Cricket betting cases spike in 2022

The police are considering forming separate team to tackle online betting. There has been a two-fold increase in cricket betting cases in Bengaluru. As privately shared links of cricket betting apps makes it difficult for police to trace gambling rackets, they are now considering forming a separate team to deal with the online betting menace. […]

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People fake road accidents to extort money

In a recent case, a man banged a woman’s car and accused her for the accident. Lately, Bengaluru has been witnessing several cases where people try to extort money from people by faking accidents.  In a recent incident reported at the Hosur-Sarjapur Road Layout (HSR) Traffic Police Station, miscreants wearing Swiggyuniform attacked residents at the […]

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Three more arrested in voter data theft case

Halasurugate Police station has arrested three more Chilume Trust Employees who were involved in the voter data theft case. The three arrested employees were produced before the court today at 4:00 p.m. Police inspector R. Jagadeesh said that he would demand an “eight to ten  day police custody for further investigation.” The detained were identified […]

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Government to shut down waste management park

Government is planning to shut down the MSGP tech park because of several accidents caused due to lack of traffic police. In a recent incident involving a garbage truck, two people were killed. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) plans to shut down the Material Solutions for Green Planet (MSGP) tech park in Chighurenhalli. Parashuram, BBMP […]

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Three lakh cases of defective number plates registered

Experts say increased fines and cancellation of registration can help in reducing the number of people driving with defective number plates. Data from the Traffic Police Headquarters show the cases of defective number plates have reached over three lakh  from January till October, 2022. People are hiding their number plates or the last number of […]

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Chilume employees identified and arrested along with BBMP officials

Six Chilume Trust officials along with four BBMP officials have been taken into police custody for three days and 14 days, respectively. The six employees of the Chilume Trust who were arrested have been identified and taken into police custody for 14 days. Moreover, three regional officers and one assistant revenue officer from the Bruhat […]

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BWSSB contract worker’s family compensated

The contractor has been blacklisted by the BWSSB. The family of a Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) contract worker who died due to negligence has been compensated Rs 12 lakh by the civic body. Officials said that the family members will also get compensatory jobs. Parmeshwara, Chief Engineer (West) said, “We took all […]

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Acid attack victims find no help online

Acid attack victims find no help online, during or after their attack and treatment. Experts say making an online platform for survivors would encourage them to normalise their lives in more than one way. Acid attack survivors have trouble registering cases and applying for compensation because of a lack of online facilities. Experts say an […]

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