Three more confirmed Covid-19 cases in city

Karnataka hot on the trail of its neighbouring state, Kerala, in terms of a number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 infections. The neighbouring state has 12 cases. By Labani Mahanandy Bengaluru: Three more cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Karnataka, taking the toll to four. All of them hail from Bengaluru. Indian Council of […]

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B’luru: Hotel vandalized for no Kannada Signage

The manager of ‘The Capitol’ informed that the attack on hotel is the second onslaught in two weeks. Neetu Saini To assert the importance of Kannada on sign boards, an anonymous group of allegedly pro-Kannada activists dismantled the English sign board of ‘The Capitol’ hotel located on Raj Bhavan Road, near Cubbon Park on Sunday. […]

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Digital divide troubles UPI users in Karnataka

Despite the increasing popularity of digital transactions, rural Karnataka is crippled by poor digitization. Surbhi Shah A coconut seller in the city has an option for online payment but a restaurant in the countryside does not even have a machine to swipe credit cards. Nothing illustrates the rural-urban divide in digitisation better. “In cities, finding […]

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Bilal Bagh’s ‘Aman Ki Chadar’: Modern Quilt Artists Survive and Thrive

Do you still use quilts as blankets? Several women artists have woven their way to fame and have transformed old-style quilts into something new, creative, and thought-provoking. By Shalu Chowrasia, Bengaluru: About 40-50 women at Bilal Bagh are weaving a quilt to send it to Shaheen Bagh. The women call it ‘Aman Ki Chadar’ and […]

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Protesting the ban on protests

After Mayor Gowtham Kumar rejected Congress party’s motion against the ban on protests at Town Hall, both Congress and JD(S) corporators boycotted the BBMP council meeting. By Vivek Kumar The opposition parties on Tuesday staged a protest in front of Kempegowda hall at the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) headquarters and demanded revocation of ban […]

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Police foil escape attempt by murder accused

DJ Halli police fired at rowdy-sheeter and murder accused Younis, earlier today. By Apoorva GS, Bengaluru: Younis Bhatti Ahmad—arrested in the murder of rowdy sheeter Amjad two days ago, has been hospitalized after being shot by the police this morning. Earlier today, police officials took the accused Younis to the spot where Amjad was murdered […]

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