BENGALURU LIVE - January 8, 2019

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  • 14:05

    Workers' Strike rally heading towards Freedom Park.

  • 13:45

    Security tightened as the trade unions protest march reaches Mysore Bank circle. The protest started from Town Hall. Traffic in KG road and corporation circle also is affected due to protest march.

    #BharatBandh | Security tightened as the trade unions protest march reaching Mysore Bank circle. The protest started from Town Hall. Traffic in KG road and corporation circle also is affected due to protest march. #karnatakabandh #Bengaluru pic.twitter.com/hYKYhSOY1H

    — Deccan Herald (@DeccanHerald) January 8, 2019

  • 13:32

    Deve Gowda announces support for 10% upper caste quota

    The HD Deve Gowda-led Janata Dal (Secular) has welcomed the Modi administration’s decision to provide 10% reservation in jobs and educational institutions for the economically backwardsections in the general category (upper caste).

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  • 12:21

    Bengaluru is seeing a much lighter traffic load owing to Bharat Bandh, though there is some slow-moving traffic in central and south

  • 11:44

    BBMP Guttige Powrakarmika Sanghatane members of AICCTU-CPIML participating in all india strike at Magadi road.

  • 11:27

    Ankit Agrawal, who heads a 40 member team at RMZ Ecoworld Coworks, Bellandur, Bengaluru, speaks to Deccan Herald on Bharat Bandh.

  • 11:22

    Acid thrown at friend for refusing prostitution 'offer'

    A woman threw acid at her friend for rejecting her “offer” to join flesh trade and make a fast buck.

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  • 10:39

    Bharat Bandh: BMTC and KSRTC buses to Mysuru are plying as usual from Kempegowda International Airport

  • 10:17

    Bharat Bandh has not affected the passengers to the Bengaluru International Airport.

  • 09:57

    Fog disrupts 43 flights; over 200 delays in last week

    A thick blanket of fog enveloped the Kempegowda International Airport early Monday morning, disrupting 43 flights. Over 200 flights have either been delayed or diverted in the past week, trapping thousands of passengers in a twister of commute woes.

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  • 09:38

    Poor response to Bharat Bandh in Bengaluru

    The Bharat Bandh called by All India Trade Unions on Tuesday got a poor response in Bengaluru as the city life looked normal.

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  • 09:28

    Life as usual in Bengaluru as BMTC buses and private vehicles ply on Jeevan Bhima Nagar main road in the midst of Bharat Bandh

  • 08:59

    KIA issues advisory to passengers traveling to the airport on the bandh days

  • 08:55

    Sivananda steel flyover may miss July deadline

    As the cry against the steel flyover from Basaveshwara Circle to Hebbal flyover is on the rise, work at Sivananda Circle is going on at a slow pace.

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  • 08:52

    RWA asks DyCM to end illegal commercialisation


    Members of ‘i Change’ Indiranagar, a residents welfare association, met Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara on Monday over the rampant illegal commercialisation of the locality.

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  • 08:42

    Manipal Group manager siphons off Rs 62 cr, held


    A senior manager at the Manipal Group was arrested for siphoning off at least Rs 62 crore from the company accounts.

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  • 08:41

    ​Bandh: Buses to be off roads, schools shut

    With several organisations giving a positive response to the bandh call by various trade unions on Tuesday and Wednesday, normal life is expected to be hit across the state. With several stakeholders including unions of the BMTC, KSRTC and cab owners association openly declaring their support to the cause, Bengaluru will be shut down from dawn to dusk.

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