Three Bengaluru cluster zones turn the tide, are now covid-19 free

BENGALURU: Barely a couple of months ago, three localities in Bengaluru — Padarayanapura, Shivajinagar and Hongasandra seemed on the verge of becoming examples of community transmission of Covid-19, but now,…

Bengaluru govt has zero tolerance against drug abuse: Home Minister

BENGALURU: The government has zero tolerance towards drug use and peddling, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Friday. Taking part in an International Day Against Drug Abuse event at the…

Bengaluru: Woman questions roadside bash, man urinating in public; assaulted

BENGALURU: A 54-year-old woman was allegedly abused and assaulted after she objected to a gang consuming alcohol on the road and a person urinating in public over Covid-19 concerns. Avalahalli…

Bengaluru Lockdown Violators: Quarantined JDS corporator Nazima Khanam steps out in Tipu Nagar; Cops seize her ID card and SUV

BENGALURU: Tension prevailed in Tipu Nagar near City Market on Sunday after several women hit the streets alleging police had manhandled the local corporator the previous night. KR Market ward…

Lockdown looters: Bengaluru cops arrest over 70 persons for selling fake sanitisers, masks, liquor etc worth Rs 1.7 crore

BENGALURU: As many 71 people have been arrested in 56 raids since the lockdown came into force and items worth Rs 1.7 crore seized, police said on Wednesday. According to…

After migrant labourers, now metro workers protest demanding to be sent home in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: Tension prevailed at a Namma Metro labour colony in Bommanahalli on Sunday, after workers demanded contractor pay them their wages and allow them to return to their hometowns. Labourers…

Burglars loot 54 iPhones worth Rs 32 lakh in a store at Gandhi Bazaar, Basavanagudi in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: A gang of burglars struck at an iPhone store in Gandhi Bazaar, Basavanagudi, early on Tuesday and decamped with 54 mobile phones worth Rs 32 lakh and Rs 2.1…

Customs officials at Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport arrest Guatemalan citizen with cocaine worth Rs 8.3 crore

BENGALURU: Customs sleuths intercepted a Guatemalan woman carrying cocaine worth Rs 8.3 crore in 150 capsules in her body, including private parts, at Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru. This is…

Amulya Leona tells Bengaluru cops that anti-CAA protest organizers bore her expenses

BENGALURU: Amulya Leona Noronha, the student arrested on charges of sedition, has told police organisers conducting protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 had borne her expenses ever since agitations…

Notorious rowdy-sheeter ‘Slum Bharath’ who had escaped from cops killed in police encounter near Hesaraghatta

BENGALURU: Notorious rowdy-sheeter Slum Bharath has been killed in an encounter with police at around 6.15 am in Bengaluru’s Hesaraghatta in Peenya on Thursday. He was shot two bullets by…

Extradited gangster Ravi Pujari to face trial in 2007 Shabnam Developers double murder case in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: The extradition and arrest of Ravi Prakash Pujari will see the reopening of the Shabnam Developers case where two people were murdered in 2007 and all his alleged fellow…

Underworld don Ravi Pujari brought to Bengaluru from Senegal by ADGP Amar Kumar Pandey and JCP Sandeep Patil today morning in Air France flight

BENGALURU: Fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari who is wanted in many heinous crimes, including murder and extortion, was brought in the early hours of Monday from Senegal via France to Bengaluru,…

Amulya Leona and Ardra Narayanan: Arrested for anti-National, pro-Pakistan statements, both put in same jail in Parappana Agrahara now

BENGALURU: Student activist Amulya Leona Noronha, who has been booked for sedition for raising pro-Pakistan slogans at an anti-CAA event in Bengaluru, is no stranger to controversy. The very next…

Bengaluru customs officials at KIA cargo section seize drugs worth Rs 5 crore hidden in plastic spools

BENGALURU: Stumbling upon a novel method of smuggling banned drugs via air cargo, customs sleuths at Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) on Tuesday seized ephedrine worth Rs 5 crore hidden in…

Devaraj DR, the constable who was allegedly assaulted by fans of sandalwood star Darshan, fights to foot medical bills for his treatment

BENGALURU: A 26-year-old police constable, who was allegedly attacked by unruly fans of actor Darshan past midnight on Saturday, was in for more pain. The medical expenses pertaining to a…

Haris Jr. in a soup again: Police issue notice to Mohammad Nalapad, son of Shantinagar MLA NA Haris, in Sunday’s Bentley car crash case at Mekhri circle

BENGALURU: Investigations into Sunday’s Bentley car crash have taken an interesting turn with traffic police issuing a notice to Mohammed Nalapad Haris, son of Shantinagar MLA NA Haris, for allegedly…

DGCA suspends IndiGo pilot for misbehaving with Bengaluru flyers

NEW DELHI: The Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday suspended an IndiGo captain’s flying licence for three months after a probe revealed that the senior pilot had misbehaved with…

Two Bangladeshis held with fake passports at KIA in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: Immigration officials at Kempegowda International Airport arrested two Bangladeshis for possessing fake Indian passports. The duo was detained while trying to board a Malaysia-bound flight on Saturday. Akel Barua…

BBMP health officer of Bommanahalli zone assaulted for encroachment-clearing drive

BENGALURU: A BBMP officer clearing footpath encroachments was allegedly assaulted in HSR Layout on Saturday. Vinod G, 32, a senior health officer, Bommanahalli zone, was waiting on 18th Cross around…

Mangaluru airport bomber Aditya Rao surrenders before DG, IGP Neelamani Raju early in the morning today; Interrogation underway

BENGALURU: In a much desired reprieve to the state police, a man named Aditya Rao surrendered before Karnataka state DG and IGP Neelamani Raju at 8.45 AM on Wednesday. Ever…