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Bengaluru cop stops President's convoy to make way for ambulance, wins applause
Bengaluru cop stops President's convoy to make way for ambulance, wins applause

President Mukherjee was in Bengaluru over the weekend for the inauguration of the Green Line of Namma Metro.

Pranab Mukherjee dedicates Bengaluru Metro to nation

Bengaluru on Saturday became the second city after Delhi to have a full-fledged Metro network in all the four directions, with President Pranab Mukherjee dedicating the last section of the first phase to the nation.

Bengaluru's Namma Metro: President Pranab Mukherjee to inaugurate Green Line section today
Bengaluru's Namma Metro: President Pranab Mukherjee to inaugurate Green Line section today

The Phase 1, called the Namma Metro, was delayed for more than six years due to various reasons.

Karnataka assembly session called off as Congress MLAs attend meeting called by Rahul Gandhi
Karnataka assembly session called off as Congress MLAs attend meeting called by Rahul Gandhi

Today's session of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly was reportedly called off as ruling Congress MLAs rushed to attend a crucial meet called by AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi who had come here to re-launch the 'National Herald' newspaper, which was founded by former prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

Amid court battle with BJP, Congress to relaunch 'National Herald' today
Amid court battle with BJP, Congress to relaunch 'National Herald' today

The Congress Party will relaunch the National Herald newspaper here on Monday, which was founded by former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

Karnataka bandh today: Mixed response to shutdown call; KSRTC, BMTC operate bus services as usual
Karnataka bandh today: Mixed response to shutdown call; KSRTC, BMTC operate bus services as usual

The dawn-to-dusk bandh in Karnataka has been called by 'Kannada Okoota', an umbrella organisation of Kannada bodies.

Soon, 'mini-Niagara falls' at Bengaluru's Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Soon, 'mini-Niagara falls' at Bengaluru's Lalbagh Botanical Garden

The Lalbagh Botanical Garden will offer another marvel to visiting tourists.

Banned notes worth Rs 14.80 crore found at ex-corporator's home in Bengaluru - Watch
Banned notes worth Rs 14.80 crore found at ex-corporator's home in Bengaluru - Watch

V Nagaraj, popularly known as "Bomb Naga", is alleged to have been involved in converting black money into white by exchanging old currency notes since they were banned on November 8.

Karnataka bypolls results: Siddaramaiah expresses happiness over victory, says EVMs not tampered
Karnataka bypolls results: Siddaramaiah expresses happiness over victory, says EVMs not tampered

Expressing happiness over the recent victory in the state bypolls, Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah on Thursday defended his government from the ongoing Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) controversy in the country and said the voting machines were not tampered in these two by-polls.

Rules at stake in Bengaluru jail for Sasikala, AIADMK leader meets visitors 12 times a month when only allowed twice
Rules at stake in Bengaluru jail for Sasikala, AIADMK leader meets visitors 12 times a month when only allowed twice

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader VK Sasikala, who is serving a four-year jail term in central prison Parappana Agahara after being convicted in a disproportionate assets case, has met visitors 12 times in a month in blatant violation of rules.

Yogi Adityanath effect? Now, raids to be conducted in Bengaluru to shut illegal meat shops
Yogi Adityanath effect? Now, raids to be conducted in Bengaluru to shut illegal meat shops

It seems some other states too are welcoming the step of crackdown on illegal meat shops and slaughterhouses taken by the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government.

PM Narendra Modi follows THIS young Bengaluru entrepreneur on Twitter - here's why
PM Narendra Modi follows THIS young Bengaluru entrepreneur on Twitter - here's why

It is said to dream big, as one never know when it will come true. But Akash Jain, the young Bengaluru-based entrepreneur won't have ever dreamt that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who hardly follows 1,700 people across the world, would become one of his followers on Twitter.

Karnataka BJP lawmaker ditches five-star hotel comfort to stay in cowshed
Karnataka BJP lawmaker ditches five-star hotel comfort to stay in cowshed

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker in Karnataka preferred a village cowshed over a five-star hotel for his accommodation at Mysuru.

Bengaluru residents are losing sleep over THESE 'yellow boxes, zig-zag lines' at traffic junctions
Bengaluru residents are losing sleep over THESE 'yellow boxes, zig-zag lines' at traffic junctions

We must tell you that you have to take a note of zig-zag lines and yellow boxes else you may be penalised!

Innocent people won't be troubled: BJP backs UP CM Yogi Adityanath's 'Anti-Romeo squads'
Innocent people won't be troubled: BJP backs UP CM Yogi Adityanath's 'Anti-Romeo squads'

While backing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath remark on anti-Romeo squads, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the former's remark was very significant and it clarified that innocent people would not be troubled with this initiative.

Why Bengaluru women's college students are living in fear for over six months – WATCH this to know
Why Bengaluru women's college students are living in fear for over six months – WATCH this to know

The students of Maharani Arts, Commerce and Management College for Women are scared of a young psychopath who jumps through the hostel walls, steals their innerwears and flees.

Punish culprit who assaulted Arunachal's student: CM Pema Khandu to Siddaramaiah

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has written to his Karnataka counterpart Siddaramaiah requesting his personal intervention in punishing the culprit who assaulted an Arunachalee student in Bengaluru recently.

Action sought against landlord for beating up student

Arunachal Pradesh Governor P.B. Acharya and Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday shot off letters to their Karnataka counterparts seeking legal action against the landlord for assaulting Higio Gungtey, an undergraduate student.

BJP councillor brutally murdered in Bengaluru
BJP councillor brutally murdered in Bengaluru

A BJP councillor was allegedly hacked to death in the city's southern suburb by unidentified assailants early on Tuesday, police said.

Northeast student in Bengaluru beaten, forced to lick landlord's shoes for using water
Northeast student in Bengaluru beaten, forced to lick landlord's shoes for using water

Higio Tama, who was allegedly beaten and forced to lick his house owner's shoes on March 6, today filed an FIR and stated that the police should take strict action for this inhuman act.

Muslim girl abused by radical Islamists for singing Hindu devotional song - This is what she sang WATCH FULL PERFORMANCE
Muslim girl abused by radical Islamists for singing Hindu devotional song - This is what she sang WATCH FULL PERFORMANCE

Muslim girl Suhana Sayed from Karnataka's Shimoga district was abused and threatened on various social media platforms for taking part in a Kannada singing reality show and singing a Hindu devotional song. 

Black magic claims one precious life again: 10-year-old Bengaluru girl 'sacrificed' to 'cure' sick uncle
Black magic claims one precious life again: 10-year-old Bengaluru girl 'sacrificed' to 'cure' sick uncle

The Karnataka Police recently arrested four people from the Ramanagaram district in connection with the murder of a 10-year-old girl, who was sacrificed in a black magic ritual to cure her ailing uncle.

Bengaluru steel flyover project cancelled, confirms Karnataka Minister KJ George
Bengaluru steel flyover project cancelled, confirms Karnataka Minister KJ George

It's a big win for Bengaluru citizens as controversial Bengaluru steel flyover project has been cancelled.

No AC, mattress for Sasikala in prison, confirms DIG; may not be shifted to Chennai jail
No AC, mattress for Sasikala in prison, confirms DIG; may not be shifted to Chennai jail

Replying to an RTI query by a Chennai-based lawyer, the DIG (Prisons), Central Prison at Parappana Agrahara, on Wednesday said,"Except for a television set, other facilities were not allowed to AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala."

Environment ministry orders enquiry into Bengaluru lake fire

The Environment ministry has ordered an enquiry into the incident of fire that had broken out in the garbage strewn around Bellandur lake in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru's Bellandur lake catches fire, toxic smoke chokes city
Bengaluru's Bellandur lake catches fire, toxic smoke chokes city

The Bellandur lake is the largest of the 262 lakes and tanks in Bengaluru.

Sasikala in Bengaluru jail: From 'meditation to having tamarind rice', here's how she spent her first night in prison cell
Sasikala in Bengaluru jail: From 'meditation to having tamarind rice', here's how she spent her first night in prison cell

Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala, who was lodged in Bengaluru Jail following her conviction in the disproportionate assets case by the Supreme Court, spent her first night as an ordinary prisoner in her prison cell.