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Rains bring concerns of faulty drainage system in Bengaluru

Bengaluru has a system, which uses stormwater drains and lakes to keep the city from flooding. The secondary and tertiary, which are often found running along the roads, connect to the primary drains which are the stormwater drains. (Agencies)
Published on May 18, 2022 01:02 AM IST

Bhagat Singh chapter still in book: Karnataka Textbook society

Amid allegations of removal of a lesson on freedom fighter Bhagat Singh and inclusion on RSS founder KB Hedgewar coming to the fore, the Karnataka Textbook Society clarified that the chapter has not been removed and that the book is still in the printing stage. (Getty Images)
Published on May 18, 2022 12:59 AM IST

How a Bengaluru man and his family were 'abandoned' by an Ola cab on a highway

An Ola cabs journey went bad when agents stopped a cab to recover loans and left customers stranded in a highway.
Updated on May 17, 2022 08:47 PM IST

Karnataka Governor gives assent to anti-conversion ordinance

Karnataka Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot. (Source: Current Affairs)
Published on May 17, 2022 07:49 PM IST

Amid row, Karnataka Textbook Society says Chapter on Bhagat Singh 'not removed'

Indian Freedom Fighter Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar.
Published on May 17, 2022 07:09 PM IST

Bengaluru BJP leader Anantharaju honey-trapped, dies by suicide: Reports

46-year-old BJP leader Anantharaju from Bengaluru died by suicide on Thursday.
Updated on May 17, 2022 11:41 PM IST

Karnataka governor gives his nod to ordinance on anti-conversion bill

File image of the Karnataka Assembly.
Updated on May 17, 2022 05:56 PM IST

Karnataka Home Minister affirms strict implementation of 'Anti-Conversion' law

The Karnataka government gave effect to the controversial anti-conversion law by way of ordinance last week.
Published on May 17, 2022 04:59 PM IST

At 100 per kg, tomato prices skyrocket in Bengaluru: Here's why

A stall selling tomatoes on Monday. (Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 17, 2022 05:19 PM IST

Karnataka govt has taken away our powers: Election Commission tells High Court

The Election Commission was forced to schedule the long overdue local body poll dates in Karnataka after the Supreme Court gave all states and UTs a two-week deadline last Tuesday. (File Photo)
Published on May 17, 2022 04:44 PM IST

Kannada TV actress Chethana Raj dies at 21 after plastic surgery goes wrong

TV actress Chethana Raj's family alleged that she died due to negligence by a private hospital in Bengaluru. (Source: English Sakshi)
Updated on May 17, 2022 03:29 PM IST

Who is CH Pratap Reddy - Bengaluru's new police commissioner?

Bengaluru's new police chief C H Pratap Reddy is from the 1991 batch of the IPS.
Published on May 17, 2022 10:55 AM IST

Karnataka Cong demands Bajrang Dal leaders' arrest over arms training

A week-long arms training camp held by the Bajrang Dal in Karnataka's Kodagu district has sparked outrage.
Published on May 17, 2022 09:31 AM IST

Ravi says Bajrang Dal’s arms camp similar to police training drills

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary and Chikmagaluru legislator CT Ravi equated the arms training given by the Bajrang Dal with that of the police on Monday. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 17, 2022 12:30 AM IST

Karnataka anti-conversion bill ‘fallacious’: Archbishop

The statements come days after the Basavaraj Bommai-led cabinet gave its approval to promulgate an ordinance to implement the anti-conversion bill, which has been stuck in the Upper house of the state legislature since December last year. (ANI)
Published on May 17, 2022 12:29 AM IST

IISc develops nanobots to deep clean teeth

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru on Monday said that it had developed nano-sized nanobots robots capable of killing bacteria deep inside dentinal tubules, and boosting the success of root canal treatments, (Getty Images/Representative use)
Updated on May 17, 2022 12:29 AM IST

Delay hits implementation of order on loudspeaker use in Karnataka

A week after Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai issued an order making a permit mandatory for the use of loudspeakers in the state, departments responsible for enforcing these permits are still struggling with the implementation. (HT PHOTO/Representative use)
Published on May 17, 2022 12:28 AM IST

Demand for national anthem at madrasas sparks slugfest in Karnataka

Days after singing the national anthem was made mandatory at all madrassas in Uttar Pradesh, calls for a similar order has arisen in Karnataka, sparking a political slugfest in the state. (PTI)
Published on May 17, 2022 12:28 AM IST

Karnataka minister says no objection to RSS founder’s speech in textbooks

Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister B C Nagesh has defended the inclusion of a speech by founder of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Keshav Baliram Hedgewar in a revised Kannada textbook for students of class X. (Alamy Stock Photo)
Published on May 17, 2022 12:28 AM IST

Civic body BBMP says 9.5k potholes identified in Bengaluru

Civic body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Monday said so far, around 9,500 potholes have been identified across the city. (HT File/Representative use)
Published on May 17, 2022 12:27 AM IST

BC Nagesh defends including RSS founder's speech in revised Kannada textbook

Karnataka education minister BC Nagesh (File Photo)
Published on May 16, 2022 05:58 PM IST

Here's why you may not get liquor in Bengaluru between May 17 and 19

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Published on May 16, 2022 05:47 PM IST

“India has 100 unicorns…”: DK Shivakumar on MBA grad's suicide 

Sahana, an MBA graduate who committed suicide and DK Shivakumar
Published on May 16, 2022 04:53 PM IST

Former BJP MLC appointed Bengaluru Mutt Head Seer

Earlier this month, Puttaswamy had taken ‘Brahmacharya’ (the vows of celibacy) and had acquired the ascetic name Poornanandapuri Swami.
Published on May 16, 2022 01:58 PM IST

Bengaluru Metro work hits a roadblock, needs 1.5 more years for tunnelling

Bangalore metro rail corporation limited (BMRCL) suspended boring work for Namma Metro 713 times due to unfavourable geological conditions.
Published on May 16, 2022 12:58 PM IST

Bengaluru: Man electrocuted at Hebbal bus stop by ‘illegal’ ad panel

The tragic incident occurred at around 9.40 pm when the victim touched the metal part of the bus shelter ( Representational image).
Published on May 16, 2022 10:54 AM IST

How Bengaluru Police tracked down a man who stole a car via an OLX ad

Representational Image (Pexels) 
Published on May 16, 2022 09:48 AM IST

Fresh directives issued to contain pollution in B’luru

The measures to contain pollution include road-side plantation for reducing dust re-suspension, use of geo-synthetic materials to cover open areas on road dividers and footpaths among others. (HT File)
Published on May 16, 2022 12:32 AM IST

Power Crisis: Industrialists perform ‘aarti’ for BESCOM officials

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Published on May 15, 2022 05:01 PM IST

CM Bommai helps physically-challenged youth with a three wheeler 

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Published on May 15, 2022 01:30 PM IST
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