Bengaluru

Bangalore also well-known as Bengaluru is the capital of Karnataka. With a population of 8.42 million, it is the third most populous city in India. Being one of the most progressive and developed cities in the country, Bengaluru is often dubbed as the Silicon Valley of India. Hub of many research centres in India, it is located on the Deccan Plateau in southern India.

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Bed allocation scam: Tejasvi Surya apologizes for accusing Muslim workers

07 May 2021

Bed allocation scam: Tejasvi Surya apologizes for accusing Muslim workers

Facing the wrath of Bengaluru's civil society for "communalizing" an alleged bed allocation scam by the civic body, Bangalore South MP Tejasvi Surya visited the Bengaluru south zone war room on Thursday to apologize for his actions.

06 May 2021

Three held for extorting money from COVID-19 patient in Bengaluru

Three people were arrested for allegedly extorting Rs. 1.2 lakh from the relatives of a COVID-19 patient in Bengaluru to get an ICU bed in a reputed hospital, police said on Wednesday.

29 Apr 2021

About 3,000 COVID-19 infected people go 'missing' in Bengaluru

Posing another challenge to the already overburdened system tackling the COVID-19 crisis, about 3,000 infected people have gone missing in Bengaluru and many have switched off their phones, prompting the government to task the police to trace them.

24 Apr 2021

Bengaluru battered: 124 coronavirus-linked deaths recorded in one day

Karnataka's capital, Bengaluru, hit a new peak of daily deaths on Friday, as 124 more people died of COVID-19.

09 Apr 2021

Karnataka: Night curfew in Bengaluru, 6 other cities over COVID-19

The Karnataka government has announced a night curfew in state capital Bengaluru as well as six other cities in the wake of the soaring COVID-19 cases across the state over the past few weeks.

07 Apr 2021

Karnataka: Section 144(1) imposed in Bengaluru as COVID-19 cases rise

The Bengaluru Police on Wednesday imposed Section 144(1) of CrPC (Code of Criminal Procedure) amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the city.

16 Mar 2021

Zomato fiasco: Bengaluru-based influencer booked for assaulting delivery man

An FIR has been filed against Bengaluru-based software engineer and beauty influencer, Hitesha Chandranee, for assaulting Zomato's employee Kamaraj.

12 Mar 2021

Covering expenses of Bengaluru-woman, delivery man, says Zomato after fiasco

Deepinder Goyal, the founder of the food-ordering app Zomato, on Friday, spoke about the incident involving a customer and a delivery man.

10 Mar 2021

Zomato's delivery person punches woman, horrifying visuals surface

On Wednesday, a gut-wrenching video surfaced on social media, wherein a Bengaluru-based beauty influencer, Hitesha Chandranee, accused a Zomato delivery person of physically abusing her.

01 Mar 2021

Bengaluru: 97-year-old first to get COVID-19 vaccine in city

A 97-year old man became the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Bengaluru as the drive for inoculating the general public got underway in Karnataka on Monday.

23 Feb 2021

Bengaluru: After 10 COVID-19 cases, another residential complex sealed

A cluster of 10 COVID-19 cases has emerged at an apartment complex in Mahadevapura zone of Bengaluru.

16 Feb 2021

After party, 105 residents of Bengaluru complex test COVID-19 positive

As many as 105 residents of an apartment complex in Bengaluru's Bommanahalli locality have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past few days, according to the city's civic body - Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP).

27 Jan 2021

Jayalalithaa's aide Sasikala released from prison after four years

VK Sasikala, the expelled AIADMK leader and close aide of Tamil Nadu's former Chief Minister late J Jayalalithaa, was on Wednesday released from a Bengaluru prison after spending four years behind bars.

25 Jan 2021

Kannada actor Jayashree Ramaiah found dead in Bengaluru

Kannada actor and former Bigg Boss Kannada contestant Jayashree Ramaiah was on Monday found dead in Bengaluru.

24 Jan 2021

Amusement park offers free entry to customers named 'Kamala'

If your name is Kamala or Kamal, you're lucky today!

18 Jan 2021

This year's R-Day flypast to feature first woman fighter pilot

Flight lieutenant Bhawana Kanth will become the first woman fighter pilot to participate in the Republic Day parade this year on January 26, officials said on Monday.

15 Jan 2021

10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident

In a tragic piece of news, 10 women, who were going to Goa for a vacation, and their driver, were killed in a road accident on Friday in Karnataka's Dharwad district. Six people were injured and are recuperating at KIMS Hospital in Hubballi.

14 Jan 2021

Tesla enters India, sets shop in Bengaluru; Gadkari confirms news

After years of speculation and a failed pre-order attempt, Tesla has finally entered India. And this time it's for real because the company has registered an Indian arm in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

12 Jan 2021

Vivek Oberoi's brother-in-law Aditya Alva arrested in drugs case

Film actor Vivek Oberoi's brother-in-law Aditya Alva was arrested by officials of the Bengaluru Crime Branch from Chennai on Monday night.

11 Jan 2021

#CreatingHistory: Air India's all-woman crew flight lands in Bengaluru

Creating history, Air India's longest flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru with an all-woman crew landed in the city on Monday.

08 Jan 2021

BJP's Maneka Gandhi allegedly threatens businessman with false molestation case

Maneka Gandhi, the Lok Sabha member from Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, showed her high-handedness when she threatened a businessman from Bengaluru with a false molestation case after animal rights activists accused him of allegedly hitting a stray dog.

03 Jan 2021

Loan app case: Chennai Police arrests 2 Chinese nationals

Four people, including two Chinese nationals, have been arrested by the Chennai Police in connection with the loan apps case.

02 Jan 2021

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Bhuvneshwar Kumar named in UP squad

Fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar was picked in the Uttar Pradesh squad for the first two matches of the T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

30 Dec 2020

India reports 14 new cases of mutant coronavirus strain

India has reported 14 new cases of the mutated strain of the coronavirus first detected in the United Kingdom.

24 Dec 2020

NADA hands Indian basketball player Satnam Singh two-year doping ban

Satnam Singh Bhamara, the first Indian player to be drafted into NBA, has been handed a two-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency's (NADA) disciplinary panel for failing a dope test.

24 Dec 2020

'Tenet' becomes the most-watched film in India after lockdown

Christopher Nolan-directed Tenet has become the most-watched film in India post the coronavirus-induced lockdown as per the #ShowOffTheYear2020 report by the ticket company BookMyShow.

24 Dec 2020

Harassed by loan sharks, debtors commit suicide, unearthing multi-crore scam

The unfortunate demise of three people in Telangana, allegedly due to harassment of loan sharks, led police to unearth a multi-crore scam.

23 Dec 2020

Shami sidelined for six weeks, could miss England Tests

Indian pace spearhead Mohammed Shami has been sidelined for six weeks, owing to his wrist fracture.

20 Dec 2020

Australia set to host Afghanistan for one-off Test in 2021

Australia are set to host Afghanistan for a one-off Test match in November next year.

18 Dec 2020

Singer, who robbed purses of women in malls, arrested

A Bengaluru-based orchestra singer has been arrested for robbing women at malls and beauty parlors multiple times.

15 Dec 2020

Bengaluru: iPhone manufacturing plant suffered Rs. 52cr damages, says Wistron

Violence at an iPhone manufacturing plant near Bengaluru on Saturday caused damages up to Rs. 52 crore, the facility's Taiwan-based operator Wistron Corp said on Tuesday.

12 Dec 2020

Rohit Sharma 'clinically fit', will be re-assessed in Australia

Senior batsman Rohit Sharma has been declared "clinically fit" by the medical team at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru.

12 Dec 2020

Bengaluru: Disgruntled workers wreak havoc at Wistron's iPhone manufacturing plant

A workers' unrest at an iPhone manufacturing plant near Bengaluru, Karnataka, turned violent early Saturday morning.

12 Dec 2020

Tata Motors lowers subscription cost of Nexon EV in India

As part of an 'Electrifying Subscription Offer,' Tata Motors has reduced the subscription cost of its Nexon EV in India.

11 Dec 2020

Rohit cleared to join Indian squad for last two Tests

Senior batsman Rohit Sharma has cleared his fitness assessment at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru for the Australian Test series.

05 Dec 2020

Chess Olympiad-winning Indian team paid custom duty: Here's why

A 12-member Indian team bagged its first-ever gold medal at the FIDE (International Chess Federation) Online Chess Olympiad in August 2020.

29 Nov 2020

Ather 450 electric scooter discontinued in Bengaluru and Chennai

Ather Energy has stopped selling its first and most popular offering, the Ather 450 electric scooter, in Bengaluru and Chennai. To recall, it was launched in 2018 and received seven OTA updates.

25 Nov 2020

BCCI asks Cricket Australia to relax quarantine for Rohit, Ishant

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has asked Australia (CA) to relax the quarantine rules of senior Indian players Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma.

24 Nov 2020

Australia vs India: Rohit, Ishant ruled out of two Tests

Senior Indian cricketers Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma have been ruled out of the first two Tests of the upcoming Border-Gavaskar series in Australia.

21 Nov 2020

Hamstring is fine, getting stronger, says Rohit Sharma

Senior Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma has cleared the air over the controversy that erupted over his non-inclusion in all the three squads for the upcoming tour of Australia.


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