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

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'.

KSCA confirms KPL on hold until completion of police investigation

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Popular Kannada rapper Chandan Shetty summoned over song on ganja

28 Aug 2018

Popular Kannada rapper Chandan Shetty summoned over song on ganja

Popular rapper Chandan Shetty is in trouble.

Bengaluru Police solves 105 cases with one arrest

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Bengaluru Police hires 'Yamraj' to deliver road safety message

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.

Bengaluru: Vagabonds arrested for molesting techie, assaulting her friend

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.

Restrictions on alcohol sale in Bengaluru till Karnataka polls

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.

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

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.

Sasikala expected to return to Bengaluru prison by today evening

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.

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

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.

French security researcher hacks BSNL intranet, exposes critical security flaws

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.

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

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.

Bengaluru police make ISI mark helmets mandatory from February 1

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.

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

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.

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

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.

No more creative memes from Bengaluru Police on Twitter!

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Karnataka: DIG Roopa provides more proof about officials being bribed

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.

Bengaluru: Police detain 200 children on suspicion of trafficking

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.

Mangalsutra rumor triggers panic among women in Karnataka

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.

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

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.

Bengaluru police emergency response gets Rs. 30 crore revamp

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.

Bengaluru police seizes banned currency notes, arrests 5 people

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.

Soon, Dial 100 for appointment with Bengaluru police officers

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.

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

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.

Bengaluru Police arrests 4 Pakistani nationals with fake Aadhaar cards

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.

Bengaluru's college students to design Hyperloop pod

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.

WannaCry ransomware shuts down Bengaluru's ATMs

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.

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

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.

Bengaluru: Now, an app to help you evade potholes

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.

Baahubali director appeals to Kannadigas to allow release

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.

Bengaluru Police now on Instagram

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.