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Vibgyor High chief arrested on charge of rape cover-up

The delay in action against the school management had led to widespread protests over the last few days. On Tuesday night, a special team of Bangalore Police arrested Rustom Kerawalla (53), a Mumbai resident, at Devka Beach in Daman, located between Gujarat and Maharashtra. He was brought to the City on a flight early on Wednesday.. DH file photo

The Bangalore Police on Tuesday night arrested the founder chairman of Vibgyor High chain of schools on charges of hushing up the rape...

Opposition demands House panel probe into BMIC 'irregularities'

Leader of Opposition Jagadish Shettar  and JD(S) floor leader H D Kumaraswamy raised the demand in the Legislative Assembly after a member each of their respective parties charged that the government had handed over 1,291 acres of excess land valued at about Rs 10,000 crore to the Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprise (Nice), the project promoter, in violation of the Framework Agreement (FWA). DH file photo

Opposition parties, the BJP and the JD(S), on Wednesday raised the demand for a House committee to investigate the alleged irregularities...

Police arrest man for raping 20-yr-old but say case 'tricky'

Police have arrested a man on the charge of raping a 20-year-old newly married woman. The victim, in a complaint to the police, alleged that the suspect, her brother's friend, had taken her to Tirupati where he raped her. For representation purpose only. Reuters file photo

Police have arrested a man on the charge of raping a 20-year-old newly married woman. The victim, in a complaint to the police, alleged...

Clear footpaths of encroachments in 3 months, HC to BBMP

The High Court on Wednesday directed the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to remove all encroachments on footpaths in the City, repair, maintain them and construct new ones wherever necessary. DH file photo

The High Court on Wednesday directed the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to remove all encroachments on footpaths in the City...

Vibgyor High management skips meeting with parents

A scheduled meeting between the parents of students studying at Vibgyor High school and the management on Wednesday over safety measures in the institution following the rape of a minor girl, was cancelled when no one from the management turned up. DH photo

A scheduled meeting between the parents of students studying at Vibgyor High school and the management on Wednesday over safety measures...

'Collegium system of judges' appointment should continue'

Former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice N Santosh Hegde on Wednesday said the collegium system of appointment of judges should continue. DH photo

Former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice N Santosh Hegde on Wednesday said the collegium system of appointment of judges should continue...

Kerawalla tried to mislead police to avoid arrest

Rustom Kerawalla, founder-chairman of Vibgyor High chain of schools, had allegedly planned to fly to Dubai hours before the Bangalore police arrested him from a beach resort in Daman on Tuesday night. For representation purpose only. DH photo

Rustom Kerawalla, founder-chairman of Vibgyor High chain of schools, had allegedly planned to fly to Dubai hours before the Bangalore...

210 vehicles registered in other states seized

With an aim to crack the whip on vehicles from other states plying in the City for apparent evasion of road tax, the Transport Department......

Safety norms for school vehicles

The transport department is launching a drive to strictly implement its safety guidelines on school vehicles. The department...

Only one suspect involved in rape: Cops

The ongoing investigation into the rape of a six-year-old student at Vigbyor High school has indicated that only one man, skating instructor...

Irani gang involved in 60 criminal cases arrested

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) recently arrested an Irani gang suspected to be involved in 60 criminal cases in the City and other...

One held for robbery bid at ATM

The HSR Layout police on Monday arrested a man who, along with two others, is suspected to have attempted to rob a Corporation Bank ATM......

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