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…

Bengaluru top cop Bhaskar Rao says ‘SDPI’ men had planned bigger conspiracy to kill politicians, activists

BENGALURU: Police on Friday said they had arrested six members of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) for the murder bid on an RSS activist who attended a rally here…

Questioned over illicit relationship, man kills his wife by injecting pesticide in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: A 30-year-old employee of a district government hospital was arrested on charges of murdering his wife by injecting pesticide on Monday night. Ijoor police said Deepa T, 24, a…

Terror Alert in Bengaluru: ATS, CCB Cops issue notices to mosques to install CCTVs; warn them to not give shelter to any strangers

BENGALURU/MYSURU: The joint operation by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), Internal Security Division (ISD) and Chamarajanagar police in collaboration with City Crime Branch, Bengaluru has lead to some alarming events of…

Gauri Lankesh Murder Case: SIT arrests another accused Rushikesh Devdikar in Jharkhand

BENGALURU/RANCHI: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of activist-journalist Gauri Lankesh has arrested one person in connection with the case. Rushikesh Devdikar alias Murali, 44, who was absconding…

Kethaganahalli land-grab case: Fresh trouble for HD Kumaraswamy as High Court directs gov’t to submit action taken report

BENGALURU: The Karnataka high court on Tuesday directed the government to submit steps taken in respect of the order of Lokyukta in relation to the Kethaganahalli land-grab case involving former…

Love-Jihad Case? – Kerala rape survivor seeks help from CM BSY; told to meet CP Bhaskar Rao

BENGALURU: In a startling set of events, an 18-year-old girl from Kasaragod, part of neighbouring Kerala, approached chief minister BS Yediyurappa saying she was repeatedly raped over a year by…

Robbery near central jail in Bengaluru: Miscreants steal Rs 23.5 lakh from ATM

BENGALURU: Miscreants decamped with Rs 23.5 lakh cash from an unguarded Canara Bank ATM near Central Prison, Parappana Agrahara, Hosa Road. The incident came to light on Monday when cash-loading…

‘Reel gets into Real’ – Actor Raghu Bhat chases to catch robbers fleeing on bike

BENGALURU: A Sandalwood actor chased two bike-borne men, who were speeding away after robbing a cabbie at knifepoint, in his car for about two and a half km before the…

Another ‘Disha’ in Bengaluru – Maid raped, assaulted for four years by a maulvi Pervez, arrested

BENGALURU: A 40-year-old moulvi has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing his 20-year old domestic help and assaulting her with a hot iron box. The accused, Rehabare Islam Pervez,…

Harassment and lavish lifestyle by wife drives techie to commit suicide in city

BENGALURU: A 39-year-old techie allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself here on Friday at his apartment purportedly because he was fed up with his wife’s ‘extravagance’ and ‘harassment’. The deceased,…

Duo from Bihar grow ganja in bathroom under LED lights in city, arrested

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths have arrested three persons on the charge of growing marijuana in pots using LED lights in an apartment in Kengeri, Bengaluru. The arrested have…

KPL Fixing Scandal: CCB to question former India pacer ‘Peenya Express’ Abhimanyu Mithun

BENGALURU: Former India cricketer Abhimanyu Mithun has been summoned for questioning in the matchand spot-fixing scandal in Karnataka Premier League (KPL). Mithun would be the first international player to be…

Cops arrest seven more including two women in Alliance Varsity’s V-C murder case

BENGALURU: Seven people, including two women, have been arrested for the murder of former Alliance University vicechancellor Ayyappa Dore on Oct 15 at an RT Nagar playground, taking the number…