Noida, Oct.22 : Terming the rape of a three-year-old LKG student in Bangalore as shameful, former National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) chairperson Kushal Singh on Wednesday called for serious introspection of value systems being practiced within society, and said the onus should be put on educational institutions to ensure better security and protection of kids.
New Delhi, Oct.22 : Condemning the rape of a three-year-old school girl in Bangalore, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Barkha Shukla Singh on Wednesday called for an on the spot punishment, even an Arab-style action to ensure that such heinous crimes do not take place in the future.
Bangalore, Oct. 22 : Seeking to pacify agitated parents, the principal of a private school in Bangalore on Wednesday maintained that the institution would abide by the law and use all of its resources to nab the perpetrators of the alleged rape of a three-year-old Lower Kinder Garden student.
Bangalore, Oct 21 : The Karnataka High Court Tuesday allowed the prosecution of BJP national vice president and former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his kin in a case pertaining to the alleged encroachment of forest land in Shimoga district.
Bangalore, Oct 18 : A special court Saturday ordered the release of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa from the central jail here a day after the Supreme Court granted her interim bail in a corruption case, a top official said.
Bangalore, Oct 17 : From live performances of progressive metal band The Ocean Collective, reggae master Apache Indian, the very soulful Lucky Ali to a flea market, lip-smacking food and lots of beer -- the 10th edition of Kingfisher Premium - The Great Indian Octoberfest (TGIOF) here promises to enthrall city dwellers in a bigger and better way.
By Fakir Balaji, Bangalore, Oct 17 : Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa, who was granted bail Friday, spent about three weeks in jail getting up early in the morning and reading newspapers, taking rest in the afternoon after a lunch of curd rice, a stroll in the evening and hitting the bed early.
Bangalore, Oct 15 : The Karnataka government Wednesday cleared 13 projects with a combined investment of Rs.9,912 crore and a potential to generate employment to 5,986 people in nine of the 30 districts across the state.
Bangalore, Oct.15 : Science in all likelihood appears to have to come to the assistance and rescue of self-styled god man Nithyananda, with medical tests carried out on him by a government-run hospital in southern India reportedly showing that he is incapable of committing rape.
Bangalore, Oct 10 : The Karnataka government Friday banned the indefinite strike launched by the workers' union of German auto components major Bosch Ltd at its main production plant in the city Sep 16 for a higher wage hike.
Udupi (Karnataka), Oct 9 : Veteran journalist and former Prasar Bharati chairman M.V. Kamath, who was one of the earliest biographers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, died early Thursday at Manipal, 5 km from this coastal town. He was 93.
Bangalore, Oct 7 : The Karnataka High Court will hear AIADMK supremo J. Jayalalithaa's plea for immediate bail and suspension of her four-year jail sentence in connection with an 18-year-old disproportionate assets case.
Chennai, Oct 7 : Actor-filmmaker Ramesh Aravind says he isn't against the idea of a movie's remake as long as it doesn't end up being a carbon copy of the original. He prefers remaking a story with a touch of creativity.
By Fakir Balaji, Bangalore, Oct 4 : Frenzied fans in thousands flocked to the Chinnaswamy stadium here Saturday to watch a cracker of contest between reigning IPL title holders Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the final of the Champions League T20 (CLT20) tournament.
By Fakir Balaji, Bangalore, Oct 1 : Indian-born Stanford University professor Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj and Indian techie Himanshu Asnani, pursuing research in mathematics at Stanford, will be honoured in Washington DC Thursday by the US-based Marconi Society.
Bangalore, Sept. 30 : Lawyers of former Tamil Nadu chief minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa today filed a memo with the registrar of the Karnataka High Court requesting that the matter of the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case and the appeal for bail thereof be discussed with the Chief Justice of Karnataka D H Waghela, and added that it should be treated as a special case.