Bengaluru is expected to see a complete shutdown on September 26, as farmer bodies, Kannada organisations and opposition parties have called for a 'Bandh' in the city to protest against the release of water from the Cauvery river in Karnataka to neighbouring Tamil Nadu. Bengaluru Urban District Collector KA Dayanand has announced a public holiday for all schools and colleges in the city in view of the Bandh.
A 30-year-old woman from Bengaluru visiting Mumbai for a private party was allegedly molested by an unknown man at a Bandra cafe and bar. Instead of taking cognizance of her complaint, the resto-bar management asked her to leave the pub. Through an Instagram post, she said, “We were having a good time till I was groped by a man next to me. I caught his hand, confronted him punched him."
A video from Bengaluru city's Indira Nagar, in which an auto driver was seen misbehaving with a Rapido bike taxi driver, went viral. In the video that emerged on social media on March 5, the auto driver was seen throwing away the Rapido driver's hemlet and even gestured slapping him in the middle of the road. The netizens reacted to the viral video, which bike taxis are likely to ban.
Ola, Uber and Rapido have been barred from providing auto-rickshaw services in Bengaluru. The Karnataka Transport Department, issued a notice to 3 companies, asking to stop their rickshaw operations within three days. The decision came after commuters complained about the companies overcharging them even for short distances like 2-km, costing Rs 100. However, the cab services of Ola, Uber and Rapido will continue as usual, and ban is for… read-more
Congress spokesperson Lavanya Ballal shared a video of the young BJP MP from Bengaluru enjoying a masala dosa at a local eatery. Taking a dig at the video of MP Tejashwi Surya, Congress said, when the city is witnessing flash floods, rain and difficulties, BJP MP is enjoying his dosa. "@Tejasvi_Surya was enjoying a good breakfast while Bangalore was drowning. Has he visited even a single flood affected region?,said Ballal
Karnataka's Bengaluru witnessed heavy to very heavy rains, leading to water logged situation in several parts of the city. On September 6, a large area continued to witness issues, with streets waterlogged, houses and vehicles partially inundated. Using boats and tractors to cross the streets submerged in water by office goers and school children is being seen in the area. Furthermore, the municipal officials are working to normalise… read-more
President Ram Nath Kovind arrived on a two-day visit to Karnataka. Starting from June 13, during the visit, Kovind will inaugurate the platinum jubilee celebrations of Rashtriya Military School in Bengaluru. Later, on June 14, Ram Nath Kovind will attend the "Lokarpana" of ISKCON Sri Rajadhiraja Govinda Temple on Kanakapura Road in the Karnataka Capital City. The President was welcomed by State Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot, CM Basavaraj… read-more
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Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Mumbai are top three cities, searched for job openings in India. According to Indeed.com, report, these three cities are top amongst the places, which were the most searched places with high rate of jobs, even after the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, the three places reported a rise in IT jobs, work from home and other digitization work, especially when India is recovering from economic crisis.
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The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike has drawn flak after a video of two contract officials physically assaulting a teenager to undergo COVID-19 test went viral on May 24. In the video, the boy can be seen being slapped and pushed around near the makeshift sample collection table at Dharmaraya Swamy Temple in Chickpet constituency. In another similar incident, BBMP's officials were seen harassing a man in the same area.
Courtesy: The Indian Express