BWSSB to compensate house owner for fake bills

Referring to the statement of BWSSB, the commission said the sewerage connection was disconnected in April 2022 due to non-payment of bills, and inquired why they failed to take action.

23 May 2023

Karnataka PSI scam: Rs 85 lakh highest paid by candidate, says CID

This was disclosed by CID in an objection statement filed before K Lakshminarayana Bhat, 23rd Additional City Civil and Sessions Judge cum Special Judge (Prevention of Corruption Act).

22 Nov 2022

Reliance Retail told to pay up Rs 7,000 to customer for billing carry bag

Ravikiran and his wife purchased a few groceries and other household items at Reliance Smart Point in July 2022, and the amount was paid through credit card.

14 Nov 2022

Youth makes it to national shooting championship after three-month training by father

Mohammed Rayan Baig, an engineering graduate qualified for this national event as he won a gold medal in the (A-01) Small Bore Free Rifle Prone (NR) Championship 50M Men Individual event.

31 Oct 2022

Karnataka: Chief postmaster told to pay for loss of parcel

Aparna was attending classes to crack the UPSC exam in the city and the institute had provided a computer tablet costing Rs 69,000 which contained the study material.

26 Oct 2022

Bengaluru: Woman disabled, panel tells hospital to pay her Rs 25 lakh

After delivery, she started shivering, nurse put hot water bags under her legs, injuring them

24 Oct 2022

Karnataka HC allows taxi aggregators to offer autorickshaw service by charging 10 percent extra, GST

Further hearing of of all three petitions filed by taxi aggregators has been posted for November 7 to enable the state to finalise the tariff .

14 Oct 2022

Bengaluru builder directed to pay Rs 8 lakh for contract violation

The Consumer Commission directed a builder and developer to pay Rs 8.45 lakh compensation for failing to meet contractual obligations in handing over the flat to a buyer in the city.

05 Sep 2022

IAF staffer’s leave spoiled, Jio Mart told to compensate

The complainant has clearly established the negligence and the deficiency on the part of Jio Mart, the Commission said. Ajay Narayan fought the legal battle without a lawyer.

05 Sep 2022

Karnataka High Court quashes ‘note’, asks KEA to redo CET ranking

The students did not appear for the PU II examination in 2021, which was cancelled due to Covid and they were promoted through internal assessment.

04 Sep 2022

BWSSB to cough up E55,000 to Malleswaram woman for stopping water supply 

Though she submitted several representations, the BWSSB did not consider them, but allegedly threatened her that they will disconnect the sewage connection and make her life miserable.

03 Sep 2022

Twitter free to do business in country but law of land must be followed: Centre to Karnataka HC

When the government directs expeditious removal or blocking of content under the law, Twitter is expected to follow the same in letter and spirit, the Centre said.

02 Sep 2022

Consumer panel directs RComm to pay Rs 25K for sending fake bills

Hema had subscribed for an RCL broadband connection in October 2013, and was using it till April 2014, till the date of its disconnection, and paid the due amount.

30 Aug 2022

We are ready to take up all corruption cases: Karnataka Lokayukta Justice BS Patil

We have informed all our district police units to receive and register complaints from the public and proceed with the investigation so that there is no scope for vaccum. 

28 Aug 2022

Probe into 1,034 Anti Corruption Bureau cases in limbo   

The state government has not yet transferred the cases and staff of ACB to Karnataka Lokayukta as per the directions issued by the Karnataka High Court on August 11, 2022.

27 Aug 2022

Transfer Anti Corruption Bureau cases and staff fast: Karnataka Lokayukta

The HC had directed the chief secretary to take steps to transfer inquiries and other proceedings being handled by the ACB till the date of the judgment to Lokayukta. 

25 Aug 2022

Standard Chartered Bank directed to pay Rs 2 lakh compensation to Madras lawyer for calling over 58 times

Bank was directed to pay Rs 2 lakh compensation with 8% interest & Rs 10,000 litigation expenses to the lawyer for calling over 58 times in 4 months to clear dues, though he paid it before due date.

24 Aug 2022

Govt must do away with sanction provision for Lokayukta to act: Justice Santosh Hegde

No. The provision of sanction that mandates the Lokayukta to take approval of the government before proceeding against corrupt public servants should be repealed.

14 Aug 2022

Karnataka HC scraps Anti-Corruption Bureau, transfers cases to Lokayukta

The Karnataka HC was dealing with a PIL filed by advocate Chidananda Urs, Advocates' Association of Bangalore and Samaja Parivarthana Samudaya challenging the constitution of ACB.

12 Aug 2022

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