Thunderstorms and rains to continue for three days

Strong winds and rains take down trees and power lines, injure many in the city The thunderstorm that hit Bengaluru on May 8 has affected various areas like HSR layout, Bommanahalli, Malleswaram, Banashakari, Jaya Prakash Nagar, RR Nagar and Nityanandanagar among others with trees falling and power cuts due to heavy rain. Thunderstorms and rains […]

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Right wing activists detained in Bengaluru over Azaan row

Hanuman chalisa was being played on loudspeakers to counter Azaan Bengaluru police has detained right wing activists who played hanuman chalisa at 5 a.m. in the morning. This comes after Sri Ram Sene Chief, Pramod Muthalik called to play devotional hymns to counter Azaan, an Islamic call for prayer. Kumar Mahadevaih, a police sub inspector […]

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Bengalureans in distress due to water supply disruptions

We have been facing a water problem for the last 22 years, say residents Following an emergency shutdown of the Cauvery water supply treatment plant as well as pumping stations at TK Halli and Tatagun, areas falling under Cauvery water supply scheme stage 3 are facing a water cut today. The water supply will be […]

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Storm damages Stadium, injures one

Last night’s storm has badly affected the recently inaugurated Atal Vihari Vajpayee Stadium at HSR Layout. The canopy of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium collapsed last night, injuring a passerby. He is currently admitted at Narayana Hospital. Damage in the stadium worth Rs 25 lakh is estimated. The roofing and structural metal frames of the gallery […]

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Sandalwood workers still waiting to get their bonuses, demands inquiry

A  Right to Information (RTI) filed by Karnataka Soaps and Detergents Limited (KSDL) highlights the gaps in funds, and the workers’ salaries. By Nitika K, Souptik Datta Bengaluru: Raju has been working at the Mysore Sandal Soap Factory for the last 25 years. But today his salary is only Rs. 30,000, and he does not […]

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