Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike
26 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: As Bengaluru faces spike, over 3,000 patients 'untraceable'
In Bengaluru, over 3,000 people who tested positive for the novel coronavirus are "untraceable" even as the city faces a spike in the number of infections.
31 May 2020
Huge crowd celebrates Congress leader's COVID-19 recovery in Mumbai
After senior Congress leader Chandrakant Handore recovered from COVID-19, a huge crowd gathered to welcome him in Mumbai on Saturday night.
20 Mar 2020
Bengaluru railway official, who 'hid' coronavirus-infected son, suspended
The South Western Railways (SWR) has suspended a railway official for allegedly hiding her son, who has been tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
16 Apr 2019
Why can't Rahul Dravid vote this time: Details here
In an ironical incident, former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid, who is Karnataka election body's ambassador, won't be able to cast his vote this time as his name was excluded from the list.
02 Mar 2019
Bengaluru gets pilot air purifier at Hudson Circle by BBMP
In its recent budget, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), had announced that it will be spending Rs. 2.5 lakh/purifier on installing air purifiers across various junctions in the city.
14 Oct 2018
Bengaluru to get over 5,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots: Details here
People living in Bengaluru will get more than 5,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots to stay connected all the time.
30 Aug 2018
Blanket-ban on smoking in Bengaluru's bars, restaurants, pubs soon
Soon pubs, restaurants, cafés and bars in Bengaluru will have a blanket ban on smoking, as per a Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) circular.
15 Mar 2018
With burning lakes, potholes, Bengaluru fares worst in urban-governance survey
A comprehensive study assessing the urban governance in 23 cities of India has brought a real bad news for Bengaluru.
02 Mar 2018
Bengaluru: 400 Wi-Fi spots, a Mayor's bungalow - BBMP budget
It can be easily said that the recent Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike budget is not for citizens, but for the netas.
28 Feb 2018
Bengaluru: Only Rs. 1,300 as fine collected for public urination?
Just when girls and women are demanding for toilets to be built at home, men urinating in public is quite a common sight.
22 Feb 2018
Bengaluru: Citizens ask for better focus on roads, sanitation
A recent survey carried out by a non-profit organization showed that city people want the civic bodies to improve the situation of roads and drivability. Health and sanitation was the next category that saw quite a lot of inputs.
29 Jan 2018
Bengaluru: 500 pink autorickshaws to hit roads by April
Bengaluru roads are all set to get their first fleet of pink autorickshaws, reserved only for women, by April this year. A total number of 500 autorickshaws will hit the city roads and women drivers will be given preference to drive them.
23 Oct 2017
Two dropped cockroach in Indira Canteen meal for 'publicity', arrested
Karnataka police have arrested two men for allegedly dropping a cockroach in a meal served at Indira Canteen for 'publicity'.
05 Sep 2017
Bengaluru: Robot excavators arriving soon to save flooded city
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is soon going to procure multi-purpose robot excavators to dredge and clean the clogged drains of the flooded city.
04 Sep 2017
Karnataka: Rs. 300cr rain relief package to save drowning Bengaluru
As heavy rains continue to batter Bengaluru, BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) is going to roll out a Rs. 300cr rain relief package under Nagarotthana Grant to save the city from floods, water-logging, and other rain-triggered problems.
31 Aug 2017
Bengaluru: Over concretization led to floods, says IISc study
After heavy rains flooded most parts of Bengaluru, an Indian Institute of Science (IISc) study said "unchecked concretization" coupled with the acute loss of vegetation and wetland is the reason behind the frequent flooding.
29 Aug 2017
Karnataka state-board schools to now prepare their own question papers
Schools in Karnataka following the state board will now have to set their own question papers from the upcoming mid-term examinations.
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.
05 Jun 2017
Karnataka Honour Killing: Pregnant-woman set on fire by her family
In yet another case of honour killing, a pregnant Muslim woman was burnt alive by her own family for marrying a Dalit man in Bijapur, Karnataka.
10 Feb 2017
Couple makes hoax bomb call to airport to delay flight
A couple from BTM Layout, trying to fly to Kochi for their engagement, had a hoax-bomb threat made to Kempegowda Airport, as they were getting late.
07 Feb 2017
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.
04 Feb 2017
Digital address for Bengaluru houses proposed
If Bengaluru qualifies for the Smart City competition next month, each house in the city will get its own digital address for easier administration.