Bengaluru

Total lockdown imposed in Bengaluru as COVID-19 cases surge

In view of the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Bengaluru, the state government has decided to impose a total lockdown in Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits.

Jul 04, 2020, 18:03 PM IST

Case filed against man for impersonating PMO Official in Bengaluru

As per the information given by the hotel staff, the police department had communicated with the PMO. They got clarification that there is no such person designated in the Prime minister`s office.

Jul 04, 2020, 07:53 AM IST

6500 beds reserved for COVID patients in Bengaluru's 11 private, 3 medical colleges

The development took place as Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday held a second round of meeting with representatives of private hospitals at Vidhana Soudha over COVID-19. 

Jun 30, 2020, 17:45 PM IST

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa unveils `Skill Connect Forum` for job seekers, recruiters

Yediyurappa said the portal will provide a skilled pool of people for those looking to hire, besides providing jobs via registration. 

Jun 29, 2020, 23:30 PM IST

Bengaluru founder Kempegowda's 108-feet tall bronze statue foundation stone to be laid on Saturday

The mammoth bronze statue will be installed near the Kempegowda International Airport named after him.

Jun 27, 2020, 13:24 PM IST

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa strategises to check COVID-19 in Bengaluru, appoints nodal officer for each Assembly seat

The Chief Minister assured that he would consider the suggestions given by all MLAs and MPs and take all efforts to control the spread of coronavirus in the city.

Jun 26, 2020, 18:06 PM IST

Karnataka IAS officer BM Vijay Shankar, accused in multi-crore I Monetary Advisory Ponzi scam, found dead in Bengaluru

The police are investigating the matter and the reason is yet to be ascertained. 

Jun 23, 2020, 23:02 PM IST

Man kills wife in Bengaluru, flies to Kolkata, murders mother-in-law and commits suicide

A suicide note was found where it was mentioned that he had killed his wife in Bengaluru before coming to Kolkata.

Jun 22, 2020, 22:36 PM IST

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa orders strict enforcement of lockdown measures in Bengaluru to contain COVID-19

Chief Minister Yediyurappa directed that lockdown shall be implemented strictly in the clusters which reported more cases, especially, KR Market and surrounding areas such as Siddapura, VVPuram, Kalasipalya etc. 

Jun 22, 2020, 16:19 PM IST

Karnataka's Vidhana Soudha office shut, sanitised over suspected COVID-19 case

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), which is entrusted with the task of containing the coronavirus spread, has already started sanitising a portion of the building in the city centre.

Jun 19, 2020, 14:41 PM IST

Hockey India allows training of upto 6 players in one group

Players are allowed normal physical contact during training but celebrations such as high fives, first bumps are banned. 

May 23, 2020, 17:27 PM IST

Migrant workers from UP, Bihar protest in Bengaluru amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown, block Tumakuru highway

Thousands of migrant workers mostly from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar protested near a big international exhibition pavilion in Bengaluru, demanding a ride home amid the extended lockdown necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic.

May 05, 2020, 09:49 AM IST

Bengaluru, Chennai fall in coronavirus COVID-19 red zone, check list of red zones in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

The Union Health Ministry on Friday split 733 districts across India into red, orange and green zones, pulling out all metropolitan cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad into the 'no activity' or red zone.

May 02, 2020, 11:50 AM IST

Andhra migrant worker who walked 150-km due to coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown to reach home dies

Tragically, due to fears of getting COVID-19 infection, no one came to his rescue.

May 01, 2020, 14:59 PM IST

Coronavirus: Shocking news from Bengaluru and Nagpur

It's shocking news from Bengaluru and Nagpur. In Bengaluru, 10 people have been infected with corona from a worker while in Nagpur 56 people got infected from a single person.

Apr 24, 2020, 09:42 AM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: Health workers attacked in Bengaluru's Padarayanapura over quarantine rumours

At least 59 people were arrested on Sunday (April 19) in Bengaluru's Padarayanapura after they attacked the civic body officials who had reached the area reportedly to shift suspected coronavirus COVID-19 patients in quarantine. 

Apr 20, 2020, 10:39 AM IST

The biggest challenge in a fight against COVID-19, people are not ready for quarantine

In this challenging time of COVID-19, the most trouble is due to those who are not ready to go to quarantine. One such case came up in Bengaluru, Karnataka where people attacked the team.

Apr 20, 2020, 08:48 AM IST

Election Commission further defers Rajya Sabha elections to 18 seats amid Coronavirus outbreak

Last month, the poll panel had deferred the March 26 Rajya Sabha elections citing threat of coronavirus, saying a decision will be taken after reviewing the situation.

Apr 03, 2020, 21:06 PM IST

MP political crisis: Digvijaya Singh among Congress leaders taken into preventive custody in Bengaluru

Besides Digvijaya Singh, other Congress party leaders who had been taken into preventive custody are Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar, Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders Sajjan Singh Verma and Kantilal Bhuria.

Mar 18, 2020, 11:02 AM IST