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Hunt on for auto driver who ran over cop’s foot


Bengaluru: The entire city police force has launched a massive manhunt for an autorickshaw driver who almost killed an on-duty traffic police sub inspector on Friday. Sub inspector D. Yathiraj was de

‘Land grabbers must be ousted’


Bengaluru: Alleging that the dismantling of the task force set up in 2010 to recover encroached public land was politically motivated, social activist S.R. Hiremath urged the state government on Th

Bescom charges shock consumers


Bengaluru: Bescom consumers in the city have received bills for additional deposits, some high as Rs 3,000.  Consumers at billing counters said the deposit had been paid at the time the power conne

Letter trouble: Joshi warns of action


Bengaluru: The conflict in the BJP over the re-induction of former CM B.S. Yeddyurappa has intensified with the party deciding to initiate disciplinary action against MLC and RSS loyalist G. Madhus

Govt, Comedk ease PGET rules


Bengaluru: Following requests from candidates, the state government and the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) have decided to relax norms over surrenderin

Hemavathi on the road to recovery


Bengaluru: Thirty-five-year old Hemavathi, who was confined to a room by her parents for five years, is recovering at the psychiatric observation ward at NIMHANS in the city.
Dr V.L. Sateesh, Med

No country for the old and the infirm

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Bengaluru: The city on Wednesday has witnessed yet another horrific and shocking incident where a 90-year-old elderly man, Anantharam Shetty, was allegedly locked inside a room for six months by his

Siddaramaiah keeps self, close aides happy


Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday allocated portfolios to his new 28-member ministry, keeping key posts such as finance, energy, industries, IT and Bengaluru city with himsel

Aerial surveillance for big cities likely


New Delhi: Mega cities like Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Ahmedabad may soon be covered by aerial surveillance as the Union ministry of home affairs formalises a “safe city“ proje

Techie finds success behind the camera


Hyderabad: Being a man of few words is what worked for Jim George. Setting up a production company was never on his bucket list until his friend planted the start-up seed in him.
“I first worked at a

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