Three drug peddlers arrested in Bangalore

Two of the drug peddlers are from South Sudan;  arrested with 1.15 kg canabbis. Yumna Ahmed K.G Halli police station arrested three drug peddlers on Tuesday morning, among them two were from South Sudan. People arrested in drug peddling case have been sent to Central Jail, Bangalore for illegally peddling drugs. The investigation is still […]

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Educational Institutes still surrounded by alcohol shops

Cigarette and alcohol shops continue to run within 100 yards of educational institutions. By Bibek Baidya Alcohol and Cigarette sale continue within 100 yards of educational institutions in Bangalore even after the 2003 High Court ban order.    According to the Section 6 of Cigarette and other tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of […]

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In a fix for match-fixing

The players of the Karnataka Premiere League confessed of match-fixing. They said, they were honey trapped. By Labani Mahanandy The Karnataka Premiere League players were forced for match-fixing as they were “honey-trapped”, says Bhaskar Rao, Commissioner of Police. One day after the Bangalore Police issued notice to both Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) and Karnataka […]

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Shortage of Child Rights Staff in Karnataka

Out of 12 vacancies only six child rights staffers have been recruited this year in Karnataka. By Neetu Saini With the increase in the number of child abuse cases, Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR) is facing shortage of staff which is affecting the proceedings of the cases ultimately causing delay in […]

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Last stages of life—a curse

Senior citizens in Bangalore still suffer from abuse despite the celebration of World Elder Awareness Day every year. The number of calls received on the helpline is increasing, say reports. Elder abuse continues to be the least investigated and overlooked crime. Bengaluru witnessed an upsurge of 41.17 per cent in the elder abuse and harassment […]

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City building being used as LPG warehouses

Fitness food startups operating from high-rise residential buildings are stocking up more than 30-40 full LPG cylinders in the outlets in Nagawara, HSR Layout, and Nandini Layout and risking many lives. Riya Sharma Outlets like Eat.fit in HSR Layout and Koramangala have stocked up cylinders containing more than 500 kilograms of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) […]

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