Chetana Belagere

Cauvery statue comes under fire on social media

While Mysoreans call it a project which is disturbing the heritage of the area, Twitterati have called it a shameful waste of money and cheap politics played in the name of the Cauvery. 

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Karnataka cops roped in to nab red sander smugglers thriving in Bengaluru

Red sanders is a rare kind of sandalwood which are not used as much in India, but they feed a global trafficking network stretching from the Persian Gulf to China.

15 Nov 2018

Fear looms in locality as Basaveshwaranagar rapist remains at large

The entire area seemed to be living in fear as the rumours of the rapist being a psychopath is doing the rounds.

15 Nov 2018

Girls injured in lift collapse undergo multiple surgeries

The girls, who are law students from Symbiosis in Hyderabad — Akshara, 20, Tanushree Bose, 24, Falaq Patel, 20, and Ishika, 20 — had come to the city a few days ago to do their internship.

14 Nov 2018

Check elevators regularly to prevent tragedies

According to experts, no periodic checks from the government and the lack of proper maintenance of these elevators is the major reason for these tragedies.

14 Nov 2018

His painful story gave rise to a Central health scheme

Ananth was extremely fond of his mother Girija.

13 Nov 2018

14-year-old’s project aims at giving women prisoners a fresh canvas

Nikita, a student of The International School Bangalore (TISB), is proud of the appreciation she received from the Additional Director of General of Police (ADGP) Prisons S Megharikh.

11 Nov 2018

Bengaluru central jail inmates learn ‘art of forgiveness’

But in this class, called ‘The Nature of Forgiveness’, inmates are learning the meaning of forgiveness. 

10 Nov 2018

#MeToo circles to help women speak out

It is to give a platform to victims of sexual harassment to speak fearlessly. Meetings were held last Sunday in Bengaluru and a few other cities. 

10 Nov 2018

Experts to help patients, kin cope with cancer 

Cancer patients at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology (KMIO) will soon have counsellors to inform them about the disease.

10 Nov 2018

Soon, solving crimes using videography a must in Bengaluru

The City Police, following the Supreme Court’s (SC) recent order, has taken a giant leap towards digitisation.

08 Nov 2018

Bangalore will need another airport by 2030: Study

According to sources, the study is expected to be completed in three months after which the reports will be sent to the respective state governments.

03 Nov 2018

City experts bat for community Diwali celebration between 9am and 4 pm

“We will announce the time slot in a day or two after discussing with a few experts. We will hold a meeting about this by Friday,” said T M Vijay Bhaskar, Chief Secretary to Government.

02 Nov 2018

‘Many harassment cases go unreported at IISc’ 

A student researcher said young female academics and students are particularly vulnerable due to the structure and hierarchy of lab working.

01 Nov 2018

#MeToo: Anger on social media after Indian Institute of Science sex abuse case against Giridhar Madras comes to light

 The sexual misconduct case involving Professor Giridhar Madras at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has drawn outrage on the social media.

31 Oct 2018