Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Topic: Bangalore

Samaaj, Bazaar, Sarkaar—3 players that can save both India’s rivers and urban colonies

In 'Samaaj, Sarkaar, Bazaar: A Citizen-First Approach', Rohini Nilekani outlines her philosophy of restoring the balance between state and markets.

‘Unpleasant eyesores’ – Sleek and modern Bangalore is ashamed of its sex workers

In 'Urban Undesirables', Neethi P. and Anant Kamath talk about the city's vibrant libidinal character and sex work industry.

Probe into violence at Wistron iPhone plant on, Centre involved too, Karnataka minister says

Karnataka Labour Minister Shivaram Hebbar said Wistron, the Taiwanese contract manufacturer for Apple, has stated it will try to start the facility in about 15 days.

BJP’s search for a young face could end with fiery Tejasvi Surya

BJP desperately needs a young Yogi Adityanath for cross-state campaigning, so it doesn’t look like a party without a future, solely relying on Modi and Amit Shah.

Ex-Congress mayor accused in Bengaluru riots case ‘absconding’, police on the lookout

According to the police, Congress corporator Sampath Raj, accused of instigating a mob against Congress MLA Akhanda Srinivasa, was discharged from hospital without informing them.

Supreme Court cancels Bengaluru National Law School’s separate entrance exam NLAT 2020

The top court also directed that admissions in all 22 National Law Universities (NLUs) be conducted in accordance with CLAT-2020 which is scheduled to be held on 28 September.

Actor Samyuktha Hegde says ‘heckled by Congress worker for exercising in sports bra’ in Bengaluru

The Kannada actor posted a video on social media claiming that she & her friends were heckled in a park by Congress worker Kavitha Reddy and a mob that verbally attacked them.

10,000-bed Covid care facilities to be added in Bengaluru by Monday

Karnataka Medical Education Minister S Sudhakar said Bengaluru Development Authority buildings and other major commercial buildings will be utilised to treat coronavirus patients.

Bengaluru-based startup InterviewBit valued at $110 million in Tiger, Sequoia funding

The edtech startup offers daily live-streamed classes to prepare aspiring software engineers for job interviews and matches them with available jobs.

Karnataka wants to rename 5 airports after local historical heroes, asks for suggestions

The Bengaluru airport is already named after the 15-century Kempegowda, who is believed to be the founder of the Karnataka capital.

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Priyanka and Sonia Gandhi at a Congress rally in Amethi in June 1991. It was at this rally that Sonia fired the first salvo at the P.V. Narasimha Rao government of going slow on the probe into Rajiv Gandhi's assassination | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Sonia Gandhi still doesn’t get that meaning of power has changed in India

Sonia Gandhi’s sin is thinking that any Congress leader would prefer president post over CM chair.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.


File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.