Former Ranji player gets official penalised

Failing to provide complete information and that too after a delay of over a couple of years proved financially costly for a government official.  

16 Nov 2019

Legal experts in Karnataka hail SC verdict on disqualified MLAs

Affirming the findings of the apex court on disqualification, they said that the Assembly Speaker did cross his jurisdiction in barring disqualified MLAs from contesting polls.

14 Nov 2019

Probe ordered into huge misuse of waste management funds in BBMP

On the directives of CM BS Yediyurappa, the Urban Development Department issued an order recently appointing GVK Rao to look into four major issues.

02 Nov 2019

Pvt bank gives client’s namesake a Rs 1.14L shock

H Manjunatha Setty, a salaried employee of a private firm and a resident of Chikka Banaswadi, had a rude New Year’s shock in 2017.

30 Oct 2019

HC tells woman to pay Rs 25k for filing false harassment case against ex-husband

The Karnataka High Court imposed a cost of Rs 25,000 on a Mysuru-based woman for filing a false case against her former husband only to harass him.

27 Oct 2019

Brother of slain police officer cheated of Rs 27 lakh deposit

64-yr-old filed plaint against co-op society; employees threaten him.

20 Oct 2019

Megacity scam: Special court lets SFIO implead Yogeshwara’s firm as accused

Special Court Judge Ramachandra D Huddar recently allowed the applications filed by the SFIO.

03 Oct 2019

PDO loses his job for accepting Rs 4,500 bribe

  A Panchayat Development Officer (PDO) lost his job for accepting Rs 4,500 bribe to release funds for desilting of tank in Kolar district. 

01 Oct 2019

What belongs to Railway is (not) your property!

What you see may not always be what you think it is.

24 Sep 2019

Court rejects Bengaluru serial blast accused’s request to visit ailing mother

He wanted to go home to take care of his mother; court cited law and order situation

08 Sep 2019

Ancient temple getting new life for fest

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has taken up restoration of an ancient Ganesha temple inside the Bangalore Fort built by Kempegowda in 1537 in Chamarajapet in the city.

26 Aug 2019

Consumer forum asks bank to compensate pregnant woman

On the bank’s contention that there was no deficiency on its part, the forum said that it could claim so if it had taken action immediately by forwarding the complaint to the authorities.  

18 Aug 2019

Agency told to pay up for delay in allotting flat

Senior citizen was not allotted flat even seven years after filing her application

13 Aug 2019

Special court gives nod to prosecute retired IAS officer

The court also rejected the application filed by Mudbi praying for his discharge from the case registered in 2008.

13 Aug 2019

Finally, 9 martyrs’ families in three districts get sites

The Urban Development authorities of three districts have allotted sites to nine martyrs’ families who have been waiting endlessly.

08 Aug 2019

Realtor to pay for delay in water supply

A city-based realtor had to pay compensation for making residents wait for two long years to supply Cauvery water to their apartments.   

28 Jul 2019

‘Pay wages to beggars on par with prisoners’

The Lokayukta had recommended enhancing the wages after he came to know that meagre wages of Rs 10 per day is being paid to an inmate.

28 Jul 2019

Court fines bank Rs 6,000 for deducting Rs 81 from child’s savings account

An eight-year-old student from the city moved the consumer forum against Lakshmi Vilas Bank and got it fined for deducting Rs 81 from his account.

23 Jul 2019

BBMP releases Rs 50 crore beggary cess to Central Relief Committee

Lokayukta directed the CRC to set out in detail the balance due by each local body in the state by October 3, 2019, the next date of hearing. 

21 Jul 2019

Relief for Karnataka MP DK Suresh in illegal mining case

The court’s decision comes as a major relief to Suresh, accused of involvement in illegal mining of multicoloured stones in a reserve forest area in Kanakapura.

16 Jul 2019

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