At close, New Zealand were 232/9, an overall lead of 244 with two day's left.
Here are the highlights of Day 3.
# R Ashwin took his fifth five-wicket haul in Tests
# Pragyan Ojha took two wickets, to take his match haul to seven
# Ashwin took his Test tally of wickets to 49 in eight Tests
# More than 20,000 people watched the day's play at the stadium on Sunday
# In this series, Ashwin has so far taken 18 wickets
# In the first Test, he took 12 for 85 and had one in the first innings here
# New Zealand captain Ross Taylor completed 3,000 Test runs when he was on 10
# Taylor is the 12th Kiwi batsman to cross 3,000
# He has 3,025 runs now in 41 Tests
# India captain-wicketkeeper MS Dhoni effected his 30th Test stumping today and became only the second Indian stumper after SMH Kirmani to complete 30. Kirmani finished with 38 stumpings
# Virat Kohli completed his second Test century. His first came in Adelaide against Australia earlier this year
# Tim Southee took a career best 7/64. He had missed the first Test in Hyderabad
# Southee's 7/64 is the best bowling effort by a New Zealander against India on Indian soil. The previous best was 6 for 27 by Dion Nash in Mohali in October 1999
# Southee's figures are also a new ground record for the best innings bowling effort in a Test in Bangalore. The previous best was Bob Willis of England (6/53 in January 1977)
# Kohli and Dhoni added 122 runs for the sixth wicket
# Dhoni's half century today was his 21st fifty as India captain. Sunil Gavaskar had scored 25 fifties. He is the other Indian captain to score 20 or more fifties.
# Dhoni's half century makes him the only captain-wicket keeper to score 21 fifties
# Overall, it was Dhoni's 26th Test half century in 69th Test