Preeja Prasad

Students,residents get jitters at Soldevanahalli

Augustin Despa, resident of Kirloskar layout, recalls an incident two years ago when he got mugged by two foreigners on a two-wheeler on Ambedkar road.

11 hours ago

Enough is enough, say Halasuru residents, corporator

Ulsoor is famous for its chic restaurants, tiny lanes with hundreds of apartments as well as the popular Ulsoor lake, one of the city’s largest surviving water bodies.

23 Jan 2019

Skimming, job rackets top crimes by foreigners in Bengaluru

In job racket cases, the foreign perpetrator promises a victim a job in marine engineering or as a doctor in a foreign country.

22 Jan 2019

How this centre is changing lives of children with autism

Many have been inspired by Sumalatha’s work, including Masood Ali, the son of legendary Bollywood actor Mehmood Ali, and the older brother of singer Lucky Ali.

21 Jan 2019

BBMP pulls down shutters of 474 illegal establishments

Commercial establishments all over the city have been keeping the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) busy.

17 Jan 2019

Child locks disabled in Bengaluru cabs; women celebrate, parents worry

Though women are celebrating the move, parents are worried that this could affect their child’s safety as children can now easily open doors of a moving car.  

16 Jan 2019

Bengaluru sees three-fold increase in deportation cases

The city police have trained their eyes on the sizable number of foreigners living in Bengaluru and have been active in asking for their deportation back to their home countries.

15 Jan 2019

BBMP sits on community toilets, work to start in 15 days

While maintenance issues were resolved four months ago, there continues to be an overall lack of community toilets in the city.

14 Jan 2019

Bengaluru has seen about 8 cases of cheating every day since New Year

According to City’s Crime Record Bureau (CCRB), there has been a slight decrease in the number of such cases, from 3,301 in 2016 to 3,000 in 2018.

12 Jan 2019

Love Aaj Kal : 40 per cent of missing cases involve couples who elope 

Boy meets girl, falls in love, parents don’t approve, couple runs away.

12 Jan 2019

Traffic violations drive Bengaluru cops up the wall

The others are wrong parking, jumping of signals, pillion riders seated without a helmet.

10 Jan 2019

Bengaluru’s anti-corruption unit gets max complaints online

Since its inception in 2016, the bureau has received 13,000 online petitions, which come in the form of e-mails.

10 Jan 2019

BBMP on hunt for environmental engineers

BBMP still has a long way to go in managing solid waste in the city.

09 Jan 2019

Bengaluru: No entry? no problem for over 4 lakh riders

In Bengaluru alone, traffic in no-entry lanes is the fourth highest violation after riding without helmet, pillion rider without helmet and jumping traffic signals.

08 Jan 2019

Will BMTC-Metro combo card see light of day? 

According to Tanusree Deb Barma, director (IT), BMTC, they are still working out a system.

08 Jan 2019