BENGALURU LIVE - January 1, 2019

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  • 17:12

    Govt rekindles the controversial steel flyover project

    Ushering into the New Year, the Congress-JDS government stoked a fresh controversy on the very first day of the year by announcing to rekindle the controversial steel flyover project that was scrapped by the previous Congress government. Read more

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  • 16:57

    Controversial steel flyover project might make a comeback in 2019

  • 16:17

    Aerial shot of the new City Market complex

  • 14:37

    Water Resource Minister D K Shivakumar meets BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister SM Krishna.

  • 14:20

    Five babies eligible for BBMP's 'Pink Baby' scheme

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  • 12:32

    After the New Year revelry, the civic workers had a huge task of cleaning up the plastic water bottles and plastic bagpipes that were strewn around in the Central Business District (CBD) areas on Tuesday morning.

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  • 12:06

    Banners of local politicians reappear despite HC order

    After a long pause, banners are reappearing in Bengaluru despite the high court’s direction to remove all illegal hoardings, banners, buntings and flexes in the city.

    Read more here.

  • 11:26

    BMRCL resumes the metro service between the stations MG Road and Indiranagar at 9.35 on Tuesday after completing the restoration works.

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  • 10:32

    External audit of Metro Phase 1 infra next month: G Parameshwara

    Metro services on Indiranagar-MG Road stretch is likely to resume on Tuesday afternoon with officials set to conduct trial runs to ensure that pillar 155 remains safe after the repair.

    Read more here.

  • 10:29

    Here is the political journey of Prakash Raj

    Actor turned activist Prakash Raj on New Year night declared his decision tocontest in the upcoming Parliament elections in 2019 as an independent candidate. The constituency will be decided later, the Tweet said.

    Read more here.

  • 10:11

    Docs quash rumours about Siddaganga seer's health

  • 09:59

    Prakash Raj announces his entry to the electoral politics

  • 09:23

    Muthathi faces Mekedatu threat; Rajkumar family pitches

    While the execution of the controversial Mekedatu balancing reservoir and drinking water project itself hangs in balance, the government’s keenness to implement the same has come as a big worry to the entire settlement of Muthathi — an unspoilt hamlet on the banks of the River Cauvery, merely 100 km from Bengaluru.

    Read more here.

  • 08:53

    DH Cartoon by Sajith Kumar

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  • 08:30

    Metro services in the Purple line are not restored yet

    The purple line of #NammaMetro is still not running between MG Road and Indiranagar stations. The service was closed on Dec 28. BMRCL says they will restore the regular service later today. @DeccanHerald

    — Jishnu EN (@jishnuen) January 1, 2019

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    Good morning Bengaluru!

  • 08:25

    The final sunset of 2018!