Arun Dev is an Assistant Editor with the Karnataka bureau of Hindustan Times. A journalist for over 10 years, he has written extensively on crime and politics.
Articles by Arun Dev
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2021 04:31 AM IST
Five people have been arrested from Tamil Nadu’s Tirupur in connection with the gang rape of a 22-year-old student in Mysuru, Karnataka police chief Praveen Sood said on Saturday
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2021 12:17 AM IST
The expert added that the districts with the lowest vaccination coverage are in the underdeveloped northern part of the state.
By Arun Dev, Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2021 05:37 AM IST
- While addressing reporters here, Jnanendra, a first-time minister who was inducted into the Basavaraj Bommai cabinet recently, said: “It was a deserted place.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2021 12:23 AM IST
Karnataka was one of the first states to resume classes for Classes 9 and 10 during the pandemic
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2021 01:31 AM IST
According to the DRI officials, they had received a specific input that the passenger had drugs in his stomach, and the tip was proven right during the scan.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2021 12:42 AM IST
This forensic technique was used in the investigation of the drug case involving two Kannada actors, Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjana Galrani.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2021 12:18 AM IST
In the first phase, physical classes have been reopened for students of classes 9 and 10. The government however decided not to reopen schools and PU colleges in Hassan, Chikkamagaluru, Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada, and Mysuru as the Covid-19 positivity rate is above 2%.
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2021 05:42 PM IST
Even though the number of the Coorgies in the regiments is coming down, the regiment still holds on to the traditions of the community and takes pride the representing the decedents of river Cauvery on the battlefield.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2021 11:57 PM IST
The situation at the Kabul airport is chaotic since the Taliban took control, said the officials based on the families’ interaction with the duo.
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2021 10:15 AM IST
While Melvin was able to make it home, two Christian missionaries from Karnataka are among those stuck in Afghanistan, said Dakshina Kannada district authorities
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2021 12:20 AM IST
Fourteen people got a new lease of life after the families of two patients, who were declared brain dead on Thursday, decided to donate their organs
By Arun Dev
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2021 12:27 PM IST
Police arrested two men in October 2020, who revealed that they impersonated Harish Bangera on Facebook. Using the details of the investigation, Bangera’s family managed to get him released
PUBLISHED ON AUG 19, 2021 12:29 AM IST
The incident came to light when one of the women slipped and fell while scaling the 6 feet wall of the centre.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 18, 2021 12:39 AM IST
Bengaluru: On Monday, 28-year-old Diana Farzan spoke to her family living in Herat province in north-western Afghanistan for the first time after the Taliban began taking over the country
By Arun Dev, Debabrata Mohanty, Hindustan Times, Bengaluru/bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2021 04:53 AM IST
They are two thousand kilometres away from home, spread out across India, looking to study, to build for the future, for themselves, their families, their country
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2021 12:23 AM IST
While local folk art and theatre kept them entertained, Kannada movies were their only option on the theatre screen. Until in 1971, when the first Tulu movie ‘Enna Thangadi’ (my sister) was released at Mangaluru’s iconic Jyothi Talkies.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 13, 2021 01:21 AM IST
Bengaluru: In the first week of August, Bengaluru reported 499 cases of Covid-19 among children under the age of 19
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2021 02:10 AM IST
Bengaluru: Sixteen years after the first terror attack on the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), the first terrorist attack in Bengaluru, Karnataka now has three different anti-terrorism squads with the third being added last year
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2021 05:43 PM IST
Since the formation of the ATS, Bengaluru witnessed 3 major terror strikes – the 2010 Chinnaswamy stadium blast, the 2013 BJP headquarters blast and the 2014 Church Street blast, but all these cases were investigated by the local police or Central Crime Branch.
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2021 04:21 PM IST
The accused has been identified as Zufri Jawhar Damudi of Bhatkal town in Uttara Kannada district. On Wednesday, NIA arrested Ammar Abdul Rahman of Mangalore and Shankar Venkatesh Perumal of Bengaluru in connection with the case after conducting simultaneous searches in Jammu and Kashmir and Karnataka.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2021 01:12 AM IST
Bengaluru: The Karnataka high court on Tuesday directed the Government of India to consider state’s request for 3
By Arun Dev and Sharan Poovana, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2021 01:10 AM IST
Despite being one of the oldest members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in the state, the perception remained that Yediyurappa didn’t represent the right-wing ideology of the party
By Arun Dev
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 11:13 PM IST
Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday gave a slew of directions to the state police including maintaining a tight vigil in the districts bordering neighbouring states where the Covid-19 cases are rising
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2021 12:47 AM IST
Karnataka rural development and panchayat raj minister K S Eshwarappa on Monday defended his statement encouraging Bharatiya Janata Party workers to “hit back with the same strength” if any party worker is harmed by any political adversary
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 12:41 AM IST
Interstate commuters from Kerala continued with their protests over travel restrictions imposed by the Karnataka government at the border areas on Monday
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2021 12:57 PM IST
The scam pertains to ₹4,000 crore collected by IMA Group from over 100,000 gullible investors in the name of providing attractive returns on investment. The raids are underway in multiple locations in Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2021 01:13 AM IST
The system was introduced in the BS Yediyurappa government, where three deputy chief ministers from prominent communities in the state were appointed, and designation was perceived to check-mate Yediyurappa’s clout.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 04, 2021 12:41 AM IST
Twenty four hours after the death of a Congolese national in police custody, Bengaluru police have begun tracking those who held a protest outside the police station
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2021 12:38 AM IST
Bengaluru: After Basavaraj Bommai’s appointment as Karnataka chief minister, speculations have now begun on the cabinet posts
By Arun Dev, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2021 09:55 PM IST
The disintegration of the Janata Party into insignificant factions and the HD Deve Gowda family dominating the only prominent faction, the JD(S); several leaders migrated to other parties.