Darshan Devaiah BP

Darshan Devaiah B P works as Senior Sub Editor for The Indian Express Online (indianexpress.com) from Bengaluru. He reports on urban issues and has experience using Right to Information (RTI) as a reporting tool.

Articles By Darshan Devaiah BP

Bengaluru to get eight transit hubs for integration between bus, metro and rail networks

The Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) has identified eight locations in the peripheral areas in North, South, East, and West directions to the Bengaluru city.

Watch: IRCTC to run Karnataka’s Golden Chariot train from March 2020

The Golden Chariot will cover tourist destinations in Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, and other south Indian states. Its coaches are equipped with features such as a small wardrobe, vanity desk, LCD TV, electric sockets for recharging batteries and a private washroom.

Buoyed by response, Bengaluru airport to expand self bag drop service

According to the Kempegowda International Airport officials, on an average, nearly 2500 passengers avail this facility each day.

Karnataka: Australian national thrashed by villagers for ‘misbehaving’ with women

The residents in the village alleged that the foreigner misbehaved with the women, and, in response, they tied him up before thrashing him, the police said.

Karnataka: BJP candidate richer by Rs 185 crore in 18 months

Speaking to The Indian Express, Nagaraj said, “All the details provided in the affidavit are true and legal. I have all the documents and paid income tax.”

Karnataka: Congress MLA Tanveer Sait attacked in Mysuru, undergoes surgery

While the motive behind the attack is yet to ascertained, police said that an investigation into the matter is underway.

Explained: How Bengaluru hopes to decongest traffic with its bus priority lanes

The BMTC will operate 835 buses, including 350 AC buses, on the priority lane. According to civic officials, the route covers 12 high-density corridors.

‘Pattern of harassment’, says Amnesty International after CBI raids its Bengaluru, Delhi offices

"Over the past year, a pattern of harassment has emerged every time Amnesty India stands up and speaks out against human rights violations in India," the human rights group said in a statement.

Watch: GoAir flight misses runway at Bengaluru airport, takes off for Hyderabad

Around 170 passengers escaped unhurt as the aircraft touched the unpaved surface along the runway before taking off again, officials said. The aircraft was diverted to Hyderabad.

Karnataka: BJP fields 13 disqualified Congress-JD(S) MLAs for Assembly bypolls

The development comes hours after Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa confirmed that the disqualified MLAs would be given tickets to contest the upcoming December 5 bypolls.

Karnataka BJP welcomes 17 disqualified MLAs, says they are ‘joining in good faith’

Few disqualified MLAs along with Ashwath Narayan met B L Santosh, BJP National General Secretary (Organisation), in New Delhi after the verdict.

Bengaluru: 80-year-old retired professor shoots at stray dog, arrested

Three metal pellets were found inside the dog's body, one of which had hit its spine.

Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar back in hospital for high BP

According to the sources in the hospital, the doctors have recommended three days of complete rest to Shivakumar and have asked his family not to allow any visitors.

Bengaluru civic body identifies 178 city buildings as ‘high-risk’

The report didn't find a single dilapidated or unstable building in Dasarahalli, Bomanahalli and RR Nagar zones.

Dense fog delays flights at Bengaluru Airport

Departure and arrival of 130 flight were delayed and thousands of passengers were stranded at the terminal and in flights on Sunday.

Bengaluru: 85 roads to get smart parking system to tackle traffic

According to the civic body, the parking spaces will be equipped with sensors installed along the roads, which will send information about available slots to the display boards on the streets, and also to a dedicated mobile app which can be downloaded by the vehicle users.

Karnataka doctors strike: Kannada activists behind assault surrender before police

The junior doctors and postgraduate students are on strike from 2 November against an alleged assault by members of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike a pro-Kannada group at Minto Ophthalmic Hospital in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru airport passengers can now book ‘Vayu Vajra’ bus online

The passengers using online travel portals to book flights, hotels and cabs will be able to book the Vayu Vajra bus to and from the airport.

CBI to prosecute Bengaluru company for causing loss of Rs 354 crore to SBI

The SBI in its complaint filed on Monday said OCIL cheated the bank between 2011 and 2016.

Karnataka govt plans monkey park in Shivamogga, wildlife activists oppose idea

The monkey park will be the first such in the state and will be set up on 100 acres of land at the Nagavalli forest in Hosanagara taluk, Shivamogga district.