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Water crisis: Karnataka govt mulls ban on construction of tall buildings

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government is contemplating a five-year ban on construction of multi-storeyed residential buildings in view of the acute water crisis, deputy chief minister Dr G Parameshwara said on Thursday. Speaking to reporters here, he also alleged failure of the ...

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5-year-old boy killed after being attacked by stray dogs near Bengaluru

In yet another incident which highlights the laxity of authorities in implementing animal birth control measures, a 5-year-old boy died after being attacked by a pack of stray dogs on the outskirts of Bengaluru. The incident occurred on Tuesday at ...

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You voted for Modi but seek solution for your problems from me: HDK

Raichur: Chief Minister Kumaraswamy on Wednesday lost his temper after hundreds of members of Tungabhadra Neeravari Valaya Hangami Karmika Sangha and Hutti Gold Mines Staff and Employees Union, on Wednesday blocked his convoy demanding fullfillment of their long pending demands. ...

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New JDS state unit prez will be appointed in 3 days: Deve Gowda

Bengaluru: Former Prime Minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda informed that the party’s new state president would be appointed in three days. With Deve Gowda reportedly not accepting his resignation, the present incumbent A H Vishwanath had threatened that ...

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SIT raids IMA Gold office in Bengaluru, recovers pistol and bullets from locker

Officials of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) recovered a licensed pistol and 50 cartridges from a locker at the head office of I Monetary Advisory (IMA). The SIT investigating the ponzi scam allegedly run by IMA’s founder Mansoor Khan searched ...

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Bengaluru police arrest Pakistani woman for overstaying visa, forging documents

Police in Bengaluru have arrested a 50-year-old woman holding Pakistani citizenship for overstaying her visa. According to reports, she was previously an Indian citizen but had taken Pakistani citizenship after marrying a Pakistani man. Police said the woman has been ...

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Faced with anti-rabies vaccine shortage, Karnataka govt hospitals turn to open market

Various government hospitals throughout Karnataka have been reporting a shortage of anti-rabies vaccine (ARV), compelling the state government to directed hospitals to turn to private sources or the ‘open market’ to procure ARV for time being. A circular regarding the ...

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Student organisation protests steep fee hike for Karnataka medical and dental courses

The hike in fee for medical and dental courses by the Karnataka government led to protests in Bengaluru on Saturday. Earlier in June, the state government had announced a 15% hike in fees for MBBS and BDS (dental) courses for ...

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Three-year-old killed after school bus runs over her

Bengaluru: In a tragic incident a three-year-old died after she was knocked down by a private school bus in Doddamannugudde village, near Ramanagara, on Friday, June 21 evening. The deceased is identified as Jeevita R, the only daughter of farmer Rajanna. ...

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Ponzi scam: IMA owner Mansoor Khan, directors asked to appear before ED on June 24

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued show-cause notices to the absconding Managing Director of I Monetary Advisory (IMA), Mohammed Mansoor Khan, and seven other directors of the firm. They have been asked to appear before the ED’s Bengaluru office on ...

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Four injured in accident at Bengaluru’s WonderLa, cops probe after video emerges

A capsule of a thriller ride at Bengaluru’s WonderLa is seen fallen on the ground in a video that went viral on Friday. One of the capsules from the primary machine has been dislodged. Four men, who were seated in ...

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Acting on astrologer’s advice, father kills girl child in Chikkamagaluru village

In a shocking incident, a man strangled his one and a half month old infant, allegedly because he was disappointed that she was a girl. The incident occurred at Buchenahalli Kaval in Chikmagalur taluk on Tuesday and a man named ...

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Man working as food delivery agent mistaken for thief, assaulted in Bengaluru

A 23-year-old man working as a food delivery executive with Swiggy in Bengaluru was attacked on Monday night after he was suspected of being a thief. The incident took place in Marathahalli and the victim Liton Das is currently being ...

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Ambulance driver involved in accident that killed 5 on B’luru airport road denied bail

A Bengaluru sessions court denied bail to an ambulance driver who was arrested earlier this month after his vehicle hit a car coming from the opposite direction killing a family of five near Yelahanka, according to reports. The ambulance driver, ...

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