Deepa Balakrishnan

  • Karnataka Assembly passes Bill to hike salary of MLAs by nearly 100% 30-03-2015 06:11 PM

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Monday passed a bill to increase salaries of all MLAs by nearly 100 per cent. The hike puts them in the bracket of some of the highest paid law makers in the country. With the new hike the basic salary of the chief minister has...
  • 'I'm not a liar, can't live without you,' IAS officer DK Ravi allegedly wrote to his female colleague 27-03-2015 10:26 AM

    Bengaluru: In a major breakthrough in Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi death case, police sources claim that he might have committed suicide due to crisis in his personal life. According to the Whatsapp messages accessed by the police, Ravi was in love with one of his female colleagues. "After you...
  • 'Truth shall prevail', says woman IAS officer on DK Ravi's death 23-03-2015 11:07 AM

    Bengaluru: The woman IAS officer linked to late Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi has put up a post on her Facebook profile saying 'Truth shall prevail'. The woman IAS officer is DK Ravi's batchmate and police sources claimed that Ravi committed suicide following a failed love affair with her. Her...
  • Decision of handing over IAS officer DK Ravi death case to CBI will be taken on Monday: Karnataka CM 21-03-2015 08:22 AM

    Bengaluru: Yet undecided on handing over the death case of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer DK Ravi to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said that a decision will be taken on Monday. "The stand of the government will be known on the floor of the House....
  • Bengaluru: Mob burns public property, protests against death of IAS officer DK Ravi 19-03-2015 12:09 PM

    Bengaluru: There is no end to protests over the mysterious death of Indian Administrative Services officer DK Ravi. Seeking a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad members came out on the streets in Bengaluru. Protestors burnt effigies and had to be lathicharged by the police....
  • IAS officer DK Ravi's family protest outside Karnataka Assembly demanding CBI probe into his death 19-03-2015 12:08 AM

    Two days after the body of IAS officer DK Ravi was found hanging in his house, his parents sat in protest outside the Karnataka secretariat demanding a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into his mysterious death. The state government has also transferred the probing officer CID IG Pronab...
  • Autopsy rules out foul play, Karnataka transfers officer probing IAS officer DK Ravi's death 18-03-2015 06:47 PM

    Bengaluru: Even as IAS officer DK Ravi's family is demanding a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into his mysterious death, according to the autopsy there were no external injuries on the body and no signs to indicate foul play. According to police sources, DK Ravi's phone data is...
  • IAS officer DK Ravi had plans to conduct raids against real estate developers, claims RTI activist 18-03-2015 08:19 AM

    Even as Bengaluru remains in shock over the death of IAS officer DK Ravi, RTI activist Ganesh has claimed that DK Ravi was soon going to conduct raids against several real estate developers. "He was a strong person. There are some documents with me against whom the IAS officer DK...
  • Karnataka Assembly adjourned after BJP MLAs demand CBI probe into IAS officer DK Ravi's death 17-03-2015 02:44 PM

    Bengaluru/Kolar: Protests over the death of Indian Administrative Service officer DK Ravi not just echoed on the streets but also reached the Karnataka Assembly. The house was adjourned after Bharatiya Janata Party members rushed to the well of the house demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into...
  • Karnataka: Protests in Kolar after mysterious death of IAS officer DK Ravi, class 12th board exams postponed 17-03-2015 09:51 AM

    Kolar: A day after Indian Administrative Service officer DK Ravi was found dead in his home in Bengaluru, Kolar district in Karnataka has come to a standstill. Many groups have called for a bandh in the district where the IAS officer had served as the Deputy Commissioner. Class 12th Board...
  • Family of six members found dead in Bengaluru; police suspect murder-suicide 12-03-2015 10:44 PM

    Bengaluru: A family of six members on Thursday morning found dead in their home in West Bengaluru. The gruesome scene came after when neighbours woke up to them. A tenant, Chandrasekhar said, "I went to buy milk in the morning, windows were shut. The maid later told my wife they...
  • Karnataka: Congress accuses JDS of practicing black magic, finds lemons, bangles in party office 11-03-2015 07:52 AM

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka Congress has accused the Janata Dal Secular of practicing black magic against it and party workers said they found evidence of black magic rites almost everyday. The old Congress office in Bengaluru, had been taken over by the JDS for decades - but after a legal battle...
  • Bengaluru: Traffic constable assaults ex-serviceman for helping ambulance stuck between barricades 03-03-2015 03:32 PM

    Bengaluru: In a shocking incident in Bengaluru, former serviceman Nagappa was assaulted by a traffic constable Ganganna on Tuesday after he tried to intervene to get barricades removed from a traffic junction on Ballari Road so as to let an ambulance pass. Immediately after the incident, Additional Commissioner of Police...
  • Road mishap in Bengaluru, water tanker mows down 2 people 26-02-2015 05:10 PM

    Bengaluru: Two people have been killed in Bengaluru when a water tanker ploughed through a group of pedestrians. The incident occurred when the brakes of the water tanker failed. Visuals showed the tanker speeding menacingly as the pedestrians were crossing the road at a zebra crossing, knocking down a man...
  • Karnataka: 8 dead, over 50 injured as 9 coaches of Bangalore-Ernakulam express train derails 13-02-2015 09:22 AM

    Chennai: Eight people have been killed and over 50 have been injured when 9 coaches of an express train bound for Ernakulam in Kerala from Bengaluru derailed near Hosur. The incident took place near Anekal near Mulagondapalli and Chandrapuram in the early hours on Friday. While ambulances from Karnataka and...
  • Bengaluru: Unidentified person booked for the rape-cum-murder of an 8-year-old girl 06-02-2015 02:48 PM

    An eight-year-old girl was allegedly brutally raped and murdered in Bengaluru on Thursday. The victim was found dead in a car shed. CNN-IBN has accessed the CCTV footage which shows the alleged rapist luring the child away. The child was playing on the streets in Hoskote area when she was...
  • Bengaluru: FIR registered against unidentified person for the rape-cum-murder of an 8-year-old girl 06-02-2015 02:12 PM

    Bengaluru: An eight-year-old girl was allegedly brutally raped and murdered in Bengaluru on Thursday. Reportedly, the victim was found dead in a car shed. CNN-IBN has accessed the CCTV footage which shows the alleged rapist luring the child away. The child was playing on the streets in Hoskote area when...
  • Karnataka education department lists over 1200 schools as unauthorised: Survey 04-02-2015 03:42 PM

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka education department has listed out over 1200 schools as unauthorised after conducting a survey. Surprisingly, some of these schools have been running for well over a 100 years. The Cathedral School, which was established more than 140 years ago, and the Sophia's School, which has been running...
  • Bengaluru to be hoarding free, illegal hoardings four times more than legal ones 02-02-2015 09:26 AM

    With illegal hoardings in Bengaluru amounting to at least four times more than legal ones, the local corporators have passed a resolution to remove all hoardings in the city. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike Commissioner M Lakshminarayana said, "Its more nuisance to us than income. We get some 20 crores that's...
  • Rape case against Sadananda Gowda's son to be probed as Karnataka HC dismisses plea to quash FIR 29-01-2015 03:47 PM

    Bengaluru: In a huge relief for Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik, Karnataka High Court dismissed a plea to quash an FIR in the rape case against him. Karthik had also approached to the High Court to get the rape case against him quashed. A case had been registered...
  • Huge land scam looms large over Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah government 28-01-2015 06:01 PM

    Bengaluru: Another land scam is looming large over the Congress ruled Karnataka, where the state BJP is mulling over filing a case of alleged illegal de-notifications by the chief minister Siddaramaiah - however, its party leaders are yet to approach the Governor seeking permission to prosecute the chief minister. Currently,...
  • Bengaluru: TCS staff protest demanding government intervention in stopping mass layoffs 22-01-2015 03:31 PM

    Bengaluru: Young Information Technology major Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) professionals took to the streets in protest demanding government intervention in stopping the lay offs on Thursday. The fear of termination seems to be the question in the minds of young techies who formed a human chain in Whitefield in Bengaluru...
  • Working with Centre to serve high expectations of the nation: ISRO 19-01-2015 04:04 PM

    ISRO Chief AS Kiran Kumar said that they are working with all the 83 departments of Government of India to find out how the space technologies can be used by them. ...
  • Bengaluru: More traffic violations than number of vehicles on its roads 16-01-2015 01:00 PM

    Bengaluru's traffic woes has hit a new low with more traffic violations in the city than the number of vehicles on its roads. Data from the last one year shows the bitter reality of recklessness on the road. Police say the number of traffic violation cases far exceed the number...
  • Three Indian Mujahideen operatives arrested from Bhatkal in Karnataka, may be linked to Church Street blast 08-01-2015 07:58 PM

    Bengaluru: Three Indian Mujahideen (IM) suspects have been arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bangalore Police from Bhatkal. A large cache of explosives, bomb-making materials, circuitry and incriminating documents have been recovered from them. The three are being interrogated and they may be linked to the Church Street...
  • Two Indian Mujahideen men arrested by Bangalore Police, may be linked to Church Street blast 08-01-2015 05:50 PM

    Bengaluru: Two Indian Mujahideen (IM) suspects have been arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bangalore Police from Bhatkal. The two men being interrogated may be linked to the Church Street explosion that had taken place in December last year. Sources said CCB has recovered largest cache of explosives,...
  • Protest in Bengaluru after school teacher allegedly molests class 2nd student, asks her to remove burka 07-01-2015 12:59 PM

    Bengaluru: Protests have erupted in Bengaluru after a teacher allegedly molested a class 2nd student in a government school. She was also allegedly asked to take off her veil (burkha) in the school. The accused physical education teacher has been taken into custody. Family members of the student gathered outside...
  • Bengaluru: 289 cases of child sexual abuse registered in 2 years, only 2 convicted 05-01-2015 08:24 AM

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru saw a number of cases of child sexual abuse in 2014 and people were out on streets protesting against the rise in crime against children. Out of 289 cases registered under Protection of Children Against Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO) in the last two years, there have been only...
  • Bengaluru blast: Are SIMI suspects behind the terror? 29-12-2014 07:53 PM

    After the low intensity blast in Bengaluru, the Home Ministry says it was a terror attack but has no information on who is behind it. However, according to the sources, there are clear similarities with the Pune and Roorkee blast which was carried out by the 5 absconding terrorists of...
  • Watch: Infosys Science prize winner Jayant Haritsa's success story 29-12-2014 12:43 PM

    We profile Jayant Haritsa, a scientist at the Indian Institute of Science who put India on the global map with this tools on trouble-shooting in database engines and brought laurels to the nation. ...