21-year-old Tanzanian-girl assaulted and stripped by a mob in Bengaluru

Wednesday, February 03, 2016


A 21-year-old Tanzanian woman who is also a second-year BBA student of Acharya College was assaulted and stripped by a mob in Bengaluru. The girl had nothing to do with the car (which was driven by a Sudanese man) which had run over a woman and killed a 35-year-old resident of Hesaraghatta. The incident happened …

Social Network friend, murders IBM techie

Thursday, January 21, 2016


A woman, who was working with IBM in Bengaluru, was murdered by a man she had met through social media. She was found murdered in her apartment in Kadugodi in southeast Bengaluru on Tuesday Night. The victim, Kusum Singla was found dead by her flatmate when she returned home from work. She had been strangled …

Suspicious object creates scare in Bengaluru

Friday, January 15, 2016


Bengaluru: A suspicious object near a cinema theatre at a busy traffic intersection on Friday sent city police into a tizzy, prompting them to put Bengaluru on a high alert but no explosive was found. Police as also dog and bomb disposal squads rushed to the spot after an alert from a resident about an …

14-year-old held for molesting a minor

Monday, January 04, 2016


Bengaluru police recently detained a 14-year-old boy for sexually molesting a 7-year-old girl in Peenya police station limits. According to the police, the incident took place on January 1 when the victim’s mother was out on work. The accused was a neighbour of the victim and he usually played with her. The mother of the …

Puducherry-Dadar Express engine, coach derail

Monday, December 21, 2015


Hubli (Karnataka): Coach and the engine of the Puducherry-Dadar express train derailed near Karnataka’s Hubli station in on Monday. “There was no casualty. Two persons got minor injuries,” said General Manager of South Western Railway, P.K. Saxena. According to sources, some trains have been cancelled, partially cancelled or diverted as a result of the derailment. …

VHP, Bajrang Dal activists stop screening of Dilwale in Mangaluru

Monday, December 21, 2015


Bajrang Dal activists stopped the screening of Shah Rukh Khan’s film “Dilwale” at theatres here to protest against the Bollywood superstar’s comments on intolerance. Theatre owners stopped the screening in view of security concerns after Bajrang Dal activists entered the theatres and staged protests yesterday, police said. The movie, directed by Rohit Shetty, has been …

Udupi, just do it!

Sunday, December 20, 2015


We think holidays and we think hills, beaches or metros. More often than not, we tend to follow stereotypes and cliches and end up spending a bomb on a holiday that leaves us drained instead of rejuvenating us. The whole idea of taking a vacation is to unwind and relax and not run around trying …

India building secret nuclear city in Karnataka, says Foreign Policy journal

Saturday, December 19, 2015


India is building a top-secret nuclear city to produce thermonuclear weapons and when completed in 2017 the facility would be the subcontinent’s “largest military-run” complex of nuclear centrifuges, a leading American foreign policy journal has claimed. The secret city in Challakere in Karnataka could “upgrade” the country as a nuclear power and unsettle its two …

Saina to resume practice from next week in Bengaluru

Friday, December 18, 2015


Ace Indian shuttler Sania Nehwal is set to return to practice here from next week after recovering from an ankle injury, her father Harvir Singh said. “Saina will, in all probability, start her practice in Bengaluru from next week. For now, she is undergoing treatment for her ankle injury at our hometown, Hyderabad. She is …

2015: Kalburgi, Tipu issues kept Karnataka govt on its toes

Thursday, December 17, 2015


Brutal killing of rationalist M M Kalburgi that gave rise to a nationwide debate on intolerance, Tipu Sultan birth anniversary celebrations and the resultant violence and spike in farmer suicides formed significant parts of variegated developments in Karnataka during 2015. The year began with a terror scare following a bomb blast in front of a …

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