Karnataka News

Bengaluru top cop suspended over Tanzanian girl assault case
Bengaluru top cop suspended over Tanzanian girl assault case

Earlier, the Karnataka Government had suspended three police personnel, including one inspector.

Bengaluru private varsity VC held on rape charge

The vice chancellor of a private university here has been arrested for allegedly raping a 33-year-old woman, the police said on Saturday.

African students protest against Tanzanian student attack
African students protest against Tanzanian student attack

Scores of African students staged a protest in the city on Saturday against the attack on the Tanzanian girl student.

Impressed by the action taken by Karnataka govt: Tanzanian envoy on African student attack
Impressed by the action taken by Karnataka govt: Tanzanian envoy on African student attack

Kijazi said that his message to all African students is to “follow the law of country, live in harmony with local community and respect the leadership of the state”.  

Tanzanian assault case: NHRC sends notices to Karnataka DGP, chief secretary

Taking cognisance of the alleged assault on and stripping of a Tanzanian student in Bengaluru, NHRC has issued notices to the Chief Secretary and the DGP of Karnataka government, seeking a report on the matter within two weeks.

Tanzanian student attack: Notices issued to Karnataka Chief Secy, DGP
Tanzanian student attack: Notices issued to Karnataka Chief Secy, DGP

Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports on the alleged stripping of a Tanzanian girl student and forcing her to walk "without her top" in Bengaluru on the night of January 31, the National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued notices to the Karnataka Chief Secretary Kaushik Mukherjee and Director General of Police (DGP) Om Prakash to submit a report within two weeks regarding the action taken in the matter.

Tanzanian student assault case: Two Bengaluru cops suspended, 4 more arrested
Tanzanian student assault case: Two Bengaluru cops suspended, 4 more arrested

The Bengaluru police on Friday suspended two constables for alleged negligence on duty and made more arrests in connection with the brutal assault on the 21-year-old Tanzanian student by a violent mob on Sunday.

'Attack on Tanzanian student an embarrassment for India'
'Attack on Tanzanian student an embarrassment for India'

Union Law and Justice Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Friday said the attack on a Tanzanian student has come as an embarrassment for the nation and asked the Karnataka Government has to take some stringent measures in wake of the deteriorating law and order situation in the state.

Bengaluru cops did nothing and fled when I was attacked, claims Tanzanian student
Bengaluru cops did nothing and fled when I was attacked, claims Tanzanian student

The 21-year-old Tanzanian student, who was allegedly stripped, assaulted and paraded naked by an angry mob in Bengaluru, has claimed that the cops on duty did nothing to help her when she pleaded for help.

BJP member among accused in attack on Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru
BJP member among accused in attack on Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member is one of the five suspects arrested for assaulting a Tanzanian woman.

Tanzanian student assault case: High-level MEA team, envoy to visit Bengaluru today
Tanzanian student assault case: High-level MEA team, envoy to visit Bengaluru today

A high-level team from New Delhi, including the Tanzanian High Commissioner to India, will leave for Bengaluru on Friday in connection with the assault on a Tanzanian woman in the Karnataka capital.

Tanzanian woman's assault: Team going to Bengaluru from Delhi

A high-level team from New Delhi, including the Tanzanian high commissioner to India, will leave for Bengaluru on Friday in connection with the assault on a Tanzanian woman in the Karnataka capital.

MEA condemns attack on Tanzanian girl; calls it isolated incident, vows strict action
MEA condemns attack on Tanzanian girl; calls it isolated incident, vows strict action

Condemning the incident, the MEA spokesperson said that his ministry “will extend full co-operation in the investigation.”

Tanzanian student case:Rahul Gandhi seeks report from Karnataka govt

According to the Bangalore police, the complaint by the Tanzanian girl was filed yesterday even though incident happened on Sunday.

Tanzanian student was not stripped, says Karnataka home minister; Centre seeks report
Tanzanian student was not stripped, says Karnataka home minister; Centre seeks report

The Karnataka government on Thursday said that it was seriously probing the brutal assault on a Tanzanian student while assuring full safety of foreign students staying in the state capital.

Tanzanian woman assault case: Tanzania writes to India, wants Bengaluru Police to take strict action
Tanzanian woman assault case: Tanzania writes to India, wants Bengaluru Police to take strict action

High Commissioner of Tanzania in India, John WH Kijazi, on Thursday said that the authorities in his country have written to the Indian government, demanding strict action against those who allegedly attacked and molested a Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru following a road accident.

Tanzanian student assault case: Congress seeks report from Karnataka CM, BJP calls it 'political stunt'
Tanzanian student assault case: Congress seeks report from Karnataka CM, BJP calls it 'political stunt'

Following the brutal assault on Tanzanian student in Bengaluru, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has asked the Karnataka government to explain the incident.

Tanzanian girl stripped, beaten in Bengaluru; Sushma Swaraj “deeply pained”
Tanzanian girl stripped, beaten in Bengaluru; Sushma Swaraj “deeply pained”

Sushma Swaraj said that she had spoken to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and asked him to take stringent action against the guilty. 

Bengaluru mob strips, thrashes Tanzanian girl over fatal accident; four held
Bengaluru mob strips, thrashes Tanzanian girl over fatal accident; four held

The unruly mob reportedly thrashed her and tore off her clothes when she protested and pleaded them to leave her alone. 

Groom calls off wedding over bad quality of rasam, sambar for guests
Groom calls off wedding over bad quality of rasam, sambar for guests

Bride's family was left humiliated and insulted after the groom and his family members walked out of the wedding over 'badly' cooked rasam and sambar for the guests.

ABVP protests against Rahul Gandhi for politicising Rohith's death

Over 100 ABVP members protested against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday at Delhi University for “politicising” the suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula.

Kejriwal against clause mandating Class 8 as getting driver's licence

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said he would write to Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari asking him to withdraw a clause from Central rules, which mandates Class 8 as minimum qualification for getting a driver's licence.

'Kiss of Love' campaign denied green signal by Karnataka police
'Kiss of Love' campaign denied green signal by Karnataka police

A youths' organisation have been denied permission by Karnataka police to hold the 'Kiss of Love' campaign in Shivamogga on Valentine's Day.

WATCH: Inmates rewarded for good behaviour with 'Nagin dance' show in jail - here's video
WATCH: Inmates rewarded for good behaviour with 'Nagin dance' show in jail - here's video

Not even in their wildest dreams, inmates could have imagined that they will get such a reward for their good behaviours.

Bomb scare in Bengaluru-Goa Air Asia flight

Following a bomb scare, a Goa-bound aircraft was thoroughly searched here on Wednesday.

Congress minister boasts he got police official transferred for putting his call on hold

In an embarrassment to the Congress government in Karnataka, a minister has boasted about his role in the abrupt transfer of a senior woman police official for putting his call on hold on her mobile phone.

Arvind Kejriwal to leave for Bengaluru today for naturopathy treatment
Arvind Kejriwal to leave for Bengaluru today for naturopathy treatment

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had undergone 12 days of naturopathy treatment at Jindal Nature Cure Institute in 2015 too.

Terror suspects arrest: 300 places in Karnataka identified sensitive

"Police department in Bengaluru and in the entire state have identified more than 300 places as sensitive places," Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara told reporters.

Bengaluru woman techie murder: From friendship on Facebook to strangulation by laptop cord - What all we know
Bengaluru woman techie murder: From friendship on Facebook to strangulation by laptop cord - What all we know

In yet another incident of rising crimes against women, a 31-year-old woman techie was found murdered in her apartment in Bengaluru.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's gift his wife a 'water-proof' saree
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's gift his wife a 'water-proof' saree

 The CM poured a litre of water on the saree to convince himself that it was water-proof.