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  • Supreme Court extends Jayalalithaa's bail till April 2015 13 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In major relief to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court on Thursday extended her bail by four months in the disproportionate assets case. The AIADMK chief will be out on bail till April 18, 2015. A bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu ordered that...
  • Lucky Ali allegedly threatened by land mafia in Bengaluru over property dispute Yesterday

    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...
  • Year 2014: Sexual assault of school girls, terror blot on Karnataka Yesterday

    Bengaluru: India scripting space history with its mission to Mars in its maiden attempt marked the high point of variegated developments from Karnataka during 2014 that also saw a resurgent BJP and rising sexual assaults of minor girls in schools with the year ending on a terror tinge. In a...
  • Prompt action is being taken on assault cases: Bengaluru police chief 2 days ago

    "Prompt action is being taken on assault cases. We are building awareness in the society regarding the safety of women," says Bengaluru police chief MN Reddi. ...
  • America's youngest Surgeon General speaks Kannada at home 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A year after a Telugu speaker from Andhra Pradesh Sathya Nadella has taken over as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Microsoft, a Kannada speaker from neighbouring Karnataka has been named as the new Surgeon General of America. The healthy competition between two southern states has seen one...
  • Keeping a close watch on Twitter, says Bengaluru Police probing Mehdi's account 3 days ago

    "There has been a message from Islamic State media talking about an operation supporting Mehdi in Bengaluru. We are giving it the importance it deserves," Bengaluru Police Commissioner MN Reddi said. ...
  • Watch: How safe is Bengaluru for women 3 days ago

    A woman turned CJ for CNN-IBN to find out how safe is Bangaluru for women. She was stared at, followed by men in broad daylight. "This is the street just off the busy Cunningham Road in the heart of Bengaluru. I work here and have to take this road every...
  • Mehdi Biswas's 60 per cent followers non-Muslims, most Muslims from UK: Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: More than 60 per cent followers of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the Bengaluru-based executive, who was running a pro-IS Twitter account, were non-Muslims and a majority of his Muslim followers were from western countries, particularly the UK, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday. Making a suo motu statement in...
  • Bengaluru: Rs 280 crore duped in online money fraud 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: Approximately Rs 280 crore were duped from the people in Bengaluru in online money fraud. The police are hunting for Dhamodar Reddy, the main accused, and five others have been arrested in the case. The police have registered case of cheating and money circulation against the accused. Additional Commissioner of Police...
  • Bengaluru techie Masroor highly radicalised but didn't actively recruit, say investigators 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru techie Masroor, who has been arrested for handling the Twitter account for ISIS militants, is highly motivated and radicalised and wants to spread the word of Jihad. However, Masroor did not actively recruit or arrange funds, investigators questioning the 24-year-old allegedly wayward techie told CNN-IBN. The Central Crime Branch...
  • Bengaluru techies demand local trains to overcome traffic woes 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: Techies in Bengaluru have launched a campaign demanding commuter rails in order to save time and also for a safer and faster mode of transport. At present, Bengaluru's metro covers barely 20 km and techies say it simply is not sufficient. With Bengaluru commuters getting stranded in the city's nightmarish...
  • Bengaluru DCP Abhishek Goyal receives threat on Twitter for arresting Mehdi Masroor 4 days ago

    Bengaluru DCP Abhishek Goyal received a threat from a twitterhandler for arresting Mehdi Masroor. The direct tweet to the DCP says that revenge will be taken. "Not alarmed by the tweet, taking it in our stride," said the DCP. ...
  • Bengaluru youth operating pro-Islamic State Twitter handle sent to five-day police custody 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Police was on Sunday granted five days custody of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, a 24-year-old engineer, after he confessed to operating a pro-Islamic State Twitter account with over 17,000 followers. Biswas was arrested on Saturday from his home in the IT city. He has been accused of waging a...
  • Bengaluru youth was in contact with few English speaking Jihadist 5 days ago

    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. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Bengaluru youth behind pro-ISIS Twitter account 5 days ago

    As Bengaluru youth admits handling pro-ISIS Twitter account, here is what Neelabh has to show. ...
  • Bengaluru youth handling pro-ISIS Twitter account booked for waging war against friendly nation 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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. ...
  • Bengaluru youth confesses to operating pro-Islamic State Twitter account 5 days ago

    Bengaluru: Mehdi Mehboob Biswas, 24-year-old engineer from West Bengal, has confessed to operating a pro-Islamic State Twitter account with over 17,000 followers, police said on Saturday. Biswas, who works as an engineer in a multinational company in Bengaluru was arrested on Saturday morning under provisions of IPC, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act...
  • Bengaluru Police arrest youth suspected of operating pro-Islamic State Twitter account 5 days ago

    Bengaluru: Days after a British news channel claimed to have traced down the person who operates "most followed" pro-Islamic State Twitter handle to Bengaluru, the city police on Saturday arrested a youth in connection with the reports. The youth who allegedly operated the @ShamiWitness handle was arrested under sections for...
  • Police probe on as reports claim Bengaluru youth behind pro-Islamic State Twitter handle 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru Police has swung into action after a British news channel claimed to have tracked down the man behind the "most influential Islamic State Twitter handle" to the IT city. A report by Channel 4 says Twitter handle @ShamiWitness with over 17,700 followers is the most followed Twitter account...
  • Parking in 'No Parking' zones may cost you driving licence in Bengaluru 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: Think twice before parking your vehicles in 'No Parking' areas in Bengaluru. You can no longer get away with your offence by paying just Rs 100 fine. Be ready to lose your driving licence also. Bengaluru's Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic) B Dayananda has come out with this new...
  • Congress Minister Ambareesh caught kissing a girl, may offer BJP a way out of Priyanka photo row 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: The main opposition BJP which is facing the wrath of ruling Congress over one of its MLAs, Prabhu Chavan, watching a picture of Priyanka Gandhi on his smartphone in the Assembly, seems to have found a way out. Karnataka Housing minister and film star Ambareesh has got himself embroiled...
  • Congress hits out at BJP MLA for watching Priyanka Gandhi's photos in Karnataka Assembly 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: In an embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party, party MLA Prabhu Chavan was caught on camera watching a zoomed in photo of Priyanka Gandhi on his mobile phone in the Karnataka Assembly. Another MLA UB Banakar can also be seen playing video games during proceedings of the Legislative Assembly....
  • Bengaluru: Struck in traffic for hours, techies demand local train service to be extended 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: Fatigued by the city's infamous traffic, the IT corridor of Bengaluru is demanding the local train service to be extended instead of the metro. Residents have also urged to the authorities to introduce more suburban trains. IT professional Bhavin Gandhi said, "Bengaluru is the only city which does not...
  • Bengaluru: Competitive pricing makes cheaper cabs available but safety remains at bay December 10, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Uber rape case in Delhi has brought taxi services across India under the scanner. The price war between taxi companies is leading many customers to ask if a cheaper service means compromising on safety. While there is a fare war in Bengaluru leading to cheap rates available for...
  • Karnataka asks cab aggregators to get taxis registered within one month December 9, 2014

    Bengaluru: In wake of the rape of a woman by the driver of an international cab service provider in Delhi, the Karnataka government has given one month deadline to cab aggregators in the state to get their taxis registered and police verification done. The taxi service providers have been told...
  • Are Cab Apps safe? December 8, 2014

    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 December 8, 2014

    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...
  • To bust myths, superstition, Karnataka Minister spends night at crematorium December 7, 2014

    Belagavi: To create awareness against superstitions, Karnataka Excise Minister Satish Jarkiholi along with hundreds of people spent a night at a crematorium. The Minister spent the night at Vaikunth Dham, a burial ground which is now a crematorium, to also observe the death anniversary of B R Ambedkar on Saturday. Jarkiholi...
  • Janardhana Reddy gets bail in five cases related to illegal iron ore export December 7, 2014

    Bengaluru: Former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy has got bail in all cases except one against him. He was granted conditional bail by a special CBI court in the last of the five cases against him in Karnataka in the illegal iron ore export case. But Reddy is...