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Karnataka

3,240 uneven manhole chambers pose threat to Bengaluru's motorists, says BBMP

However, the blame game between BBMP and BWSSB has resulted in the issue not being addressed.

Karnataka records highest rainfall in 118 years from Aug 3-10

In this period, the state received 279% more than normal rainfall.

Alert sounded in Bengaluru, security beefed up in key areas

Police officials said that the alert was 'general' and not in response to any specific threat.

Mysuru businessman shoots dead four family members, later kills self

After supper, the family went out in an open field where Omprakash allegedly shot his parents, wife and son, before shooting himself with a pistol in the wee hours.

A week after landslide in Kodagu village, search for six missing people continues

The district administration has requested the state government to send experts who can guide rescue groups in searching for survivors and bodies.

Karnataka floods: Yediyurappa meets PM Modi, seeks Rs 10,000 crore relief

Till Thursday, the death toll in the affected regions rose to 62, with 14 still missing.

Ex-Bengaluru Police Commissioner Alok Kumar drops case challenging his transfer

Alok Kumar was transferred just 47 days into his tenure as the Police Commissioner of Bengaluru.

Waste from landfill slides down with rainwater in Mangaluru, enters homes and farms

Following the incident, residents in the area renewed their demand for a permanent solution to the problem of the overflowing landfill.

K’taka cabinet may be expanded on Aug 19, BJP prepares list of ministerial candidates

Sources close to Yediyurappa say that the BJP’s central leadership has instructed the state leaders that a cabinet of 16 ministers must be formed initially, which can later be expanded.

How a Chikkamagaluru group helped rescue efforts using WhatsApp voice messages

A local group, ‘NammHudugru’ (Our Boys), coordinated the rescue and relief efforts in Mudigere taluk using WhatsApp voice notes for quick communication.