Karnataka Police

  • Bangalore: Woman forces friend to have sex with husband, arrested August 16, 2014

    Bangalore: In a bizarre case, a woman allegedly abetted her husband to 'rape' her neighbour and friend in her presence in Bangalore and the couple have been arrested. The woman and the victim were said to have become close friends over a period of time and used to frequent each other's...
  • 'Sleeping' CM and political meddling demoralise Karnataka Police July 21, 2014

    Bangalore: An edit page article in Karnataka's leading English newspaper 'Deccan Herald' by its senior editor and one of the state's well respected journalists Ramakrishna Upadhya expresses concerns that the police administration has collapsed in the state. He writes, "The need of the hour is to restore the confidence of...
  • Karnataka Police faces leadership crisis, government inaction makes things worse June 2, 2014

    Bangalore: A senior Karnataka Police officer who retired recently is extremely upset with what is now happening in his former department. He said, "The situation has never been so bad. The Karnataka police has now become a national joke. We have lost respect and credibility. Top cops are fighting like...
  • Goa explosion: Terror angle ruled out, Karnataka Police joins probe May 9, 2014

    Panaji: The Goa Police has ruled out a terror angle in the explosion that took place in Madgaon, Goa on Thursday. Preliminary investigation reveals it was a "gauti bomb" which exploded and killed one person, injured two others. A team of the National Security Guard has left for the spot from...
  • Karnataka SHRC orders probe after police beat up foreign tourists February 22, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka State Human Rights Commission has ordered a probe after reports of the police brutality in the tourist town of Gokarana. A Facebook campaign launched by tourists from 26 countries complained of police atrocities on Valentine's Day. SHRC member Meera Saksena said, "We call for a report from...
  • Bhatkal's TIP to be done in Chinnaswamy blast case: Police January 28, 2014

    Karnataka Police on Tuesday informed a special NIA court in New Delhi that test identification parade (TIP) of Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, arrested in connection with the 2010 blasts at Bangalore's Chinnaswamy Stadium, would be conducted on January 31. In a communication sent to district judge I S Mehta, police...
  • Bangalore blast: Police obtain some leads April 20, 2013

    Bangalore: Three days after the bomb blast near the Karnataka BJP office here, police on Saturday said they have obtained "some leads" on the incident that left 16 persons injured. "We have some leads but we cannot share them with you now, it will be done at an appropriate time", City...
  • Asaduddin Owaisi detained for organising rally without permission March 2, 2013

    Bangalore: MIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi was on Saturday detained by the Karnataka police in Bidar for allegedly organising a rally without permission. The police also claim that Owaisi was carrying a weapon. The MP, who was later released, has been asked to submit his gun license details. If he fails to produce...
  • ISRO security breach: 'Police probe underway' September 24, 2012

    The Karnataka police on Monday arrested a woman for trying to enter the premises of ISRO using a fake ID card. Her husband, however, claimed that she was mentally unstable. ...
  • Karnataka on alert after threat by terror groups August 13, 2012

    Bangalore: Railway Police are on high alert in Karnataka in the wake of threats by suspected terror groups operating from Mysore to carry out blasts on some trains plying from Bangalore on the eve of Independence Day, a top Railway official said. "We have received intelligence inputs from Delhi. Some suspected...
  • 'Data on crimes against women not true' August 3, 2012

    Bangalore: Rubbishing media claims that crimes in the city against women are on the rise, Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) DCP S N Sidramappa on Thursday advised them not to believe the records furnished by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). “Do not comment without studying the statistics. The National...
  • Advocates in Karnataka call off protest March 20, 2012

    Bangalore: Advocates in Karnataka on Tuesday called off their 18-day stir to demand action against police and mediapersons for 'assaulting' some of them during the March 2 violence in the civil court premises after the government assured them that appropriate action would be taken against those found guilty. "Action will be...
  • FTN: Does being Kashmiri Muslim invite suspicion? October 20, 2009

    The detention of two cricketers - who were in Bangalore to play the CK Naydu tournament - on suspicion of carrying explosives, has touched a raw nerve in Kashmir. Under 22 Jammu and Kashmir team player, Pervaz Rasool was detained by the police who say his bag contained traces of...
  • Crusade against crime: Community policing begins in K'taka July 13, 2008

    Bangalore: To put an end to the vicious circle of unsolved criminal cases and a police force that's blamed for the lack of success in cracking them, the Karnataka Police has launched Crime Stoppers. The primary aim of the foundation is to involve citizens in the process of investigating criminal...