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Bangalore News April 16 Highlights: Lok Sabha election campaigns conclude; BMTC bus services hit

Bangalore News Highlights: Get the latest updates on Bangalore traffic, Bangalore weather, the events in Bangalore today and much more in our daily blog

Lok Sabha elections Karnataka Highlights: BJP, Congress, JD (S) fire up campaigns as poll dates near

Karnataka elections 2019: As the election heats up, Karnataka Congress has sought the EC to intervene and transfer the IT chief of the Karnataka region for a free and fair poll in the state.

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PM Modi's rally in Bengaluru Palace Grounds: From Digital India to terror attacks - key points

The Prime Minister, after travelling from Mangaluru to Bengaluru, chose to share the dais with the top brass of Karnataka BJP. Former Karnataka Chief Minister SM Krishna, state BJP president B S Yeddyurappa, and Karnataka Vice-president Tejaswini Ananth Kumar were among the top leaders present at the venue.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Bengaluru voters face rising bus fares during election time

The first round of elections in Karnataka is on April 18 but the polling date is wedged between holidays, with April 17 being Mahaveer Jayanti and April 19 Good Friday, all resulting in a long weekend.

Congress leader Kushboo slaps youth during roadshow in Bengaluru

The incident happened when Kushboo was campaigning for the Bangalore Central Congress candidate Rizwan Arshad in the city.

Bengaluru: Tree census kicks off after a long wait

The mobile application will enable users, apart from paid volunteers, to record multiple features of each tree in their neighbourhood. Details such as species, girth, height, and approximate age can be uploaded.

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Bengaluru traffic woes: City next to Delhi now in number of registered vehicles

The latest figures made available by the Karnataka transport department states that as many as 1,752 vehicles are added to the ever-growing fleet on a daily basis. 

Karnataka: Death toll mounts to 5 in Dharwad building collapse

Rescuers had pulled out 55 people from the rubble of the four-storeyed under construction building, which collapsed Tuesday evening at Kumareshwaranagar in the heart of Dharwad, about 400 km from here.

Maoist leader CP Jaleel killed in gunfight with police in Kerala's Wayanad

The Maoist gang had reportedly arrived near Vythiri in Wayanad district to extort money and provisions from the owner of the private resort.

Bengaluru: Massive fire at Aero India 2019 venue, 300 cars gutted

Aero India 2019 fire: At least 300 cars gutted after a fire broke out at the Yelahankha airbase in Bengaluru, the venue for Aero India 2019. The cause of the fire is still unknown and there are no reports of injury so far.  

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Aero India 2019: Sarang, Tejas dazzle at air show in Bengaluru

The might of the Rafale jet was in full flow as it roared into the skies at the Yelahanka air base, the venue for the event, giving a dazzling display with breathtaking manoeuvres.

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ABVP holds countrywide protests against anti-nationalism in some groups

Ahmedabad/Bengaluru/Mumbai, Feb 18 (ANI): The Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad members in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Kolkata took to streets to protest against the 'anti-national' sentiments that have risen from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Members of ABVP from Ahmedabad raised slogans against those who supported the anti-national elements in JNU. An ABVP leader said they will continue their protests till the anti-nationalists are punished. In Bengaluru, the student took out a 'Tricolor march'. A protestor of ABVP in Bengaluru said they condemn the act of central universities rising to support the anti-national slogans raised in JNU. In Kolkata, ABVP members were seen raising slogans against the anti-national elements.

Man run over by truck, donates eyes before dying

Bengaluru, Feb 18 (ANI): A 23-year old man in Bengaluru whose body was split into two after being run over by a speeding truck wished to donate his organs while lying on the deathbed. Harish Nanjappa died due to injuries within minutes of being taken to a hospital. Harish's eyes were donated to the Narayana Netralaya and other organs could not be harvested as they were excessively damaged. According to the police, Harish said that he wished to donate his organs.

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Racism, intolerance not specific to India, says Sonam Kapoor

New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor, in response to the attack on the Tanzanian student in Bengaluru on February 3, said that racism and intolerance are not specific to India but happens across the globe.The Tanzanian student was allegedly beaten up and stripped by a mob in a case of mistaken identity after a woman was mowed down by a car in Bengaluru.The 21-year-old Tanzanian was dragged out of the car in which she was seated along with her three friends.Sonam, who has not shied of speaking about current affair incidents in the past, did not hide behind a non-committal stance. Sonam, who is the Loreal brand ambassador, was present at the inauguration of Women of Worth Awards, a platform and campaign that will recognize and felicitate the achievements of women who have achieved success in making a difference to the lives of others through their bravery, convictions and drive.The Women of Worth 2016 awards and campaign, which is an initiative by NDTV and Loreal Paris, will showcase women’s inspirational and impactful work to the world at large.

The Attack On Tanzanian Woman Had An Element of Racism & Mob Justice: Envoy

Speaking on the attack of a Tanzanian woman, Karnataka home minister read out the woman's complaint, saying nowhere does it mention that she was stripped and paraded naked.

Madrassa teacher arrested for suspected links with Al Qaeda

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): A Bengaluru madrassa teacher has been arrested by Delhi Police for suspected links with Al Qaeda. The teacher identified as Maulana Anzar Shah is reportedly an alleged member of the terror group. Police officials said he was planning to carry out terror strikes in the country. Shah has been brought to Delhi on transit remand and would be produced at the Patiala House court today.

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