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Noted Kannada scholar Chidananda Murthy dies at 88

January 11, 2020 1:41 pm

Chidananda Murthy, who was known for his campaign to save the monuments of Hampi, passed away due to age-related ailments at around 3.30 am.

Burqa-bindi protest against CAA in Bengaluru

January 06, 2020 11:28 am

At the Town Hall, a women-led “Burqa-Bindi protest” saw a gathering of approximately 1,500 people, who protested against the new citizenship law and the proposed citizens’ register.

A man's unusual query to Bengaluru Police after Section 144 was imposed gets laughs

December 20, 2019 2:21 pm

The man's query over prohibitory orders being imposed, and the response by the police, were widely shared.

Three dead in Mangaluru, Lucknow as Citizenship Act protests rage across India

December 19, 2019 10:04 pm

Agitators defied prohibitory orders across regions, prompting authorities to detain activists and politicians, including noted historian Ramchandra Guha, Swaraj India leader Yogendra Yadav and Left leader Sitaram Yechury, and suspend mobile Internet services in several areas of Delhi.

Citizenship Act: From Delhi to Bengaluru, protests rage across India; top 10 developments

December 19, 2019 6:13 pm

Left leaders D Raja, Sitaram Yechury, Nilotpal Basu, Brinda Karat, others have been detained at Mandi House in Delhi during anti-CAA protest. Reports of lockdown, internet shutdown and barricading are also surfacing.

CAA protests: Section 144 to be imposed in Bengaluru, parts of Karnataka from today

December 19, 2019 9:39 pm

As many as nine students were detained Tuesday by the Bengaluru Police as they assembled to protest against the new citizenship law near Sir Puttana Chetty Town Hall in the city.

Bengaluru: 9 students detained for organising protest against CAA, released after 3.5 hours

December 17, 2019 9:57 pm

The plan was to march from Town Hall to Freedom Park when they were stopped by the police. 

Karnataka: RSS leader, 3 others booked after school students reenact Babri Masjid demolition

December 17, 2019 4:28 pm

The police registered a case based on a complaint filed by a Popular Front of India (PFI) leader, Aboobacker Siddique.

Habitual traffic offender caught in Bengaluru, fined Rs 15,400 for 71 violations

December 15, 2019 2:21 pm

"As soon as we entered the scooter's registration number in the ticket-generating machine, a 5.1 foot-long list of past offences started printing," an officer from Rajajinagar traffic police station said.

Bengaluru: Full route, timings of BMTC bus services from KSR Bengaluru Railway station

December 15, 2019 1:34 pm

Check timings of BMTC buses operated from KSR Bengaluru railway station - Gate 3 to different parts of Bengaluru including Kadugodi, Hoskote, Attibele, Sarjapur, Yelahanka, and Nagawara.

BENGALURU PHOTOS

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

February 21, 2019 2:26 pm

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.

BENGALURU VIDEOS

ABVP holds countrywide protests against anti-nationalism in some groups

February 18, 2016 10:59 am

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

February 18, 2016 6:58 am

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.

Racism, intolerance not specific to India, says Sonam Kapoor

February 09, 2016 9:47 am

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

February 07, 2016 3:41 pm

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

January 08, 2016 9:31 am

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.