Articles by Yamini C S
PM Modi, Shah wish the people of Karnataka a happy Ugadi; See posts here
Social media was flooded with wishes and messages from several notable figures, including prime minister Narendra Modi, union home minister Amit Shah and Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on the occasion of Ugadi.
Published on Mar 22, 2023 01:44 PM IST
Bengaluru wears pink again | In Pics
Bengaluru is donning a pink look this March, with pink trumpets in full bloom, and netizens are in love with it.
Published on Mar 21, 2023 04:20 PM IST
Kannada actor Chetan Kumar arrested after ‘Hindutva built on lies’ tweet
Kannada actor Chetan Kumar was arrested by the Seshadripuram police in Bengaluru on Tuesday after his tweet, stating that Hindutva is "built on lies" went viral.
Published on Mar 21, 2023 02:07 PM IST
Elderly man's Bengaluru-London two-way ticket vanishes from airline's system
An elderly man was made to pay for a fresh ticket to London at the last-minute after his two-way ticket booking disappeared from the airline's system at the Bengaluru airport.
Published on Mar 21, 2023 01:06 PM IST
Bengaluru's air quality worsened 8% in 2022: Study
Bengaluru saw a higher level of PM2.5 in 2022 than in 2021 as the city resumed normal day-to-day activities with employees returning to office after the pandemic effect ebbed.
Published on Mar 18, 2023 04:36 PM IST
Wakefit announces surprise holiday for its employees on World Sleep Day
Bengaluru-based sleep solutions firm Wakefit on Thursday announced an optional holiday for all its employees on account of World Sleep Day.
Published on Mar 17, 2023 02:41 PM IST
SWR to run special express trains between Hubballi and Varanasi from March 27
The South Western Railway (SWR) is set to operate special express trains between the Sri Siddharoodha Swami (SSS) Railway Station in Hubballi and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh to clear the extra rush during the summer vacation.
Updated on Mar 17, 2023 01:42 PM IST
Bengaluru: Gas pipeline leak causes blast, injures three
Three people were injured in an explosion in Bengaluru's HSR Layout, which was brought about by a gas pipeline leak.
Updated on Mar 17, 2023 02:08 PM IST
Bengaluru weather update: Thundershowers likely, says IMD
Weather forecasts from the IMD indicated spells of rain are likely over Bengaluru and other parts of the state.
Published on Mar 16, 2023 12:08 PM IST
KSRTC hikes bus fares from Bengaluru to Mysuru: Report
The KSRTC, Karnataka's inter-state bus service, hiked bus fares on its Bengaluru to Mysuru routes in light of toll fees charged on the newly-inaugurated Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway.
Published on Mar 15, 2023 02:36 PM IST
Couple quit high-paying jobs to sell samosas, earns ₹12 lakh a day: Report
A couple gave up their secure, high-paying jobs to take up a samosa business in Bengaluru, which is earning them nearly 12 lakhs a day.
Updated on Mar 15, 2023 07:09 PM IST
The ambitious 10-lane Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway | In Pics
Here are stunning pictures of the Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway, an ambitious 10-lane project, which is set to be inaugurated by PM Modi tomorrow.
Published on Mar 11, 2023 03:59 PM IST
Flight makes emergency landing at Bengaluru airport mins after take-off
A Lucknow-bound flight returned to Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport minutes after take-off due to a technical snag.
Published on Mar 11, 2023 12:37 PM IST
Heat wave warning issued over some parts of Karnataka
Isolated pockets of Karnataka may experience a heat wave till Sunday, with maximum temperatures likely to be above normal by four to five degrees Celsius, the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) said.
Published on Mar 11, 2023 12:17 PM IST
Karnataka Congress working president R Dhruvanarayana dies after 'chest pain'
KPCC working president R Dhruvanarayana passed away early on Saturday morning after suffering from chest pain. He was 61.
Updated on Mar 11, 2023 01:39 PM IST
Man burns saree in Karnataka, says it was distributed by BJP supporters
A man from Karnataka set a saree on fire and alleged that it was distributed by BJP supporters in Chikkamagaluru ahead of the assembly election. In a video, he is seen asking the government for overall development.
Published on Mar 10, 2023 04:36 PM IST
Bengaluru among cities that faced worst air pollution in winter: Study
A study by the Centre for Science and Environment found that Bengaluru saw the fastest worsening of PM2.5 levels, and also experienced the worst peak pollution this winter in the last four years.
Published on Mar 10, 2023 01:10 PM IST
Traffic advisory for Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway ahead of PM Modi's visit
Mandya district police have issued an advisory to divert traffic from the ambitious 10-lane Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway ahead of PM Modi's visit on March 12.
Updated on Mar 10, 2023 11:11 AM IST
Karnataka transport employees to go on indefinite strike from March 24: Report
State transport employees call for wage revision, increase in allowances, reinstatement of employees sacked during the April 2021 transport strike, among other demands.
Published on Mar 09, 2023 03:17 PM IST
'Wear a bindi first…': Karnataka BJP MP yells at female vendor on women's day
A Karnataka BJP MP shouted at a female vendor and asked her to wear a bindi at a women's day event, a video of which is making rounds on social media.
Published on Mar 09, 2023 11:00 AM IST
Chopper carrying Yediyurappa faces snag in landing
Former Karnataka chief minister and party stalwart B S Yediyurappa found himself in the middle of a problem when his helicopter faced difficulty landing on a helipad ground filled with plastic sheets and garbage.
Published on Mar 07, 2023 05:02 PM IST
Karnataka BJP MLA gets interim anticipatory bail in bribery case
BJP MLA Madal Virupakshappa, the prime accused in a corruption case registered by the Karnataka Lokayukta, was granted interim anticipatory bail on Tuesday by the Karnataka High court on a bail bond of ₹5 lakh.
Published on Mar 07, 2023 04:26 PM IST
Bengaluru-based Grammy awardee Ricky Kej alleges harassment by Lenskart
Popular musician and three-time Grammy award winner from Bengaluru, Ricky Kej, on Monday alleged harassment from eyewear retail chain Lenskart, saying that he was receiving multiple calls from the firm and threatened legal action.
Published on Mar 07, 2023 01:27 PM IST
Karnataka BJP chief's remarks against Rahul Gandhi prompt sharp reactions
Karnataka BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel on Sunday sparked yet another controversy after his statements on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's marital status, which were met with strong rebuttal from several quarters, including ministers from his own party.
Published on Mar 07, 2023 12:58 PM IST
‘Might award him Padma Bhushan’: Kejriwal's swipe at BJP amid bribery row
Alleging that there is a 40% commission government running in Karnataka, AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the BJP has not yet arrested the MLA who's son was caught taking ₹40 lakh bribe.
Published on Mar 04, 2023 05:28 PM IST
Karnataka Congress holds protest demanding MLA's arrest after Lokayukta raid
Several Congress leaders including former CM Siddaramaiah, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Priyank Kharge and others staged a protest demanding the arrest of BJP MLA Maadal Virupakshappa, whose son was caught taking a bribe of ₹40 lakh after a Lokayukta raid on Thursday.
Published on Mar 04, 2023 01:26 PM IST
Bengaluru gets ₹450 crore to improve city's ‘poor’ AQI
The BBMP, Bengaluru's civic body, has allocated ₹450 crore to tackle the city's “poor” air quality, however experts say there is no clarity on what projects will be taken on.
Updated on Mar 10, 2023 09:41 AM IST
‘Cong nowhere to be seen even with binoculars’: Amit Shah in Karnataka
With barely two months to go for the upcoming crucial assembly polls in Karnataka, union home minister Amit Shah set foot in the southern state for the fifth time this year and harped on the BJP's victory in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya.
Published on Mar 03, 2023 02:29 PM IST
Bengaluru: 11-yr-old boy spends two days sleeping next to dead mother
A 11-year-old boy in Bengaluru slept next to his dead mother for two days thinking she was resting. Police suspect the woman died of health complications.
Published on Mar 03, 2023 12:17 PM IST
Karnataka: Lokayukta catches BJP MLA's son with ₹40 lakh bribe money
The Karnataka Lokayukta on Thursday raided a sitting BJP MLA's office and recovered ₹40 lakh cash, alleged to be bribe money.
Published on Mar 03, 2023 10:22 AM IST