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CBI registers bank scams worth Rs 1,680 cr

 According to CBI sources, the cases involve false valuation, wilful defaulters, forging documents, fabricating documents to dupe banks and in many cases, the officials of the bank are also involved.

01 Apr 2018

Bengaluru businessman issues legal notice to PMO, Finance Ministry in PNB scam

Hari Prasad said that in 2015, he had alerted about Mehul Choksi defrauding banks and franchisees and informed several agencies such as IT department PMO and the Finance Ministry.

27 Mar 2018

Karnataka: National Investigation Agency, cops bust fake note racket, arrest 2

In a major haul, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Mumbai, along with Belagavi district police recently busted a fake currency racket and arrested two people. Police were able to seize 41 fake

15 Mar 2018

Smart CCTVs to ensure women safety in Bengaluru

Bengaluru gets maximum Rs 667 crore under Nirbhaya funds; 10,000 CCTV cameras with Artificial Intelligence to be installed at 4,522 junctions.

13 Mar 2018

Cyber criminals now target co-operative banks, three defrauded

Taking advantage of cyber security lapses in the co-operative bank sector, cyber criminals have tried to cheat a co-operative bank thrice in a week and managed to make away with Rs 22.15 lakh.

10 Mar 2018

Karnataka: Gutsy Bagalkot woman is on a never-say-die hunt for her baby

A 36-year-old woman is in search of her baby girl who went missing four days after birth on November 9, 2016. S

08 Mar 2018

Bengaluru sees 16 vehicle thefts daily, only 27 percent cases detected by police

However, only 27 per cent of these cases are detected by police

05 Mar 2018

I-T officials helped tax returns scam kingpin, says CBI

Nagesh Sastri, posing himself as a Chartered Accountant (CA), has been assisting several private sector salaried employees based in the city to file income returns over the past few years.

03 Mar 2018

Bengaluru: Feline fear hangs heavy over villages

Locals say they are rattled after a leopard was trapped in Wonderla, blame miscreants for littering nearby grove.

02 Mar 2018

Fraudulent asset valuation helps firm dupe IFCI of Rs 80 crore

 As loan scams in the banking sector are making national headlines, the latest victim is the Union government’s own Industrial Finance Corporation of India’s (IFCI’s) regional office in Bengaluru.

24 Feb 2018

Rs 300 crore franchisee rip-off by Gitanjali that bothered no one

Gitanjali Gems’ franchisees, over 200 of them across India, were also cheated, forcing most of them to shut shop. 

23 Feb 2018

Getting that high just got a bit costlier, liquor prices to go up in Karnataka

Here is bad news for those who consume alcohol. Now, you will have to shell out more money if you plan to get drunk and make merry.

17 Feb 2018

Bengaluru just cannot bank on unmanned ATMs for safety

Kiosks without guard attract robbers, pose threat to lives of people; banks are not doing enough to ensure foolproof security for customers.

15 Feb 2018

Chief Secretary asked to submit report on health of  Bengaluru's traffic police 

Human Rights panel says exposure to high levels of air pollution increased risk of respiratory problems, warns of invoking coercive steps if govt fails to respond.

13 Feb 2018

Cyber crime cases: A tough nut to crack for cops, 2017 saw registration of 2,000 cases in Bengaluru

Home Ministry issues directive asking all states to buckle up and set up training centres and laboratories

06 Feb 2018

Rs 2 lakh lost to banking frauds every hour; Karnataka stands third

Last year, scamsters manipulated credit/debit card information and internet banking details to defraud people to the tune of Rs 178 crore across the country, highest in banking system till date.

04 Feb 2018

Bengaluru: Woman loses Rs 50,000 to fake call promising tech job at MNC

In a suspected hacking case, a young woman looking for a job, lost Rs 50,000 after she fell prey to an offer letter sent in the name of a multinational software company.

31 Jan 2018

35 years on, 1983 World Cup stars wait for promised sites

While players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) are raking in crores at one go, a celebrated cricketer who was part of the first World Cup-winning Indian team is yet to see the Karnataka.

30 Jan 2018

Poor blind cricketers struggle for Karnataka government jobs

This cricketer holds the record of smashing century in just 27 balls. He has represented the country in five world cups, including the T-20 world cup.

27 Jan 2018

Bengaluru: To ride, or not to ride on city flyovers

A survey by DCP traffic east on Twitter showed that the cars and other heavy vehicles parked on expressways are the main culprits behind accidents.

05 Jan 2018

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