Bengaluru City Police
Jul 20 2016
BENGALURU TRAFFIC POLICE
Akshatha M
They man the traffic, spending their days sorting out chaos on the roads. What is a traffic cop’s life like?
May 10 2016
FATAL ACCIDENTS ON NICE ROAD
Vasanth Ramu
The road that's supposed to bypass Bangalore traffic has become a death trap with unregulated traffic. Government needs to take note, says a citizen.
Apr 04 2016
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Akshatha M
What is life like for those who get out of prison after serving life sentences? Akshatha M spoke to a dozen newly released convicts and shares a story rarely told.
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Mar 04 2016
WOMEN'S’ DAY SPECIAL: WHEN A WOMAN FILES AN FIR
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Ganga Madappa
Have you ever filed an FIR? What was your experience? This Women's Day, Amnesty is inviting women to tell the Bengaluru City police how they would like them to react.
Oct 19 2015
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Sneha Jain writes:  My ideal India experience I lost my DL recently and had to go file an FIR to get a duplicate DL from the RTO. I was thinking of getting it done from the Koramangala police station. Given my past experience with the...
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Oct 15 2015
PROCEDURE FOR RECLAIMING STOLEN ITEMS
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Akshatha M
Once an item stolen is recovered by thieves, it has to undergo a process in the court to prove its ownership, before reaching the rightful owner. One is lucky to get back the lost item in its original shape, especially when it is gold.
Oct 09 2015
HOW TO MAKE BENGALURU SAFER
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Akshatha M
Providing transportation is a must for all companies that employ women in night shifts, according to government rules. Do these rules cover men too? Here is an overview on the existing rules and regulations.
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Aug 07 2015
BPAC-BENGALURU CITY POLICE JOINT PRESS NOTE
Sharath SR
Bengaluru led the way much before the landmark Supreme Court verdict on installing CCTVs at police stations.
Jul 27 2015
A STEP FORWARD IN REPORTING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
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Ganga Madappa
Bangalore City Police, in collaboration with Amnesty International, launched the ‘Ready to Report’ campaign to empower women in the city to report sexual violence with safety and dignity.
Jul 25 2015
POLICE ESSENTIALS
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Priya Mulgund Revankar
What is an FIR and when does one need to file it? And how? Here's our attempt to demystify the process for Bangaloreans and help cope with the unwelcome contingency.
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Apr 20 2015
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Krishna Murthy, whose email id is  flutekick@gmail.com  writes: This incident happened today at Hebbal lake. We went birding today to Hebbal lake in the morning at 7 30 am. I had parked my car just outside on the road (service...
Apr 14 2015
Column: Civic Reflections
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Sakuntala Narasimhan
What happens when there is no police officer present at the time of a traffic violation? It is then up to road users and drivers to follow rules, and report violations when the law is broken.
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Feb 20 2015
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Ameen Ahmed writes from his  home near Hebbal : I get a frantic call during a critically important meeting with a client in south Bengaluru, by my wife taking care of our child suffering from another bout of asthma for the past two days, alone...
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Jan 15 2015
Blog: Like a Lake
When government officials do not perform their duties, we are quick to publicise their shortcomings, but how often do we take the effort to recognise them when they've done a good job?    The Yelahanka United Environment Association...
Dec 29 2014
BLAST ON CHURCH STREET
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Shree D N
Chief Minister says the state police will handle the investigations. The explosive device was wrapped in cloth and paper and was kept near flower pots on the footpath on Church Street.
Oct 13 2014
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Ajit Lakshmiratan writes: " Long long ago...precisely in 1977..when 27, I had parked my bike (Jawa MYM 2877) in front of Prince Hotel in Brigade Rd extn.Bangalore for a short time (No Parking zone).When I returned, a constable asked me to come to...
Aug 28 2014
Vibgyor rage-triggered school safety guidelines`
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Arpana H S
Aug 31st was the deadline for schools to install CCTVs and put other safety measures in place. The Education Department had issued their own set of guidelines. What are schools doing?
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Aug 04 2014
POLICING IN 21ST CENTURY
Divya Unnikrishnan
How do police react when you go to a police station in Bengaluru after losing your mobile? Divya has an example of how rude it can get.
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Jul 09 2014
DECODING SECTION 66A OF IT ACT - PART II
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Nikita Malusare
Section 66A has both positive and negative effects: it can be a powerful weapon against online trolls and abusers. At the same time it can also be misused.
Jul 07 2014
DECODING SECTION 66A OF IT ACT - PART I
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Nikita Malusare
Did you know that a Facebook post meant to project humour or satire could land you in jail. How does Section 66A of IT Act work?
Jun 23 2014
UNAUTHORISED PAYING GUEST FACILITIES
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Nikita Malusare
Neither police nor BBMP has a ready reckoner for the list of authorised PGs. How will the city ensure thousands of women living in PGs are safe?
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Feb 19 2014
Blog: Deepa's jottings
The familiar face of wrongdoing...two scooterists who are caught breaking a one-way rule are being nabbed by the policeman. I could not wait to see what the outcome of this encounter would be. Would the people on the scooter pay the required fine...
Dec 27 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Harish Bhat writes:   I travel to Silk Board almost every other day via Bus and then take an auto to Koramangala. There are at least 4-5 autos parked below the flyover almost all the  time. And, I've to haggle with 2 of them (they...
Nov 19 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
A touch of imagination, to match the hat!   I saw this traffic police shelter at the island near Windsor Manor, and was tickled to find that the roof was a "folded hat" to match the hats that the traffic constables wear! Nice touch...
Nov 06 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
  Drive it with flowers! Sometimes, the appearance seems to be more important than safety on our roads. I saw several autos, vans and cars bedecked with flowers in this way, on the eve of Bali Padyami. How the drivers of such vehicles...
Oct 22 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Sumeet Moghe writes: Bangalore City Police  needs to answer - How long is the lunch break at a police station? I'm just back from a thoroughly unprofessional experience at MICO layout police. This is with regard to my passport verification...
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