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Bangalore rape case: School chairman gets bail

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 09:11

Chairman of Vibgyor High International School Rustom Kerawalla, who was arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a six-year-old student by the school`s two staff members over three weeks ago, has been granted bail.

SC drops 24-year old contempt proceedings against Arun Shourie

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 23:56

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dropped 24-year old contempt proceedings against veteran journalist Arun Shourie for writing in 1990 against its then sitting judge who was heading a Commission appointed to probe into acts of omissions and commissions against former Karnataka Chief Minister Ramakrishna Hegde.

16-year-old held for raping minor near Bangalore

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:27

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly raping a three-year-old girl in a village, police said.

Five Irani tribal gang members arrested

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:08

Five Mumbai-based Irani tribal community gang members, who are wanted in ten states across the country for crimes, have been arrested by the city police.

Death of teenage girl: Kundapur taluk observes bandh

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:49

The Kundapur taluk in Udupi district observed a bandh on Wednesday demanding speedy investigation into the mysterious death of a 17-year old girl hailing from Alandoor in nearby Byndoor.

Rape case: School chairman arrested in Daman and Diu, brought to Bangalore

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 11:26

In an important development in the case that has shaken Bangalore, police arrested chairman of Vibgyor High School, Rustom Kerrawala, Police Commissioner MN Reddi informed.

BJP MPs want report from Karnataka govt on rape incidents

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:40

BJP members from Karnataka today asked the Centre to seek a report from the Congress government on the issue of rape incidents that rocked the state in the past few days.

Bangalore rape case: NHRC seeks report from Karnataka govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 19:49

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued notices to Karnataka government over reports of sexual assault of a girl in her school.

Karnataka CM under fire for making insensitive remark on Bangalore rape case

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:51

Days after he was caught napping in the state assembly during a debate, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah on Tuesday courted a fresh controversy over the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl in a city public school when he asked the media if it did not have any other issue to cover.

Bangalore rape case: Is this the only news you have? asks Karnataka CM

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 08:53

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah got annoyed when he was bombarded with questions on the rape of a six-year-old in a school in Bangalore.

`Water release to TN as per tribunal distress sharing formula`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:48

Denying the Opposition charge that Karnataka has `compromised` the interests of its farmers, Water Resources Minister M B Patil on Monday said the state has released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu as per distress sharing formula of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal.

Bangalore girl rape case: Goonda Act to be invoked, police chief shunted

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 19:48

Cracking the whip amid public outrage and protests over the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl, the Karnataka government on Monday transferred Police Commissioner Raghavendra Auradkar and decided to invoke the Goonda Act against the main accused, a skating instructor.