Bengaluru News- November 19, 2018

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  • 17:37

  • 14:43

    Traffic jam on Richmond Circle

  • 14:27

    Farmers stir: 'Where were you sleeping for four years?'

    A statement made by Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Sunday seems to have triggered the massive protest launched by the sugarcane farmers in Bengaluru on Monday.

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  • 13:29

    Cabinet meeting begins in Vidhana Soudha

  • 13:28

    A protester dressed like Mahatma Gandhi takes part in the march towards Freedom Park

  • 13:10

    Cabinet meeting shortly

    The Karnataka Cabinet is likely to meet at Vidhana Soudha in a short while from now.

  • 13:06

    Farmers arrive at Freedom Park

  • 12:53

    Massive traffic jams across city

    Massive traffic jams reported at JC Road, Rashtriya Vidyalaya Road, K R Market, Corporation Circle, Double Road, Nrupathunga Road, General K S Thimmaiah Road, Richmond Circle, Raja Ram Mohan Roy Road, Race Course Road, Raj Bhavan Road and Infantry Road

  • 12:43

    Kumaraswamy asks sugarcane farmers to have 'patience'

    Even as thousands of farmers hit the streets of Bengaluru in protest, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Monday sought “some more time” for the crop loan waiver to be implemented.

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  • 12:26

    Police put up barricades at Freedom Park

  • 12:09

    Karnataka's sugarcane crisis explained

    The sugarcane crisis seems to have touched boiling point in Karnataka. A mix of unsold inventory and overdue payments have forced farmers to launch a stir, reaching as far as Bengaluru and planning to lay siege to the Vidhana Soudha

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  • 12:06

    Farmers march towards Freedom Park

  • 11:38

    More farmers arrive

  • 11:29

    Traffic jam on Seshadri Road

  • 11:22

    KSRP on standby

    Five platoons of the Karnataka State Reserve Police with water canons and tear gas shells on standby.
  • 11:12

    March only till Freedom Park

    The Bengaluru Police havegiven permission for farmers to march from Majestic to Freedom Parkbut denied permissionto march from Freedom Park to Vidhana Soudha.

  • 10:41

    It's no honking Monday Bengaluru!

  • 10:12

    Fuel prices today: Petrol sits at Rs. 77.13/litre and Diesel sits at Rs. 71.77/litre

  • 09:17

    Hundreds of sugarcane farmers arrive in city to stage protest

    Hundreds of sugarcane farmers from Belagavi district arrived in Bengaluru city to stage a protest, demanding minimum support price and clearance of arrears. Security has been tightened around Majestic and Vidhana Soudha, traffic may be affected.

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  • 08:47

    Weather at 8:50: A cool 22 degrees, with a mild 16 km/hr wind and 94% humidity.

  • 08:26

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