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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Bengaluru metro commuters to pay more for smart card from January 20

January 9, 2020 12:45:35 pm

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


Ramachandra Guha has advice for students at Bengaluru’s 24-hour protest

January 9, 2020 10:00:59 am

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.


US army ‘official’ briefly detained after live bullets found in baggage at Bengaluru airport

January 8, 2020 7:05:19 pm

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.

Bharat bandh unlikely to disrupt life in Karnataka, bus, metro services to operate normally in Bengaluru

January 8, 2020 6:59:32 am

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.

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Bengaluru: 2 dead, 12 injured as BMTC bus crashes into bikes, auto-rickshaws

January 6, 2020 5:26:38 pm

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.

Burqa-bindi protest among three in Bengaluru

Burqa-bindi protest against CAA in Bengaluru

January 6, 2020 11:28:08 am

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.

Social media posts: Mangaluru police tweets out notices, includes sedition charge

January 3, 2020 6:49:16 pm

The Mangaluru Cyber Crime police have also put up the notices in their twitter handle.

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Modi in Karnataka LIVE updates: Continuing our efforts to ensure ‘Ease of doing Science’, says PM Modi

January 3, 2020 11:48:37 am

PM Narendra Modi in Karnataka Today Live News Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the 107th Indian Science Congress at Gandhi Krishi Vignana Kendra Campus, University of Agricultural Sciences, in Bengaluru.

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PM Narendra Modi’s 2-day Karnataka visit starts today; here’s the itinerary

January 2, 2020 8:03:06 am

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.

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Bengaluru: Elaborate security measures in place for New Year’s Eve 

December 30, 2019 6:23:53 pm

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.

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CAA protests: Karnataka mulls following UP in making rioters pay for damage

December 27, 2019 1:20:05 pm

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.

Karnataka CM puts on hold compensation to family of those killed in Mangaluru police firing

December 26, 2019 3:53:24 am

Reacting to the development, former Karnataka chief minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaih on Twitter accused the Yediyurappa government of being inhuman and communal.

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Indian held in Saudi Arabia for FB post against Crown prince, wife claims account fake

December 24, 2019 8:26:49 pm

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.

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Mangaluru police release CCTV footage, images of protests against Citizenship Act

December 24, 2019 10:46:19 pm

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.

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Karnataka to introduce ‘Water Bell’ concept in schools

December 24, 2019 4:43:04 pm

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. 

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BJP MP Tejasvi Surya says only ‘puncture-wallahs’ opposing CAA, draws flak

December 24, 2019 3:13:31 am

Speaking at a pro-Citizenship Act rally in Bengaluru, Surya also said 'namby-pamby secularism had no place in new India'.

Mangaluru anti-CAA stir: Siddaramaiah demands judicial inquiry into firing incident

December 23, 2019 8:47:37 pm

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.”

From messaging apps that don’t need Internet to creative posters, millennials find novel ways to protest

December 23, 2019 6:02:24 pm

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.

Anti-CAA stir: Karnataka CM Yediyurappa defends police action for Mangalore firing

Anti-CAA stir: Karnataka CM Yediyurappa defends police action for Mangalore firing

December 22, 2019 7:30:07 pm

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.

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Sahitya Akademi awardee G Nanjundan found dead in Bengaluru apartment

December 22, 2019 6:23:42 pm

According to the police, Prof Nanjundan stayed alone in his house, with his family living in Chennai.