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Bengaluru’s Bellandur Lake started spilling toxic foam onto its streets after a week of heavy rainfall on Thursday. Here, women are seen trying to escape the toxic foam. (EPS | Pushkar V)
Toxic froth from Bengaluru's Bellandur lake recedes, rain-hit areas recovering

After being pounded by a record-breaking downpour early this week, the city is on the road to recovery.

9 hours ago

TTV Dhinakaran.(Photo | EPS)
We welcome judicial probe on Jayalalithaa's death, says TTV Dinakaran

On Thursday, chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami ordered a judicial probe headed by a retired high court judge of the Madras High Court into the death of former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa.

9 hours ago

Environmentalists fume

The state government’s explanation to the National Green Tribunal that a cloudburst had caused Bellandur lake to froth has left environmentalists fuming.

22 hours ago

Indira Canteens won’t impact business, say roadside vendors| Vinod Kumar T
Many still prefer food from pushcarts

“Its not just the price. For the working class like us, time also matters.

23 hours ago

In 2 hrs, each kitchen dishes up meals for 2,000 people

While a lot of focus has been on the Indira Canteens, the places which make it possible to serve hot food to so many people are the centralised Indira kitchens.

23 hours ago

No Diploma in Elementary Education degree, 9000 teachers may lose jobs

Out of 9,278 untrained teachers, 8,519 are from private schools and 759 from government schools

17 Aug 2017

State second in Real Estate Regulatory Authority  registrations

Karnataka ranks second in the country to have the maximum number of registrations done on its Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) portal as on date, said Principal Secretary, Housing Department an

17 Aug 2017

4 zilla Panchayats Presidents seek HC help over forced resignations

Presidents of four zilla panchayats have moved the High Court against the state government for unilaterally accepting their resignations without checking if they were genuine or voluntary.

17 Aug 2017

Man promised job, duped of Rs 2 lakh

Cases of cheating people on the pretext of finding them lucrative jobs abroad are on the rise in Bengaluru.

17 Aug 2017

Threat call case: Cops still grope in dark

Police are yet to find any suitable leads in the case where MP of Bengaluru Rural D K Suresh was threatened over the phone.

17 Aug 2017

Bank manager found dead in car on Ring Road, family cries foul

A 50-year-old bank manager was found dead in his car near Kanteerava Studios on Outer Ring Road on Wednesday. His family has alleged that it is a case of murder.

17 Aug 2017

Illegally constructed building tilts after rains

After Bengaluru experienced a record-breaking downpour on Independence Day, a five-storey building in Ejipura tilted precariously on Wednesday.

17 Aug 2017

Bellandur lake spews froth again, stinks too

Even as the National Green Tribunal has called for an emergency hearing on Thursday on frothing in Bellandur Lake, Tuesday’s rain has left the lake in a dismal condition.

17 Aug 2017

A part of JC Road near an underconstruction site caved in on Tuesday night following heavy rains in the city | Pushkar V
Day after deluge, Bengaluru city not yet back on its feet

A man was hurt when a part of JC Road caved in; water sumps contaminated with sewage added to people’s woes

17 Aug 2017

A student jumping over the locked gate of the National School of Drama on Tank Bund Road in Bengaluru on Wednesday | NAGESH POLALI
National School of Drama students, staff evicted over unpaid rent

There was high drama on the premises of the National School of Drama on Tank Bund Road after students and faculty were evicted and all equipment and materials belonging to the institution thrown out o

17 Aug 2017

Rush to build canteens forced BBMP to shift focus from drain work? 

As the Chief Minister’s ambitious Indira Canteen project took off with much fanfare on Wednesday, it is now touted as the prime reason for the rain-induced deluge that Bengaluru witnessed on Tuesday.

17 Aug 2017

Rahul Gandhi
Modi govt's policy on Jammu and Kashmir has created space for Pakistan to misbehave: Rahul Gandhi

His attack on the government comes a day after Modi, in his Independence Day address, reached out to Kashmiris, saying abuses and bullets would not resolve their problems but embracing them would. 

16 Aug 2017

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi | PTI
Gaffes galore in Rahul Gandhi's inaugural speech in Bengaluru's Indira canteen

The first gaffe was when Rahul Gandhi forgot the canteen was named after his grandmother Indira Gandhi, and referred to it as Amma canteen.

16 Aug 2017

Congress National Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Karntaka Chief Minister Siddaramaih and Karnataka Incharge Venugopal  having food after inaugurating the Indhira Canteen at Kanakana Palya in Bengaluru on Wednesday. (Nagesh Polali | EPS)
Rahul Gandhi criticises BJP for its anti farmer policies

Rahul Gandhi also criticised Arun Jaitley for saying that farm loan waiver was not the policy of the Union government and said the Congress would force the BJP to make it their policy.

16 Aug 2017

Building tilts precariously in Bengaluru after record rainfall

The under construction building on the verge of collapse at Ejipura, made life difficult for several residents.   

16 Aug 2017

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi inaugurated the first canteen on Kanakanapalya Main Road in Jayanagar, Bangalore. (Photo | Office of RG Twitter)
Karnataka launches 101 Indira canteens for affordable food in Bengaluru

The state government has launched 101 Indira canteens within city limits which will serve breakfast for Rs 5, and lunch and dinner for Rs 10.

16 Aug 2017