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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New York Post 10 Jun 2024
Sometimes employers outsource your job to somebody in Bangalore. Sometimes — under often-abused H1B visa programs — they bring people from Bangalore to the United States to take your job. Protesters, colleges are about to find out that, yes, the law DOES apply to them, too....

DKS’s CM post bid takes a hit after Cong’s LS poll showing

Hindustan Times 06 Jun 2024
Explore the latest updates here!. A significant personal setback for Shivakumar was the defeat of his brother, DK Suresh, a three-time MP, who lost to BJP candidate Dr CN Manjunath by a margin of 269,647 votes in Bangalore Rural. Manjunath, son-in-law of former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, garnered 1,079,002 votes against Suresh’s 809,355 votes ... .......

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: How BJP-JD(S) alliance gave Congress

Deccan Herald 05 Jun 2024
... DK Shivakumar, lost by a whopping 2.69 lakh votes against BJP’s Dr CN Manjunath, a noted cardiologist who is also JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda’s son-in-law.</p><p>The Bangalore Rural result sent shockwaves across Congress as neither Shivakumar nor Suresh saw it coming....

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Hindustan Times 05 Jun 2024
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