Congress-JDS overtures over Bengaluru council give BJP the jitters

Congress-JDS overtures over Bengaluru council give BJP the jitters

The Congress and the JDS together are now eyeing the support of seven Independents and a member of Socialist Democratic Party of India to wrest control of the council.

SIT makes tenth arrest in Karnataka Lokayukta scam

SIT makes tenth arrest in Karnataka Lokayukta scam

Hotte Krishna, a realtor, had been named by the Lokayukta police during a preliminary investigation as a key member of the extortion gang operating in the Lokayukta

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Congress-JDS overtures over Bengaluru council give BJP the jitters
Congress-JDS overtures over Bengaluru council give BJP the jitters

The Congress and the JDS together are now eyeing the support of seven Independents and a member of Socialist Democratic Party of India to wrest control of the council.

Mangalore youth stripped, assaulted in full public view by moral police
Mangalore youth stripped, assaulted in full public view by moral police

Suspected members of a Hindutva vigilante group stripped a youth, identified as Shakeer, tied him to an electric pole and assaulted him in full public view at Babugudde near Attavar in the city of Mangalore on Monday evening

Bengaluru civic pollsgoes the BJP way; PM Modi hails victory
Bengaluru civic pollsgoes the BJP way; PM Modi hails victory

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SIT makes tenth arrest in Karnataka Lokayukta scam
SIT makes tenth arrest in Karnataka Lokayukta scam

Hotte Krishna, a realtor, had been named by the Lokayukta police during a preliminary investigation as a key member of the extortion gang operating in the Lokayukta

Bengaluru civic polls scheduled to happen tomorrow
Bengaluru civic polls scheduled to happen tomorrow

Amidst resistance from opposition parties, the government has passed the bill trifurcating BBMP in the legislature; it is now before the Governor for his assent.

Eighth arrest in Karnataka Lokayukta extortion scam
Eighth arrest in Karnataka Lokayukta extortion scam

A photo journalist cum RTI activist has been arrested by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Karnataka police in connection with an extortion racket within the Karnataka Lokayukta involving the Lokayukta’s son Ashwin Rao.

Three arrested for using Bengaluru development funds for private profit
Three arrested for using Bengaluru development funds for private profit

The CID officials said that certain officials of the BDA illegally invested thousands of crores of public money in chit and mutual funds and personally profited from these investments.

Bengaluru city polls: No sale of liquor on August 21, 22
Bengaluru city polls: No sale of liquor on August 21, 22

A ban on the sale of liquor is imposed on two days for peaceful Bengaluru local polls

Businessman arrested for holding Nepali girl captive in Bengaluru
Businessman arrested for holding Nepali girl captive in Bengaluru

The businessman, who took the woman to his flat in Bengaluru promising her a job in a beauty parlour, has been arrested.

Three Karnataka medical university staff arrested for exam paper fraud
Three Karnataka medical university staff arrested for exam paper fraud

Undergraduates were charged upto Rs. 2 lakh and post graduates up to Rs. 2.5 lakh to hand them blank answer scripts prior of the university examination.

Mobile app will be hotline to the police soon, says Karnataka police chief
Mobile app will be hotline to the police soon, says Karnataka police chief

The Karnataka police will introduce two exclusive mobile applications – one for the public to contact the police at the touch of a button and another to help policemen in the investigation of cases, the state police chief Om Prakash said here on Tuesday.

Bengaluru polls: Congress promises waste-to-energy plants at local level
Bengaluru polls: Congress promises waste-to-energy plants at local level

The Congress has also promised to bring in an urban experts panel to assist the city council in decision making.

AAP opts out of Bengaluru civic polls in light of city division plans
AAP opts out of Bengaluru civic polls in light of city division plans

Following the AAP decision to opt out of the polls the Janata Dal Secular party had last week come up with an alliance offer to contest the city council polls.

1177 cases against private financiers amid farmer suicides in Karnataka
1177 cases against private financiers amid farmer suicides in Karnataka

The state police have registered 1177 cases and arrested 956 persons in the state, DGP Om Prakash said.

Bengaluru sexual assault: School headmistress arrested for negligence
Bengaluru sexual assault: School headmistress arrested for negligence

The principal and president of a school, where a three-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by the watchman, were arrested on Thursday for not complying with orders issued by police on safety measures.

School watchman arrested in Bengaluru for sexual assault on child
School watchman arrested in Bengaluru for sexual assault on child

The local police have arrested a watchman at the school on the basis of information provided by the elder sister of the victim.

Karnataka extortion case: Lokayukta’s son part of larger conspiracy, says SIT
Karnataka extortion case: Lokayukta’s son part of larger conspiracy, says SIT

Ashwin Rao alias Yerabati Ashwin has been arrested by a SIT in connection with an attempt to extort money from a government official in the Lokayukta.

Man arrested for duping people on promise of admission
Man arrested for duping people on promise of admission

AN alleged cheat, who duped people in various parts of the country on promise of getting their wards admission in medical and engineering colleges, has been arrested by state crime branch sleuths from Bangalore.

Kannada film director S Narayan robbed outside bank
Kannada film director S Narayan robbed outside bank

Police are analysing CCTV footage from the crime scene to identify the accused. They have also questioned narayan’s driver.

Police arrest three over medical seats fraud in Bengaluru
Police arrest three over medical seats fraud in Bengaluru

The trio have been arrested for cheating a student Siddharth of DJ Halli in east Bengaluru by collecting Rs 58 lakh from him with the promise of a medical seat in a reputed medical college.