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Bhaskar Rao is Bengaluru Police Commissioner
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Bhaskar Rao is Bengaluru Police Commissioner

August 3, 2019

Bengaluru: Senior IPS Officer Bhaskar Rao took charge as the new Bengaluru City Police Commissioner yesterday, replacing Alok Kumar who held the post for just 45 days. In a surprise development, the State Government yesterday removed Alok Kumar and hours later, Bhaskar Rao assumed office.  Bhaskar Rao, a 1990 batch IPS Officer, was the ADGP…

Coalition Government on the brink of collapse
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Coalition Government on the brink of collapse

July 6, 2019

15 MLAs — 10 Congress, 3 JD(S), 2 Independents — arrive at Vidhana Soudha to resign Bengaluru: Crisis in the coalition Government in Karnataka deepened a day after auspicious Ashada Shukravara as 15 MLAs walked into the Speaker’s chambers in Vidhana Soudha this noon to tender their resignations, pushing the 14-month-old Government into a brink…

Girish Karnad passes away
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Girish Karnad passes away

June 10, 2019

State declares holiday; 3-day mourning; cremation with State honours But family says no to State honours;  cremation without any religious rituals Bengaluru: Noted actor, filmmaker, playwright and Jnanpith Awardee Girish Karnad passed away this morning. He was 81. Karnad succumbed to a prolonged illness at his residence on Lavelle Road in Bengaluru. Karnad is survived…

Main access road to Bengaluru Airport to be closed for 2 years
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Main access road to Bengaluru Airport to be closed for 2 years

June 10, 2019

This four-lane Road will be expanded to 10-lane by 2021 Bengaluru: For the next two years starting from June 10 (today), the 1.4 km main access road to the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) terminal will be closed due to expansion work. During this period, traffic will be directed through the South access road which was…

An era in Indian theatre and cinema ends
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An era in Indian theatre and cinema ends

June 10, 2019

Bengaluru: Jnanpith Award winner Girish Karnad was one of the most noted playwrights in India.  He wrote his first play, the critically acclaimed ‘Yayati’ (1961), while still at Oxford. Centred on the story of a mythological king, the play established  Karnad’s use of the themes of history and mythology. Karnad’s next play, ‘Tughlaq’ (1964), tells…

Three days rain with thunderstorm in Karnataka likely
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Three days rain with thunderstorm in Karnataka likely

April 18, 2019

Bengaluru: Unseasonal rain is likely to lash the State including places like Bengaluru, Mysuru, Mandya, Tumakuru, south and north interior Karnataka and other parts, predicted the Meteorological Department. The rains are  likely to be accompanied by thunderstorm. There is apprehension that this might affect the first phase of elections in Karnataka. Including Tamil Nadu, heavy…

Bike rider killed in Bengaluru
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Bike rider killed in Bengaluru

April 18, 2019

Bengaluru: Bengaluru, which was stuttering under heat wave, experienced heavy rains last evening. A bike rider lost his life in a rain-related incident. A student, Kiran, who was riding a bike, died when a tree fell on him following strong winds and heavy rain. He was severely injured and succumbed to the injuries, it is…

Sumalatha calls on Krishna in Bengaluru; seeks support
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Sumalatha calls on Krishna in Bengaluru; seeks support

March 16, 2019

Sumalatha to announce her final decision at a press conference on Mar.18 Bengaluru: Sumalatha Ambarish’s political career has been a matter of speculation for several weeks now. And yesterday, the actor gave a joint press conference along with BJP leader and former Chief Minister S.M. Krishna, where she praised the party and Krishna declared that…

Four J&K students arrested on sedition charges
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Four J&K students arrested on sedition charges

February 18, 2019

Bengaluru:  Four persons, including three nursing college students from Jammu & Kashmir, were arrested in Bengaluru yesterday for posting derogatory comments on Facebook about the Pulwama terror attack that resulted in the death of 44 CRPF personnel. With this, the total number of sedition cases booked in and around Bengaluru after the terror attack has…

VHP ups the ante against Centre over Ram Temple
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VHP ups the ante against Centre over Ram Temple

December 3, 2018

* Pejawar Seer calls cadres to get ready for hunger strike * Janagraha rallies held in Bengaluru, Udupi and Bagalkot Bengaluru: Leaders of VHP (Vishwa Hindu Parishad) and other right-wing organisations announced that they will not rest until they succeed in building the Lord Ram Temple in Ayodhya. They have asked the BJP government at…

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