• Narayana Murthy's wife speaks about son Rohan's role at Infosys June 7, 2013

    Bangalore: As NR Narayana Murthy makes a comeback to Infosys along with his son Rohan Murty, his wife Sudha Murthy spoke about his exact role in the organisation. Sudha Murthy said Rohan will only be an assistant to the Infosys Executive Chairman and will not be reporting to anyone else....
  • Bangalore man's 'affordable' book bank helps underprivileged students June 3, 2013

    Bangalore: Vignesh and Vishwas regularly visit the Canara Book Bank after classes. Unable to afford the expensive textbooks that their engineering course demands, the bank is a second home for these youngsters. "The cost of books is very high. However, here, we just have to pay Rs 200 per year...
  • Murthy's return a shock both for him and for shareholders June 1, 2013

    Infosys founder Narayana Murthy returned to the company he founded, less than two years after his retirement. The return was unexpected, as much for Murthy as for shareholders. He had settled down to a semi-retired life when he got a phone call from Executive Chairman KV Kamath, asking him to...
  • Bangalore: Boy who delivered newspapers makes it to IIM-Calcutta May 24, 2013

    Bangalore: From being a newspaper delivery boy to making news himself, 23-year-old Shivakumar has got through to the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) - Calcutta. Shivakumar, an engineering student and the only educated member in his family, has fought hard to make his dreams come true. For the past ten...
  • IAS aspirant who committed suicide hadn't cleared the exam: UPSC May 13, 2013

    Bangalore: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has denied the charge that the student YV Manjunath had cleared the exam. Manjunath had allegedly committed suicide on May 10, with the police stating that he was upset over a 'goof-up' in the UPSC results published in Bangalore. The UPSC Chairman has...
  • IAS aspirant suicide: Victim had contacted UPSC officials May 13, 2013

    Bangalore: An IAS aspirant committed suicide in Bangalore on Friday, upset over a "mix-up" in the Civil Services Examinations results list. 24-year-old VY Manjunath was found hanging in an under-construction building near his residence in Madikeri. His family claims Manjunath had even tried to rectify "goof-up" and contacted Union Public...
  • K'taka polls: Money power, candidates with criminal records a concern May 3, 2013

    Bangalore: There are two days left for the Karnataka Assembly elections and as always money power is a concern in the state. Not just that, the state Election Watch finds that more than 20 per cent of candidates have criminal records. Political parties may have promised to make the Karnataka...
  • Colourless Karnataka polls this time after EC clampdown April 28, 2013

    There will be no colour in May 5 Karnataka elections after the Election Commission's clampdown on poll banners and posters. However, to counter the lack of election season colour, the Cartoonists' Association of Bangalore is doing its bit to raise voter awareness. ...
  • Citizen Journalist Show: Resident exposes condition of roads in Bangalore April 20, 2013

    A concerned resident turned Citizen Journalist to expose the bad state of roads in Bangalore. Pot-holes lead to huge jams throughout the city, and there is no maintenance to ease traffic woes. ...
  • Bangalore blast: No breakthrough yet; NSG and NIA teams scan site April 18, 2013

    Bangalore: A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team as well as a team from the National Security Guard (NSG) visited the site of the Bangalore blast that injured 16 people on Wednesday. Initial reports from the forensic sciences laboratory have indicated that ammonium nitrate was used to make the bomb that...
  • Karnataka polls: Parties take to social media April 11, 2013

    Bangalore: In the battle for Karnataka, a lot is playing out on the social media, especially Twitter. The Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress and BS Yeddyurappa's Karnataka Janata Paksha have all joined the bandwagon. The question is whether the Election Commission will be able to regulate online campaigns. Sanjay Gowdar...
  • Karnataka polls: Parties add star power to their campaign April 10, 2013

    Bangalore: The filing of nomination papers for the Karnataka Assembly elections begins on Wednesday. With barely a month to go for the polls, political parties are all set to add 'star power' to their election campaign. The Bharatiya Janata Party has roped in Kannada actress Tara a for now, but...
  • Karnataka: Prominent citizens raise voting awareness April 8, 2013

    Bangalore: Bangalore-based astronomer, Ashwin Mahesh isn't gazing at the stars for now as he has hit the campaign trail. He along with icons like former Infosys Director Mohandas Pai, and other prominent citizens are addressing voter concerns and raising awareness ahead of May 11 polls. "Representation and public participation is...
  • Bangalore: Man provides free treatment to cancer patients March 1, 2013

    Dr Krishna Rao in Bangalore is providing free treatment and care to poor terminally ill cancer patients. For almost 14 years, he has been helping them through his Karunashraya foundation. ...
  • B'lore wrongful arrest: 'Police should have at least apologised' February 26, 2013

    Absolved of all terror charges after six months in jail, two of the 15 arrested for being part of a terror module were released on Monday after a court acquitted them of all charges. The case, however, raises sharp questions on the credibility of the Bangalore Police. ...