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…

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…

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…

Cab driver tortured for 5 hours and robbed in city

Bengaluru: A 26-year-old taxi driver was assaulted and robbed by a gang of four, who rented his cab under the pretext of reaching Kolar for attending the final rites of…

Mentally disturbed person tries to kill Hebbal Congress MLA Byrathi Suresh, arrested

BENGALURU: Hebbal Congress MLA Byrathi Suresh on Friday escaped an alleged attempt on his life when a 45-year-old knife-wielding carpenter attacked him in front of the lawmaker’s residence in Byrathi, near KR Puram.