From delivering newspapers to being accepted at the Indian Institute of Mangament in Kolkata - young Bangalorean Shiva Kumar's story is one of determination and self-belief.
A 24-year-old IAS aspirant allegedly committed suicide, with the police stating that he was upset over a 'goof-up' in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) results published in Bangalore.
A sense of the change in political winds in Karnataka is also evident with how Bangalore has voted. The state capital, which hugely favoured the BJP last time with hopes of development, chose to ignore it.
Bangaloreans on Sunday slightly improved their record as poor voters with a higher turn-out at the booths to cast their ballots in the assembly election but still remained the lowest in the state.
Officials of Income Tax department have seized Rs 1.7 crore cash from two premises of a city-based astrologer popular with politicians in Karnataka.
Karnataka's ruling BJP is wooing Bangalore's young voters with the promise of an extended night life in the state capital, if returned to power in the May 5 assembly poll.
Narendra Modi arrived in Karnataka to campaign for his party for the first time before the state decides on May 5 whether it will return the BJP to power.
The ruling BJP in Karnataka is in a tough spot ahead of state elections next Sunday. The party hopes for some magic from one of its star campaigners, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is addressing a rally in Bangalore.
The ruling BJP in Karnataka is in a tough spot ahead of state elections next Sunday. The party hopes one of its star campaigners, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, can pull off some magic when he campaigns in Bangalore this evening.
Three suspects have been arrested from Tamil Nadu in connection with the April 17 Bangalore blast that took place near the BJP's office in the city. Sources in the police say those arrested allegedly facilitated the main accused who triggered the blast. Police now hope to find more leads by questioning them.