• Demolition of tilting building in Ejipura begins

    Bengaluru: The BBMP on Thursday began demolishing the illegal five-storied structure in Ejipura after evacuating the neighbouring residents. The residents have been temporarily shifted to Koramangala's NGV Club till the dangerously tilting structure is demolished. The structure had tilted by another...

  • Bengaluru records heaviest August rainfall since 1890

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru early on Tuesday witnessed a record 180mm rainfall in barely three hours, the heaviest downpour in August since 1890, an official said.The heavy rain wreaked havoc across the city, crippling normal life, flooding roads and houses in many localities and dampened the 71st Indepen...

  • 101 canteens to feed poor in Bengaluru from Wednesday: CM

    Bengaluru: To make Karnataka hunger-free and provide food at affordable rates to the labour class and poor migrants, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday announced that the state government would open Indira canteens across Bengaluru on Wednesday. "I am happy to announce that we are opening on Wed...

  • MP Mohan opposes location of Metro station at Cantonment

    Bengaluru: P.C. Mohan, Bengaluru Central MP, on Friday spoke out against the changed location of the metro station, which moves it away from the Cantonment Railway Station and into a playground located at a distance. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) had last month released th...

  • Siddaramaiah suspends BBMP engineer

    Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday ordered the suspension of Venkatesh, an engineer of the BBMP for not taking measures to prevent illegal constructions at HSR Layout. He ordered for the suspension of the BBMP engineer while inspecting the development works at Swabhimani Park at HSR ...

  • George lays foundation stone for 5MLD ground level reservoir

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru Development Minister K J George on Thursday participated in various programmes in Sarvagnanagara Assembly constituency.The minister laid the foundation for a five million litre (MLD) capacity ground level reservoir to be built by the BWSSB. The reservoir is expected to cost Rs6....

  • Shivajinagar residents, BMRCL spar over station on playground

    Bengaluru: If the BMRCL has its way, one of the famous playgrounds in Shivajinagar will become history. The playground, popularly known as Madina Ground, has been a favourite haunt of students and sports enthusiasts of surrounding areas. Though residents from Vasanthnagar and other areas have oppose...

  • Official of pro-Kannada group files complaint against BMRCL, CS

    Bengaluru: The secretary of a pro-Kannada group has filed a complaint with the Vidhana Soudha Police Station against BMRCL chief Pradeep Kharola and Chief Secretary Subhash Chandra Khuntia for "insulting" Kannada language. The complainant Prasad, secretary of Kannada Anushtana Mandali, has said that...

  • KDA asks BMRCL to setup Kannada units to promote language

    Bengaluru: The Kannada Development Authority (KDA) on Tuesday directed Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) to setup Kannada units and Kannada sanghas to help employees spread Kannada language and culture among those who come from outside Karnataka.KDA officials inspected Namma Metro on ...

  • Library building makes way for Indira Canteen at Murphy Town

    Bengaluru: After trees, now it is the turn of a library building to make a way for Indira Canteen. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) authorities on Monday demolished a single-storey stone building at Murphy Town market near Halasuru. The building housed a public library and it wa...

  • Pro-Kannada activists warned against breaking law

    Bengaluru: Supporting the cause of Kannada and the right to promote the local language, Bengaluru Police Commissioner Praveen Sood on Saturday however warned pro-Kannada activists against violating the law while opposing use of Hindi on signboards in the city. "Importance to Kannada should be given,...

  • Magadi Road underpass finally thrown open to public

    Bengaluru: The much-delayed underpass at Magadi Road near the Karnataka Housing Board Colony was finally thrown open to public by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday. Work on the underpass commenced in 2013 at an estimated budget of Rs24 crore. The project was scheduled to be completed in 18 mo...