Bengaluru-based government engineers Jayachandra and TN Chikkarayappa earned not more than Rs 10 lakh a year. Raids by taxmen on Thursday revealed the jaw-dropping extras they had acquired over time - a Lamborghini, Volvo, MV Agusta, Ducati 749, multiple luxury apartments, gold and Rs 5.7 crore in brand new 2000-rupee notes.
Six crores in cash - of which nearly five crores were made up of the newly-introduced notes by the government - have been found after raids on two individuals and several locations in Bengaluru. The men are reported to be senior bureaucrats.
Mouth-watering chicken shawarma, lip-smacking dal, rice, fresh fruits and water kept in a refrigerator for everyone to eat and drink for free. A Lebanese restaurant named Byblos in Bangalore took upon itself to feed hungry homeless people in the city.
Written by Maya Sharma | Sunday November 20, 2016, Bengaluru
Sidda the elephant, who was rescued from the Manchanabele reservoir - about 30 km from Bengaluru - where he had taken refuge for over 40 days to soothe the pain in his injured leg, is back on his feet thanks to the Army.
Alvin Mendonca, drove past the Bengaluru palace ground this week on his way to work in Bengaluru, but unlike many other people, the ostentatious wedding of politician and mining baron Janardhana Reddy's daughter being held there did not have top of the mind recall for him. The media professional is worried about another wedding.
50,000 people attended a wedding in Bengaluru hosted by politician and mining tycoon G Janardhana Reddy. Not invited, but present nevertheless, were some tax officers who, according to sources, were discreetly appraising the lavish arrangements.
Away from the tired and furious crowds at banks and ATMs after an overnight currency ban, Karnataka politician and mining baron Gali Janardhan Reddy is hosting a blockbuster wedding in Bengaluru with a budget that matches that of a movie.
More than 100 students of Visvesvaraya Technical University (VTU) sat on a hunger strike on Saturday alleging a cock-up in the checking of their papers by the examiners, resulting in an unusual number of students failing.