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After Church Street pub accident, Bengaluru Police want safety barriers on rooftops

On 20 June, the Karnataka High court had pulled up Bengaluru City Police for failing to take suitable action on various complaints including noise pollution from pubs. An oral observation by the court termed the efforts taken by the police force as ‘casual’.

Karnataka HC pulls up cops for 'casual approach' on pubs in Indiranagar

Coming down heavily on the police, the court criticised the police for procuring only six sound level meters to cover the entire city. 


Bengaluru's lakes to have CCTV cameras to check encroachment, illegal dumping

Months ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi, the Karnataka High Court has reiterated that immersion of idols in lakes should not be allowed. The authorities have been asked to identify other places for the same.

Karnataka: Govt blinks, drops bridge project as #SteelFlyoverBeda campaign wins

Mobility expert Ashish Verma, one among those who opposed the move, said there were speculations of a concrete flyover being built along the same stretch instead of a 'steel' one.

Abhay Shreeniwas Oka sworn in as Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court

On the occasion, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, Bengaluru mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun, acting chief justice LNarayanaswamy and the director general of police Neelamani M Raju were present.

Notified as new Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court: Justice Abhay Oka batted for clean environment, better living conditions

Justice Oka, who was on Tuesday notified by the Centre as the next Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court, had in recent years, kept the state government and Mumbai civic authorities on their toes, directing action on various issues plaguing the city.


Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka HC seeks report on 'police torture' of four accused

On June 12, the high court had issued notices to the Karnataka government, state police chief and police officials concerned in the matters. It had also directed the police to ensure that the accused were not ill-treated.

Karnataka High Court again clears officer, govt raises fresh objection

The elevation of judicial officer P Krishna Bhat to the Karnataka High Court has been stalled by the government despite the Supreme Court Collegium clearing it.

Bengaluru: Another case against ‘fake news’ website owner Mahesh Vikram Hegde, BJP leader his lawyer

Arrested on March 29 for a “fake news” post that claimed that a Jain monk had been attacked by a Muslim youth, Hegde is now facing four cases.

Pictorial warning on tobacco products: No stay yet, SC says will look at Karnataka HC order

A vacation bench of the CJI and Justice S K Kaul declined to pass any interim order and said it would consider the petition on January 8, by when it directed the high court to upload the judgment on its official web page.