Santosh’s murder: BJP stages protest

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Bangaluru: Bharatiya Janatha Party (BJP) on Friday staged a protest against the killing of its worker from J.C. Nagar named Santosh and demanded that probe into the murders of all Hindu activists be handed over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Shobha Karandlaje, general secretary, BJP and MP, Udupi-Chikkamagaluru, charged that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and […]

State to invoke Goonda Act against rape accused

Friday, January 4th, 2013
R. Ashoka

Bangalore : Announcing a slew of measures to curb sexual crimes against women, the State government on Thursday announced that anyone accused of rape will henceforth be booked under the Goonda Act (Karnataka Prevention of Dangerous Activities of Bootleggers, Drug Offenders, Gamblers, Goondas, Immoral Traffic Offenders and Slum Grabbers Act, 1985). The government’s move comes […]

For a safe ride: cameras in buses

Monday, December 24th, 2012
For a safe ride: cameras in buses

Bangalore : The state government plans to make public transport more secure for women with the help of technology. Equipping cabs and autorickshaws with GPS and KSRTC buses with surveillance cameras are some of the measures mooted, following the Delhi gangrape episode. “Our effort to install GPS in the form of green autorickshaw concept earlier […]

BSY will return to BJP: Ashoka

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012
R. Ashoka

Bangalore : Deputy Chief Minister R Ashoka on Monday predicted that former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa, who quit the BJP and has floated his own political party, will return to his parent party, like Uma Bharati in Madhya Pradesh and Kalyan Singh in Uttar Pradesh. Speaking to reporters, he said Yeddyurappa’s Karnataka Janata Party […]

More than 30,000 Northeast people flee South, RAF deployed in Bangalore

Saturday, August 18th, 2012
North Eastern People

Chennai: With no let-up in the exodus of people from the northeast in Bangalore, Police cracked the whip arresting six people on charges that included sending “false” SMSes while Centre banned for 15 days bulk text messages and MMSes across the country. Driven by rumours of impending attacks, the exodus of people from the northeast […]

Yeddyurappa not to pick his successor

Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Yeddyurappa Rajnath Jaitley

Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday ruled out allowing scam-hit Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to pick his successor, even as it continued efforts to make him quit without conditions. ‘The new chief minister will be decided based on the opinion of all legislators,’ state Home Minister R. Ashoka told reporters after a meeting […]