Manju Shettar

Heavy traffic becomes a huge challenge to commuters, police and civic bodies in Bengaluru

Since April 27, motorists with the exception of those delivering essential services had been restricted from hitting the road.

28 Jun 2021

Common crimes dip, Covid-related cases on the rise in Bengaluru

The pandemic has created such an opportunity that many fraudsters are thriving by exploiting and extorting people, who are in dire need of medical help.

24 May 2021

Cheat targets Covid patients’ families desperate for ICU beds

In at least one case, a victim lost both parents due to lack of ICU beds that the accused had promised.

30 Apr 2021

Weekend curfew: Cops barricade inner roads, delay ambulances

Drivers are forced to find alternative routes to patients’ addresses; road barriers put up without alerting hospitals

25 Apr 2021

Covid slams brakes on probe into suspicious deaths of two elderly women

But the cause of their deaths may remain unsolved as they were found to be Covid-19 positive due to which an autopsy was not conducted.

17 Apr 2021

Double murder: Cops zero in on suspect, yet to arrest him

The Puttenahalli police, investigating the sensational double-murder case, zeroed in on a suspect on Sunday, and are yet to arrest him.

12 Apr 2021

Zomato row: Bengaluru cops to drop probe as Hitesha Chandranee refuses to file statement

There is nothing more to investigate merely based on allegations from the accused and woman, an investigation officer said.

21 Mar 2021

Zomato row: After delivery boy Kamaraj files FIR, Hitesha Chandranee flees Bengaluru

Kamaraj said he did not hit her, but held his hand against her, when she was allegedly hitting him with slippers, during which her own hand struck her nose.

17 Mar 2021

CD gate: Journalist’s wife summoned by SIT

SIT raids advertising agency’s office on suspicion that video was edited there

16 Mar 2021

Police not interested in tracing woman involved in sex tape: Activist Dinesh Kallahalli

Activist Dinesh Kallahalli on Friday appeared before Cubbon Park police to give a clarification on the tape involving BJP leader Ramesh Jarkiholi.

06 Mar 2021

Ramesh Jarkiholi sex tape: RTI activist Dinesh Kallahalli gets threat calls, files plaint

A day after filing a petition before the city police over BJP leader Ramesh Jarakaholi’s alleged sex tape, RTI activist Dinesh Kallahalli has been receiving threat calls from unknown persons.

04 Mar 2021

34-year-old PhD student ends life in hostel room at IISc campus in Bengaluru

A senior police officer from Sadashivanagar police station said that the deceased Ranadeer Kumar hailed from Bihar. He was supposed to submit his PhD thesis this year.

03 Mar 2021

Youth withdraws cash, jams ATMs, lands in police net

Based on a complaint, Rajajinagar police arrested the accused Deepak H, who hails from Hameerpur of Uttar Pradesh.

03 Mar 2021

Social activist demands probe into 'sex scandal' involving BJP leader Ramesh Jarkiholi

Kallahalli in his complaint to the police commissioner alleged that the woman was sexually assaulted by the minister many times after being promised a job in KPTCL but later he refused

02 Mar 2021

Student jumps to death at college campus

Police said the incident took place at 9.30 am when Reddy came out of his classroom.

02 Mar 2021

Activists fume as cops resort to firing at criminals

When he did not, police fired at his left leg. He was rushed to hospital and is said to be out of danger.

12 Feb 2021

ATM van driver, who eloped with cash and girlfriend, nabbed

Subranyanagar police have arrested the driver of an ATM cash deposit vehicle who was on the run with Rs 64 lakh in cash since February 2.

12 Feb 2021

'Cops patrolling on foot will curb crimes better'

The system was stopped a few years ago in preference for two-wheeler Cheetah and four-wheeler Hoysala patrols. 

08 Feb 2021

Meat stalls open on Sarvodaya Day despite Palike order may face action

The BBMP had issued a circular on Friday ordering the closure of all slaughterhouses and sale of meat on January 30 as part of Sarvodaya Day, to mark the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

31 Jan 2021

FDA exam postponed after question paper leak in Karnataka

The CCB officials are checking the background of the arrested to ascertain whether they have connection with Shivakumar, a kingpin of PU question paper leak.

23 Jan 2021

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