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Death sentence for serial killer, rapist 'Cyanide' Mohan Kumar

26 Oct 2019

Death sentence for serial killer, rapist 'Cyanide' Mohan Kumar

A Mangaluru court on Thursday sentenced infamous serial killer 'Cyanide' Mohan Kumar for the rape and murder of an Anganwadi worker from Bantwal in Dakshina Kannada district in 2005.

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.

ED summons Congress leader Shivakumar to appear before it

30 Aug 2019

ED summons Congress leader Shivakumar to appear before it

For those who don't know, DK Shivakumar has established himself as the go-to person whenever Congress runs into trouble in Karnataka.

Why can't Rahul Dravid vote this time: Details here

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.

Man impersonates CJI Ranjan Gogoi, calls two HC judges

18 Feb 2019

Man impersonates CJI Ranjan Gogoi, calls two HC judges

In a worrisome news, an unidentified man made calls to two High Court judges impersonating as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, recently.

200 days later, Bengaluru techie still missing: Family demands CBI-probe

09 Jul 2018

200 days later, Bengaluru techie still missing: Family demands CBI-probe

On December 18, 2017, Kumar Ajitabh, a Bengaluru-based techie, went out to meet a prospective buyer of his Maruti Ciaz car that he had enlisted on OLX.

Fourth-time-lucky: Vijay Mallya's favorite aircraft finally sold

30 Jun 2018

Fourth-time-lucky: Vijay Mallya's favorite aircraft finally sold

Beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya's favorite luxury airplane, Airbus A319, which is parked at the Mumbai Airport since 2013, has finally got a buyer.

Amidst tension, Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' opens partially in Karnataka

08 Jun 2018

Amidst tension, Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' opens partially in Karnataka

Amidst tight police presence yesterday, dozens of theaters and six multiplexes in Bengaluru finally screened Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's latest multilingual film 'Kaala'.

Dhanush moves Karnataka HC for 'Kaala' release in the state

05 Jun 2018

Dhanush moves Karnataka HC for 'Kaala' release in the state

"Kaala" producer and Rajnikanth's son-in-law, Dhanush, and his wife Aishwarya have filed a petition in the Karnataka HC seeking directions to the state government and Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC) for the smooth release of the film.

Will Bengaluru Metro keep running? HC to decide on employee-strike

04 Jun 2018

Will Bengaluru Metro keep running? HC to decide on employee-strike

A lot depends on the Karnataka HC today, which will issue its ruling on whether Bengaluru metro staffers can go ahead with their planned strike.

Bengaluru dustbins in trouble: 500 go missing, some vandalized

29 May 2018

Bengaluru dustbins in trouble: 500 go missing, some vandalized

Even dustbins aren't safe in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru Metro Union may go on strike from June 4

19 May 2018

Bengaluru Metro Union may go on strike from June 4

Bengaluru metro services may be affected from June 4, as Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) employees' union has threatened an indefinite strike from thereon.

Bengaluru Metro employees call off tomorrow's strike, relief for commuters

21 Mar 2018

Bengaluru Metro employees call off tomorrow's strike, relief for commuters

Bringing huge relief to the regular commuters of Bengaluru Metro, about 900 employees have agreed to not strike tomorrow.

Bengaluru: Karnataka Lokayukta P Vishwanatha Shetty stabbed in office

07 Mar 2018

Bengaluru: Karnataka Lokayukta P Vishwanatha Shetty stabbed in office

Karnataka Lokayukta, Justice P Vishwanatha Shetty, was stabbed multiple times by a man who went to meet him in his office in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

Countdown has begun for Congress' end in Karnataka: Modi

04 Feb 2018

Countdown has begun for Congress' end in Karnataka: Modi

Addressing a rally in Bengaluru to mark the end of BJP's months-long Parivartan Rally, PM Narendra Modi said the countdown to Congress' decimation in Karnataka had begun.

No interim order on tobacco pictorial warning, hearing in January

22 Dec 2017

No interim order on tobacco pictorial warning, hearing in January

Several petitions had been filed against the Karnataka HC's recent order quashing mandatory pictorial warnings covering 85% of tobacco packs. It put the compulsory coverage at 40%.

HC: Reduce tobacco graphic warnings size from 85% to 40%

16 Dec 2017

HC: Reduce tobacco graphic warnings size from 85% to 40%

On 16th December, Karnataka High Court (HC) quashed the 2014 amendment rules that required graphic health warnings to cover 85% of packaging on tobacco products.

SC allows abortion of 17-year-old Bengaluru rape victim

22 Sep 2017

SC allows abortion of 17-year-old Bengaluru rape victim

Two minor rape victims, a 17-year-old Bengaluru girl and a 13-year-old Delhi girl, have been permitted by the Supreme Court to abort their fetuses.

SC allows 17-year-old Bengaluru rape survivor to abort 24-week fetus

21 Sep 2017

SC allows 17-year-old Bengaluru rape survivor to abort 24-week fetus

The Supreme Court has given its nod to a 17-year-old rape survivor's pregnancy termination, allowing the Bengaluru victim to abort her 24-week fetus.

Protests against Hindi bring together activists, politicians in Karnataka

18 Sep 2017

Protests against Hindi bring together activists, politicians in Karnataka

The protest against the "imposition" of Hindi in Karnataka has gone a step further with Kannada activists and politicians coming together to plan the further course of action.

Karnataka HC denies 17-year-old rape victim's abortion plea

03 Sep 2017

Karnataka HC denies 17-year-old rape victim's abortion plea

The Karnataka HC denied permission for undergoing an abortion to a 17-year-old rape survivor who is over 20 weeks pregnant.

Bengaluru: Man fails to repay Rs. 4000; caged-in with dogs

03 Sep 2017

Bengaluru: Man fails to repay Rs. 4000; caged-in with dogs

Hareesh, a 32-year-old daily wage worker, was allegedly locked in a dog-cage in Karnataka's Madikeri town by former employer Kishan as he failed to repay a Rs. 4,000 loan.

Blue Whale Challenge: Bengaluru sixth-most curious about the deadly game

30 Aug 2017

Blue Whale Challenge: Bengaluru sixth-most curious about the deadly game

India is so curious about the "Blue Whale Challenge" that seven of its cities featured on the list of top 10 global cities searching for the deadly game.

Bengaluru girl confronts pervert taking pictures of her on Metro

09 Aug 2017

Bengaluru girl confronts pervert taking pictures of her on Metro

21-year-old girl from Bengaluru confronted a pervert after he took pictures of her, and made inappropriate gestures at her in a metro train.

Actor-Cricketer Dhruv Sharma passes away in Bengaluru

01 Aug 2017

Actor-Cricketer Dhruv Sharma passes away in Bengaluru

Speech and hearing impaired Dhruv Sharma, who went on to become Sandalwood actor and professional cricket player, died from multiple-organ failure in Bengaluru today.

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

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.

Karnataka: Bajrang Dal men assault 3 Dalits for eating beef

28 Apr 2017

Karnataka: Bajrang Dal men assault 3 Dalits for eating beef

10 activists from the Bajrang Dal reportedly entered a house in Udupi's Kundapur taluk and assaulted 3 Dalit men who they thought were consuming beef.

Traffic penalties to go cashless in Bengaluru

03 Apr 2017

Traffic penalties to go cashless in Bengaluru

The Bengaluru traffic police is spending Rs. 10crore in order to enable cashless-payment of penalties.

Bengaluru should expect another sweltering summer

20 Mar 2017

Bengaluru should expect another sweltering summer

According to a bulletin circulated by the MET Department, the maximum temperature on Sunday was 35 degrees Celsius in Bengaluru.

Tamil Nadu's Amma is no more

05 Dec 2016

Tamil Nadu's Amma is no more

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J. Jayalalithaa has passed away.

Rumors of Jayalalithaa's death do the rounds

05 Dec 2016

Rumors of Jayalalithaa's death do the rounds

Local media sources reported that TN Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passed away at Apollo hospital in Chennai.

No news on Jaya's health, Chennai tense

05 Dec 2016

No news on Jaya's health, Chennai tense

In light of CM Jayalalithaa's sudden change in health, tension are running high across Tamil Nadu.

Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, being monitored by experts

04 Dec 2016

Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, being monitored by experts

According to a statement by Apollo Hospitals, Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa, who is undergoing treatment there, suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening.

Jayalalithaa breathing without respiratory support: Reports

18 Nov 2016

Jayalalithaa breathing without respiratory support: Reports

The AIADMK has assured their supporters that Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is breathing without respiratory support and is expected to be discharged any day now.

Jayalalithaa under physiotherapy, may be discharged in 15 days

08 Nov 2016

Jayalalithaa under physiotherapy, may be discharged in 15 days

AIADMK spokesperson C Ponnaiyan said CM Jayalalithaa may be discharged "in less than 15 days" and that "all her vital parameters are under control."

Jayalalithaa's portfolios handed over to Finance Minister

12 Oct 2016

Jayalalithaa's portfolios handed over to Finance Minister

Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao said all of CM Jayalalithaa's portfolios have been handed over to state Finance Minister O Panneerselvam.

Amma running TN out of Apollo Hospital

30 Sep 2016

Amma running TN out of Apollo Hospital

As supporters of the AIADMK party gathered outside Apollo Hospital, the state bureaucracy is functioning smoothly with orders being sent out of the hospital.