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For Rs 10 parking fee, Bengaluru man murdered at movie theatre

A Bengaluru movie-goer was brutally beaten to death at a movie theatre parking complex by a parking attendant and his assistant, over a parking fee of Rs 10. Bharani Dharan, a 38-year-old resident of Austin Town had gone to Lavanya ...

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After Kodagu floods, Karnataka govt allows landowners to convert agri land to build home

The Karnataka government has relaxed regulations banning the conversion of land in Kodagu district, and now allows small landowners to build their homes by converting agricultural land. “Land conversion for commercial purpose in Kodagu is still banned. The state government, ...

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Supreme Court upholds Karnataka law granting reservations in promotion for SC/ST staff

The Supreme Court has upheld the validity of a Karnataka law granting reservation in promotion to SC/ST government employees. A two-judge bench comprising Justice UU Lalit and DY Chandrachud upheld the provisions of the Karnataka Extension of Consequential Seniority Act. ...

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Bengaluru: Girl ends life over eve-teasing

Bengaluru: Unable to bear with harassment from her former classmate, a 17-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide at her house in Akshay Nagar in K.R. Puram police station limits on Tuesday night. The deceased has been identified as Lina, a class ...

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MB Patil fake letter row: HC issues notice to Bengaluru police over FIR

The Karnataka High Court has issued a notice to Bengaluru police over an FIR registered against Sharada Diamond, an engineer and BJP sympathiser accused of propagating fake news, under a section that does not exist in the Information Technology (IT) ...

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Bengaluru: 11-year-old girl dies enacting suicide scene

Bengaluru: A 11-year-old girl died while enacting a suicide scene from a teleserial she was watching. The deceased is identified as Pooja, a daughter of Rangegowda and Sharada, who runs a roadside eatery near their house was a fifth standard ...

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Bengaluru: Cops launch search as man flees on being stopped at Metro

Bengaluru: Police are searching lodges and other places and tightened vigil in the city on Tuesday, May 7 after a man gave the slip to security personnel at the Metro Railway Station here on being questioned after a metal detector ...

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NEET re-exam on May 20 for K’taka students who missed due to train delay

A total of 365 students from Karnataka will get a chance to appear for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) on May 20 as they missed it on Sunday as the train in which they were travelling from the state’s northern ...

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Rs 900 crore farm loans in Karnataka to be waived after May 23

The Karnataka government on Monday announced that Rs 900 crore will be released as a part of the farm loan waiver scheme after May 23. Around 1.5 lakh farmers are expected to benefit from the scheme. The scheme was introduced ...

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Bengaluru cops on door-to-door campaign to caution citizens after Sri Lanka attack

In the wake of the serial bomb blasts in Sri Lanka that claimed 253 lives and injured hundreds, the Bengaluru Police have begun an initiative to include residents of the city in reporting suspicious activities. On Sunday, the Deputy Commissioners ...

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Karnataka CM seeks re-exam after scores miss NEET due to 7-hr train delay

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has asked the Central government to intervene after scores of students who failed to write the NEET exams due to an inordinate train delay. The CM tweeted, “Hundreds of students from North Karnataka districts have ...

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Deserted by wife, Bengaluru man makes hoax call about women bombers, gets arrested

Bengaluru: Bengaluru police on Saturday arrested a 32-year-old youth for sending them into a tizzy by making a hoax call claiming to have seen few women carry explosives into a temple in Annapoorneshwari Nagar in the city. The man identified ...

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American woman paid money for Rs 1.6 crore-villa owned by auto-driver

Bengaluru: Days after an autorickshaw driver came under IT scanner for possessing a Rs 1.6 crore-villa in an elite gated society in Whitefield, it has now emerged that an American woman had given Subramani the money to buy the villa. ...

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School bags can weigh only 10% of child’s weight, no homework for students of classes I, II: Karnataka government

BENGALURU: Henceforth, school bags cannot weigh more than 10% of the average body weight of students, the state government stated on Friday. The circular, issued by the department of primary and secondary education, issued clear guidelines on the upper limits ...

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