Bangalore /bæŋɡəˈlɔːr/, officially known as Bengaluru ([ˈbeŋɡəɭuːɾu]), is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. It has a population of about 8.42 million and a metropolitan population of about 8.52 million, making it the third most populous city and fifth most populous urban agglomeration in India. Located in southern India on the Deccan Plateau, at a height of over 900 m (3,000 ft) above sea level, Bangalore is known for its pleasant climate throughout the year. Its elevation is the highest among the major large cities of India.

A succession of South Indian dynasties, the Western Gangas, the Cholas and the Hoysalas, ruled the present region of Bangalore until in 1537 CE, Kempé Gowdā – a feudal ruler under the Vijayanagara Empire – established a mud fort considered to be the foundation of modern Bangalore. In 1638, the Marāthās conquered and ruled Bangalore for almost 50 years, after which the Mughals captured and sold the city to the Mysore Kingdom of the Wadiyar dynasty. It was captured by the British after victory in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War (1799), who returned administrative control of the city to the Maharaja of Mysore. The old city developed in the dominions of the Maharaja of Mysore and was made capital of the Princely State of Mysore, which existed as a nominally sovereign entity of the British Raj. In 1809, the British shifted their cantonment to Bangalore, outside the old city, and a town grew up around it, which was governed as part of British India. Following India's independence in 1947, Bangalore became the capital of Mysore State, and remained capital when the new Indian state of Karnataka was formed in 1956. The two urban settlements of Bangalore – city and cantonment – which had developed as independent entities merged into a single urban centre in 1949. The existing Kannada name, Bengalūru, was declared the official name of the city in 2006.

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Indian Express 28 Jun 2022
But we acted as per the law ...Zubair had told the police that his father-in-law wasn’t feeling well. But the police pushed him to come from Bangalore to Delhi citing ‘urgency’ in the (POCSO) case ... News Bangalore News Bollywood News Health News India News Sports News Lifestyle News....

CLAT 2022: List of National Law Universities accepting CLAT scores

Indian Express 27 Jun 2022
Meanwhile, candidates who are not eligible to secure admission in NLUs through CLAT 2022 can apply for admission to law programmes offered by CLAT affiliated law colleges and universities ...Asian Law College. — Alliance University, Bangalore. — BM Law College....

Kanpur boy gets AIR 5 in CLAT

The Times of India 26 Jun 2022
Three aspiring legal eagles, who cracked Common Law Admission Test () with flying colours from Kanpur and Lucknow, have two things in common. While all three are first generations from their families to enter into the legal field, the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is the first choice for the trio....

Letters to the editor: Brushing gender inequality under the carpet

The Telegraph India 23 Jun 2022
Empty words. Sir — Gender inequality in academia is usually brushed under the carpet ... Previous research on gender inequality in the workplace has yielded similar results ... Advertisement. Preetha Sen, Mumbai ... The anti-defection law in India has failed to stop disgruntled lawmakers from jumping ship. The law must be strengthened ... Sadhasiva Reddy, Bangalore ... ....

Now TT player Archana Kamath moves court after exclusion from CWG squad

Indian Express 16 Jun 2022
Hate speech, IPC Sec 295A, and how courts have read the law ... The CoA had earlier announced an eight-member squad in Bangalore with the women’s team subject to clearance from Sports Authority of India....

Clearing the fog over misleading ads

Business Line 15 Jun 2022
The received wisdom on advertising seems to suggest that it’s not what you say but how you say it ... The extant guidelines place emphasis on three Cs ... Thus, from the consumer law position of “seller beware” the government has made a decisive push towards “endorser beware” ... The writer is with the National Law School of India University, Bangalore....

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