Deepa Balakrishnan

  • 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. ...
  • Working on Bengaluru blast probe, may hand over case to NIA: Rajnath Singh 29-12-2014 11:59 AM

    Bengaluru: Condemning the Bengaluru blast that killed a woman and injured three others, Home Minister Rajnath Singh that the Centre is working in close coordination with Karnataka government. "Within 24 hours, the report will be complete and we will decide our future course of action," he said. While providing all...
  • No intelligence failure in Bengaluru blast that killed one, claims Karnataka government 29-12-2014 08:16 AM

    Bengaluru: Denying any intelligence failure in the low intensity bomb blast in Bengaluru which killed a woman and injured three others, the Karnataka government has termed the attack as anti-national. "We need to be alert. We should not panic. It is an anti-national attack. We are taking all precautionary measures,"...
  • India's manned space programme gets a boost, ISRO to test advanced version of GSLV today 18-12-2014 07:55 AM

    Bengaluru: It is a big day for the Indian space Research Organisation as it takes its next step towards putting a man in space. India's heaviest rocket, the GSLV-3, is expected to blast off at 9:30 am from Sriharikota on Thursday. The launch is also significant as it takes with...
  • ISRO's big launch of GSLV Mark3 on Thursday decides India's man mission to space 17-12-2014 09:24 PM

    Bengaluru: After its successful Mars mission popularly known as Mangalyaan, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is taking its next steps to put a man in space. The countdown for India's heaviest rocket yet has begun at ISRO's Sriharikota launch pad, from where the GSLV Mark3 rocket will blast off...
  • Lucky Ali allegedly threatened by land mafia in Bengaluru over property dispute 17-12-2014 12:24 PM

    Bengaluru: Claiming that his life is under threat by the land mafia, singer, composer Lucky Ali has approached the Bengaluru Police. He has filed two complaints after some men allegedly barged into his house with sickles and knives and threatened his staff. The reason for the threat is reportedly a...
  • Bengaluru youth was in contact with few English speaking Jihadist 14-12-2014 12:27 AM

    Mehdi Masroor Biswas who allegedly operated the fanatic pro-ISIS twitter account, Sami Witness, has confessed to his crime and revealed how he managed to keep his identity secret to the Bangalore Police on Saturday. ...
  • Bengaluru youth handling pro-ISIS Twitter account booked for waging war against friendly nation 13-12-2014 10:51 PM

    Bengaluru: Mehdi Masroor Biswas who allegedly operated the fanatic pro-ISIS twitter account, Sami Witness, has confessed to his crime and revealed how he managed to keep his identity secret to the Bangalore Police on Saturday. "He has confessed that he was operating the Twitter account for the last many years,"...
  • Youth operating pro-Islamic State Twitter handle did not resist arrest: police 13-12-2014 04:03 PM

    The 24-year-old Bengaluru youth arrested for operating pro-Islamic State Twitter account worked in an MNC during daytime and became active on internet late at night, said police. ...
  • Are Cab Apps safe? 08-12-2014 09:22 PM

    Bengaluru: Cab services are increasingly relying on mobile apps to book, track and charge you for journeys. While tech watchers say there is a digital trail. "You can always share your location, the app has a feature for you to share your location through the way to whoever is waiting...
  • Karnataka launches M One App, citizens can access 637 government services 08-12-2014 04:42 PM

    Bengaluru: Karnataka launched its ambitious mobile governance project, the first of its kind in the country that allows citizens of the state to access as many as 637 government services at a tap on their cell phones. President Pranab Mukherjee launched the M One app on Monday in Bengaluru. The...
  • Bengaluru: Mob ties man to a pole, beats him up for 'stalking' a girl 03-12-2014 01:34 PM

    Bengaluru: In a case of brutal mob justice, a young man in his early twenties was tied up to a pole and severely beaten up. According to sources, police officers saved the man and rushed him to Nimhans hospital for medical treatment. Though the man is not in a critical...
  • Bengaluru: School attendant arrested for raping a 3-year-old girl twice, confesses crime 03-12-2014 11:33 AM

    Bengaluru: In yet another case of assault, a school attendant has been arrested for raping a 3-year-old in Bengaluru. The attendant has been sent to judicial custody. The attendant during the interrogation has confessed to his crime. He has informed the police that he took the child to an under...