Preeja Prasad

Lockdown bonanza: Bengaluru Traffic Police collect Rs 2 crore in fines

Police collected Rs 2,94,79,450 in traffic fines this year up to October 31, which is a 42% increase over the previous year’s quantum of Rs 2,06,89,035.

23 Nov 2020

Cops on tape seeking bribe to release vehicle

However, he received a call from J P Nagar Police Station on Thursday, where officers informed him that his bike had been found.

20 Nov 2020

‘Tiger’ parents have negative impact on kids, finds survey

Tiger parenting is considered to be the norm rather than an exception, especially in India, and this has now been backed by a study.

19 Nov 2020

Demand up for buses ahead of festive season

 With Indian Railways still not running at its full pre-Covid capacity, online ticketing platform redBus saw bookings begin two weeks before Diwali which falls on November 14. 

12 Nov 2020

Karnataka yet to implement Centre’s order, cabbies in lurch

A source in the Transport Department said that the process of issuing boards for different types of of vehicles has created some confusion with the state government not issuing orders yet.

09 Nov 2020

Church Street goes traffic-free, traders anxious

Say initiative good, but could backfire; battery vehicles for the aged, disabled 

08 Nov 2020

Flout traffic rules, lose your driving license for 3 months

This will also apply to those whose vehicles have loud horns, maxi cabs and contract carriages without permits, or carrying excess goods.

06 Nov 2020

BMTC to run two more electric buses on trial

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is now expecting two more electric buses for trial run in the city.

29 Oct 2020

Cycle rally by KSRP to celebrate Day of Unity

Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai will flag off the event on October 31 at 7 am. Around 200 people are expected to participate.

29 Oct 2020

Karnataka schools continue online classes despite holidays

Despite a three-week midterm holiday declared for all state-run schools in Karnataka by the Education department, several institutions continue to hold online classes.

28 Oct 2020

Bengaluru police to rope in crack team to tap golden hour, solve cybercrime

The technical team will be able to track the transfer of money and location of the person behind the crime.

27 Oct 2020

Smart road to meet deadline, be ready in a week

The road, green buffer zone, pedestrian walk as well as the cycle lane will be completed for citizens to use.

25 Oct 2020

Cyber cons target pensioners, seek cash transfer 

Senior citizens say woman from ‘pension office in Delhi’ called them to deposit money if they want to claim pension

23 Oct 2020

Wear helmet or lose your driving licence

The Transport Department has recently sent an internal notification to its officers reminding them on violations regarding the helmet rule in the state.

20 Oct 2020

Nurse files sexual abuse case against doctor

A 19-year-old operation theatre technician has filed a police complaint against the director of Family Hospital in Mathikere, Dr C M Parameshwara, for allegedly sexually abusing her.  

20 Oct 2020

People travelling again, buses see good bookings in Bengaluru

The top five routes where redBus is witnessing a significant increase in booking are Bengaluru-Hyderabad, Delhi-Chandigarh, Hyderabad- Vijayawada, Asansol- Kolkata and Gorakhpur- Delhi.

18 Oct 2020

‘KSR-Devanahalli corridor should be a priority’

However, the suburban train can be completed in three years and at a lower cost with less land acquisition. 

16 Oct 2020

187 Santwana Kendras in Karnataka to shut doors

  The Department of Women and Child Development is likely to shut down 187 Santwana Kendras due to a lack of funds, dealing a major blow to the women in the State.

15 Oct 2020

Bengaluru traffic police to get 150 high-resolution body cameras

Most of the old ones, procured in 2017, not in working condition
 

13 Oct 2020

Transport department likely to achieve 90% of 2020-21 revenue target

Due to the pandemic, the transport department had revised its forecast of the annual revenue it could earn factoring in the impact of the pandemic.

12 Oct 2020

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