Job fraud : Man loses Rs.22 lakh

Wednesday, May 24th, 2023

Mangaluru: A man allegedly lost Rs 22.1 lakh in a job fraud. The complainant working for a company in Bengaluru, stated that he was introduced to the accused Vinay Kumar alias Vinay Devraj from Bengaluru on social media. Vinay promised a job in the HR wing of a firm, and asked the victim to transfer […]

Threat against Big Boss contestant Roopesh Shetty, complaint lodged

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022
Roopesh Shetty

Mangaluru : A complaint has been lodged with the City Police Commissioner by the family members of actor and Big Boss contestant Roopesh Shetty alleging that he has been threatened by some people on social media. The complaint said the threats have been issued citing some remarks made by Roopesh Shetty during the Big Boss […]

Birthday cake Cutting with machete: Trio arrested

Saturday, June 4th, 2022
birthday cake cutting with lethal weapons

Padubidri : Padubidri Police have arrested three persons on the charges of creating panic among public by cutting a cake with lethal weapons on the occasion of a birthday and then posting it in social media. Those arrested are Jithendra Shetty (52), Ganesh Poojary (50) of Padubidri and Sharath Shetty alias Putta (26) of Phalimar. […]

After the hijab controversy, Muslim male students offered Namaz inside the classroom

Saturday, February 12th, 2022

Mangaluru: After the hijab controversy, a video clip of a few Muslim students offering namaz inside the classroom at the Government Higher Primary School at Ankathadka in Kadaba taluk, has gone viral on social media. The students studying in class V and VII had offered namaz inside classrooms on February 4. The incident came to […]

Police arrest four person in connection to derogatory post on VHP leader and Durga Vahini

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
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Mangaluru : Police have arrested four persons in connection to derogatory messages posting against Durga Vahini and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Sharan Pumpwell on social media. The arrested are Bhavani Shankar (32) from Sullia, Naushad (27) from Bajal, Ravi alias Tikki Ravi from Kavoor, and Jaya Kumar (33) from Moodbidri. The four were taken into […]

Offensive comment against Hindu gods, person arrested from Thokkottu

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

Mangaluru : After a derogatory comment on Hindu deity’s Ullal police have arrested a man from Thokkottu on the charges of circulating  it on social media. The accused identified as Swaliz Iqbal (45) was arrested on Saturday. The video of the derogatory comment had initially gone viral following which an audio clip of the same comment […]

A dog tied to a motorbike dragged along a road in Surathkal

Friday, April 23rd, 2021
Dog Draging

Mangaluru : A video of a dog tied to a motorbike being dragged along a road in Surathkal went viral on social media platforms prompting animal rights activist to file a complaint against the accused. In the video, two men on a motorbike are enjoying their ride as the dog is dragged along the service road […]

Social media blackmail – Cyber crime police arrested two persons from Bengaluru

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

Mangaluru : The cyber crime police have arrested two persons from Bengaluru on the charges of demanding money from a person after threatening to post his obscene photos on social media. The arrested are Pawan L and Gokulraju, both 20 years old. It has been gathered that the duo who created a fake Facebook account in the […]

‘Ex-husband set fire while social media star was streaming live’, dies

Friday, October 2nd, 2020
Vlogger Lamu

Beijing : A Chinese social media star has died after she was allegedly doused in petrol and set on fire by her ex-husband. Vlogger Lamu was reportedly streaming live when the horrific attack took place last month. It’s alleged that her former partner broke into her home armed with a cleaver and petrol before attacking […]

Congress chief DK Shivakumar condemned KG halli riot

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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Bengaluru: Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar on Wednesday, August 12 condemn the Bengaluru violence incident and said that the party will give full support to the government to maintain peace and harmony. “I strongly condemn the incident and our party also condemns whatever happened last night. It happened due to a  post on social media. […]