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.
Last year, 768 cases were registered. However, this year until July 31, over 600 cases have already been booked.
"There won't be a lockdown in Bengaluru or any other part of the state," the CM said in his first address to people of the state after the outbreak of the pandemic.
The government has imposed complete lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Bengaluru Rural districts among a few others since 8 pm of July 14 till 5 am on July 22.
Shweta Nagaraj, a business development manager, who had boarded the train midway at Guntakal expressed her frustration at numerous taxi drivers cancelling the ride
Veena Kumari (28) and her mother Sidda Lakshmi from Hebbal in Bengaluru tested positive for Covid-19 after a relative died from the disease on July 8.
The state government has also allowed the operation of cabs and autorickshaws but only towards the railway station or the airport, a senior officer told The New Indian Express
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Over 3,000 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24-hours and the state also recorded 87 deaths related to COVID-19 taking the toll in the state to 928.
Last week, thousands of people left the City, following which Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa had appealed to the people not to leave Bengaluru.
KSRTC issued a priority notice stating, there are already 249 buses operating from Bengaluru as of 10 am this morning and 6,641 passengers have already travelled.
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As another lockdown is announced in the city, Bengalureans talk about the measures that should be taken this week to improve the Covid-19 situation
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While the state government has already sealed some areas in the city, CM Yediyurappa had asked citizens to cooperate by adhering to the safety norms put in place for the control of coronavirus.
The CM said that citizens will have to work with the government proactively to ensure home quarantine norms, social distancing norms are followed diligently.