Bangalore news

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.

Jun 17, 2017, 20:39 PM IST
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.

Jun 17, 2017, 14:12 PM IST
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.

Jun 12, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

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.

Jan 03, 2017, 19:20 PM IST
RSS leader hacked to death with machetes in Bengaluru; BJP Yuva Morcha calls for Karnataka bandh

RSS leader hacked to death with machetes in Bengaluru; BJP Yuva Morcha calls for Karnataka bandh

The brutal incident took place on Bengaluru's Kamaraja Road when Rudresh was returning home on a bike after attending a RSS meeting,

Oct 17, 2016, 01:21 AM IST

Cauvery water row: Events as they unfolded on Tuesday

The violence in the Cauvery water dispute claimed its second life on Tuesday. PM Modi expressed pain over the attacks and appealed for calm.

Sep 13, 2016, 22:39 PM IST
Bengaluru violence update: You can get all the latest information on these Twitter handles

Bengaluru violence update: You can get all the latest information on these Twitter handles

One person was killed in police firing on Monday night after angry protests turned violent in Bengaluru over releasing more Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu.

Sep 13, 2016, 12:45 PM IST

Cauvery dispute: Hyderabad Police issues advisory to all cable TV operators

The Hyderabad Police on Tuesday issued an advisory to all cable TV channels/cable TV network operators over protests in Bengaluru and said no program shall be transmitted in the cable service which is likely to incite violence or contains anything against maintenance of law and order.

Sep 13, 2016, 09:32 AM IST

Cauvery row: Pro-Kannada activists protest in Mandya​

The pro-Kannada activists on Tuesday continued their protest in Mandya, Karnataka over the Cauvery water sharing row with Tamil Nadu.

Sep 13, 2016, 09:30 AM IST
Arvind Kejriwal to leave for Bengaluru today - Know why

Arvind Kejriwal to leave for Bengaluru today - Know why

Bengaluru is currently witnessing violent protests over the Cauvery water sharing row.

Sep 13, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

Cauvery stir: Kerala stops bus service to Bengaluru

Amidst the raging row over Cauvery water sharing between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and subsequent sporadic violence in Karnataka, Kerala on Monday decided to cancel temporarily the bus services from and to Bengaluru, causing concern to Malayalees who want to reach home to celebrate Onam on Wednesday.

Sep 12, 2016, 19:25 PM IST
Bengaluru violence update: List of areas one should avoid

Bengaluru violence update: List of areas one should avoid

Bengaluru is burning over Cauvery water issue.

Sep 12, 2016, 18:13 PM IST
Cauvery row: WhatsApp messages escalated tensions, says Karnataka DGP

Cauvery row: WhatsApp messages escalated tensions, says Karnataka DGP

The Bengaluru Police has imposed Section 144 in the city in the wake of the violence due to Cauvery water sharing issue. 

Sep 12, 2016, 17:32 PM IST
Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, readies to move Supreme Court

Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, readies to move Supreme Court

Complying with the Supreme Court direction, the Karnataka government on Wednesday released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu amid intensifying protests by farmers.

Sep 07, 2016, 17:07 PM IST

Tamil Nadu should stop whining about Cauvery river: Subramanian Swamy

Calling on Tamil Nadu to stop `whining` over the Cauvery river, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said that the state should instead desalinate sea water for drinking purpose as well as for irrigation.

Sep 07, 2016, 09:01 AM IST
Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu; farmers continue protest, schools shut

Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu; farmers continue protest, schools shut

The Supreme Court had on Monday gave Karnataka three days to respond to Tamil Nadu's plea and release 15,000 cusecs of water daily for 10 days from September 7-16.

Sep 07, 2016, 08:58 AM IST
Karnataka bandh tomorrow; film theatres to remain closed, protests grow – More details

Karnataka bandh tomorrow; film theatres to remain closed, protests grow – More details

Karnataka is in dispute with neighbouring Goa over sharing of the Mahadayi river's water to meet the drinking water needs of people in the state's northern region.

Jul 29, 2016, 16:03 PM IST
Karnataka bus strike called off but do you know how much it cost the exchequer?

Karnataka bus strike called off but do you know how much it cost the exchequer?

The union leaders of KSRTC, NWRTC, NERTC and BMTC on Wednesday advised members to report for duty, providing relief to thousands of commuters.

Jul 28, 2016, 12:35 PM IST
After KSRTC strike, Karnataka bandh called on July 30 over Mahadayi river water verdict

After KSRTC strike, Karnataka bandh called on July 30 over Mahadayi river water verdict

Karnataka is in dispute with neighbouring Goa over sharing of the Mahadayi river's water to meet the drinking water needs of people in the state's northern region.

Jul 28, 2016, 11:34 AM IST
Bus strike enters third day in Karnataka; schools remain shut

Bus strike enters third day in Karnataka; schools remain shut

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah has ruled out more than 10 percent wage increase as against 30-35 percent hike demand by unions of the four corporations (KSRTC, NWRTC, NERTC and BMTC).

Jul 27, 2016, 14:47 PM IST