Hai Bangalore
Owner(s)Bhavana Prakahana
PublisherBhavana Prakahana
EditorRavi Belagere (Editor-in-chief)
HeadquartersBangalore, Karnataka

Hai Bangalore is a mass circulation weekly Kannada language tabloid published in Bangalore.[1] It was founded by Ravi Belagere along with R. T. Vittalamurthy, MaSuri, & Jogi in 1995 which he published from his Padmanabhanagar office in Bengaluru. The columns like Love Lavike, Bottom Item and Khaas Baat apart from Papigala Lokadalli which was about the underworld, created many admirers and his paper was the most-circulated newspaper over the five years.[2][3] The tabloid articles include reports about scandals, scams, affairs, background politics, murders, crime to the public eye, although the accuracy of the reports is often questionable. Apart from these reports, it contains columns and articles about various fields like psychology, sports, science and cinema news.

In 2003, its coverage accounted for 13 of the 46 complaints investigated by a Press Council of India inquiry into defamatory and damaging journalism in the southern states of India.[4]

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  1. ^ "A composer signs off proudly". The Music Magazine. 4 November 2000. Retrieved 23 March 2009.
  2. ^ "Exclusive biography of #RaviBelegere and on his life". FilmiBeat. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Karnataka: From theatre gatekeeper to popular journalist to crime accused". Deccan Chronicle. 10 December 2017. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  4. ^ "The public should teach erring newspapers a lesson". The Hindu. 31 October 2003. Archived from the original on 4 August 2004. Retrieved 23 March 2009.