The leaked video of a woman dancing to Bollywood item numbers inside the premises of the Bijapor Central jail on Republic Day has left Karnataka's Congress government red-faced. The video, which was later aired by local television channels, also shows a member of the audience throwing money at the dancer.
To an audience of party workers, Karnataka minister PT Parameshwara Naik brags "She did not take my call. She did not receive it. So I had her transferred. If they don't answer the phone of the district minister, why should they stay?"
Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday January 26, 2016, Bengaluru
They come by the thousands every day. For the people of Bengaluru, going to the January flower show at the Lalbagh Botanical Gardens is an annual ritual some would never miss. And the crowds who make their way to the here are only increasing.
Written by Maya Sharma | Monday January 25, 2016, Bengaluru
Ahead of Republic Day, there's unprecedented security in Bengaluru. With the city on red alert like the rest of the county, the Bengaluru police says no drones will be allowed to fly over the skies on Republic Day, to be safe against terror strikes.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today justified the compulsory helmet rule for two-wheeler pillion riders across the state, saying it was being implemented in accordance with Supreme Court verdict.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today targeted Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Bandaru Dattatreya over the suicide of research scholar Rohith Vemula of Hyderabad University, alleging that such a "condition" was created by them.