Bengaluru News

Regional TV channel CEO arrested in Bengaluru on charges of extortion

The city police arrested the CEO of a regional private news channel on charges of extortion after he reportedly demanded Rs 15 crore from a businessman to stop a ‘defamatory episode’.

published : 15 Apr 2017

IISc-Bengaluru, IIT-Madras top HRD ministry rankings

The Indian Institute of Science at Bengaluru in Karnataka is the No.1 higher educational institute in the country as per NIRF rankings.

published : 03 Apr 2017

Enforcement Directorate raids seven shell companies in Bengaluru

As part of its nationwide drive against shell companies, officials of the Enforcement Directorate on Saturday conducted raids on premises of seven such firms in Bengaluru.

published : 02 Apr 2017

Rs 90 crore siphoned abroad illegally by shell companies in Chennai, says Enforcement Directorate

They added that the premises of Galaxy Impex, Snowcity & Co, BK Electro Tools Products, Green International, Metal Tradus and Horizon Trading in Chennai had been searched. 

published : 02 Apr 2017

Bengaluru ranked third, Chennai sixth in top cheapest cities to live in list

Bengaluru (3rd place), Chennai (6th), Mumbai (7th) and New Delhi (10th) have been ranked by EIU among the 10 cheapest cities in the world.

published : 21 Mar 2017

Political rival may have murdered BJP leader Srinivas Prasad: Bengaluru Police

Bengaluru rural police, who are probing the murder of a local BJP leader, suspect the involvement of one Gym Manju behind the crime.

published : 14 Mar 2017

BJP councillor Srinivas Prasad hacked to death near Bengaluru

On October 16, an RSS worker was hacked to death in Bengaluru, which triggered massive protests by BJP and RSS workers.

published : 14 Mar 2017

Bangalore’s manhole horror: They were paid Rs 500 to clean our sh**t

Yarayya was one of the manual scavengers who was hurriedly roped in to clean a manhole on the Kaggadaspura main road past midnight on Monday.

published : 09 Mar 2017

Surely, we can’t stand with them when they clean manholes?

BWSSB had issued a notice to the company, warning it that its bills would not be cleared if the work is not proper.

published : 09 Mar 2017

Bengaluru manhole horror: To clear pending bill, workers were rushed to their death

The supervisor who also died in the incident, was allegedly pressurised to fix the manhole in CV Raman Nagar by Ramky contractors.

published : 09 Mar 2017

Good question: If manual scavenging was illegal, how was he doing it for eight years

Manhole cleaners don’t only work in hell-like conditions, they live in similar conditions.

published : 08 Mar 2017

Bengaluru’s manhole horror: Contractor Ramky under BWSSB scanner

This is not the first brush with controversy for the Ramky Infrastructure Limited which has several contracts with government and civic agencies.

published : 08 Mar 2017

At least 60 manual scavengers deaths in Karnataka since 2008

Ninety per cent of the 16,362 manual scavengers in south India are from Karnataka. 

published : 08 Mar 2017

Totally contractor’s fault, says BWSSB on sanitation workers deaths in Bengaluru

The game of passing the buck has begun over the death of the three labourers, who were cleaning a manhole at CV Raman Nagar.

published : 08 Mar 2017

Anyone cares a s**t for the law? Three sanitation workers die in Bengaluru sewer

The Baiyappanahalli police have filed a case and held the contractor responsible for not giving any safety kits to the workers.

published : 07 Mar 2017