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07 Aug 2017


Gujarat Congress exodus: 44 MLAs brought back into the state

A day ahead of Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, the 44 Congress MLAs who were being hosted at a Bengaluru resort since some days flew back into the state.

04 Aug 2017


Rs. 11cr seized in I-T raids at Karnataka minister's premises

The I-T department has till now seized over Rs. 11cr in the ongoing raids at premises belonging to Karnataka Energy Minister DK Shivakumar and his associates in different cities, including Delhi, Bengaluru and Mysuru.

02 Aug 2017


Gujarat politics: I-T raids Bengaluru resort where Congress MLAs housed

I-T raided Bengaluru's Eagleton Golf Resort this morning, where Congress is housing about 40 of its Gujarat MLAs whom it flew out amid an exodus.

31 Jul 2017


BJP offering us Rs. 15cr, assembly tickets: Gujarat Congress MLA

Forty-two Gujarat Congress MLAs being housed at a resort till the Rajya Sabha polls have denied they were being held "in semi-captivity" against their wishes.

30 Jul 2017


Bengaluru court sentences man to life imprisonment for killing wife

A Bengaluru court convicted Satish Kumar Gupta, former HR manager with Infosys, for murdering his wife Priyanka Gupta and destroying evidence seven years ago.

29 Jul 2017


Gujarat: Amid exodus, Congress flies out MLAs to Bengaluru

The Gujarat Congress has gone into damage control mode after six of its MLAs resigned in two days ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls.

27 Jul 2017


Bengaluru: Conman arrested for duping college students with fake job-offers

32-year-old Ganesh was arrested in Bengaluru for tricking 45 students of a college in Kodagu district by posing as a fake hiring agent and giving fake job offers from IT majors.

26 Jul 2017


Bengaluru: Online fraud racket busted, four people held

Criminal Investigation Department's (CID) cyber-crime investigators arrested four persons hailing from Jharkhand and busted their phishing racket in Bengaluru.

25 Jul 2017


Karnataka: Engineering colleges raise their cut-off ranks this year

Anxiety gripped engineering aspirants in Karnataka as several engineering colleges raised their cut-off ranks this year. RV College of Engineering, for instance, raised its cut-off rank to 310 from 450 in 2016.

24 Jul 2017


Karnataka: State govt to open 900 liquor stores

Following huge dent in Karnataka's excise revenue in light of SC banning sale of alcohol on highways, state government is all set to open 900 liquor stores across Karnataka, including 30 in Bengaluru.

21 Jul 2017


Bengaluru: With this elevated corridor, Koramangala would be traffic-free

BBMP will kick off work on the long-pending 2.4 km elevated corridor between Ejipura Main Road to Hosur Road on Monday.

20 Jul 2017


Know how to verify your income tax return

The last date for filing income tax returns is just 10 days away. Many people would have started on the process by now.

20 Jul 2017


Bengaluru man plays guitar as surgeons 'burn' his brain

In a rather bizarre case, 32-year-old musician played guitar on operation-table as surgeons 'burned' his brain and relieved him of dystonia.

19 Jul 2017


Bengaluru: 3 foreigners arrested with cocaine worth Rs. 7 lakh

Central Crime Branch investigators caught three foreigners -a Nigerian, a Briton and a Mozambique- red handed and recovered six grams of cocaine worth Rs. 7.5 lakh from them at NGEF Layout, Byappanahalli, Bengaluru.

18 Jul 2017


After J&K, Karnataka demands for a flag of its own

Ahead of 2018 Assembly polls, Congress-led Karnataka government formed a nine member committee to design a 'state' flag.

17 Jul 2017

Uddhav Thackeray

Bengaluru roads to be equipped with IoT-enabled solutions

Bengaluru is all set to deploy IoT-enabled solutions on atleast 7km of roads in the central business district area and develop them as 'Smart SURE' roads under Smart Cities Mission.

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.

15 Jul 2017


Teaching Kannada becomes compulsory in all Karnataka schools

After setting aside 5% jobs for state civil services, for aspirants who studied Kannada in school, Karnataka government has now made teaching Kannada compulsory in all schools.

13 Jul 2017


Sasikala paid Rs. 2 crore for VIP treatment in jail

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah ordered high level probe into allegations of AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala, who is currently in Parappana Agrahara central jail, paying a bribe of Rs. 2 crore to prison's department officials.

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.

11 Jul 2017


Uninterrupted power supply for Karnataka's 1,260 'model villages'

The Congress-led Karnataka government has proposed a scheme of providing 24X7 electricity supply to 1,260 villages in the next one year.

10 Jul 2017


Flying cars feature in hackathon to solve Bengaluru's traffic problem

It's raining ideas at Gridlock Hackathon, a contest kickstarted by Flipkart that aims to address the traffic woes of India's IT capital, Bengaluru.

07 Jul 2017


Bengaluru: Namma Metro workers call off their strike

Bengalureans heaved a sigh of relief after Namma metro workers withdrew their strike and normal metro services were restored.

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.

05 Jul 2017


ATM fraud hits Bengaluru, a record 200 people got affected

Bengalureans are falling victim to a fast-spreading menace: ATM theft.

04 Jul 2017


Apex court says nothing wrong with denotifying highways within cities

The Supreme Court said that there is nothing wrong with denotifying highways passing through cities.

03 Jul 2017


Bengaluru doctors: Increased cases of polycystic-ovary syndrome in young women

Gynaecologists are witnessing an increase in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) cases among women in mid-20s and 30s.

02 Jul 2017


Diesel and petrol prices drop in Karnataka

With the abolition of entry tax in Karnataka and the implementation of GST from July 1, both diesel and petrol prices dropped by almost Rs. 3/litre. Diesel in Karnataka is now the cheapest in South India.

30 Jun 2017


Karnataka: 11 civic corporations will soon have free Wi-Fi services

The Karnataka government is set to put in place a system that will provide free Wi-Fi service to 11 municipal corporation limits and 2,500 gram panchayats.

29 Jun 2017


Bengaluru bars and pubs now have alcohol clearance sale

In order to get rid of liquor, bars and pubs now have "clearance sales" to recover the money spent on stock.

28 Jun 2017


Karnataka:Study finds examples of gender stereotyping in NCERT books

A study conducted by Action Aid India, a child rights NGO, found glaring examples of gender bias and gender stereotypes in primary school NCERT textbooks.

27 Jun 2017


Bengaluru Metro gives realty sector a boost

With the launch of the Metro Green line in Bengaluru that connects the East-West and North-South corridors, the real estate around the routes have become hot properties.

26 Jun 2017


After a week of going live, Bengaluru Metro faces technical-issues

The Green-Line section of Namma Metro, that connects Sampige Road to Yelachenahalli, was hit by signal snag for an hour, just a week after it was opened for masses.

24 Jun 2017

Indian Startups

Bengaluru based start-up Practo being investigated for tax evasion

Bengaluru-based healthcare start-up Practo is reportedly being probed by the Income Tax department for tax evasion allegedly through a cross-border corporate restructuring.

24 Jun 2017


Karnataka CET topper gets an AIR-4 in NEET

Sankeerth Sadananda has done it yet again. He has not only topped in Common Entrance Test, 2017 in Karnataka but also secured an all India rank of 4 in NEET, 2017.

22 Jun 2017


Karnataka sentences two journalists to one-year of prison

Karnataka Assembly sentenced two editors of Kannada tabloids to one year jail term and slapped them with a fine of Rs. 10,000 each for publishing defamatory articles against legislatures on Wednesday.

22 Jun 2017

Petrol Diesel Prices

Bengaluru's next epic service: Diesel-on-demand

Bengalureans have a new doorstep service: they can now have diesel delivered at home with just a phone call or online booking.

21 Jun 2017


Traders' association to build toilets at Bengaluru metro stations

The Chickpet Traders' Association has offered to to build pay and use toilets for passengers at the Metro station and talks are going on with Bangalore Metro Rail Corportation (BMRC) regarding the initiative.

21 Jun 2017

Pranab Mukherjee

Bengaluru cop wins hearts by prioritizing ambulance over presidential convoy

As the convoy of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee approached the Trinity Circle in Bengaluru, traffic sub-inspector ML Nijalingappa spotted an ambulance making its way towards the junction from another road.