Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is all over Bangalore today, smiling down from large hoardings, life-sized cut outs and massive posters as his followers rush to outdo each other in wishing him a "Happy Birthday."
An incident of blatant child abuse has come to light in the city after the Bangalore Police arrested a couple today for repeatedly assaulting their domestic help, who is believed to be under 14 years of age.
Janani Harani was, shepherding her younger sister onto a public bus to get to school in Bangalore when the driver started speeding. The shattering consequence just seconds later was that the little girl lay run over on the road.
Security has been tightened by police in Bangalore who have mobilised "maximum amount" of force in the wake of a 'city bandh' tomorrow called by Kannada outfits to protest against the rising incidents of sexual offences against women and children.
A family in Bangalore is anxiously looking for their family member, Retired Commander Punnaiyya. The 68-year-old man, who suffers from dementia, went missing on Sunday morning from the Indiranagar area of East Bangalore.
A school in Bangalore where a six-year-old was allegedly raped earlier this month reopened after two weeks with 110 CCTV cameras in the building besides other security measures driven by outraged parents and the police.
Installing GPS and CCTV cameras in their buses, not allowing bus drivers to mingle with children and issuing identity cards to all those who come to pick up children - these are some of the new guidelines that the Bangalore police has asked city schools to comply with after the alleged rape of a six-year-old in her Bangalore school earlier this month.
A six-year-old girl would have perhaps had her childhood if the upmarket school in Bangalore she went to conducted background checks on all their employees. She was allegedly raped by a man whose due diligence was not done - an alleged paedophile who was fired from another school earlier for gross misconduct.