORR traffic congestion

Traffic congestion in Bengaluru has become a major issue for locals.

28 Sep 2023


3 hours for 6 km: Bengaluru ORR gridlocked after bandh

Infamous for its traffic jams, Bengaluru saw free roads on Tuesday due to a bandh over the Cauvery water dispute.

25 Sep 2023


Bengaluru bandh on Tuesday: What's open and what's closed

Several pro-Kannada organizations and farmer associations have called for a Bengaluru bandh (shutdown) on Tuesday to protest the Karnataka government's decision to allocate Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, per Hindustan Times.

07 Sep 2023


Bengaluru: Woman stabs live-in partner to death after dispute

A heated argument between a couple in a live-in relationship turned deadly on Tuesday, as Renuka Basavaraju Bandiwaddar alias Rekha Gowda (34) allegedly stabbed her partner Javed (29) in their service apartment in Bengaluru.

18 Aug 2023


Zero Shadow Day in Bengaluru today: Here's what it means

On August 18, Bengaluru is going to experience a rare and extraordinary celestial event known as Zero Shadow Day.

07 Aug 2023


Bengaluru's Lalbagh to have its own miniature 'Western Ghats'

Lalbagh Botanical Garden, one of Bengaluru's most popular tourist attractions, is now preparing to feature a miniature version of the Western Ghats.

02 Aug 2023


Bengaluru: Woman raped by ex-boyfriend, his friends for a year

The Bengaluru Police has arrested a 28-year-old private school dance teacher for allegedly raping his 23-year-old former girlfriend for over a year.

18 Jul 2023

Social Media

Dead rat falls on customer's food table, IKEA apologizes

A visit to IKEA in Bengaluru turned horrific for a customer after a dead mouse fell on her table while she was having food at the store.

11 Jul 2023


Bengaluru: CEO, MD die after ex-employee attacks them with sword

The chief executive officer (CEO) and the managing director (MD) of a technology company in Bengaluru were reportedly killed by a former employee inside their office on Tuesday afternoon.

13 Jun 2023


Bengaluru: Woman kills mother, brings body-stuffed suitcase to police station

In a horrific incident, a 39-year-old physiotherapist allegedly killed her mother at a residential apartment in Karnataka's Bengaluru and stuffed her body in a suitcase, reported India Today.

12 Jun 2023


Dutch YouTuber physically assaulted on camera at Bengaluru's Chor Bazaar

A shocking video of a Dutch YouTuber being allegedly harassed by a local trader near the Chickpet market area in Bengaluru, Karnataka, while he was filming a vlog has gone viral on social media platforms.

25 May 2023


Bengaluru: Rains, thunderstorms to continue; doctors issue infection warning

Heavy rains accompanied by thundershowers and gusty winds will likely continue in Bengaluru till May 29, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

24 May 2023


Bengaluru: Heavy rains flood underpass, submerge cars; authorities on alert

Heavy rain accompanied by thundershowers, gusty winds, and hailstorms lashed different parts of Bengaluru on Tuesday, forcing the authorities to put together a plan to set up temporary monsoon control rooms across the city.

23 May 2023


Bengaluru: Man drowns in stormwater drain, body discovered 5km away

A 32-year-old man died after allegedly being swept away in a stormwater drain in the Kempapura Agrahara area of Karnataka's Bengaluru on Sunday, reported ANI.

22 May 2023


Bengaluru: 23-year-old woman drowns in flooded underpass; FIR registered

A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against Bengaluru's civic body after a 23-year-old woman died after getting stuck in a flooded underpass during the heavy rain on Sunday.

09 May 2023


Bengaluru: ECI stops VHP members from reciting Hanuman Chalisa

A team of the Election Commission of India (ECI) reportedly stopped the members of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) from organizing a recital of Hanuman Chalisa at Bengaluru's Vijaya Nagar on Tuesday.

09 May 2023


Bengaluru: Roads waterlogged after rainfall, IMD forecasts showers until Friday

Heavy rainfall on Monday and Tuesday left many parts of Karnataka's Bengaluru flooded, leading to traffic jams on some key roads, reported News18.

27 Apr 2023


Bengaluru man denied flat due to <90% in 12th grade

Who knew that your grades could be deciding factor for something as basic as finding a place to live?

27 Apr 2023


Liquor bottles, dirty mattress: Bengaluru tenant leaves behind unbelievable mess

A tenant's hasty departure from a rental property in Bengaluru caused quite a stir on social media.

25 Apr 2023


Bengaluru: You will be shadowless at 12:17 pm today

Today, the city of Bengaluru will experience a rare celestial phenomenon known as "Zero Shadow Day."

10 Mar 2023


Bengaluru: House rent increases in tech corridors as offices reopen

As techies return from their work-from-home routine to rejoin offices, a new problem awaits them - increased house rent in and around the tech zones in Bengaluru.

09 Mar 2023


Bengaluru auto-driver smashes 'northeastern' Rapido agent's helmet; calls him 'foreigner'

A video of a Bengaluru auto driver harassing a Rapido bike taxi rider has gone viral on social media.

20 Feb 2023


IAS vs IPS: Public spat between Karnataka officers gets murkier

A public spat between Karnataka's two top women officers—IPS officer Roopa Divakar Moudgil and IAS officer Rohini Sindhuri Abhimaani—that started with corruption allegations has now become murkier.

01 Feb 2023


Bengaluru shocker: Man rapes, murders girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter; arrested

In a shocking incident that came to the fore in Bengaluru, Karnataka, a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by her mother's boyfriend on Tuesday, NDTV reported.

10 Jan 2023

Namma Metro

Bengaluru: Mother, son die after under-construction metro pillar collapses

A three-year-old child and his mother died after an under-construction Namma Metro pillar collapsed on their two-wheeler passing through the stretch in Bengaluru's Nagavara on Tuesday morning.

27 Nov 2022


Debt-ridden father kills 2-year-old daughter crying of hunger, attempts suicide

A shocking incident came to the fore in Bengaluru after a debt-ridden techie allegedly killed his two-and-a-half-year-old daughter before attempting suicide.

25 Nov 2022


Bengaluru: 67-year-old dies during sex, paramour's husband helps dump body

A 67-year-old Bengaluru man, whose body was found inside a plastic bag a week ago, died of cardiac arrest while having sex with his paramour, revealed preliminary police investigation.

11 Nov 2022


Walk in the garden! PM inaugurates Bengaluru airport's new terminal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated first of its kind terminal at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru.

02 Nov 2022


Engineering student sentenced to 5-year imprisonment for celebrating Pulwama attack

A special Bengaluru court sentenced an engineering student to a five-year jail term for making disparaging Facebook posts about the Pulwama attack, ANI reported.

20 Oct 2022


Heavy rains lash Bengaluru, leave trail of damaged vehicles, roads

Heavy rains in Bengaluru, the IT capital of India, on Wednesday disrupted normal life as several areas witnessed severe waterlogging.

10 Oct 2022


Bengaluru: 4-month-old road caves in partially, Congress corners BJP government

A portion of a service road built as part of the busy Kundalahalli underpass—inaugurated merely four months ago—in East Bengaluru caved in on Sunday, creating a sinkhole a few meters wide.

25 Sep 2022

Air Force

Bengaluru: 27-year-old Air Force cadet found dead; six officers booked

Six Air Force officers have been charged with murder in Bengaluru, police said, after a 27-year-old cadet trainee was found dead on the college campus, NDTV reported.

22 Sep 2022


Love in the middle of traffic: Bengaluru couple's epic story

An unconventional love story that unfolded amid Bengaluru's traffic jam is winning millions of hearts on social media.

15 Sep 2022


Rain waterlogs Bengaluru yet again as anti-encroachment drive continues

Rainfall lashed Bengaluru once again this week leading to waterlogging in certain areas of the tech capital.

14 Sep 2022


Bengaluru floods: Wipro, Prestige, Eco Space among high-profile encroachers' list

The Karnataka government has begun an assessment of the recent disastrous floods in Bengaluru with the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) identifying encroachers who occupied drains.

12 Sep 2022


Bengaluru: Doctor runs 3 kilometers amid traffic to perform surgery

Stuck in the infamous Bengaluru traffic, a doctor getting late for a crucial surgery decided to leave his car behind and ran three kilometers to reach the hospital on time.

05 Sep 2022


Bengaluru: Heavy rains leave city waterlogged, disrupt traffic

Torrential rains lashed Bengaluru on Sunday night, leaving many roads and residential areas waterlogged with people wading through knee-deep water.