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Wednesday 28 September 2016
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Low order, on the border

Published on 24-Sep-2016
Faced with mounting crimes on the city's periphery, the understaffed, overburdened and ill-equipped police force didn't know what hit them. Nine years later, robberies, thefts, property offences and other crimes continue to soar. Concerns of public safety and security remain as potent as ever.

Understaffed, overburdened and thinly stretched, the police machinery on the city's outskirts is...

Thieves on the prowl, residents cry foul

Published on 24-Sep-2016
 Preferring anonymity, a businessman from Byadarahalli seeks more patrolling to instil a sense of security among residents of his locality. I have seen rowdies hanging around street corners in the evenings. There are police in the area, but I feel it would be better to have CCTV cameras installed as well, he elaborates.

As Bengaluru transformed from a manageable city to a metropolis of 1.2 crore, the city has seen...

AAP MLA Somnath Bharti arrested for assaulting AIIMS security guards

Published on 22-Sep-2016
AAP MLA Somnath Bharti. PTI file photo

Aam Aadmi Party MLA Somnath Bharti was arrested on Thursday for allegedly inciting a crowd to damage AIIMS' fence and misbehaving...

Drunk driver, unsafe children

Published on 17-Sep-2016
 The matter has gained a sense of urgency since many drivers have been found to consume liquor at night, making it risky to drive early in the morning.  DH photo

Packed with children, the school van sped past the signal in great haste. Stumped, the traffic cop alerted...

That anxious wait for a child's return home

Published on 17-Sep-2016
Some parents take time from their busy work schedules to drop their children to school and pick them up.  DH

A The trip from home to school and back is when children have least adult supervision and parents fret over....

Urban Development Dept's rationale

Published on 10-Sep-2016

The department contends that the land values in the vicinity of mass transit systems such as the Metro will go up once the projects become...

Owners will pass on tax burden to tenants

Published on 10-Sep-2016
 The fee is to be collected from commercial properties falling within a fixed distance from the Metro lines and other infrastructure projects in the city. Deccan Herald spoke to a few stakeholders to see how the decision might affect their establishments.  dh file photo

The State Cabinet's recent approval of the proposal by the Urban Development Department to impose a betterment fee...

Betterment fee, a twisted logic

Published on 10-Sep-2016
Lack of parking spaces near Metro stations has affected business, say traders

Levying betterment fee on properties around Metro stations and other infrastructure projects....

Piped gas: Last-mile concerns

Published on 04-Sep-2016
GAIL pipelines being laid through Horizontal Directional Digging method in HAL area.

In hundreds of city homes, the LPG cylinder will soon be history. But as GAIL's Piped Natural Gas (PNG)...

Pipeline safety, a concern for residents

Published on 04-Sep-2016
The project may not cater to the needs of commercial establishments such as hotels, feels T V Valasale, proprietor of MRS Paradise, a hotel in Jayanagar.

Gas cylinders might disappear from the city in a few years, as the Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL)...

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi during his Kisan Yatra in Lakhimpur...

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi during his Kisan Yatra in Lakhimpur...

Foreign tourists enjoy with the folk artists at Junagarh Fort on the World Tourism Day...

Foreign tourists enjoy with the folk artists at Junagarh Fort on the World Tourism Day...

Akshay Kumar with his mother-in-law actress Dimple Kapadia attending the music launch...

Akshay Kumar with his mother-in-law actress Dimple Kapadia attending the music launch...

Finalists of a dance reality show Ashish Das and Masoom Narzary perform at a show...

Finalists of a dance reality show Ashish Das and Masoom Narzary perform at a show...

Kejriwal is tied a turban during a programme on 110th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh...

Kejriwal is tied a turban during a programme on 110th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh...

Young girls pay floral tribute to Freedom Fighter Shaheed Bhagat Singh...

Young girls pay floral tribute to Freedom Fighter Shaheed Bhagat Singh...

School students pay tribute to Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his birth anniversary at a School...

School students pay tribute to Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his birth anniversary at a School...

President Barack Obama smiles as he wears a blanket that was presented to him....

President Barack Obama smiles as he wears a blanket that was presented to him....

Donald Trump shakes hands with Hillary Clinton following the presidential debate...

Donald Trump shakes hands with Hillary Clinton following the presidential debate...

Bill Clinton shakes hands with Melania Trump, wife of Donald Trump before the presidential debate...

Bill Clinton shakes hands with Melania Trump, wife of Donald Trump before the presidential debate...

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