Non-functional and ill-equipped: One stop centres yet to be effective

Karnataka only has 30 functional one stop centres so far for domestic violence victims to report complaints. Facilities in one stop centres for domestic violence victims continue to be limited despite guidelines provided by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. None of the centres are working in Karnataka, said Nandini, regional manager at Action […]

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Accused in Ramanagara woman’s murder case arrested

The prime accused and three others  were booked under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 302, and 201, and 34 respectively. The Ramanagar town police arrested four people in connection with the murder of the 22-year-old woman. The prime culprit, was charged for murder under IPC section 302 and three other people were booked under […]

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PSI scam investigation extended to other districts

The investigation which was in Bangalore and Kalaburgi so far has been extended to Dharwad. The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) team in Dharwad detained a teaching faculty and plan to question the students from a training institute in Dharwad. An official from the Bengaluru Criminal Investigation Department (CID) said that the CID team in Dharwad […]

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Notice on loudspeakers leave religious preachers tense

Police said that places of worship did not need permission to use loudspeakers before. Shivaskanda stands calmly in front of the Balambika temple in the heart of bustling Shivajinagar. The area, known for its noisy markets, has a variety of temples, mosques, and churches. He is the third generation in his family to take care […]

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Two suicides in the city

Both the cases are registered under section 174 of the CrPC (Criminal Procedure Code). A psychiatrist and a principal of a renowned school committed suicide this week.                        The 36 year-old psychiatrist, Tejas Murthy AG committed suicide by jumping off from the terrace of a 12-storeyed building on Monday evening. The body was found at 8.40 pm […]

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Dead body found near Veeresh cinema hall

The police suspect that Umesh was drunk and slipped through the narrow stairs and hit his head.  Splashes of blood were all over the cemented floor.  The shutter of a nearby shop still had bloodstains on it. Umesh S Naidu (31), an auto driver was found dead near Veeresh cinema hall with half his half completely smashed against the […]

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Reckless and Relentless: BBMP’s garbage trucks cause panic among citizens

In span of a month, three lives have been lost in accidents involving Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) garbage trucks. The Bengaluru City Police are concerned about the ‘reckless’ driving of BBMP garbage trucksthat have claimed the lives of three people in the past month. On Monday night, a BBMP garbage truck ran over a […]

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