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  • SC grants bail to former minister G Janardhan Reddy in Karnataka mining case January 20, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to former minister G Janardhan Reddy in Karnataka mining scam. The BJP leader has been behind bars for the Bellary scam since 2011. Reddy and some others had been chargesheeted under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of...
  • Bengaluru blast: No breakthrough yet January 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: More than three weeks after the Improvised Explosive Device triggered blast here that claimed the life of a woman and injured three others, police on Monday said there is no breakthrough yet in the case and they were following the clues. "All that I can say about this case...
  • Karnataka: Poor woman sells kidney to pay Rs 8,000 bribe January 17, 2015

    Srirangapatna: Chikkathayamma is not very old, but at 55, her body aches when she lifts anything heavy, getting exhausted all too soon when she takes even a few steps. Since over a year, she has been living with a single kidney. Unbelievable as it seems, she sold her other kidney...
  • Bengaluru: More traffic violations than number of vehicles on its roads January 16, 2015

    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...
  • PM Modi forgets to greet Kannadigas on Sankrathi, Tweets later January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: As everybody knows the 'Twitter happy' Prime Minister Narendra Modi engages directly with the people through Social media platforms. He has now started tweeting in all 15 major Indian languages on important things. It is making him much more accessible to the masses. But, he forgot to tweet...
  • Bengaluru: Rising number of organ transplants, green corridors to save lives January 12, 2015

    Bengaluru: Two-and-a-half-year-old Yatharth's heart now beats in a young Russian child's body. When his father, Bengaluru-based techie Amit Upadhyay decided to donate his toddler's heart to a Russian child in Chennai in December last year, all of Bengaluru's traffic stood still to make way for this medical effort. "This was to...
  • Police detain fourth IM suspect from Mangalore in Karnataka, explosives recovered January 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: Police on Saturday night detained a fourth Indian Mujahideen (IM) suspect from Mangalore in Karnataka. Reportedly, the police have also recovered explosives based on the interrogation of the first three IM suspects. The three IM suspects who were arrested earlier by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bangalore Police...
  • Bengaluru: Minor fire in Karnataka CM's chopper just before take off January 10, 2015

    Bengaluru: A major accident was averted on Saturday as a technical glitch led to a fire in Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's chopper. Minor smoke and fire was seen from the silencer of the chopper just before the take off. Siddaramaiah was scheduled to fly from the HAL airport in Bengaluru...
  • Three Indian Mujahideen operatives arrested from Bhatkal in Karnataka, may be linked to Church Street blast January 8, 2015

    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 January 8, 2015

    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, bomb-making...
  • Bengaluru: 4 arrested for inciting violence over molestation of class 2 girl January 8, 2015

    Bengaluru: A day after violent protests broke out in Bengaluru over alleged molestation of a class 2 student, police have arrested four people for inciting the mob. The police had to resort to lathicharge and tear gas shelling to control the situation as angry parents pelted stones at the school....
  • Violence over alleged sexual assault of minor girl in school January 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Violence erupted on Wednesday over alleged sexual assault of a minor girl here by a school teacher, as angry protesters demanded he be handed over to them and given "instant justice", leading to police laticharge and bursting of teargas shells. Converging outside...
  • Karnataka politician honours donkeys for hard work; dogs, buffaloes, cows next in line January 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Strange as it may seem, a seasoned Karnataka politician, who heads a regional political party, on Tuesday honoured two donkeys in Bengaluru in recognition of their hard work, loyalty, honesty, discipline and obedience. "I have decided to honour all domestic animals like donkeys, dogs, buffaloes, cows and oxen, as they...
  • Middle class, youth may fight their battle on Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp January 7, 2015

    Bengaluru/Thiruvananthapuram: The India of 2015 may see democratic protests taking a new shape as India's middle-class is finding new ways to question the authorities and may fight their battle Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp. Detractors would argue that the new age protester would light a candle only when a problem hits...
  • Protest in Bengaluru after school teacher allegedly molests class 2nd student, asks her to remove burka January 7, 2015

    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 the...
  • Bengaluru: Biker alleges attack by a traffic policeman January 5, 2015

    Bengaluru: A 31-year-old man has alleged that he was hit by a traffic policeman with a walkie-talkie on Saturday evening. The construction engineer said he was trying to park his bike in the 'Pay and Park' area on Dickenson Road when the policeman came and started abusing him. The complaint...
  • Bengaluru: 289 cases of child sexual abuse registered in 2 years, only 2 convicted January 5, 2015

    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...
  • Karnataka: Five killed as overhead water tank collapses in Raichur January 3, 2015

    Raichur(Karnataka): Five people were killed and at least two others injured when a newly constructed overhead water tank under Gram Panchayat programme collapsed on them at nearby Yapaladinni village on Saturday, police said. The incident occurred when the victims, most of them pilgrims taking part in...
  • Watch: What's making news in Bengaluru January 1, 2015

    CNN-IBN's reporter Shylaja Varma takes you through the top headlines in the city Bengaluru. The recent blast mars the city's New Year blast. ...
  • Investigators suspect role of 5 SIMI terrorists who escaped from a MP jail in Bengaluru probe December 30, 2014

    Bengaluru: Investigators in the Bengaluru blast case are probing Warangal in Andhra Pradesh after intelligence sources indicated that some SIMI operatives could be based there. According to sources, SIMI's Khandwa module is likely to be behind the blast. A team from the Maharashtra Anti-terror squad is in Bengaluru to probe the...
  • Bengaluru blast: Are SIMI suspects behind the terror? December 29, 2014

    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...
  • Hyderabad police on alert following Bengaluru blast December 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Security has been stepped up in Hyderabad following a bomb blast in Bengaluru in which a woman was killed and three others got injured. "Following the last night's incident in Bengaluru, we have alerted everybody. We are vigilant. We are ensuring that checking and...
  • Working on Bengaluru blast probe, may hand over case to NIA: Rajnath Singh December 29, 2014

    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 assistance...
  • Saw her lying in a pool of blood, recalls relative of Bengaluru blast victim December 29, 2014

    "I was walking just ahead of her when the explosion happened. When I turned back, I saw her lying in a pool of blood. We immediately took her to the hospital," the relative of the Bengaluru blast said. The low-intensity blast claimed killed a woman and injured three others. ...
  • No intelligence failure in Bengaluru blast that killed one, claims Karnataka government December 29, 2014

    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,"...
  • Woman dies, man injured in low-intensity IED blast in Bengaluru; Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata on high alert December 28, 2014

    Bengaluru: A woman has died and another person has been injured in the explosion that took place in the Church Street area of Bengaluru on Sunday evening. The 38-year-old woman was critically injured in the blast that took place around 8.30 pm. Bangalore Commissioner of Police MN Reddi said, "Lady named...
  • Nightlife deadline extended to 2 AM on New Year's eve December 27, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Police has given permission to bars and restaurants to remain open till 2 AM on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. The usual nightlife deadline on weekdays is 11:30 PM. Earlier this year, the deadline on Friday and Saturday was extended till 1 AM. ...
  • Karnataka forests bound to have more tiger trobule next year December 26, 2014

    Bengaluru: As we head into the New Year, we have to brace ourselves for more man-animal conflicts in the periphery of all tiger reserves in Karnataka. We are bound to have more tiger trouble. The recent man-eating incident near the Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary is just the beginning of what is to...
  • Tiger kills a pregnant woman, Karnataka government orders catch or kill the man eater December 26, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government has ordered the forest department and the police either to shoot a man eater tiger dead or capture it alive. A man eater tiger killed a pregnant woman at Maragayi village in Khanapur taluk of Belagavi district on Wednesday night. After this horrific incident, thousands of...
  • Karnataka government to develop infrastructure to boost tourism December 25, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government is setting up a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to develop infrastructure at tourist destinations across the state under the public-private partnership (PPP), a senior official said on Wednesday. "The state cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposal of the tourism department to set up the SPV for tourism...