Deepa Balakrishnan

  • Corruption cases return to haunt former CM BS Yeddyurappa 21-10-2014 01:48 PM

    Bangalore: A disproportionate assets case against BJP MP and former Karntaka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa returns to haunt him, with the Karnataka High Court telling a trial court in Shimoga to go ahead with its trial against him. A local magistrate court had quashed the First Information Report (FIR) lodged...
  • DA case: J Jayalalithaa walks out of Bangalore jail after 22 days, Tamil Nadu CM receives her 18-10-2014 03:28 PM

    Bangalore: After spending 22 days in Bangalore Central Prison, AIADMK supremo and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa walked out on Saturday. Her release from jail was in accordance with the Supreme Court order granting her bail in the disproportionate assets case. The release order by Special Judge John...
  • Would have committed suicide had Jaya not got bail: supporters 17-10-2014 04:41 PM

    Supporters of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa said that they would have committed suicide had she not got bail today in the DA case. ...
  • Watch: AIADMK supporters celebrate after SC grants bail to Jayalalithaa 17-10-2014 02:45 PM

    AIADMK supporters celebrated, bursting crackers and dancing on the roads after the Supreme Court granted bail to party chief Jayalalithaa in the illegal assets case on medical grounds. ...
  • Yet another godman faces rape charges, Karnataka HC orders probe 09-10-2014 12:20 PM

    Bangalore: Another godman is under scrutiny on rape charges after the Karnataka High Court asked the CID to go ahead with its investigation of the head of the popular Ramachandrapura Mutt in Shimoga district of the state. Raghaveshwara Bharati Swami faces rape charges from a devotee who is also the...
  • Court attaches 3,000 acres of land belonging to companies run by Jayalalithaa's aides 02-10-2014 08:19 PM

    Bangalore: A special court on Thursday attached nearly 3,000 acres of property belonging to firms run by the aides of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa. According to the Court, the companies had acquired the land around Sirudavur, Payanur, Valajabad and Oothukkadu in Tamil Nadu illegally. The court said...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa to stay in Bangalore jail as HC adjourns bail hearing till October 6 30-09-2014 11:36 AM

    Bangalore: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will have to spend a week in prison as the Karnataka High Court adjourned the hearing of her bail plea in the disproportionate assets case till Monday, October 6. Jayalalithaa, three others were convicted in the Rs 66.65 crore corruption case by...
  • Jayalalithaa allotted VVIP cell number 23 in the Central Prison at Parappana Agrahara 28-09-2014 09:26 PM

    Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has been allotted VVIP cell number 23 in the Central Prison. Jayalalithaa took a stroll within the jail premises at 5:30 on Sunday morning. AIADMK supporters were refused permission to meet Jayalalithaa on Sunday. ...
  • With J Jayalalithaa in jail, Tamil Nadu awaits a new chief minister 28-09-2014 09:10 AM

    Bangalore: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa spent her first night in Bangalore Central Jail after she was convicted by a special court in an 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. She has been given four years imprisonment and Rs 100 crore fine under the prevention of corruption act. She has been...
  • Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa found guilty in corruption case, has to quit 27-09-2014 02:29 PM

    Bangalore: In what could bring about a major turn in Tamil Nadu politics, a special court in Bangalore convicted AIADMK supremo and state Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in an 18-year-old disproportionate assets case under the Prevention of Corruption Act. The AIADMK chief's close aide Sasikala too has been found guilty...
  • Just 12 hours into the orbit, India's successful Mars mission Mangalyaan sends first set of data 24-09-2014 08:31 PM

    Bangalore: It's been just 12 hours since India's first interplanetary mission, the Mars orbiter, entered the red planet's orbit successfully and it is already hard at work. The Mangalyaan has sent back five photographs of Mars. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) confirmed that their ground station had receieved the...
  • Mangalyaan: India keeps its date with Mars, and history 24-09-2014 07:31 PM

    India made history on Wednesday as it became the first country in the world to send up a spacecraft to Mars in its very first attempt. Deepa Balakrishnan presents this report. ...
  • Mangalyaan proves India's self-reliance, say ISRO scientists 24-09-2014 10:48 AM

    The Mangalyaan mission proves India's self-reliance. "I have always wanted to work for ISRO. It is a proud moment for us. We have achieved this in the first attempt," said an excited ISRO scientist. ...
  • Engines tested, India's Mangalyaan set to enter planet's orbit on Wednesday 22-09-2014 11:44 PM

    The Indian Space Research Organisation has begun crucial operations to put the Mars orbiter spacecraft into the planet's orbit. The first testing of engines has been a big success. Deepa Balakrishnan reports. ...
  • ISRO wakes up Mars Orbiter, successfully test fires engine on the Mangalyaan 22-09-2014 10:33 PM

    The Indian space research organisation has begun crucial operations to put the mars orbiter spacecraft into its final orbit around the red plane with it's first testing of engines a big success, giving us hopes of great glory. ...
  • Main engine test firing on Mangalyaan successful: ISRO 22-09-2014 03:37 PM

    The Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday successfully test fired the main liquid engine of India's Mars Orbiter Mission, which has been in sleep mode for 10 months. The engine was test fired for 4 seconds. ...
  • Mars mission: ISRO successfully test-fires Mangalyaan's main engine 22-09-2014 02:46 PM

    Bangalore: The Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday successfully test fired the main liquid engine of India's Mars Orbiter Mission, which has been in sleep mode for 10 months. The Mars Orbiter Mission will enter the red planet's atmosphere on September 24. After igniting the engine, ISRO tweeted, "Mars Orbiter...
  • Mars mission: ISRO to test run Mangalyaan's main engine today 22-09-2014 10:23 AM

    Bangalore: India's Mars Orbiter Mission will enter the red planet's atmosphere on September 24. But before that, Indian Space Research Organisation needs to test fire the main engine today, which has been in sleep mode for 10 months. The team of scientists at ISRO's control room will be the first...
  • Karnataka government stirs controversy, reserves 70 pc midlevel jobs for Kannadigas 15-09-2014 08:01 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government has stirred a controversy by approving a policy which reserved 70 per cent of mid-level jobs for Kannadigas in Bangalore. The corporate world was not thrilled by the decision. Bangalore has employed lakhs of people in various sectors like IT, biotech, manufacturing and textiles. A large...
  • Sadananda Gowda's son faces arrest as court issues warrant against him on actress' complaint 04-09-2014 02:23 PM

    Bangalore: A local court in Bangalore on Thursday issued an arrest warrant and lookout notice for Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik on a complaint by an actress, who has accused him of rape. The warrant has been issued after Karthik failed to appear before court for questioning. The actress...
  • Heart flown from Bangalore to save patient in Chennai in two hours 04-09-2014 09:00 AM

    Bangalore: In a story of an inter-state heart transplant, doctors have transplanted the heart of a brain-dead accident victim from Bangalore to another patient in Chennai. The heart was flown away in a record two hours to save the life of a patient in a private hospital in Chennai. Doctors...
  • Bangalore doctors' miraculous rescue effort: Heart reaches Chennai patient in 4 hours 03-09-2014 05:11 PM

    Bangalore: In a miraculous bid to save a patient in Chennai, doctors in Bangalore harvested the heart of a brain-dead accident victim and flew it to the Tamil Nadu capital in a record four hours. The victim had met with an accident on Tuesday and was hospitalised in Bangalore. Her...
  • Pullela Gopichand is still my coach, says Saina Nehwal 02-09-2014 03:37 PM

    After discussing with my coach Gopichand, I have taken the decision to go for a change, says Saina. ...
  • Karnataka CM says Modi wave over, credits Rahul, Sonia for Congress's victory in bypolls 28-08-2014 07:40 AM

    Bangalore: The Congress won two out of three seats in the Karnataka bypolls last week. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said that the Congress's victory in the state can be credited to Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi's leadership. "The results were expected. I had said that...
  • Bangalore schools in a dilemma over security guidelines, say they can't afford to implement them 27-08-2014 09:21 AM

    Bangalore: Two months after a minor girl was raped in school premises in Bangalore, schools in the city are racing against time to implement security guidelines issued by the police. However, several schools say they won't be able to comply with the guidelines as they don't have the funds. The...
  • Karnataka bypolls: Congress wrests Bellary from BJP 25-08-2014 02:49 PM

    The ruling Congress in Karnataka has registered a big win in the assembly by-polls. It has won two of the total three seats went to polls on August 21. The BJP has won one seat. The Congress candidate NY Gopalakrishna has won the seat by 34,000 votes. ...
  • SC extends bail of 2008 Bangalore blast accused Madani by 4 weeks 22-08-2014 11:57 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday extended the bail of Abdul Nasser Madani, main accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial blast case for four weeks. A series of nine bombs were detonated across various locations in Bangalore in July 2008, killing two and injuring 20. Based on the confession...