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’.
The Indian Institute of Science at Bengaluru in Karnataka is the No.1 higher educational institute in the country as per NIRF rankings.
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.
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.
Bengaluru (3rd place), Chennai (6th), Mumbai (7th) and New Delhi (10th) have been ranked by EIU among the 10 cheapest cities in the world.
Bengaluru rural police, who are probing the murder of a local BJP leader, suspect the involvement of one Gym Manju behind the crime.
On October 16, an RSS worker was hacked to death in Bengaluru, which triggered massive protests by BJP and RSS workers.
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.
BWSSB had issued a notice to the company, warning it that its bills would not be cleared if the work is not proper.
The supervisor who also died in the incident, was allegedly pressurised to fix the manhole in CV Raman Nagar by Ramky contractors.
Manhole cleaners don’t only work in hell-like conditions, they live in similar conditions.
This is not the first brush with controversy for the Ramky Infrastructure Limited which has several contracts with government and civic agencies.
Ninety per cent of the 16,362 manual scavengers in south India are from Karnataka.
The game of passing the buck has begun over the death of the three labourers, who were cleaning a manhole at CV Raman Nagar.
The Baiyappanahalli police have filed a case and held the contractor responsible for not giving any safety kits to the workers.