Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited(BMRCL) on Wednesday said in a statement cited the increase in operational expenses and the general increase in the cost of services for slashing the discount
Amid tight security, the protest began at 6 pm on Tuesday with a candlelight vigil at St Joseph’s College and then shifted to Maurya Circle, where it ended on Wednesday.
According to the police, the duo was taken to custody for an inquiry after two live bullets were found in their baggage by Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel in the airport during routine checks.
The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) services are unlikely to be affected since the management of both corporations have warned their employees of disciplinary action if they participated in the nationwide strike.
The driver, who has been arrested, claimed the bus suffered a brake failure. The deceased have been identified as Bylaiah, who died on the spot, and Vishwaradhya, who succumbed in a hospital.
At the Town Hall, a women-led “Burqa-Bindi protest” saw a gathering of approximately 1,500 people, who protested against the new citizenship law and the proposed citizens’ register.
The Mangaluru Cyber Crime police have also put up the notices in their twitter handle.
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Narendra Modi will land in Bengaluru on January 2 and leave for Tumakuru to visit the Siddaganga Mutt and then he will participate at an event in Junior College Grounds, Tumakuru and address a gathering at Krishi Karman Awards presentation ceremony and distribution of fishing equipment event.
Bengaluru city police commissioner, Bhaskar Rao, said that there would be around 15,000 police personnel around the city monitoring the law and order on Tuesday night and Wednesday.
State Revenue Minister R Ashoka has said that the government would soon decide to enact legislation to seize the properties of those involved in damaging public property.
Reacting to the development, former Karnataka chief minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaih on Twitter accused the Yediyurappa government of being inhuman and communal.
The police have sought registration and access details of the account from Facebook. They have also brought the matter to the notice of the Indian embassy in Saudi Arabia.
On Monday, the police uploaded several videos and photos on their Facebook page. Mangaluru City Police Commissioner Dr P S Harsha also asked the public to share pictures, video footage and CCTV recordings related to the incident.
According to an official, the circular distributed to all district officials and schools on Monday requires students to take intervals between the second and the third period in the morning and between the third and the fourth period.
Speaking at a pro-Citizenship Act rally in Bengaluru, Surya also said 'namby-pamby secularism had no place in new India'.
After visiting various spots from where violence was reported from the port city, Siddaramaiah said, “I strongly urge Yediyurappa to order for judicial investigation by sitting High Court judges. Only judicial investigation shall reveal the truth.”
Information sharing - including suggesting messaging apps that work without the internet, and how to conduct oneself peacefully during the protests - are posts that are being shared widely on social media by millennials.
Former CM H D Kumaraswamy also visited Mangaluru on Sunday, to meet the kin of the victims. He later handed over cheques of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of those deceased.
According to the police, Prof Nanjundan stayed alone in his house, with his family living in Chennai.