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Monday, October 18, 2021

Kiran Parashar


Karnataka police arrest three persons from Rajasthan for ‘sextorting’ BJP leader
Tue, Oct 12, 2021

According to cyber police, two cases of ‘sextortion’ were reported in February and March this year. A BJP leader in Magadi had filed a complaint in February.

Bengaluru: I-T raids on Yediyurappa aide, others detect Rs 750 crore undisclosed income
Wed, Oct 13, 2021

According to the I-T department, search and seizure operations were carried out against three major Bangalore-based contractors engaged in the execution of irrigation and highway projects.

Bengaluru cop climbs down well to save robbery suspect from drowning
Tue, Oct 12, 2021

Shivakumar Rathod, a 2016-batch constable from Yelhanka police station, climbed down a 25-feet deep well in rain, at night, to save the accused from drowning.

Dream11 suspends Karnataka operations, counsel says amended law misclassifies game of skill
Mon, Oct 11, 2021

Supreme Court lawyer and Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports adviser Gopal Jain said, “Karnataka was the state where the start-up ecosystem started. Look at the message they're sending now: that we are going to attack innovation, investment, ban consumer-friendly platforms.”

Belagavi murder case: ‘Is loving someone from another religion a crime?’ asks Arbaz’s mother
Sat, Oct 09, 2021

Najima Shaikh’s reaction came after she learnt that 10 persons, including the woman’s parents, were arrested for the murder of his son Arbaz Aftab Mullah.

Karnataka: Youth killed: girlfriend’s parents, Hindutva outfit members held
Sat, Oct 09, 2021

The mutilated body of Mullah, 24, was found on a railway track in Belagavi district’s Khanapur taluk on September 28. His mother, Najeema Shaikh, 46, has alleged that he was killed over the inter-faith relationship.

Bengaluru police bust interstate infant trafficking gang, rescue 15 children
Wed, Oct 06, 2021

The gang, over five years, sold 28 infants for amounts ranging from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 20 lakh. The babies were aged anywhere between 10 days to three months.

Bengaluru: NIA chargesheets 6 for ‘duping’, ‘illegally confining’ Sri Lankan nationals
Tue, Oct 05, 2021

They have been accused of duping Sri Lankan nationals on the pretext of taking them to Canada for employment and then confining them at different places in India.

Karnataka: Woman set ablaze for resisting rape, dies
Wed, Oct 06, 2021

The accused, Gangappa Basappa Arolalli (25), and the victim resided in the same village.

Concretisation of Storm Water Drains and encroachment of lakes leading to flooding in Bengaluru: CAG report
Mon, Oct 04, 2021

The CAG report titled ‘Performance Audit of Management of StormWater in Bengaluru Urban Area’ showed that the shrinking of water bodies and drains has led to a loss of connectivity between the water bodies and the drains.

Temple entry fines, segregation: In this north Karnataka district, untouchability an open secret
Mon, Oct 04, 2021

Discrimination against Dalits is rampant across this region. The incident at the Miyapur village was, however, different—Shivappadasara, 27, seemingly stood his ground and the issue was taken up by the police.

Court seizes Karnataka government’s bus for not paying compensation to accident victim family
Sun, Oct 03, 2021

The court had ordered North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NWKRTC) to pay the amount to the family of a software developer who died in a road accident in 2013.

‘Inter-faith relationship’: Youth killed, Hindu group activists, girl’s father face probe
Sun, Oct 03, 2021

Arbaz's mother Najeema Shaikh, 46, has said in a police complaint that she suspects the father of the girl, with whom her son was involved, and a few persons associated with a radical right-wing group of murdering her son.

Karnataka (SGSSCC) co-operative bank scam: Rs 60 crore released to 90 accounts on a single day
Wed, Sep 29, 2021

Sri Guru Sarvabhauma Souharda Credit Co-operative Society, a sister concern of SGRSBN, has lost about Rs 284 crore to adjust to the bad loans of the bank illegally

Karnataka: Mother kills adult daughter to hide affair, father helps in dumping body
Wed, Sep 29, 2021

On September 5, Gauribidanur rural police retrieved Parveena’s body from the well and an autopsy was conducted on it.

Bengaluru: Gang which grew Hydro Ganja using artificial lights arrested, drugs worth Rs 1 crore seized
Wed, Sep 29, 2021

Upon questioning, the accused confessed that they brought Hydro Cannabis seeds through a dark net and were growing in a villa near Bidadi.

Farmers plan road blockades in Bengaluru today
Mon, Sep 27, 2021

Apart from farmer unions, The All India Bank Officers’ Confederation, the All India Centre of Trade Unions, auto-rickshaw drivers and the state Congress unit have extended their support to the protest.

Karnataka: Family imposed Rs 25,000 fine after Dalit boy enters temple in Koppal, 5 held
Fri, Sep 24, 2021

The boy belonged to the Dalit Channdasar community, while the five arrested people are from the upper Ganiga caste. The incident came to light when the Dalit family approached the leaders of the community saying they could not afford to pay the penalty amount.

Explained: Why is BJP govt in Karnataka facing a political storm over an SC order on illegal religious structures?
Wed, Sep 22, 2021

A red-faced Basavaraj Bommai government is facing a backlash from other leaders in the BJP as well as the Opposition Congress.

Karnataka’s SGRSBN co-operative bank scam: Rs 1,480 crore siphoned, 60% deposited to 24 accounts as loans
Sat, Sep 25, 2021

SGRSBN bank scam (Karnataka): As of July 9, the Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank Niyamitha (SGRSBN) is liable to pay Rs 2,073 crore and Rs 375 crore as interest to 994 fixed deposit holders.

After saying ‘even Mahatma was not spared’, right wing ‘activist’, 2 others arrested in Karnataka
Mon, Sep 20, 2021

On Saturday, Dharmendra Suratkal had, while referring to the demolition of a temple as part of a drive against illegal religious structures in Karnataka, reportedly issued the threat to the BJP leaders, saying even “Mahatma Gandhi was not spared in a bid to protect Hindus”.

Cops probing sextortion case in Bengaluru bust cybercrime racket, crack nearly 4,000 cases across country
Sat, Sep 18, 2021

The Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre has conducted a detailed analysis and established links of the 3 arrested persons to 3,951 cases, the CID said

‘Even Mahatma Gandhi was not spared’: Right wing ‘activist’ on temple demolition in Karnataka
Sat, Sep 18, 2021

Mangaluru City Police Commissioner N Shashi Kumar said a complaint has been filed in Mangaluru North PS against Dharmendra, who was "expelled by the Hindu Mahasabha two years ago on grounds of objectionable behaviour".

Karnataka woman writes to CM on lack of roads to village, officials sent to probe
Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Her email evoked an official response from the government, with district officials visiting the village on Thursday and promising immediate action on her requests.

His library burnt down, Mysuru man now has books from across the globe but a new library remains a distant dream
Sun, Sep 12, 2021

“I have received books from as far as 12,000 km away but I am unable to get a library built by civic agencies less than 8 km from my home,” says 63-year-old Syed Isaaq.