Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Topic: Bengaluru

Karnataka govt suspends IAS officer & Bengaluru’s ex-DC in bribery case

J Manjunath was arrested by the ACB four days after he was transferred from the post of Bengaluru urban district deputy commissioner.

Some decisions may appear unfair but will help in nation-building, says PM amid Agnipath row

Modi made the remark in Bengaluru, without naming the new scheme that has sparked nationwide protests. A day earlier, he said ‘good things brought with good intentions’ get trapped in politics.

Offering access to high-end gizmos, these spaces in Bengaluru are helping startups make in India

'Makerspaces' give entrepreneurs the equipment and know-how to create their own product prototypes at affordable rates, rather than relying on vendors in countries like China.

Bombs planted in your premises, Bengaluru schools get threat mails

The city police said search probe operations were underway in these schools.

How ex-IPS Bhaskar Rao, Chennai-born ‘Bengaluru boy’, aims to boost AAP’s Karnataka push

Bhaskar Rao joined the AAP this week after a 32-year career in IPS that saw him serve as Bengaluru Police commissioner as well as ADGP, and battle some controversy.

KTR’s Twitter banter with DK Shivakumar: Let Hyderabad & Bengaluru compete on jobs, infra

Telangana minister KTR says 'focus on IT, not halal and hijab' in Twitter exchange with Karnataka Congress chief, sparked by entrepreneur’s complaint about Bengaluru’s infrastructure.

Karnataka, you’ve got a problem: Why BJP’s divisive politics can ruin Bengaluru’s unicorn party

BJP’s politics threatens to rob Karnataka of social cohesion, harmony & inclusive culture, necessary for building start-ups worth billions and fuelling the growth of a nation.

Bengaluru Police arrest four swimmers for alleged gangrape of Bengal woman

The survivor – a nurse at a private hospital in Bengaluru – met one of the accused on a dating app.

Will donate Naveen’s body to science, says family of Indian student killed in war-torn Ukraine

The 21-year-old’s body, scheduled to arrive in Bengaluru at around 3 am Monday, will be taken to his family's village, Chalageri in Karnataka, by his brother Harsha and other relatives.

Bengaluru college reverses decision, allows baptised Sikh girl to wear turban during exams

Mount Carmel PU College had asked girl to not wear turban in the 'interest of parity' after two hijab-clad students alleged they were singled out for wearing religious garments. 

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India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


ThePrint team | Rafale M jet (left) and Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet (right)

Indian Navy to go for govt-to-govt deal with US or France for fighter planes

Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A 18 Super Hornet of American company Boeing.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.