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The court has extended DK Shivakumar’s custody by five days. Pronouncing the order, Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar said that Shivakumar will be medically examined every morning before his questioning starts. No questioning without a medical examination.
The court will also hear DK Shivakumar’s bail plea on Tuesday at 3 pm.
Arrested Congress leader D K Shivakumar’s daughter, Aishwarya was on Thursday subjected to a gruelling questioning session by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday. D K Shivakumar had been arrested on September 3 in a money laundering case.
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The Bengaluru City Traffic Police has collected over Rs 60.80 lakh as fine
The Bengaluru City Traffic Police has collected over Rs 60.80 lakh as fine from Thursday 10 am to Friday 10 am as per the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 rule which was implemented in the state recently.
The Bengaluru City Traffic Police @blrcitytraffic has collected over Rs 60.80 lakh as fine from Thursday 10 am to Friday 10 am as per the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 rule which was implemented in the state recently. @IndianExpress @IExpressSouth pic.twitter.com/Mg3kG1AUry— EXPRESS Bengaluru (@IEBengaluru) September 13, 2019
Shivakumar in ED custody till Sept 17
Former Karnataka Water Resources Minister to remain in ED custody till Sept 17. Judge asks ED to prioritise former minister DK Shivakumar’s health and take care of his medical requirements.
KSRTC exhibits ‘gutted bus’ to create awareness against vandalism
In a bid to raise public awareness on the adverse effects of vandalism, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) Friday displayed a gutted bus at the Kempegowda Bus station, commonly known as Majestic Bus Station, with a message saying, “don’t burn or pelt stones on buses during riots or bandhs, whatever may be the situation.” Read
No bail for DK Shivakumar today
No bail for DK Shivakumar today. DKS will be remanded either judicial or ED custody till Monday.
Shivakumar unwell says lawyer
Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing on behalf of Shivakumar, told the court that Shivkumar has not been keeping well. He was arrested on September 3 and he suffers from high blood pressure, he added.
DK Shivakumar not cooperating with investigation: ED
The Enforcement Directorate told the court that DK Shivakumar was not cooperating with the the investigation by withholding information. The agency also claimed that DK Shivakumar was deliberately giving irrelevant information.
Former minister DK Shivakumar 's bail plea hearing begins
Former minister DK Shivakumar 's bail plea hearing begins. Additional Solicitor General KM Nataraja begins argument on behalf of ED.
ED seeks extension of custody
DK Shivakumar could not explain the source of his deposits. DKS owns a number of benami properties. Tainted money has been diverted through various accounts, says ED. The agency says it needs to confront DK Shivakumar with latest facts.
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ED continue to grill former water resource minister DK Shivakumar
ED sleuths continue to grill former water resource minister DK Shivakumar, according to reports, ED questions DKS if money seized at Delhi flat was meant to AICC.
Shivakumar ’s advocate Shivaraju remains optimistic about his bail
Former water resource minister DK Shivakumar ’s advocate Shivaraju remains optimistic about his bail and says DKS has submitted all the details on money seized in Delhi.
DK Shivakumar case: ED might seek extension of custody
Former water resource minister DK Shivakumar’s advocate Shivaraju remains optimistic about his bail and says DKS has submitted all the details on money seized in Delhi.
Supporters of D K Shivakumar gather outside ED ahead of release
Several supporters of senior Congress leader D K Shivakumar gathered outside the office of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in New Delhi today ahead of his release. Addressing the media, the supporters from Bengaluru, Ramnagara and Belagavi threatened to instensify their protests if the leader was not released today.
KRDCL on Social Media
The Karnataka Road Development Corporation Limited has started Twitter and Facebook accounts for the benefit of the public on the projects across the state.
HC to appoint claim commissioner to recover losses during bandhs
The Karnataka High Court on Thursday announced the appointment of a claims commissioner to recover losses to the state exchequer during bandhs and protests in the State. The court observed that the losses will be recovred from the organisation or person that called for the bandh. The decision was made in the HC following a PIL which had been filed by Rajajinagar residents.
The HC also directed the Karnataka government to submit a report on the losses incurred by the governement during the recent protests in the state and postponed to hearing to September 16.
Wipro-IISc developing driverless car: Azim Premji
Wipro Founder Chairman Azim Premji said that his company is collaborating with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for developing a project on driverless cars and building India’s first indigenious ‘Metal 3D Printing Machine’. Delivering the IISc Convocation address Premji said that both the projects are at an advanced stage.
Security tightened in Ramanagara as Shivakumar's custody ends today
Former minister DK Shivakumar's Enforcement Department custody to end today. ED to seek extension of custody by 4 days. Security heightened in Ramanagara ahead of Former minister DK Shivakumar's ED case hearing. Shivkumar's supporters likely to stage protest if former minister’s custody continues.
Young Scientist Medal for 4 IISc scientists
Four scientists from Bengaluru's Indian Institute of Science (IISc) bagged the Young Medal Medal for 2019 on Thursday. The medal, which is awarded by the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) is given to scientists up to the age of 35 for promise, excellence and creativity in the fields of science and mathematics.
The medal for 2019 was bagged by Geetharani K, Supradeepa V R, Abhik Narayan Choudhury and Chandni U.
Proposal to have 'No School Bag Day' for government school children'
The state Department of Public Education on Thursday proposed to have a 'No School Bag Day' on Saturdays for children studying in government schools across Karnataka. The proposal, which had been submitted over two years ago was made once again to the Yeddyurappa-led government yesterday.
KSRTC displays burnt bus to educate mobs
In a bid to raise public awareness on the adverse effects of vandalism, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) on Friday displayed burnt bus at KBS Majestic bus station with a message saying 'don't burn or pelt stones on buses during riots, bandh what ever may be the situation." The bus was burnt by miscreants recently in a protest over Congress leader DK Shivakumar arrest.
Burnt bus displayed at KBS Majestic bus station to bring public awareness by @KSRTC_Journeys and requests public not to burn or pelt stones on buses during roits and bandh. @IndianExpress pic.twitter.com/AhqTBkf9al— Darshan Devaiah B P (@DarshanDevaiahB) September 13, 2019
BJP leader smells a scam in elevated road project
BJP city unit spokesperson N R Ramesh has alleged that the project cost of the 88-km elevated corridor project had been inflated by former PWD minister HD Revanna in connivance with a few officials.
He told reporters that the project cost had witnessed a steep hike of Rs. 9,960 crore just ahead of the parliamentary polls. He said initially, the project cost was pegged at Rs. 17,000 crore but it had been inflated to Rs.26,960 crore which is about 59 per cent higher. Tenders for the first phase had already been completed.
SI canes man held for sexual harassment; Video goes viral
A sub-inspector from the Subramanya Nagar police station received backlash from various sections of the society yesterday, after a video of him caning an accused went viral on social media on Thursday.
The video, which was taken around four months ago showed the Sub Inspector hitting a youth, who had been held on a case of molestation with a lathi (cane). Senior police officials later stated that they will be launching an internal inquiry into the issue.
Traffic police inspector fined for parking violation
The Bengaluru Traffic Police (BTP) slapped a fine of Rs 2,000 on a traffic police inspector for parking his jeep at a busy junction, which was a no-parking zone, disrupting traffic on Thursday.
Joint Commissioner of police B R Ravikanthe Gowda said Sadashiva Nagar inspector Shivakumar had parked his vehicle at the spot, despite knowing that it amounted to violation.
Mansoor Khan, 7 others in CBI custody till September 16
The CBI on Thursday obtained the custody of incarcerated I Monetary Advisory (IMA) founder and Managing Director Mohammed Mansoor Khan and seven other IMA directors, who are accused in the multi crore scam, till September 16. The CBI had taken over the investigation on September 2 on the request of the state government and had submitted the first chargesheet on September 7.