Deepa Balakrishnan

  • Teen athlete overcomes odds, trains to become a marathon runner 22-04-2015 09:34 AM

    Bengaluru: Over the last few weeks, H Madhusudhan suffering from double amputation has been a regular at the running tracks in Bengaluru. Just 19-year-old, Madhu has been training to become a marathoner. His sights have been firmly set on a 4-kilometer run to be held next month. Madhu also aspires...
  • Karnataka government faces dilemma as key water project requiring land acquisition hangs in balance 19-04-2015 08:37 AM

    Bengaluru: Even as Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi gathers his forces together against the Land Acquisition Ordinance, the Congress government in Karnataka is in a dilemma. The Siddaramaiah government wanted to do away with the enormously time-consuming social impact assessment for a Rs 12,000-crore water project, but has been unable...
  • Verdict on Satyam Computer scam out: Ramalinga Raju, 9 other convicts sent to 7 years in jail 09-04-2015 09:22 PM

    It's seven years in jail for the Satyam scamsters including the company's founder Ramalinga Raju. A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Hyderabad on Thursday gave verdict on India Inc's biggest scam comes after a six year trial. ...
  • Ramalinga Raju, 9 other convicts sent to 7 years in jail in multi-crore Satyam Computer scam 09-04-2015 02:36 PM

    Hyderabad: B Ramalinga Raju has been sentenced to seven year in jail in the multi-crore Satyam Computer Services Ltd (SCSL) accounting fraud case, by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Hyderabad. The court of judge BVLN Chakravarthi also slapped a fine of Rs 5 crore on Raju...
  • Satyam case: Ramalinga Raju requests judge for lighter punishment on health ground 09-04-2015 12:53 PM

    Hyderabad: B Ramalinga Raju, who has been found guilty in the multi-crore Satyam Computer Services Ltd (SCSL) accounting fraud case, requested the judge for lighter punishment due to his health issues. The special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court of judge BVLN Chakravarthi in Hyderabad pronounced all the 10 people...
  • Ramalinga Raju, 9 others found guilty in Satyam scam 09-04-2015 11:39 AM

    All the 10 people including B Ramalinga Raju and his brother B Rama Raju have been found guilty in the multi-crore Satyam Computer Services Ltd (SCSL) accounting fraud case. ...
  • Bengaluru: Flash strike by Railway employees, all trains from Bangalore City Railway Station halted 07-04-2015 11:04 PM

    Bengaluru: Train services are on halt for nearly two hours at the Bangalore City railway station causing inconvenience to hundreds of passengers on Tuesday evening as railway staff staged a protest, demanding release of one of their colleagues arrested on the charge of illegally auctioning abandoned vehicles at the parking...
  • Will take final call on tobacco pictorial warning after parliamentary panel report: Health Minister 04-04-2015 09:55 PM

    Health Minister JP Nadda on Saturday said that he will request the parliamentary panel to expedite their review after the Prime Minister Narendra Modi backed larger pictorial warnings on cigarette packets. ...
  • Tobacco lobby: Will go by parliamentary panel, says Health Minister 03-04-2015 09:55 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Health Minister JP Nadda health said that the government will go by the parliamentary panel's recommendations on pictorial warning on tobacco products. ...
  • Karnataka Youth Congress to issue fake cheques for Rs 15 lakhs to mock BJP’s blackmoney promise 02-04-2015 09:03 PM

    Bengaluru: The ruling Congress in Karnataka is planning a unique protest on Friday, to expose the BJP's promise of bringing back black money back home. The Congress workers plan to give out fake cheques to the amount of 15 lakh rupees to the public, just to remind them that Prime...
  • Bengaluru: 17-year-old girl shot dead by college office assistant, another girl injured 01-04-2015 10:11 AM

    Bengaluru: A 17-year-old girl was shot dead and her friend injured by a college office assistant in South East Bengaluru on Tuesday when she was on her way to college. The girl succumbed to her injuries on the spot while the injured friend has been admitted to a nearby private...
  • 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...