Karnataka

Gowda asks Karnataka govt to keep watch on foreign students

Friday, February 05, 2016

Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda has asked the Karnataka government to form a special squad to keep a watch on foreign students, in the wake of an alleged assault and stripping of a Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru. Attacking the Congress-led state government for not acting on local’s complaint regarding the “wrong” behaviour of certain foreign […]

Bengaluru-bound train derails in TN

Friday, February 05, 2016

Eleven coaches of a Bengaluru-bound train derailed on Friday near Vellore. The mishap left several people injured and also affected the railway traffic in the region. According to a railway spokesperson in Delhi, eleven coaches of the Kanyakumari-Bangalore city express derailed between Somanayakanpatti and Patchur in Tamil Nadu. The official informed that the injured have […]

5 arrested in Tanzanian woman attack case

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Five people have been arrested for the alleged assault and stripping of a Tanzanian woman. The Karnataka government informed that it has taken the incident seriously but ruled out that it was a racist attack. CM Siddaramaiah said that five men have been arrested and Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj had spoken to him. […]

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 […]

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