Bangalore news August 30 highlights: Responding to a summons notice issued by the Enforcement Directorate, senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar has left the city in a New Delhi-bound flight. The flight from Kempegowda International Airport has left the city at 1.20 pm, earlier this afternoon.
Meanwhile, Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai has directed the police to step up vigil and ensure that the celebration of Gowri-Ganesh festival and Muharram take place peacefully in Bengaluru and across the state.
He conducted a video conference on Thursday with superintendents of police of all the districts. He instructed that police should take care of “maintaining communal harmony and if untoward incident reported the jurisdictional police would be held responsible.”