Gauri Lankesh murder trial resumes; sister Kavita records statement

Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on September 5, 2017, in front of her home in Bengaluru. Gauri’s sister, Kavita Lankesh, also the complainant in the case, was deposed on Monday. She told the court that suspicious people were moving around the house before the murder.
#GauriLankesh #Bengaluru #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary


2 hours ago

Former Bengaluru Urban DC arrested; Karnataka CM says 'everything happening...

Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested former Deputy Commissioner of Bengaluru (Urban) J Manjunath. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai assured that 'everything was happening according to the law' A trap was laid on the basis of a complaint filed by Azam Pasha. Pasha alleged that Rs 5 Lakh was sought from him for the settlement of a dispute of land.
#JManjunath #AntiCorruptionBureau #Bengaluru #LawGovernment


3 hours ago

Ex-Bengaluru deputy commissioner held after HC raps Anti-Corruption Bureau

J Manjunath was the deputy commissioner of Bengaluru Urban district before being transferred as director of the Integrated Child Protection Scheme. In May 2021, ACB officials arrested deputy tahsildar Mahesh PS and contract worker Chetan after they were allegedly caught receiving a bribe of Rs 5 lakh after promising a favourable order from the IAS officer.
#JManjunath #ACB #IntegratedChild #BengaluruUrban #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


4 hours ago

EV batteries should be locally manufactured keeping in mind India’s weather...

The Union government’s recent approval of the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme — National Programme on Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage — will encourage more local production of battery cells. Dr Akshay Singhal, the founder and CEO of Log9 Materials (a Bengaluru-based advanced battery-technology and deep-technology startup), said: “Presently, a lot of the cells and batteries used in India's electric vehicles are being imported from other countries. These cells are never designed for the Indian operating conditions and, therefore, recently we have seen… two-wheeler EV catching fire. It is very important to make cells here.”
#AkshaySinghal #Log9Materials #PLI #NationalProgrammeonAdvancedChemistryCell #India #BusinessIndustrial #AutosVehicles


10 hours ago

Bengaluru: Citizens’ forum calls for bandh on July 12 over Idgah ground ownership row

The Idgah Maidan at Chamarajpet is not a Wakf Board property limited for Muslims to offer prayers. A residents’ forum has now called for a bandh on July 12 stating that the ground is for the public. Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leaders held a closed-door meeting with Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai last week.
#WakfBoard #Muslims #Bengaluru #PeopleSociety #News #Politics


11 hours ago

Petrol-Diesel Price Today: Check Fuel rates in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, other cities

Petrol and diesel prices remain stagnant for 43rd consecutive day on Monday, July 4, 2022. In Delhi, petrol continues to retail at Rs 96.72 per litre, while diesel stands available for Rs 89.62 per liter. In Mumbai, one litre of petrol retails at Rs 111.35, while that of diesel costs Rs 97.28.
#Delhi #AutosVehicles #VehiclePartsServices #BusinessIndustrial


15 hours ago

Karnataka: BESCOM EV expos to be held in tier-two cities

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) organized a three-day EV expo at the Palace ground in Bengaluru. Energy Minister V Sunil Kumar reportedly instructed BESCOM to take forward EV Abhiyan to the regional level. By 2025, by 2025, more than five lakh EVs will be on city roads.
#VSunilKumar #BESCOM #Karnataka #BusinessIndustrial #AutosVehicles #MotorVehicles(ByType)


Yesterday

BJP govt in Karnataka trying to communalise school curriculum: Yashwant Sinha

Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha was in Bengaluru to meet Congress MLAs to canvas support for the presidential polls on July 17. Sinha said the BJP government in Karnataka is “attempting to communalize the minds of the young generation by introducing a new school curriculum coloured by the ruling party’s ideological agenda’
#YashwantSinha #BJP #Karnataka #News #Politics


Yesterday

Online retailer, seller asked to pay Chandigarh resident ₹2,500 for...

Madhu P Singh of Chandigarh had filed a complaint against Amazon Sellers Services Pvt Ltd (New Delhi and Bengaluru) and Cloudtail India Pvt. Ltd (Telangana) The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission directed them to pay ₹2,500 to the complainant.
#MadhuPSingh #AmazonSellersServicesPvtLtd #Chandigarh #Shopping #Apparel


2 days ago

Three of Bengaluru family killed in road accident near Kolhapur

The four members of the family were heading to Shirdi from Bengaluru. It was suspected that, the driver dozed off midway and container suddenly appeared on the corner of the road. Desperately attempting to save the container, the sleepy driver suddenly collided. The impact of the collision was so intense that a cane had to be called to extricate the bodies.
#Bengaluru #SensitiveSubjects


2 days ago

Bengaluru's Vidhana Soudha is CBI HQ in Heropanti 2

Tiger Shroff's recent release 'Heropanti 2' shows Karnataka's Vidhana Soudha building in Bengaluru city as the headquarters of the Central Bureau of Investigation in Delhi. The mix-up was noticed by social media users after it was released on streaming service Amazon Prime.
#TigerShroff #CentralBureauofInvestigation #Heropanti2 #Karnataka #ArtsEntertainment #Movies


2 days ago

Indian Railways Ranchi Divison Changes Origin Station of Trains To Bengaluru

Ranchi Division of the South Eastern Railways has revised the origin station of several trains under its jurisdiction. An update in the timetable and diversion of routes has also been announced for some of the trains. The railway has confirmed plans to add extra coaches to several trains, amidst the spike in footfall of passengers.
#SouthEasternRailways #Bengaluru #Travel #BusRail #BusinessIndustrial


2 days ago

Bengaluru woman kills 3-year-old daughter and then herself

The deceased have been identified as Deepa and her daughter Riya. They are survived by Deepa’s husband Adarsh, a software engineer, who lived in the apartment. According to police, Deepa was depressed over her health issues. The probe is underway to ascertain whether there were marital problems.
#Deepa #Bengaluru #SensitiveSubjects


2 days ago

Unsung Heroes: An accidental historian in Bengaluru strives to acquaint...

Inscriptions 3D Digital Conservation Project is the brainchild of P L Udaya Kumar. The project aims to digitally conserve the 1,500 stone inscriptions in Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural and Ramanagara districts. Most of the inscriptions are a treasure trove of thousands of years of history. Till date, he has visited 500 inscriptions and digitally scanned 250.
#PLUdayaKumar #Bengaluru #Reference #Humanities


2 days ago

Day after ACB questions him in a corruption case, Bengaluru Deputy...

Bengaluru Urban Deputy Commissioner J Manjunath is shunted as director of the Integrated Child Protection Scheme. The Anti-Corruption Bureau had questioned him in a corruption case on Thursday. The Karnataka High Court recently took the ACB to task for not interrogating the IAS officer.
#JManjunath #ACB #Bengaluru #LawGovernment #Government #PublicSafety


2 days ago

Kubbra Sait says she has ‘no regrets’ about getting an abortion: ‘My choice...

Sacred Games actor Kubbra Sait has opened up about various aspects of her life. In her book, she wrote about her early days growing up in Bengaluru, struggles with social anxiety, body shaming and how made it in the entertainment industry. In one of the chapters in her book titled 'I Wasn’t Ready to Be a Mother’, she shared how she had an abortion after a one night stand.
#KubbraSait #Bengaluru #ArtsEntertainment


2 days ago

2 Women Stripped, Assaulted for 'Not Paying Loan Interest' in Karnataka,...

Incident occurred in Anekal, located at the outskirts of Bengaluru, on June 19. One of the women had borrowed Rs 1 lakh from Ramakrishna Reddy, a resident of Neriga village near Doddabommasandra, at an exorbitant 30% interest rate for her children’s education. The villagers had worked out an agreement in which the woman would repay the loan once they sold their land.
#RamakrishnaReddy #Karnataka #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


2 days ago

AIASL’s ‘service lapses’ irk Air India, may scout for ‘alternatives’

Tata Group-owned Air India has flagged concerns over flight delays and poor customer experience with ground handling service provider AI Airport Services Ltd (AIASL) AIASL offers ground handling at most airports in India barring Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mangalore, and Thiruvananthapuram.
#AIASL #TataGroup #India #Travel #AirTravel #BusinessIndustrial


2 days ago

Bengaluru to be developed with world-class amenities: Bommai

Basavaraj Bommai said he has resolved to develop Bengaluru into a city with amenities of international standards. He was speaking at a programme to celebrate the 513th birth anniversary of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda, the founder of Bengaluru.
#BasavarajBommai #Bengaluru #LawGovernment #Government


3 days ago

Modi Emphasises Importance of Tech-Innovation-Sustainability while...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 30 emphasised the significance of funding the nation’s future through investments in the digital industry, technology, innovation, and sustainability. According to Modi, investments have increased over the past two years, and India is one of the main economies with the quickest growth rates.
#Modi #Bengaluru #LawGovernment #Government #BusinessIndustrial


3 days ago