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Women 'occupy the night streets' across India to protest reported mass molestation in Bengaluru
Women 'occupy the night streets' across India to protest reported mass molestation in Bengaluru

Hundreds of women gathered in over 30 towns and cities across India late on Saturday, saying they were "occupying the night streets" to demand safety in public spaces.

Bengaluru shocker: After molestation incidents, case of North-East girls being beaten up on street appears - Watch
Bengaluru shocker: After molestation incidents, case of North-East girls being beaten up on street appears - Watch

The incident is said to have taken place in the wee hours of December 26.

Five bogies of goods train derails near Hubli station in Karnataka

At least five bogies of a goods train derailed near Hubli station in Karnataka.

Karnataka: Police officer arrested for raping mentally-challenged woman in Tumkur
Karnataka: Police officer arrested for raping mentally-challenged woman in Tumkur

A 50-year-old  Assistant sub-inspector was on Monday arrested for allegedly raping a mentally-challenged woman in the Tumkur district of Karnataka. 

Cauvery water row: Tamil Nadu seeks Rs 2,480cr compensation from Karnataka for not releasing wate
Cauvery water row: Tamil Nadu seeks Rs 2,480cr compensation from Karnataka for not releasing wate

The Tamil Nadu government sought a compensation of Rs 2,480 crore from Karnataka.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas opens in Bengaluru

The 14th edition of the three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, billed as the largest convergence of Indian Diaspora, began in the country's IT hub on Saturday with the spotlight on the role of youth in transforming the society and India's potential to play the role of a 'Vishwa Guru' again.

Bengaluru molestation case: Four arrested; ITI student among 6 accused, girl was being stalked for days
Bengaluru molestation case: Four arrested; ITI student among 6 accused, girl was being stalked for days

Four persons were arrested on Thursday in connection with the groping and assault of a woman by two scooter-borne men near her home on New Year's eve in Bengaluru.

Molestation case: Karnataka Home Minister in damage control mode
Molestation case: Karnataka Home Minister in damage control mode

Parameshwara said he was extremely pained that his statement on the alleged molestation incident had been interpreted out of context and not taken in its entirety.

Bengaluru molestation caught on camera: 4 arrested; 'was misquoted', says Karnataka Minister G Parameshwara
Bengaluru molestation caught on camera: 4 arrested; 'was misquoted', says Karnataka Minister G Parameshwara

Facing heat over their alleged inaction, the Bengaluru Police have now arrested at least four suspects in connection with the alleged molestation of a young woman in city's Kammanahalli locality in the early hours of the New Year. 

Cops quiz many for clues in Bengaluru molestation case

As part of their hunt to trace two men who allegedly molested a young woman on a New Year's Day here, police on Wednesday quizzed many people in the case, said a police officer.

SC to conduct day-to-day hearing in Cauvery water dispute

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it will conduct day-to-day hearing on the appeals filed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala against the 2007 award of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal (CWDT) on sharing of water.

HLC meeting on Karnataka drought relief postponed for tomorrow

Karnataka has been facing severe drought for the past six years.

Bengaluru SHAMED again: Shocking CCTV footage shows girl being grabbed, molested on street
Bengaluru SHAMED again: Shocking CCTV footage shows girl being grabbed, molested on street

After alleged mass molestation of several women by a  riotous crowd on central Bengaluru's famous MG Road on New Year's Eve made headlines, a horrifying video footage showing a young woman being groped and molested by two men has now come to fore.

Karnataka minister Mahadeva Prasad passes away

Karnataka`s Cooperation and Sugar Minister HS Mahadeva Prasad, who had a bypass surgery four or five years ago, had not shown any sign of illness before he left for Chikkamagaluru.

Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara finding excuses to cover failure: Women activists

Condemning Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara`s remark on mass molestation in Bengaluru that "such incident do happen on New Year day and Christmas", women activist Ranjana Kumari on Tuesday said instead of assuring that never such incident should take place, the former is finding excuses and shielding himself by posing the curtain of the western culture.Kumari told ANI in Delhi that it is disgraceful that the minister who is supposed to take care of the law and order, safety and security is making an excuse of the western culture and is also blaming the dress up of women.

Bengaluru horror: It was 'mass molestation', say witnesses; no arrests yet in Karnataka
Bengaluru horror: It was 'mass molestation', say witnesses; no arrests yet in Karnataka

Describing the horror on Bengaluru's famous MG Road on New Year's Eve, some eyewitnesses have claimed that it was 'mass molestation' when several women were harassed and heckled as thousands of revelers poured out on to the street close to midnight. 

Women harassed, molested in Bengaluru on New Year's eve; govt, police promise action
Women harassed, molested in Bengaluru on New Year's eve; govt, police promise action

Women were harassed and even molested on the streets of the city on New Year's eve.

Bengaluru molestation: What really happened with girls during New Year's celebrations - Eyewitnesses recount horror
Bengaluru molestation: What really happened with girls during New Year's celebrations - Eyewitnesses recount horror

The Garden City of India allegedly witnessed really shameful incidents on the night of 31st December.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah fuels job quota debate, pleads for reservation in pvt sector

Days after his government unveiled plans to introduce 100 per cent local quota for blue-collar jobs, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said it is high time to think about reservation in private sector and it should be achieved through debate and dialogue.

Over 900 cylinders blast in Karnataka in 9 minutes – Watch video
Over 900 cylinders blast in Karnataka in 9 minutes – Watch video

As per reports, the incident took place due to a short circuit of the battery.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah caught on camera getting his shoelaces tied by man
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah caught on camera getting his shoelaces tied by man

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah was on Sunday caught on camera getting his shoelaces tied by a man. 

Karnataka govt bats for 100 percent quota for Kannadigas in private sector
Karnataka govt bats for 100 percent quota for Kannadigas in private sector

The government has sought public suggestions to the draft amendments to the Karnataka Industrial Employment Rules 1961, providing for 100 percent quota.

Karnataka in 2016

Water wars with neighbouring Tamil Nadu and Goa over Cauvery and Mahadayi rivers marked the high point of variegated developments from Karnataka during 2016 that also saw BJP strongman B S Yeddyurappa's return to state politics with a target to regain power in the next Assembly polls in 2018.

Jayalalithaa's relatives perform her last rites again, as per Hindu rituals
Jayalalithaa's relatives perform her last rites again, as per Hindu rituals

The last rites were performed by Jayalalithaa's family, relatives and cousin brothers at Paschima Vahini on the bank of Cauvery River.

Sex CD scam: Karnataka Excise Minister HY Meti resigns over sleaze tape
Sex CD scam: Karnataka Excise Minister HY Meti resigns over sleaze tape

Karnataka Excise Minister Hullappa Yamanappa Meti on Wednesday tendered his resignation letter to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah after a CD of him in compromising position surfaced.

Janardhan Reddy's daughter's wedding: Govt suspends officer in black money conversion row
Janardhan Reddy's daughter's wedding: Govt suspends officer in black money conversion row

Ramesh K C in suicide note alleged illegalities committed by Special Land Acquisition Officer Bheema Nayak and held him responsible for his death.

Janardhan Reddy's daughter's wedding: KAS officer arrested in connection with his driver's suicide
Janardhan Reddy's daughter's wedding: KAS officer arrested in connection with his driver's suicide

 After the opulent wedding of his daughter post demonetisation, G Janardhan Reddy was at the centre of a fresh row on December 07.

Ex-serviceman slapped by policeman outside bank in Karnataka – Watch video
Ex-serviceman slapped by policeman outside bank in Karnataka – Watch video

In a shameful incident, an ex-serviceman was slapped by a policeman on duty outside a bank in Karnataka.