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Karnataka HC penalises cops for filing FIR under defunct Section 66A

January 17, 2020 10:25:25 pm

The police officers have been asked to pay Rs 10,000 each for registering the case and initiating criminal proceedings under the law "which is not in statute book", terming it a "clear abuse" of the law.


UDAN improves air connectivity in Karnataka, new daily flight on Mysuru-Belagavi route flagged off

January 17, 2020 6:32:23 pm

Operated by Trujet, the new daily flight on the route is also expected to help many as a connecting flight to Kolhapur in Maharashtra from Mysuru.


Three months ahead of Easter and Vishu, Bengaluru- Kerala trains already booked

January 16, 2020 8:57:58 pm

While a sleeper-class ticket from Bengaluru to Kochuveli in Thiruvananthapuram is priced at Rs 465, the cheapest bus ticket (in services provided by Kerala and Karnataka Road Transport Corporations) costs over Rs 1,100.

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Karnataka: I-T sleuths raid actor Rashmika Mandanna’s Coorg residence

January 16, 2020 7:11:28 pm

In the last two years, Mandanna became part of several successful films including Dear Comrade, Chalo, Geeta Govindam, Chamak, Yajamana, Anjani Putra and Vritra among others.

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Bengaluru: India’s first air-ambulance service conducts real-time mock drill

January 17, 2020 12:04:25 am

The Live drill involved an aero-medical rapid response by the International Critical Care Air Transfer Team(ICATT)’s HEMS team from Bengaluru to an accident site at Mandya District involving a mother and an infant.

Bengaluru: 3 Kerala students ‘thrashed’ by cops during midnight stroll, allegedly asked if they’re from Pak

January 15, 2020 9:52:22 am

Narrating the incident, 18-year-old Ansal (name changed) alleged that the cops repeatedly asked whether the group was from Pakistan as soon as they identified their names.

Yediyurappa loses cool on stage after seer demands cabinet berths for Lingayat leaders

January 16, 2020 12:59:52 am

The Karnataka Congress also condemned the seer for his demand. Senior Congress leader Dinesh Gundu Rao said, “Swamiji should not talk like this. The seer can give suggestions but should not pressurise the chief minister."


Bengaluru institute declares two-day shutdown after ‘anti-Modi’ graffiti row

January 17, 2020 9:51:55 am

Yelahanka BJP MLA S R Vishwanath alleged that multiple complaints were raised about the graffiti work by the students of the Institute.

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IndiGo assures action against pilot for ‘threatening’ woman with jail at Bengaluru airport

January 15, 2020 8:31:27 am

Supriya Unni Nair, who was on Indigo 6E 806 flight from Chennai to Bangalore, said she had asked the pilot for a wheelchair for her 75-year old mother after landing in Bengaluru on Monday night.


Fjällräven Polar: This Bengaluru woman is set to be the first Indian woman to visit Arctic pole

January 14, 2020 8:46:23 pm

Citing several cyber-bullying instances fuelled by rival campaigners during the intense online competition, which was held across November and December 2019, Geethu said, "The journey towards being picked the winner itself has been a rough one."


Mirror, mirror on the wall: How Bengaluru civic body plans to fight public urination

January 13, 2020 8:25:41 pm

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has installed eight feet by four feet mirrors in five different locations in the city.

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Bengaluru airport to acquire disabled aircraft recovery kit; to help in recovery after accidents

January 13, 2020 8:01:21 pm

The BIAL entered into an agreement with KUNZ GmbH to manufacture, supply, commission and maintain the specialised equipment for the Banglore airport.


Karnataka: Hindutva outfits, backed by BJP-RSS, hold massive rally to oppose 114-ft Jesus Christ statue

January 13, 2020 6:57:38 pm

RSS and BJP leaders said the area's MLA, Congress leader DK Shivakumar, was "supporting plans of forced conversion of Hindus to Christianity" by granting land for the statue.

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Bengaluru: Police fire at two rowdy sheeters in ‘self-defence’

January 13, 2020 12:26:47 pm

According to the police, the firing took place in Ranka Colony road near BTM lake in the city as the two involved in a few murder and attempt-to-murder cases tried to evade the cops who were closing in on them.

Noted Kannada scholar Chidananda Murthy dies at 88

Noted Kannada scholar Chidananda Murthy dies at 88

January 11, 2020 1:41:36 pm

Chidananda Murthy, who was known for his campaign to save the monuments of Hampi, passed away due to age-related ailments at around 3.30 am.


Bengaluru: 4 cars, bus damaged after BMTC Volvo bus loses control

January 10, 2020 10:08:54 pm

According to the Bengaluru traffic police, the accident happened on East End Road in Jayanagar. A BMTC Volvo bus(KA-57-F-0318) which was heading to BTM Layout from Kempegowda International Airport (KIA).


First batch of women military police begin training in Bengaluru

January 10, 2020 6:27:01 pm

The trainees will undergo 61 weeks of training comprising of Basic Military Training and Advanced Provost Training," Bengaluru Defence PRO told


Kumaraswamy releases ‘footage of police atrocities’ during anti-CAA protest

January 11, 2020 3:02:39 am

Kumarswamy alleged that the video shows the police atrocity against the people by attacking the students, bystanders and even the street vendors on December 19 2019.

Explained: The push for, and the pushback against, facial recognition technology

By next month, this Bengaluru railway station could be the first to introduce facial recognition

January 10, 2020 1:50:18 pm

According to officials of the South Western Railway (SWR), the new system is expected to prevent criminals and human traffickers from entering the station, among other uses.

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GoAir pilots suspended by DGCA for missing runway at Bengaluru airport in Nov

January 10, 2020 7:48:16 am

After issuing a show cause notice to the captain as well as the co-pilot, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has suspended them for a period of six months and three months, respectively, from the date of the incident.