Karnataka

How a Bengaluru girl was rescued after years of abuse, thanks to a friend

When Ridhima* heard about Zeenat’s* horrific abuse, they battled threats and abuse to help her get away from the clutches of her family.

‘This is Karnataka’: Kannada outfit tears down Tamil hoarding of Bengaluru corporator

“Why can’t he put up banners with Kannada text?” asked a Karnataka Rashana Vedike activist.

Bengaluru airport to get in-house solid waste management facility by 2019

Phase 1 of the facility, when complete, will be able to process 20 tonnes of waste per day.

K’taka journo booked for inflammatory message on WhatsApp, claims it was a ‘forward’

This comes against the backdrop of CM Siddaramaiah directing the state police to take suo-moto action against senders of communally provocative messages on social media.

Outspoken, controversial, in the news: Pejawar seer finishes term as Udupi Paryaya Swamiji

The outgoing seer is an influential public figure and has been closely associated with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Ram Janmabhoomi movement in the past.

Many Bengaluru rooftop restaurants violated building norms, say officials

BBMP’s Health Department blamed Town Planning section for granting NOCs to restaurants that violated building plans.

9 years and 15 deadlines later, will Hennur flyover in Bengaluru see light of day?

Bengaluru Development Minister KJ George promised that the project would be complete by Jan end, but residents barely see any work being done on it.

K’taka CM gets tough on communal posts on social media, asks cops to act

“I have instructed the police to take suo motu action against provocative posts on social media,” the CM said.

4 flights cancelled in Bengaluru, 36 delayed as dense fog hits operations again

All the four flights that were cancelled belonged to private airline Indigo.

Ananthkumar Hegde faces Cong ire, Revanna asks him to go to mental asylum

Hegde criticised intellectuals and writers, stating that they were a group of people who call themselves intellectuals only to seek government benefits.