• Bengaluru police to return vehicles seized during lockdown

    Bengaluru police to return vehicles seized during lockdown

    India | Apr 30, 2020, 01:02 PM IST

      City police will start returning more than 6,852 vehicles seized during Covid lockdown from Friday onwards, a top police official said on Thursday.  

  • File image of Bhaskar Rao, Police Commissioner of Bengaluru City.

    COVID-19: Bengaluru police to put in place pass system to regulate movement of people

    India | Mar 25, 2020, 06:55 PM IST

    The Bengaluru Police on Wednesday decided to put in place a pass system to regulate the movement of people in the city during the three-week lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus.

  • Karnataka court pulls up Bengaluru police for ban order

    Karnataka court pulls up Bengaluru police for ban order

    India | Dec 21, 2019, 09:57 AM IST

    Observing that there was no application of mind, the Karnataka High Court on Friday pulled up the Bengaluru police for arbitrarily imposing a 3-day ban order across the city under Section 144 of the CrPC. "The police did not apply mind while issuing the ban order, which was blanket one. What kind of violence was anticipated and why such an order was issued," state Chief Justice S. Abhay Oka said while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) against the order.

  • Bengaluru police sets up separate wing to enhance women security

    Bengaluru police sets up separate wing to enhance women security

    India | Dec 02, 2019, 05:44 PM IST

    Bengaluru police have set up a separate wing for women, strengthened the helpline and improvised its mobile app 'BCP Suraksha' in the wake of the gang rape and murder of a woman veterinarian in Telangana.