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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Student protesters lathi-charged; 40 arrested

In a separate protest at Gandhi Bhavan, supporters of freedom fighter, Doreswamy, resolved to submit a memorandum against BJP MLA Yatnal By Shivani Verma, Apoorva GS Bengaluru police have arrested 40 students who were a part of a rally that marched to Raj Bhawan to meet the governor. They were part of a 70-100 students […]

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Crowd-funding the politicians’ dream

A Delhi-based start-up is leading the new trend for electoral candidates to get funds directly from the public. Niket Nishant In an attempt to make elections more transparent, crowd-funding is emerging as a new trend among political candidates. Besides finding favour among the masses, it is also viewed by experts as a way to cleanse […]

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City swings to the film festival’s tunes

Bengalureans have been waiting eagerly for the Bangalore International Film Festival (BIFFES). This year, it is also going green with almost zero plastic usage and an interesting theme of music to bind the festival together. Playback singer Sonu Nigam will perform at the inauguration following the theme. By Sanchari Ghatak February 25, 2020 The 12th […]

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Newly-wed woman dead: two arrested, two missing

After a woman was found hanging from the fan at her residence, two of her in-laws were arrested. Police suspect she was tortured for dowry. By Apoorva GS Police have taken the husband and mother-in-law of the woman who was found dead into custody while the other two family members, her sister-in-law and her husband […]

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Cox Town Market Vendors Forced to Sell on Footpath

Vegetable and meat sellers wait to shift in the premises of the reconstructed Cox Town Market building which they were promised 17 years ago by the corporation. Abhinav Kumar February 25, 2020, Bengaluru: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) says that the vendors of Cox Town Market will have to wait for another few months till […]

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BBMP to ‘Revamp’ All Bio-Methanation Plants in Next Six Months

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike is planning to install 200 biomethanation plants, one in every ward. Experts say that awareness about segregation needs to reach more people, to make this step a success. By Shalu Chowrasia Bengaluru: Shanti, who lives with her husband, Krishna, near a biomethanation plant in Jayanagar, has been out of work for […]

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