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  • Is Bengaluru unsafe for women? 2 hours 57 minutes ago

    In an extremely shameful incident in Bengaluru, five men have been caught on camera allegedly harassing a group of five women at the posh MG road in the city. The women claim that the men asked them to roll down their windows and even took out a sharp object to...
  • Rtd Air Commodore found dead in Bengaluru house 5 hours 57 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: A retired Air Commodore was found dead in his house in Bengaluru Rural district on Monday morning. 70-year-old Parvez Khokhar, who was living with his wife in a residential villa in Huskura area, was found dead with his hands and legs tied with a cloth in his room. Khokhar...
  • Bengaluru street assault caught on camera, five women allegedly harassed by group of five men 10 hours 2 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: In an extremely shameful incident in Bengaluru, five men have been caught on camera allegedly harassing a group of five women at the posh MG road in the city. The women claim that the men asked them to roll down their windows and even took out a sharp object to...
  • Bengaluru: Female teacher detained for sexually assaulting minor in school 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: In yet another horrifying incident, a female teacher has been detained for sexually assaulting a five-year-old in Bengaluru. The detention came after an FIR was filed against the accused teacher by the victim's parents. The child complained about her female teacher, saying she had hit her. Police filed the...
  • Karnataka government intensifies drive to shut illegal schools, future of 1 lakh students uncertain 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government has ordered the unauthorised school where a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped in October to shut down classes and allow students to transfer to other schools. Just as a month-long drive to identify more illegal schools gets underway, the drive is bound to open up a...
  • Bengaluru: Three labourers arrested for assaulting Manipuri student 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Police has arrested three people in connection with the assault on 22-year-old Manipuri student in the IT city. All the accused are labourers from Andhra Pradesh, said police. The victim, who was attacked by the accused when he objected to the harassment of a girl, has suffered...
  • Bengaluru: North-eastern boy attacked for objecting eve-teasing, rushed to hospital 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: A 22-year-old Manipuri student was allegedly attacked by three men in North East Bengaluru on Wednesday evening. According to police, the victim noticed three men eve-teasing a girl. When the student objected to this, one of the men allegedly hit the student. The student then went to Kothanur police...
  • 'Kiss of love' organisers get hate mails, threat in Bengaluru 5 days ago

    Bengaluru: Even before the 'Kiss of Love' is to be held in Bengaluru, organisers are already getting hate messages both on social media and offline. There were protests in several parts of Karnataka opposing the event. The Bharatiya Janata Party workers staged a protest in Chikkamagaluru while Pramod Muthalik's right...
  • Coming soon: Kiss of love in Bengaluru 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: The Kiss of Love campaign is set to be held in Bengaluru in a week or two. The Bengaluru edition is spearheaded by 23-year-old human rights activist Rachita Taneja. "We're holding the event to show solidarity with those who faced moral policing. I've always been against moral policing," says...
  • NCW Chairperson to look into Bangalore jail case on Monday, says office doesn't work on weekends November 15, 2014

    Bengaluru: Despite shocking revelations emerging from inside the Bangalore Central jail, the chairperson of the National Commission for Women has drawn the ire of female activists for saying that her office will only react to the case on Monday as it does not function during the weekends. NCW Chairperson Lalitha...
  • Women inmates allegedly forced to have sex with male convicts in Bangalore Central jail November 15, 2014

    Bengaluru: In shocking revelations emerging from inside the Bangalore Central jail, two letters have surfaced which allege that women inmates at the jail were forced by their jail wardens to have sex with male inmates. In turn the male inmates paid the jailors for this service. The letters that have come...
  • Register complaints via video conference at Bangalore Police's first remote FIR centre November 14, 2014

    Bengaluru: If you feel intimidated at the sight of a police station, you can avoid going to one in Bangalore. In the Silicon Valley of India, one can just walk to a kiosk known as the Remote FIR Registration Centre, pick up a phone and register a complaint through video...
  • Despite spate in rape incidents, Bangalore schools yet to follow safety guidelines November 14, 2014

    A tour of a government school in Bangalore will demonstrate one that the IT city and its government is yet to act upon many guidelines that ensures safety of students in educational institutions. ...
  • Will cut bus fares if government extends tax exemption to RTCs: Karnataka minister November 10, 2014

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Transport Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Monday said that his department would reduce bus fares if the state government extends tax exemption to all road transport corporations (RTCs) and provides travel subsidy to students. "We will reduce bus fares if the state government extends tax exemption to all road...
  • Karnataka: Pre-University Principals' Association issues diktats for girl students September 23, 1411

    Bengaluru: The Pre-University Principals' Association in Karnataka has issued a controversial set of guidelines to pre-university colleges in South Bengaluru over safety and security of women. Colleges will be expected to monitor the time when female students enter and exit the college. College authorities also have to ensure that birthday parties...
  • Bangalore: 'Guidelines' on snooping on students mere recommendation, says official November 9, 2014

    Speaking on the controversial guidelines to south Bangalore colleges over snooping on students, the Secretary of pre-University principal's association, Manjunath told CNN-IBN, "These are not guidelines, these are merely recommendation. We are not monitoring internet activities of students every time. Its just only when they are inside college premises." ...
  • Karnataka: Pre-University Principals' Association issues guidelines, colleges to snoop on students November 8, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Pre-University Principals' Association in Karnataka has issued a controversial set of guidelines to pre-university colleges in South Bengaluru over safety and security of women. Colleges will be expected to monitor the time when female students enter and exit the college. College authorities also have to ensure that birthday...
  • Government will punish schools found flouting safety, security norms: Karnataka Minister -1738653167 minutes ago

    Karnataka Education Minister Kimmane Ratnakar said that the government will punish all school officials found flouting safety and security regulations. The remarks came days after a Bangalore school, where a 6 year old student was raped, re-opened with extra security measures. Ratnakar said, "After the Vibgyor school incident, we issued...
  • Bengaluru rape: If their daughters are raped, CM and HM will act differently, says BJP leader Eshwarappa -1541368847 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Karnataka's former deputy chief minister and leader of opposition in Vidhana Parishad KS Eshwarappa on Friday said that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Home Minister KJ George would wake up only if their daughters are raped as they do not consider everyone as their own. The Bharatiya Janta party (BJP)...
  • Bangalore rape: High Court pulls up schools, tells them it is their responsibility to ensure students' security July 16, 1411

    Bangalore: In wake of the spate in crime against children in educational institutions, Karnataka High Court on Friday pulled up private schools asking them to ensure students' security. In its ruling, the court said that the schools should act as guardian to the students as government cannot monitor schools round the...
  • Media is tarnishing Bengaluru's image: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah November 6, 2014

    Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah also blames the media for tarnishing Bengaluru's image. "I request media to not make this a sensitive issue. We have taken all measures, we are serious about the issue," said Siddaramaiah. ...
  • School rape case: Karnataka Home Minister blames media for tarnishing Bengaluru's image June 21, 1411

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Home Minister KJ George on Thursday sparked a controversy by blaming media for tarnishing Bengaluru's image by focusing on rape cases. His statement came on the day when the school, where a 6-year-old was allegedly raped, reopened with stronger security. "Nowadays people in the media are playing only these kinds...
  • Crimes escalating everywhere, can't isolate Bangalore only, says Karnataka Home Minister November 6, 2014

    Karnataka Home Minister KJ George who sparked a row by blaming the media for tarnishing Bangaluru's image by focusing on rape cases, said that crimes escalating everywhere in the country, Bangalore only cannot be isolated only. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the Karnataka Home Minister said, "You cannot isolate Bangalure from other...
  • Karnataka Home Minister hits out at media, says Bengaluru rape stories shown only for TRPs -1992060047 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Karnataka Home Minister KJ George has sparked a row blaming the media for tarnishing Bengaluru's image by focussing on rape stories. George said that the media is only focusing on these stories to boost TRP's insisting that the school management should be held responsible for crimes on school campus. This...
  • Bangalore school where 6-year-old was sexually assaulted reopens November 6, 2014

    The Bangalore school where a six-year-old student was allegedly sexually assaulted by her teacher has reopened after it was shut down following the gruesome incident. ...
  • Bengaluru school reopens after week-long protest over 6-year-old's alleged sexual assault -1650719567 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: After facing a week-long protest over the alleged rape of a 6-year-old student, the school in Bengaluru is opening its gates to students once again with intensified security measures. "They have already started implementing all the measures, our DCP has already examined all the measures and they are in...
  • Bengaluru: BJP women workers taken into custody for protesting against rapes -696601487 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Bharatiya Janata Party women activists have been taken into preventive custody while they were marching towards the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's residence to protest against rising cases of rapes in the city. The BJP also held protests outside the school where the incident took place. Meanwhile, the school management after...
  • Bangalore: BJP protests sexual assault of six-year-old in school -437834927 minutes ago

    Bangalore: After the common man, it is the Bharatiya Janata Party workers who have taken to the streets in Bangalore protesting the alleged sexual assault on a six-year-old girl in a reputed school. While the protests were on, a meeting between the school management and the parents were on regarding the...
  • Karnataka Labour Department asks US IT firm to pay Rs 12.5 lakh to techie for sacking her November 5, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka Labour Department has ordered a US-based IT firm to compensate a woman employee on grounds of 'illegally' terminating her services without providing valid reasons and for allegedly causing harassment. The techie had approached the Labour department on Karnataka Women's Commission's direction, and after hearing the case, the department...
  • Bengaluru Police arrests four people for gangraping woman -1319814767 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru Police on Tuesday arrested four people in connection with an alleged gangrape and robbery in HSR Layout. The victim is a 25-year-old woman One of the men had been arrested when an initial complaint was lodged. Three were picked up on Saturday. Meanwhile, another man has been arrested for...