Bengaluru Police: News

06 Apr 2024


On camera: Bengaluru workers beat up senior over work pressure 

Two employees of Heritage Foods, a Bengaluru-based dairy company, were arrested on Friday for allegedly masterminding an attack on their senior.

15 Mar 2024

BS Yediyurappa

Yediyurappa booked for sexually assaulting minor; former CM denies allegation 

Former Karnataka Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader BS Yediyurappa (81) has been booked under the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl at his Bengaluru residence on February 2.

Bengaluru Rameshwaram cafe blast: NIA detains man who 'met' suspect

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday detained a person linked to the Bengaluru Rameshwaram Cafe blast case, according to reports.

Bengaluru prison radicalization case: NIA conducts searches across 7 states

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday conducted searches at 17 locations across seven states in connection with a case of radicalization of prisoners by a terrorist of Lashkar-e-Taiba in Karnataka.

NIA takes over probe into Bengaluru cafe blast 

The National Investigation Agency has taken over the probe into last week's The Rameshwaram Cafe blast in Bengaluru, following directions from the Union Home Affairs Ministry.

02 Mar 2024


Bengaluru cafe blast: Suspect ordered rava idli before planting explosives

In the latest development on the blast at the Rameshwaram Cafe in Karnataka's Bengaluru, police have reportedly revealed that the accused was captured on CCTV cameras ordering rava idli at the restaurant.

27 Dec 2023


Language row: Pro-Kannada activists vandalize English signboards in Bengaluru

Pro-Kannada activists of the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike (KRV) on Wednesday went on a rampage in Bengaluru, tearing down English signboards and demanding that 60% of all signage be in Kannada.

11 Sep 2023


Bengaluru: Private transporters go on strike, traffic advisory issued

Transportation disruptions were reported in Bengaluru after the Federation of the Karnataka State Private Transport Associations went on strike on Monday.

28 Aug 2023


Bengaluru: Engineer kills live-in partner using pressure cooker, arrested

A 24-year-old woman was reportedly killed by her live-in partner in Bengaluru, Karnataka, following an altercation over accusations of adultery on Saturday, NDTV reported, quoting police officials.

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.

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.

14 Apr 2023


Bengaluru: Rs. 1 crore cash seized ahead of Karnataka polls

The Bengaluru Police arrested two people on Friday after they were caught with two bags containing Rs. 1 crore in cash, according to the Indian Express.

21 Mar 2023

Kannada Films

Kannada actor Chetan Kumar arrested over objectionable 'Hindutva' tweet

Kannada star Chetan Kumar, also known as Chetan Ahimsa, has landed in trouble over an objectionable social media post.

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.

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.

15 Jun 2022


'Was given drinks and drug-laced cigarettes,' claims Siddhanth Kapoor

Actor-filmmaker Siddhanth Kapoor has broken his silence in the ongoing drug controversy.

14 Jun 2022

Sushant Singh Rajput

Day after arrest, Siddhanth Kapoor, 4 others released on bail

On Sunday night, veteran actor Shakti Kapoor's son and actor Shraddha Kapoor's elder brother, actor-filmmaker Siddhanth Kapoor, was nabbed by the Bengaluru Police at a rave party.

14 Sep 2021


Netflix docu-series 'Crime Stories: India Detectives' out on September 22

Streaming giant Netflix on Tuesday announced that a four-part documentary series Crime Stories: India Detectives is set to be released on the platform on September 22.

28 May 2021


Bengaluru rape: 2 accused shot by police during escape attempt

Two of the six accused arrested in the alleged gang-rape and assault of a woman in Bengaluru were shot in the leg today, after they purportedly tried to escape from the crime scene, NDTV reported.

15 Oct 2020


Vivek Oberoi's home searched in drugs case involving relative

Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi's home was today searched by the Bengaluru Police in connection with a high-profile drugs case involving his brother-in-law, Aditya Alva.

08 Sep 2020


Samyuktha Hegde accepts Kavitha Reddy's apology after alleged attack

After being accused of moral policing by Kannada actor Samyuktha Hegde, Congress leader Kavitha Reddy has issued an "unconditional apology."

14 Feb 2020


Should more Indian cities adopt 'Honk More, Wait More'?

Recently, the Mumbai Police introduced a scheme to discipline reckless honkers at traffic signals: 'Honk More, Wait More'.

22 Nov 2019


KSCA confirms KPL on hold until completion of police investigation

The Karnataka Premier League (KPL) has been put on hold by the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) owing to the ongoing Police investigation for the alleged match-fixing and spot-fixing scenario.

12 Oct 2019


Bengaluru police fined Rs. 1L for wrongly arresting Facebook-page admin

The Karnataka High Court on Friday imposed a fine of Rs. 1 lakh on Bengaluru police for registering FIRs against the administrator of a Facebook page.

10 Sep 2019


Goldman VP tricks juniors, steals Rs. 38cr to pay poker-debt

On Tuesday, Bengaluru Police arrested a senior executive of Goldman Sachs for allegedly swindling the firm of Rs. 38 crore after incurring losses while playing online poker.

12 Apr 2019

Tamil Nadu

23-year-old man kidnapped for fourth time by disgruntled employees

Bengaluru Police recently arrested three people, Sanjay, Niranjan and Rakesh, for abducting their former employer, Sujay SK.

22 Nov 2018


Bengaluru: It's either emptying pockets or jail-term for footpath riders

After multiple campaigns, drives and even steps like cancelling licenses failed to curb the menace of footpath riders, Bengaluru Police has now decided on a sterner action.

28 Aug 2018


Popular Kannada rapper Chandan Shetty summoned over song on ganja

Popular rapper Chandan Shetty is in trouble.

08 Aug 2018


Bengaluru Police solves 105 cases with one arrest

Bengaluru Police claimed recently to have cracked a stunning 105 cases of theft with the arrest of a seasoned chain-snatcher in June, TOI reported.

04 Aug 2018


Illegal-hoarding drive: Karnataka HC slams top-cop for BBMP officials' assault

"Hooliganism has to be the last thing in Bengaluru," thundered Karnataka HC Chief justice yesterday, while taking serious note on the attack on BBMP workers and officials who were removing illegal hoardings in Ramamurthynagar on Thursday.

29 Jul 2018


Beware! After bank-accounts, cyber hackers are now targeting your webcams

Cyber frauds are passé. The latest cyber-crime is webcam-hacking.

11 Jul 2018


Bengaluru Police hires 'Yamraj' to deliver road safety message

Bengalureans were surprised to see a mace-wielding 'Yamraj' on the roads yesterday, stopping helmet-less two-wheeler drivers.

28 May 2018


Bengaluru: Vagabonds arrested for molesting techie, assaulting her friend

Two vagabonds were arrested yesterday for allegedly molesting and assaulting a techie and her friend in Bengaluru recently.

03 May 2018


Restrictions on alcohol sale in Bengaluru till Karnataka polls

Karnataka elections being just 9 days away, the atmosphere in the southern state is tensed and pulsating.

06 Apr 2018


Bengaluru: LPG cylinder explosion leaves 9, including 4 kids, critical

Nine people, including four children, suffered 75-80% burn injuries after a LPG cylinder exploded in a house near Peenya in NW-Benglauru in the early hours of Thursday.

12 Mar 2018


Bengaluru Police Chief, school kid exchange salutes; internet goes crazy

"A respect given by a uniform to a uniform shows the value of discipline," reads the caption of a video on the Facebook page of Bengaluru City police, that has gone viral by now.

05 Mar 2018


French security researcher hacks BSNL intranet, exposes critical security flaws

French cybersecurity researcher Baptiste Robert claims to have gained access to a private database of state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) which contains details of more than 47,000 employees.

03 Mar 2018


Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT takes into custody right-wing group founder

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh has taken into custody a 37-year-old man.

23 Jan 2018


Bengaluru police make ISI mark helmets mandatory from February 1

After taking action against half-helmets and insisting children need to wear helmets too, Bengaluru traffic police has now decided to make ISI mark helmets mandatory for all motorists.

12 Oct 2017


Bengaluru: Karnataka gears up for Vidhana Soudha's diamond jubilee

Karnataka is all set to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Vidhana Soudha on October 25th.

22 Sep 2017


Bengaluru: Income Tax Officer's abducted son found dead near lake

Bengaluru Police found the decomposed body of Income Tax officer Niranjan Kumar's 19-year-old son, Sharath, near the Ramohalli lake on the outskirts of the city.

18 Sep 2017


No more creative memes from Bengaluru Police on Twitter!

After gaining massive popularity for innovative memes on social media, including those on Game of Thrones, Narcos, and Harry Potter among others, Bengaluru Police would now stick to the conventional methods of reaching out to citizens on Twitter.

08 Sep 2017


Gauri Lankesh Murder: Rs. 10L reward to anyone providing leads

Karnataka Government is offering Rs. 10L reward for anyone who would provide clues in the murder of renowned journalist Gauri Lankesh.

06 Sep 2017


Journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead: Does it indicate a trend?

Gauri Lankesh, a Kannada journalist and editor of the Gauri Lankesh Patrike, was shot dead at her home yesterday evening.

26 Aug 2017


Bengaluru: 4-year-old girl allegedly raped dies at St John's Hospital

A four-year-old girl, allegedly raped and brutally assaulted, has succumbed to her injuries at St John's Hospital in Bengaluru.

16 Jul 2017


Karnataka: DIG Roopa provides more proof about officials being bribed

In the wake of ongoing probe following submission of report by DIG (Prisons) D Roopa, 20 convicts were shifted from Parappana Agrahara Central Prison to Ballari prison.

12 Jul 2017


Bengaluru: Police detain 200 children on suspicion of trafficking

Central crime branch along with railway police detained more than 200 children aged between 13-15 years at Bengaluru railway station.

06 Jul 2017


Mangalsutra rumor triggers panic among women in Karnataka

Karnataka witnessed another example of a sinister rumor turning into mass hysteria when women in six districts began hitting beads of their mangalsutra with stones to prevent misfortune. The rumor was that beads in mangalsutra could bring misfortune to their husbands.

05 Jul 2017


Karnataka: Woman thrashed, stripped, paraded on road for seeking loan-repayment

Savita of Hire Masali village in Vijayapura district was allegedly thrashed, stripped and paraded on the road by another villager Sugura Moulali and his family when Savita sought repayment of loan, which Moulali had defaulted.

11 Jun 2017


Bengaluru police emergency response gets Rs. 30 crore revamp

Namma 100, an upgraded emergency response of the Bengaluru police was launched by CM Siddaramaiah on Saturday.

06 Jun 2017


Bengaluru police seizes banned currency notes, arrests 5 people

Bengaluru Police seized banned currency notes amounting to Rs. 2.5crore and caught five people red-handed when they were trying to move the demonetized notes on late Monday night in Bengaluru.

31 May 2017


Soon, Dial 100 for appointment with Bengaluru police officers

Residents of Bengaluru will soon be able to dial 100 for setting up appointments with police officers at local police stations for verification or filing of non-emergency complaints.

28 May 2017


Got fake Aadhaar cards for just Rs. 100, say Pakistanis

The three Pakistanis who were arrested in Bengaluru last week stated that they procured fake identifying documents including fake Aadhaar cards for just Rs. 100 each.

25 May 2017


Bengaluru Police arrests 4 Pakistani nationals with fake Aadhaar cards

On 24th May, conducting a raid based on a tip-off, the City Crime Branch of Bengaluru Police arrested 4 Pakistani nationals.

24 May 2017


Bengaluru's college students to design Hyperloop pod

25 students from Bengaluru's premier colleges will gather to build their idea of a pod, a vehicle meeting the high-speed norms of Hyperloop, a futuristic transport system.

17 May 2017


WannaCry ransomware shuts down Bengaluru's ATMs

According to a bank official, hundreds of ATMs across Bengaluru remained shut for the second day on Tuesday due to a potential virus attack by WannaCry ransomware.

08 May 2017


Bengaluru's VVIP convoys directed to make way for emergency vehicles

City police commissioner of Bengaluru, Praveen Sood issued a memo to the traffic police directing that ambulance and emergency vehicles must be granted the right of way even despite of VVIP movement.

24 Apr 2017


Bengaluru: Now, an app to help you evade potholes

A group of four classmates from Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, have invented an app which warns users about the potholes on the road.

20 Apr 2017


Baahubali director appeals to Kannadigas to allow release

Baahubali: The Conclusion's director SS Rajamouli in a Facebook video appealed to Kannadigas to allow the release of the movie in Karnataka.

18 Apr 2017


Bengaluru Police now on Instagram

Tech-savvy Bengaluru Police are doing everything in their power to ensure dissemination of their campaigns and important messages through social media.

17 Apr 2017

Tamil Nadu

Bengaluru police to launch new app for jurisdiction

Bengaluru Police is set to inaugurate 'Know Your Police Station' in April, an app to lead complainants to the right police station-one which their localities fall under.

11 Apr 2017

Kia Motors

Bengaluru Police will soon have its own bomb squad

Currently, Bengaluru has just one Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) which belongs to the state intelligence and not the city police.

10 Apr 2017


Bengaluru to use drones to track property tax defaulters

In an escalation of measures to oversee the non-payment of property tax in Bengaluru, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike is considering the deployment of drones for the same.

28 Mar 2017


Bengaluru man forced wife to have sex with dog, arrested

Katakol police arrested a man from Belagavi district, who forced his 25-year-old wife to have sex with a dog.

21 Mar 2017


Karnataka witnessed non-PAN transactions worth Rs. 2,710 crore post demonetization

Post demonetization, numerous jewellers, petrol bunk owners, real-estate developers and contractors from Karnataka deposited more than Rs. 2.5lakh in their bank accounts till 30th December, 2016.

15 Mar 2017


Old notes worth Rs. 473 crore still with cooperative banks

District Cooperative Central Banks (DCCB) in Karnataka had continued accepting deposits in banned currencies (Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000) even after being prohibited by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

10 Mar 2017


Karnataka launches Rs. 10 crore fund for female entrepreneurs

A Rs.10 crore fund has been initiated by the Karnataka government for female entrepreneurs.

08 Mar 2017


Bengaluru: Serial rapist nabbed in gunfight

On Tuesday, serial rapist Shivarama Reddy from Bengaluru was injured in a run-in with the police; he was shot at by one of the officers for trying to attack them.

07 Feb 2017

Saudi Arabia

Uteruses of 2,200 women in Kalaburagi removed in major racket

2,200 women of the Lambani and Dalit communities in Kalaburagi have had their uteruses removed in a major racket.

Cows paraded in Bengaluru in search of 'wanted' bovine

Adugodi police is calling cow owners to the station after a bovine attacked the mother of a head constable.