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
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.
31 Mar 2018
Sasikala expected to return to Bengaluru prison by today evening
AIADMK leader Sasikala is expected to return to Bengaluru prison by today evening, three days before her 15-day parole ends.
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.