Bangalore news Live updates: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has decided to conduct a survey and identify buildings that are dilapidated and run the risk of collapsing.
BBMP Commissioner B.H. Anil Kumar has directed joint commissioners of all the eight zones to conduct a survey and identify such buildings within a month. After the survey, owners of dilapidated structures will be told to demolish, repair or restore the buildings at their own cost.
In January this year, the BBMP had identified 52 structures that are in a dilapidated state across eight zones of the city.
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ED issues summons to DK Shivakumar's daughter Aishwarya
Enforcement Directorate issues summons to DK Shivakumar's daughter Aishwarya. Aishwarya is expected to appear before ED on Sept 12.
DK Shivakumar supporters' protest: Dy CM hopes it would be peaceful
Deputy Chief Minister Ashwathanarayana hoped and wished that the protest demonstrations by DK Shivkumar's supporters and a section of the Congress party would be peaceful and would not be a hindrance to ordinary citizens.
Protests against DK Shivakumar's arrest tomorrow in Bengaluru
A large number of Vokkaliga groups and organisations are holding a protest march in the city tomorrow. A group of congress leaders led by R Ramalinga Reddy is also holding a protest demonstration. Large crowds are being expected for the event and there appears to be a huge mobilisation by supporters of DK Shivakumar.
Rainfall forecast (for next 24 hours) by KSNDMC
Rainfall Forecast(Next 24hrs): Widespread with moderate rains and at isolated places heavy rains most likely over Coastal and adjoining parts of Malnad regions. Isolated with light to moderate rains very likely over North and South interior Karnataka districts.
Rainfall Forecast(Next 24hrs): Widespread with moderate rains and at isolated places heavy rains most likely over Coastal and adjoining parts of Malnad regions. Isolated with light to moderate rains very likely over North and South interior Karnataka districts. pic.twitter.com/bjcQSynPE5— KSNDMC (@KarnatakaSNDMC) September 10, 2019
Vokkaliga community members to stage protest in Bengaluru
Vokkaliga community members to stage a massive protest in Bengaluru on September 11 opposing the arrest of former minister DK Shivakumar. The protest starts from Basavanagudi National college grounds to Raj Bhavan at 10 am.
Anantkumar Hegde calls resignation of IAS officer Sasikanth Senthil is 'Rajadroha'
In the wake of the resignation of the Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada Sasikanth Senthil, BJP MP from Uttara Kannada, Anantkumar Hegde, launched a furious tirade against the IAS officer on Twitter. " Serving the government & yet questioning people representative's decision taken as per constitutional norms, besides labelling it as fascist amounts to nothing less than #Rajadroha!" Anantkumar tweets.
Serving the government & yet questioning people representative's decision taken as per constitutional norms, besides labelling it as fascist amounts to nothing less than #Rajadroha! pic.twitter.com/D8NGkJpm3F— Anantkumar Hegde (@AnantkumarH) September 9, 2019
Thieves broke ATM, escape with Rs 3 lakh in Banashankari
Thieves broke inside an ATM and escaped with Rs. 3 lakh cash inside the machine in Banashankri police station limits. The thieves used a machine cutter to open it. Police said that the Axis Bank ATM located on KR Road does not have any CCTV cameras inside or any security alarms.
ISRO chairman has no account on any social media sites
Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday clarified that its chairman K Sivan has no personal account on any social media platforms. “It has been noted that social media accounts in the name of Kailasavadivoo Sivan (along with photographs of K. Sivan) is operational and active on social media platforms. This is to clarify that K. Sivan, Chairman, ISRO does not have any personal account on any social media platforms,” the ISRO said in a statement. ISRO chairman’s full name is Dr Kailasavadivoo Sivan. The space agency also asserted that any information spread using these accounts in Sivan’s name should be ignored as they are “not authentic”.
CBI files charge sheet against IMA Mansoor Khan
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on September 7 has filed a charge sheet against Mansoor Khan and others in the alleged multi-crore IMA ponzi scam case. After taking over the case on September 2 by Karnataka SIT, the agency filed an FIR against Khan and 25 persons in the case.
Bengaluru: With real guns and handcuffs, 5 terminally ill kids turn police commissioners for a day
Neatly dressed in khaki uniform, replete with police badges, shiny shoes and belt, five terminally ill children took charge of the Bengaluru police department and assumed the Commissioner’s office for a day. It was a dream come true for the five children, who wished to grow up to be a police officer someday. Read
Shivamogga railway projects get a push
The new railway line between Shivamogga and Ranebennur via Shikaripur got a push with the Railways giving in-principle approval for the project during a meeting with Chief Minister Yediyurappa on Monday. The Railways agreed to extend the Shivamogga-Yeshwantpur train to Chennai and run a Shimogga-Tirupati train via Chitradurga and Ballari.
BWSSB to shift office from Anand Rao Circle
The BWSSB will soon shift the office of its executive engineer and assistant executive engineers near Anand Rao Circle. The office of the executive engineer (M&P)–13 and assistant engineers 13-1, 13-2, 13-3 and 13-4 will be shifted to various locations across the city.
“As the Cauvery water connection and laying of sewage lines to 110 villages is in progress, the office of the executive engineer (M&P)–13 in Anand Rao Circle will be shifted,” said a press release.
The new locations from where the sub-division-13 will operate, starting September 16 are GLR premises, Kundalahalli-Hoodi main road; Horamavu Agara STP premises, Horamavu, Banjara Layout; Amanikere STP premises, Varthur-Balagere main road; and Kadugodi STP plant premises near the Whitefield railway station, Kadugodi, Somenahalli post.
Karnataka: Congress targets PM over flood relief funds
Meanwhile, state Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao said, “The BJP had promised that the PM will review the flood situation… Nothing was discussed, nor any package announced.’
Senior BJP leader B L Santhosh said a recommendation of the quantum of flood relief is expected very soon. Read
Karnataka: Kumaraswamy target BJP over flood relief funds
The opposition Congress and JD(S) have questioned the ruling BJP in Karnataka on Prime Minister Narendra Modi not addressing the issue of flood relief during a weekend visit to Bengaluru.
Advertising “Despite coming to Bengaluru, the BJP was unable to take the PM to flood-affected parts of the state… The Chief Minister’s position is so weak that he is unfortunately unable to ask for funds from the Centre…” former CM H D Kumaraswamy said.